NYC has the 2nd best bar in North America: ranking

NYC has the 2nd best bar in North America: ranking

NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) – New York City is home to 12 of the 50 best bars in North America, and an East Village spot took second place, according to a new ranking.

New York City’s best bar is second only to a hotspot in Mexico City, according to the ranking from the 50 Best Brand. The ranking names 21 destinations from Canada to the Caribbean – and in the number two spot is Superbueno in the East Village.

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The Mexican-American cocktail bar opened on First Avenue just last year. Its menu boasts a mushroom margarita, mole Negroni, salted plum and tamarind milk punch, and a mezcal slushy.

New York City bars also took the No. 3 and 4 spots on the ranking, with the Financial District’s Overstory coming in just behind Superbueno. With a 64-story view of New York City, Overstory serves a strawberry and cherry vodka cocktail, a raspberry mezcal drink, and a coconut yuzu lime drink.

Ranking No. 4 on the 50 Best Brand list was Martiny’s, a Japanese-style bar that opened in Gramercy in early 2022. You’ll find a Caprese cocktail and pumpkin drink on the menu.

New York City bars on the list:

  1. Superbueno, East Village

  2. Overstory, Financial District

  3. Martiny’s, Gramercy

  4. Double Chicken Please, Lower East Side

  5. Katana Kitten, Greenwich Village

  6. Employees Only, West Village

  7. Dante, Greenwich Village

  8. Attaboy, Lower East Side

  9. The Dead Rabbit, Financial District

  10. Maison Premiere, Williamsburg

  11. Angel’s Share, Greenwich Village

  12. Milady’s, SoHo

See the full list here.

Emily Rahhal is a digital reporter from Los Angeles who has covered local news for years. She has been with PIX11 since 2024. See more of her work here and follow her on Twitter.

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