The 20 Most Important Cocktail Bars in New York City Right Now



A superlative Irish pub, cocktail lounge, and neighborhood watering hole all mixed into one, the Dead Rabbit has been named among the world’s best bars too many times to count. The two-story, South Street Seaport structure suffered damage due to a fire this year but has since reopened. Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon bring an impressive cocktail and whiskey list, and beverage director Jillian Vose is an industry leader. Try the signature The Dead Rabbit Irish Coffee with a Scotch egg. Location.

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