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The Highwater

A tiki bar that wouldn’t look out of place in Nolita, tropical touches and flamboyant drinks are served in rose-gold pineapples with kitsch miniature umbrellas. Lively music will have you dancing on tables in no time, head down for a ray of sunshine year round.

Sek'end Sun

A bartender’s bar (aren’t they always the best kind?) with never-ending happy hours and a laidback, relaxed vibe; Sek’end Sun is the second outpost from the duo behind Williamsburg beloved Ba’sik. An easy choice for anyone in Astoria. It’s the kind of place you’re proud to call your local.

Dutch Kills

Regularly awarded the sought after title of ‘best bar in Queens’ this prohibition style bar is hard to find, but easy on the wallet. Moody lighting, dark-wood panelled booths and a raring retro jukebox certifies its speakeasy claim. Expert mixologists (they really know what they’re doing) take the classics and ramp it up a notch. With a cocktail menu that changes seasonally it’s best to state your poison and let the professionals go to town.

  • +1 718 383 2724
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  • 27-24 Jackson Ave
    Long Island City
    NY 11101

Leaf Bar & Lounge

Rising high above the Tawainese street food stalls and never-ending all-you-can-eat dumpling joints is the elegant oasis Leaf Bar & Lounge. Dressed in warm woods and soft fairy lights, the rooftop bar boasts a panoramic view of Queens framed by the distant bright light of neighbouring Manhattan. Its definitely a date night spot. Share night-market inspired Asian small plates paired with stellar classic cocktails; try the mellow, chamomile old fashioned that goes down a little too easy.

The Highwater

Sek'end Sun

Leaf Bar & Lounge

Dutch Kills

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