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Bars and Terraces with a View in New York

Few can argue that the city ofNew Yorkis one of the most spectacular on the planet. Not only can we visit its incredible streets while looking up and feeling small compared to its magnificent skyscrapers, but one can also visit the many museums, monuments and landmarks. In addition, we can also enjoy fabulous food, which goes far beyond simply fast food, because if we enter an authenticNew Yorkgrill, you’ll get meat that is among the best in the world.

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Speaking of skyscrapers, one of the advantages of having so many is that they offer an unparalleled view of the city and of theHudson River. On some of these terraces, one can enjoy the view while sipping a drink or eating a snack. Here we present five of the best sidewalk cafes in the city which offer absolutely breathtaking views:

  • 230 Fifth is one of most popular terraced bars in New York. Not only does it have an incredible view of Manhattan, but it can also hold parties of up to 1000 persons. The terrace is so large that you do not normally need a reservation but can simply go up. You should, however, wear smart casual dress. The cocktails and food are reasonably priced so that you can have a good time. It’s located at Fifth Avenue and W. 27th Street.
  • If you’re looking for something more exclusive and exotic, Salon de Ning is the right place. Located in the Peninsula Hotel, it has a mix of Asian and Western styles and delightful interior and exterior decorations. On the terrace, you can sit on couches or in comfortable chairs to enjoy your cocktails. The price, of course, reflects its exclusivity. It’s located at Fifth Avenueand W. 55th Street.
  • If you want to dance while you drink and enjoy incredible views, than the Bar 13 is for you. Every night this bar/nightclub offers two floors above the terrace with the best DJs who play the best electronic music at the most as well as the hits from the top of the current music charts. The prices are very affordable and the people who go there are ready to party until the early morning hours. It’s located at E. 35th Street and 13th Street.
  • If you prefer drinking a nice cold beer while enjoying impressive views of the city,BerryParkis the ideal spot. The world’s best beers are available on this terrace inBrooklyn. They also have a great menu to accompany the beer and giant TVs to follow the latest in sports. It’s located at4 Berry Street.
  • No trip to New Yorkis complete without a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. There, after seeing the exhibitions, you can go up to the terrace to enjoy the Rooftop Garden Martini Bar, which offers spectacular views of Manhattanand Central Park. You can also watch a beautiful sunset while enjoying a refreshing martini. The Met is located at 1000 Fifth Avenue. http://www.metmuseum.org/