Making its home in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Manhattan, the Duane Street Hotel is within walking distance of Tribeca’s best nightlife. Here are the best bars within walking distance of Duane Street.
This tried-and-true Tribeca cocktail bar just up the block from the Duane Street Hotel is known for having some of the best mixologists in town. Drinks like the War Horse (scotch, bianco vermouth, créme de caçao and bitters) and Tequila Torchlight (tequila, honey, lemon & hot sauce) will have you feeling extra cozy in one of the bar’s tufted leather booths.
Weather Up. 159 Duane St, New York, NY. (212) 766-3202
If posh wine bars are more your style, head to Terroir Tribeca on Harrison Street. Indulge in meaty tapas like veal meatballs, pork belly sliders and charcuterie while you sip some of the best wines from around the world. It’s the perfect place for pre-dinner hors d’oeuvres or a romantic post-date drink.
Terroir Tribeca. 24 Harrison St, New York, NY. (212) 625-9463
Tucked away in a dimly lit basement on Church Street is one of Lower Manhattan’s best jazz bars. Soothing saxophone tunes permeate the cozy space where an eclectic and mouthwatering food menu, offering everything from sushi rolls to fried chicken, sets the tone for an equally compelling set of drinks. Will it be a moscow mule or a pear bellini?
B Flat. 277 Church St # A, New York, NY. (212) 219-2970
Wash down traditional Puerto Rican dishes like empanadas and pernil with a passion fruit mojito or freshly mixed sangria at this Tribeca stronghold. Sazón is known for having one of the neighborhood’s best (and longest) happy hours—open from 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Sazón. 105 Reade St, New York, NY. (212) 406-1900
Located just a couple blocks due west of the Duane Street Hotel, Grand Banks is a Lower Manhattan staple for the thirsty sailor. Board the beautifully restored former cod fishing vessel, the Sherman Zwicker, where you’ll find one of NYC most boisterous floating bars. Get in the nautical spirit and order the Island Time cocktail—a breezy mixture of rum, coconut and lime.
Grand Banks. Hudson River Park, Pier 25, New York, NY. (212) 660-6312