Whether you're looking for a new happy hour, need a romantic spot for date-night or just want a low-key bar to hang out at with friends, check out these great watering holes around the country.

The Skylark

Take full advantage of the sunshine at this new roof-deck bar that opened last week in Midtown. It’s perfect for happy hour, serving small bites like lobster tacos and crabcakes, plus tasty original concoctions (including one made with sugar snap peas!) and twists on classics like the Root Beer Old Fashioned.

200 West 39th Street (@ 7th Avenue), 30th Floor

New York, NY

Tel: 212 257 4577

Packing House

Good weather? You’ll want to head over to this spacious new bar and restaurant in River West. Not only can you feast on Mediterranean-inspired eats and enjoy delicious cocktails, but the upstairs bar also has a retractable roof so you can soak in those rays with a full 360-degree view of the city.

1113 West Randolph Street (between May & Aberdeen)

Chicago, IL

Tel: 312 929 4787


In the mood for cocktails and beer? Be sure to pay this cozy new SoMa bar a visit. You’ll find tasty eats, a healthy selection of liquor, craft cocktails and local brews—plus, you’ll definitely want to check out the dedicated beer-and-shot bar!

685 3rd Street (@ Townsend)

San Francisco, CA

Tel: 415 904 9896

Faith & Flower

The 1920s-inspired bar and eatery just opened up downtown, and you won’t want to miss what it has to offer. From enticing dishes like sautéed Monterey calamari to an impressive list of original and classic tipples (plus tableside flaming-absinthe service), you’ll find something to suit your fancy.

705 West 9th Street (between Flower & Figueroa)

Los Angeles, CA

Tel: 213 239 0642