Empire Hotel Rooftop Bar & Lounge

44 W. 63rd St.
New York, NY 10023
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  • Sun 5pm-12am, Mon-Sat 5pm-3am
  • Coat Check, Fireplace, Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
The Empire Hotel Rooftop offers precisely what you'd expect from a high-end establishment of this caliber: beautiful 12th-floor views, a classy ambiance, and an elite crowd. The tastefully decorated rooftop is enclosed for year-round enjoyment, and the ornamentation is not to be forgotten. The bar offers a wide variety of cocktails that imbibers can enjoy while taking in spectacular views of the Upper West Side. The rooftop space is intimate, so long lines are standard. DJs play a wide range of music, mostly Top 40 and pop hits; some evenings there are live jazz performances during happy hour. --Gabriel Herrera

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