Cozy Japanese-inspired cocktail bar serving up housemade concoctions like the Sakura martini (sake, gin, maraschino, cherry blossom). Food specialties include miso wings, house-pickled assorted vegetables and okonomi-yaki (savory cabbage pancakes), prepared in five varieties, including pork belly and chicken or rock shrimp, octopus and calamari. D (Tu-Su). $$$
Sister restaurant to neighboring Casa Mono, this popular after-work destination offers small plates traditional to the Catalonia region, such as marinated calamari, duck liver with apricots and octopus with spicy garbanzo beans. There are about 600 wines on the menu as well. L (Sa & Su), D (nightly). $$
A corner bar with a casual air that serves up creative, modern cocktails (black pepper grasshopper: Kringle Cream liqueur, cacao, Wondermint, almond milk, black pepper) alongside fresh oysters and seasonal small plates (cod fritters with lemon-mayo; Arctic char tartare with avocado and "everything" pretzels) amid a vaguely vintage decor. Wed-Sat noon-2 a.m., Sun-Tues noon-midnight; $
NYC's tallest terrace, located inside the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Plaza, serves elaborate housemade specialty cocktails made by a tenured and renowned bar staff, offers luxe small plates such as lobster rolls and caviar, and features breathtaking, panoramic views of the entire city. D (M-Sa).