Flatiron Summer Cocktail Guide
If you’re yearning for the perfect summer cocktail, our local guide has you covered. Enjoy the summer sun while dining outdoors or get your cocktails safely delivered at home.
When visiting establishments and enjoying outdoor seating, please adhere to proper social distancing protocols and remember to purchase food items with alcohol.
230 Fifth Rooftop Bar | Menu | 212-725-4300 | 230 Fifth Avenue on the corner of 27th Street | Outdoor Seating Available
Beat the summer heat with 230 Fifth’s Instagram-worthy Frose, with vodka and rose wine, frozen to perfection. Enjoy your drink with an unbeatable view of the Empire State Building.
Bo’s Kitchen & Bar Room | Delivery or Pick-up | 212-234-2373 | 6 West 24th Street | Outdoor Seating Available
Bo’s Jewels and Pecules fruity hues lure you in for a sweet cocktail with spring 44 vodka, st. germain, lemon, strawberries, and prosecco. Order the cocktail to go, or enjoy it at their outdoor seating.
Bread & Tulips | Website | 212-532-9100 | 365 Park Avenue South | Outdoor Seating Available
Bread & Tulip’s or Pane and Tulipani’s Almafi Sunset is perfect for your sunset dinner outdoors. With el jimador tequila, anselmo rosso, aperol, and orange, golden hour can’t get any more golden. Browse the rest of their drink menu before reserving your table, and enjoy your drink under their shaded patio.
Cote Korean Steakhouse | Delivery or Pick-up | Caviar | 212-401-7986 | 16 West 22nd Street | Outdoor Seating Available
Help yourself and help others when ordering Cote’s Ten to One Mai Tai, made with ten to one white and dark rum, pierre ferrand dry curaçao, dom benedictine, smith and cross rum, orgeat, and lime juice. 5% of all Mai Tai sales will be donated to the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization working to end mass incarceration, excessive punishment, and racial inequality. Cote has already raised $1,250 and will continue to donate earnings to support the fight for freedom. Order the cocktail to go, or enjoy it at their outdoor seating.
Hole in the Wall | Website | 646-726-4277 | 37 West 24th Street | Outdoor Seating Available
New kid on the block, Hole in the Wall located on the ground floor of Hotel Henri serves specialty coffee, Aussie brunch favorites, and a seasonally charged dinner menu alongside an extensive wine and cocktail list. You can’t go wrong with their summer cocktails list which stars Seaside Distancing made with white rum, velvet falernum, pineapple, kalamansi puree, and coconut milk. Enjoy your drink during brunch or dinner at their outdoor seating set-up.
Il Fiorista | Delivery or Pick-up | 646-490-8240 | 17 West 26th Street | Outdoor Seating Available
Il Fiorista’s floral cocktail menu feature’s their Olly Olly Oxen Free drink made with blue corn whiskey, jasmine, gentian, cedrata, aperitivo, topped with a citrus peel. Enjoy your drink at their newly opened outdoor seating from Wednesday to Sunday.
Izakaya Nomad | Delivery or Pick-up | 212-213-6258 | 13 West 26th Street | Outdoor Seating Available
Izakaya Nomad’s witty Japan Knees (get it? like Japan-ese?) with Japanese gin, wildflower honey, and lemon juice is waiting for you along with an extensive cocktail list which was created by mixologist, Gelo who won the “Best Tiki Cocktail” at New York Cocktail Expo 2019. Order the cocktail to go, or enjoy it at their recently opened outdoor seating.
Mexicue | Delivery or Pick-up | 646-922-7289 | 225 5th Avenue | Outdoor Seating Available
Mexicue just introduced their summer cocktails, and watermelon is the star of the show. The Watermelon Mint Margarita with watermelon, mint, chili simple syrup, tequila, and lime juice is summer in a glass. Order the cocktail to go, or enjoy it at their picturesque outdoor seating.
Norikoh | Delivery or PIck-up | 646-230-8191 | 43 West 24th Street | Outdoor Seating Available
Norikoh presents a fresh take on a classic martini, the Lycheetini, with vodka, yuzu, and you guessed it, lychee. Order the cocktail to go, or enjoy it at their newly opened outdoor seating.
Thyme Cocktail Bar | Delivery or Pick-up | 929-248-1116 | 20 West 23rd Street | Outdoor Seating Available
Despite opening right before a pandemic, Thyme has hit the ground running with an extensive selection of drinks. The speakeasy’s Botanist Margarita takes the spotlight with Cazadores Blanco Tequila, Cointreau, Thyme triple sec, lime, and a strip of fresh thyme inside the bottle. Depending on when you decide to consume, it’ll taste different every time. Order the cocktail to go, or enjoy it at their outdoor seating. Check out the rest of their menu for other charming drinks like the Quarantini and Pretty in PJ’s.
Header and Thumbnail Photo Credit: Amanda Hakan for The New Yorker
All cocktail photography credits to respective restaurants.