NYC's Best Restaurants Bars for Waiting


From Roberta's backyard tiki bar to NoMad's library cocktail lounge, these restaurants have some of the best bars in New York City. Who cares if you have to wait for a table? You can bide your time sipping excellent drinks and enjoying the scene.

The NoMad Restaurant

American • Nomad

Food26 Decor26 Service24 Cost$88

American • Bushwick

Food26 Decor18 Service20 Cost$38

Italian • Gramercy Park

Food25 Decor23 Service24 Cost$68
Stanton Social

Lower East Side

Food24 Decor21 Service20 Cost$58
Saxon + Parole

American • NoHo

Food24 Decor24 Service23 Cost$63
DBGB Kitchen and Bar

French • East Village

Food22 Decor22 Service21 Cost$57

Chinese • TriBeCa

Food21 Decor23 Service21 Cost$51