There is nothing better than I a lovely afternoon watching the sunset, or spending a relaxing evening catching up with a friend or your significant other with some delicious cocktails and a small bite. These top picks below are great for their views and cocktails located in Hudson County.
With a direct unobstructed view of New York City, Hudson River, and Statue of Liberty, this multi-level bar is the perfect place to impress a first date. Located on the top floor at the Hyatt House Hotel, you can choose from indoor and outdoor spaces including the terrace to enjoy their array of small bites, entree dishes, and their signature cocktails. This location is great for hosting large parties and all special occasions.
This spacious rooftop is another top in our list of favorites with a perfect view looking out into Midtown Manhattan. Marcus Samuelsson is the celebrity chef behind the restaurant name, where he offers his guests a seasonally-inspired menu sourced from local farms. When the cold temperatures start to hit, you can still enjoy the outdoors with their heated igloos.
Six26 is a vibrant rooftop located in Downtown Jersey City with walking distance to the Grove Street Path Station. Primarily known as a gay bar, with weekend drag shows and DJ, this place is a thrill to come with friends and your significant other. Enjoy their creative cocktails at their horseshoe shaped bar immersed in their a garden-esque layout.
3. THE ASHFORD
Overlooking the Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza you will find this garden rooftop, inspired by New York’s speakeasy lounges. With it’s timeless decor and canopy you can enjoy a delicious cocktail rain or shine. Go with a group of friends and you can get a selection of their shared plates, and small bites.
4. CITY BISTRO
Located in Uptown Hoboken and a short walking distance from the Hudson Waterfront, you’ll find this eclectic rooftop that offers a menu serving both Italian and American cuisine. With a chill laid-back atmosphere you can find yourself having a relaxing brunch or Happy Hour with friends.
5. IRON MONKEY
This Rooftop Craft Draft Beer Bar located in Downtown Jersey City, offers an extensive selection of over 30 beers on tap and over 500 bottles, plus you can purchase craft beers to go. Along with an array of selection of Beer, they have a fitting variety of small plates, burgers, sandwiches and more.
This laid back rooftop located in Jersey City Heights, specializes in wood-fired brick oven pizza, and offers 16 beers on tap. Also as a sports bar, you are able to watch a game on the roof with their multiple screens, while enjoying good food and beer with family and friends.
This chic American Bistro offers fresh contemporary cuisine and an enticing selection of drinks from wine, beers, and cocktails. Located on the Newark Pedestrian Plaza, and walking distance from the Grove Street Path Station, this welcoming establishment is a local favorite for date nights and delicious brunches.