Gay bars, cafes and pubs

Barracuda
275 West 22nd Street, Manhattan/Chelsea
Barracuda attracts a neighborhood mix in Chelsea. The lounge in the back is excellent for sipping your cocktail. [...]
mon-sun 16:00–04:00
Boiler Room
86 East 4th Street, Manhattan/East Village
Big gay bar with a mixed crowd. Many college boys in the weekends. Boiler Room has a jukebox, a pool table and a pinball machine, Daily happy hours. [...]
mon-sun 16:00–04:00
Boxers NYC
37 West 20th Street, Manhattan/Chelsea
NYC's Gay Sports Bar. With two levels, pool tables, brick oven pizza, beer on tap, full bar, and plasma screens, after work or after the game, it’s the place for sports leagues and fans to meet. [...]
mon-wed 16:00–02:00, thu-fri 16:00–04:00, sat 13:00–04:00, sun 13:00–02:00
Cubbyhole
281 W 12th Street, Manhattan/West Village
Charming little hole, mostly a cozy hang-out for gay girls and their gay guy pals, is lined from floor to ceiling with colorful mobiles in the shape of birds, dolphins, helicopters, and just about anything else you can think of.
mon-fri 16:00–04:00, sat-sun 14:00–04:00
Don't Tell Mama
343 West 46th Street, Manhattan/Midtown
Piano and show bar with 2 rooms. No reservations are possible and you have a 2 drink minimum. [...]
mon-thu 16:00–02:30, fri-sat 16:00–03:30, sun 16:00–02:30
Fairytail Lounge
500 West 48th Street, 10019, Manhattan Hell's Kitchen New York
Upscale Bar/Lounge with a fantasy theme. Happy Hour 5pm-10pm, 7 days a week! $3 drink specials
mon-thu 19:00–02:00, fri-sat 21:00–04:00, sun 19:00–02:00
Gym Sportsbar
167 8th Avenue, Manhattan/Chelsea
The first and only gay sports bar in New York City, right at the gay avenue on 8th in Chelsea. [...]
mon-thu 16:00–02:00, fri 16:00–04:00, sat 13:00–04:00, sun 13:00–02:00
Industry
355 West 52nd Street
Welcome to Hell’s Kitchen’s first super bar, courtesy of gay nightlife veterans Bob Pontarelli and Stephen Heighton, owners of Chelsea institutions like Barracuda and Elmo. [...]
mon-sun 16:00–04:00
Marie's Crisis
59 Grove Street, Manhattan/West Village
Small and cheap neighborhood bar, with Broadway tunes and a gay / straight mixed crowd.
mon-thu 16:00–03:00, fri-sat 16:00–04:00, sun 16:00–00:00
Nowhere Bar
322 East 14th Street, Manhattan/East Village
Huge bar in 19th century inspired interior. Mixed crowd of gays and lesbians. Daily happy hours.
mon-sun 15:00–04:00
Phoenix
447 East 14th Street, Manhattan/East Village
Local, non prestigious neighbourhood bar to hang around with a beer and play so pool. [...]
mon-sun 15:00–04:00
Pieces Bar
8 Christopher Street, Manhattan/West Village
Pieces Bar features special events, Karaoke sing-a-longs, costume contests, pool tournaments, body contests, fund raising events, the almost world famous annual event "the 12 Drags of Christmas" and many more. [...]
mon-sun 14:00–04:00
Posh
405 West 51 Street, Manhattan/Midtown
All types of gays mingle at Posh. So does the loud music, which ranges from Acid House to ABBA. [...]
mon-sun 15:00–04:00
The Cock
93 Second Ave, 10003, East Village New York
Located in a new venue, this well known gay pick-up joint still attracts a mostly male clientele for its raunchy atmosphere. [...]
mon 23:00–04:00, tue-sun 18:00–04:00
The Duplex
61 Christopher Street, Manhattan/West Village
Show bar with Broadway tunes. It boasts a piano bar with open mic every night of the week, an upstairs bar and an intimate off-Broadway cabaret theatre.
mon-sun 16:00–04:00
The Hangar
115 Christopher Street, Manhattan/West Village
A must do in the Village. Pool tabel, Go-go boys, happy hours. Very popular.
mon-thu 15:00–04:00, fri-sat 14:00–03:00, sun 15:00–04:00
The Ritz Bar & Lounge
369 W 46th St., Manhattan/Midtown
Bar and small dance club in Hell's Kitchen, with sailor decored theme downstairs with a rather young and mixd crowd dancing on tunes from house to hip hop, and a more relaxed atmosphere at the bar on the second floor. [...]
mon-sun 16:00–04:00
The Stonewall Inn
53 Christopher Street, Manhattan/West Village
Legendary gay venue in the Village. It was the location of the Stonewall Rebellion of 1969, in which hundreds of gays, lesbians and transgender people and their supporters for the first time finally fought back against the unwarranted and often violent police raids. [...]
mon-sun 14:00–04:00
The Townhouse Bar
236 East 58th Street , 10022, Midtown East New York
New York's premier gay gentleman's club and a landmark bar in the NYC scene. Beyond the main bar is a club room featuring a piano player banging out the show tunes, as well as a quieter downstairs lounge. [...]
mon-wed 16:00–03:00, thu-sat 16:00–04:00, sun 16:00–03:00
Therapy
348 WEST 52nd STREET , 10019, Hell's Kitchen New York
Very stylish and trendy bar in Hell's Kitchen, with classy wooden interior on two floors. [...]
mon-thu 17:00–02:00, fri-sat 17:00–04:00, sun 17:00–02:00
Ty's Bar
114 Christopher Street, Manhattan/West Village
Ty's Bar is a centrally located in the heart of the West Village. This gay bar attracts an eclectic crowd and offers a variety of drink specials. [...]
mon-thu 14:00–02:00, fri-sat 14:00–04:00, sun 14:00–02:00
XL Nightclub
512 West 42nd Street
New York City's Newest and Largest Gay Dance Club, Bar, and Lounge.
mon 16:00–00:00, tue 18:00–02:00, wed-sun 18:00–04:00

Gay cruise bars

The Eagle
554 West 28th Street, Manhattan/Chelsea
Two floors full of leather and jeans guys, cruising (some action in the bathrooms on the 2nd floor), drinking or playing pool. [...]
mon 22:00–03:00, tue-fri 22:00–04:00, sat-sun 17:00–04:00
The Tool Box - Tool Box
1742 Second Avenue, Manhattan/Upper East Side
Cruise and video bar with sexy videos, sports and music video screens. Discover the space for cruising (named the Tea Room), or just drink at the bar and chill out at the lounge within which to chill out. [...]
mon-sun 20:00–04:00

gay friendly bars, cafes and pubs

Atlas Social Bar
753 9th Avenue, 10019, Manhattan Midtown West New York
New gay bar at Hell's Kitchen, with Retro athletic club decor with boxing memorabilia, different theme nights, DJs and happy hours.
mon-sun 16:00–04:00
Hardware Bar
697 Tenth Ave New York
Gay bar at 10th Av with weekly different theme nights, drag shows and karaoke nights. [...]
mon-sun 12:00–04:00