Daniel

Image: E. Laignel
MONDAY - SATURDAY: 5:30 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. | CLOSED SUNDAY
212.288.0033 | WEBSITE

Truly one of New York’s most radiant bars, Daniel’s salon lounge acts as a seamless segue into the next several lavish hours. Its polite and charming bar staff can do all the classic tricks—Martinis, Old-Fashioneds, French 75s—but there’s something light and fruity for the neophyte (the un-ironic White Cosmo), and something weird and savory for the adventurous (the tomato-, miso-, shochu-fueled Mizu Mary 21). On the wine front, Vaidya’s list of considerable depth offers one of the city’s best opportunities to drink vintage wine, and to do so with the aid of warm, attentive service. And while classics are the name of the game here, there’s a whole lot that lurks beyond Burgundy, the Rhône and Champagne to get excited about.

Known For
  • craft cocktails
  • French wine
  • vintage wine
  • bar food
  • full menu
  • champagne
What to drink
Burgundy if money is no object, riesling from Germany and Austria if you're hunting for value under $100.
Neighborhood
Upper East Side
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