Best rooftops for a breathtaking date in Manhattan

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If you're looking for the perfect place to take your special someone in Manhattan, look no further than its rooftops! With twinkling lights in the skyline and stunning views of the cityscape, enjoying a romantic evening atop one of NYC's many rooftop bars is a memory that'll stay with you forever. Whether it's date night or just some quality time together, we've rounded-up our favorite spots across Manhattan offering everything from small plates to craft cocktails - so get ready to treat your partner to an unforgettable experience on these beautiful city rooftops!

Manhatta Restaurant

No typo here! For a perfect date night, try Manhatta Restaurant, a modern NY bar and eatery nestled on the 60th floor. With a breathtaking view of the Empire State Building and the city below, Manhatta was voted “the one to watch” by The World’s 50 Best Bars. More than just a bar, you can choose to dine from their upscale a la carte menu, which features some of the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients. But if you’re looking for a truly special experience, make sure to indulge in their chef’s counter. At the counter, you can watch as the talented chefs prepare your meal and make suggestions on what to try. Plus, you’ll have stunning skyline views of the city that never sleeps. For a night to remember, Manhatta Restaurant is the perfect choice.

The Press Lounge

Looking for the perfect spot for a romantic date above the city?  The Press Lounge is a great choice – a true embodiment of all things classy and chic. With its understated elegance and stunning views overlooking the Hudson River and-Times Square, this rooftop bar exudes a subtle luxury that’s perfect for date night. Whether you’re in the mood for a delicious mocktail or a signature cocktail made with locally sourced ingredients, you’re sure to find something that tantalizes your tastebuds. And as you take in the breathtaking skyline views, you’ll understand why The Press Lounge is a must-visit spot for New Yorkers and tourists alike.

The Fleur Rooftop

Escape the hustle and bustle of New York City and head to The Fleur Rooftop, a breathtaking bar and lounge that boasts 360 degree views of the Manhattan skyline. As you step inside, you’ll be wowed by the stunning decor, with copper-clad walls and glamorous accents throughout the space. Delicate hanging flowers add a touch of whimsy to the luxurious atmosphere. If you’re planning a romantic date , The Fleur Rooftop is the perfect destination to sip on a cocktail and take in the stunning city views.

Elsie Rooftop

Looking for a unique and stylish spot for your next date? Think about Elsie Rooftop where you can immerse yourself in the stunning interior design work of the famous decorator Elsie de Wolfe. Whether you’re an interior design aficionado or just appreciate the art of creativity, this sophisticated rooftop spot near Bryant Park is sure to impress. So why not sip on a cocktail as you admire the intricate details and luxurious decor? It’s the perfect setting for a memorable and elegant evening with that special someone.


If you’re looking for a rooftop date spot in Manhattan, you’re spoilt for choice! With so many unique and thrilling rooftop experiences in Manhattan alone, it’s hard to choose just one! From the upscale menu of Manhatta Restaurant, to the copper-clad glamour of The Fleur Rooftop, the beautiful decor of Elisie Rooftop near Bryant Park, and a subtle luxury of The Press Lounge overlooking Hudson river, there are amazing rooftop experiences for everyone. Looking for date spots with a theatrical vibe? With endless experiences to offer, Manhattan is an incredible place to explore and experience awe-inspiring views. Stop by these incredible rooftops on your next visit and be sure to tag us in any photos taken – don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for more date spot ideas.

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Gina Yannotta

Since 2017, Gina has led Maclynn’s commercial function across the USA. Based in New Jersey and tasked with running the NYC & NJ offices for Maclynn, Gina lives and breathes Maclynn with the same enthusiasm as Rachel. Instantly likeable and bursting with enthusiasm, Gina utilizes her interpersonal skills and relationship expertise to orchestrate everlasting relationships amongst the handful of VIP clients she personally matches each year. When she finishes her day of matchmaking and steering the Maclynn ship in the USA, Gina turns her attention to her son and loving husband, Pat.

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