Bar crawls are a great way to spend your time if you love drinking with friends and finding new bars in New York. Luckily the Upper East Side is loaded with cool bars and all within walking distance.

We aren't saying stop at all of them but check out our guide to bar crawl through the Upper East Side at the best bars in New York City. Read on for our 212Area Guide for more nightlife and bars in the Upper East Side perfect for local and tourists alike.

The Drunken Munkey
Bar $
338 E 92nd St, New York NY, 10128
Craft Cocktails & Indian Cooking The Upper East Side's first dedicated "craft cocktail" bar -- The Drunken Munkey -- serving a selection of classic cocktails,...
The Penrose
5.0  5 Rating (1)
1590 Second Avenue, New York NY, 10028
In the heart of the Upper East Side, The Penrose welcomes all who seek friendly company, good conversation, and solid drinks. Inspired by old American...
The Painted Lady Saloon NYC
Bar $
1825 2nd Avenue, New York NY, 10128
Neighborhood bar and restaurant perfect for all kinds
The Pony Bar
Bar $
1444 1st Ave, corner of 75th Street, New York NY, 10021
We are open seven days seven days for lagers, snacks, mixed drinks, positive vibes, games and yes, American made brew. Make a trip and make proper acquaintance,...
The Bar Room
Bar & Restaurant $$
117 E 60th St, New York NY, 10022
Open for Lunch, Dinner & Drinks. Open for Brunch as well on Weekends. Serves full day & late night menu until 3am. The Bar Room is a stylish, sophisticated...
The Hunterian Bar
Bar $
413 East 70th Street, New York NY, 10021
Cozy tavern serving upper east side residents and hospital employees. Great place to come alone and relax, meet people or come with friends. Ideal for...
Bar $
300 E 89th St, New York NY, 10128
Upscale Bar and Lounge When compared to the typical Upper East Side bars, The Auction House is often referred to as a "hidden gem" or "a diamond in the...
Bemelmans Bar
Bar $
35 E 76th Street, New York NY, 10021
Named in honor of Ludwig Bemelmans, the creator of the classic Madeline children’s books, Bemelmans Bar is a timeless location that continues to attract...
BAR-Coastal NYC
Bar & Restaurant $$
1495 1st Ave, (@ 78th), New York City NY, 10075
Need a dose of the West Coast? Bar-Coastal is the fastest way to get to L.A. as its dcor pays homage to Southern California's lifestyle at its finest.
Bar $
1586 York Avenue, New York NY, 10028
A contemporary take on a classic Irish pub in the Upper East Side.
Sugar East
4.6  5 Rating (2)
1125 1st Avenue New York, NY, New York NY, 10065
A secret upscale bar located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Sugar East offers fresh sourced cocktail and menu ingredients, music playing through the...
The Jeffrey Beer Bar & Cafe
4.5  5 Rating (2)
311 E 60th St, New York NY, 10022
Boutique Craft Beer Bar, also serving a fine selection of wines, scotch and bourbon. Craft Beer Bar, Beer Garden, Wine Bar, Cocktail, Growler Bar, Beer...
Caledonia UES
Bar $
1609 2nd Ave, New York NY, 10028
Caledonia Bar is a welcoming bar on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, with 8 rotating beers on tap, perfectly mixed cocktails, and one of New York's most...