The Top 5 Happy Hour Spots in NYC's Flatiron District

The search continues for NYC's top happy hour spots! This month, we're journeying to the Flatiron District, known for its namesake building, Madison Square Park, Italian food emporium Eataly, and of course, the original Shake Shack burger joint. 

Unsurprisingly, the Flatiron District is also an excellent place to grab a cocktail after a long day exploring the city. With a number of excellent dining options in the area (ABC Kitchen, I'm talking about you), you'd be crazy not to spend some quality eating and drinking time in this trendy Manhattan neighbourhood. And so, here are our Top 5 Happy Hour Spots in NYC's Flatiron District... enjoy! 

The Cellar at Beecher's

The Cellar at Beecher’s is still a working cheese cellar, with the added comfort of an atmospheric lounge and bar area where patrons can indulge in charcuterie, cheese plates, wine and cocktails, alongside a dinner menu of cheese-based entrees and mains. 

Happy runs daily from 3pm - 7pm. 

Nomad's Tip: The Mac & Cheese at Beecher's is considered some of the best in the world - order accordingly. 



If you're a big cocktail fan, the Barbounia Happy Hour is for you. Bespoke cocktails priced between $8 - $10 come alongside tapas boards almost too beautiful to eat. Named for the ubiquitous red mullet that swims the Mediterranean waters, Barbounia celebrates the region’s common heritage and bold cuisines through colourful dishes and a vibrant drinks list. 

Happy Hour runs 7 days a week, 3 - 7pm with an offering of cocktails, beers, wines, oysters and a wide selection of cheese and charcuterie. 



Situated in the trendy Ace Hotel, the John Dory Oyster Bar's selection of always-fresh seafood and reasonably priced drinks menu makes it the perfect place for a casual dinner and drinks meet up. The restaurant is always full, so if you plan on staying on for dinner after Happy Hour (which you definitely should), be sure to book a table. Oh, and order the Lobster Roll. Trust us. 

Happy Hour runs Monday to Friday, 5 - 7pm and includes $2 oysters and clams, a selection of bar snacks, $10 cocktails and a range of beers and wines all under $7. 


flatiron lounge

Every now and then you come across a bar that truly understands the art of the cocktail - the precision layers of flavours, the muddling and the mixing. Flatiron Lounge is such a place. The 30-foot bar, built in 1927 has become known for its impressive drinks and classic NYC ambiance. 

Happy Hour runs Monday to Friday, 4 - 6pm, and includes $10 cocktails, $10 wines and $6 beers. 


Obicá Mozzarella Bar 

You'd be hard pressed to find fresher Mozzarella di Buffala in NYC than that found at Obicá. Flown in twice a week from the Campania region, in all forms possible, it's this glorious soft cheese that the entire menu is centred around. Did we mention the drinks?  All of Obica's infused spirits, fresh juices, syrups and purees are prepared daily in house from fresh organic fruits and herbs.

Happy Hour runs everyday, 4 - 7pm, featuring wine and beer from $6 and cocktails from $9, accompanied by a deliciously tempting bar menu.