Unwind at These Top-Notch Cocktail Bars on the Upper West Side


After a long holiday season, there’s nothing like a great Manhattan or Cosmopolitan to take the edge off and unwind as we get ready to tackle 2019. Here on the Upper West Side, that’s made easy due to the many amazing bars in the area.

Many of these top-notch bars are housed in cool, inviting digs and have great menus for cocktails that only the seasoned bartender could create! If that sounds good to you, then stop by some of these bars near your Sagamore apartment.

Prohibition, located at 503 Columbus Ave, New York which is a nine minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a a lively lounge with Jazz Age-themed decor, a long cocktail list and free nightly music performances.

Since their inception in 1996, Prohibition NYC has been a staple on the Upper West Side, offering something for everyone in a cool, classy setting with a retro prohibition vibe. In the last 20 years, they’ve had hundreds of musicians grace their stage playing everything from rock to pop, reggae to hip hop, jazz to soul – and you never know who might show up for Open Mic Night!

Vanguard Wine Bar, located at 189 Amsterdam Ave, New York which is six minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a neighborhood spot offering French wine and small plates amid marble-topped tables and subway tiles.

Vanguard is that ever-sought-after idyllic wine bar that balances good drinks with approachable, contemporary small plates. Plus, the wine list speaks directly to casual drinkers as well, since its broken approachably up by color, body, and taste.


503 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 579-3100


Vanguard Wine Bar

189 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023

(212) 799-9463