The Best Spots to Drink Rum in New York City

by Hannah Warne on Apr 10, 2018 in Roundups
The Best Spots to Drink Rum in New York City

The best part about is a rum cocktail is that it instantly transports you to more tropical destinations with one sip. While you're waiting on some warmer weather, try these local spots to get your fix of a tasty tropical concoction.
 
Sister bar to famed cocktail spot Dead Rabbit, this Cuban-inspired establishment has an extensive cocktail menu that will satisfy every customer. Crowd favorites like mojitos and rum and cola are front and center on the menu, alongside creative creations that can be found—along with extensive history and storytelling—within the 75-page menu. (22 Battery Pl.; 212-785-0153)
 
Nestled in the Theatre District, this cocktail spot is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of nearby Times Square. Along with a selection of traditional rum drinks like daiquiris and dark & stormies, they also have an extensive selection of house rum-cocktails on offer, like the The Deuce with rum, zucca, demerara, lemon and sparkling wine. (228 W. 47th St.; 646-490-6924)
 
Offering happy hour, hand-rolled cigars, weekend brunch and live music, this Greenwich Village establishment has something going on every night of the week. Transporting customers to Old Havana, the restaurant offers a large selection of delectable Cuban dishes alongside an extensive list of rum-based drinks inspired by its namesake. (222 Thompson St.; 212-420-7878)
 
Caracas Arepa Bar
Inside this Brooklyn spot is Roneria Caracas, a rum bar that boasts a selection of over 30 rums from the Caribbean and Central and South America. Their special menu includes the classic rum cocktails we all know and love, along with craft concoctions that have been developed around their unique rum list. (291 Grand St.; 718-218-6050)

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