A new midtown find for meeting up with friends after work or for chilling on a Saturday night in one of the cozy leather banquettes is the Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel’s The Fitz, a modern Irish bar with understated elegance and warm atmosphere. Order one of the creative cocktails, such as the Lexington Martini made with Baileys Chocolate Mint, Kahlua, hazelnut, and vanilla vodka.
687 Lexington Ave.
212-355-0100
www.fitzpatrickhotels.com