Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning
AMC Lincoln Square 13 is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

1. AMC Lincoln Square 13

8.6
1998 Broadway (at W 68th St), New York, NY
Movie Theater · 439 tips and reviews

Kris C.Kris Concepcion: The IMAX theater is huge. When reserving seats, go ahead and take the last row.

Saks Fifth Avenue is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

2. Saks Fifth Avenue

8.7
611 5th Ave Fl 8 (btwn E 49th & E 50th St), New York, NY
Department Store · Midtown East · 291 tips and reviews

Kevin D.Kevin Dudley: Guys: in the middle of summer, this is a great place to bring your lady. While she shops, your get to enjoy plush seating and ample air conditioning!

New York Hilton Midtown is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

3. New York Hilton Midtown

6.9
1335 Avenue of the Americas (btwn W 53rd & W 54th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Theater District · 276 tips and reviews

Ben W.Ben Watkins: Air conditioning, comfortable seating, and outlets! Come rest after shopping, cool off, and charge that phone!

New York Public Library is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

4. New York Public Library

9.3
476 5th Ave (at W 42nd St), New York, NY
Library · Midtown East · 530 tips and reviews

PureWowPureWow: The fourth largest library in the world, the NYPL holds more than 53 million items and was built over 12 years using 530,000 cubic feet of marble. Read more.

Tenement Museum is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

5. Tenement Museum

9.0
103 Orchard St (at Delancey St), New York, NY
History Museum · Lower East Side · 156 tips and reviews

Mike R.Mike Robinson: The 'Hard Times' guided tour was fantastic. Really great tour guides, incredible true stories of people who lived there. Really helps to understand immigrant's challenges and triumphs.

New York Pizza Suprema is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

6. New York Pizza Suprema

8.9
413 8th Ave (btwn W 30th & W 31st St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Chelsea · 339 tips and reviews

Ride AboveRide Above: The flavor of the "Grandma Slice" is incredible. Nice booths and air conditioning. Workers are very efficient.

Ninth Street Espresso is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

7. Ninth Street Espresso

8.6
341 E 10th St (at Ave B), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Alphabet City · 130 tips and reviews

Kinsey L.Kinsey Lane: Sit at the front window for some excellent people watching. Excellent coffee - probably the most developed fruitiness I've ever had.

Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

8. Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC

7.3
712 3rd Ave (45th St), New York, NY
German Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 157 tips and reviews

Mike M.Mike M.: An indoor Biergarten. It gets a bit loud but that's not a problem. The schnitzel is really good with authentic sides. Get the "mas" and you'll be good to go.

Royale is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

9. Royale

8.3
157 Avenue C (btwn E 9th & 10th St), New York, NY
Bar · Alphabet City · 140 tips and reviews

Giovanni D.Giovanni D'Palma: The burger lives up to the hype. It was juicy with a solid flavor. They do the burger right. Also, it's a great bar with good music

The Quays Pub is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

10. The Quays Pub

7.9
4502 30th Ave, Astoria, NY
Pub · 33 tips and reviews

Katie B.Katie Barber: I love this bar. Great locals, good service and live music, what more could you need! My go-to in Astoria.

Grand Central Terminal is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

11. Grand Central Terminal

8.9
87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York, NY
Train Station · Midtown East · 1456 tips and reviews

ММММ: Air Conditioning on a subway platform. If you're waiting for the downtown 4/5/6 train, stand by the stairs near the uptown end of the platform by the air conditioning vents.

Regal UA Kaufman Astoria & RPX is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

12. Regal UA Kaufman Astoria & RPX

8.1
35-30 38th St, Long Island City, NY
Movie Theater · 116 tips and reviews

Venera V.Venera Varbanova: So cold inside!!! You must wear a jacket or you'll freeze!

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

13. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.5
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · 1949 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This year French conceptualist artist Pierre Huyghe brings an exciting site-specific installation to the garden. The project itself is a surprise.

Barnes & Noble is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

14. Barnes & Noble

8.6
33 E 17th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
Bookstore · Union Square · 296 tips and reviews

Jeff W.Jeff Woo: The Starbucks wifi is better on the floor above it. More seats there too.

The Magician is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

15. The Magician

6.9
118 Rivington St (at Essex St), New York, NY
Bar · Lower East Side · 77 tips and reviews

Meg L.Meg Lewis: They pump this place with A/C in the summer! Great place to escape the heat and drink a cheap beer.

Chelsea Market is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

16. Chelsea Market

9.2
75 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Market · Chelsea · 1213 tips and reviews

Denise C.Denise Cozier: The gelato was sooo good. It lives up to the hype. Line was long but moved quickly.

Ace Hotel Lobby Bar is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

17. Ace Hotel Lobby Bar

8.6
16 W 29th St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · NoMad · 235 tips and reviews

Liang S.Liang Shi: Fantastic place to get a cup of coffee from Stumptown, sit in the lobby and meet a friend, or get some work done. Free wifi and outlets!

Angelika Film Center is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

18. Angelika Film Center

8.9
18 W Houston St (at Mercer St), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Greenwich Village · 210 tips and reviews

Aarthi D.Aarthi D.: No stadium seating that I've seen, but the films are the strange, rare, and eclectic. Indie and international movie fans, this is a must-go.

Whitney Museum of American Art is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

19. Whitney Museum of American Art

9.1
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Meatpacking District · 431 tips and reviews

Car P.Car Parts: Any trip to modern art starts here

Metrograph is one of Stay Cool: NYC's Best Places for Air-Conditioning.

20. Metrograph

9.5
7 Ludlow St (at Canal St), New York, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Lower East Side · 49 tips and reviews

LukeLuke: Nicely curated films and spectacularly curated snacks at this indie theater. There's a date friendly bistro upstairs and the smaller of the two screening rooms is pine scented, no joke