The Standard

Top of the Standard

848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY 10014
Open until 4:00am (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 5:00 PM–4:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 5:00 PM–Midnight
$ $ $ $
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The Top of The Standard is an elegant cocktail lounge located on the 18th Floor. The iconic room features speciality cocktails, a tasty menu from Michelin-starred chef, Dan Silverman, live jazz music, and spectacular sunsets.


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  • "... of the most amazing views of NYC's skyline. The bartenders were nice, a Best..." (4 tips)
  • "Most amazing view of NYC hot spot for singles ." (6 tips)
  • "... de licores que la champ" (1 tip)
  • People

    Get an ego check at this rooftop hot spot, which boastsone of the toughest doors in N.Y.C. If you do make it onto the 18th floor,check out the bathrooms—for the amazing views of lower Manhattan.

    People · August 23, 2010
  • HuffPost

    Stunning views, but the hotel just announced that this fall, they're allowing private guests only. Stop by before 10pm on summer evenings while the club is still "public." Read more

    HuffPost · July 15, 2010
  • Victoria's Secret

    This VIP lounge on top of The Standard is perfect for a Bombshell! The rooftop scenery is ultra-chic and has an amazing view of the city.

    Victoria's Secret · May 9, 2011
  • LogoTV

    Power Gay HQ!!! Drinks are expensive but it doesn't matter, you're not paying! -Derek, The A-List: New York

    LogoTV · August 25, 2010
  • How To Make It In America

    You'd best dress up -- way, way up -- to the lofty Standard of room-runner Kamil Parchomienko if you want past the curtain. Drop Kamil's name with caution, cause he's no dummy. [BlackBook] Read more

    How To Make It In America · February 5, 2010
  • Food Network

    Whenever I’m in New York, I like to stop by this bar for a cocktail after shooting at Food Network Studios. – Chef Robert Irvine, Worst Cooks in America/Restaurant Impossible

    Food Network · January 5, 2011
  • Jennifer Layne C.

    You must pee here. Best bathrooms in the city. Come here when you want an elegant lounge-ey night.

    Jennifer Layne C. · February 22, 2010
  • Sasha D.

    Indayo is your one stop shop to NYC nightlife and events! If u want join our GUEST LIST, reserve a table, or any other inquiries visit ,conact: or 6602291493

    Sasha D. · December 4, 2013
  • Indayo G.

    Indayo is your one stop shop to NYC nightlife and events! To join our GUEST LIST, reserve a table, or any other inquiries visit or contact us at 718-664-7339 or!! :)

    Indayo G. · 2 weeks ago
  • Village Voice

    The Village Voice voted this Best Taste of Vegas in the Meatpacking District in our Best Of New York Poll!

    Village Voice · November 8, 2010
  • Matthew S.

    It's the best place to hang out if you have money. Poor ppl should hang out somewhere else.

    Matthew S. · January 6, 2012
  • Glamazon Diaries

    Dress the part, meaning no Jack Rogers and Lilly Pulitzer dresses. Look elegant/fashion forward and make sure you can get in. With champagne in hand check out the view then head to the bathroom :-)

    Glamazon Diaries · June 12, 2010
  • lynn f.

    check out the bathrooms

    lynn f. · October 27, 2009
  • Jonavennci D.

    Party | Network | & Enjoy The View

    Jonavennci D. · June 22, 2011
  • StyleCaster

    Love the standard!! Be sure to check out their new Brand Boutique on StyleCaster:

    StyleCaster · July 26, 2010
  • Nancy B

    Most beautiful bar in NYC! Amazing view.

    Nancy B · November 19, 2009
  • Mindy Y.

    Best view of the city.

    Mindy Y. · August 24, 2011
  • The Feast

    One of the few nightspots where the bouncers mean it when they pull the "Sorry, private party" line. If you get in, check out the semi-hidden smokers' plank and its views.

    The Feast · June 10, 2011
  • New York Observer

    Where we "hosted" our party on Gossip Girl Read more

    New York Observer · November 19, 2010
  • ryan b.

    Love the boom boom, but a couple of tips for others: 1) you must have a res. 2) sometimes it's a big crowd, other times it's hot for an hour and then completely dead 3) visit the bathrooms with...

    ryan b. · June 10, 2010
  • Niko L.

    One of the best views in town, including in restrooms!

    Niko L. · May 14, 2010
  • Jonathan S.

    Boom Boom Room still reigns supreme. Read more

    Jonathan S. · June 30, 2011
  • Sarah

    if you go in the early evening, you can get a beautiful view without having to deal with the crowd.

    Sarah · March 6, 2011
  • Richard L.

    get one of the padded alcove booths if you can.

    Richard L. · March 18, 2010
  • Lindsey L.

    Next time I return, I'll be wearing a suit of solid gold!

    Lindsey L. · June 17, 2011
  • Megan H.

    Check out the bathroom stalls. Best view of the city. And the city gets a great view of you.

    Megan H. · March 5, 2011
  • Kenneth G.

    Stunning stunning stunning! New York City is beyond fabulous.

    Kenneth G. · February 10, 2011
  • Damon G.

    Only in New York. Nice one, Mr Balazs ;-)

    Damon G. · August 3, 2010
  • Ian H.

    Know someone or it's a no-no. At least for now.

    Ian H. · June 9, 2010
  • Phil A.

    Greatest view of the west side for sipping champagne!

    Phil A. · April 25, 2010
  • Diana K.

    18th floor... the private side... membership mandatory... was lovely and totally different to the other side... beautiful peeps on both side... door dude was gracious...thanx @KarrieGoldberg #KAGE

    Diana K. · June 20, 2013
  • Three Jane

    Boom Boom Room is the best of the best. Hands down the best service, cocktails, views, and crowd. My favorite place to go in all of New York City.

    Three Jane · January 30, 2012
  • David H.

    Grab a drink and enjoy the best view in the city.

    David H. · January 30, 2012
  • jacquelyn w.

    Use the bathroom. Floor to ceiling windows.

    jacquelyn w. · August 27, 2011
  • @JaumePrimero

    if you want to keep it real downtown and hang with the A-list of New York, this is where you want to be. If you are lucky enough to make it through the door!

    @JaumePrimero · July 25, 2011
  • CBM 

    Take fun photos of yourself in the bathroom. The empire state bldg is a sexy backdrop.

    CBM  · July 16, 2011
  • David Yurman

    Slip on an Albion ring for rooftop cocktails against a twinkling skyline. Read more

    David Yurman · June 24, 2011
  • Purplelabnyc

    the newest, coolest, sleekest hotel in NYC with a great bar, restaurant, and VIP scene in the penthouse. Read more

    Purplelabnyc · July 12, 2010
  • Mitch K.

    View is amazing....

    Mitch K. · April 28, 2010
  • Diddy i.

    shit is b-a-n-a-n-a-s here!!!!

    Diddy i. · October 20, 2009
  • Warrent S.

    This place is beautiful and has probably one of the most amazing views of NYC's skyline. The bartenders were nice, a Best place for people watching, a lot of well dressed folks here.

    Warrent S. · January 18
  • Nostaljik Kedi

    Absolutely elite, absolutely full Manhattan...You should drink Manhattan coctail at the bar and watch the charming Manhattan lights >^.^<

    Nostaljik Kedi · October 25, 2013
  • Francesca F.

    The coolest place in Manhattan

    Francesca F. · June 24, 2013
  • Tom M.

    $25 can get you to the top of the ESB, but here it will get you a drink and the same awesome panoramic views

    Tom M. · April 13, 2013
  • Boon Y.

    Amazing view. Trashy crowd.

    Boon Y. · January 27, 2013
  • Michael Y.

    Epic bathrooms

    Michael Y. · January 12, 2013
  • NY Waterway

    VIP Lounge is awesome. Very elegant and loungy

    NY Waterway · August 2, 2012
  • Nur S.

    Super :) 

    Nur S. · April 21, 2013
  • Géraldine D.

    A voir absolument si vous réussissez à forcer l'entrée. Vue sublime du 18e étage, à savourer un Bang Bang à la main. Possibilité de monter sur le toit pour fumer une clope.

    Géraldine D. · May 22, 2010
  • Nostaljik Kedi

    Mutlaka bar, mutlaka Manhattan kokteyl, mutlaka manzara...Tuvaletleri bile Manhattan manzaralı..."Zeki Müren de bizi görecek mi" dedirtir ;)

    Nostaljik Kedi · October 28, 2013

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