As if there weren't enough places to drink in New York City, you've also got specialty bars to contend with like sake joints, replete with the bracing nectar of fermented rice!
Established in 1996, Sakagura has been a pioneer in introducing New Yorkers to the world of sak and continues to be one of the top sake bars in the United States. Their one-of-a-kind menu consists of over 200 kinds of carefully selected sakes, authentic tapas-style Japanese dishe...211 E 43rd St Ph (Bet. 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
Williamsburg's hidden and hiding Japanese jewel, with cozy, warm ambiance and elegant, thoughtful dishes.77 N 6th Street
Since 1993, Decibel has been serving ridiculous amounts of Japan's chief alcoholic export, with around a hundred different kinds of Japan's finest sake available.240 East 9th Street
Tiny neighborhood favorite. Tight spaces, friendly staff, and clientele open to conversation make this a lively place to eat and drink. Small but tasty menu of Japanese fare, with excellent Gyoza and Tuna Tartar. Wide variety of sake as well. Great spot to come for late night sna...202 East 7th Street
Steps away from Grand Central Terminal, Soba Totto offers handmade soba and tasty yakitori. At the bar you can appreciate our cocktails made with the freshest organic fruits and vegetables paired with our best selection of premium sake, shochu and classic spirits.211E 43rd Street (bet. 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
Intimate, cozy sake bar and Japanese restaurant on the Lower East Side.151 Rivington St
Though it resides in K-town, on the second floor of a nondescript building, this sake bar and restaurant is Japanese to the hilt. With the widest selection of sake in NYC, Kirakuya boasts more than 150 varieties of artisanal sake selected by sake sommelier, Akaboshi Keita.303 5th Ave, 2nd Floor