When asking that certain someone out on a date for drinks, it can be difficult to choose just the perfect place in New York City. Would your date prefer something swanky like a hotel lounge or something more grungy and down-to-earth like a speakeasy? Once you have chosen the right décor for your special night, then comes the more important question: “Does the place I chose actually make good cocktails?” To make your search a bit easier, we have rounded up ten date friendly spots to grab a drink. The list goes in the order of most quiet atmosphere to the most boisterous.

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