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15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40

For those of you over 40 and currently single, then I highly recommend that you take a look at our list of the best pickup bars in NYC for singles over 40.

For singles, bars have always been a go to spot for pickups, but after a certain age, you have to be a bit selective about the bars you go into. Typically at that point in your life, you’re not just trying to pick up whoever passes by first. The chances of you finding a special someone might increase if you pick the right spot, as opposed to going into just some random bar. You go into a bar to have a good time, and mingle with like-minded people. If you follow our list then you will definitely run into some amazing singles and if you do your part right, you may be able to meet and connect with someone you like. As you can see, the list contains a total of 15 bars for you to venture out to, so that’s a lot of places to visit and keep you occupied for a while. Of course, I recommend that you start off by visiting the places closest to you, and then move on from there. Apart from hooking up with people, these bars offer amazing drinks and quality entertainment, so if you are just looking to have some fun, our list works for that as well.

If you just want to have some fun, then you can check out Best Bars to Go to Alone in NYCto learn about some more awesome bars around town.

Depending on who you ask, the number of bars estimated in NYC is somewhere around 1,500 to 1,800 hundred, which is a lot of bars to comb through. So, we did some digging over the internet to make our list. Thankfully, a quick Google Search and some thorough digging over at Class Curious did the trick. One more important thing to state here, is that this list is not ranked. Any and all bars that made our list are pretty much of equal importance. You could make a list of your own by following these methods, however if you just follow our list, I can guarantee that it will be much faster than going through the whole ordeal by yourself.

If you’re over 40 and single, and hoping to meet others in the same boat, this list of best pickup bars in NYC for singles over 40 is exactly what you need in your life.

15. Union Bar & Kitchen

This is a nice rustic place with craft beer and wine. If you are looking to hook up with ladies, then you should start here. The crowd is quite sophisticated and a lot of nice ladies are seen visiting the place quite often. You are bound to have a good time there, and meeting 40 plus single women is always a possibility when you are at the Union Bar.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40

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14. Don Pedro

A modest pub with the added attraction of live rock music playing in the background describes Don Pedro, the number 14 on our list of best pickup bars in NYC for singles over 40. A place with a notable amount of a more matured crowd in the audience, this could just be the right place for you to hook up 40 plus singles. We all know that rock music goes pretty well with drinking.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40


13. Bemelmans Bar

If you do not mind spending some extra money to hangout in a bar, then this is the place for you. This is a piano bar designed for the more sophisticated crowd and the walls are adorned with murals of Ludwig Bemelman. The bar itself is located inside The Carlyle Hotel. So, yeah you get the picture. The price point alone attracts people over 40, and yes you will find singles in there as well.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40

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12. Bar Pleiades

This place features seasonal-inspired cocktails. You can expect great things from Bar Pleiades, as this place is owned by Celebrity Chef Daniel Boulud. The price point here is not that high, but when you get there, you will see that the interior and the environment of the place is certainly geared towards catering to a more mature demographic of customers.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40

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11. Mimi’s

Next up on our list of best pickup bars in NYC for singles over 40 is this awesome place, if you love Italian food and live piano music. Again, we see a pattern here. The environment is clearly designed to attract a mature crowd. Needless to say, you will find quite a lot of over 40 singles there. So, if you plan to visit Mini’s we wish you all the very best in your quest.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40


10. The Carnegie Club

This is a nice place if you want to grab a quick sip of brandy and a cigar. If you wish to meet men over 40 then this is the place to be (if the brandy and cigar part didn’t already give that away). The place is full of men over 40 all hanging out and having a good time. If you are a woman looking for a single, older man, then this place will not disappoint.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40

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9. Bar Six

Bar Six that ranks 9th on our list of best pickup bars in NYC for singles over 40 is an amazing place if you are looking to grab a quick bite, the place is pretty much always full of customers. You will find people having something to eat or hanging out with others, with a glass of wine in hand. The crowd is a mix of mostly mature gentlemen and ladies. Definitely a good place to be if you are looking to hookup with someone.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40


8. Dutch Kills

At number 8 on our list of best pick up bars in NYC for singles over 40 we have Dutch Kills that is a very common hang out for older people in the Long Island area, making it great for our list of best pick up bars in NYC for singles over 40. The bar opens in the evening, and the party goes on until late into the night. If you happen to live in the vicinity, then you are seriously missing out if you are not going there regularly.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40


7. Lavo

We are continuing our list of best pickup bars in NYC for singles over 40 with Lavo that is another fancy place for singles over 40 to hangout. It is basically an Italian restaurant, but the main attraction is a downstairs nightclub. If you do not mind spending the cash, then head over there and listen to some jams from the DJ and mingle with the regulars.

6. Characters

This is an old style New York watering hole, where you will get the opportunity to drink some exclusive drinks, and also be able to enjoy music played by local Irish bands. The environment is laid-back and also very welcoming. Most importantly, this place is teeming with mature city dwellers, mostly over the age of 40.

5. De Santos

If you are craving a seasonal American menu, followed by a nice cocktail, then De Santos is where you should be. This is expensive, so you better be ready to face the massive bill eventually. Otherwise, there is nothing negative that can be said about this place. The place is classy, rustic and full of potential if you wish to hook up with 40 plus singles.

4. Caliente Cab

New York City dwellers (and most Americans) just love Mexican food. However, I picked this spot out of thousands because of its rustic setting, calm and cozy environment, and also for its potent margaritas. Not many youngsters go to Caliente Cab, so you will find yourself in the company of other older and more distinguished citizens. The place is definitely worth a visit.

3. Buttermilk Bar

Not too many young people go to Buttermilk Bar, that ranks third on the list of best pickup bars in NYC for singles over 40, the retro setting and the classic rock music is something that only the more mature crowd feel attracted to. As far as drinks are concerned, they are great to say the least. Definitely a place to be, if you wish to meet 40 plus singles at a bar.

2. Mulholland’s

If you love football, then this is the place you want to go. Mulholland’s attracts lots and lots of sports fans, however if you wish to meet women, then you might have some tougher luck, but if you wish to meet men over 40 then this place will not disappoint.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40


1. Brandy Library

The Brandy Library is famous for its rare spirits and small plates of amazing dishes. The setup is rustic and classy to say the least. The place is also pretty expensive as well, which is to be expected from a place where you can sip rare drinks and exquisite food. Most importantly, this is the perfect backdrop for you to meet some 40 plus singles, so head over there and do your thing.

15 Best Pickup Bars in NYC For Singles Over 40

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This concludes our list of 15 best pickup bars in NYC for singles over 40 good luck on your search to meet someone new!