Best Hot Cocktails in NYC

On a quest for the best hot cocktails this winter ❄️ Lots of the spots here from this NYT article:


Spots I've Tried and Loved

Bar Goto Niban

The yuzu hot toddy is INSANE. Complex and perfect. Bonus, Niban has heat lamps and NO CLEAR PANELS around their seating for maximum air flow.


They have classic hot toddies, mulled wine, and a fancy hot toddy. I went with the classic and it was solid, and my family liked the…


One of my favorite cocktail bars in the city delivers for winter 2020 with their “fireside” hot cocktail (if you get it to go, you reheat…

Union Hall

Update 12/27: they might be closed for the winter :( This is my favorite classic hot toddy at the moment. Delicious and not too sweet.

Biddys Pub

Not only do they have hot cocktails their festive pouch drinks, which I can attest to, are delicious. Note: pickup is at DTUT around the…

Weather Up

From a neighbor on a fb group: “Rather than having a cocktail at home, check out Weather Up on Vanderbilt. It is easily the best cocktail…

Need to Try

Clover Club

Currently have four hot cocktails and warm cider doughnuts that accompany them 🥰

Death & Company

Currently has two hot cocktails on the menu, including a Super Cult Toddy with a base of Japanese whisky infused with dashi kombu (says NYT).

Dante NYC

Says NYT: "Dante may have the longest list of all, with seven libations designed to take the chill off, including a Blue Blazer, a…

Hunky Dory

This hot toddy has sherry and turmeric syrup.

Amor y Amargo

They have a 'Bald Mountain' cocktail that uses Punch Fantasia, an obscure Italian liqueur

Grand Army

Says NYT: "And the Lovefingers drink at Grand Army is built on Alma de Trabanco, an unusual new quinquina from Spain that is made with…


The Nudge recommends the hot buttered toddy

Dante NYC

The Nudge recommends the Apples to Apples hot cider

Maiden Lane

The Nudge recommends the Hot Spiked Cider

Sugar Monk

The Nudge recommends the Captain Cook’s Toddy

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