New York's Top 15 Cocktail Scores


They might not be discounted, but these drinks can make any hour happy. Wine pairing tends to steal the spotlight in fine dining, but make no mistake—cocktails are just as refined and relevant at luxury restaurants as wine. Even the tropical drinks at ZZ's Clam Bar—served in coconuts—are a far cry from umbrella-laden tiki bar clichés. These mixed drinks made the grade for our choosy Renzell members, so we have a feeling you'll like them, too:

1. Eleven Madison Park, 97.81

2. Daniel, 96.75

3. Momofuku Ko, 95.14

4. ZZ's Clam Bar, 93.99

5. The NoMad, 91.68

6. Morimoto, 90.92

7. Maison Premiere, 87.54

8. The Modern, 86.08

9. Betony, 85.51

10. The Musket Room, 84.08

11. Carbone, 82.08

12. Gramercy Tavern, 81.60

13. Mission Chinese Food, 81.34

14. Empellón Cocina, 81.19

15. Annisa, 80.20

Cheers, everyone. See you at 5 o'clock.