The drinks are exorbitant, but the wrap around rooftop view of Manhattan is priceless. Sleek and sexy Ava can be an impressive spot to take out of town guests or a date, but expect the place to be slammed on weekends.
The ancient China Club space has received a much needed update. The roof deck formerly known as the Jade Terrace has been rechristened as Eden. The new aesthetic is a duller more professional version of the old, as is the new crowd.
Midtown West 268 W. 47th St.
(btwn Broadway and Eighth Ave.)
Relatively small and perhaps a little dull, but the view is neither. Step out on the roof deck and have your breath taken away by one of the best views of the Statue of Liberty to be had this side of the Hudson.