New York City’s Dante Ranked Number One For 2019 By World’s 50 Best Bars

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On Thursday, the World’s 50 Best Bars awards announced that New York City aperitivo bar Dante is the 2019 winner of the title “world’s best bar.” 

The 11th annual World’s 50 Best Bars awards took place at the Roundhouse in London. The list features bars from 26 cities from 21 countries, and was put together by 510 drink experts from 58 countries.

Originally opened as Caffé Dante in 1915, the bar reopened in 2015 and has since become a popular destination for classic cocktails, as well as Italian comfort food. Earlier this year, Dante also claimed the honor of World Best Bar and the Best American Restaurant Bar at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards in New Orleans. Find the full list of the World’s Best Bars in 2019 below.

Also during the night, Charles Schumann, owner of Schumann’s American Bar in Munich, received the 2019 “Industry Icon” award, despite being shrouded in controversy due to a number of sexist comments he has made over the course of his career.

The full list of the 2019 World’s 50 Best Bars:

  1. Dante (New York City)
  2. Connaught Bar (London)
  3. Florería Atlántico (Buenos Aires)
  4. The NoMad (New York)
  5. American Bar (London)
  6. The Clumsies (Athens)
  7. Attaboy (New York City)
  8. Atlas (Singapore)
  9. The Old Man (Hong Kong)
  10. Licorería Limantour (Mexico City)
  11. Manhattan (Singapore)
  12. Native (Singapore)
  13. Carnaval (Lima)
  14. Katana Kitten (New York City)
  15. Guilhotina (São Paulo)
  16. Three Sheets (London)
  17. Himkok (Oslo)
  18. High Five (Tokyo)
  19. Salmón Gurú (Madrid)
  20. Paradiso(Barcelona)
  21. Indulge Experimental Bistro (Taipei)
  22. The Dead Rabbit (New York City)
  23. Coupette (London)
  24. The SG Club (Tokyo)
  25. Dr. Stravinsky (Barcelona)
  26. Employees Only (New York City)
  27. El Copitas (St. Petersburg)
  28. Scout (London)
  29. Jigger & Pony (Singapore)
  30. Operation Dagger (Singapore)
  31. Baba Au Rum (Athens)
  32. La Factoría, (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
  33. Presidente (Buenos Aires)
  34. Schumann’s (Munich)
  35. Speak Low (Shanghai)
  36. Little Red Door (Paris)
  37. Linje Tio (Stockholm)
  38. The Old Man (Singapore)
  39. Lyaness (London)
  40. Happiness Forgets (London)
  41. Swift (London)
  42. Trick Dog (San Francisco)
  43. Maybe Sammy (Sydney)
  44. 1930 (Milan)
  45. Sober Company (Shanghai)
  46. Electric Bing Sutt (Beirut)
  47. Kwānt (London)
  48. Artesian (London)
  49. Coa (Hong Kong)
  50. Jerry Thomas Speakeasy (Rome)