Natural wines are unique and desired not only because they reflect the character of rawness through the natural materials they're made of but they celebrate origin, traditions, cultures and even winemakers. In this article, you will discover ten natural wine bars in the bustling city of New York that always serve good food.

1. Ruffian, New York, United States -

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Although focused on Southern France, Eastern Europe, and everywhere in between, RUFFIAN offers a broad range of delicious wines & more from honest winemakers worldwide. It is a vegetable-focused restaurant with a menu full of delicious and healthy meals on the food axis, which could be by choice, purely vegan, gluten-free or dairy-free. Aside from the outdoor seating, you will enjoy their à la carte, which is always fun.

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Address:125 E 7th St, New York, NY 10009, USA
Phone: +1 212-777-0855
Website: https://ruffiannyc.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ruffiannyc
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ruffian_nyc

2. PIPS, , United States -

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Also, in Brooklyn, PIPS is known for low-intervention natural wines, Italian-style aperitifs and cocktails. With a small plate menu inspired by the flavours and spirit of coastal Italy, the restaurant also offers beer, snacks, and sweets. A highlight here is the seafood and pasta.

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Address:129 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Website: https://www.pipsbrooklyn.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pipsbrooklyn
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pipsbrooklyn

3. D’Antan, , United States -

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Aside from a menu inspired by traditional recipes from Piedmont, using only the best ingredients from small producers, D'Antan can boast of a bar section that serves more than a hundred Italian natural wines with a consistent selection of skin contact wines.

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Address:858 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Phone: +1 347-365-9674
Website: https://www.dantanbk.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dantan.bk

4. LaLou, , United States -

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Another wine bar with a focus on natural, biodynamic and small-production wines, LaLou's market-driven menu offers dishes meant to mix-and-match, suitable for a light bite or a full meal. They serve wines by glass or bottle.

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Address:581 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Phone: +1 718-857-9463
Website: https://laloubrooklyn.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laloubrooklyn
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laloubrooklyn

5. The Ten Bells, New York, United States -

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The Ten Bells, which has quietly existed within the hustle and bustle of New York City's LES since 2008, has a cosy, dimly-lit space that offers a simple and calm atmosphere. This makes it perfect for an intimate gathering or a spontaneous after-work drink. Their chef carefully crafts their food which is largely tapas-style, to complement the wines. Their wine list is a world of natural wines produced from organic or biodynamic grapes with very little intervention from the winemaker. 

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Address:247 Broome St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Phone: +1 212-228-4450
Website: http://www.tenbellsnyc.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tenbellsnyc
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetenbells
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thetenbells

6. Racines NY, New York, United States -

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Offering indoor winning, Racines also offer dining with mouthwatering dishes that are flavourful & healthy. Their wine list, made up of mostly natural wines, is comprehensive with rosés, sparkling, White, red and skin contact wines, blends, vermouth and other aperitif wines, amaro and other herbal liqueurs, spirits, beers and complementing desserts. Wines from Racines are greatly varied, from different years, countries and origin. You will be amazed by the variety of flavours.

Address:94 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007, USA
Phone: +1 212-227-3400
Website: https://racinesny.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/racines_ny

7. Wildair, New York, United States -

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Wildair is one restaurant you would want to go back to. The tastes, flavours and aromas they bring to their table are always mouthwatering. Their seasonal menu works perfectly with their highly curated list of unique natural wines served by the glass.

Address:142 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Phone: +1 646-964-5624
Website: https://wildair.nyc
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wildairnyc
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wildairnyc

8. Terre, , United States -

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Also Italian, this restaurant uses simple and unique ingredients to recreate a truly authentic Italian taste. Focused on homemade pasta, they also serve many other dishes. Perfectly complementing their food offering are their natural wines, all served by the glass for the sake of variety.

Address:341 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
Phone: +1 718-788-2285
Website: https://www.terrebk.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/terre.bk

9. Have & Meyer, , United States -

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Located in Brooklyn, this Italian restaurant serves more than a hundred natural wines by the glass with an outstanding selection of skin-contact orange wines. Their Italian wines come from conscious and passionate winegrowers that are about the best. The food menu is inspired by authentic Italian recipes using sustainable and seasonal ingredients.

Address:103 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Phone: +1 718-419-0722
Website: https://www.haveandmeyer.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Have-Meyer-1473490366315024
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/haveandmeyer

10. La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, New York, United States -

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With many fun activities going on here, from events of wine boot camp to private virtual wine tastings, one would agree that this bar has so much to offer. Serving wines by the glass or bottle, they also have an exciting food menu. Their wines are in tune with nature, delicious and intriguing. You would thoroughly love the 'wining and dining' experience here.

Address:249 Centre St, New York, NY 10013, USA
Phone: +1 212-343-3660
Website: http://www.compagnienyc.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/compagnienyc
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/compagnienyc


Passionate about wine and good food, these outfits are equipped in all areas to give you that unique gastronomic experience, with amazing wines as one of the highlights. If you are in or plan to visit the lively city of New York, you should explore these wine bars and restaurants.