Outdoor Dining Patios
Fall is the perfect season for dining or drinking outdoors in New York. I’ve chosen 11 sensational spots for dining as if Manhattan is just the most glorious backyard you’ve thrown together for the occasion.
What do you get when you mix a garden-centric patio, your childhood home, and a boho finish? The Hudson Hotel. (PRO TIP: They light candles around the entire patio at night).
HUDSON HOTEL | 356 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
Tucked in West Chelsea on 10th & 21st, you’ll find an iconic building under a canopy of trees. Grab an umbrella-shaded table in the front garden for the countryside feels.
THE GOLDEN HOUR | CHELSEA 180 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Cue pastels, fresh macarons, and cherry blossoms. Nothing screams Autumn like a seat at the picturesque Ladurée in SoHo, and the desserts don’t hurt either.
LADURÉE NEW YORK | SOHO 398 W Broadway, New York, NY 10012
What’s better than custard, fries, and the beautiful views of the Flatiron Building? Take a seat in Madison Square Park and welcome the best people watching in New York City.
SHAKE SHAKE | FLATIRON Madison Ave &, E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010
The Garden is The Standard’s snug patio in East Village. Even the name sounds like an oasis. Add a cozy atmosphere & you have the perfect post-work brew or Sunday hideaway.
THE GARDEN IN THE STANDARD | EAST VILLAGE 25 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003
Aside from the famous Doughnut Grilled Cheese, Clinton Hall’s beer garden is simply good fun. Giant Connect Four, life-size chess, and all the board games your heart desires.
CLINTON HALL | FINANCIAL DISTRICT 90 Washington St, New York, NY 10006
Walk through Brookfield Place’s back entrance, and you’ll come across a plethora of patio restaurants overlooking a harbor on the Hudson, which makes for a perfect Happy Hour hub.
BROOKFIELD PLACE | TRIBECA 230 Vesey St, New York, NY 10281
If casual dining is what you want, then that is what you shall get. Overlooking the Hudson, Boat Basin Cafe feels like a cape getaway. (PRO TIP: Try catching the sunset over the river).
BOAT BASIN | UPPER WEST SIDE W 79th St, New York, NY 10024
Found in one of the oldest parts of the City, Stone Street Tavern is located on an idyllic cobblestone street with picnic tables galore. Grab a pint and enjoy the company.
STONE STREET TAVERN | FINANCIAL DISTRICT 52 Stone St, New York, NY 10004
Step on-board the oyster barge, where summer takes its lively form. Aboard this wooden schooner, you’ll find panoramic views of the Hudson. Take a vacation, without leaving Manhattan.
GRAND BANKS | TRIBECA Pier 25, Hudson River Park, New York, NY 10013
If you don’t feel like dealing with the hustle of Central Park, Union Square Park is calling your name. Great atmosphere, cocktails, and every pizza your heart can imagine.
BOCCE | UNION SQUARE 20 Union Square W, New York, NY 1000