Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC
Alma is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

1. Alma

7.9
187 Columbia St (at Degraw St), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Carroll Gardens · 131 tips and reviews

Amanda C.Amanda C: Eat on the roof. The view is incredible. :)

Morandi is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

2. Morandi

8.5
211 Waverly Pl (at 7th Ave), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · West Village · 211 tips and reviews

Joe T.Joe Test: Some of the best outdoor seating in the area, great people watching

The Standard Grill is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

3. The Standard Grill

8.4
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Meatpacking District · 382 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: It's a winner for its stylish surroundings & buzzy atmosphere underneath the High Line. The brasserie-style menu always delivers & the tables outside are just made for people-watching, New York style. Read more.

Gran Eléctrica is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

4. Gran Eléctrica

8.3
5 Front St (at Old Fulton St), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · DUMBO · 203 tips and reviews

Peter S.Peter Scordo: Some of the best al fresco dining in NYC. Generously portioned guacamole for the value. Freshly made chips too!

Cafeteria is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

5. Cafeteria

8.0
119 7th Ave (at W 17th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Chelsea · 637 tips and reviews

Nirav S.Nirav Suchak: Indoor seating is chic and the outdoor seating is good, if you want to indulge in people watching. Also, their smoked salmon Benedict is one of the better ones I've had in the city!

Cookshop is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

6. Cookshop

8.9
156 10th Ave (btwn W 19th St & W 20th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Chelsea · 520 tips and reviews

Cort C.Cort Cunningham: Their bloody mary is the best in town. I love their brunch, and almost their post-brunch menu even better (oysters and lolla rossa salad), sitting outside with our dogs in the afternoon sun.

Barbuto is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

7. Barbuto

775 Washington St (btwn Jane St & 12th St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · West Village · 336 tips and reviews

Meredith B.Meredith B.: The roast chicken, hands down, is the best in town. It's also a great place to eat when the weather is nice because they open their doors and windows for great outdoor seating and ambience.

Brooklyn Crab is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

8. Brooklyn Crab

8.6
24 Reed St (btwn Van Brunt & Conover St), Brooklyn, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Red Hook · 271 tips and reviews

Scott S.Scott Sklar: Wait for a table outside on the deck. The view is worth the wait. While you wait order apps and drinks in the back garden.

Extra Virgin is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

9. Extra Virgin

8.3
259 W 4th St (btwn Charles & Perry St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · West Village · 240 tips and reviews

Dominic P.Dominic Preuss: Grab a table outside and order the eggs benedict or moroccan scramble. Don't forget the gorgonzola fondue + fries to start.

Isabella's is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

10. Isabella's

359 Columbus Ave (at 77th St), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · Upper West Side · 121 tips and reviews

GenaGena: Fabulous brunch with Comp. Cocktail on Sundays. And an equally great dinner & lunch menu. Outdoor seating (with heaters) makes this an ideal spot for any time of the day. Total UWS gem

Montmartre is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

11. Montmartre

158 8th Ave (btw 17th & 18th), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Chelsea · 144 tips and reviews

Leah M.Leah Malone: The back patio is spacious and like you've escaped to the real Montmartre. Split the omelette and pancakes for the perfect savory and sweet brunch.

The Farm on Adderley is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

12. The Farm on Adderley

1108 Cortelyou Rd (btwn Stratford Rd. & Westminster Rd.), Brooklyn, NY
New American Restaurant · Ditmas Park · 192 tips and reviews

Alen o.Alen of York: Take advantage of the outdoor seating when it's nice out!And try the Oatmeal-Infused Whiskey with Raw Apple Juice and Coconut Water. The Farm is very generous with the alcohol... ;);)

Northern Territory is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

13. Northern Territory

12 Franklin St (at Meserole Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Australian Restaurant · Greenpoint · 143 tips and reviews

EvanEvan: This is going to be a summer hot spot, with the rooftop bar. Go for the burger and a cider on ice. Perfect.

Penthouse 808 is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

14. Penthouse 808

8-80 Queens Plaza South (at Vernon Blvd.), Long Island City, NY
Bar · 65 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Peer out over the city and enjoy some lobster dumplings and grilled swordfish skewers (from Executive Chef Seth Levine) at this Pacific Rim-inspired (the place, not the movie, don't worry) beauty. Read more.

Hudson Clearwater is one of Sit Outside: Alfresco Dining in NYC.

15. Hudson Clearwater

9.0
447 Hudson St (at Morton St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · West Village · 198 tips and reviews

Jennifer F.Jennifer F: Amazing! Entrance is on Morton through unmarked courtyard. Waitstaff exudes hipster vibe, but food is impeccable farm to table and space is charmingly cozy.