25 Lovely Outdoor Dining Spots in New York City

After a few false starts, al fresco season is finally here. While some restaurants haven't yet dusted off the patio furniture, there are a few outdoor dining options already opening for the season. Whether you're looking for a secluded patio or prime street-side people watching, here are 25 great places currently open for dining outside.

Did we miss your favorite patio? Let us know in the comments. For more outdoor guides check out this guide to outdoor drinking, and our guide to drinking and eating on a rooftop.


Le District’s Beaubourg restaurant has one of the most charming patios in the city, a hideaway from everything else in Battery Park City. Views of the Hudson are paired with mushroom cavatelli, croque monsieurs, and steak and tuna tartare.

Ryan CrownEater