This rustic, dog-friendly East Williamsburg staple has a spacious outdoor patio, as well as indoor seating available for reservation. On top of seasonal snacks & cocktails, the bar has recently been hosting more & more boubouki popups featuring yummy souvlaki food. Stay tuned here!
This botanical casual-chic eatery is a feature of the Hyatt Place, offering Taiwanese cuisine and signature cocktails like the Chrysanthemum Old Fashioned. Happy hour is a-happening and there are drinks to be had in support of struggling businesses in these trying times.
636 Degraw Street | Gowanus
Photo via Parklife BK Website
Gowanus' indoor/outdoor oasis is the spot for sipping seasonal cocktails and enjoying some of Brooklyn's best tacos with friends. With a bountiful selection of house cocktails, plenty of airflow, and events like outdoor movie screenings & trivia, this is the place to be.
Pier 66 at West 26th Street | Hudson River Park
Photo: Frying Pan
Bars are great. Boats are great. Combine that bar on a boat with some historic importance and you have The Frying Pan. The permanently docked former Coast Guard ship actually sunk several years ago before being recovered and steered into her home on the Hudson today.
153 Morgan Avenue | East Williamsburg
Photo via Our Wicked Lady Website
Hot Cider, Nutcrackers, and tasty mozzarella sticks make Our Wicked Lady a go-to choice. Bonus points for now being a fully-vaccinated location! For rooftop dining, make your reservations here.
26 Reed Street | Red Hook
Minigolf. Shuffleboard. Brews. Lobster rolls. Enough said. Brooklyn Crab restaurant and bar has it all, including a beer garden with outdoor games and specialty beers.
848 Washington St, Meatpacking District | The High Line
When you're done hiking the high line, drop into this spot for a cocktail and crêpes; if dancing is more your thing, come back after sundown for its famous nightclub action.
4 Berry Street | Williamsburg
Photo: Berry Park Gallery
Berry Park is an ideal partially covered rooftop space with some awesome beers on tap and tasty sausage options. After you order, head over to the foosball tables for some friendly competition with friends. No stress if the rooftop's full, there's a backyard space available! For the time being, seating is first-come-first-serve with the exception of limited reservations on Friday and Saturday.
1634 Eastchester Rd | Westchester Park
This lounge-inspired setting offers palm trees and a view unimpeded by a single skyscraper – you might just feel like you've left the city altogether.
6 W 32nd Street | Times Square
Not all rooftops come with an upcharge when it comes to having a good time. Cloud Social Rooftop Bar caters to a more casual crowd, but their Hot Whiskey Cider caters to everyone.
234 Starr Street | Bushwick
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The Turk's Inn is a one-of-a-kind Bushwick treasure that encompasses a bar, a concert venue (The Sultan Room), and a take-out window (Döner Kebab). One of the best features is their secluded rooftop, which is now open for reservations on Resy.
480 Union Street | Gowanus
Pig Beach is the place to go for not just drinks but for some of the best BBQ and burger mastery in the city. Their outdoor area has tons of space and games, perfect for birthday parties. Currently, due to COVID, Pig Beach is operating with a limited menu.