With spring around the corner and the mercury rising, this New Yorkers have outdoor dining with impeccable views on top of their mind. From waterfront joints to open-air rooftops, treatment we’ve got your sun-drenched dining needs covered. Find out the top 5 luxe outdoor restaurants that have awe-spiring views, to dine in with that special someone or to simply have a weekend reservation with friends.

PRINT

PRINT

PRINT

Neighborhood: Midtown

Situated atop of the Ink48 Hotel, PRINT is one of New York City’s premiere farm-to-table dining experiences. Don’t miss the intimate setting of The Dens adjacent to the restaurant where specialty cocktails are handcrafted and complemented by the light fare menu. Another option, before or after dinner, is to relax at the year-round rooftop lounge, the Press Lounge, for cocktails and unobstructed views of Manhattan and the Hudson.

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The NoMad

The NoMad

The NoMad

Neighborhood: North of Madison Square Park

The Rooftop at The NoMad is available as a private event space. Located above the 12th story, the NoMad Rooftop features both indoor and outdoor spaces that boast sweeping New York City views of the iconic skyscrapers of Manhattan. Open air and lush landscaping provide a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Broadway. The space can accommodate both elegant seated dinners or standing cocktail receptions with a wide variety of set-up options.

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The View

The View

The View Restaurant & Lounge

Neighborhood: Times Square and the Theater District 

Savor superior contemporary American cuisine and breathtaking views of many of the city’s iconic landmarks at The View, New York’s only revolving rooftop restaurant and lounge. Express elevators whisk you 48 stories above New York City, where you arrive to an unparalleled dining experience. The revolving floor makes a 360° turn every hour, ensuring an ever-changing view of this celebrated city, located atop the The Marriott Marquis.

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Mad 46

Mad 46

Mad 46

Neighborhood: Midtown

Cool and contemporary rooftop lounge. Located atop the 19th floor of The Roosevelt Hotel, a separate entrance and private elevator will deliver guests to the rooftop terrace, providing stunning views of Manhattan. To compliment the specialty cocktail menu, mad46 offers a light fare menu available daily from 5pm to 10pm.

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Salon De Ning

Salon De Ning

Salon De Ning

Neighborhood: Midtown

This classic Manhattan power spot is located atop the luxurious Peninsula hotel on Fifth Avenue. Put on your most stylish duds to visit the 1930s Shanghai-inspired rooftop bar and lounge, after an in-room dining experience at The Peninsula. The opulent terrace regularly plays host to the well-heeled, with stunning bird’s-eye views as a backdrop. East meets West here, with Chinese and international influences fusing in a stylish mélange of cultures. The dramatic rooftop terraces also provide the perfect venue for private events.

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-Nargas Karimi