If you’re anything like my friends and I, all summer long, you send and receive texts- where should I go to eat and sit outside?
I’ve compiled some of my favorite spots to dine outdoors around the city.
Gemma- Bowery Hotel
See and be seen. Outdoor tables along the Bowery. Delicious, easy, Italian.
Must try: Focaccia Robiola, Truffled Polenta Fries, Rigatoni with prosciutto, peas and cream
TRE- Lower East Side
Charming garden in the back. Reasonable, tasty Italian.
Must try: Melanzane alla Parmigiana, Caprino Croccante
Osteria Cotta- Upper West Side
Street side tables. Delicious pizzas
Must try: Brussel Sprout pizza, Ricotta and Pesto crostini
Gran Electrica- Dumbo, BK
Outdoor garden. Intimate. Delicious tacos and margaritas.
Must try: Guacamole, Ceviche, Margarita Eléctrica
*Great spot to visit after walking across the BK Bridge!
Home- West Village
Outdoor garden. Rustic, cozy, simple.
Must try: Mussels, homemade ketchup, blue cheese fondue, Mac and cheese.
Palma- West Village
Outdoor patio, Romantic. Authentic Italian food.
Must try: Homemade pastas, Risotto bites, Meatballs
Tre Otto- Upper East Side
Charming garden. Cozy, authentic Italian food.
Must try: Homemade pastas, Fresh pizzas and salads
The Standard- Meatpacking District
Classic NY. Street side bistro. Great for brunch
Must try: Buttermilk Pancakes, BLT turkey club, Raw Bar
I would love to know any favorites of yours!