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!