Outdoor Dining in Midtown

During the Spring and Summer months, al fresco dining is a popular trend in New York City. Some of the top outdoor dining restaurants can be found in Midtown. From real Neapolitan pizza at Naples 45 to authentic Latin-American fare at La Fonda del Sol, these Midtown restaurants are perfect for patio dining.

The restaurants on this list suggest the perfect destination to enjoy a craft beer or a summer cocktail on your favorite outdoor patio. Whether you are a professional people watcher or just looking for somewhere to dine and drink with a great view, these restaurants are sure to spark your tastes.

Patio Dining in NYC

Rock Center Cafe logo
Rock Center Cafe features a seasonally updated menu, cocktails made with local spirits, New York craft beers, and the best burger NYC has to offer.
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Summer Garden and Bar logo
Summer Garden & Bar is an outdoor dining restaurant in Midtown NYC offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, happy hour specials, events & private parties.
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The Sea Grill logo
The Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center is one of the iconic seafood restaurants in NYC, serving the freshest fish for lunch, dinner and elegant private events.
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Cafe Centro logo
Sophisticated French specialties and an air of 1930s Paris make Café Centro one of Midtown’s most popular restaurants. Our outdoor patio offers bountiful seating to savor popular dishes, including Steak Frites, Beef Bourgignon, and fresh Seafood Platters.
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Naples 45 logo
Enjoy authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, and salads, alongside a glass of your favorite wine on our outdoor patio.
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La Fonda Del Sol
Indulge in vibrant Spanish cuisine and an expansive selection of tapas at La Fonda del Sol. Enjoy tuna tacos, croquetas, garlic shrimp, and an endless array of cocktails on our outdoor patio.
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The Beer Bar logo
The Beer Bar offers an impressive selection of international and craft brewed beers, cocktails and contemporary casual flare to a sophisticated New York crowd. The perpetually-packed outdoor bar provides the perfect setting for an after-work gathering or to grab a quick drink before grabbing the train.
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