10 Places to Dine Outdoors in NYC

Rockefeller Center

Whether you prefer the sun or shade, dining al fresco is the best way to enjoy summertime in New York City. This season, cool down with refreshing margaritas at La Fonda del Sol in midtown or build your own epic ice cream sundaes beneath the iconic Prometheus fountain at the Summer Garden & Bar at Rockefeller Center. Patina Restaurant Group has a diverse selection of outdoor dining locations perfect for your summer vibe.

Rock Center Cafe
1. ROCK CENTER CAFÉ
Enjoy sweeping views of Rockefeller Center’s iconic Prometheus statue as you dine in the heart of midtown.
20 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020
or call 212-332-7620
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Naples 45 outdoor patio
2. NAPLES 45
The perfect Italian dining destination to enjoy a cold Peroni and a signature Neapolitan pizza on a summer’s day.
200 Park Ave, New York, NY 10166
or call 212-972-7001
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The Sea Grill
3. THE SEA GRILL
Enjoy freshly-shucked oysters and ice-cold Champagne as you dine on an elegant outdoor patio in the heart of of Rockefeller Center.
19 W 49th St, New York, NY 10020
or call 212-332-7610
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The terrazza at Lincoln Ristorante
4. LINCOLN RISTORANTE
The terrazza at Lincoln Ristorante offers classic views of the Met Opera House and the beautiful Revson Fountain.
142 W 65th St, New York, NY 10023
or call 212-359-6500
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Nick and Stef's outdoor patio
5. NICK + STEF'S STEAKHOUSE
Experience dazzling city views of the Empire State Building and Madison Square Garden while dining on traditional steakhouse fare.
9 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001
or call 212-563-4444
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Cafe Centro outdoor patio
6. CAFÉ CENTRO
Just steps from Grand Central Terminal, Cafe Centro offers a convenient al fresco dining space, serving sophisticated French cuisine.
MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave, New York, NY 10166
or call 212-818-1222
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La Fonda Del Sol outdoor patio
7. LA FONDA DEL SOL
Cool down from the heat with pomegranate margaritas, house-made sangria and signature cocktails at La Fonda del Sol.
200 Park Ave, New York, NY 10166
or call 212-867-6767
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The Beer Bar outdoor patio
8. THE BEER BAR
Kick back with a burger and beer and experience some of the best people-watching in midtown.
200 Park Ave, New York, NY 10166
Froze Cocktail
9. SUMMER GARDEN & BAR
Treat yourself to a frosé (yes, that's frozen rose!) cocktail while soaking up the sun in the middle of Rockefeller Center.
20 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020
Yellow Magnolia Canteen outdoor patio
10. YELLOW MAGNOLIA CANTEEN
Located outside of the Steinhardt Conservatory at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the Yellow Magnolia Canteen offers fresh sandwiches, salads and snacks.
1010 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225