Best new outside spaces to eat and splash in New York City

Kick off the summer on a high note.

Rooftop bar deteriorate is in full pitch with copiousness of code new outward spaces to take in breathtaking views, sip anniversary drinks and shamelessly poise for selfies with the city skyline in transparent view.

Whether you’re seeking island vibes atop a Greek-influenced roof in Chelsea, wish to pig out on “The Gavone” breakfast in an mouth-watering Italian garden in Queens, or would enjoy a fish taco cruise nearby the East River, there’s an outward mark for you.

Hayden Rooftop atop Hotel Hayden

(127 W. 28th St)

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Allora offer up complicated Italian in Bayside, Queens.

Allora offer up complicated Italian in Bayside, Queens.

(Allora Restaurant)

Greece comes to this elevated, island-influenced oasis in Chelsea with all-white decor, normal Mediterranean meze (small plates) and waterfront views of One World Trade Center. The roof seats 60 and boasts appetizers like herb-marianted feta, pressed grape leaves and hummus platters along with a anniversary summer cocktail list that includes the Basil Instinct, done with gin, cucumber, lychee and basil. Bigger bites, like grilled octopus, can be devoured at the hotel’s onsite Greek restaurant, Mykonos Blue.

Marina Cafe

(154 Mansion Ave., Staten Island)

This seafood establishment and party gymnasium has renovated its sprawling outward square space that overlooks Great Kills Harbor on Staten Island. And that includes a tender bar swimming in littleneck clams, oysters, jumbo pile crab beef and oyster shooters accessible on the Tiki Bar menu. The laid-back ambiance, with palm trees and colorful neon lights at night, is good for holding in views of the water with DJ-spun music on weekends, and a live rope every Sunday. There’s also Italian menu classics like arancini (rice balls) and a preference of pizzas available.

Little River Beer Garden is now open beside sister grill River Park featuring tender bar bites, splash and wine.

Little River Beer Garden is now open beside sister grill River Park featuring tender bar bites, splash and wine.

(Rebecca Sanders)

Allora Garden

(Located outward Allora Italian Kitchen Bar at 210-35 26th Ave., Bayside, Queens)

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This hip, complicated Italian grill in Bayside, Queens has launched a smart outward garden space buzzing with charcuterie, burrata and Detroit-style, deep-dish pizza. Chill out with a potion of rose´ — or a bottle for $40 — and don’t skip the equally appetizing brunch menu finish with playfully named equipment like the three-egged plate called “The Gavone” (Italian jargon for someone who cooking too much). Try new bites like the delicious “Cannoli” Salmon Tartare featuring a pasta bombard boiled and pressed with tawny salmon.

The Crown, Hotel 50 Bowery

(50 Bowery)

The lobster hurl at Little River Beer Garden.

The lobster hurl at Little River Beer Garden.

(Rebecca Sanders)

Savor Asian-centric sips in the heart of Chinatown. This airy, indoor-outdoor space with comfy, white leather couches and whitewashed section is the ideal ambience for colorful cocktails like the East India, with Fords gin, Pimms, lemongrass, ginger, cucumber and lime. Other seasonally-rotating drinks embody the Slush Cocktail with dragon fruit, papaya, lychee and tamarind. The roof facilities simple, light bites like chips and guac, and ceviche.

Little River Beer Garden, at Riverpark restaurant

(450 E. 29th St.)

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Picnic vibes and East River views make for a loose summer combo at Little River Beer Garden. Tom Colicchio just non-stop this casual, outward patio space adjacent to his fancy, farm-to-table grill called Riverpark in Kips Bay. Guests can enjoy breeze splash from Long Island Beer Project, wines on tap, and cucumber lemonades. Expect shrimp; fish tacos; lobster rolls; and tender bar equipment like oysters on the half shell.


(138 Smith St., Brooklyn; open Fridays-only by Sept. 29.)

This Danish splash garden facilities 15 opposite brews, along with infrequent bites. There are homemade Danish sausages; chips and crispy pig skin; and the namesake burger, a thick patty of chuck, brief rib and hanger beef surfaced with remoulade salsa on a homemade brioche bun.

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