Outdoor Dining in the Concrete Jungle of NYC
Bobo, located in a centuries-old townhouse in the West Village, features a 38-seat outdoor garden where guests will soon be able to enjoy chef Cedric Tovar's new menu of classic French bistro fare. The menu includes dishes such as steak tartar or bouillabaisse de poisson epicee that can be paired with flavorful cocktails like the Embers Only, which blends smoked bourbon, root and black walnut bitters.
For those looking for the energy of the Lower East Side you can find it at Sauce, the newest restaurant from Frank Prisinzano (Frank, Supper, Lil Frankie's). The restaurant recently opened its seasonal 34-seat sidewalk café where guests can enjoy Prisinzano's flavorful Italian cooking with dishes such as Pecorino Kale salad and Filetto Di Pomodoro along with a thoughtfully curated wine list.
Guests who dine in SOHO's David Burke Kitchen's unparalleled outdoor garden can enjoy a full menu and sun-brewed iced teas while relaxing under airy cabanas surrounded by landscaped herb beds, flowers and sculptures made of recycled materials.
Located steps away from the Meatpacking District's fashionable boutiques, Scarpetta's sidewalk cafe allows guests to people-watch while sampling Celebrity Chef Scott Conant's signature house-made spaghetti with tomato and basil along with his duck and foie gras ravioli.
Looking for something more American? The Standard Grill's 92-seat outdoor cafe is a lively spot in New York City's Meatpacking district to spend the day or night. Executive chef Dan Silverman's menu features updated takes on American classics as well as raw bar items such as East & West Coast oysters and Alaskan King crab legs.
The Upper East Side has a number of notable outdoor spaces. For Sunday brunch and dinner, guests at David Burke's seafood restaurant can opt to sit on the 25-seat outdoor dining patio while enjoying sushi and sashimi, lobster with vegetable lasagna or their choice of whole fish available grilled or steamed with a variety of flavorful sauces. Burke also owns david burke townhouse around the corner.