Eats With a View

Everyone loves a good food Instagram, especially when its captured with an equally impressive view. Rooftop dining seems to correspond with this trend as many scramble to get the best picture of their meal. I decided to gather as much information I could to pick the top 5 rooftop dining options in New York City. I took into account the view, the menu and comments from visitors. These aren’t the only options in Manhattan, however they are my personal favorites. I intend to visit as many of these locations as I can before the Summer is over.

  1. Mr. Purple- Lower East Side
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Mr. Purple | 180 Orchard Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10002

 

This Zagat Rated bar features a delicious menu, lavish cocktails, and two different terraces to enjoy the stunning views. One of which, features a pool.  Enjoy the all day eats like three different flatbreads, or indulge in their brunch selection in the morning.

 

2. Catch NYC- Meat Packing

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Catch NYC | 21 Ninth Avenue New York, NY 10014

This widely known seafood restaurant features a rooftop dining experience, until 10 PM when it transitions into a lounge. Before then, try the famous “Catch Roll” or the Mushroom spaghetti. Their brunch menu offers even more with cinnamon roll pancakes or classic French toast.

 

3. Refinery Rooftop- Garment District

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Refinery Rooftop | 63 W 38TH Street, New York, NY 10018

Opened year round, this glass enclosed dining experience offers stunning views of the Empire State Building. Enjoy the vast menu, including a large selection of shareables under the twinkling lights. They also have brunch and lunch menus with the same featured dishes available.

 

4. Kimoto -Brooklyn

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Kimoto | 216 Duffield Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Kimoto is an Asian rooftop garden lounge located above the Aloft and Sheraton hotels.  From small bites like the spicy tuna pizza, to a variety of special rolls Kimoto offers both Asian and American specialties.

 

 

5. Sabbia- Flat Iron

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Sabbia |200 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10010

The Italian word for “sand” is a fitting name for the seaside themed seasonal pop-up restaurant.  Diners can enjoy a taste of Italy’s best under striped-cabanas and oversized umbrellas.  Featured in their menu is a selection dedicated to five different cheeses. They even have a giant boat serving their Massachusetts fresh oysters.

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