Summer might be winding down but that doesn’t mean your al fresco dining needs to! Check out some of our favorite secret patios for a delicious meal or just to hang out. We can guarantee you’ll be surrounded by a side of colorful blooms, luscious greenery, and twinkling lights.
You can enjoy Tuscan cooking and boutique wines served in Bottino’s spacious year-round garden. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy the simple goodness of Italian food.
Cathédrale is a French-Mediterranean restaurant located in the East Village. The menu takes inspiration from Southern France with traces of Italy, Spain and Greece with items like Ribeye Steak au Poivre, Chickpea Socca Pancake and Bouillabaisse ‘Tetou’ for the table. The outdoor dining terrace wrapped in greenery is a must try.
Temple Court at the Beekman Hotel
Temple Court offers a luxurious atmosphere and delicious cuisine at the top of the Beekman. Once you enter the roof, you’ll feel like you’ve teleported to Paris with charming historic rooftops surrounding you. Enjoy a tasty menu from renowned chef Tom Colicchio, and watch the sunset for a truly magical experience.
Enjoy a relaxing aperitivo at this Upper East Side favorite. While UVA’s candlelit main indoor dining room is currently a no-go, the Italian wine bar and restaurant has a charming and intimate year-round garden area that will take you under the Tuscan sun.
Greecologies is an authentic grass-fed Greek yogurt store in Nolita. The soft serve is also one of our go-tos with fancy toppings like cherry compote and olive oil. As much as we like the fresh made yogurt, the backyard oasis is our favorite part. They have a beautiful outdoor seating area with stringed lights and a spacious communal table.
Pinto’s back garden feels like you’re in an enchanted oasis with its strands of lights mixed in between a lush setting of greenery. Not only is the ambiance top notch but the food is just as vibrant. In true Thai dining fashion, they serve the food family-style with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients.