Soak up the Sun at These Bars With Outdoor Seating

Now that you’ve shed your winter parka, it’s time to show off those pale arms that have been hiding out beneath! So that the transition from bedroom to beach isn’t too harsh, make your way outside slowly by drinking at some of these bars, first. If the great outdoors get too overwhelming for you, you can always retreat back inside to the safety of the bar stools.

Crown Victoria
This Williamsburg bar boasts a huge outdoor area, great for parties and beer pong (though you might have to BYOB—balls, that is). Even though it’s summer, whisky might be the drink of choice here, with an extensive selection of Irish, rye and single malts. (60 S 2nd St., Brooklyn; 917-719-6072)

Bua
With festive happy hour deals and cocktails that go for around $10, it’s hard to avoid this bar when it gets warm out. Located on St. Marks, the outdoor seating offers prime people watching real estate. (122 St. Marks Pl.; 212-979-6276)

Forrest Point
On a corner near warehouse territory, Bushwick, Forrest Point feels like an enclave even though seating is basically on the street. Also, they have an amazing marshmallow-y cast iron s’mores dessert that doesn’t pair perfectly with alcohol, but also isn’t mutually exclusive from a night of drinking outdoors. (970 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn; 718-366-2742)

Berry Park
Rooftop seating by McCarren Park gives you a sunny place to drink surrounded by greenery. Brunch is a thing here too, with Elderflower Bellinis and Bloody Marys going for $9 and Bavarian pretzels always on the menu. (4 Berry St., Brooklyn; 718-782-2829)

Ninth Ward
This bar can get pretty packed, but the sun-drenched, vine-covered area out back provides a great respite for the dark hues of Ninth Ward’s interior. You’ll feel like you’re not in New York when drinking your buy-one-get-one-free happy hour special by the fountain. (180 2nd Ave.; 212-979-9273)

Entwine
Located in a very quiet corner of the West Village, Entwine has an excellent patio where you can drink intricate and delicious, if not cheap, cocktails. It’s cozy, but that’s okay, because it’s not exactly a magnet for the drunken hordes. (765 Washington St.; 212-727-8765)

Ambrose Hall
Maybe it’s a little corny for a New Yorker to spend the day on South Street Seaport, but if the weather’s right, who’s to judge? This beer hall sprawls across picnic tables near the water, letting you ring in spring the right way. (18 Fulton St.; 212-785-0018)

Photos via Bua and Berry Park


Tags: Beer, Cocktails, Food, Outdoor Seating, Wine
Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Where to Watch the 89th Academy Awards in New York City

Where to Watch the 89th Academy Awards in New York City

Treat yourself like a star and check out these great NYC haunts that are throwing their own very special Oscar parties. ...read more ›

by Kerry Jepsen Feb 21, 2017
An Ohio Man is Suing Walmart Over Fake Craft Beer

An Ohio Man is Suing Walmart Over Fake Craft Beer

Many people were shocked when they first heard the news that Walmart was even selling its own craft beer, but alas, it’s all a lie, as one Ohio man ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 21, 2017
BrewDog Announces Puppy Parental Leave for Its Employees

BrewDog Announces Puppy Parental Leave for Its Employees

Staff both in the UK and the US will now receive one week of paid leave when they rescue a dog....read more ›

by Carrie Dow Feb 20, 2017
SPONSORED
You Can Now Age Spirits with Ultrasound Technology

You Can Now Age Spirits with Ultrasound Technology

Aging in a barrel can certainly add subtlety, richness, and complexity to whiskey, brandy, rum, and other liquors. But researchers in Spain may have f...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 17, 2017
Relive History at the Oldest Surviving Bars in New York City

Relive History at the Oldest Surviving Bars in New York City

Proving that the bar will always stand the test of time, we've rounded up the oldest surviving bars in NYC....read more ›

by Kerry Jepsen Feb 14, 2017
Game of Thrones & Ommegang's Latest Beer Lets You Choose Your House

Game of Thrones & Ommegang's Latest Beer Lets You Choose Your House

HBO's wildly popular series Game of Thrones and Ommegang Brewery are continuing their beer collaboration with ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Feb 8, 2017
More Movie Theaters Are Starting to Serve Drinks Nationwide

More Movie Theaters Are Starting to Serve Drinks Nationwide

You may have noticed a growing trend in movie theaters recently - instead of ordering a popcorn, candy bar, and soda, you might be getting a popcorn, ...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 8, 2017
Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in New York City

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in New York City

Here's where to celebrate Valentine's Day, the most romantic day of the year, in New York City....read more ›

by Kerry Jepsen Feb 8, 2017
Lady Gaga is Starting Her Own Wine Company

Lady Gaga is Starting Her Own Wine Company

Fresh off the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga's company filed paperwork this week to begin producing wine, according to TMZ. ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 8, 2017
Where to Go for a Girl's Night Out in New York City

Where to Go for a Girl's Night Out in New York City

For a night out on the town with the ladies, you're probably looking for a few cocktails to catch up or vent over, or you may be looking to have a mor...read more ›

by Sonie Guseh Feb 6, 2017
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close