Rare View Lexington is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

1. Rare View Lexington

8.2
Lounge · Murray Hill · 303 Lexington Ave (at E 37th St, Floor 16), New York, NY

Kevin B.Kevin Baum: Great views of the Chrysler Building + the Empire State Building. Drinks are reasonable and staff is great.

The Empire Hotel is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

2. The Empire Hotel

8.5
Hotel · Lincoln Square · 44 W 63rd St (at Broadway), New York, NY

Brad W.Brad Webb: Check out the rooftop bar. Elevator in the lobby. Great staff!

Midtown 1015 is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

3. Midtown 1015

6.4
Bar · Midtown East · 1015 2nd Ave (at E 53rd St.), New York, NY

Michael C.Michael Clark: Have a drink on the roof top

El Rio Grande is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

4. El Rio Grande

7.9
Mexican Restaurant · Murray Hill · 160 E 38th St (btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

5. Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten

8.3
Beer Garden · Lower East Side · 7 Rivington St (btwn Bowery & Chrystie St), New York, NY

Orchid L.Orchid Liu: The back patio is where it's at when the weather's nice.

Ninth Ward is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

6. Ninth Ward

8.5
Bar · East Village · 180 2nd Ave (btwn E 11th & E 12th St), New York, NY

nathan a.nathan archambault: Sit in the ivy-ringed courtyard, complete with large fountain, in the back.

Hudson Terrace is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

7. Hudson Terrace

7.9
Nightclub · Hell's Kitchen · 621 W 46th St (btwn 11th & 12th Ave), New York, NY

imbookinimbookin: Everything about this venue is, well, gorgeous. Host an event here and wow your guests with the stunning views of the Hudson River and hand-picked decor. This space is truly a piece of art.

Wyndham Garden Skylounge is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

8. Wyndham Garden Skylounge

Hotel Bar · Garment District · 341 W 36th St (8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY

imbookinimbookin: What’s better than 1 rooftop lounge? 4! This hotel is conveniently located just blocks away from Penn Station and is known for having awesome customer service and, not to mention, killer views!

The GEM Hotel is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

9. The GEM Hotel

7.5
Hotel · Chelsea · 300 W 22nd St (at 8th Ave), New York, NY

imbookinimbookin: If this adorable boutique hotel is a gem, then it’s rooftop is a diamond. The Penthouse, which contains a full terrace, and an open rooftop hosts magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline.

Roger Smith Hotel is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

10. Roger Smith Hotel

Building · Turtle Bay · 501 Lexington Ave (btwn 47th & 48th St.), New York, NY

MashableMashable: Attend a free Cork'd wine tasting. It's wine meets social media. Bring your laptop so you can review the wines on corkd.com. Check out the schedule at corkd.com/tastings. - Erica Swallow Read more.

tree bistro is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

11. tree bistro

7.3
French Restaurant · East Village · 190 1st Ave (E 12th St), New York, NY

Julie Q.Julie Qiu: Check out the Secret Garden in the back-- it's like your own little piece of Brooklyn without having to leave East Village

Harbour Lights is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

12. Harbour Lights

6.0
Boat or Ferry · Financial District · South Street Seaport, New York, NY

Brendan S.Brendan Spiegel: It’s worth pushing your way past the mall crowds to this seafood palace serving freshly-caught oysters, clams, shrimp and lobster, along with the best views going of the Brooklyn Bridge. Read more.

The Empire Hotel Rooftop is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

13. The Empire Hotel Rooftop

8.1
Roof Deck · Lincoln Square · 44 W 63rd St (btwn Broadway & Columbus Ave), New York, NY

LogoTVLogoTV: “Empire lobby lounge & rooftop lounges are 2 of my favorite places in NYC. The lobby lounge is so sexy & comfy. The rooftop has gorgeous views, a fireplace & amazing drinks!” – Meredith, Setup Squad

Plunge Rooftop Bar & Lounge is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

14. Plunge Rooftop Bar & Lounge

8.5
Hotel Bar · Meatpacking District · 18 9th Ave (at W 13th St), New York, NY

AskMenAskMen: An urban pool party with a view of the Empire State Building & 40 feet of indoor-outdoor wet, wrap-around terraces & fireplaces. Read more.

JIMMY at The James is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

15. JIMMY at The James

8.9
Cocktail Bar · SoHo · 15 Thompson St. (at Grand St.), New York, NY

MetromixMetromix: They offer gorgeous views of the Hudson & East rivers and a patio that caters to the night crowd. On a cold night, try the Jimmy Appleseed: Applejack, vodka, apple schnapps, cranberry & lime ($16). Read more.

Sky Room is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

16. Sky Room

7.6
Lounge · Garment District · 330 W 40th St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY

AskMenAskMen: It offers 5 different environments, including the South Terrace with private cabanas & illuminated furniture, a retractable roof on the North Terrace & a unifying theme of décor. Read more.

The Press Lounge is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

17. The Press Lounge

8.8
Roof Deck · Hell's Kitchen · 653 11th Ave (btwn W 47th & W 48th St), New York, NY

Stories Above New YorkStories Above New York: Good drinks, fantastic views of Hell's Kitchen, Midtown, and Hudson River from a great indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge.

PRIME Rooftop Lounge at the Bentley is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

18. PRIME Rooftop Lounge at the Bentley

6.0
Steakhouse · Upper East Side · 500 E 62nd St (at York Ave), New York, NY
The Biergarten at The Standard is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

19. The Biergarten at The Standard

8.6
Beer Garden · Meatpacking District · 848 Washington St (btwn Little W 12th & W 13th St), New York, NY

AskMenAskMen: Guests at Andre Balazs’ nightlife behemoth don't even have to leave the hotel to go out, thanks to Top of the Standard, 18th-floor bar Le Bain & the buzzy Standard Bar & Grill. Read more.

Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

20. Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden

9.1
Beer Garden · Astoria · 29-19 24th Ave (btwn 29th & 31st St), Astoria, NY

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Claim a mingle–friendly table in the huge, tree-canopied garden (open year-round) at this authentically Czech biergarten.

B Bar & Grill is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

21. B Bar & Grill

7.4
Lounge · NoHo · 40 E 4th St (at Bowery), New York, NY

FernandoFernando: Great outdoor space for summer nights

Ava Lounge is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

22. Ava Lounge

7.8
Lounge · Theater District · 210 W 55th St (btwn Broadway & 7th Ave.), New York, NY

Gilt CityGilt City: This gorgeous rooftop bar is perfect for a girls night and the view is incredible.

Bar 13 is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

23. Bar 13

7.0
Bar · Greenwich Village · 35 E 13th St. (at University Pl.), New York, NY

Sean M.Sean Murph: 2 for 1 happy hour every day. Check out the rooftop in nice weather.

The Delancey is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

24. The Delancey

6.6
Rock Club · Lower East Side · 168 Delancey St (btwn Clinton & Attorney St), New York, NY

Amber B.Amber Baldet: Don't miss the rooftop garden (& bar). It's gorgeous, and it's heated!

Hudson Terrace is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

25. Hudson Terrace

7.9
Nightclub · Hell's Kitchen · 621 W 46th St (btwn 11th & 12th Ave), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Cocktail tastings every Friday, 6 drinks for $30! Enjoy the views and the retractable roof when the weather permits.

Birreria at Eataly is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

26. Birreria at Eataly

8.8
Beer Garden · NoMad · 200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY

Gansevoort Hotel GroupGansevoort Hotel Group: Cool spot! Enjoy the eats and marketplace down stairs and then unwind with a glass of wine or a beer on the rooftop!

230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

27. 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge

8.7
Lounge · NoMad · 230 5th Ave (btwn W 26th & W 27th St), New York, NY

BravoBravo: The best views of the city. Huge outdoor patio with lots of beautiful people. There are many patio bars so you don't have to go inside to get a drink. -Ed Cotton, Top Chef

Mad 46 Rooftop Lounge is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

28. Mad 46 Rooftop Lounge

7.6
Hotel Bar · Midtown East · 45 E 46th St., 19th Floor (btwn Madison & Vanderbilt Aves), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Located on the 19th floor, this is a great place for after work drinks, with indoor and outdoor spaces and nightly events. Watch out for the door policy.

VU Bar NYC is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

29. VU Bar NYC

7.2
Bar · Koreatown · 17 W 32nd St (rooftop) (btwn 5th And 6th Ave.), New York, NY

Jessica Hyunjoo K.Jessica Hyunjoo Kim: You can see the Empire State Building from here. Really pretty at night time.

Upstairs is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

30. Upstairs

8.5
Lounge · Turtle Bay · 145 E 50th St, New York, NY

AskMenAskMen: A 4,000-square-foot lounge on the rooftop of the hotel offers a grub menu of snacks like seared steak tartare, truffled mac & cheese, and lamb lollipops alongside a full bar. Read more.

Caliente Cab Co. is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

31. Caliente Cab Co.

6.7
Mexican Restaurant · West Village · 57 7th Ave S (at Barrow St.), New York, NY

Glamazon DiariesGlamazon Diaries: The Chips & Salsa are to die for. Make sure to grab a margarita and sit outside to people watch during the warm weather months.

Le Charlot is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

32. Le Charlot

7.8
French Restaurant · Upper East Side · 20 E 69th St (btwn Madison & Park Ave), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: A great date spot on the Upper East Side that typically draws in a younger crowd. The food is very classic French bistro and consistently delicious. The outdoor seating is lovely during the spring.

Lightship Frying Pan @ Pier 66 Maritime is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

33. Lightship Frying Pan @ Pier 66 Maritime

9.1
Bar · Chelsea · 205 12th Ave (at Pier 66 on W 26th St), New York, NY

alexandra v.alexandra velella: Get a bucket of Corona! Best place for day drinking on a boat in the city! Get there before 4:30pm during the week for a table in the sun on the second floor! Read more.

Glass NYC (Hotel Indigo Chelsea) is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

34. Glass NYC (Hotel Indigo Chelsea)

6.4
Bar · Chelsea · 127 W 28th St (btw 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY

nymagnymag: You’re 178 feet above streetlevel at this new rooftop bar in the Flower District. Stop by on Monday nights for live music, and try the Spicy Rita, a jalapeño-infused margarita. Read more.

Iris & B Gerald Cantor Roof Garden is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

35. Iris & B Gerald Cantor Roof Garden

8.9
Art Museum · Central Park · 1000 5th Ave (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: One of our favorite NY things to do is have cocktails after work on the roof of the Metropolitan, and take in the best views of Central Park. Open through late fall. Closed on Mondays.

Dos Caminos is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

36. Dos Caminos

8.3
Mexican Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 825 3rd Ave (at E 50th St), New York, NY

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: When it's nice out, grab a seat outside and sip on a Prickly Pear margarita with their chips and guacamole.

Gilt is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

37. Gilt

American Restaurant · Midtown East · 455 Madison Ave (at 50th St.), New York, NY

Elle W.Elle Wang: definitely worth going for $20 cocktail just once a while. Atmosphere is world's class.

UVA Wine Bar & Restaurant is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

38. UVA Wine Bar & Restaurant

9.4
Italian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 1486 2nd Ave (btwn 77th & 78th St), New York, NY
Beekman Beer Garden is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

39. Beekman Beer Garden

Beer Garden · Financial District · 89 South St (North side of Pier 17), New York, NY

AskMenAskMen: The waterfront property also has foos, pong, pool, and a life-size chess board. Of course, there's also plenty of craft beer and snacks like bratwurst and La Frieda burgers. Read more.

Bookmark's Lounge is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

40. Bookmark's Lounge

7.4
Lounge · Midtown East · 299 Madison Ave (at Library Hotel), New York, NY
Sweet and Vicious is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

41. Sweet and Vicious

8.0
Lounge · NoLita · 5 Spring St (at Bowery), New York, NY
Back Forty is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

42. Back Forty

American Restaurant · Alphabet City · 190 Avenue B (at E 12th St), New York, NY

7th.List7th.List: Crab boils take place every Tuesday night. They dump a mountain of spiced crabs onto newspaper wrapped tables with side dishes. Wash it down with pitchers of beer. Summer fruit cobblers for dessert. Read more.

Edi & The Wolf is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

43. Edi & The Wolf

8.6
German Restaurant · Alphabet City · 102 Avenue C (btwn 6th & 7th), New York, NY
Pure Food and Wine is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

44. Pure Food and Wine

Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 54 Irving Pl (btwn 17th & 18th St.), New York, NY

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Winner of Best Patio Dining in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! The back garden and surprisingly delicious raw food make it an urban oasis.

Berry Park is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

45. Berry Park

8.7
Bar · Williamsburg · 4 Berry St (at N 14th St), Brooklyn, NY

Blake W.Blake Whitman: Go to the roof. Drink beer. Look at the empire state building.

Juliette is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

46. Juliette

8.7
French Restaurant · Williamsburg · 135 N 5th St (at Bedford Ave.), Brooklyn, NY

Gilt CityGilt City: It just might be the coziest rooftop in Williamsburg—and with as much French spoken as in Paris. The happy hours rock with joie de vivre that is inimitably Juliette.

Hundred Acres is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

47. Hundred Acres

9.2
American Restaurant · SoHo · 38 Macdougal St (btwn Prince & W Houston St), New York, NY
Little Prince is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

48. Little Prince

8.6
French Restaurant · SoHo · 199 Prince St (btwn Macdougal & Sullivan), New York, NY
Lafayette is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

49. Lafayette

9.3
French Restaurant · NoHo · 380 Lafayette St (btwn Great Jones & E 4th St), New York, NY

Alex R.Alex Rainert: Amazing French pastries, breads and baked goods, great atmosphere and solid lunch/brunch options including this brisket burger w/ crispy fries. Prices aren't low but the experience lives up to them.

Nomad Restaurant is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

50. Nomad Restaurant

8.0
Moroccan Restaurant · East Village · 78 2nd Ave (4th/5th), New York, NY

Akua A.Akua Aidoo: Dollar oysters are yummy, the red sangria leans towards the dry side, and my favorite had to be the Creme Brûlée...and I don't ever eat desserts

MyMoon Restaurant is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

51. MyMoon Restaurant

8.3
Mediterranean Restaurant · Williamsburg · 184 N 10th St (btwn Bedford & Driggs Ave.), Brooklyn, NY

Scott J.Scott Jones: Great outdoor space! Here for a wedding

Tuttles Bar & Grill is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

52. Tuttles Bar & Grill

7.2
American Restaurant · Murray Hill · 735 2nd Ave (at E 39th St), New York, NY

Annie L.Annie Low: Beautiful, large outdoor area with great food!

Teqa is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

53. Teqa

6.2
Cocktail Bar · Kips Bay · 447 3rd Ave (btwn E 30th & E 31st St), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: One of the cooler spots in Murray Hill, this Mexican joint serves up awesome short rib tacos and cocktails in a fun atmosphere. The tequila list is extensive, so do a tequila flight to sample a few.

Banc Cafe is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

54. Banc Cafe

7.8
Bar · Kips Bay · 431 3rd Ave (btwn 30th & 31st St.), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: This is a great place to come for a rockin' Brunch (try the goat cheese scrambled egg wrap) or come for a low key drink and some great music.

Tacombi at Fonda Nolita is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

55. Tacombi at Fonda Nolita

9.4
Taco Place · NoLita · 267 Elizabeth St (btwn E Houston & Prince St), New York, NY

Food NetworkFood Network: It doesn't get any better than a food truck that's parked indoors, owned by Food Network star Aarón Sanchez, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner fare. Try the fish tacos; they'll blow you away.

La Bottega is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

56. La Bottega

6.4
Italian Restaurant · Chelsea · 363 W 16th St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY

Teresa W.Teresa W: nice place to drink on the patio but cocktails are mediocre

Spyglass Rooftop is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

57. Spyglass Rooftop

7.9
Lounge · Garment District · 45 West 38th Street, New York, NY
Treehouse Bar is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

58. Treehouse Bar

7.2
Cocktail Bar · SoHo · 23 Grand St (at 6th Ave.), New York, NY

Carmen d.Carmen da Silva: BEAUTIFUL new outdoor seating space at the James Hotel in Soho with a menu that's still in the works. Currently offering a $30 prix-fixe brunch, this is truly only a deal if you're more in the mood fo Read more.

Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

59. Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar

7.5
Hotel Bar · Battery Park City · 102 N End Ave (Conrad Hotel), New York, NY

Jillian S.Jillian Seroka: If you don't get a sunset shot with your popsicle/prosecco glass, did you really go here?

Gallow Green (Rooftop Garden Bar at the McKittrick Hotel) is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

60. Gallow Green (Rooftop Garden Bar at the McKittrick Hotel)

9.2
Roof Deck · Chelsea · 542 W 27th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY

@JaumePrimero@JaumePrimero: Amazing views, try to avoid the line if you can, good-looking crowd! Staff knows how to make it happen!

Crow's Nest is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

61. Crow's Nest

8.1
Bar · Kips Bay · The East River btwn 29th & 32nd St (at The Water Club), New York, NY

GothamistGothamist: Perched atop a yacht permanently moored around 30th Street, you're awarded unobstructed views into Long Island City. Just bring your finance friend and let them pick up the tab. Read more.

Bookmark's Lounge is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

62. Bookmark's Lounge

7.4
Lounge · Midtown East · 299 Madison Ave (at Library Hotel), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: This rooftop is one of the most romantic spots in the city. We’re especially fond of their literary-themed drinks like the Tequila Mockingird or Jackie Collins.

The Wheeltapper Pub is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

63. The Wheeltapper Pub

6.6
Pub · Turtle Bay · 141 E 44th St (btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Inside Park at St Bart's is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

64. Inside Park at St Bart's

7.2
American Restaurant · Midtown East · 109 E 50th St (Park Ave), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Grab an outside table during the warmer months and enjoy a pitcher of sangria with a Beef Burger or Steak and Eggs. Relax, it’s the weekend, who cares if the service is slow.

GastroMarket is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

65. GastroMarket

Gastropub · Chelsea · 315 10th Ave (btwn 28th & 29th), New York, NY
Hallo Berlin is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

66. Hallo Berlin

6.4
German Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 626 10th Ave (btw 44th & 45th St), New York, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Grab a table out back get a Humpen of Hefeweizen or the Boot (if you’re really thirsty) and order the Two Wurst with German Potato Salad. Heaven.

The Sixth Ward is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

67. The Sixth Ward

6.1
Pub · Lower East Side · 191 Orchard St (btwn Stanton & E Houston St), New York, NY

The Sixth WardThe Sixth Ward: Beer Garden is perfect spot for Brunch!

Tequila Park Taqueria is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

68. Tequila Park Taqueria

8.1
Taco Place · Hell's Kitchen · 356 W 58th St (at 9th Ave), New York, NY

Angelina Z.Angelina Zeppieri: great spot for summer... margs on the tucked away patio

Nita Nita is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

69. Nita Nita

7.6
Bar · Williamsburg · 146 Wythe Ave (N 8th St), Brooklyn, NY
Huckleberry Bar is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

70. Huckleberry Bar

8.4
Cocktail Bar · East Williamsburg · 588 Grand St (at Lorimer St.), Brooklyn, NY
Stonehome Wine Bar & Restaurant is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

71. Stonehome Wine Bar & Restaurant

Wine Bar · Fort Greene · 87 Lafayette Ave (at South Portland Street.), Brooklyn, NY

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Super cute wine bar that's reasonably priced. Do a wine tasting flight for $18 to sample 3 different wines, and order a cheese plate.

Gemma at Bowery Hotel is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

72. Gemma at Bowery Hotel

8.8
Italian Restaurant · East Village · 335 Bowery (btwn E 2nd & E 3rd St), New York, NY
Gilligan's is one of Outdoor & Rooftop.

73. Gilligan's

7.5
Hotel Bar · SoHo · 310 W Broadway (btwn Grand and Canal), New York, NY