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10 New York City spots where you will want to dine outdoors

December 26, 2020, 12:00.01 pm ET

Gabriel Kreuther, Outdoor Dining, NYC
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Gabriel Kreuther offers outdoor dining in style with terrace seating and lots of lush greenery. Prix-Fixe menus are available with sophisticated dishes like Long Island Duck Leg Confit "Cacciatore" and a Grilled Miso-Marinated Prime Strip Steak. Location: 41 W 42nd St, New York, NY (212) 257-5826 menu

V IV, Outdoor Dining, NYC
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V {IV} Thai Restaurant and Bar offers a funky setting with crystal chandeliers and flamingo and floral wallpapers in their outdoor space.  The menu features everything from spring rolls and crab rangoon to duck tamarind and pineapple fried rice. Location: 717 9th Avenue, New York, NY (212) 581-5999 menu

15 East @ Toqueville, Outdoor Dining, NYC
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15 East @ Toqueville offers festive outdoor dining with dangling paper lanterns. This spot near Union Square melds Toqueville's signature American-Franch fare with 15 East's Japanese Omakase under the 
Chef/Owner Maco Moreira. Location: 1 East 15th St, New York, NY (212) 647-1515 menus

Pastis, Outdoor Dining, NYC
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Pastis in the Meatpacking District offers a memorable meal by restaurateur Keith McNally. The outdoor setup has true bistro feel with French classics like French Onion Soup, Escargots, Lobster Frites and Beef Bourguignon among the offerings. Location: 52 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 212-929-4844 menu

Nami Nori, Outdoor Dining, NYC
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Nami Nori recently started offering outdoor dining in a greenhouse structure built with repurposed plywood used during the city protests. They are also offering warming dishes to the menu, including a new seafood hot pot. Location: 33 Carmine Street, New York, NY (646) 998 4588 menu

Bryant Park Igloos, Outdoor Dining, NYC
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For a fun experience give the cozy igloos at Bryant Park a try just steps from the ice skating rink. The igloos can be reserved here with food & drink packages for groups including things like chicken fingers, hot dogs, hot chocolate and salted caramel hot apple cider. Location: 42nd St and 6th Ave, New York, NY 

Bar Boulud, Outdoor Dining, NYC
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Bar Boulud has a spacious outdoor setup across from Lincoln Center offering seasonal French fare from star Chef Daniel Boulud. Some of the rustic dishes include a Black Truffle Winter Salad, Steak Frites and Chicken Tangine. Location: 1900 Broadway (at 64th Street) New York, NY (212)595-0303 menu

The Cabins at Pier 17 in the Seaport
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The Greens at Pier 17 has transformed into winter cabins with rooftop views of the Brooklyn Bridge. The heated cabins also have a virual fireplace. The menu includes Cheese Fondue, Truffle Grilled Cheese and Meatballs & Polenta, along with a Hot Smoked Toddy.  Location: 89 South Street, New York, NY menu

The Fulton. Outdoor Dining, NYC
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The Fulton by Jean-Georges Vongericgten, also at Pier 17, also offers heated terrace dining in view of the Brooklyn Bridge. Dishes range from Yellow Fin Tuna Tartare and Maine Lobster Roll to Fish & Chips and a Grilled Prime Beef Sirloin. Location: 89 South Street, New York, NY menu

Peking Duck House, Outdoor Dining, NYC
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Peking Duck House in Chinatown also has a wonderful outdoor setup where a chef  actually prepares the duck in view of the tables. Aside from Peking Duck, diners will discover assorted dumplings (steamed or fried), General Tso's Chicken, Spare Ribs and Moo-Shu Pork. Location: 28 Mott St, New York, NY menu

There are many more NYC restaurants offering outdoor dining, takeout and delivery during these troubling times. We urge you to support your local restauraunts to ensure they will still be there in the future!

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