The 10 Best Places To Dine Outdoors In Manhattan

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If you’re not fleeing the city for the Hamptons this Memorial Day weekend, kick off summer right by dining outdoors.These are the 10 best places to eat a meal outdoor in Manhattan, according to OpenTable’s latest diners’ choice awards.

#10 Inside Park at St. Bart's Restaurant

325 Park Avenue at 50th Street

Cuisine: Contemporary American

The new restaurant is located inside a famous landmark, the Great Hall at St. Bartholomew's Church.

#9 Bowery Bar and Grill

40 East 4th St.

Cuisine: American

The outdoor garden has a great atmosphere for brunch and late night drinks.

#8 Revel

10 Little West 12th Street

Cuisine: European

Formerly known as the 'No Name Bar,' this eatery in the Meatpacking district has a retractable roof.

#7 Maison

1700 Broadway

Cuisine: French

This restaurant in the heart of the the theatre District is open 24/7 and has the largest climate-controlled umbrella in the United States.

#6 Merchants River House

375 South End Avenue

Cuisine: American

The restaurant sits 170 people outdoors and overlooks the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty.

#5 Harlem Tavern

2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd.

Cuisine: American

This Harlem bar and grill is great for kids.

#4 Battery Gardens

Inside Battery Park across from 17 State St.

Cuisine: American

Battery Gardens features two outdoor patios with a wood burning fireplace and views of the New York Harbor.

#3 Pera Soho

54 Thompson Street

Cuisine: Mediterranean

Pera Soho is a downtown twist on the original popular Midtown location.

#2 La Bottega

88 9th Avenue at The Maritime Hotel

Cuisine: Italian

Grab breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, drinks, or appetizers at this Chelsea hotspot.

#1 Gigino at Wagner Park

20 Battery Place

Cuisine: Italian

OpenTable calls Gigino at Wagner Park one of 'the best kept secrets in New York,' with breathtaking views of Lady Liberty and the New York Harbor.

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