The 15 Best Rooftop Restaurants in NYC

By Bao Ong and Contributors April 22, 2019 PDF Article Original Article Press
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From crispy Peking duck to Peruvian-inspired bar snacks, here are the best rooftop restaurants NYC to check out

Among your favorite things to do in spring, eating and drinking sky rockets to the top of the list. Luckily, elevated dining takes on a new meaning at the best rooftop restaurants NYC has to offer. While these restaurants may fall into the best rooftop bars in NYC category, some also have the best pools in NYC or simply serve the most thirst-quenching summer drinks to complement the food.


Midtown East

Once you reach the 26th floor of Beekman Tower, you’re instantly welcomed into a decadent barroom fashioned with soaring cathedral windows, jewel-tone blue walls and sweeping views of Midtown East (yep, you hauled your ass over to First Avenue and 49th Street). While the cocktail are lovely, you can pad them with high-low combos of four-cheese grilled cheese, beef sliders, foie gras and caviar service.