Habana Outpost if from the same people behind Nolita’s Cafe Habana, but this spot is a little more casual. It’s counter-service, and, during the warmer months, there’s a huge outdoor patio where you can sit outside and eat a Cuban sandwich. Or a burrito. Or even a hot dog. This place is great for groups, it’s perfect for screaming children, and they also play outdoor movies some nights (check the schedule).
Where we've featured it
100 Great Places To Eat Outside Right Now
Take advantage of the four-ish months of the year that aren’t freezing with our guide to NYC’s best restaurants with outdoor seating.
More spots in BrooklynSee more
Five Leaves has been a Brooklyn hipster staple since 2008. We don't love it as much as other people seem to, but brunch is good, they do a solid burger, and the scene is always entertaining.
L&B Spumoni Gardens
One of the best around, assuming you can get down with a square slice. Who can’t get down with a square slice?
Totonno Pizzeria Napolitana
Legendary thin crust pizza that you should make the trip to Coney Island for.
More American spotsSee more
Gramercy Tavern is an incredible restaurant. But you already know that. The bar is the move you want to make here, and you want to make it often.
Minetta Tavern in Greenwich Village is home to some of the best steaks, chops, burgers, and overall feel good vibes that New York City has to offer.
Suggested by our writers
Walter's has mastered the art of the perfect neighborhood restaurant. Plus, we're pretty sure it's named after a dog.
Connolly’s is an old-school Irish bar near Rockaway Beach where you should get a piña colada in a styrofoam cup.
Bati Ethiopian Restaurant
Bati Ethiopian Kitchen is a small Ethiopian spot in Fort Greene that's ideal for a small group or a date.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more