With all of this lovely sunshine, what better way to enjoy the warm weather than dining under floral canopies that will whisk you away to paradise? Here are some of the most gorgeous spring floral outdoor dining setups in NYC popping up just in time for spring and summer.
P.S. Most of these magical creations are by the fabulous Floratorium — be sure to check them out!
1. Lola Taverna, West Village
LOLA Taverna is a colorful escape from the city’s hustle & bustle tucked away in the West Village, serving delicious Greek cuisine and cockatils. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a whimsical garden as you dine and drink under their rich floral displays that decorate their outdoor seating area.
Where: 210 6th Ave
When: Monday-Thursday 5 pm – 11 pm, Friday-Sunday 11 am – 4 pm & 5 pm – 11 pm
The Italian restaurant launched their “Soho Cottages” to bring Italy right to Manhattan. Each cottage is decked out in floral arrangements, with bright yellow and white roses crown the cottage roofs making a beautiful ambiance alongside your more beautiful bowl of pasta. There’s even a 24K gold leaf pasta!
Where: 330 W Broadway
When: Monday-Wednesday 5 pm – 11 pm, Thursday-Sunday 12 pm – 11 pm
3. Pinto Garden, West Village
Pinto Garden has created a gorgeous covered garden in the back. Plus, out front, they have just as pretty seating draped in pink and white roses. Such a beautiful atmosphere to enjoy some of your favorite Thai dishes!
Where: 117 W 10th St
When: Sunday-Thursday 12 pm – 10 pm, Friday-Saturday 12 pm – 11 pm
4. Catch Roof, Meatpacking District
Catch Roof has partnered with popular florist, Floratorium, to create an enchanting, floral oasis stories above the streets of Manhattan. For fare options, choose from mouthwatering seafood dishes including Grilled Branzino and Alaskan King Crab. Or visit at brunch time for a Tuna Poke Bowl, Lobster Mac & Cheese, or Cinnamon Roll Pancakes.
Where: 21 9th Ave
When: Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 5:30 pm – 11:30 pm, Friday-Saturday 5:30 pm – 12:00 am, Brunch: Friday-Sunday 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
5. Boucherie, West Village
Sit down for one of the best brunches in the city while you admire the lovely twisting vines of red roses that line the outdoor seating area at this French brasserie’s original location.
Where: 99 7th Ave S.
When: Monday-Friday 11 am – 12 am, Saturday-Sunday 10 am – 12 am
6. Baby Brasa, West Village
Head to Baby Brasa for the gorgeous red florals, stay for the tasty Peruvian fusion dishes and signature seasonal cocktails like the Pink Flamingo made with Tito’s Vodka, frozen Whispering Angel rose, watermelon purée, and lime.
Where: 240 Central Park S
When: Monday-Sunday 12 pm – 2:45 pm & 5 pm – 10 pm
7. Pasta Louise, Park Slope
This neighborhood gathering spot offers simple but delicious Italian cuisine, especially (of course) pasta, served with made-from-scratch sauces and special additions like burrata, house made ricotta, and crispy prosciutto. There’s also homemade ice cream with flavors that change daily! The floral design was inspired by the owner’s hometown of Oakland, CA.
Where: 803 8th Ave.
When: Tuesday-Thursday 8 am – 9 pm, Friday 8 am – 9:30 pm, Saturday 9 am – 9:30 pm, Sunday 9 am – 9 pm
8. Loulou, Chelsea
Out of all the spring floral outdoor dining setups in NYC, Loulou is a must-visit. Enjoy French dishes and delicious (and Insta-worthy!) cocktails at this pet-friendly spot in Chelsea. It was named after none-other than the owner’s adorable pup!
Where: 176 8th Ave.
When: Monday-Thursday 11 am – 12 am, Friday-Sunday 10 am – 12 am
9. Court Street Tavern, Carroll Gardens
This beautiful bistro, located in one of the oldest bars in Brooklyn, is the perfect spot to cozy up with a menu that focuses on a range of classic American snacks and starters.
Where: 449 Court St, Brooklyn
When: Monday-Wednesday 12 pm – 12 am, Thursday-Friday 12 pm – 1 am, Saturday 11 am – 2 am, Sunday 11 am – 12 am
10. PHD Terrace, Midtown
Open every Wednesday-Sunday until 11pm, travel through their flower wall on your way to grab delicious cocktails and take in rooftop views of Manhattan below at PHD Terrace at Dream Midtown.
Where: 210 W 55th St
When: Wednesday 5 pm – 12 am, Thursday 5 pm – 1 am, Friday – Saturday 5 pm – 2 am, Sunday 5 pm – 12 am
11. Loreley Beer Garden, Lower East Side
Loreley Beer Garden’s inviting outdoor space just got its seasonal makeover, and now features exuberant floral installations with yellow forsythia, Black-eyed Susans and pops of lavender! Guests are welcomed to enjoy their range of spring cocktails amongst the florals, like the Frozen Espresso Martini (Tito’s vodka, Rise Nitro Cold Brew and Kahlua chocolate liqueur, topped tableside with a coffee aroma smoke bubble) and the famous Frosé (rosé, vodka and pureed strawberries)!
Where: 7 Rivington St
When: Monday-Tuesday 5 pm – 12 am, Wednesday 5 pm – 1 am, Thursday 5 pm – 2 am, Friday-Saturday 12 pm – 4 am, Sunday 12 pm – 12 am
12. Marea, Central Park South
Marea is one of the most romantic restaurants in NYC, and their beautiful entrance florals have a big thing to do with it! After you walk through their gorgeous arrangement, you’re invited to enjoy their star-studded menu that consists of pasta, seafood, and a whole lot more!
Where: 240 Central Park S
When: Sunday – Thursday 12 pm – 2:45 pm & 5 pm – 10 pm, Friday – Saturday 12 pm – 2:45 pm & 5 pm – 11 pm
13. Ai Fiori
Ai Fiori translates to “Among the Flowers” so dining here is a real treat! Their Italian food, which is inspired by the French and Italian Riviera is some of the best. You can find anything from hand-made pasta to regional seafood-focused dishes, all while enjoying their abundance of florals throughout the dining room.
Where: 400 5th Ave #2
When: Sunday – Monday 7:30 am – 11 am & 5 pm – 9:30 pm, Tuesday – Thursday 7:30 am – 11 am & 12 pm – 2:30 pm & 5 pm – 9:30 pm, Friday – Saturday 7:30 am – 11:30 am, 5 pm – 10 pm
14. Gallow Green, Chelsea
Gallow Green’s outdoor dining is set to reopen back on April 22 and we cannot wait to walk through and smell the flowers! The restaurant is currently wrapping up their winter edition “The Hideout” themed rooftop, which is meant to resemble the French Alps. Keep an eye on their social media and get ready to welcome their stunning florals back to Chelsea within the coming weeks!
Where: 542 W 27th St
When: Sunday – Thursday 5 pm – 12 am (Closed Tuesdays), Friday – Saturday 5 pm – 1 am
15. Sushi Lab Rooftop, Midtown
Enjoy modern takes on traditional Japanese cuisine at this gorgeous rooftop in Midtown! Sushi Lab’s outdoor area is covered in flowerbeds and hanging arrangements that will make you love their atmosphere! It’s located on top of the Sanctuary Hotel, and it’s the perfect spot to feast on omakase and nigiri under a stunning canopy of flowers.
Where: 132 W 47th St
When: Monday 12 pm – 3 pm & 5 pm – 9:30 pm, Tuesday – Friday 12 pm – 3 pm & 5 pm – 10 pm, Saturday – Sunday 12 pm – 10 pm