Top 10 Beer Gardens in New York City

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Top 10 Beer Gardens in New York City

Summer weather makes you want to spend time outside as much as possible. These beer gardens are the perfect place to gather with your friends for food and drink night or day.  Beer gardens are known for communal tables, making flirting with your neighbor as easy as saying, “Hello.”


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[Bohemian Hall]
Built in 1910, Astoria’s Czech-flavored Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden beer garden showcases local bands.

alewife queens
Alewife Queens  is known for their rare beers. They rotate over 30 on tap, and have dozens more in bottles.


clinton hall bronx

Clinton Hall has gotten rave reviews for their truffle fries and their vast beer library. Clinton Hall is the city’s newest beer garden.


Standard Biergaten
[Biergarten at the Standard Hotel]
Biergarten at the Standard Hotel in MePa is where you can find finance guys playing ping pong with hipsters. Cool people, beers, and food.

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[Zum Shneider]
Over-sized umbrellas, tiny tables, sexy people, meat and vegetarian dishes are at Bavarian-themed Zum Scheinder in Alphabet City.

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West End Hall

Rub shoulders with academics while hanging out at a communal table in the back garden in the UWS’s  West End Hall. Enjoy cask-ales, bottled beer, and cider surrounded by climbing ivy and flowering plants.

Bierstrasse harlem

Bierstrasse Harlem Beer Garden catches the breezes from the adjacent Hudson River. They serve up classic biergarten food with their beers, wines and punchbowls.


Radergast Hall & Biergarten

Radergast Hall & Biergarten  in Williamsburg has a retractable roof. Enjoy Austo-Hungarian beers and food in the garden, rain or shine!

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Washington Commons

Washington Commons may not look like much on the outside, but this Prospect Heights spot has decently priced beers and a backyard big enough for everyone’s dogs, kids, and friends.


Staten Island

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Beer Garden

The Beer Garden Staten Island was the winner in Staten Island Live’s 2015 Reader’s Choice Awards for best bar. They serve over 40 beers, some are gluten-free.

Featured image source [Alewife]

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