Top 10 Restaurants with a View in New York

New York Restaurants View

NYC’s Best Restaurants with a View

It’s been said that the first rule of real estate is location, location, location. That’s the idea behind GAYOT’s selection of New York restaurants with the best views. At these restaurants you’ll not only enjoy the food, but you’ll love the view whether it’s of the city skyline or a scenic shore.

> The selections are presented in alphabetical order.

1. Asiate

Asiate, New York
Midtown West, NYC

Reservation OpenTableThe scene is so gorgeous that hardcore foodies fear it may distract the attention from the content of their plates.


2. Island Oyster

Island Oyster, New York
Governors Island, NYC

This ultra-casual, outdoorsy restaurant and oyster bar on Governors Island offers great views of Lower Manhattan and busy New York Harbor.

3. Kimoto Rooftop Garden Lounge

Kimoto Rooftop Garden Lounge, Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY

Reservation OpenTableKimoto Rooftop Garden Lounge is a prime Brooklyn spot for elevated Asian dishes, beer and a view of the city.


4. Monarch Rooftop Lounge

Monarch Rooftop Lounge, New York
Midtown West, NYC

Enjoy Manhattan views complemented by satisfying drinks and food at this rooftop lounge.

5. The River Cafe

The River Cafe, Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY

Reservation OpenTableThe River Cafe is an anomaly: this Brooklyn restaurant boasts food that’s good enough to rival the view.


6. Riverpark

Riverpark, New York
Murray Hill, NYC

Reservation OpenTableNYC’s Riverpark restaurant presents an upscale, sophisticated vibe and a patio overlooking the East River.


7. Robert

Robert, New York
Upper West Side, NYC

Reservation OpenTableDine with a colorful view (both inside and out) atop the Museum of Arts & Design.


8. SERRA by Birreria

SERRA by Birreria, New York
Flatiron District, NYC

Reservation OpenTableTake the elevator to Eataly’s 14th floor and ascend the steps to greet the city skyline at SERRA by Birreria. A retractable roof and heaters let diners nibble and drink in comfort during all seasons.


9. 230 Fifth

230 Fifth, New York
Flatiron District, NYC

Enjoy the view twenty floors above Manhattan at 230 Fifth. The outdoor space is even open year round — heat lamps plus thick robes keep diners and imbibers warm during the winter.

10. The View Restaurant & Lounge

The View Restaurant & Lounge, New York
Times Square, NYC

Reservation OpenTableIn the heart of New York City, the revolving rooftop dining room provides a panorama to delight all diners. The food is nothing to scoff at either.