July 10, 2019

Bay Ridge Restaurants with Outdoor Seating




Something Greek – 7616 3rd Avenue – see menu




Blue Agave – 7215 3rd Avenue – Mexican food – menu. Good brunch – menu




Brooklyn Beet Co. 7205 3rd Avenue. Known for the korzo burger (see here)  menu    Brunch menu


Brooklyn Firefly 7003 3rd Ave – has seating/beer garden on the side.  Menu



Coszcal Allegro 6824 3rd Avenue (used to be Panchos). Menu



Gourmet Fit 6819 3rd Avenue  Menu   Brunch menu






The Hom Store 8810 – 3rd Avenue – $13.95 brunch menu.  They have green eggs and ham here. I have never seen anyone order it but every dish they make looks amazing. They have brunch Wednesday to Sunday.

Pasticceria Rocco’s 9402 – 4th Avenue

Cebu 8801 3rd Avenue- has seating in the front and side (no backyard, but its a good brunch spot.)  Menu




Lombardo’s – 279 71st Street – this is a new pizza place with a little outdoor seating in the front (it’s cute and the place is worth a mention because it’s off 3rd Avenue and their food is very good)




Elia Restaurant – Greek food 

Zio Toto 8407 3rd Avenue



Bars with Backyards


Windy City Ale House 7915 3rd Avenue – great place!


Lonestar 8703 5th Avenue 

The Harp Bar 7710 3rd Avenue



Lockyard 9221 – 5th Avenue – see here  *Kid-friendly 


Outdoor Coffee Shops


Coffee Rx 6903 – 3rd Avenue – they make cute coffees here – cappuccino with art 



Cafe Cafe 8401 3rd Avenue (coffee shop) has seating in the front. 




Panentico – 9124 3rd Avenue (breakfast or lunch spot) menu





*This list was made fast for a good friend whose kids are at camp and she is having a date night with her husband. 

Remember Friday night is the 3rd Avenue Festival so there will be plenty of outdoor cafes on Third Avenue.


Outside of Bay Ridge

Dyker Heights

Blue Agave 7201 16th Avenue – Mexican food – Since it is in a strange spot, it’s good for us. When Bay Ridge is too crowded, it’s easy to park around here.




Panino Rustico – 8222 17th Avenue 



Spumoni Gardens 2725 86th Street – pizza

Coney Island Boardwalk – Tom’s, Ruby’s, etc.


Sunset Park

Maria’s Mexican Restaurant -886 5th Avenue – backyard – small – kitchy – comfortable like you are in your friend’s backyard



Park Slope


Song – 295 5th Avenue – Thai Food 





Whole Foods Grocery Store has a rooftop cafe 214 Third Street – as soon as there is a sign of Spring, we go here. It’s nothing fancy but great when you need sun.


Red Hook

Brooklyn Crab 24 Reed Street – go early or this place is packed. 



Prospect Heights


Zaytoon’s 594 Vanderbilt Avenue – Middle Eastern Restaurant – nice backyard


Fort Greene – Navy Yard

Rooftop Reds – brunch on a Saturday morning…Lee had my birthday here! So nice.



Bed Stuy

Saraghina 435 Halsey Street




Forinio -Pier 6 Brooklyn Bridge Park – nice roof to meetup with friends

River Cafe – 1 Water Street 



Rabbithole – 352 Bedford Avenue – Good 4 brunch 

MyMoon – 184 N 10th Street   

Berry Park 4 Berry Street – rooftop





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