Berry Park, located on the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint, offers a cornucopia of seasonal standards—Bavarian brews, hearty bar snacks, large screens for football fans and a bird’s-eye view of Manhattan’s skyline framed by the fiery reds and golds of fall. It’s easy to stay warm in this breezy outdoor space as Berry Park’s roof has a retractable top. There are also plenty of cute alcoves with seating where you can sneak away and order a warm pretzel ($5) or a currywurst with fries ($8).
There are so many reasons fall in New York is the best: brisk breezes, gorgeous fall foliage, movies you actually want to see. Yet despite the sweat and sunburns of summer, there’s one seasonal aspect we don’t want to say goodbye to, and that’s our ability to down a few with our favorite drinking buddy, Mother Nature. Fortunately, New York has a bevy of bars with porches, patios, gardens and rooftop bars galore, where patrons can chill while enjoying the chill in the air. Here’s our pick of the top 15 outdoor bar destinations to get cozy in all autumn long.
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