One of our favorite things to do outside in NYC is to take advantage of the city’s stellar outdoor dining options, including restaurants on the water. In 2020, views of the Hudson and East River are in more demand than ever before. It feels like there's only a limited amount of time to enjoy the weather for al fresco dining, so we sought out everything out from dinner cruises to boat bars. For all of your seaside dining needs, check out these top-notch waterfront restaurants in NYC. Thirsty for the best activities, outdoors included, in the city? Check out the 101 very best things to do in NYC.
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