Some of the best views in New York City can be seen from Battery Park’s riverside restaurants.
After you’ve visited the Statue of Liberty and World Trade Center, use NYTG Restaurant Guide: Battery Park to find great places to eat and drink in the area.
NYTG Restaurant Guide: Battery Park
One of several Danny Meyer restaurants in NYC, this BBQ joint seriously delivers on comfort food. Try classics like Fried Chicken and Biscuits or Alabama Wings with white gravy. For $30, you can get a main course of meat and two sides; the Baby Back Ribs, Pulled Pork, or 7-Pepper Brisket go great with Collard Greens, Sweet Potato Mash, and Barbecue Baked Beans. For dessert, order Blue Smoke’s Cornbread Madeleines. Served with cane syrup and butter, they’re as close to the South as you’ll get without straying from the Hudson River.
Blue Smoke is located at 255 Vesey St, New York, NY 10282
If you’re looking for seafood restaurants in NYC by the water, this ambient Mediterranean eatery is the place to be. Along with spectacular river views, Miramar offers Seafood Linguini packed with mussels, shrimp and scallops, and their Crab Cakes are nice and meaty. You can also select fresh oysters, clams, and lobster tails from the Raw Bar if you’re too impatient to wait for your fish to cook. Feeling like red meat? Their Black Angus Burger is another menu favorite. Vegetarian options include Spaghetti with Stuffed Artichokes, Veggie Kabobs, and Falafel Platter. Try to score a table outside for optimal sunset views.
Miramar is located at 21 South End Ave, New York, NY 10280
If you want options, check out this food hall inside Brookfield Place. You’ll find outposts for some of the best vendors in NYC, like Mighty Quinn’s BBQ, Num Pang, Umami Burger, and Dos Torros. Grab a grilled sandwich to-go from stands like Parm, Little Muenster, and Tartinery. Then, get a post-meal treat from Sprinkles Cupcakes or Financier Patisserie. Whatever you choose, you’ll be well-fed and ready for more sightseeing (or shopping, or both!).
Hudson Eats is in the Brookfield Place Mall, located at 200 Vesey St, New York, NY 10080
This Indian restaurant near Battery Park is a preferred lunch spot among locals. Their weekday afternoon special is a steal – get Chicken Curry, Lamb Vindaloo, Tikka Masala, or dozens of other dishes for 50% off the regular price. They also have a bevy of vegetarian options, like Saag Paneer, Vegetable Jalfrazie and Bhindi Masala. Ruchi’s meals are served a la carte, so make sure you get side orders of their Basmati Rice and Naan to temper the entrees’ natural spice.
Ruchi is located at 120 Cedar St, New York, NY 10006
This rooftop cocktail bar serves some of the most Instagrammable drinks in the city. Located on the 16th floor of the Conrad Hotel, Loopy Doopy also boasts amazing Hudson views; combine those with their signature Prosecco and Popsicle concoctions and you’ll be the envy of your social media following. Their cocktails (which include Watermelon Mojitos, Cantaloupe Juleps, and Blackberry Pear Camparis) are pricey, but hey how much is Internet celebrity worth to you?! Since this is a popular neighborhood spot, reservations are a must. If you find yourself waiting for a table, make friends with the bartenders at Atrio downstairs. They’ll be happy to recommend drinks that, though not as photogenic as those upstairs, will get the job done just as well.
Loopy Doopy is in the Conrad Hotel, located at 102 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282
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