BEST Rooftops and Outdoor Hangouts in the Bronx


Updated for 2020: Looking for outdoor dining options during the pandemic? Check out our stories highlight on Instagram here, where we will continue to add options as we see them.

Tis the season for rooftop bars and outdoor views. We’ve compiled a list of  some rooftops and outdoor hangouts, whether it’s with a drink in hand for a date night or popcorn while watching a rooftop film with the kids in tow. Did we forget one of your favorite spots? Please leave a comment to share with others!



Pine Bar + Grill

What: Rooftop Bar and Lounge

Where: 1634 Eastchester Road


Zona de Cuba

What: Cuban restaurant located on the rooftop of the old post office on the Grand Concourse

Where: 558 Grand Concourse


Billy’s Sports Bar

What: Sports Bar near Yankee stadium with rooftop seating

Where: 856 River Ave


Ice House Cafe

What: Seafood Restaurant with Outdoor Seating and recently added beer garden area serving up frose’ and other summer delights

Where: 140 Reynolds Ave




What: Mexican Cuisine with patio seating

Where: 444 E 149th St

Havana Cafe

What: Cuban Cuisine with front and side outdoor seating

Where: 3151 East Tremont Avenue

Tin Marin

What: Tapas Restaurant and Bar with front outdoor seating

Where: 3708 Riverdale Ave

City Island

What: This one is obvious. We couldn’t chose just one since everyone has their fave and there are options for date night, family night, and seafood on a budget night.

Where: City Island, Pelham Bay

Arthur Avenue

What: Another location where you’ll have to decide on your own favorite because there are quite a few places with outdoor seating. The real Little Italy- Arthur Avenue has plenty of delicious food options, including several outdoor seating options.

Where: Enter 2347 Arthur Avenue into your GPS

The Rambling House

What: Bar and Restaurant with Irish comfort food menu and front outdoor seating option

Where: 4292 Katonah Ave

Bronx Alehouse


What: Bar and Restaurant with craft beer selection and front outdoor seating option

Where: 216 W 238th St

Mamajuana Cafe


What: Latin American Restaurant and Lounge

Where: 3233 E Tremont Ave



What: Latin Fushion Cuisine

Where: 3834 E Tremont Ave


The Miles Coffee Bar

What: Modern coffee shop with patio area located in the Throggs Neck section of the Bronx

Where: 4039 East Tremont Ave


The Bronx Brewery

What: Craft Brewery and Tasting Room with a beer garden backyard

Where: 856 E 136th St


Wave Hill

What: The Cafe offers outdoor dining on the Kate French Terrace for lunch with a beautiful view

Where: The Cafe at Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue

New York Botanical Garden

Photo: NYBG
Photo: NYBG

What: Plenty of options to enjoy a beautiful lunch, The Pine Tree Cafe is just one of them at NYBG

Where: 2900 Southern Blvd

 Thanks to Ed over at Welcome 2 The Bronx and the rest of the #BronxBloggers for their suggestions!


  1. 50 Pennyfield Ave
    Bronx, New York

    Nice outdoor deck and a view of the Throggs Neck Bridge!


  2. Good Evening,

    Thank you for the highlight. The addresses for Travesias and Mamajuana are mixed-up. Travesias Latin Fusion Cuisine is 3834 E. Tremont Ave and Mamajuana Cafe is 3233 E. Tremont Ave.


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