Top 10 Rooftop Restaurants In Brooklyn, New York

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With Brooklyn having so many great dining options, picking a restaurant for your Friday night plans may be a tough one. With this listicle, we’ve got you covered, as we introduce to you our top picks of rooftop restaurants in Brooklyn. What’s great is that there are various cuisines you can pick from, like French, Italian, Vietnamese, American and more. Most of these restaurants are also known for their great selection of cocktails and beer – just what you need after a long work week! Read on to find out about the top rooftop restaurants in Brooklyn, New York!

1. Alma

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Posted by Alma Restaurant/ B61 Bar on Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Alma is a three-story Mexican restaurant with a rooftop deck where you can enjoy your meal at and admire the view by the river. The roof deck is heated during the winter and is open-air during the summer. This restaurant has a ground floor bar and rooftop deck on the third floor. Apart from a cozy ambiance, the menu also has delectable Mexican dishes, such as steak tacos, fajitas de carne and several options of burritos.

There is also a special promotion on Tuesdays, which is Taco night. You’ll get two tacos and one margarita for just 13 USD from opening until 7:30 pm!


Address: 187 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

Website: Alma

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 5:30pm - 10pm; Fri: 5pm - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 11am - 10pm (Closed on Mon)

2. Ketch Brewhouse & Restaurant

Posted by NYC Restaurant on Friday, 14 October 2016

Ketch Brewhouse & Restaurant specializes in serving unique new American dishes, draft beer and cocktails. It is situated in the Four Points by Sheraton New York Downtown and has a rooftop with an outdoor patio. They also have a great happy hour deal from Monday to Friday from 4 pm to 7 pm, with special prices on selected drinks and appetizers. They have different menus for lunch, brunch and dinner, consisting of items like avocado toast, eggs benedict, turkey burgers, salmon teriyaki and more.

Ketch Brewhouse & Restaurant

Address: 6 Platt St, New York, NY 10038, United States

Website: Ketch Brewhouse & Restaurant

Opening hours: 6:30am - 1am (daily)

3. Cecconi's Dumbo

Posted by Cecconi's Dumbo on Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Cecconi’s Dumbo serves authentic Italian cuisine and has menus for lunch, cicchetti, and dinner, as well as brunch on the weekends. It is an upscale restaurant, serving high-end, unique Italian dishes, along with spectacular views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridge and downtown Manhattan. Menu items include pasta, pizza, eggs Benedict, avocado toast and more. Vegetarian options are available, as well, and more information on their menu can be found on their website. Reservations can also be made online.

Cecconi's Dumbo

Address: 55 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States

Website: Cecconi’s Dumbo

Opening hours: Mon & Thu: 11:30am - 10:30pm; Tue & Wed: 11:30am - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 11pm; Sat: 11am - 11pm; Sun: 11am - 10pm

4. Kimoto Rooftop Restaurant & Garden Lounge

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Kimoto Rooftop Restaurant & Garden Lounge is a rooftop garden lounge located in the Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel. It has amazing city views and serves up Asian inspired dishes, beer and cocktails. The nicely decorated rooftop lounge has a great ambiance with a DJ playing, as well. This restaurant is also the perfect place to relax and unwind, as it has a zen design with an indoor rock garden and plants. Menu items include sushi rolls, rice and noodles.

Kimoto Rooftop Restaurant & Garden Lounge

Address: 216 Duffield St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States

Website: Kimoto Rooftop Restaurant & Garden Lounge

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 3pm - 12am; Sat - Sun: 12pm - 2am (closed on Mon)

5. The Osprey

The Osprey serves up American dishes and is situated in the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, by the river. The Osprey prides itself on serving fairly sourced farm-to-table dishes, with a partnership with Fossil Farms. Its interior is also minimalist in design, with custom made tables and floor-to-ceiling windows that brighten up the space. Menu items include grain bowls, toast, burgers, salmon, beef and more.

The Osprey

Address: 60 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States

Website: The Osprey

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 7am - 3pm & 5:30pm - 10:30pm; Fri: 7am - 3pm & 5:30pm - 11pm; Sat: 7am - 4pm & 5:30pm - 11pm; Sun: 7am - 4pm & 5:30pm - 10:30pm

6. Kitchen 21

Posted by Kitchen 21 on Sunday, 1 September 2019

Kitchen 21 is a fast-casual restaurant that provides an innovative take on classic American dishes. It has a seasonal menu, as well as an extensive menu of drinks, with over 30 local craft beers included. You’ll also have a nice rooftop view of the ocean as you enjoy your meal. There are even arcade games and live entertainment throughout the year! Menu items include pizza, salad, chicken and waffles and more.

Kitchen 21

Address: 3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224, United States

Website: Kitchen 21

Opening hours: Wed - Fri: 2pm - 8pm; Sat: 12pm - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 7pm (closed on Mon & Tue)

7. Juliette

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Posted by Juliette Restaurant on Friday, 3 January 2020

Juliette is a beautiful French-inspired restaurant with an indoor garden, as well as a rooftop deck. Juliette believes in serving simple and quality food by using the freshest ingredients, as per French tradition. The decor is also similar to that of the French, with unique trinkets, furniture and collectables. While the main dining area is nostalgic and cozy, the open air rooftop terrace bar has a great view and is the perfect spot for people watching.


Address: 135 N 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249, United States

Website: Juliette

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10:30am - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 10:30pm - 12am

8. Bia

Posted by Bia on Thursday, 8 November 2018

Bia is a restaurant that serves up Vietnamese fare with an American touch. It has a warehouse and industrial rustic design with a bar and rooftop area. This is one of the more affordable options on our list, considering the great atmosphere and rooftop dining area. Some of the popular dishes are their pho and rolls.


Address: 67 S 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, United States

Website: Bia

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5pm - 1am; Fri: 5pm - 4am; Sat: 12pm - 4am; Sun: 12pm - 1am

9. Sunday In Brooklyn

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Posted by Sunday In Brooklyn on Saturday, 8 February 2020

Sunday In Brooklyn is an American restaurant with a bar area and rooftop dining area and garden. This is an extremely popular place, with rave reviews of their pancakes, brunch menu and cocktails! As they are really popular, they don’t take reservations, so be sure to come early to get a good spot! Otherwise, you can also come during off-peak hours to ensure that you get a good seat in the garden area, which makes for some Insta-worthy pictures!

Sunday In Brooklyn

Address: 348 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249, United States

Website: Sunday In Brooklyn

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 8:30am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 8:30am - 11pm; Sun: 9:30am - 10pm

10. William Vale Rooftop

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Posted by The William Vale on Saturday, 8 September 2018

William Vale Rooftop restaurant is situated in the William Vale and is run by award-winning chef Andrew Carmellini, who also owns the Dutch, Locanda Verde, and more. This restaurant serves Southern Italian dishes in an elegant and classy atmosphere. This rooftop bar is located on the 22nd floor, providing you with majestic views of the city.

William Vale Rooftop

Address: 111 N 12th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249, United States

Website: William Vale Rooftop

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 12am; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 2am; Sun: 2pm - 12am

A beautiful rooftop dining experience in Brooklyn

Now that you know about the various rooftop restaurants to go to in Brooklyn, you’ll have a hard time deciding on which restaurant to visit! What’s great is that there are rooftop restaurants at different price points, depending on your budget, and you’ll get to enjoy a spectacular view and ambiance, nonetheless! If you’re going to one of these places to celebrate a special occasion, don’t forget to make a reservation if possible to avoid a long wait. You might also want to bring along your camera to snap amazing shots of your night out against the backdrop of the beautiful city skyline and the surroundings!

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