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Outdoor Dining on Roosevelt Island: Where to Eat in 2023

April 18, 2023

This spring and summer, Roosevelt Island restaurants are all set to serve outside with outdoor dining. Here are three great restaurants to check out with outdoor dining on Roosevelt Island.


Address: 549 549 Main Street, Roosevelt Island

Centrally located at 549 549 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, along a bustling business district, NISI’s outdoor seating area is perfect for a relaxing meal with friends or family. With an extensive 11-page menu, even the fussiest of your friends or family will be able to find something here. 

Much like a diner, Nisi’s menu has everything from breakfast to appetizers, sandwiches and wraps, salads, pastas, chicken, seafood and a lot more, including beef, pork, and lamb entrees. Looking for a place to meet for drinks? Nisi has a full cocktail menu with beer, wine and more. Learn more about NISI.

Anything At All

Address: 22 N Loop Rd, inside The Graduate Hotel

Located on the Cornell Tech Campus, Anything At All is another great spot to visit on Roosevelt Island during the warmer months for outdoor dining. From coastal toast with smoked trout for lunch, served on crip sourdough with fried capers, and red onions, to the Kampachi Crudo for dinner, served with fresno, shallots, lemon, caviar, and cilantro, there’s always something new to try here. Learn more about Anything At All.

Granny Annie’s Bar and Kitchen

Address: 425 Main Street, Roosevelt Island

Offering outdoor seating with a view of Firefighters Field park and the waterfront, Granny Annie’s is quite a nice place for meeting friends for a drink. Located at 425 Main Street, just north of Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Roosevelt Island, Granny Annie’s is a 6 minute trip by car from The Octagon. As for the food, if you’re looking for Irish pub faire, you’ve come to the right place as Granny Annie’s serves up some of the best Chicken Pot Pie and Shepherd’s Pie in NYC. Learn more about Granny Annie’s on Roosevelt Island.

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