This midtown German gem boasts one of the best beer gardens in Manhattan. Grab a table and wash down heaping platters of schnitzel and sausage with your choice of exotic beers, such as the smoky Köstritzer Black.
Communal wooden tables and a well-shaded garden make Loreley an ideal day-drinking destination. A dozen German drafts are served in bulky liter steins ($14–$16) or in smaller glasses for those who sip a little slower.
Don’t let the Standard Hotel’s chic pedigree fool you. Everything on the menu here—from traditional German brews to brats, currywurst and pretzels—clocks in at an affordable $7. Claim a picnic table and get to work.
This authentic Czech beer garden offers plenty of mingle-friendly picnic tables, where you can sit while you sample cheap platters of sausage and a solid lineup of European and domestic beers (pints $6, pitchers $16).
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Hybrid food court-biergarten that’s decked out with rows of wooden tables so you can graze on a bounty of bites from Mighty Quinn’s (pulled pork, brisket), Pizza Moto Slice Shop (Margherita, carbonara), Asia Dog (bahn mi, Thai basil chili) & Ramen Burger.
This bar’s debut upped the midtown drinking game with a serious brew roster comprising 80 international craft drafts and 100 bottles. During the milder months, office escapees relax on the roof-deck bar.
Chill out beneath the umbrellas and choose from four draft options. German suds are well represented (try the balanced, hoppy Spaten Premium lager, $7) and the menu includes both brats and Hudson Valley duck-and-fennel sausages.