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Captivating Floral Design Dining in NYC

If you’re experiencing a serious case of FOMO because you didn’t book that roundtrip ticket to Europe this year, we understand. After all, can we petition for vacationing and drinking mimosas while taking pretty pictures to be normalized as a self-care routine? We’re happy to report you can still check all of those items off your list without the long-distance traveling.

These 24 captivating floral dining setups will serve as your next oasis without ever leaving the city.

1. Gallow Green

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Visit Gallow Green for a beautiful rooftop experience complete with flowers, so many potted plants, and Hudson River views. Walk through a flower pathway as you head to the bar to order a drink. This rooftop is open year round with heat lamps and wintertime yurts. Learn More.

2. PHD Terrace Midtown

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A tunnel of flowers, yes please! PHD Terrace has beautiful seasonal décor and updates their flower tunnel with the change of each season. A perfect photo-op location for floral scenes and unbeatable skyline views. Stay after hours if you’re looking to embrace NYC nightlife. Learn More.

3. Loreley Beer Garden

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Who knew schnitzel and flowers go so well together? This German biergarten decorates for every season and the backyard always has a seasonal display of florals or winter garland. The outdoor area has plenty of opportunities for great photos and is open year round thanks to their toasty space heater. Learn More.

4. Remi Flower & Coffee


This place has so many flowers, they even sprinkle some into their coffee. Remi combines both a coffee shop & flower shop all under one roof. Enjoy a cup of coffee and take in the lovely smells of floral arrangements & fresh baked pastries. Does it get much better than that? Learn More.

5. Trattoria Dell’Arte

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Situated across from Carnegie Hall, this outdoor dining setup is a must-see. Enjoy an afternoon of al fresco dining at Trattoria Dell’Arte with an atmosphere that replicates nirvana. When you approach this restaurant, you’ll be greeted with their stunning outdoor floral display that’ll have you thinking that you’ve been transported to the streets of Italy. Learn More.

6. Elea

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Elea on the Upper West Side is a romantic getaway that’s been preserved from the hustle and bustle of the city. Experience the best Greek food when you dine on their outdoor terrace, where you’ll be surrounded by stunning pink flowers no matter where you look. Perfect for date nights and catching up with BFFs, you’ll not only be charmed by the Greek hospitality, but the ambiance will make you fall in love, too. Learn More.

7. Le District

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Le District is an oasis in the city that invites you to experience the best French cuisine – and with waterfront views and picturesque moments included! This marketplace features stunning floral displays and palm trees all-in-one place. Pro tip: book a reservation at Le Bistro to enjoy unobstructed views of the Hudson River and prepare to be mesmerized by the flowers hanging from their ceiling. Learn More.

8. Chanson Le Salon

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You can’t miss this stunning spot while walking the streets of TriBeCa. If you’re enchanted by floral setups, fruity drinks and pretty garnishes along with marble countertops, the ambiance at Chanson Le Salon is chef’s kiss. Le Salon, or better yet, “The Living Room,” will make you feel at home with its modern French cuisine and cozy atmosphere. Learn More.

9. Sveta

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You’ll can’t help but smile when you pay a visit to this family-owned modern European restaurant in Greenwich Village. From their entrance to the outdoor terrace, you’ll be captivated by the vibrant colors and whimsical floral displays, but that’s not all. They also have the prettiest cocktails in the city. Pro tip: order a cotton candy mimosa to see for yourself! Learn More.

10. Da Andrea

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Located on 13th street, you can’t miss this place with it’s beautiful outdoor display of pink florals. This spot really makes the most of their outdoor dining with hundreds of flowers adorning the sidewalk and dining set up. Pro-tip: don’t skip out on the prosciutto appetizer board – it’s delicious as well as photogenic. Learn More.

11. Il Fiorista

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Unlike some of our other spots, Il Fiorista is not covered in flowers everywhere – but it’s still definitely the highlight of the restaurant. As soon as you walk in there is always a beautiful arrangement of seasonal flowers displayed up front. In fact, flowers are so important here, that they even offer flower arrangement classes you can sign up for. Learn More.

12. Dante West Village

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No matter the season, it feels like Dante West Village is always shining bright with their floral display. One of the prettiest facades in the city, this spot will almost never let you down. The exterior is oh-s0-charming and often adorned with spectacular flowers of the season. Even in winter they keep a display going. Learn More.

13. Vicolina

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Vicolina really made the most out of their outdoor dining space. This is one of those places that practically built an “indoor dining establishment” outdoors. Enter through a huge display of colorful flowers onto their outdoor dining patio and enjoy classic Italian favorites whether you’re coming for dinner or brunch. Learn More.

14. White Horse Tavern

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This establishment is rich in American history. The bar was originally founded circa-1880 as a place for writers to hang out while serving drinks and bar fare. Today, this is a staple in NYC and the history shines through as soon as you step inside. Outside, you can admire the stunning floral display covering the entryway, which changes given the season. Learn More.

15. Court Street Tavern

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Welcome to Brooklyn’s oldest bar, established circa-1890. A local Carroll Gardens staple, Court Street Tavern features casual outdoor seating, a cozy lounge complete with fireplace, and an original oak bar with marble finishes circa 1890. The outdoor space offers plenty of seating and the entryway has a dazzling display of colorful florals. Learn More.

16. Lola Taverna

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This is the spot you can’t miss as you’re walking down 6th Street. Lola Taverna is the perfect picturesque spot to grab a bite to eat at and impress your friend who’s from out-of-town. The restaurant looks like a dream straight from the Greek islands, with their outdoor patio decorated with romantic lights and pink flowers. Pro tip: the best time to visit is at night to experience the full effect. Learn More.

17. Maman Greenwich Village

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Step into this Maman bakery and immediately feel the serenity one gets from a greenery covered ceiling. This place is not only stunning to look at, but the food is just as good too. Each Maman restaurant could probably be featured in an interior design guide, but this one just might be our favorite. Learn More.

18. A Pasta Bar

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Escape to an Italian oasis in the city when you pay a visit to A Pasta Bar. This sweet spot takes, “la dolce vita,” to the next level with a relaxing garden-house atmosphere while enjoying freshly-made pasta after a long day of shopping. The outdoor patio looks like a dream, but you can’t go wrong with their classy interior, either. Pro tip: For your next date night, try their tasting menu for 2 and sample 5 different pastas! Learn More.

19. Mono Mono

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Honestly, don’t even walk – RUN to this beautiful restaurant. The interior, the exterior – everything here is just stunning and mesmerizing. Outside you will find the prettiest window display of plants and flowers inviting you in. Once you’re inside, you may never want to leave because this cozy restaurant is lined with walls of record players and life-size frames you can sit in. This is the best place to impress your guest. Learn More.

20. Rosecrans

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If you’re on the hunt for a coffee shop filled to the brim with flowers – this is it. You absolutely cannot go wrong at Rosecrans. The aesthetic here is just everything of the sort with floral bouquets, hanging plants, potted plants, and so much more. A must visit when you’re in the mood to sip your coffee in a room full of flowers. Learn More.

21. Magic Hour Rooftop Bar

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This may just be one of the most Instagrammable restaurants in Manhattan. Every single room is set up to improve your page’s aesthetic whether it be the spinning carousel, the flower covered gondola, or the outdoor mini-golf. Perched above the Moxy Time Square hotel, this restaurant offers panoramic views of the city from its rooftop which features plenty of both indoor and outdoor space. Learn More.

22. Bryant Park Grill

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Even if you’ve just visited NYC a couple of times – you’ve probably passed by The Bryant Park Grill. This is a staple of the city and has beautiful architecture that will stand the test of time. In different seasons, the restaurant entryway is decorated with florals or vines to make arriving just that much better. Learn More.

23. Pinto Garden

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A local favorite, Pinto Garden makes it feel like Spring is here regardless of what season we’re actually in. Year-round find stunning pink florals lining their outdoor patio as well as in their covered garden out back. Pro-tip: make sure to ask to sit in the backyard patio. Learn More.

24. Serra by Birreria

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Located on the rooftop of Eataly in Flatiron – this restaurant may be one of the most sought after Instagram spots in the city. Every season, the design changes to match Fall leaves, Spring flowers, or Winter whites. The rooftop is retractable to allow the weather to shine through on warm days. Learn More.

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