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NYC Restaurants with a View

Try these New York restaurants for dinner with a spectacular view.

There’s nothing like a spectacular view of the city as a side dish to an exquisite meal. Here are some of the best restaurants for city viewing that will no doubt elicit a “wow.”


Located on the ninth floor of the Museum of Arts and Design, Robert is a sleek, playfully designed restaurant with sculptural steel cocktail tables and chandeliers made of colorful LED Lucite panels offers eye-popping views of Columbus Circle. 2 Columbus Circle, at W. 58th St., 212.299.7730 

The River Café

The River Café
The River Café (Courtesy The River Café)

It is worth the trip to Brooklyn to get what is arguably the best view of Manhattan at The River Café. Tucked under the Brooklyn Bridge, this classic New American restaurant offers great vistas of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline. One Water St., btw the Brooklyn Bridge and W. Cadman Plz., Brooklyn, 718.522.5200   


Asiate (Courtesy Mandarin Oriental New York)

Asiate, in the Mandarin Oriental New York, sits up 35 stories in the Time Warner Center. An Asian-New American menu and wide-lens views of Central Park make this restaurant eye-catching in more ways than one. 80 Columbus Circle, 35th fl., at W. 60th St., 212.805.8881