Our overview of family-friendly restaurants that are now open for outdoor dining in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and beyond. If we are missing anything on this list, please email to info@brooklynbridgeparents.com.


Brooklyn Bridge Park / Brooklyn Heights

  • Fornino at Pier 6 What better place to dine outside than right on the East River? Fornino has rooftop seating for 100, where they have a weekday happy hour from 4-7pm that you can enjoy alongside a wood-fired pizza. Reservations can be made through Yelp.
  • Estuary At Michelin Star Chef Danny Brown’s restaurant Estuary, the patio is open with a super-summery seafood-focused menu.
  • River Deli (Italian)
  • Vineapple Cafe
  • Pilot boat at Pier 6 will be open and taking reservations as of July 13.

Atlantic Avenue

Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights

  • Heights Cafe
  • Caffe Buon Gusto
  • Lantern Thai Kitchen

View the full list of Montague Street here.

Cobble Hill / Columbia Waterfront / Carroll Gardens

  • La Cigogne (French)
  • Bar Bruno (Mexican)
  • Libertador (Argentinian)
  • Gersi (Italian)
  • Mex Carroll’s diner (Mexican american)
  • Tenichi Ramen
  • Kitchen at Cobble Hill
  • Mazzat (Mediterranean)
  • Black Forest Brooklyn (German)
  • Bar Crudo (Seafood)
  • Fragole Ristorante (Italian)
  • Cafe Lulu (French)
  • Santo Bruklin (Brazilian)

Photos: River Deli, Superfine, Pilot and Black Forest Brooklyn