Flatiron & NoMad Outdoor Lunch Guide

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May 3, 2023

Updated 6/6/2024

In the warmer months, take the opportunity to dine outside in the neighborhood! Enjoy a sunshine-filled lunch at one of these Flatiron & NoMad restaurants.

Barbounia, 250 Park Avenue South, (212) 995-0242, Reservations@barbounianyc
Join Mediterranean restaurant Barbounia for an outdoor lunch featuring appetizers & salads, mains, and mezze.

Barn Joo NoMad, 816 Sixth Avenue, (917) 409-1637, Reservations, @barnjoo_nomad
Korean restaurant Barn Joo NoMad serves up creative dishes including Lunch Specials from 12 – 4 pm that you can enjoy while dining outside.

Bazár Tapas Bar & Restaurant, 31 West 26th Street, (212) 510-8155, Reservations, @bazartapasnyc
Savor eclectic tapas, entrees, wine and cocktails for a leisurely outdoor lunch at Bazár Tapas.

BLACKBARN, 19 East 26th Street, (212) 265-5959, Reservations@blackbarnrestaurant
Farm-to-table restaurant BLACKBARN offers lunch featuring locally-sourced ingredients including starters, mains, and dessert that you can enjoy while overlooking Madison Square Park.

Flatiron Public Plazas, 23rd Street, Fifth Avenue & Broadway, (212) 741-2323, @flatironny
Located at the iconic intersection of 23rd Street, Fifth Avenue, & Broadway, the Flatiron Public Plazas are great space to enjoy your lunch in the sunshine while taking in the hustle and bustle of the neighborhood.

The Grey Dog, 55 West 26th Street, (212) 229-2345, Reservations, @thegreydognyc
Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of an outdoor lunch at American restaurant The Grey Dog.

Hill Country Barbecue Market, 30 West 26th Street, (212) 255-4544, Reservations, @hillcountrybbq
Hill Country Barbecue Market offers Texas-style BBQ in the heart of NYC. Enjoy an outdoor lunch with classics such as barbecue sandwiches and sides.

Hole in the Wall, 37 West 24th Street, (646) 726-4277, Reservations@holeinthewall
Join Australian restaurant Hole in the Wall for an outdoor lunch on their patio. Enjoy Aussie favorites and seasonal dishes on the menu.

ilili, 236 Fifth Avenue, (212) 683-2929, Reservations@ililirestaurants
ilili serves flavorful Lebanese cuisine great for an outdoor lunch on Fifth Avenue. The menu features mezza, salads, sandwiches, mains, sides, and dessert.

INDAY NoMad, 1133 Broadway, (917) 521-5012, @indayallday
Have an outdoor lunch at the contemporary fast casual Indian restaurant INDAY NoMad. Enjoy curries, bowls, salads, and more.

John Doe Craft Bar & Kitchen, 253 Fifth Avenue, (646) 882-4007, @johndoenyc
Have lunch outside on Fifth Avenue at John Doe Craft Bar & Kitchen. Enjoy daily specials, bar snacks, appetizers, sandwiches, salads, entrees, and sides.

L’Amico, 849 Sixth Avenue, (212) 201-4065, Reservations@lamiconyc
Dine on L’Amico’s patio for an afternoon lunch. Highlights from the spring menu include Warm Mushroom Bruschetta, Artichoke Pizza, and Branzino.

La Pecora Bianca, 1133 Broadway, (212) 498-9696, Reservations@lapecorabianca
Italian restaurant La Pecora Bianca offers market-driven dishes. For lunch, dine outdoors on Broadway with views of the iconic Flatiron Building.

Lupetto, 1123 Broadway, (212) 547-8750, Reservations@lupettonyc
Join the wood-fired Italian steakhouse Lupetto for an outdoor lunch on Broadway. Enjoy flavorful salads, steaks, pastas, and pizzas.

maman, 22 West 25th Street, (646) 476-7660, @_mamannyc_
Savor an outdoor lunch at the French-American bakery and cafe in NoMad. The menu features soups, salads, sandwiches, a variety of pastries, and coffee & tea.

Mamazul, 1155 Broadway, (212) 500-6988, Reservations@mamazulnyc
Mexican restaurant Mamazul serves up a variety of delicious eats on their lunch menu from tacos to fajitas.

Mark’s Off Madison, 41 Madison Avenue, (646) 838-8300, Reservations, @marksoffmadison
The upscale restaurant and bagel bakery offers lunch featuring Italian fare and classic favorites, including pastas, salads, mains, and pizzas.

NAYA, 1129 Broadway, (212) 597-9160, @eatnaya
Head to Lebanese fast-casual restaurant NAYA for an outdoor lunch. Enjoy a menu featuring appetizers and customizable rolls, bowls, and salads.

NoMad Piazza, Broadway between 25th – 27th Streets, (212) 741-2323, @flatironny
Bring your lunch outdoors and enjoy public seating on the NoMad Piazza, a car-free stretch of Broadway.

Obicà, 928 Broadway, (212) 777-2754, Reservations@obicamozzarellabar
Delight in an outdoor lunch at Italian restaurant and mozzarella bar Obicà. Highlights from the menu include the mozzarella bar, small plates, salads, pasta, and pizza.

PLNT Burger, 1147 Broadway, (212) 210-2975, @plntburger
Have an outdoor lunch along Broadway in NoMad from fast casual restaurant PLNT Burger serving up plant-based American classic eats such as burgers, fries, and soft serve.

OL’DAYS, 1165 Broadway, (917) 261-5250, Reservations, @oldaysusa
The all-day farm-to-table cafe offers a robust menu featuring a variety of coffee & teas, all-day breakfast, salads & bowls, handhelds, and more. Sit outside for lunch along Broadway.

Sarabeth’s, 381 Park Avenue South, (212) 335-0093, Reservations@sarabethsnyc
Enjoy a classic lunch at Sarabeth’s and dine on the patio along Park Avenue South to take in the iconic city skyline.

The Smith, 1150 Broadway, (212) 685-4500, Reservations@thesmithrestaurant
The Smith offers American favorites from burgers to salads and sandwiches great for lunch. Enjoy dining outdoors on Broadway.

SOL Mexican Cocina, 220 Fifth Avenue, (212) 621-7671, Reservations, @solcocina
Have lunch outside on Fifth Avenue with a view of the Flatiron Building and enjoy coastal Mexican cuisine at SOL Mexican Cocina.

Tacombi, 30 West 24th Street, (212) 242-3491, Reservations, @tacombi
Enjoy tasty tacos, tostadas, quesadillas, and burritos for lunch at the Mexican eatery. Pair with a margarita as you dine outside.

Tappo Thin Crust, 49 West 24th Street, (212) 807-9200, Reservations, @tappothincrust
Offering super thin crust pizza and Italian classics, enjoy your lunch on Tappo’s patio. 

Tarallucci e Vino NoMad, 44 East 28th Street, (212) 779-1100, Reservations, @taralluccinyc
Located in the heart of NoMad Tarallucci e Vino serves delicious Italian dishes. Highlights include Insalata with Shrimp, Orecchiette, and Prosciutto Panini. Pair your lunch with an Aperol Spritz as you dine on the sun-filled patio.

wagamama, 210 Fifth Avenue, (212) 920-6233, Reservations, @wagamamausa
Dine outside at Asian fusion restaurant wagamama, which serves appetizers, shareables, and mains including including curry and ramen.

Header & Thumbnail Photo Credit: Tarallucci e Vino NoMad via Eater New York

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