November 23, 2022

Friendsgiving Outings

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, what’s better than sharing good food with the people you love most. Gather your friends and celebrate your annual Friendsgiving at one of these hip spots.

1. Celestine

1 John St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Rec by: @atablefortwo

Celestine is a seasonal, Mediterranean-influenced restaurant and events venue on the DUMBO waterfront in Brooklyn. Located just under the Manhattan Bridge, this restaurant offers sweeping views of both bridges and the downtown city skyline, perfect for a group gathering or special occasion.

2. Baar Baar

13 E 1st St, New York, NY 10003

Rec by: @saseatsnyc

Baar Baar is a modern yet rustic restaurant specializing in contemporary Indian cuisine. This restaurant offers India-inspired cocktails crafted by owner, Chef Sujan Sarkar. If the vibes are Bollywood music and bottomless mimosas for Friendsgiving, Baar Baar is the spot you’re looking for!

3. Boqueria UES

1460 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10075

Rec by: @rosi

Boqueria is a Spanish-style restaurant featuring creative Barcelona-style tapas made with market-fresh ingredients. This spot has become a staple in the Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood and a welcome for visitors to the neighborhood’s nearby attractions like the MET and Central Park. To match perfectly with your tapas, order a pitcher of sangria to share with your friends, made with red, white, rose or cider.

4. ABC Kitchen

35 E 18th St, New York, NY 10003

Rec by: @amnanyc

ABC Kitchen possesses a passion and commitment to the freshest organic and local ingredients possible. While the decor itself pulls in crowds, this chic restaurant creates a farm-to-table dining experience that is both a treat for the eyes and mouth, guaranteeing you and your friends a great time.

5. Cathedrale Restaurant

112 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003

Rec by: @winebywei

Cathedrale Restaurant specializes in French-Mediterranean cuisine. With a carefully curated menu, Chef Jason Hall adds his own unique twist on classic French-Mediterranean food with hints of Italy, Spain and Greece. Watch the chefs bring your meals to life while you and your friends sip on a cocktail in this distinctive location.

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