Summer Day

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$31 to $50
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American
Located in the heart of Tribeca, Summer Day is your ideal daydream turned reality. The atmosphere transports you to the “perfect Summer Day,” evoking that carefree & feel-good energy of Summer, spending long days and cool nights eating and drinking with family and friends.

Summer Day is wrapped with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the charm of all that is Tribeca. The interior features lush greenery, hand painted murals, pop art and underlying nautical tones.The Summer Day menu offers Contemporary American cuisine with the perfect balance of both health & comfort food with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients.

The beverage program features a mix of seasonally crafted cocktails, domestic & international wines, spirits & year-round frozen drinks.

Summer Day is part of Neighborhood Projects, whose sister properties include Holy Ground, Yves, Smith & Mills, Tiny's & The Bar Upstairs & Warren77.
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Sun 10:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 11:00PM
Mon - Fri 11:30AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 11:00PM
Sat 10:00PM - 11:00PM

What 83 People Are Saying
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4.1based on recent ratings
4.1
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4.0
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4.3
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CB
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Sat down for our booking. Was told within 5 mins that we would need to leave in 40 minutes because the owner had booked the place from 8pm for a private function that would take up the whole restaurant. Walked out without eating anything.

MB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Cute restaurant. The food was completely cold and bland. I would not come back, it was a disappointment.

AL
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

gr8. 10/10 m8. grat tim. would eat again. this has to be 59 characters. yeet on em

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Double date. Felt rushed. Food was decent - fries were incredible.

CC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience1

Restaurant smelled like trash and food was not good

M
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

One if my favorite new spots

RQ
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing - cool bar

TK
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I really enjoyed this restaurant. Has a nice, relaxed feeling inside - like you're escaping from the city. The sunflower hummus with vegetables was beautifully presented and absolutely delicious. The tuna nicoise salad was generous in size and the tuna was cooked to perfection. The homemade chocolate cake was heavenly. The prices were quite reasonable for the neighborhood and my server April was super sweet and most efficient. Would highly recommend this place for a nice, casual lunch or a fun dinner.

OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

My friends and I cane came for a birthday celebration and were very underwhelmed. After a lengthy wait for our apps, entrees arrived just a few minutes later after we had just taken a few bites. Food was mediocre and overpriced. There were really only two desserts on the menu and we chose one that was terrible. We told the waiter and sent it back and at least he didn’t charge us. We had to chase down the waiter throughout the evening. Something definitely seemed off tonight.

p
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday brunch for my 38 year old niece.

JL
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The restaurant was pretty empty at 1:30pm but the three of us waited for more than 20 minutes before a waitress came take our order. I waited for another 20 minutes for my coffee, and another 30-40 minutes for the first dish, and the waitress disappeared for the next hour. No one was adding water for us. The food was poor and VERY overpriced for the quality and quantity.

JB
Tampa
29 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Agreed the lobster roll is meaty, and the right size, as well, but the lettuce piece under the lobster obscured the roll, and made eating it the traditional way, like a hot dog, a bit difficult. My partner had the spareribs which were delicious, but over done. Our service was just fine, but the music is unnecessary and makes the place much noisier than it should be. It is unfortunate that we can't provide a better recommendation, because the place is just 2 and a half blocks away.

CW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall2food1service1ambience2

The food had no taste whatsoever. We shared an Avocado Toast and the bread was mushy, there was NO flavor at all, and the avocado toast was removed from the bill after we complained, but still paid $15 for a Diet Coke, cup of coffee and a side of bacon. Won’t return there again

S
New York Area
192 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Service was fine. The lobster roll was meaty. Could do without the background music which was not played for any ambiance reason.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We split just about every small plate and appetizer. Then had dessert. The dessert was especially delicious and a decent portion size too!

AK
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service! Our waiter was very friendly and gave us drinks on the house due to our frozen drinks taking a while to make. Will definitely come again!!

C
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The service was great but the overnight oats and chicken sausage were less than desirable. However, the manager did not charge us for the oats. I have been here before and enjoyed everything. I just wouldn’t recommend these to specific items.

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and cozy Nantucket like interior. We’ll be back for chicken pot pie alone.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always!!

H
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This restaurant is delightful; the staff is friendly and attentive, and the food is great. (Their brussels sprouts are absolutely fantastic!!)

MS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Large windows enabled lots of outside light to shine in, with booths set up to enjoy the street view. We had a party of four who savored every last bite. My chicken pot pie was spot on, with a beautiful flaky crust. If you like cocktails, try their version of an old-fashioned! I remember it had “Dad” in the name. Tribeca is out of our neighborhood, but will not hesitate on return visit soon

p
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had lunch on Mother’s Day and had a great time. The food was excellent, and the service was warm and welcoming. We love the ambience, such a beautiful space with lots of daylight. We have been a number of times, and the playlist is always great! Such a great vibe both visually and acoustically.

PW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience3

They sat us 3 black females by the emergency door and had patrons walking in the restaurant without telling us there is a possibility of traffic. The people were coming in off the street with my pocketbook exposed and us not knowing what was going on. When I spoke to the manager and my waiter both said the same thing there is a sign for pp not to enter but why place us in this spot when there was plenty of other tanles we could have sat but I guess we didn’t seem important in looks to qualify for other tables. It is their lost cuz I planned to have a office get together with 12pp but we will go to their competition Serafina across the street. Thanks for nothing Sunny Day cafe

JL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Went for dinner with friends. The decor is very feminine and fun. We were seated in a booth which was protected by walls and felt very private. Servers and wait staff were very kind and friendly. We shared the crispy cauliflower to start, which was delicious! Two of us had lobster rolls. The peppers on top were extremely hot, which is great for some people, but too much for me. But otherwise, it was a generously portioned solid lobster roll with an enormous pile of fries to compliment. Our other friend got the chicken pot pie, which she really enjoyed. We ended with the cheese cake because it fit our craving at the time, but we want to try the lemon meringue next time as it was highly recommended by our server. Overall, we had a really nice time at Summer Day. A great place to meet friends. I would imagine the decor makes this a lovely place in the day, especially for weekend brunch!

N
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Disappointing - price point was off, service was inconsistent, food was not memorable. The place lacked the vibrancy it is looking for. We summed it up as not worth it for a Saturday brunch with friends.

GK
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and atmosphere.

D
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Easy neighborhood sport
I really liked the menu

CC
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Loved it. Great addition to the neighborhood. Will definitely go back.

KS
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Summer Day was the perfect find for brunch. Great location, perfect atmosphere, delicious food and amazing service from Tom. I would return to and recommend Summer Day.

JL
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

I had brunch and lunch on another day. Lunch was better but brunch was not good. Portions small, bad service and there were very few people in the restaurant. I really thought it was going to be good but just another Tribeca restaurant charging a lot and not worth it.

OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Service was great. Great bloody Mary’s and cool cocktails. Crowded enough to have people there but not to crowded I’ll def be back

JS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

They were great with our kid who was making a mess all brunch long. Very good for families.

FA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was ok, service as well... All good but... Can't stand the paper straws......

f
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious! The avacado toast was the best I’ve ever had. And the thick cut bacon superb. I thought the portions were just right, but my husband commented that the breakfast sandwich was smaller than expected (meaning so delicious, he wanted more). Service and atmosphere super friendly and just right for Sunday brunch. Background music really fun but maybe just a wee bit loud for the four of us. I will back!!

BF
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I enjoyed Summer Day very much. The ambience was terrific, it was a sunny day and the main dining area was bright and open. Food was great, service was great, a really nice place!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Hair in the sugar dish, pancakes too heavy and disappointing

E
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was very good. There were three of us and we all enjoyed our meals. The restaurant was empty when we arrived, but we were seated in the corner next to the supplies and in a large plant. The music was blasting - and we couldn't hear one another. The food is quite good - but it's too expensive for what you're getting and the type of restaurant. I hope they last here - it's a cute place - but there are too many other options in Tribeca to spend this kind of money on a casual place.

AA
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Food was great - well cooked, decent portions, well presented. Service attentive & friendly.

T
New England
24 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Although we had a group of 8 for brunch, I had reserved a table so it shouldn’t have come as a surprise. The wait wasn’t too long, and we got out drinks fairly quickly(I did enjoy my Bloody Mary—a very important component of a satisfactory brunch), the food took FAR TOO LONG. My avocado toast was served on a piece of “toast” that was literally black burnt and hard as cement (we were not charged—so thanks for that). Conversely, the English muffin with the Benedict wasn’t cooked at all. Sorry, but we won’t be back.

NC
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time. Food and service was outstanding. Our waiter was very attentive.