Refinery Rooftop

4.3
577 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Refinery Rooftop is the crowning jewel of Refinery Hotel named Americas #1 Rooftop Bar & Hotel Bar for 3 consecutive years by USA Today. With awe-inspiring views of the Empire State Building and Manhattan Skyline, Refinery Rooftop is one of NoMads most dynamic spaces. By day, the fashion set come for chef Jeff Haskell’s full lunch menu—ordering Seared Yellowfin Tuna, Grilled Hanger Steak Flatbread and the Little Gem Caesar Salad. At night, a lively crowd gathers for our signature cocktail list—developed by In Good Company Hospitality mixologists with a focus on natural ingredients paired in refreshing combinations. The industrial chic design features re-purposed water tower wood, vaulted brick walls and archways, terra cotta tiles, fairy lights, and a retractable glass roof atrium as well as a water fountain and fireplace. Refinery Rooftop is an all-season venue open 7 days a week serving lunch, brunch, evening small bites and open for late night cocktails.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
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JuliaM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great! The food, the service, everything!!! I would definitely recommend refinery rooftop!

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NancyF
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was deliciousss, and the view was so cute. Not where you go for a rowdy time, more chill vibes with a few friends. But great service and food!

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SusieF
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

What a great spot to hang out

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Experience was ok- they originally sat us outside with no heaters, when there were open tables inside. We asked for a heater because they had multiple on other tables. After they couldn’t accommodate outside, we were moved inside.

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vipBrittanyH
Nashville
23 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place, never disappoints! Got the fig bruschetta and an espresso martini - WOW. Great hospitality as usual and awesome view of the Empire State Building.

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vipMike
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Daughter’s birthday dinner. All of the food was excellent. Would be a Great spot on a nice evening with view of Empire State Building, our evening was rainy & cloudy

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vipOpenTable Diner
Detroit
14 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service! A little pricy, but great ambience and really warm outdoor dining.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

GREAT food and we loved the atmosphere. Our server got half of the drink orders wrong, and then she was rude when we tried to tell her they were wrong and ask for the correct drinks. Never got the right ones.

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AsafB
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Social distancing is not strictly kept. Tables were too close together. Some menus were dirty, look like they weren’t properly sanitized.

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StephenK
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great experience. Food, service, safety and overall was great!

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vipGuards2b7
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Spacious midtown rooftop. More suited for a lounging, happy hour, networking vibe with emphasis on small bite options. COVID definitely limits the experience but still well worth attending for the obligatory NYC rooftop check in...

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food and good energy. Great view of the Empire State Building is definitely a plus although a bit obscured by the plastic that was put up to prevent the coldness but you can always go outside to get a better view. Good recommendation for drinks and small eats.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food good service and the rooftop was beautiful!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

25th Wedding Anniversary with family. They gave nice sparkler candles on desert to add to the celebrations.!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food with an amazing view! Great outdoor setup for the New York winter.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Pretty average experience to be honest. No major complaints as such but nothing was exceptional. Small portions of food, taste wise not bad but not great either. We were seated outdoors under a tent but regardless of the space heaters it was pretty cold. I ordered the Sangria and it was average as well.

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diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

really great service and food was very good! Amazing view

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vipBrittanyH
Nashville
23 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place never disappoints! Awesome view and even better food and service.

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Baaaa
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular atmosphere , spectacularly delicious food, and simply outstanding service. 11/10, will come back in the future

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service all around, especially the hostess.

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EMMNYC
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Good drinks, great vibes. Food well-executed. Service was prompt and attentive. Would have been nice to have two water carafes since there were 6 of us and it was a very hot day. Outside of that we were accommodated with a shaded table since it was sunny at the time we arrived.

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AkimE
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

My wife and I hade a wonderful experience. We calibrated our 15th year anniversary. The gentleman who greeted us in the front was really friendly, showed us to our table and gave us complimentary champagne. Nice touch. Our servers Sean and Tina were great as well, they set the standard. My wife had the shrimp tacos as her appetizer and the flank steak as her entree. I had the lamb lollipops as my appetizer and the brick oven half chicken as my entree. Oh the salted caramel cheesecake was the bomb. We sat on the roof so the views were breath taken. Good food, good people, good music, GOOD VIBES. We will diffenately visit again. Thanks for a great time.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We had a great dinner at the Refinery Rooftop! View is amazing and food / drinks really good. Only thing was the noise - very loud from a table right next to us of ~15 people

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Cisco
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time being out in a while. Staff was kind and very informative of their new protocol. Bartender Michael made me feel safe and calm! Plus that je ne sais quo energy has not been lost!

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vipAlright
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I heard a lot about this place & finally got a chance to check it out. I guess I came with high expectations but unfortunately was let down. The food was overpriced for simple food like an egg sandwich and cinnamon rolls. The interior is cute and cozy but the rooftop wasn't all that.

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vipBackinNY
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch spot on a sunny day. Roof atrium was open.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was great! My sister and I had a fantastic time and would go back again!!!

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vipJerzyDivaEatsGoodFood
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for brunch before a show. The food was delicious (they had me at cast iron skillet mini cinni-buns!), the drinks were creative & refreshing, the service was great (beginning w/smiling hostess, along w/our efficient & friendly server), the décor & atmosphere was contemporary & hip with a great view of the Empire State Building. This is my new fave rooftop brunch spot. Will def go back for seconds!

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JobO
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice place to have lunch with friends or with clients. Friendly staff and the rooftop makes for an overall good experience. I have never been disappointed here.

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vipCicero
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very nice place, which is more than just a nice view. Very good food, very nice service. An all-round good experience. Always a pleasure and highly recommended. But it would be good if not everybody would go there. Then we won't get a seat anymore.

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OpenTable Diner
Amarillo
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration with girlfriends

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really cool experience 👌🏼the view is amazing

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MarM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Love the view. Perfect location and great lunch. Service was good

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vipScrewdriver
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Refinery Rooftop! Great service, great hostess at the desk.

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OpenTable Diner
Palm Springs
7 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

One of my go-to places for informal business lunches. Great atmosphere with an elevated view of the southern skyline. It's only 13 floors up, so dont expect too much. Still unique though. Service is always pleasant and efficient. Try it once for yourself, but make a reservation. It can get busy.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

super cute spot. good food, good service. had a great time

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vipMAMDomer
Tampa
61 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great location and solid food quality. Limited brunch menu is only complaint. Quite pricy, too.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good vibe fun place!!!

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James
Birmingham
15 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with even better views of the city.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Anniversary

FAQs

Refinery Rooftop is rated 4.3 stars by 577 OpenTable diners.

Refinery Rooftop does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://igchospitality.com/store/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.