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Diners' Choice: Great for scenic views restaurants in Brooklyn

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Updated July 05, 2024

Looking restaurants that have the most scenic view in Brooklyn? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!


A photo of The Lineup at Food 52 restaurant
5.0
5 (16)
$50 and over
American
Downtown Brooklyn
About the restaurant
Introducing the highly anticipated fourth season of The Lineup—a captivating dinner series spotlighting NYC’s culinary unsung heroes, line cooks, and sous chefs.

Join us as we unveil our stellar Lineup for this spring! Meet Nelson Infante, an esteemed Sous Chef at Shukette, crafting a vibrant and elevated Dominican menu inspired by all of the flavors he remembers from home.

Next, Joe Mardaus, a talented Line Cook from 63 Clinton, takes us to Minnesota in a way we never knew we needed. Joes menu is a brilliant combination of American classics and South Asian inspired dishes.

Last but not least, Skylar Mosca, a recently promoted CDC from Sailor in Fort Greene. Their menu is an ode to fresh summer produce, with a technique driven, nostalgic menu that will surprise even the most adventurous.

Secure your seat now and indulge in these extraordinary culinary experiences by NYC's finest talents.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on May 6, 2024
Really incredible experience and atmosphere. The food was excellent (and such a fun concept to give these incredible rising chefs the opportunity to showcase their work!) and beyond that the whole thing was so well curated. You start walking through the kitchen which is cool to see, it's on the waterfront which is beautiful, there's a cocktail hour, and during the dinner portion you sit at larger tables so get to meet some new folks if that's your thing. We really loved it and plan to go again when they release the next tranche.
A photo of The River Cafe restaurant
4.8
4.8 (9008)
$50 and over
American
DUMBO
About the restaurant
The River Café is one of New York and America’s most unique locations. Nestled under the Brooklyn Bridge with sweeping views of the New York skyline and the Statue of Liberty, this elegant restaurant has, since 1977, been a favorite destination for New Yorkers and visitors from around the world who demand the highest level of cuisine. Renowned for its exquisite setting, beautiful decor and seamless service The River Café serves a wonderful classic New American menu using only the finest, freshest and often rare ingredients. With an award winning and outstanding wine list, romantic piano music nightly, breathtaking floral arrangements, the River Café is more than simply dining, it is often a magical experience. Whether you are coming for dinner or a private party, be sure to leave some time to enjoy The River Café’s spectacular garden.
Top review
MelanieL
Dined 3 days ago
Just perfect in every single way. A purely magical experience.
A photo of Fushimi - Williamsburg restaurant
4.6
4.6 (305)
$31 to $50
Japanese
Williamsburg
About the restaurant
Come enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine in an ultra-exclusive space. You will feel transported to land of luxury with a menu of Modern Japanese cuisine. Join us for Happy Hour offered in the lounge area from 4pm-7pm every day!
Top review
JenniferS
Dined on Jun 17, 2024
It’s our favourite sushi spot in NYC! We come here every year when we are on holiday! The sushi and the flavour combinations were out of this world. I highly recommend
A photo of Levant on Smith restaurant
4.6
4.6 (206)
$30 and under
French
Carroll Gardens
About the restaurant
Welcome to Levant on Smith! Located in the heart of Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens Brooklyn,NY.
We specialize in delicious French cuisine served in a cozy yet elegant setting.
Whether you're joining us for weekend brunch or a memorable dinner, our menu features a blend of classic favorites and exciting innovations. Pair your meal with a selection from our curated list of wines, beers, and cocktails for the perfect dining experience.
Join us and discover why Levant on Smith is the go-to spot for exceptional French dining in Brooklyn

Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined 7 days ago
This place is a hidden gem for French food in Carroll Gardens / Cobble Hill in Brooklyn area. The atmosphere is lively, with great service. The food is amazing, with perfectly cooked meats and vegetables, and a tasty red wine sauce. The chef clearly knows French cooking techniques. We enjoyed steak tartare, tuna tartare, gnocchi , and beef bourguignon, all large and delicious. The crème brûlée for dessert was also very good. tasty French meal. Highly recommend!
A photo of Cecconi's Dumbo restaurant
4.5
4.5 (4946)
$30 and under
Contemporary Italian
DUMBO
About the restaurant
In support of the regulations issued by the city of New York, Cecconi’s Dumbo is now open for outdoor seating until 11pm.

Cecconi’s Dumbo is a modern day classic Italian restaurant near Brooklyn Bridge park, specializing in hand-made pasta, wood-fired pizza and other Italian staples. Originating in Venice and with outposts in London and West Hollywood, Cecconi’s has become a critically acclaimed dining destination featuring simply prepared Venetian inspired food.

With waterfront views of the Manhattan Skyline, join us in our main dining room, bar or patio dinner and weekend brunch seven days a week.

Cecconi’s offers an elegant and relaxed dining experience for all guests.

Top review
Samuel
Dined 4 days ago
OUTSTANDING! Food and Service and Atmosphere. 😊😊
A photo of Blend Williamsburg restaurant
4.5
4.5 (342)
$31 to $50
Contemporary Latin
Williamsburg
About the restaurant
Located in Williamsburg Across the street from Domino Park, the newest restaurant from the Collective Hospitality Group is as gorgeous as the food is delicious. Tropical Vibes with House Music and open air from our retractable ceiling(weather permitting) will set the mood for you to try the Latin Fusion menu that features some of Blend's classic dishes as well as new items curated by Executive Chef Steven Londono.
Top review
VickiB
Dined on Jul 3, 2024
Amazing food, great vibe, super service. I loved the ceviche and the barrasco was superb. We saw a large party, celebrating a birthday, and the staff made it so special for them.
A photo of Soco restaurant
4.4
4.4 (2083)
$30 and under
Southern
Clinton Hill
About the restaurant
Soco is located in Brooklyn. We serve Cajun-Southern food.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 15, 2024
This was my first visit to Soco and I loved it! The staff was courteous and the service was great. Far as the food and drinks…excellent. The restaurant clean and organized plus the art on the walls was pretty cool. Last but not least, I met the owner who was very nice and he sent me and my fiancé two glasses of complementary champagne! Can’t wait to dine here again.
A photo of Nick's Lobster restaurant
4.4
4.4 (518)
$30 and under
Seafood
Mill Basin
About the restaurant
Welcome to Nicks's Lobster House Proudly serving the freshest seafood and meats in Brooklyn. Winners of the NYC Wine and Food Festival Back Yard BBQ. Winners of the Dime Best of Brooklyn Seafood Restaurant 2020. Looking forward to serving you and your family.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 6 days ago
The food is amazing! Everything is made with care.
A photo of Gair restaurant
4.3
4.3 (30)
$31 to $50
Cocktail Bar
DUMBO
About the restaurant
GAIR (BROOKLYN, NY)
Located at 41 Washington Street in Dumbo, Brooklyn on one of the world’s most famous intersections, Gair is Dumbo’s premier destination for elevated, distinctive cocktails, locally-sourced, seasonally-inspired dishes, and an unmatched environment. Conceptualized and owned by architect and Dumbo local Kevin Cimini, Gair was developed to create an elegant yet approachable neighborhood bar and restaurant that serves as an oasis for the Dumbo community, as well as an authentic New York experience for visitors.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 15, 2024
The food was very nice and service was impeccable. They accommodated all of our special requests. Highly recommend!
A photo of Breuklyn Tequila & Taco Bar restaurant
3.8
3.8 (193)
$30 and under
Mexican
Bedford-Stuyvesant
About the restaurant
Restaurant & Lounge Serving Afro-Mexicana Taste and Culture

Afro-Mexicana restaurant, bar & lounge in Brooklyn
-Separate bar area with table seating in the front as well as, larger restaurant/lounge area in the back


Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 4, 2024
Everything was amazing, food, drinks, service and the restaurant itself was just absolutely beautiful inside. Music was a vibe as well, overall happy with everything .
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