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Pier i Cafe & Espresso Bar


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Pier i Cafe is an outdoor restaurant and Espresso Bar serving breakfast lunch and dinner. Located in Riverside Park at 70th Street and the Hudson River. Open April - October (Weather permitting)
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Cafe, Bar, Pub
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice river breathe. Good river view. You can order food, drink and alcohol (or BYOB - maybe). So pleasant and relaxing. But dinner time is very competitive to get tables and chairs! You really have to watch out who’s leaving, which is a bit obnoxious....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nyay
Reviewed July 14, 2019

The food was good (we had strips of steak) but it was served on paper plates. Steak with paper plates and plastic cutlery doesn't really work. The waitress was short with us, which is not what you need when you've just got of a plane...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I visited Pier I Cafe this past weekend for dinner. We were really surprised when we arrived, in a good way. I was expecting an indoor place with options of sitting outside, however, this was only outside. Thankfully, it was a beautiful...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank raachmyers
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is a great spot to meet with friends and enjoy some drinks and small plates. The fare is mostly bar food along with some novelty drinks. You can easily access this place via foot, bike or cab. There is plenty of space for children...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CAYTLien
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Adjacent to the river with high end bar and food choices which you will pay for. If it weren't for the pigeons, you could spend a nice lunch, afternoon refreshment break after spending some time on the pier or park next door, or dinner. They...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

This is a convenient and attractive place to meet friends on the upper West Side, at the end of W 70th Street (although access is actually a few blocks north or south). It is in the open with tables under green umbrellas and has a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank George S
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Got together with my 88 year old friend of decades and had a pleasant walk from his condo to this restaurant. Great views, good food and excellent ambiance. Very chill and many pleasant people. Get the white sangria pitcher. The tacos were good too.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cape-SoCal
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We joined friends who live in the area and spent a perfect summer night dining alfresco. Very busy, but the self serve process went quickly. The fries were very good and I enjoyed the blueberry lemonade! Typical Manhattan price point for the view.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Chuck S
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Chill. Cool hangout place. The emphasis is on the outdoor scenery. Beer price are average and tase is good. Food is expensive but taste is just okay.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank imd12xl
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The outdoor cafe on 70th Street and Riverside Park South is conveniently open every day weather permitted. They even have a bike rack for those of us on two wheels. You’ll be able to see it from a distance, glowing bright green. Plenty of tables...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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