Radegast might get a little crowded sometimes, and it might draw a lot of tourists, undergrads, and interns - but we still don’t hate it. If you ever need to drink with a big group in the daytime, it’s a good spot to know about. Inside, you’ll find a of a big picnic tables where you can hang out and drink an obscure European beer, and if anyone gets hungry, they serve things like sausages, burgers, and pretzels. They also host a lot of live music, so check the schedule if that’s what you’re looking for.
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When you want to drink during the day in the winter and also feel good about it, check out any of these 32 spots.
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A&A Bake and Doubles
A&A Bake And Doubles is a Trinidadian counter-service spot, and it’s a Bed-Stuy institution. Stop by for a roti and a couple of doubles.
Thanh Da is a Vietnamese spot in Sunset Park that’s perfect for takeout or a quick sit-down bowl of bún bò hue.
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Kotti Berliner Döner Kebab
Kotti is a German/Turkish counter-service spot with an outpost in Industry City.
If you’re wandering around 37th Street and you suddenly feel the urge to be in an authentic German beer garden, go to Reichenbach Hall.
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Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten
Loreley is a traditional-feeling beer garden on the Lower East Side, and it’s a good place to get some day drinking done.
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