Most people know Spuyten Duyvil as the place you go while you’re waiting for a table at St. Anselm. And while it definitely works for that, it’s also just a good spot to drink outside in Williamsburg - especially if you like beer, since you can choose from more than 100 options (they have wine and snacks, too). The big backyard is surrounded by a brick wall covered with hanging ivy, and the seat-yourself tables are constantly becoming available as people head next door for steak.
Where we've featured it
When you don’t want to spend half the day waiting in line for a hotel rooftop, check out these bars where you’ll actually be able to get in.
More spots in WilliamsburgSee more
Lodge is unfortunately like Freemans’ apathetic little brother - trying hard to emulate, but falling short of the effortless cool of their older sibling.
Frankel’s is a Jewish deli in the same vein as Russ & Daughters, but on its own level entirely.
Huckleberry Bar is a casual cocktail bar in Williamsburg with a good Happy Hour and dancing on the weekends.
Suggested by our writers
St. Mazie is a relatively low-key Williamsburg bar that has live music and good cocktails.
Hotel Delmano is probably the best date spot in Williamsburg. It’s dark, cozy, and feels like an ocean liner that sank a long time ago.
Night of Joy
Night Of Joy is a relaxed cocktail bar in Williamsburg with a rooftop patio that’s great in the summer.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more