The Staten Island Ferry is free. And you can bring alcoholic beverages on board. Also, it provides a great view of the Statue of Liberty, and the upper deck is a very nice place to hang out in the summertime. Is it a good place for a party? No. It’s a ferry. But it could work for a creative date that requires you to spend very little money. As an added bonus, this boat helps thousands of people get to and from Staten Island.
Where we've featured it
Search by Perfect For
More spots in Financial DistrictSee more
Bombay’s Indian Restaurant
Bombay’s is an Indian restaurant in the Financial District that’s a great delivery option for lunch or dinner.
With a couple of locations around the city, Luke’s Lobster is a casual spot to grab a good, simple lobster roll.
On the roof of Pier 17 in the Seaport District, The Greens is a big outdoor space where you can drink while playing lawn games with a group.
Suggested by our writers
The Dead Rabbit
The Dead Rabbit is part cocktail bar, part restaurant, and the best place to drink in FiDi.
Leo’s Bagels arguably has some of the best bagels in the city and their egg and cheese sandwich will make your FiDi mornings better.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more