You've been working your ass off and deserve the upcoming 3 day weekend. While your friends are sending you snap after snap from the beach, you can fight back with some pretty sick ones yourself if you check out these NYC beer gardens.
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Good For: Kicking Back, Local Beer
Specials: Monday - Friday until 7pm, $1 off beer, wine & cocktails
This tire shop turned beer garden is a great outdoor space with awesome bloody mary's, a huge beer list, tons of fun games and a lively vibe your 4 legged friend is sure to love. That's right, not only can you people watch, but you can dog watch at this dog friendly bar! So grab that leesh, a few treats and bring your pup along for the day!!
Good For: Beer Connoisseurs, Group Parties, Hanging Outside
Featuring their craft beers and the best from other breweries, Threes Brewing is a can't miss for a true beer fanatic. But don't worry, for those of you who aren't beer fans, they've got you covered with a full bar as well. Sooo no excuses...play like a champion today!
Good For: Big Night Out, German Beers & Great Food
Hate waiting in long lines? Me too.
Luckily for us, The Biergarten @ The Standard Hotel offers special tables, known as Stammtisch. These tables allow you to pour your own beer from three different taps built right into the table and provide you with your own personal server. And of course, don't forget to warm up that forehand before hitting the ping pong tables!
Good For: backyard vibe during the day
Specials: 12PM - 7pm $2 pff select drafts, sangria, wines, and cocktails
If you're looking for a beer garden with tons of activities, you've found the right place! 60 beer tap lines, an indoor bar, an outdoor cargo bar, 3 bocce ball courts and a seasonal menu. Greenwood Park has it all!
Good For: Foodies, specials, heated area
Specials: Sunday Funday - 12pm-4pm brunch, 7pm-10pm happy hour $2 off draft & wines, $14 liter steins, $24 bottled wine
Loreley is the largest heated outdoor beer garden in Manhattan's Lower East Side and is modeled after the "Brauhaus" in Cologne. With a German inspired food menu and large selection of German beer, wine, and spirits, everyone in your group is sure to find something they love!
Good For: Large groups, Day Drinking, Snacky Foods, music
Specials: Happy hour mon-Fri 4pm-6pm
Awesome atmosphere with great pork nachos, wings, and pretzels to go along with your beer. Would highly recommend Treadwell Park for a day out with your friends playing games and hanging out. Perfect for a Summer weekend or early Fall before the weather gets cold...let's not think about that yet.
Good For: Authentic vibe, cozy atmoshere
Specials: The Haxn (pork shank) only available fri, sat & sun
Get ready for a traditional German vibe when you step foot inside Zum Schneider. Love the steins they serve their beer in and you cannot go wrong with their authentic German cuisine. Scope it out during Labor Day weekend to get ready for their huge upcoming Oktoberfest event.