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earla3 Jul 8, 2008 01:11 PM

Any recommendations from the list? This is for a party of five this coming Friday evening. Thanks!

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    cavafan Jul 8, 2008 02:42 PM

    The Grocery on Smith Street has a very pretty garden space in back, as does Convivium Osteria on Fifth Avenue. Franny's and Brooklyn Fish Camp also have outdoor seating, and Zilli's has picnic tables out back, for something very casual.

    1. phunkykim Jul 9, 2008 07:33 AM

      Lenoras way is another great place not mentioned too much on this board. It is light dining - Great appetizers and Paninis. It used to be called Wells Ale & lager - They have a wonderful Wine Menu - and impressive Craft Beer list as well. they are at 303 Bedford Avenue. They have a patio out back - and it doesnt get too noisy - which is great for conversation.

      1. malibu Jul 9, 2008 07:34 AM

        Brooklyn is a big place, but my fave is Aurora in Williamsburg. Their outside garden is lovely and the rustic Italian food is really, really good.

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          mwmnyc Jul 9, 2008 08:47 AM

          The Farm on Adderly in Ditmas Parkis outstanding. Olea in Fort Greene hast sidewalk seating, but the food is solid.

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            vatl619 Jul 9, 2008 08:44 PM

            smith street and environs are loaded with decently good to very very good restaurants with gardens in back.

            what neighborhood are you looking for? any type of food?

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