5th Avenue Bars

By Denise Oliveira

As the temperature finally rises in New York, so does our desire to be outdoors with a cold drink. Most likely, your apartment didn’t come with a huge patio where you can entertain your friends, so your best bet is a neighborhood bar with outdoor space. Today we’re introducing you to five bars along Park Slope’s 5th Avenue that have just that: Patios where you can hang out with your favorite people and favorite beverage.

Commonwealth, 497 5th Avenue

Highlights: Free popcorn and Wi-Fi. If you want to head out even before dusk and get some work or reading done out on their patio, you won’t be the only one.

Commonwealth sign

Commonwealth Fence

Commonwealth Patio

Skylark, 477 5th Avenue

Highlights: You can bring your vegetarian friends along and they won’t starve. Their veggie dumplings are $7. There’s also a Globetrotters pinball machine in the back. They have few outdoor tables though, so arrive early if you want one.

Skylark Patio

Skylark Pinball

Ginger’s Bar, 363 5th Avenue

Highlights: The backyard at this gay bar is gorgeous. There’s bingo on Sundays, and every Friday is “Singles Nite” starting at 9pm, with a $5 “sassy pink pusszy cat” cocktail.

Ginger's Patio

The Gate, 321 5th Avenue

Highlights: TVs to catch your favorite team, and a patio that stays open later than many, going till 2 am on weekends.

The Gate Patio

High Dive, 243 5th Avenue

Highlights: Besides the free popcorn, there’s also a shelf full of board games including classics like Connect 4 and Battleship.

High Dive Sign

High Dive Games

High Dive Patio

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