Whether they're right up against the river or perched high above it, uptown's waterfront dining options all have one thing in common—enviable views of the Hudson.
Not to mention menus that offer both light bites and larger plates, plus a wide range of summery cocktails.
To help you find your favorite, here's the list from south to north:
Manhattanville West Harlem Piers, W 125th Street at the Hudson River
This floating bar and restaurant is located on a decommissioned U.S. Navy ship moored at the West Harlem Piers. Look for casual pub grub like wings, burgers and sunset-ready cocktails including the Sunset Spritz and the Smoke on the Water Paloma made with mezcal.
Hamilton Heights 679 Riverside Drive (inside Riverbank State Park, entrance at W 145th St)
Head to Harlem's Riverbank State Park to find this festive Latin restaurant—its menu includes six types of mofongo, plus, margaritas, Sofrito punch and sangria—with a large outdoor patio featuring impressive views of the GW Bridge.
Inwood 348 Dyckman St at the Hudson River
This top spot for sunsets is located on the shores of the Hudson, offering a casual menu of burgers and hot dogs, lobster rolls, four types of seafood boils, as well as drinks like frozen pina coladas.