The Alma Restaurant at 187 Columbia Street. Photo Credit: becomingbklyn.com
Opening Hours: Daily: Lunch/Brunch from 10:30AM - 2:30PM, Dinner from 5:30PM - 10:30PM
Phone: (718) 643-5100
From the exterior facade, Alma Restaurant looks a fairly conservative, yet modern establishment, but as with many a New York building, average looks hide a multitude of secrets. This two-storey bar and restaurant is also home to one of New York’s finest rooftop restaurants – The Alma. Boasting views across the Manhattan skyline and beyond, this is the perfect place to be if you appreciate urban cool and beautiful vistas. Cuisine is largely of a Mexican flavor, with Tacos De Pescado (Fish), Ceviche and Tacos offered to start, followed by chicken with chillies and chocolate, Enchiladas, or the ever popular Cazuela de Pescado (fresh fish infused with tomatillo herb sauce) accompanied by steamed clams, mussels and bay scallops. Alternatively, the grill menu has some great steak and chicken dishes, with fajitas as an additional option.