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11 Terrific Restaurants for Watching the Snow Fall in NYC

In case you feel like having a nice meal in a restaurant with plenty of windows.

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Today might the first day of spring, but clearly winter's hold is fierce. The city should get a little blanket of snow by dinner time. Rather than shutting yourself in and griping about global warming, pass what will hopefully be the last snow of the season at one of these restaurants which are great for snow, and people watching.

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Santina

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The Torrisi crew's Santina offers the perfect mix of large windows that make you feel like you're in a snow globe and beachy drinks so you can fantasize about warmer climates. [Daniel Krieger]

Prime Meats

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Reynard

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Mission Cantina

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Danny Bowien's Mexican/Vietnamese restaurant is a great place to wait out a snowstorm, and the food will help you beat those winter blues. Bonus, the line here is almost always shorter than at Mission Chinese Food. [Daniel Krieger]

Lafayette

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Gramercy Tavern

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The classic Danny Meyer restaurant has been firing on all cylinders since it opened over 20 years ago. Both the food, courtesy of James Beard nominated Michael Anthony and the wine list, curated by Juliette Pope make the restaurant worth a trip. And the fact that it has huge windows is snow watching bonus.[Daniel Krieger]

Lincoln Ristorante

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The Butcher's Daughter

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Angel's Share

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This Japanese speakeasy offers floor to ceiling windows that overlook Third Ave, making it a prime snow watching hang. Just make sure to get there early — that back room fills up fast.[Photo: Foursquare]

Santina

The Torrisi crew's Santina offers the perfect mix of large windows that make you feel like you're in a snow globe and beachy drinks so you can fantasize about warmer climates. [Daniel Krieger]

Prime Meats

[Daniel Krieger]

Reynard

[Daniel Krieger]

Mission Cantina

Danny Bowien's Mexican/Vietnamese restaurant is a great place to wait out a snowstorm, and the food will help you beat those winter blues. Bonus, the line here is almost always shorter than at Mission Chinese Food. [Daniel Krieger]

Lafayette

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Toro

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Gramercy Tavern

The classic Danny Meyer restaurant has been firing on all cylinders since it opened over 20 years ago. Both the food, courtesy of James Beard nominated Michael Anthony and the wine list, curated by Juliette Pope make the restaurant worth a trip. And the fact that it has huge windows is snow watching bonus.[Daniel Krieger]

Lincoln Ristorante

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Dover

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The Butcher's Daughter

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Angel's Share

This Japanese speakeasy offers floor to ceiling windows that overlook Third Ave, making it a prime snow watching hang. Just make sure to get there early — that back room fills up fast.[Photo: Foursquare]

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