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Food and drinks at The Rooftop at Pier 17

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    Quick insights

    • There’s a blend of food and drink options to choose from when attending concerts on The Rooftop at Pier 17 in New York City.
    • There are various lounge options at The Rooftop that boast their own menus of refreshments.
    • At Pier 17, you’ll also find some long-standing eateries and bars, along with some seasonal spaces to enjoy food and drinks.

    Over the years, Pier 17 has undergone many renovations to update it from the maritime transit hub it started as in 1907. The most recent project completed in 2018 transformed Pier 17 into a modern entertainment destination complete with a unique concert venue, The Rooftop.

    In this article, we’ll explain the food and drink options available at Pier 17 and The Rooftop concert venue.

    Drinks and concessions on The Rooftop at Pier 17

    The Rooftop offers a variety of concession options that could cater to a range of tastes and preferences. Specific offerings might vary by season, as will the cocktail menus, but here are some common examples of what to expect.

    Concession stands

    Stands typically offer snacks like hotdogs, tater tots and pretzels. These and other light bites are designed to complement the refreshments you might sample during a live performance.


    New York City has a vibrant cocktail culture and history, and you might find the drinks at the various establishments at The Rooftop follow suit. Various cocktails, mocktails, beer and wine are regularly available. You should see seasonal and local selections among the normal offerings.

    Lounge options at Pier 17 and the Seaport Summer Concert Series

    Hallmarks of The Rooftop are food and drink options that suit the season. This is especially true in the summer, when The Rooftop’s atmosphere is often at its best for live performances of the Summer Concert Series.

    Here are several options you may find if you’re attending one of many summer concerts at The Rooftop:

    • Heineken Silver Zone: This premium ticket option is available for the 2024 concerts. Private bar access and a reserved viewing area right next to The Rooftop stage are included.
    • Grey Goose Terrace: When you add on this experience to your concert ticket purchase, you can enjoy a private lounge and receive a complimentary cocktail. A menu of food and drinks to purchase will also be available. Another perk is that the terrace is open for an hour after concerts.
    • The Chase Sapphire Reserve® Lounge at The Bar at Lawn Club: This venue offers seasonal cocktails, exclusive menu items, a dedicated seating area, games and phone chargers. Show your Sapphire Reserve credit card or J.P. Morgan Reserve® credit card to a staff member at the entrance for access—no reservations required. Seating and availability is first-come, first-served.

    Other dining options at Pier 17

    Pier 17 is home to a number of mainstay canteens and often features pop-up options. Here are some of those restaurants that have a bit of history at Pier 17.

    Carne Mare

    There’s indoor and outdoor seating available at this cozy spot with views of the Brooklyn Bridge. Carne Mare offers oysters and other seafood, alone with prime-aged beef. Oh, and a full bar.

    Malibu Farm

    On the northeast side of Pier 17 in the Seaport, Malibu Farm is open daily for lunch and dinner. Brunch is available on the weekends. It’s about a two-minute walk from the intersection of South and Fulton Streets. Mexican and homestyle options pepper the regular menu, but there’s a full range of offerings to expect.

    The Tin Building

    Inspired by Jean-Georges’ world travels, The Tin Building is a gourmet market and food hall. On the northeast corner of Pier 17 in the Seaport, the Tin Building has a mix of restaurants, bars and a full market inside.

    In summary

    There may be culinary wonders to enjoy at the restaurants of Pier 17, while The Rooftop concert venue offers different food, drink and lounge options to enhance your event experience. With the captivating backdrop of New York City’s waterfront, The Rooftop has become a popular destination for its summer concerts each year.

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