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77 Solid

Venture inside or outside at restaurateur Andrew Tarlow’s terrace bar in Williamsburg. Just don’t miss the Brooklyn-eye view.

80 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11249

718-460-8006

http://wythehotel.com/the-ides

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The lowdown

Just down the street from Westlight (and 16 floors down), this Wythe Hotel hot spot makes a solid argument for crossing the Williamsburg Bridge: considerable indoor-outdoor space for mingling, the pedigree of restaurateur Andrew Tarlow (Marlow & Sons, Diner, Reynard), and, yes, widespread vistas. But because of its limited-reservation system, waits downstairs can be arduous, and once you get up to the sixth floor, you’ll be hit with crowds. Survive both and be rewarded with the cityscape of Manhattan and Brooklyn, small plates like housemade ricotta and sourdough bread, and cocktails like the vodka, raspberry brandy, vermouth, and soda Storm in the Summer or the Dizzy World, a gin-and-tonic float with housemade sorbet.

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DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized