Ambrose Hall/Beer Garden in South Street Seaport
This new beer hall recently opened Downtown featuring a 14,000-sq.-ft. beer garden. Chef Jason Meyer is behind the gourmet bar food at the hall component, which spans 1,600 sq. ft. The adjacent cobblestoned beer garden also offers up a selection of German brews indoor and out.
Tap count: 12
What to eat: Baguette sliders, charcuterie plates, German-style bratwurst from Schaller & Webber, salads, a lobster roll and open-face sandwiches.
Ambrose Hall: 18 Fulton St.; 212-785-0018. Ambrose Beer Garden: 19 Fulton St.