Eat and Drink Where to eat on Memorial Day in NYC By MELISSA KRAVITZ Updated May 21, 2015 11:14 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email You don't even have to fire up the grill to enjoy great food on Memorial Day in NYC. Attend a luau, backyard BBQ or a boozy feast in the sky at these New York restaurants happily hosting Monday festivities. The Gander Photo Credit: FACEBOOK/TheGanderNYC Chef Jesse Schenker will celebrate Memorial Day with his acclaimed new-American cuisine. The Gander's new Sundae Cart will launch Monday, featuring house-made flavors like Tahitian Vanlla Bean, Valrhona 72% Dark Chocolate and Corn Meringue. The restaurant will also host all day brunch service and all day happy hour with specials like 5 glasses of rose for $25. 15 W. 18th St., thegandernyc.com Birds & Bubbles Photo Credit: Sosh Chef Sarah Simmons will celebrate the start of summer with a traditional Low Country Boil. Enjoy shrimp, sausage, corn on the cob, seasonal slaw, freshly baked bread and more on the restaurants outdoor patio. Tickets also include three glasses of sparkling wine and champagne as well as snacks, starters and dessert. $95/person, 100B Forsyth St., 12 p.m., sosh.com El Original Photo Credit: El Original Tex-Mex is having its moment in NYC. El Original will be launching breakfast this Monday, featuring nine types of breakfast tacos, filled with everything from Fritos to plenty of cheese and eggs. Signature drinks like The Poblanita (the house margarita with fresh poblano and green habaneros) will also be served. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., 735 10th Ave., eloriginaltxmx.com Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar Photo Credit: Rocco's Tacos Rocco's is extending its weekend bottomless brunch on Monday! Unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Marys will run you $12 with the purchase of any entree. Brunch dishes include a Benedict Azteca made with poached eggs in masa sopes with pork cochinitas, salsa rojo, spinach, chipotle crema and Mexican potatoes. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., 339 Brooklyn Bridge Blvd., Brooklyn, 718-246-8226, roccostacos.com SixtyFive at Rainbow Room Photo Credit: Evan Sung Celebrate Memorial Day in the sky with Rose All Day! Glasses of Sparkling Rose and Prosecco will be $10 and flights of Fritsch Rose of Zweigelt, Josep Foraster Cava Rose and Sakura Emaki Sake Rose (2oz each) will also be available for $15. Supplement with small plates including Spicy Tuna Tacos and Langoustine Tartare. 30 Rockefeller Plaza, ainbowroom.com/sixtyfive Maison Premiere Photo Credit: MELISSA KRAVITZ Williamsburg's favorite oyster house and cocktail den will be celebrating Memorial Day with a special chef's BBQ menu accompanied with live music. Oysters will be served until 1 a.m. and drinks will be poured until 2 a.m. 12 p.m. - 2 a.m. 298 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, maisonpremiere.com The Dutch Photo Credit: Noah Fecks The Dutch is hosting their third annual all-day Memorial Day luau! Celebrations at this Andrew Carmellini restaurant will include tiki cocktails, Spam Masubi and Kalua Pig. 11:30 a.m. -9 p.m., 131 Sullivan St., 212-677-6200, thedutchnyc.com Adalya Photo Credit: FACEBOOK/AdalyaNYC New Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in Gramercy Park, Adalya, is celebrating Memorial Day with all day $1 oysters and a $10 flatbread and beer special. Enjoy the sunny patio, enjoy some seafood like on the scallop crudo and watermelon radish flatbread (pictured) and cheer to summer!55 Irving Place, 646-896-1441, adalyanyc.com By MELISSA KRAVITZ Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.