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Hours of Operation

Monday:

Dinner: 4pm to 10pm


Tuesday - Friday: 

Breakfast: 9am to 11:30am

Lunch: 11:30am to 4pm

Dinner: 4pm to 10pm


Saturday - Sunday:  

Brunch: 10am to 3pm

Dinner: 4pm to 10pm

RESERVATIONS

Now accepting reservations for outdoor dining through Resy! Click the tab in the menu to check out availability.

Walk-in's always welcome!

We ask that you kindly honor the time of your reservation — we have a 15 minute grace period for your arrival, but due to the size of our sidewalk cafe and social distancing guidelines, we are unable to accommodate any increases in party size or change in reservation time. We allocate about one hour and 30 minutes for most reservations, and do not reserve tables for just drinks.

WE DO NOT CHARGE CANCELLATION FEES IN THE CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, so feel free to cancel on your own through Resy if the weather is discouraging you. This will not trigger an automatic charge. 




YURT VILLAGES


The YURT VILLAGES Presented by American Express and Resy: There’s a new way to dine outdoors this winter. Experience the magic of the season at 13 restaurants nationwide, in cozy winter pop-ups. This collection of heated tents, popping up at restaurants throughout the US, is available exclusively to American Express ® Card Members. 

If you have an Amex card, add it to your Resy profile to unlock access. Once you do this, you will see a "Yurt" option (in addition to "Sidewalk" and "Indoors") if it is available. Centurion and Platinum cardholders have special access to seats not available on Resy, reach out to your Amex Concierge for availability. Reservations are available 30 days in advance. 

Fairfax is offering this special dining experience including a prix-fixe Dinner menu for $88 per person (not including beverages, tax and gratuity). Tickets are final sale, and not refundable. The whole meal is designed to last one hour and 45 minutes.

Yurt Office Hours (aka Breakfast. Wifi provided, laptops invited!), Lunch and Brunch reservations are also now available! Breakfast includes a $30 per person menu and Lunch a $45 per person menu. Brunch includes a prix-fixe brunch spread with a large format mimosa or bloody mary for the table for $88 per person. Non-alcoholic beverages are included in all daytime experiences. 

For more details about the Yurt Village experience, click here.

SIDEWALK or YURT?

If you have booked a SIDEWALK table:

Please be aware of the weather on the day of your visit! It's sweater weather season, so please come dressed in warm clothes. All of our sidewalk tables are protected by partially enclosed vestibules, but we're keeping it safe with the air still flowing. There are heaters spaced throughout the vestibule but are not positioned over every single table. (check out the picture to the right!)

It's cozy and the heaters heat, but don't forget to bundle up and order one of our hot cocktails to keep you comfy!

If you have booked a YURT:

The Yurt experience is designed to last one hour and 45 minutes with specific seating times, so please be on time on the day of your visit! Yurt reservations are prepaid and non-refundable. Tickets do not include extra beverages, tax and gratuity. 

YOUR RESERVATION WILL CLEARLY SAY EITHER SIDEWALK OR YURT. PLEASE MAKE NOTE OF THE TYPE OF RESERVATION YOU ARE BOOKING!

HCH Outdoor Pro Tips

We're New Yorkers. And that means we're resilient, adaptable and will do whatever it takes to enjoy our favorite bottle of wine and a raw bar tower in any weather! But let's face it, it's cold outside. Here's what Happy Cooking recommends to make the most of the outdoor dining Winter season:

ALL THE HEATTECH

We're not sponsored by Uniqlo, but ask our team and they'll tell you that heattech attire (leggings, shirts, socks, you name it) will save your social life this Winter. 

LAYERS. LOTS OF LAYERS

Our heaters are powerful but you'll still need to bundle up if you're sitting for a meal. A tip from Tina (Bejasa, our Guest Relations Manager) is that the most important layer is your beer (or wine, or whisky) coat. If you're from the Midwest like a lot of us, you probably know what that means. 

HOT BEVVIES

We've got em'. Just ask! Our Head Bartender, Akil Marshall, says a Fairfax Toddy a day keeps the winter blues away. 

Or if red wine is your stay warm beverage of choice, Aaron Thorp (resident wine guru) has plenty of options for every budget, mood and meal on the list!

WINTER DISHES

Our menus are seasonal so you'll find plenty of warming winter dishes on our menu. We know, you might be here for THE Burger and that's always a good decision. We recommend going half-sies (we'll even split plates for you to be extra safe) and trying something else too like our Moules Frites whose warm broth will keep you extra toasty!

GET IN TOUCH

Please note we have gone digital! All questions and inquiries can be sent to hello@happycookingnyc.com 

You can also reply to your Resy confirmation text to reach the restaurant directly.

SAFETY


For details on the safety measures we are taking and ask that you take while dining with us, please click here.