Taphaus has a great view of Manhattan. If you want to go somewhere with a view for a drink, this may be your spot; for food however, I would suggest you find somewhere else.
The seating is picnic table communal style seating. While that is becoming more and more popular, I am not a fan of the lack of privacy and intimacy this style of seating creates. My husband and I were seated at a table close to the door and it was 30 degrees out. It was freezing. I ate my entire meal in my coat.
The menu and food was less than impressive. I had wings and they were just average. My husband had Mac and Cheese and it looked like it was right out of the box. The service was slow and every time we needed our server we had to literally flag her down.
This place was really crowded and not worth it. The drink menu is good, but for food, trust me, there are so many other options that are much better.