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Prime in Huntington offers enormous inside spaces to dine as well as generous deck and seaside dining spaces. (May 4, 2013)

LI's indoor/outdoor drink destinations

It's been a cool spring -- but it's starting to stay warm enough in early evenings to grab a drink outdoors. The decks, rooftops and open courtyards are opening up, at least some of the time, for patrons who want to get a jump-start on the season. Here are five spots with dynamic outdoor settings -- each has space to retreat indoors, too, lest you need to consider Plan B.

Chi Dining Lounge in Westbury has an outdoor
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Chi Dining Lounge in Westbury has an outdoor patio with cabanas and fire pits for drinks and snacks. (May 10, 2013)

Chi Dining Lounge in Westbury has an outdoor
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Chi Dining Lounge in Westbury has an outdoor patio for warm, bright nights and an indoor dining room and lounge just in case it should rain. (May 10, 2013)

Prime in Huntington has both an outside deck
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Prime in Huntington has both an outside deck next to the ba for cocktails and a covered deck for dining. (May 4, 2013)

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Prime in Huntington offers enormous inside spaces to
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Prime in Huntington offers enormous inside spaces to dine as well as generous deck and seaside dining spaces. (May 4, 2013)

Rooftop 32 at Kasey's in Rockville Centre has
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Rooftop 32 at Kasey's in Rockville Centre has a rooftop lounge for drinking and snacking. (July 2, 2011)

Rooftop 32 at Kasey's in Rockville Centre has
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Rooftop 32 at Kasey's in Rockville Centre has a rooftop lounge for snacking, drinking and eating. (July 2, 2011)

Diners sit outside on the deck at Dockers
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Diners sit outside on the deck at Dockers Waterside on 94 Dune Road, East Quogue. (July 11, 2009)

Pete Mayer and Laurel Butler sip drinks on
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Pete Mayer and Laurel Butler sip drinks on an outside dining deck at Dockers Waterside on Dune Road in East Quogue. (July 2009)

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Dublin Deck bar and restaurant at 325 River
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Dublin Deck bar and restaurant at 325 River Avenue in Patchogue has outdoor snacking and drinking. (July 3, 2009)

The Dublin Deck bar and restaurant on River
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The Dublin Deck bar and restaurant on River Avenue in Patchogue offers both indoor and patio spaces for snacking, eating and drinking. (2009)

At Rice bowls ( Grilled Chicken, pulled pork,
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At Rice bowls ( Grilled Chicken, pulled pork, tofu) from Moe's Southwest Grill one of the items on the menu are rice bowls, clockwise from upper left, of grilled chicken, of pulled port and of tofu.

Moe's Southwest Grill, an Atlanta-based franchise, has an
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Moe's Southwest Grill, an Atlanta-based franchise, has an outdoor patio for eating and drinking as well as indoor spaces for summer showers. (undated)

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