I know New York City is known for it's great food, which restaurants should I definitely go to?
- PRINT. Restaurant653 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10036-2004, United Statesrecommended PRINT. RestaurantThis farm-to-table restaurant offers delicious food made from seasonably available produce. The entrees looked kind of small for the price but the appetizers were good size. The ambience is nice and ... read morecozy. It’s a good place to bring your date. The service is very nice as well.
- Eataly200 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10010recommended EatalyThis place is amazing! It has an incredible selection of Italian/Mediterranean gourmet food (pricey, of course), plus cool kitchen items and cookbooks. Several eating areas are placed within the ... read moremarket where you can eat food that is sold here and drink some wine. It is popular, so it gets crowded and noisy.recommended EatalyAmazing food and quality Italian groceries! However, this place is always packed, and you almost feel as if you're being herded between areas. That said, if you're willing to fight the crowds, it's ... read morewell worth it.recommended EatalyOh my goodness! Amazing! Like a traditional Mediterranean market done up in a BIG New York City way! A huge space with just about anything you could want, so massive they have several restaurants ... read moreinside the shop to chooses from! I was in the city and looking for somewhere to go for dinner. I checked my Gogobot iPhone app and saw the reviews for Eataly and had to check it out! Thanks so much Gogobot users for such an amazing experience!
- Tertulia359 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10014recommended TertuliaEver since my daughter mentioned this new Asturian restaurant opening in New York back in August, I wanted to go there. Then my son dined there and recommended to try. So, this past weekend I got to ... read morego there. What a treat it was! I must confess that I have been to Asturias, Spain a few times, and my husband has been there a couple of dozens of times. So we are well familiar with Asturian cuisine and really like it. The restaurant serves most of their dishes for sharing, tapas style. It was fun to select from the menu, spotting some familiar dishes and going for something new. Pimientos de Padrón are one of our favorites. And of course, jamón Ibérico de bellota had to be picked. We also got Tosta setas, Tosta huevo roto y jamón ibérico, Coles de bruselas, Nuestras patatas, Mejillones bravos a la sidra. This was enough for 3 of us to feel satisfied. All dishes were great and some of them were absolutely delicious. Some good Ribera del Duero wine accompanied our meal, and later the guys got to try some Asturias sidra ( it was served in a more “civilized” way compared to Asturias). Crema catalana (custard) was our dessert. This restaurant is popular, and they don’t take reservations unless your group is 6 or more. I suggest to come around 5:30 when they open for dinner - otherwise, you may have to wait a while.
- A Voce10 Columbus Circle, New York, NYrecommended A VoceWe went to this restaurant at the Columbus Circle for lunch on our recent visit. We were one of the earlier customers, so we easily got a table with picturesque views of the Central Park with ... read moreChristmas Market happening there on a cold December day. The service was nice (if you don’t count that our waiter offered us wine menu but then came back 5 minutes later saying that they can’t serve alcohol before noon in NY, so we can’t order anything, because it wasn’t noon yet – no big deal, though a glass of mimosa would have been nice). The food that we ordered was excellent. Both my husband and I had roasted royal trumpet mushrooms appetizers that were flavored by truffle oil and had a couple of truffle shavings on top. They were out of this world. Then we had Branzino dish and Squash and ricotta gnocchi. They were fantastic as well. I would love to come here again for sure. Btw, it’s a Michelin star rated restaurant.
- Rouge Tomate10 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022recommended Rouge TomateRouge Tomate is my first Michelin Star rated restaurant. The expectations were high from my side prior to our visit. I must say, I wasn’t disappointed. The interior is modern and nice looking. We were ... read moreseated at a booth (there were 5 of us), with plenty of room on a table and to seat. The service was very nice – attentive but not annoying, offering just the right amount of information that you want to hear… except one thing… which I consider to be a huge snafu on their part. When describing the specials, we were told that they just got white truffles and are offering 5 grams of white truffle shavings on their Wild Mushroom Farrotto dish which is typically part of the Tasting menu but can be ordered a la carte. But they didn’t mention the price of this “very special dish”. Obviously, we knew that with truffles being precious commodity, it will be more expensive than a typical dish on their menu. But considering that $39 venison dish on their menu was the most expensive dish, we couldn’t imagine that this one would end up costing $89! Two of us ordered it (without knowing the cost)! It was stupid on our part not to ask about the price, but I think the waitress should’ve mentioned it, since it’s a bit of an abnormal “special”. We ate our entrée enjoying every bite – without even knowing how precious this cup and a half of farrotto grain with wild mushrooms and white truffles is. It was truly exquisite and out-of-this-world. No regrets that my husband and I ordered it but it was quite a shock to see the bill. Nevertheless, the rest of the food that our group of five had was very delicious – from complimentary Autumn Squash Soup that was brought in tiny shot glasses at the beginning of our meal, along with great bread with wonderful dips, to a couple of flavors of Seasonal Toasts (Wild Mushroom and Sunchoke), to Spanish Octopus Salad with fennel, to Ricotta Gnudi and Striped Bass a la Plancha. This all was topped by great desserts, with an option to satisfy a sweet tooth without guilt (Small Sweets option). I am taking a great lesson out of this experience: don’t ever feel that asking about a price of a dish at a fancy restaurant makes you a less desirable client.
- Tink's102 E 7th St, New York, NY, United Statesrecommended Tink'sWent here for brunch with a big group -- a feat in itself given the tiny size of the place -- and had a great time. The food was delicious, the mimosas ample, and the atmosphere cozy. This is a great ... read morelittle place in the East Village and a nice off-the-beaten-path find. Definitely worth making a reservation if you come for weekend brunch.Alix F
There are plenty of big name, popular places in NYC, but I think part of the fun of this city is discovering small, lesser known places with great food/atmosphere. This is one of my latest finds!
- Raoul's Restaurant180 Prince St, New York, NYrecommended Raoul's RestaurantGreat French bistro in New York that is also very affordable. Alsatian cuisine where least expected. It's nice for romantic dates, but also good with friends.
- Via Emilia47 East 21st St # 1, New York, NYrecommended Via EmiliaBoasting possibly the most authentic Modenese cuisine this side of the Atlantic, this reasonably priced, family run restaurant near Union Square absolutely deserves a visit. Do not miss the gnocco ... read morefritto (fried puffed bread served with cured meats), or the handmade tortelloni, or the lasagna (made in the traditional style with meat ragu and bechamel) This is also the restaurant where I learned that bruschetta is NOT pronounced BrooSHETTA but BrooSKETTA.Julia P
This place is completely off the beaten track but the food is wonderful. Total local secret.
- Gramercy Tavern42 E 20th St., New York, NY 10003
- City Bakery3 W 18th St #1, New York, NY 10011
- Minetta Tavern113 MacDougal Street, New York, NY 10012recommended Minetta TavernMmhm those are bones filled with marrow. Minetta Tavern is a real class act. One of the best burgers in the city, with a gorgeous French steakhouse menu. The decor is largely unchanged in the last 100 ... read moreyears, but the food is oh-so-up-to-date.Julia P
Get the burger at Minetta Tavern - four kinds of steak minced and mixed. The rest of their menu is amazing, too. A real New York classic.
- Aldea31 West 17th Street New York, NY 10011-5529
- The East Pole Kitchen & Bar133 East 65th Street, New York, NYrecommended The East Pole Kitchen & BarOnce you get by the *fabulous* host at the front, the newish East Pole really is pretty fabulous. This multi-level UES restaurant features seasonal vegetables and sustainable seafood. All of the small ... read moreplates look delicious. Don't pass up anything with beets in it.
- Otto Enoteca Pizzeria1 5th Ave, New York, NY 10003
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- ABC Kitchen35 E 18th Street, New York, NY 10003recommended ABC Kitchen
- MoMA—Museum of Modern Art11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019-5401
- American Museum of Natural History200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
- Rockefeller CenterRockefeller Plz and E 49th Street, New York, NY 10020
- High Line Park519 West 23rd Street New York, 10011
- Union SquareE 16th St., New York, NY 10003
- Greenwich VillageGreenwich Village, 111 Barrow St, New York, NY 10014, USA
- ChinatownChinatown, New York, NY, USA
- Metropolitan Museum of Art1000 Fifth Avenue, New York 10028
- FAO Schwarz767 5th Avenue, New York, NY
- Brooklyn Bridge, New York CityNew City, New York State
- Statue of LibertyLiberty Island, New York, NY, United States
- Empire State Building350 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10118-0100
- National September 11 Memorial & MuseumOne Liberty Plaza, NY 10006
- Times Square43rd Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10036
- Central Park14 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022-1002