Restaurants in Harlem
Named after the legendary Harlem speakeasy, Red Rooster Harlem serves up sophisticated soul food. Menus reflect the diverse population of the neighborhood as well as the background of Swedish chef, Marcus Samuelsson as you’ll see on the menu which includes Fried Yard Bird and Helga’s Meatballs.
After this 10-table Italian eatery opened in 1896, locals who frequented the family-run establishment were given standing reservations that are still in place today.
Installed in a small, sunny storefront in East Harlem, Il Caffe Latte is a tidy, red-brick neighborhood café serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Hosts Mario Zarate and Julio Quevedo want all their guests to feel the Amor Cubano (Cuban love) in everything at this Spanish Harlem restaurant which has been serving traditional Cuban food since 2007.
When you want a meal consisting of comfort food like mom used to cook, head over to the Kitchenette Uptown in Morningside Heights. The diner has a cottage feel, with pink polka dot wainscoting, a black and white tiled floor, and tables made with salvaged doors.
Located on Restaurant Row on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, this Harlem eatery serves up refined American entrees alongside upgraded burgers, steak sandwiches, and truffled French fries.