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Restaurants in Harlem

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Harlem restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Harlem restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Harlem to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Harlem restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Harlem.

  • 5 & Diamond

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located on Restaurant Row on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, this Harlem eatery serves up refined American entrees alongside upgraded burgers, steak ... More
  • Amor Cubano

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Hosts Mario Zarate and Julio Quevedo want all their guests to feel the Amor Cubano (Cuban love) in everything at this Spanish Harlem restaurant whi... More
  • Il Caffe Latte

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Installed in a small, sunny storefront in East Harlem, Il Caffe Latte is a tidy, red-brick neighborhood café serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. ... More
  • Kitchenette Uptown

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    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 ... More
  • Orbit East Harlem

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Rao's

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    After this 10-table Italian eatery opened in 1896, locals who frequented the family-run establishment were given standing reservations that are sti... More
  • Red Rooster

    Named after the legendary Harlem speakeasy, Red Rooster Harlem serves up sophisticated soul food. Menus reflect the diverse population of the neigh... More
  • Tony Merenda's Flash Inn

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar

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