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Restaurants in Manhattan

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Manhattan restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Manhattan 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 Manhattan 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 Manhattan restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Manhattan.

  • 12 Chairs

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A modest exterior (the red awning is as flashy as it gets) makes it easy to look past this unique little McDougal Street eatery, which has had SoHo... More
  • 202

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    "British-born Annie Wayte, one of New York's great unsung chefs, creates soulful soups and beautiful greenmarket salads at this whimsically rustica... More
  • 21, New York

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    What began as a speakeasy in Midtown during Prohibition has become one of the most historically significant dining destinations in the country. The... More
  • 230 Fifth

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Home to the largest rooftop bar in the city, 230 Fifth is known for its panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline. Located on the 20th floor of the ... More
  • 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
  • 5 Ninth

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    For customers leaving this restaurant located in the Meatpacking District, it may be the décor and layout that sticks in the mind instead of the fo... More
  • 50 Carmine

  • 66

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • A Casa Fox

    Chef Melissa Fox, owner of A Casa Fox, honed her Latin cooking skills at the side of her mother, a native Nicaraguan. Her Lower East Side restauran... More
  • A Voce

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The seasonal menu at A Voce in the Flatiron district focuses on rustic Italian dishes and fresh ingredients. The meat ravioli, a family recipe, is ... More
  • ABC Kitchen

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    At this restaurant, located smack-dab between Union Square and the historic Flatiron district and occupying a stylishly rusticated space inside the... More
  • Abraço

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } The lack of space, or chairs, allows you to focus on the perfect cup of coffee at Abraco's Espresso Bar in the East... More
  • Aburiya Kinnosuke

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Inspired by traditional Japanese izakayas (after-work drinking establishments), this Midtown East restaurant specializes in fresh sashimi as well a... More
  • Acqua, New York

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Situated off the beaten path (literally, it's in an alley off of a cobblestone street in Peck Slip), Acqua serves up authentic Italian cuisine and ... More
  • Adour

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Now in residence at the St Regis Hotel, Chef Alain Ducasse's latest foray into the New York restaurant scene is a French wine restaurant. Named aft... More

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