Restaurants in Manhattan
Installed in a small, sunny storefront in East Harlem, Il Caffe Latte is a tidy, red-brick neighborhood café serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Home to the largest rooftop bar in the city, 230 Fifth is known for its panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline.
Culinary moguls Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich bring high-end glamour to the Meatpacking District with Del Posto, a 24,000-square-foot Italian restaurant.
Located in the Meatpacking District, Macelleria—Italian for “butcher shop”—is a Tuscan-style steakhouse situated in a former meat locker.
A favorite on the Upper East Side (due mostly to the lack of Vietnamese options), Vermicelli offers the standard fare and take out service like most restaurants of its kind; however, it differs in that it creates a more upscale dining experience with worn wood floors, clothed tables, and maroon v
BLT Steak is celebrity chef Laurent Tourondel’s eponymous Midtown East venue (the name stands for Bistro Laurent Touronde). With its ebonized tables, zinc bar, and neutral suede banquettes, it’s Tourondel’s reinvention of the steakhouse as a chic dining destination.
Its clientele has included Harry Truman, Jackie Kennedy, and Cyndi Lauper (who sang impromptu with the house band last year), but one of the most celebrated locals at Bemelmans Bar, in the Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, was Ludwig Bemelmans himself.
Located in Times Square inside the Michelangelo Hotel, this Italian restaurant was designed by Italian architect Andrea Auletta and boasts bleached French white oak tables, imported red silks, velvets, and gold leaf..
Telepan is an Upper West Side restaurant with an earth-friendly theme and a menu that changes with the seasons. Produce is locally sourced, and meats, including the ribeye-for-two, are free-range.
Bombay Talkie, in Chelsea, focuses on two delights from Indian culture: street food and Bollywood. The clean lines of teak wood and black leather and the gallery-style white walls allow for a great display of Bollywood-inspired canvases; one huge mural shows an Indian street dance scene.
The consistent freshness of the fish is what keeps this East Village restaurant afloat in a city full of sushi options.
Scarpetta, housed in an unassuming Greek Revival townhome in the Meatpacking District, made its award-winning debut in 2008, following Scott Conant's successful turns at L'Impero and Alto 18+ and cementing his status as one of Manhattan's New York's foremost I
Few chefs have racked up as many accolades as Babbo’s Mario Batali.