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Restaurants in Midtown East

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Alto

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Artisanal Fromagerie, Bistro & Wine Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Savor the "cuisine of the sun" at Murray Hill's Artisanal Fromagerie and Bistro, where the Art Deco dining room recalls the calm, confident style o... More
  • Aureole, New York

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Aureole is an upscale New York Theater District restaurant in the Bank of America Tower. It's the flagship for restaurant entrepreneur Charlie Palm... More
  • BLT Steak, New York

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    BLT Steak is celebrity chef Laurent Tourondel’s eponymous Midtown East venue (the name stands for Bistro Laurent Touronde). With its ebonized table... More
  • Convivio

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Copper Chimney

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A standout in a neighborhood crowded with Indian restaurants, this discreet establishment packs in the midtown Manhattan lunch crowd. On a banquet ... More
  • Daniel

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The namesake of acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud, this New French restaurant is often lauded as one of the best in the nation. Situated in the Upper Ea... More
  • Davidburke Townhouse

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Celebrity chef David Burke’s original restaurant on the Upper East Side has undergone renovation and now reflects the playfulness of the menu. Hand... More
  • Django

  • Geisha

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The French-inspired Japanese cuisine at Geisha, in the upper East Side, is at once complex and elegant, as is the ambiance. Dark maple wood walls a... More
  • Gilt

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located in the New York Palace Hotel in a space formerly occupied by Le Cirque, Gilt seeks to reflect the early 20th century opulence of its settin... More
  • Grill Room at the Four Seasons

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The Grill Room at the Four Seasons on East 52nd Street is a New York City classic—with the price tag to prove it. For more than 50 years its walnut... More
  • Jovia

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