New York City

Restaurants in New York City

The Hampton Chutney Co. in SoHo serves hot, crispy dosas and doughy uttapas, but it's the fresh, homemade chutneys that make this Indian fare stand out.

Organic, eco-friendly ice cream and fair-trade coffee help you feel virtuous while you indulge.

Co-founded by actor Robert De Niro, this inventive Japanese restaurant named after head chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa stands at the top of the culinary food chain.

This small, easy-to-miss spot in Midtown East is just a few quick strides from Grand Central and is the ideal pit stop for a quick lunch break or relaxed dinner.

The second restaurant from April Bloomfield focuses on (what else?) seafood.

Inspired by the eponymous Milanese café established in the 1930’s, Sant Ambroeus serves authentic Italian fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This New York steakhouse is devoid of the traditional steakhouse décor (pictures of cows, cleavers, etc.) but still delivers what is expected of such an eatery: tender, flavorful steaks.

This husband-and-wife-owned, Brooklyn-based pizzeria and restaurant is as much a lesson in simplistic food preparations as it is in environmental responsibility.

Opened by Venezuelan native Luis “Lucho” Quintero in 2004, El Cocotero offers guests fresh, authentic Venezuelan cuisine. Start your meal with a tropical juice like parchita or guanabana, and then enjoy some sweet plantains with orange glazed baked chicken and asado negro.

Just a short hop eastward from Grand Central Station, installed on the basement level of an office building on East 43rd Street, is an authentic Japanese izakaya with a reputation for being one of the best sake bars in the United States.

In 2005, Robert De Niro convinced famous Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa to bring his unique style of Asian fusion to midtown New York (De Niro is now a co-owner).

Most of the ingredients at this diner in downtown Williamsburg come from its own six-acre, organic farm located 2.5 hours north and provide fresh flavors for the various breakfast and lunch dishes.