New York City

Restaurants in New York City

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

Fanelli Café on Prince Street has been a SoHo tradition since 1922—a cozy corner spot with a simple, black street-level facade and English ivy vines that reach up to red brick walls of the floors above.

One of the toughest reservations in New York is also one of the most unlikely Michelin three-star establishments anywhere. First, it’s inside a gourmet grocery on an otherwise bland Brooklyn block.

Combining a lively, party-like atmosphere with gourmet Mexican cuisine, Dos Caminos is a popular spot for after-work drinks, birthday celebrations, and group dining.

This cafeteria-style Union Square spot is a late-night favorite for burgers and booze-spiked milkshakes.

Location, location, location: this is what the View certainly has. A glass elevator whisks diners up to the 48th floor to the only revolving rooftop restaurant in New York.

Located on West 43rd Street at the edge of Manhattan’s Theater District, this Southern Italian restaurant is easy to spot thanks to prominent blue signage that announces “Esca” (Italian for "bait") in bold white letters underneath slender, curved lamps.

Passing by this hole in the wall restaurant on Mosco Street in Chinatown, there are few exterior attributes to catch the eye. It’s tiny, with just a few shoddy stools at the counter, chipped walls, and service slightly worse than Seinfeld’s famous soup Nazi.

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Daring dishes are the primary focus at this Nolita restaurant, where executive chef Brad Farmerie combines American recipes, Antipodean ingredients, and spices from across the globe.

The consistent freshness of the fish is what keeps this East Village restaurant afloat in a city full of sushi options.

"Chinatown's Great NY Noodletown is one of the great late-night restaurants in Manhattan. Often, in the wee hours when all of New York's chefs are hungry and exhausted, you can find them gathered at a communal table here.