West Village

Restaurants in West Village

Situated in the West Village, this family-owned Italian eatery uses recipes passed down for generations and produce from local farms to create fresh, authentic dishes.

In the heart of NYC’s Greenwich Village sits this neighborhood favorite. Established in 1977, Knickerbocker Bar & Grill features wood-paneled walls filled with memorabilia like original caricatures by Al Hirschfield and copies of the Saturday Evening Post.

You may have heard of architect Richard Meier’s West Village glass apartment towers, renowned for their famous residents, sleek design, and views of the Hudson. Now you can eat in one, at celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Perry Street restaurant.

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

DessertTruck, the popular West Village confectionary on wheels dreamed up by a former Le Cirque pastry chef and his Columbia Business School roommate, serves unique dessert combinations all hours of the night from a postal truck retrofitted with a gourmet pastry kitchen.

We do love Jody Williams’s sweet, expertly curated, and dollhouse-scaled taste of idealized France in the West Village.

“Who loves you?” sings Frankie Valli in the legendary Little Owl restaurant in Greenwich Village. The answer is Rosie Bova’s three grandsons—Lou, Joey, and Mikey. Together, they’ve earned wild success, with lines out the door just a few weeks after opening.

Join the Third Wave of the New York coffee revolution. Joe the Art of Coffee cafe in the East Village is placing NYC on the map for top quality coffee.

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

If there is one thing this West Village restaurant doesn’t need, it’s more press. Since opening the city’s first gastro pub in 2004, chef April Bloomfield has won accolades galore with her seasonal British and Italian dishes.