Mid-Range Restaurants in New York City

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Mid-Range Restaurants in New York City

Restaurants Overview
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Cuisine
Location
 
2nd Ave Deli
It may no longer be on 2nd Avenue, but the most recent incarnation...
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Deli
Midtown East
 
al di là
Roughly translated s "the great beyond," Al Di La has been consistently...
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Italian
Park Slope and Prospect Heights
 
Antonio's Trattoria
Antonio's bills itself as "an Italian restaurant serving simple...
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Italian
The Bronx
 
applewood
Housed in a turn-of-the-century Brooklyn storefront, this Park...
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American: Modern American
Park Slope and Prospect Heights
 
Arturo's
Few guidebooks list this classic New York pizzeria, but the jam-packed...
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Pizza
Greenwich Village
 
Back Forty
Pioneering chef Peter Hoffman, a longtime leader in promoting...
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American
East Village
 
Back Forty West
The SoHo spinoff of the popular East Village restaurant, Back...
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American
SoHo
 
Bar Tabac
As cute, cramped, and French as they get, this corner bistro...
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French: Bistro
Downtown Brooklyn
 
Barbuto
Chef Jonathan Waxman made a name for himself with his French-inspired...

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Italian
West Village
 
Barney Greengrass
At this Upper West Side landmark brusque waiters send out stellar...
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American
Upper West Side
 
Becco
An ingenious concept makes Becco a prime Restaurant Row choice...

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Italian
Midtown West
 
Boqueria
Perenially packed, this convivial tapas spot has leather banquettes...
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Spanish
Flatiron District
 
Buttermilk Channel
This cozy restaurant is like a spirited slice of down-home Americana...
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American
Downtown Brooklyn
 
Café d'Alsace
Unusually comfortable burgundy banquettes, huge antiqued mirrors...

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French: Brasserie
Upper East Side
 
Cafe Mogador
An East Village dining institution if there ever was one, Cafe...
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Moroccan
East Village
 
Café Sabarsky
In the Neue Galerie, this stately coffeehouse is meant to duplicate...
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Austrian
Upper East Side
 
Candle 79
The Upper East Side may seem like an unlikely place for gourmet...

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Vegetarian
Upper East Side
 
Carmine's
Savvy New Yorkers line up early for the affordable family-style...

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Italian
Midtown West
 
Carmine's
Set on a nondescript block of Broadway, this branch of the Italian...

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Italian
Upper West Side
 
Casa Mono
Andy Nusser put in his time cooking Italian under Mario Batali...

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Spanish
Gramercy
 
Char No. 4
With 300-plus whiskeys to choose from—the focus is on American...
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American
Downtown Brooklyn
 
Chez Lucienne
French Harlem? Not exactly, but Chez Lucienne is about as close...

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French: Bistro
Harlem
 
Clinton St. Baking Co.
There once was a time when this Lower East Side restaurant was...
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American
Lower East Side
 
Craftbar
The casual sibling to Tom Colicchio's Craft is a bargain in comparison...

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American: Modern American
Flatiron District
 
DBGB Kitchen & Bar
The downtown arm of Daniel Boulud's New York City restaurant...

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French
East Village
 
Diner
Tucked inside a 1927 dining car, this restaurant, which opened...
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American
Williamsburg
 
Do Hwa
If anyone in New York is responsible for making Korean food cool...

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Korean
West Village
 
DuMont
Slide into a candlelight leather booth or sit outside in the...

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American
Williamsburg
 
Ellen's Stardust Diner
If you haven't had enough Broadway singing and dancing, you'll...
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American
Midtown West
 
Emporio
The brick-lined front room of this homey Roman eatery in NoLIta...
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Italian
NoLIta
 
Fairway Café
Fairway Supermarket is a neighborhood institution, living up...
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Café
Upper West Side
 
The Fat Radish
The phrase "seasonal British" might have once seemed puzzling...

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British
East Village
 
Fishtag
Upper West Siders aren't going to be throwing chef Michael Psilakis...

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Mediterranean
Upper West Side
 
Five Points
Describing a menu in terms of "seasonal" and "market-driven"...

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American
East Village
 
Frankies Spuntino
The Frankies—that is, owners and chefs Frank Falcinelli and Frank...
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Italian
West Village
 
Freemans
It's hard to believe now but there was once a time when New York...
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American
Lower East Side
 
Gemma
There's something almost formulaic about this restaurant on the...
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Italian
East Village
 
Gnocco
Owners Pierluigi Palazzo and Gianluca Giavonetti named their...

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Italian
East Village
 
Gwynnett St.
Named for an erstwhile 19th-century street that ran through Williamsburg...
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American
Williamsburg
 
Hecho en Dumbo
"Made in Dumbo"—referring to the restaurant's former location...

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Mexican
East Village
 
Henry's End
At this nearly 40-year-old neighborhood favorite, the casual...
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American
Downtown Brooklyn
 
Hill Country
This enormous barbecue joint is perfect for big groups and carnivorous...

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Barbecue
Flatiron District
 
Ilili
Famed Washington, D.C., restaurateur and chef Philippe Massoud...

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Middle Eastern
Flatiron District
 
Isabella's
Set in the shadow of the Museum of Natural History, Isabella's...

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American
Upper West Side
 
James
Occupying the ground floor of a brownstone on a leafy residential...
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American: Modern American
Park Slope and Prospect Heights
 
The John Dory
Chef April Bloomfield and former rock band manager-turned-restaurateur...
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Seafood
Flatiron District
 
Juliette
This neighborhood bistro with a rooftop terrace and a bar from...
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French
Williamsburg
 
La Esquina
Anchoring a downtown corner under a bright neon sign, La Esquina...
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Mexican
NoLIta
 
Les Halles
This local hangout, owned by Philippe Lajaunie since 1990 and...

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French
Midtown East
 
The Little Owl
This tiny neighborhood joint, with seating for 28 people, is...

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American: Modern American
West Village
 
Locanda Verde
Chef Andrew Carmellini, an acolyte of Daniel Boulud, has definitely...
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Italian
TriBeCa
 
Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten
Once upon a time, beer gardens dotted the New York City landscape...
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German
Lower East Side
 
Lucky Strike
Whether you're lucky enough to nab a table at this scene-y SoHo...
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French: Bistro
SoHo
 
Lugo Caffé
The area around Madison Square Garden is a restaurant wasteland...

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Italian
Midtown West
 
Lupa
Even the most hard-to-please connoisseurs have a soft spot for...

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Italian
Greenwich Village
 
Luz
This buzzy hotspot on a quiet Fort Greene block is all about...
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Latin American
Fort Greene
 
Madiba Restaurant
Named for and inspired by Nelson Mandela, the borough's only...
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South African
Fort Greene
 
Marea
Carefully sourced, meticulously prepared fish and seafood take...

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Seafood
Upper West Side
 
Marlow & Sons
It may look like a gourmet food store but it's also a buzzy restaurant...
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American
Williamsburg
 
Marseille
With great food and a convenient location near several Broadway...

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Mediterranean
Midtown West
 
Mary's Fish Camp
Diners still line up down the street before the restaurant opens...
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Seafood
West Village
 
Maya
The upscale-hacienda appearance of this justifiably popular restaurant...

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Mexican
Upper East Side
 
Mermaid Oyster Bar
If you're craving a great raw bar, lobster roll, or soft-shell...

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Seafood
Greenwich Village
 
Mexicana Mama
This small, colorful, and popular space serves vividly flavored...
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Mexican
West Village
 
Mint Restaurant & Lounge
With a delightful dining room splashed with bright colors and...

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Indian
Midtown East
 
Miss Favela Brazilian Botequim
This charming corner bistro with sandals nailed to the corrugated...
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Brazilian
Williamsburg
 
Momofuku Noodle Bar
Chef-owner David Chang has created a shrine to ramen with this...
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Asian
East Village
 
Momofuku Ssäm Bar
New York foodies have been salivating over chef David Chang's...
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Asian
East Village
 
Nice Matin
If the Upper West Side and the French Riviera melded into one...

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French: Bistro
Upper West Side
 
No. 7
Perch at the marble-topped bar or lounge at one of the banquettes...
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American: Modern American
Fort Greene
 
Noodle Pudding
The name is bad, but the food is great at this cozy Brookly Heights...
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Italian
Downtown Brooklyn
 
Northern Spy Food Co.
A gem in the East Village, named for an apple variety, Northern...
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American
East Village
 
Osteria Morini
Less formal than chef Michael White's other renowned Italian...

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Italian
SoHo
 
P. J. Clarke's
This East Side institution has been dispensing burgers and beer...
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American
Midtown East
 
Peking Duck House
This Chinatown institution is the place to go in New York for...
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Chinese
Chinatown
 
Plaza Food Hall by Todd English
At the Plaza Food Hall in the basement of the Plaza Hotel, celeb...
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Eclectic
Midtown West
 
Prime Meats
The culinary trendsetters behind nearby Frankies Spuntino stand...
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German
Downtown Brooklyn
 
Prune
There's just something very right-on about the food at Prune...
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American
East Village
 
Reynards
In the Wythe Hotel, Reynards opened in 2012 and quickly became...
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American: Modern American
Williamsburg
 
Roberta's
Roberta's gets Manhattan-dwelling food lovers on the subway and...
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Italian
Williamsburg
 
Roman's
When the masterminds behind Marlow & Sons opened this locavore...
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Italian
Fort Greene
 
Rubirosa
Named for a jet-setting Dominican playboy, this Rubirosa is only...

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Italian
NoLIta
 
Rye
Delicious bistro classics and creative American fare are on the...
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American
Williamsburg
 
Sarabeth's Kitchen
Lining up for brunch here is as much an Upper West Side tradition...

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American
Upper West Side
 
Saxon & Parole
One of the hottest spots on this burgeoning stretch of the Bowery...

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American: Modern American
East Village
 
Schiller's Liquor Bar
It may not be as hard to get in as it was back in 2003 when Keith...

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French: Bistro
Lower East Side
 
Snack
This SoHo cubbyhole may look like just another drop-in café...
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Greek
SoHo
 
Sosa Borella
This is one of the Theater District's top spots for reliable...

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Italian
Midtown West
 
Spice Market
Set in a cavernous space amid embroidered curtains and artifacts...

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Asian
Meatpacking District
 
The Spotted Pig
Part cozy English pub, part laid-back neighborhood hangout, part...
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British
West Village
 
Spring Street Natural
When this SoHo spot first fired up its burners in 1973, restaurants...
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American
SoHo
 
The Stanton Social
This swanky Lower East Side favorite lures the crowds with an...

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Eclectic
Lower East Side
 
Stonehome Wine Bar and Restaurant
Just down the street from BAM, Stonehome is the place to go before...

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American: Modern American
Fort Greene
 
Sushi of Gari
Options at this popular sushi restaurant range from the ordinary...

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Japanese
Upper East Side
 
Sylvia's
This Harlem mainstay has been serving soul-food favorites like...
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American: Southern
Harlem
 
Talde
Fans of the TV show Top Chef will recognize the name of chef...
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Asian
Park Slope and Prospect Heights
 
Tipsy Parson
If New York's Chelsea neighborhood were magically transported...

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American: Southern
Chelsea
 
Toloache
Make a quick detour off heavily trafficked Broadway into this...

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Mexican
Midtown West
 
Trestle on Tenth
Cozy and warm with an inviting exposed brick interior, this Swiss...

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Swiss
Chelsea
 
Vinegar Hill House
In an offbeat enclave on the edge of DUMBO called Vinegar Hill...
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American: Modern American
Waterfront Brooklyn
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