Upscale Restaurants in New York City

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Upscale Restaurants in New York City

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Cuisine
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ABC Kitchen
Much more than a shopping break, Jean Georges...

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$$$ American Flatiron District
 
Aldea
Bouley alumnus George Mendes's popular restaurant...

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$$$ Mediterranean Flatiron District
 
Annisa
"Annisa" may mean "the women" in Arabic, but the...

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$$$ Asian: Modern Asian West Village
 
Aquagrill
A SoHo standard for fresh seafood, this lively...
$$$ Seafood SoHo
 
Artisanal
This spacious brasserie is a shrine to cheese,...

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$$$ French: Brasserie Midtown East
 
August
Rustic simplicity is the theme at this bustling...
$$$ European West Village
 
Babbo Ristorante
It shouldn't take more than one bite of the...
$$$ Italian Greenwich Village
 
Balthazar
Even with long waits and excruciating noise...
$$$ French SoHo
 
Bar Americain
Celeb chef Bobby Flay's largest Manhattan...

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$$$ American: Southern Midtown West
 
Bar Boulud
Acclaimed French chef Daniel Boulud, known for...

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$$$ French Upper West Side
 
Benoit
Who needs to go to Paris when the world's most...

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$$$ French Midtown West
 
Blaue Gans
Chef Kurt Gutenbruner, one of the most lauded...

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$$$ Austrian TriBeCa
 
BLT Steak
Chef Laurent Tourondel may no longer be involved...

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$$$ Steakhouse Midtown East
 
Blue Hill
This tasteful, sophisticated den of a...

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$$$ American: Modern American Greenwich Village
 
Blue Ribbon
After 20-plus years, Blue Ribbon still has a...
$$$ American: Modern American SoHo
 
Blue Ribbon Bakery
A neighborhood standard for good, if expensive,...
$$$ Eclectic West Village
 
Blue Ribbon Sushi
Sushi, like pizza, attracts plenty of opinionated...
$$$ Japanese SoHo
 
Brasserie Ruhlmann
In a plush 120-seat dining room with just enough...

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$$$ French: Brasserie Midtown West
 
The Breslin Bar and Dining Room
A sceney meatopia inside the ever-trendy Ace...
$$$ British Flatiron District
 
Buddakan
Few—if any—restaurants in Manhattan can rival...

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$$$ Asian Chelsea
 
Café Luxembourg
The old soul of the Lincoln Center neighborhood...

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$$$ French Upper West Side
 
Central Park Boathouse Restaurant
There are plenty of pushcarts offering hot dogs...

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$$$ American Upper East Side
 
Commerce
This former speakeasy harks back to days gone by...

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$$$ American: Modern American West Village
 
Cookshop
One of far-west Chelsea's first hot restaurants,...

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$$$ American Chelsea
 
Craft
A meal here is like a luscious...

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$$$ American: Modern American Flatiron District
 
Danji
Diminutive and dark, Danji is no ordinary Korean...
$$$ Korean Midtown West
 
db Bistro Moderne
Daniel Boulud's "casual bistro" (it's neither,...

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$$$ French Midtown West
 
dell'anima
Lines still snake out the door of this...

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$$$ Italian West Village
 
The Dutch
Perpetually packed with the "see and be seen"...
$$$ American SoHo
 
Eataly
The cavernous Eataly, from Mario Batali & Co.,...
$$$ Italian Flatiron District
 
Edi & the Wolf
For those who have always wanted to spend an...
$$$ Austrian East Village
 
Empellón Taqueria
Chef Alex Stupak worked for years as the...
$$$ Mexican West Village
 
Esca
The name is Italian for "bait," and this...

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$$$ Seafood Midtown West
 
Fedora
Up until 2011, subterranean Fedora was an...
$$$ Eclectic West Village
 
Fig & Olive
Both the cozy tables and the long white marble...
$$$ Mediterranean Midtown East
 
Gordon Ramsay at The London and Maze
With more than a dozen restaurants around the...

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$$$ French Midtown West
 
Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant
Nestled deep in the belly of Grand Central...

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$$$ Seafood Midtown East
 
The Harrison
It's been more than a decade since Jimmy Bradley...

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$$$ American TriBeCa
 
Harry's Café and Steak
Its noise-dampening acoustics and maze of...

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$$$ Steakhouse Financial District
 
Hospoda
The word may mean "pub" in Czech, but this chic...
$$$ Eastern European Upper East Side
 
Hundred Acres
Set on a quiet block of Greenwich Village, the...

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$$$ American: Modern American SoHo
 
I Sodi
In a city of what seems like a million Italian...

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$$$ Italian West Village
 
Il Buco
The unabashed clutter of vintage kitchen gadgets...

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$$$ Italian East Village
 
The Lambs Club
Restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian's opulent supper...

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$$$ American: Modern American Midtown West
 
Lure Fishbar
Decorated like the clubby interior of a sleek...

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$$$ Seafood SoHo
 
Má Pêche
Starkly decorated and set in the basement of the...
$$$ Asian Midtown West
 
Maialino
Named for its signature dish—suckling pig—the...

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$$$ Italian: Roman Gramercy
 
Marc Forgione
Chef Marc Forgione has restaurant success in his...

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$$$ American TriBeCa
 
The Mercer Kitchen
Part of Alsatian superchef Jean-Georges...

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$$$ Asian: Asian Fusion SoHo
 
Michael Jordan's The Steakhouse NYC
Don't be dissuaded by the fact that this place is...

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$$$ Steakhouse Midtown East
 
Minetta Tavern
By converting a moribund 80-year-old Italian...
$$$ American: Modern American Greenwich Village
 
The Modern and Bar Room
Both spots competing for the title of the...

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$$$ French Midtown West
 
Nobu
At this large, bustling TriBeCa dining room (or...

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$$$ Japanese TriBeCa
 
The NoMad
Named for the hotel, which itself is named for...
$$$ American: Modern American Flatiron District
 
North End Grill
The Financial District movers and shakers who...
$$$ Seafood TriBeCa
 
Oceana
Entering Oceana is like walking into the dressy...

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$$$ Seafood Midtown West
 
Odeon
New Yorkers change hangouts faster than they can...

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$$$ French TriBeCa
 
The Palm Restaurant
They may have added tablecloths, but it would...

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$$$ Steakhouse Midtown East
 
Pearl Oyster Bar
There have been many imitators and few real...
$$$ Seafood West Village
 
Peasant
The crowd at this rustic restaurant is stylishly...

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$$$ Italian NoLIta
 
Plataforma Churrascaria Rodizio
This sprawling, boisterous shrine to meat, with...

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$$$ Brazilian Midtown West
 
Public
To start with, the space here is complex and...

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$$$ Eclectic NoLIta
 
Pylos
The perfect setting for a relaxed dinner or an...

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$$$ Greek East Village
 
Quality Meats
The handsome design at Quality Meats is...

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$$$ Steakhouse Midtown West
 
Raoul's
One of the first trendy spots in SoHo, this arty...

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$$$ French SoHo
 
Rayuela
There's a young, sexy vibe at this vibrant Lower...

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$$$ Latin American Lower East Side
 
The Red Cat
Elegant yet unpretentious, a lovely neighborhood...

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$$$ American: Modern American Chelsea
 
Red Rooster Harlem
Marcus Samuelsson, who earned his celebrity...

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$$$ American Harlem
 
RedFarm
Conceived and run by Ed Schoenfeld, an expert on...
$$$ Chinese West Village
 
Rosa Mexicano
The idea that you can't find good...

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$$$ Mexican: Modern Mexican Union Square
 
Saul
Owner Saul Bolton, who logged time in the...
$$$ American Downtown Brooklyn
 
Scarpetta
Chef Scott Conant left L'Impero and Alto to open...

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$$$ Italian Meatpacking District
 
SD26
The charming father-daughter restaurant team of...

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$$$ Italian Flatiron District
 
Shun Lee Palace
If you want inexpensive Cantonese food without...

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$$$ Chinese Midtown East
 
Sushi Yasuda
Devotees mourned the return of namesake chef...
$$$ Japanese Midtown East
 
Tamarind
Many consider Tamarind to be Manhattan's best...
$$$ Indian Flatiron District
 
Telepan
Chef-owner Bill Telepan's eponymous eatery has...

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$$$ American Upper West Side
 
Tocqueville
Hidden just steps from busy Union Square,...

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$$$ American: Modern American Union Square
 
Union Square Cafe
When he opened Union Square Cafe in 1985, Danny...

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$$$ American Union Square
 
A Voce
This sophisticated restaurant serves classic...

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$$$ Italian Flatiron District
 
Wallsé
The modern Austrian menu at Kurt Gutenbrunner's...

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$$$ Austrian West Village
 
wd~50
Chef Wylie Dufresne—the mad genius and early...

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$$$ American: Modern American Lower East Side

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