New York City Restaurants

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  • 1. Edi & the Wolf

    $$ | East Village | Austrian

    This rustic-chic Austrian spot is a bit unexpected for the neighborhood, but that hasn't stopped a steady stream of diners from heading to the...Read More

  • 2. Momofuku Noodle Bar

    $$ | East Village | Asian

    David Chang's first restaurant is still a strong crowd favorite. This riff on the Japanese ramen bar features haute ingredients like Berkshire...Read More

  • 3. Momofuku Ssäm Bar

    $$ | East Village | Asian

    This refined David Chang restaurant easily shows its multicultural bent. A selection of country hams is a surprising but delicious way to start...Read More

  • 4. Cafe Mogador

    $$ | East Village | Moroccan

    An East Village dining institution, Cafe Mogador has been serving above-average Moroccan cuisine in a date-friendly, candlelit atmosphere since...Read More

  • 5. Il Buco

    $$$ | East Village | Mediterranean

    The unabashed clutter of vintage kitchen gadgets and tableware harks back to the shopfront's past as an antiques store and adds to the romantic...Read More

  • 6. Ippudo

    $$ | East Village | Japanese

    Crowds wait hours for the ramen noodles at Ippudo, the first American branch of the famous Japanese chain. Loyal patrons say it's all about...Read More

  • 7. Jewel Bako

    $$$$ | East Village | Japanese

    Arguably the best sushi restaurant in the East Village, this tiny space gleams in a minefield of cheap, often inferior sushi houses. The futuristic...Read More

  • 8. Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery

    $$$ | East Village | French

    Food-media-darling chef Andrew Carmellini (of Locanda Verde, Bar Primi, and the Dutch) goes Gallic here. There's no culinary trickery, just...Read More

  • 9. Mamoun's Falafel

    $ | East Village | Middle Eastern

    This cash-only, hole-in-the-wall institution, bustling day and night, is the place to go for speedy, hot, cheap, and delicious Middle Eastern...Read More

  • 10. Milk Bar East Village

    $ | East Village | Café

    This combination bakery, ice-cream parlor, and sandwich shop with locations around the city boasts quick-serve access to some truly innovative...Read More

  • 11. Minca

    $$ | East Village | Japanese

    It may receive less fanfare than some other East Village noodle bars, but the ramen at this tiny spot is among the best in the city; the fact...Read More

  • 12. Motorino Pizza

    $$ | East Village | Pizza

    The East Village branch of the Williamsburg original serves up authentic Neapolitan pies with slightly charred, delectably chewy crusts. You...Read More

  • 13. Nai Tapas Bar

    $$ | East Village | Spanish

    At this eclectic tapas joint, chef Ruben Rodriguez puts a modern spin on Galician recipes from his mother and grandmother (his Spanish-born...Read More

  • 14. Pylos

    $$$ | East Village | Greek

    The perfect setting for a relaxed dinner or an intimate special occasion, this tastefully refined, light-filled East Village restaurant emphasizes...Read More

  • 15. Saxon & Parole

    $$$ | East Village | American

    One of the hottest spots on this burgeoning stretch of the Bowery, Saxon & Parole may be named for two 19th-century racehorses, but the...Read More

  • 16. Somtum Der

    $$ | East Village | Thai

    At this bustling restaurant originally based in Bangkok, the namesake somtum , a palate-singeing green papaya salad, is the must-order dish...Read More

  • 17. Veselka

    $$ | East Village | Eastern European

    Potato pierogi are available 24 hours a day at this East Village stalwart, which opened in 1954; the name means "rainbow" in Ukrainian. The...Read More

  • 18. Zum Schneider

    $$ | East Village | German

    There's always a good time to be had at this garrulous Bavarian spot that serves a variety of German beers and hearty food to complement them...Read More

  • 19. DBGB Kitchen & Bar

    $$$ | East Village | French

    The downtown arm of Daniel Boulud's New York City restaurant fleet, DBGB forgoes the white tablecloths, formal service, and steep prices found...Read More

  • 20. Grand Sichuan

    $$ | East Village | Chinese

    Yes, it's a local Chinese chainlet, and no, you don't come here for the ambience, but the food—like fiery Sichuan dan dan noodles, kung pao...Read More

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