New York City Restaurants

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  • 1. 21 Greenpoint

    $$$ | Greenpoint | American

    Co-owned by Homer Murray (actor Bill Murray's son), this restaurant gained notoriety when it relaunched with a legendary event featuring the...Read More

  • 2. Aita

    $$ | Italian

    Don't let the unassuming air at this intimate restaurant on a leafy, largely residential block fool you: there is some serious cooking going...Read More

  • 3. al di là Trattoria

    $$$ | Park Slope | Italian

    Roughly translated as "beyond," al di là has been consistently packed since it opened in 1998, and it's easy to understand why: perfectly prepared...Read More

  • 4. Aurora

    $$ | Italian

    Handmade pastas, exceptional antipasti, and wonderful brunch have earned homey Aurora a loyal following. Most ingredients are locally sourced...Read More

  • 5. Bar Boulud

    $$$ | Upper West Side | French

    Acclaimed French chef Daniel Boulud, known for upscale New York City eateries Daniel and Café Boulud, shows diners his more casual side with...Read More

  • 6. Barboncino

    $$ | Crown Heights | Pizza

    Settle in with the after-work crowd, and you'll feel like a Crown Heights local at this beloved neighborhood pizza parlor. Here, friends meet...Read More

  • 7. Barney Greengrass

    $$ | Upper West Side | American

    At this Upper West Side landmark, brusque waiters send out stellar smoked salmon, sturgeon, and whitefish to a happy crowd packed to the gills...Read More

  • 8. Charlie Bird

    $$$ | Greenwich Village | Italian

    Perpetually packed, Italian-leaning Charlie Bird is the brainchild of sommelier Robert Bohr, who was in charge of wine at vino-mad Cru, and...Read More

  • 9. Chavela’s

    $$ | Crown Heights | Mexican

    Open Chavela’s wrought-iron doors and you’ll find a boisterous Mexican restaurant with a colorfully tiled bar, where diners order margaritas...Read More

  • 10. Clinton St. Baking Co.

    $$ | Lower East Side | American

    At this down-home casual restaurant, weekend brunch brings a line down the street for what many believe to be the best blueberry pancakes in...Read More

  • 11. Colonie

    $$ | Brooklyn Heights | American

    The key to this perpetually popular restaurant's success lies in its use of ultrafresh ingredients, sourced from local purveyors and presented...Read More

  • 12. Cosme

    $$$ | Flatiron District | Mexican

    When Enrique Olvera, chef at Pujol, arguably Mexico's best restaurant, announced he was coming north of the border, New York foodies went loco...Read More

  • 13. Dillinger's

    $ | Eastern European

    The Soviet-era childhoods of its two owners inspired the food and decor of this casual coffeehouse that has impressed the neighborhood with...Read More

  • 14. Diner

    $$ | Williamsburg | American

    The word "diner" might evoke a greasy spoon, but this trendsetting restaurant under the Williamsburg Bridge is nothing of the sort. Andrew Tarlow...Read More

  • 15. Dirt Candy

    $$ | Lower East Side | Vegetarian

    One of the best, most inspired vegetarian restaurants outside California, Dirt Candy shines thanks to chef Amanda Cohen, who knows how to coax...Read More

  • 16. 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

  • 17. Estela

    $$$ | NoLIta | Mediterranean

    Long before Mr. and Mrs. Obama ate dinner here in 2014, this second-floor restaurant with minimalist decor had been on the map for those who...Read More

  • 18. Fornino

    $$ | Pizza

    The chefs here consider pizza-making both art and science, and their wood-fired creations prove just how deftly they balance the equation. The...Read More

  • 19. Freemans

    $$$ | Lower East Side | American

    It was Freemans that brought taxidermy, ironic tchotchkes, and lodge-ish dishes like hunters stew, potted pork, and grilled trout to the restaurant...Read More

  • 20. Glady’s

    $$ | Crown Heights | Caribbean

    Paying homage to the area’s Caribbean roots, Glady's is a cool tropical place with hanging plants, a funky sound track, and chalkboard menus...Read More

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