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Dining and Restaurants in New York City
Restaurants on every busy street and tiny alley in the Big Apple

Restaurants on every busy street and tiny alley in the Big Apple

New York City Restaurants

With wonderful New York City restaurants on every busy street and tiny alley in the Big Apple, it's easy to see (and taste) why NYC is one of the culinary capitals of the world. From extravagant 5-star NYC restaurants in Murray Hill to authentic Jewish delicatessen fare in the East Village, there is a great New York restaurant for every palate and every budget.

Whether you’re staying at a cheap hotel in Times Square, a quaint SoHo B&B, or anywhere in between, you’ll find a delicious meal at one of these outstanding famous New York City restaurants. The city that never sleeps always eats!

Maialino NYC is quickly becoming a popular favorite on the New York dining scene.

Maialino NYC is quickly becoming a popular favorite on the New York dining scene.

Fine-Dining Restaurants in NYC

New York City is home to some of the most famous restaurants and chefs in the world. While most of these acclaimed eateries will cost you a pretty penny, you’re sure to enjoy an unparalleled dining experience at one of these top New York City restaurants:

  • Maialino New York: Serving up mouth-watering traditional Roman-style cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Maialino NYC is quickly becoming a popular favorite on the New York dining scene. Hungry diners flock to this cozy trattoria, located inside the Gramercy Park Hotel, for a taste of Chef Nick Anderer’s beloved Suckling Pig.
  • Peter Luger Steak House NYC: For over 100 years, Brooklyn’s Peter Luger Restaurant has set the standard for superior steak, state-of-the-art service, and stunning surroundings. One bite of their tender porterhouse steak is all it takes to understand why Peter Luger Steak House is hailed as one of the best steakhouses in America. Find more info on great steakhouses in NYC.
  • Gramercy Tavern: For a taste of superb contemporary American cuisine, reserve a table at one of the most popular and acclaimed restaurants New York has to offer. The Flatiron District’s Gramercy Tavern is a tour de force in modern fine-dining and a favorite among discerning foodies, restaurant critics, and casual diners alike.  Check out more options for great American food in New York City
Serving up authentic Jewish cuisine, 2nd Ave Deli & Kosher Restaurant has been a Manhattan staple since 1954

Serving up authentic Jewish cuisine, 2nd Ave Deli & Kosher Restaurant has been a Manhattan staple since 1954

Jewish Delis & Restaurants in NYC

Nothing says New York City dining like an enormous hot pastrami on rye. For one of the most delicious deli sandwiches you’ll ever sink your teeth into, grab a bite at one of these famous traditional Jewish New York restaurant and delicatessens.

  • Katz’s Delicatessen: A Lower East Side institution for over a century, hungry patrons from all over the world come to the famous Katz’s Deli NY for juicy corned beef sandwiches, steaming hot matzoh ball soup, crisp kosher dill pickles, and a New York Egg Cream to wash it all down. Delish!
  • 2nd Avenue Deli NYC: Serving up mouth-watering authentic Jewish cuisine with a side of nostalgia, 2nd Ave Deli & Kosher Restaurant has been a Manhattan staple since 1954. Huge Reuben sandwiches, crispy potato pancakes, and authentic Jewish delicacies like kasha varnishkes, noodle kugel, and warm cheese blintzes keep 2nd Ave Deli NYC’s lines long and customers happy.

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Rick's Cabaret New York


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La Bella Ferrara


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Slide Restaurant


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Prime 333 at Sapphire NY


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Session 73 Restaurant


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Buffalo Wild Wings


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Da Nico NYC


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You don’t have to pay top dollar to enjoy a great meal at a New York restaurant

You don’t have to pay top dollar to enjoy a great meal at a New York restaurant

Cheap Restaurants New York

You don’t have to pay top dollar to enjoy a great meal at a New York restaurant. These affordable New York City restaurants will satisfy your taste-buds and your wallet.

  • Sofia’s Restaurant New York: There’s more to cheap Italian cuisine in NYC than a slice of pizza, and the proof is on the plate at Midtown Manhattan’s Sofia’s Italian Restaurant. Located in the historic Hotel Edison New York, Sofia’s offers guests an elegant, authentic, and affordable Italian dining experience. Click here to explore other amazing Italian restaurants in NY.
  • Virgil’s NYC: Southern barbecue meets Times Square at Virgil’s Real Barbecue in NYC. This popular and affordable New York City restaurant offers patrons everything a good barbecue joint should - huge portions of pork ribs, beef brisket, and fried chicken with tasty sides like cheese grits, country greens, and potato salad. With such reasonable prices, you’ll be able to afford one of Virgils’ delicious homemade desserts - or order the desert sampler and try them all!
  • The Barking Dog New York: Bring your pooch to brunch at Murray Hill’s Barking Dog NYC. Dog-lovers and non-dog-lovers alike flock to the pet-friendly courtyard at The Barking Dog Restaurant for cheap and delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch that will have you barking for more.
Ellen’s Stardust Diner transports its guests back to the 1950s

Ellen’s Stardust Diner transports its guests back to the 1950s

Kid-Friendly Restaurants New York City

Treat the entire family to a night out on the town at a fabulous family-friendly New York restaurant. Check out some of our favorite New York City restaurants with kid's menus and entertainment the whole family will enjoy.

  • Mars 2112: Take a trip to outer-space in the center of Times Square at NYC Mars 2112 Restaurant. This 35,000 square-foot space-themed restaurant features an arcade, dance floor, on-site bar, and tasty American cuisine that both kids and adults will enjoy. There are plenty of awesome kid-friendly restaurants in NYC to explore right here at NYCTourist!
  • Ellen’s Stardust Diner NYC: Located in the heart of Times Square, Ellen’s Stardust Diner transports its guests back to the 1950s with campy vintage decor, singing servers, and a menu filled with delicious dishes like the Blue Suede Burger, I Like Ike Steak Salad, and Fred & Ethel’s Bread Pudding. Not to be outdone by the grown-up’s menu, diners 6 and under can order P’sghetti off the kid’s menu at Ellen’s Stardust Diner NYC.

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