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Doughnut Plant on the LES has transcendent spongy, slightly dense, and chewy yeast doughnuts.
Supermoon Bakehouse is a Lower East Side destination for technically flawless, Instagram-famous viennoiserie.
Il Laboratorio del Gelato
Il Laboratorio del Gelato is a Lower East Side gelateria that specializes in unique flavors.
The Grandaddy is a spacious coffee shop on the LES that's perfect for getting work done.
For a fun night out, get some small plates and cocktails at this mostly-Filipino spot on the LES.
Taikun is an eight-seat omakase bar on the Lower East Side that serves a 13-course dinner for $85.
On the border of Chinatown and the LES, Potluck Club offers a playful take on Cantonese-American food.
The Best Bars On The Lower East Side
From wine bars to dive bars, these are our favorite places to drink on the LES.
If you care about wine and talk about it often, you’ll like hanging out at Parcelle on the Lower East Side.
Jajaja Plantas Mexicana
Jajaja is a plant-based Mexican chain where you can eat some great food that just happens to be vegan
Korean spot 8282 might just become your favorite LES hangout for fried chicken, gochujang margaritas, and delicious upscale anju and banju.
Gem Wine on the Lower East Side is one of those rare spots that's ideal for dates involving drinks, dinner, or both.
From the chef behind Estela and Altro Paradiso, Corner Bar is an upscale American bistro in a Lower East Side hotel where you can eat steak au poivre and oysters Rockefeller.
Lobby Lounge is a fancy cocktail bar from the people behind Estela in the Nine Orchard hotel on the Lower East Side.
La Caverna is a Mexican restaurant on the LES where you can eat tacos and smoke hookah in a basement built like a cave.
Le Dive is a busy little wine bar in a very busy part of the Lower East Side, and it's a great spot to drink, snack, and take in a scene.
Que Chevere is a small Puerto Rican spot in The Market Line with outstanding pollo asado and pernil.
El Colmado is a bodega on the LES where you can get a Dominican lunch for under $10.