From a 24-hour Cuban spot to a bakery with disturbingly good carrot cake, here are the 24 best places to eat in Washington Heights.
September 15, 2021
Let Shelley Worrell of I AM CARIBBEING take you on a food tour through the neighborhood officially known as the Little Dominican Republic.
February 15, 2022
Eat lomo saltado and listen to 2010s hits at this Chino Latino spot in Washington Heights.
September 14, 2023
The special fried rice at this Chino Latino spot in Washington Heights comes with tiny cubes of ham, baby shrimp, and scallions.
Döden is a Swedish pizzeria in Washington Heights that’s obsessed with mortality, craft beer, and funky pizza toppings.
September 8, 2023
Republica is a three-story Dominican restaurant and bar on Dyckman where you can have a rooftop dinner or party until 4am.
September 8, 2022
For habichuelas con dulce in Washington Heights, stop by this stand at 182nd and St. Nicholas Ave.
August 22, 2022
Native Noodles is a Singaporean spot in Washington Heights that makes great laksa and chili crab.
January 14, 2022
Semicolon is a Korean-influenced cafe in Washington Heights with great sandos.
Floridita is a Cuban spot in Washington Heights that serves one of the best Cubano sandwiches in the city.
Saggio is a casual Italian spot in Washington Heights where you’ll want to become a regular.
The Uptown Garrison is an all-day spot in Washington Heights that works for coffee at 8am or cocktails and bar food at midnight.
Sofrito is a lively Puerto Rican restaurant in Washington Heights that's great for dinner and a night out.
October 7, 2021
Salento is a cafe in Washington Heights with lots of Colombian specialties.
September 2, 2021
Hilltop Park Alehouse is a Washington Heights pub with great burgers, brunch, and beer.
Buunni Coffee is a great place to grab coffee (and an injera wrap) in Washington Heights.
El Panadero Bakery in Washington Heights is a great stop for breakfast and something sweet.
June 11, 2021
Mi Paso is a Salvadoran spot in Washington Heights with solid pupusas. Make sure to get one with zanahoria y queso.
May 14, 2021
La Cabaña Salvadoreña is a solid option for pupusas and platos tipícos in Washington Heights.
March 23, 2021
Grito is a neighborhood spot in Washington Heights with strong cocktails and some pretty decent Mexican food. Plus, it’s open late.
October 30, 2019
Carrot Top Pastries is a bakery and cafe that’s been making some of the best carrot cake in NYC since 1979.
Tampopo Ramen is a neighborhood Japanese spot in Washington Heights that has a sake menu you should explore during Happy Hour.
George’s is a small counter-service pizza spot in Washington Heights that serves some very good slices and garlic bread.
Malecon is a Dominican spot in Washington Heights that specializes in rotisserie chicken.
The Trie Cafe is an outdoor cafe in a courtyard at The Cloisters that’s a good spot for a glass of wine in between museum exhibits.