218 "Birthdays" restaurants in New York.
From Kora makes incredible Filipino pastries in Long Island City, all of which must be ordered online.
Mission Ceviche is a fun Peruvian restaurant on the Upper East Side where you should bring a group.
Cafe Argentino is an Argentinian spot in Williamsburg with a great parrillada and live tango.
Ruta is a fun Oaxacan restaurant in Astoria that specializes in mole, and makes some excellent tequila drinks.
In 2021, Llama Inn in Williamsburg has loosened up into a laid-back Peruvian spot we’d visit on a random Tuesday night.
Shanghai You Garden in Flushing makes some of the city’s best xiao long bao.
Dhamaka is an Indian restaurant in Essex Market on the Lower East Side serving fantastic regional specialties that are hard to find elsewhere in NYC.
Sushi Muse is a fantastic sushi spot in Flatiron from the chef behind high-end Japanese spots, Hall and Odo.
O:n° is a Korean restaurant in Nomad with excellent small plates and a couple of great hot pot stews to share.
If you’re looking for Ethiopian food in downtown Manhattan, Meskerem in West Village is one of the best options around.
Sushi Kai in the East Village serves high-quality sushi in the form of a sub-$100 omakase, as well as a la carte for delivery and takeout.
Chong Qing Lao Zao in Flushing specializes in Chongqing-style hot pot made with beef tallow and Sichuan peppers
Xiang Hot Pot is a hot pot restaurant in Flushing’s New World Mall that serves one of their broth options with an edible butter sculpture of a bear.
If you’re looking for a fun, all-you-can-eat hot pot and karaoke experience in Sunset Park, check out this Chinese restaurant on 53rd Street.
Lan Ting Hot Pot BBQ is a two-floor Chinese restaurant you should keep in mind for a group dinner in Sunset Park.