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10 Restaurants To Take Tourists To That Won’t Make You Hate Yourself guide image

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10 Restaurants To Take Tourists To That Won’t Make You Hate Yourself

Not all touristy NYC restaurants are terrible.

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Where To Eat And Drink In Coney Island

Hot dogs, candy apples, enormous tortas, and more good stuff to eat before you ride the Wonder Wheel.

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Where To Take People Who Think They Hate NYC

Everyone knows someone who’s convinced they hate NYC. These spots will make them think otherwise.

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Where To Eat, Drink, & Shop At Essex Market

The 27 best spots to eat, drink, and shop at in Essex Market and The Market Line.

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Can You Still Get A Great Egg Cream In NYC?

Our search for the best egg creams in NYC.

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“What Restaurant Will Impress A Native New Yorker?”

NYC eating experiences that’ll work as source material for a story you tell at a party five years from now, all at different price points.

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Where To Eat Caribbean Food In Little Guyana

In this installment of Island Hopping for the best Caribbean food in NYC, we head to Queens, the roti capital of the city.

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8.1

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Michael's of Brooklyn

Michael's is an old school Italian restaurant near Marine Park, and it'll make you think of one word: classy.

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The Russian Tea Room

The Russian Tea Room is an NYC institution in Midtown that's part art museum and part restaurant, and it's a popular destination for afternoon tea.

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6.7

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Peter Luger Steak House

It’s easy to convince yourself that you love Peter Luger. It’s steak and bacon and ice cream. What’s not to love? A lot, it turns out.

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7.6

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J&V Pizzeria

J&V in Bensonhurst is one of New York City's oldest pizzerias, and it's still one of the best.

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8.0

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Smith & Wollensky

Smith & Wollensky in Midtown East isn’t trying to be anything other than a classic and reliable steakhouse, and that’s exactly what it is.

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KGB Bar

KGB Bar is a divey Soviet-themed bar in the East Village that hosts readings for the local literary scene.

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7.7

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Charles Pan-Fried Chicken

This Upper West Side outpost of the popular spot that started in Harlem will satisfy your soul food craving whenever it hits.

10 Restaurants To Take Tourists To That Won’t Make You Hate Yourself guide image

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10 Restaurants To Take Tourists To That Won’t Make You Hate Yourself

Not all touristy NYC restaurants are terrible.

Where To Eat And Drink In Coney Island guide image

NYCGuide

Where To Eat And Drink In Coney Island

Hot dogs, candy apples, enormous tortas, and more good stuff to eat before you ride the Wonder Wheel.

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Where To Take People Who Think They Hate NYC

Everyone knows someone who’s convinced they hate NYC. These spots will make them think otherwise.

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9.5

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Le Bernardin

Forgive us for this controversial take, but Le Bernardin is as fantastic as it's billed to be.

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Grand Central Oyster Bar

Grand Central Oyster Bar is a legendary, Classic NYC Establishment located inside Grand Central Station. There ain’t another place like this in the world, and unless you commute from Westchester everyday, it can be easily forgotten. Don’t let that happen.

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La Bonbonniere

Sometimes you don’t want brunch. Sometimes you want breakfast at noon. There’s a difference. La Bonbonniere is a Village safe haven from all things hollandaise, and one of the best true breakfast joints in town.

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Sylvia’s Restaurant

Before you start eating at all the trendy new spots in Harlem, filling your belly with soul food at Sylvia’s needs to happen first.

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3 Guys Restaurant

3 Guys doesn't have the best food around, but it's a New York classic and still a great spot for people watching.

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Scalinatella

Scalinatella doesn’t serve the best Italian on the Upper East Side, but it’s a good spot for an old-school experience.

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Lee’s Tavern

Lee’s Tavern is a sports bar and Staten Island pizza institution.

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Denino’s

The original Denino’s is a big Staten Island pizza place with great thin-crust pies.

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7.5

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Le Sajj

If you want to eat kibbeh, or need to plan a special occasion meal, go to Lebanese spot Le Sajj in Bay Ridge

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SriPraPhai

SriPraPhai is a Woodside favorite that’s been serving some of NYC’s best Thai food for over two decades.