117 "Classic Establishment" restaurants in New York.
Cafe Luxembourg on the UWS is a classic French bistro from the same team as The Odeon in Tribeca.
Punjabi Grocery & Deli is an NYC institution, like The Met or the Statue of Liberty, serving vegetarian curries and chaat on Houston Street.
Randazzo's Clam Bar is a Sheepshead Bay institution, specializing in Italian-American classics and seafood.
Brennan & Carr is a classic spot in Sheepshead Bay known for its roast beef sandwiches.
The Pizza Parlor on Staten Island is a classic pizzeria with a great Grandma-style pie.
Reggiano's makes some of the best brick oven pizza on Staten Island.
Phil-Am Food Mart is a Filipino grocery store and bakery in Woodside. Make sure to stock up on sapin-sapin while you're there.
Buenos Aires is an Argentinian spot in the East Village with great empanadas, mollejas, and provoleta.
Claudy’s Kitchen is a Peruvian spot near Van Cortlandt Park with excellent empanadas.
El Gauchito is a classic Argentinian spot in Elmhurst with great empanadas and more meat than we could ever imagine.
Utopia Bagels in Whitestone is a classic bagel establishment that serves excellent breakfast sandwiches as well.
H&H Bagels is a classic NYC bagel spot with locations on the Upper East Side and Upper West Side.
Deluxe Green Bo is a cash-only spot in Chinatown that makes great xiao long bao.
Al Aqsa is a fantastic Bangladeshi spot in Parkchester with a seemingly endless display window of things to eat.
Sami’s Kebab House in Astoria makes lots of delicious things, but the Afghan kebabs are (unsurprisingly) the first thing you should order.