169 "Dining Solo" restaurants in New York.
A meal at Ippudo in the East Village is one of the best you can have in this city. You just need to show up on a weekday at 4pm to enjoy it.
Open late and always excellent, Sushi Seki Upper East Side is our favorite sushi restaurant in NYC. Sit at the counter and order piece by piece.
Wildair is a casual wine bar on the Lower East Side, attached to the acclaimed tasting menu restaurant Contra.
La Contenta is a Mexican bar and restaurant on the Lower East Side that’s the ultimate neighborhood hang for fish tacos and tequila.
Three blocks from the Barclays Center, Chuko is not only an ideal pre-game move, but our favorite ramen joint in Brooklyn.
The Italian food at Noho’s Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria has the honor of being among the only things in history to improve after a key lineup change.
Contra is a Lower East Side tasting menu restaurant with adventurous food that actually tastes good.
Ops is a pizza restaurant in Bushwick where you’ll want to become a regular even if you don’t live in the neighborhood.
Upstate Craft Beer & Oyster Bar is the ultimate neighborhood restaurant, with fresh seafood, friendly service, and free-flowing craft beer.
Ruffian is a tiny East Village bar with a huge natural wine list and a short menu of really good Mediterranean food.
Daily Provisions is an all-day cafe you can rely on for high quality and low time commitment.