281 "Dining Solo" restaurants in New York.
Abu’s Homestyle Bakery in Bed-Stuy is one of the few places that sells navy bean pie in the city - and you should try it.
Kape’t Torta is a Filipino bakery in Elmhurst that makes excellent pan de sal and other sweet pastries.
V-Nam is a small Vietnamese spot in the East Village where you can pick up a very good bánh mì.
Rossy’s Bakery is a Dominican cafe in the East Village with cakes, rotating savory meals, and some very good red beans and rice.
Pop’s Eat Rite is a vegan fast food spot on St. Marks Place with a good smash patty burger.
Jelisa’s Cafe is a Dominican bakery on Staten Island where you can stop by for a big plate of pernil or a smoothie.
BZ Grill is a Greek counter-service spot in Astoria that makes delicious pork gyro.
Foxface is a window in the East Village where you can pick up great, pressed sandwiches.
Dek Sen is a small, cash-only Thai spot in Elmhurst that excels at dessert. Get the pad kee mao, and be sure to try the massive milo sizzling roti.
Khao Nom is a counter-service spot in Elmhurst, and it’s a great place to sit down, eat some quick khao moo dang, and grab a few desserts to-go.
Summer is a Vietnamese counter-service spot that makes the best banh mi in Elmhurst.
If you want to eat Tibetan food in Elmhurst, head straight to Lhasa Fresh Food and order some momos and thenthuk.
Patacon Pisao is a counter-service Venezuelan spot in Elmhurst that has a few locations around NYC.
Saraling Atin is a Filipino grocery store in Elmhurst with a cafeteria-style counter of meaty stews and pancit noodles in the back.