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9.4

Thai Diner

Hannah Albertine
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9.3
Matt Tervooren
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9.2
Hannah Albertine
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9.1

Frenchette

Kenny Yang
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9.1
Katherine Lewin

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NYC Review

Koloman

This Nomad restaurant serves decadent, inventive Viennese food with a French twist. Come hungry, and order at least two things from every section of the menu.

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NYC Review

Chrissy's Pizza

Some of the best pizza in Brooklyn is currently being made in an “off-brand home oven” in Bushwick. To get it, you’ll need to DM Chrissy's Pizza on Instagram.

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9.0

NYC Review

Gallaghers Steakhouse

Gallaghers Steakhouse has been serving exceptionally good dry-aged meats in Times Square since the 1940s. It's one of the best classic steakhouse experiences in NYC.

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NYC Review

Kru

Kru is a Thai restaurant in Williamsburg that serves vibrant, exciting food.

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8.1

NYC Review

Porter House

At this high-end steakhouse overlooking Central Park the food is just as impressive as the view.

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7.7

NYC Review

Sushi Lab

On a rooftop in Times Square, Sushi Lab is a great place to get an over-the-top omakase without spending hundreds of dollars.

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NYC Review

Pebble Bar

Pebble Bar is in a small townhouse tucked into the side of Rockefeller Center, and it's the coolest bar in Midtown. That isn't saying much, but you should still grab a fancy cocktail here.

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NYC Review

Forsyth Fire Escape

As their name suggests, Forsyth Fire Escape used to operate from a fire escape. Now, you can pick up their impressive scallion pancake burritos at a Chinatown bodega.

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NYC Guide

Where To Eat Fancy Vegetables

Whether you're planning a special dinner or just looking for a salad that isn't boring, here's where to get a nice vegetarian meal.

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NYC Review

Patsy's Italian Restaurant

Patsy's is a classic red sauce joint in Midtown that's been run by the Scognamillo family since 1944.

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NYC Review

Duff's Brooklyn

At this friendly Williamsburg dive, you can enjoy a cheap drink, peruse some heavy-metal memorabilia, and sit on a bench that looks like a coffin.

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NYC Guide

25 Trendy Restaurants You Can Get Into

If you’re looking for an impressive place to get a table when you didn’t plan weeks in advance, here are some great options.

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NYC Review

53

53 is a stylish modern Asian restaurant in Midtown from the Marea team, and it's one of your best options for an upscale dinner in the city.

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NYC Guide

Restaurants Where You Should Read The Dessert Menu First

These spots make our favorite desserts in NYC, so we recommend considering the sweet stuff first.

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8.8

NYC Review

L'Abeille

L'Abeille is a Japanese-French restaurant in Tribeca that will remind you that tasting menus can be special.

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NYC Review

Sant Ambroeus Soho

Sant Amrboeus is a fashionable spot in Soho that serves solid food and excellent desserts.

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8.5

NYC Review

Nudibranch

Nudibranch in the East Village serves an exciting three-course prix fixe influenced by a grab bag of cuisines.

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NYC Review

La Devozione

La Devozione serves fantastic pasta, both omakase-style and à la carte, in a pretty space in Chelsea Market.

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NYC Review

Lyseé

Lyseé is a dessert gallery in Flatiron where the pastries taste as good as they look.

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NYC Review

Swingers

Swingers is an over-the-top mini golf spot in Nomad with chandeliers, a food court, and more bars than you can count.