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9.4

Thai Diner

Hannah Albertine
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9.1

La Mercerie

Carina Finn
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9.1
Hannah Albertine
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9.0
Hannah Albertine
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8.9
Neha Talreja

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NYC Review

Kjun

This counter-service spot in Murray Hill serves inventive Korean-Cajun dishes like gochujang-marinated fried chicken and gumbo with a side of okra kimchi.

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7.7

NYC Review

Jerk House

At this counter-service Caribbean spot in Harlem, something with jerk sauce on it should be your go-to order.

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7.7

NYC Review

Mo's Burgers

Open since the '90s, Mo's Burgers is a Harlem food truck where you can get a burger for $2.50 and a fantastic lemonade to go along with it.

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7.5

NYC Review

Farida

Farida is a Central Asian halal restaurant in FiDi with an ornate room and great umka pies and shashlyk.

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7.5

NYC Review

Old Xi'an Delicacy

Old Xi'an Delicacy serves Northwestern Chinese food in FiDi. Prioritize the cold noodles with tofu skin or anything with cumin lamb.

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7.6

NYC Review

Lil Chef Mama

Lil Chef Mama should be your first choice for a Thai meal in FiDi. Be sure to focus on their house specials.

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8.2

NYC Review

Cuts & Slices

Cuts & Slices is a pizza joint in Bed-Stuy with unique varieties like chicken & waffle and black truffle alfredo shrimp. But the oxtail pies are the number one reason to come here.

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8.4

NYC Review

Elegante Pizzeria

Eating at this pizzeria in Bay Ridge feels like time traveling to the 1980s. Stop by for a great square slice.

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8.5

NYC Review

Espresso Pizza

Espresso Pizza is a Bay Ridge slice shop that might just make the best plain slice in Brooklyn.

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7.6

NYC Review

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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7.6

NYC Review

Joe & Sal's Pizza

Joe & Sal's is a pizza shop in Crown Heights that makes classic Brooklyn-style pies with a twist.

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NYC Review

Apollo Bagels

This pop-up from the Leo team makes some of the best bagels in the city. Get the everything with fennel seeds and flaky salt.

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9.1

NYC Review

La Mercerie

La Mercerie is a French café in Soho where you can eat excellent food and live out your Francophile fantasies.

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NYC Review

Royal Rib House

Royal Rib House has been a Bed-Stuy BBQ hot spot for more than 30 years. The lines are long, but the food is good enough to make you forget about the wait time.

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NYC Guide

The Best Lunch In Midtown

Whether you're looking for a fast-casual spot or a sit-down restaurant where you can eat with some clients, these are your top options for a midday meal.

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7.5

NYC Review

Maman

This location of Maman next to Rockefeller Center excels at baked items like croissants, loaf cakes, and cookies. Because of that, we prefer their sandwiches to their salads.

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7.8

NYC Review

The Original Soup Kitchen

This place isn't just a destination for George Constanza photos and “No Soup For You” merch. The soup is worth returning for.

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7.6

NYC Review

Dave's Hot Chicken

Dave’s Hot Chicken, which started in LA, is a fast food joint with juicy fried chicken that comes in seven spice levels ranging from No Spice to Reaper.

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7.8

NYC Review

Tsurutontan

This Midtown location of Tsurutontan serves sushi and unique bowls of udon in a big space with tons of seating spread out over three floors.

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8.2

NYC Review

Ace's Pizza

There are things you need to experience before you die. One of them is Detroit-style pizza, and Ace's Pizza at Rockefeller Center has some of the city's best.