99 "People Watching" restaurants in New York.
Taszo is a laidback coffee shop in Washington Heights that's very easy to spend a whole day at.
When you want excellent dips and breads, head to Shukette in Chelsea for labne, pita, and other Mediterranean dishes from the Levant region.
Smashed on the LES serves perfectly seasoned smash burgers and has a small patio that’s great for people watching.
Wild Birds is a music venue and bar in Crown Heights with live shows every night and tons of outdoor seating.
Szechuan Mountain House is a fun Szechuan restaurant to bring a date or a friend on St. Marks Place in the East Village.
Bathhouse is an Eastern European restaurant in Williamsburg that serves some of the best food you can eat in a robe.
Anassa Taverna is a big Greek restaurant that’s useful for a last-minute dinner in the East 60s.
Ernesto’s is a Basque-inspired restaurant on the Lower East Side where you’re going to want to hang out for a while.
Atla serves excellent Mexican food in a bright, all-day space in Noho. It’s great for a casual lunch or an upscale dinner.
Café Boulud is a casual sister restaurant to Daniel, but there’s not very much that’s casual about it.
Sally’s is a Caribbean spot in Bed-Stuy where you should get dinner or drinks someone who’s cooler than you.
Hutong is a gaudy Chinese spot in Midtown East where you can get some very good dim sum if you’re willing to spend a lot of money.
Smithfield Hall is a great spot to watch any sport, but especially soccer.
Professor Thom's is a sports bar in the East Village that gets crazy during Michigan and Patriots games.