Donburiya feels more like a bar where someone might stand on a table than it does a calm sit-down restaurant, but that’s part of the fun of this casual Japanese izakaya near Times Square. Almost everything on the menu costs less than $15, including their specialty donburi bowls, massive onigiri, and $9 carafes of hot sake. If you’re looking for a rowdy spot after a Broadway show, Donburiya should be at the top of your list (they stay open until 2:30am).
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The Halal Guys
Not just any halal guys, these are The (Famous) Halal Guys and they serve the best version of the NYC-staple dish, hands down.
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Pure Thai Cookhouse in Hell’s Kitchen makes some of the best Thai food in the city.
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