Gennaro is the type of old-school Italian spot that’s perfect for Sunday night dinners with your family. They’re famous for their seafood risotto, and you’ll do very well with a simple spaghetti pomodoro or veal chop. Of note: it’s cash only.
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Jacobs Pickles is great if you need a spot for drinks or an Upper West Side dinner meetup with someone you know will embrace the heavy bar food. But it’s not a restaurant with traveling for.
The best modern dim sum restaurant in town now has a second location on the Upper West Side.
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A simple Italian cafe that works in tons of situations, Epistrophy is one of our Nolita go-tos.
Trapizzino is a casual Italian restaurant on the LES serving pizza dough pockets with a bunch of different fillings.
Fiaschetteria Pistoia is an East Village restaurant from some Italians who have another restaurant in Tuscany. It’s all about the handmade pasta.
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Saiguette is a little Vietnamese place that makes the best (and largest) banh mi on the Upper West Side.
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