Mercato is a popular and simple Italian restaurant in the lower part of Hell’s Kitchen, also known as the part you really don’t want to be hungry in. Is it the best Italian restaurant in NYC? No, but it’s definitely the best you’re going to do for a civilized meal this close to the world’s most disgusting bus station.
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There are plenty of spots to grab amazing ramen in New York. While Tabata isn’t the best, it’s a great Midtown option. Tabata is nothing fancy, just a straight up soup shop without any bells and whistles.
North River Lobster Co.
The food at North River Lobster Co. is regrettably mediocre. Then again, we never expected more from a floating restaurant in the middle of Midtown fart-tastic touristville.
Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop
Gotham West Market is one of the better food situations in Hell's Kitchen, and Slurp Shop is the best part of Gotham West Market.
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Pietro’s is an old-school Italian restaurant in Midtown East that’s been around since 1932.
Malaparte is the charming West Village Italian restaurant you thought was only a figment of your imagination.
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The Marshal is a perfect neighborhood restaurant in Hell's Kitchen with dedicated regulars and an appreciation for New York.
Year after year, Esca remains in the conversation of the NYC elite. It’s always jam packed, mostly with the business and commuter crowd.
When it comes to Hell’s Kitchen Thai, this is where the magic happens. Prepare to get some spicy in your life, just a short walk from your sad Midtown office.
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