Ovest is a neighborhood pizza spot on 27th street right by the High Line. This is the restaurant equivalent of someone who comes off as quiet and wholesome, but then turns out to be a little wild. There are candles, wood paneling, and a brick oven you can see from the dining room - but the ABBA pandora station plays loudly while groups of friends drink like they’re not planning on going to work tomorrow. This is one the best options in the neighborhood for Neapolitan pizza - just know that it’s not the place to bring someone for a quiet dinner where you talk about how much you like each other.
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Chelsea, you lucky dog, congrats on getting your very own Westville location. We love Westville – a well priced, one stop shop that’s equally reliable for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert.
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The Meatball Shop
A restaurant on the Lower East Side operating with the sole purpose of turning out ridiculously good meatballs and presenting you a few options in which to consume them.
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Del Posto is an excellent special occasion restaurant, located in a big space in Chelsea. Think of it as a more upscale Babbo, or Daniel with pasta.
Motel Morris is a slightly retro, motel-themed restaurant in Chelsea that’s cool enough for date night and nice enough for dinner with the parents.
Empire Diner has opened and closed a few times over the years, but now it’s a sleek Southern-inspired restaurant in the same vintage space.
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