Restaurants to try
Rasa is one of Restaurants to try.

1. Rasa

7.4
25 W 8th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Ristorante Malay · Greenwich Village · 29 consigli e recensioni
Bunna Cafe is one of Restaurants to try.

2. Bunna Cafe

9.0
1084 Flushing Ave (at Porter Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Ristorante etiope · East Williamsburg · 94 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Wonderful renditions of Ethiopian cooking, some of our favorite in the city, though portions can run a little small.

Wolfnights is one of Restaurants to try.

3. Wolfnights

8.1
99 Rivington St (Ludlow), New York, NY
Paninoteca · Lower East Side · 132 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Bizarro wraps, tasty falafel, and a massive pile of cheese-covered nachos are the hallmarks here.

Mayahuel is one of Restaurants to try.

4. Mayahuel

304 E 6th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Cocktail bar · East Village · 263 consigli e recensioni
Taïm is one of Restaurants to try.

5. Taïm

9.2
222 Waverly Pl (btwn Perry & W 11th St), New York, NY
Ristorante con specialità Falafel · West Village · 288 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: This little spot is tiny, so get ready to order your falafel to go.

Nyonya is one of Restaurants to try.

6. Nyonya

7.9
199 Grand St (btwn Mott & Mulberry St), New York, NY
Ristorante Malay · Little Italy · 274 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Lots of cheap lunch specials, and some great chicken wings.

Cocoron is one of Restaurants to try.

7. Cocoron

8.9
16 Delancey St (Chrystie St), New York, NY
Ristorante giapponese · Lower East Side · 215 consigli e recensioni
The Butcher's Daughter is one of Restaurants to try.

8. The Butcher's Daughter

8.0
19 Kenmare St (at Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Ristorante vegetariano / vegano · NoLita · 328 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The low-calorie fare can be a little surprising, but your best bets are the bruschetta and the surprisingly good vegan burger.

Local 92 is one of Restaurants to try.

9. Local 92

5.9
92 2nd Ave (btwn E 5th & 6th St), New York, NY
Ristorante medio orientale · East Village · 52 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Solid Middle Eastern mezze with very good shakshuka and excellent hummus.

Cornelia Street Cafe is one of Restaurants to try.

10. Cornelia Street Cafe

29 Cornelia St (btwn Bleecker & W 4th St), New York, NY
Bar Caffè · West Village · 111 consigli e recensioni
Oda House is one of Restaurants to try.

11. Oda House

76 Avenue B (at E 5th St), New York, NY
Ristorante est‑europeo · Alphabet City · 82 consigli e recensioni
Breads Bakery is one of Restaurants to try.

12. Breads Bakery

9.2
18 E 16th St (btwn Union Sq W & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Panetteria · Union Square · 334 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: An Israeli import with serious rye bread and especially buttery chocolate babka.

Jack's Wife Freda is one of Restaurants to try.

13. Jack's Wife Freda

8.7
224 Lafayette St (btwn Kenmare & Spring St), New York, NY
Ristorante con cucina mediterranea · SoHo · 515 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Unambitious but reasonably priced food with a wonderful homey vibe.

A&A Coffee Shop is one of Restaurants to try.

14. A&A Coffee Shop

46 W 21st St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Deli / Bodega · Flatiron District · 17 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: This unassuming diner is a great spot to find a quick breakfast or lunch in the Flatiron.

Shanghai Café Deluxe is one of Restaurants to try.

15. Shanghai Café Deluxe

100 Mott St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY
Ristorante cinese · Little Italy · 366 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Full-service Shanghai-style restaurant with our favorite soup dumplings in the neighborhood.

Prince Street Pizza is one of Restaurants to try.

16. Prince Street Pizza

9.1
27 Prince St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Pizzeria · NoLita · 368 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: This spot, (formerly Ray's) serves some of the finest square slices in the city, like the Spicy Spring, which comes with natural casing pepperoni that curls and crisps in the oven.

Di Palo Fine Foods is one of Restaurants to try.

17. Di Palo Fine Foods

8.8
200 Grand St (at Mott St), New York, NY
Negozio di primizie gastronomiche · Little Italy · 74 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: 100-year-old Italian specialty market with incredible mozzarella and fresh porchetta. Expect long waits, but they're worth it for Louie's selection of imported and deli products.

Golden Steamer is one of Restaurants to try.

18. Golden Steamer

7.9
143 Mott St (at Grand St), New York, NY
Panetteria · Chinatown · 69 consigli e recensioni
iFresh Market is one of Restaurants to try.

19. iFresh Market

6.4
128 Mott St (btwn Grand & Hester St), New York, NY
Minimarket · Chinatown · 41 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The bakery section here is making some commendable wife cakes. Large for their price and darn tasty too.

El Quinto Pino is one of Restaurants to try.

20. El Quinto Pino

401 W 24th St (at 9th Ave), New York, NY
Wine bar · Chelsea · 112 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: An excellent tapas joint; don't miss the uni sandwich or patatas bravas.

Alder is one of Restaurants to try.

21. Alder

157 2nd Ave (btwn 9th & 10th St), New York, NY
Nuovo ristorante americano · East Village · 155 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Excellent, inventive cocktails and small plates from mad food scientist Wylie Dufresne. Come for a nibble or stay for a DIY tasting menu.

Gregory's 26 Corner Taverna is one of Restaurants to try.

22. Gregory's 26 Corner Taverna

8.5
26-02 23rd Ave (at 26 st), Astoria, NY
Ristorante greco · 46 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Super-casual Greek restaurant with homey but satisfying food, great octopus, and some outdoor seating in warm weather.

Taqueria Diana is one of Restaurants to try.

23. Taqueria Diana

7.4
129 2nd Ave (btwn 7th St & St Marks Pl), New York, NY
Locale con specialità tacos · East Village · 139 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Solid tacos for the neighborhood. Open late Friday and Saturday nights.

Kam Hing Coffee Shop 金興 is one of Restaurants to try.

24. Kam Hing Coffee Shop 金興

8.5
118 Baxter St (btwn Hester & Canal St), New York, NY
Coffee-shop · Little Italy · 78 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Hole in the wall coffee shop you could easily skip except for the fragrant and ethereally light sponge cake, easily the best in Chinatown and a steal at 70 cents each.

JoeDough Sandwich Shop is one of Restaurants to try.

25. JoeDough Sandwich Shop

135 1st Ave (btwn St. Marks & E 9th St.), New York, NY
Paninoteca · East Village · 20 consigli e recensioni
O Merveilleux is one of Restaurants to try.

26. O Merveilleux

1509 2nd Ave (78 And 79), New York, NY
Panetteria · Upper East Side · 14 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: A pleasant bakery that sells Belgian Merveilleux, light pastries made from meringue and whipped cream.

Ozu is one of Restaurants to try.

27. Ozu

566 Amsterdam Ave (btw 87th & 88th St), New York, NY
Ristorante vegetariano / vegano · Upper West Side · 15 consigli e recensioni
Moti Mahal Delux is one of Restaurants to try.

28. Moti Mahal Delux

8.4
1149 1st Ave (63rd Street), New York, NY
Ristorante indiano · Upper East Side · 86 consigli e recensioni
Anthi's Greek Food is one of Restaurants to try.

29. Anthi's Greek Food

614A Amsterdam Ave (btwn 90th St & 89th St), New York, NY
Ristorante greco · Upper West Side · 15 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Cheap, delicious homestyle Greek food from a tiny takeout counter.

Cafe Nadery is one of Restaurants to try.

30. Cafe Nadery

16 W 8th St (@ 5th Ave), New York, NY
Ristorante persiano · Greenwich Village · 33 consigli e recensioni
Pakistan Tea House is one of Restaurants to try.

31. Pakistan Tea House

6.0
176 Church St (btw Duane and Chambers), New York, NY
Ristorante pakistano · Tribeca · 29 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Cheap and tasty Indian food perfect for quick office lunches. Open late.

B & H Dairy is one of Restaurants to try.

32. B & H Dairy

8.4
127 2nd Ave (btwn E 7th St & St. Marks Pl), New York, NY
Ristorante vegetariano / vegano · East Village · 129 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Eastern European vegetarian lunch counter. Go for breakfast hash browns, egg and cheese sandwiches on challah, and plenty of Old World charm.

Cocoron is one of Restaurants to try.

33. Cocoron

8.9
16 Delancey St (Chrystie St), New York, NY
Ristorante giapponese · Lower East Side · 215 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Excellent buckwheat noodles, delicate and nuanced broths, and fresh custard-like tofu. Vegetarian and meaty broths are on hand; both are excellent.

Zizi Limona is one of Restaurants to try.

34. Zizi Limona

129 Havemeyer St (btwn S 1st & Grand St), Brooklyn, NY
Ristorante con cucina mediterranea · Williamsburg · 82 consigli e recensioni

Serious EatsSerious Eats: We love just about everything at this homey restaurant, but especially the small plates, sandwiches, falafel, and shakshuka.

Deep Indian Kitchen is one of Restaurants to try.

35. Deep Indian Kitchen

8.2
25 W 23rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Ristorante indiano · NoMad · 132 consigli e recensioni
Thai Market is one of Restaurants to try.

36. Thai Market

8.4
960 Amsterdam Ave (at W 107th St.), New York, NY
Ristorante thai · Upper West Side · 124 consigli e recensioni

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Decorated like a Southeast Asian market this place has the quirk of one too - Here that means food far hotter, sauces more tart and even portions more generous.

Barney Greengrass is one of Restaurants to try.

37. Barney Greengrass

8.6
541 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 86th & W 87th St), New York, NY
Negozi di bagel · Upper West Side · 160 consigli e recensioni

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Cured fish is the focus here and there’s no better place for a fish-centric brunch. Try the whitefish salad on a bagel or the scrambled eggs with sturgeon.