Summer in NYC
Milk Bar is one of Summer in NYC.

1. Milk Bar

7.8
251 E 13th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 711 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Try: Birthday cake truffles, everything bagel bomb, and the softserve of the day.

Think Coffee is one of Summer in NYC.

2. Think Coffee

6.4
123 4th Ave (btwn 12th & 13th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Greenwich Village · 234 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: The spanish latte is made with condensed milk and a nice and unusual choice.

Zabar's is one of Summer in NYC.

3. Zabar's

9.0
2245 Broadway (at W 80th St), New York, NY
Food and Beverage Retail · Upper West Side · 216 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Their coffee is excellent and so reasonable. Also, bagels. duh.

Fusha is one of Summer in NYC.

4. Fusha

311 Amsterdam Ave (75th St), New York, NY
Sake Bar · Upper West Side · 42 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Don't miss the spicy tuna with guacamole appetizer. Asian nachos are awesome.

Eataly Flatiron is one of Summer in NYC.

5. Eataly Flatiron

9.2
200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY
Gourmet Store · NoMad · 1479 tips and reviews
Union Square Greenmarket is one of Summer in NYC.

6. Union Square Greenmarket

9.3
Union Sq W (btwn E 14th & E 17th St), New York, NY
Farmers Market · Union Square · 412 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Seasonal, delicious, and so New York. Heirloom tomatoes in late summer are unreal.

Big Wong King 大旺 is one of Summer in NYC.

7. Big Wong King 大旺

8.0
67 Mott St (btwn Canal St & Bayard St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 185 tips and reviews
Friend of a Farmer is one of Summer in NYC.

8. Friend of a Farmer

8.1
77 Irving Pl (btwn E 18th & E 19th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 347 tips and reviews
Amy's Bread is one of Summer in NYC.

9. Amy's Bread

8.8
672 9th Ave (btwn W 46th & W 47th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Hell's Kitchen · 267 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: We love the cheese bread, and you can smell it from a block away.

Black Hound New York is one of Summer in NYC.

10. Black Hound New York

170 2nd Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York, NY
Bakery · East Village · 66 tips and reviews
Sweetery NYC is one of Summer in NYC.

11. Sweetery NYC

6.0
Varick St (at Charlton St), New York, NY
Food Truck · Hudson Square · 31 tips and reviews
Perilla is one of Summer in NYC.

12. Perilla

9 Jones St (btwn Bleecker & W 4th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · West Village · 133 tips and reviews
Roasting Plant Coffee is one of Summer in NYC.

13. Roasting Plant Coffee

75 Greenwich Ave (at 7th Ave S), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · West Village · 121 tips and reviews
Petrossian Boutique & Cafe is one of Summer in NYC.

14. Petrossian Boutique & Cafe

7.7
911 7th Ave (btwn 57th & 58th St.), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Theater District · 65 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: chocolate chip pecan cookie. get it.

Bread Talk is one of Summer in NYC.

15. Bread Talk

47 Catherine St (Madison St), New York, NY
Bakery · Two Bridges · 14 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: One blogger calls these the best egg tarts she's had!

The City Bakery is one of Summer in NYC.

16. The City Bakery

3 W 18th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Union Square · 659 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: The pretzel croissant is to die for. The hot chocolate is one of the best.

Wafels & Dinges - Herald Square is one of Summer in NYC.

17. Wafels & Dinges - Herald Square

8.4
Herald Square, New York, NY
Food Truck · Chelsea · 316 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: It's worth the wait. These waffles are something else.

Levain Bakery is one of Summer in NYC.

18. Levain Bakery

9.3
167 W 74th St (at Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Upper West Side · 857 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Amazing, huge, doughy cookies. Don't leave New York before trying a chocolate chip, or a chocolate chocolate. And bring friends, as they're practically each enough for a meal.

Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria is one of Summer in NYC.

19. Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria

200 Park Ave (MetLife Building), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Midtown East · 77 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: The little hidden take-out stand offers cheap slices, which get cheaper after 3. The cheese, tomatoes, and toppings are all top-notch, but the crust is the best part: amazingly doughy and springy.

Jane is one of Summer in NYC.

20. Jane

8.0
100 W Houston St (btwn Thompson St & LaGuardia Pl), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 313 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Best gnnochi one of our bloggers has ever had.

Smorgasburg Williamsburg is one of Summer in NYC.

21. Smorgasburg Williamsburg

8.8
90 Kent Ave (at N 7th St), Brooklyn, NY
Street Food Gathering · Williamsburg · 411 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Ice cream, lobster, grilled cheese, hot dog with Asian-style toppings? Smorgasburg's got it.

The Meatball Shop is one of Summer in NYC.

22. The Meatball Shop

170 Bedford Ave (btwn N 7th & N 8th St), Brooklyn, NY
Italian Restaurant · Williamsburg · 372 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Meatballs in sliders, in heroes, and smashed on brioche. But we like them "naked," with a ladleful of sauce and bit of Focaccia to the side.

23. Ippudo

9.0
65 4th Ave (btwn E 9th & E 10th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 1165 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Silky noodles, pungent broth. The wait can be long, but it's almost always worth it.

Bowery Coffee is one of Summer in NYC.

24. Bowery Coffee

89 E Houston St (btwn Bowery & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · NoLita · 76 tips and reviews
Danji is one of Summer in NYC.

25. Danji

346 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 279 tips and reviews
Bluebird Coffee Shop is one of Summer in NYC.

26. Bluebird Coffee Shop

72 E 1st St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · East Village · 135 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Perfect if you're lazing away an afternoon in the East Village. Cozy setting, Counter Culture brew.

Recette is one of Summer in NYC.

27. Recette

328 W 12th St (Greenwich St.), New York, NY
French Restaurant · West Village · 92 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Good for a splurge. Get bone marrow toast, duck breast with spring bean cassoulet, and Christina Lee's take on the s'more—graham cracker ice cream, toasted marshmallow, peppery "hot" chocolate ganache

Bisous Ciao Macarons is one of Summer in NYC.

28. Bisous Ciao Macarons

101 Stanton St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Lower East Side · 52 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Ladurée's the gold standard, but Bisous Ciao's macarons are worth a go, too. Crisp, airy, and available in "classic" and "fleur" collections.

Luke's Lobster is one of Summer in NYC.

29. Luke's Lobster

93 E 7th St (btwn 1st Ave & Ave A), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · East Village · 305 tips and reviews
Fatty Cue is one of Summer in NYC.

30. Fatty Cue

50 Carmine St (btwn Bleecker & Bedford), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · West Village · 99 tips and reviews
Fatty Crab is one of Summer in NYC.

31. Fatty Crab

643 Hudson St (btwn Horatio & Gansevoort St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · West Village · 177 tips and reviews
Sundaes and Cones is one of Summer in NYC.

32. Sundaes and Cones

8.8
95 E 10th St (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave), New York, NY
Ice Cream Parlor · East Village · 293 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Wild flavors like wasabi, avocado, sesame, ginger, taro root, etc. but the key is how authentic they are - the avocado ice cream tastes just like an avocado, sesame is really epic.

Picholine is one of Summer in NYC.

33. Picholine

35 W 64th St, New York, NY
French Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 39 tips and reviews
Ladurée is one of Summer in NYC.

34. Ladurée

9.0
864 Madison Ave (btwn E 70th & E 71st St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Upper East Side · 257 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Salted caramel. It's worth it.

Braai is one of Summer in NYC.

35. Braai

329 W 51st St (btw 8th & 9th Ave.), New York, NY
African Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 102 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Lamb shank empanadas, don't miss them. Great wine selection and way better than most places in the theater district.

Fonda is one of Summer in NYC.

36. Fonda

40 Avenue B (btwn E 3rd & E 4th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Alphabet City · 176 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: The guacamole really is that good. Tons of great vegetarian options as well.

Casellula is one of Summer in NYC.

37. Casellula

401 W 52nd St (at 9th Ave), New York, NY
Wine Bar · Hell's Kitchen · 160 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: Order the popcorn to start. You cannot go wrong with the cheeses. They each come with their own accompaniment.

Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory is one of Summer in NYC.

38. Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

1 Water St (at Old Fulton St), Brooklyn, NY
Ice Cream Parlor · DUMBO · 180 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: they run out of their most popular flavors fast, like the vanilla, so come early.

Almondine Bakery is one of Summer in NYC.

39. Almondine Bakery

8.3
85 Water St (btwn Dock & Main St), Brooklyn, NY
Bakery · DUMBO · 151 tips and reviews
Hundred Acres is one of Summer in NYC.

40. Hundred Acres

38 Macdougal St (btwn Prince & W Houston St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · SoHo · 209 tips and reviews

Penn A.Penn Appetit: great cocktails, southern flavors, and a lovely atmosphere. This place would be great for a first date or dinner with a group of friends.

Smorgasburg Williamsburg is one of Summer in NYC.

41. Smorgasburg Williamsburg

8.8
90 Kent Ave (at N 7th St), Brooklyn, NY
Street Food Gathering · Williamsburg · 411 tips and reviews