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Restaurants to try
Rasa is one of Restaurants to try.

1. Rasa

7.7
25 W 8th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Malay Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 29 tips and reviews
Bunna Cafe is one of Restaurants to try.

2. Bunna Cafe

9.0
1084 Flushing Ave (at Porter Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Ethiopian Restaurant · East Williamsburg · 94 tips and reviews

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

8.2
99 Rivington St (Ludlow), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Lower East Side · 132 tips and reviews

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 tips and reviews
Taïm is one of Restaurants to try.

5. Taïm

9.0
222 Waverly Pl (btwn Perry & W 11th St), New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · West Village · 289 tips and reviews

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

8.3
199 Grand St (btwn Mott & Mulberry St), New York, NY
Malay Restaurant · Little Italy · 275 tips and reviews

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
Japanese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 215 tips and reviews
The Butcher's Daughter is one of Restaurants to try.

8. The Butcher's Daughter

8.3
19 Kenmare St (at Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · NoLita · 328 tips and reviews

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

7.4
92 2nd Ave (btwn E 5th & 6th St), New York, NY
Middle Eastern Restaurant · East Village · 52 tips and reviews

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
Café · West Village · 111 tips and reviews
Oda House is one of Restaurants to try.

11. Oda House

76 Avenue B (at E 5th St), New York, NY
Eastern European Restaurant · Alphabet City · 82 tips and reviews
Breads Bakery is one of Restaurants to try.

12. Breads Bakery

9.1
18 E 16th St (btwn Union Sq W & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Union Square · 334 tips and reviews

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
Mediterranean Restaurant · SoHo · 515 tips and reviews

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 tips and reviews

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
Chinese Restaurant · Little Italy · 366 tips and reviews

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

9.0
27 Prince St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · NoLita · 368 tips and reviews

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
Gourmet Shop · Little Italy · 74 tips and reviews

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

7.7
143 Mott St (at Grand St), New York, NY
Bakery · Chinatown · 70 tips and reviews
iFresh Market is one of Restaurants to try.

19. iFresh Market

6.5
128 Mott St (btwn Grand & Hester St), New York, NY
Grocery Store · Chinatown · 41 tips and reviews

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 tips and reviews

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
New American Restaurant · East Village · 155 tips and reviews

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

8.9
26-02 23rd Ave (at 26 st), Astoria, NY
Greek Restaurant · 46 tips and reviews

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

7.3
129 2nd Ave (btwn 7th St & St Marks Pl), New York, NY
Taco Place · East Village · 139 tips and reviews

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

8.3
118 Baxter St (btwn Hester & Canal St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Little Italy · 78 tips and reviews

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
Sandwich Place · East Village · 20 tips and reviews
O Merveilleux is one of Restaurants to try.

26. O Merveilleux

1509 2nd Ave (78 And 79), New York, NY
Bakery · Upper East Side · 14 tips and reviews

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
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Upper West Side · 15 tips and reviews
Moti Mahal Delux is one of Restaurants to try.

28. Moti Mahal Delux

8.4
1149 1st Ave (63rd Street), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 85 tips and reviews
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
Greek Restaurant · Upper West Side · 15 tips and reviews

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
Persian Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 33 tips and reviews
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
Pakistani Restaurant · Tribeca · 29 tips and reviews

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

8.8
127 2nd Ave (btwn E 7th St & St. Marks Pl), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · East Village · 129 tips and reviews

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
Japanese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 215 tips and reviews

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
Mediterranean Restaurant · Williamsburg · 82 tips and reviews

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

8.4
25 W 23rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · NoMad · 134 tips and reviews
Thai Market is one of Restaurants to try.

36. Thai Market

8.2
960 Amsterdam Ave (at W 107th St.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Upper West Side · 125 tips and reviews

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

8.8
541 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 86th & W 87th St), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Upper West Side · 159 tips and reviews

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.