New York, New York
David Zwirner Gallery is one of New York, New York.

1. David Zwirner Gallery

9.2
537 W 20th St (at 11th Ave), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Chelsea · 17 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: See the gallery schedule to learn about exhibitions in advance. A great option if you’ve been to the main museums.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir is one of New York, New York.

2. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir

9.4
Central Park (btwn 85th & 96th St), New York, NY
Reservoir · Central Park · 124 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A beautiful setting in Central Park for a stroll or feed the ducks!

Levain Bakery is one of New York, New York.

3. Levain Bakery

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

Julie S.Julie Soscia: The chocolate chip cookie is a must!

Metropolitan Opera is one of New York, New York.

4. Metropolitan Opera

9.4
70 Lincoln Center Plz (at Columbus Ave), New York, NY
Opera House · Lincoln Square · 215 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A beautiful theater to go and see the opera or ballet. You can pre-order your champagne prior to the show and skip the lines at intermissions.

Aire Ancient Baths is one of New York, New York.

5. Aire Ancient Baths

9.4
88 Franklin St (at Church St), New York, NY
Spa · Tribeca · 133 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: If not for a massage, get a day pass to the pool and sauna. The baths are exquisite and I loved the salt water pool

Strand Bookstore is one of New York, New York.

6. Strand Bookstore

9.5
828 Broadway (at E 12th St), New York, NY
Bookstore · Greenwich Village · 588 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: NYC classic bookstore, grab a tote bag. The very top floor has vintage books!

Dean & DeLuca is one of New York, New York.

7. Dean & DeLuca

1150 Madison Ave (at 85th St), New York, NY
Gourmet Shop · Upper East Side · 76 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: You will find these all over the city. They are great spots for a sandwich or a quick coffee and pastry.

Brother Jimmy's BBQ is one of New York, New York.

8. Brother Jimmy's BBQ

6.1
181 Lexington Ave (at E 31st St), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · Rose Hill · 138 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Fun, very casual bbq spot to go with friends. There is also a private area in the back that can be reserved.

Doughnut Plant is one of New York, New York.

9. Doughnut Plant

220 West 23rd Street (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Donut Shop · Chelsea · 638 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: You can't go wrong at a donuts shop, but this place is great! Try the Nutella!

Kyma is one of New York, New York.

10. Kyma

6.8
15 W 18th St (5th Avenue), New York, NY
Greek Restaurant · Union Square · 19 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Modern take on Greek food! Try the dips and the pink snapper.

Quality Eats is one of New York, New York.

11. Quality Eats

7.3
3 E 28th St (5th Avenue), New York, NY
Steakhouse · NoMad · 19 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Everything is amazing here. Definitely order the monkey bread!

Xi’an Famous Foods is one of New York, New York.

12. Xi’an Famous Foods

313 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · West Village · 16 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Anthony Bourdain made this chain famous - the food is delicious! Great for on the go meals. The dumplings are fantastic.

Top of The Standard is one of New York, New York.

13. Top of The Standard

8.7
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Roof Deck · Meatpacking District · 313 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: You can expect pricey cocktails but the views are unbeatable.

Riverside Park is one of New York, New York.

14. Riverside Park

9.5
Riverside Dr (btwn W 59th St & St. Clair Pl), New York, NY
Park · West Harlem · 126 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Visit in the fall! Lovely green park with nice views by the water. Be sure to head up by 91st street.

The Halal Guys is one of New York, New York.

15. The Halal Guys

8.5
307 E 14th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Halal Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 132 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Some of the best street food you can have! Try the chicken or lamb, or mix both and add the red and white sauces!

Sheep Meadow is one of New York, New York.

16. Sheep Meadow

W 67th St (btwn West & East Dr), New York, NY
Field · Central Park · 160 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A NYC favorite spot for picnics and people watching.

Washington Square Park is one of New York, New York.

17. Washington Square Park

9.5
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl), New York, NY
Park · Greenwich Village · 708 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Linger a while for art and people watching. There are also some great street performers that pass through!

Haru is one of New York, New York.

18. Haru

1 Wall Street Ct (Beaver and Pearl), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Financial District · 54 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: One of my favorite sushi spots in the city.

Fraunces Tavern Museum is one of New York, New York.

19. Fraunces Tavern Museum

7.5
54 Pearl St (Broad St), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 29 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: One of the oldest restaurants in the country! Great for live music and a dose of history.

Pier 25 Mini Golf is one of New York, New York.

20. Pier 25 Mini Golf

8.2
225 West St (at N Moore St), New York, NY
Mini Golf · Tribeca · 35 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great spot for a date, stop by Grand Banks for bites afterwards!

Rockefeller Center is one of New York, New York.

21. Rockefeller Center

9.2
Rockefeller Plaza (btwn W 49th & W 50th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Rockefeller Center · 852 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Rock Center has plenty of amazing shops. In the winter you won't want to miss the beautiful Christmas tree and ice skating.

Blue Bottle Coffee is one of New York, New York.

22. Blue Bottle Coffee

8.7
10 E 53rd St (5th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Midtown East · 18 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: The entrance is actually on 52nd St. Try a cortado!

Blue Bottle Coffee is one of New York, New York.

23. Blue Bottle Coffee

8.7
150 Greenwich St (Liberty), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Financial District · 47 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Friendly staff and great coffee. Also try the waffles!

Balthazar is one of New York, New York.

24. Balthazar

9.0
80 Spring St (at Crosby St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · SoHo · 1055 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great brunch spot. Loved the mussels and steak frites!

The Red Lion is one of New York, New York.

25. The Red Lion

7.1
151 Bleecker St (btwn Thompson St. & Laguardia Pl.), New York, NY
Rock Club · Greenwich Village · 134 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Good spot for late night drinks and live music on Fridays.

Freemans is one of New York, New York.

26. Freemans

8.8
1 Freeman Aly (at Rivington St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Lower East Side · 567 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Hidden NYC gem. Awesome speakeasy type of location on the edge of SoHo. Great option for brunch, too.

Underwest Donuts is one of New York, New York.

27. Underwest Donuts

638 W 47th St (at 12th Ave), New York, NY
Donut Shop · Hell's Kitchen · 51 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: This place is located in a car wash but is actually a great spot for donuts! Try the car wash donut if available.

Kaffe 1668 is one of New York, New York.

28. Kaffe 1668

7.9
401 Greenwich St (btwn Beach & Hubert St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Tribeca · 115 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great place to sit and get some work done in TriBeCa. The coffee and pastries are delicious.

Irving Farm Coffee Roasters is one of New York, New York.

29. Irving Farm Coffee Roasters

8.7
224 W 79th St (btwn Broadway & Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Upper West Side · 258 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great addition to the UWS. Nice spot to grab a coffee. Note - no WiFi.

JOE & THE JUICE is one of New York, New York.

30. JOE & THE JUICE

286 Madison Avenue (at E 40th St), New York, NY
Juice Bar · Midtown East · 9 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: There are several that popped up around NYC. This place is a go-to of mine for a quick lunch. The flatbread sandwiches are fantastic or grab a healthy juice!

Èpicerie Boulud is one of New York, New York.

31. Èpicerie Boulud

6.0
185 Greenwich St, New York, NY
Bakery · Financial District · 22 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Try the red velvet bites or any pastry! The nutella croissants are so so good as well.

Atrio New York is one of New York, New York.

32. Atrio New York

7.3
102 N End Ave (btwn Murray and Vesey), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · Battery Park City · 32 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Happy Hour is daily! Also, if getting the risotto, try it with shrimp, delicious!

Eataly Downtown is one of New York, New York.

33. Eataly Downtown

8.9
101 Liberty St (btwn Church & Greenwich St), New York, NY
Gourmet Shop · Financial District · 141 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Make sure to grab a table at one of three restaurants at this location for great views of Lower Manhattan and overlooking FiDi. Enjoy weekly complimentary demos and cooking classes.

Le District is one of New York, New York.

34. Le District

7.8
225 Liberty St, New York, NY
Food Court · Battery Park City · 125 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Stop by the frites bar for some of THE BEST truffle fries in all of NYC or on weekdays for Happy Hour wine specials. The patio is great for a Froze with Hudson River views.

Eataly Flatiron is one of New York, New York.

35. Eataly Flatiron

9.1
200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St), New York, NY
Gourmet Shop · NoMad · 1478 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Stop by the rooftop or Nutella bar, the rooftop is great with seasonal pop-up restaurants and cocktails year round. The Nutella bar speaks for itself!

Back Room is one of New York, New York.

36. Back Room

8.1
102 Norfolk St (btwn Delancey & Rivington St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Lower East Side · 204 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Prohibition-style spot with a speakeasy vibe. Good spot to enjoy live bands and solid cocktails.

by CHLOE. is one of New York, New York.

37. by CHLOE.

185 Bleecker St (at MacDougal St), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 266 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Delicious vegan spot for a casual lunch or snacks. Food is tasty yet healthy.

The Dead Rabbit is one of New York, New York.

38. The Dead Rabbit

9.2
30 Water St (btwn Broad St & Coenties Slip), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Financial District · 478 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Consistently voted one of the best bars in the world. As a souvenir, make sure to purchase one their latest menus.It's produced monthly and comes in the form of a collectible comic book.

Absolute Bagels is one of New York, New York.

39. Absolute Bagels

9.1
2788 Broadway (at W 108th St), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Upper West Side · 294 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Perfect for a lazy Saturday morning breakfast on the go. Very casual but filling. Try a warm everything bagel.

Dirt Candy is one of New York, New York.

40. Dirt Candy

8.1
86 Allen St (btwn Grand St & Broome St), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Lower East Side · 152 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Creative vegetarian spot with popular menu items such as the Jalapeno hush puppies and the Korean fried broccoli.

Beauty & Essex is one of New York, New York.

41. Beauty & Essex

8.9
146 Essex St (btwn Stanton & Rivington St), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Lower East Side · 580 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great LES spot to celebrate a birthday party or special occasion. The Sunday brunch is quite the party!

Mamoun's Falafel is one of New York, New York.

42. Mamoun's Falafel

8.1
30 St. Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · East Village · 209 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Classic spot in Alphabet City/East Village, known for classic Middle Eastern dishes. Great spot for tasty and affordable Falafel.

Fat Cat is one of New York, New York.

43. Fat Cat

75 Christopher St (btwn 7th Ave S & Bleecker St), New York, NY
Jazz Club · West Village · 371 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Popular bar with NYU students with plenty of games such as pool, ping-pong and checkers to keep you entertained for hours.

Hill Country Barbecue Market is one of New York, New York.

44. Hill Country Barbecue Market

8.3
30 W 26th St (btwn Broadway & 6th Ave), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · NoMad · 486 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Some of the best BBQ! Loved the pulled pork and the bourbon pecan pie.

Ippudo is one of New York, New York.

45. Ippudo

8.5
24 W 46th St (btwn 6th & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Midtown East · 30 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Try their popular spicy Kasane broth dishes and the pork buns.

Jack's Wife Freda is one of New York, New York.

46. Jack's Wife Freda

8.7
224 Lafayette St (btwn Kenmare & Spring St), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · SoHo · 515 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Be prepared to wait if going for a weekend brunch, especially with bigger groups. This place is very "in" right now and filled with trendy folks looking for a good avocado toast.

Locanda Verde is one of New York, New York.

47. Locanda Verde

9.0
377 Greenwich St (at N Moore St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Tribeca · 504 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A longtime NYC staple, dress up for this white tablecloth style restaurant. Make sure to order the Sheep's Milk Ricotta.

Good Enough to Eat is one of New York, New York.

48. Good Enough to Eat

7.2
520 Columbus Ave (at W 85th St), New York, NY
Breakfast Spot · Upper West Side · 314 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Your new destination for comfort breakfast food. Arrive early on weekends, as there are lines for brunch. Try the bacon waffles.

Danji is one of New York, New York.

49. Danji

8.8
346 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 279 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: The variety of sliders are always a popular choice. The spicy pork belly and the bulgogi beef are some faves

Clinton St. Baking Co. & Restaurant is one of New York, New York.

50. Clinton St. Baking Co. & Restaurant

8.6
4 Clinton St (at E Houston St), New York, NY
Bakery · Lower East Side · 974 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A very popular tucked away on a street on the Lower East Side. A go-to pancake spot. Also try the fried chicken and waffles!

Speedy Romeo LES is one of New York, New York.

51. Speedy Romeo LES

63 Clinton St, New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Lower East Side · 82 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Fun a quirky spot, add on toppings to the already varied pizza options for more taste and surprise. The pastrami is from Katz.

PDT (Please Don't Tell) is one of New York, New York.

52. PDT (Please Don't Tell)

8.1
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 440 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: One of the more popular speakeasy's in NYC. Get there early if you don't have a reservation in order to get on the list. Enter through the phone booth at Crif Dogs.

Employees Only is one of New York, New York.

53. Employees Only

8.9
510 Hudson St (at Christopher St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · West Village · 510 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Very popular speakeasy. For less crowds, avoid the weekends. Try the steak tartar and make friends with the bartenders for secret menu cocktails.

Bearded Lady is one of New York, New York.

54. Bearded Lady

8.9
686A Washington Ave (St. Marks & Washington Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Prospect Heights · 106 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Stop by for Happy Hour and try one of the frozen cocktails in the summer time. They have amazing $1 oyster specials.

The Hamilton is one of New York, New York.

55. The Hamilton

8.3
998 Amsterdam Ave (109th and 110th), New York, NY
Whisky Bar · Upper West Side · 18 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Try the Eggs Benedict or stop by for a boozy brunch. Also, on Monday's bottles of wine are half off.

The Garret is one of New York, New York.

56. The Garret

8.1
296 Bleecker St (above Five Guys), New York, NY
Speakeasy · West Village · 147 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Unique cocktail menu and delicious burgers.Makes for a nice mid-week date spot.

Lavo is one of New York, New York.

57. Lavo

8.2
39 E 58th St (btwn Park & Madison Ave), New York, NY
Nightclub · Midtown East · 298 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Food is great, but make sure to expect a club/Meatpacking-style scene and dress to impress. After hours on Saturdays consist of House music.

Per Se is one of New York, New York.

58. Per Se

8.4
10 Columbus Cir (at W 60th St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 196 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Truly unforgettable dining experience. Make sure to get a tour of the kitchen and fresh baked goods after your meal!

Garfunkel's is one of New York, New York.

59. Garfunkel's

7.9
67 Clinton St (Btwn Rivington and Stanton), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Lower East Side · 32 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A speakeasy vibe, great for a cocktail prior to a date night. Enjoy Jazz on Tuesday nights.

The Modern is one of New York, New York.

60. The Modern

8.3
9 W 53rd St, New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Midtown East · 197 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A trendy and upscale setting in the MoMa with two Michelin Stars. This spot is great for a night out or a client dinner - try the scallops.

The Aviary NYC is one of New York, New York.

61. The Aviary NYC

80 Columbus Cir, New York, NY
Hotel Bar · Hell's Kitchen · 37 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Be ready for pricey cocktails, but also an adventurous menu. Try the crispy pork skin.

Delmonico's is one of New York, New York.

62. Delmonico's

8.1
56 Beaver St (at William St), New York, NY
Steakhouse · Financial District · 134 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: This is the first steakhouse/restaurant in the US and is a historic restaurant. Ambiance is very formal and classic. Try one of their classics lobster dishes.

Daniel is one of New York, New York.

63. Daniel

9.0
60 E 65th St (btwn Park & Madison Ave), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Upper East Side · 192 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Authentic French cuisine and a perfect spot for a romantic night out. Don't skip dessert here - the pastry chef is outstanding.

Chelsea Market is one of New York, New York.

64. Chelsea Market

9.2
75 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Market · 1212 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: So many great dining options, including one of the best taco spots - Los Tacos #1. If you're adventurous, try the cactus taco. Stop by Doughnuttery for a little something sweet.

Chelsea Piers Fitness is one of New York, New York.

65. Chelsea Piers Fitness

9.1
60 Chelsea Piers (at W 20th St), New York, NY
Gym / Fitness Center · 101 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Check out the driving range or he bowling alley for a fun afternoon with a date, friends or family.

Gansevoort Market is one of New York, New York.

66. Gansevoort Market

353 W 14th St (at Hudson St), New York, NY
Food Court · Chelsea · 37 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: One of my favorite markets for specialty foods! From Chip cookies to Skinny's Satay, you will find something for every palette. Nuzzo's also has fresh mozz!

Top of the Rock Observation Deck is one of New York, New York.

67. Top of the Rock Observation Deck

9.1
30 Rockefeller Plz (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · 887 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Buy tickets ahead of time in order to avoid lines. Sunset is probably the most optimal time of day for photos! Enjoy 360 views of NYC.

Bryant Park is one of New York, New York.

68. Bryant Park

9.5
E 42nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Midtown · 1218 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: There is always something happening at Bryant Park. In the summer, don't miss movies in the park and pop-up shops + ice skating in the winter.

iPic Theaters at Fulton Market is one of New York, New York.

69. iPic Theaters at Fulton Market

8.3
11 Fulton St (at South St), New York, NY
Movie Theater · Financial District · 42 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great place for an elevated movie theater experience with reclining comfy seats. Order drinks & small bites--the items are delivered by "ninja" servers, because of their non-disruptive nature.

South Street Seaport is one of New York, New York.

70. South Street Seaport

8.8
South St (Pier 17), New York, NY
Harbor / Marina · 225 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Visit in the summer time for the concert series or pop-up events. Great for happy hour on weekdays. There's also a great dog park on South St. 124.

Grand Banks is one of New York, New York.

71. Grand Banks

8.4
Pier 25 (at N Moore St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Tribeca, New York, NY · 143 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Only open in the summer starting mid-April. Enjoy being on a boat in the Hudson River! Everything is delicious here, especially the Lobster Roll. Also a great assortment of fresh oysters.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of New York, New York.

72. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.3
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1871 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Outside of the amazing art, check out the movie series or grab an iced coffee in the Garden. Friday nights are free from 4pm -8pm.

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of New York, New York.

73. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.5
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 1947 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: The views are great and so are the installations. Head to the rooftop for refreshing beverages. You can use your ticket up to 3 days after, so be sure to hold onto it if you want to go back.

American Museum of Natural History is one of New York, New York.

74. American Museum of Natural History

9.2
200 Central Park W (btwn W 77th & W 81st St), New York, NY
Science Museum · Upper West Side · 1389 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Stop on a weekday to avoid weekend crowds. Also suggest purchasing tickets in advance to avoid the line. The gift shop is great and the planetarium is recommended.

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum is one of New York, New York.

75. Solomon R Guggenheim Museum

8.7
1071 5th Ave (at E 89th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 566 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Gorgeous building with ongoing contemporary exhibits, make sure to dedicate at least an hour and plan out what you want to see.

National September 11 Memorial is one of New York, New York.

76. National September 11 Memorial

9.2
180 Greenwich St (btwn Liberty & Fulton St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Financial District · 873 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A very emotional exhibit. Anticipate investing at least two hours to truly experience the entire Memorial. There is also a self-guided tour you can download.

Gotham Comedy Club is one of New York, New York.

77. Gotham Comedy Club

8.4
208 W 23rd St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Comedy Club · Chelsea · 75 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Be prepared to order the 2 drink minimum,, it's part of the ticket pricing. Otherwise, enjoy! Suggested to attend on a weekend with a large line-up of comedians.

Madison Square Garden is one of New York, New York.

78. Madison Square Garden

8.8
4 Penn Plz (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Basketball Stadium · 982 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Popular venue for concerts, basketball, hockey etc. Make sure to book a private tour for more history of MSG.

Shake Shack is one of New York, New York.

79. Shake Shack

8.7
691 8th Ave (at W 44th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Theater District · 857 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Try any of their many NYC locations--you can't go wrong. If you are hungry for something outside of the burgers, try the incredible spicy fried chicken. Bonus: you can order brews & wine.

Dough is one of New York, New York.

80. Dough

7.8
700 8th Ave, New York, NY
Donut Shop · Theater District · 31 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Located inside City Kitchen. Tasty but oversized donuts that are great to share (even though you won't want to).

Sant Ambroeus is one of New York, New York.

81. Sant Ambroeus

8.7
1000 Madison Ave (btwn 77th & 78th St.), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 89 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A classic NYC weekend brunch spot near The Met. Try the Eggs Benedict. The desserts are also fantastic, especially the Sant Ambroeus (chocolate mousse cake).

Nespresso is one of New York, New York.

82. Nespresso

7.5
935 Madison Ave (74), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Upper East Side · 8 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great coffee in an upscale setting. Try one of the tasty desserts with coffee or a hot chocolate.

Ladurée is one of New York, New York.

83. Ladurée

8.6
398 W Broadway (at Spring St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · SoHo · 226 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Very Parisian vibe. In the summer, sit outside in the garden for a lovely setting. Weekends consist of $26 bottomless mimosa or bloody marys paired with an entree.

La Esquina is one of New York, New York.

84. La Esquina

8.5
114 Kenmare St (at Lafayette St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · SoHo · 725 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great tacos! If not seated on the outdoor patio, make sure to grab a seat indoors (the entrance is down the stairs and through the kitchen).

230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge is one of New York, New York.

85. 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge

8.1
230 5th Ave (btwn W 26th & W 27th St), New York, NY
Lounge · NoMad · 715 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Although touristy, this venue boasts terrific views of the Empire State Building. In the winter, grab a robe and enjoy the views with added heaters and insulated seating.

Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar is one of New York, New York.

86. Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar

6.3
102 N End Ave (Conrad Hotel), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · Battery Park City · 83 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Try the original Prosecco and Ice Pops - this is the first bar to offer them in NYC and still a classic with incredible views of the Hudson. Arrive early for a good seat.

Vandal is one of New York, New York.

87. Vandal

199 Bowery, New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Lower East Side · 88 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Trendy LES venue perfect for a special occasion. Expect dim lighting and loud music with tasty food. Don't forget an important photo opp with the pink bunny sculpture!

Rubirosa Ristorante is one of New York, New York.

88. Rubirosa Ristorante

9.2
235 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · NoLita · 832 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Tasty traditional and gluten-free options in a fun neighborhood in SoHo. Try the tie dye pizza!

The Biergarten at The Standard is one of New York, New York.

89. The Biergarten at The Standard

8.3
848 Washington St (btwn Little W 12th & W 13th St), New York, NY
Beer Garden · Meatpacking District · 382 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Fun day-drinking spot! You have to purchase tokens at the door to redeem drinks. For a fun Instagrammable picture, try Das Boot - the beer comes in a glass boot.

Sugar Factory American Brasserie is one of New York, New York.

90. Sugar Factory American Brasserie

835 Washington St (at Little West 12th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Meatpacking District · 133 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Fun cocktails, but heavy on the sugar! Nice for a special occasion and photo opps.

The Polynesian is one of New York, New York.

91. The Polynesian

400 W 42nd St (9th Ave), New York, NY
Tiki Bar · Garment District · 32 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Situated in The Pod Hotel on 42nd with a Tiki Bar vibe. Try the large format cocktails with friends. The XXX cocktails are super strong.

Bergdorf Goodman is one of New York, New York.

92. Bergdorf Goodman

8.7
754 5th Ave (btwn E 57th & E 58th St), New York, NY
Department Store · Midtown East · 241 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Amazing winter window displays year-round. There is a cafe on the top floor overlooking Central Park.

Spot Dessert Bar is one of New York, New York.

93. Spot Dessert Bar

8.3
13 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 353 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Go with a group of friends so that you can try a variety of dishes, including the very Instagrammable Plant chocolate dessert or the coconut monkey bread.

Davio's North Italian Steakhouse is one of New York, New York.

94. Davio's North Italian Steakhouse

6.4
447 Lexington Ave (45th Street), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Midtown East · 35 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great for special occasions or holidays like NYE. Menu is very traditional. Also have some great weekday Happy Hour menus.

Jacob's Pickles is one of New York, New York.

95. Jacob's Pickles

9.2
509 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 84th & W 85th St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Upper West Side · 668 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: One of the best Southern food restaurants, place gets packed a lot -- especially for brunch. Potions are huge - order accordingly. Try the Honey Fried Chicken!

Saks Fifth Avenue is one of New York, New York.

96. Saks Fifth Avenue

8.8
611 5th Ave Fl 8 (btwn E 49th & E 50th St), New York, NY
Department Store · 291 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Classic department store on Fifth Ave. During the holidays stop by for the light show which starts every hour. It's right across from Rock Center so you can do that and see the tree.

Saks Fifth Avenue is one of New York, New York.

97. Saks Fifth Avenue

225 Liberty St, New York, NY
Department Store · Battery Park City · 7 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Visit the cosmetics section for a facial or stop by their mani/pedi spot on the second level. This is popular with many journalists and media working in the building.

Westfield World Trade Center is one of New York, New York.

98. Westfield World Trade Center

8.4
185 Greenwich St (btwn Fulton St & Cortlandt St), New York, NY
Shopping Mall · Financial District · 44 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: The Oculus is extremely beautiful. You should plan to take a tour! Stores are varied, with many great British retailers such as Smythson.

Brookfield Place (BFPL) is one of New York, New York.

99. Brookfield Place (BFPL)

9.0
230 Vesey St (at West St), New York, NY
Shopping Mall · Battery Park City · 114 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Visit the trendy food hall, Hudson Eats and stop the world's only Hermes Fragrance store inside of Brookfield.

Bloomingdale's is one of New York, New York.

100. Bloomingdale's

8.2
1000 3rd Ave Fl 5 (btwn E 59th & E 60th St), New York, NY
Department Store · Upper East Side · 343 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A classic NYC shopping destination in NYC. They also opened a Magnolia bakery inside! Direct connection to the subway on the lower level.

Macy's is one of New York, New York.

101. Macy's

7.9
151 W 34th St (btwn 7th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Department Store · Garment District · 1070 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Classic shopping destination in NYC. Make sure to ask if there are any promotions; usually the staff will extend a small discount (10% - 20% off).

Bloomingdale’s is one of New York, New York.

102. Bloomingdale’s

7.2
504 Broadway (btwn Spring & Broome St), New York, NY
Department Store · SoHo · 126 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: This is a smaller take on the original Bloomies located in Soho. Definitely has a slimmer selection but full downtown vibe.

Norma's is one of New York, New York.

103. Norma's

119 W 56th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Breakfast Spot · Theater District · 315 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great midtown spot for brunch, pricey but wide variety of options plus friendly staff. Try the Eggs Bennie or the Belgium Waffle.

Le Bernardin is one of New York, New York.

104. Le Bernardin

9.2
155 W 51st St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Theater District · 309 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Some of the best seafood dishes in NYC with equally amazing wine pairings. Has 3 Michelin Stars.

Luke's Lobster is one of New York, New York.

105. Luke's Lobster

8.9
26 S William St (btwn Beaver St & Mill Ln), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Financial District · 143 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Lobster rolls are some of the best in NYC. Portions are somewhat small, but packed with a decent amount of lobster.

Hornblower Cruises & Events Pier 40 is one of New York, New York.

106. Hornblower Cruises & Events Pier 40

8.0
353 West Street (at Pier 40), New York, NY
General Travel · West Village · 10 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Very touristic, but scenic way to see NYC. The brunch menu won't be memorable, but the views and the jazz band will be worth it.

BG Restaurant is one of New York, New York.

107. BG Restaurant

8.8
754 5th Ave Fl 7 (btwn E 57th & E 58th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Midtown East · 56 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Wonderful spot to stop for delicious pastries and afternoon tea. Located in Bergdorf Goodman,

Burger Joint is one of New York, New York.

108. Burger Joint

8.3
119 W 56th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Theater District · 777 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A very speakeasy burger spot located behind a curtain inside Parker New York. Go early to avoid lines and don't forget to order the fries too!

Bibble & Sip is one of New York, New York.

109. Bibble & Sip

8.6
253 W 51st St (btwn Broadway & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Theater District · 267 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Awesome spot for coffee and baked goods. Fun tip - the pastry team is able to customize treats with advance notice. Also, try the lavender or matcha lattes.

High Line is one of New York, New York.

110. High Line

9.4
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1497 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: See NYC from above street level! Walk this old abandoned railroad to see many types of flowers or stop at a vendor selling tasty tacos, ice cream or coffee.

The Shops at Columbus Circle is one of New York, New York.

111. The Shops at Columbus Circle

8.2
10 Columbus Cir (btwn W 58th & W 60th St), New York, NY
Shopping Mall · 198 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Mall-like shopping center that is not too overwhelming. You'll find a mix of high-end and everyday shops. There's also a Whole Foods in the basement level plus amazing views from the 2nd floor.

Jazz at Lincoln Center is one of New York, New York.

112. Jazz at Lincoln Center

9.1
10 Columbus Cir (at W 60th St), New York, NY
Jazz Club · Hell's Kitchen · 25 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great views from this space onto Columbus Circle.Perfect for a date night with cocktails and a dose of jazz.

Dizzy's Jazz Club is one of New York, New York.

113. Dizzy's Jazz Club

8.7
10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY
Jazz Club · Hell's Kitchen · 30 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Located on the 5th floor at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Rose Hall. Look at the schedule in advance for popular performers and jazz dinners overlooking Central Park.

Blue Smoke is one of New York, New York.

114. Blue Smoke

116 E 27th St (btwn Park Ave S & Lexington Ave), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · Rose Hill · 420 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Fantastic BBQ, ask for the daily specials - cocktails and Alabama wings are a must.

Red Rooster is one of New York, New York.

115. Red Rooster

8.7
310 Malcolm X Blvd (btwn W 125th & W 126th St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Central Harlem · 552 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: This place is a scene with eclectic decor and incredible food by famed Chef Samuelsson. Sit at the bar to take in more of the ambiance. Order a side of the Mac & Greens.

Sylvia's Restaurant is one of New York, New York.

116. Sylvia's Restaurant

7.6
328 Malcolm X Blvd (btwn W 126th & W 127th St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Central Harlem · 247 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A Harlem classic. For the full experience, stop by on the weekends for the Gospel brunch and expect BIG portions - no sharing, so come hungry!

The Cloisters is one of New York, New York.

117. The Cloisters

9.2
99 Margaret Corbin Dr (at Fort Tryon Pl), New York, NY
Museum · Hudson Heights · 249 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A little off the beaten path, you won't want to miss this museum. Not only are there great views and easy access to walk through Fort Tyron Park, the exhibitions are wonderful.

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum is one of New York, New York.

118. Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

9.1
2 E 91st St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 143 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Underrated museum with great design. Stop by the cafe and enjoy an espresso outdoors in the spring or fall. Fun fact - it's the old mansion of Andrew Carnegie!

The Frick Collection is one of New York, New York.

119. The Frick Collection

8.8
1 E 70th St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 212 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Former mansion of Henry Clay Frick, this small classic art museum is outstanding! Be sure to get the free audio guide to walk you through the history.

Radio City Music Hall is one of New York, New York.

120. Radio City Music Hall

9.4
1260 Avenue of the Americas (at W 50th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Rockefeller Center · 389 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A great venue for entertainment in Midtown. It's primarily known as the home of the Rockettes and the Christmas Spectacular

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is one of New York, New York.

121. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

9.4
70 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn Columbus & 10th Ave), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · 214 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Classic venue to watch the Opera or ballet. In the wintertime, catch a performance of the Nutcracker! There isn't a bad seat anywhere.

Carnegie Hall is one of New York, New York.

122. Carnegie Hall

9.2
881 7th Ave (at W 57th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Theater District · 110 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A great, more intimate space for classic music and concerts. For all the history buffs, they also host tours about Carnegie Hall and Andrew Carnegie.

Brooklyn Diner is one of New York, New York.

123. Brooklyn Diner

6.9
212 W 57th St (Broadway), New York, NY
Diner · Theater District · 196 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: You should absolutely order the 15 inch, 15 Bite Hot Dog here. Brooklyn Diner also serves a delicious hearty breakfast.

Madison Square Park is one of New York, New York.

124. Madison Square Park

9.4
Madison Ave (btwn E 23rd & E 26th St), New York, NY
Park · NoMad · 486 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Small park with fun events in the summer (such as the BBQ festival) and the original Shake Shack!

Eleven Madison Park is one of New York, New York.

125. Eleven Madison Park

8.9
11 Madison Ave (at E 24th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · NoMad · 290 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: One of the best restaurants in the world and a truly luxury dining experience. If you don't have luck with a table, opt for the bar menu - still quite incredible. Tipping is included in your bill.

Eugene O'Neill Theatre is one of New York, New York.

126. Eugene O'Neill Theatre

9.0
230 W 49th St (btwn Broadway & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Theater · Theater District · 199 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Intimate, but beautiful theater, currently famous for The Book of Mormon.

Louis Vuitton is one of New York, New York.

127. Louis Vuitton

8.5
1 E 57th St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Leather Goods Store · Midtown East · 53 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: This store is the flagship location for LV in NYC. Get to the store early and shop here for a wider selection.

North Cove Marina is one of New York, New York.

128. North Cove Marina

Battery Park City Greenway (at Liberty St), New York, NY
Harbor / Marina · Battery Park City · 23 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Try sailing lessons, dock your boat or a sail around the harbor with a captain.

One World Observatory is one of New York, New York.

129. One World Observatory

9.0
1 World Trade Ctr (Floor 100), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Financial District · 204 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Amazing 360 views, this is the tallest building in the western hemisphere. Buy tickets in advance and stop at the restaurant for a cocktail.

Empire State Building is one of New York, New York.

130. Empire State Building

8.9
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Building · Midtown Manhattan, New York, NY · 1175 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Beautiful views from the observation deck. Try and plan to go around sunset. Expect about a 45 minute wait on most days.

Gallow Green is one of New York, New York.

131. Gallow Green

8.6
542 W 27th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Lounge · Chelsea · 234 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A trendy rooftop bar located at the top of the McKittrick Hotel. Enjoy a robust cocktail menu and be sure to check out the winter-themed cabin activated in the winter months.

Mr. Purple is one of New York, New York.

132. Mr. Purple

8.5
180 Orchard St Fl 15 (btwn Houston & Stanton St), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · 177 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A fun rooftop at Hotel Indigo with lovely views of the river and LES. Perfect for your next date night.

Katz's Delicatessen is one of New York, New York.

133. Katz's Delicatessen

9.0
205 E Houston St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Lower East Side · 1441 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A pop culture classic and staple in NYC. Definitely order the pastrami sandwich and ask for the When Harry Met Sally table.

Opening Ceremony is one of New York, New York.

134. Opening Ceremony

1190-1192 Broadway (at W 29th St), New York, NY
Boutique · NoMad · 22 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Very edgy and uber trendy, great for unique finds. A ton of great Comme Des Garcons fragrances.

Le Coucou is one of New York, New York.

135. Le Coucou

8.9
138 Lafayette St, New York, NY
French Restaurant · SoHo · 88 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Very romantic French restaurant. Wonderful spot for lunch and very picture-worthy. Everything from the service to the food is outstanding here.

Yankee Stadium is one of New York, New York.

136. Yankee Stadium

8.7
1 E 161st St (btwn Jerome & River Ave), Bronx, NY
Baseball Stadium · 1141 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Go cheer on the Yankees at this amazing new stadium! Definitely take the subway to avoid traffic and parking in the Bronx.If you're coming from work, leave your laptop at home.

Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca is one of New York, New York.

137. Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca

8.7
110 Waverly Pl (btwn MacDougal Alley & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 275 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great Italian menu, make sure to ask for a sommelier for the perfect wine pairings and make a reservation in advance. Try the Squid Ink Pasta dish.

The Loeb Boathouse is one of New York, New York.

138. The Loeb Boathouse

8.5
E 72nd St (Park Dr N), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Central Park · 295 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Amazing setting and one of few restaurants in Central Park, try the crab cakes and ask for a table with a view and watch all the boaters in the park.

The New York Botanical Garden is one of New York, New York.

139. The New York Botanical Garden

9.5
2900 Southern Blvd (at Bronx Park Rd), Bronx, NY
Botanical Garden · Bronx Park · 201 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Take the train up, great for a weekend visit or during one of the special exhibitions. The Holiday Train show is quite fun!

Whitney Museum of American Art is one of New York, New York.

140. Whitney Museum of American Art

9.2
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Meatpacking District · 431 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Check out the beautiful views from the outdoor patios. The Andy Warhol exhibit is very popular here.

Untitled is one of New York, New York.

141. Untitled

99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Meatpacking District · 76 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Food is top but so is the service. Ambiance is lively since it's inside the Whitney Museum. Be sure to order the triple chocolate chunk cookie - it will be the best $9 you ever spent!

Tenement Museum is one of New York, New York.

142. Tenement Museum

9.0
103 Orchard St (at Delancey St), New York, NY
History Museum · Lower East Side · 156 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Amazing tour and insight of immigrant life in NYC. Ask the guides lots of questions, they love it. Be sure to check out the gift store - has lots of really cool books.

Gramercy Tavern is one of New York, New York.

143. Gramercy Tavern

9.4
42 E 20th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Flatiron District · 439 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: One of Danny Meyer's classic restaurants - the menu will not disappoint. Try the tasting menu!

Village Vanguard is one of New York, New York.

144. Village Vanguard

9.1
178 7th Ave S (at W 11th St.), New York, NY
Jazz Club · West Village · 75 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: An amazing spot in the W. Village for live jazz - great for a date or intimate setting.

Tavern on the Green is one of New York, New York.

145. Tavern on the Green

8.4
1 Tavern on the Green, W 67th St (at West Dr), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Central Park · 186 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: One of my favorite spots to snag a cocktail in Central Park especially in the summer. Sit out on the patio and watch everyone buzzing around the park.

Museum of Jewish Heritage is one of New York, New York.

146. Museum of Jewish Heritage

7.9
36 Battery Pl (just NW of Battery Park), New York, NY
History Museum · Battery Park City · 60 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Thought provoking and insightful. There is also an observation room that looks out onto the water with Statue of Liberty views.

Statue of Liberty is one of New York, New York.

147. Statue of Liberty

9.3
Liberty Island, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Liberty Island · 704 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: You will need to take a ferry to get here, but the incredible views are worth it! Visit Ellis Island as well and look out for the new Statue of Liberty Museum opening.

Grand Central Terminal is one of New York, New York.

148. Grand Central Terminal

8.9
87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York, NY
Train Station · Midtown East · 1453 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Take photos in the main concourse - it's a really architecturally beautiful terminal. In the winter you'll find great markets and a holiday train exhibit.

The Campbell is one of New York, New York.

149. The Campbell

8.2
15 Vanderbilt Ave (Grand Central Terminal), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Midtown East · 269 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A unique speakeasy attached to Grand Central Terminal with great cocktails. It's a wonderful after work spot or to bring a date. Try the prohibition punch.

The Polo Bar is one of New York, New York.

150. The Polo Bar

8.9
1 E 55th St (5th Avenue), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Midtown East · 65 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Reservations will definitely need to be made in advance, but you can enjoy a meal or cocktails at the bar. All the food is delightful, but the steak is a must!

Dangerfield's is one of New York, New York.

151. Dangerfield's

5.3
1118 1st Ave (btw 61st and 62nd), New York, NY
Comedy Club · Upper East Side · 30 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum. Fun space with a variety of comedians.

Egg Shop is one of New York, New York.

152. Egg Shop

8.3
151 Elizabeth St (btwn Broome & Kenmare St), New York, NY
Breakfast Spot · NoLita · 237 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great place for breakfast but definitely a scene. Be prepared for a bit of a wait. Try the flat white and the Eggshop B.E.C. sandwich.

The Butcher's Daughter is one of New York, New York.

153. The Butcher's Daughter

8.0
19 Kenmare St (at Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · NoLita · 328 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A bit cramped inside, but a wonderful option for a healthier style brunch. The avocado toast and the cauliflower pizza are very tasty!

American Cut is one of New York, New York.

154. American Cut

7.9
363 Greenwich St (btw Harrison & Franklin), New York, NY
Steakhouse · Tribeca · 96 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great steak and NYC ambiance. Don't be surprised to spot some celebs in this neighborhood. Solid Restaurant Week option as well - and don't forget to try the biscuits.

1 OAK is one of New York, New York.

155. 1 OAK

453 W 17th St (btwn 9th & 10th Ave), New York, NY
Nightclub · Chelsea · 65 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Still one of the most popular clubs in NYC with great dance music. Don't order anything fancy at the bar - stick to simple mixed drink.

The Box is one of New York, New York.

156. The Box

7.8
189 Chrystie St (btwn Rivington & Stanton St), New York, NY
Nightclub · Lower East Side · 108 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A very unique club scene. On the weekends, wait for the late night shows, you will be either shocked or entertained.

Le Bain is one of New York, New York.

157. Le Bain

8.8
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Nightclub · Meatpacking District · 347 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A night club/Penthouse experience at The Standard Hotel, hot tub included. You'll find a very Parisian vibe here. The views of Hudson River are nice for a photo.

Bronx Zoo is one of New York, New York.

158. Bronx Zoo

9.0
2300 Southern Blvd (at Boston Rd), Bronx, NY
Zoo Exhibit · Bronx Park · 338 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: The largest zoo in NYC, best to take the train uptown. On Wednesday, the Zoo offer's donation entry as admission.

Fogo de Chão is one of New York, New York.

159. Fogo de Chão

8.6
40 W 53rd St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Churrascaria · Midtown East · 126 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: An authentic Brazilian steakhouse if you have a big appetite. I mean, it doesn't get better than Rodizio!

Minetta Tavern is one of New York, New York.

160. Minetta Tavern

8.7
113 Macdougal St (at Minetta Ln), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 618 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Try the Black Label Burger and take a stroll in the area afterwards! If you're still hungry - get the chocolate souffle.

Saxon + Parole is one of New York, New York.

161. Saxon + Parole

316 Bowery (at Bleecker St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · NoHo · 282 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great brunch menu or opt for the popular oysters. The Bloody Mary has plenty of toppings and is super tasty!

The Mermaid Inn is one of New York, New York.

162. The Mermaid Inn

570 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 87th & W 88th St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Upper West Side · 193 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great place for a date, opt for the patio or indoors at night. All the seafood dishes are really good, but I love the oysters happy hour specials.

Barney Greengrass is one of New York, New York.

163. Barney Greengrass

8.6
541 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 86th & W 87th St), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Upper West Side · 160 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A staple bagel spot in NYC on the Upper West Side. Cash only. The seating is also somewhat small, so maybe grab something to go.

Murray's Cheese is one of New York, New York.

164. Murray's Cheese

9.4
254 Bleecker St (at Cornelia St), New York, NY
Cheese Shop · West Village · 261 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: One of few locations, probably the most famous and oldest cheese shop in NYC. Grab some to go because you'll definitely want to bring lots home to munch on.

Pick A Bagel is one of New York, New York.

165. Pick A Bagel

7.8
891 8th Ave (at W 53rd St.), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Theater District · 178 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Some of the best bagels in NYC - with plenty of amazing spreads.

Zucker's Bagels & Smoked Fish is one of New York, New York.

166. Zucker's Bagels & Smoked Fish

8.1
146 Chambers St (btwn W. Broadway & Greenwich St), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Tribeca · 125 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Great NYC bagels - stop by on a weekday morning and don't be surprised to catch a celeb in line with you. A bagel with plain cream cheese and a small hot or iced coffee is only $5. Score!

Serendipity 3 is one of New York, New York.

167. Serendipity 3

7.7
225 E 60th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Upper East Side · 531 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Just like the movie, you can sit at the exact table John Cusack & Kate Beckinsale's dined in. This is a fun spot with sweet desserts and memorabilia. The Serendipidous Hot Chocolate is amazing.

Alice's Tea Cup is one of New York, New York.

168. Alice's Tea Cup

8.4
102 W 73rd St (btwn Columbus & Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Tea Room · Upper West Side · 205 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Wonderful spot for afternoon tea, space has a lot of character but a bit on the pricey side.

Hakkasan is one of New York, New York.

169. Hakkasan

311 W 43rd St (at 8th Ave.), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 160 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Try the dim sum! It is tasty. The portions are small, so order several options.

Armani/Ristorante 5th Avenue is one of New York, New York.

170. Armani/Ristorante 5th Avenue

7.8
717 5Th Avenue (at E 56th St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Midtown East · 45 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Lovely spot for a date night and client dinner. It is directly above the 5th Avenue store with buzzing views of Fifth Ave.

Cacio e Pepe is one of New York, New York.

171. Cacio e Pepe

7.3
182 2nd Ave (btwn E 11th & E 12th St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · East Village · 60 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: All the cheese! This is a super popular and Instagrammable spot for cheese wheel pasta. Food is tasty and filling.

Momofuku Milk Bar is one of New York, New York.

172. Momofuku Milk Bar

8.2
251 E 13th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 712 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Everything is so good here and worth any wait you might encounter. Try the cereal milk, crack pie and the birthday cake truffles.

Rice to Riches is one of New York, New York.

173. Rice to Riches

8.3
37 Spring St (btwn Mott & Mulberry St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · NoLita · 393 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: The best rice pudding you can find in NYC! Browse around for fun signage that will make you laugh. The marscapone rice pudding is amazing.

Lady M Cake Boutique is one of New York, New York.

174. Lady M Cake Boutique

8.8
1178 Broadway (W28th), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · NoMad · 14 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: So many wonderful cakes! You must try the layered crepe-style cake in lemon or matcha flavors, but pretty much anything here will cure your sweet tooth.

Café Sabarsky is one of New York, New York.

175. Café Sabarsky

8.1
1048 5th Ave (at E 86th St), New York, NY
Austrian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 115 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: For a true Viennese experience, make sure to stop here for the delicious pastries (chocolate cake is fantastic) and the Viennese coffee.

Neue Galerie is one of New York, New York.

176. Neue Galerie

8.5
1048 5th Ave (at E 86th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 123 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: A small museum specializing in Austrian & German art including Klimt. Call ahead and find out if open late (on Fridays, for instance) for free admission.

Up&Down is one of New York, New York.

177. Up&Down

244 W 14th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Nightclub · Chelsea · 36 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Sister club of 1Oak, Dress to impress here - it's a very trendy, be-seen spot.

The Greek is one of New York, New York.

178. The Greek

458 Greenwich St (btwn Watts St & Desbrosses St), New York, NY
Greek Restaurant · Tribeca · 51 tips and reviews

Julie S.Julie Soscia: Everything here is organic, even the wines! The keftedes were amazing. Start with the spreads - pita bread is cooked to perfection.