Pio Pio is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

1. Pio Pio

8.7
Peruvian Restaurant · Murray Hill · 210 E 34th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: The food is always very fresh. Keep in mind they only accept cash and Amex for payment. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/785114/Pio-Pio-Restaurant

Mercadito is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

2. Mercadito

Mexican Restaurant · Alphabet City · 179 Avenue B (btwn E 11th & E 12th St), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: They were very accommodating as our party grew at the last minute and they found a way to squeeze us in to an already packed dining room. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/6791/Mercadito-Cantina

The Perfect Pint is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

3. The Perfect Pint

7.4
Pub · Theater District · 123 W 45th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: The Hogwarts of beer. The food is excellent bar fare and the staff is extremely attentive... Magical really. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/5256/Perfect-Pint

Tony's Di Napoli is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

4. Tony's Di Napoli

8.8
Italian Restaurant · Theater District · 147 W 43rd St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: The portions are huge so this is a great place for fat people and group dining alike. Unfortunately for me I fall into the first category. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/5331/Tonys-DiNapoli

Macao Trading Co. is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

5. Macao Trading Co.

9.2
Asian Restaurant · Tribeca · 311 Church St (btwn Lispenard & Walker St.), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: Amazing service coupled with great food make Macao Trading a great place for a special group dinner. Be warned, the portions are small. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/218637/Macao-Trading-Co

Pampano is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

6. Pampano

8.0
Mexican Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 209 E 49th St (at 3rd Ave.), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: The Good: The food is amazing, even the salad was one of the best I've ever had. The Bad: Really, really expensive. The Verdict: Worth every penny. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/652878/Pampano

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

7. Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

8.7
Japanese Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 805 3rd Ave (btwn E 49th & E 50th St), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: Japanese take on Korean BBQ - the meat is high quality, everything is fresh. There's a good atmosphere & the booths are cozy and have a private feel. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/6629/Gyu-Kaku

Jones Wood Foundry is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

8. Jones Wood Foundry

8.8
English Restaurant · Upper East Side · 401 E 76th St (btwn York & 1st Ave.), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: It's a neat spot if you're into wine bars. The bartenders aren't very attentive, nor friendly, but it's a great physical space. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/7000/Jones-Wood-Foundry

Caffe Buon Gusto is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

9. Caffe Buon Gusto

7.9
Italian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 236 E 77th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: A very intimate romantic restaurant. It's the perfect place to eat on a nice spring evening, make sure to sit out in the backyard. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/5077/Caffe-Buon-Gusto

Dos Caminos is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

10. Dos Caminos

7.9
Mexican Restaurant · NoMad · 373 Park Ave S (at E 27th St), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: Get the Guacamole. Can be loud and a little pricey, but a fun night out with friends if you don't mind spending a little more than normal. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/5335/Dos-Caminos-Park

Boat Basin Café is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

11. Boat Basin Café

8.5
Beer Garden · Upper West Side · 390 W 79th St (at Hudson River), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: Nice outdoor bar, good happy hour for after work. Sit next to the water and see beautiful views of northern nj. Food is average at best. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/6531/Boat-Basin-Cafe

Blue Smoke is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

12. Blue Smoke

8.8
BBQ Joint · Kips Bay · 116 E 27th St (btwn Park & Lexington Ave), New York, NY
Le Souk Harem is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

13. Le Souk Harem

7.3
Hookah Bar · Greenwich Village · 510 Laguardia Pl (btwn Bleecker & W Houston St), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: Sexy and fun. While quite expensive Le Souk is worth a visit. The food is quite good, but you're paying for the ambiance. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/1000000/Le-Souk-Harem

Bar Luna is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

14. Bar Luna

Wine Bar · Upper West Side · 511 Amsterdam Ave (86th St), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: I proposed to Jeanette here. Bar Luna is a very intimate restaurant that is perfect for a special romantic date. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/6639/Bar-Luna

Sofrito is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

15. Sofrito

Latin American Restaurant · Sutton Place · 400 E 57th St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: If you have the patience to wait around for a drink and table you'll be happy you did. The festive ambiance makes the high price tag worth it. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/265928/Sofrito

Calle Ocho is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

16. Calle Ocho

9.3
Latin American Restaurant · Upper West Side · 45 W 81st St (at Columbus Ave), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: Probably my favorite restaurant in the city. Great food, creative drinks, and an amazing dining room make this a place must visit. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/4823/Calle-Ocho

Maya is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

17. Maya

8.9
Latin American Restaurant · Upper East Side · 1191 1st Ave, New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: Been there several times, very good Mexican food. Maya has great ambiance for a romantic dinner. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/4533/Maya

Luscious Thai is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

18. Luscious Thai

7.7
Thai Restaurant · Upper East Side · 1099 1st Ave (at 60th St), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: Very good thai in UES. As always with thai food my favorite is chicken pad thai. Thankfully they don't go overboard on the thai sauce. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/6673/Luscious-Thai

John & Tony's is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

19. John & Tony's

6.4
Pizza Place · Upper East Side · 1097 1st Ave (at 60th St), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: One of the best slices on the upper east side! http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/580138/John-and-Tonys-Trattoria-Caffe

Tao is one of Mecritic Founder's Favorite Resturants.

20. Tao

9.1
Asian Restaurant · Midtown East · 42 E 58th St (btwn Madison & Park Ave), New York, NY

MeCritic.comMeCritic.com: The big golden statue and the lively atmosphere make this a fun place to visit. Haven't been recently but it's time to go back. http://www.mecritic.com/places/place/6113/Tao