NYC To-Do
Mermaid Oyster Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

1. Mermaid Oyster Bar

9.4
79 Macdougal St (btwn Bleecker & W Houston St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 239 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Lobster roll and old bay fries - must haves. Sit by the bar window for some good people watching.

Hale & Hearty is one of NYC To-Do.

2. Hale & Hearty

8.1
2284 Broadway (btwn 82nd & 83rd), New York, NY
Soup Place · Upper West Side · 17 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Get your soup and salad fix here. Can't go wrong with any of the chowders or the tomato cheddar.

Murray's Sturgeon Shop is one of NYC To-Do.

3. Murray's Sturgeon Shop

5.8
2429 Broadway (btwn W 89th & W 90th), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Upper West Side · 8 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Great local deli here, fill up on the chopped liver, smoked salmon, or our personal favorite - lox on a bagel.

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House is one of NYC To-Do.

4. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

9.3
1221 Avenue of the Americas (at W 49th St), New York, NY
Steakhouse · Theater District · 267 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Splurge at this steakhouse for a great rib eye with great service, but start off with the crab cake appetizer.

All Natural Hot Mini Cakes is one of NYC To-Do.

5. All Natural Hot Mini Cakes

SE Corner of Grand St & Bowery, New York, NY
Food Truck · Chinatown · 5 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: On the SE corner of Grand and Bowery, these fluffy, made-to-order hot cakes are delicious and 15 mini cakes only costs a buck! Get a bag and enjoy them in in the nearby Sara D Roosevelt Park.

The Meatball Shop is one of NYC To-Do.

6. The Meatball Shop

9.2
84 Stanton St (btwn Allen & Orchard St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Lower East Side · 632 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The classic meatballs here are definitely worth the wait. The menu comes with a black marker so just check off what you want and send it off. With so many options, the combinations are endless!

Red Bamboo is one of NYC To-Do.

7. Red Bamboo

8.8
140 W 4th St (btwn 6th Ave & MacDougal St), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 162 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Good vegetarian spot in Greenwich Village. They have a bunch peculiar but delicious fake meat options, try the buffalo wings!

Dos Toros Taquería is one of NYC To-Do.

8. Dos Toros Taquería

8.9
137 4th Ave (btwn E 13th & E 14th St), New York, NY
Burrito Place · Greenwich Village · 342 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This San Francisco style mexican restaurant really hits the spot with their quesadillas and burritos, but don't get one without their guac, it's the best!

Black Market is one of NYC To-Do.

9. Black Market

8.3
110 Avenue A (E 7th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · East Village · 106 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This East Village spot has one of the best burgers in town so don't leave without trying it. There are knowledgable bartenders here as well if you're looking for a good cocktail.

World Cup Cafe is one of NYC To-Do.

10. World Cup Cafe

6.6
956 Lexington Ave (btwn E 69th & E 70th St), New York, NY
Café · Upper East Side · 33 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: One of the best coffee shops in the Upper East Side, this little hole in the wall makes a great chai latte. Limited space makes it not great for a sitdown so come here for something on-the-go.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of NYC To-Do.

11. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.5
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1704 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Some of the most famous works in history can be found at NYC’s MoMA, from Andy Warhol to Vincent Van Gogh to Salvador Dalí. Arrive early on weekends to avoid the crowds.

5 Napkin Burger is one of NYC To-Do.

12. 5 Napkin Burger

7.7
2315 Broadway (at W 84th St.), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Upper West Side · 154 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: There are three locations, each of which have a great atmosphere. Get the original burger which comes with carmelized onions and gruyere cheese and a side of the savory tuscan fries.

The Pony Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

13. The Pony Bar

8.7
637 10th Ave (at W 45th St), New York, NY
Bar · Hell's Kitchen · 286 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Lots of rare microbrews from all over the U.S, and only 5 bucks each! Their massive beer list is constantly changing so talk to one of the knowledgeable bartenders if you're unsure what to get.

Blockheads Burritos is one of NYC To-Do.

14. Blockheads Burritos

7.8
322 W 50th St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Burrito Place · Hell's Kitchen · 138 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Not many places in the city can you get a margarita with chips and salsa for 3 bucks. The outdoor seating is great for people watching too.

Zum Schneider is one of NYC To-Do.

15. Zum Schneider

9.0
107 Avenue C (at E 7th St), New York, NY
German Restaurant · Alphabet City · 165 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: A good Bavarian beer deserves an authentic brat with it. Go for the sausage platter and the Weihenstephaner. Thirsty? Get the large litre mug.

Butter Lane is one of NYC To-Do.

16. Butter Lane

8.9
123 E 7th St (btwn 1st & A), New York, NY
Cupcake Shop · East Village · 163 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Their frosting rocks and for 3 bucks a pop, the cupcakes are well worth it. They also offer a cupcake class which is awesome if you're like us and not a great baker.

Yakitori Taisho is one of NYC To-Do.

17. Yakitori Taisho

8.3
5 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · East Village · 186 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Good yakitori is hard to come by, but not here. Delve into the chicken skewers and the crispy chicken skins and wash it down with one of their Japanese beers on tap.

Cafe Orlin is one of NYC To-Do.

18. Cafe Orlin

9.2
41 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Café · East Village · 387 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This place is often packed for brunch and for good reason. The pumpkin pancakes are all they're cracked up to be, and outdoor seating makes it great for people watching.

Angel’s Share is one of NYC To-Do.

19. Angel’s Share

9.4
8 Stuyvesant St (at E 9th St & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Speakeasy · East Village · 406 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Lovely little lounge serving up cocktail masterpieces. Come here on a dreary day and order the Stormy Weather to fit the mood.

Taishu-Izakaya Kenka is one of NYC To-Do.

20. Taishu-Izakaya Kenka

8.6
25 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · East Village · 143 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: If you're an adventurous eater, try the bull penis. If you're not, don't fret. The best part about this place? After your meal they give you a little cup of candy sugar to make your own cotton candy!

Cafe Mogador is one of NYC To-Do.

21. Cafe Mogador

9.5
101 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave & Avenue A), New York, NY
Moroccan Restaurant · East Village · 334 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Consistently good Moroccan food here. Try the Lamb Tagine or the Cous-Cous Merguez and after your meal take a stroll through Tompkins Square Park.

Kashkaval Cheese Market is one of NYC To-Do.

22. Kashkaval Cheese Market

856 9th Ave (btwn 55th & 56th), New York, NY
Wine Bar · Hell's Kitchen · 87 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: It's a cheese shop, a fondue restaurant, a wine bar, and a Mediterranean restaurant all in one. Split the sampler plate and get a taste of it all.

Churrascaria Plataforma is one of NYC To-Do.

23. Churrascaria Plataforma

9.0
316 W 49th St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Brazilian Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 146 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The sheer diversity of meats here is astonishing. If you've never been to an authentic rodizio, here is a great place to start. Come hungry because the meat doesn't stop until you say so!

Amy's Bread is one of NYC To-Do.

24. Amy's Bread

9.3
672 9th Ave (btwn W 46th & W 47th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Hell's Kitchen · 208 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Scones, cupcakes, and treats galore here. If you're a croissant lover, welcome to your safe haven.

Virgil's Real BBQ is one of NYC To-Do.

25. Virgil's Real BBQ

8.2
152 W 44th St (btwn Broadway & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · Theater District · 244 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Tender brisket, slide-off-the-bone ribs, and mouth-watering pulled pork. Get any of those and pair it with the trainwreck fries, you won't know what to do with yourself.

Per Se is one of NYC To-Do.

26. Per Se

9.0
10 Columbus Cir Ste 4 (at W 60th St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 180 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Serving up the one of the best dining experiences in the world, Per Se is quite simply the best of the best. Make reservations a month in advance and expect a meal lasting multiple hours.

Sake Bar Hagi is one of NYC To-Do.

27. Sake Bar Hagi

9.1
152 W 49th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Theater District · 172 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Tucked away in Times Square is this often crowded Japanese spot. You won't find sushi on the menu here but don't fret - the wasabi octopus will leave you wanting more!

Shake Shack is one of NYC To-Do.

28. Shake Shack

9.2
691 8th Ave (at W 44th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Theater District · 803 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Our vote for best burger in the city and while you will have to wait in a long line, it's worth it. Shack burger with cheese fries and a chocolate shake. Say no more.

Totto Ramen is one of NYC To-Do.

29. Totto Ramen

8.9
366 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 536 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Don't be surprised if you have to wait at this Japanese ramen restaurant, but it will be worth it! Go for the Totto Miso Ramen or if you need a little kick, the Totto Spicy Ramen.

5 Napkin Burger is one of NYC To-Do.

30. 5 Napkin Burger

8.8
630 9th Ave (at W 45th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Hell's Kitchen · 387 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Better make it 7 or 8 napkins here, one of the better burgers in the city. We recommend the bacon cheddar burger or the original with aioli suace and gruyere with a side of their crispy onion rings.

Veselka is one of NYC To-Do.

31. Veselka

9.1
144 2nd Ave (at E 9th St), New York, NY
Ukrainian Restaurant · East Village · 555 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: On those days when you're craving Ukranian food, come here. Potato pancakes and stuffed cabbage, oh my. Get the borscht too, it's as authentic as it gets.

S'MAC is one of NYC To-Do.

32. S'MAC

8.5
345 E 12th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Mac & Cheese Joint · East Village · 275 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Do you love mac n cheese? Then you won't know what to do with yourself here. Flavors from buffalo chicken to cajun to masala to philly cheesesteak, our mouths are watering already!

Momofuku Milk Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

33. Momofuku Milk Bar

9.0
251 E 13th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 664 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Small location that packs a tasty punch. Our favorite is the Crack Pie, it tastes like caramel and just melts in your mouth.

Momofuku Ssäm Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

34. Momofuku Ssäm Bar

9.4
207 2nd Ave (at E 13th St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · East Village · 474 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: We dream of the pork buns and pork sausage & rice cakes here, but if you have to choose, get the pork buns and experience taste buds heaven.

Crif Dogs is one of NYC To-Do.

35. Crif Dogs

9.1
113 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st & Ave A), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · East Village · 438 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Everyone knows about the great hot dogs here (especially the deep fried dog), but walking through the phone booth is a little hidden gem we love.

Caracas Arepa Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

36. Caracas Arepa Bar

91 E 7th St (btw 1st & Ave A), New York, NY
Arepa Restaurant · East Village · 342 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The consensus here is to order De Pabellon, and we whole heartedly agree. Shredded beef, black beans, and cheese stuffed into a pocket bun. You'll want to come back after eating here.

Momofuku Noodle Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

37. Momofuku Noodle Bar

9.1
171 1st Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · East Village · 761 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Who goes to a noodle bar and orders fried chicken? We do! Ask your server to recommend what to eat with it, you won't be disappointed.

Artichoke Basille’s Pizza & Brewery is one of NYC To-Do.

38. Artichoke Basille’s Pizza & Brewery

8.7
328 E 14th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · East Village · 538 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Try not to burn your mouth devouring a monstrous, spinach & artichoke slice here. If you want something more traditional, try the margherita. Open til 5AM for all you night owls!

Ippudo is one of NYC To-Do.

39. Ippudo

9.4
65 4th Ave (btwn E 9th & E 10th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 1029 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Casual Japanese spot in the East Village, we love the pork buns but you can't go wrong with the ramen either.

Pommes Frites is one of NYC To-Do.

40. Pommes Frites

123 2nd Ave (btwn E 7th St & St. Mark's Pl), New York, NY
Belgian Restaurant · East Village · 353 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: After a night of drinking, burning the roof of your mouth on these amazing Belgian fries is the least of your worries. Overwhelmed by the choices for sauce? Don't be - ask to try them all.

Saro Bistro is one of NYC To-Do.

41. Saro Bistro

102 Norfolk St (btwn Delancey & Rivington), New York, NY
Eastern European Restaurant · Lower East Side · 24 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Just when you think you know about all the brunch spots in the LES, in comes Saro Bistro. Great service and you better believe the crab cake eggs benedict is worth coming back for.

Pushcart Coffee is one of NYC To-Do.

42. Pushcart Coffee

221 E Broadway (at Clinton St.), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Two Bridges · 21 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Hip, friendly, and serving up great coffee from Stumptown with a variety of little treats. It's kind of in the middle of nowhere but we love it. Can't go wrong with the iced coffee.

Bisous Ciao Macarons is one of NYC To-Do.

43. Bisous Ciao Macarons

101 Stanton St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Lower East Side · 56 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: It's not quite Paris, but the macarons here are some of the city's finest. Try the jasmine green tea or the salted caramel.

Bluestockings is one of NYC To-Do.

44. Bluestockings

8.7
172 Allen St (at Stanton), New York, NY
Bookstore · Lower East Side · 46 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Nice little bookstore that's volunteer-run. Come here to get your feminisist literature, as well as books devoted to gender and sexuality, activist strategies, and much much more.

Little Muenster is one of NYC To-Do.

45. Little Muenster

100 Stanton St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Lower East Side · 42 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Who knew grilled cheese could come in so many delicious combinations! This place just opened, show them some love and order the Muenster Mash and get it with bone marrow butter for an extra $1.

Frankies 17 is one of NYC To-Do.

46. Frankies 17

17 Clinton St (btwn Stanton & Houston), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Lower East Side · 70 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Nice little Italian restaurant and great for brunch. Go for the farmer's breakfast and don't forget about the bacon, it's the best!

Creperie is one of NYC To-Do.

47. Creperie

8.7
135 Ludlow St (at Rivington), New York, NY
Creperie · Lower East Side · 54 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Great for quick, late night eats. Get the strawberry crepe with nutella or the strawberry & dulce de leche crepe. Yum!

Whole Foods Market is one of NYC To-Do.

48. Whole Foods Market

9.0
95 East Houston St (btwn Bowery & Chrystie St), New York, NY
Grocery Store · Lower East Side · 314 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Great layout at this Whole Foods, and our favorite grocery in the area. The eating area on the second floor is a good place to relax as well.

Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten is one of NYC To-Do.

49. Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten

8.4
7 Rivington St (btwn Bowery & Chrystie St), New York, NY
Beer Garden · Lower East Side · 172 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: A beer garden with a great selection of brews. Bring your friends, get some pretzels and sausage, some beer, and enjoy!

Economy Candy is one of NYC To-Do.

50. Economy Candy

8.7
108 Rivington St (btw Essex & Ludlow St), New York, NY
Candy Store · Lower East Side · 86 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Walk into this old school candy shop and become a kid again. Any candy you can think of, they'll have it. Time to get your sweet tooth on!

Il Laboratorio Del Gelato is one of NYC To-Do.

51. Il Laboratorio Del Gelato

9.3
188 Ludlow St (at E Houston St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Lower East Side · 313 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: White everything at this lab-like ice cream shop. A cool, modern atmosphere serving up unique and delicious ice cream. We love the honey lavender and black sesame!

Barrio Chino is one of NYC To-Do.

52. Barrio Chino

9.0
253 Broome St (btwn Orchard & Ludlow St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Lower East Side · 266 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Good Mexican food with a large selection of margaritas. Order the enchiladas moles and if you think you can handle heat - the habanero grapefruit margarita!

Schiller's Liquor Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

53. Schiller's Liquor Bar

8.6
131 Rivington St (at Norfolk St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Lower East Side · 318 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: A good spot for a weekend brunch, get the steak frites and sticky toffee pudding for dessert. Don't miss the bathroom either, very old fashioned and unique!

wd~50 is one of NYC To-Do.

54. wd~50

50 Clinton St (btwn Stanton & Rivington St), New York, NY
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant · Lower East Side · 164 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This Michelin star restaurant is for the true foodies, especially egg lovers. We recommend the tasting menu to get the full experience.

'inoteca is one of NYC To-Do.

55. 'inoteca

98 Rivington St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Lower East Side · 91 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Great spot to enjoy a glass of wine and a cheese plate, plus their egg truffle is to die for.

N.Y. Dosas is one of NYC To-Do.

56. N.Y. Dosas

9.0
50 Washington Sq S, New York, NY
Food Truck · Greenwich Village · 38 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Known simply as The Dosa Cart. Thiru who prepares the food is just wonderful, serving up each meal with a smile. Get the masala dosa with coconut chutney and devour it on a bench in Washington Square.

Freemans is one of NYC To-Do.

57. Freemans

9.3
1 Freeman Aly (at Rivington St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Lower East Side · 499 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Come early, it can get busy here. Definitely get the Devils on Horseback which consists of dates stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon, then broiled until crispy. Need we say more?

Vanessa's Dumpling House is one of NYC To-Do.

58. Vanessa's Dumpling House

9.1
118 Eldridge St (btwn Broome & Grand St), New York, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Lower East Side · 341 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This awesome dumpling house will fill you up! Get the sesame pancake and pair it with the hot and sour soup. Yum!

Cuba is one of NYC To-Do.

59. Cuba

8.8
222 Thompson St (btwn Bleecker & W 3rd St.), New York, NY
Cuban Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 158 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Great Cuban spot that often has live music. Bring a date and get the ropa vieja or the vaca frita, a pan fried skirt steak.

Vol de Nuit is one of NYC To-Do.

60. Vol de Nuit

8.7
148 W 4th St (at 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Bar · Greenwich Village · 121 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Beer lovers rejoice, this Belgian joint serves up great beer that you don't come across in regular lounges. Pair the Delirium Tremens with their Frites for a scrumptious combo.

Tomoe Sushi is one of NYC To-Do.

61. Tomoe Sushi

9.0
172 Thompson St (btwn Bleecker & Houston St), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 182 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: We just love the sashimi here! It's not cheap but you do get great value for your dollar here. Very fresh.

Strip House is one of NYC To-Do.

62. Strip House

9.1
13 E 12th St (btwn 5th Ave & University Pl), New York, NY
Steakhouse · Greenwich Village · 156 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: There's some stiff competition for best steak in NYC and Strip House is near the top. Get the Porterhouse cooked as you prefer (we prefer medium rare) and a side of the goose fat potatoes.

Madison Square Park is one of NYC To-Do.

63. Madison Square Park

9.5
Broadway & Madison Ave, New York, NY
Park · NoMad · 428 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This is a beautiful park no doubt, but there's a reason it's crowded - Shake Shack. Endure the wait for one of the city's best burgers and chow down in the park for a fun lunch.

Blue Hill is one of NYC To-Do.

64. Blue Hill

9.3
75 Washington Pl (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 125 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: An elegant hole in the wall serving up fresh meals. Only downside is it can lighten your wallet a bit. If you indulge, go for This Morning's Farm Egg.

Grand Central Terminal is one of NYC To-Do.

65. Grand Central Terminal

9.3
87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York, NY
Train Station · Midtown East · 1303 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Wide open spaces, sweeping high ceilings with beautiful artwork, and incredible architecture. Find and test out the whispering gallery in front of the Oyster Bar, a fascinating architectural oddity.

Flatiron Building is one of NYC To-Do.

66. Flatiron Building

7.5
175 5th Ave (5th Ave & W 23rd St), New York, NY
Building · NoMad · 123 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Check out this historic building then grab a bite to eat at Shake Shack in the nearby Madison Square Park.

Amy's Bread is one of NYC To-Do.

67. Amy's Bread

9.3
672 9th Ave (btwn W 46th & W 47th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Hell's Kitchen · 208 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Fluffy, tasty baked goods here, perfect to stop in for breakfast or lunch. We recommend the French baguettine and the almond brioche toast. Yum!

Hummus Place is one of NYC To-Do.

68. Hummus Place

109 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave. & Ave. A.), New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · East Village · 75 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: If you love hummus, this place is for you. Tons of tasty options all under 10 bucks. Order with the whole wheat pita and you're in hummus heaven.

Otafuku x Medetai is one of NYC To-Do.

69. Otafuku x Medetai

8.4
220 E 9th St (btwn Stuyvesant St & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · East Village · 138 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: A Japanese hole in the wall in the East Village good for a quick snack. Order the Takoyaki. You'll wonder what on earth you're eating and why it's so delicious. (Hint: it's fried octopus dumplings)

Empanada Mama is one of NYC To-Do.

70. Empanada Mama

763 9th Ave (btwn 51st & 52nd St), New York, NY
Empanada Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 354 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Small place in Hell's Kitchen serving up awesome, cheap empanadas. They're only $2.80 each and are sure to hit the spot, whether it's after a night of drinking or just quick lunch.

Laughing Man Coffee & Tea is one of NYC To-Do.

71. Laughing Man Coffee & Tea

9.1
184 Duane St (btwn Greenwich & Hudson St.), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Tribeca · 109 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: With profits going to charity, it's nice to know you're making a difference when you get a cup of brew. If you're in the TriBeCa area, pop in and grab a mochachino to go.

Banh Mi Saigon Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

72. Banh Mi Saigon Bakery

8.9
198 Grand St (btwn Mulberry & Mott St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Little Italy · 175 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: For $4.25 get the #1 Bahn Mi Saigon pork sandwich. Loaded with pork on a crispy baguette, it fills you up and is light on the wallet.

The Stanton Social is one of NYC To-Do.

73. The Stanton Social

8.8
99 Stanton St (btwn Orchard & Ludlow St), New York, NY
Lounge · Lower East Side · 377 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Awesome restaurant/lounge serving up a variety of dishes in the LES. The french onion soup is to die for and we also recommend the red snapper tacos. Yum!

Sugar Sweet Sunshine is one of NYC To-Do.

74. Sugar Sweet Sunshine

9.1
126 Rivington St (btwn Essex & Norfolk), New York, NY
Cupcake Shop · Lower East Side · 238 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Got a sweet tooth? Choose from the many varieties of cupcakes here, just make sure one of them is the delicious Red Velvet! A dozen for $21.

Clinton St. Baking Co. & Restaurant is one of NYC To-Do.

75. Clinton St. Baking Co. & Restaurant

9.1
4 Clinton St (at E Houston St), New York, NY
Bakery · Lower East Side · 735 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: You'll likely have to wait a while to get a seat here around brunch time so when you do sit down, don't leave without getting their unbelievable blueberry pancakes and sugar cured bacon!

Market Table is one of NYC To-Do.

76. Market Table

8.8
54 Carmine St (at Bedford), New York, NY
American Restaurant · West Village · 132 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Definitely make a reservation at this European style West Village spot. We recommend the pan roasted chicken and the braised short ribs, yum.

Joe's Pizza is one of NYC To-Do.

77. Joe's Pizza

9.2
7 Carmine St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · West Village · 310 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: It seems like the city's best pizza is all centered in the West Village. Joe's is just another amazing spot for a slice. If you love thin crust, you'll get one of the city's best here.

Extra Virgin is one of NYC To-Do.

78. Extra Virgin

9.0
259 W 4th St (btw Charles & Perry St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · West Village · 221 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Mmmm banana french toast. A trendy little Greek/seafood restaurant in the Village with very tasty meals. They don't take reservations for brunch but they do for dinner.

Pearl Oyster Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

79. Pearl Oyster Bar

9.4
18 Cornelia St (btw Bleecker & W 4th), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · West Village · 142 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Maybe it should be called the Lobster Roll bar because that's the highlight of the menu for us! Get it with the shoestring fries and it's a match made in heaven.

Murray's Cheese is one of NYC To-Do.

80. Murray's Cheese

9.6
254 Bleecker St (at Cornelia St), New York, NY
Cheese Shop · West Village · 229 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Outstanding selection of cheese and cured meats here. Find everything from a mild cheddar to the stinkiest washed rind cheese. The staff is very knowledgable and helpful.

Tartine is one of NYC To-Do.

81. Tartine

8.9
253 W 11th St (W. 4th), New York, NY
French Restaurant · West Village · 194 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: BYOB and get the croque-monsieur. This place is also great for a weekend brunch but leave the plastic at home - it's cash only.

Westville is one of NYC To-Do.

82. Westville

9.1
210 W 10th St (btwn Bleecker & W 4th St.), New York, NY
American Restaurant · West Village · 164 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Come here for a casual lunch and get the smoky mac and cheese with bacon. Creamy, cheesy deliciousness.

Katz's Delicatessen is one of NYC To-Do.

83. Katz's Delicatessen

9.3
205 E Houston St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Lower East Side · 1117 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: It's all about the pastrami on rye at this famous deli. Take your ticket stub, walk to the right counter, get your food, and chow down. Don't lose that ticket stub though or it'll cost ya!

EN Japanese Brasserie is one of NYC To-Do.

84. EN Japanese Brasserie

9.2
435 Hudson St (at Leroy St.), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · West Village · 238 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Great sushi at this place but it's the fresh tofu we love! If you want great Japanese food in the village look no further.

SUSHISAMBA is one of NYC To-Do.

85. SUSHISAMBA

8.3
87 7th Ave S (at Barrow St), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · West Village · 235 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Nice casual spot for sushi and cocktails in the West Village with a fairly lou atmosphere. Come during happy hour weekdays 4-7pm

Fish is one of NYC To-Do.

86. Fish

8.7
280 Bleecker St (at Jones St.), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · West Village · 211 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Great seafood in the West Village. Get the Red, White, and Blue special: 6 oysters and a beer for 8 bucks!

Alta is one of NYC To-Do.

87. Alta

9.2
64 W 10th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Tapas Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 285 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This Greek restaurant is perfect for large groups as they have a very diverse menu of small plates. If you go make sure you try the bacon wrapped dates and brussel sprouts!

Stand 4 is one of NYC To-Do.

88. Stand 4

24 E 12th St (btwn University & 5th), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Greenwich Village · 223 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Awesome spot for burgers and their toasted marshmallow milkshake is to die for. Grab a bite here then head over to Union Square for some people watching as you let your meal digest.

Strand Bookstore is one of NYC To-Do.

89. Strand Bookstore

9.6
828 Broadway (at E 12th St), New York, NY
Bookstore · Greenwich Village · 517 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The best bookstore in the city. 4 floors with tons and tons of books from best sellers to rare unknowns. Find some gems in the $1 section and carry them home in one of their famous tote bags.

Quantum Leap is one of NYC To-Do.

90. Quantum Leap

8.6
226 Thompson St (btw Bleecker & W. 3rd St.), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 73 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The veggie burgers are as good as it gets and they're light on the wallet too. If you're not big on vegetarian cuisine, the food here just might make you change your mind.

Soom Soom Vegetarian Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

91. Soom Soom Vegetarian Bar

166 W 72nd St (at Amsterdam Ave.), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 36 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: It's not just the fact that they have the freshest, tastiest falafels around, it's the fact that you can add as many toppings as you want with their self serve topping bar! We really love this place.

Prosperity Dumpling is one of NYC To-Do.

92. Prosperity Dumpling

46 Eldridge St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Chinatown · 265 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: You can get 5 dumplings for just $1 at this Chinatown establishment. For the price you might think the quality isn't good but it is authentic and fantastic, arguably the best dumplings in all of NYC.

Doughnut Plant is one of NYC To-Do.

93. Doughnut Plant

9.4
379 Grand St (at Norfolk St), New York, NY
Donut Shop · Lower East Side · 401 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The city's best donuts are at this LES establishment. Get there early to get them when they're hot right out of the oven! Try the Tres Leches and Crème Brûlée, they're fantastic!

Mamoun's Falafel is one of NYC To-Do.

94. Mamoun's Falafel

9.2
119 Macdougal St (btwn Minetta Ln & W 3rd St), New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 300 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The city's best falafel and chicken schwarma and the $2.50 price tag can't be beat. Use the hot sauce sparingly though, don't say we didn't warn you!

Beard Papa's is one of NYC To-Do.

95. Beard Papa's

9.0
2167 Broadway (btwn W 76th & W 77th St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Upper West Side · 68 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The crispy pastry shell alone of these cream puffs is enough to keep you coming back for more. No need to play it safe here, go for the green tea, éclair, or dulce de leche flavors.

Kyotofu is one of NYC To-Do.

96. Kyotofu

705 9th Ave (btwn 48th & 49th St), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 102 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Soy based Japanese desserts here and deserving of all their praise. We recommend the black sesame tofu or the green tea crème brulee.

Max Brenner is one of NYC To-Do.

97. Max Brenner

9.1
841 Broadway (btwn E 13th & E 14th St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Greenwich Village · 651 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Just south of Union Square, this specialty dessert bar makes some delectable chocolaty treats. We highly recommend the chocolate pizza!

Sweet Revenge is one of NYC To-Do.

98. Sweet Revenge

8.5
62 Carmine St (btwn Bedford & 7th Ave S), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · West Village · 162 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: It's all about the cupcakes here. Try the Malaysian Coconut, Crimson & Cream, and the Raspberry Red Velvet! Yum!

Magnolia Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

99. Magnolia Bakery

8.9
401 Bleecker St (W 11th St), New York, NY
Bakery · West Village · 407 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The famous bakery made famous from Sex and the City. You can't go wrong with any dessert here but we love the bread pudding!

Soutine Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

100. Soutine Bakery

104 W 70th St (at Columbus Ave.), New York, NY
Bakery · Lincoln Square · 12 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: What's that smell? Ah, it's Soutine's just baking some cakes and pastries! Their croissants are as good as it gets, don't leave without getting the pain au chocolat.

Grandaisy Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

101. Grandaisy Bakery

8.4
176 W 72nd St (at Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Lincoln Square · 45 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: If you're in the mood for pizza, get it. It's great here. But what we really come for is the panini dolce, a big sandwich cookie. They are simply unreal.

Levain Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

102. Levain Bakery

9.6
167 W 74th St (at Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Upper West Side · 694 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The most delicious cookies you can find in the city. They're huge, thick, chewy, and well worth the $4 price tag. Definitely try the chocolate chip walnut cookie.

Magnolia Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

103. Magnolia Bakery

9.0
1240 Avenue of the Americas (at W 49th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Theater District · 599 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Another Magnolia, this time serving up delicious treats in Midtown. Everyone knows about the great cupcakes but if you haven't had it yet, try the banana pudding. Fantastic.

Bouchon Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

104. Bouchon Bakery

8.3
1 Rockefeller Plz (at W 49th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Rockefeller Center · 136 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This location, tucked away in Rockefeller Center, serves up the same delicious treats as the other Bouchons. The macarons get the most attention here but we love the Nutter Butter cookies!

Veniero’s Pasticceria & Caffe is one of NYC To-Do.

105. Veniero’s Pasticceria & Caffe

9.2
342 E 11th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · East Village · 275 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Everything at Veniero's is amazing but it's the cannoli's and Italian cheesecake that keep us coming back! Don't miss out on this East Village gem.

Egg is one of NYC To-Do.

106. Egg

9.0
109A N 3rd St (at Berry St), Brooklyn, NY
Breakfast Spot · Williamsburg · 332 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Good for breakfast and brunch, this Williamsburg spot is very popular so be prepared to wait. Get the country ham biscuit with a french press coffee, you won't regret it.

Jacques Torres Chocolate is one of NYC To-Do.

107. Jacques Torres Chocolate

8.4
285 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 73rd & W 74th St), New York, NY
Chocolate Shop · Upper West Side · 54 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: The chocolate speaks for itself at Jacques Torres but what goes under the radar is their hot chocolate! Seriously it's almost like drinking melted chocolate. So so good, especially in the wintertime.

The Kati Roll Company is one of NYC To-Do.

108. The Kati Roll Company

8.9
99 Macdougal St (btwn Bleecker & W 3rd St), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 127 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: This MacDougal St. Indian spot is great for pre-going out meal. Try the Unda Chicken or Tikki Chicken roll, mmmm.

Burrito Box is one of NYC To-Do.

109. Burrito Box

8.8
885 9th Ave (btwn 57th St & 58th St), New York, NY
Burrito Place · Hell's Kitchen · 112 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Small takeout joint with big, tasty burritos. If you like Chipotle, you'll love this place. Go for the chili con carne or the BBQ chicken and a bag of their addictive chips.

Taïm Mobile Falafel & Smoothie Truck is one of NYC To-Do.

110. Taïm Mobile Falafel & Smoothie Truck

9.2
New York, NY
Food Truck · Hudson Square · 79 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Delicious falafels and arguably the city's best hummus. Get a falafel on whole wheat pita with one of their signature smoothies to wash it down.

Zabar's is one of NYC To-Do.

111. Zabar's

9.2
2245 Broadway (at W 80th St), New York, NY
Food & Drink Shop · Upper West Side · 183 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: Just a few blocks from Central Park, this deli has every gourmet item you could want from meats to cheeses to coffee to pastries.

Crumbs Bake Shop is one of NYC To-Do.

112. Crumbs Bake Shop

350 Amsterdam Ave (btw 76th & 77th St), New York, NY
Cupcake Shop · Upper West Side · 31 tips and reviews

Michael M.Michael Mason: Try the Blackout it will change your life....for the better!

Francois Payard Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

113. Francois Payard Bakery

7.7
116 W Houston St (at Sullivan & Thompson St), New York, NY
Bakery · Greenwich Village · 121 tips and reviews
Erin McKenna's Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

114. Erin McKenna's Bakery

8.6
248 Broome St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Bakery · Lower East Side · 154 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Everyone talks about their cupcakes but what we go for are the Cookie Sandwiches. We'd recommend the Chocolate Chip with vanilla filling. These treats are gluten-free, egg-free, soy-free & dairy-free!

Ippudo is one of NYC To-Do.

115. Ippudo

9.4
65 4th Ave (btwn E 9th & E 10th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 1029 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Get the akamaru modern if it's your first time -- by far the most popular. Otherwise, the spicy miso ramen at the bottom of the menu. And obviously, you need to the pork buns. Better than momofuku.

Ramen Setagaya is one of NYC To-Do.

116. Ramen Setagaya

7.6
34 1/2 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · East Village · 135 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: Always get the extra pork — and no matter what you get, don't drink up the extra broth by itself (get extra noodles if you have to)

Hide-Chan Ramen is one of NYC To-Do.

117. Hide-Chan Ramen

9.0
248 E 52nd St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 280 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: Those in the know order the Totto Spicy Ramen, made with deeply flavored chicken broth and good, springy noodles delivered daily from Soba Totto across town. Read more.

118. Totto Ramen

8.9
366 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 536 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Tiny restaurant, so expect long lines. However, you’ll be rewarded with a delicious ramen broth. Try the Chicken Ramen and the Char Su Pork Ramen, which is blowtorch charred right in front of you.

119. Minca

8.8
536 E 5th St (btwn Ave A & B), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Alphabet City · 267 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: The spicy miso ramen is as good as any of the ramens from Ippudo. There's really nothing else you should get here. Make it extra spicy.

Momofuku Noodle Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

120. Momofuku Noodle Bar

9.1
171 1st Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · East Village · 761 tips and reviews

jake f.jake furst: triple up on the steamed pork buns...but don't overlook the shitake buns as well.

Ramen Hakata is one of NYC To-Do.

121. Ramen Hakata

37-02 Prince St, Flushing, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 1 tip

Mark T.Mark Torres: Good ramen, and you get a half order of something else with a lunch special!

Momofuku Noodle Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

122. Momofuku Noodle Bar

9.1
171 1st Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · East Village · 761 tips and reviews

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Get the kimchi stew. It is so good they had to take it off the menu. It's blood red from delicious kim chi and filled with slow roasted pork and an abundance of rice cakes. Perfectly spicy, too.

Rai Rai Ken is one of NYC To-Do.

123. Rai Rai Ken

7.8
218 E 10th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Noodle House · East Village · 196 tips and reviews

Nicole S.Nicole Schindler: Best Ramen in the city, not to mention possibly the best fried rice i've ever had. Best in the middle of the afternoon when there's nobody else around!

Menkui Tei is one of NYC To-Do.

124. Menkui Tei

63 Cooper Sq, New York, NY
Noodle House · NoHo · 98 tips and reviews

SkeeterNYCSkeeterNYC: Pork Tonkatsu & Spicy Miso Ramen made me want to handcuff myself to my booth and live and eat there forever...and ever...amen.

Terakawa Ramen is one of NYC To-Do.

125. Terakawa Ramen

18 Lexington Ave (btwn E 22nd & E 23rd St), New York, NY
Noodle House · Gramercy Park · 120 tips and reviews

Kozue BadaciousKozue Badacious: I'm a ramen freak and im telling you they have the best tonkotsu ramen in NYC.

Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls is one of NYC To-Do.

126. Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls

55 Gansevoort St (btwn Greenwich and Washington), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Meatpacking District · 26 tips and reviews

BlackboardEatsBlackboardEats: Don’t expect ho-hum here; we’re talking syrups like Mardi Gras King Creole; cotton candy, pink bubblegum; and two dozen others. Read more.

Fornino is one of NYC To-Do.

127. Fornino

256 5th Ave (btwn Carroll St. & Garfield Pl.), Brooklyn, NY
Italian Restaurant · North Slope · 28 tips and reviews

BlackboardEatsBlackboardEats: Grilled pizzas w/ a thin & charred crust that folds easily to support the fresh toppings. Read more.

Thalassa is one of NYC To-Do.

128. Thalassa

8.7
179 Franklin St (Btw Hudson St. And Greenwich St.), New York, NY
Greek Restaurant · Tribeca · 33 tips and reviews

BlackboardEatsBlackboardEats: Pair the delicious bakalao cod croquettes with one of their 750 wine selections. Read more.

Lunetta is one of NYC To-Do.

129. Lunetta

116 Smith St (btw Pacific & Dean), Brooklyn, NY
Italian Restaurant · Boerum Hill · 24 tips and reviews

BlackboardEatsBlackboardEats: Go for the Lunetta meatballs. And you'll definitely want to try the bruschetta with white anchovies as well. Read more.

Fredi Sandwich Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

130. Fredi Sandwich Bar

28 E 12th St, New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Greenwich Village · 17 tips and reviews

BlackboardEatsBlackboardEats: You may notice several menu items are named for Queen songs, and we suggest trying the We Will Rock You (breakfast sandwich with Black Forest Ham). Read more.

Do Hwa is one of NYC To-Do.

131. Do Hwa

8.5
55 Carmine St (btwn Bedford St & 7th Ave S), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · West Village · 99 tips and reviews

BlackboardEatsBlackboardEats: Definitely try the mul mandu (boiled kimchi and shrimp dumplings). Read more.

The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck is one of NYC To-Do.

132. The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

7.9
New York, NY
Food Truck · NoMad · 63 tips and reviews

naveennaveen: get a giant cone of dulce de leche, vanilla, dipped in chocolate and topped with sea salt...on your face.

Bisous Ciao Macarons is one of NYC To-Do.

133. Bisous Ciao Macarons

101 Stanton St (at Ludlow St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Lower East Side · 56 tips and reviews

Jess L.Jess Leung: Some of the best macarons in NYC with impeccable presentation and generous amounts of filling. My favs are the pistachio, salted caramel, vanilla, jasmine green tea and caramel pecan.

134. ChikaLicious Dessert Bar

9.1
203 E 10th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 231 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Grab a seat at the bar and watch the owner, Chika, create all the ethereal desserts. Get the Prix Fixe with wine pairing ($22) and try anything from the daily menu.

Pasticceria Rocco - Pastry Shop and Espresso Cafe is one of NYC To-Do.

135. Pasticceria Rocco - Pastry Shop and Espresso Cafe

8.4
243 Bleecker St (at Leroy St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · West Village · 149 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Baba Rum Pastry: A sponge thats soaked in a rum flavored syrup filled with custard, cannoli cream or plain.

Cathcart & Reddy is one of NYC To-Do.

136. Cathcart & Reddy

6 Clinton St (btw Houston & Stanton), New York, NY
Café · Lower East Side · 58 tips and reviews

FoodspottingFoodspotting: You can’t go wrong with the Chocolate Bread Pudding. The owners - all former pastry chefs at Le Cirque - wanted to bring five star desserts to the masses, and thank god they have. - Jeremy

Eileen's Special Cheesecake is one of NYC To-Do.

137. Eileen's Special Cheesecake

9.1
17 Cleveland Pl (at Kenmare St), New York, NY
Bakery · SoHo · 183 tips and reviews
Joe is one of NYC To-Do.

138. Joe

9.0
514 Columbus Ave (btwn W 84th & W 85th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Upper West Side · 100 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: There are several Joe's locations and they're all great, so it should come as no surprise that this is the best coffee shop in the Upper West Side.

Magnolia Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

139. Magnolia Bakery

9.1
200 Columbus Ave (at W 69th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Lincoln Square · 249 tips and reviews

The New York TimesThe New York Times: Skip the infamous cupcakes at this NYC standby and give the banana pudding a try.

Cafeteria is one of NYC To-Do.

140. Cafeteria

8.6
119 7th Ave (at W 17th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Chelsea · 606 tips and reviews

Gansevoort Hotel GroupGansevoort Hotel Group: It's open 24 hours a day and serves Mac and Cheese spring roles! Need I say more?!

The Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory is one of NYC To-Do.

141. The Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

9.3
65 Bayard St (btwn Elizabeth & Mott St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Chinatown · 404 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Great ice cream and original flavors. -Eric Wolitzky, Top Chef Just Desserts

Pinkberry is one of NYC To-Do.

142. Pinkberry

24 Saint Marks Pl (btw 2nd & 3rd), New York, NY
Frozen Yogurt Shop · East Village · 52 tips and reviews

Gilt CityGilt City: Swirly-sweet goodness with a low calorie count. Plus grade-A fruit toppings and extras like shaved coconut and Nutella crunch.

Angelica Kitchen is one of NYC To-Do.

143. Angelica Kitchen

8.5
300 E 12th St (2nd Ave), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · East Village · 138 tips and reviews

Renee D.Renee DiResta: Innovative and delicious vegetarian/vegan food. The cornbread is great.

Rice to Riches is one of NYC To-Do.

144. Rice to Riches

8.8
37 Spring St (btwn Mott & Mulberry St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · NoLita · 367 tips and reviews

Food NetworkFood Network: Lisa Lillien, on The Best Thing I Ever Ate, loves Rice to Riches where they serve different variations of rice pudding. We recommend the Fluent in French Toast Pudding. Find more tips at FN Local. Read more.

Serendipity 3 is one of NYC To-Do.

145. Serendipity 3

8.2
225 E 60th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Upper East Side · 500 tips and reviews

Melissa K.Melissa Knific: Yes, the Frrrozen Hot Chocolate lives up to its praise. If you love peanut butter, chocolate and bananas, you have to get the "Can't Say No" Sundae. Go for dinner elsewhere.

Spot Dessert Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

146. Spot Dessert Bar

9.1
13 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 320 tips and reviews

MetromixMetromix: Our Readers' Choice WINNER for Best Dessert. This Asian dessert bar combines miso and jasmine rice to create ice cream and dessert tapas. We cannot resist their yuzu ice cream sandwich with Oreos. Read more.

Sullivan Street Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

147. Sullivan Street Bakery

9.2
533 W 47th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Hell's Kitchen · 111 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Bread bakers are mad geniuses & none fit the description better than the quirky Jim Lahey. His pane Pugliese (a crunchy, dark-brown loaf) and pizza Bianca (an airy flatbread) are NY food masterpieces. Read more.

Sullivan Street Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

148. Sullivan Street Bakery

9.2
533 W 47th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Hell's Kitchen · 111 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Best Bomboloni: The one filled with vanilla pastry cream is our favorite, but the chunky caramelized apple and raspberry are excellent as well. Read more.

149. Sundaes and Cones

9.2
95 E 10th St (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · East Village · 257 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Delicious and reinvented homemade ice cream – try the Wasabi, Ginger or Corn flavors. They also make amazing custom ice cream cakes.

Wafels & Dinges - Vedette Cart is one of NYC To-Do.

150. Wafels & Dinges - Vedette Cart

9.1
(60th & 5th Avenue), New York, NY
Food Truck · Koreatown · 321 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: NYC's best cheap Belgian waffles are $5 & served from a truck. Add $2 for unlimited toppings ("dinges") & be sure to try the spekuloos. Check the website or call them for their current location. Read more.

Hatsuhana is one of NYC To-Do.

151. Hatsuhana

8.9
17 E 48th St (btwn 5th and Madison Ave.), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Midtown East · 87 tips and reviews

DensDens: Omakase from the downstairs sushi bar is amazing. Don't leave without trying the hand rolls (go spicy tuna!). I was also digging the salmon-meets-blowtorch sushi. Ask for fresh wasabi too.

Phở Grand is one of NYC To-Do.

152. Phở Grand

8.7
277 Grand St (btwn Forsyth & Eldridge St), New York, NY
Vietnamese Restaurant · Lower East Side · 122 tips and reviews
ISE is one of NYC To-Do.

153. ISE

56 Pine St (btwn William and Pearl St.), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · Financial District · 45 tips and reviews

W F.W Frankenstein: The Japanese daily specials menu has a 'secret' set menu - which the waitstaff will gladly translate. Always delicious and yes, there's hot green tea.

Delaney Barbecue: BrisketTown is one of NYC To-Do.

154. Delaney Barbecue: BrisketTown

8.8
359 Bedford Ave (btwn S 5th St & S 4th St), Brooklyn, NY
BBQ Joint · Williamsburg · 168 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: BrisketTown is known for a “food laboratory” persona - sample the fruits of their labor in the form of breakfast tacos!

Mighty Quinn's BBQ is one of NYC To-Do.

155. Mighty Quinn's BBQ

9.3
103 2nd Ave (at E 6th St), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · East Village · 473 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: We’ve reviewed all sorts of Barbeque, but none that can so elequently combine the grit of Texas Brisket and Sweet Tang of Carolina pulled pork. Enjoy, and hold onto your napkins.

Beyoglu is one of NYC To-Do.

156. Beyoglu

8.5
1431 3rd Ave (at E 81st St.), New York, NY
Turkish Restaurant · Yorkville · 159 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: We love the generous portions and plates designed for sharing, in true Turkish fashion - come with a big group of friends.

Hospoda is one of NYC To-Do.

157. Hospoda

321 E 73rd St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.), New York, NY
Czech Restaurant · Upper East Side · 31 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: This place may look like a hole in the wall on the outside but, like our mothers told us,” don’t judge a book by its cover.” Try the authentic Czech pilsner and duck breast, for a pallet testing meal.

Sfoglia is one of NYC To-Do.

158. Sfoglia

8.6
1402 Lexington Ave (at E 92nd St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Carnegie Hill · 52 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: The lovely intimate atmosphere (they work with a 10 person dining area) make it advisable to call ahead for a reservation. Worth every minute!

Serafina Always is one of NYC To-Do.

159. Serafina Always

8.6
33 E 61st St (btwn Park & Madison Ave), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 90 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Serafina offers the authentic Italian feeling craved by most of us as we chow into the first slice of pizza. With fried calamari and margherita pizza served you can’t go wrong

Pig Heaven is one of NYC To-Do.

160. Pig Heaven

1540 2nd Ave (at E 80th St.), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Yorkville · 26 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: A little sweet, a little spicy, Nancy Lee’s signature Taiwanese pork is so good the entire menu can't help but be centered around it. Make sure your dish includes it!

Park Avenue Winter is one of NYC To-Do.

161. Park Avenue Winter

100 E 63rd St (at Park Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Upper East Side · 19 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: As the seasons change, so does the menu - we recommend stopping in whenever temperatures start to fluctuate to try the new dishes.

Panya Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

162. Panya Bakery

8.4
8 Stuyvesant St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · East Village · 114 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Forget bagels - Panya offers a traditional bento-box style Japanese breakfast consisting of everything from miso soup to lightly seared salmon.

Moti Mahal Delux is one of NYC To-Do.

163. Moti Mahal Delux

8.7
1149 1st Ave (63rd Street), New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 61 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: The lamb kebabs are exceptional, as is the thickly seasoned tandoori chicken. Veggies can head to a steaming lunch buffet with vegetarian options as well!

J.G. Melon is one of NYC To-Do.

164. J.G. Melon

9.1
1291 3rd Ave (at E 74th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Upper East Side · 388 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: This neighborhood hangout grills the perfect everyday burger, has an extensive beer list, and the genuinely local feeling we all look for in a go-to bar.

Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop is one of NYC To-Do.

165. Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop

9.1
174 5th Ave (btwn 22nd & 23rd St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Flatiron District · 249 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: They do a solid tuna melt and a massive pastrami and egg sandwich.

Dominique Ansel Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

166. Dominique Ansel Bakery

9.0
189 Spring St (btwn Sullivan & Thompson St), New York, NY
Bakery · SoHo · 598 tips and reviews
Andre's Hungarian Bakery is one of NYC To-Do.

167. Andre's Hungarian Bakery

7.5
10028 Queens Blvd, Rego Park, NY
Bakery · Rego Park · 9 tips and reviews
Ben's Best Kosher Delicatessen is one of NYC To-Do.

168. Ben's Best Kosher Delicatessen

8.5
96-40 Queens Blvd (63rd Dr), Rego Park, NY
Kosher Restaurant · Rego Park · 43 tips and reviews
Tasty Dumpling is one of NYC To-Do.

169. Tasty Dumpling

8.4
42 Mulberry St (btwn Bayard & Mosco St), New York, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Chinatown · 77 tips and reviews
Sushi Azabu is one of NYC To-Do.

170. Sushi Azabu

9.1
428 Greenwich St (btwn Vestry St & Laight St), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Tribeca · 63 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Must-Haves: Red snapper collar, medium fatty tuna

Golden Steamer is one of NYC To-Do.

171. Golden Steamer

8.2
143 Mott St (at Grand St), New York, NY
Bakery · Little Italy · 63 tips and reviews
Eggs Travaganza is one of NYC To-Do.

172. Eggs Travaganza

8.2
E 52nd St NE (at Park Ave), New York, NY
Food Truck · Midtown East · 28 tips and reviews
Blue Ribbon Brasserie is one of NYC To-Do.

173. Blue Ribbon Brasserie

9.1
97 Sullivan St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · SoHo · 136 tips and reviews
Clinton St. Baking Co. & Restaurant is one of NYC To-Do.

174. Clinton St. Baking Co. & Restaurant

9.1
4 Clinton St (at E Houston St), New York, NY
Bakery · Lower East Side · 735 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: They do southern dishes, but the standard order here is pancakes.

Minetta Tavern is one of NYC To-Do.

175. Minetta Tavern

9.3
113 Macdougal St (btwn W 3rd & Bleecker St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 552 tips and reviews
Defonte's Sandwich Shop is one of NYC To-Do.

176. Defonte's Sandwich Shop

9.3
379 Columbia St (at Luquer St), Brooklyn, NY
Sandwich Place · Red Hook · 71 tips and reviews
Neta is one of NYC To-Do.

177. Neta

8.4
61 W 8th St (near 6th Ave), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 58 tips and reviews
Faicco's Pork Store is one of NYC To-Do.

178. Faicco's Pork Store

8.3
6511 11th Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Butcher · Dyker Heights · 7 tips and reviews
Papaya King is one of NYC To-Do.

179. Papaya King

8.2
179 E 86th St (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · Yorkville · 110 tips and reviews
Gray's Papaya is one of NYC To-Do.

180. Gray's Papaya

402 Avenue of the Americas (at W 8th St), New York, NY
Hot Dog Joint · Greenwich Village · 85 tips and reviews
Absolute Bagels is one of NYC To-Do.

181. Absolute Bagels

9.2
2788 Broadway (at W 108th St), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Upper West Side · 236 tips and reviews
L'Arte Del Gelato is one of NYC To-Do.

182. L'Arte Del Gelato

7.2
Lincoln Center Plaza (64th St and Columbus), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Lincoln Square · 12 tips and reviews
L'Arte Del Gelato is one of NYC To-Do.

183. L'Arte Del Gelato

75 7th Ave (at Barrow St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · West Village · 40 tips and reviews
Grom is one of NYC To-Do.

184. Grom

9.0
1796 Broadway (at W 58th St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Theater District · 138 tips and reviews
Grom is one of NYC To-Do.

185. Grom

9.2
233 Bleecker St (at Carmine St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · West Village · 222 tips and reviews
Joe's Pizza is one of NYC To-Do.

186. Joe's Pizza

9.2
7 Carmine St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · West Village · 310 tips and reviews
Kesté Pizza & Vino is one of NYC To-Do.

187. Kesté Pizza & Vino

9.2
271 Bleecker St (at Morton St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · West Village · 248 tips and reviews
Sacco Pizza is one of NYC To-Do.

188. Sacco Pizza

8.1
819 9th Ave (btwn 54th & 55th St.), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Hell's Kitchen · 54 tips and reviews
Joe & Pat Pizzeria and Restaurant is one of NYC To-Do.

189. Joe & Pat Pizzeria and Restaurant

8.4
1758 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY
Pizza Place · North Shore · 37 tips and reviews
Louie & Ernie's Pizza is one of NYC To-Do.

190. Louie & Ernie's Pizza

9.4
1300 Crosby Ave (at Waterbury Ave), Bronx, NY
Pizza Place · Pelham Bay · 36 tips and reviews

191. Patsy's Pizza

New York, NY
Uncategorized · Great Kills · 1 tip

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Their Coal-Fired Slices are the missing link of pizza. The clear middle ground between the old world Neapolitan pies and the modern New York slice.

Artichoke Basille's Pizza & Brewery is one of NYC To-Do.

192. Artichoke Basille's Pizza & Brewery

8.7
111 Macdougal St (btwn Bleecker & W 3rd St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Greenwich Village · 115 tips and reviews
Best Pizza is one of NYC To-Do.

193. Best Pizza

9.1
33 Havemeyer St (btwn N 7th & N 8th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Williamsburg · 140 tips and reviews
Shanghai Café Deluxe is one of NYC To-Do.

194. Shanghai Café Deluxe

8.8
100 Mott St (btwn Canal & Hester St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Little Italy · 324 tips and reviews
All Good Things is one of NYC To-Do.

195. All Good Things

102 Franklin St (at Church St.), New York, NY
Gourmet Shop · Tribeca · 37 tips and reviews
El Gauchito is one of NYC To-Do.

196. El Gauchito

8.5
94-60 Corona Ave (at Junction Blvd), Elmhurst, NY
Argentinian Restaurant · Elmhurst · 24 tips and reviews
Motorino is one of NYC To-Do.

197. Motorino

9.2
349 E 12th St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · East Village · 300 tips and reviews
This Little Piggy is one of NYC To-Do.

198. This Little Piggy

149 1st Ave (btwn 9th & 10th St), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · East Village · 100 tips and reviews
Parm is one of NYC To-Do.

199. Parm

9.2
248 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · NoLita · 453 tips and reviews
Butcher Bar is one of NYC To-Do.

200. Butcher Bar

8.5
37-10 30th Ave (at 37th St.), Astoria, NY
BBQ Joint · Astoria · 110 tips and reviews