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Be a Local in the Upper West Side
Juice Generation is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

1. Juice Generation

9.2
117 W 72nd St (at Columbus Ave), New York, NY
Juice Bar · Upper West Side · 64 tips and reviews

BenBen: Get the protein shake with raspberries.

Maoz Vegetarian is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

2. Maoz Vegetarian

2047 Broadway (at 71st Street), New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 50 tips and reviews

Greg W.Greg Wong 🎯: Best value joint for healthy juices. Get the Up Beet and substitute kale instead of celery for more nutrition.

Joe: The Art of Coffee is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

3. Joe: The Art of Coffee

8.6
187 Columbus Ave (W 68th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Lincoln Square · 63 tips and reviews

Matt S.Matt Spector: A solid drip coffee that works well in earshot of Lincoln Center. A great addition to UWS.

Absolute Bagels is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

4. Absolute Bagels

9.2
2788 Broadway (at W 108th St), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Manhattan Valley · 278 tips and reviews

William H.William H: Try the Thai Ice Tea - seriously! The place is Thai-owned and they nail the tea. Ask for it without ice for an even better value. Perfect compliment to the best bagels in the city.

Silver Moon Bakery is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

5. Silver Moon Bakery

8.9
2740 Broadway (at W 105th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Manhattan Valley · 79 tips and reviews

Roger S.Roger Schonfeld: Terrific loaves like rosemary olive & multigrain. Breakfast pastries - cheddar and chive swirl & the California bun - irresistible. On weekends try the herbed brie stick. Coffee not extraordinary.

Birch Coffee is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

6. Birch Coffee

8.6
750 Columbus Ave (btwn W 96th & W 97th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Manhattan Valley · 107 tips and reviews

Matt S.Matt Spector: Birch's coffee is second-to-none in the area - make sure to go on off hours to avoid the inevitable stroller traffic.

Peacefood Cafe is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

7. Peacefood Cafe

8.9
460 Amsterdam Ave (82nd St), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Upper West Side · 217 tips and reviews

BenBen: Some of the best vegetarian food in the city, wonderful waitstaff, flavorful food. Go there for brunch.

Zabar's is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

8. Zabar's

9.2
2245 Broadway (at W 80th St), New York, NY
Food & Drink Shop · Upper West Side · 203 tips and reviews

BrandonBrandon: Olive and cheese heaven!

Barney Greengrass is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

9. Barney Greengrass

8.8
541 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 86th & W 87th St), New York, NY
Bagel Shop · Upper West Side · 147 tips and reviews

Ben R.Ben R: Splurge on the sturgeon, it's worth it. The bagel platters are terrific but I am partial to the scramble with sturgeon and onions.

Levain Bakery is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

10. Levain Bakery

9.6
167 W 74th St (at Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Upper West Side · 822 tips and reviews

BenBen: Fresh bread - baguettes. Get some. Avoid the crazy lines, get there early.

Zabar's is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

11. Zabar's

9.2
2245 Broadway (at W 80th St), New York, NY
Food & Drink Shop · Upper West Side · 203 tips and reviews

Lindsay K.Lindsay Kaplan: $1 mugs and phenomenal fresh-ground coffee. Now my kitchen smells like Zabar's every morning.

The Muffins Café is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

12. The Muffins Café

8.1
222 Columbus Ave (at 70th St), New York, NY
Café · Lincoln Square · 26 tips and reviews

Courtney R.Courtney R.: The granola, fruit & yogurt parfait all day long.

Isabella's is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

13. Isabella's

359 Columbus Ave (at 77th St), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · Upper West Side · 123 tips and reviews

RyanRyan: Great neighborhood restaurant, try the roman artichokes as an app

Spring Natural Kitchen is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

14. Spring Natural Kitchen

8.3
474 Columbus Ave (btwn W 82nd & W 83rd St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Upper West Side · 109 tips and reviews

Lindsay K.Lindsay Kaplan: Crispy skin chicken I love you.

Fairway Market is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

15. Fairway Market

8.7
2127 Broadway (btwn 74th & 75th St), New York, NY
Supermarket · Upper West Side · 125 tips and reviews

Michelle C.Michelle Coudon: Great produce selection and open until 1am. Shop late to avoid lines.

JackRabbit Sports is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

16. JackRabbit Sports

8.1
140 W 72nd St (btwn Amsterdam & Columbus Ave.), New York, NY
Sporting Goods Shop · Upper West Side · 12 tips and reviews

Courtney R.Courtney R.: A staple store for any triathlete. A great selection of gear that athletes REALLY use. Bring used sneakers here to be donated!

West 87th Street Dog Run is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

17. West 87th Street Dog Run

8.2
87th St. & Riverside Dr. (87th St), New York, NY
Dog Run · Upper West Side · 11 tips and reviews

Leigh S.Leigh Sansone: Don't bring a squeaky ball here if you really want to leave with it. They get most dogs very excited and some won't let you have it back. Can also cause the occasional fight...

Riverside Park is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

18. Riverside Park

9.6
Riverside Dr (btwn W 59th St & St. Clair Pl), New York, NY
Park · Morningside Heights · 122 tips and reviews

Roger S.Roger Schonfeld: This park has everything. Biking and jogging along the river, kayaking in it, great sunsets, sunbathing, picnicking.

Parm is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

19. Parm

8.8
235 Columbus Ave (btwn 70th & 71st St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 71 tips and reviews

BrandonBrandon: Chicken parm was good. Fresh sauce, good bread. If you get the hero size, you won't need an appetizer.

Shake Shack is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

20. Shake Shack

9.0
366 Columbus Ave (at W 77th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Upper West Side · 500 tips and reviews

BenBen: Much less crowded than the madison square park location! Get a shack stack and a shake. Always a good choice.

5 Napkin Burger is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

21. 5 Napkin Burger

7.4
2315 Broadway, New York, NY
Burger Joint · Upper West Side · 164 tips and reviews

Biz T.Biz Traveldude: Annoying name, but great food

Thai Market is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

22. Thai Market

8.9
960 Amsterdam Ave (at W 107th St.), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · Manhattan Valley · 119 tips and reviews

William H.William H: Kow Soy is the best thing you never knew you were missing, second only to the Kui Teiw Kua Ped. Wash away your shame with Thai Iced Tea. Check take-out orders carefully - they tend to forget things.

The Smith is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

23. The Smith

8.8
1900 Broadway (at W 63rd St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 312 tips and reviews

Matt S.Matt Spector: A neighborhood standby with solid gastropub and American meals. Worthwhile for groups and great brunch menu. Potato pancakes, spinach and eggs - just do it.

Macaron Parlour is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

24. Macaron Parlour

7.5
560 Columbus Ave (at W 87th St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Upper West Side · 18 tips and reviews

Michael F.Michael Fox-Rabinovitz: Really fantastic macarons in a wide range of very original flavors, great addition to the neighborhood, great danger to any diet :)

Momofuku Milk Bar is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

25. Momofuku Milk Bar

8.2
561 Columbus Ave (87th St.), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · Upper West Side · 111 tips and reviews

Ben R.Ben R: The surprise corn flake crunch at the bottom of your soft serve is a thing of joy.

Prohibition is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

26. Prohibition

8.1
503 Columbus Ave (btwn 84th & 85th St.), New York, NY
Bar · Upper West Side · 76 tips and reviews

Ying W.Ying Wang: Happy hour 4:30 to 7 every day

Boat Basin Cafe is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

27. Boat Basin Cafe

5.4
W 79th St (at Riverside Park), New York, NY
Café · Upper West Side · 213 tips and reviews

Courtney R.Courtney R.: One of my favorite summer spots. Great views and a fun place for drinks. Skip the food there and enjoy one of the many UWS restaurants nearby.

Sushi Yasaka is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

28. Sushi Yasaka

9.1
251 W 72nd St (btwn Broadway & W End Ave), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Upper West Side · 192 tips and reviews

Ben R.Ben R: $45 omakase at the sushi bar is completely worth it. Like this place better than any other sushi on the UWS.

Jacob's Pickles is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

29. Jacob's Pickles

9.4
509 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 84th & W 85th St), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Upper West Side · 605 tips and reviews

Roger S.Roger Schonfeld: Chaotic brunch time seating even with reservations. Portion size for pancakes and French toast = monstrous.

AMC Loews 84th Street 6 is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

30. AMC Loews 84th Street 6

9.4
2310 Broadway (btwn W 83rd & W 84th St), New York, NY
Movie Theater · Upper West Side · 189 tips and reviews

RyanRyan: So much better since the renovation - reclining leather seats

AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

31. AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13

8.8
1998 Broadway (at W 68th St), New York, NY
Movie Theater · Lincoln Square · 422 tips and reviews

Michael F.Michael Fox-Rabinovitz: Second best local theater after the 84 Street amc

e's BAR is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

32. e's BAR

8.3
511 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 84th & W 85th St), New York, NY
Bar · Upper West Side · 75 tips and reviews

Courtney R.Courtney R.: Great spot! Amazing jukebox + board games/darts in the back. Marc the manager is awesome!

Amsterdam Ale House is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

33. Amsterdam Ale House

7.7
340 Amsterdam Ave (at W 76th St.), New York, NY
Pub · Upper West Side · 111 tips and reviews

BrandonBrandon: UWS local bar. Low key and perfect for the 'hood.

George Keeley NYC is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

34. George Keeley NYC

8.4
485 Amsterdam Ave (btwn W 83rd & W 84th St), New York, NY
Pub · Upper West Side · 110 tips and reviews

RyanRyan: One of the best on the uws, tons of beers and great bar food. Wings are a must

Fred's Restaurant is one of Be a Local in the Upper West Side.

35. Fred's Restaurant

8.4
476 Amsterdam Ave (at W 83rd St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Upper West Side · 141 tips and reviews

Matt S.Matt Spector: A brunch stunner. Chocolate muffins on the table for the "bread" course and phenomenal huevos rancheros.