The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC
Balaboosta is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

1. Balaboosta

9.2
214 Mulberry St (btwn Spring & Prince St), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · NoLita · 192 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Chef Einat Admony may offer one of the most virtuous versions of shakshouka in the city, stuffing a cornucopia of vegetables into a fiery tomato sauce for maximum ruffage and flavor. Read more.

Taboonette is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

2. Taboonette

9.0
30 E 13th St (at University Pl), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 132 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: This fast casual offshoot of Taboon specializes in "Middleterranean Pocket Food," the confluence of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods served in pita. That even means shakshuka in a pita, too. Read more.

Zizi Limona is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

3. Zizi Limona

9.1
129 Havemeyer St (btwn South 1st & Grand St), Brooklyn, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · Williamsburg · 73 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Studded with creamy chickpeas, hunks of tangy tomato and sweet red bell peppers and doused with generous dollops of spicy pepper sauce, the shakshuka packs tons of flavor and texture into one dish. Read more.

Mimi's Hummus is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

4. Mimi's Hummus

8.7
1209 Cortelyou Rd (Argyle St), Brooklyn, NY
Middle Eastern Restaurant · 50 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Since '09, denizens of Ditmas Park have had this jewel of a Middle Eastern restaurant to call their local spot for superlative hummus and other Israeli, Moroccan and Iraqi cuisine—including shakshuka. Read more.

Dizengoff is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

5. Dizengoff

9.1
75 9th Ave, New York, NY
Israeli Restaurant · Chelsea · 47 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Chef Michael Solmonov's shakshuka employs many of the classic ingredients, including onions, bell peppers, garlic, sweet paprika and cumin. Read more.

Miriam is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

6. Miriam

9.1
79 5th Ave (at Prospect Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Middle Eastern Restaurant · North Slope · 173 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Far and away one of the most popular places for shakshuka in the city. The zippy tomato sauce is allowed to shine through, with sweetness from onions and peppers. Read more.

12 Chairs is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

7. 12 Chairs

9.0
56 Macdougal St (btwn W Houston & Prince St), New York, NY
Middle Eastern Restaurant · SoHo · 113 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Their menu includes all sorts of comfort foods for the breakfast hours, including french toast, omelettes and, of course, their version of Shakshuka ($12). Read more.

Mezetto is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

8. Mezetto

8.2
161 E Houston St (Allen St), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · East Village · 62 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Chef Bahr Rapaport includes Spanish chorizo in his shakshuka because he "wanted to show how different flavors from around the Mediterranean can meld into one another." Read more.

Yemen Cafe is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

9. Yemen Cafe

9.1
176 Atlantic Ave (btwn Clinton & Court St), Brooklyn, NY
Middle Eastern Restaurant · Brooklyn Heights · 82 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Can "Shak-Shookah" be shakshuka without runny eggs? If it's Yemeni, absolutely, like at this duo of restaurants scrambling their eggs into a super flavorful plum tomato-based sauce. Read more.

La Shuk is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

10. La Shuk

7.6
1569 Lexington Ave, New York, NY
Moroccan Restaurant · East Harlem · 13 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: In East Harlem, this Moroccan restaurant serves a Green Shakshuka ($15) studded with loads of fresh spinach and hunks of creamy yet crumbly feta cheese. Read more.

Jack's Wife Freda is one of The 11 Best Shakshukas in NYC.

11. Jack's Wife Freda

9.1
224 Lafayette St (btwn Kenmare & Spring St), New York, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · SoHo · 463 tips and reviews

GothamistGothamist: Instead of a traditional tomato sauce, the restaurant uses green tomatillos for its shakshuka to form the base for two runny eggs. Read more.