1. Levain Bakery

2167 Frederick Douglass Blvd (117th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Central Harlem · 126 tips and reviews
Amy Ruth's is one of SoHa.

2. Amy Ruth's

113 W 116th St (btwn Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd), New York, NY
Southern Food Restaurant · Central Harlem · 300 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Home of Harlem’s best chicken and waffles. As seen on Travel Channel’s Man v. Food Nation.

Lido Harlem is one of SoHa.

3. Lido Harlem

2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd (at W 117th St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Central Harlem · 134 tips and reviews

Harlem A.Harlem Ambassador: Finally an eatery that gives good service, good wine, good food and good face. This is one good looking staff. Check out their gay night for the hipster folk with cash.

VINATERÍA is one of SoHa.


2211 Frederick Douglass Blvd, Harlem, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · 86 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Small plates-focused wine bar with larger meals as well. Try the crisp, ricotta-flavored zeppoles.

67 Orange Street is one of SoHa.

5. 67 Orange Street

2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd (btwn 112th & 113th St), New York, NY
Speakeasy · Central Harlem · 92 tips and reviews

@HarlemVoice@HarlemVoice: Great speak easy setting for late night cocktails in Harlem.

LoLo's Seafood Shack is one of SoHa.

6. LoLo's Seafood Shack

303 W 116th St (btw FDB & Manhattan Ave), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Central Harlem · 58 tips and reviews

Tom M.Tom Maxim: Menu was created by Chef Raymond Mohan, who was named one of the country’s best new cooks in 2009 by Esquire Magazine. Read more.

Melba's Restaurant is one of SoHa.

7. Melba's Restaurant

300 W. 114th Street, New York, NY
Southern Food Restaurant · Central Harlem · 128 tips and reviews

Harlem A.Harlem Ambassador: Melba has been on Food Network. On Fat Chef. It may be from indulgence in the Egg-Nog Waffles with strawberry butter. Shortribs will knock 'em dead always. Management seems to have their own agenda.

The Winery is one of SoHa.

8. The Winery

257 W 116th St (Frederick Douglass Blvd.), New York, NY
Wine Store · Central Harlem · 14 tips and reviews

Stay UptownStay Uptown: The Winery has the most well informed and approachable staff in NYC. The shop is user friendly and beautiful to browse in carrying small batch wines. We say start a conversation. You won't regret it.

Harlem Tavern is one of SoHa.

9. Harlem Tavern

2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd (at 116th St), New York, NY
Sports Bar · Central Harlem · 291 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This Harlem spot offers plenty of room: Its 3,000-square-foot patio accommodates hundreds around communal picnic tables. Stop by for happy hour (weekdays 4–7pm) for beer, wine, cocktails or pub grub. Read more.

Silvana is one of SoHa.

10. Silvana

300 W 116th St (Frederick Douglass Blvd), New York, NY
Middle Eastern Restaurant · Central Harlem · 56 tips and reviews

Harlem A.Harlem Ambassador: Cafe? check. Giftshop? check. Bar? check. Music? check. Lounge?.....Well, you get the idea by now. This venue has (3) levels so be sure to ask for a mini tour. The downstairs is state of the art cool!

Double Dutch Espresso is one of SoHa.

11. Double Dutch Espresso

2194 Frederick Douglass Blvd (btwn W 118th & W 119 St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Central Harlem · 62 tips and reviews

Jonathan E.Jonathan Etheart: Great Harlem coffee shop with a good vibe, awesome staff, free wifi, a places to sit.

Make My Cake is one of SoHa.

12. Make My Cake

121 Saint Nicholas Ave (at W 116th St), New York, NY
Bakery · Central Harlem · 73 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Family-run bakery known for colorful, customized birthday & wedding cakes. The layer cake will make you call when birthday time comes around - half a slice just might be enough. Read more.

Cédric is one of SoHa.

13. Cédric

185 Saint Nicholas Ave (at 119 St), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Central Harlem · 32 tips and reviews

Harlem A.Harlem Ambassador: Decadent and delicious. The atmosphere is tres chic. The downer, is the attitude may be also. Don't take it personal. They're French! Fine wines and service give you reason to return. Nice street view

Streetbird Rotisserie is one of SoHa.

14. Streetbird Rotisserie

2149 Frederick Douglass Blvd (at W 116th St), New York, NY
Restaurant · Central Harlem · 78 tips and reviews

The New YorkerThe New Yorker: Marcus Samuelsson's new place is "a lively, endearing but painfully unsubtle homage to Harlem through the decades, from the graffiti on the rafters to the sneakers dangling from the sprinkler system." Read more.

Bier International is one of SoHa.

15. Bier International

2099 Frederick Douglass Blvd (at W 113th St.), New York, NY
Beer Garden · Central Harlem · 122 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Enjoy an awesome selection of beers from all over the world at this Harlem hot spot – it gets crowded. Try their Bratwurst, Bier Steak Burger or Continental Board.

The Cecil is one of SoHa.

16. The Cecil

210 W 118th St (at St Nicholas Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Central Harlem · 116 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The menu has things like deviled eggs, oxtail dumplings, a salad of heirloom beets and Brussels sprouts, a wagyu rib burger, duck two ways, and fried guinea hen. Entrees are priced in the mid-20s.

Harlem Pizza Co. is one of SoHa.

17. Harlem Pizza Co.

135 W 116th St, New York, NY
Pizzeria · Central Harlem · 18 tips and reviews

Harlem A.Harlem Ambassador: The owner is Turkish, chef is Asian, yet the pizza is true Italian. Wood burning oven cooks in 90 seconds? Hoping to see that cafe soon. Many WILL be hooked on that pizza. You will def order seconds!

Minton's Playhouse is one of SoHa.

18. Minton's Playhouse

206 W 118th St (btwn St Nicholas & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Jazz and Blues Venue · Central Harlem · 41 tips and reviews

Harlem W.Harlem World Magazine: Minton's has a great mural, it's a jazz scene that was painted during the construction of the original building (circ. 1930's)

Paris Blues is one of SoHa.

19. Paris Blues

2021 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd (btwn 120th & 121st), New York, NY
Jazz and Blues Venue · Central Harlem · 27 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Pay a visit to a charming neighborhood dive bar with great Jazz music, a friendly crowd and rarely a cover charge. Yes it’s a bit rundown, but that’s park of its allure.

Lee Lee's Baked Goods is one of SoHa.

20. Lee Lee's Baked Goods

283 W 118th St (East of 8th Ave), New York, NY
Bakery · Central Harlem · 26 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Charming Harlem bakery known for its rugelach.

BLVD Bistro is one of SoHa.

21. BLVD Bistro

239 Malcolm X Blvd (W 122nd St), New York, NY
Bistro · Central Harlem · 75 tips and reviews

Harlem A.Harlem Ambassador: Whatever was on the menu prior to the new owners, is past tense. Crafted America Soul means mac & chz is made w/ 7 cheeses and crisped bacon w/ chives. Heavenly biscuits & cane sugar. Come for brunch!

Symposium is one of SoHa.

22. Symposium

544 W 113th St (Broadway and Amsterdam), New York, NY
Greek Restaurant · West Harlem · 29 tips and reviews

William H.William H: Phenomenal Greek food and an owner who never forgets a face. The Sangria is silent but deadly--enjoy carefully, and only after you've extinguished the flaming cheese.

Sushi Inoue is one of SoHa.

23. Sushi Inoue

381 Malcolm X Blvd Suite A (W 129th St), New York, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Central Harlem · 15 tips and reviews
Cheri is one of SoHa.

24. Cheri

231 Malcolm X Blvd (121), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Central Harlem · 14 tips and reviews

New York PostNew York Post: Paris-born chef and owner Alain Eoche offers only a two-course nightly dinner for $32. There’s no choice, you get whichever “table d’hôte” appetizer and entree strike his fancy. Read more.