The Smile is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

1. The Smile

9.3
American Restaurant · NoHo · 26 Bond St (btwn Bowery & Lafayette St), New York, NY

Maxwell Z.Maxwell Z: Great place for a low-key, delicious dinner. Chicken and Meatball dishes superb.

Café Habana is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

2. Café Habana

9.3
Cuban Restaurant · NoLita · 17 Prince St (at Elizabeth St), New York, NY

Jorge O.Jorge Ortiz: Fooled by the name, many people wrongly believe this is a Cuban restaurant. Astute readers of the menu know that only Mexicans call a sandwich a "torta". Get the signature torta cubana and a cocktail.

Forcella is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

3. Forcella

Pizza Place · NoHo · 334 Bowery (btwn Bond & Great Jones), New York, NY

Maxwell Z.Maxwell Z: For margherita style pizzas: Montanara > Margherita Regina > Margherita

Rubirosa is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

4. Rubirosa

9.6
Pizza Place · NoLita · 235 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY

EaterEater: Stellar thin crust pizzas, but don't overlook the pastas — they're phenomenal. [Eater 38 Member]

Parm is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

5. Parm

9.3
Italian Restaurant · NoLita · 248 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY

amNewYorkamNewYork: Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone, the duo behind Torrisi Italian Specialties, will bring more Italian-American goodness to Mulberry Street with a 35-seat offshoot serving casual fare.

Bread is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

6. Bread

8.5
Italian Restaurant · NoLita · 20 Spring St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St.), New York, NY

Nina Y.Nina Yiamsamatha: I literally crave the tomato soup on a regular basis. Order it with a sandwich.

Five Points is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

7. Five Points

New American Restaurant · NoHo · 31 Great Jones St (btwn Lafayette St. & Bowery), New York, NY

BravoBravo: Best brunch in Manhattan, hands down. -Eric Wolitzky, Top Chef Just Desserts

Cafe el Portal is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

8. Cafe el Portal

8.9
Mexican Restaurant · NoLita · 174 Elizabeth St (Spring), New York, NY

Neal J.Neal Joseph: Chicken mole verde and posole are definitely the best I've had in NYC, and the chicken mole verde may be the best I've ever had anywhere. Transcendant sauce. Wow. Prickly pear margarita also excellent

La Esquina is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

9. La Esquina

9.3
Mexican Restaurant · SoHo · 114 Kenmare St (at Lafayette St), New York, NY

How To Make It In AmericaHow To Make It In America: Like finding El Dorado beneath a taco shack. Head downstairs, take the scenic route through the kitchen to find amazing scene of tequila, huitlacoche quesadillas and total hotness.

Osteria Morini is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

10. Osteria Morini

9.2
Italian Restaurant · SoHo · 218 Lafayette St (btwn Kenmare & Spring St), New York, NY

MetromixMetromix: It's a Michael White joint -- can't leave without trying the pastas: stracchino cheese ravioli with truffle butter, or garganelli with speck, radicchio and cream.

Epistrophy is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

11. Epistrophy

8.4
Café · NoLita · 200 Mott St (btw Kenmare & Spring), New York, NY

Allan B.Allan Beaufour: Nice little Italian spot. Good atmosphere and food. Cash only

Mother's Ruin is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

12. Mother's Ruin

9.0
Cocktail Bar · NoLita · 18 Spring St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY

Rafi S.Rafi Syed: Best music in the neighborhood. And while the drinks may be good, dont neglect the food

Balaboosta is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

13. Balaboosta

9.2
Mediterranean Restaurant · NoLita · 214 Mulberry St (at Spring St), New York, NY

EaterEater: Delicious, fresh, Mediterranean fare in a homey setting at an affordable price. What more could you want? [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

The Library at The Public is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

14. The Library at The Public

8.6
Cocktail Bar · NoHo · 425 Lafayette St (at Astor Pl), New York, NY

Maxwell Z.Maxwell Z: When you enter the lobby of The Public Theater, hang a left and go up the stairs. At the end of the staircase you'll find this hidden Andrew Carmellini restaurant.

L'Apicio is one of Approved Nolita/NoHo.

15. L'Apicio

8.9
Italian Restaurant · East Village · 13 E 1st St (btwn Bowery & 2nd Ave), New York, NY

Maxwell Z.Maxwell Z: The first east side restaurant from the owners of Dell'anima & L'Artusi. Try the pasta, definitely.