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Empire State Building 86th Floor Observation Deck is one of NYC To Do.

1. Empire State Building 86th Floor Observation Deck

9.2
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Koreatown · 236 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Opened on May 1st, 1931, the Empire State Building turns 80 this year! Visit our iconic photo gallery, at the link, for amazing images of the building's history! Read more.

Statue of Liberty is one of NYC To Do.

2. Statue of Liberty

9.5
Liberty Island, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Liberty Island · 650 tips and reviews

HuffPostHuffPost: Head to liberty island before October 2011-- in mid-autumn, the statue will be closed down while a new staircase is installed. Read more.

Belvedere Castle is one of NYC To Do.

3. Belvedere Castle

9.0
79th Street (at Central Park), New York, NY
Castle · Central Park · 84 tips and reviews

1lostnewyorker1lostnewyorker: Beautiful view!

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

4. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.5
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1859 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Despite its hefty $20 ticket price, the museum attracted its highest-ever number of visitors, 3.09 million, during its 2010 fiscal year. "Monet's Water Lilies" was the most popular exhibit. Read more.

Rockefeller Center is one of NYC To Do.

5. Rockefeller Center

9.4
Rockefeller Plaza (btwn W 49th & W 50th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Rockefeller Center · 820 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Visit the ice rink before Thanksgiving and Christmas to avoid the crowds. On Thanksgiving go between 9am and noon or expect a one- to two-hour wait.

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of NYC To Do.

6. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.7
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 1872 tips and reviews

Metropolitan Museum of ArtMetropolitan Museum of Art: Visit the second floor Modern Art Galleries to view Jackson Pollock's Number 7, 1952 and find a footprint, likely Pollock's, on the upper right hand edge of the canvas. (Chris, Design)

456 Shanghai Cuisine is one of NYC To Do.

7. 456 Shanghai Cuisine

7.9
69 Mott St (btwn Canal & Bayard St.), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 108 tips and reviews

The New York TimesThe New York Times: Recommended: Steamed juicy pork buns; steamed crab and pork buns; fried tiny buns; pork, ham, bamboo shoots and tofu-skin ribbon casserole; pork shoulder in honey sauce; sautéed eels with chives. Read more.

Joe's Shanghai 鹿嗚春 is one of NYC To Do.

8. Joe's Shanghai 鹿嗚春

8.9
9 Pell St (btwn Doyers St & Bowery), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 553 tips and reviews

Jen L.Jen Lee: Order 1 plate of pork, 1 plate of crab and pork, fried rice cake with chicken, and string bean Szechuan style. This meal should be enough for 3.

9. Joe's Shanghai 鹿鸣春

8.4
24 W 56th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Midtown East · 222 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Just like its downtown brother, you come to this Chinese hotspot for their amazing soup dumplings – get both the crab and the pork – they’re one of the best in NYC.

Banh Mi Zon is one of NYC To Do.

10. Banh Mi Zon

8.5
443 E 6th St (1st Ave. & Ave. A), New York, NY
Vietnamese Restaurant · East Village · 82 tips and reviews

Tariq B.Tariq B: Quality food but way over-hyped. Pricey compared to the other places but it is the E. Village. Better off walking the few blocks to Nicky's if you find yourself in the area.

Polonia Restaurant is one of NYC To Do.

11. Polonia Restaurant

110 1st Ave (btw East Sixth and Seventh), New York, NY
Restaurant · East Village · 9 tips and reviews

M. R.M. R.: Babka French Toast is heavenly

Phebe's is one of NYC To Do.

12. Phebe's

7.0
359 Bowery (at E 4th St), New York, NY
Pub · East Village · 165 tips and reviews

Jayson A.Jayson A: 10 cent wings Mondays & Wednesday nights. BBQ wings are the only way to go.

Veselka is one of NYC To Do.

13. Veselka

9.0
144 2nd Ave (at E 9th St), New York, NY
Ukrainian Restaurant · East Village · 617 tips and reviews

Food NetworkFood Network: Ted Allen pops in at Veselka, in New York, NY, a great spot for breakfast or a late-night snack on Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate. We recommend Ukranian Borscht. Find more tips at FN Local. Read more.

Cheep's Pita Creations is one of NYC To Do.

14. Cheep's Pita Creations

129 2nd Ave (at St. Marks Pl), New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · East Village · 40 tips and reviews

Damien B.Damien Basile 😈: $2 falafel pita & $2 large belgian fries? This is the 2 Bros of other food.

Mamoun's Falafel is one of NYC To Do.

15. Mamoun's Falafel

9.1
119 Macdougal St (btwn Minetta Ln & W 3rd St), New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 328 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: NYC’s best cheap falafel costs $2.50. Also try the pita with baba ganouj or the shawarma sandwich. Careful with the spicy sauce!

King Of Falafel & Shawarma is one of NYC To Do.

16. King Of Falafel & Shawarma

9.1
3015 Broadway (31st St), Astoria, NY
Middle Eastern Restaurant · Astoria · 87 tips and reviews

Peter K.Peter K-Hz: <3 this place. the shawarma over basmati is to die for

Hummus Place is one of NYC To Do.

17. Hummus Place

109 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st Ave. & Ave. A.), New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · East Village · 74 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Go here for tasty, inexpensive hummus. Try Hummus Masabacha for $6.95 and the malabi ($4.25) for dessert. Portions are great for sharing. Read more.

18. Rainbow Falafel

7.0
26 E 17th St, New York, NY
Falafel Restaurant · Union Square · 42 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: People line up during lunch for the best Falafel in the city. And at $4, it’s the best deal around. Add a side of Grape Leaves or Fried Cauliflower!

Tanoreen is one of NYC To Do.

19. Tanoreen

8.9
7523 3rd Ave (at 76th St), Brooklyn, NY
Lebanese Restaurant · Bay Ridge · 112 tips and reviews

Christina L.Christina Lee: Go hungry. The portions are big. Falaffel is really good

Alfanoose is one of NYC To Do.

20. Alfanoose

64 Fulton St (btwn Gold St & Edens Alley), New York, NY
Middle Eastern Restaurant · Financial District · 16 tips and reviews

Robin W.Robin Wellington: Don't miss the vegetarian kibbeh. Chard, mint, pomegranate molasses in a cracked wheat shell, covered with spicy garlicky deliciousness.

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

21. Taïm Mobile Falafel & Smoothie Truck

New York, NY
Food Truck · Hudson Square · 77 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: "Almost nothing is lost in the transition from Taim’s West Village brick-and-mortar store to Taim’s street truck." Try the falafel platter ($10). Read more.

Times Square is one of NYC To Do.

22. Times Square

9.0
Broadway & 7th Ave (btwn 42nd & 47th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Theater District · 2231 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This area was originally named Longacre Square but was renamed in 1904 when the NY Times moved to the skyscraper now known as One Times Square at 42nd St., famous for the Times Square Ball drop.

Empanada Mama is one of NYC To Do.

23. Empanada Mama

9.1
765 9th Ave (btwn 51st & 52nd St), New York, NY
Empanada Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 374 tips and reviews
Brooklyn Bowl is one of NYC To Do.

24. Brooklyn Bowl

9.1
61 Wythe Ave (btwn N 11th & N 12th St), Brooklyn, NY
Bowling Alley · Williamsburg · 536 tips and reviews