Upland is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

1. Upland

9.2
345 Park Ave S (at E 26th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Rose Hill · 270 tips and reviews

Chad H.Chad Horner: everything is excellent - highlights include the cacio e pepe, whole crispy mushroom, and skirt steak

EaterEater: Upland is opening! Make your reservations now. There may be fried Roman artichokes and tangles of spaghetti, and there will definitely be pizza. Tue, 10/28. Read more.

Charlie K.Charlie Kaplan: Maybe the nicest service I've ever had? Everyone is so happy to be working here. Try the pappardelle.

ABC Kitchen is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

2. ABC Kitchen

9.2
35 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Flatiron District · 724 tips and reviews

Laini M.Laini Madhubuti: Perfect for a special occasion. Absolutely beautiful decor, and well thought out and well-executed menu.

nymagnymag: It’s not only the best place to catch the ‘vegetables are the new meat’ trend, it’s one of our favorite restaurants of the year. Featured in Where to Eat 2011! Read more.

The New York TimesThe New York Times: Taste the wages of someone else’s sin: Healthy, haute-organic food that happens to be great, from the prolific Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Read more.

Union Square Cafe is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

3. Union Square Cafe

9.1
101 E 19th St (at Park Ave), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Gramercy Park · 72 tips and reviews

Debby B.Debby Butlien: The service is so gracious without being overbearing at all. The duck is amazing! Great wine service too.

Jasmine M.Jasmine Mehrabi: Calamari, beef tartare, *duck pasta, and the gnocchi was very light which was interesting. Overall 8/10.

CharlottesCharlottes: What a treat! Highly recommended for leisurely lunch midweek. All the things, no rush.

Chez Nick is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

4. Chez Nick

8.9
1737 York Ave (E 91st St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Yorkville · 2 tips and reviews

Erin N.Erin Neil: A hidden gem. Their brunch is fantastic.

Rob H.Rob Heller: Octopus and branzino are spectacular

John M.John M: The burger is fantastic.

Manhatta is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

5. Manhatta

9.3
28 Liberty St, New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Financial District · 47 tips and reviews

Jaclyn R.Jaclyn R: One of my favorites! Outstanding views and service! Food was enjoyable too! Recommend doing the 3 course menu plus ordering the French onion burger!

Dan S.Dan Scavone: The view alone overshadows all the other great things happening here. Interesting pre-fixed menu in the dining room but I favor the bar menu which I look forward to trying. Can’t go wrong either way.

L. Q.L. Q.: Great deal for lunchtime. Also, unbeatable view. Scotch snails were a great starter. The chicken (yes!) and the pork were delicious. Non-tipping restaurant - which is elegant.

Joseph Leonard is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

6. Joseph Leonard

9.2
170 Waverly Pl (btwn Christopher & W 10th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · West Village · 401 tips and reviews

Michael C.Michael Cassis: Cozy place with great bloody marry and egg sandwich! Saucisson and white fish toast were great too

Foster K.Foster Kamer: Sit by the window, look at the puppies in the pet store across the street. Ask them to cook you one.

EaterEater: Still in its youth, Joseph Leonard is already essential to the neighborhood. Gabe Stulman's tiny neighborhood spot puts out a great vibe and even better food. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

The Grill is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

7. The Grill

8.9
99 E 52nd St (at Park Ave), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Midtown East · 36 tips and reviews

IrmaZandl Z.IrmaZandl ZandlSlant: FANTASTIC dinner. Great vibe and wonderful service

Kuo-yu L.Kuo-yu Liang: Go for the excellent dishes prepared table side, including the crab louie salad, prime rib,cherry jubilee and ask about their duck press.

AmateurConciergeAmateurConcierge: The kruellers are the best thing ever. Veal chop pretty good.

Momofuku Ko is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

8. Momofuku Ko

8.8
8 Extra Pl (at 1st St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · East Village · 55 tips and reviews

heather d.heather dougherty: Excellent food, service & attention to detail- really special and worth the splurge!

The New YorkerThe New Yorker: "Chang has taught us at once how to take food more seriously and consume it more casually." Read more.

K-Þórır D.K-Þórır D.: Momofuku's r always great experiences but dining at Ko is for sure the most incredible. Mix of molecular & asian food, my favorite r the shaved foie gras & kimchi consomme w/ oysters + braised cabbage

Hudson Clearwater is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

9. Hudson Clearwater

9.0
447 Hudson St (at Morton St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · West Village · 198 tips and reviews

Edwina M.Edwina McGregor: Cute space (with a lovely garden out back!), tasty food and tasty cocktails.

kate spade new yorkkate spade new york: try the hc pimm's. the watermelon is perfectly refreshing! cheers

Jen Pollack B.Jen Pollack Bianco: Entrance is on a courtyard on Morton. Don't get fooled by the Hudson address.

Forgtmenot is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

10. Forgtmenot

8.9
138 Division St, New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Chinatown · 97 tips and reviews

Graham G.Graham Gnall: Mezcal negronis are top notch. Watermelon Margs close second and beautiful

Christina O.Christina Olenick: Abbey the owner is the most beautifulest person inside and out! Meet her.

7th.List7th.List: This joint serves salads, small plates, and grilled items like a burger, mixed grill plate, steak sandwich, and chicken panini. The space features a lot of tchotchkes and reused materials. Read more.

Gem is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

11. Gem

8.7
116 Forsyth St, New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Lower East Side · 5 tips and reviews

MichalMichal: amazing flavors. killer playlist. get the wine pairing.

Peter S.Peter Sesek: Great atmosphere and tasting menu. The chef and sommelier were knowledgeable and enhanced the dining experience

Gregory F.Gregory Fisher: Dinner tasting menu: fantastic retro-vibes, great flavors, and artful presentations, but some dishes lack 3rd dimensions (eg missing varied textures) & service is uneven. Stick to “living room” cafe.

Fine & Rare is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

12. Fine & Rare

8.6
9 E 37th St (btwn 5th & Madison Ave), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Garment District · 17 tips and reviews

Robert M.Robert Miller: Very nice atmosphere, great jazz music and singer. Very good food and wide range of drinks. Very good service. Absolutely enjoyed the dinner and environment.

Michael L.Michael Lagnado: Excellent food, cocktails and jazz in a lovely setting

Alex S.Alex Steinberg: Live music and ambiance are superb. Feels like a lost era, but in an authentic way.

Restaurant Marc Forgione is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

13. Restaurant Marc Forgione

8.8
134 Reade St (btwn Hudson and Greenwich St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · Tribeca · 170 tips and reviews

DmitryDmitry: Excellent dinner. Halibut and red snapper are top notch.

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Marc Forgione's downtown restaurant is a Tribeca standout.

Rachel K.Rachel Karnofsky: Started with the lobster chili, kampachin and eggplant ravioli (all a must). But just when we thought we were heading into a food coma.. we came, saw and conquered that mother effin' chicken!

Perry St is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

14. Perry St

8.7
176 Perry St (at West St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · West Village · 115 tips and reviews

KirsyKirsy: Delicious lobster and crispy crusted tuna! Great service and ambiance.

Cooking ChannelCooking Channel: Fried chicken at Perry St is the ultimate example of our favorite fried chicken taken across the globe. - Jeffrey Saad, United Tastes of America

Bin Y.Bin Yang: Get the fried chicken! A tad spicy, super juicy, and lightly crispy

The Smith is one of The 15 Best New American Restaurants in New York City.

15. The Smith

8.6
1150 Broadway (at W 27th St), New York, NY
New American Restaurant · NoMad · 112 tips and reviews

Gianna N.Gianna Nebbia: Love the cod sandwich and crab cake tots- so tasty

Fernanda N.Fernanda Neute: My "go to" brunch spot. The community table is first-come, first-serve and it's really easy to get a spot anytime on the weekend. Smoked salmon toast w/ poached eggs is my favorite!

Mónica A.Mónica Asensio: Good food and young people environment