Favorite places to take guest in town
Ed's Lobster Bar is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

1. Ed's Lobster Bar

9.0
222 Lafayette St (btwn Spring & Kenmare St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · SoHo · 225 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: The lobster roll is a must!

Dafni Greek Taverna is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

2. Dafni Greek Taverna

7.5
325 W 42nd St (btw 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Greek Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 54 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: Great place if you are going to see a show. Everything is good here.

John Dory Oyster Bar is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

3. John Dory Oyster Bar

8.3
1196 Broadway (at W 29th St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · NoMad · 247 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: The place to be seen and be seen. Small plates are all delicious. Portions are small so it's a good place to have a light bite if you plan on hitting the town after.

Keens Steakhouse is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

4. Keens Steakhouse

9.4
72 W 36th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Steakhouse · Koreatown · 365 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: If you must have your red meat and it's got great historical details and decor all over. Take the parents here.

Blue Ribbon Downing Street Bar is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

5. Blue Ribbon Downing Street Bar

8.9
34 Downing Street (Bedford Street), New York, NY
Wine Bar · West Village · 63 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: Great place to meet for drinks but it's tiny so you have to either go early or after 11pm. Food is delicious here too! A little on the pricy side but worth it.

Otto Enoteca Pizzeria is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

6. Otto Enoteca Pizzeria

9.1
1 5th Ave (at E 8th St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Greenwich Village · 458 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: Good for groups and very well priced. Don't miss out on the gelato.

Locanda Verde is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

7. Locanda Verde

9.4
377 Greenwich St (at N Moore St), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Tribeca · 452 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: Food here is excellent but the wait service is a bit on the jaded side. Hard to get a reservation. Go before 11am for brunch to get a table.

The Standard Grill is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

8. The Standard Grill

9.1
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Meatpacking District · 345 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: Trendy. Enough said.

The Little Owl is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

9. The Little Owl

9.1
90 Bedford St (at Grove St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · West Village · 216 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: My all time favorite place. Cute as a button, and you'll have to call way in advance to score a table. The seared duck salad, pork chop and chicken are the winners.

Fatty Crab is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

10. Fatty Crab

8.6
643 Hudson St (btwn Horatio & Gansevoort St), New York, NY
Asian Restaurant · West Village · 178 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: Pork belly salad, beef rending and duck are the best dishes. Crab is good but very messy to eat.

Joe's Shanghai 鹿嗚春 is one of Favorite places to take guest in town.

11. Joe's Shanghai 鹿嗚春

9.0
9 Pell St (btwn Doyers St & Bowery), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 492 tips and reviews

lisa l.lisa lim: Stick with the soup dumplings, shanghai noodles and fresh greens of the day.