Restaurants I must try
Himalayan Hut is one of Restaurants I must try.

1. Himalayan Hut

75-18 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Jackson Heights · 14 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the momos, but order these crescent-shaped Tibetan dumplings steamed to fully appreciate their thin, delicate wrappers. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Nights and Weekends is one of Restaurants I must try.

2. Nights and Weekends

8.4
1 Bedford Ave (at Manhattan Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Greenpoint · 91 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the tempura-style crispy rock shrimp. Chef Ken Addington tosses them in an aioli flavored with chilies, lime zest and Seville orange. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Paulie Gee’s is one of Restaurants I must try.

3. Paulie Gee’s

9.6
60 Greenpoint Ave (btwn Franklin & West St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Greenpoint · 302 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the fiery Hellboy: chili pepper-infused honey drizzled over a blistered pie w/ sopressata picante, creamy fior di latte & grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011. Read more.

Tulsi is one of Restaurants I must try.

4. Tulsi

8.2
211 E 46th St, New York, NY
Indian Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 57 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the fragrant dum biryani, an Indian-style potpie filled with glistening hunks of ginger-marinated goat leg tossed with saffron-dyed basmati rice. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011 Read more.

Forcella is one of Restaurants I must try.

5. Forcella

8.1
485 Lorimer St (btwn Grand & Powers St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 80 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the mind-blowing Montanara pizza, deep-fried and finished in a wood-fired oven for a chewy yet featherlight crust. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Tacos El Bronco Restaurant is one of Restaurants I must try.

6. Tacos El Bronco Restaurant

8.7
4324 4th Ave (at 44th St), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Sunset Park · 29 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the vegetarian taco. Creamy guacamole, a grilled spring onion, cotija cheese & drizzles of crema elevate the taco from humdrum to extraordinary. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Smashburger is one of Restaurants I must try.

7. Smashburger

8.5
80 Dekalb Ave (btwn Hudson Ave & Rockwell Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Burger Joint · Fort Greene · 61 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the juicy All American with cheese, it's succulent with a crunchy exterior. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011.

Nom Wah Tea Parlor is one of Restaurants I must try.

8. Nom Wah Tea Parlor

8.7
13 Doyers St (btwn Pell & Bowery), New York, NY
Dim Sum Restaurant · Chinatown · 259 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the steamed-to-order shrimp-and-snow-pea-leaf dumplings, packed with minced shrimp, flecks of scallions and bright, fresh snow-pea leaves. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Bluebird Sky is one of Restaurants I must try.

9. Bluebird Sky

121 Baxter St (btwn Canal & Hester St.), New York, NY
Sandwich Place · Little Italy · 48 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Spring for the juicy grilled flank-steak sandwich. The beef spends 24 hours in a flavor-boosting bath of oil, garlic, crushed peppercorns & pimentón. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

RedFarm is one of Restaurants I must try.

10. RedFarm

9.2
529 Hudson St (btwn Charles & W 10th St), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · West Village · 237 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the rib eye. The luscious beef gets an overnight bath in soy and an expert sear to tease out its umami richness. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

CALiU is one of Restaurants I must try.

11. CALiU

557 Hudson St, New York, NY
Spanish Restaurant · West Village · 28 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: There’s no shortage of delicious seafood and house-made chorizo in the paella. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Nyonya is one of Restaurants I must try.

12. Nyonya

8.7
199 Grand St (btwn Mott & Mulberry St), New York, NY
Malaysian Restaurant · Little Italy · 233 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try our favorite version of beef rendang. The tender beef is simmered low & slow in a fragrant mixture of clove, cinnamon, lemongrass & coconut milk. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011. Read more.

Empellón Taqueria is one of Restaurants I must try.

13. Empellón Taqueria

8.9
230 W 4th St (at W 10th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · West Village · 187 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the rich beer-braised-tongue tacos. The soft, shredded meat is slow-cooked with Negra Modelo, bacon and chorizo. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Zabb Elee is one of Restaurants I must try.

14. Zabb Elee

8.6
75 2nd Ave (btwn E 4th & 5th), New York, NY
Thai Restaurant · East Village · 121 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the spicy and sweet kai tod, Asian fried chicken with a garlicky marinade, sweet chili dipping sauce and succulent flesh. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Hill Country Barbecue Market is one of Restaurants I must try.

15. Hill Country Barbecue Market

9.1
30 W 26th St (btwn Broadway & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · NoMad · 418 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: See if the smoked chicken wings are available: rubbed with a mixture of mustard powder, cayenne, brown sugar & other spices, then smoked for 2 hrs. They are one of our #100best dishes & drinks of 2011 Read more.

Fu Run is one of Restaurants I must try.

16. Fu Run

8.7
40-09 Prince St (at Roosevelt Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 59 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the candylike Ba Si. Deep-fried taro, sweet potato and apple form the starchy base of this funky, interactive Northern Chinese dessert. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Taco Mix is one of Restaurants I must try.

17. Taco Mix

8.7
234 E 116th St (btwn 2nd and 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
Taco Place · East Harlem · 55 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the al pastor tacos. The juicy meat is redolent with lime juice, earthy chilies, sweet pineapple and cumin. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Black Market is one of Restaurants I must try.

18. Black Market

8.2
110 Avenue A (E 7th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · East Village · 95 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The star of the no-frills menu here is the sizable cheeseburger ($12): Made with well-seasoned, griddled patties, the hefty sandwich oozes melted American cheese from beneath a toasted potato bun. Read more.

Traif is one of Restaurants I must try.

19. Traif

9.3
229 S 4th St (btwn Roebling & Havemeyer St), Brooklyn, NY
New American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 268 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Most of the snacks on chef Jason Marcus’s often-changing menu are $10 or less. Snag a table on the lush back patio, & feast with the knowledge you’re filling your belly without emptying your wallet. Read more.

B & B Winepub (Burger & Barrel) is one of Restaurants I must try.

20. B & B Winepub (Burger & Barrel)

8.7
25 W Houston St (at Mercer St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · SoHo · 256 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Bash Style burger, Chef Josh Capon’s NYC Food & Wine Festival award-winning creation—garnished with caramelized-onion-and-bacon jam, American cheese and shaved pickles. Read more.

The Burger Garage is one of Restaurants I must try.

21. The Burger Garage

8.1
2536 Jackson Ave (at 44th Dr), Long Island City, NY
Burger Joint · 56 tips and reviews
Petey's Burger is one of Restaurants I must try.

22. Petey's Burger

8.1
30-17 30th Ave (at 31st St.), Astoria, NY
Burger Joint · Astoria · 81 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The addictive “double cheese”—a squishy toasted bun sandwiching 2 juicy patties cloaked in melted American cheese with onion, lettuce & tomato—is a gloriously greasy retort to Golden State smugness. Read more.

Empellón Taqueria is one of Restaurants I must try.

23. Empellón Taqueria

8.9
230 W 4th St (at W 10th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · West Village · 187 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the beer-braised tongue taco here, the brined pork tongue is cooked with bacon, chorizo, onions and a slug of Negra Modelo. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Pinche Taqueria is one of Restaurants I must try.

24. Pinche Taqueria

333 Lafayette St (btwn Bleecker & E Houston St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · NoHo · 176 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the taco de pescado here, featuring golden fried fingers of beer-battered mahi-mahi. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Dos Toros Taquería is one of Restaurants I must try.

25. Dos Toros Taquería

9.0
137 4th Ave (btwn E 13th & E 14th St), New York, NY
Burrito Place · Greenwich Village · 334 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Carne Asada taco here, the tender cubes of rich flap steak are seasoned with a secret spice blend. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

El Rey Del Sabor is one of Restaurants I must try.

26. El Rey Del Sabor

8.1
148 E 49th St. (at Park Ave.), New York, NY
Food Truck · Midtown East · 7 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the lengua taco at this popular cart, the soft tongue is simmered for four hours and tucked into two warm griddled corn tortillas. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Tortilleria Nixtamal is one of Restaurants I must try.

27. Tortilleria Nixtamal

9.0
104-05 47th Ave, Corona, NY
Taco Place · South Corona · 129 tips and reviews
Taqueria Coatzingo is one of Restaurants I must try.

28. Taqueria Coatzingo

8.4
7605 Roosevelt Ave (btwn 76th & 77th St.), Jackson Heights, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Jackson Heights · 48 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Birria de Res taco, the beef simmers with dried guajillo peppers & avocado leaf for three hours, until the meat is tender & infused with aromatics. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Tacos El Gallo Giro is one of Restaurants I must try.

29. Tacos El Gallo Giro

7.4
Roosevelt Ave (btwn 74th & 75th St.), Jackson Heights, NY
Taco Place · Elmhurst · 6 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Carne Asada taco at this cart, available daily from 6pm-6am. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Uncle Zhou is one of Restaurants I must try.

30. Uncle Zhou

9.0
83-29 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Elmhurst · 34 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the spicy beef with knife-shaved-noodles, bobbing in a lip-tingling broth. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more.

Sugar Freak is one of Restaurants I must try.

31. Sugar Freak

8.9
36-18 30th Ave (at 37th St), Astoria, NY
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Astoria · 182 tips and reviews

Sarah D.Sarah Dineen: Everything we had - gumbo, fried chicken, jambalaya - was delicious! The decor inside is awesome. I felt like I was in Bon Temps, LA minus the vampires.

MexiBBQ Kitchen & Draught is one of Restaurants I must try.

32. MexiBBQ Kitchen & Draught

7.9
37-11 30th Ave (btwn 37th & 38th St.), Astoria, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Astoria · 138 tips and reviews
Fatty's Café is one of Restaurants I must try.

33. Fatty's Café

8.7
45-17 28th Ave (at 45th St), Astoria, NY
American Restaurant · Astoria · 75 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: You can't go wrong with mofongo, a dish of ground plantains mixed with pork and cheese and dripping in cheese sauce. Read more.

LaGuli Pastry Shop is one of Restaurants I must try.

34. LaGuli Pastry Shop

8.5
29-15 Ditmars Blvd (btwn 29th & 31st St), Astoria, NY
Bakery · Ditmars · 28 tips and reviews
Watawa is one of Restaurants I must try.

35. Watawa

8.9
33-10 Ditmars Blvd (btwn 33rd & 35th St.), Astoria, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Astoria · 83 tips and reviews
Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company is one of Restaurants I must try.

36. Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company

8.9
35-09 Ditmars Blvd (btwn 35th & 36th St.), Astoria, NY
Bagel Shop · Astoria · 64 tips and reviews
Martha's Country Bakery is one of Restaurants I must try.

37. Martha's Country Bakery

9.2
36-21 Ditmars Blvd (at 37th St), Astoria, NY
Bakery · Astoria · 138 tips and reviews
Psari Seafood Restaurant & Bar is one of Restaurants I must try.

38. Psari Seafood Restaurant & Bar

7.9
32-10 36th Ave (32nd Street), Astoria, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Long Island City · 29 tips and reviews
Spiced is one of Restaurants I must try.

39. Spiced

3512 Ditmars Blvd (35th), Astoria, NY
Thai Restaurant · Astoria · 6 tips and reviews
William Hallet is one of Restaurants I must try.

40. William Hallet

8.3
36-10 30th Ave (at 37th St), Astoria, NY
Gastropub · Astoria · 78 tips and reviews
Real Santa Fe Steak House is one of Restaurants I must try.

41. Real Santa Fe Steak House

4708 47th Ave, Woodside, NY
Steakhouse · Sunnyside · 3 tips and reviews
Cascabel Taqueria is one of Restaurants I must try.

42. Cascabel Taqueria

8.5
1556 2nd Ave (btwn 80th & 81st St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Yorkville · 192 tips and reviews
Butcher Bar is one of Restaurants I must try.

43. Butcher Bar

8.6
37-10 30th Ave (at 37th St.), Astoria, NY
BBQ Joint · Astoria · 102 tips and reviews
JJ's Asian Fusion is one of Restaurants I must try.

44. JJ's Asian Fusion

9.1
3705 31st Ave (at 37th St.), Astoria, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Astoria · 40 tips and reviews
HinoMaru Ramen is one of Restaurants I must try.

45. HinoMaru Ramen

8.9
33-18 Ditmars Blvd (btwn 33rd & 35th St), Astoria, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Astoria · 115 tips and reviews
Super Taste (百味蘭州拉面) is one of Restaurants I must try.

46. Super Taste (百味蘭州拉面)

8.8
26 Eldridge St (at Canal St), New York, NY
Noodle House · Chinatown · 84 tips and reviews
Sheng Wang is one of Restaurants I must try.

47. Sheng Wang

6.1
27 Eldridge St (btw Canal & Division), New York, NY
Noodle House · Chinatown · 22 tips and reviews
Yi Zhang Fishball is one of Restaurants I must try.

48. Yi Zhang Fishball

9 Eldridge St, New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 4 tips and reviews
Panda Dumpling House is one of Restaurants I must try.

49. Panda Dumpling House

67 Eldridge St Frnt A (Hester), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 22 tips and reviews
East Noodle (Ramen & Robatayaki) is one of Restaurants I must try.

50. East Noodle (Ramen & Robatayaki)

119 2nd Ave (East 7th Street), New York, NY
Noodle House · East Village · 24 tips and reviews
SkyIce Sweet & Savory is one of Restaurants I must try.

51. SkyIce Sweet & Savory

8.3
63 5th Ave (at St. Mark's Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
Dessert Shop · North Slope · 81 tips and reviews
Blue Marble is one of Restaurants I must try.

52. Blue Marble

196 Court St (btwn Congress & Wyckoff St.), Brooklyn, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Boerum Hill · 50 tips and reviews
Momofuku Milk Bar is one of Restaurants I must try.

53. Momofuku Milk Bar

9.1
251 E 13th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 615 tips and reviews
Ample Hills Creamery is one of Restaurants I must try.

54. Ample Hills Creamery

9.6
623 Vanderbilt Ave (at St. Marks Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Prospect Heights · 307 tips and reviews
Big Gay Ice Cream Shop is one of Restaurants I must try.

55. Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

9.0
125 E 7th St (btwn 1st Ave & Ave A), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · East Village · 384 tips and reviews
Sundaes and Cones is one of Restaurants I must try.

56. Sundaes and Cones

9.2
95 E 10th St (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Greenwich Village · 217 tips and reviews
BKLYN Larder is one of Restaurants I must try.

57. BKLYN Larder

9.3
228 Flatbush Ave (at Bergen St.), Brooklyn, NY
Gourmet Shop · Prospect Heights · 112 tips and reviews
Victory Garden is one of Restaurants I must try.

58. Victory Garden

8.9
31 Carmine St (btwn Bleecker & Bedford St), New York, NY
Ice Cream Shop · West Village · 114 tips and reviews
SriPraPhai Thai Restaurant is one of Restaurants I must try.

59. SriPraPhai Thai Restaurant

9.3
6413 39th Ave (btwn 64th & 65th St), Woodside, NY
Thai Restaurant · Woodside · 317 tips and reviews
Tu Casa is one of Restaurants I must try.

60. Tu Casa

8.5
11905 Metropolitan Ave, Kew Gardens, NY
Spanish Restaurant · Kew Gardens · 158 tips and reviews
Wingstop is one of Restaurants I must try.

61. Wingstop

7.3
31 14 Steinway St, Astoria, NY
Wings Joint · Astoria · 29 tips and reviews
Max Bratwurst und Bier is one of Restaurants I must try.

62. Max Bratwurst und Bier

8.8
4702 30th Ave, Astoria, NY
German Restaurant · Astoria · 27 tips and reviews
Tu Casa Restaurant is one of Restaurants I must try.

63. Tu Casa Restaurant

6.9
3010 Steinway St (30th Avenue), Astoria, NY
Latin American Restaurant · Astoria · 52 tips and reviews
Las Margaritas Restaurant is one of Restaurants I must try.

64. Las Margaritas Restaurant

6.4
3801 Broadway (at 38th St.), Astoria, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Astoria · 97 tips and reviews
Manila! Manila! is one of Restaurants I must try.

65. Manila! Manila!

47-16 30th Ave, New York, NY
Filipino Restaurant · Astoria · 4 tips and reviews
L'Artiste is one of Restaurants I must try.

66. L'Artiste

42-20 31st Ave (at 43rd St), Astoria, NY
French Restaurant · Astoria · 15 tips and reviews
Blackbird's is one of Restaurants I must try.

67. Blackbird's

7.7
4119 30th Ave (at 42nd St.), Astoria, NY
Bar · Astoria · 41 tips and reviews
Bai Sushi is one of Restaurants I must try.

68. Bai Sushi

8.0
37-03 Broadway (37th Street), Astoria, NY
Sushi Restaurant · Astoria · 21 tips and reviews
Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao is one of Restaurants I must try.

69. Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao

9.2
38-12 Prince St (at 39th Ave), Flushing, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 209 tips and reviews

Real Cheap EatsReal Cheap Eats: Though known for their XLB, "don’t overlook the Pan Fried Pork Buns. A juicy pork meatball is housed inside a tender and fluffy bun, with a golden fried bottom. It’s the pot sticker of steamed buns." Read more.

Petaluma is one of Restaurants I must try.

70. Petaluma

6.9
1356 1st Ave (at E 73rd St.), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Upper East Side · 28 tips and reviews
BAK | Korean Kitchen & Craft Beer is one of Restaurants I must try.

71. BAK | Korean Kitchen & Craft Beer

11 E 13th St (5th and University), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 16 tips and reviews
Cheong Hae Jin is one of Restaurants I must try.

72. Cheong Hae Jin

16020 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY
Korean Restaurant · Murray Hill · 0 tips and reviews
Danji is one of Restaurants I must try.

73. Danji

9.2
346 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Korean Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 219 tips and reviews
Mexican Radio is one of Restaurants I must try.

74. Mexican Radio

8.3
19 Cleveland Pl (btwn Kenmare & Spring St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · SoHo · 132 tips and reviews
Dig Inn Seasonal Market is one of Restaurants I must try.

75. Dig Inn Seasonal Market

8.3
150 E 52nd St (Between Lexington & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 45 tips and reviews

76. 153 Fusion Po-cha

40-11 149th Pl, Flushing, NY
Korean Restaurant · Murray Hill · 1 tips and reviews
Kum Sung Chik Naengmyun is one of Restaurants I must try.

77. Kum Sung Chik Naengmyun

6.9
40-07 149th Pl, Flushing, NY
Korean Restaurant · Murray Hill · 5 tips and reviews
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ is one of Restaurants I must try.

78. Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

9.3
34 Cooper Sq (btwn E 5th & E 6th St.), New York, NY
Japanese Restaurant · NoHo · 192 tips and reviews
Thai Son is one of Restaurants I must try.

79. Thai Son

8.5
40-10 74th St (at Broadway), Elmhurst, NY
Vietnamese Restaurant · Elmhurst · 51 tips and reviews