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A photo of The Odeon restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3525)
Price: Expensive
• American • TriBeCa
Booked 120 times today
Established in the heart of New York City, The Odeon is a classic French Bistro, cherished for its delectable French cuisine. Raved as a favorite restaurant and a "super cool French Bistro" by customers, The Odeon lives up to its reputation with an extensive menu featuring dishes from Grilled Branzino to Croque Monsieur, and a fine wine list boasting exclusive selections from renowned regions such as Pessac-Léognan and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Patrons relish the traditional and sumptuous meals such as French onion soup and steak frites, praising them as "excellent" and "delicious". The Odeon's ability to transport its guests to Paris through its energetic atmosphere and exquisite food makes it an outstanding French dining destination.
A photo of Little Ruby's Cafe - West Village restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(228)
Price: Moderate
• American • West Village
Booked 136 times today
Since 2003, Little Ruby’s Cafe has brought Australian cafe culture to New York City, offering approachable all-day fare, specialty drinks, and a full coffee program. Open for brekkie, lunch and dinner 7 days a week, Little Ruby’s Cafe’s beloved menu features the signature burgers, pastas, salads and brunch classics, all served in thoughtfully designed spaces.Located on the landmark corner of West 4th St & 7th Avenue, our newest Little Ruby’s Cafe features an airy, multi-level space. A first for Little Ruby’s, West Village offers a full bar with an exclusive cocktail program alongside our classic menu with new dishes unique to the location. With an expansive terrace and sweeping windows, the West Village restaurant invites guests to absorb the energy of the neighborhood as they enjoy their morning brekkie or grab cocktails and dinner with friends. Opening October 2023. Little Ruby’s West Village will be open 7 days a week for brekkie, lunch and dinner.
A photo of RH Rooftop Restaurant New York restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4791)
Price: Moderate
• American • West Village
Booked 250 times today
RH Rooftop Restaurant in New York City consistently earns high praise for its exceptional American cuisine and breathtaking ambiance. As part of an upscale furniture store located on the 5th floor, with the restaurant on the 4th, the venue offers a glamorous dining experience. Patrons repeatedly commend the exquisite quality of the dishes such as lobster roll, truffle fries, and burrata. Despite a limited menu, every item shines, reflecting American culinary tradition. The service also impresses with its attentiveness, adding to the diners' overall satisfaction. Reviewers describe it as an "incredibly magical experience" with "fantastic food", "excellent service", and a "beautiful setting". It's a jewel among NYC's restaurants, perfect for any celebration.
A photo of Zou Zou's restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1308)
Price: Expensive
• American • Hell's Kitchen
Booked 115 times today
Zou Zou's is an iconic Mediterranean restaurant, celebrated for its unique spin on culinary favorites. Reviews continue to laud its delicious and inventively prepared dishes, complemented by its vibrant and trendy environment. Patrons highly recommend the variety of dips, the Moroccan Fried Chicken, and the Branzino, among other dishes. The staff is described as attentive and knowledgeable, making for an outstanding experience. Zou Zou’s is also recognized for its alluring ambience and excellent service, with several reviewers eager to return during their next visit to New York City. Whether you're a discerning foodie or someone seeking a novel dining adventure, this restaurant is a must-visit for an unforgettable food experience.
A photo of Westville Dumbo restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(475)
Price: Moderate
• American • DUMBO
Booked 25 times today
Westville Dumbo is highly praised for its excellent American cuisine. Many guests recommend the eatery for its top-quality burger, fries, and Mac and Cheese. Patrons consistently note the fantastic service and friendly staff, emphasizing the speed and efficiency of the service, with the food arriving remarkably quickly. The menu also caters to a wide range of preferences, offering delicious vegan options and a healthy assortment of vegetables. The restaurant's brunch is frequently lauded for its variety and quality, with one guest mentioning the "terrific brunch" offering "plenty of options". The restaurant's happy hour, available 7 days a week, and affordable prices are also appreciated. Whether for a casual meal or a special reunion, Westville Dumbo provides an enjoyable, satisfying dining experience, making it a top choice for those seeking quality American cuisine.
A photo of Industry Kitchen restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1951)
Price: Moderate
• American • South Street Seaport
Booked 57 times today
Industry Kitchen, located in the revitalized Southstreet Seaport, is a prime destination for quality American cuisine. The outstanding services, magical water views, and its American menu have earned it high praise from customers. Reviewers rave about its small plates, pizza, lobster ravioli, and desserts like panna cotta and tiramisu cones, signaling the restaurant's commitment to high-quality food and variety. Highlights like the Hot Apricot pizza and Mexican Street Corn soup encapsulate the inventive spirit of American cuisine. Ample outdoor seating provides stunning views of the East River and Brooklyn, further enhancing the dining experience. The restaurant comes highly recommended, offering a satisfying dining experience for both casual and business meals.
A photo of Cafe Cluny restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2126)
Price: Expensive
• American • West Village
Booked 50 times today
Cafe Cluny, situated in the heart of NYC, is highly praised for its outstanding French cuisine. The restaurant fills every dining experience with a charming, cozy ambience, offering an array of delightful dishes such as roasted chicken, salmon, and a unique buffalo chicken dumplings. Regular patrons commend its impeccable service, diverse menu, and unforgettable, flavorful meals. The French onion soup and the chocolate pudding are a must-try. The casual yet high-quality vibes of Cafe Cluny have made it a preferred spot for celebratory occasions, as well. It is applauded as a favorite Sunday Supper spot and one of the best French restaurants in New York.
A photo of Fraunces Tavern restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2836)
Price: Expensive
• American • Financial District
Booked 54 times today
Fraunces Tavern is a distinguished restaurant in New York City that successfully marries contemporary American cuisine with rich historical significance. The establishment garners consistent praise from customers for its outstanding food, service, and ambiance. It is cherished as a place where one can savor city life, appreciate Wall Street's grandeur, and step back in time to the American Revolution, all while enjoying delectable dishes. Reviewers frequently cite the restaurant's significant historical context as a feature that notably enhances their dining experience. The meticulously prepared dishes, such as the Lobster Pappardelle, have been lauded as worthy of the best Italian restaurants in the city. The timeless Fraunces Tavern offers a unique experience, combining the appreciation of American history with the enjoyment of excellent contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Hawksmoor NYC restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2346)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Gramercy Park
Booked 86 times today
Hawksmoor NYC is highly acclaimed for its excellent American cuisine. Patrons heap praises on its perfectly cooked steaks and exceptional service. The restaurant is particularly loved for the 'fire-roasted bone marrow' and the 'rib eye', both prepared to personalized satisfaction. Other highly recommended dishes include the lobster appetizer, the Yorkshire pudding with bone marrow, and the melt-in-your-mouth filet. Numerous reviews affirm that their steak is, unequivocally, the best in the city, with one customer referring to Hawksmoor as "one of the best restaurants in the city". Overall, the excellent dishes and service coupled with the warm ambiance make Hawksmoor NYC a must-visit dining experience.
A photo of The Smith - Nomad restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(5620)
Price: Moderate
• American • Gramercy Park
Booked 128 times today
The Smith - Nomad, situated at the lively intersection of Broadway and 28th Street in NYC, is a trusted favorite for its consistently delightful American food. The festive atmosphere under the twinkling string lights complements the good old classic American dishes, with a modern twist. Reviewed as "a reliable NYC standard", The Smith has something for everyone on their diverse menu. Celebrated for being kid-friendly, offering good-sized portions, and providing excellent service, this restaurant impresses both locals and out-of-towners. Add to that their fantastic assortment of local beers, ciders, and cocktails. Even amid the hustle of NYC, The Smith - Nomad stands out as a great place for American cuisine lovers.
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