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Best American Restaurants in Gowanus

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A photo of The Odeon restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3526)
Price: Expensive
• American • TriBeCa
Booked 155 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 RH Rooftop Restaurant New York restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4798)
Price: Moderate
• American • West Village
Booked 264 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 Little Ruby's Cafe - West Village restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(230)
Price: Moderate
• American • West Village
Booked 140 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 Stone Park Cafe restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1107)
Price: Expensive
• American • Park Slope
Booked 8 times today
Stone Park Cafe, located in Park Slope, is highly regarded for its contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant consistently earns praise for its excellent food, remarkable service, and cozy ambiance. Customers rave about the diverse and ever-evolving menu that includes selections like the delectable pan-seared cod and the heavenly vanilla panna cotta with peach compote. Their wide-ranging offerings cater to all palates, with the quality of ingredients and preparation being consistently top-notch. The Passionfruit Cosmopolitan is particularly loved as the perfect summer drink. Reviewers frequently express commitment to return, demonstrating Stone Park Cafe's success in producing memorable dining experiences. Even international guests, like those from Denmark, leave impressed by the incredible food and stunning presentation. The friendly, professional staff and warm atmosphere elevate the dining experience, making Stone Park Cafe a gem in contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of The Simpson Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(646)
Price: Expensive
• American • Fort Greene
Booked 31 times today
The Simpson Restaurant & Bar is more than just another Caribbean restaurant in Brooklyn; it's a destination for an authentic and distinctive Caribbean dining experience. Emphasizing the importance of fresh ingredients, flavorful dishes, and a welcoming atmosphere, the restaurant has earned rave reviews from its patrons. The food is said to be consistently fresh, delicious, and served hot, with a presentation chef-level patrons agree is top-notch. Standout dishes include Jerk Fried Rice with Pork, Oxtails, Jerk Pork, and Curry Goat, all with exquisite taste. Additionally, the restaurant is recognized for its remarkable service, with staff often going the extra mile to accommodate special occasions. Whether it's a birthday or a simple family dinner, The Simpson Restaurant & Bar makes for an unforgettable culinary journey.
A photo of Little Owl restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(4157)
Price: Expensive
• American • West Village
Booked 66 times today
The Little Owl sits nestled in West Village, captivating food enthusiasts with its astounding Mediterranean cuisine. Many reviews echo the high quality of food, terming dishes as "outstanding," "brilliant" and, more notably, "inspiring." What sets this restaurant apart is not just the vast, carefully curated Mediterranean menu, which arrays from Gravy Meatball Sliders to Skirt Steak & Eggs, but also the charm and warmth that encapsulates the entire dining experience. The Little Owl's outdoor seating option offers customers a unique chance to enjoy the vibrant neighborhood while savoring their meal. The restaurant's ability to craft a delightful epicurean respite that keeps customers returning is also noteworthy.
A photo of As You Are restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(238)
Price: Expensive
• American • Boerum Hill
Booked 7 times today
"As You Are" restaurant is immensely praised in its reviews for its excellent service and its American cuisine. Customers are raving about the delicious food, particularly recommending the "eggs as you are" with steak. The reviewer states, "everything was delicious; my server was attentive." Others highlight the ambience, describing it as luxurious, and the service as being superior with attentive servers, such as Jesús and a young manager named Andrea, who go above and beyond to ensure a memorable dining experience. One reviewer even calls it "a great little gem," emphasizing the delightful atmosphere and acoustics. Despite higher prices, customers firmly believe that the food, service, and overall experience at this restaurant are worth every penny.
A photo of Industry Kitchen restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1952)
Price: Moderate
• American • South Street Seaport
Booked 75 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 Fraunces Tavern restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2838)
Price: Expensive
• American • Financial District
Booked 62 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(2352)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Gramercy Park
Booked 114 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.
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