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Best American Restaurants in Upper West Side


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A photo of Cafe Luxembourg restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Upper West Side
Booked 125 times today
Cafe Luxembourg is offering reservations for indoor and outdoor dining. Walk-Ins are welcome. Our Outdoor Cafe is complete with rain-proof awnings, electric heaters and flexible plexiglass windows for your comfort.Due to demand, we are unable to hold your reservation past the time it has been booked. If you are not present at the time of your reservation, we will offer the table to waiting guests. If you are running late or wish to cancel, please call us at 212-873-7411. We look forward to seeing you soon. The safety and welfare of our employees and guests is a top priority.Cafe Luxembourg has newly installed Merv13 filters, installed in all ducts. The filters trap 98% of airborne particles as small as .3 microns The air is not recycled but forced fresh air. Thank you for your patronage!
A photo of Tavern on the Green restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Midtown West
Booked 248 times today
Tavern on the Green, situated in the heart of New York City in Central Park, offers a delightful American cuisine experience. Known for its iconic location, the restaurant has earned a reputation for its classic American food. Patrons celebrate its well-prepared dishes, from Saturday brunch classics like eggs benedict and French toast, to lunch and dinner delicacies like their golden brown crispy chicken sandwich, and sliced prime steak with French dip. Many visitors recommend their truffle oil and Parmesan cheese shoestring fries as a delightful treat. The restaurant has been described as one of the most historic, beautiful, and fascinating American restaurants that "absolutely exceeded our high expectations," making it a regular stop for many on their visits to Manhattan. The ambiance, exemplified by the scenic view of Sheep Meadow, is praised as much as the food, making Tavern on the Green a beloved spot for both tourists and New Yorkers.
A photo of Bad Roman restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Upper West Side
Booked 281 times today
Bad Roman consistently exceeds customer expectations with their exemplary service and delicious Italian cuisine. The culinary team's compelling modern twist on traditional dishes, such as their mouth-watering short rib pappardelle and the unique garlic babka, has been praised in numerous reviews. Their fun atmosphere and attentive staff members further enhance the dining experience. Patrons have commended the team for making every client feel special, with several singling out the stellar service from Ricky and Jay at the bar. Special occasions are made memorable here, with one guest endorsing it as "one of the best New York experiences." Despite the bustling crowd, Bad Roman ensures a unique, indulgent and flawless dining experience for everyone. Their passion for excellence is evident in their dishes and the positive reviews speak volumes about their superior Italian cuisine.
A photo of Hi-Life Restaurant - Upper West Side restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Upper West Side
Booked 7 times today
Hi-Life Restaurant, situated in the Upper West Side, is a prized establishment of American cuisine. With a menu encompassing brunch specials like 'Huevos Rancheros' and 'Sirloin Steak & Eggs', to dinner delights such as 'Lemon Chicken' and 'Filet Mignon Au Poivre', Hi-Life showcases a wide variety of American dishes. The restaurant has received high praise with reviews highlighting its "great food and service", "excellent variety for brunch", and an "amazing" overall dining experience. With its reputed fresh fish and sushi, travelers and locals can enjoy a true slice of America, from comfort food to sophisticated meals, all infused with an innate sense of American spirit and authenticity.
A photo of The Smith- Lincoln Square restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Lincoln Square
Booked 183 times today
The Smith- Lincoln Square, situated close to the renowned Lincoln Center in New York City, consistently receives praise for its excellent casual American food and exceptional service. As a lively bistro that offers a good selection of well-made comfort food and drinks, it is a popular choice for pre-theater meals. Customers laud its extensive menu options, which are both quick to arrive and super delicious, making it the ideal spot to sample authentic American cuisine. Further testament to its high quality are the repeated positive mentions of dedicated and professional staff, suggesting an experience that is as enjoyable as it is gastronomically satisfying.
A photo of Westville - UWS restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Upper West Side
Booked 27 times today
Coming Soon!Westville is a warm and relaxed neighborhood go-to for simple, delicious food.
A photo of The Milling Room restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Upper West Side
Booked 16 times today
The Milling Room, known for its exceptional American cuisine, has won rave reviews for its inventive and satisfying dishes. Situated near the American Museum of Natural History, its easy accessibility makes it a favoured stop for both locals and tourists. The restaurant is renowned for its modern American menu featuring exquisite dishes like grilled octopus, duck breast, and a standout pork chop that one reviewer proclaimed as the "best they've ever tasted." Reviewers also praise the establishment's stellar wine list, cozy fireplace and high, vaulted ceilings, which contribute to the overall relaxing and grand atmosphere. The restaurant staff's knowledge, attentiveness, and welcoming nature have also earned numerous compliments, making The Milling Room a gem in the American cuisine scene.
A photo of Quality Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Midtown West
Booked 164 times today
Quality Bistro, nestled in New York City, truly embodies remarkable American cuisine that resonates with many patrons. In numerous review snippets, the restaurant's diverse and delicious menu stands out, with the Chateau Briand, pistachio crème brulee, and corn crème brulee receiving special praise. One reviewer tagged it as their 'favorite' amongst all Quality establishments in NYC, reflecting its distinct appeal. The venue’s ambiance is frequently highlighted as 'lovely', 'beautiful' and 'cozy', playing host to memorable dining experiences, satisfying gatherings, and special occasions. The warmth, professionalism, and efficiency of service complement the culinary excellence, affirming Quality Bistro as a superior choice for delectable American dining.
A photo of Quality Italian - New York restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Midtown West
Booked 149 times today
Located in the heart of New York City, Quality Italian offers an exceptional dining experience, renowned for its excellent Italian cuisine. Customers frequently highlight the exquisite taste of dishes such as the Caesar salad, steak, pesto mafaldine, and highly recommended chicken Parmesan. As one reviewer put it, it's "honestly the best food my husband and I have ever had." The restaurant also boasts of a great wine list and an attentive, professional service team, as evidenced by multiple rave reviews. Despite the slight concern over table proximity, customers commonly describe Quality Italian as a "great place", "perfect ambiance", and an "amazing experience". With praises for the food still echoing long after meals, Quality Italian is no doubt a premium choice for lovers of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Lokal Mediterranean Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Upper West Side
Booked 14 times today
Lokal Mediterranean Kitchen offers a delightful exploration of Mediterranean cuisine. According to customer reviews, the establishment delivers consistently fresh and flavorful food. The restaurant's outdoor seating, professional service, and reasonable pricing are highly appreciated. Signature dishes like the Dorado, eggplant salt, lamb sauté, and Greek salad with chicken have garnered accolades. Special mentions include the fresh crusty garlic bread, the warm, freshly baked bread served with a variety of Mediterranean dips, and sweet treats like the pumpkin dessert and tiramisu. Lokal's authentic cuisine and top-notch service have made it a coveted dining spot among locals and visitors alike.
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