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East Village Restaurants

Lavagna - NYCLavagna - NYC
1120 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Great food, perfect service, convivial atmosphere and a truly authentic Manhattan experience. More

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PapillesPapilles
8 reviews
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French | East Village, Manhattan

Loved this place! More

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Westville - East VillageWestville - East Village
3 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

We loved this place and would gladly return! The service was friendly, the food delicious, and the desserts were mouth-watering to look at, although we didn't have time to taste them. More

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Momofuku Ko - Counter SeatingMomofuku Ko - Counter Seating
454 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

Amazing experience. Atmosphere and food were outstanding. Will go back again in the future. More

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Tableside Italian Cook ShoppeTableside Italian Cook Shoppe
178 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

We went to Tableside for a late Valentines Date and got the best corner seat in the house! The cheese + meat board was amazing, as well as the Truffle Moneybags (SO GOOD!). The service was a bit slow but I think there was only one waiter as it was late on a Monday night. I would recommend this if you're looking for a cozy spot with a rustic yet hip vibe. More

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Restaurant UkiyoRestaurant Ukiyo
65 reviews
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French | East Village, Manhattan

I arrived dinner extremely late after some inconvenient accident. The host there is kind enough to seat me and me extra time to finish and enjoy the 5 courses meal. The food is wonderful and service is just as good. More

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Divya's KitchenDivya's Kitchen
385 reviews
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Vegetarian / Vegan | East Village, Manhattan

Always a great place to dine. I have been eating here since it opened . Great cooking classes also More

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Buenos AiresBuenos Aires
471 reviews
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Argentinean | East Village, Manhattan

Great place. Authentic parrillada in Manhattan. Attentive service. More

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GianoGiano
864 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Everything was great. Food, wine, atmosphere. But the service was the highlight of our night. Our server was incredible. Knowledgeable, suggestive, patient. Would highly recommend. More

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Supper RestaurantSupper Restaurant
468 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

We had a delicious birthday celebration for daughter! The pastas and veal scallopini were amazing! Would definitely recommend!! More

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Risotteria MelottiRisotteria Melotti
134 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Outstanding, authentic food prepared by people who care. More

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Numero 28 Pizzeria Napoletana - East VillageNumero 28 Pizzeria Napoletana - East Village
244 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

get place because it’s BYOWine. food is always excellent and abundant. More

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Nai TapasNai Tapas
700 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | East Village, Manhattan

As always, food was delightful and the service even better. More

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OIJIOIJI
455 reviews
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Korean | East Village, Manhattan

Must try honey butter chip w/ ice cream, the best desert packed w/ flavors. Uringi and oiji bowl was good. Truffle seafood soup and confit, the flavor was too intense for my palates. Janjorim was okay, intense butter flavor. More

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Organic GrillOrganic Grill
139 reviews
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Organic | East Village, Manhattan

Fantastic service and very fresh veggie food. Would recommend this restaurant especially to vegetarians. More

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Bowery Meat CompanyBowery Meat Company
659 reviews
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Steakhouse | East Village, Manhattan

I felt like a rock star with all the attention my family was given. Loved it. More

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Rosie'sRosie's
364 reviews
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Mexican | East Village, Manhattan

Great food every time never disappointed. More

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The Mermaid Inn East VillageThe Mermaid Inn East Village
1555 reviews
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Seafood | East Village, Manhattan

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Delicious fish and Brussels sprouts, although they were a little too salty, but would go back. Sweet neighborhood restaurant and great server on Sat night More

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' BAR VERDE' BAR VERDE
166 reviews
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Mexican | East Village, Manhattan

Excellent all around. Highly recommended. Will definitely return. More

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Lil' Frankie'sLil' Frankie's
569 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

This is one of my girlfriends’ and my favorite spot for some good old fashioned Italian food. We came here with our friend who loves this place as much as us. We obviously got the pasta limón and the chicken parm. Yes simple plates but amazing flavor. We usually only come here for the burrata but there was none this day we went. Anyway, this place never disappoints. More

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PylosPylos
606 reviews
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Greek | East Village, Manhattan

The food is great and the staff were very friendly. I’m only giving 4 stars because I ordered the lamb medium rare and it came out medium well (I felt bad to return it but didn’t consume it all). The sardines had too many thick bones I couldn’t eat that dish either but they were very nice to refund when they noticed they weren’t touched. Overall enjoyed the food thoroughly, the haloumi and Greek salad were amazing! More

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The Smith - East VillageThe Smith - East Village
3075 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

This restaurant provides very good meals !! The ambiance is nice and the waiters and waitresses are very nice :) More

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Momofuku Ko - Table SeatingMomofuku Ko - Table Seating
50 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

Outstanding experience-inventive courses, exceptional service. Love the menu and a treat as a departing gift! Small details added up to a memorable dinner. More

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Kyo YaKyo Ya
39 reviews
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Japanese | East Village, Manhattan

Chef Sono is amazing. People there are so friendly and polite. The food is beyond amazing. Real authentic Japanese food. More

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HearthHearth
2454 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Recently heard about this restaurant on a Farmacy podcast - it did NOT disappoint. So lovely, and yummy, and well done - everything - service, food, atmosphere - will definitely go back!! More

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Il CantinoriIl Cantinori
1536 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Clearly the best Tuscan food and the most sophisticated atmosphere in New York. More

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Fonda - East VillageFonda - East Village
564 reviews
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Contemporary Mexican | East Village, Manhattan

Amazing restaurant, great service and prices. More

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Cacio e PepeCacio e Pepe
882 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | East Village, Manhattan

LOVE THE CHEESE WHEEL. ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. More

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YubaYuba
170 reviews
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Japanese | East Village, Manhattan

Freshest best selection sushi with terrific service. So happy I found this place. I will definitely return. Not your average sushi joint at all! More

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Frank RestaurantFrank Restaurant
306 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Awesome place!! More

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Double ZeroDouble Zero
444 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

It was fun! And yummy. More

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BaladeBalade
652 reviews
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Mediterranean | East Village, Manhattan

Excellent establishment! Great food good vibes. Will gladly return. More

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GnoccoGnocco
773 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

We loved the truffle pizza, the rigatoni with broccoli rabe is one of our favorite pastas ever! Great wines, great service, nice neighborhood. More

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Oda HouseOda House
356 reviews
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Georgian | East Village, Manhattan

It is our favorite restaurant and every time we have been here we have seen consistency in food as well as service. More

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Jewel BakoJewel Bako
416 reviews
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Sushi | East Village, Manhattan

Great food! Great service! Great desert! Did I say great! We love every minute in jewel bako More

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CagenCagen
162 reviews
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Japanese | East Village, Manhattan

Food was excellent. Very quiet and reserved atmosphere Excellent pieces. More

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Edi and The WolfEdi and The Wolf
365 reviews
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Austrian | East Village, Manhattan

Love this spot! Attention to detail is key at EW... excellent service, ambiance, and food. Must try in Alphabet city! More

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Gyu-Kaku - East VillageGyu-Kaku - East Village
1558 reviews
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Japanese | East Village, Manhattan

This place never fails to impress me. Always always taken the best care of me. My favorite place. More

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Esperanto RestaurantEsperanto Restaurant
188 reviews
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Latin American | East Village, Manhattan

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This is a fun venue, good value and with great food. I can recommend the calamari to start, the Esperanto Bowl as a Main is delicious as are the Margaritas More

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The EddyThe Eddy
306 reviews
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Contemporary American | East Village, Manhattan

Visiting NYC, we were looking for an intimate neighborhood restaurant with great food. We found both at The Eddy. Very welcoming with great service too. We’ll go back on our next trip and recommend to friends. More

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BAAR BAARBAAR BAAR
235 reviews
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Contemporary Indian | East Village, Manhattan

Name day // live music, awesome drinks, best Indian food and great hints of the service ! More

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Sushi DojoSushi Dojo
211 reviews
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Sushi | East Village, Manhattan

Great food with an ambiance that differs from traditional omakase venues in that they play EDM and radio hits (perfect for when you want to bring a date and don't want to be pigeon-holed into a TOO intimate setting). Service was also wonderful. More

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Somtum DerSomtum Der
207 reviews
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Thai | East Village, Manhattan

Not a typical Thai restaurant... Great food with a good selection of salad. Love the Nam Soh accompanied a Boiler Maker... More

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FeastFeast
625 reviews
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Contemporary American | East Village, Manhattan

The food is flavorful and full of surprises; staff is friendly; the place is pretty and neighborhoody. I enjoy going there. More

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Local 92Local 92
237 reviews
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Mediterranean | East Village, Manhattan

Came together for a catch up dinner with a girlfriend and came at a perfect time! Restaurant was not overly noisy so we could actually hear each other speaking. The food was delicious and would definitely recommend this place and come back another time perhaps on a date night. It’s got a great intimate vibe. More

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KafanaKafana
340 reviews
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Eastern European | East Village, Manhattan

Great place, food and people! Love Sarme ❤️ More

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DIADIA
6 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Great food, service and ambiance! Definitely going to be a regular. More

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TuomeTuome
475 reviews
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Contemporary American | East Village, Manhattan

Delicious food, perfect portions, cozy intimate atmosphere, perfectly eclectic play list with music at just the right volume, diverse clientele, amazing service. Can't say enough great things about this gem! We'll be back! More

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PorsenaPorsena
433 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

My husband and I absolutely adored Porsena! It was exactly as advertised online. It felt like we had just stepped off a busy street in Florence and found this amazing little Osteria. We had such a romantic and delicious time. We are already looking for another date to come back. Thank you for making our Valentine’s dinner so special. More

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Ahimsa GardenAhimsa Garden
4 reviews
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Vegan | East Village, Manhattan

Everything we tried was good and reasonably priced. Service was fine. It was lovely to sit in the covered back patio. It’s a great place to have in the neighborhood. More

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Jules BistroJules Bistro
512 reviews
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French | East Village, Manhattan

Top rate jazz joint. They consistently book the best musicians, the ambiance is perfect, great service, excellent food/wine selection. I try to stop in here every time I come to the city. Don’t miss it! More

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Momofuku Ssäm BarMomofuku Ssäm Bar
551 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

We had a fantastic time eating at Momofuku. Having travelled from the UK we were very happy that we booked and chose to come. Ambience was nicely relaxed, staff knowledgeable and friendly. The food was the star of the show! Delicious!! More

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The Cabin NYCThe Cabin NYC
7 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

Tasty cocktails and supremely delicious small plates. Great place to hang out and converse. More

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La PalapaLa Palapa
566 reviews
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Mexican | East Village, Manhattan

The lobster crepes, chicken mole, and octopus salad were delicious. The drinks good as well. Service was attentive and efficient. Would return again and again. More

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David's CafeDavid's Cafe
193 reviews
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French American | East Village, Manhattan

Perfect little cafe for a lunch catch up with a friend. Delicious poached eggs and crispy bacon! More

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Arte RestaurantArte Restaurant
394 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

I love arte. It's always fresh and delicious abe the perfect local gem. More

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Cacio e VinoCacio e Vino
682 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Love everything about this place! Service is lovely and food is delicious. More

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Via Della PaceVia Della Pace
322 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

We loved our night out. They even accommodated us 45 minutes early! Thank you! More

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GomiGomi
11 reviews
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Wine Bar | East Village, Manhattan

Gomi doesn’t disappoint. BiBimBop is ridiculous. Great local IPA beer selection. More

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Au Za'atarAu Za'atar
615 reviews
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Lebanese | East Village, Manhattan

I absolutely loved everything about the restaurant ! The best part was the food and service, thanks to Linda & Amira! The Lamb table side was to die for !!! Thank you ! More

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San Marzano Pasta FrescaSan Marzano Pasta Fresca
88 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

The brunch is amazing, and best value in town! Our server was seriously delightful, even though they were super busy. And the pasta is out of this world. I'm a brunch person but couldn't say no to the homemade pasta and it was the best choice. Will be going back again and again. More

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ChouchouChouchou
35 reviews
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Moroccan | East Village, Manhattan

Being early by 15 mins on a cold winter day. The staff didn’t invite us in for drinks but rather stated that the restaurant isn’t open for another 15mins. Had to wait outside which was rather thoughtless and left a sour taste on the reception. Food was mediocre as it wasn’t as flavorful as a it should have been. Quite disappointing with the exception of the starters that came with the meal. More

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PMF - Pardon My FrenchPMF - Pardon My French
37 reviews
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French | East Village, Manhattan

Amazing food and atmosphere! Must check it out! The bottomless mimosa taste great! More

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Thaimee Table (Formerly Ngam)Thaimee Table (Formerly Ngam)
717 reviews
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Thai | East Village, Manhattan

The food was delicious - fresh flavors and such comfort food! We tried the fries and then each of us tried a different entree. My friends and I couldn't stop trying each other's dishes - it was that good. More

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The Black AntThe Black Ant
391 reviews
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Mexican | East Village, Manhattan

We didn't get to Mexico this winter - but the food at the Black Ant far exceeds our gastronomical experiences there - and we eat well there - we eat phenomenally well at The Black Ant! More

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Wagamama (East Village - 11th Street)Wagamama (East Village - 11th Street)
34 reviews
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Asian | East Village, Manhattan

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Tarallucci e Vino East VillageTarallucci e Vino East Village
30 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Brought my out of town friends here for dinner and we all loved our meals. Our server was fantastic, personable and attentive, the bartender was friendly and welcoming. Not a bad thing to say abiutbthr place. More

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Eleven BEleven B
39 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Amazing time, great service and incredible food! More

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Narcissa RestaurantNarcissa Restaurant
836 reviews
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Contemporary American | East Village, Manhattan

The house made nori and saffron bread rolls are a must have. Soft and warm and yummy. More

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Cafe MochaCafe Mocha
22 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Cafe Mocha was a fun brunch venue. Our group had a very nice experience. The wait staff was very attentive. The food was good not great, but a nice intimate setting to hang out with friends and enjoy day drinking. More

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The Copper Still - EastThe Copper Still - East
21 reviews
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Irish | East Village, Manhattan

went for brunch. nice menu. food very good. but the waitress service was pretty poor. lots of seats around the bar and probably is a good place for drinks. but we sat at a table, no drinks. More

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El CamionEl Camion
175 reviews
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Mexican | East Village, Manhattan

I love this place!!! Food is delicious and the service is outstanding. More

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Malai MarkeMalai Marke
233 reviews
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Indian | East Village, Manhattan

Love this place! Lovely people and amazing food. Will definitely go back! More

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HuertasHuertas
195 reviews
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Spanish | East Village, Manhattan

Just great More

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The Ainsworth- East VillageThe Ainsworth- East Village
21 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

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MONO+MONOMONO+MONO
27 reviews
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Contemporary Korean | East Village, Manhattan

Nice, a bit out of the ordinary food, beautiful interior. Only little minus is the strange rule of either cash or American Express More

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Villa CemitaVilla Cemita
190 reviews
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Mexican | East Village, Manhattan

Celebrated my birthday there. Food is delicious- drinks are great. The best part is the attention and hospitality- they let you sit even if you’re whole party isn’t there and don’t pressure to order or leave after esting. Will definitely go back! More

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Afandi GrillAfandi Grill
1 review
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Middle Eastern | East Village, Manhattan

This is one of the best spots to try uzbek food. I ordered bried beef lamian and the the fried dumplings and they are absolutely delicious! The white sauce adds even more flavor to each dish. Service is very attentive and polite. More

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Cinnamon GardenCinnamon Garden
7 reviews
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Indian | East Village, Manhattan

What a gem! The food is delicious and the service could not have been better. It's a casual restaurant but my family found it extremely cozy. We love Indian food and thought the quality and taste was terrific! More

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Plant Food + Wine New YorkPlant Food + Wine New York
110 reviews
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Vegan | East Village, Manhattan

Excellent experience. Food was scrumptious and beautifully presented. Atmosphere was pleasant and cozy. Service was excellent. Only negative criticism was that the portions were extremely small given the price point. This was more the case with appetizers and especially desserts. With that said, we would definitely return. Absolutely delicious! More

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Dinner on LudlowDinner on Ludlow
106 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

Amazing dates, great wings, definitely order the signature cocktails it’s to die for! More

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Nomad Restaurant - East VillageNomad Restaurant - East Village
459 reviews
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Mediterranean | East Village, Manhattan

Their mixed drinks are amazing! More

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Very ThaiVery Thai
2 reviews
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Thai | East Village, Manhattan

Very Thai is a cute little restaurant that is very good to have in the neighborhood, and could be great with some tweaks. The place has nice glowing lighting at night and tables are not too close so you can have a quiet conversation and not be privy to someone else's, which is often the case in East Village restaurants. The soft rock music played also created a soothing atmosphere from what you normally find around here. Only problem with the quiet is you can hear all the goings on in the kitchen, which is ok in a take out joint, but doesn't quite fit with the vibe that they're going for here. This seems to be a family endeavor, and the service is very friendly and gracious as though you are eating in someone's home. We started with the papaya salad which was fresh, colorful and crunchy and had a bright, nicely pungent dressing. We tried the duck roll which was beautifully presented and tasty, but we wished there was more sauce offered with it, as it ate a bit dry. The best dish was the shrimp fried basil rice, with it's lovely presentation of garnishes, and redolent with complex flavors. The vegetable massaman curry was also vibrant with colorful crunchy vegetables in an bright orange coconut sauce, and though well seasoned, it was too sweet and that was not what I wanted. Appreciated that there was brown rice on offer to go with it though. Portions here are ample. I would come back some time to try some of the interesting fish dishes on offer. More

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Apna MasalaApna Masala
35 reviews
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Indian | East Village, Manhattan

Great Experience, food was great, I’ll be back again More

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GuacGuac
42 reviews
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Mexican / Southwestern | East Village, Manhattan

The food was delicious , my boyfriend and I enjoyed the meals and definitely want to go back again ! More

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Pinks Bar & CantinaPinks Bar & Cantina
57 reviews
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Mexican / Southwestern | East Village, Manhattan

this is very close to my work. I enjoy going here for a quick bite with my colleagues. always enjoyable. thanks More

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MancoraMancora
176 reviews
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Peruvian | East Village, Manhattan

Mancora always delivers and never disappoints! I always come for the ceviche and drinks, but the fish taquito has to be the best in the city! Love this place more every time I come. More

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The VNYL, Vintage New York LifestyleThe VNYL, Vintage New York Lifestyle
40 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

The food was so good! We had a mishap with a meal and they didn't charge us for it. The waitresses were super friendly and helpful. Happy hour is 5-9 with BOGO free. There are three floors, two of which have dancefloors with DJs. Doesnt get crazy until about 10:30pm. They open at 5pm. We will be back! More

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KazuzaKazuza
9 reviews
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International | East Village, Manhattan

My overall rating was 4 stars. It did not seem like the staff communicated in the beginning of my time at the establishment. About 4 different waitresses approached me about if I was ready to order after telling the first waitress that I was waiting for someone to arrive before ordering. Another waitress attempted to seat another party in my booth--while I was there--as well. While they apologized, it was definitely unorthodox. Nonetheless, the food, subsequent service, hookah, ambiance, and music were all good. I will be visiting again soon. More

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ShinbashiShinbashi
2 reviews
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Sushi | East Village, Manhattan

Located at 85 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003, our restaurant offers a wide array of fine Asian Fusion Food, such as Tekka Roll, Sushi Deluxe, Rainbow Roll, Spicy Chirashi. Try our delicious food and service today. Come in for a asian fusion Lunch Special or during evenings for a delicious dinner. If you have any suggestion to our food or service, please go to the customer feedback page and leave us your suggestion or review. We will respond to your suggestion as soon as possible.More

Cholo NoirCholo Noir
3 reviews
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Mexican | East Village, Manhattan

Cinco De Mayo celebration with friends enjoying margaritas and eating nachos with guacamole and enchiladas meals with great 80s music and a wonderful evening to reflect More

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SpiegelSpiegel
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Israeli | East Village, Manhattan

THE PLACE YOU WANT TO BE WITH YOUR FRIENDS More

Taj RestaurantTaj Restaurant
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Indian | East Village, Manhattan

A traditional family run restaurant, TAJ has served some of the best Indian dishes in East Village for over 25 years, establishing itself as somewhat of a local landmark. Live Indian music nightly!

Come join us for delicious Indian cuisine in a warm and comfortable setting. You will be happily greeted by our friendly and accomodating staff. You will not be disappointed. We look forward to serving you!More

SoogilSoogil
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Korean | East Village, Manhattan

Born and raised in South Korea, Chef Soogil Lim was originally majoring in Biology. His interest in culinary world was sparked when he went into a restaurant and saw a sign that said “Make People Happy.” It prompted him to research culinary education and enter the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Upon graduation, he began his training in French cuisine at Daniel, one of New York’s most acclaimed fine dining restaurants. Through his hard work and great talent, he was able to move up the ranks and become the first Korean Sous Chef in the restaurant’s history. After working for 7 years under Chef Daniel Boulud (three as Sous Chef) and honing his French technique, he became Executive Chef at Hanjan, where he ran the kitchen for 4 years. With the opening of his own restaurant, Chef Soogil Lim will blend the two backgrounds he knows best: French and Korean.More

Khyber Pass Afghani RestaurantKhyber Pass Afghani Restaurant
6 reviews
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Afghan | East Village, Manhattan

This place is great! Food is amazing and the staff is really friendly More

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JIN Kitchen and BarJIN Kitchen and Bar
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Chinese | East Village, Manhattan

Contemporary Chinese restaurant with an antique-inspired twistMore

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East Village's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
PapillesPapilles
8 reviews
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French | East Village, Manhattan

Loved this place! More

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Momofuku Ko - Counter SeatingMomofuku Ko - Counter Seating
454 reviews
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American | East Village, Manhattan

Amazing experience. Atmosphere and food were outstanding. Will go back again in the future. More

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Restaurant UkiyoRestaurant Ukiyo
65 reviews
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French | East Village, Manhattan

I arrived dinner extremely late after some inconvenient accident. The host there is kind enough to seat me and me extra time to finish and enjoy the 5 courses meal. The food is wonderful and service is just as good. More

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Tableside Italian Cook ShoppeTableside Italian Cook Shoppe
178 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

We went to Tableside for a late Valentines Date and got the best corner seat in the house! The cheese + meat board was amazing, as well as the Truffle Moneybags (SO GOOD!). The service was a bit slow but I think there was only one waiter as it was late on a Monday night. I would recommend this if you're looking for a cozy spot with a rustic yet hip vibe. More

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Lavagna - NYCLavagna - NYC
1120 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Great food, perfect service, convivial atmosphere and a truly authentic Manhattan experience. More

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Buenos AiresBuenos Aires
471 reviews
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Argentinean | East Village, Manhattan

Great place. Authentic parrillada in Manhattan. Attentive service. More

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Kyo YaKyo Ya
39 reviews
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Japanese | East Village, Manhattan

Chef Sono is amazing. People there are so friendly and polite. The food is beyond amazing. Real authentic Japanese food. More

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GianoGiano
864 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Everything was great. Food, wine, atmosphere. But the service was the highlight of our night. Our server was incredible. Knowledgeable, suggestive, patient. Would highly recommend. More

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Risotteria MelottiRisotteria Melotti
134 reviews
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Italian | East Village, Manhattan

Outstanding, authentic food prepared by people who care. More

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PylosPylos
606 reviews
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Greek | East Village, Manhattan

The food is great and the staff were very friendly. I’m only giving 4 stars because I ordered the lamb medium rare and it came out medium well (I felt bad to return it but didn’t consume it all). The sardines had too many thick bones I couldn’t eat that dish either but they were very nice to refund when they noticed they weren’t touched. Overall enjoyed the food thoroughly, the haloumi and Greek salad were amazing! More

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The East Village was once the heart of New York counterculture. Poets, artists, punk rockers and people who lived against the grain gravitated to St. Mark’s Place, perhaps the most well-known street neighboring Tompkins Square Park. Today, the original character of the place remains, but there’s an abundance of trendy eateries and fast-casual restaurants that take some of the edge out of the place. Still, charming tiny restaurants serving upscale, rustic fare add dimension to the multilayered neighborhood.