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Union Square (New York City) Restaurants

Yakiniku FutagoYakiniku Futago
196 reviews
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Japanese | Union Square, Manhattan

Just amazing. Maybe my favourite spot in the world. If you know me, you know how much of a compliment that is. I've probably not eaten in for 5 years. More

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Lady MendlsLady Mendls
536 reviews
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Afternoon Tea | Union Square, Manhattan

We celebrated a friends 60th bday, everything was perfect!! Not my first visit and definitely not my last. The tea sandwiches were terrific, and the scones were amazing!! the staff was very friendly and accommodating. More

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Gotham Bar and GrillGotham Bar and Grill
8956 reviews
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Contemporary American | Union Square, Manhattan

Excellent in all respects. The pear soufflé was so good we ordered a second. More

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Casa MonoCasa Mono
1451 reviews
$$$$
Spanish | Union Square, Manhattan

Excellent tapas: recommend skirt steak and pork belly most highly. Good service. In/out in reasonable time, ate pre-show. More

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15 East Restaurant15 East Restaurant
1004 reviews
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Sushi | Union Square, Manhattan

the only down side was that after having omakase diner they basically send us away immediately, handing over our coats and starting cleaning the restaurant. More

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TocquevilleTocqueville
2483 reviews
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American | Union Square, Manhattan

Other then torn jeans and baseball caps it is a ten plus. The only disappointment was many of the clientele were dressed as if they we’re dining at Shake Shack. Only if Tocqueville will adhere to their dress code. More

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Village Taverna Greek GrillVillage Taverna Greek Grill
273 reviews
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Greek | Union Square, Manhattan

This is one of my favorite Greek places in NYC. It’s very modern, bright, and beautiful. Perfect for an intimate date. The food is vibrant and delicious. More

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Strip House SpeakeasyStrip House Speakeasy
243 reviews
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Steakhouse | Union Square, Manhattan

Date night with my husband. We had a wonderful evening. More

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Ribalta PizzaRibalta Pizza
697 reviews
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Italian | Union Square, Manhattan

My family loves coming here, it's great to find a place in Union Square that can accommodate groups of 6 or people. The pizza is fresh and delicious, and the service is always friendly and helpful. More

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ABC CocinaABC Cocina
2403 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Union Square, Manhattan

The menu is creative with some standards ... quality and presentation is very good. Service is excellent. At lunch I had a tequila on the rocks with a splash of orange juice ... perfect ! More

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Basta Pasta Ristorante ItalianoBasta Pasta Ristorante Italiano
72 reviews
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Italian | Union Square, Manhattan

Delicious and creative appetizers, pastas and desserts - all presented beautifully. Portions are smaller than most American's expectations for pasta portions, which is perfect because quality over quantity is emphasized - you can finish your meal without feeling too full and still have room for dessert. More

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5 Napkin Burger - Union Square5 Napkin Burger - Union Square
582 reviews
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Burgers | Union Square, Manhattan

Great hamburger; great signature hand cut fries! Nice place ; good service and competitive prices. More

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Le Midi Bar & RestaurantLe Midi Bar & Restaurant
458 reviews
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French | Union Square, Manhattan

We had a lovely dinner. Very authentic french food, nicely prepared and very well priced. Our server was gracious and helpful. Great desserts More

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Rosa Mexicano - Union SquareRosa Mexicano - Union Square
4156 reviews
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Mexican | Union Square, Manhattan

Excellent menu and cocktails, loved our waiter Jordan, he really went out of his way to make our dinner and drinks special with great recommendations! More

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.Tarallucci e Vino Union Square.Tarallucci e Vino Union Square
619 reviews
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Italian | Union Square, Manhattan

We eat here several times a month for business lunches. Always good food and service. Had the soup of the day which was Asparagus & Zucchini, it was too watery not enough texture to the soup. Farro salad with chicken is excellent. Finish up with great coffee. More

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Lantern Thai KitchenLantern Thai Kitchen
179 reviews
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Thai | Union Square, Manhattan

I had a red curry which was very good, but a lot of sauce compared to chicken. My wife had shrimp pad Thai which she says was good. More

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Bowery RoadBowery Road
205 reviews
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American | Union Square, Manhattan

Great atmosphere with creative shareable eats. Amazing bar with deep cocktail and booze menu. Can't wait to go back. More

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Rye HouseRye House
174 reviews
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American | Union Square, Manhattan

great place for whiskey, rye and bourbon drinks. They have everything as well as a knowledgable bartender, Peter who knows his stuff and makes a great cocktail! More

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Lillie'sLillie's
514 reviews
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Comfort Food | Union Square, Manhattan

Sat within 5 minutes of reservation time. Waitress was attentive and took our order right away. Food arrived fairly quickly, was hot and well prepared. Great ambiance with Christmas decorations. More

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Pierre Loti Union SquarePierre Loti Union Square
105 reviews
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Mediterranean | Union Square, Manhattan

Convenient location, good selection of wine. More

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Al VicolettoAl Vicoletto
151 reviews
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Italian | Union Square, Manhattan

They have a great lobster special that we go for More

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IrvingtonIrvington
254 reviews
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Contemporary American | Union Square, Manhattan

I eat a lot so I just wish they included pasta with the chicken parm... definitely not enough chicken for the price, better off with the burger, which was also very good! (That came with fries) More

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Max Brenner - Union SquareMax Brenner - Union Square
7020 reviews
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Comfort Food | Union Square, Manhattan

Food and drinks are excellent. Desserts make it an unforgettable experience. Miss the Sunday mood pasta though. Always choose this place for all our special occasions! Love it! 😁 More

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Kiin Thai EateryKiin Thai Eatery
87 reviews
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Thai | Union Square, Manhattan

Solid Thai food, the Manhattan was really great. The fried chicken was nice too. Service was good More

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Spice - Union SquareSpice - Union Square
314 reviews
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Thai | Union Square, Manhattan

Delicious! Enjoyed the meal after a long day in the city. More

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PanoramaPanorama
3 reviews
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Middle Eastern | Union Square, Manhattan

Great location great food. More

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Macho'sMacho's
9 reviews
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Mexican | Union Square, Manhattan

This was a great spot for casual dinner. The food and margaritas were great. More

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SideBAR - Union SquareSideBAR - Union Square
8 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Union Square, Manhattan

not aware when we made the reservation that everyone had to be over 21 so we were not able to eat there More

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Pie by the PoundPie by the Pound
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Pizzeria | Union Square, Manhattan

Pie does pizza like no one else. We offer artisanal pizza sold by the pound with Gluten-Free, Vegan/Vegetarian and Whole Wheat options available. Check out the world's largest selection of Gluten-Free Beer and Ciders, or enjoy one of our many craft beers and wine. Finish off the night with our killer Dessert Pizza (Nutella!). Tasty food. Cheap drinks. Good music. Great timesMore

Union Square (New York City) Diners' Choice Winners

Union Square (New York City)'s best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Lady MendlsLady Mendls
536 reviews
$$$$
Afternoon Tea | Union Square, Manhattan

We celebrated a friends 60th bday, everything was perfect!! Not my first visit and definitely not my last. The tea sandwiches were terrific, and the scones were amazing!! the staff was very friendly and accommodating. More

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Yakiniku FutagoYakiniku Futago
196 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | Union Square, Manhattan

Just amazing. Maybe my favourite spot in the world. If you know me, you know how much of a compliment that is. I've probably not eaten in for 5 years. More

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Gotham Bar and GrillGotham Bar and Grill
8956 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Union Square, Manhattan

Excellent in all respects. The pear soufflé was so good we ordered a second. More

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Casa MonoCasa Mono
1451 reviews
$$$$
Spanish | Union Square, Manhattan

Excellent tapas: recommend skirt steak and pork belly most highly. Good service. In/out in reasonable time, ate pre-show. More

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TocquevilleTocqueville
2483 reviews
$$$$
American | Union Square, Manhattan

Other then torn jeans and baseball caps it is a ten plus. The only disappointment was many of the clientele were dressed as if they we’re dining at Shake Shack. Only if Tocqueville will adhere to their dress code. More

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Strip House SpeakeasyStrip House Speakeasy
243 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Union Square, Manhattan

Date night with my husband. We had a wonderful evening. More

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15 East Restaurant15 East Restaurant
1004 reviews
$$$$
Sushi | Union Square, Manhattan

the only down side was that after having omakase diner they basically send us away immediately, handing over our coats and starting cleaning the restaurant. More

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Ribalta PizzaRibalta Pizza
697 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Union Square, Manhattan

My family loves coming here, it's great to find a place in Union Square that can accommodate groups of 6 or people. The pizza is fresh and delicious, and the service is always friendly and helpful. More

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Village Taverna Greek GrillVillage Taverna Greek Grill
273 reviews
$$$$
Greek | Union Square, Manhattan

This is one of my favorite Greek places in NYC. It’s very modern, bright, and beautiful. Perfect for an intimate date. The food is vibrant and delicious. More

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Basta Pasta Ristorante ItalianoBasta Pasta Ristorante Italiano
72 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Union Square, Manhattan

Delicious and creative appetizers, pastas and desserts - all presented beautifully. Portions are smaller than most American's expectations for pasta portions, which is perfect because quality over quantity is emphasized - you can finish your meal without feeling too full and still have room for dessert. More

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Discover Union Square

Over the past decade, Union Square has gained popularity for its outdoor farmers market (called greenmarket) and nearby cafes and restaurants. A main connection point for Brooklyn trains, Union Square is also a thriving hub for students and young professionals. Casual lunch spots, hip bars, and outdoor patio dining are all options to checkout in the Union Square area.