The Infatuation's Restaurant Picks

The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

Best American Restaurants in New York Area

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Best American Restaurants in New York Area

Best Italian Restaurants in New York Area

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Best Italian Restaurants in New York Area

Popular restaurants in New York Area

Browse some of the most booked restaurants in New York Area

HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar
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Contemporary American | Edgewater
Serafina 105
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Italian | Upper West Side
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Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
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Contemporary American | Upper West Side
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in New York City

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in New York City

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in New York City

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
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Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in New York City

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in New York City

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you seek, here are the best places by cuisine type, according to our tastemakers.
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The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in New York City

New York City’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
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New York City’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

100 New York / Tri-State Area Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

We took a look at our data to select the restaurants that are perfect for your Valentine's Day celebrations this year.
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100 New York / Tri-State Area Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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FIG & OLIVE MeatpackingFIG & OLIVE Meatpacking
6018 reviews
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Mediterranean | Meatpacking District, Manhattan

Our favorite date night and family night spot in the Meatpacking and High Line neighborhoods. More

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FIG & OLIVE Fifth AvenueFIG & OLIVE Fifth Avenue
7688 reviews
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Mediterranean | Midtown East, Manhattan

Got the avocado toast was ok, mushroom croquettes were ok, the paella totally disappointing, no taste, dea pieces of chorizo at the bottom of the rice.. Our server didn’t offer refill or dessert, he was busy talking at the bar. More

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STK - NYC - MidtownSTK - NYC - Midtown
3164 reviews
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Steakhouse | Midtown West, Manhattan

I had an excellent time celebrating my Birthday here. My server was awesome. The food was delicious, and the place is absolutely amazingly beautiful. More

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ScopaScopa
84 reviews
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Italian | Chelsea, Manhattan

Really enjoyed Scopa. First visit, last week. Food was delicious; lovely place, large, but still felt cozy. And it was quiet enough to have a nice conversation. Would def go back. More

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Butcher and Banker NYCButcher and Banker NYC
323 reviews
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Steakhouse | Midtown West, Manhattan

Awesome! Amazing food and service. Cool atmosphere for any occasion! More

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Specials at top restaurants in New York Area

Enjoy great restaurant specials, set menus, and more
FIG & OLIVE Fifth AvenueFIG & OLIVE Fifth Avenue
7688 reviews
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Mediterranean | Midtown East, Manhattan

Got the avocado toast was ok, mushroom croquettes were ok, the paella totally disappointing, no taste, dea pieces of chorizo at the bottom of the rice.. Our server didn’t offer refill or dessert, he was busy talking at the bar. More

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Benjamin Steakhouse PrimeBenjamin Steakhouse Prime
552 reviews
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American | Midtown East, Manhattan

They were flexible on the last minute reservation change, service and food was great. More

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FIG & OLIVE MeatpackingFIG & OLIVE Meatpacking
6018 reviews
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Mediterranean | Meatpacking District, Manhattan

Our favorite date night and family night spot in the Meatpacking and High Line neighborhoods. More

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Don't Tell Mama NYCDon't Tell Mama NYC
1607 reviews
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Contemporary American | Theater District / Times Square, Manhattan

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The service was great, as we were running late before a show and needed to rush a little bit! Our server made sure everything came out quickly, without feeling rushed, and we still made it to the theater with plenty of time to spare! The food was tasty, the restaurant was quiet, especially for a Sunday night. Overall, great experience More

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PergolaPergola
280 reviews
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Mediterranean | Chelsea, Manhattan

Always a fun place More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

New York Area's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Horned Dorset Inn1. The Horned Dorset Inn
232 reviews
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French | Cooperstown, Upstate New York

Always a wonderful experience! Food second to none as well as the service. Couldn’t ask for anything more for a special evening More

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Sette2. Sette
662 reviews
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Italian | Bernardsville, New Jersey - North

This was our first time at this restaurant and we will be going back soon, the food was excellent as was the service. More

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Chiko3. Chiko
19 reviews
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French / Japanese | Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Chiko is a great restaurant. Inventive and delicious Japanese food with European influences. Surprisingly strong for a small Brooklyn restaurant. The food competes with the best restaurants in NYC. More

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La Cafette4. La Cafette
13 reviews
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French | Williamsburg, Brooklyn

After looking at their Instagram, I was dying to go. 10x better than the pictures. Everything. More

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Sushi Kaito5. Sushi Kaito
210 reviews
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Sushi | Upper West Side, Manhattan

I had an amazing experience here. I ordered the 16pc omakase which came with a sashimi starter and a miso soup. The quality of the fish was excellent, some of the best saba I've ever had. They cure their own ikura in sake and soy sauce and it was incredible. The price-quality ratio is unheard of, a similar meal at most other places would've cost between 160-200 where as it was only $120 with tip included. I will most definitely be back soon! More

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New to OpenTable

New York Area restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Blue Mountain HeightsBlue Mountain Heights
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Café | Washington Heights, Manhattan

We provide our customers with authentic Jamaican cuisine and a relaxed space for entertainment. We have a full bar, cozy dining, and a cafe equipped with WiFi and flatscreen televisions.More

MIX Prime Steakhouse, Fish & Sushi BarMIX Prime Steakhouse, Fish & Sushi Bar
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Steakhouse | Woodbury, Long Island / Hamptons

One of the best restaurants in the Woodbury area, now featuring the area's only 40 Day Prime Aged Beef along with
Fresh Seafood, Raw Bar and Sushi Bar.
Our diverse Menu offers Diners the experience of their choosing, from the finest prime steaks and freshest seafood bought daily. For an upscale experience dine in our Main Dining room or enjoy the relaxed casual feel in our bar area.More

Patrick'sPatrick's
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American | Theater District / Times Square, Manhattan

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The Cabin NYCThe Cabin NYC
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American | East Village, Manhattan

Located in NYC’s legendary East Village community, Alphabet City…Decked out with wood paneled walls, infinity mirrors reflecting birch trees, and leather banquettes lining the perimeter of the venue, The Cabin NYC is a cozy, rustic and comfortable cottage-like space with a full-service bar serving delicious and unique specialty cocktails. And rather than offering individual starters and main courses, The Cabin NYC serves mouthwatering American Classic dishes with their creative twist and are created for sharing. Come experience the #CabinLife
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Vintage Sports Bar & LoungeVintage Sports Bar & Lounge
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American | Wantagh, Long Island / Hamptons

Vintage Sports Bar & Lounge has 12 Big Screen TV's, Top Premium Liquor, Many Beer Selections & Food Specials DailyMore

Discover New York

When a city never sleeps, waking hours are spent in cafes, diners, bars and restaurants of every shape and size that give New York its unique flavor. Once famous for pizza by-the-slice (local loyalties run deep), black-and-white cookies, and old world, mahogany-paneled steakhouses—the dining rooms of titans of business and other famous folks—Manhattan is now estimated to have 24,000 restaurants, from midtown’s korean barbecue to fast casual vegan burgers. Pillowy pork buns? You got it. French rotisserie? That too. And, of course, there will always be the perfect bagel, preferably toasted dark with smoked salmon, cream cheese, tomato, onions, and capers.

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