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Continental and Northern European in New York

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 68 listings
Continental cuisine refers to a medley of cuisines derived mainly from European regions. This cuisine's emphasis rely upon meats, breads, pasta, and potatoes with heavy seasonings.
German Cuisine: German cuisine is influenced by the neighboring countries with Scandinavian influences to the North and Italian and Austrian influences to the South. Traditional dishes include: Sauerbraten, Rosti and the always heavenly Black Forest Cake. For more information on German cuisine please visit The Global Gourmet.

Belgian Cuisine: Belgian cuisine is a blending of French and Flemish influences. Well-known national dishes include Mussels with Chips (Moules et frites) and Carbonade (Beef braised in beer). For more information on Belgian cuisine please visit The Global Gourmet.
Continental and Northern European in New York

Continental Restaurants (44 listings total)

5 & 10 No Exaggeration

Features live big band music and great continental food.
77 Greene St., Soho NY 10012 Tel 212-925-7414

540 Park

Perfect for business lunches. Continental cuisine. Elegant dining room.
540 Park Ave., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Tel 212-339-4050

A.O.C. Bedford

The Southern European menu is small (roast chicken, monkfish, a fine steak), fair prices, the charm romantic place for a first date
14 Bedford St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw Downing & Houston St, Tel 212-414-4764
Website: aocbedford.com


Classic French-American cuisine. Stylish glamourous dining room . Great late night menu. Click here for a review from Digital Cities.
1134 First Ave., Uptown East NY Betw 62nd & 63rd Sts, Tel 212-644-9757


Great continental cuisine. Well presented dishes. Super-friendly staff.
1 Hudson St., Tribeca NY 10013 at Chambers St, Tel 212-240-0163
Website: acappella-restaurant.com


The Adrienne serves upscale Continental cuisine. Try the $38 prix-fixe business lunch. Closed for dinner during August. Click here for a review from Digital Cities.
700 Fifth Ave., Midtown NY 10019 55th St., Fax 212-903-3946
Reservations: 212-903-3918; E-mail: pny@peninsula.com
Website: peninsula.com

Ambassador Grill

Menu includes sirloin loaded with above average, crisp shoestring fries, halibut in miso beurre blanc with broccoli rabe and impeccable service.
1 UN Plaza, Turtle Bay NY 10017 , Tel 212-702-5014
Fax: 212-702-5076


Anton's serves pastas, salads, chicken, fish and homemade tarts and strudel for dessert.
259 W. 4th St., West Village NY 10014 Perry Street, Tel 212-675-5059

Ariose Cafe

...unpretentious neighborhood spot harbors a Greek soul... - New York Magazine
193 Second Ave., Lower East Side NY 10003 2nd Ave, Tel 212-254-8145


Great menu offering among other things over 100 cheese fondues plus 200 varieties of cheese accompanied by 160 varieties of fantastic wine
2 Park Ave., Midtown South NY 10016 betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-725-8585


Small restaurant in Greenwich Village with rear garden serving European meals
359 Bleeker St., West Village NY 10014 betw Charles & W. 10th St, Tel 212-929-4774
Website: augustny.com


Hidden inside Washington Square Hotel this is the perfect spot for dinner or just a quiet drink. Continental cuisine. Cozy dinning room.
103 Waverly Pl., Greenwich Village NY 10011 at MacDougal Street, Tel 212-254-1200
Fax: 212-260-1179


Innovative cuisine at this Millenium Broadway restaurant. Great place to see and be seen. Try the prix fixe wine-tasting dinner.
145 W. 44th St., Theater District NY betw Broadway & 6th Ave, Tel 212-789-7508

City Cafe

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner continental menu with something for every palette.
804 Lexington Ave., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Tel 212-838-3580
Fax: 212-838-0811

Cosi Sandwich Bar

Perfect for lunch or an early dinner. Delicious fresh baked bread used for the sandwiches.
55 Broad St., Financial District NY 10022 Tel 212-344-5000
Fax: 212-269-6902; Website: xandocosi.com

Cove Restaurant

A restaurant that serves continental cuisine, the Cove doubles as a jazz club twice a week. On Wednesday and Thursday... - CitySearch
2 South End Ave., Battery Park NY Tel 212-964-1500


Continental cuisine, terrace dining
1316 Madison Ave., Carnegie Hill NY 10128 Tel 212-534-3475
Fax: 212-987-4710

Dumonet at the Carlyle

This restaurant has an elegant atmosphere & features crab cakes, filet mignon & other gourmet foods.
35 E. 76th St., Upper East Side NY 10021 in the Carlyle Hotel, Tel 212-744-1600
Website: thecarlyle.com

Essex House

Softly lit, intimate dining room, lavish dishes and superb service leads to the ultimate dining experience.
155 W. 58th St., Midtown NY Tel 212-484-5113


Located under the 59th St bridge, this armory size restaurant has great views and an elegant dining room. Serving a potpourri of roasted meats, fish and vegtable dishes. Large bar crowd.
409 E. 59th St., Uptown East NY 10022 betw First & York Ave, Tel 212-980-2455
Website: guastavinos.com


Fashionable, chic restaurant that serves delicious food like American classics with Middle Eastern and Asian influences. Relaxing decor with elvet banquette surrounded by mirrored walls.
130 E. 39th St., Murray Hill NY 10016 Tel 212-592-8888

Kings' Carriage House

Quaint, romantic dining room. Great atmosphere. Traditional Continental cuisine.
251 E. 82nd St., Yorkville NY 10028 2nd/3rd Ave., Tel 212-734-5490
Website: kingscarriagehouse.com

Lansky Lounge & Grill

Steakhouse with well prepared dinner menu and cocktails list
104 Norfolk St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Rivington & Delancey St, Tel 212-677-9489
Fax: 212-473-4860; Website: lanskylounge.com

Le Max

Old-fashioned theater district restaurant offering a large selection of French/Continental cuisine.
W. 43rd St., Btwn. 6th & Broadway, Tel 212-764-3705

Lion's Den

This classic pub offers numerous party theme nights. Features American and Continental cuisine.
214 Sullivan St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw Bleeker & West 3rd, Tel 212-477-2782

Marion's Continental Restaurant & Lounge

1950s decoration and music and the "World Famous" Pontani Sisters dancers. Items on the menu include sweet-and-salty bacon-wrapped scallops, garlic-mint rack of lamb and salmon with Chinese spices.
354 Bowery, Noho NY 10012 betw Great Jones & E 4th St, Tel 212-475-7621

Mercer Kitchen

Subterranean canteen in the Mercer Hotel. Varied menu of continental cuisine. Excellent food.
99 Prince St., Soho NY 10012 at Mercer St in Mercer Hotel, Tel 212-966-5454
Website: jean-georges.com

Merlot Bar & Grill

American restaurant with Continental tinge. Extensive menu. Great selection of wines. Jazz music nightly downstairs.
48 W. 63rd St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 Tel 212-363-7568
Fax: 212-977-4356

Michael Sakele Incorporated

5 Dey St., Financial District NY Tel 212-962-0463


Trendy sleek restaurant serving continental cuisine. Located in Nicole Farhi's store.
10 E. 60th St., Lenox Hill NY 10022 at 5th and Madison, Tel 212-223-2288


Traditional Irish-American food, friendly service and beautiful surroundings, bar for after dinner drinks available
22 E. 41st St., Murray Hill NY 10017 betw 5th & Madison Ave, Tel 212-685-6807


This eatery located in upper west side of Manhattan NY features American French Cuisine in a mahogany and leather styled eatery.
2315 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10024 Betw 83rd & 84th Sts, Tel 212-580-8700
Website: ouestny.com

P.J. Charlton's

American and continental cuisine, average meal $15-20
549 Greenwich St., Hudson Square NY 10013 Tel 212-924-9532

Pearl Oyster Bar

Tiny village restaurant serving some of the most irresistable seafood in town.
18 Cornelia St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw W 4th & Bleeker St, Tel 212-691-8211
Website: pearloysterbar.com


Tiny and terrific "home-style" restaurant serving heavenly New American cuisine in East Village.
54 E. 1st St., East Village NY 10003 betwFirst & Second Ave, Tel 212-677-6221

Rainbow Room

Classic dishes such as Oysters Rockefeller and Baked Alaska are served with an amazing NYC view. This is one of the classiest places to dance and mingle. A jacket and tie are required.
30 Rockefeller Plaza, Rockefeller Center NY 10112 49th & 50th Sts., Tel 212-632-5000
Website: rainbowroom.com

Restaurant 222

Very popular Upper West Side Restaurant. Housed in an ornate townhouse.Elaborate continental cuisine. Perfect place for a celebration.
222 W. 79th St., Upper West Side NY 10024 betw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave, Tel 212-799-0400
Fax: 212-799-2080; E-mail: rest.222@compuserve.com


This after-Broadway theater haunt serves meat and seafood dishes. Click here to see a picture
234 W. 44th St., Theater District NY 10036 betw B'way & 8th Ave., Tel 212-221-8440
Fax: 212-302-0865; E-mail: info@sardis.com
Website: sardis.com

Sonia Rose

The Sonia Rose is perfect for a romantic evening, but is not intended for a quick business lunch. Reservations are suggested.
150 E. 34th St., Midtown South NY 10016 Tel 212-545-1777
Fax: 212-683-1843


Swiss specialties think all-you-can-eat raclette cheese and, yes, fondue -- as well as European & American classics.
310 W. 53rd St., Clinton NY 10019 at 8th Ave., Tel 212-810-4444
Website: 1291swizz.com

Tavern on the Green

A famous NY landmark. Rich in history and plenty of star power. Extra ordinarly good continental cuisine and weekday prix-fixe lunches.
Central Pk. W., Central Park NY 10023 (at 67th St.), Tel 212-873-3200
Fax: 212-580-4265; Website: tavernonthegreen.com

Two Rooms

313 E. 58th St., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw First & Second Avenues, Tel 212-223-1886

West Bank Cafe

Lively congenial Theater District restaurant serving excellent continental cuisine. Comfortable dining room.
407 W. 42nd St., Clinton NY 10036 Manhattan Plaza, Tel 212-695-6909


Charming townhouse restaurant. Innovative continental cuisine. Attentive service and romantic aura.
1022 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side NY 10021 at 73rd St., Tel 212-717-0703

Belgian Restaurants (10 listings total)

B. Cafe

A casual atmosphere, excellent seafood and fries, attentive service
240 E. 75th St., Yorkville NY betw 2nd & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-249-3300


Good traditional Belgian sea-food based cuisine.
676 Sixth Ave., Flatiron District NY @ 21st St, Tel 212-727-3314
Website: marktrestaurant.com

Murals on 54

Here, you can admire Dean Cornwell's historic, restored murals painted in 1937, while eating continental food with international influences.
63 W. 54th St., Midtown NY 10019 at 6th Ave. - in the Warwick Hotel, Tel 212-314-7700
Website: murals54.com

Petit Abeille

It's hard to find homestyle European food prepared this well, especially at these prices
400 W. 14th St., Meatpacking District NY 10014 Tel 212-727-1505
Fax: 212-727-3270

Petite Abeille - Flatiron District

107 W. 18th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 bet. 6th & 7th Aves., Tel 212-604-9350
Fax: 212-791-8115

Petite Abeille - Tribeca

134 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 betw Duane & Thomas St, Tel 212-791-1360

Petite Abeille - West Village

Delicious, rich traditional Belgian food with waffles and fantastic home fries
466 Hudson St., West Village NY 10014 at Barrow St., Tel 212-741-6479
Website: petiteabeille.com

Pommes Frites - Lower East Side

Belgian-style fries served all night at this storefront restaurant.
123 Second Ave., Lower East Side NY Tel 212-674-1234

Pommes Frites - Theater District

724 Seventh Ave., Theater District NY 10003 Tel 212-664-0064


French influenced Belgian dishes and a wide range of beers and wine
111 E. 29th St., Midtown South NY betw Park & Lexington Ave, Tel 212-685-5585
Website: restonyc.com

Dutch Restaurants (3 listings total)

Cafe Sabarsky

Famous Austrian desserts: tartes and tortes and more
1048 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side NY 10128 at 86th St, Neue Galerie, Tel 212-288-0665
Website: wallserestaurant.com


TriBeCa's " Vienna fantasy ". Austrian inspired epicurean restaurant for 70 guests, bar and lounge
30 Hudson St., Tribeca NY 10013 at Duane St, Tel 212-791-3771
Website: thedanube.net


Tasty Austrian?s Viennese specialties in a gorgeous setting.
344 W. 11th St., West Village NY at Washington St., Tel 212-352-2300
Website: wallserestaurant.com

German Restaurants (5 listings total)

Blaue Gans

Although the decor is much less than impressive but the menu offers plenty of German and Austrian classics
139 Duane St., Tribeca NY Tel 212-571-8880

Cafe Steinhof

Offering German and Austrian comfort food, although not vegetarian friendly it is simple and filling, there is also a selection of german/austrian beers and wine
422 Seventh Ave., @ 14th St., Tel 718-369-7776
Website: cafesteinhof.com

Hallo Berlin

Wonderful German cuisine. Great outdoor area for dinner or drinks. Dancing nightly.
626 Tenth Ave., Clinton NY 10036 betw 44th & 45th St, Tel 212-977-1944


...hearty American fare like roast-corn-and-mussel chowder, barbecued braised short ribs, and grilled rib steak... -New York Magazine
35 Grand St., Soho NY Tel 212-334-6841

Thomas Beisl

A Viennese Bistro offering Goulash, Linzertorte, Sauerbraten and more served on the outdoor patio in good weather
25 Lafayette Ave., @ Ashland Pl., Tel 718-222-5800

Scandinavian Restaurants (6 listings total)

AQ Cafe

Scandinavian food cafeteria
58 Park Ave., Murray Hill NY 10016 near 38th St., Tel 212-847-9745
Website: aquavit.org

F&B - Chelsea

Great small restaurant serving Scandanavian style hotdogs.
269 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY 10011 betw Seventh & Eighth Ave, Tel 646-486-4441
Website: gudtfood.com

F&B - Midtown

150 E. 52nd St., Midtown NY 10022 betw Lexington & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-421-8600

Good World Bar & Grill

Charming dining room. Swedish cuisine. Very popular Lower East Side spot. Large bar crowd.
3 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY at Division St., Tel 212-925-9975


...a combination of Scandinavian specialties and tried-and-true confections. - New York Magazine
231 E. 15th St., Stuyvesant NY 10003 Tel 212-677-7722


Scandinavian restaurant in East Midtown featuring traditional specialties and Swedish farmhouse decor
115 E. 60th St., Lenox Hill NY 10022 betw Lexington & Park Ave, Tel 212-355-7069
Website: ulrikas.com