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American Restaurants in New York

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 625 listings
Grilling meat is an American past time especially during the summer months. At many American restaurants you will find variety of livestock, game, seafood, and burgers. There are many ethnic influences in many of the foods and Southern flavors in some of the cuisine.
No other nation has such a variety of foodstuffs at its disposal, or such contrasts cuisines, as the United States. That is perhaps why there is no one national cuisine. America has developed a variety of overlapping regional cooking styles including the native dishes of New England, the Pennsylvania Dutch (German) cooking of Pennsylvania, the French Creole of the Deep South, the Mexican influence on Western cooking and many other tasty influences that can be characterized as culinary inclusiveness.

In the following restaurants you will find such dishes as: Belgium waffles, eggs Benedict, western omelets, a selection of cereals for breakfast; chili, chicken fingers, buffalo wings, Caesar salad, shrimp cocktail as appetizers; Meatloaf, tender (USDA) steak, roast turkey, beef stew, fajitas, salmon steak, pasta dishes, selection of sandwiches, mocha mud pie, burgers as entrees; ice-cream sundaes, milk shakes, New York cheese cake, sodas, root beer and so much more.

Angus McIndoe

Small eatery in Theater District that offers traditional American meals
258 W. 44th St., Theater District NY 10036 betw Broadway & Eight Ave , Tel 212-221-9222
Website: angusmcindoe.com


We bake our own bread in every day in our brick ovens. Scrumptious stuffed sandwiches, flatbread pizzas, salads and soup.
1633 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10019 Tel 212-397-9838
Website: getcosi.com

Dave and Busters

Come for happy hour...or any hour! Enjoy great tasting food anytime plus drinks and games.
234 W. 42nd St., New York NY 10036 Tel 646-495-2015
Website: daveandbusters.com

Fruit & Fiber

27 Waverly Pl., Greenwich Village NY 10003 Tel 212-253-9670

Japonais Restaurant

Great tasting food.
111 E. 18th St., New York NY 10003 Tel 212-260-2020

Life Cafe

East Village menu which includes vegetarian dishes- Philly seitan sandwich alongside fried chicken with garlic mashed potatoes.
343 E. 10th St., East Village NY 10009 (at Avenue B), Tel 212-477-8791
E-mail: 4.info@lifecafenyc.com; Website: lifecafenyc.com

Life Cafe Nine 83

A Bohemian atmosphere with a menu offering both american, mexican and a few vegan dishes, delivery is available
983 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn NY betw Bogart & Central St, Tel 718381133
Website: lifecafenyc.com

American Restaurants (233 listings total)


Upper East Side restaurant serving simple and stylish variations of American food, decorated by colorful paintings
343 E. 85th St., Yorkville NY 10028 bet. 1st & 2nd Aves., Tel 212-717-6200
Website: restaurant343.com

36 Bar and Barbecue

Korean barbecue house featuring built-in charcoal table grills on which you grill your own food - under the watchful eye of the staff.
5 W. 36th St., Fashion District NY Tel 212-239-5000


Carnegie Hill kid-friendly American restaurant offering comfort food
45 E. 92nd St., Carnegie Hill NY 10128 (at Madison Ave.), Tel 212-828-5300

99 Miles to Philly

Philly cheesesteaks, chili and more. Everything you love about eating in Philadelphia. Delivers from Houston to 18th St and 5th Ave. to Ave. A.
94 Third Ave., East Village NY 10003 Btwn 12th & 13th St, Tel 212-253-2700

A & M Roadhouse

Traditional American cuisine, live music on Fridays nights and karaoke
57 Murray St., Financial District NY Tel 212-385-9005
Fax: 212-385-9089; Tel: 888-385-9005
E-mail: arthur@amroadhouse.com; Website: amroadhouse.com


...mignon of yellowfin tuna, a classic Caesar, and lacquered pork chops with cottage-fried sweet potatoes.. -New York Magazine
234 W. 42nd St., Fashion District NY betw 7th & 8th Ave, Tel 212-642-2626

AKA Cafe

Eclectic Lower East Side sandwiches and snacks
49 Clinton St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Rivington & Stanton St, Tel 212-979-6096
Website: akacafe.com


A "pub-style restaurant" offering all the basics; burgers, fish and chips, pasta, steak, pork and more along with a good selection of wine and beer
56 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn NY betw Bergen St & St Marks Pl., Tel 718-636-4385
Website: alchemybrooklyn.com


455 Hudson St., West Village NY 10014 betw Barrow & Morton St, Tel 212-255-3838

Algonquin Lobby Lounge

Former hangout of Dorothy Parker and company, the tables are round and the food and drinks are good.
59 W. 44th St., Midtown NY 10036 betw 5th & 6th Ave , Tel 212-840-6800
Website: algonquinhotel.com

Alias Restaurant

Affordable American dishes in Lower East Side
76 Clinton St., Lower East Side NY 10002 at Rivington St., Tel 212-505-5011

Angelina Cafe

Serving breakfast and sandwiches. Offers delivery, take out and catering.
36 Avenue A, East Village NY 10009 Bet 2nd & 3rd St, Tel 212-533-7183


American home-style cuisine in Upper East Side
1381 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 betw 78th & 79th St, Tel 212-327-4853


Enjoy a delightful time at this anytime restaurant and bar.
93 6th St., Williamsburg NY 11211 Tel 718-218-7272
Website: anytimeny.com


A somewhat rustic style restaurant with quality organic ingredients, offers such dishes as Ricotta Dumplings and roasted Chatham Cod although the menu is seasonal
501 11th St., Brooklyn NY @ 7th Ave, Tel 718-768-2044
Website: applewoodny.com

Atomic Wings

Chicken wings that owe more to Scoville heat units than they do to cuisine, it's Super Bowl Sunday food with waffle-cut fries, beer, and a frat-like atmosphere. - CitySearch
179 W. 4th St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-627-9500

B Bar and Grill

The menu includes specialty cocktails, like the green-hued Appletini, entrees such as fleshy, oversized prawns brushed with chili oil, grilled mahimahi with mango salsa, pepper-crusted strip steak, burgers and pizzas.
40 E. 4th St., Greenwich Village NY at Bowery, Tel 212-475-2220

Bar 515

International pub grub and hearty American dishes with a touch of Asian and Mexican influences... - New York Magazine
515 Third Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 betw 34th & 35th St, Tel 212-532-3300
Website: bar515.com

Bar Americain

Ambitious regional cooking, steaks, raw bar.
152 W. 52nd St., Midtown NY 10019 betw 6th & 7th Ave , Fax 212-265-9616
Tel: 212-265-9700; Website: baramericain.com

Bar Veloce

Good sandwiches, beyond mere bar food.
175 Second Ave., Lower East Side NY 10011 betw 11th & 12th St, Tel 212-260-3200
Website: barveloce.com


Bi-level space serves gourmet salads and sandwiches by day on the first floor and converts to a fine cheese and caviar bar at night.
529 Broadway, Soho NY 10012 At Spring St., Tel 212-431-4350

Barking Dog

Family favorites, big with the stroller set.

Barking Dog - Midtown South

150 E. 34th St., Midtown South NY 10016 betw Lexington & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-871-3900

Barking Dog - Yorkville

1678 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10128 94th St., Tel 212-831-1800

Barking Dog - Yorkville

1453 York Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 At 77th St., Tel 212-861-3600

Barking Dog Luncheonette

1678 Third Ave., Yorkville NY (at 94th St.), Tel 212-861-3600

Barocco Kitchen

42 Union Sq. E., Union Square NY 10003 betw 16th & 17th St, Tel 212-254-6777

BB Sandwich Bar

The sole menu item here is a lip-smackingly great Philly-style cheese steak - daringly served on an untraditional kaiser roll with a fistful of caramelized onions.
120 W. 3rd St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw MacDougal St. & 6th Ave., Tel 212-473-7500

Beekman Kitchen

International menu that covers a lot of ground. Items include steamed edamame, vegetable paella, St. Louis ribs in a tomato-cider-vinegar marinade, cobb salad, crisp squid with spicy Thai sauce, grilled tuna steak and the oven roasted pork chop.
1239 Second Ave., Uptown East NY at 65th St., Tel 212-308-0600

Better Burger

..Snappy fast-food for carnivores and quasi-vegetarians... -New York Magazine
Website: betterburger.com

Better Burger - Kips Bay

565 Third Ave., Kips Bay NY at 37th St., Tel 212-949-7528

Better Burger - Yorkville

1614 Second Ave., Yorkville NY 10011 At 84th St., Tel 212-734-6644


A fancy restaurant that offers a luxurious cuisine including foie gras-and-duck appetizer layered with homemade potato chips and polenta, spanish-mackerel tartare and forbidden pastries.
1334 York Ave., Uptown East NY 10021 at 72nd St., Tel 212-988-7730

Big Nick's

2175 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10024 76th/77th Sts, Tel 212-362-9238
Website: bignicks.com

Bistro Ten 18

Contemporary and elegant with stone fireplace; casual cuisine: pasta, beef stew and more.
1018 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10025 at 110th St., Tel 212-662-7600
Website: bistroten18.com

Black & White

A great place to grab entrees and appetizers or sides and sip cocktails while listening to the DJ.
86 E. 10th St., Greenwich Village NY 10003 Bet. 3rd & 4th Aves., Tel 212-253-0246

Bleu Evolution

Bleu's trademark seems to be a juxtaposition of headstrong yet complementary flavors on a single plate. TimeOut New York 2002 Guide
808 W. 187th St., Hudson Heights NY 10033 Tel 212-928-6006
Website: metrobase.com

Blue 9 Burger

Yummy burgers, not so quick service.
92 Third Ave., Greenwich Village NY 10003 betw 12th & 13th St, Tel 212-979-0053
Website: blue9burger.com

Blue Elephant

Eclectic combination of comfort food, Asian-inspired dishes, simple pastas and traditional bistro fare.
1409 Second Ave., Yorkville NY betw 73rd & 74th St, Tel 212-327-0400

Blue Mill

50 Commerce St., West Village NY 10014 at Barrow St., Tel 212-352-0009

Boat Basin

New American "wonderland" set alongside Central Park's boat pond.
Tel 212-517-2233

Boat Basin Cafe

Casual fare on the waterfront.
W. 79th St., Upper West Side NY 10024 On the Hudson River, Tel 212-496-5542
Website: boatbasincafe.com

Bom Bar

17 Waverly Pl., Noho NY 10003 Tel 212-473-8890

Bonnie's Grill - Brooklyn

Casual restaurant known for good burgers and buffalo wings, also offers vegetarian salads and sandwiches, house specialty is Beef on Weck
278 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn NY betw Garfield Pl & 1st St, Tel 718-369-9527

Bonnie's Grill - Brooklyn

Casual restaurant known for good burgers and buffalo wings, also offers vegetarian salads and sandwiches, house specialty is Beef on Weck
278 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn NY betw Garfield Pl & 1st St, Tel 718-369-9527


Seasonal open-air cafe in the West Village with light fare and allows pets.
775 Washington St., West Village NY 10014 at 12th St., Tel 212-255-0709

Bridge Cafe

For one of Wall Street's best restaurants. Try this charming, quaint "Downtown secret" snuggled under the Brooklyn Bridge serving innovative New England cusine.
279 Water St., Fulton NY 10038 at Dover St., Fax 212-619-2368
In New York: 212-227-3344; In USA: 800-897-9327

Broome St. Bar

Relaxed, friendly neighborhood favorite. Simple burgers and beer. Great atmosphere.
363 Broadway, Midtown South NY 10013 at Broome St., Tel 212-925-2086
Fax: 212-966-5708; Website: broomestreetbar.citysearch.com

Bryant Park Grill

Popular NYC restaurant serving American cooking. Outdoor seating in summer. Overrated and overpriced.
25 W. 40th St., Fashion District NY 10018 Betw.5th & 6th Ave., Tel 212-840-6500
Fax: 212-840-8122

Bull Run Restaurant

Menu offers several fish dishes, rack of lamb, pastas, roasted chicken and the like.
52 William St., Financial District NY 10005 at Pine St., Tel 212-859-2200
Website: bullrunwallst.com

Burger Joint, The

...gives overwhelmed tourist a cheap, kid-friendly, no-nonsense alternative to room service, and stressed-out natives a place to decompress from the overheated, often exhausting restaurant scene. - New York Magazine
118 W. 57th St., Midtown NY 10019 at le Parker Meridien, Tel 212-708-7414


The restaurant of popular television chef Alex Guarnaschelli serving traditional American fare, tempered with subtle global influences and seasonality of ingredients.
415 LaFayette St., Noho NY 10003 betw Astor Pl. & East 4th St, Tel 212-253-2828
E-mail: butter@butterrestaurant.com; Website: butterrestaurant.com

Cafe Ludlow

Offers sandwiches (some vegan), wraps, salads, smoothies and a fresh juice bar. Take out and delivery available. Deliveries made between Delancy to Houston St and Allen to Norfolk St.
143 Ludlow St., East Village NY 10003 betw Stanton & Rivington St, Tel 212-674-1353

Cafe Orlin

East Village menu including a vegetarian combo of hummus, tabouli and baba ganoush, or rosemary chicken.
41 St. Marks Pl., East Village NY betw First & Second Ave , Tel 212-777-1447

Cafe S.F.A.

Great place for a quick sandwich, salad or break from shopping.
611 Fifth Ave., Midtown NY 10022 Tel 212-940-4080
Fax: 212-940-4849

Café St. Bart's

American cuisine, handmade food specialties with old-fashioned service
109 E. 109th St., East Harlem NY 10022 at Park Ave., Tel 212-888-2664
Website: cafestbarts.com

California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen serves innovative pizzas, creatively designed with flavors and tastes from around the world hearth-baked to perfection. Also served are distinctive pastas, salads, soups, sandwiches, appetizers and desserts
Tel 800-919-3227
Website: www.cpk.com

Carpos Cafe

Great coffee, great food, great breakfast, great people watching during the day, and great late night snacks or desserts.
189 Bleeker St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 Tel 212-353-2889

Cheesecake Factory, The

The Cheesecake Factory Long Island NY is a unique, upscale casual dining restaurant offering more than 200 menu selections including appetizers, pizza, pasta, seafood, steaks, salads, sandwiches and over 50 different delicious varieties of cheesecake.
Website: www.thecheesecakefactory.com

Chelsea Grill

Homemade mozzarella and fresh rolls complement such standards as hamburgers and ribs. Reservations are accepted
135 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 16th & 17th St, Tel 212-929-9766

Chop't Creative Salad

Opened in January 2001 this restaurant offers creative, fresh and healthy lunch food
24 E. 17th St., Union Square NY 10003 betw Broadway & 5th Ave., Tel 646-336-5523
Website: choptsalad.com


Two-story town house-like eatery on the Upper West Side. Fantastic food paying homage to classic often forgotten American cuisine. So pull up a chair, hum the national anthem and indulge.
24 E. 80th St., Upper East Side NY betw 5th & Madison Ave , Tel 212-249-6500

Club 21

A sophisticated and handsomely designed hideaway waits in the twenty-first-floor lobby of the Time Square Hilton... - New York Magazine
21 W. 52nd St., Midtown NY (Between 5th & 6th), Tel 212-582-7200
Fax: 212-586-5065; Website: 21club.com


You will surrender to tuna tartare with taro chips, coated crab cakes, truffled macaroni and cheese, spit-roasted pork loin, tender herb-rubbed salmon, salty pommes frites in a spacious dinining area.
12 E. 22nd St., Flatiron District NY betw Park Ave South & Broadway), Tel 212-777-2600


Menu packs a punch of flavor with lobster bisque, tuna tartare, jumbo soft shell crabs atop rep-pepper-corn relish, tarragon-spiked grape salad and dessert is a final touch.
208 W. 70th St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 betw Amsterdam & West End Ave, Tel 212-875-8600
Website: compassrestaurant.com

Cookshop Restaurant & Bar

Cookshop's ingredients are consistently top-notch and the menu changes daily.
156 Tenth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 Tel 212-924-4440

Cozy Soup & Burger

East Village diner known for homemade soup and 9 oz. hamburgers
739 Broadway, Greenwich Village NY 10003 at Astor Pl., Tel 212-477-5566

Cupping Room Cafe, The

Menu offers everything from fish-and-chips to baby lamb chops and freshly baked desserts.
359 West Broadway, Soho NY 10013 betw Broome & Gr& St, Tel 212-925-2898
Website: cuppingroomcafe.com

Dano Restaurant

New American cuisine midproced casual bistro
254 Fifth Ave., Midtown South NY 10001 betw 28th & 29th St, Tel 212-725-2922
Website: restaurantdano.com

Dawgs on Park

Known for their hot dogs, milk shakes and breakfasts. Vegetarian items available. Fresh water outside for your dogs is a nice perk.
178 E. 7th St., East Village NY 10009 Tel 212-598-0667
Website: dawgsonpark.com


Chef Kenneth Jahonson eschews ordinary bar food in favor of African-spiced shrimp falafel, veal chops and over-roasted Atalantic halibut. - TONY Top 100
1117 First Ave., Uptown East NY at 61st St., Tel 212-835-5979

Dennis Foy

Bright, colorful decor and high quality, creative dishes at high-end prices
313 Church St., betw Lispenard & Walker St, Tel 212-625-1007
Website: dennisfoynyc.com


245 W. 54th St., Midtown NY Tel 212-307-9797


...a casual lunch spot by day...fondue and Champagne lounge by night. - TONY Top 100
416 Third Ave., Midtown South NY 10016 betw 29th & 30th St, Tel 212-481-1712


The city's best borek, which is a flaky phyllo pie with a variety of available fillings.
221 W. 38th St., Fashion District NY Tel 212-921-1183


Fresh ingredients, ample portions and friendly service compliments your arugula salad, pear and blue cheese, free- range lamb or the risotto of the day.
736 Tenth Ave., Clinton NY 10019 betw 50th & 51st St), Tel 212-307-6410

Dumont Burger

Known for excellent burgers, fries and mac & cheese, a comfort food restaurant (a branch of the original Dumont restaurant)with a full liquor selection
314 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn NY betw S. 1st & 2nd St, Tel 718-384-6127

East of Eighth

Bi-level restaurant with an elegant back garden where you will enjoy dishes ranging from the cobb salad- calamari-guacamole to the tuna bruger.
254 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 7th & 8th Ave , Tel 212-352-0075
Website: eastofeighth.com


Bistro where all the classic dishes are completely prepared with no surprises - fried calamari, roasted chicken with mashed potatoes, frisee-and-chicory salad and seared-tuna sandwich are a few examples.
136 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 betw Duane & Thomas St), Tel 212-233-6436


American food. Kids menu.
136 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013. betw Duane & Thomas St, Tel 212-233-6436
Fax: 212-962-6063

Eighteenth & Eighth

An American bistro in cozy, attractive surroundings, with friendly service and a variety of delicious, healthy dishes at reasonable prices. Entrees range from chili, meat loaf and half-pound bison burgers to chicken paillard in white wine sauce and prune stuffed pork loin.
159 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 (at 18th St.), Tel 212-242-5000


Menu has retro selections and New American modern food, good wine bargains.
156 Seventh Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 19th & 20th St, Tel 212-337-8000

Emerald Planet, The

"Fresh Global Cuisine" featuring wraps and smoothies.
Tel 212-353-9727
Fax: 212-529-5480

Emerald Planet, The - Noho

Fast-casual restaurant chain based NYC.
2 Great Jones, Noho NY betw Broadway & Lafayette St, Tel 212-353-9727
Fax: 212-529-5480; Website: emeraldplanet.citysearch.com

Emerald Planet. The

30 Rockefeller Plaza, Rockefeller Center NY 10112 Concourse Level, Tel 212-218-1133
Fax: 212-218-1132

Faan Restaurant

209 Smith St., Brooklyn NY 11201 Tel 718-694-2277

Fantasia Restaurant

The Best Steak and Barbecue.
119 Fulton St., Fulton NY Tel 212-267-1977

Farm on Adderley

Classic American dishes such as steak, pork chops, Butternut Squash Ravioi and more, a hip, rustic atmosphere, kid friendly with children's menu between Stratford & Westminster Rds
1108 Cortelyou Rd., Brooklyn NY betw Stratford & Westminster Rds, Tel 718-287-3101
Website: thefarmonadderley.com

Figs Bistro & Bar

Great prices for imaginative food is a description that fits Gus'. The atmosphere will keep you feeling great no matter what the situation.
250 W. 27th St., Chelsea NY 10011 Tel 212-352-8822

Food Bar

Casual atmosphere and delicious American cuisine on every plate.
149 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 17th & 18th St, Tel 212-243-2020

Fraunces Tavern

Unmodern cooking since 1770 such as pork chops with maple sweet potatoes and cider-spiked apple sauce, a whole roasted trout, and 22-ounce grilled rib eye with savory bread pudding.
54 Pearl St., Financial District NY 10004 at Broad St., Tel 212-968-1776
Website: frauncestavern.com

Freight 410

A cavernous bar/restaurant serving good bar food. Fun hangout.
410 W. 16th St., Chelsea NY betw Ninth & Tenth Ave, Tel 212-242-6555
Fax: 212-242-8703; Website: freightnyc.com


421 W. 13th St., Meatpacking District NY 10014 betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-646-7775

Friend of a Farmer

Hearty portions of turkey meat loaf, chicken breast stuffed like a Christmas goose and served over lemon bread, and home-made desserts and breads.
77 Irving Pl., Gramercy Park NY 10003 betw 18th & 19th St, Tel 212-477-2188

Fuel at Phebe's

Enjoyable food like lamb-chili and gruyere wraps with pepper chutney on the side, and lamb meat loaf with Asian coleslaw & sweet potato fries.
359 Bowery, East Village NY 10003 at 4th St., Tel 212-473-9008

George's & Sons

...good value for the money, with good basic food, at a reasonable price... - CitySearch
89 Greenwich St., Financial District NY 10006 Tel 212-269-9387

Gin Lane

A masculine atmosphere offering excellent steak dishes and cocktails at upscale prices
355 W. 14th St., at 9th Ave., Tel 212-691-0555
Website: ginlanenyc.com


...menu offers seviche, panini, a cheese plate, and mixed olives accompanied by some of the skinniest breadsticks around... -New York Magazine
287 Tenth Ave., Chelsea NY 10001 bet. 26th & 27th Sts, Tel 212-904-1580

Good Eats To Go

383 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 Tel 212-787-3934

Good Enough to Eat

Cozy traditional American standards cuisine, very popular breakfast and Sunday brunch menu
483 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 betw 83rd & 84th St, Tel 212-496-0163
Website: goodenoughtoeat.com

Gotham Cafe

1298 Second Ave., Uptown East NY 10021 Tel 212-717-0457

Gramercy 24

Classic American seafood-centric menu with a few Continental and Italian touches.
323 Third Ave., Kips Bay NY 10010 at 24th St, Marcel Hotel, Tel 212-532-1766

Grand Tier

Serving contemporary American cuisine, the Revlon Bar offer sushi, paninis, crostinis and a full-service bar. Available to all Lincoln Center ticket holders. Catering available
1 Lincoln Center Plaza, Lincoln Center NY 10023 Metropolitan Opera House, Tel 212-799-3400
Website: grandtierny.com

Grape and Grain

Sandwiches, gourmet pizzas complemented by a nice wine and beer selection.
620 E. 6th St., East Village NY 10009 bet Ave B & Ave C, Tel 212-240-0002

Greenwich Village Bistro

Awesome assortment of texas barbecued brisket, omelettes, fajitas, chcken stir-fry, lamb chili, meat loaf, polenta, grilled tofu, sauteed broccoli rabe and desserts.
13 Carmine St., Greenwich Village NY betw Sixth Ave. & Bleecker St , Tel 212-206-9777


A Brooklyn hotspot with a laid back atmosphere and a beautiful garden in the warmer months, quality food but slightly pricey and reservations are a must
288 Smith St., betw Sackett & Union St, Tel 718-596-3335

Harrison, The

Comfort food in Med-American restaurant with classy setting
355 Greenwich St., Tribeca NY 10013 at Harrison St., Tel 212-274-9310

Healthy Habits

813 W. 187th St., Hudson Heights NY 10033 Tel 212-543-2111

Henry Street Ale House

Famous for their beer selection and known to have pretty good burgers, this is an after-work hot spot with a relaxed atmosphere
62 Henry St., Brooklyn Heights NY betw Cranberry & Orange St, Tel 718-522-4801


Upper West Side American cuisine: excellent burger and fries, tender oven-roasted chicken, grilled salmon
2745 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10025 at 105th St., Tel 212-866-0600
Website: henrysnyc.com

Hi-Life Restaurant and Lounge

The entire family will enjoy sandwiches, big bowls of pastas, sushi, nachos smothered in cheese, salsa, creamy chicken potpie and the three berry pie- blueberry, blackberry and raspberry.
477 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY @ 83rd St, Tel 212-787-7199
Website: hi-life.com

Houston's - Midtown

Chain restaurant offering many traditional American dishes and two dozen wine selections.
378 Park Ave., Midtown NY 10016 at 27th St., Tel 212-689-1090
Website: houstons.com

Houston's - Midtown

153 E. 53rd St., Midtown NY 10022 at 3rd Ave. entrance on 54th St., Tel 212-888-3828
Website: houstons.com


High quality food on a seasonal menu set in a warm atmosphere, the pork-belly appetizer and duck breast entree are both highly recommended
90 Thompson St., Soho NY betw Prince & Spring St, Tel 212-966-2755

Hudson Corner Cafe

Huge portions of traditional American diches and nostalgic desserts
570 Hudson St., West Village NY at 11th St., Tel 212-229-2727

Hudsons Yards Cafe

Brightly midtown cafe, lit spaciously arranged room decorated for a delightful time.
450 Tenth Ave., Hell's Kitchen NY 10018 Tel 212-239-4606

Hunters Restaurant

Romantic fireside dining, friendly service & country comfort.
1387 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 at 79th St, Tel 212-734-6008
Website: hunters.dine.com

Industry (Food)

Small but fun menu including - lobster-and-pancetta bruschetta , extra-spicy beef carpaccio, and more.
509 E. 6th St., East Village NY (bet. Ave A and B), Tel 212-777-5920
Website: industryfood.com

Island Burgers

Large choice of burgers, chicken sandwiches and frothy shakes, no french fries in Hell's Kitchen location.
766 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY 10019 betw 51st & 52nd St, Tel 212-307-7934

Island Spice

This islander serves splendid food with flavorful spicing. The atmosphere is laid-back and the people easy to get along with.
402 W. 44th St., Clinton NY 10036 Tel 212-765-1737

Jack Rose

Steak and fish are cooked precisely to order or for the daintier appetites try the pretty salads and killer crab cakes. The upstairs room hosts swing-dance parties.
771 Eighth Ave., Hell's Kitchen NY at 47th St., Tel 212-247-7518

Jack's Restaurant

147 W. 40th St., Fashion District NY 10018 betw Broadway & 7th Ave., Tel 212-869-8300

Jimmy's On 7th

Multi-room rathskeller with great beer and food to match.
Tel 212-982-3006

Johnny Rockets

Menu of All-American favorites including juicy hamburgers, hand-dipped shakes, and freshly-baked apple pie
42 E. 8th St., Noho NY 10003 betw. Broadway & University Pl., Tel 212-253-8175
Website: johnnyrockets.com


A place for all those desperate for food minus all the unhealthy additives, etc. ;-) Free-range poultry and meat, dairy free cooking and organic produce are part of the Asian and Mediterranean influenced menu. Click here to see a picture
1900 Broadway, Lincoln Center NY 10023 betw 63rd & 64th St, Tel 212-799-1000
Website: josephinanyc.com

Josie Woods

Amazing service, great variety of food and beverages and specials to die for. - CitySearch
11 Waverly Pl., Noho NY Tel 212-228-6806

Kennedy Fried Chicken

Wings, fries & comfort food at excellent prices.
536 E. 14th St., East Village NY 10009 bet Ave A & Ave B, Tel 212-259-6166

Kitchen at the Apartment, The

...you'll feel like you're part of an art performance. Time Out New York.
101 Crosby St., Soho NY 10012 betw Prince & Spring St, Tel 212-219-3661

La Sandwicherie

Reasonably priced sandwiches, but slow service.
125 E. 4th St., East Village NY 10003 Bet. 1st & 2nd Aves., Tel 212-677-0558

Lamb & Jaffy

An elegant candle-lit American restaurant, far more upscale than its neighbors, with well balanced flavourful dishes
1073 Manhattan Ave., betw Dupont & Freeman St, Tel 718-389-3638


Satisfying nourishment such as fish tacos with green-chili sauce, thin-crusted pizzas, juicy and peppery filet and tempura tuna steaks which are moist and firm inside a light crisp batter.
230 Park Ave. So., Flatiron District NY 10003 betw 18th & 19th St), Tel 212-614-1200


Leshko's serves warm lamb medallions with a cool Israeli couscous salad, smoky grilled-vegetable side, tuna steak with twice-baked potato, crunchy green beans with silvered almonds and a plate of chocolate-chip cookies with a cup of extraordinary hot chocolate.
111 Avenue A, East Village NY 10009 (at 7th St.), Tel 212-777-2111

Little D Eatery

A simple but pleasant atmosphere where you'll have your choice of little dishes, big dishes and side dishes from mac & cheese to Foie Gras
434 Seventh Ave., betw 14th & 15th St, Tel 718-369-3144
Website: littled-eatery.com

Little Giant

35-seat new restaurant on the Lower East Side offering upscale menu of seasonal American dishes
85 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY 10002 at Broome St., Tel 212-226-5047
Website: littlegiantnyc.com

Lotus Club

Stylish place, decked out in wood, ancient church pews and pierced-tin lanterns. Sensational sandwiches, salads and wrapes star on the menu.
35 Clinton St., Lower East Side NY at Stanton St, Tel 212-253-1144

Luke's Bar & Grill

Options include the best burger: ten ounces of pure beef, cobb salad and roasted half chicken that's crisp, juicy and tasty.
1394 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 betw 79th & 80th St, Tel 212-249-7070

Lure Restaurant & Lounge

33 E. 60th St., Lenox Hill NY betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-319-3800

Luscious Food

American "comfort food" restaurant with everything from mac-and-cheese to meat loaf at reasonable prices
59 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn NY betw Bergen St & St Marks, Tel 718-398-5800
Website: lusciousbrooklyn.com

M & R Bar

Top-notch grub like fried calamari, spicy crab cakes, honey glaze salmon, juicy angus skirt steak topped with cilantro spread and the heavely brownie sundae.
264 Elizabeth St., NoLita NY betw Houston & Prince St, Tel 212-226-0559

Mama's Food Shop

...home to overflowing plates of southern-styled comfort food.
200 E. 3rd St., East Village NY 10009 Bet. Aves A and B, Tel 212-777-4425

Martin's Bar & Grill

228 West Houston St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 Tel 212-645-9200


Adventurous seasonal cuisine featuring local ingredients.
39 Downing St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw Bedford & Varick St, Tel 212-255-1790


Bustling, busy "upscale diner" serving American favorites.
920 Broadway, Flatiron District NY 10010 at 21st St., Tel 212-533-3663
Website: mayrose-nyc.com


A favorite of the theater crowds, serving oversized hamburgers and other standard American fare.
750 Eighth Ave., Theater District NY 10036 at 46th St., Tel 212-997-8885

Melissa Blue

You will find dishes like jerk chicken, tandoori salmon, vegetarian quesadillas, white bean and tomato bruschetta bursts, vegetarian buffalo wings, pecan-crusted chicken breast, corn-studded basil grits and a thick filling New York strip.
575 Second Ave., Kips Bay NY Bet. 31st & 32nd St., Tel 212-481-4844

Merchants NY - Chelsea

New American eats.
112 Seventh Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 16th & 17th St, Tel 212-366-7267
Website: merchantsny.com

Merchants NY - Uptown East

New American eats.
1125 First Ave., Uptown East NY 10021 at 62nd St., Tel 212-832-1551
Website: merchantsny.com

Met Grill

Serving American food.
569 Lexington Ave., Midtown NY 10022 Doubletree Metropolitan Hotel, Tel 212-752-7000
Website: hilton.com

Metro Grill New York

Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week. Rooftop bar.
45 W. 35th St., Fashion District NY 10001 Bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-279-3535
Website: hotelmetronyc.com

MetroCafe & Wine Bar

Serving American food at reasonable prices with an amazing offering of wine at the wine bar.
32 E. 21st St., Flatiron District NY 10010 betw B'way & Park Ave. S., Tel 212-353-0800
Website: metrocafenyc.com


Very inventive dishes like a slab of artichoke terrine layered with potato slivers, basil and balsamic vinegar, salad of endive and green apple tossed with pecans and tangy blue cheese, fish and chips served with a side of wasabi, a crisp ginger-soy -glazed salmon with white-bean puree, hanger steak marinated in aged-balsamic and served with fries.
145 Charles St., West Village NY at Greenwich Ave., Tel 212-352-1118

Moran's Chelsea

Serving traditional and contempraray American food in a landmark building which dates back to the early 1800's.
146 Tenth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 at 19th St., Tel 212-627-3030
Website: moranschelsea.com

Morgan Dining Room

An elegant restaurant set inside the Morgan Library and Museum, the perfect place to go for a little culture and lunch
225 Madison Ave., @ 36th St., Tel 212-683-2130
Website: themorgan.org

Morgan Williams

Get a hamburger with anything you want, a shrimp cocktail with crustaceans the size of boomerangs, or a bowl of rice puddings and more.
55 Broadway, Financial District NY 10006 at Exchange Pl., Tel 212-809-3150

Morrell Wine Bar and Cafe

Inventive menu, although pricey, American classics and contemporary creations, wine list offers over 2,000 selections, with over 150 wines by the glass
1 Rockefeller Plaza, Rockefeller Center NY 10020 On 49th St.,betw 5th & 6th Ave, Tel 212-262-7700
Fax: 212-262-6547; E-mail: mail@morrellwinebar.com
Website: morrellwinebar.com

Morrells Restaurant

An offshoot of the famous wine store Morrell and Co., this restaurant has an extensive wine list and good traditional American fare.
900 Broadway, Flatiron District NY At 20th St., Tel 212-253-0900

Nathan's Famous

Cheap, quick, classic American food; hot dogs, hamburgers, fries and more
Website: nathansfamous.com

Nathan's Famous - Brooklyn

1310 Surf Ave., Brooklyn NY at Stillwell Ave. Coney Island, Tel 718-946-2202

Nathan's Famous - Greenwich Village

901 Avenue of Americas, Greenwich Village NY 10001 Tel 212-947-1259


The kitchen produces bold flavors with its mix of spring rolls, crab cakes, tuna tartare, pastas and panini and meat loaf.
12 W. 45th St., Midtown NY betw 5th & 6th Ave, Tel 212-391-8053


Chicken fingers, crab-jalapeno poppers and gourmet pizzas are some of the staples the kitchen serves.
966 Second Ave., Sutton Place NY at 51st St., Tel 212-888-1737
Website: nessabar.com

New Leaf Cafe

A well designed New American menu in beautiful surroundings
1 Margt. Corbin Dr., Chelsea NY 10040 at Fort Tryon Park, Tel 212-568-5323
Website: nyrp.org

New Taste Good Inc.

150 Fulton St., Fulton NY 10038 Tel 212-349-0515

New York City OTB The Winners Circle

515 Seventh Ave., Fashion District NY 10018 at 38th St., Group Sales 212-221-5200
Reservations: 212-730-4900

Ninth Street Market

Start with the sweet-potato pancakes covered in spicy applesauce, greens and chive sour cream, follow up with the cat-fish blackened, dusted with cornmeal or crusted in crushed pecans, or the rib-eye steak au poivre and you can't go wrong with the varieties of creme brulee, dark-chocolate souffle and apple cobbler.
337 E. 9th St., East Village NY 10003 betw 1st & 2nd Ave , Tel 212-473-0242

NoHo Star

NoHo standby provides burgers and other decent American fare, plus some Asian-influenced choices
330 LaFayette St., Noho NY 10012 (at Bleecker St.), Tel 212-925-0070
Fax: 212-226-6341; Website: nohostar.com

North Square

Located in lobby of the Washington Square Hotel, offers new American cuisine and reasonable prices in cozy ambiance conducive to conversation.
103 Waverly Pl., Greenwich Village NY 10011 Washington Square Hotel, Tel 212-254-1200
Fax: 212-260-1179; Website: northsquareny.com

North West

Owner Matthew Paratore's goal is to serve elegant meals in a place where it's easy for people to decompress. TimeOut New York 2005 Guide
392 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 at 79th St, Tel 212-799-4530
Fax: 212-799-4516; Website: northwestnyc.com

Northeast Kingdom

American restaurant with a country menu and atmosphere, serving at affordable prices
18 Wyckoff Ave., Brooklyn NY at Trouman St., Tel 718-386-3864
Website: north-eastkingdom.com


Fresh ingredients and inventive specials make Olive's worth a visit if you're nearby and you need a good, satisfying midday meal. Known like best sandwich shop in Soho
120 Prince St., Soho NY betw Greene & Wooster St, Tel 212-941-0111
Fax: 212-941-0294

Organic Grill, The

Great imaginative dishes providing a refreshing nonradical approach to healthy organic food.
123 First Ave., East Village NY 10003 betw. 7th St & St Marks Pl ., Tel 212-477-7177
Fax: 212-477-4442; Website: theorganicgrill.com

P.J. Clarke's Sidecar

A classy yet relaxed restaurant for sophisticated, upscale clientele with a range of dishes from Sea Scallops to Chicken Pot Pie, reservations are a must
205 E. 55th St., at 3rd Ave., Tel 212-317-2044
Website: pjclarkes.com


Camille Becerra's restaurant has a sophisticated atmosphere and serves ambitious "New American" entree's, offers film night on thursdays, live music on fridays and a DJ Saturdays
60 Greenpoint Ave., Brooklyn NY betw Franklen & West St, Tel 718-349-2400

Paul's Boutique

Vegetarian friendly food and a great waitstaff are what you can expect at this small cafe.
99 Rivington St., Lower East Side NY at Ludlow St., Tel 646-645-7502

Peanut Butter & Co.

Cute little Village sandwich shop offering every peanut butter combo, perfect place for children
240 Sullivan St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw Bleecker & W. 3rd St, Tel 212-677-3995
Website: ilovepeanutbutter.com


Murray Hill American restaurant serving home-made country-kitchen dishes
159 Lexington Ave., Midtown South NY 10016 at 30th St., Tel 212-481-3800
Website: penelopenyc.com


An elegant, upscale restaurant, home to Chef Harold Dieterle, offering Roasted Eggplant Cannelloni, Prime Hanger Steak and Spicy duck meatballs among other things
9 Jones St., Greenwich Village NY betw Bleeker & West 4th St, Tel 212-929-6868
Website: perillanyc.com

Philly Slim's Cheesesteaks

Fast food Philadelphia style offering philly cheesesteaks, chicken steaks, pizza steak, veggie steaks, buffalo-chicken steaks and hoagies among other things, delivery available
789 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY betw 52nd & 53rd St, Tel 212-333-3042
Website: phillyslims.com

Pinch, The

237 Sullivan St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 at Bleeker Street, Tel 212-982-5222

Place, The

Intimate West Village New American restaurant with fireplace; nice place for romantic dinner
310 W. 4th St., West Village NY 10014 betw Bank & W. 12th St, Tel 212-924-2711
Fax: 212-929-8213; Website: theplaceny.com

Pluck University Wings

The place for good, affordable wings. - CitySearch
50 Third Ave., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-979-2468

Queen's Hideaway

A quirky comfort food restaurant with simple decor, a little pricey but the menu changes weekly and the dishes are quality
222 Franklin St., Tribeca NY betw Huron & Green St, Tel 718-383-2355
Website: thequeenshideaway.com

Rare Bar and Grill

Pleasant spot to dine when accompanied by your most entertaining friends. TimeOut New York.
303 Lexington Ave., Murray Hill NY 10016 Tel 212-689-5200
Website: affinia.com

Red Cat

Refreshing, creative Mediterranean cuisine, served in a cozy, friendly environment.
227 Tenth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 23rd & 24th St, Tel 212-242-1122
Website: theredcat.com

Remedy Bar & Grill

972 Second Ave., Sutton Place NY 10022 Bet 52st & 52nd Sts., Tel 212-754-0277
Website: remedybar.com

Riverdale Garden

"Upscale" dining, sophisicated, seasonal cuisine, gorgeous garden.
4576 Mahanttan College Parkway, Bronx NY 10471 Tel 718-884-5232
E-mail: info@riverdalegarden.com; Website: riverdalegarden.com

Robert Emmett's

Exquisite food featuring steak, seafood & pasta. Extensive wine list. Featuring a pre-theatre & after theatre menu.
694 Eighth Ave., Theater District NY 10036 at 44th St., Tel 212-302-9999
Fax: 212-575-9611; E-mail: robertemmetts@aol.com

Rubyfruit Bar & Grill

Run by women for women who like women. They even serve lesbian wine (from the California vinyard -Bonverre).
531 Hudson St., West Village NY 10014 betw Charles & 10th St, Tel 212-929-3343

Salt - Greenwich Village

Charming Soho cafe, traditional American cuisine
58 Macdougal St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw Houston & Prince St, Tel 212-674-4968
Website: saltnyc.com

Salt - Lower East Side

29 -A Clinton St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Houston & Stanton St, Tel 212-979-8471


Cheap yet classic American food; burgers, fries, hot dogs, onion rings, sandwiches and more, try the orignal beer-milkshake
122 Union St., Brooklyn NY at Columbia St, Tel 718-855-2879
Website: schnackdog.com

Seattle Cafe

308 W. 50th St., Clinton NY 10019

Shake Shack

The quintessential fast food restaurant offering quality burgers, fries, chicago hot dogs, beer and rich, creamy milkshakes
Madison Sq. Pk., Madison Square NY 23rd St at Madison Ave, Tel 212-889-6600
Website: shakeshacknyc.com


Small midpriced East Villager offers seasonal American menu
406 E. 9th St., East Village NY 10009 betw Ave. A & 1st Ave., Tel 212-777-2425
Website: sharenyc.com

Shelly's New York

Midtown American restaurant near Carnegie Hall serving prime steaks, seafood; raw bar on the first level and live jazz on the second
104 W. 57th St., Midtown NY 10019 bet. 6th & 7th Aves., Tel 212-245-2422
Website: shellysnewyork.com

Sir Walter's Restaurant

65 W. 54th St., Midtown NY 10019 Tel 212-247-2700

Soup Berg

"Soup Burg is the perfect place for a big lunch or dinner (try the onion rings on the side). The burgers out of this world, and the staff is great!" - CitySearch
1150 Madison Ave., Upper East Side NY 10021 Tel 212-744-1233

Soups Etc.

This happy little Wall Street soup kitchen features the delicious offerings of the renowned chef Johannes Sanzin. Try the carrot-cilantro with pumpkin seed oil, you will not be disappointed.
77 Pearl St., Financial District NY 10004 Near Broad St., Tel 212-269-5777
Fax: 212-269-5525

Stage Door Deli III

26 Vesey St., Financial District NY 10007 Tel 212-791-5252

Strictly Roots

...serves "nothing that crawls, swims, walks or flies." - TONY 100
2058 Seventh Ave., Harlem NY 10027 Cor. of 123rd St., Tel 212-864-8699
Toll-Free: 800-695-8699; E-mail: deecee@strictlyroots.net
Website: strictlyroots.net


Perfect for enjoying an extensive array of period cocktails...stick with the appetizers and main...TimeOut NY.
311 Church St., Tribeca NY 10013 betw Lispenard & Walker St, Tel 212-431-8642
Fax: 917-237-0363; Website: sugarnyc.com

Sweetwater Bar & Grill

A funky, laid-back restaurant with hipster clientel, quality food and occassional surprises like the vodka lemonade
105 N. 6th St., betw Berry St. & Wythe Ave., Tel 718-963-0608


Specialties include Corn Fritters with Alaskan Salmon Roe, Seasonal Mixed Grill, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, and Wild Bass with Chanterelles, and Port Wine Sauce. Dessert highlights are Vanilla Meringue Cake, Fruit Cobblers, and house-made ice creams, and sorbets.
1007 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side NY 10021 near 72nd St., Tel 212-535-6000


The menu offers an intriguing mix of high and low-end recipes and ingredients but always uses the best quality, from Citrus Marinated Quail to Chickpea Pancakes, a meal here will never disappoint
72 W. 69th St., Lincoln Center NY @ Columbus Ave., Tel 212-580-4300
Website: telepan-ny.com


An inventive seasonal menu that offers something for everyone including a rich roasted-shrimp tagliatelle, buttery sea bass, and a hearty herb-rubbed rack of lamb served with a potato-goat-cheese gratin.
828 Eighth Ave., Midtown NY 10019 at 50th St., Tel 212-399-4444
Website: restaurantthalia.com

The Modern

Serving a French-American menu on the ground floor of MOMA.
9 W. 53rd St., Midtown NY 10019 Bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-333-1220
Website: themodernnyc.com

The Modern- Bar Room

Serving a French-American menu on the ground floor of MOMA.
9 W. 53rd St., Midtown NY 10019 Bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-333-1220
Website: themodernnyc.com

Time Cafe

2330 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10024 Cor. of 85th St., Tel 212-579-5100
Website: timecafenyc.com


One of the best sandwich shops in NYC. Imaginative sandwiches at great prices.
25 John St., Fulton NY 10038 betw Nassau St & Broadway, Tel 212-513-1730


Audacious eaters can try the sea-urchin spaghetti carbonara, seared diver sea scallops or foie gras with braised artichokes or old-fashioned eaters can stick to the roasted chicken with potato puree and vegetables. Egg lovers will enjoy the many interpretations of eggs used in various dishes.
15 E. 15th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 betw 5th Ave & Union Sq. West., Tel 212-647-1515
Website: tiopepenyc.com


Salads, salad, salads----to eat in, order online, or take-out.
Website: tossed.com

Tossed - Rockefeller Center

30 Rockefeller Plaza, Rockefeller Center NY 10020 betw 49th & 50th St, Tel 212-218-2525

Traders Cafe

22 Beaver St., Financial District NY 10004 Tel 212-482-0552

Trailer Park Lounge and Grill

Get ready for the kitsch-iest dining experience ever! Fun, reasonable prices.
271 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY 10011 Bet. 7th & 8th Aves., Tel 212-463-8000
Website: trailerparklounge.com

TriBeCa Grill

Co-owned by Robert DeNiro and Drew Nieporent serving American cuisine with a delicious unique twist in a dignified setting. The menu includes delicious garganelli with braised-short-rib bolognese and a thin, sweet corn chowder, arugula salad and seared tuna wrapped in nori.
375 Greenwich St., Tribeca NY 10013 at Franklin St., Tel 212-941-3900
Fax: 212-941-3915; Website: myriadrestaurantgroup.com

Tupelo Grill

Serving American food in comfortable surroundings.
Penn Plaza, Chelsea NY 10019 33rd St.betw 7th & 8th Ave, Tel 212-760-2700
Website: tupelogrill.com

Turquoise Grill

Middle Eastern food.
1270 Amsterdam Ave., Morningside Heights NY 10027 betw 122nd & 123rd St, Tel 212-865-4745

Twisted Burger

A quirky little restaurant with a penchant for unsual combos such as the "Flugy" hot dog (with cream cheese, onion and tomato), or the "Blue Hawaiian" burger (with pineapple and blue cheese), or the Sproke soda (a mix of coke and sprite), along with plently of old classics to choose from
430 E. 14th St., betw 1st Ave. & Ave. A, Tel 877-989-4783
Website: thetwistedburger.com

Two West Restaurant

2 West St., Financial District NY 10004 Tel 212-962-1247

Uno Chicago Grill - Greenwich Village

55 Third Ave., Greenwich Village NY 10003 betw 10th & 11th St, Tel 212-995-9668
Fax: 212-979-1932

Uno Chicago Grill - Greenwich Village

391 Sixth Ave., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw 8th St. & WAverly Pl., Tel 212-242-5230

Uno Chicago Grill - South St. Seaport

Chain of Uno Chicago Grill restaurants based in Boston with locationa in 32 states. Serves steaks, seafood and a variety of other casual dining favorites, along with the signature Chicago-style Deep Dish Pizza we invented back in 1943
89 South St., South St. Seaport NY 10038 South St Seaport, Pier 17, Tel 212-791-7999
Fax: 212-791-7740; Website: unos.com

Uno Chicago Grill - Upper West Side

Child-friendly place with deep-dish pizzas and cute desserts which kids love.
432 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 at 81Street, Tel 212-595-4700
Fax: 212-875-8965

Uno Chicago Grill - Yorkville

220 E. 86th St., Yorkville NY Tel 212-472-5656
Fax: 212-472-7669; Website: unos.com


Med-American cuisine using organic ingredients and organic beer & wine in East Village; sidewalk seating in nice weather
175 Avenue B, Alphabet City NY 10009 at 11th St., Tel 212-475-8686
Website: uovo.biz


Casual, second-floor eatery, 35-seat space, which features an open kitchen and small sushi bar
130 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 at Duane St, Bouley Bakery & Mkt., Tel 212-608-5829

Upstairs at 21

Restaurant and club, traditional American cuisine plus sushi.
21 W. 52nd St., Midtown NY 10019 betw Fifth & Sixth Ave, Tel 212-265-1900
Fax: 212-974-7562; Website: 21club.com

West 63rd St. Steakhouse

44 W. 63rd St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 Broadway, Tel 212-246-6363


Small size casual restaurant in West Village serving New American cuisine
210 W. 10th St., West Village NY 10014 betw Bleecker & W. 4th St, Tel 212-741-7971

Westville East

Little sister to the original "Westville" restaurant and perhaps a slight improvement with more tables and a bar, yet it has the same charm with the chalkboard menu, superb turkey burgers and plenty of vegetarian delights
173 Avenue A, East Village NY @ 11th St., Tel 212-677-2033


An outdoor restaurant with the atmosphere of a suburban backyard, offering everything you might see at a barbecue from hamburgers and hotdogs to steak and mussels with a slice of watermelon for dessert
310 West Broadway, Soho NY Tel 212-965-3000


Offers a curious mix of healthy foods with traditionally unhealthy meals such as the organic egg sandwich with cheese and the Kobe beef burger in addition to salads, veggie burgers and BLT's
72 Nassau St., @ John St., Tel 212-571-7272
Website: zaitzeffnyc.com

Zip's Ny Restaurant

2207 A. Clayton Powell Jr, Blvd., Harlem NY 10027 Tel 212-690-4400

American Traditional Restaurants (44 listings total)

24 Prince

Comfort food in chic surrounding-cobb salad and hamburgers served in cozy setting. Sweet creamy mac-and-cheese and hearty fried chicken etc
24 Prince St., New York NY 10012 Tel 212-226-8624
E-mail: info@24prince.com; Website: 24prince.com

88 Orchard

We served curry dishes with mango,$7.51; turkey romaine lettuce sandwich with brie and avocado, $7.97. Breakfast, private Dining/ Party Space, Outdoor dining, delivery etc
88 Orchard St., New York NY 10002 Tel 212-228-8880

Anglers & Writers

Inexpensive American soups, stews and sandwiches served in a cafe decorated with fishing paraphernalia and books galore.
420 Hudson St., West Village NY 10014 (at St. Lukes Pl.), Tel 212-675-0810


Seafood restaurant serving 32 types of oysters. Large portions of smoked fish and many more seafood dishes. Relaxing lounge-like dining room
299 Tenth Ave., Chelsea NY 10001 betw 27th & 28th St, Tel 212-947-3654

Brown Cafe

The six-entree menu includes a tangy arugula salad with beets, tomatoes, goat cheese & orange vinaigrette, and four-minute soft-boiled eggs with toast.
61 Hester St., Lower East Side NY 10002 at Ludlow St., Tel 212-254-9825

Bruckner Bar & Grill

Casual restaurant offering burgers, buffalo wings and salads among other things as well as a pool table, excellent service, affordable prices
1 Bruckner Blvd., Bronx NY at 3rd Ave, Tel 718-665-2001

Bubby's Pie Co.

Popular Tribeca restaurant serving robust American cuisine, and of course---pies! Sidewalk dining during the summer months.
120 Hudson St., Tribeca NY 10013 at North Moore St., Tel 212-219-0666
Fax: 212-219-0076; E-mail: bubby@bubbys.com
Website: bubbys.com

Chat 'n' Chew

Extremely popular restaurant reminisant of the Pleasantville Diner- old time memorabilia. Great traditional American cuisine. Mountainous proportions
10 E. 16th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 betw 5th Ave & Union Square West, Tel 212-243-1616
Fax: 212-243-2029

City Grill

West Side American traditional cuisine
269 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY 10023 betw 72nd & 73rd St, Tel 212-873-9400
Fax: 212-496-2741

Corner Bistro

A real regular bar with beer served. No special theme decor or live music. Very cheap ($3.75-5) burgers and fries served in the back room.
331 W. 4th St., West Village NY 10014 at Jane St., Tel 212-242-9502

Cub Room

Comfortable and cozy describes the wood-paneled dining room at this great American Restaurant, with its tender mouth watering Cub steaks and delicious seafood.
131 Sullivan St., Soho NY 10012 at Prince St., Tel 212-677-4100
Fax: 212-228-3425; Website: cubroom.com


Bistro classics like marinated pork chops and steak frites will appeal to crunchy-chic fans.
43 Carmine St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw Bedford & Bleecker St, Tel 212-242-2606


East Harlem restaurant serving wonderful comfort food and sporting an industrial chic decor.
1569 Lexington Ave., East Harlem NY Betw 100 &101st St, Tel 212-348-0200


A playful interior with a dramatic menu that takes pride in their signature wings and miniburgers.
130 W. 46th St., Theater District NY 10036 Muse Hotel , Tel 212-485-2999
Website: themusehotel.com


The ultimate sports bar and grill. Continous sports coverage on two giant TV screens. Game arcade. Great bar. American cuisine.
1472 Broadway, Fashion District NY 10036 at 42nd street, Tel 212-921-3776
Website: espnzone.com

Fanelli's Cafe

Quintessential corner bar with Sports TV. A melting pot menu of burgers chicken and seafood.
94 Prince St., Soho NY 10012 at Mercer St., Tel 212-226-9412


American cuisine served in a casual friendly atmosphere. Great bar crowd.
522 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 betw 85th & 86th St, Tel 212-787-3473
Fax: 212-362-3004; Website: firehousenyc.com

Garage Restaurant & Cafe

Casual West Village restaurant serving New American cuisine. Great jazz music. Outdoor dining summer months, warm fireplace winter months.
99 Seventh Ave., Flatiron District NY 10011 Barrow/Grove Sts., Tel 212-645-0600
Fax: 212-627-3889

Grilled Cheese

Tasty grilled sandwiches, large variety of fillings. Homey restaurant. Fast service. Very affordable prices.
168 Ludlow St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Houston & Stanton St, Tel 212-982-6600
Website: grilledcheesenyc.com

Harley Davidson Cafe

Great for motorcycle buffs. Wall to wall Harley Davidson memorabilia. American cuisine. Great bar.
1370 Avenue of Americas, Greenwich Village NY 10019 Corner 56th St., Fax 212-399-3263
Reservations: 212-245-6000; Corporate Office: 212-399-6000
Website: harley-davidsoncafe.com

Jackson Hole - Carnegie Hill

1270 Madison Ave., Carnegie Hill NY 10028 at 91st St, Tel 212-427-2820

Jackson Hole - Kips Bay

521 Third Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 at 35th St, Tel 212-679-3264

Jackson Hole - Upper West Side

Over 30 different varieties of burgers to choose from. Affordable, noisy place is good for kids.
517 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 at 85th St, Tel 212-362-5177
Website: jacksonholeburgers.com

Jackson Hole - Uptown East

232 E. 64th St., Uptown East NY 10021 betw 2nd & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-371-7187
Fax: 212-371-4221

Jackson Hole - Yorkville

1611 Second Ave., Yorkville NY 10028 Betw 83rd & 84th Sts, Tel 212-737-8788


New American restaurant on the Village-SoHo border offering casual affordable dining betw. La Guardia Pl and Thompson St.
100 West Houston St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 Tel 212-254-7000
Website: janerestaurant.com

Joe Allen

A mainstay of the theater district with good American cuisine. Well frequented by theater-goers and the stars.
326 W. 46th St., Clinton NY 10036 betw 8th & 9th Ave , Tel 212-581-6464
Fax: 212-265-3383; Website: joeallenrestaurant.com

Josie's - Kips Bay

565 Third Ave., Kips Bay NY 10016 at 37th St, Tel 212-490-1558

Josie's - Upper West Side

Great tasting healthly food all organically grown. Filtered water used for cooking and drinking only.
300 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10023 Corner of 74th St, Tel 212-769-1212
Fax: 212-873-3913; Website: josiesnyc.com


One of the city's best brunch spots. Cozy Rural-American setting. Traditional American cuisine.
80 West Broadway, Financial District NY 10007 at Warren, Tel 212-267-6740

Market Bar & Grill INC.

40 Peck Slip, Fulton NY Tel 212-406-2742

P.J. Clarke's

Great bar crowd. Simple pub grub famous for its hamburgers.
915 Third Ave., Sutton Place NY 10022 at 55th St., Tel 212-317-1616
E-mail: info@pjclarkes.com; Website: pjclarkes.com

Popover Cafe

Lite popovers and great strawberry butter are the main attractions here. Always a favorite with children
551 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 betw 86th & 87th St, Tel 212-595-8555
Website: popovercafe.com

Prime Burger

1950's decor. Quaint seating system with swing out trays attached to the arm of your chair. Terrific burgers. First-rate desserts.
5 E. 51st St., Midtown NY 10022 Crossing 5th Ave, Tel 212-759-4729

T Salon & Emporium

Over 100 varieties of tea are complemented by gourmet sandwiches and finger food.
75 Ninth Ave., Flatiron District NY 10003 betw 5th & Broadway, Tel 212-243-0432
Website: tsalon.com

TGI Friday's - Chelsea

1 Penn Plaza, Chelsea NY 10019 Tel 212-630-0342

TGI Friday's - Chelsea

1 Penn Plaza, Chelsea NY 10119 Tel 212-947-2623

TGI Friday's - Fashion District

484 Eighth Ave., Fashion District NY 10001 at 34th st, Tel 212-630-0309

TGI Friday's - Financial District

47 Broadway, Financial District NY 10006 at Trinity Place, Tel 212-483-8322

TGI Friday's - Midtown

Bustling chain of restaurants serving traditional American cuisine, burgers, steaks, pasta, seafood. Great place for kids.
761 Seventh Ave., Midtown NY 10009 at 5Oth st, Tel 212-767-8349
Tel: 800-374-3297; Website: tgifridays.com

TGI Friday's - Midtown

47 E. 42nd St., Midtown NY 10017 betw Madison & V&erbilt Ave, Tel 212-922-5671

TGI Friday's - Midtown

677 Lexington Ave., Midtown NY 10018 at E. 56th St., Tel 212-339-8858

TGI Friday's - Rockefeller Center

604 Fifth Ave., Rockefeller Center NY 10023 Bet.48th & 49th Sts., Tel 212-767-8335

Time Out

Enjoy hamburgers, steaks etc., while watching sports on one of the twenty eight big screen TVs. Or cool down on the patio outback.
349 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 Bet. 76th & 77th Sts, Tel 212-362-5400

Contemporary/eclectic Restaurants (145 listings total)


Serving eclectic American cuisine in a cozy & appealing decor.
222 W. 79th St., Upper West Side NY 10024 betw Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway, Tel 212-799-0400

44 & X Hell's Kitchen

Hell?s Kitchen stylish New American restaurant offering comfort food and seatting
622 Tenth Ave., Clinton NY 10036 at 44th St., Tel 212-977-1170
Website: 44andX.com

44 1/2

Minimalist cafe/restaurant with a curving marble bar in front serving eclectic New American casual all-day fare
626 Tenth Ave., Clinton NY 10036 betw 44th & 45th St, Tel 212-399-4450

5 Ninth

New Ecletic American restaurant in Meatpacking area with Asian accent in cuisine
5 Ninth Ave., Meatpacking District NY 10014 Tel 212-929-9460
Website: 5ninth.com

71 Clinton Fresh Food

Tiny storefront restaurant serving bold, exciting food and smart wines. Great service, fair prices and hip atmosphere.
71 Clinton St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Stanton & Rivington St, Tel 212-614-6960
Website: 71clintonfreshfood.com

7th Regiment Mess

American cuisine in a military setting. Reservations are accepted. Wheelchair access is available.
643 Park Ave., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Tel 212-744-4107

Across the Street

Hearty flavorful American cuisine. Ingredients from Eli Zabor's Vinegar Factory. A self-service food counter lunch times.
444 E. 91st St., Yorkville NY 10128 Crossing York Ave, Tel 212-722-4000
Fax: 212-369-5700

Almond Flower Bistro

A classy yet relaxed atmosphere that offers American and European dishes from Baby Back Ribs to Foie Gras with Asian accents
96 Bowery, Little Italy NY betw Gr& & Hester St, Tel 212-966-7162
Website: almondflowerbistro.com


The decor mixes sleek chic with old world artistic pieces resulting in a rather romantic setting while the food is American with Mediterranean influences at this upscale restaurant
204 W. 55th St., Midtown NY betw 7th Ave & Broadway, Tel 212-245-1234
Website: amalia-nyc.com

An American Place

American cuisine where the menu covers a number of states. Casual dining room. Friendly staff.
565 Lexington Ave., Midtown NY 10022 betw 50th & 51st St), Tel 212-888-5650


Signature dishes include roasted Atlantic halibut in a trufled chicken jus and beef tenderloin in a spiced syrah sauce. Cuisine has been saluted for it's fusion of the world's best flavors.
37 E. 64th St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-724-9100
Website: arabellerestaurant.com


The decor if of a winter cabin modernized for the average urbanite, the food is also reminicent of the frontier with Wild Salmon and Bison Sliders
30 W. 22nd St., Flatiron District NY betw 5th & 6th Ave, Tel 212-645-5040
Website: aspen-nyc.com


Attractive low key restaurant offering New American cuisine with global accents. Excellent wine list.
40 Central Pk. So., Central Park NY Betw 5th & 6th Aves, Tel 212-759-9191


This upscale retaurant, "recognized by Relais & Chateaux for world class dining", offers the best quality American cuisine offering a wide selection of seafood among other things
34 E. 61st St., Lenox Hill NY betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-319-1660
Website: charliepalmer.com

Avalon Bar & Grill

Enjoy excellent American cuisine in an attractive setting decorated with photos of old NY.
16 E. 32nd St., Midtown South NY Tel 212-696-1800


All the wistful charm of a 1940's style French bistro- though the food is French/American with marvelous eclectic creations.
520 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY at 85th St, Tel 212-579-3194
Fax: 212-579-3781; E-mail: zahra@therestaurantgroup.com
Website: avenuebistro.com

Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar

Dine, meet friends, or have drinks after work.
11 W. 31st St., Midtown South NY 10001 betw 5th Avenue & Broadway, Tel 212-714-2992
Tel: 212-714-2998; Fax: 212-714-2996
E-mail: info@ayzanyc.com; Website: ayzanyc.com


Fancy food in a fancy atmoshpere. The restaurant is the India Club by day, but is open to the public by night.
1 Hanover Sq., Financial District NY 10004 betw Pearl & Stone St, Tel 212-514-9454
Website: bayards.com


Bright, airy restaurant turning out robust entrees, home made breads and delicious desserts.
25 W. 56th St., Midtown NY 10019 Betw 5th & 6th Aves, Tel 212-332-0500

Berkeley Bar and Grill

Trendy popular Midtown restaurant serving California cuisine.
550 Madison Ave., Midtown NY 10022 in Sony Plaza, Tel 212-833-7800

Big Sur

Popular Upper East Side restaurant serving Contemporary cuisine with a hint of French flavors. Contemporary decor. Seasonal outdoor cafe.
1406 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 at 80th St., Tel 212-472-5009

Biltmore Room, The

Extraordinary eclectic menu.
290 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10001 Bet. 24th &25th St., Tel 212-807-0111
Website: thebiltmoreroom.com

Black Duck

...understandably goes overboard on seafood dishes like lobster martini, porcini-and-herb-crusted salmon in pastry, and sushi-style sesame-seared tuna. - New York Magazine
122 E. 28th St., Midtown South NY 10016 Park South Hotel, Tel 212-204-5240
Website: parksouthhotel.com

Blue Hill

Smart sleekly decorated dining room. Wonderful innovative American cuisine cooked and seasoned to perfection.
75 Washington Pl., Greenwich Village NY 10011 betw 6th Ave. & Wash. Sq. W., Tel 212-539-1776
Website: bluehillnyc.com

Blue Ribbon Brooklyn

Although an American restaurant with a wide-ranging menu, the French influences are undeniable, the menu offers everything from Ossetra Caviar to chicken wings and french fries, making it a surprising kid-friendly restaurant with an excellent oyster bar
280 Fifth Ave., betw Garfield Pl. & 1st St, Tel 718-840-0404
Website: blueribbonrestaurants.com


Wonderfully prepared bistro-type food. Table seating is crowded, but outdoor seating in summer is available.
299 Madison Ave., Murray Hill NY 10017 at 41st St., Tel 212-557-3340

Cafe Alyss

Great innovative contemporary cuisine. Relaxing friendly atmosphere. Definately worth a try.
222 Thompson St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw W 3rd & Bleeker St, Tel 212-387-8239


Sleek 24hour Chelsea restaurant serving New American cuisine. Trendy clientel. Great Bar.
119 Seventh Ave., Flatiron District NY 10011 at 17th Sts., Tel 212-414-1717


Flatiron Med-Eclectic restaurant offering the perfect mix of casual ambiance and savvy food.
55 W. 21st St., Flatiron District NY 10010 betw. 5th & 6th Ave., Tel 212-929-0740
Fax: 212-691-1217

California Pizza Kitchen

Bright bustling West Coast chain serving Pizza with a twist. Kid friendly. Take-out and delivery available.
201 E. 60th St., Uptown East NY 10022 Across Bloomingdale's, Tel 212-755-7773
Fax: 212-755-7785; Website: cpk.com


This cigar-friendly restaurant has an excellent selection of cocktails, scotches and cigars. They also offer a pre-theater dinner special priced at 19.99.
116 E. 16th St., Gramercy Park NY 10003 betw Irving Pl. & Park Ave. S., Tel 212-254-1600
Fax: 212-614-8626


Modern roomy dining room for great American upscale food.
142 Mercer St., Soho NY (at Prince St.), Tel 212-431-7676


Globally eclectic cuisine
189 East Houston St., Greenwich Village NY betw Ludlow & Orchard St, Tel 212-995-8467

Carnegie Delicatessen

Renowned Midtown deli serving super sized sandwiches and other deli delights. A great NY experience.
854 Seventh Ave., Midtown NY 10019 at 55th St., Tel 212-757-2245
Tel: 800-334-5606; Fax: 212-757-9889
Website: carnegiedeli.com


Dine on caviar and other delicacies at this popular SoHo restaurant.
310 Broadway, CivicCenter NY in the SOHO Gr& building, Tel 212-925-5515
Toll-Free: 800-422-8427; Website: caviarteria.com


The country style is evident in such dishes as bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin with corn-pudding and scallion gravy, the menu is seasonal and high quality
271 Smith St., Brooklyn NY betw Degraw & Sackett St, Tel 718-243-0049
Website: chestnutonsmith.com

Chicken Kitchen

American cuisine. Casual atmosphere. Fast service.
1177 Second Ave., Uptown East NY 10021 Crossing 52nd, Tel 212-980-5252
Website: chickenkitchen.com


Small and charming eclectic cuisine in Lower East Side
6 Clinton St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Houston & Stanton St, Tel 212-674-6300
Website: chubo.com

Church Lounge

Tourists, stockbrokers and singletons flock to this lively Tribeca bar and restaurant where good American cuisine and lethal cocktails are consummed in vast quantities.
2 Sixth Ave., Midtown South NY Tel 212-519-6677

Cipriani Wall Street

Cipriani on Wall Street
55 Wall St., Financial District NY 10005 betw Hanover & William St, Tel 212-699-5555
E-mail: events@cipriani.com; Website: cipriani.com


New American menu features some interesting seafood dishes and comes complete with optional wine and beer
228 Bleeker St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw Cornelia St. & 6th Ave., Tel 212-924-9717


Sleek, easy decor and good, easy food.
1030 Third Ave., Lenox Hill NY near Third Ave., Tel 212-339-9955

Core One Nine One

Although the food is delicious, it is of low quantity since the restaurant/lounge only serves small plates, but the decor is swanky and a DJ plays on the weekends creating a very comfortable hang out
191 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY betw Houston & Stanton St, Tel 212-228-9888


Craft's bare-bone menu lets you choose meat, fish or vegetable and your own cooking style. In other words you design your own meals.
43 E. 19th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 betw Park Ave South & Broadway, Tel 212-780-0880


New American cuisine
900 Broadway, Flatiron District NY 10003 betw 19th & 20th St, Tel 212-461-4300

Crystal Fountain

Relaxed atmosphere. Great food. Attentive staff.
Park Ave., Midtown South NY 10017 Tel 212-850-5998
Fax: 212-697-3772

Davidburke & Donatella

Modern American restaurant with tasting menu on East Side
133 E. 61st St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 betw Lexington & Park Ave, Tel 212-813-2121
Website: dbdrestaurant.com


New American eatery with moderately priced menu and banquette-style seating
134 Reade St., Tribeca NY 10013 betw Greenwich & Hudson St, Tel 212-941-9401
Website: thedekk.com

Delegates Dining Room

Good place for weekday lunch buffet with gorgeous view of East River
United Nations, Turtle Bay NY 10017 betw 45th & 46th St, Tel 212-963-7626


Romantic Soho restaurant known for its eclectic Italian and French influenced American cuisine.
73 Thompson St., Soho NY betw Spring & Brome St, Tel 212-966-7299

Dewey's Flatiron

Great burgers and pasta served at this fun bar. Renowned for its beer selection.
210 Fifth Ave., Midtown South NY 10010 25th/26th Sts., Tel 212-696-2337
E-mail: deweyflat@aol.com; Website: deweysflatiron.com


Gourmet American-Italian cuisine
114 Dyckman St., Inwood NY 10040 Mall, Concourse Level, Tel 212-304-1717


Contemporary American cuisine served in a friendly atmosphere.
1479 York Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 at 78th St., Tel 212-988-5153

Duane Park Cafe

Excellent contemporary American cuisine peppered with occasional international influences served in an elegant setting. (bet. Hudson St. and West Broadway)
157 Duane St., Tribeca NY 10013 Tel 212-732-5555
Fax: 212-732-3864; Website: duaneparkcafe.citysearch.com


Comfort food and a warm atmosphere make this the perfect place to unwind, the menu is seasonal but some staples like the Dumac & cheese are always available between Devoe St & Metropolitan Ave
432 Union Ave., Brooklyn NY Tel 718-486-7717
Website: dumontrestaurant.com


Fantastic menu offering hearty comfort food served alongside fusion-y dishes. Lively bar serving great drinks such as Pucker Up.
798 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY 10019 at 53rd St, Tel 212-765-7080
Website: eaterynyc.com

Eleven Madison Park

Superb American cuisine with a continental flair served in an Art Deco setting.
11 Madison Ave., Midtown South NY 10010 Corner of 24th St., Tel 212-889-0905
Website: elevenmadisonpark.com

Five Front

A contemporary restaurant with especially good seafood dishes offers a warm atmosphere and a beautiful bamboo garden/patio from spring to fall
5 Front St., Brooklyn NY betw Dock & Old Fulton St, Tel 718-625-5559
Website: fivefrontrestaurant.com


Carry-out and catering only. Great contemporary American cuisine. Helpful staff.
8 W. 18th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 Tel 212-647-1234
Fax: 212-647-1521

Four Seasons

Tres chic, exclusive and romantic. Continental cuisine, extraordinary modern touch. Menu changes with the seasons. Jacket and tie required.
99 E. 52nd St., Midtown NY 10022 betw Lexington & Park Ave, Tel 212-754-9494
Fax: 212-754-1007; Website: fourseasonsrestaurant.com


Dog fanciers dig this cute West Side shrine to Fred (the owner's black lab). Excellent American cuisine Check out the review at nytoday.com..
476 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY 10024 Corner of 83rd St, Tel 212-579-3076

Fred's at Barney's

Handsome East Side Italian restaurant located in the basement of Barney's. Very civilized and very fashionable.
10 E. 61st St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 inBarney's Department Store., Tel 212-833-2200
Fax: 212-833-2283


New American cuisine and special cocktails hot spot in Lower East Side
Tel 212-420-0012
E-mail: info@freemansrestaurant.com; Website: freemansrestaurant.com

Giorgio's of Gramercy

This is one of the better New American joints in New York. The food is delightful as is the service and decor. The price is extremely fair, and is definitely a good dating atmosphere.
27 E. 21st St., Flatiron District NY 10010 betw Broadway & Park Ave. S., Tel 212-477-0007
Website: giorgiosofgramercy.com

Goblin Market

A casual atmosphere and quality dishes on a seasonal menu, Winner of Time Out's Eat Out Award
199 Prince St., @ Sullivan St., Tel 212-375-8275
Website: goblinmarketnyc.com

Gotham Bar & Grill

Intimate, cheerful and welcoming describes the dining room and bar. Modern American cuisine. Divine desserts.
12 E. 12th St., Greenwich Village NY 10003 betw 5th Ave. & University Pl., Tel 212-620-4020
Fax: 212-627-7810; E-mail: gothamgm@aol.com
Website: gothambarandgrill.com

Gramercy Tavern

The atmosphere and decor is of relaxed elegance while the food offers an array of dishes with plenty of fish and vegetables at this multi-award winning restaurant
42 E. 20th St., Flatiron District NY betw Broadway & Park Ave., Tel 212-477-0777
Website: gramercytavern.com

Grange Hall

High-quality cooking with large portions of vegetables, Atlantic salmon sprinkled with a gremolata of lemon zest, shallots, parsley and dill and traditional American desserts.
50 Commerce St., West Village NY 10014 (at Barrow St.), Tel 212-924-5246
Fax: 212-255-2117


Solid classy Midtown restaurant serving artistically designed New American cuisine. Serene dining room perfect for quiet conversation and relaxation.
151 W. 54th St., Midtown NY 10019 Tel 212-468-8888
Website: nytoday.com

Hard Rock Cafe

US version of the legendary London bar serving American cuisine in a rock 'n roll atmosphere. Lots of music memorabilia. Great fun for the whole family.
221 W. 57th St., Midtown NY 10019 betw Broadway & 7th Ave., Tel 212-489-6565
Fax: 212-977-5585; Website: hardrock.com


Stylish new American cuisine restaurant behind the Port Authority
523 Ninth Ave., Hell's Kitchen NY 10018 at 39th St., Tel 212-947-4208


Family-style American cuisine in cozy, farmhouse atmosphere
20 Cornelia St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betwtw. Bleecker & W.4th St, Tel 212-243-9579
Website: recipesfromhome.com

Hudson River Club

Enjoy critically acclaimed American cuisine while viewing the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Wheelchair accessible.
250 Vesey St., Financial District NY 10007 4 World Financial Center, Tel 212-786-1500
Fax: 212-786-0103; Website: newyork.citysearch.com


Great hang-out for late night club goers features New American cuisine.
17 W. 19th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 betw Fifth & Sixth Avenues., Tel 212-989-4874


Upper East Side New American quality cuisine in chic decor
322 E. 86th St., Yorkville NY 10028 betw 1st & 2nd Ave, Tel 212-861-1993
Website: ianrestaurant.com


Daringly original food. Seasoned and cooked to perfection. Located in the Bryant Park Hotel.
40 W. 40th St., Fashion District NY betw 5th & 6th Ave, Tel 212-642-2255

Independent, The

Attractive dishes like mesquite-grilled salmon with dried-cranberry and lime reduction on wild rice pilaf, juicy roasted organic chicken with garlicky mashed potatoes and lucious desserts.
179 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 betw Leonard & Worth St, Tel 212-219-2010

Inside Restaurant

Village New American cuisine with touch of creativity and freshness, cozy and comfortable setting
9 Jones St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw Bleecker & W. 4th St, Tel 212-229-9999
Website: insideonjones.com


Mexican, Chinese, Thai and French accents all on one menu
147 W. 40th St., Fashion District NY betw Broadway & Seventh Ave., Tel 212-869-8300


Civilized modern dining in New American ecletic restaurant featuring well-cooked menu and abstract painting decor
504 LaGuardia Pl., Noho NY 10003 betw Bleecker & Houston St, Tel 212-475-9601
Website: jaspernyc.com

Jimmy's No. 43

Organic food and a good beer selection (primarily Belgian, German and Scottish). Events include live music and beer tastings.
43 E. 7th St., East Village NY 10003 bet 2nd & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-982-3006
Website: jimmysno43.com

Kitchen 22

Good choice of appetizers, entrees, and desserts; affordable selection of fine wines; three-course prix fixe menu for just $25
36 E. 22nd St., Flatiron District NY betw Broadway & Park Ave , Tel 212-228-4399
Website: charliepalmer.com

Kitchen 82

$25 prix fixe, with a menu that features five appetizers, five entrees, and five desserts to choose from.
461 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY at 82nd St., Tel 212-875-1619
Fax: 212-875-0780; Website: charliepalmer.com

Knife + Fork

Meat centered menu with offerings such as licorice-rubbed venison and curry-dusted skate. $$$$
108 E. 4th St., East Village NY 10003 bet 1st & 2nd St, Tel 212-228-4885
Fax: 646-349-5542; Website: knife-fork-nyc.com

Lake Club

Very upscale, elegant restaurant offering delicacies such as Cordon Bleu, Crostaceo Panella, rack of lamb and much more as well as a beautiful waterfront view
1150 Clove Rd., Victory Blvd, Staten Island, Tel 718-442-3600
Website: lake-club.com

Lawrence Scott

Delicious food, which can't be discussed without mentioning the well-known and widely respected Lamb Shank. Also, a great wine list.
1363 First Ave., Yorkville NY betw 73rd & 74th St, Tel 212-396-4555
E-mail: info@lawrencescott.com; Website: lawrencescott.com

Le Bar Bat

Multi-level restaurant/ bar/club with cavernous bat theme. Caters to an after-work eclectic mix of young professionals. American cuisine.
311 W. 57th St., Clinton NY 10019 betw 7th & 8th Ave, Tel 212-307-7228
E-mail: info@lebarbat.com; Website: lebarbat.com

Le Cirque 2000

One of NY's tres chic restaurants. A must for the connoisseur. Brilliant new American cuisine. Jacket and tie required
455 Madison Ave., Midtown NY 10022 behind St Patrick's Cathedral, Fax 212-303-7712
General Info: 212-303-7754; Reservations: 212-303-7788
Website: nypalace.com


Upper East Side sophisticated restaurant serving new American menu
1278 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 betw 73rd & 74th St, Tel 212-772-0404
Fax: 212-772-3229; Website: lenoxroom.com

Lever House

Located in Midtown modernist landmark American cuisine restaurant
390 Park Ave., Midtown NY 10022 Tel 212-888-2700
Website: leverhouse.com

Lipstick Cafe

Creative American cuisine. Breakfast and Lunch..
885 Third Ave., Sutton Place NY 10022 at 54th St., Tel 212-486-8664
Fax: 212-980-3745


Hot bar scene. Wonderful eclectic cuisine and rockin' gospel brunch."Fab" party scene. Live funk and R&B.
30 W. 22nd St., Flatiron District NY 10010 Btw 5th & 6th Aves., Fax 212-657-6760
Tel: 212-675-6700; E-mail: lolany@usa.net

Lot 61

With a clientele as extravagant as the prices, this displaced Soho-esque truck garage-turned-cocktail lounge is not for the faint of art.
550 W. 21st St., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 10th & 11th Ave, Tel 212-243-6555
Website: lot61.com


Stylish and chic best describes this popular Upper West side restaurant. Glass-tiled ceilings, muted colors plus a 90 foot glass bar creates a supper-club feel. Fantastic American cuisine designed to comfort rather than shock.
208 W. 70th St., Lincoln Center NY betw Amsterdam & West End Ave, Tel 212-875-8600

Mark's Restaurant & Bar

Fashionable East Side Hotel Restaurant serving French-American cuisine . Plush surroundings, great food and super service make this a pleasurable dining experience. PS Their desserts take the cake.
25 E. 77th St., Upper East Side NY 10021 in the Mark Hotel, Tel 212-879-1864
Website: themarkhotel.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


Elegant dining room. Serving creative American cuisine. Great mixed drinks. The perfect place to pass the time while waiting for a train. East Balcony
E. 42nd St., Gr& Central Terminal, Tel 212-687-4600
Fax: 212-687-5671; Website: metrazur.com

Metropolitan Cafe

Casual Sutton Place cafe serving salads and sandwiches.
959 First Ave., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw 52nd & 53rd St, Tel 212-759-5600
Website: arkrestaurants.com


Enjoy a lobster salad, ricotta ravioli in a flavored mix of asparagus and pancetta, dry-aged New York steak, diver scallops in a delicate butter sauce with gnocchi and for dessert - chocolate angel food cake, tarte Tatin, creme brulee or an interesting platter of American cheeses. Reservations online.
24 W. 55th St., Midtown NY 10019 Bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-767-0555
Website: michaelsnewyork.com


Rated as the best and most interesting breakfast in town. Attractive elegant surroundings. Breakfast served until 3 PM
118 W. 57th St., Midtown NY 10019 inLe Parker Meridien, Tel 212-708-7460
Website: parkermeridien.com

Oak Room at the Plaza Hotel

Enjoy a drink/dinner at this posh wood-paneled restaurant and bar. Jacket & tie are required.
768 Fifth Ave., Midtown NY 10019 at 59th St, Tel 212-546-5420


Exceptionally delicious American cuisine. Eye-catching dining room, popular bar.
145 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 betw Duane & Thomas St, Tel 212-233-0507
Website: theodeonrestaurant.com

Old Town Bar & Restaurant

In business since 1892. The tin ceiling and gas lamps make you feel like you are back in Prohibition times. Bar food available.
45 E. 18th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 Tel 212-529-6732


Meatpacking District lounge-eatery serving New American eats & amazing drinks with beautiful candlelit atmosphere
1 Little W. 12th St., Meatpacking District NY 10014 at 9th Ave., Tel 212-255-9717
Website: onelw12.com

Park Avenue Country Club

Popular restaurant serving American cuisine. Friendly staff.
381 Park Ave. So., Midtown South NY 10016 At the corner of 27th St, Tel 212-685-3636