As a foodie destination, New York is indeed a city that does have something for everyone; the city is a host to a multicultural mix of everything from Michelin-starred restaurants to Pizza parlours and street food establishments. So much choice may be overwhelming, but the intense competition in the Big Apple means that where ever you choose to eat, chances are you will be well satisfied. Check out our list below for some of the best places to dine in New York.
Topping this list is the impressive classic French restaurant Daniel. Daniel’s kitchen is run by celebrated Chef Daniel Boulud and offers fine dining in a distinctive lounge and main dining room. It’s the perfect location to celebrate special occasions or to impress business prospects.
The kitchen at Eleven Madison Park is run by talented Chef Daniel Humm, who has evolved this restaurant into one of the city’s leading dining spots. Whether you travel to the Big Apple on one of the business class flights to New York that are available, or the more common economy seats, this is one restaurant that is still worth a visit. Situated in a room that is a contender for New York’s grandest Art Deco rooms, Eleven Madison Park is famed for its well mannered service, memorable tasting menu’s, and table-side flourishes of classy showmanship.
Sushi lovers can chalk this one up as a must-visit restaurant if not for the delicious food served here, then for a chance to see a true sushi Master practise his trade. Sushi Yasuda encourages a jovial atmosphere with counter seating that allows diners to converse with each other as well as the Chefs preparing their meals. The word on the street in New York is that sushi has never tasted as good as it does here.
A winner of many awards, Bouley is an establishment well known for its Chef’s (of the same name) devotion to opulent dishes that celebrate the more lavish of lifestyles. The restaurant has recently moved to more modern premises with upgraded aesthetics while the site of the original Bouley has been converted into a sprawling market named after the renowned chef. The restaurant features vaulted ceilings in a dining room scented by aromatic apples, offering diners a quirky but amazing dining experience that is well worth the visit.
One of the true marks of success is when others start doing what you are doing, and that is certainly the case with Peter Luger. The many copycats of this restaurant have still never been able to capture the charm and service of this New York City eatery. The pub-like atmosphere and amazing food served here make this one of the must-do New York dining experiences after a long meeting.
The restaurants above are some of the best places to dine in New York and are the standout representatives of many others in this culturally diverse city.