88 "Classic Establishment" restaurants in New York.
Arthur’s Tavern is a small live music bar in the West Village that’s been around since the ’30s.
Lucali is a walk-in-only spot in Carroll Gardens that serves the best pizza in New York City.
Café Boulud is a casual sister restaurant to Daniel, but there’s not very much that’s casual about it.
Capizzi is a one-room pizza place in Hell’s Kitchen. If you’re looking for a meal near Port Authority Bus Terminal, this is probably your best bet.
White Mana is a 24/7 diner in Jersey City that’s been serving small, inexpensive smash burgers since the 1930′s.
Landmark Diner is a time capsule in Soho that you should rely on for cheap eggs and pancakes.
If you’re looking for steak in Williamsburg, Peter Luger is the obvious answer. But DeStefano’s also serves great steak, and its worth a visit.
Le Relais De Venise L’Entrecôte is a French restaurant in Midtown East where the only thing on the menu is very good steak frites.
Elio’s is an old-school Italian restaurant on the UES that’s great for a birthday party or a night of martinis and veal parm with a friend.
Spain is a bar and restaurant in the West Village where 80-year-old Spanish bartenders in red jackets serve you free tapas as long as you buy drinks.
Old Homestead has been around since 1868, and this steakhouse on the Meatpacking/Chelsea border still serves some of the best steaks in the city.
John’s Of 12th Street is a classic Italian American restaurant in the East Village, and they have a full menu of vegan options as well.
Paris Blues is a historic jazz bar in Harlem with performances every night, but it feels a lot like a dive bar.