253 "Dining Solo" restaurants in New York.
Open late and always excellent, Sushi Seki Upper East Side is our favorite sushi restaurant in NYC. Sit at the counter and order piece by piece.
Wildair is a casual wine bar on the Lower East Side, attached to the acclaimed tasting menu restaurant Contra.
La Contenta is a Mexican bar and restaurant on the Lower East Side that’s the ultimate neighborhood hang for fish tacos and tequila.
Golden Diner is a little spot in Two Bridges that serves modern diner classics. It’s worth planning lunch here a week in advance.
Three blocks from the Barclays Center, Chuko is not only an ideal pre-game move, but our favorite ramen joint in Brooklyn.
The Italian food at Noho’s Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria has the honor of being among the only things in history to improve after a key lineup change.
Contra is a Lower East Side tasting menu restaurant with adventurous food that actually tastes good.
Zooba is an Egyptian restaurant in Nolita, and it’s the only fast-casual restaurant worth caring about.
Ops is a pizza restaurant in Bushwick where you’ll want to become a regular even if you don’t live in the neighborhood.
Upstate Craft Beer & Oyster Bar is the ultimate neighborhood restaurant, with fresh seafood, friendly service, and free-flowing craft beer.
Sky Cafe is a small spot in Elmhurst where you’ll find excellent Indonesian food.