39 "See And Be Seen" restaurants in New York.
Pasquale Jones is Charlie Bird with pizza, and that’s why we love it so much.
The Grill is the revamp of the legendary Four Seasons restaurant, run by the people behind Carbone. It’s very similar, very expensive, and worth it.
Estela might not be the cushiest restaurant in NYC, but it’s still an excellent choice for a fun night out or next-level brunch in Nolita.
Minetta Tavern in Greenwich Village is home to some of the best steaks, chops, burgers, and overall feel good vibes that New York City has to offer.
Cosme is an upscale Mexican restaurant in Flatiron that’s much more approachable than it appears to be.
Fedora is in the basement of a townhouse in the West Village, and it feels like a dinner party in a speakeasy that your friends happen to own.
Frenchette is an upscale French bistro in Tribeca. Think of it as an updated version of The Odeon or Balthazar.
Don Angie is a modern Italian restaurant in the West Village that’s best enjoyed with a small group.
Simon and The Whale is the main restaurant at the Freehand Hotel, and it’s the sort of place where you can eat great food and run into an ex.
La Mercerie is a cafe and luxury design store in SoHo. It has expensive pastries and expensive furniture, and it’s a great spot for a daytime meeting.
Barbuto is a West Village institution that’s still a great place to eat some pasta outside.
There were exactly zero restaurants we enjoy hanging out in Meatpacking until Santina arrived. Now there’s one.
With its downtown vibe and solid menu, The East Pole is exactly the youthful shot in the arm the Upper East Side needed.
The Tribeca restaurant is less of the celebrity scene it once was, but still makes very good Italian food.
The best modern dim sum restaurant in town now has a second location on the Upper West Side.