Gennaro is the type of old-school Italian spot that’s perfect for Sunday night dinners with your family. They’re famous for their seafood risotto, and you’ll do very well with a simple spaghetti pomodoro or veal chop. Of note: it’s cash only.
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Barney Greengrass is the definition of a Classic NYC Establishment. What’s not to love about a 100-year-old tradition of sturgeon scrambled eggs and a H&H bagel with lox, cream cheese and tomato?
Playa Betty’s is a fun place to drink margaritas with a big group on the Upper West Side.
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Gaetana’s Cucina Italiana
Gaetana’s is an old-school Italian spot in the West Village that tends to stay quiet. If you want to hide from the world, stop by for a chicken parm.
This West Village Italian spot is starting to feel just a tad dated - but the food is as good as ever. Try it for a special dinner, and order pasta.
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