New York City Restaurants $$

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Zoma Restaurant, Manhattan
  2084 Frederick Douglas Blvd - Harlem - New York, NY              
Ethiopian Cousine.
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Bryant Park Grill, Manhattan
  25 W. 40th Street - (5th-6th Aves) - New York, NY              
Cozily situated behind the landmark New York Public Library, Bryant Park serves as a stunning backdrop for this New American grill and café. Bryant Park Grill’s elegant and sophisticated dining room is perfect for your business lunch or a night out on the town with friends. Enjoy a romantic dinner or a festive party under Bryant Park Grill’s beautifully decorated, heated holiday tent in the winter, while seasonal patio and rooftop dining are sure to make your summer evenings magical. For more casual dining, visit the Bryant Park Café next door or just hang out at the café bar!
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Heartland Brewery, Manhattan
  35 Union Square West (CLOSED) - Union Square - New York, NY              
Remember, while you're patronizing the bustling stands of the green market, that Heartland Brewery is right across the street. Come on in, put down those shopping bags and stay for a bite and a pint...or two...
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Mad Dog & Beans Mexican Cantina, Manhattan
  83 Pearl Street - New York, NY              
A casual-upscale Mexican restaurant featuring a traditional Mexican menu. The theme is based on the Mexican Revolution. The decor features vintage black-and-white photos of banditos and scenes of Mexico printed on canvas and displayed throughout the restaurant. Barn wood, iron, weathered furniture (imported directly from Mexico), wrought-iron chandeliers, Edison bulbs, candlelight and other traditional decorative elements all combine to provide a warm and rustic dining atmosphere.
Flat-screen televisions in the bar area feature sports and vintage Mexican movies, while stainless-steel and glass Guacamole stations add a modern contrast to the overall look. Music is a lively Mexican and Spanish selection during the day at both the bar area and the dining area. During happy hour, the bar area switches over to top 100, classic and contemporary rock, while guests can enjoy a more traditional Mexican dining experience upstairs where Mexican/Spanish music continues to play.
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Eataly, Manhattan
  200 5th Avenue - New York, NY              
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More than a supermarket with restaurants. It is an energetic marketplace, an opportunity to taste and take home the products of artisans who till, knead and press to bring you the highest quality products at fair price. Eataly has assembled the absolute best Italian producers from every region under one roof and the absolute best chefs to cook their wares; Eataly is the heartbeat of Italy.
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Alma Restaurant
  187 Columbia Street - Brooklyn, NY              
Alma is a landmark in the New York dining scene. Built from the ground up, handcrafted by the four owners, each of the three floors offers a unique atmosphere. In 2002, Alma opened its doors under the auspice of Chef Gary Jacobson. Carrying on his tradition, Chef Hans Dannerhoj continues to create sophisticated and memorable cuisine. Guests flock to the roof deck year-round for brunch and dinner. The roof deck is heated in the winter and open air in the summer with unrivaled panoramic views of Manhattan. From the second floor dining room or the deck the sunsets captured at Alma are like no other.
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Notaro Ristorante, Manhattan
  635 2nd Avenue - New York, NY              
The Main Course - by Paul Wein
"I've eaten at hundreds of restaurants throughout my life, but I've never had a dining experience like the one I had at Notaro Restaurant.
Specializing in authentic Tuscan cuisine, Notaro offers a type of food found nowhere else. That's because Angelo, the restaurant's owner, grew up with this wonderful cuisine his entire life. So his Tuscan tenure, combined with the experience of his chef, promise his customers a culinary compilation of cosmic proportions."
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Capsouto Freres, Manhattan
  451 Washington - (Watts Street) - New York, NY              
A warm and classy bistro, the restaurant throughout the years, it has found and still finds its way into the heart of New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world.
Part of the restaurant’s charm and appeal is its warm atmosphere conducive to conversation. Capsouto Freres’ fine wines and exciting menus provide a harmonious blend of innovation and tradition. As a tribute to its spectacular souffles, Capsouto Freres has affectionately been dubbed the "souffle sanctuary".
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Thistle Hill Tavern
  441 Seventh Avenue - Brooklyn, NY              
Thistle Hill Tavern is a casual, seasonal restaurant and bar brought to you by Chef Dale Talde, David Massoni and John Bush serving American tavern fare and handcrafted cocktails. John and Bar Manager Bill Riley have complemented the restaurant’s menu with a cocktail and wine program which reflects the restaurant’s commitment to local ingredients. Thistle Hill’s dining room is handsomely outfitted with original mahogany wood floors, exposed brick and ivory walls lined with wainscoting. The restaurant is also decorated with a collection of antique photos, prints and ephemera representing Brooklyn’s storied history and iconic personalities.
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Talde
  369 7th Avenue - Park Slope - Brooklyn, NY              
Talde is a Casual Asian-American Restaurant & Bar brought to you by Chef Dale Talde, David Massoni, and John Bush. The 65-seat restaurant offers guests a casual and comfortable, yet elevated, dining experience, showcasing Asian-American fare reflective of the distinct cultural and culinary experiences of Executive Chef/Partner Dale Talde. Setting the scene at TALDE is an impressive collection of Asian mahogany wood-carvings that Bush and Massoni salvaged from an antiques warehouse in Pennsylvania. Another focal point of the restaurant space is the 6-seat chef’s counter with views into the open kitchen, where guests can watch and interact with Chef Talde and his team as they work.
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Butcher Bar, Queens
  37-08 30th Avenue - Astoria - New York, NY              
Astoria's first organic, natural and local butcher shop. Voted Astoria's #1 BEST BBQ. Butcher Bar believes in old traditonal methods and the exclusive use of high quality, pasteur raised, no hormone or any antibiotic treated meat guarantees quality and taste. If you haven't visited, come on down and sample some of the finest BBQ in NYC and take home some good meat.
Butcher Bar's mission is to connect our customers to the source of their food – small scale, sustainable local farms that are committed to producing natural, humanely raised, high quality and distinctive meat products.
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Lorenzo's Restaurant, Bar & Cabaret
  1100 South Avenue at Lois Lane - Staten Island - New York, NY              
Welcome to Lorenzo’s Restaurant, Bar and Cabaret! This breathtakingly beautiful 150 seat restaurant, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, as well as Jazz Brunch on Sunday. Lorenzo’s award-winning Italian and Continental Cuisine, attentive service and truly gorgeous setting combine to make your dining experience exceptional!
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Union Hall
  702 Union Street - Brooklyn, NY              
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The Union Hall is a 5,000 square foot bar, restaurant and live music venue in the heart of Park Slope, Brooklyn.
It offers cozy firesides, a stately library, two indoor bocce courts, outdoor garden seating, and a downstairs bar and music venue. New York Press says Union Hall "offers downtown style mixed with Brooklyn's trademark down-to-earth friendliness."
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South Fin Grills, Staten Island
  300 Father Capodanno Blvd - New York, NY              
South Fin Grills offers a unique combination of delectable food, exquisite decor and breath-taking views. The mission here is to be the premier upscale restaurant on Staten Island. The entire staff is fully dedicated to serving guests and welcoming patrons new and old to experience everything South Fin Grills has to offer.
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Café La Nueva
  82-02 37th Avenue - Queens - Jackson Heights, NY
             
The Café La Nueva has established itself as a popular venue for people of all ages and backgrounds.
From the start La Nueva Café Bar Restaurant has become an integral part of Jackson Heights' street plan. The food on offer is eclectic and international in style. The Restaurant is open seven days per week, day and night.
The Bar serves a fine selection of unusual draught and bottled beers and has a short but very selective wine list on offer. A wide variety of liqueurs, spirits and soft drinks are also available.
The Café La Nueva has several spaces available for hire and the Café-Bar-Restaurant can provide all necessary food and drink services to satisfy most requirements.
The cafe-bar Café La Nueva offers you a peaceful oasis where from early morning you can have breakfast, an assortment of delicious ice-creams, excellent coffee, rich and natural fruit juices. In the evening we serve intoxicating cocktails and a wide selection of draught and bottled beer. http://www.cafelanueva.com/
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Bar Corvo
  791 Washington Ave - Brooklyn, NY              
Bar Corvo is a restaurant and bar offering a menu that is primarily Italian. Located in Crown Heights, near the Brooklyn Museum, Bar Corvo welcomes families and offers outdoor seating in the warmer seasons. Reservations are not taken. Tables are available on a first come, first served basis.
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Bocelli Restaurant
  1250 Hylan Blvd. - Staten Island, NY              
Born in St Angelo dei Lombardi in the Italian province of Avellino, Chef Sena came to attending New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, Stefano studied culinary arts as an apprentice at the Alps Restaurant here on Staten Island under owner/chef Gerard Campitiello. Upon graduation from high school Stefano embarked on a 12-month regional Italian cuisine apprenticeship in Genoa, Italy after which he continued his education at the highly esteemed Culinary Institute of America (CIA).
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F & J Pine Restaurant
  1913 Bronxdale Avenue - Bronx, Ne              
Frankie Bastone, uncle frank to those who know him best, opened a storefront restaurant in the Bronx in 1969. His family-style meals, made with recipes taught to him by his mother back home in the hills of Calabria Italy, soon made Frankie the toast of the town. As word about Frankie’s cooking continued to spread, the pine restaurant was transformed from the Bronx’s “best kept secret”, to the landmark restaurant it is today. The tradition of serving quality Italian cuisine lives on through our culinary masters who still create the unique flavors of the pine using the freshest homegrown herbs and ingredients. Please join us for a meal from mama Bastone’s kitchen served to you in the warmth and friendly atmosphere of our dining room.
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Portobello Cafe
  4221 Hylan Blvd. - Staten Island - New York, NY              
Portobello Cafe is committed to providing the utmost in service and atmosphere to its customers. here service is professional, courteous, yet unobtrusive and the goal is that each and every customer to have a pleasant dining experience.
The staff at Portobello strive as individuals, and as a team, to ensure the comfort of all patrons and guarantee your happiness. Portobello Cafe's intention as a thriving business is to assure quality, quantity, and affordability to every customer and to deliver these precedents as perfectly as possible.
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New Bistro
  2561 Hylan Blvd. - Staten Island, NY              
Located on Hylan Boulevard in the heart of Staten Island, Bistro is renown for sophisticated, welcoming atmosphere, innovative cuisine and exceptional service. From the moment guests walk through the doors, they are captivated by exquisitely prepared Italian dishes in a chic and stylish setting. Spacious bar is the perfect place to sip a cocktail while enjoying live music. http://www.bistro2000.com
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Ganso
  25 Bond Street - Brooklyn, NY              
Ganso is a Japanese restaurant that proudly serves its own sophisticated versions of ramen and Japanese comfort food.
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Sik Gaek, Queens
  49-11 Roosevelt Avenue - Woodside - New York, NY              
Welcome to Sik Gaek, a traditional Korean restaurant where the hospitality and service are second to none and the dishes are both delicious and well-served. Come experience authentic Korean cuisine at its best. And for a truly unique and memorable culinary experience, consider trying the sannakji: octopus, served live!
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Williamsburg Pizza
  265 Union Ave (at the corner of South 3rd St) - Brooklyn, NY              
Williamsburg Pizza's delicious pizza is handcrafted using only the finest and freshest ingredients beginning with old school Brooklyn thin crust; homemade San Marzano tomato sauce; Grande Mozzarella, Parmigiano-Reggiano or Pecorino Romano cheese – made fresh daily or imported directly from Italy. And when tossed together, the result is absolutely delicious.
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Angelina's Ristorante
  399 Ellis Street - Staten Island - New York, NY              
Welcome to Angelina's Ristorante. The food at Angelina's is a unique blend of traditional & innovative Italian cuisine. These special dishes are designed to delight even the most discriminating palate. The professional and couteous staff at Angelina's pride themselves in providing the finest unparalleled service.
Come to Angelina's and enjoy a great Italian getaway!
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Arriba Arriba!, Queens
  40-15 Queens Blvd - Sunnyside, NY              
Tasteful and exquisite mexican food and our indredibly, amazingly delicious margaritas. Opened for almost 30 years since our first location guarantees our customer's satisfaction and expectation by providing good taste, quality food and very happy enviroment.
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The Marina Cafe
  154 Mansion Ave - Staten Island - New York, NY              
On July 14, 1980 the Marina Cafe opened its doors to Staten Island. It was then that it began dedicating ourselves to pleasing guests and providing only the highest quality and freshest foods available. The Marina Cafe's policy of pleasing has been its primary standard and celebrating 30 years in business is by far the greatest reward.
The Marina Cafe has come a long way in 30 years.