The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017
Mission Chinese Food is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

1. Mission Chinese Food

8.9
171 E Broadway (btwn Rutgers & Jefferson St), New York City, NY
Chinesisches Restaurant · Two Bridges · 387 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Chef/proprietor Danny Bowien and executive chef Angela Dimayuga have added a raw bar, two generous family-style set menus, and showstoppers like duck baked in clay. Mehr erfahren.

Spicy Village 大福星 is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

2. Spicy Village 大福星

9.1
68B Forsyth St (btwn Grand & Hester), New York City, NY
Chinesisches Restaurant · Lower East Side · 161 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: This postage stamp sized, low-fi, BYOB, cash-only restaurant punches far above its weight class offering some of the city’s best noodles. Don’t overlook the big tray chicken or the pork pancakes. Mehr erfahren.

Wildair is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

3. Wildair

9.0
142 Orchard St (at Rivington St), New York City, NY
Französisches Restaurant · Lower East Side · 62 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: A meal here might include Southern-style white shrimp, rich pork rillettes, crispy squid with green onions, bright scallop ceviche, and spicy chopped tuna on toast. Mehr erfahren.

Momofuku Noodle Bar is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

4. Momofuku Noodle Bar

9.1
171 1st Ave (btwn E 10th & E 11th St), New York City, NY
Ramen-Restaurant · East Village · 818 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: David Chang’s seminal, ground-breaking East Village noodle shop has arguably been the most influential restaurant to emerge from NYC this century. Mehr erfahren.

Balthazar is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

5. Balthazar

9.3
80 Spring St (at Crosby St), New York City, NY
Französisches Restaurant · SoHo · 987 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Restaurateur Keith McNally's enduring Soho brasserie is the best every day restaurant in New York City. Period. Mehr erfahren.

The Dutch is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

6. The Dutch

9.0
131 Sullivan St (at Prince St), New York City, NY
Neuamerikanisches Restaurant · SoHo · 437 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: The Dutch is a great choice when you’re craving a steak, a burger, or oysters, and the menu always includes plentiful seafood options as well as pastas. It's an indelible part of the Soho landscape. Mehr erfahren.

Lure Fishbar is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

7. Lure Fishbar

9.2
142 Mercer St (at Prince St), New York City, NY
Fischrestaurant · SoHo · 378 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Great for dates & business lunches alike, the subterranean Lure Fish Bar offers up a solid roster of sushi offerings as well as seafood, steak, & one of the best burgers in the city. [Eater 38 Member]

Katz's Delicatessen is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

8. Katz's Delicatessen

9.3
205 E Houston St (at Ludlow St), New York City, NY
Sandwich-Imbiss · Lower East Side · 1244 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: In 127 years, little has changed. Katz's remains one of New York's—and the country's—essential delis. Order at the counter, and don't forget to tip your slicer—your sandwich will be better for it. Mehr erfahren.

Estela is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

9. Estela

9.1
47 E Houston St (at Mulberry St), New York City, NY
Amerikanisches Restaurant · NoLita · 224 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Ignacio Mattos serves rustic, market-driven dishes that don't easily fit into any one classification. Standouts include mussels escabeche, ricotta dumplings, and excellent beef tartare with sunchokes. Mehr erfahren.

Oiji is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

10. Oiji

9.1
119 1st Ave, New York City, NY
Koreanisches Restaurant · East Village · 70 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: The ideal meal at Oiji starts with the honey butter chips followed by the house-made soba noodles, braised beef, and mackerel smoked over pine needles. Mehr erfahren.

Superiority Burger is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

11. Superiority Burger

8.8
430 E 9th St (btwn 1st Ave & Ave A), New York City, NY
Vegetarisches / Veganes Restaurant · East Village · 133 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Headley and his crew turn seasonal vegetables into delectable salads and riffs on American comfort food favorites. The specials menu changes daily, and the rest of the menu is constantly evolving. Mehr erfahren.

Hearth is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

12. Hearth

9.0
403 E 12th St (at 1st Ave), New York City, NY
Italienisches Restaurant · East Village · 188 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Marco Canora recently transformed the menu at his 13-year-old East Village Italian restaurant, to align it with his newfound vision of health, but the food is as rich and pleasing as ever. Mehr erfahren.

Gramercy Tavern is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

13. Gramercy Tavern

9.5
42 E 20th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave), New York City, NY
Amerikanisches Restaurant · Flatiron District · 396 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Gramercy Tavern is the king of farm-to-table cuisine in New York City. The front room is one of the best places in New York for a leisurely lunch, or a romantic meal during the week. Mehr erfahren.

Cosme is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

14. Cosme

9.1
35 E 21st St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S), New York City, NY
Mexikanisches Restaurant · Flatiron District · 218 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Enrique Olvera brings his vision of modern Mexican cuisine filtered through a global prism to NYC. The stark room and concise menu reveal unexpectedly bright, inventive, and often forceful flavors. Mehr erfahren.

The NoMad Restaurant is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

15. The NoMad Restaurant

9.4
1170 Broadway (inside NoMad Hotel), New York City, NY
Amerikanisches Restaurant · NoMad · 369 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: A grand choice for a dinner date, business breakfast, or leisurely lunch. Dinner reservations are recommended for the main dining room, but The Nomad Bar is first-come, first-serve. Mehr erfahren.

El Quinto Pino is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

16. El Quinto Pino

8.9
401 W 24th St (at 9th Ave), New York City, NY
Weinbar · Chelsea · 110 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: This Chelsea tapas restaurant from chefs Alex Raij and Eder Montero is still going strong after nearly 10 years in business. Do not miss the uni panini or the fried garbanzo beans. Mehr erfahren.

The Breslin Bar & Dining Room is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

17. The Breslin Bar & Dining Room

8.9
16 W 29th St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York City, NY
Gaststätte · NoMad · 681 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: From large format lamb feasts to full English breakfasts to the game-changing lamb burger to what is quite possibly NYC’s finest rib steak, The Breslin is firing on all cylinders. Mehr erfahren.

New Wonjo is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

18. New Wonjo

8.6
23 W 32nd St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York City, NY
Koreanisches Restaurant · Koreatown · 195 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: The wood charcoal used to power the grill at every table makes all the difference, imbuing meat with a smoky flavor. Emerge from New Wonjo perfumed by the smoke and beef fat and leave fully satisfied. Mehr erfahren.

Gazala's Place is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

19. Gazala's Place

7.9
709 9th Ave (btwn 48th & 49th St.), New York City, NY
Mediterranes Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 54 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Representing the esoteric cuisine of the Druze tribe of Israel whose religion is a mix of Islam and ancient Roman gnosticism, Gazala Place is named after chef / owner Gazala Habibi. Mehr erfahren.

Sake Bar Hagi is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

20. Sake Bar Hagi

152 W 49th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave), New York City, NY
Japanisches Restaurant · Theater District · 181 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Open until 3 a.m. nightly, this subterranean izakaya has become a neighborhood staple offering interesting pub fare like Japanese barbecue and yakitori, rice balls, okonomiyaki, and noodles. Mehr erfahren.

Porter House is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

21. Porter House

8.4
10 Columbus Cir Ste 4 (at W 60th St), New York City, NY
Steakhaus · Hell's Kitchen · 91 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: In addition to some of the best dry-aged beef in town, Porter House Bar and Grill offers plentiful seafood options, seasonal specials, a terrific wine list, and great service to boot. Mehr erfahren.

Indian Accent is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

22. Indian Accent

9.2
123 W 56th St, New York City, NY
Nordindisches Restaurant · Theater District · 52 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: New Delhi import Indian Accent brings high-minded, upscale Indian cuisine to Midtown in an opulent, modern dining room accented with imported “Calcutta gold” white marble. Mehr erfahren.

Bar Boulud is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

23. Bar Boulud

8.4
1900 Broadway (btwn 63rd & 64th St), New York City, NY
Französisches Restaurant · Lincoln Square · 172 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Bar Boulud is a destination for wine-lovers, charcuterie fanatics, and anyone that loves good French food. Mehr erfahren.

Tanoshi Sushi is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

24. Tanoshi Sushi

9.4
1372 York Ave (73rd St), New York City, NY
Sushi-Bar · Upper East Side · 99 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: An omakase will set you back around $80—a bargain for New York City. Guests can also supplement their omakase meals with a small selection of a la carte sushi. Tanoshi has three seatings per night. Mehr erfahren.

Dovetail is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

25. Dovetail

8.9
103 W 77th St (at Columbus Ave), New York City, NY
Neuamerikanisches Restaurant · Upper West Side · 131 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Dovetail was revamped last summer but the effect is the same: it’s a serene, highly civilized space to enjoy Fraser’s thoughtful cooking. The restaurant offers a variety of dining options. Mehr erfahren.

Patsy's Pizza - East Harlem is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

26. Patsy's Pizza - East Harlem

9.2
2287 1st Ave (btwn E 117th & E 118th St), New York City, NY
Pizzeria · East Harlem · 125 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Patsy’s serves the quintessential example of the New York Neapolitan style of pizza — cooked in a grandfathered coal oven. Few, if any, places provide a more lucid touchstone to old New York. Mehr erfahren.

SriPraPhai is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

27. SriPraPhai

9.2
64-13 39th Ave (btwn 64th & 65th St), Woodside, NY
Thailändisches Restaurant · Woodside · 348 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: The menu is a sprawling pan-regional affair, but the attention to detail is exacting, the spice level bombastic, yet it is tempered by a particularly gentle price point. Mehr erfahren.

Mu Ramen is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

28. Mu Ramen

8.9
1209 Jackson Ave (btwn 47th Rd & 48th Ave), Queens, NY
Ramen-Restaurant · Hunters Point · 154 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Joshua Smookler’s two-year-old ramen shop serves one of the best tonkotsu broths around. Beyond ramen, Mu also offers some high minded plates, like dry-aged Japanese Wagyu beef specials. Mehr erfahren.

Casa Enrique is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

29. Casa Enrique

9.3
5-48 49th Ave (at Vernon Blvd), Queens, NY
Mexikanisches Restaurant · Hunters Point · 196 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Head to New York's only Michelin-starred Mexican restaurant for beef tongue tacos, chicken smothered in a heady mole sauce, and a monster crab tostada. Mehr erfahren.

Lilia is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

30. Lilia

9.5
567 Union Ave (at Frost St), Brooklyn, NY
Italienisches Restaurant · Williamsburg · 141 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Chef Missy Robbins serves an inventive and highly-personal style of Italian cuisine. Standouts include the veal steak, the cacio e pepe fritters, and the mafaldine pasta with pink peppercorns. Mehr erfahren.

St. Anselm is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

31. St. Anselm

9.4
355 Metropolitan Ave (btwn Havemeyer & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
Amerikanisches Restaurant · Williamsburg · 274 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: The tender, butter-drenched Butcher's Steak is the best $20 slab of meat in New York City, no question, but the pricier cuts at Joe Carroll's Williamsburg steakhouse are even better. Mehr erfahren.

Roberta's Pizza is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

32. Roberta's Pizza

9.5
261 Moore St (at Bogart St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzeria · East Williamsburg · 810 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Roberta's is the epicenter of the modern Brooklyn food scene. The pizzas are fantastic, but the restaurant really flexes its muscles with the vegetable dishes. Mehr erfahren.

Peter Luger Steak House is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

33. Peter Luger Steak House

9.2
178 Broadway (at Driggs Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Steakhaus · Williamsburg · 636 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: It was founded in 1887 when Williamsburg was a city onto itself, and some say Luger is the greatest steakhouse in the world. Even if we can’t go quite that far, the steaks are damn good. Mehr erfahren.

Marlow & Sons is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

34. Marlow & Sons

9.3
81 Broadway (btwn Berry & Wythe St), Brooklyn, NY
Amerikanisches Restaurant · Williamsburg · 246 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: You can always find oysters, cured meats, and the famous brick chicken on the dinner menu, as well as rustic, market-driven specials. Mehr erfahren.

Prime Meats is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

35. Prime Meats

9.3
465 Court St (at Luquer St), Brooklyn, NY
Neuamerikanisches Restaurant · Carroll Gardens · 239 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: The Amish chicken and pork schnitzel are highlights from the dinner menu. If you’re dining in a large group, make sure to get a few of the housemade sausages for the table. Mehr erfahren.

Olmsted is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

36. Olmsted

9.2
659 Vanderbilt Ave (Park Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Neuamerikanisches Restaurant · Prospect Heights · 67 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: The quirky, comforting, and delicious menu is both whimsical and earnest. It is constantly evolving but standout items have included a novel twist on crab rangoon and the carrot crepe. Mehr erfahren.

Hometown Bar-B-Que is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

37. Hometown Bar-B-Que

9.4
454 Van Brunt St (at Reed St), Brooklyn, NY
Grill-Imbiss · Red Hook · 287 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Straightforward classics like smoked brisket and baby back ribs are always a strong choice, but there are also options like pork belly tacos and a lamb belly banh mi. Mehr erfahren.

Bamboo Garden Restaurant is one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants, Winter 2017.

38. Bamboo Garden Restaurant

6.4
6409 8th Ave (at 64th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Chinesisches Restaurant · Sunset Park · 26 Tipps und Bewertungen

EaterEater: Bamboo Garden offers old favorites as well as such cutting edge specialties as sweet potato dumplings stuffed with black beans, braised chicken with black mushrooms, and humongous soup dumplings. Mehr erfahren.