Top Tables

Top Tables New York City: 26 Great Restaurants in the Big Apple

Indagare’s favorite hot spot restaurants change all the time, but there are also some staples in each of the cities we love that never go out of style. Here is our current short list of great restaurants in Manhattan.

Great Lunch Spots

Near the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Café Sabarsky

Near Central Park South: Le Bilboquet or Boulud Sud

Near the Theater District: DB Bistro Moderne

Near SoHo: Balthazar

Near West Village shopping: Joseph Leonard or Buvette

Near the Highline/Chelsea Galleries: Cookshop

Great Dinner Options

Big Night Out: Eleven Madison Park, Per Se or Gramercy Tavern

Classic: Raoul's or Union Square Cafe

Pre-Theater: The Lambs Club

Local: Elio's, Russ & Daughters or Minetta Tavern

Hot Spot: Charlie Bird or The Lobster Club

For a Drink: Bemelmans at The Carlyle

Published onJuly 30, 2014

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