The Best New York Restaurants to Eat at Right Now
Summer is a great time to be in New York City, especially for anyone intent on eating well. Patios open up for all-day dining, outdoor rooftop lounges offer sweeping views of the city at night and there always seems to be an endless variety of new restaurants to enjoy. This summer, choose to experience Mediterranean flavors from a celebrity chef, tasting menus at a grocery store in Brooklyn or searingly spicy Thai food from a dingy restaurant in Red Hook. Presented in alphabetical order, these are GAYOT’s 25 best restaurants in New York City to eat at, right now.
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The establishments below are presented in alphabetical order.
Aldea – Flatiron District
It takes a village: Aldea brings avant-garde Portuguese cuisine to Manhattan.
Recommended dish: Roast pork belly with littleneck clams, vegetable pickles and baby fingerling potatoes.
Alder – East Village
Chef Wylie Dufresne’s casual (but no less creative) “tavern” in the East Village.
Recommended dish: Handmade rye pasta.
All’onda – Union Square
Accessible yet elevated Italian fare near Union Square.
Recommended dish: Bucatini with sea urchin.
Annisa – Greenwich Village
The minimalist décor belies bold, adventurous tastes.
Recommended dish: Grilled Australian lamb with Szechuan peppercorns.
Betony – Midtown West
Eleven Madison Park alums take the show to Midtown.
Recommended dish: Grilled short rib with artichoke and lovage.