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Best New York Area Takeout Restaurants


Getting tired of ordering in from the same old corner Chinese restaurant? Our list of the top takeout restaurants in New York includes everything from burgers to Middle Eastern food to cutting edge Korean cuisine, so put the pots and pans away and call in an order at one of these great NYC take away spots!

Chelsea
Chinatown

East Village
Flatiron District
Gramercy Park
Lower East Side
Midtown East

Midtown West
NoLIta

SoHo
TriBeCa
West Harlem

West Village
Brooklyn

CHELSEA

Better Burger Burgers
Quick Bite
178 Eighth Ave.
New York, NY 10011
Menu
Chelsea's version of this mini fast food burger chain. More...

'wichcraft Sandwiches
Quick Bite
269 11th Ave.
New York, NY 10001
Menu
Haute fast-food from the Craft man, Tom Colicchio. More...

CHINATOWN

Joe's Shanghai Restaurant Chinese
12/20
9 Pell St.
New York, NY 10013
Menu
This dumpling dynasty’s Chinatown locale is a local favorite. More...

New York Noodletown Chinese
12/20
28 1/2 Bowery St.
New York, NY 10013
Menu
Patrons stoically brave the briskness of this Hong Kong-style noodle shop. More...

EAST VILLAGE

Crif Dogs Hot Dogs
Quick Bite
113 St. Marks Pl.
New York, NY 10009
Menu
East Villagers flock here for scrumptious frankfurters. More...

Hummus Place Middle Eastern
12/20
109 St. Mark's Pl.
New York, NY 10009
Menu
The best hummus hangout in the city rocks the East Village. More...

Momofuku Ssam Bar Korean
14/20
Dining Room at Momofuku Ssam Bar, New York, NY 207 Second Ave.
New York, NY 10003
Menu
Trendy East Village eatery serves meaty Asian fare. More...

Westville East American
13/20
173 Ave. A
New York, NY 10009

This East Village spin-off of the West Village hamburger and hot dog joint sizzles. More...

FLATIRON DISTRICT

Choza Taqueria Mexican
Quick Bite
66 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10016
Menu
Savory stuffed tacos and huge burritos are offered at this diminutive taqueria. More...

Hill Country Chicken Chicken
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Hill Country Chicken, New York, NY 1123 Broadway
New York, NY 10010
Menu
Fried chicken that is cluck-worthy. More...

No. 7 Sub Sandwiches
Quick Bite
Ace Hotel New York
1188 Broadway
New York, NY 10001
Menu
Sandwiches made with the freshest ingredients this side of the East River. More...

Shake Shack Burgers
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Shake Shack, New York, NY Madison Square Park
New York, NY 10010
Menu
Danny Meyer's Madison Square Park snack center serves up arguably the best low-brow haute cuisine any kiosk could muster. More...

GRAMERCY PARK

Curry in a Hurry Indian
Quick Bite
119 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10016
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Where the curry experts convene for good and cheap Indian eats. More...

LOWER EAST SIDE

Katz's Deli Deli
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Katz 205 E. Houston St.
New York, NY 10002
Menu
This is the epitome of the Jewish deli and a must-visit for out-of-town guests in need of a good corned beef sandwich. More...

Mikey's Burger Burgers
Quick Bite
134 Ludlow St.
New York, NY 10002
Menu
Michael "Bao" Huynh puts an Asian spin on burgers. More...

Pok Pok Phat Thai Thai
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Pok Pok Phat Thai, New York, NY 137 Rivington St.
New York, NY 10002
Menu
A take-out restaurant from chef Andy Ricker dedicated to pad thai. More...

MIDTOWN EAST

Fresco To Go Italian
Quick Bite
40 E. 52nd St.
New York, NY 10022
Menu
Restaurant-quality food at take-away prices---best meatball sandwich in Midtown, but save room for gelato. More...

MIDTOWN WEST

Bouchon Bakery Bakery
13/20
Dining Room at Bouchon Bakery, New York, NY Time Warner Center
10 Columbus Cir., Third Floor
New York, NY 10019
Menu | Video
Thomas Keller's casual "bakery" serves sandwiches and salads, and more in the Café, in the Time Warner Center. More...

The Kati Roll Company Indian
Quick Bite
Dining Room at The Kati Roll Company, New York, NY 49 W. 39th St.
New York, NY 10018
Menu
Burritos, Indian-style, in the heart of Midtown. More...

NOLITA

Lombardi's Pizza
12/20
32 Spring St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
You might think you are in Big Italy when you taste the fresh mozzarella and basil that this local favorite has served for generations. More...

SOHO

Macbar American
Quick Bite
54 Prince St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
A mac-lover's dream from the team at Delicatessen. More...

Pepe Rosso to Go Italian
Quick Bite
149 Sullivan St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
Simple, low-cost Italian food; its motto is “eat fast, we need the table.” More...

TRIBECA

'wichcraft Sandwiches
Quick Bite
397 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10013
Menu
Gourmet sandwiches and brekkie treats from the Craft empire. More...

WEST HARLEM

Sylvia's Soul Food
10/20
328 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027
Menu
Generously portioned soul food served in a down-home ambience. More...

WEST VILLAGE

Dirty Bird To Go Chicken
Quick Bite
204 W. 14th St.
New York, NY 10014

Take-out chicken that's fried and then, for your enjoyment, fried again. More...

Westville American
13/20
210 W. Tenth St.
New York, NY 10014

Folks in the neighborhood might call this their dining room-away-from-home. More...

BROOKLYN

Bark Hot Dogs Hot Dogs
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Bark Hot Dogs, Brooklyn, NY 474 Bergen St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Menu
Haute dogs in Brooklyn's Park Slope are worth the wander. More...

Chip Shop English
Quick Bite
383 Fifth Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Kitschy British fun and fare, from bangers ‘n’ mash to fried Bounty bars. More...

Mile End Deli
13/20
97 Hoyt St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Menu
A Montreal Jewish deli in Brooklyn---craft beer and wine too. More...

Red Hook Lobster Pound Seafood
Quick Bite
284 Van Brunt St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Menu
Fresh-off-the-boat lobster in Red Hook. More...

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