2020 Best Restaurants for Star Spotting in New York Area

Best Celebrity Sighting Restaurants
in New York

A jaunt through New York isn't really complete unless you spot a Hollywood star. Although they're notorious for having personal chefs, the glamorous set knows that restaurants are the places to see and be seen.

If you're lucky, you're sure to catch a glimpse of the glitterati at these Top Star-Spotting Restaurants in New York, presented in alphabetical order. If there are paparazzi out front, then you can be sure that someone noteworthy is dining inside.

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Bagatelle
14/20
Gallic-themed eats and debauchery in the heart of the Meatpacking District. See More

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Bar Pitti
12/20
Good Italian fare, comfortable surrounds and a notable clientele. See More
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Carbone
14/20
Chefs Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi serve up familiar Italian fare at this Greenwich Village hot-spot. See More
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Gemma
13/20
Once seedy, the Bowery is now sceney --- especially this farmhouse-styled eatery serving trendy Tuscan fare. See More
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Michael's
15/20
A taste of sunny SoCal complete with wood grilling, minimalist salads and a collection of California Cabernets. See More

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Minetta Tavern
14/20
Keith McNally resurrects a Village relic and injects some meatiness into its menu. See More
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Monkey Bar
13/20
People-watch from comfortable booths and enjoy fare reminiscent of a different era as well as dishes that are absolutely current. See More

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Morandi
14/20
Keith McNally created this hip West Village outpost of authentic Italian cuisine. See More

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The Polo Bar
13/20
Be famous or a serious mover-and-shaker to gain entry to Ralph Lauren's popular equine-themed restaurant. See More

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Rao's
14/20
Even the power brokers have to fight for a table at Rao's; at least you can take home some of the world-famous sauce. See More
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