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Do you want to enjoy the best food and cuisine around the city, but don’t know where to start? I’m excited to share the top twenty places that have the best food I’ve eaten while living in New York City! Formal restaurants, cafes, quick grabs ranging from Italian to Brazilian cuisine – this list has a lot to choose from!


Some spots to go sit down and have a delicious experience!

  • Rosemary’s
  • Olio e Píu
  • Gnocco
  • Gen – Korean Barbeque
  • Berimbau – Brazilian Kitchen
  • El Coco
  • Serafina


At these places you can grab a nice drink or pastry! They’re also nice places to relax, read a book, catch up with some friends, or even just do your homework.

  • Blue Stripes Cocoa Shop
  • Mon Cheri Crepe
  • The Grey Dog
  • Padoca
  • Maman
  • La Cabra
  • 787 Coffee


If you’re in a rush these places will definitely satisfy your hunger.

  • Petiscos Brazuca
  • Empanada Mama
  • Döner Haus
  • Naya
  • Merci Market
  • Sweet Chick

Potentially, there are so many spots you’ve written down in your notes app and either somehow never end up going to or can’t decide on. This list will tell you exactly which places are worth the visit. Make your stomach happy and leave you satisfied!

Bon appétit!

Hi! My name is Luana and I'm a student at The New School where I'm currently studying Strategic Design & Management. I love the beach, movies, music, and all things chocolate. I enjoy writing about multiple topics including tips and tricks, travel, fashion, beauty, relationships, and pop culture.