where to eat in midtown 


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Empellon

Trendy Mexican hot spot serving up innovative tacos & creative drinks in an upscale setting.

510 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022

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Coffeemania

Offshoot of a Russian-based chain for coffee drinks & upscale American & international fare.

5 Bryant Park, 1065 6th Ave, New York, NY 10018

photo: time out 

photo: time out 

Danji

Upscale creative Korean small plates, cocktails & an emphasis on organic/sustainable ingredients.

346 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019


Souvlaki gr  

Tiny taverna with Aegean-island decor, offering a small menu (salads, pitas) & a Greek wine list.

116 Stanton St, New York, NY 10002

photo: grub street 

photo: grub street 


The grill  

New American restaurant in an iconic Seagram Building setting

99 E 52nd St, New York, NY 10022

The polo bar  

Handsome American restaurant by designer Ralph Lauren, serving classic dishes, bar bites & drinks.

1 E 55th St, New York, NY 10022

photo: Má Pêche

photo: Má Pêche

Má Pêche

Subterranean hotel eatery from David Chang serving creative, Asian-tinged New American fare all day.

15 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019

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zuma

Trendy, high-end Japanese place with an izakaya-inspired menu including sushi & robata grilled fare.

261 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

photo: totto ramen

photo: totto ramen

Totto ramen  

Minimalist Hell's Kitchen counter offering ramen soups in a basic setting.

366 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019

photo: Avra Estiatorio

photo: Avra Estiatorio

Avra Estiatorio

Upscale Greek seafood eatery with fresh fish by the pound, villa decor

141 E 48th St, New York, NY 10017

photo: sometimesicrave.com

photo: sometimesicrave.com

Aldo Sohm Wine Bar  

Casually chic wine bar from Le Bernardin's master sommelier with charcuterie, French fare & lunch.

151 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019

photo: serious eats 

photo: serious eats 

Smith & wolensky

Chophouse chain outpost serving prime steaks & seafood in a clubby, power-dining setting.

797 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022

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Ippudo  

Japanese small plates, ramen & upmarket sake are dispatched in this simple but stylish outpost.

321 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019

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Gabriel kruether

Sophisticated French cooking presented in chic, airy environs with salvaged-wood beams.

41 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036

photo: Chopsticks NY

Ootoya

Sleek, refined spot serving Japanese home-cooking faves, such as yakitori, soba & hot pots.

141 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036

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Momosan ramen

Ramen spot by Masaharu Morimoto with communal tables for Japanese noodles, appetizers & sakes.

342 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016

photo: huffington post 

photo: huffington post 

The modern

French/New American fare in a modernist space with garden views

9 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019


Quality meats  

Midtown steakhouse known for its premium chops in a hip industrial space.

57 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019

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Keens steakhouse  

Enormous steaks & signature mutton chops served in a maze of clubby, wood-paneled rooms.

72 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018