historic restaurants of nyc
A New York classic serving prime beef in old-time environs.
56 Beaver St, New York, NY 10004
Keens chophouse 1885
Enormous steaks & signature mutton chops served in a maze of clubby, wood-paneled rooms.
72 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018
McSorley's Old Ale House 1854
Old-time bar with Irish bartenders, 2 kinds of ale (light or dark) & sawdust on the floor.
15 E 7th St, New York, NY 10003
lombardi’s pizza 1913
Landmark NoLita restaurant serving coal-fired, thin-crust Neapolitan pizza
32 Spring St, New York, NY 10012
old homestead steakhouse 1868
Old-world relic serving huge, pricey steaks in a classic, dark-wood setting.
56 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Grand Central Oyster Bar 1913
Venerated, iconic eatery serving raw oysters, pan roasts & chowders in a bustling, vaulted setting.
Grand Central Terminal, 89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017
P.J. Clarke's 1884
Iconic burger & beer saloon
915 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022
21 club 1930
Upscale former speakeasy serving classic American fare in an old New York setting.
21 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019
yonah schimmel knish bakery 1890
Venerable NYC bakery/deli dispensing knishes, kugel & other Jewish comfort-food
137 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002
Russian Tea Room 1927
Continental classics like borscht, caviar & vodka served in a flashy, opulent setting.
150 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019
Peter luger steakhouse 1887
Cash-only steak icon where old-school waiters serve aged beef in a German beer hall setting.
178 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Katz's Delicatessen 1888
No-frills deli with mile-high sandwiches
205 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002
russ & daughters 1914
Family-owned shop offering high-end smoked fish, caviar & New York-style specialty foods
179 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002
Neighborhood Italian restaurant plating red-sauce standards in a retro setting.
32 Withers St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
VIPs fill the dining room of this 10-table Italian icon, where who you know is key to entry.
455 E 114th St, New York, NY 10029