Where to BYOB in NYC

photo: tartine

photo: tartine

Tartine cafe

French bistro basics & a Parisian vibe 

253 W 11th St, New York, NY 10014



Popular neighborhood eatery serves thin-crust pizza 

575 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

photo: yelp

photo: yelp

Casa adela

Rotisserie chicken & cafe con leche in a pint-size, cash-only place

66 Avenue C, New York, NY 10009

photo: serious eats 

photo: serious eats 

Peking Duck House

Duck carved tableside is the specialty of this Chinese restaurant.

28 Mott St # A, New York, NY 10013

photo: ny mag

photo: ny mag

Piccola strada

Quaint neighborhood fixture with an old-world atmosphere turning out classic Italian dishes.

77 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003

Song e napule

Tiny, cash-only Neapolitan pizza kitchen

146 W Houston St, New York, NY 10012

photo: serious eats

photo: serious eats

Bistro petit

Quaint bistro with a few counter seats along an open kitchen, serving French fare with Asian flair.

170 S 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

photo:  Taste The World

Astoria seafood

Counter-serve seafood market with create-your-own eats in busy, old-school digs.

3710 33rd St, Long Island City, NY 11101

photo: thrillist

photo: thrillist


Cash-only joint serving sushi & other Japanese favorites in a simple space.

343 E 85th St, New York, NY 10028

photo: yelp

photo: yelp

Lui’s thai food

Intimate cafe serving classic & less-common Thai dishes, from curries to crispy duck.

128 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003


Queens comfort

Local cash-only eatery serving modern takes on American comfort food 

40-09 30th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103

Spicy village

Chinese cafe serving Henan fare (hand-pulled noodles, pork pancakes & spicy chicken) 

68 Forsyth St #B, New York, NY 10002

photo:  Branche

photo: Branche

Panna II Garden

Christmas tree lights shine year-round inside this cash-only Indian restaurant

93 1st Avenue #2, New York, NY 10003

photo: thrillist

photo: thrillist

Le Village French Petite Bistro

French bistro serving vegetarian, vegan & meaty options in a cozy space 

127 E 7th St, New York, NY 10009


Wo hop

Chinese eats in bright, no-frills digs amid customer photos. Open late.

15 Mott St, New York, NY 10013