CHEAP EATS

THE MEATBALL SHOP(cheap, fun, late night) 
84 Stanton Street(between Allen & Orchard) 

KATZ’S DELICATESSEN 
205 EAST HOUSTON STREET 
(212) 254-2246
This place is brilliant. Biggest pastrami sandwich you've ever seen. Excellent pickles too. Great food and atmosphere, and also the location of the famous scene from the film 'When Harry Met Sally' where Meg Ryan fakes the orgasm. 

Café gitane (good for b’fast, lunch & dinner. Funky, cheap. Have vegemite) 
242 Mott St # 2 New York, NY 10012 (212) 334-9552 
nymag.com/listings/restaurant/cafe-gitane/ 

Spotted Pig - really cool pub atmosphere but can also sit for dinner. Long waits to eat, but worth it 
314 W 11th Street @ Greenwich 
www.thespottedpig.com/ 

Café Mogador - (excellent Moroccan b’fast. Very popular) 
101 St Marks Place btw 1st & ave A 

La Nonna - Fab Mamma style Italian joint in Williamsburg, go the home made pasta, delish! 
237 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn 11211 
(Btwn N 3rd & N 4th St) 

Cheers Thai - Pretty good Thai food, considering there is not a lot of Thai in NY (food or people) - the service is always gorgeous and the courtyard is really pretty 
612 Metropolitan Avenue 
Brooklyn, NY 11211-3606 
(718) 599-4311 

Corner Bistro (awesome burgers) 
cornerbistro.ypguides.net 
331 West 4th Street (212) 242-9502 

Johns Pizzeria SOHO - Best Pizza in NY!!! 
278 Bleecker StNew York, 10014(212) 243-1680 

Eataly - 5th Ave/23rd St - looks small from outside but the BEST Italian market EVER 
PYLOS - greek and DELICIOUS! Really gorgeous on the inside, walls are decorated with Greek urns. 
128 East 7th Street(between Avenue A and First Avenue 212 473.0220 



THE MEATBALL SHOP (cheap, fun, late night) 
84 Stanton Street (between Allen & Orchard) (212) 982-8895 

Brown Café (yummy breaky off the beaten track) 
61 Hester Street, (212) 477-2427 

Johns Pizzeria 
278 Bleecker St New York, 10014(212) 243-1680 
Best Pizza in NY 

Momafuku (fusion Japanese. Great food. Pork buns excellent. Can’t book) 
171 1st ave between 10th & 11th St
www.momofuku.com/ 

Joe’s Shanghai (amazing soup dumplings. Its a NY institution!) 
9 Pell Street New York, New York 10013 Phone: 212-233-8888 
IT'S A MUST!!! 
www.joeshanghairestaurants.com

BIT MORE $$$ BUT WORTH IT

The Standard Hotel 848 Washington Street New York, NY 10014 Phone (212) 645-4646Try get up to the 18th floor for a drink if you can, amazing! 

Pastis (same owner as Balthazar & schillers. Great dinner & brunch) 
 9 9th Ave New York, NY 10014-1203 
 (212) 929-4844 www.pastisny.com 

Stanton Social (Modern fusion, good tapas, can do dinner downstairs or cocktails & bar food upstairs. Can book) 
99 Stanton St., New York, NY 10002 nr. Ludlow St 
thestantonsocial.com/ 

Ippudo (japanese & ramen / funky interior. Gets v busy) 
65 4th Ave New York, NY 10003 (212) 388-0088 
www.ippudo.com/ny/ 

Blue Ribbon Bakery & or Sushi (great for brunch. Make own bread) 
35 Downing @ Bedford is bakery 
www.blueribbonrestaurants.com/ 

Babbo Italian (really good italian. Upmarket. must book well in advance!) 
110 Waverly Place 
www.babbonyc.com 

La esquina (amazing Mexican & cool atmosphere. U enter in front & go downstairs through the working kitchen. must book well in advance!) 
106 Kenmare St New York, NY 10012 (646) 613-7100 
www.esquinanyc.com/ 

Il buco (very cute rustic & seasonal Italian) 
47 Bond St # 1 New York, NY 10012(212) 533-1932 
www.ilbuco.com/ 

Bond Street (up market sushi) 
6 Bond St, New York, NY 10012 nr. Lafayette St 212-777-2500 

Peasant (rustic Italian. Big open kitchen very pretty. Can book) 
194 Elizabeth St # A New York, NY 10012 (212) 965-951 
www.peasantnyc.com 


Balthazar (good French for brunch or dinner. Can book for dinner) 
80 Spring St New York, NY 10012 (212) 966-7402 
www.balthazarny.com/ 

Pipa (fab Spanish tapas. Excellent sangria & great atmosphere. All chandeliers) 
38 E 19th St New York, NY 10003 (212) 677-2233 
newyork.citysearch.com/profile/11351790 

Prune (rustic bistro food. Simple old school ingredients brought back. Great for brunch & dinner. Small intimate place) 
54 E 1st St New York, NY 10003 (212) 677-6221 
http://www.prunerestaurant.com/ 

Frankies (Italian tapas style. great cheese & meats, fab truffle mushroom crostini) 
17 Clinton St, New York – (212) 253-2303 

Gramercy tavern restaurant (contemporary American cuisine. Really good food. More formal & $$. Need to book) 
42 E 20th St New York, NY 10003 (212) 477-0777 
http://www.gramercytavern.com/ 

Little Giant (modern American great brunch & dinner in a very non tourist area) 
85 Orchard Street (at Broome) New York, NY 10002 (212) 226-5047 
www.littlegiantnyc.com 

Barrio Chino (excellent Mexican if can’t get into la esquina. Also much cheaper. Can’t book always packed same st as little giant) 
253 Broome st (near orchard) 

Freemans (excellent for dinner. fab weekend brunch. Opens 11am. Little restaurant down alley btw two buildings. hard to get into) they have also opened up restaurant called peels worth a visit 
191 Chrystie St New York, NY 10002 (212) 420-0012 

Clinton street baking company (NY breakfast) 
4 Clinton Street (btw. East Houston & Stanton) 


August (dinner really good but breaky great if you get there when opens & can sit in atrium out the back) 
359 Bleeker St SOHO 

Café Mogador (excellent Moroccan b’fast. Very popular) 
101 St Marks Place btw 1st & ave A 

Commerce 
www.commercerestaurant.com 
50 Commerce Street (212) 524-2301 

The Spice Market - Really good Asian fusian food, delicious, service touch and go 
403 WEST 13TH STREET.NEW YORK, NY 10014 • TEL: 212.675.2322 

Brown Café (yummy breaky off the beaten track) 
61 Hester Street, (212) 477-2427 

Locanda Verde (fancy Robert de Niro restaurant in tribecca) 
locandaverdenyc.com 
377 Greenwich Street (212) 925-3797