While doing your own New York City itinerary, you might consider including a list of restaurants to visit in the Big Apple. Not only is the city known for its world-class landmarks and attractions, it is also famous for its numerous restaurants offering sumptuous delicacies.


Italian restaurants in New York City are plenty and with a varied menu. You can also pick one according to your budget. For economical Italian options, you can try Frankie’s Spuntino (457 Court St) for its informal Italian meals and snacks which usually range at $9-$18; Osteria Morini (218 Lafayette St) for northern Italy cuisines with prices ranging from $17-$29; and SD26 (19 E. 26th St) for delicious homemade pastas priced at $15-$36.

High-end Italian restaurants in New York include ‘Cesca (164 W. 75th St) with its Italian Country cuisines with price ranging from $31-$50 for each main course and A Voce Columbus Circle (10 Columbus Circle) offering a menu that changes periodically to give a taste of the different delicacies in different Italian regions, price range at $22-$38.


There are several restaurants in New York too that serve Greek and Mediterranean cuisines. For cheaper options there’s Uncle Nick’s (747 Ninth Ave), Kefi (505 Columbus Ave), and Barbounia (250 Park Avenue South). For fine Mediterranean dining experience, you can try Thalassa (179 Franklin Street), Mia Dona (206 E. 58th St), Molyvos (871 Seventh Ave), and Landmarc (179 W. Broadway). Most of these restaurants allow you to mix and match cuisines so you get a more varied taste of Mediterranean dishes.


Tourists craving to get a taste of Asian delicacies in New York will have a lot of options. For great-tasting noodles, congees and other Chinese dishes, there’s Big Wong King (67 Mott St) and Great New York Noodletown (28 ½ Bowery). There’s also a Vietnamese restaurant called Pho Viet Huong (73 Mulberry St) which serve vast menu of Vietnam delicacies, including soups and appetizers. Japanese restaurants and sushi bars include Tanuki Tavern (18 Ninth Ave), Morimoto (88 Tenth Ave), Hakubai (66 Park), and En Japanese Brasserie (435 Hudson St).


When in the US, do not miss to get a taste of American food – especially when you are in New York! Try the contemporary American dishes served at BLT Market (1430 Avenue of the Americas), the great-tasting steaks at Prime Meats (465 Court St), and the great breakfasts at Good Enough to Eat (483 Amsterdam Ave).

With the seemingly endless options of New York restaurants, tourists will have better flexibility and a more varied food experience in the city.