Blue Ribbon Brasserie is an obligatory stop for food connoisseurs in the city. While the wildly popular restaurant now has several locations, the flagship location will always hold a special place in New Yorkers' hearts, particularly fans of the late-night dining scene. Blue Ribbon Brasserie welcomes diners until the early hours of the morning, creating a warm and welcoming ambience with low lighting and details like velvet upholstery. Sample the best comfort food you've ever eaten, savor remarkably fresh seafood, and enjoy classic mains like the hangar steak with wild mushrooms or roasted duck club. There's something to be said for American dishes done right at Blue Ribbon Brasserie.
In 1986, sibling owners Maguy and Gilbert Le Coze opened Le Bernardin in New York after finding phenomenal success with their flagship restaurant in Paris, established in 1972. The duo won numerous accolades at the helm of this culinary destination, and it has continued to thrive under Chef Éric Ripert after Gilbert’s tragic demise in 1994. Seafood has been the inspiration behind the menu at Le Bernardin since its conception. The tasting menu takes diners through courses filled with delicacies like Osetra caviar, Dungeness crab, Lobster Tail, and Black Bass. Moreover, an extensive collection of around 900 wines complements every dish to perfection. Patrons can also enjoy delectable small plates and handcrafted cocktails from their eclectic lounge. The restaurant offers spaces for private events too.
For more than a 100 years, this huge cafeteria-style Jewish deli has been delighting New Yorkers with their pastrami and brisket sandwiches alongside their scrumptious "kosher-style" meals. The humble eatery, with Formica tables lined up in rows, may not be the ideal place to take a date (unless you want to remind him or her of eating in a school lunchroom), but if you are craving a giant sandwich served with perfect pickles or a couple of kosher hot dogs, there is perhaps no better place than Katz's in the city. There is table service, but most people take a ticket at the door and give it to the counterman when placing their order; they then pay on the way out.
This elegant restaurant is an all rounder. The ambiance is soft and perfect for fine dining. Staff and service is very professional and attentive. While dining here, do not miss out on trying out from the wide selection of about 500 wines available from around the globe. Known for its Pastas, some of the other dishes worth trying are Burrata, Fiocchi con Formaggio with pear and the Pollo alla Martini. Also, host a private event or gathering here, the catering is great. Visit the website for more information.
Located near the waterfront in Brooklyn, the now legendary Grimaldi's offers excellent pizzas. Cooked in a brick oven, the crusts emerge crispy and pleasantly charred. The toppings always consist of only the freshest ingredients, including their delectable sausage, vegetables and mozzarella cheese. No reservations are taken, so be prepared to wait outside along with hordes of faithful customers, who consider this to be the best pizza in New York City.
Chateau of Spain offers exquisite Spanish cuisine with an elegant dining experience. The interiors are tastefully decorated with soft lights, wooden furniture and artistic paintings. The extensive use of wood sets the tone of the the decor in whole. Delicious and garnished beautifully, the food promises to capture the essence of Spanish cuisine. The menu has an eclectic assortment of Spanish delicacies along with a few Portuguese culinary delights as well. The place is perfect for intimate family lunches, birthday parties or grand wedding dinners. Whatever be the occasion, Chateau of Spain restaurant promises to deliver a dining experience to cherish forever.
etc. Steakhouse is the brainchild of chef and owner Seth Warsaw. They are the first restaurant in the state serving kosher food made from organic ingredients sourced directly from the farm. The chef loves experimenting with ingredients, so keep your eyes open for new additions to the menu. Various events like wine tasting or seasonal festivities are celebrated here with great gusto, check the website for latest events and and actively participate.
Located on Palisade Avenue, Teaneck Doghouse is one of the few sports bars and restaurant serving kosher only meals and alcohol. Featuring 28 large flat-screen TVs spread throughout the venue, this place makes it easy for sports fans to watch any number of sporting events and games. The menu features classic American bar food favorites including burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, fried chicken and much more. With its affordable prices, the Teaneck Doghouse is truly a one of a kind, family-friendly place to hang out and cheer your favorite team to victory.
Established in 2008, the owners of BV Tuscany Italian Ristorante, Vicky and Benny Balidemaj bring to Teaneck delectable fares from the bright Tuscan region of Italy. The brightly colored walls covered with colorful artwork try to recreate the radiance of this sun-kissed land. Gorge on the tantalizing appetizers, pasta, salads and appetizing entrees made of chicken, meat or seafood while seated in this gorgeous place. Complement you meal with a drink from their well-stocked bar.
Houston's Bergen County situated in the heart of Hackensack is a restaurant serving a wide range of classic American delicacies. The different varieties of salads, sandwiches, burgers and house specialties like Scottish Salmon, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Roasted Prime Rib, and Prime New York Strip served here are all rich in taste and made using fresh ingredients. End your meal on a sweet note by ordering their Hot Fudge Sundae or Warm Five Nut Brownie from the dessert section. A small selection of coffee is also served at Houston's Bergen Country for someone looking for a fresh dose of energy.
Located within The Shops at Riverside mall which houses various eateries, the tantalizing aromas of Mexican spices will beckon you to Rosa Mexicano. The place is covered in lively splashes of pink and red amidst a contrasting creams colored walls. Relish the mouthwatering tacos, quesadillas, tortillas and chicken dishes made from the finest ingredients. Dinner is served daily from 4p onwards. On weekends during the day, this place is filled with brunch lovers, so do not miss out on their popular brunch fare. Drop in at Rosa Mexicano after a tiring day of shopping for a delectable Mexican feast.