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.
While the East Village has long been a hip neighborhood, it was first known as an ethnic community. The Ukrainian restaurant Veselka is a remnant of that history. This combination luncheonette and sidewalk café with an Eastern European air features breakfast muffins, bagels, potato pancakes and egg sandwiches among other selections. For lunch, a hearty borscht and their famous pierogies should do the trick, while a dinner meal of kielbasa or veal goulash should leave you smiling and satisfied.
An amalgamation of a casual bistro and an elegant restaurant is what awaits you at Skinner's Loft. Located on Newark Avenue, amongst salons and recreation classes, the aromas from the restaurant will draw you towards its gates. On cold winters enjoy delicious steaks, roast chicken and filet mignon by the warm fireplace. Sit by the window in the loft space and watch the world hustle around as you relax and enjoy your meal.
Satis, which is a Latin word meaning 'enough', will ensure that your appetite is fully satiated before you walk out of its doors. Guests can enjoy delectable dishes that are a blend of recipes from Europe. You must not miss out on the salumeria, which this place is renowned for. You can also relish your meal of gnocchi, steak and ribs while seated at their outdoor cafe.
At the Maritime Parc you can enjoy magnificent views of New York city's skyline and the Hudson river, while seated in New Jersey. Located within the Liberty State Park, this restaurant offers great views of the surrounding area. Relish the recipes blended together by the talented executive chef and owner Chris Siversen. The food is made from organic ingredients, thus assuring you a healthy meal along with its mouthwatering taste. Host your next event here and let the guests too take in the splendid views, as they join in your celebration.
Fire & Oak is a great place to drop by for a weekend dinner with friends or family. Located within the Westin Luxury Hotel, this restaurant is well known for their barbeque dishes. Along with great meat, they also serve appetizing sushi, pastas, stews, salads and crab cakes. Choose from their large selection of wines to accompany your meal. Fire & Oak, elegantly furnished in wood, offers a splendid ambiance for dining.
White Star Bar is a lively American pub that overlooks Hockey Rink Skate Park in the Hamilton Park neighborhood. This family-friendly pub features Rustic-style interiors with wooden decor, dim lighting and several large TV screens. The menu features typical pub grub like burgers, steaks, pastas and fries. The bar offers a fantastic selection of alcoholic drinks like beers, spirits, cocktails and wines. Catering services are provided for private and corporate events.
Zeppelin Hall is named after Count Von Zeppelin. This German restaurant and beer garden features really long community tables to enjoy the European Biergarten experience. Savor their Bavarian cuisine which includes different types of sausages. Though their bar has a fine list of cocktails and wines, the impressive collection of local and even European craft brews, will definitely please beer lovers. This convivial place also hosts live music every week.
Get a taste of Eastern Europe in Jersey City at Hudson Hall. With rustic, open-brick decor, the traditional Eastern European Beer Hall is one of the best places in the city to enjoy fresh beer, wines, cocktails with delicious food. From oysters, nachos, pastrami egg rolls in starters to hearty sandwiches and steaks, the food menu runs the gamut of Eastern European delights. Have a glazed donut or donut ice cream sandwich at the end of your meal. The hall also serves brunch specials like crepes and waffles. Relish a sumptuous meal and delectable beers at this Eastern European beer hall.
Situated on the intersection of Essex Street and Warren Street, White Star serves American fare in an intimate yet casual atmosphere. The restaurant is immensely popular among the locals as a brunch hotspot, but is also known for its specialty burgers, wholesome sandwiches, and appetizing entrees. Its dinner fare is also just as good, with the menu featuring classics like Roasted Half Chicken, Braised Lamb Shank, and Prime Sirloin. Look to its cocktail menu for a unique concoction of drinks like Lime in the Coconut and Tea Thyme.