Located near the scenic waterfront in Brooklyn, the now-legendary Grimaldi's Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria offers excellent pizzas and other delicacies. Cooked in a brick oven, the pies emerge crispy, fresh, and pleasantly charred. The toppings always consist of choicest ingredients, including delectable sausages, bacon, meatballs, vegetables, and mozzarella cheese. Other dishes on the menu include a variety of fresh salads, desserts, calzones, along with an impressive beer and wine list. Over the years, Grimaldi's has earned its share of faithful customers, who consider this to be the best pizza in New York City.
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.
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.
Minnesota's seems like it landed in the wrong state, but no one on Long Island is complaining... live music or karaoke entertainment and an outdoor deck where food is served all summer long draw crowds. The restaurant, cooking up seafood & specials every day, becomes a 21 and over nightspot after 10 p.m. Energetic live performances, top 40 tracks, dance & house, rock music, ladies' night, and a fabulous atmosphere make this restaurant and club an excellent place to have fun.
Graziella's Italian Bistro is one place you will definitely enjoying going to. The traditional Italian cuisine here is authentic in taste with huge portions and affordable prices. You will be delighted to see the menu consisting of an array of pork, lamb, steaks, chicken veal, handmade pastas and a wide selection of sea food. The extensive wine list adds its charm to the sophisticated meal. The dim and relaxed setting makes it one of the most pleasant and memorable meals. The restaurant also offers a banquet hall that can accommodate up to 200 guests for private events, functions and celebrations. The service here is extremely professional and attentive and apt for families and couples. Call ahead for more information, or check out their website.
Principally a live music venue, The Long Beach Inn devotes plenty of energy to creating a wonderful concert schedule for music enthusiasts on Long Island, with great results. Special nights all week long tempt guests to satisfy their hunger at the restaurant - try Taco Tuesday - or dance to DJ mixes and happy hour acoustic sets before enjoying performances by great East Coast bands. See website for details and photo galleries.
Rincón Melania is a popular restaurant which serves Ecuadorian flavors with an interior characterized by nothing but few photographs and artifacts including artworks of Ecuadorian origin. The main reason behind Rincón Melania’s popularity is its promise of serving authentic Ecuadorian cuisine. The absolute favorites of the menu here consists of Maduros con Queso, Bolon de Chicharrón, Pernil, Pechuga a la Plancha, Carne Asada and Entraña.
Set in Essex Market on Delancey Street in New York, Gouie is known for their variety of sushis. The restaurant uses high-quality seafood to prepare their delicious meals. They even serve a selection of condiments that pair well with their sushis. The menu also includes a range of traditional sake. This cozy eatery features counter-style seats that resembles the seating arrangements in authentic Japanese restaurants. This restaurant is a must-visit for those who want to explore the Japanese cuisine.
Fiore's is an Italian-American grocery store and deli that retails specialty meats, cheeses and condiments. The cash-only store has earned a reputation for some of the best sandwiches this side of Hoboken and certainly one of the best home-made mozzarella you'll find in town. Each day the shop offers a daily special sandwich from the cult-classic roast beef and mozzarella or "muz" as its known by regulars, to the flavorful prosciutto and mozzarella sandwich. Get here early to avoid the lines out the door at peak lunch hour.
Located in the heart of Harrison, Vinnie's All Star Bar & Grill is a famous hangout spot among the locals. This no frills restaurant has an old school, inviting and a homely vibe. The menu provides a variety of Portuguese and traditional American options. They have some awesome daily specials that is simply delicious and fulfilling. Their Philly Steak wrap, Turkey club sandwich, Chicken parm meal, Pork chops are some of the popular dishes served here that is worth trying.
Delicious aromas of Italy waft from this cozy nook in Williamsburg. Flowers, Parmesan, and condiments adorn the tables and books lie quietly in the corner, as jazz music effortlessly soothes you. It is ideal for a quick but quiet lunch, with different types of pizza to choose from. This is ideally a place for gourmet pizza lovers, who like pies with bold Italian flavors or unusual and innovative toppings. Gorgonzola & grape, Burrata & Truffle Oils, Rustica, Pissaladiere, Prosciutto di Parma are some popular favorites. The delicious sauce and the fresh mozzarella you use to customize your pie, are all made in-house. Some of the ingredients are sourced from Italy, the others are fresh and sourced locally.
Szechuan Mountain House offers an idyllic Chinese experience not only through the food but also the ambiance. The interiors are made of wooden and stone, with Chinese script written on the walls. The rustic Chinese vibe is accentuated thanks to the veils and fountain that decorates the place. The menu is extensive, comprising of traditional Chinese delicacies of momos, soups, rice varieties etc. End your meal with their delicious desserts and sweet dumplings offered on the menu. Experience the authentic spices and delicacies of Sichuan in Queens.