New York City has a number of fabulous restaurants. A weekly power-ranking survey shows that there is a pretty even mix of old and new restaurants ranking pretty high. Some of the high rankings are justified by critics who have frequented the restaurant or by everyday people who really aren’t that picky but like good grub and good service.
Twelve restaurants made the list according to Grubstreet.com. The metrics were based on food taste, service, ambiance, location, price and intangibles. The top 12 were as follows:
Eataly in downtown. It’s located near where the World Trade Centers formerly stood. The place has delicious panini, pizza and pasta. A real winner. Olmstead opened in early May. It has reasonably priced down home food. The chef is very good. Aska can be a bit on the pricey side, but they serve great cocktails. It’s a good place to go for snacks and hors d’oveurs. Paowalla in the SoHo area is stylish and serves great Indian cuisine. Faun is a great reasonably-priced Italian restaurant. Great Northern Food Hall is a great little spot in Grand Central Station. Great Scandinavian food.
The French restaurant Sauvage has Chicken pot au feu that will make you bite your fingers off. And a great wine list to boot. Le CouCou, another French experience has great regional favorites. Atoboy is a great Korean place that will more than fill you up for $36. Denino’s in Staten Island has Clam pizza that will knock your socks off. Ladybird is a small vegetarian restaurant with tasty food.
According to fans, you can’t go wrong with any of them. There are plenty more in the New York area to choose from.