Restaurants

Top Choice Vegan in Upper West Side & Central Park

Candle Cafe West

The wide-ranging menu at this popular, candlelit restaurant is entirely vegan, entirely organic and entirely delicious: with options like spaghetti and 'wheatballs', seitan piccata, chimichuri-grilled portobello ste…
Desserts in Upper West Side & Central Park

Cafe Lalo

The vintage French posters and marble-topped tables make this longtime Upper West Side date spot feel like a Parisian cafe. But really – you're here for the mind-blowing array of desserts: choose (if you can) from 2…
Deli in Upper West Side & Central Park

Épicerie Boulud

A deli from star chef Daniel Boulud is no ordinary deli. Forget ham on rye – here you can order suckling pig confit, jambon de Paris and Gruyère on pressed ciabatta, or paprika-spiced flank steak with caramelized on…
Mediterranean in Upper West Side & Central Park

Boulud Sud

Pear-wood paneling and a yellow-grey palette lend a 1960s Mad Men feel to Daniel Boulud's take on cuisines from around the entire Mediterranean region: Catalan lobster paella, Marseille-style soupe de poisson (fish …
Greek in Upper West Side & Central Park

Kefi

This homey, whitewashed eatery run by chef Michael Psilakis channels a sleek taverna vibe while dispensing excellent rustic Greek dishes. Expect favorites such as spicy lamb sausage, sheep-milk dumplings and creamy …
American in Upper West Side & Central Park

Jacob's Pickles

Jacob's elevates the humble pickle to exalted status at this inviting and warmly lit eatery. Aside from briny cukes and other preserves, you'll find heaping portions of upscale comfort food, such as catfish tacos, w…
Vegan in Upper West Side & Central Park

Peacefood Cafe

This bright and airy vegan haven dishes up a popular fried seitan panini (served on homemade focaccia and topped with cashew cheese, arugula, tomatoes and pesto), as well as pizzas, roasted-vegetable plates and an e…
Modern Australian in Upper West Side & Central Park

Burke & Wills

This ruggedly attractive bistro and bar brings a touch of the outback to the Upper West Side. The menu leans toward Modern Australian pub grub: juicy kangaroo burgers with triple-fried chips, rack of Australian lamb…
Deli in Upper West Side & Central Park

Barney Greengrass

The self-proclaimed ‘King of Sturgeon’, Barney Greengrass serves up the same heaping dishes of eggs and salty lox, luxuriant caviar and melt-in-your-mouth chocolate babkas that first made it famous when it opened ov…
Bakery in Upper West Side & Central Park

Momofuku Milk Bar

The big draws here are the singularly delicious, chewy cookies, which must have been concocted by an evil genius: who else could have thought of blending salty with sweet via pretzels, potato chips, coffee, oats, gr…