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Top Choice Modern American in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Eleven Madison Park

Fine-dining Eleven Madison Park came in at number one in the 2017 San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Frankly, we’re not surprised: this revamped poster child of modern, sustainable American cooking is …
Top Choice Italian in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Maialino

Fans reserve tables up to four weeks in advance at this Danny Meyer classic, but the best seats in the house are at the walk-in bar, manned by sociable, knowledgeable staffers. Wherever you’re plonked, take your tas…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Flatiron Lounge

Head through a dramatic archway and into a dark, swinging, art deco–inspired fantasy of lipstick-red booths, racy jazz tunes and sassy grown-ups downing seasonal drinks. Cocktails run $14 a pop, but happy-hour cockt…
Top Choice Square in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Union Square

Union Square is like the Noah’s Ark of New York, rescuing at least two of every kind from the curling seas of concrete. In fact, one would be hard pressed to find a more eclectic cross-section of locals gathered in …
Top Choice Historic Building in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Flatiron Building

Designed by Daniel Burnham and built in 1920, the 20-story Flatiron Building has a uniquely narrow triangular footprint that resembles the prow of a massive ship. It also features a traditional beaux-arts limestone …
Top Choice Modern American in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Gramercy Tavern

Seasonal, local ingredients drive this perennial favorite, a vibrant, country-chic institution aglow with copper sconces, murals and dramatic floral arrangements. Choose from two spaces: the walk-in-only tavern and …
Top Choice Modern American in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Craft

Humming, high-end Craft flies the flag for small, family-owned farms and food producers, their bounty transformed into pure, polished dishes. Whether nibbling on flawlessly charred braised octopus, pillowy scallops …
Top Choice Park in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Gramercy Park

Romantic Gramercy Park was created by Samuel Ruggles in 1831 after he drained the area’s swamp and laid out streets in an English style. You can’t enter the private park (the only one in Manhattan), but peer through…
Beer Hall in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Birreria

The crown jewel of Italian food emporium Eataly is this rooftop beer garden tucked betwixt the Flatiron’s corporate towers. An encyclopedic beer menu offers drinkers some of the best suds on the planet. If you’re hu…
Modern American in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

ABC Kitchen

Looking part gallery, part rustic farmhouse, sustainable, produce-focused ABC Kitchen is the culinary avatar of the chichi home-goods department store ABC Carpet & Home. Organic gets haute in dishes like Skuna B…