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Tuesday
Dec012009

NYC Guides, Midtown West

Below, you will find restaurants/specialty shops that have been categorized by their respective cuisines.  I have only included venues where I have personally either dined-in or ordered-out.  

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American 

Bakery

BBQ

Burgers

  • Burger Joint  inside of the Le Parker Meridien Hotel
  • Island Burgers & Shakes  Making one of the city's best burgers cooked to your liking~thick and juicy with tons of add-on ingredients~unfortunately, they don't make fries

Chinese

Concept

Dessert/sweets

Diner

Fast food

French/bistro

Greek

  • Dafni Greek Taverna
  • Kellari Taverna  Head here for a drink, some light mezze and the gorgeous environment~DO NOT head here if you're wanting great Greek food and wonderful service (it's too bad that they couldn't excel in all areas)
  • Limani
  • Molyvos  The Belle's first Greek food experience in NYC~fantastic fare served in an upscale setting
  • Uncle Nick's  Decent Greek with great flaming cheese and grilled meats~festive atmosphere

Indian

  • Cafe Spice  Tasty Indian served in a pleasant setting

Italian

Japanese/sushi

Korean

Latin American

Mexican

  • Anejo
  • Arriba Arriba
  • El Centro  From the people behind "Hell's Kitchen," comes a much more casual and Tex Mex joint~great ritas and food menu
  • El Original Tx Mx
  • Hells Kitchen  If you like your quesadillas made with goat cheese and huaticochle (corn fungus) OR if your idea of Mexican food doesn't include nachos, cheese enchiladas and crispy beef tacos, this haute and chic Mexican is for you
  • Otto's Tacos
  • Ponche Taqueria
  • Toloache  Authentic and delicious Mexican food served in a casual atmosphere
  • Tulcingo del Valle  The Belle's favorite authentic Mexican food in town~this is the real deal, folks!
  • Vida Verde

Middle Eastern/Mediterranean

Pizza

  • Angelo's Pizza  Fantastic pizza that's definitely one of The Belle's favorites in town
  • John's Pizzeria  One of the city's most famous pizza joints serving whole pies & "No Slices!"

Sandwich/salad/soup

  • Amish Market
  • Carnegie Deli
  • Carve  Made-to-order sandwiches and salads with fierce ingredients~low-carb friendly items as well~take-out or delivery
  • Just Salad  Make-your-own salad concoction with a plethora of fresh ingredients
  • Mangia  Sandwiches, salads and soups made with fresh and high quality ingredients

Steakhouse

  • Bobby Van's Grill
  • Quality Meats
  • Ruth's Chris  I know, I know it's a chain! However, Ruth's makes the world's best sliders (think filet mignon on buttery garlic bread)~great bar with homemade potato chips~what's more to love?

Tapas / small plates

Thai

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Reader Comments (1)

This is the best blog I've found so far regarding NYC dining. My husband and I are visiting NYC next week. I've been looking for good places to eat but also within a budget. Thanks for putting this together.

November 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterADAM

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