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Buddakan

Buddakan uses fresh, seasonal ingredients to create authentic flavours and Asian-inspired cuisines. Buddakan is one of New York's best kept culinary secrets with a unique atmosphere which appeals to a variety of people. The decor exudes grandeur with chandeliers and a banquet table.

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75 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011

+1 (212)989 66 99

www.buddakannyc.com

Serendipity3

Serendipity is a cafe/restaurant serving delicious dishes and snacks in a fun and friendly environment. Recommended by locals and loved by tourists, and can you blame them? Who could resist its trademark frozen hot chocolate?

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225 East 60th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, New York, NY 10022

+1 (212)838 35 31

www.serendipity3.com

BondSt

BondSt invites you to experience its distinct levels of dining with flavoursome Japanese-inspired cuisine. The ground floor houses an intimate lounge space with its own sushi bar. On the second floor, the restaurant offers an alternative setting in a dining room with a lively sushi bar, as well as a bar overlooking cobble-stoned Bond Street. The third floor is home to an elegant dining room, as well as the Tatami Room which can be booked for private events. It's alternative dining allows you to find an environment which will suit your mood and to indulge in its heavenly sushi dishes.

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6 Bond Street, New York, NY10012

+1 (212)777 25 00

www.bondstrestaurant.com

The Loeb Boathouse Central Park

Immerse yourself in the urban oasis of the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. Its beautiful and romantic setting makes it the ideal location for any special occasion. The best way to see the park is by taking a bike ride or boat trip. We highly recommend lunch at the Loeb Boathouse overlooking the lake.

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East 72nd Street and Park Drive North, New York

+1 (212)517 22 33

www.thecentralparkboathouse.com

Balthazar

Balthazar creates a traditional bistro experience in the heart of New York serving from a French menu, an extensive wine list, a raw seafood bar as well as breads and pastries from the Balthazar bakery located next door to the main restaurant.

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80 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012

+1 (212)965 14 14

www.balthazarny.com/index.php

Del Posto

Del Posto restaurant uses seasonal ingredients to create authentic Italian cuisine. The decor is chic and classically understated with high ceilings and marble floors; it's the ideal surroundings to enjoy fine dining and exceptional service. We suggest staying for dessert - you'll be in for a treat.

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85 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10011

+1 (212)497 80 90

www.delposto.com

Lavo

Serving up delicious Southern Italian-inspired cuisine made from locally-sourced produce, Lavo is one of New York's best kept culinary secrets. Lavo is a 19th century bistro with a nightclub attached and has a unique atmosphere. We recommend the Kobe meatballs.

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39 East 58th Street, New York

+1 (212)750 55 88

www.lavony.com/indextemp.aspx

Frankie's 457

The building had been an Italian Social club, which seemed fitting to open a friendly restaurant serving tasty Italian food. Choose from hearty dishes , small plates or the fantastic sandwiches. If visiting in warmer months, try and grab a table outside!

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457 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

+1 (718)403 00 33

www.frankiesspuntino.com

ABC KITCHEN

ABC Kitchen’s commitment to locally sourced and organic ingredients makes this dining experience incredibly fresh - bringing the environment to the table with even the menu 100% recycled. It is definitely somewhere to book in advance as ABC Kitchen is constantly buzzing, due to the stylish atmosphere.

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35 East 18th Street, New York 10003

1 212 475 5829

www.abckitchennyc.com

THE GREY DOG

The Grey Dog is a great place to stop for good coffee, breakfast or lunch on the move, whilst sightseeing or shopping. It offers a delicious array of sandwiches, salads and soups. Quick service is of the essence here - however, expect queues on weekends especially Sunday due to The Grey Dog’s ever-growing popularity. There is now three establishments across Manhattan, but this one is our favourite.

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244 Mulberry Street, New York NY 10012

1 212 966 1060

www.thegreydog.com

CHELSEA FOOD MARKET

Rain or shine, make sure you take the time to visit this market and sample the freshest of foods. Built in the former National Biscuit Factory complex where the Oreo cookie was invented, Chelsea Food Market fills two entire blocks between 9th and 11th.