Italian Restaurant East Village NYC

OUR FAVORITE RESTAURANTS

The East Village is one of Manhattan’s most popular and charming neighborhoods, with many restaurants and cafes. We list a few of our favorites here. Most are within 15 minutes walk from the apartment, except for our list of TOPS in Manhattan.

TOP MANHATTAN RESTAURANTS

Gramercy Tavern - 42 E 20th Street 212-477-0777

Union Square Cafe - 21 E 16th Street (212) 243-4020

Gotham Bar and Grill - 12 E 12th Street 212-620-4020

Eleven Madison Park - 11 Madison Avenue 212-889-0905

Jean Gorges - 1 Central Park West 212-299-3900

PerSe -10ColumbusCircle212-823-9335

Daniel -60 E 65th Street 212-288-0033

Le Bernardin -155 W 51st Street 212-554-1515

Bouley -163 Duane Street 212-964-2525

AMERICAN

Saxon and Parole - Bowery and Bleecker Street 212-254-0350

Prune - 54 East 1st Street at 1st Avenue 212-677-6221 (Expensive)

Hearth - 403 East 12th Street at 1st avenue 646-602-1300 (Expensive)

Five Points - 31 Great Jones Street 212-253-5700 (Expensive)

Mighty Quinn’s - Texas BBQ (Cheap Eats) 7th St and 2nd Avenue

Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken - (Cheap Eats) 2nd Avenue and 2nd Street

Katzs Delicatessen - A NY icon-Houston Street at Ludlow 212-2542266

FRENCH BISTRO

Lucien - 1st st and 1st Ave

Bistro Lafayette - Great Jones Street and Lafayette Avenue

Zucco Le French Diner - 188 Orchard Street 212-677-5200

Balthazar - 80 Spring Street 212-965-1785

STEAKHOUSE

Peter Lugers In Williamsburg - Brooklyn- most famous NY steakhouse. 718-387-7400 (Cash Only )

Ruth Chris’s Steakhouse - 51st and 6th Avenue 212-245 - 9600

Ben Benson’s - 123 West 52nd at 7th Avenue 212-581-8888 (Expensive)

Smith And Wollensky - 707 3rd Avenue at 49th Street 212-753-1530 (Expensive)

Palm Too - 840 2nd Avenue (212) 697-5198

Del Frisco - 1221 Avenue of the Americas 212-575-5129

BLT Prime - 111 E 22nd Street 212 -995-8500

Spark’s - 210 E 46th Street 212-687-4855

ITALIAN

Alimentario e Vinería - Great Jones Street and Bowery

Peasant - 194 Elizabeth Street at Prince Street 212-965-9511 (Expensive)

Frankies - 2nd Avenue and 5th Street 212-253-7300

Torrisi ItalianSpecialities - 250 MulberryStreet 212-965-0955

Bianca - 5 Bleeker Street #1 212-260-4666

Lupa - 170 Thompson Street 212-982-5089

Supper - 156 East 2nd Street 212-477-2732

Cacio e Vino - 2nd Avenue and 5th Street 212-228-3269

Il Posto Incantato - 2nd Street between 1st Ave and Ave A 212-228-0977 (our favorite italian)

Little Giant - 85 Orchard Street at Broome Street 212-226-5047 (Expensive)

ITALIAN CAFÉ

Ferrara’s - Grand Street and Mott Street 212-226-6150

Veniero’s - 11th Street off 1st Avenue 212-674-7070

Eataly - 200 5th Avenue 646-398-5100

PIZZA

Lombardi’s - in Little Italy (Spring and Mott) 212-941-7994

Two Boots Pizzeria - 3rd St and Ave A 212-254-1919

Una Pizza Napolitana - 349 East 12th Street at 1st Avenue 212-477-9950 (Cheap Eats)

John’s Pizzeria - 278 Bleecker Street 212 -243-1680

MEXICAN

Rosie’s -2nd Avenue and 2nd Street

Hecho En Dumbo - 354 Bowery 212-937-4245

La Esquina - 106 Kenmare Street 646-613-1333

INTERNET/COFFEE SHOP

The Bean -3rd Street and 2nd Ave 212-353-1477

The Kona Coffee Shop - 2nd Ave and 3rd Street

INDIAN

Tamarind -The best. 41 East 22nd Street at Broadway 212-674-7400 (Expensive)

Brick Lane Curry House - 2nd Avenue and 5th St

Chennai garden - Lexington Avenue and 28th Street (CheapEats)

Dhaba - 108 Lexington Avenue 212-679-1284

ICE CREAM

Australian Homemade - 115 St. Mark’s Place 212-228-5439

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory - 65BayardStreet 212-608-4170

Il Laboratorio del Gelato - 95 Orchard Street 212-343-9922

MIDDLE EASTERN

Cafe Mogador - 101 St. Mark’s Place, at 1st Avenue 212-677-2226 (Inexpensive)

ASIAN

Momofuku - 2nd Avenue and 13th Street 212-500-0831

Momofuko Ko - 1st Avenue and 10th Street 212-500-0831

*Nyonya - Grand and Mott Street 212-334-3669

Jewel Bako - famous Sushi 239 East 5th Street 212-979-1012 (Expensive)

Dumpling Man - St. Mark’s Place and 1st Avenue 212-505-2121 (Cheap Eats)

Hunan Dynasty - 12th St and 3rd Ave

HIP RESTAURANTS FOR PEOPLEWATCHING

Cafe Gitane - 242 Mott St at Prince Street 212-965-0918

Café Habana - Latin American/Cuban. 17 Prince Street at Elizabeth Street 212-625-2001 (Inexpensive)

Gemma’s - our neighbour in the Hip and trendy Bowery Hotel 212-505-9100

VEGAN/VEGETARIAN/ ORGANIC

CaravanofDreams - 6thStreet,eastof1stAvenue212-254-1613

Wild Ginger - 380 Broome Street 212-966-1883

Blossom - 187 9th Avenue 212-627-1144

CAFES AND DINERS/ BREAKFAST

The Kitchen Sink Diner - 2nd Avenue and 5th Street

Clinton Street Baking Company - 4 Clinton Street at Houston 646-602-6263 (Expensive)

Cafeteria - 7the Avenue and 17th St

HAMBURGERS AND SHAKES

Bareburger - 2nd Avenue and 7th Street(Cheap Eats)

BLT Burger - 470 6th Avenue at 11th Street 212-243-8226 (Cheap Eats)

Paul’s - 2nd Avenue at 7th Street 212-529-3097 (Cheap Eats)

ShakeShack - Madison SquarePark andTimesSquare

WHOLE FOODS has fabulous fresh prepared meals. Get a picnic together and walk over to Tompkins Square Park or Union Square Park to people watch.

We were on a girls trip and oh my god what can i say!! What an accomodation! What a place! Highly highly highly recommended

Sargun Bedi, 25 November 2017 Read All Reviews >>

Stayed 35 nights and it was fabulous. So close to subway, and great food down at the whole foods market. Lovely friendly and helpful staff. Thanks, we had a great stay, and would definitely recommend it.

Carmen, 21 July 2015 Read All Reviews >>

DISTANCES FROM EAST VILLAGE APARTMENTS

Closest landmarks

  • Cooper Union 0.3 km
  • Cooper Triangle 0.3 km
  • Bleecker Street 0.4 km
  • McSorley's 0.4 km
  • Katz's Deli 0.4 km
  • New Museum 0.4 km
  • Broadway - Lafayette Street 0.4 km
  • Astor Place 0.5 km
  • Astor Place Subway Station 0.5 km
  • ABC Playground 0.6 km

Most popular landmarks

  • Ground Zero 2.5 km
  • Empire State Building 2.6 km
  • Grand Central Station 3.2 km
  • Times Square 3.5 km
  • Rockefeller Center 3.8 km
  • Museum of Modern Art 4.1 km
  • Central Park 5.1 km
  • Ellis Island 5.1 km
  • Statue of Liberty 6.1 km
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art 6.4 km

Restaurants and markets

  • The Bean (Cafe/bar) 0.1 km
  • Gemma's (Restaurant) 0.2 km
  • Calliope (Restaurant) 0.2 km
  • Whole Foods (Supermarket) 0.3 km
  • Il Buco (Restaurant) 0.3 km
  • Union Square Farmer's Market (Market) 1.3 km

Closest airports

  • LaGuardia Airport 11.3 km
  • Newark Liberty International Airport 16.4 km
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport 19.3 km

Shopping nearby - all within 500m!

  • Nolita (Boutique)
  • Historic Orchard Street Shopping District (Boutique)
  • SoHo (High street)