Food & Drink

Lower Manhattan’s culinary history stretches back generations to the legendary Delmonico’s, America’s original fine dining institution, which first opened in 1837. Neighborhood standbys such as Bobby Van’s, Harry’s, Da Claudio, Morton’s and Capital Grille have been pillars of the food scene for years.

More recently, the likes of Nobu, Eataly, L’Appart, Crown Shy and The Fulton have established themselves in the district. Additionally, a number of new casual spots like Taim, Mighty Quinn Barbecue, David Chang’s Fuku and Blue Ribbon, have joined the dining landscape.

The latest generation of talented chefs have transformed the neighborhood into a magnetic culinary destination.

Whatever you are hankering for, Lower Manhattan now has earned its reputation as a must-visit neighborhood for some of the best meals in the city.

What’s New and Noteworthy

Momofuku Ssäm Bar Opens At The Seaport
Momofuku Ssäm Bar Opens At The Seaport

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Check Out These Six Spring Additions To Cedar Local's Cocktail Menu
Check Out These Six Spring Additions To Cedar Local’s Cocktail Menu

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Devour Luscious Schnitzel At Lower Manhattan’s Destination Austrian Spot Schilling
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A Guide To Chinatown Eats: Where To Feast On Dumplings And Dim Sum Now
A Guide To Chinatown Eats: Where To Feast On Dumplings And Dim Sum Now

Some Chinatown highlights for where you can sit down — or do takeout — and feast on…

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After a year stuck at home, we’re all a little bit sick of our own cooking, and craving…

Explore More Places To Eat And Drink

New Yorkers can dine inside restaurants once again (at 50% capacity). Here are some of the best restaurants in Lower Manhattan that are currently open for dining.

11 Hanover Greek
Full Service Dining, Greek
22 Thai Cuisine
Full Service Dining, Thai
2West
Full Service Dining, American
Aahar Indian Cuisine
Full Service Dining, Indian
Adrienne’s Pizza Bar
Full Service Dining, Pizza
Ampia
Italian;Cocktail Bar;Wine Bar
Antica Ristorante
Full Service Dining, Italian
ATRIO Wine Bar & Restaurant
Full Service Dining, Mediterranan
Bareburger
Full Service Dining, American
Beckett’s Bar & Grill
Full Service Dining, American
Bellini
Full Service Dining, Italian
Benares
Full Service Dining, Indian
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