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 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, Crown Shy and the Fulton have established themselves in the district. Additionally, a number of new casual spots like Taim, Mighty Quinn Barbecue and Blue Ribbon have joined the dining landscape.

The latest generation of talented chefs have transformed the neighborhood into a magnetic culinary destination and Lower Manhattan has truly earned its reputation as a must-visit neighborhood for some of the best meals in the city.

What’s New and Noteworthy

In Memoriam: Chef James Kent, a Titan of Downtown’s Dining Scene (1979-2024)
In Memoriam: Chef James Kent, a Titan of Downtown’s Dining Scene (1979-2024)

The visionary chef behind Lower Manhattan standouts Crown Shy, SAGA and Overstory, died on June 15.

It’s Simply Pride at Simply Wine, Where You Can Nab Merch and Booze for a Good Cause
It’s Simply Pride at Simply Wine, Where You Can Nab Merch and Booze for a Good Cause

Add this to your Pride Month calendar.

Six Downtown Ideas for Dad This Father’s Day
Six Downtown Ideas for Dad This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is June 16. Here’s what to do downtown.

Your Guide to Pride: Where to Celebrate Downtown All Month Long
Your Guide to Pride: Where to Celebrate Downtown All Month Long

Make your own downtown memories that will last a lifetime (or, if you have enough fun, disappear the next morning).

Thank You for Coming to Dine Around Downtown!
Thank You for Coming to Dine Around Downtown!

More than 12,000 people came out to enjoy the beautiful weather and tasty dishes from our local restaurants.

You'll Find These Restaurants at the Dine Around Downtown Community Food Festival on June 4
You’ll Find These Restaurants at the Dine Around Downtown Community Food Festival on June 4

Hope you’ve been practicing your best Joey Chestnut impression, because the Dine Around community food festival is on June 4.

Explore More Places To Eat And Drink

New Yorkers can dine inside restaurants once again. Here are some of the best restaurants in Lower Manhattan that are currently open for dining.

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