The Infatuation's Restaurant Picks

The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

Best American Restaurants in Manhattan

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Best American Restaurants in Manhattan

Best Italian Restaurants in Manhattan

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Best Italian Restaurants in Manhattan

Popular restaurants in New York Area

Browse some of the most booked restaurants in New York Area

HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in New York City

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in New York City

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in New York City

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
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Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in New York City

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in New York City

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you seek, here are the best places by cuisine type, according to our tastemakers.
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The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in New York City

New York City’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
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New York City’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

100 New York / Tri-State Area Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

We took a look at our data to select the restaurants that are perfect for your Valentine's Day celebrations this year.
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Treat your taste buds: Explore Manhattan restaurants.

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Manhattan's most booked Bonus Point tables
FIG & OLIVE MeatpackingFIG & OLIVE Meatpacking
6012 reviews
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Mediterranean | Meatpacking District, Manhattan

Our favorite date night and family night spot in the Meatpacking and High Line neighborhoods. More

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FIG & OLIVE Fifth AvenueFIG & OLIVE Fifth Avenue
7672 reviews
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Mediterranean | Midtown East, Manhattan

My mom & I booked dinner reservations before a show and they were accommodating towards the service and time that we wanted to leave the restaurant. The food is spectacular! More

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STK - NYC - MidtownSTK - NYC - Midtown
3144 reviews
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Steakhouse | Midtown West, Manhattan

Amazing food, awesome ambiance!! We were looking for a great place for a business dinner and we definitely found one of the best ones! Melanie the STK Manager was super attentive and welcoming as well as the rest of the staff. Definitely a place to go when you are in NYC!! More

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ScopaScopa
82 reviews
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Italian | Chelsea, Manhattan

We were delighted to find them Chelsea neighborhood Italian eatery a few weeks ago and have been back a few times thereafter, bringing out-of-town guests to experience great cuisine in a fun and casual setting. The tables are not too close to one another -- a rarity in NYC. The service is excellent and the portions are delicious and generous, too. This is fast becoming our Go To neighborhood spot. More

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Butcher and Banker NYCButcher and Banker NYC
314 reviews
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Steakhouse | Midtown West, Manhattan

First time customer. The waiter new the entire menu and was very professional. Food was outstanding. Definitely a new life location More

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Specials at top restaurants in Manhattan

Enjoy great restaurant specials, set menus, and more
FIG & OLIVE Fifth AvenueFIG & OLIVE Fifth Avenue
7672 reviews
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Mediterranean | Midtown East, Manhattan

My mom & I booked dinner reservations before a show and they were accommodating towards the service and time that we wanted to leave the restaurant. The food is spectacular! More

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Benjamin Steakhouse PrimeBenjamin Steakhouse Prime
547 reviews
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American | Midtown East, Manhattan

Very consistent location, I always enjoy my meals there. More

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PergolaPergola
276 reviews
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Mediterranean | Chelsea, Manhattan

Celebrated my friends birthday, a first for both of us. While we did not engage in the hookah, the cuisine was outstanding. More

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FIG & OLIVE MeatpackingFIG & OLIVE Meatpacking
6012 reviews
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Mediterranean | Meatpacking District, Manhattan

Our favorite date night and family night spot in the Meatpacking and High Line neighborhoods. More

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Hill Country Barbecue Market – FlatironHill Country Barbecue Market – Flatiron
1754 reviews
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Barbecue | Chelsea, Manhattan

Get the brisket, moist. You won't be disappointed. Your cardiologist may disagree, but that's what statins are for. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Manhattan's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Sushi Kaito1. Sushi Kaito
207 reviews
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Sushi | Upper West Side, Manhattan

Excellent experience for sushi lovers. Quality fish creatively presented. If you love sushi and are on the upper west side, it's a must. More

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Atera2. Atera
631 reviews
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Contemporary American | TriBeCa - Downtown, Manhattan

This is by far THE best dining experience we've ever had. From the decor, the restaurant layout, the personalized service and an extraordinary tasting menu. During this trip to NYC, we dined at other fine restaurants (including 3 Michelin Stars), none came even close to the experience at Atera. Every single course was beautiful and memorable. The wine pairing was excellent, the sommelier was very knowledgeable and provided an outstanding service. More

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Belle Harlem3. Belle Harlem
304 reviews
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Contemporary American | Harlem, Manhattan

Belle Harlem is a NYC gem. Special place with excellent food and great service and warmth. More

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Restaurant Ukiyo4. Restaurant Ukiyo
58 reviews
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French | East Village, Manhattan

Very delicate dinner More

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Omakase Room by Tatsu5. Omakase Room by Tatsu
134 reviews
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Japanese | West Village, Manhattan

Quiet, intimate, traditional experience. Incredibly delicious fish. More

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New to OpenTable

Manhattan restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Mekki NYCMekki NYC
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Moroccan | Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Welcome to Mekki NYC, The Village HotSpot!
raditional flavors meet current culinary trends at Mekki NYC, where our Moroccan-Fusion menu is inspired by a love of family, friends and food. Our intimate restaurant, bar and lounge offers an international spirit with sensational, mouth-watering dishes crafted to wow the tastebuds from the first bite.
Located in the heart of The Village, our venue is the perfect place to drink and dine for lunch, dinner, happy hour or late night for groups of all sizes. You will feel right at home and a part of the family from the moment you step inside Mekki NYC — we guarantee it!More

NittisNittis
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Italian | Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan

Nittis is a high end yet comfortable concept bringing classic Italian recipes with a modern touch and aesthetic. Blending fashion and food, Nittis offers an energetic environment reimagining the Noir of the 1950’s and New York in the 1980s.More

Philippe by Philippe ChowPhilippe by Philippe Chow
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Chinese | Meatpacking District, Manhattan

Opening January 14th 2019. Philippe puts his own spin on traditional Beijing-style cuisine with results that are modern, flavorful and theatrical. All specialty dishes are served family-style, giving all guests the opportunity to experience a taste in every dish ordered. Our philosophy focuses on bringing people together for an experience that they can share with one another – starting with our signature dishes.More

Quartino Bottega OrganicaQuartino Bottega Organica
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Italian | NoHo, Manhattan

Everything we serve is homemade with organic and wholesome ingredients. In the kitchen and on your table, we only use olive oil from our Italian farm: Extra-virgin, pure, unfiltered, made from cold-pressed organic hand picked olives. Pasta & bread are made w/ flour from organic whole grains: farro, wheat and hemp. Organic focaccias can be whole wheat or naturally gluten free: buckwheat, millet and hemp flour. You can choose organic rice and gluten-free amaranth-quinoa fusilli w/ the any sauce on the menu. Greens, eggs and cheeses come from local organic markets and farms. Wild flounder, monkfish, cod and diver scallops come from Montauk, Long Island. Salmon is Sockeye or Coho from Alaska. All fish is always wild caught.More

Seamore's Brookfield PlaceSeamore's Brookfield Place
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Seafood | Battery Park, Manhattan

Welcome to Seamore’s at Brookfield place in the heart of Battery Park City. This is the largest restaurant of the Seamore’s family with over 200 seats inside the restaurant and another 70 seats on the front patio. We introduced a few new elements at this restaurant with the main focal point being the 1965 Airstream Trailer that we retrofitted into a full service cocktail bar in the outdoor cafe. If you are downtown and want to chow on some incredibly fresh, local, wild and sustainable seafood, we’re here for ya. Pop in for one if NYC’s best fish tacos, one of our awesome seafood boils or our robust raw bar menu, or come and celebrate your birthday, company outing or holiday party with us as we have 4 private/semi-private spaces within the restaurant. We take reservations, offer delivery and pickup and cater events large and small. We’re looking forward to giving you a high five and having you be part of our ever growing family.More