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Il Mulino

Il Mulino

86 W 3rd St between Thompson & Sullivan Sts
(212) 673-3783

Though Il Mulino New York now has a dozen locations around the country, and even the globe, their downtown location is the original. The vibe here is Old World; black-suited Italian waitstaff are... Read More

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Contra

138 Orchard St near Rivington St
(212) 466 4633

Contra, the hidden gem on an untraveled stretch of Orchard Street in the Lower East Side, is a new-American tasting menu destination. Unlike other precious tasting menus around town, this five-course... Read More

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Louie and Chan

303 Broome St between Forsyth & Eldridge Sts
(212) 837-2816

Louie and Chan is a familial yet unexpected restaurant-venue hybrid on the Lower East Side in the heart of Chinatown. The inconspicuous-looking space holds a bustling trattoria, a private dining... Read More

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Bistro Les Amis

180 Spring St at Thompson St
(212) 226-8645

Within walking distance of the Soho Grand, Bistro Les Amis provides everything one can want from a dining experience: friendly service, comfortable atmosphere and mouth-watering delights from start... Read More

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Motorino Pizza

349 E 12th St between 1st & 2nd Aves
(212) 777-2644

“Pizza is our business” is the motto of Motorino Pizza. Since they originally opened in Brooklyn, they’ve expanded their business to the East Village. They’ve achieved immense... Read More

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BONDST

6 Bond St near Lafayette St
(212) 777-2500

BONDST provides fresh, exciting Japanese offerings in a cooler than cool setting surrounded by beautiful waiters and diners alike. The ground floor houses the lounge, an intimate space with its own... Read More

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La Sirene

558 Broome St near Varick St
(212) 925-3061

La Sirène is a little French bistro hidden away near the entrance to the Holland Tunnel. The twist? Corkage-free BYOB with a welcoming staff that makes one feel at home in the tiny space.  The duck... Read More

Hearth

Hearth

403 E 12th St at 1st Ave
(646) 602-1300

Hearth promises “modern food rooted in the classical cooking of Tuscany,” and delivers in spades. Chef Marco Canora’s Tuscan-American East Village foodie mecca offers delicious fare from a... Read More