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Fanelli Cafe

94 Prince St at Mercer
(212) 226-9412

Fanelli’s has outlived any other tavern in the neighborhood (since 1922 in fact), and for good reason, as a beer and burger here can never disappoint. Try to impress an old friend who thinks... Read More

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Lucky Strike

59 Grand St., New York, NY (West Broadway & Wooster St.)
212-941-0772
www.luckystrikeny.com

Step into this 1989-established Keith McNally dining room, and you might feel like you’ve entered a friend’s house – provided that your friend loves French film and well-worn antiques. A décor... Read More

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Cafe Gitane

242 Mott. St., New York, NY (Houston & Prince)
212.334.9552
www.cafegitanenyc.com

With all the ambience of a charming sidewalk bistro in Paris, it should come as no surprise that NoLita’s Café Gitane is named after a French cigarette. During the day, the hip French-Morrocan... Read More

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Balthazar

80 Spring St., New York, NY (@ Crosby St.)
212.965.1414
www.balthazarny.com

Keith McNally’s parisian brasserie is the king of the New York brunch. Located in the heart of SoHo, the place attracts fashionistas, Francophiles and the occasional celebrity  for the sublime... Read More

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Bubby’s

120 Hudson St., New York, NY (N. Moore St.)
212.219.0666
www.bubbys.com

“Bubby’s Pie Company” is the real full name here, which makes perfect sense when you see the old-fashioned rotating pie case filled with lattice-top apples and frothy meringues like Mom used to... Read More

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Cafe Clementine

229 W. Broadway, New York, NY (@ White St.)
212.965.0909
www.columbine229.com

A stone’s throw from the Tribeca Grand Hotel, this no-frills corner cafe serves gourmet brown bag fare to Tribeca’s lunch masses. Specialties include the Spinach Salad with Blue Cheese and... Read More

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The Smile

26 Bond St., New York, NY (Lafayette & Bowery Sts.)
646.329.5836
www.thesmilenyc.com

Trendy lunch spots in Nolita are always popping up, but The Smile has serious staying power. Marquee nightlife names Matt Kleigman and Carlos Quirarte, own this the bi-level space that doubles as a... Read More