There is no lack of restaurants in New York City. Every type of cuisine is represented in at least one of the city’s restaurants. As a cultural melting pot, NYC makes it possible to dine on almost anything. Here are the most talked-about restaurants in the city for 2019.
Patrons dine at The Fulton for more than just its dishes. The dining experience is complemented by views of the Manhattan Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge. For this reason, locals and tourists both flock to The Fulton. The restaurant is known for its meals for two, including a back sea bass dish. However, other popular dishes include red snapper ceviche, noodles with lobster, and even soft shell crab fried to a crisp, though this is a seasonal dish. The Fulton can be found on Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport, a popular tourist attraction.
Gertie, located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, boasts a daytime menu that includes bialys sandwiches and, for dinner, a juicy rotisserie chicken. Those that make advanced dinner reservations for it can indulge in a family-style meal of duck. In addition, the restaurant is known for its cocktails as well as its alcohol-infused sodas. Aside from the dishes and drinks, patrons also enjoy the restaurant’s curved ceilings and oversized windows.
For some casual but high-quality dining, the Red Hook Tavern is the place to be. In fact, it is so popular that getting reservations is often difficult to do. Those without a reservation have been known to wait up to four hours for a table. When they do get in, they have a wide selection of drinks and dishes to choose from. The cocktails served date back to the 1920s and 1930s. Highlights of their menu include burgers, chicken liver pate, and prawns with the heads still attached.
In the Flatiron district of NYC lies Rezdora. This Italian restaurant features only the best wines, as well as dishes such as slow-cooked rabbit and gnocco fritto. However, for the truly hungry, the restaurant serves as a five-course tasting.
Maison Yaki is a 50-seat restaurant, of which 25 are kept open for those without reservations. Menu highlights include tempura frog legs and escargot. This affordable restaurant prices each menu item at less than $10.