[VIDEO] 10 Iconic New York City Restaurants To Visit When Social Distancing Is Over

On March 17, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all bars and restaurants in the city to close or serve only delivery and takeout in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. To pass the time during social distancing or potential quarantine, Insider is taking a look back at some of our favorite New York City eateries. From pizza and hot dogs to pastrami sandwiches and falafel, the Big Apple is never short of legendary places to eat. We visited 10 iconic restaurants in New York to see what makes these places a rite of passage for locals and tourists alike.

  • Katz's Delicatessen - 00:21
  • Ray's Candy Store - 7:43
  • Dominique Ansel Bakery - 12:57
  • Mamoun's Falafel - 18:58
  • Keens Steakhouse - 26:18
  • Papaya King - 31:58
  • Sylvia's Restaurant - 37:48
  • Peter Luger Steak House - 43:30
  • Lucali - 48:42
  • Nathan's Famous - 57:22

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Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Editor in Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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