Zagat Releases Annual 50 Best Restaurants in New York City List

In New York City, we’re lucky enough to have tens of thousands of restaurants at our doorsteps, many of which turn out stunning dishes that range from rustic to ultra-refined. A few, though, rise to the very top when it comes to the food they serve. Presenting the very best restaurants in New York City for food.

There are a few surprises on the 2016 list, but most of the restaurants have been on this list before.

  1. Le Bernardin
  2. Bouley
  3. Daniel
  4. Jean-Georges
  5. Gotham Bar & Grill
  6. Peter Luger Steak House
  7. Eleven Madison Park
  8. Blue Hill
  9. Per Se
  10. Gramercy Tavern
  11. graffiti
  12. La Grenouille
  13. Sushi Yasuda
  14. Marea
  15. Nougatine At Jean-Georges
  16. Estiatorio Milos
  17. L’Artusi
  18. Annisa
  19. Del Posto
  20. Cafe Boulud
  21. Union Square Cafe
  22. The Sea Fire Grill
  23. Nobu New York
  24. Benjamin Steak House
  25. Pearl Oyster Bar
  26. Sushi Nakazawa
  27. Aquagrill
  28. Estela
  29. 15 East
  30. Batard
  31. Bohemian
  32. Vesta Trattoria & Wine Bar
  33. Tocqueville
  34. Brushstroke
  35. Di Fara Pizza
  36. Rubirosa Ristorante
  37. The River Café
  38. Russ & Daughters Cafe
  39. Porter House New York
  40. Fette Sau
  41. Perry St
  42. BLT Prime
  43. Mas (farmhouse)
  44. Momofuku Ko
  45. Keens Steakhouse
  46. The Four Seasons
  47. Morimoto
  48. The NoMad Restaurant
  49. Don Peppe
  50. Ai Fiori

Check out the full list to read what Zagat has to say about each restaurant.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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