The 30 Quintessential NYC Restaurants

Scroll though above for our favorite NYC restaurants!

We like to think that we know a thing or two about the hottest restaurants in NYC, and there’s something to be said for trying out the newest restaurants. Truth be told, though, we’ll always be bigger fans of the classics; you can only have molecular gastronomy so many times before it gets old, you know? As quintessential New Yorkers, we know that our city has the best food in the game – and we’ll gladly take on anyone who says otherwise. Trust us, there’s nothing like a roast chicken at Barbuto or having a martini in the Polo Bar. Scroll through above for our ultimate hit list; these are the restaurants that truly capture that New York City magic.