B2 Harlem Restaurant

Food & Beverage, Brunch, Seafood

271 West 119th Street
New York, NY 10026
212 280 2248
b2harlem.com
Hours:
Tu-Th 5pm-11:30pm; F-Sa 5pm-12am; Su 11am-10:30pm

Vinateria

Food & Beverage, Brunch, Italian

2211 Frederick Douglass Blvd
New York, NY 10026
212 662 8462
vinaterianyc.com
Hours:
M 5pm-10pm; Tu-Th 5pm-11pm; F 5pm-12am; Sa 10:30am-12am; Su 10:30am-10pm

D'amore Wine Bar

Food & Beverage, Brunch, Italian

118 East 116th Street
New York, NY 10029
646 678 3681
damorewinebar.nyc
Hours:
Tu-F 4pm-11pm; Sa-Su 11am-11pm

Amy Ruth's

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Food & Beverage, American, Brunch, Southern

  • Side Pick

113 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10026
212 280 8779
amyruths.com
Hours:
M 11am-11pm; Tu-Th 8:30am-11pm; F-Su 24 Hours
Amy Ruth's

My first encounter with Amy Ruth’s, a Southern style restaurant in the finest tradition, was during my walk while documenting every place on 116th. The street is enormous, with many delis, convenience stores, hair salons and barber shops, but tucked between these are some marvelous hidden gems. Amy Ruth’s … read more

Buceo 95

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Food & Beverage, Brunch, Spanish

  • Outdoor Seating
  • Side Pick

201 West 95th Street
New York, NY 10025
212 662 7010
buceo95.com
Hours:
Lunch: 11am-3pm; Dinner: 5pm-12am
Buceo 95

Courtney Barroll, the owner of Buceo 95, seems like a character out of a storybook. She greeted me wearing a long 1970s patterned dress, one from a collection of vintage pieces that she has been accumulating over the years. She lived in Spain for quite a while and attended the University of Salamanca. … read more

Elizabeth's Neighborhood Table

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Food & Beverage, American, Brunch

  • Outdoor Seating
  • Side Pick

680 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10025
212 280 6500
elizabethsnyc.com
Hours:
Su-Th 9am-11pm; F-Sa 9am-12am
Elizabeth's Neighborhood Table

Anyone unfamiliar with Elizabeth’s Neighborhood Table might be surprised to find a country cottage with a white picket fence surrounding it in the middle of New York City. “My husband had such a vision,” Liz O. Milner said upon first meeting us. She was referring to the building’s rustic and … read more

The Drunken Munkey

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Food & Beverage, Brunch, Indian

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338 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128
646 998 4600
drunkenmunkeynyc.com
Hours:
Su-Th 11am-2am; F-Sa 11am-3am
The Drunken Munkey

“Monkeys are whimsical and playful and that fits with our theme,” Arun relayed to me on the evening that we sat down in his Indian restaurant and cocktail bar. Arun grew up “all over.” His dad was a diplomat who moved the family every few years from India to Washington to London. “I was constantly having … read more

Zebu Grill

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Food & Beverage, Brazilian, Brunch

305 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128
212 426 7500
zebugrill.com
Hours:
M-Sa 5pm-11pm; Su 12pm-11pm

Third Avenue Ale House

Food & Beverage, American, Brunch
Nightlife, Bars

  • Outdoor Seating

1644 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10128
646 559 9131
thirdavealehouse.com
Hours:
M-F 11:30am-4am; Sa-Su 10:30am-4am

Table d'Hote

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Food & Beverage, Brunch, French

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44 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128
212 348 8125
tabledhote.info
Hours:
M-F 12pm-3pm, 5pm-10pm; Sa-Su 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm
Table d'Hote

The way in which Table d’Hote changed hands demonstrates how tight-knit the New York culinary community is. The small restaurant, which seats twenty-six, was started by Vivick Bandhu and Lauri Gibson. Lauri’s niece, Liz Chapman, is married to Jonathan Benno, who is probably best known for opening … read more