New York City has it all when it comes to food. You can find different kinds of cuisines from all over the world. However, there are some hidden gems that not everyone knows about. Aside from having delicious and interesting food, their locations will make you feel like you are a local and very in-the-know. Check these five restaurants out on your next trip!
Delicious Off The Beaten Path Places To Eat In NYC
1. Maison Harlem
For a little taste of France in Harlem, head to this casual and laid back neighborhood French bistro. Maison Harlem serves French/Belgian classics like mussels & frites, Nicoise salad and French twists on American classics like the 10 oz burger. The restaurant, filled with light against its exposed-brick walls, also serves cocktails from an old-fashioned bespoke bar. A popular drink is the St. Germain Champagne cocktail served in a glass flute.
Address: 341 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY
2. Hamilton's Bakery + Coffee Bar
If you’re hungry for fresh baked goods in Harlem, look no further than Hamilton’s. This new addition to the neighborhood does all the baking in-house, so everything is super fresh. The friendly staff makes some of the area’s freshest coffee and chai tea, too.
Address: 3570 Broadway at 146th St, New York, NY
3. Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant
Located across from Flushing Mall, Asian Jewels is a wonderful, high-end dim sum restaurant. This New York favorite features valet parking as well as private dining space for large groups. Among the popular dishes: roast BBQ pork steamed rice rolls, pan-fried beef noodle and the marinated chicken feet.
Address: 13330 39th Avenue, Flushing, NY
4. Berg’n Beer
This popular late-night eatery was founded by the same people behind Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasbord. From the dozen or so draft beer choices to a small selection of reds, whites, roses and bubbles, Berg’n has what you need day and night (except Mondays, when they’re closed.)
Address: 899 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY
5. Dirt Candy
Dirt Candy serves unusual vegetarian dishes as well as a substantial cocktail menu. A variety of veggie dishes featuring rutabaga, fennel, eggplant and cauliflower are up for grabs. Dessert options including celery cheesecake rolls and onion chocolate tarts will no doubt satisfy your sweet tooth.
Address: 86 Allen Street, New York, NY