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New York City Food Guide

A guide to help you find the best hotels & places in New York City for Food lovers


5 New York City Hotels
for Food lovers


5 New York City Hotels for Food lovers

New York Food - a feast of restaurants, tastes, and experiences!

New York City food is much more than the street food delicacies as we all see on TV, Hotdogs and Doughnuts - though those are definitely delicious! Being a multicultural city, NYC could not but also be a melting pot of diverse cuisines with more than twenty thousands of restaurants!

That said, first-time foodie travellers in New York may be both exciting and frustrating and that’s why booking a food tour is a great way to discover the best places for food in New York City and experience the distinct culture of NYC cuisine through various tastes. 

Encompassing by the five boroughs of the BronxQueensBrooklynStaten Island, and its core Manhattan, New York City has hundreds of neighbourhoods, each with its own unique food scene.

From tacos and dumplings in Sunset Park to the city’s best Chinese food and cheap eats in Manhattan’s Chinatown, to taverns with Greek cuisine in Astoria, to Indian food in Jackson Heights, and best NYC pizza in Greenwich Village, New York City has literary something delicious to offer to every discerning palate!

In this New York City Food Guide, you will find the best hotels with restaurants in NYC offering sumptuous breakfasts and gastronomic delights, top restaurants and the best food places in NYC.

The Best Hotel Restaurants for Foodies in New York City!

With so many dining neighbourhoods and thousands of restaurants you will never feel hungry during your trip to NYC – better come hungry!

However, staying in a hotel with dining options can be very convenient, especially during these rainy days when you just want to relax and enjoy your holidays at your own pace.

After all, the most sumptuous breakfastslunchesdinners and Manhattan cocktails can be found within the best hotel restaurants in NYC. In fact, many of the hotel restaurants in NYC are among the best restaurants in all five boroughs.

In the centre of Manhattan, you will find 3 of the city’s hottest restaurants and bars within the premises of W New York - Time Square! Delicious seafood dishes Mexican food, sushi & seafood are just some of the food options you can enjoy while staying at the hotel.


Food Tours, Restaurants, and Street Food Options in NYC

The food in New York City is multicultural and delicious with a delectable dining scene ranging from gourmet restaurants with Michelin stars to street vendors with delicious and dirty street food.

Food Tours in New York City

With thousands and thousands of dining spots, there is no wonder why food tours are extremely popular in New York City. And especially among first-time visitors who want to recognise the good ones and not fall into the tourist traps. Foods of New York Tours is the number 1 food tour in New York City organising excellent food and culture tours to dig into food like a New Yorker!

Types of Restaurants in New York City

Some of the most common types of eateries in NYC are Delicatessens, Saloons, Pubs, Bars, and Food trucks, to gastropubs, trattorias, osterias, bistros and Michelin-starred restaurants.

Street Food in New York City

The street food of New York is a whole different chapter in the food culture of the city! Wherever you go you will find street vendors and shops selling popular NYC street foods and desserts. The most famous foods in NYC to eat on the go are Pizza, Bagels, Hotdogs, Doughnuts and Cronuts, New York Cheesecake, Pastrami, and Burgers.

Food Trucks in New York are also very popular and that’s why the city is packed with trucks serving local and international dishes. The best food trucks in New York city are Korilla BBQ, El Olomega, The Cinnamon Snail, Wafels & Dinges, Souvlaki GR, Bian Dang and Luke’s Lobster.

Below you will find even more places to dive into the luscious part of New York!

Food Tips

The uniqueness of New York's food culture can be observed by the diversity of dishes that you can find in the city, ranging from huge cinnamon rolls to fluffy Japanese-style pancakes.

The food tradition of New York City is multicultural and delicious, featuring from gourmet restaurants with Michelin stars to street vendors with delicious and dirty street food.

New York city is packed with great restaurants where you can have your lunch or dinner. A few selections would be Mission Chinese Food, Russ & Daughters Café, Balthazar Restaurant, Lure Fishbar, Uncle Boons, Estela, Emilio’s Ballato, Katz’s Delicatessen, Lafayette and Oiji.

New York ranks third in grape production within the US, and the New York wine is considered among the best in the world. 83% of New York’s grape production is the Vitis labrusca variety and the rest is split equally between Vitis Vinifera and French hybridsNew York Wine Warehouse specializes in top-notch rare wines at competitive prices.

Live the absolute wine-tasting experience by visiting the best wine bars in New York city which are Wildair, The Four Horsemen, Aldo Sohm Wine Bar, The Ten Bells, Fifty Paces, Rebelle, Buvette, Corkbuzz Wine Studio and The Camlin.

The best way to get an overall idea of the food you can find in New York, is to take a food tour. The best food tours in New York are Pizza Walking Tour of ManhattanBest of Brooklyn Half-Day Food and Culture TourHell’s Kitchen Food Tour and Central Park Stroll and High Line Park and Greenwich Village Food Tour.

New York Food & Wine Festival takes place every October and it’s definitely one of the most popular food events in the world. For four days, celebrity chefs, mixologists, vintners, culinary giants and foodies unite to eat and drink together for a good cause.

Places & Things to do
for Food lovers


Times Square

events & festivals


Broadway Theatre

kids entertainment , concerts & shows

Shopping Center

Rockefeller Plaza

sightseeing , shoes , clothing , jewellery , accessories , kids entertainment , playground , art & collectibles , food court , food & drinks , traditional recipes , local cuisine , beauty & personal care , beauty therapies , medicines


Bryant Park

eco friendly , kids entertainment , sports , outdoor activities


The Museum Of Modern Art

sightseeing , kids entertainment , arts & design


St. Patrick's Cathedral

sightseeing , pray & worship


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 What can I find in this Food Travel Guide ?

Our Travel by Interest Experts have created this dedicated food travel guide, to help you easily plan your next culinary holidays and discover all the places you want to see and all the things you want to do. You can find here the top restaurants, bars, cafes, bistros as well as gastronomy Hotels to stay!

Hotels for Food Lovers
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