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American Restaurants

The American cuisine is not only burgers and hot dogs. Here are addresses that offer more elaborate dishes with quality products and balanced menus.

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Cloister Cafe

Cloister Cafe

Located in the East Village, the Cloister Cafe brings you back to the medieval times : the main dining room showcases several original high impact stained glass windows. But the menu features seasonal american food with exotic touches from Thailand. The stass is using only ingredients from the Union Square Greenmarket.
238 East 9th Street
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Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse

In 1926, at the time of the prohibition, Frankie and Johnnie's was a secret place. The customers had to give a password ("Frankie" or "Johnnie") to access the restaurant through a back door... Of course, times has changed now. But Frankie & Johnnie's Steakhouse still have regulars clients and tourists who come to taste steaks, ribs or T-Bones, à la carte or according to the menu. Note that the restaurant has two addresses in New York.
32 West 37th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, and 320 West 46th Street/8th Avenue
34 Street - Herald SquareShow on map
www.frankieandjohnnies.com

George’s Restaurant

Founded in 1950, three blocks south of the World Trade Center, George’s Restaurant had to be demolished after 9/11, due to structural damages. The owners George and his son Billy made the decision to rebuild. George’s Restaurant is back and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a wide selection of burgers, sandwiches and wraps.
89 Greenwich StreetFinancial District
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www.georges-ny.com
Lexington Candy Shop

Lexington Candy Shop

Founded in 1925, Lexington Candy Shop has never changed ! Ask for your hamburger with french fries. And don't forget the ketchup !
1226 Lexington Avenue, between 82nd and 83rd Streets
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New York Steakhouse Charlie Palmer

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Charlie Palmer Steak New York is a modern American steakhouse founded by the chef Charlie Palmer. The menu features american recipes like the Ceasar salad, burgers and ribeye. Note that the menu depends on the season and that all the products come from surrounding Northeast and Mid-Atlantic waterways and farmlands.
37 West 38th Street
34 Street - Herald SqShow on map
www.charliepalmer.com

The Harold

Founded in 2014, The Harold is located in the heart of Herald Square. This "american bistro" is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu features french and american culinary specialties, from the traditionnal french onion soup to the american burgers. Try also the lobster mac & cheese! And follow my advice: grab a table on the mezzanine to enjoy a view on Herald Square!
1271 Broadway/32th StreetMidtown
34 St - Herald SquareShow on map
www.theharoldnyc.com
The Hog Pit

The Hog Pit

Founded in 1995 in the Chelsea/Flatiron area, The Hog Pit NYC brings the southern cuisine in New York City. The menu proposes you a wide selection of tacos, salads and burgers. Try for exemple the Chichen Bacon Ranch and ask for more toppings. And don't forget the Hog Pit motto : "eat well, drink a lot !"
37 West 26th Street
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The Marshal

The Marshal

Located in the Hell's Kitchen District, just 3 blocks from Times Square, this brand new restaurant opened in september 2013. The concept is simple : make the farm-to-table experience casual, interesting and fun. The chef uses seasonal ingredients and the menu changes everyday. Check out their website to see the menu !
628 10th Avenue, between 44th and 45th Streets
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Tivoli Cafe

Founded in 2016 near the Flatiron Building and the Madison Square Park, Tivoli Cafe is a family restaurant featuring american cuisine in a contemporary atmosphere. On the menu: burgers, salads, meats, pastas... Don't forget also the specialty of the house: grilled chicken. For you dessert, you will hesitate between cheese cake, fudge, brownie or carrot cake.
283 3rd Avenue/22nd Street
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www.tivolicafenyc.com