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

    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
    Astor Pl

    Cornelia Street Café

    Open since 1977, the Cornelia Street Café is a famous artists’ café in the heart of the Greenwich Village. It is open seven days a week, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch in three dining rooms. The café also offers two shows a night, ranging from Russian poetry to Latin jazz, from theatre to cabaret. Singer Suzanne Vega started out here, as did Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues!
    29 Cornelia Street (Between Bleecker and West 4th Street)
    West 4th

    Eli's Table

    Opened since 2002 in the Upper East Side, next to Eli Zabars flagship store, Eli's Table is an american restaurant with a unique concept : here, the chef shops in his own store to set up his menu ! Don't forget to check out the extended burgundi wine list! Open for diner nightly and for Week-end Brunch.
    1413 Third Avenue, between 80th and 81st Streets
    77 St

    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 Square

    Georgio's Country Grill

    Located in the Hell’s Kitchen District, Georgio’s Country Grill brings you to the countryside with brick walls and colorful murals. The menu features lamb chops, grilled ribs, steak and BBQ chicken. You can also order pastas, pizzas, burgers and salads. For your dessert, ask for the cake of the day or the classic country apple pie. Note that Georgio’s also serves breakfast all day and brunch on week-ends.
    801 9th Avenue, corner 53rd Street
    50 St

    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
    86 St

    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 Sq

    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
    28 St

    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
    Port Authority

    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
    23 St