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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Market
“Best supermarket, local products and Italian gourmet downstairs! Most affordable compared to most of the other markets around.”
  • 571 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Amazing art exhibits here and has a beautiful terrace on the top floor for a view of Chelsea.”
  • 322 locals recommend
Comedy Club
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“One of the most famous comedy clubs in the world and its where you'll find NYC's best comics.”
  • 174 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This Michelin-starred gastro pub is one of the best in the city, and is known for many amazing dishes. Burger-wise, the Chargrilled Burger with Roquefort is epically good - the ultra-thick beef patty is topped with the stinkiest, most delicious Roquefort cheese and comes with a mountain of shoestring fries. ”
  • 179 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Great places to eat and cool cobblestone streets. From here walk north along the Highline or south to the West Village.”
  • 125 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Famous speakeasy for great cocktails, good selection of dinner options in addition to bar food ”
  • 133 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The original “New York Style” slice. It’s a very good, accurate portrayal of New York style pizza. Get the “regular slice,” also called “plain.” Local tip - in NYC, we don’t call regular slices “cheese pizza.” ”
  • 104 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Featured on Sex and the City and was especially trendy when cupcakes were super popular.”
  • 152 locals recommend
Hotel
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“The view from the Top of the Standard is amazing. As is all of the gold in the room. Expensive, but they have live jazz on the weekend.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“underground local jazz spot with games, shuffleboard, pingpong tables, billards.”
  • 123 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Arguably the best rooftop in Manhattan, it has incredible views of the river because it's so high up!”
  • 138 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Delicious and incredibly cute French bistro with small dishes and great wine list! Come early to put your name on the list while you go get a drink because they don't take reservations and it fills in fast.”
  • 120 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“iconic jazz bar for the best jazz in the world. great intimate atmosphere and venue.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Underground den of mixology featuring a vast menu of handcrafted cocktails in a snug space.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“My favorite jazz club in the city. Real players come through this tiny venue. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Cheese Shop
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“Come to be educated about cheese. Get the Mac or order a breakfast sandwich. So good. ”
  • 121 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Gastropub
“This Michelin-starred gastro pub is one of the best in the city, and is known for many amazing dishes. Burger-wise, the Chargrilled Burger with Roquefort is epically good - the ultra-thick beef patty is topped with the stinkiest, most delicious Roquefort cheese and comes with a mountain of shoestring fries. ”
  • 179 locals recommend
Speakeasy
“Famous speakeasy for great cocktails, good selection of dinner options in addition to bar food ”
  • 133 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“The original “New York Style” slice. It’s a very good, accurate portrayal of New York style pizza. Get the “regular slice,” also called “plain.” Local tip - in NYC, we don’t call regular slices “cheese pizza.” ”
  • 104 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Delicious and incredibly cute French bistro with small dishes and great wine list! Come early to put your name on the list while you go get a drink because they don't take reservations and it fills in fast.”
  • 120 locals recommend
Cheese Shop
“Come to be educated about cheese. Get the Mac or order a breakfast sandwich. So good. ”
  • 121 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Our favorite place for a fun (and cheap!) weeknight dinner is Corner Bistro - the burger is a favorite of ours. TV's to watch sports, and a cozy vibe for great conversation!”
  • 117 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Founded in 2012 by Carlos Suarez, the owner of some of NYC's best restaurants, Rosemary's Pizza is an airy trattoria with a rooftop farm for seasonal Italian dishes, house-made pastas & notable wines”
  • 85 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Fun spot to crush a couple drinks at night! Really fun if you're single too, Michael and I met here!”
  • 92 locals recommend

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