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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Obama's favorite restaurant...need I say more. This iconic restaurant is the brain child of Chef Marcus Samuelson and Andrew Chapman in the heart of Harlem. Located in the heart of Harlem, Red Rooster Harlem serves comfort food that celebrates the roots of American cuisine and the neighborhood’s diverse culinary traditions. We seek to share the story of Harlem with our guests and offer a space that celebrates local artists, musicians and culinary talents alike. We embrace today’s Harlem with a spirit of inclusiveness and community by hiring our family of staff from within the community, inspiring better eating through neighborhood cooking classes, and buying from local purveyors. Named in honor of the legendary Harlem speakeasy that attracted neighborhood folk, jazz greats, and noteworthy figures of the 20th century from Adam Clayton Powell Jr. to Nat King Cole and James Baldwin, we’re privileged to share our namesake with the original Red Rooster. Co-Creators Andrew Chapman and Marcus Samuelsson have long wanted to open a restaurant that would have a positive impact on the neighborhood’s culinary landscape and its community at-large. ”
  • 564 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cozy pub with huge selection of craft beers on tap and great burgers and brunch food. It's a great spot to grab a beer and hang out with friends. ”
  • 277 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Craving good soul food? I got you. Sylvia’s Restaurant, the “The Queen of Soul Food”, was founded by Sylvia Woods, in 1962. Established in the historic village of Harlem, Sylvia’s is a community favorite, known as the world’s kitchen. Serving authentic soul food for over 55 years, this icon remains a culinary must-visit for foodies. Gospel brunch Sundays, Live Music Wednesdays, and Daily Specials scream home-style cooking, within an at-home environment. Come visit for yourself, and experience why Presidents, celebrities, and Harlemites alike call Sylvia’s home. Owned & Operated by The Woods Family.”
  • 188 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Corner tavern/beer garden with extensive food & drink menus in a spacious indoor/outdoor setting. Harlem Tavern has live music every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night, as well as a live jazz brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11, am-4 pm. They feature some of Harlem’s top R&B, jazz, soul and contemporary artists. They show every major sporting event LIVE”
  • 253 locals recommend
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Southern-inspired barbecue served in a vivacious hall
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“Their 13 honey BBQ wings are especially out of this world. Aside from being cooked to perfection, the wings are also juicy and the sauce ratio is spot on. If you are in the mood for dinner, a combo plate with pulled pork, brisket, whipped sweet potatoes and BBQ fried rice is the go-to for many locals here. you could see the smoke ring on the meat on the brisket. This combo comes with a side of cornbread. Remember to come hungry because the portion is gigantic.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Solid happy hour, they have a jazz ensemble come in once a week! Good food, larger bar area... they have been catering more to food allergies also.”
  • 201 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Corner Social is extremely dynamic. On the weekends in the late morning and early afternoon, they host a delicious brunch with exceptional Bloody Marys and mimosas. I personally love their steak and eggs! And in the late evening, it becomes a divey hangout with a DJ and full bar. Try to get in early to avoid paying the cover charge (ladies free)!”
  • 173 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Famous for fried chicken and waffles - sounds crazy but actually amazing! good any time morning or night”
  • 129 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“. SERVING BURGERS, SHAKES AND GOOD TIMES, THE HARLEM WAY. ... The Harlem Shake Wall of Fame is an eclectic mix of over one hundred of the famous and notable patrons and supporters of Harlem Shake. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Love this restaurant for brunch or lunch. The food is always amazing and they have great cocktails! Just a short Uber ride from the apt. located in Central Harlem.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Neighborhood isn't great but worth the trek for great old school pizza place with a lot of history.”
  • 91 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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“The absolute best Bagels in New York. I am not kidding if you are already in the neighborhood go and get yourself a bagel with any of the many cream cheese options. The bagels are fresh in the morning so the earlier the better. However they bake constantly so anytime until 2 pm you will fresh warm bagels. NOTE: on weekends the line can be really long, anytime between 10 am and 2pm you will likely find a big line. ”
  • 96 locals recommend
Building
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“Just across the street! Amazing French food, wine – love the risotto. Lively place, nice ambiance. ”
  • 129 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Chic, contemporary spot pairing wine and cocktails with upscale Italian- and Spanish- influenced cuisine.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“This French Wine bar is the perfect place for a romantic night out, or the perfect brunch spot for friends and family. Great wine and great drinks. And it’s literally right next door!”
  • 91 locals recommend
Cafe
“They have local live musicians in the basement playing live music at night, and during the day it's an amazing coffee shop! It's a coffee shop, a music venue AND a shop which sells locally crafted items: canvas bags, jewelry, pillows journals. Great idea to look for a gift for yourself, or someone special! ”
  • 115 locals recommend