Sharing Best Food in NYC! New York City Weekend For Foodies! It’s no secret that NYC is one of my all-time favorite cities to visit. Everything about it just makes me so happy. The food, the views, the energy. It’s contagious. Had a blast putting together my favorite eats over the last few years. Hope you enjoy!
Best Food in NYC
Best Places To Eat in NYC
One of my very favorite places to travel is NYC and today we’re talking about the best food in NYC! When I saw these gorgeous Rainbow Bagels on Instagram, I knew I had to hunt them down. Amanda and I took the subway to Brooklyn, found The Bagel Store and enjoyed these colorful gems. So fun to photograph too!
One of my newest discoveries are these Nutella Stuffed Churros from Boqueria. I also spotted these on Instagram and while I was in town with my husband last month hunted the little restaurant down. You should know, Boqueria is a small plates/tapas restaurant, they sell cheese and wine…..and these churros. We only ordered the churros and oh my goodness I am hooked for life!
One of my favorite stays in NYC has hands down been Waldorf Astoria Towers. This hotel had so much charm, I could hardly stand it. I enjoyed some of their red velvet cupcakes last month with my husband 🙂 Wait until you see their Sunday Brunch a few pictures down.
Best Food in New York
Best Places To Eat in New York
This ice cream cone from Emack and Bolio’s is about the coolest cone around. They literally add crispie treats of all kinds to their waffle cones. Plus the ice cream is all homemade and absolutely delicious. I believe I got the S’moreo. Yum!
10 Below Ice Cream makes gorgeous rolled ice cream creations as you can see are drop dead gorgeous. You get to watch them prepare your ice cream on a frozen slat and roll it right up. Really enjoyed this one.
Max Brenner has been a long time favorite. From their crazy waffles, amazing milkshakes to this make your own chocolate layered cake. I always recommend a Max Brenner experience while in NYC. Not photo’d here, but you HAVE to order the 80’s milkshake. A homemade magic shell on top….to die for.
Dominique Ansel Bakery is also a must visit. This Frozen S’more on a stick is so much fun. They also have the famous cookie shots….that I still haven’t had yet and they’re home of the delicious Cronut! Check em’ out.
Space Market by NYU has the most amazing bagel sandwiches. It’s like a cute little market where you can grocery shop, but they have a sandwich area you can place an order through dinnertime. Amanda and I ordered this egg, cheese, avocado and bacon bagel. Amazing!
Black Tap has taken the internet by storm with their gorgeous milkshakes. Have you seen anything more beautiful?! We’ve got their Cookie Milkshake, Birthday Cake, Sweet and Salty and Cotton Candy. Be prepared to have quite a line waiting to get into their restaurant. Line up before they open, that’s going to be your best bet. Good luck!!
Black Tap also offers some of the best burgers I’ve ever had. This Pizza Burger had us all drooling!
Sarabeth’s is a beautiful place to enjoy breakfast. Right across from Central Park, it’s quite magical.
Best Food in NYC
Levain Bakery is one of those places where your cookie dreams come true. Not even kidding. Their chocolate peanut butter chip is the best cookie I’ve ever had.
Hands down, best chocolate dipped cone in the city. Plus, it’s close to the Friend’s building and amazing walking around through Greenwich Village.
Best Food in NYC
Del Frisco’s Grille knocked our socks off with their gorgeous cheeseburger, fries and appetizers. What a fun place, I highly recommend this one!!
Boulton and Watt is a new to me location that literally blew me away. We went for brunch and stayed for these cutie pie Salted Caramel Ice Cream Cones. To die for!!
Another Boulton and Watt favorite was this baked grits with chorizo and pouched egg on top. Can’t wait to visit here again. Such a great restaurant.
You kind of HAVE to get a NYC black and white cookie. Found this one while walking through China Town 🙂
Eggloo is a new ice cream shop that opened up February 2016. I was so happy to get to try it last month. Soft crispy warm waffle cone with your choice of ice cream and toppings. Really fun!
Chelsea Market is home to so many great restaurants. I highly recommend Creamline. Amazing burgers, milkshakes and not even kidding the best fried Oreo’s I’ve ever had. Other things to not miss in Chelsea Market, the street tacos at Los Tacos no 1, Amy’s Bread has the best Yellow Cake with Pink Frosting around, Fat Witch Brownies and Eleni’s for baked goods. Such a great place to visit, it’s a must every time if you ask me 🙂
Waffles and Dinges Food Truck is not to be missed. Can’t even handle this Nutella and Ice Cream topped Belgian Waffle!!
The Waldorf Astoria has the most beautiful Sunday Brunch I have ever experienced. Gorgeous food choices presented and served by the chef’s dressed in their whites. This is something you’ve got to experience at some point. I’ll never forget this dining experience and hope to go back.
My husband and I were walking through Tribeca and came up on this adorable bakery, cafe called Maman. They’ve got all kinds of beautiful food choices, but we sampled their homemade Oreo Cookies. So glad we did. These were amazing!
Another beauty from Space Market. Chose a Turkey, cheese, tomato, lettuce and red pepper bagel sandwich. You can’t go wrong at Space Market!
Laconda Verde has a beautiful Brunch. Lemon Ricotta Pancakes and gorgeous goat cheese zucchini fritatta. Great choice for brunch.
Sugar and Plumm is the most adorable bakery and cafe. This French Toast Stack was a huge hit. Love it here.
Treat House some adorable rice krispie treats! Such a cute place to visit for some sweet treats.
Parm is this adorable little Italian restaurant I visited a few years ago with Amanda. Their Chicken Parmesan was out of this world. Fun place to visit in Little Italy.
Serendipity 3 is also a must visit. Go for dinner and stay for their favorite Frozen Hot Chocolate! I re-created my own Frozen Hot Chocolate recipe. Click HERE.
Magnolia Bakery is an adorable bakery, fun to visit and sample all of their delicious cupcakes and baked goods.
There is no better doughnuts than Doughnut Plant. Don’t miss these bad boys. My favorite it the Creme Brûlée.
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pics really are very good & tasty
Black Tap milkshakes are so amazing. Great pick!
I do not recommend the rainbow bagels at the bagel store; they taste more like vanilla wafers than bagels
What camera did you use to take these photos? They are so clear and beautiful, and so inspirational!
My mouth is watering! So bad but sooo good!
We just got back from a trip to New York and I wish I had found this before that. Another must try in my opinion is “The Smith” it was some of the best food I have ever eaten!
This is the best list I’ve ever seen on cool things to eat in NYC. I’m loving it! So many awesome things I didn’t know about. Makes me want to go back right now and try them all.
OK so EVERYTHING looks delicious! I’m saving some of these for my upcoming trip to NYC!
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This is an amazing post! I’m taking my daughter on a surprise trip to NYC for her high school graduation gift. We are definitely going to check out some of your suggestions!
I have to ask…how long are your trips to New York and how many of these places to you visit in one trip? All of these look amazing and I think I gained a million pounds just looking at these! Also, I was wondering the same thing about all your Disney food posts. I follow your Disney instagram account and that is how I decide what I want while there. But how many of those foods/treats do you get in a 1 day trip? I have requested that my husband and I go for our anniversary and eat our way through Disney! No kids, so I can focus on the food and not worry about kids complaining I’d rather eat that ride rides!
Hi Heather, all of my trips to NYC have been Thurs-Sunday at the most. I probably get more food than the normal tourist because I want the photos even if I don’t finish all of the food 🙂 Same goes with Disneyland, I get lots of food/snacks so I can photograph. Basically, eat whatever you feel like when you feel like it 🙂 Feel free to email me from my contact page if you want more advice on your Disney trip. I love talking Disney!!
We are passholders and ALL my favorite foods have come from your recommendations! Seriously the best! Maybe it is just because I try not to spend $ while there, too expensive as it is for those passes, we usually let the kids pick out 1 treat. But I definitely have some food goals for when we leave the kids at home. Doesn’t happen often that we get to go with out the kids…but it is safe to say I may eat myself sick. Just so I can try all the amazing food you have reviewed! The Instagram feed helps, having all my options in 1 place, thanks!
I need to go to so many of these places! I have done my fair share of searching out desserts but I have some new ones on my list in NYC now!
How in the world did you not come back with an extra 50 lbs around your waist?!!! No wonder America can’t lose weight! That stuff is NOT healthy!! But I would have enjoyed every bite 🙂 🙁 🙂
Right now I am eating a boring old salad with chicken and I want to just throw it away and get on a plane so I can try all of these amazing foods!! Your photography is incredible!!!
Simply Rachel Nicole
OH MY GAWD. This is serious Jenny!! What delicious research you did for this post!Everything looks amazing- I will have to seek some of these treats out!
I just gained 20 pounds looking through this post!
What a great roundup! I’m absolutely drooling! Definitely pinning this for my next trip.
Such a great post! I have lived here all my life but still haven’t been to each place you listed! Love staying at the waldorf towers and nothing beats a classic black and white here. thanks for sharing
BEYOND amazing NYC eats!