Dine Around the World in New York

New York City continues to be a global center for gastronomic delights with renowned chefs and celebrated restaurants. There are eateries that serve all types of culinary styles. Travel around the world in Manhattan with destinations that specialize in foods from different countries. From fancy upscale spots and accessible destinations to local favorites, check out some places where you can have your next global dining experience.

Burke & Wills (Upper West Side) The restaurant takes inspiration from “down under” with modern cuisine from the southern hemisphere, wonderfully prepared.

Bar Boulud (Upper West Side) Chef Daniel Boulud’s chic bistro is right across from Lincoln Center and the home to delicious, seasonal French fare and small plates. 

Jones Wood Foundry (Upper East Side) This is your destination when you are craving standout British cuisine with a seasonal menu available. Their Yorkshire Pudding Popover and Shepard’s Pie shouldn’t be missed.

Thep (Upper East Side) The restaurant serves all of your favorite choices with small plates and an array of entrees that include Pad Thai, Volcano Chicken, and Steamed Striped Bass.

MIFUNE (Midtown East) This elegant Japanese restaurant features a tasting menu with an emphasis on the seasonal bounty from the land and sea. The restaurant has a main dining room, semi-private seating, and a sushi counter. 

Trademark Taste + Grind (Midtown) We don’t want to leave out a go-to restaurant that specializes in modern American fare. Located in the heart of Midtown, Chef Adrienne Guttieri has a menu to please all palates.

Victor’s Cuban Café (Theatre District) The family owned and operated restaurant has been in New York City for over 50 years. The festive restaurant serves authentic dishes and new creations, all with the freshest ingredients. 

Green Fig (Theatre District) This modern Israeli restaurant features influences from the Middle East and Mediterranean, using unique flavors and spices with seasonal ingredients. 

EAK Ramen (Hell’s Kitchen and West Village) Ramen is one of the most popular dishes happening on the New York food scene. EAK does it right with signature, vegan and vegetarian options along with a full menu of Japanese specialties.

Junoon (Flatiron) Sophisticated, gourmet Indian menu items and fabulous cocktails define this elegant Indian restaurant that has an excellent tasting menu option. The restaurant prepares cuisine from multiple regions of India with the finest ingredients and spices. 

Trattoria Italienne (Flatiron) The stylish restaurant puts a creative twist on traditional Italian cuisine and the finest dishes from the Mediterranean region. They also offer an Aperitivo hour that shouldn’t be missed. 

Mercado’s Little Spain (Hudson Yards) New and noteworthy in Hudson Yards, stop by and enjoy a variety of authentic Spanish style foods in a food market from José Andrés & Adrià brothers. It includes restaurants and kiosks with lots of tempting choices.  

Taboonette (Union Square and Hudson Square) This casual restaurant serves authentic Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes in a casual setting. Eat in or take-out, items like Hummus, Falafal, Chicken Shawarma, and Lamb Kebabs.

noreehtuh (East Village) This restaurant presents a wonderful selection of distinctive Hawaiian cuisine and they offer an award winning wine list to pair with your meal.

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About Marina P. Kennedy (23 Articles)
Marina Kennedy currently writes for Broadwayworld.com, JerseyBites.com and the Hemlock News in Pennsylvania. She likes to do articles and blog about the culinary scene, theatre, and travel. Marina and her husband Chuck enjoy the rich cultural experiences of the metropolitan area. She is absolutely delighted to contribute to Woman About Town.