The Master Guide to Restaurants on the Upper West Side

The Master Guide to Restaurants on the Upper West Side

There are constantly new bars and restaurants on the Upper West Side, and we do our very best to stay on top of them! Below you’ll find our ongoing list of new Upper West Side restaurants, bars, bakeries and any other place that serves or sells food or alcoho. We’re always updating this page as new restaurants on the Upper West Side open … so make sure to bookmark it!

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But First, A Categorized List of the Best Restaurants on the Upper West Side!

Driven by our unhealthy obsession with food, we’ve broken down where to go for our favorite cuisine and snack types.

If you don’t feel like reading the entire articles, we’ve listed our top restaurants under each category, along with why we’ve decided to nominate them as the best in their class.

You’ll definitely notice some restaurants in multiple categories.

And as we will continuously update this article, some of the new restaurants on the Upper West Side will likely gain best in class status.

French Restaurants 

Our post includes pretty much all the French restaurants on the Upper West Side; I’ll just cover my top picks:

Cafe Luxembourg:

On the Upper West Side since 1983, Cafe Luxembourg serves up delicious hamburgers, tuna burgers, parm frites and eggs benedict. 200 West 70th Street.

La Boite en Bois:

Romantic restaurant with delicious smoked salmon and chocolate mousse. 75 West 68th Street.


The sister restaurant to Jean Georges. Try the trout, veal and beef tenderloin. 1 Central Park West.

Cafe du Soleil: 

This French bistro serves delicious boudin blanc, mussels and duck confit. 2723 Broadway.

La Mirabelle: 

This classic French restaurant offers delicious lamb chops, escargot and duck. 102 West 86th Street.

Best Brunch Spots –


Enjoy waffles, French toast, delicious pancakes and great juice at Sarabeth’s West. The UWS spot was also the first of the NYC restaurant chain locations to open.  423 Amsterdam Avenue.

Good Enough To Eat:

Among a handful of restaurants on the Upper West Side with rabid cult followings. The highlight at this traditional American restaurant on the Upper West Side are the famous biscuits with strawberry butter. You’ll also find super fluffy eggs and delicious pancakes on their brunch menu. 520 Columbus Avenue.

Calle Ocho:

Brunch at Calle Ocho includes eight flavors of bottomless sangria, salsa, chipotle, and fabulous rolls with passion fruit butter. Calle Ocho is located at 45 West 81st Street.

Nice Matin:

Located in the Lucerne Hotel, a brunch highlight at Nice Matin is the spicy lamb sausage scramble with tomatoes, onions and cream. Their coffee is also superb. 201 West 79th Street.

Bar Boulud:

This sleek restaurant offers a pre-fixe, three-course weekend brunch for $34. You’ll want to eat their croque monsieur with ham, gruyere cheese and béchamel. 1900 Broadway.

Piccolo Cafe:

This rustic Italian spot is cute, cozy and delicious. I love their egg-sandwiches and paninis. They also serve extremely strong espressos. This is one of my favorite all-around restaurants on the Upper West Side. 313 Amsterdam Ave.

Jacob’s Pickles:

Everything at Jacob’s Pickles is as delicious as it is unhealthy. I recommend the chicken and pancakes and their buffalo mac and cheese. 509 Amsterdam Avenue.

Barney Greengrass:

The classic Jewish deli is a must-try for your weekend brunch adventures. They’re most known for their smoked fish platters and bagels. 541 Amsterdam Avenue.

Fred’s Restaurant:

A great choice for a bar night or a weekend brunch. This is another place to enjoy great mac and cheese. 476 Amsterdam Avenue.

Best Chinese Restaurants – 

Han Dynasty:

This Chinese place offers large, family-style dishes which are ideal for sharing. Try the dan dan noodles and dry pepper chicken. 215 West 85th Street.

Red Farm:

One of the trendiest restaurants on the Upper West Side. Red Farm serves dim sum-styled dishes including Pac Man dumplings with guac and sweet potatoes. 2170 Broadway.

Xi’An Famous Foods: 

This Chinese restaurant serves “hand-ripped” noodles which are extremely long and flat! I love the spicy lamb cumin. 2675 Broadway.

Canteen 82:

Yummy noodles and dumplings! And they have sushi. 467 Columbus Avenue.

Legend 72:

Authentic and spicy Sichuan foods, served in an informal setting. 127 West 72nd Street.

Pizza – 

Sal & Carmine:

Small pizza place with awesome reviews and even better sauce. Old-time staple of the UWS! 2671 Broadway.

Pizzeria Sirenetta:

Wood-fired pies and great pasta. Portions are generous and sharable. 568 Amsterdam.

Patsy’s Pizzeria:

The best crust and tons of formidable toppings. This is another long-time establishment on the Upper West Side. 61 West 74th Street.


Laid back spot with a very friendly owner and the freshest parm ever. 502 Amsterdam Avenue.

Café Fiorello:

This great Italian restaurant offers pies and slices with crazy toppings like almonds, braised short rib and pine nut and basil pesto. 1900 Broadway.

Cafe Viva:

Wide selection of healthy and organic, vegan and natural pizzas. Their vegetarian pizza is made with onions, eggplant, zucchini, peppers, tomato sauce and mozzarella. 2578 Broadway.

Numero 28:

Brick oven Neapolitan pizza. Not to mention lots of additional Italian dishes like their lasagna. 660 Amsterdam Avenue.

Freddie & Pepper’s: 

This is a hole in the wall pizza places with fast service and great barbecue chicken pizza. 303 Amsterdam Avenue.

Osteria Cotta: 

This is an Italian wine bar with great slices! Try the Verdure, made with San Marzano tomato, mozzarella, parmigiano, spinach, mushroom, olive and peppers! 513 Columbus Avenue.


Neapolitan pizzas made in a wood burning oven. Get the “Don Dom”: Buffalo mozzarella, primosale, parmigiano, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil. 510 Columbus Avenue.

Sushi – 

Sushi Kaito: 

This is a highly-rated, exclusive and reservation-only sushi restaurant with a 12 and 16 piece of option. 244 West 72nd Street.


Modern and hip decor with outdoor seating. Try the crab and avocado roll, 6-seaweed salad and edamame. 427 Amsterdam Avenue.


This Morningside Heights restaurant serves some interesting sushi combos, plus a Thai and Chinese menu. 1280 Amsterdam Avenue.

Sushi Yasaka:

Super fresh, classic sushi offerings. 251 West 72nd Street.


Glass-windows and lots of TVs. Try the inside-out Alaska roll with salmon, avocado and cucumber. 285 Columbus Avenue.


The “Park Ave” is spicy red and white tuna with mango, avocado and tempura flakes, and topped with gold leaf. 100 West 82nd Street.


Super fun hibachi restaurant. Great food and entertainment! 433 Amsterdam Avenue.

Mac + Cheese – 

Fred’s Restaurant:

creamy mac and cheese with aged cheddar and parmesan and many choices for toppings. 476 Amsterdam Avenue.

The Smith: 

skillet roasted with four types of cheese. 1900 Broadway. 1900 Broadway.

The Mermaid Inn: 

smoked gouda mac & cheese with scallions. 570 Amsterdam Avenue.

P.J. Clarke’s: 

Skillet baked mac and cheese with Vermont cheddar and bread crumbs. 44 West 63rd Street.

Maison Pickle:

Try the The Midnight: made with sausage, jalapeño, cheese, and topped with a fried egg. 2315 Broadway.

Jacob’s Pickles:

The buffalo chicken mac and cheese is amazing. 509 Amsterdam Avenue.

The Milling Room:  

orzo mac and cheese made with a parmesan crust, chives and bread crumbs. 446 Columbus Avenue.

Joanne Trattoria: 

Seafood mac & cheese made with penne, 3 cheeses, scallops & shrimp. 70 West 68th Street.

Greek Restaurants – 


grilled octopus, braised lamb shank and wonderful dips. 505 Columbus Avenue.


Manilla clam spaghetti and lamb burgers. 222 West 79th Street.


The “Potpourri of Greek Foods”: spinach pie, roast lamb, pastitsio and meatballs. 544 West 113th Street.


Mushroom Risotto with salmon and shrimp. 2481 Broadway.

The Best French Fries – 

Cafe Luxembourg:  

crispy shoestring french fries, with or without parmesan. 200 West 70th Street.

Five Guys:

Huge, double-cooked fresh portions which come in Five Guys Style and cajun. 2847 Broadway.

Island Burgers & Shakes:

crispy fries with several topping options and sweet potato fries. 422 Amsterdam Avenue.

The Ribbon: 

Prime rib poutine for with onions, cheddar gravy and a fried egg. 20 West 72nd Street.

Mel’s Burger Bar:

tons of funky combos! I like the sour cream and chive fries. 2850 Broadway.

Dive Bar:

Poutine, “Dive Fries” and sweet potato fries. 732 Amsterdam Avenue.

Upper West Side Coffee Shops –


super fast and friendly service. 267 Amsterdam Avenue.

French Roast:

late night dining and superb French onion soup. 2340 Broadway.

Manhattan Diner:

Great cheesecake and steak. 2532 Broadway.

City Diner:

Retro space open late. 2441 Broadway.

Pancakes – 

Good Enough To Eat:

super fluffy and served with their strawberry butter. Try the Peter Paul Pancakes, made with Belgian chocolate and coconut. 520 Columbus Avenue.

Sarabeth’s West: 

Lemon & ricotta pancakes with blackberries and strawberries. 423 Amsterdam Avenue.

Viand Cafe:

Nutella pancakes with bananas, walnuts and whipped cream. 2130 Broadway.

Big Daddy’s:

crazy toppings for the pancake adventurer. 2454 Broadway.

Jacob’s Pickles:

Fried chicken and pancakes. As you can see from the numerous mentions, Jacob’s is one of our favorite restaurants on the Upper West Side. 509 Amsterdam Avenue.

Best Desserts – 

Magnolia Bakery:

banana pudding. 200 Columbus Avenue.

Beard Papa’s: 

build-your-own cream puffs. 2167 Broadway.

Levain Bakery:

the best, freshest and most moist cookies! 167 West 74th Street and 351 Amsterdam Avenue.

Cafe Lalo:

made famous by “You’ve Got Mail”. Try their snickers bar cheesecake. 201 West 83rd Street.

Momofuku Milk Bar:

compost cookies, cereal milk and and “crack pie”. 561 Columbus Avenue.

Jacques Torres Chocolate:

all types of assorted boxed chocolates, and really good hot chocolate. 285 Amsterdam Avenue.

Insomnia Cookies:

great ice cream cookie sandwiches and late night delivery. 405 Amsterdam Avenue.

Hungarian Pastry Shop:

Best baklava! 1030 Amsterdam Avenue.

Treat House:

a new take on rice crispy treats, and an entire store dedicated to them. 452 Amsterdam Avenue.

Silvermoon Bakery:

a lot of good stuff. The chocolate babka is a highlight. 2740 Broadway.

Pain d’Epices:

great cakes and pies! 104 West 70th Street.

Macaron Parlour:

19 types of macarons. 560 Columbus Avenue.

Chicken Wings – 

Blondies Sports:

considered one of the best wing spots in NYC. Choose between classic buffalo, Honey Mustard, Barbecue, Honey Barbecue, and Garlic. 212 West 79th Street.

Koko Wings:

Korean wing spot with crispy, soy garlic, and hot spicy. 248 West 106th Street.

Playa Betty’s: 

Try their sweet and spicy “Rad Wings” , made with a classic Catalina dressing. 320 Amsterdam Avenue.

Emerald Inn:

Old-school Irish joint. Choice between basic and spicy. Super crispy and 50 cents during happy hour! 250 West 72nd Street.

Lion’s Head Tavern:

Spice levels range from mild to “ass-burner”. 995 Amsterdam Avenue.

UWS Seafood Restaurants – 

The Mermaid Inn:  

Dollar oysters and fresh fish tacos during happy hour. Also try the lobster roll and salmon. 570 Amsterdam Avenue.


Greek seafood restaurant. Popular items include the trout hash and smoked salmon. 222 West 79th Street.

Crave Fishbar: 

seared rare tuna and octopus, and a daily rotation of 10-12 oyster varieties. 428 Amsterdam Avenue.

Sushi Yasaka:

Super fresh sushi and sashimi and a popular omakase. 251 West 72nd Street.

Best Ice Cream Shops – 

Emack and Bolio’s Ice Cream:

Imaginative flavors like the smoreo, mudpie, and grasshopper are inspired by renowned dessert chefs and ethnic grocery stores. 389 Amsterdam Avenue.

16 Handles:

The famous self-serve frozen yogurt spot with a buffet style toppings bar has a location in the neighborhood. 325 Amsterdam Avenue.

L’Arte del Gelato:

Ice cream stand run by Italians serving authentic and handmade scoops. 64th and Columbus Ave.

Mister Softee Truck: 

You’ll find him all over town if you keep your eyes peeled during summer!

Ben & Jerry’s:

The Vermont duo, popular for many of their ice creams – like Cherry Garcia, Chunky Money and Beyond – has a spot in the low 100s. 2722 Broadway.

Latin Restaurants – 

Flor De Mayo:

Two UWS locations. Flor De Mayo is a Peruvian and Chinese fusion restaurant.  Try the Peruvian stir fry. 484 Amsterdam Avenue and 2651 Brodway.

Pio Pio:

Awesome rotisserie chicken which is served with rice, beans, tostones, salchipapa & avocado salad. 702 Amsterdam Avenue.

La Caridad:

Old-time Upper West Side restaurant, best known for their crispy chicken crackling. 2199 Broadway.

Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants – 

Candle Cafe West:

Kosher-certified and 100% plant-based foods. Menu items change seasonally to ensure freshness. Make sure to try one of their cocktails, too! 2427 Broadway.

Blossom Du Jour:

Also Kosher-certified. Try their vegan philly cheesesteak and their milkshakes. 449 Amsterdam Ave and 165 Amsterdam Avenue.

Blossom on Columbus: 

vegan reinterpretations of classic world cuisine, and a six-course tasting menu for those dabbling with vegetarianism. 507 Columbus Avenue.

Peacefood Cafe:

Vegan restaurant and bakery. 460 Amsterdam Avenue.

Saravana Bhavan:

Vegetarian Indian restaurant with popular dosas and delicious sauces. 413 Amsterdam Avenue.


Farm-to-table restaurant with a vegan focus (though they do serve fish). Their sweet potato dumplings are particularly popular. 646 Amsterdam Avenue.

Best Mexican Restaurants – 

The Great Burrito: 

Big and juicy burritos. A highlight is the Port Tinga burrito, a 12 inch flour tortilla stuffed with tender shredded pork in a smoky and spicy chipotle chili sauce with rice, beans, jack cheese, pico de gallo, lettuce and sour cream. 405 Amsterdam Avenue.

Oaxaca Taqueria: 

Named after a city in Mexico best known for its exceptional food, Oaxaca Taqueria offers a wide variety of Mexican cuisine inspired by the flavors and ingredients of Oaxaca. 424 Amsterdam Avenue.

El Mitote:

Popular for their frozen margaritas and Mexican sandwiches, both tortas and Molletes. 208 Columbus Avenue.

Sante Fe:

Southwestern and Mexican cuisine in a romantic setting. They’ve been on the UWS for a long time. Highlights include the Yucatan chicken or the shrimp chipotle. 73 West 71st Street.

Casa Mexicana:

Vibrant, lively atmosphere. The tamales and cocktails are both showstoppers at this restaurant. Fresh ingredients throughout the menu and a very friendly wait-staff. 894 Amsterdam Avenue.

Tapas Bars – 

Ella Kitchen & Bar:

small plates inspired by Mediterranean and Latin cuisines. Foods to try include guacamole tartar, Salmon Carpaccio and their empanadas. 249 Columbus Avenue.

Buceo 95:

Spanish tapas and wine bar. Try the Patatas Fritas, Croquetas and cheese stuffed peppers. They have a big wine list with very reasonable prices. 201 West 95th Street.

Salumeria Rosi:

Italian restaurant with cured meat and cheese plates. 283 Amsterdam Ave.


Small plates influenced by cusines from Greece, Spain, the Middle East, Western Asia and Northern Africa. Dishes to look forward to include Moroccan cigars, flatbreads and charred octopus. 487 Amsterdam Ave.

Thai Food – 

Land Thai Kitchen: 

Notable dishes include their atlantic salmon, pan seared duck breast and steamed vegetable dumplings. 450 Amsterdam Ave.

Senn Thai Comfort Food:

“Thai street food” for very good prices. Delicious Thai fried chicken wings and spicy pork noodle soup. 452 Amsterdam Ave.

Thai Market: 

Dishes at Thai Market are influenced by markets and street vendors of Thailand. Expect to enjoy lots of delicious Thai curries! 960 Amsterdam Ave.


Great cocktails and modern twists on classic Thai meals. Spice has locations all over the city, with two on the Upper West Side. 435 Amsterdam and 975 Amsterdam.

Hot Dogs –

Gray’s Papaya:

One of the most iconic restaurants on the Upper West Side. This old-time classic offers affordable hot dogs at all times of day and night. 2090 Broadway.

AG Kitchen:

Latin restaurant with a special foot-long dog, filled with sweet and spicy exotic flavors. 269 Columbus Avenue.

White Gold Butchers:

This butcher shop also has a sit down restaurant. They have a very popular kimchi hot dog on their lunch menu! 375 Amsterdam Avenue.

NY Brat Factory:

Kosher restaurant with a great beer list and a massive selection of custom hot dogs and sausages. From classic to things you’ve never seen before. 933 Amsterdam Avenue.

Five Guys:

The famous Five Guys is known mostly for their burgers and fries, but their hot dog options are just as varied and come with all the same choices for toppings. 2847 Broadway.

Restaurants on the Upper West Side Opening Soon


Set to open at 307 Amsterdam. It will replace Lily’s, which recently replaced Grand Sichuan. RuaDee will be serving Thai food. This space seems to be a bit of a revolving door for restaurants on the Upper West Side.

Akimoto Sushi

The owners of Burrito Mariachi will soon be opening this sushi joint next door, at 146 West 72nd Street.

Owl Cafe

Opening at 215 West 75th Street.


Lucky Picke Dumpling Co.

Jacob Hadigeorgis, already with two popular restaurants on the Upper West Side (Jacob’s Pickles and Maison Pickle), is scheduled to open his new restaurant at 513 Amsterdam Avenue in May.

Nobody Told Me

Opening at 951 Amsterdam – stay up to date here:

Twin Palms

Will be opening at 200 West 84th Street. The previous tenant was Italian restaurant Spiga.


To open at 213 West 85th Street.


This poke bowl restaurant is set to open at 2047 Broadway, where Maoz Vegetarian previously was.

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Van Leeuwen Ice Cream 

The Brooklyn-based artisan ice cream shop is expected to open at 448 Amsterdam Ave in the spring. They offer both classic ice creams and vegan alternatives.

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The Upper West Side’s Second Trader Joe’s

All we know is that it’s expected to open at some point in 2018! The address is 670 Columbus Avenue. And I’m aware that Trader Joe’s is not a restaurant!

Restaurants on the Upper West Side

Make My Cake

With two locations in Harlem, they’ll be bringing their cakes, pies and cookies to the UWS soon.

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Momofuku Noodle Bar at the Time Warner Center

We are hoping David Chang’s Columbus Circle location opens up soon! The space is going to be huge and they’ll be offering a menu that will be different from their original location in the East Village.

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Dig Inn on the Upper West Side

This is a quickly growing chain serving American farm-sourced food in a fast-casual environment. It will add to the trend of healthy restaurants on the Upper West Side when it opens. The location will be 100 West 67th Street.

Restaurants on the Upper West Side

The Morton Williams in Lincoln Square

The supermarket is expected to open by the summer of 2018. It will have a larger Kosher section, a bar and outdoor seating.

Recently Opened Restaurants on the Upper West Side

Sole Bistro Italiano

This Italian restaurant opened at 2014 Broadway in March of 2018. The previous occupant was Luce, also an Italian place.

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Oxbow Tavern

Located at 240 Columbus Ave, chef Tom Valenti (formerly at Ouest) opened up this American restaurant in March of 2018. The space was previously occupied by Cafe Talullah.

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Darket Bullet Sake & Oyster Bar

Located at 152-154 West 72nd Street, Dark Bullet has an extensive list of sakes and Japanese whiskeys, oysters and other seafoods, and a pool table.

Il Gatto Nero

This Italian restaurant opened on February 19th, 2018, at 2758 Broadway. It replaced Macchina (which was also Italian). They have some interesting pies, including dessert pizzas!

Boru Boru

Japanese Kosher and vegetarian restaurant, with a focus on wholesome and healthy dishes. Located at 774 Amsterdam.

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Viand Diner & Bar

The owners of the original Viand Cafe on 75th and Broadway (one of the longer-standing restaurants on the Upper West Side), opened their second restaurant in January of 2018. The second location is located at 517 Columbus Avenue.

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Radio Amsterdam

Radio Amsterdam opened in January of 2018 at 407 Amsterdam. Taking the place of former long-time occupant Bourbon Street.

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Chickncone at Turnstyle 

Opened in December of 2017. It’s fried chicken in a waffle cone! And they’ve become a food vendor at Columbus Circle’s Turnstyle.

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The Panda Express in Morningside Heights

Chinese fast-food, if you’ve never been to the suburbs. Opened in December of 2017. This Panda Express is located at 2852 Broadway.

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Mama’s Too

Italian comfort foods at 2750 Broadway. Opened in December of 2017.

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Burrito Mariachi

Casual Mexican joint serving tacos, Mexican pizzas and quesadillas. Opened in December of 2017 at 146 West 72nd Street.

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Thai 72

Opened in November of 2017, replacing Lime Leaf. It’s at 126 West 72nd.

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Lily’s 74

This place replaced former occupant Grand Sichuan in November 2017. I’m not sure if the new place is much different. It’s a pretty basic Chinese place. But that’s my favorite kind. It’s officially called Grandma’s Restaurant at Lily’s 74. 307 Amsterdam Ave.

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Serafina now has two restaurants on the Upper West Side. The Italian chain opened their second Upper West Side restaurant at 105th and Broadway in early November of 2017. 2737 Broadway.

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Zen Taco

This Latin and Asian fusion restaurant serves creative dishes and alcohol-infused popsicles! Opened in November of 2017. 522 Columbus Avenue.

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This Italian restaurant, from the owners of Piccolo Cafe, opened in November of 2017. 621 Amsterdam Avenue.

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This Italian spot opened in November of 2017 at 1034 Amsterdam Avenue.

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Prelude Cafe

Nespresso’s Prelude Cafe opened in Alice Tully Hall in November of 2017. The restaurant has a beautifully lit and modern space and serves some interested cocktails infused with Nespresso.

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Big Bang Burger

Kosher burger joint, adding to the plentiful roster of Kosher restaurants on the Upper West Side. Opened in November of 2017. 426 Amsterdam.

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2 Dough Boyz at Turnstyle

2 Dough Boyz opened their Columbus Circle location in October of 2017. Edible cookie dough with a 90s hip-hop theme!

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La Sirene

This French restaurant opened at 416 Amsterdam in October of 2017.

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Recolte Bakery 

Opened in September of 2017. This bakery is located in the space Josie’s used to occupy. They have a large assortment of both sweet and savory European breads and pastries. 300 Amsterdam Avenue.

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Guacamole UWS

The Mexican restaurant opened its UWS location in September of 2017. They also have a location in Washington Heights. 768 Amsterdam.

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JG Melon UWS

The famous burger joint, which has had a famous Upper East Side location for many years, opened its Upper West Side restaurant in September of 2017. 480 Amsterdam.

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Izakaya Ida

Opened in August of 2017. This is a Japanese gastropub serving a variety of ramens, rice bowls and grilled meats. And lots of beers! 141 West 72nd Street.

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Shake Shack in Morningside Heights

Shake Shake’s second Upper West Side restaurant opened in August of 2017. In addition to their usual menu they offer some very enticing frozen desserts, beer and wine. 2957 Broadway.

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Demitasse Coffee & Tea

Small Manhattan Valley coffee shop open since August of 2017. 973 Columbus Avenue.

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Spuntino Bar

The Mediterranean bar and restaurant opened in place of Vai (same owners) in August of 2017. 429 Amsterdam.

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Jing Fong on the Upper West Side

This Chinese dim sum restaurant opened in late July of 2017. An off-shoot of their famous Chinatown restaurant with the same name, their UWS location has a similar menu (but without the pushcarts). 380 Amsterdam Avenue.

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Sushi Kaito

Opened in June of 2017. Intimate and exclusive sushi spot. Reservations are required and seating times are limited. There’s lots of rave about this place. 244 West 72nd Street.

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Creperie specializing in Brazilian tapioca crepes, and also serving acai bowls, salads, cheese bread, and a generous range of teas and coffees. Tap NYC opened in June of 2017. 267 Columbus Ave.

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Levain Bakery at 351 Amsterdam

The second Levain Bakery opened in June of 2017, giving Upper West Side cookie fans some much needed relief from the long lines at their original location.

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Mike is a native Upper West Sider. He's lived in the Lincoln Center area, Morningside Heights, and pretty much everywhere in between. When he's not blogging or renting apartments, you can find him eating through the many great restaurants on the Upper West Side or awkwardly taking iPhone photos for @ilovetheupperwestside.
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