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Is It Still Good?

Eater NY revisits long-established restaurants that have acquired towering reputations and still generate plenty of traffic to find out if the food quality justifies our continued admiration.

Homey Red Sauce and Italian Ices Still Stand Out in an Ever-Changing Part of Queens

Venerable NYC Celebrity Hangout Il Cantinori, Revisited

Few Old-School French Bistros Remain in Greenwich Village but Bar Six Is Still Worth the Visit

Joe’s Shanghai’s New Restaurant Is Paving the Way for Chinatown’s Post-Pandemic Revival

Esteemed Tribeca Bistro Frenchette Presents an Outdoor Feast of Sausages

Tartine Has Ridden the ’90s Mania for French Bistros All the Way to 2020

Chinatown’s Peking Duck House Brings Its Winning Namesake Dish to the Sidewalk

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J.G. Melon’s Revered Burger Has Lost Its Charm — and Its Flavor

Critic Ryan Sutton doesn’t find a lot to like at the nearly 50-year-old burger joint and pub, where service is as weak as the food

Tom Colicchio’s Craft Is Still Worth a Splurge — If You Order Right

Critic Robert Sietsema revisits the nearly 20-year-old fine dining American restaurant

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Eater Critics Debate: Is Peter Luger Still Good?

Robert Sietsema and Ryan Sutton talk about the virtues and pitfalls of their recent visits to the historic Williamsburg steakhouse

A Review of Mario Batali’s Biggest NYC Restaurants, in a Post-Batali World

Eater critics Ryan Sutton and Robert Sietsema visit Del Posto, Babbo, Lupa, and Otto — seeing how they’re faring as the Bastianichs rebuild the empire

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119-Year-Old Bamonte’s Italian-American Fare Holds Up to the Old-School Fantasy

The Williamsburg restaurant isn’t the best Italian in the neighborhood, but it’s still worth visiting for solid red sauce classics and nostalgic vibes, writes critic Robert Sietsema

Tourist Destination Grand Central Oyster Bar Is Still One of NYC’s Fresh Seafood Palaces

The historic institution inside Grand Central has some flaws, but much of the seafood remains top notch, writes critic Robert Sietsema

Katz’s Deli Is Still One of NYC’s Best Restaurants, If You Order Right

A check-in at NYC’s most iconic restaurant reveals both hits — pastrami, of course — and some misses

Corner Bistro’s Famous Burger Is a Disaster, But It’s Still Worth a Visit

The West Village institution remains a charming bastion of affordability, although the chief product is a miss

A Game-Changing NYC Indian Restaurant Is Still Innovating, Even 39 Years Later

Jackson Diner serves up hummus naan and other modernized fare that shows it still holds strong

Trailblazing SriPraPhai Is Still a Must-Visit for Thai Food Fiends

Robert Sietsema pays a return visit to the Woodside restaurant, which has been open since the 90s

80 Years Later, L&B Spumoni Gardens’s Food Is Just as Great as Ever

Critic Robert Sietsema revisits old classics like the Brooklyn pizzeria in a new series