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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.

A Battle of the Baked Clams Yields a Clear Winner in Queens

A Dongbei Classic From Flushing Is Reborn in a New Neighborhood

The Italian American Classic You’ve Never Heard Of

Four Reasons to Revisit West Village Austrian Restaurant, Wallsé

8 Great Pastries to Try at Veniero’s

After a Year-Plus Closure, This Brooklyn Barbecue Joint Is Better Than Ever

5 Dishes to Try at the Reopened Great NY Noodletown

Buka Resurfaces in Bedford-Stuyvesant With Fufu, Stews, and a Backyard

Ipanema Moves Out of Little Brazil and Modernizes Its Menu

One of New York’s Oldest Taiwanese Restaurants Remains One of Its Best

Italian Stalwart Ferdinando’s Focacceria Is a Nostalgic Nod to Sicily

Marea Is Still One of the City’s Top Italian Spots — Even With $42 Bowls of Pasta

50 Years In, One of Jersey City’s Last Remaining Red-Sauce Joints Is Still a Must-Visit

I Sodi’s Love Letter to Tuscany Is Still Going Strong After All These Years

A Brooklyn Stalwart Reappears in NYC’s Shifting Vietnamese Food Scene

After 16 Years, Quaint West Village Bistro Little Owl Still Slings an Epic Pork Chop

Nearly 20 Years Later, Casa Mono Is Still Setting the Bar for Tapas in NYC

Bangers and Mash Are Still Bangin’ at Tea & Sympathy

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