One of New York City’s greatest pleasures is finding restaurants that have been around for a long, long time. The antique decor, traditional service, and list of nearly forgotten dishes whets the appetite, and the prices are often very reasonable or even cheap for massive portions — especially compared to other white-tablecloth restaurants of the same cuisine — as if amending the bill of fare had been forgotten over the years.
In 2015 Eater NY did a series of articles about these sorts of places, of which many are now sadly gone. But some happily persist, and here’s a selection of the best. So put on your taffeta dress or tweed sport coat and pay a visit.
Note: Restaurants on this list are arranged geographically, north to south.Read More