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NYC’s 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmands, Mapped

All 126 NYC restaurants awarded Bib Gourmand status in 2018

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The dining room of Bunker Vietnamese
| Photo by Nick Solares

Michelin recently released its consolation prize list for 2018: the Bib Gourmands, a collection of venues where patrons can enjoy two courses plus a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less. (Any restaurant that receives a Bib is ineligible for a star.) Though it’s a controversial list, it’s still widely used internationally as a guide for dining.

Here now, all 126 restaurants that made the list.

Note: This list is arranged geographically, from north to south.

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Tra Di Noi

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An Italian restaurant from chef/owner Marco Coletta. Stand-out dishes include gnocchi di patate in lamb ragu and ricotta cheesecake, according to the guide

Zero Otto Nove

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An Italian restaurant known for its Neapolitan wood-fired pizza. It also has locations in Flatiron and Westchester.

Havana Café

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A Cuban restaurant from chef Ramon Perez, with dishes like a Cuban sandwich, mango ribs, and fusion-y items like tempura sushi

El Molcajete Mexican Restaurant

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A restaurant known for its tacos. In a Hungry City column in 2016, Ligaya Mishan particularly liked the suadero.

Mezcal and Mexican street-food inspired dishes, including elote with chipotle aioli and carnitas tacos

La Cueva Fonda Mexicana

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A Bronx restaurant with tacos, enchiladas, tostados. It was previously known as Patron.

Chez Asta

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A Senagalese restaurant serving dishes like Theibou Djeun, a fish stew with tomato sauce

Mexicocina

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Open since 2008, this Bronx restaurant serves dishes like albondiga, beef meatballs with cumin, oregano, and tomato broth

La Morada

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A family-owned Oaxacan restaurant serving moles and spicy chicken soup

Streetbird Rotisserie

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s Harlem rotisserie chicken restaurant, with global street food inspirations

An Ethiopian restaurant in Harlem with dishes like tibs wett with injera, the spongey bread of the country

Miss Mamie's Spoonbread Too

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A Southern restaurant near Columbia University known for its fried chicken

Jin Ramen

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A popular ramen shop in Harlem with shoyu, tonkotsu, miso, and shio ramen

Gregory's 26 Corner Taverna

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A Greek tavern with dishes like tirokafteri, a spicy dish with feta and pickled red chili peppers

Beyoglu

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An Upper East Side Turkish restaurant serving traditional foods like doner kebab and whole grilled striped bass

HinoMaru Ramen

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A Japanese ramen bar in Astoria with their own special ramen, “The Hinomaru,” which is served in a chili, chicken, pork, and fish broth

San Matteo Pizzeria e Cucina

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A pizzeria in Upper East Side serving Neapolitan pizza and weekly specials

An Italian wine bar in Upper East Side serving small, tapas-style plates

JG Melon

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An Upper East Side pub that’s famous for its hamburgers, cotta fires, and Bloody Marys

Hahm Ji Bach

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A Korean restaurant in Flushing offerin Korean BBQ and smokeless grills on each table

Hunan House

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A Chinese restaurant in Midtown serving rice, noodles, and specials, including fried small yellow croaker

Don Antonio

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A popular pizzeria offering more than 60 different Neapolitan pies

Angkor Cambodian Bistro

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An authentic Cambodian restaurant in Upper East Side serving dishes like roast duck in red curry

Tong Sam Gyup Goo Yi

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A Korean restaurant in Murray Hill specializing in cast-iron grilled meats and other Korean staples like bibimbap

Real Kung Fu Little Steamed Buns Ramen

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A Chinese restaurant in Midtown offering soup dumplings and a variety of steamed buns including pan-fried Peking duck buns

Land of Plenty

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A Chinese restaurant in East Midtown specializing in regional foods from Sichuan

Al Bustan

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A Lebanese restaurant with a 150-seat dining room, known for its Mashawi, a mixed grill meat platter

Arharn Thai

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A family-owned Thai restaurant in Long Island City serving Thai foods like green curries

Hide-Chan Ramen

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A midtown Japanese ramen shop known for its ramen with tonkotsu broth

Larb Ubol

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A Thai restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen focusing on regional dishes from Isaan

Dumpling Galaxy

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This Flushing restaurant in Arcadia Mall serves more than 100 versions of dumplings, from shrimp and scallop to tofu with crab roe

Sip Sak

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A Turkish restaurant in Midtown East famous for manti, beef dumplings with garlic-spiced yogurt

Hunan Kitchen of Grand Sichuan

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A Chinese restaurant focusing on Hunan cuisine, famous for its roasted BBQ pork ribs

Szechuan Gourmet

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A Szechuan restaurant in Midtown with daily lunch specials under $8

Cho Dang Gol

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A Korean restaurant in Koreatown, specializing in fresh homemade tofu with a variety of vegetarian options

Mapo Tofu

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A Midtown restaurant serving Sichuan cuisine. It’s known for its mapo tofu

John Brown Smokehouse

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A Long Island City barbecue joint serving Kansas City-style barbecue, famous for burnt ends and cornbread

Hangawi

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A Korean restaurant in Koreatown where every dish is vegetarian or vegan. It serves foods like spicy rice cakes with vegetables and bean curd skin

Casa Del Chef

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A family-owned New American restaurant with small but diverse menu, including dishes like braised short ribs

El Parador Cafe

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An old-school Mexican restaurant in Midtown offering margaritas and classics like fajitas

Mu Ramen

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A popular ramen shop in Long Island City with tonkotsu ramen, oxtail and bone marrow ramen, and spicy miso

A restaurant in Nomad serving Korean-influenced small plates

Norma Gastronomia Siciliana

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An Italian restaurant in Kips Bay offering a variety of antipasti, pastas, and Sicilian pizza

Paet Rio

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A Thai restaurant known for its spicy foods, including khua kling (a dry pork belly curry) and khao soi (noodles in coconut broth)

Pippali

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An Indian restaurant in Gramercy that focuses on vegetable-centric versions of South Asian cuisine

Turkish Kitchen

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A Turkish restaurant serving cuisines of Istanbul and the Anatolian provinces. Popular for its all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch.

Sweet Yummy House

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A Chinese restaurant in Elmhurst with Sichuan cuisine and Taiwanese specialities. It’s popular for its spicy cumin lamb

Uncle Zhou

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This cash-only Chinese place in Elmhurst offers Henanese dishes, including tomato and egg knife-shaved noodles and lamb dumplings

High Street on Hudson

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Opened in late 2015, this all-day West Village restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as a family-style tasting menu for $65 per person

Glasserie

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A Mediterranean restaurant in Greenpoint with flatbread, labneh cheese, and other dishes featuring Middle Eastern flavors

A restaurant nearby Union Square serving flavors from South East Asia, with a speciality in Malaysian, Singaporean, and Thai cuisine

The Spotted Pig

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This West Village gastropub from Chef April Bloomfield is famous for its burger. Editor’s note: Ken Friedman, a part-owner, has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women.

Hao Noodle(好)

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Located in Greenwich Village, this first U.S. location of the prominent chain from China serves housemade noodles and traditional Chinese recipes

Ribalta

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A Neapolitan pizzeria with pasta and Italian appetizers in Greenwich Village

Achilles Heel

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This casual bar in Greenpoint serves a small food menu with items such minced lamb rib on toast and an extensive list of beverages

Hunan Bistro

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This East Village restaurant brings Hunanese cuisine with dishes like steamed whole fish with chopped chiles and Hunan rice noodles

Tertulia

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Opened by Chef Seamus Mullen, this Spanish restaurant in West Village offers a variety of tostas, tapas, and large family plates

Chomp Chomp

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A Singaporean hawker restaurant in West Village that received 2 stars from Pete Wells in 2015. It’s known for dishes like barbecue stingray and orh luak (oyster omelette)

Momofuku Ssäm Bar

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David Chang’s restaurant in East Village, offering large format meals and small plates

Kiin Thai

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A Thai restaurant in Greenwich Village that serves central and northern Thai cuisine with dishes like ho mok (fish mousse) and duck red curry

Baker & Co

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An Italian restaurant in West Village serving casual dishes like baked mac and cheese

Luzzo's La Pizza Napoletana

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This pizzeria in the Village, known for its thin-crust Neapolitan style pizza

21 Greenpoint

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This New American restaurant in Greenpoint serves daily changing menu, including spaghetti with clams and watermelon and beets

Paulie Gee's

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A famous Greenpoint pizzeria that serves Neapolitan-style pies, vegan pizza, and vegan desserts

An East Village Japanese restaurant with a menu of cold and hot soba noodles, rice bowls, and sashimi

Momofuku Noodle Bar

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David Chang’s ramen restaurant in East Village, known for its ramen, pork buns, and fried chicken

An upscale, Italian-Mediterranean restaurant in West Village with a selection of raw fish tartare and pasta dishes

Cotenna

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A casual West Village Italian restaurant with a variety of affordable small plates and pasta

DOMODOMO

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A Japanese restaurant with hand rolls, sushi, sake, and other Asian-inspired small plates

Lupa Osteria Romana

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A Mario Batali restaurant near Washington Square Park with a Roman pasta tasting menu for $49 per person

An all-day restaurant in NoHo, opened by Enrique Olvera and Daniela Soto-Innes from Cosme, serves dishes like split pea tlacoyos and chia oatmeal herb guacamole

Málà Project

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A Chinese restaurant in East Village that specializes in spicy dry pot

Hecho En Dumbo

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A contemporary Mexican restaurant in Bowery with tacos, antojitos (small plates), and margaritas

Donostia

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A Spanish wine bar nearby Tompkins Square Park with an assortment of tapas

A casual Italian restaurant in Soho with specialities of Florentine cuisine and Tuscan cuisine

Mathew Kenney's Vegan Pizzeria 00 + Co.

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A vegan pizzeria from chef Matthew Kenney in East Village

Bar Primi

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A casual Italian pasta shop in the East Village from Andrew Carmellini, Luke Ostrom, and Josh Pickard

Somtum Der

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An East Village location of a prominent Thai global chain specializing in Northeastern Thai flavors known as Issan food

Chef Gabrielle Hamilton’s popular restaurant in East Village

ChouChou

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An East Village restaurant serving Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine, including Tagine lamb and spiced couscous

An East Village Italian joint with daily risotto and daily suppers

Rubirosa

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Located in Nolita, this neighborhood restaurant serves Italian-American classics like vodka pizza

Katz's Delicatessen

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A classic Jewish deli famous for its legendary pastrami sandwich

Russ & Daughters Cafe

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A popular Jewish cafe in the Lower East Side famous for its smoked salmon

A Malaysian restaurant in Little Italy specializing in authentic Nyonya cuisine

An American bistro in Williamsburg with small plates and specialty cocktails

Congee Village

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A Chinese restaurant specializing in the Cantonese rice porridge, with 26 versions

A Brooklyn restaurant known for its breakfast menu, including grits and biscuits

Llama Inn

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A Peruvian restaurant in Williamsburg with small plates and lots of greenery

New Malaysia

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A Malaysian restaurant in Bowery with a big menu of curries

Kings County Imperial

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A modern Chinese restaurant with noodles, dim sum, soups, and fried rice in Williamsburg

A straightforward Greek restaurant in Lower East Side with dishes like grilled octopus and Melitzanosalata (eggplant mash)

Dim Sum Go Go

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A vegetarian-friendly, Chinese restaurant in Lower East Side known for its dim sum

An American pub in Williamsburg known for its cocktails

Il Poeta

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A family-owned restaurant in Forest Hills serving classic Italian dishes

A Mexican-inspired restaurant in Williamsburg serving tapa-style dishes

Bunker Vietnamese

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A Vietnamese restaurant in Brooklyn

Shalom Japan

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A Jewish and Japanese fusion restaurant in Williamsburg

Falansai

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A Vietnamese eatery in Bushwick with pho and rice vermicelli dishes

Roberta's

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A popular pizza destination famous for its wood-fired pies

Vinegar Hill House

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Named after its neighborhood in Brooklyn, the restaurant serves classic hearty American cuisine

GRAN ELÉCTRICA

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A Mexican restaurant in Dumbo with mezcal and tequila cocktails

Miss Ada

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An Israeli and Mediterranean restaurant in Fort Greene

Ganso Ramen

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A ramen shop in Downtown Brooklyn with chicken broth-based ramens, buns, wings, gyoza, and other snacks

Sottocasa

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A neighborhood pizzeria in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn serving Neapolitan pizza

Pok Pok Ny

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Andy Ricker’s Thai restaurant on the Brooklyn waterfront

Speedy Romeo

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Known for its fire-focused cooking, this Brooklyn restaurant serves charred pizzas, steaks, and burgers

Mile End Delicatessen

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A Jewish deli specializing in Montreal-style cuisine, with Montreal-style smoked meat and poutine

ALTA CALIDAD

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A Mexican restaurant in Prospect Heights from chef Akhtar Nawab, with tacos, big plates, and cocktails

Freek's Mill

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A Gowanus restaurant from chef Chad Shaner serving new American fare like red snapper crudo and roasted pork jowl with cucumbers

Frankies Spuntino

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An Italian restaurant in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn from a popular neighborhood restaurant group

Runner & Stone

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A Gowanus restaurant serving bread, pastries, and cocktails

Prime Meats

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A Brooklyn steakhouse with artisanal cheese, spirits, wine, and beer

Olmsted

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A New American restaurant in Prospect Heights from chef Greg Baxtrom, a veteran of restaurants like Alinea. One of the biggest openings of 2016

Buttermilk Channel

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A popular New American restaurant in Carroll Gardens Brooklyn, known for its buttermilk fried chicken

The Good Fork

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A Korean-accented eatery in Red Hook

Hometown Bar-B-Que

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Billy Durney’s popular barbecue joint in Red Hook with slow smoked meats, craft beer, and live music

Chavela's

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A Mexican restaurant in Crown Heights

Glady's

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A Caribbean eatery that specializes in curries

Enoteca Maria

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An Italian wine bar in Staten Island, known for featuring international grandmothers in the kitchen

Purple Yam

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Asian menu with a focus on Filipino food, receiving one star from the Times at last review in 2009.

Neapolitan pizza and other Italian fare in Ditmas Park

San Rasa

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NYC’s best Sri Lankan food can be found here

East Harbor Seafood Palace

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Sprawling dim sum in Sunset Park

Tanoreen

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Middle Eastern home-style cooking from chef-owner Rawia Bishara.

A globally influenced bistro in Staten Island

Tra Di Noi

An Italian restaurant from chef/owner Marco Coletta. Stand-out dishes include gnocchi di patate in lamb ragu and ricotta cheesecake, according to the guide

Zero Otto Nove

An Italian restaurant known for its Neapolitan wood-fired pizza. It also has locations in Flatiron and Westchester.

Havana Café

A Cuban restaurant from chef Ramon Perez, with dishes like a Cuban sandwich, mango ribs, and fusion-y items like tempura sushi

El Molcajete Mexican Restaurant

A restaurant known for its tacos. In a Hungry City column in 2016, Ligaya Mishan particularly liked the suadero.

Oso

Mezcal and Mexican street-food inspired dishes, including elote with chipotle aioli and carnitas tacos

La Cueva Fonda Mexicana

A Bronx restaurant with tacos, enchiladas, tostados. It was previously known as Patron.

Chez Asta

A Senagalese restaurant serving dishes like Theibou Djeun, a fish stew with tomato sauce

Mexicocina

Open since 2008, this Bronx restaurant serves dishes like albondiga, beef meatballs with cumin, oregano, and tomato broth

La Morada

A family-owned Oaxacan restaurant serving moles and spicy chicken soup