What are the Top 5 Restaurants in the Upper West Side of Manhattan/NYC?

What are the Top 5 Restaurants in the Upper West Side of Manhattan/NYC?

Whether you are just visiting the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City or live near there, you’ll eventually be looking to go out and eat. This part of town has an assortment of different restaurants. No matter what you are craving, you can find a spot to eat in this part of the city. The following list shows just five of the many restaurants located on the Upper West Side. 

5. Jacob’s Pickles

If you are looking for southern style comfort food, Jacob’s Pickles is the place. The food, including southern biscuit sandwiches and fried chicken, come in generous portions. You will be satisfied and in a food coma after eating food that tastes like it’s cooked at home.

4. The Milling Room

This upscale restaurant feels very open. The main dining area is in an atrium with a high ceiling. The lighted candles at the tables and the chandeliers that give off low levels of light add to the romantic ambiance.
The food here is delicious and well worth the price that you pay for it. They serve an array of pasta, seafood and meat dishes, along with specialized salads and sides. The chef artfully arranges the food on each main dish. This restaurant also has decadent desserts that are to die for.

3. Barney Greengrass

BARNEY GREENGRASS Upper West Side Favs by David Milberg

New York City is famous for its delis. Barney Greengrass is one such deli that has been around for over a hundred years. They serve an assortment of bagels, sandwiches, and breakfast dishes. Fish is the main ingredient here, with menu items such as fish bagels, seafood sandwiches, and their high-priced smoked fish platters. If you are not into eating fish, this deli also offers other meat and non-meat entrees, salads, and soups.

2. Peacefood Cafe

If you are a vegan, Peacefood Cafe offers vegan dishes to satisfy every craving. The healthy vegan cuisine here nurtures your mind and body. You can feel good knowing you are eating at a restaurant that promotes the safety of farm animals and the environment with its vegan fare. Plus, the menu is diverse. You won’t just find salad and soup here. You’ll find a variety of dishes such as chickpea fries, mushroom pizza and raw lasagna.

1. Lincoln Square Steak

Lincoln Square Steak is the place to eat if you are a steak lover. This restaurant is a traditional steakhouse on the Upper West Side that serves steak as well as other types of meat and poultry. The prices here are high, but that is due to the quality of the food. Not to mention they serve a generous amount of meat. If you are not into meat, don’t worry. This place also serves Italian and seafood entrees.

Overall, the restaurant choices on the Upper West Side are vast. The restaurants listed here only cover a small portion of the options you have in picking a place to eat.

David Milberg is a financial expert in NYC  with nearly 3 decades of experience in the finance industry. He is a long-time owner of Milberg Factors, a factoring and finance company with locations in New York, California, and North Carolina.