WEST VILLAGE ESSENTIALS

A picturesque neighborhood lined with historic brownstones & cobblestone streets hosts some of the trendiest, unassuming & quintessential restaurants around.  From authentic Italian fare to classic dives, brunch institutions, bakeries & more, see our favorite spots in NYC's West Village.

Barbuto

The roast chicken is renowned at this chic Italian eatery where the walls open up in warm weather.

LOCATION
775 Washington St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @NoLeftovers

Bar Pitti

Blackboard specials supplement the small menu at this Italian spot known for its glamorous crowd.

LOCATION
268 6th Ave
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @houseofhaos

Bar Sardine

Upscale New American gastropub with & cocktails in a compact space with bar seats & a couple of tables.

LOCATION
183 W 10th St
New York, NY

Buvette

French small-plates in a "quaint-yet-chic" intimate setting. From breakfast standouts in the morning to afternoon wine, you'll want to stay here through dinner for this delicious menu.

LOCATION
42 Grove St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: Buvette

Cafe Cluny

Charming neighborhood bistro among the classic West Village brownstones featuring a French-American menu of delicious disheslike brioche French toast, avocado smash and duck-confit hash for brunch, plus steak frites, salmon and braised short rib for dinner.

LOCATION
284 W 12th St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: TimeOut

Dell'Anima

Tiny Italian restaurant with an upscale crowd & primo seating at the chef's counter.

LOCATION
38 8th Ave
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @Infatuation

Don Angie

Modern Italian-American restaurant and bar from a husband and wife team who worked together at Quality Italian and Dinnertable. Reinventing classic Italian-American family favorites with creative and contemporary dining sensibilities, like rolled lasagna and stuffed garlic bread

LOCATION
103 Greenwich Ave,
New York, NY 10014 

Photo Credit: @NoLeftovers

Empellon Taqueria

Trendy Mexican hot spot serving up innovative tacos & creative drinks in an upscale setting.

LOCATION
230 West 4th Street
New York, NY

Faicco's

Enduring Italian market offering housemade sausages & sauces plus meats, cheeses, oils & NYC's best sandwiches.

LOCATION
260 Bleecker St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: Native Eater

Hudson Clearwater

Hot spot serving New American fare (including vegetarian-friendly choices) & creative cocktails.

LOCATION
447 Hudson St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @NoLeftovers

I'Sodi

Tuscan-style fare, wines & cocktails lie in store at this compact, romantic restaurant.

LOCATION
105 Christopher St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @NYTimes

Jeffrey's Grocery

This homey American eatery is notable for its oyster bar, creative Caesar salads & Bloody Marys.

LOCATION
172 Waverly Pl
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @Infatuation

Joseph Leonard

New American fare served from breakfast to late-night in a rustic space with just a few tables.

LOCATION
170 Waverly Pl
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @cottoinflagrante

L'Artusi

Italian small plates are matched by an extensive wine list at this bi-level restaurant.

LOCATION
228 W 10th St # 1
New York, NY

Morandi

Rustic, buzzy trattoria from Keith McNally with Italian fare & sidewalk seating.

LOCATION
211 Waverly Pl
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @nygarancedore

Rosemary's

An Italian favorite in the heart of Greenwich Village features a lovely wine list to accompany its seasonal antipasti, focaccia, pastas and Italian dishes highlighting the fresh herbs and produce grown in their on-site rooftop garden.

LOCATION
18 Greenwich Ave
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @Seriouseats

Tartine

French bistro basics & an authentic Parisian vibe enliven this tiny BYOB restaurant with picturesque sidewalk seating.

LOCATION
253 W 11th St
New York, NY

The Spotted Pig

No-reservations Village eatery drawing throngs for European-inspired meals & celebrity sightings.

LOCATION
314 W 11th St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @thrillist

Waverly Inn

High-end renditions of American comfort fare are served with cocktails in a clubby space.

LOCATION
16 Bank St
New York, NY

Photo Credit: @noleftovers

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