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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bridge
“"Stretching across the East River, the iconic Brooklyn Bridge opened up back in 1883 to carry traffic (nonautomotive at the time) between Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. One of the most recognizable parts of the New York City skyline, the bridge has been featured in movies and on television shows, and is a real piece of New York City history. A stroll across the elevated pedestrian walkway provides a true New York City experience. The Manhattan-side entrance is at Park Row and Centre Street, across from City Hall Park, east of City Hall; over on the Brooklyn side, enter at Cadman Plaza East or where Boerum Place meets Tillary Street."”
  • 447 locals recommend
  • 75 Experiences
Park
“No matter what time, even at night, this archway invites all artists and tourists alike! Sit around the fountain, go to Pommes Frites and bring back some french fries to eat as you people watch. Or even go for an iced coffee, or just stop through. NYU students are around, as are artists who will engage with you and ask you to go out of your comfort zone and participate in something new! ”
  • 450 locals recommend
  • 5 Experiences
Art Museum
“Amazing art exhibits here and has a beautiful terrace on the top floor for a view of Chelsea.”
  • 322 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“This place is a tourist trap, but for good reason. If you go after midnight it does slow down and you can the best pastrami sandwich of your life. ”
  • 408 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Just north of the loft is Union Square, Park. Head to the Square on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays for the Union Square farmers market where local farmers gather to sell their goods. If you can’t find what you need at the farmers market, Union Square is also home to a large Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe’s.”
  • 429 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“When visiting Flatiron building, this is a place to have some coffee or food :) I would not recommend restaurants inside, just grad some pizza or a sandwich..”
  • 355 locals recommend
Building
“Memorial fountains, One world trade observatory (overpriced! book on groupon to save a bit), Occulus”
  • 209 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Trendy area for high end shopping, food and fun. Surprises lurk around every corner of this loft style neighborhood. One of the places you'll site NY based celebrities. ”
  • 327 locals recommend
  • 15 Experiences
Memorial Site
“Make sure to go to the actual museum too! One of the best museums I've been too, and it is free after 5pm on Tuesdays. Go at 4:30pm to get tickets if you do decide to do the free entry.”
  • 152 locals recommend
  • 31 Experiences
History Museum
“My favorite museum in NYC, it's an immersive dive into what the Lower East Side was like for every different group of immigrants, and it's incredibly detailed. ”
  • 274 locals recommend
Park
“one of my favorite bagel spots. get french toast and walnut cream cheese or the everything bagel, bacon, egg, with bacon scallion creamcheese”
  • 308 locals recommend
Park
“The first ever shake shack is in the park. There is always quite a long line though :)”
  • 210 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“Free, 1st Saturday of every month, 10 AM - 12 PM. Free, under age of 18. Pay as you wish, Thursdays 7 PM - 9 PM.”
  • 204 locals recommend
Bakery
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“They do much more than sweets, but it's the sweets that you'll get in line for. There's wild Maine blueberry pancakes and caramelized banana French toast for breakfast, plus loads of pie, cake, and milkshakes. But, if you insist on eating real protein (as fans of the bakery did years ago, pushing the owners to expand to other meals), then you won't be disappointed. Go for the fried chicken!”
  • 245 locals recommend
Moroccan Restaurant
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“There's a reason why Cafe Mogador has been a neighborhood favorite for so long. The food, service, and ambiance are the best of the East Village. It's reasonably-priced too. It's great for both brunch/ lunch/ dinner. Be sure to get there on the earlier side for brunch: wait times after 12 can be a bit long. ”
  • 244 locals recommend
Ramen Restaurant
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“David Chang's Asian-accented American fare comes with an open kitchen, spare decor & dinner crowds.”
  • 148 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Deli / Bodega
“This place is a tourist trap, but for good reason. If you go after midnight it does slow down and you can the best pastrami sandwich of your life. ”
  • 408 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“When visiting Flatiron building, this is a place to have some coffee or food :) I would not recommend restaurants inside, just grad some pizza or a sandwich..”
  • 355 locals recommend
Bakery
“They do much more than sweets, but it's the sweets that you'll get in line for. There's wild Maine blueberry pancakes and caramelized banana French toast for breakfast, plus loads of pie, cake, and milkshakes. But, if you insist on eating real protein (as fans of the bakery did years ago, pushing the owners to expand to other meals), then you won't be disappointed. Go for the fried chicken!”
  • 245 locals recommend
Moroccan Restaurant
“There's a reason why Cafe Mogador has been a neighborhood favorite for so long. The food, service, and ambiance are the best of the East Village. It's reasonably-priced too. It's great for both brunch/ lunch/ dinner. Be sure to get there on the earlier side for brunch: wait times after 12 can be a bit long. ”
  • 244 locals recommend
Ramen Restaurant
“David Chang's Asian-accented American fare comes with an open kitchen, spare decor & dinner crowds.”
  • 148 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“The original location and the best burgers in town. Seating is outside, in Madison Sq Park”
  • 194 locals recommend
Speakeasy
“Most famous speakeasy in the city. Enter Crif Dogs turn left to find the telephone booth speak into it it revolves then you're inside a very swanky cocktail lounge. It is worth it. ”
  • 176 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Perhaps a bit overplayed, but still a local favorite and one of my favorite places for breakfast or lunch...and their holiday decor is always so nice.”
  • 170 locals recommend

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