Best schools in New York

Check out the top schools in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. PS1 Museum
1. PS1 Museum
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72 local reviews
4601 21st Street
Closed now
(718) 784-2084
SchoolEstablishment
Monika
You get to see some very progressive, contemporary art in a unique setting - a converted school building. Ther…
Helen
This is the MoMA's more punk rock cousin, it's Queens museum annex. Housed inside a former school, which is wh…
Bess
Old abandoned of 19th century school building, which was transformed to an urban gallery complex. Here you can…
1. PS1 Museum
1. PS1 Museum
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72 local reviews
4601 21st Street
Closed now
(718) 784-2084
Monika
Monika
You get to see some very progressive, contemporary art in a unique setting - a converted school building. There are four levels (three floor…
Helen
Helen
This is the MoMA's more punk rock cousin, it's Queens museum annex. Housed inside a former school, which is why it's called PS1, spend an af…
Bess
Bess
Old abandoned of 19th century school building, which was transformed to an urban gallery complex. Here you can see art you’ve never seen bef…
2. Eataly NYC Flatiron
2. Eataly NYC Flatiron
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83 local reviews
200 5th Avenue, New York
Closed now
+1 212-229-2560
Meal takeawayGrocery or supermarketRestaurant
Nelson
Eataly is the largest Italian marketplace in the world, comprising a variety of restaurants, food and beverage…
Melissa
World Famous Eataly is the largest Italian marketplace (food hall) in the world, comprising a variety of resta…
Kim
The largest Italian market in the world, feature a collection of restaurants, a fishmonger and butcher (and ve…
2. Eataly NYC Flatiron
2. Eataly NYC Flatiron
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83 local reviews
200 5th Avenue, New York
Closed now
+1 212-229-2560
Nelson
Nelson
Eataly is the largest Italian marketplace in the world, comprising a variety of restaurants, food and beverage counters, bakery, retail item…
Melissa
Melissa
World Famous Eataly is the largest Italian marketplace (food hall) in the world, comprising a variety of restaurants, food and beverage coun…
Kim
Kim
The largest Italian market in the world, feature a collection of restaurants, a fishmonger and butcher (and vegetable butcher), an espresso …
3. Diner
3. Diner
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92 local reviews
85 Broadway, New York
Closed now
+1 718 486-3077
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
lucy
An old school neighborhood favorite. They serve classic fare in an old 1926-dining car. Definitely a must visi…
Sam
Old school Diner with delicious food using local fare.
Harry
No fuss, old school, good brunch - One of our favorites!
3. Diner
3. Diner
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92 local reviews
85 Broadway, New York
Closed now
+1 718 486-3077
lucy
lucy
An old school neighborhood favorite. They serve classic fare in an old 1926-dining car. Definitely a must visit.
Sam
Sam
Old school Diner with delicious food using local fare.
Harry
Harry
No fuss, old school, good brunch - One of our favorites!
4. Peter Luger Steak House
4. Peter Luger Steak House
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86 local reviews
178 Broadway, New York
Closed now
+1 718-387-7400
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Pete
Probably the most famous steak house in Brooklyn. Old school ambience and overall experience. On the pricey si…
Rebecca
One of the most famous steak houses in NY! If you like steak than this place is highly recommended with their …
Karina
Cash-only steak icon where old-school waiters serve aged beef in a German beer hall setting.
4. Peter Luger Steak House
4. Peter Luger Steak House
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86 local reviews
178 Broadway, New York
Closed now
+1 718-387-7400
Pete
Pete
Probably the most famous steak house in Brooklyn. Old school ambience and overall experience. On the pricey side, but you won't mind after y…
Rebecca
Rebecca
One of the most famous steak houses in NY! If you like steak than this place is highly recommended with their brusque/charming waiters and o…
Karina
Karina
Cash-only steak icon where old-school waiters serve aged beef in a German beer hall setting.
5. Fanelli Cafe
5. Fanelli Cafe
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5 local reviews
94 Prince Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-226-9412
CafeRestaurantFood
Andrea
Old School Soho Bar...
Cynthia
Very old school NYC in the middle of the bustle of Soho. Bartenders are the best - sit at the bar.
Jackie
This bar has been here for years!
5. Fanelli Cafe
5. Fanelli Cafe
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5 local reviews
94 Prince Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-226-9412
Andrea
Andrea
Old School Soho Bar...
Cynthia
Cynthia
Very old school NYC in the middle of the bustle of Soho. Bartenders are the best - sit at the bar.
Jackie
Jackie
This bar has been here for years!
6. Brooklyn Bowl
6. Brooklyn Bowl
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165 local reviews
61 Wythe Avenue, New York
(718) 963-3369
Music Venue
bree
Huge, cool bowling venue with live music. There will be a cover & a wait to play. For down & dirty old school …
Joe
Old-school bowling alley.
Francesco
This is not your average bowling alley, in fact, bowling is just a pleasant aside to the awesome food and musi…
6. Brooklyn Bowl
6. Brooklyn Bowl
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165 local reviews
61 Wythe Avenue, New York
(718) 963-3369
bree
bree
Huge, cool bowling venue with live music. There will be a cover & a wait to play. For down & dirty old school bowling with cheap beer go to …
Joe
Joe
Old-school bowling alley.
Francesco
Francesco
This is not your average bowling alley, in fact, bowling is just a pleasant aside to the awesome food and music with a decent sized dance fl…
7. Katz's Delicatessen
7. Katz's Delicatessen
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93 local reviews
205 East Houston Street, New York
Closing soon
+1 212-254-2246
Meal takeawayRestaurantFood
Satsko
Iconic old school Jewish deli. Where Harry met Sally!
D
Famous old school NYC eatery. Big tourist attraction. Check it out, it's right around the corner.
Vanessa
Famous old school sandwich shop, have to try at least once!
7. Katz's Delicatessen
7. Katz's Delicatessen
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93 local reviews
205 East Houston Street, New York
Closing soon
+1 212-254-2246
Satsko
Satsko
Iconic old school Jewish deli. Where Harry met Sally!
D
D
Famous old school NYC eatery. Big tourist attraction. Check it out, it's right around the corner.
Vanessa
Vanessa
Famous old school sandwich shop, have to try at least once!
8. Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain
8. Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain
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12 local reviews
513 Henry Street, Brooklyn
Closed now
+1 718-522-6260
RestaurantFoodStore
Jenna
Old school egg cream soda fountain. Total time warp. Amazing sundaes. Talk to Pete.
João
A super charming old-school soda fountain. They serve all kinds of fun drinks and desserts. Get the cherry lim…
Tari
Just like an old school soda shop! Should not miss this place on any kind of day and any time of the year. S…
8. Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain
8. Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain
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12 local reviews
513 Henry Street, Brooklyn
Closed now
+1 718-522-6260
Jenna
Jenna
Old school egg cream soda fountain. Total time warp. Amazing sundaes. Talk to Pete.
João
João
A super charming old-school soda fountain. They serve all kinds of fun drinks and desserts. Get the cherry lime rickey!
Tari
Tari
Just like an old school soda shop! Should not miss this place on any kind of day and any time of the year. Sit at the bar and order an ice…
9. Tom's Restaurant
9. Tom's Restaurant
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44 local reviews
782 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn
Closed now
+1 718-636-9738
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Anna
This is an old school dinner with a great selection of breakfast food.
Lee
Made famous in the Suzanne Vega song from the 1980's, "Tom's Diner." Great place for breakfast or brunch. Cl…
Skye and Jeremy
Old school Brooklyn breakfast spot. Long lines on the weekends.
9. Tom's Restaurant
9. Tom's Restaurant
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44 local reviews
782 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn
Closed now
+1 718-636-9738
Anna
Anna
This is an old school dinner with a great selection of breakfast food.
Lee
Lee
Made famous in the Suzanne Vega song from the 1980's, "Tom's Diner." Great place for breakfast or brunch. Classic vintage NY diner furnish…
Skye and Jeremy
Skye and Jeremy
Old school Brooklyn breakfast spot. Long lines on the weekends.
10. The Museum of Modern Art
10. The Museum of Modern Art
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214 local reviews
11 W 53rd St, New York
Closed now
+1 212-708-9400
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Alexandria
Great museum. Busy on weekends but worth it. If you like off-beat things I really recommend it's satellite mus…
David
There is a room in the museum dedicated to The Fort Worth School of Artists, a group of like minded modern art…
Robert & Gaby
The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019, United States
10. The Museum of Modern Art
10. The Museum of Modern Art
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214 local reviews
11 W 53rd St, New York
Closed now
+1 212-708-9400
Alexandria
Alexandria
Great museum. Busy on weekends but worth it. If you like off-beat things I really recommend it's satellite museum PS1 (located in Astoria- j…
David
David
There is a room in the museum dedicated to The Fort Worth School of Artists, a group of like minded modern artists from North Texas that wer…
Robert & Gaby
Robert & Gaby
The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019, United States
11. Patsy's Pizzeria
11. Patsy's Pizzeria
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23 local reviews
2287 1st Avenue, New York
Closed now
+1 212-534-9783
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
kim
Family style Italian dining in the restaurant or pick service for pizza pies. This is an authentic old school …
Adam and Kristine
Some of the best NYC-style pizza in the city is made here. This place is old-school: cash only, with photos of…
Kim
If you want really good Italian food or even just some pizza Patsy's is the place to go. It's legendary.
11. Patsy's Pizzeria
11. Patsy's Pizzeria
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23 local reviews
2287 1st Avenue, New York
Closed now
+1 212-534-9783
kim
kim
Family style Italian dining in the restaurant or pick service for pizza pies. This is an authentic old school NYC pizzeria!
Adam and Kristine
Adam and Kristine
Some of the best NYC-style pizza in the city is made here. This place is old-school: cash only, with photos of celebrities seated at their t…
Kim
Kim
If you want really good Italian food or even just some pizza Patsy's is the place to go. It's legendary.
12. Clem's
12. Clem's
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6 local reviews
264 Grand Street
Open now
+1 718-387-9617
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Scott
Old school neighborhood bar, by Williamsburg standards
Angela
Old school skater bar. Best beer and a shot deal in the neighborhood.
Nora
French salad/sandwich place. One of the best Club Sandwiches I have ever had and lovely al fresco-esque dinin…
12. Clem's
12. Clem's
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6 local reviews
264 Grand Street
Open now
+1 718-387-9617
Scott
Scott
Old school neighborhood bar, by Williamsburg standards
Angela
Angela
Old school skater bar. Best beer and a shot deal in the neighborhood.
Nora
Nora
French salad/sandwich place. One of the best Club Sandwiches I have ever had and lovely al fresco-esque dining in the backyard.