10 Best Restaurants to Take for a Spin in TriBeCa

As a neighborhood, TriBeCa is a part of New York to see and be seen, especially if you’re a financier bigwig who’s decided to settle down and raise a family. As it consistently ranks as one of the most expensive zip codes in the country, prices at restaurants often follow suit, but that doesn’t mean the food doesn’t live up to the sticker shock.

While most spots in the area cater to a family clientele (albeit the Louis Vuitton onesie type ones), the quality of the fare goes toe-to-toe with many other more food-centric parts of town. And the diversity of the cuisine isn’t one to shake your head at either.

From the the high-end Indian cuisine and experience at Tamarind to Italian favorites like Locanda Verde, you can drop dough while adding some to your waistline with no problem.

But if you’re looking for a place to nosh that’s a little more low-key, TriBeCa’s got that, too. Enjoy “Midnight Brunch” at Bubby’s or step off TriBeca’s cobblestone streets and right into the Bayou at Belle Reve, where you’ll find live music, cool cocktails and American classics.

Below, we explore the lap of luxury and the lives of locals when we dive into the 10 best restaurants in TriBeCa. 


As a city, New York has an abundance of Italian restaurants. The thing is that the majority of them aren't very good. Enter Da Mikele – the answer you've been looking for when you're searching for great Italian in TriBeCa. From gourmet pizzas...  Read More


An institution in the TriBeCa dining scene, Bubby's is synonymous with brunch. It makes sense that it'd be known for sweet stuff considering this neighborhood staple set up shop in 1990 as a pie company. Years later and it's expanded to both the...  Read More

Unlike many sushi restaurants, the menu here is separated into courses, including four options for omakase dining – otherwise known as chef's choice. The omakase at Sushi Azabu is the way to go, but depending on your budget, you have a few...  Read More

Landmarc [TriBeCa]

Peel back the layers at Landmarc (brainchild of Marc Murphy – get it?) and you'll find an Italian-French culinary fusion that's taken the city by storm. Murphy honed his skills in restaurants from Paris to Monte Carlo, and diners will spot his...  Read More

There's a chef that reigns supreme in TriBeCa and his name is David Bouley. Owner of another restaurant on this list, Bouley's genius extends to Hudson Street where we find his Japanese masterpiece, Brushstroke. What's unique about this...  Read More


New to the neighborhood in 2015, Belle Reve is already making a name for itself. With quotes from Hunter S. Thompson on the menu, you can tell this cocktail bar-restaurant doesn't take itself too seriously, though what's coming out of the...  Read More

Set in a corner art deco building, Tamarind's TriBeCa branch oozes opulence. From the white tablecloths to the window-walled bars, this isn't your typical Indian restaurant. A tandoor kitchen shares space with the bi-level dining area, where...  Read More

Locanda Verde
Photo courtesy of Locanda Verde

Tucked into TriBeCa, Locanda Verde has been delighting Italian food lovers since it opened its doors in 2009. A rustic ease is prevalent in the decor and the menu, which features casual basics like sheep's milk ricotta with sea salt and herbs on...  Read More


For over a decade, the boisterous David Bouley has been turning heads (and emptying wallets) at this expense account-worthy, New French treasure in TriBeCa. The Connecticut native trained at some of the world's best kitchens in both New York and...  Read More

Photo courtesy of Maman

Maman reminds you of the demure French girl with the beautiful accent and shy smile. It's the decor that gets your first - understated and quaint, it's perfect for a lazy Saturday morning, or a leisurely weekday lunch. The food is locally...  Read More


Meet Andrea Wien

Andrea Wien was bitten by the travel bug from an early age, and has lived in New York, Seattle, Cleveland and Sydney, Australia since 2007.

When she's not traveling or planning a trip, you'll...  More About Andrea