New York City is one of the best food cities in the world, which is part of the reason celebrities spend so much time on the island of Manhattan. Now’s your chance to dine with the who’s who of Hollywood in the Big Apple. Here are NYC’s chicest restaurants.

The Waverly Inn

There’s a no photos policy for a reason at this cozy West Village eatery. A favorite of Taylor Swift, for one, The Waverly Inn serves classic American fare like mac and cheese, hamburgers and chicken pot pie in a farmhouse-like setting. Take advantage of the light-filled and rain-proof enclosed garden if there’s room.

The Waverly Inn. 16 Bank St, New York, NY. (917) 828-1154

ABC Kitchen

Boasting one of NYC’s chicest restaurant interiors, ABC Kitchen’s posh white interior will have you feeling like a star yourself. A menu filled with farm-to-table delights like black sea bass, wood oven roasted maine lobster and an akaushi cheeseburger is what keeps folks coming back to this East Side favorite.

ABC Kitchen. 35 E 18th St, New York, NY. (212) 475-5829

Le Cirque

Famous for its soaring wine vault, dinner jacket requirement and divine French menu, Le Cirque is widely regarded as one of the best restaurants in the world. Whether you choose to dine on the lobster risotto, chicken diablo or the dover sole, do yourself a favor and don’t leave without ordering the creme brûlée.

Le Cirque. 151 E 58th St, New York, NY. (212) 644-0202


You’ll have a hard time finding a better steak frites than the one at Odeon. Specializing in French-American cuisine this Tribeca bistro scores bonus points for being walking distance from the Duane Street Hotel. Sit indoors for a lively atmosphere or outdoors if you prefer to people-watch.

Odeon. 145 W Broadway, New York, NY. (212) 233-0507

Sant Ambroeus

The West Village is a mecca for celeb-spotting and there’s no better place than Sant Ambroeus. While your meal won’t come cheap, dining elbow to elbow with Jennifer Aniston and justin Theroux is priceless, right? Order the veal and end the night with and espresso and gelato in true Italian fashion.

Sant Ambroeus. 259 West 4th Street, New York, NY. (212) 604-9254