During your travels around TriBeca or following a trip to check out the Freedom Tower, be sure to head a little bit closer to the water and grab a bite at Hudson Eats. From mixed salads to progressive fusion to top grade sushi to the best barbecue in NYC to some sweet delicious cupcakes, there’s sure to be something tasty for everyone in your family or group there. There’s also an amazing view of the Hudson River to enjoy while you eat.

For a little preview to navigate what is considered by many as the most upscale food hall in the city, here’s our short guide to Hudson Eats.


For those on the health kick, Chopt is reputably one of the most diverse and fresh salad chains in the city. They have a long list of ingredients and are sure to stuff as much goodness into each bowl as possible.

 Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar

Their bento bowls are absolutely delicious with a nice variety of popular toppings like spicy shrimp, tuna and salmon. Blue Ribbon Sushi also features a full length sushi bar with just about any roll or combination you could think of.

Num Pang Sandwich Shop

This Cambodian sandwich shop is amongst the most highly reviewed and regarded establishments in the Hudson Eats food hall. Their most popular dishes include a five spice glazed pork belly and hoisin meatball sandwich. Their pulled duroc pork sandwich, as seen below, is also another guaranteed home run.

Mighty Quinn’s BBQ

With one last suggestion for your main meal at Hudson Eats, we are pointing to Mighty Quinn’s BBQ who the Village Voice voted the best barbecue in New York City. They’re appreciated for a wide selection of smoked meats with pickled vegetables for toppings and a long list of craft beers. Be sure to grab a full meal, or if you’re sampling, then try the baked beans with burnt ends mixed in!

Sprinkles Cupcakes

Lastly, you’re going to need dessert, especially if you’re with the kids. Sprinkles Cupcakes is on your way in and out of Hudson Eats and it’s one of the most diverse and progressive artisanal cupcakeries in the city. Stay vanilla or explore with some red velvet when you cap off your lovely day at Hudson Eats.