285 "Dining Solo" restaurants in New York.
Medan Pasar is a fantastic Malaysian restaurant in the East Village where you can get a meal for $10.
Suki is a Japanese spot in the East Village where you should go the next time you want comfort in the form of a fantastic bowl of curry.
L’ito’s is an all-day Italian-American takeout spot by the Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown with a great Italian combo.
Like its other locations around the city, Xi’an Famous Foods’ Flushing location serves spicy, satisfying western Chinese food we often dream about.
Abu’s Homestyle Bakery in Bed-Stuy is one of the few places that sells navy bean pie in the city - and you should try it.
Kape’t Torta is a Filipino bakery in Elmhurst that makes excellent pan de sal and other sweet pastries.
V-Nam is a small Vietnamese spot in the East Village where you can pick up a very good bánh mì.
Rossy’s Bakery is a Dominican cafe in the East Village with cakes, rotating savory meals, and some very good red beans and rice.
Pop’s Eat Rite is a vegan fast food spot on St. Marks Place with a good smash patty burger.
Jelisa’s Cafe is a Dominican bakery on Staten Island where you can stop by for a big plate of pernil or a smoothie.
BZ Grill is a Greek counter-service spot in Astoria that makes delicious pork gyro.
Foxface is a window in the East Village where you can pick up great, pressed sandwiches.
Dek Sen is a small, cash-only Thai spot in Elmhurst that excels at dessert. Get the pad kee mao, and be sure to try the massive milo sizzling roti.
Khao Nom is a counter-service spot in Elmhurst, and it’s a great place to sit down, eat some quick khao moo dang, and grab a few desserts to-go.