299 "Dining Solo" restaurants in New York.
Contra is a Lower East Side restaurant that serves a rotating menu of seasonal, experimental dishes, and wine that’s cooler than you are.
High-quality sushi, a garden patio, and an omakase for under $100 make Sushi Nonaka one of the best secrets on the Upper West Side.
Cozy Royale in Williamsburg is somewhere you should come the next time you’re in the mood for a burger and a beer.
You’ll leave Gem on the Lower East Side excited for the future of vegetables, meat, and dining out.
Keika Ramen is an excellent ramen spot in Forest Hills with a nice patio just off of Austin Street.
Kjun is a takeout-and-delivery operation that makes delicious Korean-Cajun dishes in a basement kitchen in the East Village
Smashed on the LES serves perfectly seasoned smash burgers and has a small patio that’s great for people watching.
Edith’s is a sandwich counter in Williamsburg that serves pastrami sandwiches, baked goods, and an excellent bagel BEC with latkes.
Sushi Muse is a fantastic sushi spot in Flatiron from the chef behind high-end Japanese spots, Hall and Odo.
Yun Cafe & Asian Mart is a takeout stall in the Roosevelt Avenue subway station serving fantastic Burmese cold salads, noodle dishes, and soups.
If you’re looking for Ethiopian food in downtown Manhattan, Meskerem in West Village is one of the best options around.
Awash is an excellent Ethiopian restaurant in the East Village that works for everything from dates to solo meals and takeout.
Sushi Kai in the East Village serves high-quality sushi in the form of a sub-$100 omakase, as well as a la carte for delivery and takeout.
The best birria taco truck in NYC has a second home on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg. Get in line.