284 "Serious Take-Out Operation" restaurants in New York.
Shan Halal is a grocery store in College Point with its own halal butcher station in the back.
Back Alley Bread is an excellent delivery-only bakery based in Ditmas Park.
L’ito’s is an all-day Italian-American takeout spot by the Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown with a great Italian combo.
The Morningside Heights location of Junzi Kitchen, a fast-casual mini-chain, is one of the best Chinese spots in the area.
Like its other locations around the city, Xi’an Famous Foods’ Flushing location serves spicy, satisfying western Chinese food we often dream about.
Shelsky’s in Cobble Hill is a classic Jewish appetizing and deli spot, with some of the chewiest and best bagels in Brooklyn.
Mom’s Momo is a Tibetan food truck with locations in Jackson Heights and Sunnyside, and it’s a great place to eat beef momos covered in hot sauce.
Ling’s is an iconic food cart on Canal Street in Chinatown that’s been making spherical dough puffs since 1982.
Not just any halal guys, these are The Halal Guys - a Midtown food truck institution.
If you often spend daylight hours near Trinity Church in FiDi, Indian King Biryani House should be your north star for lunch.
NY Dosas serves legendary vegan South Indian food from a cart in Washington Square Park.
Don’t think of this as just another Greek gyro truck, King Souvlaki in Astoria is a serious institution.
Thai Farm Kitchen’s Seaport location serves some of the best Thai food in Manhattan.