Cafe du Soleil is the classic French bistro that you always dreamed of, where you can relax with an authentic French meal and a glass of wine. Drawing French culinary influences from the Mediterranean and traditional fare, Cafe du Soleil delivers superb dishes such as white boudin, frog legs, rabbit, and fish stews in the same rustic setting you’d find on the Continent.
Barbecue chain serving Southern-style meats & draft brews in a retro setting.
Morningside's Date Night Pick: Gennaro Italian Mediterranean Restaurant is equipped with an elegant marble and mahogany bar and a spacious, banquette-lined dining room with a neighborhood trattoria character that’s existed since its opening in September of 1996. The setting makes for a perfect date night atmosphere, with wine alongside delicious dishes such as Stinco di Agnello(lamb shank braised in red wine sauce) or the fresh gnocchi with tomato, cream and basil. They accept cash only. 665 Amsterdam Avenue (btwn 92nd and 93rd Streets) New York, NY 10025 (212) 665-5348 http://www.gennaronyc.com/
Casual neighborhood cafe serving strong coffee & 3 Italian-influenced meals a day.
Neighborhood bakery offering baguettes, brioche & breakfast pastries, with some sidewalk seating.
Morningside's Bakery Pick: La Toulousaine is the first original French Boulangerie to launch in the Morningside Heights area and is famous in the neighborhood for its fresh pastries and delicious breads. The French bakery sells indulgent treats such as croissaints, macarons, tartes, and cakes. Jean-François Gatorze and his wife Nora Salazar opened La Toulousaine in January 2012. Jean-François is a French Pastry Chef who was raised in a Bakers Family in the region of Toulouse (South of France). He came to New York to continue the original french pâtissier methods of his father and grandfather. After working in several Bakeries, he decided to open his own business in 2012. 942 Amsterdam Ave (btwn 106th and 107th Streets) New York, NY 10025 (212) 866-2253
Southern classics served in a retro setting that's relaxed & homey by day, bustling in the evening.
Casual, family-friendly pizzeria in an updated industrial-feel space in Harlem.
Tom's is a classic greek-american owned restaurant serving great meals and fast foods. We have different soups everyday and every week. We have a wide selection of home cooked specials as well as made-to-order items. We pride ourselves for clean, fast, and affordable dining. And you know the food is good because for every order, we "make it nice!"
Made-to-order sweet & savory crêpes plus salads & sandwiches in a simple cafe-style setting.
Italian pasta & home-style entrees offered with regional wines in a cozy, laid-back atmosphere.
Pee Dee steak house is a classic southern themed restaurant with steak, baked potatoes, and BBQ sandwiches.
French-American bistro fare, desserts & wine in a rustic-chic townhouse with tin ceilings & patio.
A Chinese restaurant that serves classic Asian dishes and delivers.
Morningside's Pizza Pick: Koronet Pizza has always given the people of New York quality food, fast delivery, and great customer service… all at a palatable price. Their pizza, pasta, and meats are prepared freshly daily in their own kitchens and their jumbo slices are a neighborhood novelty. 2848 Broadway Avenue (btwn 110th and 111th Streets) New York, NY 10025 (212) 222-1566 http://koronetpizzany.com/