Morningside's Diner Pick: Metro Diner is the go-to diner spot in the neighborhood features generous portions, fresh vegetables and fruits, and a price that can’t be beat.2641 Broadway #1 (off 100th Street)New York, NY 10025(212) 866-0800 Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Metro-Diner/120442651301779
Basic Italian fare in a homey, semi-subterranean space with live jazz on Sundays.
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/
Mellow, dimly lit cafe & bakery selling cappuccino, croissants & Eastern European treats.
For a twist on traditional Chinese takeout, Flor de Mayo offers over 30 years of combination Peruvian and Chinese cuisine. As one of the few remaining Chino-Latino restaurants in NYC, Flor de Mayo provides selections crafted by their chef's skillful touch, seasoned with unique herbs and spices from both cultures. Their flavorful dishes can be accompanied with cocktails from their fully-stocked bar.
A wide variety of specialty pizzas & pastas, plus salads, subs & burritos, for dine-in or delivery.
Hand-rolled, housemade bagels plus spreads & other toppers draw crowds to this bare-bones joint.
Morningside's Pick for Large Groups: The best in town for group dining, The Heights offers a rooftop view for summer dining with cheap happy hour specials. The bar and grill is known for their burgers, and for their potent and delicious margaritas.
Small, wood-lined space serving a variety of ramens, including vegetarian broths, plus beer & sake.
Morningside's Pick for Indian Cuisine: Aangan Restaurant, offers authentic Indian food, with tastes from every region — all in an atmosphere of casual elegance. Aangan is an unprecedented real Indian “courtyard” restaurant experience in the nieghborhood, where people come eat, talk and enjoy. The Indian “Courtyard” experience means a casual elegant and authentic Indian restaurant experience. From the interior to exterior, dishes and service, the courtyard ambience is meant for relaxing and enjoying. Aangan has been created to serve the needs of the staycation New Yorker. 2701 Broadway (on 103rd Street) New York, NY 10025 (212) 280-4100 http://www.aanganindianrestaurant.com/
No-frills eatery dishing up Middle Eastern classics from falafel & hummus to shawarma.
This no-frills taqueria serves traditional Mexican fare & offers a few tables for dining in.
Cafe with a menu of sweet & savory fare like omelets & crepes plus homemade baked goods.
sweetgreen is a destination for simple, seasonal, healthy food.