The Ring Concierge Guide to Where to Stay and Eat in New York

Upper East Side

Where to eat

The Upper East Side is home to some of the most decadent dining. Daniel Boulud's flagship Daniel and his Café Boulud run by chef Aaron Bludorn will not disappoint.

 

Café Boulud
20 E 76th St, New York, NY 10021
(212) 772-2600

Daniel
60 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065
(212) 288-0033

 

What to do

Take a stroll through Central Park and then visit one of Manhattan's many famous museums like The Guggenheim or The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Where to stay

The Upper East Side is home to some of the most posh and traditional hotels in Manhattan.

 

The Carlyle
35 E 76th St, New York, NY 10021
(212) 744-1600

The Pierre
2 East 61st Street &, 5th Ave, New York, NY 10065
(212) 838-8000

Gramercy & Flatiron

Where to eat

The dining options are endless in the Flatiron and Gramercy neighborhoods of Manhattan. Vegetarians and carnivores alike will love Jean-Georges Vongerichten's vegan hotspot abcV.

 

abcV
38 E 19th St, New York, NY 10003
(212) 475-5829

Cosme
35 E 21st St, New York, NY 10010
(212) 913-9659

Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10010
(212) 889-0905

Shuko
47 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003
(212) 228-6088

What to do

Eataly is a must-do when in the Flatiron neighborhood. Eat, shop, and learn at the vibrant Italian marketplace that features an array of cafes, restaurants, and even a cooking school.

Where to stay

In this part of town, there truly is something for everybody.

 

The Ace Hotel
20 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001
(212) 679-2222

Freehand New York
23 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010
(212) 475-1920

MADE Hotel
44 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001
(212) 213-4429

Chelsea & Meatpacking

Where to eat

Chelsea is home to popular restaurants of all price points while the Meatpacking District boasts some of the most trend-forward dining options.

 

Del Posto
85 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011
(212) 497-8090

Momofuku Nishi
232 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011
(646) 565-4109

What to do

Walk the High Line for a truly unique experience and cut through the Chelsea and Meatpacking neighborhoods. Climb up to Gallow Green on the roof of the McKittrick Hotel for a cocktail or shop at Chelsea Market. Take in some modern art at The Whitney finish everything off with a drink in the ballroom at the Jane Hotel.

Where to stay

Stay in one of the most iconic hotels in New York City at The Standard and you'll never get bored. Go for something a little more old fashioned (but certainly not outdated) at The Jane.

 

The Jane Hotel
113 Jane St, New York, NY 10014
(212) 924-6700

The Standard, High Line
848 Washington St, New York, NY 10014
(212) 645-4646

Soho

Where to eat

The restaurants in Soho serve up just as much delicious food as they do Instagrammable moments. Take a break from shopping to refuel.

 

Charlie Bird
5 King St, New York, NY 10012
(212) 235-7133

Jack's Wife Freda
224 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012
(212) 510-855

La Mercerie
53 Howard St, New York, NY 10013
(212) 852-9097

What to do

Soho is a shopping lover's dream. From the eye candy in the Prada store to one of the only two existing brick-and-mortar Everlane shops to some of our personal favorites like Cuyana and Space NK, there are an endless number of opportunities to treat yourself or someone you love.

Where to stay

Soho hotels are cute and quaint and right in the heart of the action of the city.

 

Crosby Street Hotel
79 Crosby St, New York, NY 10012
(212) 226-6400

The Mercer
147 Mercer St, New York, NY 10012
(212) 966-6060

Greenwich Village
& West Village

Where to eat

Dine on a variety of international cuisines in these picturesque neighborhoods.

 

Buvette
42 Grove St, New York, NY 10014
(212) 255-3590

Carbone
181 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012
(212) 254-3000

Sushi Nakazawa
23 Commerce St, New York, NY 10014
(212) 924-2212

What to do

Washington Square Park has some of the best people-watching in the city. Sit by the fountain and watch live performers, then cool off with a cone from Big Gay Ice Cream.

East Village
& Lower East Side

Where to eat

The East Village and the Lower East Side serve up an eclectic mix of dining options. Indulge your palate at David Chang's famous Momofuku Ko or tease your tastebuds with contemporary Korean dishes prepared with French techniques at Soogil.

 

Atla
372 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012
(347) 662-3522

Momofuku Ko
8 Extra Pl, New York, NY 10003
(212) 203-8095

Soogil
108 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003
(646) 838-5524

What to do

These two neighborhoods are a bar-hopper's paradise—whatever your calling.

Where to stay

Check into The Standard's lesser-known (but equally chic) hotel in East Village.

 

The Ludlow
180 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002
(212) 432-1818

The Standard, East Village
25 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003
(212) 475-5700

Financial District

Where to eat

New York City's Financial District is truly transforming with a bustling new restaurant and bar scene. One of the neighborhood's newest gems, Manhatta, has one of the best views in the city.

 

Crown Shy
70 Pine St, New York, NY 10005
(212) 517-1932

Manhatta
28 Liberty St 60th floor, New York, NY 10005
(212) 230-5788

What to do

Visit The Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center and take in the incredible architecture.

Where to stay

Enjoy a truly luxurious stay at The Beekman or Four Seasons New York Downtown.

 

The Beekman
123 Nassau St, New York, NY 10038
(212) 233-2300

Four Seasons New York Downtown
27 Barclay St, New York, NY 10007
(646) 880-1999

Williamsburg

Where to eat

If you prefer to get out of the city and venture into Brooklyn, there are numerous things to do, eat, and see. Smorgasburg is the largest open-air food market in America, but Williamsburg boasts plenty of other food options as well.

 

Aska
47 S 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(929) 337-6792

Marlow & Sons
81 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 384-1441

Misi
329 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(347) 566-3262

What to do

Williamsburg, Brooklyn is just as much of a destination as any of Manhattan's neighborhoods. Stroll down the iconic Bedford Ave and stop into eclectic shops.

Where to stay

To catch some sleep outside of the City That Never Sleeps, book a hotel in Brooklyn. Both The Hoxton and the Wythe Hotel boast unbeatable views of the Manhattan skyline.

 

The Hoxton, Williamsburg
97 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 215-7100

Wythe Hotel
80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 460-8000