Nestled between Little Italy, the Lower East Side and Chinatown, the Bowery is a downtown street that boasts of the best of New York's dining scene. Here are 5 restaurants well-known for being the tastiest on the street.
5 Bowery Restaurants New Yorkers Love
1. Il BucoIl Buco serves Mediterranean-Italian fare to complement its carefully curated wine list. The Tuscan farmhouse furniture, exposed brick and gorgeous downstairs wine cellar creates a rustic, intimate vibe.
2. Bar Primi
Run by NoHo Hospitality Group and Chef Andrew Carmellini, Bar Primi is a casual Italian spot focused on house-made pastas and small plates. The white paneling and wine shelves of unfinished wood create an inviting rustic atmosphere. This neighborhood favorite features two bars serving a full beverage program and many Italian wines.
ACME is a contemporary NoHo bistro. Combining chef Brian Loiacono's Italian-American upbringing with the Daniel Boulud alum's classic French training, the hot spot serves up seasonal American cuisine in a brick-walled space filled with contemporary art. Classic and reimagined cocktails —as well as a diverse wine list —are available.
Occupying three floors of a historic NoHo brownstone, BONDST serves up sushi and Japanese food along with a chic atmosphere. While the intimate space of the ground floor houses a sushi bar and banquettes amidst the softly textured decor, the second floor features a large dining space and a bar overlooking cobblestoned Bond Street. A curated list of wines, sakes and cocktails is available to complement any dish at any level of the bustling space.
5. The Smile
A laidback coffee shop and cafe, The Smile serves serves dishes full of Mediterranean and American flavors at brunch, lunch and dinner. The cozy vegetable-forward spot boasts a charming, rustic ambience with dim lighting, dark wood and lots of exposed brick. Approachable wines and specialty brunch cocktails complement the food and coffee options., exceprt: Nestled between Little Italy, the Lower East Side and Chinatown, the Bowery is a downtown street that boasts of the best of New York's dining scene. Here are 5 restaurants well-known for being the tastiest on the street.