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No-Reservations Restaurants Worth the Wait in NYC


You may have to wait for a table to open up at one of these popular no-rez joints, but trust us - the food, drinks and atmosphere are totally worth it.

St. Anselm

Steakhouse • Williamsburg

Food27 Decor20 Service24 Cost$43
al di la Trattoria

Italian • Park Slope

Food27 Decor19 Service22 Cost$49
Totto Ramen

Japanese • Midtown

Food26 Decor11 Service17 Cost$19

American • Bushwick

Food26 Decor17 Service18 Cost$36
Fette Sau

Barbecue • Williamsburg

Food26 Decor16 Service15 Cost$31

Chinese • West Village

Food25 Decor17 Service21 Cost$53
The Spotted Pig

European • West Village

Food24 Decor20 Service19 Cost$49
Pok Pok Ny

Thai • Columbia Street Waterfront District

Food24 Decor13 Service19 Cost$35
The Breslin

British • Flatiron

Food23 Decor21 Service18 Cost$48

Italian • West Village

Food21 Decor22 Service19 Cost$51