Best Restaurants Near Gramercy Park

October 25, 2016
by Zagat Staff

Here are the top rated restaurants in Gramercy Park. 

Italian · Gramercy Park · $$$
Food 4.6 · Decor 4.4 · Service 4.4

“Danny Meyer does things right, as usual” at this “love song to Rome” overlooking Gramercy Park, where “sublime” farm-to-table Italian fare and “stellar wines” come in “delightful” , “buzzing” digs via a “welcoming” pro staff; scoring a reservation can be “challenging” (though the “bustling” front bar welcomes “drop-ins” ), and while prices run “high” , at least “the tip is included.”
Casa Mono
Spanish · Gramercy Park · $$
Food 4.6 · Decor 3.7 · Service 4.1

You’ll “feel like you're in Spain” at Mario Batali’s “tiny” Gramercy hang where “inventive” Spanish tapas are complemented by a “super-deep” wine list; “quickly escalating” tabs and “cheek-to-cheek” seating are easily “overwhelmed by the out-of-this world food.”
Italian · Gramercy Park · $$$
Food 4.5 · Decor 3.8 · Service 4.2

A true neighborhood “standby” , this longtime Gramercy Northern Italian offers a “top-notch” menu dispatched by an “attentive” staff; despite “small” dimensions and “shoehorned” seating, the “crowds still come” , drawn by the “pleasant” atmosphere.
Posto Thin Crust
Pizza · Gramercy Park · $
Food 4.5 · Decor 3.5 · Service 4.0

The “thinnest” , “winningest” crust is the hallmark of this Gramercy pizzeria, a “local hot spot” cranking out “splendid” pies at “accessible prices” ; its “small” , “publike” digs are usually “packed and noisy” , so the to-go trade stays brisk.
BLT Prime
Steakhouse · Gramercy Park · $$$
Food 4.5 · Decor 4.3 · Service 4.3

“Perfectly marbled” prime cuts and “puffy” popovers are the big draws at this Gramercy steakhouse whose bi-level “modern” space comes “without the macho” ; “well-made” classic cocktails and “friendly” servers add further appeal – fans just “wish it were cheaper.”
Japanese · Gramercy Park · $
Food 4.4 · Decor 3.4 · Service 3.8

“Fresh and delicious” sushi comes in “giant-sized” pieces at these East Side Japanese “gems” ; “cramped” , “plain” quarters are a “downside” , but with the “high-quality” fare coming at a “decent” price, it’s no surprise they’re “always jammed.”
Irish Pub · Gramercy Park
Food 4.3 · Decor 3.9 · Service 4.3

A burger that “could vie for best in town” served by “lovely Colleens” make this “step-back-in-time” Irish pub a Gramercy “favorite” ; with a “like-in-Dublin” feel that includes a “sawdust-covered floor” and “wood-burning fireplace” , it's the “real deal.”