Best People-Watching Restaurants in NYC


People-watching is considered a sport in the Big Apple. From classic establishments to eclectic Jamaican hotspots, these are the places to see and be seen.


Italian • Greenwich Village

Food25 Decor21 Service23 Cost$68

French • SoHo

Food24 Decor24 Service21 Cost$61
Minetta Tavern

French • Greenwich Village

Food24 Decor21 Service22 Cost$68
Lure Fishbar

Seafood • SoHo

Food24 Decor23 Service21 Cost$64
TAO Uptown

Asian • Midtown

Food23 Decor27 Service22 Cost$72
Bar Pitti

Italian • Greenwich Village

Food23 Decor15 Service18 Cost$44

Seafood • Meatpacking District

Food23 Decor22 Service20 Cost$73
Cafe Gitane

French • West Village

Food23 Decor19 Service18 Cost$38
The Standard Grill

American • Meatpacking District

Food22 Decor22 Service20 Cost$60
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