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NYC's Best Celeb-Owned Spots

When a restaurant is backed by a celeb, you never know who might walk in the door. Here's a shortlist of restaurants noted for two highlights: good food and celebrity ownership.

Do Hwa

KoreanWest Village
4.3
Food
3.7
Decor
4.0
Service

Good to know: Quentin Tarantino is behind this scene-y West Village Korean.

Jack's Wife Freda

MediterraneanSoHo
4.3
Food
3.9
Decor
4.0
Service

Good to know: Actress Piper Perabo is an investor in this homey Americana with kosher flair.

Waverly Inn

AmericanWest Village
4.2
Food
4.3
Decor
4.1
Service

Good to know: Keep an eye out for publishing magnate (and owner) Graydon Carter and his clubby coterie. 

Tiny's & The Bar Upstairs

AmericanTriBeCa
4.1
Food
4.1
Decor
3.9
Service

Good to know: This trendy - and indeed, tiny - TriBeCan is helmed by nightlife czar Matt Abramcyk and former NY Ranger Sean Avery.

40/40 Club

Prospect Heights
-
Food
-
Decor
-
Service

Good to know: Music mogul Jay-Z is a co-owner of this Barclays adjacent hot spot for hip-hop-loving big spenders.

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