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.

al di la Trattoria

Italian • Park Slope

Food26 Decor19 Service23 Cost$53

American • Bushwick

Food26 Decor18 Service20 Cost$38
Fette Sau

Barbecue • Williamsburg

Food26 Decor15 Service15 Cost$32
Totto Ramen

Japanese • Midtown

Food25 Decor11 Service16 Cost$21
The Spotted Pig

European • West Village

Food24 Decor19 Service19 Cost$54
Pok Pok Ny

Thai • Columbia Street Waterfront District

Food24 Decor14 Service19 Cost$41

Italian • West Village

Food22 Decor22 Service18 Cost$50