From the South Street Seaport Museum
to the numerous sightseeing cruises departing from the piers, South Street Seaport is a popular tourist destination. Our restaurant recommendations will help you avoid the neighborhood's tourist traps and enjoy a great meal!
This casual Italian restaurant has a great wine list and outdoor seating where you can see the water. Acqua is a good stop if you want a tasty meal or just want to snack on some Italian tapas with a glass of wine.
- Cuisine: Italian
- Address: 21 Peck Slip
- Phone: 212-349-4433
- Cost: Main Courses: $16-24
At the Bridge Cafe, diners can enjoy well-prepared American food in generous portions in a building dating back to 1794 next to the Brooklyn Bridge
. Friendly service and a reasonable wine list (30% off Monday-Wednesday!) make this a popular choice in the area, so reservations are recommended.
- Cuisine: American
- Address: 279 Water St.
- Phone: 212-227-3344
- Cost: Main Courses: $22-32
The South Street Seaport location of New York City's chain of Heartland Brewery locations is a great choice if you want to watch the tourists wandering around the cobblestone streets while enjoying some of their specialty beers. The menu features burgers, sandwiches and steaks that can fit into just about any budget.
- Cuisine: American, BBQ
- Address: 93 South Street
- Phone: 646-572-BEER
- Cost: Main Courses: $10-24
If you're craving delicious steak after visiting South Street Seaport, MarkJoseph Steakhouse is the best restaurant to choose. It's one of New York City's best steakhouses, and it's even be worth a visit if you're not near South Street Seaport.
- Cuisine: Steak
- Address: 261 Water Street
- Phone: 212-277-0020
- Cost: Main Courses: $41-51
5. Rubens Empanadas
If you're looking for a quick bite in the South Street Seaport area, Rubens Empanadas is a good choice. Popular with area professionals, Rubens has tasty empanadas in a variety of flavors that will appeal to meat-eaters and vegetarians alike.
- Cuisine: Argentinian, South American
- Address: 64 Fulton Street
- Phone: 212-962-5330
- Cost: Empanadas: $3-4
Whether you want a great burger or briny oysters, Stella is a great choice in the South Street Seaport area. There is a casual cafe/bakery next door that is a great spot for lunch if you're visiting South Street Seaport during the day.
- Cuisine: European with an emphasis on seafood
- Address: 213 Front Street
- Phone: 212-233-2417
- Cost: Main Courses: $12-28
If being at South Street Seaport makes you crave sushi, SUteiSHI should be your destination. In addition to an array of fresh sushi and creative maki, SUteiSHI has many cooked Japanese dishes as well.
- Cuisine: Japanese
- Address: 24 Peck Slip
- Phone: 212-766-2344
- Cost: Main Courses: $18-32 and up