Part of Greenwich Village’s charm is the mix of restaurants you’ll find on every street. There are still some mom-and-pop businesses squeezed in between the trendier restaurants du jour and other spots catering to NYU students. But just like New York, you can find almost anything you’re looking for whether it’s the famed dosa man and his cart at Washington Square Park or one of the best bars in the city (which was also rated the top bar in the world). Here’s where to go:
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In 2019, Dante was recognized as the best bar bar in the world. If there’s one drink that could be credited with reviving this neighborhood mainstay, it’s the Negroni. It’s difficult to score a table here with all the demand but once you’re seated, you have an entire menu of Negroni and riffs on the classic Italian cocktail to drink all day.
Michael Toscano’s take on regional Italian cuisine takes some delightful turns with some modern touches as well as Southern inspiraton such as a Prochetta Cubano and a spaghetti tossed with lump crab, roasted corn and jalapeno pesto. It’s comfort food that’s perfect for al fresco dining.