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A guide to the Time Out Market New York eateries

We’ve eaten everything at Time Out Market New York and we definitely will again (though not in one sitting). Here’s the 411 on our 21 eateries including featured dishes.

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Time Out Market New York is sandwiched (mmm, sandwich) between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges with the best waterfront restaurantsand views—this side of the East River. Just as impressive are the 21 eateries that fill the expansive 21,000-square-foot space in the historic Dumbo warehouse Empire Stores (55 Water St, Brooklyn). Our editors ate countless meals and drank more than a few cocktails to find the best the city has to offer under one roof. Now, your challenge: deciding what to order. Time Out Market New York offers a diverse roster of restaurants and bars, complemented by cultural experiences, so that you can taste classic New York dishes—think hot pastrami sandwiches and incredible pizza—as well as new fixations, including the best bowl of ramen in the city. Click on the eateries to learn more about the restaurants and for a preview of the menus. We promise you won’t leave hungry.

Photograph: Gabi Porter
Restaurants, Israeli

NUR - Time Out Market

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Israeli food from chef Meir Adoni

One of Israel’s top chefs, Meir Adoni brings his stellar couscous to a concept follow-up to his insanely popular restaurant

Featured dish: Fluffy couscous with sea bass, spicy tomato bouillabaisse, fingerling potatoes and chickpeas tershi

Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Pizza

Juliana’s - Time Out Market

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Signature pizza pies

Who better to provide that perfect pie than the first name in pizza, Patsy Grimaldi, the proprietor of Juliana's?

Featured dish: Margherita pie

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Restaurants, Japanese

Bessou - Time Out Market

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Homestyle Japanese

We quickly learned that Bessou lives up to its name, which loosely translates from Japanese as ‘second home.’

Featured dish: A trio of crispy rice with salmon sashimi, spicy tuna and soy beef brisket

Little Ada
Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Israeli

Little Ada - Time Out Market

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Hummus bar

Tomer Blechman draws on his Israeli background for crowd-pleasers like baba ganoush and hummus while adding a creative touch.

Featured dish: Beet hummus with arugula, goat cheese and orange

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Restaurants, Thai

Fish Cheeks - Time Out Market

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Thai seafood

Fish Cheeks offers a more nuanced understanding of Thailand’s cuisine, celebrating the diversity of the country’s regions.

Featured dish: Shrimp in 3 Crab Sauce

Photograph: Tatsuro Nishimura
Restaurants, American

Clinton St. Baking Company - Time Out Market

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Pancakes and all-day breakfast

Chef Neil Kleinberg and DeDe Lahman, who co-own the Lower East Side hot spot, offer their iconic brunch items—think egg sandwiches and latke eggs Benedict—that New Yorkers line up for every weekend.

Featured dish: Pancakes with warm maple butter and wild Maine blueberries

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Restaurants, Japanese

Mr. Taka Ramen - Time Out Market

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Japanese soup bowls

You know the ramen is special when it garners a Michelin star in the city that specializes in bowls of toothsome noodles. Takatoshi Nagara, the head chef behind the lauded Bigiya Ramen in Tokyo, and his friend Takayuki Watanabe do just that with their acclaimed Japanese noodle soup now in Dumbo.

Featured dish: Tonkotsu ramen

Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants

Center Cut - Time Out Market

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Kosher deli

Owner Albert Allaham, who comes from a long family lineage of master butchers, and who also owns a premium meat counter in Brooklyn, brings his expertise to the communal tables.

Featured dish: Hot pastrami sandwich

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Photograph: Gabi Porter
Restaurants, Italian

FELICE Pasta Bar - Time Out Market

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Antipasti and pasta

SA Hospitality Group has opened Italian-inspired restaurants, serving home-style cooking that has attracted a slick New York scene: FELICE Pasta Bar in Time Out Market is the team’s first foray into all things Brooklyn.

Featured dish: Pasta basilico al pomodoro

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Restaurants, Mexican

Alta Calidad - Time Out Market

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Mexican tacos, rotis and tortas

Alta Calidad’s chef-owner Akhtar Nawab brings New York City’s melting-pot sensibility to Mexican cuisine, drawing on his Indian heritage.

Featured dish: Crispy shrimp tacos with chorizo dust and crema

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Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Bakeries

Breads Bakery - Time Out Market

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Pastries, coffee and babka

Sure, Seinfeld launched babka into popularity after its notorious episode, but Breads Bakery put it on the map—and into our thankful mouths—when it opened in Union Square six years ago.

Featured dish: Babka

 

Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Bakeries

Breads Bagelry - Time Out Market

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Jerusalem bagel sandwiches

Its Jerusalem bagel is somehow chewier and fluffier than the New York breakfast OG.

Featured dish: Pizza bagel

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Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants

Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors - Time Out Market

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Steak sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs

From the vaunted Black Label Burger at Minetta Tavern to the Shake Shack patties, Pat LaFrieda rules the country as the undisputed king of meat.

Featured dish: Sliders (LaFrieda mini burgers, American cheese, pickles) with a side of tots.

Photography: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Vegan

BKLYN Wild - Time Out Market

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Vegan for non-vegans

With BKLYN Wild at Time Out Market, Ivy Stark is embracing a healthy plant-based menu that focuses on local ingredients that are actually local—as in, Brooklyn.

Featured dish: Unicorn plate (purple sweet potatoes, pomegranate, coconut yogurt, pepitas and mint)

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Photograph: Tatsuro Nishimura
Restaurants, American

Avocaderia - Time Out Market

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Toasts and salads

Avocaderia, the world’s first avocado bar, boasts the best avocado toast we’ve ever had—and we’ve tasted quite a few.

Featured dish: Burrata Dream avocado toast

Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Mexican

Ivy Stark - Time Out Market

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Modern Mexican

In this city we adore our taquerias and Mexican food trucks, but for many of us, the first time we picked up a refined taco or guac off elegant dishware was at an Ivy Stark restaurant.

Featured dish: Bocado Verde guacamole (avocado smash, pomegranate, lime, chili-toasted pepitas and hand-made corn tortillas)

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Restaurants, American creative

David Burke Tavern - Time Out Market

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American roadshow

The father of FOMO food is back in Brooklyn: David Burke first rose to prominence at the River Café, just south of the Brooklyn Bridge, and from there became a global rock star of the culinary world through his eponymous restaurants and television appearances. Don’t miss out on his imaginative takes on American classics.

Featured dish: Maple bacon clothesline

Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Soul and southern American

Jacob’s Pickles - Time Out Market

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Southern comfort food

The Southern-focused spot specializes in comfort foods we can all get behind. Now we have a taste of down-home cooking, punctuated with a fried Oreo for dessert, right here in Brooklyn.

Featured dish: Fried chicken biscuit sandwiches

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Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Ice cream parlors

DŌ - Time Out Market

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Cookie dough confections

You might recognize DŌ’s cookie dough as the dessert that recently went viral online. Taste what all that fuss on Instagram is about at our Time Out Market.

Star dish: Cookie dough

Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Vegan

Loco Coco - Time Out Market

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Juices, smoothies and bowls

Loco Coco is focused on delicious plant-based bites that use a Technicolor array of tropical fruits.

Featured dish: Acai Purple Rain (organic acai, banana, blueberry, pineapple, fresh mint andcoconut water)

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Photograph: Noah Fecks
Restaurants, Ice cream parlors

Ice & Vice - Time Out Market

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Ice cream

Founded by Paul Kim and Ken Lo on the Lower East Side in 2015, this wonderful scoop shop is the last word on all things wacky flavors.

Featured dish: Ice cream

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