NoHo’s a hub for dining and nightlife in Manhattan, with bustling cafes alongside storied establishments and iconic nightlife hotspots. Whether it’s an impromptu patio lunch on a gorgeous day, or an all night affair, NoHo’s a great place to eat and drink out. This guide is broken up into four parts: restaurants and cafes, bars and nightlife, bakeries/coffee shops, and take out/fast casual options. If an establishment offers outdoor seating, it’s noted below.

Restaurants and Cafes
Bars and Nightlife
Coffee Shops, Bakeries, and Dessert
Fast Casual and To-Go Options


  • ATLA: This award-winning Mexican all-day cafe from Enrique Olivera is located on the scenic corner of Lafayette and Great Jones Street. Stop by for modern Mexican cuisine and enjoy their beloved patio or dine inside. Open for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.
  • BondST: Located on one of NoHo’s most scenic blocks, BondST is a multi-level sushi restaurant inside of a historic townhome. With a variety of spaces, from intimate corners to large party rooms, this is a perfect place for any vibe you’re looking for. They are open for dinner by reservation only.
  • C as in Charlie: This restaurant on Bleecker has become a NoHo staple, serving delicious and fun Korean dishes at a great price. Their exciting menu lets you enjoy both bibimbap and popcorn chicken in one cozy sitting. C as in Charlie is open all week for dinner, and is quite popular, so a reservation is recommended.
  • Casa Bond: A newer addition to the Bowery, Casa Bond offers upscale Mexican cuisine in a stunning new dining room. With dishes ranging from Aguachile to Molé Duck Confit, Casa Bond has something for everyone.
  • Famous Cozy Soup ‘n’ Burger: This classic diner has been a beloved NoHo institution for 50 years. Legend says putting eggs on top of burgers was first done here, and whether or not it’s true, they have some of the biggest and best burgers in all of NYC. Serving up diner classics for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you can step inside this restaurant any time of day and leave full and happy.
  • Fish Cheeks: Bond Street hotspot Fish Cheeks is known for their take on regional, seafood-forward approach to Thai cuisine. The vibes are fun, and most dishes are family style, making it great for groups. Lunch and dinner are served at the restaurant. Outdoor seating is available on nights and weekends in the summer, as part of the Bond Open Street, they offer seating on the beloved cobblestones on the block.
  • Gonzalez y Gonzalez: This buzzy Latin bistro has been a NoHo staple for decades. They have an extensive food menu featuring dishes from across Latin America. Currently, they’re open for dinner and late night food Thursdays through Sundays. Their seating is mostly indoors, with some limited outdoor tables.
  • The Restaurant at Great Jones Distillery: On the first floor of this sprawling distillery, you’ll find The Restaurant, a new take on classic NYC dishes using locally sourced produce. They serve dinner and spirit tastings all week except Monday, as well as a weekend brunch menu.
  • Il Buco: This long-running Bond Street restaurant was an early pioneer in authentic, seasonal, local food. Recognized as part of the Slow Food movement, it’s a celebrated spot where the menu is constantly changing but always delicious. They’ve got a great patio on historic Bond Street, or you can dine inside the rustic space for both lunch and dinner.
  • Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria: Featuring an meticulously sourced Italian marketplace, coffee bar, bakery, and restaurant, this offshoot of Il Buco is a more casual spot with the same beloved approach to Italian food. Join them for lunch and dinner either indoors or on the patio, and make sure to grab some cheese, bread, cured meats, and olive oil to take home!
  • Indochine: A true NYC institution that’s “been hot for forty years,” Indochine is an icon. They’ve got a timelessly chic space, and incredible French-Vietnamese cuisine that’s at once classic and modern. Join them inside or out on their Lafayette Street patio for dinner or late-night service.
  • Jean’s: Max Chodorow’s Jean’s is one of NoHo’s most innovative “farm-to-table” bistro. According to Mr. Chodorow, “The idea is to create a new entry in the category of a classic bistro…one that is not defined by region, but instead by a feeling of what a bistro should be, with a lighter, healthier approach to the category…”
  • KYU: This Miami hotspot has been a big hit in the neighborhood. They’re known for their signature, wood-fired Asian fusion fare that spans the continent and offers something for everybody. Stop by for dinner Tuesday through Sunday.
  • Lafayette Grand Cafe and Bakery: A NoHo favorite, this buzzy brasserie is known for many things – one of the best patios in NYC, an all-day approach to French cuisine that’s as delicious at 10:00 AM as it is as 10:00 PM, their viral crème croissants, and more. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Lafayette has a year round patio and is always a good choice. They also serve light, to-go fare for breakfast and lunch out of the bakery!
  • The Library at The Public: Is this the best kept secret in NoHo? Possibly! Inside of the iconic Public Theater, you’ll find the Library. It’s an intimate spot for cocktails, New American cuisine, and conversations with friends old and new. The Library is open for dinner and late night food Tuesday-Sunday.
  • Misirizzi: This Italian spot is intimate, cozy, and serves up seasonal takes on homestyle Italian cuisine on a charming block of East 4th Street. They’re currently open for dinner service, with both indoor and outdoor seating options.
  • The Nines: This piano bar, modeled after old-fashioned European lounges, is a NoHo favorite. The menu is indulgent and opulent and The Nines becomes livelier as the night goes on. Depending on the night, the kitchen closes as late as midnight, with drink service lasting till 3am.
  • Raf’s: This French-Italian bistro offers everything you might want from the Old World right here in NoHo. Don’t be afraid to check out their bakery, breakfast, and lunch options on weekdays, or their weekend brunches. According to Michelin, desserts here are “non-negotiable.”
  • Ramen By Ra: The newest enterprise of chef Rasheeda Purdie, Ramen By Ra brings New York flavors like bacon, egg, and cheese to classic Tokyo-style ramen dishes. Ramen By Ra is open for lunch and dinner Wednesdays-Sundays, and book in advance, since the counter only sits four!
  • Spring Cafe: Located on a picturesque corner, Spring Cafe offers tasty vegan and vegetarian cuisine that skews healthy. Stop by for breakfast, lunch or dinner or just to pick up a delicious baked good, smoothie, or coffee whenever you need a pick-me-up!
  • This Bowl: This Bowl, open all day every day, has quickly become one of NoHo’s most popular restaurants. Their health-forward, customizable bowls are reminiscent of Poké, but provide even more extensive options and interesting combinations. Be ready to wait in a long line for these sought-after bowls, but trust us, it’s worth the wait.
  • Torien: This Japanese Yakitori (grilled skewer) joint serves up an under-the-radar style of grilled meats and vegetables that’s uncommon to find outside of Japan. This restaurant offers a tasting menu for dinner service.
  • Tucci: This new fine-dining restaurant on Bleecker and Broadway combines a long legacy of Florence family cooking with modern Italian cuisine. Tucci serves dinner throughout the week, with a gorgeous dining hall on the ground floor and a lower level cocktail lounge.
  • Two Hands: This cafe on Bleecker Street offers light fare for breakfast and lunch daily. Classics like avocado toast and more unique dishes like the miso mushroom bowl mean there’s always something for everybody here.
  • Vic’s: This Italian spot is fun, great for groups, and has tons of seating. It’s the kind of crowd pleasing food that’s at once modern and classic, where everybody is able to find something perfectly suited to their taste. Visit their sprawling outdoor setup or dine inside. They currently offer weekend brunch and week-long dinner.
  • Yoshino: One of the buzziest new ultra-luxury Omakase experiences in NYC, this destination offers dinner service, but usually sells out months in advance.

Bars and Nightlife

  • ACME Downstairs: Below the Nines, you’ll find ACME. A subterranean club known for effortless cool, fun nights, and wild gatherings, this place has been a NoHo favorite for decades and is still the place to be. Indoor seating only.
  • Gonzalez y Gonzalez: This buzzy Latin bistro has been a NoHo staple for decades. They have an extensive food menu, fantastic drinks, and usually have live music to accompany late night Latin dancing.
  • The Bars at Great Jones Distillery: The Bars at Great Jones Distillery is located on the second floor, perched above busy Broadway. They’re open daily and offer “Prohibition Hour” Tuesday through Thursday evenings. The Bars also has an extensive food menu.
  • Jac’s on Bond: This high-end cocktail bar brings a vibe that’s hard to replicate, with its immaculately designed interior and newly opened outdoor patio. A refreshing selection of snacks and small plates accompanies this bar’s specialty cocktails. Check out their artichoke tart!
  • Sláinte: Located on the Bowery, Sláinte is the place in the neighborhood to watch sports. They’ve got ample TVs, are known for showing international events at odd hours, and serve up sports bar favorites. They’re open late daily, and have something for everybody – great cocktails, an extensive beer list, wine, wells, and more. Outdoor seating is also available.
  • Swift Hibernian Lounge: One of NYC’s most cherished Irish bars, Swift Hibernian Lounge is cozy, rustic, and intimate and is the best place to go for a properly poured Guinness and neighborly vibes. They’re open late daily, and are known for a week of festivities around St. Patrick’s Day. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available.
  • Temple Bar: We actually did lose this longtime neighborhood favorite for several years, but as of 2021, the iconic Temple Bar is back! They’re still home to iconic martinis, and now serve upscale light bites late at night. The neighborhood is so glad to have them back.
  • Tom and Jerry’s: One of the oldest bars in NoHo is drinking den Tom and Jerry’s. The vibes are cozy, the drinks are cheap, and it’s the kind of place where “just one more” can easily turn into a big night out. Only indoor seating is available.
  • The Wren: This cozy cocktail lounge, with an extensive food menu, is a gem on the Bowery. There’s ample outdoor and indoor seating, and the vibes are classy. It’s also got a great brunch selection, perfect for making the most of the weekend.
  • VON: A NoHo classic with the kind of neighborhood living room vibe that’s increasingly uncommon these days. There’s a little something for everybody here – great wine, great beers, and a delightful cocktail list. They offer indoor and outdoor seating, and often host events and parties in their basement. Open every night until late at night.
  • 310 Bowery Bar: This buzzy Bowery bar is a great place to dance the night away. They often have DJs on weekends, it’s an upbeat energetic spot with great drinks and a pizza menu.

Coffee Shops, Bakeries, and Dessert

  • Eat Offbeat at Atelier Jolie: Eat Offbeat encourages its customers to “eat with curiosity,” featuring drinks and small plates from around the world that are bound to expand your palette. There’s no better place in NoHo to get a Turkish coffee!
  • Cafe Lyria: This chic Greek inspired cafe is tucked away on Crosby Street. It’s beautifully decorated with incredible coffee and light bites like pastries and granola. On hot days, make sure to get a Freddo Cappuccino for a unique drink. Indoor seating is available, but on warm days there’s benches available.
  • Cha Cha Matcha: This trendy cafe is all about matcha, with unique drinks, matcha soft serve, and light food options. They’re open daily, and it’s got a beautiful design! Indoor seating is available.
  • Current Coffee: This small coffee shop in the Bowery Market offers artisan coffee and pastries from an incredibly picturesque sidewalk location. If you can grab one of the few chairs, it’s a fantastic place to watch the world go by.
  • Funny Face Bakery: Getting the perfect selfie is a real treat – and now it can be one too!! This cookie shop lets you turn any photo into a cookie, but they’re best known for their hand-decorated cookies that feature pop culture and memes. They make great gifts, and there’s always something new!
  • Gasoline Alley Coffee: This pint sized shop on Lafayette Street serves up great coffee and pastries. Indoor seating is extremely limited, but their outdoor benches provide some of the best people watching in the entire City!
  • Gregory’s Coffee: On busy Broadway you’ll find Gregory’s Coffee. They have a huge menu with coffees, teas, smoothies, and lots of breakfast options. Basically, if you need it to start your day, you’ll find it at Gregory’s! They offer both indoor and outdoor seating.
  • Kettl: Some of the City’s very best matcha is served right in NoHo’s Bowery Market! Kettl uses thoughtfully sourced and carefully prepared matcha. If your serious about your green tea, this spot is a must try. They also have matcha chocolates and tea tools for sale. Only outdoor seating is available.
  • La Colombe: The NoHo branch of this cafe is always abuzz with activity, and for good reason. The coffee is reliably good, their draft lattes (including seasonal flavors) are incredibly popular, and there’s tons of seating both indoors and outside. It’s great for casual meetings, a few minutes to relax, or even hunkering down for a few hours of work.
  • Lafayette: Aside from their restaurant, this NoHo icon also has a bakery open all day. Step inside for immaculate pastries, including their original Supreme, as well as sandwiches, rotisserie chickens and other prepared foods.
  • Levain Bakery: One of the OG trendy dessert shops in NYC, this institution is known for their massive cookies, but they also serve other pastries and sell fresh bread. These are iconic for a reason, they’re delicious and absolutely live up to the hype. Expect long lines at peak times and note that seating is very limited.
  • Think on Bowery: With rotating artwork from local artists, a cozy bookshop in the same space, and lots of seating indoors and outside alike, this cafe is a neighborhood favorite for a reason. Their extensive in-house bakery has lots of treats to go with their ethically-sourced coffee. Light bites are also available.
  • Think on Mercer: The menu is the same as the Bowery location, but the vibe is totally different at this Think. In school months, you’ll often find NYU students studying and clubs meeting. There’s a lot of indoor and some outdoor seating here, and long period working on laptops are welcome.

Fast Casual and To-Go Options

  • Bite: A true local gem and neighborhood favorite for a reason – Bite has served up light, Mediterranean-inspired fare from a hole in the wall on Lafayette for over a decade. While they don’t have indoor seating, their roadbed dining is perfect for people watching! Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • French Kiss Crêperie & Café: This chic crêperie on West 4th just opened recently and has already become a neighborhood staple. Drop by and grab a sweet or savory crêpe, coffee, smoothie, or pastry to go!
  • Han’s Deli: This spot has all the basics for home cooking, but their sandwich counter is essential for a quick lunch right in NoHo. There’s a huge selection, and it serves up breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night options.
  • Honeybrains: Honeybrains is designed with wellness at the forefront. With its neuroscientist-designed menu, all the items here are engineered to be healthy and help you feeling your best. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, step inside the restaurant or grab a seat on the patio and enjoy. The casual vibe makes it a neighborhood favorite for meetings, get-togethers and bumping into friends.
  • Sunday C&C Eatery: This new fixture of the Bowery Market is everything you want from an interesting, innovative, vegan eatery. With a seasonally changing menu, this joint will have something new and surprising on each return trip.
  • Le Basket: This deli offers a sandwich counter with breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, but they also have a hot bar with tasty prepared foods available! Notably, it’s also the only 24/7 option in the neighborhood.
  • Los Tacos No. 1: This hotspot is known for drawing long lines – and for good reason! Their small but mighty menu of Mexican options is tasty and affordable. Their restaurant is vibrant and they have lots of room to dine indoors. Open for lunch and dinner, plus they serve up breakfast burritos to-go on weekday mornings.
  • NoHo Juice Bar: This might be the best hidden gem in NoHo for food. It’s only open for breakfast and lunch, but it’s affordable and reliable. There’s lots of juices available, plus Egyptian food, alongside deli sandwiches. Extremely limited seating is available indoors.
  • Donut Pub: An NYC icon, Donut Pub has a huge selection of donuts. Classic flavors, artisanal, mini donuts, vegan, and even gluten free all make an appearance here. They are tasty and affordable and this spot is open all day. Indoor and outdoor seating available.
  • NoHo Food Market: This new deli on the Bowery has a sandwich counter offering deli favorites. They also have the biggest selection of frozen foods, snacks, and other goodies in the neighborhood, plus they’re open late! To-go and delivery service only.
  • Smilie Pizza: Operating out of Il Buco Alimentari’s kitchen is Smilie Pizza. They offer a rotating selection of pies that are exclusively available for takeout and delivery service. Available for lunch and dinner.
  • Chipotle: This beloved fast casual spot is known for the Mexican bowls. It’s a reliable spot that’s open for lunch and dinner alike and has ample indoor seating.
  • Blank Street Coffee: This burgeoning coffee shop chain has a location at the Bowery Market where they serve up coffee, tea, and pastries. Outdoor seating is available.
  • Fresh & Co.: This deli has a huge selection filled with seasonal dishes and specials, so the menu always has something fresh. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served here, and they have both indoor and outdoor seating available.
  • DIG: Seasonal vegetables, healthy bowls, and their signature mac and cheese make this is reliable spot for lunch and dinner. Indoor seating is available.
  • McDonald’s: NoHo’s McDonald’s serves up their iconic menu of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options and offers indoor seating.
  • Pressed Juicery: Fresh juices and prepared foods like açaí bowls are available at the NoHo outpost of this juicery. It’s open all day, everyday and there’s discounts for buying in bulk. Their juices are great on a hot day!
  • Starbucks: The largest coffee company in America is popular for a reason – they have beloved seasonal drinks, have lots of coffee and tea options, offer light food, and have ample indoor seating.
  • Wendy’s: This burger chain is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Indoor seating is available.