We all know there are some amazing places to eat in New York City; with a wide variety of choice – from Italian to classic American and from food trucks to restaurants – you can have all your stomach desires, whether it’s typical New York food or a new cuisine brought over from Asia. If you’re planning a trip to the Big Apple, here are our five top picks of foods you shouldn’t miss out on in New York!


Motorina Pizza joint serves the East Village with  authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas, with the perfect amount of char! They also make the best margaritas and brussels sprout Pies…yes, you read that right. This amazing pizza restaurant chain can also be found in Williamsburg and the Upper West Side.

If you want to grab a cheap and mouth-watering pizza pie, you have to visit Lucali. Located in Brooklyn, it is the perfect place to stop off for a quick bite before going back out to explore the City That Never Sleeps!

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The Big Apple is known for its iconic bagels. Murrays Bagels is a great choice if you want to try the classic New York City bagel. Located on 6th Avenue, this bagel shop offers a firm crunch crust and a dense, chewy inside. Each bagel is made and shaped by hand so you can be sure you are getting the best of the best!

Food Trucks

The lunchtime rush in New York City is on another level so there is a need for plenty of food vans. Whether you’re after a place to grab a slushie during one of those hot stressful days or fancy a blend of Korean and Mexican food to fix your hunger until you get home – there are plenty of options offered by food trucks.You can also get Belgian waffles, ice cream, tacos and much, much more…there is something to fix everyone’s lunchtime cravings!

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Burgers & Sandwiches

Umami Burger is the first NYC outpost of the popular California chain. If this is your first time here then you need to try the Truffle Burger: the chain’s most popular burger  has everyone going crazy!


If you love desserts, New York City is going to be your sweet heaven! Stocking the best cookies, cupcakes, ice cream, creampuffs and chocolates, City Bakery is an iconic establishment that also boasts some of the best hot chocolate around. Enjoy a hot cup of cocoa with a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie.

If that is not your dessert of choice then why not take a trip to Il Laboratorio Del Gelato. Their gelato is said to be life-changing, and if you’re feeling adventurous why not try their new avocado flavour to be amazed by the taste!

Book your New York holiday today and let us know what classic New York food tickles your taste buds!