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Pedro J Torres NYC Restaurants to Explore

New York City attracts tourists all year round. With the plethora of optional restaurants in New York, it can be hard to make a found choice. Here’s a list of fantastic restaurants to explore if you’re visiting the city this fall.



372 Lafayette St
New York, NY 10012

Mexico meets New York City with Atla’s intriguing menu. Owner Enrique Olvera strives for Atla to be an everyday, neighborhood restaurant with a delicious menu with moderately affordable pricing compared to New York’s handful of places to eat. Olvera’s partner in crime is NYC’s award-winning chef Daniela Soto Innes, who is also the head chef at Cosme’s.

Atla specializes in healthy, lighter options for all 3 meals of the day such as a quinoa and cucumber salad with delicious non-alcoholic drink options including a passionfruit juice. This NoHo restaurant takes reservations and offers deliveries.



60 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065

If you’re looking for elegance while in the Upper East Side, Daniel is a renowned restaurant that provides a very classy NY experience. From a 3-course prelude menu, to a private dining, this restaurant is a lavishing option. The neo-classical architecture compliments a french cuisine inspired by seasons, with a rare 2-star Michelin rating. Owner and chef, Daniel Boulud is an astonishing culinary master that brings french classics to the bustling city of New York.



198 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003

People come to the city because they love the pizza here. Martina is pretty much the best customized pizza place in all of New York. This pizzeria is a Roman-inspired masterpiece with thin-crust pizza and plenty more to make your meal amazing. This cash-free pizzeria serves lunch and dinner 7 days a week. If you’re looking for fried snacks, local beer and wine, and gelato affogato for dessert, this is the place!


Quality Eats

(West Village)                      (Upper East Side)
19 Greenwich Ave.              1496 Second Avenue at 78th Street
New York, NY 10014          New York, NY 10075

Quality Eats has two locations in Manhattan, serving customers quality meat 7 days a week. To Quality Eats, it’s all about the ingredients and the atmosphere that make it a must-go to place. Although NYC has a reputation for being pricey with meals, here you can find affordable steak for under $30. If steak isn’t your meat of choice, they have a raw bar, chicken, lamb steak, and even a grilled octopus! Although the West Village menu is slightly different than the Upper East Side menu, you’re bound to have a delicious, quality meal!