Where To Eat Right Now In The East Village

The East Village is one of the most eclectic neighborhoods in New York City. And this is reflected in its restaurants, too. From spicy Chinese to Korean comfort food or classic Portuguese cuisine, not to mention the bulk of the Momofuku empire, here are the best spots in one place for U.

Momofuko Ko
One of the most eagerly-anticipated relaunches of the season, Momofuko Ko is now finally open for business, serving Asian-accented American fare.

Open as of this week, Kingsley is the debut restaurant from Roxanne Spruance, who previously cooked under such culinary greats as Dan Barber, Wylie Dufresne, and Christian Delouvrier.

Thursday Kitchen
With smallish plates filled with Thai flavours and techniques, this East Village spot is very much a New York restaurant filled with influences of the city and all the cuisines found here.

Ssäm Bar
This restaurant has seen a lot in its 10 years of operation and is better than ever after it's October 2016 refresh.

Taberna 97
Featuring delicious small plates perfect for sharing, this traditional Portuguese spot on St. Mark's is ideal for a group.

Little Tong Noodle Shop
Little Tong Noodle Shop pays homage to the Chinese province of Yunnan, offering flavorful dishes based on rice noodles called Mixian, as well as small plates showcasing local, seasonal ingredients, house-made pickles and specially crafted condiments and sauces inspired by the villages and multi-ethnic regions of southwest China.

Baar Baar
Chef Sujan Sarkar’s upscale restaurant in the East Village serves innovative, modern Indian cuisine.