Best Restaurants in the Bowery

If you want to live in the Bowery Neighborhood of Manhattan or just want to visit NYC in all of its glory, you do need to know that there’s no shortage of great restaurants to be had here. Depending on what type of food you like, you will see that there’s a variety of amazing meals you can choose from, it all comes down to you and what you like but the experience can be more than impressive.

With that in mind, we have created a list that includes the best restaurants you can find in the Bowery Neighborhood, so here they are!


Gemma is specialized in Italian food and more specifically pizza. The great thing here is that the restaurant does an amazing job at delivering high quality pizza and you are bound to love the incredible results here. The food is authentic, of a very good quality but it’s also affordable, something that made it a staple for Italian based food in NYC.


Similar to Gemma, Forcella offers pizza and a wide range of Italian styled foods. It’s a small establishment when compared to the others in this list but it more than makes up for it with the great quality that it offers and the true attention to detail it has. It’s a really good, quiet place to serve and enjoy your meals.

Momofuku Ko

Momofuku Ko serves a wide range of cuisine types, starting with Japanese and ending with American, international as well as Asian dishes. It has a one of a kind feel to it and it’s also quite inexpensive which makes it great for daily or weekly visits.

Saxon and Parole

Saxon and Parole is considered by many users to be a cool restaurant. It’s a steakhouse at first, but it also delivers vegetarian and authentic American food. Another thing to note is that the Saxon and Parole restaurant also has a wine bar which does make the experience more interesting!

Forcella la Pizza di Napoli

Just like the name suggests, this is yet another great pizza place in NYC and more specifically Manhattan. It’s not expensive at all and Forcella la Pizza di Napoli is also suitable mostly for dinners. It also sends pizza at home if you want such a service.

Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria

For those persons that like Mediterranean and Italian cuisine as a whole, Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria is a great place to visit. Not only is it offering you a wide range of high quality meals but it has a stellar service and the pricing is truly affordable as well.

DBGB Kitchen & Bar

If you really want a simple restaurant with good food, the DBGB Kitchen & Bar is a great investment. As you can expect the pricing is very low, but the quality is good even if it doesn’t rival the top restaurants. Still, the service is nice and as a whole you do get quite a lot for what you pay in return!

You don’t think that these restaurants are enough? Check Part 2 HERE and find out about even more great restaurants in the Bowery neighborgood!