The 5 Coziest Food Spots of Harlem

Be sure to nourish your taste buds and stomach while you’re in the infamous Harlem Neighborhood! You’re surrounded by history and culture so you’ll be sure to find some of the most delicious food spots north Manhattan has to offer.

1- Sylvia’s

328 Malcom X Boulevard
Often referred to as the “Queen of the Soul Food”, Sylvia’s of Harlem is a renown spot for its high quality authentic soul foods that bring the real flavor and vibe of Harlem to life. Make sure you pop by on Wednesdays for their Live Music special, or on Sundays for their Gospel Brunches. It is no wonder that Sylvia’s is not only a neighborhood classic but a landmark to the community for their amazingly delicious food as well as communal ambiance where all customers are welcome and treated with amazing service.

2- Flor De Mayo

2651 Broadway
An electric fusion between Chinese and Peruvian cuisines will heighten your curiosity, but upon trying any of their plates you’ll be swift to set your mind on believing that Flor De Mayo is a special place to keep an eye out for. This restaurant has been around for 30 years and for every passing year, their food remains consistently some of the most Peruvian plates that Manhattan has to offer. Be sure to check out their Lomo Saltado plate and the Chupe De Camaron, which are some of the customer favorites.

3-Levain Bakery

2167 Broadway
A small sized bakery specializing in unique recipes and signature made brioche, scones and huge chocolate chip cookies. The entire menu is baked fresh daily, guaranteeing a special deliciousness to all of their baked items and bringing to your taste buds a unique memorable taste of Harlem. Be sure to support this friendly community Bakery with your presence, you won’t be disappointed!


3452 Broadway
Looking for a seriously cool and cosy spot where you can chug down a couple of oysters and enjoy Japanese cuisine and Ramen as well as deliciously unique cocktails? Look no further! Rokc will immediately entice you with it’s intimately lit basement entrance. Upon entering, you’ll feel cosy in their small space and intimately ready to undergo a great foody experience.

5- Vinateria

2211 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
A stylish fusion between Spanish and Italian culinary recipes, this chic and minimalist restaurant possesses a seriously cool vibe. The dark black and white minimalist undertones of the interior design beset a casual and intimate ambiance during dinner time and is a great place to bring a date to or a small group of friends. Their wine selection is also a perfect addition to almost every plate you’d go for, they have a wine for every pairing and for every occasion you can think of.


Now you’ve got a real taste of the Neighborhood, need a quick guide to get the basics covered of what Harlem has to offer? Read through our top 5 things to do in Harlem!