Welcome to the infamous Soho Neighborhood! Looking for some delicious places to fill your stomach or for a quick bite? Check out our quick and easy top 5 food spot guide!
80 Spring Street.
The iconic french brasserie Balthazar is no doubt an irrevocable choice for anyone’s top 5 lists of places to eat in the Soho Neighborhood. Immediately recognized for its relaxed and ambient feel, red banquettes and outside benches, the restaurant will no doubt swift you away to France upon arrival. The menu at Balthazar is one of the most straight forward yet succulent recipes of France. The Steak au Poivre and the Balthazar burger are undoubtedly some of the best in the Soho Neighborhood!
2- La Esquina
114 Kenmare Street.
If you’re out and about in the Soho Neighborhood, you can’t miss La Esquina, the flagship spot for taquerias, Mexican food and a basement tequila bar! At night time, you’ll spot it a mile away with its bright red neon sign lighting “The Corner”. While you’re there, be sure to try out some of their cocktails as they are crafted with passion and expertise. Try the Paloma, the Sexico or the Jalisco Kiss you won’t regret it!
3- Le Coucou
138 Lafayette Street.
The interior design of Le Coucou almost brings you to Paris upon entering, with its unusually high ceilings and chalk colored brick pillars. This classy and chic french restaurant will bring exotic and unusual recipes to your plate with culinary items such as rabbit, duck and foie gras. The Chef Daniel Rose has brought the true Parisian experience and culinary savors to truly bring you an immersive tasting of France with its unique yet authentic Menu.
Sadelle’s Restaurant Menu is mainly revolved around a Pescatarian styled culinary experience, although they also have fresh house-made bagels and many other appetizers. Sadelle’s is renown for its bustling energy and clientele, where lunch and dinner drastically differ in energy and ambiance. Lunch is known to be the most bustling, while dinner time tends to be more relaxed and laid back. Don’t forget to order bagels and babka, the most eclectic mix at Sadelle’s for which people spend ages queuing for!
5- La Mercerie
53 Howard Street.
Open everyday from 9:00AM to 10:00PM, makes La Mercerie a great spot to check if you’re in the need for breakfast, lunch or dinner; or if the lines at neighboring restaurants are too packed. La Mercerie is a French eatery comprised of a pastry counter and an authentically french culinary menu. It’s interior design is a flawless flash back to old school countryside french restaurants, with a unique archway in the middle of the restaurant. The menu’s recommendations by us are the Confit Duck Leg, and the Filet.
If you’re walking around the Soho Neighborhood post-meal and unsure of where to go or explore, then have a quick read through our next guide!