The 15 Best Restaurants in Soho Right Now

Which restaurant in Soho is the best?

Are you looking for the best restaurants in Soho? Then you’ve come to the right place – because I’ll show you the hottest and most authentic places where New Yorkers hang out. The choice of restaurants in Soho New York is huge – so there will definitely be something for you!

Soho is one of my favorite neighborhoods in all of New York – and the many great restaurants are one reason why. To help you quickly and easily see which spot is near you, you can find all of Soho’s restaurants on an interactive map.

By the way: you’ll find many more New York City spots in our Loving New York travel guides!

My Favorite Restaurants in Soho

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    Balthazar

    French Restaurant in SoHo
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    The stylish restaurant serves traditional French cuisine. Outside the menu you can also choose from the seafood bar and the delicacies from the Balthazar Bakery. The breakfast is legendary and the home-baked bread is especially convincing. By the way, you can get a lot more of it in the adjacent bakery.

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    Little Prince

    French Restaurant in SoHo
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    For the first time we noticed the French restaurant in summer: the windows can be opened completely and because it is so small, you have a window seat & table all to yourself, so to speak. Super-romantic and that’s why it immediately landed on our list of the most romantic restaurants in NYC.

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    The Dutch Restaurant

    American Restaurant in SoHo
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    Unlike the name The Dutch suggests, there are no Dutch specialties, but American cuisine. Besides salads and pasta, there is a large selection of meat and fish dishes. On weekends, there is also plenty of time for brunches – and there is a lot on the menu.

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    The Mercer Kitchen

    American Restaurant in SoHo
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    The Mercer Kitchen is a restaurant located in SoHo and can be found right next to The Mercer Hotel. We recommend coming here for breakfast and lunch while you’re visiting SoHo.

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    Antique Garage

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    As the name suggests, the location used to be an old screwdriver garage, which was brought to life in 2003. The furnishing with antique paintings and lamps creates a relaxed, cosy atmosphere.  And then the food: the starters alone are already a blast. Try “Mezze” – these are Mediterranean little treats.

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    Black Tap NYC

    Burger Spot in SoHo
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    Black Tap NYC is known for its delicious milkshakes & burgers and really worth a visit!

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    BoCaphe

    Asian Restaurant in SoHo
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    The BoCaphe is one of our favourite spots if we want to enjoy “Vietnamese French Cuisine” in a relaxed atmosphere.

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    Dos Caminos

    Mexican Restaurant in SoHo
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    Dos Casminos is especially known for its spicy guacamole and the very good sangria. The charm that the restaurant exudes in each of the 5 locations is absolutely authentic Mexican and provides a successful change after a long working day or a strenuous sightseeing day.

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    Flippers

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    Flipper’s Pancake offers some of the fluffiest pancakes in NYC. Eating them feels like biting into clouds!

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    Le Coucou

    French Restaurant in SoHo
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    With Daniel Rose as chef, Paris comes to New York! The Michelin-starred restaurant Le Coucou serves French cuisine at a very high level. Located in the beautiful Soho district, it is the ideal place if you are looking for a romantic restaurant in New York. 

    In addition to the classy Parisian ambiance, you can watch the open kitchen crew at work. The menu includes French classics such as halibut, lobster, and fillet of beef with foie gras.

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    Lupe’s East L.A. Kitchen

    Mexican Restaurant in SoHo
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    Lupe’s East L.A. Kitchen is modeled after East L.A’s plentiful quaint and authentic taquerias. They are known for their seafood taco combos, with their top two being the fried flounder tacos and the shrimp chipotle tacos. The flounder is a mild-tasting, slightly sweet fish that is delicious when fried and eaten in a soft corn tortilla. You can also order the flounder tacos boiled for a healthier taco option. The seafood tacos are topped with lettuce, sour cream, and a creamy avocado sauce. Make sure you don’t leave without trying their creamy vanilla flan for dessert! 

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    San Carlo Osteria Piemonte

    Italian Restaurant in SoHo
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    I have another great new restaurant tip for SoHo – one of my favorite parts of New York: San Carlo on Thompson Street. You will immediately feel very comfortable and welcome, it is very familiar.

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    SoHo Park

    American Restaurant in SoHo
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    Great spot for a lunch in SoHo for little money!

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    Vestry

    American Restaurant in SoHo
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    Are you looking for a Michelin-starred spot in Soho offering a three-course Thanksgiving dinner? Look no further than Vestry’s (located in the Dominick Hotel)! Their meal is $98 per person and will be served on Thanksgiving day from noon until 7 pm. They will offer menu options such as Atlantic salmon with koji sauce, potato gnocchi with calamari and parmesan cream, crispy-skinned branzino, butternut squash soup, shrimp risotto, and their homemade bourbon pecan pie for dessert. 

The Best Restaurants in Soho on the Map

A map with all restaurants in Soho can be found here – just click on “FULL MAP” if you want to see more. You can click on each restaurant on the map to find out everything you need to know!

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Steffen

I'm a true New York fan! Not only have I visited the city over 20 times but also have I spent several months here at a time. On my blog I show you the best and most beautiful spots of the city, so that you have a really good time! You can also find lots of insider tips in our New York travel guide. Also check out my hotel finder for New York!

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