New York City Dining Links

Open Table:
Straight forward reservations and restaurant search.

The most popular guide, but the reviewers aren't always trustworthy so beware. allows you to search for restaurants by name, type of cuisine, price or neighborhood. You can also recommend a restaurant and see the site's "Top Picks".

Zagat's New York: delivers the dish on more than 20,000 restaurants, bistros, cafes, coffee-houses, diners, hotels, and takeout joints worldwide. Click here to search for reviews of New York establishments.

The New York City Department of Health:
The New York City Department of Health conducts inspections of all food service establishments in the city. This site allows you to search by restaurant name or location to find out about the most recent significant violations issued.

The Village Voice Eats!:
Search the Village Voice's new database of restaurant reviews.

Wendy Ballard Dines Out:
Wendy Ballard Dines Out is a unique, "quality for value" dining out guide for the New York City / Metropolitan area.
Diary style ramblings and formal reviews of dining in New York and around the country by restaurant reviewer Jim Leff. Includes summaries of the weekly reviews from the New York Times, the Daily News, Newsday, the Village Voice, and the New York Observer.

Little Italy NYC:
Listings and reviews in Little Italy.

Greenwich Village Guide:
NYU's guide to the university area.

The Ins and Outs of Patio Dining:
Tips for outdoor dining in the East Village.

Dr. Puff:
The smoker's guide to dining out in NYC.
An exhaustive list of New York eateries in alphabetical order with contact information and menus.