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Published on April 21, 2020
New York City's 4 best spots to splurge on New American eatsPhoto: Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse/Yelp

Looking to satisfy your appetite for New American fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end New American restaurants around New York City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

1. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

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Topping the list is Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse. Located on the ground floor of the 1221 Avenue of the Americas building in Midtown, this location of the national steakhouse chain is the most popular high-end New American restaurant in New York City, boasting 4.5 stars out of 2,977 reviews on Yelp.

Founded in Dallas, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse has since expanded to 16 locations across the country, including this NYC outpost, which features a bi-level dining room, private dining, floor-to-ceiling windows, a menu with nearly 20 cuts of steak, and a wine list encompassing 1,200 different wines.

2. Gramercy Tavern

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Next up is Gramercy Tavern, situated at 42 E. 20th St. (between Broadway and Park Avenue South) in Gramercy. This multiple-James-Beard-Award-winning restaurant serves three different three-course prix-fixe menus ($134-$189), as well as an a la carte tavern menu, and with 4.5 stars out of 2,892 reviews, it has proved to be a local favorite among Yelpers.

Yelper Kate S., who reviewed Gramercy Tavern on April 14, wrote, "Five-star experience for sure! We dined here Valentine's Day weekend for my hubby's birthday. Everything is top-notch — from the decor, to the food, to the outstanding service."

Vivek S. noted, "The service from start to end was outstanding. Thanks a bunch for making our visit so special."

3. Eleven Madison Park

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Nearby Eleven Madison Park, located at 11 Madison Ave. (at 24th Street), is another top choice. Open since 1998, this Michelin-starred spot, overlooking Madison Square Park, offers guests a refined eight-to-10-course tasting-menu experience. Yelpers give it 4.5 stars out of 2,182 reviews.

Yelp has lots more information about Eleven Madison Park.

"Eleven Madison Park embodies an urbane sophistication serving Chef Daniel Humm's modern, sophisticated French cuisine that emphasizes purity, simplicity and seasonal flavors and ingredients," according to the business's Yelp profile. "Daniel's delicate and precise cooking style is experienced through a constantly evolving menu. The restaurant's dramatically high ceilings and magnificent Art Deco dining room offer guests lush views of historic Madison Square Park and the Flatiron Building."

4. Jean-Georges

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Then there's Jean-Georges, another much-loved, pricey go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 1,879 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1 Central Park West, just north of Columbus Circle, to see for yourself.

If you're looking for more, we found these details about Jean-Georges.

"Jean-Georges opened in 1997 to critical acclaim," the business states on Yelp. "The jewel of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's empire, the restaurant offers the very best in fine dining. Consistently awarded four stars by the New York Times and three Michelin stars, Jean-Georges presents exquisitely crafted dishes blending French, American and Asian influences."


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