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Yummy Big Apple

Peter Luger Steakhouse

178 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718) 387-7400


Customade Travel strongly recommends this centenial restaurant where steak-lovers will enjoy the culinary delight of every single dish. Peter Luger has been named the best steakhouse in New York City by Zagat Survey for 30 years in a row; it is a must to visit this famous restaurant. It is important to keep in mind three factors before going to the restaurant: make a reservation with in advance to guarantee a table, cash is the only form of payment (credit cards are not accepted, unless you have Peter Luger's credit card), and last but not least we recommend going to the restaurant starving. We suggest starting with the delicious appetizer named Luger’s Sizzling Bacon, its incredible flavor will take you to heaven.


Customade Travel presents a different way to visit New York City, this time we recommend to enjoy the Big Apple through its spectacular gastronomy. Throughout the following list, Customade Travel would like to provide to its clients some recommendations of distinctive restaurants to have great meals while visiting and exploring the city of New York. If you are a food-lover, Customade Travel's "Yummy Big Apple" will suit your needs and expectations on your next trip to the city that never sleeps. This is about to eat well, so you better be hungry!

© Miguel Soto Gil & Alan Michael Simon

Oyster Bar & Restaurant

89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

(212) 490-6650


As its name suggests, this restaurant specializes in seafood.  This famous restaurant is located inside the Grand Central Station, one of the most visited sites in Manhattan. Customade Travel suggests this restaurant to all those seafood-lovers who love to have a great time while eating tasty oysters, mussels, fishes or even delicious crustaceans. Oyster Bar and Restaurant is opened since 1913, being one of the landmarks of the New York culinary scene. Do not miss the opportunity of eating great seafood at one of the most emblematic places in New York, the Grand Central Station. 


88 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011

(212) 989-8883


Morimoto is more than a conventional sushi restaurant; this place is such an amazing and tasty culinary experience for sushi-lovers looking for something beyond sushi. The restaurant’s environments will teleport every single client to a peaceful and chic place where the presentation of the Japanese food and its flavor make this restaurant one of a kind Sushi spots in New York Cty. Customade Travel recommends to try the "Morimoto Omakase", which is the chef’s choice; a multi course tasting menu designed to allow you to experience the essence of morimoto’s cuisine.


Jackson Hole

517 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10024

(212) 362-5177


Jackson Hole, also known by the home of the seven ounces burgers, has the biggest hamburgers in the city of New York. This burger house brand has up to eight different restaurants allover New York City; all of these restaurants offer a large menu where people can choose from thirty five different burgers. If you are a burger lover, we recommend trying Jackon Hole’s famous Western Burger. In addition to the menu, these restaurants have a unique western decoration that will make you feel in the Wild West. 

The Loeb BoatHouse

East 72nd Street and 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10021

(212) 517-2233


Known as Central Park’s Boathouse, this restaurant is one of the nicest places in the city of New York. This restaurant has three different sections: the lakeside restaurant, the outside bar and the express café. All three sections offer great views from the Bethesda Fountain and Central Park’s lake. During summer and spring, people can rent a boat and have an hour trip sailing the lake. For the most romantic couples, the restaurant offers private gondolas browsed by an authentic Venetian. Back to food, the Boathouse has a large menu from where to choose; however, we would like to recommend their Fish and Chips, a tasteful plate which reflects the elegance and deliciousness of the Bethesda Fountain and its surroundings.  

Luke's Lobster

242 E. 81st Street, New York, NY

(212) 249-4241


Luke's Lobsters is a great place for a quick snack. This company offers fast food service stores in different areas of Manhattan, such as East Village, Financial District, Midtown, Union Station, Upper East and West Side. All the restaurants offer a simple menu from which people can choose three kinds of rolls: crab, shrimp or lobster. If you are thinking to pass by one of these stores with more people, we suggest to order Noah's Ark which has the three different rolls + two sodas + two chips + two pickles. 


200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010

(212) 229-2560


Eataly offers 7 sit down restaurants with both table and bar seats. Each restaurant is positioned next to the market area that provides its fresh ingredients: Manzo Ristorante is the most formal dining experience offered by Eataly, focusing on different types of Italian beef. If you are looking for a vegan dining experience, Le Verdure is definitely the best option to try Italy’s fresh and seasonal vegetables. On the other hand, if you prefer to eat seafood you can go to IL Pesce, a great seafood restaurant which offers the best from the sea. In addition to the multiple restaurants, Customade Travel would like to mention a different option, the Birreria. This restaurant is located at the top of the building, so people can eat while looking at the beautiful views from Manhattan. 

Peanut Butter and Company

240 Sullivan Street, New York, NY 10012

(212) 677-3995


West Village's neighborhood atmosphere is such a great experience for people to go and see while visiting New York City. The area of Greenwich Village has plenty of restaurants , bars, pubs and taverns where New Yorkers and tourist gather together. If you are a peanut butter-lover and are planning to visit this authentic neigborhood, Customade Travel would like to suggest you to visit Peanut and Company... an authentic sandwich shop that has a meny made by butter from top to bottom; in other words, it is a nice place to have a dessert or a snack.

Don Antonio

309 W 50th Street, New York, NY 10019.

(646) 719-1043


Straight out of Italy, Don Antonio is such a great pizzeria which offers a large variety of mouth-watering pizzas. The current menu has about seventy different types of pizza to choose from; there are all extraordinary good, however, Customade Travel would like to recommend its favorite pizza...the "Truffle Burrata Pizza". This restaurant may be the place that you would like to most from all the restaurants in New York if you really enjoy eating pizza. If you are really into this type of food, it is a must to visit Little Italy, where you will feel like being in Italy.

Insomnia Cookies

405 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY

(877) 632-6654


Insommia Cookies is a bakery store which sales delicious homemade cookies at night. This place attracts sleepwalkers and other people suffering from insomia who would like to eat cookies in the middle of the night. Because of the great idea of having this kind of bakery stores in New York, Customade Travel suggests to order some American cookies at night as any other hungry New Yorker. We would like to recommend to try their "Triple Chocolate Chunk" or any of their frozen desserts that combine ice-cream and cookies.

The River Café (Brooklyn)

1 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

(718) 522-5200


Located under the emblematic Brooklyn Bridge, the River Café is one of the most special and unique restaurants in Brooklyn. When visiting The River Café after 5:00 p.m. each day, jackets are required for gentlemen in the Main Dining Room and the Bar. Appropriate clothing and footwear are always required in all areas at all times. This restaurant has amazing views of Manhattan’s skyline, great views accompanied with great gastronomy as well. We recommend to try the delicious Tuna Tartare, a tasteful mixture of flavors and textures.

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