Life in NYC

"Student Hot Spots"

Popular Eateries in the Immediate Area:

For restaurant reservations, please visit the OpenTable page of New York City restaurants.

 Bengal Cafe (Indian Cuisine)
1028 Amsterdam
(btwn 110th & 111th Sts)
(212) 662-7191
 V&T Pizza (Italian)
1024 Amsterdam
(btwn 110th & 111th Sts)
(212) 663-1708
 Kitchenette (American)
1272 Amsterdam
(212) 267-6740
Ollie's (Chinese)
2957 Broadway (at 116th St)
(212) 932-3300
 Panino Sportivo Roma (Italian)
1231 Amsterdam
(212) 662-2066
 Che Bella (Italian American)
1215 Amsterdam
(212) 864-7300
 Subconscious (Deli, American)
1213 Amsterdam
(212) 864-2720
 Amy Ruth's (Southern)
113 W. 116th St
(212) 280-8779
 Terrance in the Sky
(French Mediterranean)
400 W. 119th St
(212) 666-9490
 The Heights (Mexican)
2867 Broadway
(btwn 111th & 112th Sts)
(212) 749-7687
 Tomo (Japanese)
2850 Amsterdam (near 110th)
(212) 665-2916
 DR-K (Latin)
114 Dyckman St
(212) 304-1717
 Bayou (Cajun-Creole)
308 Lenox Ave
(212) 426-3800
 La Hacienda (Traditional Mexican)
219 E. 116th St at 3rd Ave
(212) 987-1617
 Jimmy's Uptown (Latin-Soul)
2207 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd
(212) 491-4000
(French, Moroccan, Caribbean)
161 Lenox Ave
(212) 665-2525
 MoBay Uptown (Barbecue)
17 W. 125th St
(212) 828-3400
Strokos Pizza & Deli
(Italian American)
1090 Amsterdam (at 114th St)
(212) 666-2121
 Sylvia's (Soul Food)
328 Lenox Ave
(212) 996-0660
Azuri, (Middle Eastern Food)
465 W. 51st St
(212) 262-2920
 Bon Chon Chicken,
 325 5th Ave
(between 32nd St & 33rd St)
(212)  686-8282
 Boqueria,(Catalonian Tapas)
 53 West 19th / 171 Spring St. 
(212)  255-4160 /(212) 343-4255
Frog, (French)
71 Spring St.
(212) 966-5050
 La Palapa, (Mexican)
 77 St. Marks Place.
(212) 777-2537
 Sevilla, (Spanish)
 62 Charles St
(212) 929-3189
 Mamajuana Cafe,
 (Puerto Rican / Dominican)
 247 Dyckman St.
 (212) 304-1217
Taboon (Mediterranean)
 773 Tenth Ave.
 (212) 713-0271
 Veniero's, (Famous Cheesecake)
 342 East 11th Street & 1st Ave.
 (212) 674-7070



Popular Shopping Destinations

 Abercrombie & Fitch
Invisible Man
J. Crew
 Bed Bath and Beyond
 Lord & Taylor
 Bloomingdale's Soho
 Book Culture
 Marc Ecko Cut & Sew
 Century 21
 Morningside Bookshop
 Charlotte Russe
 National Jean Company
 Christian Audigier
 The Puma Store
 The Corner Bookstore
 Dave's New York
 DKNY Soho
 Strand Bookstore
 Ed Hardy
 Epic Hollister
 Free People
 Unoppressive Non-Imperialist Bargain Books
 Niketown  Dylan's Candy Bar


Popular Manhattan Hangouts:

Central Park
Bryant Park
Riverside Park
Times Square
Union Square
South Street Seaport
Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex


"NYC Culture Spots"


Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Whitney Museum
Guggenheim Museum
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History
South Street Seaport Museum
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum



Ellis Island
Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial
Statue of Liberty
General Grant National Memorial
Empire State Building
South Street Seaport
Wall Street
Castle Clinton National Memorial
Governor's Island
Belvedere Castle
Morris-Jumel Mansion
New York Stock Exchange
United Nations Headquarters


For more information regarding NYC Culture Spots, please see:

Manhattan Museums and History
List of National Historic Landmarks in NYC
Museums in NYC


Other Sites and information about NYC:

NYC Web Links - From city guides to Google maps to Broadway tips and shows, these websites are helpful tools whether you want to plan a day trip in the city or explore its nightlife. - An interactive map that helps when traveling by subway, bus, car, or walking. Whether you're traveling around in one of the many methods of 24-hour transportation services or walking to your next destination, can help you get to where you want to go. It's one of the most helpful websites in getting around the city.

Exploring New York City - Want to find information about getting around in NYC, NYC landmarks and parks, newspapers and magazines, cultural resources and ticket information, dining, and sports? Click on the link to explore your options and open your mind to the endless possibilities of NYC.

Some other popular sites include:

New York City Subway Map
New York Times
New York City Transit
Time Out New York 
Citysearch NYC Guide
NYC Culture Guide & Calendar
New York Today
NYC Government Link
Restaurants & Food by New York Metro
NYC and Company - NYC's Official Tourism Website
Zagat Survey
Central Park
Empire State Building