9. Delmonico’s

The original chain of Delmonico’s restaurants was owned and operated by the family of the same name during the 19th and early 20th centuries. According to the website Tesla Universe, Tesla”invariably” ate his meals at Delmonico’s and spent time at the café during the evenings. There were Delmonico restaurants across Manhattan including the original and most famous location at 2 South Williams Street. Other famous patrons of the restaurant include J.P. Morgan, Charles Dickens, Arthur Sullivan, Jenny Lind and Theodore Roosevelt.