12. The Bowery Market in NoHo, Manhattan
With all the popular restaurant options that New York City has to offer, it’s easy to miss the tiny, open-air food market sitting on the corner site of a former auto-mechanic shop at 348 Bowery. But we promise that this food court of sorts, called The Bowery Market, is worth visiting, both for its delectable food options and irreplaceably quaint atmosphere. This makes it an ideal spot for finding food without hassle while still having just the right amount of options to satisfy any craving.
One restaurant at the Bowery Market is “Alidoro,” an Italian speciality sandwich shop serving sandwiches and salads. If you’re in the mood for Mexican cuisine, walk a few feet over to Oaxaca Comida Calle for tacos, quesadillas, and guac. There’s also Indian food at “Parantha Alley,” sushi at “Sushi on Jones,” vegetarian food at “The Butcher’s Daughter,” and coffee Champion Coffee. The beauty of it is that these diverse options are concentrated in one small space.
Cuisine aside, the Bowery Food Market is simply delightful because of its quirky location and setup alone. The market is uniquely designed with narrow, cozy passageways, homey ceiling lights, and clear ceilings that allow the sunlight to pour in as you eat or browse your options.
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