Best American Restaurants in Upstate New York

The Wishing WellThe Wishing Well
(1277)
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American | Saratoga Springs, Upstate New York
The Brook TavernThe Brook Tavern
(620)
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American | Saratoga Springs, Upstate New York
R&R Kitchen and BarR&R Kitchen and Bar
(121)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Saratoga Springs, Upstate New York
Diprinzio's KitchenDiprinzio's Kitchen
(142)
$$$$
American | Clayton, Upstate New York
Morgan & Co. - Glens FallsMorgan & Co. - Glens Falls
(584)
$$$$
American | Glens Falls, Upstate New York
Tala American BistroTala American Bistro
(444)
$$$$
American | Albany, Upstate New York
MotusMotus
(160)
$$$$
American | Utica, Upstate New York
dp An American Brasseriedp An American Brasserie
(343)
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American | Albany, Upstate New York
Longfellows Restaurant & HotelLongfellows Restaurant & Hotel
(942)
$$$$
American | Saratoga Springs, Upstate New York
The Bear CafeThe Bear Cafe
(184)
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American | Woodstock, New York, Upstate New York
Simpson'sSimpson's
(163)
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Best Italian Restaurants in Upstate New York

Gola OsteriaGola Osteria
(436)
$$$$
Italian | Ithaca, Upstate New York
Cafe CapriccioCafe Capriccio
(1057)
$$$$
Italian | Albany, Upstate New York
Taverna BanfiTaverna Banfi
(894)
$$$$
Italian | Ithaca, Upstate New York
MezzaNotte RestaurantMezzaNotte Restaurant
(270)
$$$$
Italian | Albany, Upstate New York
Milano - Latham NYMilano - Latham NY
(525)
$$$$
Italian | Latham, Upstate New York
ZaZa's CucinaZaZa's Cucina
(329)
$$$$
Italian | Ithaca, Upstate New York
Chianti Il RistoranteChianti Il Ristorante
(1637)
$$$$
Italian | Saratoga Springs, Upstate New York
Nové Italian RestaurantNové Italian Restaurant
(553)
$$$$
Italian | Saratoga Springs, Upstate New York
Johnny's - SchenectadyJohnny's - Schenectady
(154)
$$$$
Italian | Schenectady, Upstate New York
Three Vines BistroThree Vines Bistro
(209)
$$$$
Italian | Saratoga Springs, Upstate New York
Cornells RestaurantCornells Restaurant
(834)
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Italian | Schenectady, Upstate New York
IL FARO restaurant & barIL FARO restaurant & bar
(113)
$$$$
Italian | Albany, Upstate New York
Pino Bianco at Turning StonePino Bianco at Turning Stone
(1285)
$$$$
Italian | Verona, New York, Upstate New York
Pasta PanePasta Pane
(637)
$$$$
Italian | Clifton Park, Upstate New York
Delmonico's Italian Steakhouse - UticaDelmonico's Italian Steakhouse - Utica
(160)
$$$$
Italian | Utica, Upstate New York

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HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar
(427)
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Contemporary American | Edgewater
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(293)
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Contemporary American | Upper West Side
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(104)
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Italian | Upper West Side
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Sushi Ginza Onodera - NYCSushi Ginza Onodera - NYC
167
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Sushi | Midtown East, Manhattan
AteraAtera
586
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Contemporary American | TriBeCa - Downtown, Manhattan
CoteCote
101
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Steakhouse | Chelsea, Manhattan
The Polo BarThe Polo Bar
416
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American | Midtown East, Manhattan
BalthazarBalthazar
5530
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French | SoHo, Manhattan
DanielDaniel
5348
$$$$
French | New York, Exclusive
ZenkichiZenkichi
1264
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Japanese | Williamsburg, Brooklyn
WestlightWestlight
617
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American | Williamsburg, Brooklyn
El CortezEl Cortez
8
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Mexican / Southwestern | Bushwick, Brooklyn
La VaraLa Vara
579
$$$$
Spanish | Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

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MareaMarea
7022
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Italian | Midtown West, Manhattan
UplandUpland
1911
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Contemporary American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Le CoucouLe Coucou
1921
$$$$
French | SoHo, Manhattan
BalthazarBalthazar
5530
$$$$
French | SoHo, Manhattan
CosmeCosme
2122
$$$$
Contemporary Mexican | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Empellon MidtownEmpellon Midtown
577
$$$$
Contemporary Mexican | Midtown East, Manhattan
Gramercy TavernGramercy Tavern
7650
$$$$
American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60thAvra Madison Estiatorio on 60th
1185
$$$$
Mediterranean | Midtown East, Manhattan
ABC KitchenABC Kitchen
6280
$$$$
Contemporary American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Boulud SudBoulud Sud
5057
$$$$
Mediterranean | Lincoln Square, Manhattan
Minetta TavernMinetta Tavern
2187
$$$$
French | West Village, Manhattan
MaialinoMaialino
3955
$$$$
Italian | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
The ClocktowerThe Clocktower
1082
$$$$
English | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
EstelaEstela
406
$$$$
Contemporary American | SoHo, Manhattan
The Lobster ClubThe Lobster Club
127
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Japanese | Midtown East, Manhattan
ABC CocinaABC Cocina
2273
$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates | Union Square, Manhattan
Ai FioriAi Fiori
3897
$$$$
Contemporary European | Midtown West, Manhattan
Flora BarFlora Bar
371
$$$$
Seafood | Upper East Side, Manhattan
Estiatorio Milos - NYEstiatorio Milos - NY
4634
$$$$
Seafood | Midtown West, Manhattan
NixNix
1243
$$$$
Vegetarian | Greenwich Village, Manhattan

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MaialinoMaialino
3955
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Italian | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Gramercy TavernGramercy Tavern
7650
$$$$
American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Le CoucouLe Coucou
1921
$$$$
French | SoHo, Manhattan
Estiatorio Milos - NYEstiatorio Milos - NY
4634
$$$$
Seafood | Midtown West, Manhattan
THE GRILLTHE GRILL
278
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Steakhouse | Midtown East, Manhattan
Boulud SudBoulud Sud
5057
$$$$
Mediterranean | Lincoln Square, Manhattan
CosmeCosme
2122
$$$$
Contemporary Mexican | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Buddakan NYBuddakan NY
11521
$$$$
Chinese | Meatpacking District, Manhattan
15 East Restaurant15 East Restaurant
975
$$$$
Sushi | Union Square, Manhattan
La VaraLa Vara
579
$$$$
Spanish | Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
JUNGSIKJUNGSIK
1128
$$$$
Korean | TriBeCa - Downtown, Manhattan
The Bombay Bread BarThe Bombay Bread Bar
361
$$$$
Indian | SoHo, Manhattan
NixNix
1243
$$$$
Vegetarian | Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Somtum DerSomtum Der
188
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Thai | East Village, Manhattan
Llama InnLlama Inn
118
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Peruvian | Williamsburg, Brooklyn

New York City’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

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The ModernThe Modern
4353
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Contemporary American | Midtown West, Manhattan
Nougatine at Jean GeorgesNougatine at Jean Georges
6077
$$$$
French | Midtown West, Manhattan
CookshopCookshop
4970
$$$$
American | Chelsea, Manhattan
Raoul'sRaoul's
1584
$$$$
Contemporary French | SoHo, Manhattan
Keens SteakhouseKeens Steakhouse
8774
$$$$
Steak | Midtown West, Manhattan
Quality MeatsQuality Meats
6640
$$$$
American | Midtown West, Manhattan
Gotham Bar and GrillGotham Bar and Grill
8823
$$$$
Contemporary American | Union Square, Manhattan
Casa LeverCasa Lever
1141
$$$$
Italian | Midtown East, Manhattan
Mercer KitchenMercer Kitchen
4730
$$$$
American | SoHo, Manhattan
Buddakan NYBuddakan NY
11521
$$$$
Chinese | Meatpacking District, Manhattan

Treat your taste buds: Explore Upstate New York restaurants.

Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Upstate New York's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Horned Dorset Inn1. The Horned Dorset Inn
205 reviews
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French | Cooperstown, Upstate New York

Dependably superb and original. Highly recommended for any special occasion or whenever one craves an exceptional meal. More

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Wildflowers at Turning Stone2. Wildflowers at Turning Stone
405 reviews
$$$$
Continental | Verona, New York, Upstate New York

Always a wonderful experience. We were there celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary and have been going there every year since we got married. More

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The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn3. The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn
578 reviews
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Contemporary American | Lake Placid, Upstate New York

Very nice special occasssion restaurant with beautiful views of Mirror Lake. A bit on the quiet side - great if you like that. Live music next door in the bar. Definitely recommend. More

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TS Steakhouse at Turning Stone4. TS Steakhouse at Turning Stone
1225 reviews
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Steakhouse | Verona, New York, Upstate New York

As always, a wonderful meal with perfect service. Highly recommend. Never disappointed. More

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Motus5. Motus
160 reviews
$$$$
American | Utica, Upstate New York

We had an amazing meal, the pork shoulder is one of the best meals I have had in a long time. Definitely one of the best spots in Central New York. More

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New to OpenTable

Upstate New York restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
110 Grill - Albany110 Grill - Albany
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American | Albany, Upstate New York

Dine at 110 Grill for either lunch or dinner, or simply visit for cocktails and dessert. The atmosphere, which includes an open kitchen, outdoor patio with fire pits, a lounge with high top tables and a large bar, is ideal for any occasion. With its scratch kitchen, it accommodates special dietary needs and ensures that each dish that leaves the kitchen is made fresh to order.

The menu at 110 Grill features popular entrees including Chimichurri Steak, Chicken Caprese Parmesan, Cucumber & Avocado Tuna, Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese and more. Other options include delicious burgers and sandwiches, as well as salads that can be topped with such ingredients as salmon, shrimp, steak and more. In addition, there are a variety vegetarian options and a large gluten free menu (100% of its lunch and dinner menu can be made gluten free). For special events, use 110 Grill's private dining rooms, which can seat up to 50 guests and are equipped with a large TV for presentations.More

Tengu Asian BistroTengu Asian Bistro
$$$$
Sushi | Albany, Upstate New York

Tengu Asian Bistro offers delicious dining, takeout and delivery to Albany, NY. Tengu Asian Bistro is a cornerstone in the Albany community and has been recognized for its outstanding Sushi cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Our Sushi restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.More