The following 10 best restaurants in the Flatiron district of NYC are carefully chosen for your dining pleasure. All receive top recommendations and reviews from patrons and reviewers alike. You will find a variety of different cuisines to choose from, ranging from low to moderate price points. A link to each restaurant's website is provided where available. All the restaurants are close to subway stations and the nearest station(s) are indicated with each listing.
Prices: $ = $5-10 | $$ = $10-20 | $$$ = $20-30 | $$$$ = $30-40 | $$$$$ = $40+ Price ranges are per person for an average dinner entree. Tip and tax are extra. Lunch menus, where available, are usually less expensive.
Near Subway Stations: 4,6,6X,N,R - 23rd Street (Closest to the 4 and 6 Line) Address: E 23rd St & Madison Ave Phone: (212) 889-6600 Prices: $ Cuisine: Burgers, Fries and Shakes Category: Food Stand Mini Review: Very tempting burger place that started out as a hotdog cart. Their delicious burgers attract long lines of locals and tourists, but the wait is worth it and the lines do move along quickly. Located in Madison Square Park they have outdoor tables and outdoor patio heaters for the colder months. Shakes are good too.
Near Subway Stations: 1,2,4,6,N,R - 28th Street (Closest to the 4 and 6 Line) Address: 104 Lexington Ave Phone: (212) 684-4010 Prices: $ Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Kosher Category: Casual Mini Review: This long established Indian restaurant offers Kosher friendly vegetarian Indian cuisine that doesn't compromise on flavour. Friendly service and a simple relaxed decor combined with low prices make this a very good choice.
Defonte's of Brooklyn
Near Subway Stations: 4,6,N,R - 23rd Street Address: 261 3rd Avenue Phone: (212) 614-1500 Prices: $ Cuisine: Sandwiches and Subs Category: Casual / Takeout Mini Review: A variety of tasty hot or cold sandwiches on freshly baked bread make this a good place for a quick bite on a budget. Only a handful of tables, so a good option for takeout.
Near Subway Stations: 4,6,N,R - 23rd Street Address: 27 E 20th St Phone: (212) 228-7681 Prices: $$ Cuisine: Thai Category: Casual Mini Review: A sound choice for Thai cuisine. Pleasant and relaxed atmosphere is combined with good service and affordable prices.
Calexico Carne Asada
Near Subway Stations: F,M,N,R,4,6 - 23rd Street Address: 24th St and Broadway Phone: (718) 755-7477 Prices: $ Cuisine: Mexican, Tacos, Burritos Category: Takeout Mini Review: Ok, it's a cart, not a restaurant, but it offers very tasty fast treats at prices that are very easy on the pocketbook.
Catch de Fish
Near Subway Stations: 4,5,6,N,Q,R - 14th Street or L - 3rd Avenue Address: 147 3rd Ave Phone: (212) 477-7799 Prices: $$ Cuisine: Japanese / Sushi Category: Casual Mini Review: A hidden gem, this small, pleasant and cozy restaurant offers a wide variety of seafood dishes. All are nicely prepared and presented and the service is warm and attentive.
Near Subway Stations: 4,5,N,R,F,M - 23rd Street Address: 4 W 22nd St Phone: (212) 229-2226 Prices: $$$ Cuisine: Seafood / American Category: Casual - Elegant Mini Review: Classy decor, relaxed atmosphere and helpful friendly service make Sagaponack a good choice for that special meal. Wide selection of cuisine, but the focus is on seafood.
Near Subway Stations: 1,2,4,6,N,R - 28th Street (Closest to the 4 and 6 Line) Address: 378 Park Avenue South Phone:(212) 689-1090 Prices: $$$ Cuisine: American Category: Upscale - Elegant Mini Review: With it's sleek and classy decor and top notch food and service, Hillstone is a great place to go for a special occasion.
A Voce Madison
Near Subway Stations: 4,5,N,R,F,M - 23rd Street Address: 41 Madison Ave Phone:(212) 545-8555 Prices: $$$$ Cuisine: Italian Category: Upscale Elegant Mini Review: Classy, Rustic atmosphere along with outstanding Italian fare and service make A Voce Madison an ideal choice for upscale dining.
Sahara's Turkish Cuisine
Near Subway Stations: 4,6,N,R - 28th Street Address: 513 2nd Ave Phone: (212) 532-7589 Prices: $$ Cuisine: Turkish Category: Casual Mini Review: Some really good Turkish cuisine combined with a pleasant atmosphere and good service all at a reasonable price.