Favorite Chinatown and Lower East Side Eats

Exploring Chinatown and the Lower East side always means one thing—food and drinks! There are so many options to be had that we couldn’t resist but share our list of seven joints.

83 Baxter St
New York, NY 10013

Bet you never thought you would find this hole in the wall right in the heart of Chinatown. Burgers, hot dogs, and happy hour—who could say no?

Whiskey Tavern
79 Baxter Street
New York, NY 10013

Always the neighborhood bar go-for post-Nom Wah drinks!

Photo credit: Whiskey Tavern

Photo credit: Whiskey Tavern


15 Essex Street
New York, NY 10002

Healthy juices and smoothies are the way to go for breakfast, and the perfect healthy go-to for the afternoon.

Photo credit: Juicery.

Photo credit: Juicery.


138 Division Street,
New York, NY 10002

The place to go if you’re looking for the chill, unique, hole-in-the-wall coffee and lunch spot.

Xi’an Famous Foods
67 Bayard Street
New York, NY 10013

This place needs no explanation, but if you’re coming here for the first time, do not skip the cumin lamb burger!

Photo credit: Xi'an Famous Foods

Photo credit: Xi’an Famous Foods


12 Corners
155 E Broadway
New York, NY 10002

Nothing is more necessary than a well-crafted cup of joe, especially on a Monday morning.

Photo credit: 12 Corners

Photo credit: 12 Corners


Lost Weekend NYC
45 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002

Brewing locally roasted Parlor Coffee, Lost Weekend carries a charm as surf shop meets coffee parlor.

Photo credit: Lost Weekend NYC

Photo credit: Lost Weekend NYC


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