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Smashed on the LES serves perfectly seasoned smash burgers and has a small patio that’s great for people watching.
Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse
Sammy’s Roumanian is a Jewish/Eastern European spot on the Lower East Side that’s a fun place to celebrate a birthday.
Public is a hotel on the LES where you can go and pretend you’re in the Meatpacking District. There’s both a nice lobby bar and a busy rooftop there.
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Llama San is a Nikkei restaurant in the West Village from the people behind Llama Inn. It’s pricey, but the food is incredibly delicious.
Sen Sakana is Peruvian-Japanese place in Midtown that might be good for a business lunch, although you don't really have to spend your money here.
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Shopsin’s is a classic establishment in Essex Market for breakfast and brunch where you should order the mac and cheese pancakes and the Ebelskivers.
Puebla Mexican Food
When looking for breakfast tacos or burritos on the LES, come to Puebla Mexican Food in Essex Market.
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