New York City has no shortage of restaurants and bars to explore. While you may dine in NoLita, Chelsea, the West Village and SoHo on the reg, there’s one area of the city that you might be overlooking: Union Square. Although USQ is best known for its famous (and robust) outdoor Greenmarket and seasonal holiday market, it has plenty more for foodies and cocktail lovers alike to explore.
Nearly 80 new businesses have come to the Union Square district since the start of the pandemic, including plenty of gastronomical highlights that deserve your attention. Read on for our 11 favorite Union Square restaurants that every New Yorker and tourist alike should try.