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Now on Resy: Ayat Bay Ridge, Baba Cool, Utsav, and More Local Favorites

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From a stunning izakaya to an Italian stalwart, these are just a few of the beloved New York spots that are now bookable on Resy. Right this way.

Note: This list will be updated regularly with new additions each month, so be sure to check back often. For New York’s newest restaurant openings, head here.

Churrascaria Plataforma Midtown West

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If you’re seeking a Brazilian steakhouse with everything your heart desires, head here. Think unlimited salad bar, flank steak with chimichurri, and Brazilian fish stew. When you’re ready to be served, just flip over the red chip they gave you to show the green side — they’ll do the rest.

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Ayat – Bayridge Bay Ridge

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Because this is the OG Ayat that started it all. The beloved Palestinian spot’s very first location is the place to go deep on dips and appetizers — don’t skip the muhammara, stuffed grape leaves, fattoush, and some manaqish. And do save room for the fattat lahma, a delicious six-layer dish of meat, rice, and chickpeas that serves at least two.

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Blue Seafood Bar and Eatery Hell's Kitchen

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Take a trip under the sea without having to worry about getting your clothes wet. Blue has an oceanic interior with a menu to match, and you’re going to want to order the seafood pizza with mussels, clams, octopus, and calamari, plus a few dozen oysters for the table.

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Hamachi Sushi 34 Murray Hill

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Head here for a sprawling menu of sushi rolls, plus appetizers like fried oysters, tuna crispy rice, and chicken yakitori. You’ll get to enjoy your meal in their whimsical, trinket-covered space, so make sure to snap some pics.

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All Star Sports Bar & Grill Upper West Side

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You know the drill: All-Star is a classic sports bar all the way, with plenty of giant TVs, chicken tenders, burgers, and draft beer. Pro tip: They’ve got two happy hours, one from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., and one from 9 p.m. until midnight.

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Fairweather Chelsea

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Because it’s a much-needed oasis in the heart of Chelsea’s High Line Hotel. Sip your cocktail amongst the greenery and let the city noise fade away.

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GITANO Island Governors Island

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You might think you’re in Tulum when you settle into a chaise lounge amidst the palm trees in the sand, or sit down on a rustic wooden chair in the shade of a palapa with your lobster tostada or banana-leaf-wrapped branzino — and that’s the point, Manhattan skyline included. Welcome to this modern Mexican restaurant and lounge on Governor’s Island — which, as it happens, has three locations in the real Tulum as well.

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Frankie’s Restaurant Arthur Avenue Belmont, The Bronx

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This is Little Italy, Bronx style, which means porterhouse for two, clams oreganata, eggplant rollatini, and spaghetti and meatballs. Dress accordingly, by which we mean don’t wear white or anything else you’d mind getting a little runaway gravy on.

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Sushi Kaito Upper West Side

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Open since 2017, Sushi Kaito is something of an Upper West Side gem. This 12-seat stunner offers a 17-course omakase (priced at $115 per person) with some sushi aficionados claiming it as one of the most underrated sushiya in town. Fish comes from Tokyo’s Toyosu market of course, with an eye towards seasonal specialties, like firefly squids in spring and iwashi (sardine) in the fall.

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Habibi The Restaurant East Williamsburg

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Named for the multipurpose Arabic word of endearment, Habibi is the latest venture at SAA Brooklyn, a kind of across-the-river SoHo house. Go for the deluxe prix-fixe menu with cold and hot mezze, mixed grill, and dessert, or order à la carte. No matter what, make sure there are za’atar fries on your table.

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Baba Cool Fort Greene Fort Greene

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It’s right there in the name: This all-day café just feels cool. Maybe it’s the jerk chicken sandwich with plantains or the Baba fries with manchego and cayenne mayo. Maybe it’s the way they’ve perfected their brightly carefree interior. Either way, you’ll find us there.

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Izakaya Nana Downtown Flushing

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It’s one of the biggest izakaya spots in the city, with an interior worthy of a film set. Think beautiful wooden structures, delicate paper lanterns, and elegant dining rooms where you can feast on chawanmushi and karaage to your heart’s content.

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Alma Columbia Waterfront

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It’s waterfront dining that has both zero pretension and excellent margaritas — think of it as your reward for climbing up those stairs. Gaze at the incredible views of Manhattan and do order another round of guacamole for the table.

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Gnocco East Village

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Trust in the name: When at Gnocco, order the gnocchi. You’ll probably also need a pizza and some arancini, while you’re at it. Pro tip: They’ve got happy hour every day from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.

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Utsav Indian Restaurant Midtown

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Because Utsav does Indo-Chinese cuisine brilliantly but it’s also a sprawling, bi-level spot that just happens to be located on a skywalk right near Times Square. People-watch to your heart’s content as you enjoy paneer tikka and Manchurian-style cauliflower.

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La Esquina Cantina – Soho Soho

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Come here for classic cantina bites from a spot that’s slowly taking over the city and beyond. Order the queso fundido, jumbo crab tostadas, and pork belly tacos, plus a pitcher of their spicy cucumber margarita.

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ART NoMad NoMad

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You know summer is really here once the rooftops reopen for the season. Stroll across the fully glass skywalk at the Arlo Hotel’s ART Nomad as you sip your prosecco and snack on marinated olives. Welcome back, sunshine.

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Madeline’s Greenpoint

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The signature drink at Madeline’s is a perfectly frothy espresso martini, elevated with green chiles and vanilla. That pretty much sums up the vibe here, both cozy and cool, with lots of plush seating options and several floors to explore.

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Agave West Village

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The real prize at Agave is the daily (yes, daily) 90-minute bottomless brunch deal, with your choice of mimosas, margaritas, sangria, draft beer, or wine for only $35. As if that wasn’t reason enough to make your Resy, the mojo burrito and shrimp ceviche are sure to tip the scale.

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Mikado – Metropolitan Kew Gardens

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Because it’s a feast for both your stomach and your eyes. Enjoy your maki rolls, edamame, and uni nigiri in style as you dine under a supremely colorful and collaged hodgepodge of Japanese ads and signs.

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Hero Thai & Izakaya Astoria

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Why choose between Thai and Japanese when you could have both at Hero? Get an order of takoyaki and duck rolls each, and then a few of the perfectly saucy noodle dishes. Pro tip: They’re open until 10:30 p.m. if you want to grab a few cocktails before a night out.

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Jean’s NoHo

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What can’t Jean’s do? It’s a bar, it’s a club, it’s a restaurant, and you’ve probably already heard of it. You’re sure to brush shoulders with downtown’s coolest here as you enjoy your cheeseburger and chili oil martini.

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Bangrak Thai Cuisine Yorkville

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If you’re looking for a Thai spot fit for a princess — or at least someone whose favorite color is pink — then Bangrak is for you. The menu abounds with Southern Thai flavors, and do note that their signature gaeng rawaeng (stewed beef with turmeric and coconut curry) is required eating.

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1803 Tribeca

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Named for the year of the Louisiana Purchase from the U.S. to France, 1803 serves up Cajun food in a black-and-white tiled space that looks straight out of the French Quarter. Must-orders include the dirty rice, the seafood-filled gumbo, and the Hurricane cocktail.

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Sushi Mambo Inwood

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If you’re craving sushi with a twist, then let Sushi Mambo take care of you. The Japanese-Latin spot excels in fusion rolls, with ingredients like fried yucca, sweet plantain, and longaniza, but if your tastes veer for the familiar, they’ve got the requisite salmon avocado roll on the menu, too.

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Noodies Thai Kitchen Hell’s Kitchen

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We’re at Noodies for the whole fried soft-shell crab that comes with basil, bell peppers, and chilis, plus a few orders of pad woon sen for the table. Don’t forget the watermelon margarita.

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Anytime Kitchen Koreatown

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If you can dream it, they probably have it on the menu at Anytime. There’s hot pot, KBBQ, burgers, Mexican fusion, soju … need we say more? Go for the popcorn tofu and cheesy chicken tteokbokki.

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