Weekends in Tribeca

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Weekends in Tribeca

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One of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, and standing for “Triangle Below Canal Street,” TriBeCa is all cobblestone streets and converted warehouses spliced among stratospheric modern architecture. From cozy neighborhood eateries to upscale restaurants and some shopping thrown in for good measure, here, we round up our favorite local spots.

Coffee & Pastries…  

Maman

Hours: Weekdays from 8am–5pm, weekends from 9am–5pm

A café that pays homage to classic French cooking, design and décor., Maman is the ideal spot for lingering over a lavender latte and fresh-baked pastry. They do also offer an all-day savory menu where you’ll find smashed avocado tartine, truffle Croque ‘maman,’ and a selection of daily quiche. Plus, they’ve recently partnered with Paper Source and now offer a quaint shopping experience with gifts and stationery to go along with your morning coffee.

211 West Broadway

Laughing Man

Hours: Daily from 7am–6pm

Laughing Man not only offers a perfect cup of coffee, but also supports coffee farming communities across the globe through the Laughing Man Foundation. Many people don’t’ know this but Laughing Man was also founded by Hugh Jackman (just another reason to pay this spot a visit!)

184 Duane Street

Kaffe 1668

Hours: Weekdays from 6:30am–8pm, weekends from 7am–7pm

This Swedish café is known for its espresso and baked goods, but the menu also has a healthy selection of smoothies, superfoods, salads, and sandwiches. We recommend visiting for your morning pick-me-up.

401 Greenwich Street

Café Atelier

Hours: Open daily from 8am–8pm

Café Atelier is part coffee shop, part flower shop. We highly recommend the specialty drinks such as the honey ginger lemon tea, lavender latte, or iced candy crush. Plus, they offer beautiful flower arrangement classes that you can sign-up for on their website.

112 Hudson Street

Lunchtime… 

Bubby’s

Hours: Daily from 8am–10pm

Located in the heart of Tribeca, Bubby’s serves upscale comfort food perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Don’t miss the special mac ’n’ cheeses, like the Millport Dairy sharp white cheddar and cornflake crumb crust or the homemade potato chips with blue cheese sauce. The buttermilk biscuits are a must, followed by a slice of pie. Bubby’s is also now offering a pizza happy hour every Wednesday through Sunday from 4pm to 6pm, which means every pizza purchase comes with a complimentary beer.

120 Hudson Street

Two Hands

Hours: Monday & Tuesday from 9am–4pm, Wednesday through Sunday from 9am–9pm

The Australian café serves a lovely menu filled with simple, fresh, and colorful fare. Seamlessly blending delicious food, great coffee, and friendly hospitality, Two Hands is a casual space to share a meal with friends. Inspired by the coastal Aussie lifestyle, the décor is bright and beachy with lots of natural light and raw finishes. The sweet spot is definitely the acai bowl, but if you’re looking for something savory we recommend the pulled chicken bowl with pickled crunchy veggies.

251 Church Street

Gotan

Hours: Daily 8am–3pm

Gotan serves a selection of coffee, breakfast, and lunch in a casual neighborhood-friendly setting. The Tribeca eatery offers counter service, communal seating, and WiFi, so it’s the perfect spot to grab a bite and post up throughout the day. The scrambled cheddar biscuit and avocado feta are two favorite menu items.

130 Franklin Street

Dinner & Drinks…

Frenchette

Hours: Daily from 5pm–9pm

This famed French bistro and James Beard Award winner from Chefs Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson (formerly at the helm of Balthazar, Pastis, Minetta Tavern) is just steps from the hotel. The French influence is certainly present in design, décor, and food—yet there’s a modern touch. Some of our menu favorites include the Brouillade with scrambled eggs, Peconic escargots and garlic butter to start, followed by the petite steak au poivre with pomme frites.

241 West Broadway

The Odeon

Hours: Mon through Fri from 12pm–9pm, Saturday & Sunday from 10am–9pm

The Art Deco neon sign alone has been a beacon for Manhattan nighthawks since the early 1980s: Warhol, Basquiat, DeNiro, and Belushi were avid Odeon-goers, to name a few. And lest we forget that Keith McNally (of Balthazar and Pastis) was an original owner, one of the first to bring the French brasserie concept to New York. Today, intrepid artists and lovers of the cinematic still flock, as The Odeon continues to be a neighborhood staple. We’re particularly fond of the Croque monsieur and French onion soup gratinée, proving that everything about Odeon seems to scream: there’s nothing like an original.

145 West Broadway

Yves

Hours: Mon through Fri from 11:30am–10pm; Saturday & Sunday from 11am–10pm. 

Situated on the corner of Greenwich and North Moore, Yves is a classic American bistro with a sleek and modern finish. Head Chef Daniel Berg, a longtime veteran of neighboring restaurant Locanda Verde, creates a menu that is refined yet approachable. Dishes include upscale classics like chicken meatballs, potato gnocchi, roast chicken, and our favorite, the grilled octopus with black mission fig, niçoise aioli, and Aleppo pepper paired with the Beauty and the Brut gin cocktail.

385 Greenwich Street

Jungsik

Hours: Wed through Mon from 5pm–8pm.

Jungsik in Tribeca has garnered a reputation as one of the city’s most innovative fine-dining spots. Today, not only has Jungsik remained one of the world’s most acclaimed restaurants—by earning two Michelin stars every year since 2013—it’s widely credited as the pioneer of modern Korean cuisine. We recommend the tasting menu to immerse yourself fully in the Jungsik experience, but be sure to save room for its signature five-course dessert menu.

2 Harrison Street

Tamarind

Hours: Daily from 11:30am–3pm and 5pm–9:30pm

Located in the heart of Tribeca, this Michelin-starred fine dining experience serves up the most exceptional Indian cuisine. Our tip is to go for lunch when they offer a special menu featuring an appetizer, two mains and a dessert for only $28.

99 Hudson Street

Tiny’s & The Bar Upstairs

Hours: Mon through Friday from 11:30pm–10pm, weekends from 11am–9pm

You can’t miss the quaint salmon-colored house that sits in the heart of Tribeca. The astute attention to detail pours into the intricately carved wooden menus and mismatched china place settings. For dinner, the Tiny’s Burger that’s topped with onion confit followed by the warm drunkin’ donuts are a must. Now offering happy hour every day from 5 to 6pm, which includes a drink and a slider for under $12.

135 West Broadway

Khe-Yo

Hours: Daily 11am–9pm

Khe-Yo serves an impressive menu comprising Southeast Asian dishes with a Laotian emphasis. The selection of small and large plates includes Berkshire spare ribs, crunchy coconut rice, and sweet chili chicken, to name a few. Plus, the cocktail menu does not disappoint, with a house Thai chili-infused vodka with cold-pressed cucumber and a strawberry pineapple Lao Lao sour. Cheers.

157 Duane Street

Brookfield Place

Hours: Shopping—Mon through Sat from 10am–8pm, Sun from 12pm–6pm; Restaurants—check the website as hours vary 

The celebrated destination in downtown Manhattan offers everything from cultural experiences, curated dining options, world-class shopping and modern office space. Located on the Hudson River, Brookfield animates its grand indoor and outdoor public spaces year-round through a mix of culture and events, bringing together New Yorkers and visitors.

230 Vesey Street

 

 

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