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7 Of The Best Restaurants For Takeaway In NYC

New York City is home to one of the most culturally diverse and unique food scenes in the world. From world-class Italian fare to classic diner bites, the city has something for everyone. With the entire Big Apple on lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it has been tricky to navigate which restaurants are open for delivery or take out. Here are seven NYC takeaway options that offer safe, quarantine friendly takeaway and delivery.

Best Restaurants For Takeaway In NYC

1. Emilio’s Of Morris Park

It’s no secret that NYC is home to some of the best Italian food in the nation. Emilio’s of Morris Park in The Bronx is one of the best in the Big Apple and is still serving up delicious Italian fare from a safe distance. Treat yourself to a woodfired pizza or classic penne alla vodka. Whatever you do, don’t forget the homemade tiramisu. Place your order here.

2. Baby Bo’s

Baby Bo’s has been a Murray Hill fave for over 25 years and is all about fresh, delicious Mexican food. Go all out with their red chilli flautas, skirt steak nachos, mole enchiladas and crispy chimichangas. Be sure to wash it all down with a few jarritos. See their full menu and place your order here.

3. Crosstown Diner

Nobody does family-style diner fare like Crosstown Diner. This Bronx staple is currently offering safe delivery with a massive variety of options. Whether you’re feeling a seafood platter, steak and chops or a classic burger, Crosstown Diner has something for you. browse their menu and delivery options here.

4. Bangia

Known as one of the best Korean joints in the city, Bangia is the perfect pick for your kimchi fix. Their delivery menu comes complete with all of your faves like chapaguri, tteokbokki, gopchang gui, and so much more. Don’t skimp on the beer, either. They’ve got a great lineup of brews to choose from. View their full menu and place your order here.

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5. Harlem Burger Co.

Indulge in a big juicy burger topped with all the works from Harlem Burger Co. Their El Barrio burger with Oaxaca cheese, guacamole, and jalapenos is legendary, and the mac and cheese is just like grandmas. Not feeling a burger? Take your pick from their crispy Lousiana style fried chicken or all-beef hotdogs. View their menu and take your pick here.

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6. Udom Thai

Bring a little bit of Bangkok to your living room with a feast from Udom Thai. Minced pork basil, orange fish, fried coconut ice cream – they’ve got it all. Mix it up with one of their signature pork chop dishes or keep it classic with a pad thai – either way, you’ll become a regular. They are currently operating daily from 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm, so be sure to place an order fast. The menu can be found here.

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7. La Fonda

Spoil yourself with some homestyle Puerto Rican fare from La Fonda in Harlem. For more than 20 years they’ve been serving some of the best Puerto Rican bites in the city from carnes fritas, tostones, chicharrones and much more. Be sure to load up on their empanadas and some hearty camarones al gusto. View the full menu here and eat your heart out.

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Melanie Hamilton

Melanie is an avid traveller with a passion for history and global foods. She is currently based in Tbilisi, Georgia where most of her time is occupied with qvevri wine and Soviet history. Having do-si-do'd her way across Europe and Latin America, she's enjoyed some of the world's most exciting places firsthand and can't wait to tell you about them.

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