Manhattan Restaurants near American Museum of Natural History

Our list of the best food near American Museum of Natural History. Our top pick: Calle Ocho.
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  • American Museum of Natural History

    American Museum of Natural History

    79th St and Central Park West
    Pay-what-you-wish (suggested admission $16 adults, $12 seniors/students, $9 children); special exhibitions cost extra. Holding a remarkably large collection, each of the 5 floors of this massive building has expansive and well-designed exhibits devoted to astronomy, biology, geology, anthropology, climatology, and paleontology. You will want to allow a full day if you hope to see the entirety of the museum. Some of the highlights are the Rose Center for Earth and Space on the northeast corner of the building, which contains a seven-story glass cube holding the Hayden Planetarium, a huge sphere suspended above the exhibit halls below and holding a "cosmic pathway" exhibit; the numerous habitat diorama halls on the first, second and third floors, with recreations of African, Asian, North American, and ocean plants and animals, including a full-size model of a Blue Whale suspended above the Ocean Life Hall; a Hall of Minerals and Gems, which contains many rare and beautiful specimens, including the largest star sapphire in the world and a chunk of a massive meteorite; extensive anthropology halls on the first, second, and third floors, with exhibits devoted to people of Asia, Africa, Central America, the Pacific, and Native Americans; and the natural history halls on the fourth floor, with one of the largest collections of dinosaur skeletons in the world.
    Central Park food nearby
  • Calle Ocho

    Calle Ocho

    45 W 81st St
    We've MOVED to 45 W. 81st Street!
    Central Park
  • Cafe Blossom

    Cafe Blossom

    466 Columbus Ave
    Blossom is first and foremost animal caring.
    Central Park
  • Bistro Citron

    Bistro Citron

    473 Columbus Ave
    With its black-leather banquettes, oak paneling, rustic maple wood floors, and chandeliers sporting tulip-shaped shades, Bistro Citron captures the Left Bank mood. Its ambiance and décor are reminders of the smoky bistros celebrated in French film noir. Enter the dining room and be transported to the Parisian Left Bank featuring an authentic and tasteful menu to delight your palate. The intimate a
    Central Park
  • Ocean Grill

    Ocean Grill

    384 Columbus Ave
  • Mermaid Inn

    568 Amsterdam Ave
  • Sushi of Gari

    Sushi of Gari

    370 Columbus Ave
  • Momofuku Milk Bar

    Momofuku Milk Bar

    561 Columbus Ave
    ...perhaps you've heard of crack pie?
    Central Park
  • Ditch Plains

    Ditch Plains

    100 W 82nd St
    We have TWO locations! One at 100 West 82nd and another at 29 Bedford!
    Central Park
  • Aged

    Aged

    2398 Broadway
    Aged Bar & Grill appeals to all your senses. We're a modern bar and grill with a nostalgic cabin appeal.
    Central Park
  • Osteria Cotta

    Osteria Cotta

    513 Columbus Ave
    Restaurant & Wine Bar serving wood fired pizzas and rustic Italian dishes in the Upper West Side, NYC.
    Central Park
  • Good Enough To Eat

    Good Enough To Eat

    483 Amsterdam Ave
  • Celeste

    Celeste

    502 Amsterdam Ave
  • Scaletta Ristorante

    50 W 77th St
  • The French Coast

    The French Coast

    473 Amsterdam Ave
    French Mediterranean Cuisine- fun relaxed atmosphere, excellent food, wine and beer!
    Central Park
  • Barney Greengrass

    Barney Greengrass

    541 Amsterdam Ave
    Barney Greengrass is a restaurant and appetizing store on the Upper West Side of Manhattan that was started in 1908. They specialize in sturgeon, Nova Scotia salmon, and whitefish, and is very popular for brunch. They were the winner of the 2006 James Beard Foundation Award for Excellence.
    Central Park
  • Popover Cafe

    Popover Cafe

    551 Amsterdam Ave
    The world-famous Popover Café is located on Amsterdam Ave & 86th Street in NYC.
    Central Park
  • Bodrum Turkish and Mediterranean Restaurant

    Bodrum Turkish and Mediterranean Restaurant

    584 Amsterdam Ave
    Reflecting the culinary wealth of the Mediterranean, Bodrum brings to the Upper West Side some of the best brick oven pizza, mezzes, kebabs & platters in town.
    Central Park
  • Barney Greengrass

    Barney Greengrass

    541 Amsterdam Ave
  • Flor de Mayo

    Flor de Mayo

    484 Amsterdam Ave
    Chino-latino food, excellent pollo a la brasa, peruvian food also. Food for kids, inexpensive food. NYC restaurant in the upper west side.
    Central Park
  • Raku - It's Japanese II!

    Raku - It's Japanese II!

    57 W 76th St
  • Spiga

    Spiga

    200 W 84th St
  • Prime Ko

    217 West 85th Street
    Prime KO is a Kosher Japanese steakhouse in New York City that blends modern and authentic cuisines from Executive Chef Makoto Kameyama's native Japan offering delectable steaks with an Asian twist and highlighting distinct flavors from the region.
    Central Park
  • Nonna

    Nonna

    520 Columbus Ave
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