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What to Eat in the Financial District

Paying their respects at the 9/11 Memorial and the Museum is the highlight of many of our guests’ trips to New York City. Given all there is to see and learn, a visit can last anywhere between a couple of hours and an entire day. If you plan on staying in the area for a while, consider any of the restaurants or eateries on the following list, which we have carefully curated to accommodate a range of budgets and palates.

Luke’s Lobster26 S. William St

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Inspired by Maine, Luke’s Lobster prides itself on offering some of the freshest seafood around.

 

The Capital Grille120 Broadway

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With locations throughout America, The Capital Grille is a popular chain of steakhouses that offers American cuisine.

 

The Dead Rabbit30 Water Street

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This Irish pub offers cocktails, craft beer, and other libations, such as their “world-famous Irish coffee” and “the best Guinness in New York.” 

 

Go! Go! Curry12 John Street

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This curry house’s menu showcases Japanese curry in almost all its dishes.

 

Veronica’s KitchenFront Street & Pine Street

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The story behind this successful food cart is the American Dream. Decades ago, Veronica immigrated to the United States from her native Trinidad. Now her food draws long lines of loyal customers.

 

Pronto Pizza141 Fulton Street

A local favorite, Pronto Pizza offers classic pizzas and entrées.

 

Eataly NYC DowntownWestfield World Trade Center

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An Italian marketplace that is co-owned by celebrity chef Mario Batali, Eataly operates in multiple locations across the U.S. and the world. Business Insider wrote about the uniqueness of this location, mentioning that it is the “first in New York to offer sit-down and grab-and-go breakfast options as well as menus for lunch and dinner.”

 

The Fulton Center200 Broadway 

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The Fulton Center is, first and foremost, a major subway hub. It is also a shopping center that includes Shake Shack (burgers and milkshakes) and Wasabi (sushi and Japanese hot food).