New York City's 1 Michelin Star Restaurants

One of the culinary capitals of the world, New York City's diverse dining scene is home to numerous Michelin starred restaurants specializing in a diverse array of cuisines and styles. NYC's one star Michelin restaurants include Japanese, French, contemporary American, Thai, and Mediterranean cuisine among others.

Below we've highlighted some of our favorites and provided a comprehensive listing of New York City's 1 Michelin starred restaurants.


1. Picholine

Owner and chef Terrance Brennan serves Mediterranean cuisine with a wonderfully modern twist. Originially opened in 1993 Picholine takes its name from the green olive harvested in the Mediterranean region. Renowned for having one of the best cheese boards in the city, Picholine offers a fun, first-class dining experience.

35 West 64th Street, New York, NY, 10023

2. Sushi Azabu

This trendy 10-seat sushi bar in TriBeCa boasts an intimate dining experience, you'll watch as the sushi chefs prepare and finish each dish before presenting it to you. The omakase menu here features the best seasonal ingredients and freshest fish flown in from Japan.

428 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013

3. Luksus at Tørst

Daniel Burns, previously of Noma, serves up dishes rooted in the Scandinavian tradition at this 26-seat restaurant in Brooklyn. Located in the back of a beer bar, the restaurant has a knowledgable staff and is one of the few restaurants in NYC to offer their menu with beer pairing.

615 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222

4. 15 East

Headed by chef Masato Shimizu 15 East serves traditional Japanese cuisine in the kaiseki style. The restaurant is know for a commitment to the finest quality ingredients sourced seasonally, from the produce at Union Square Market to fish flown in daily from Japan.

15 East 15th Street, New York, NY, 10003

5. Junoon

With a stunning combination of traditional Indian and modern design, restaurateur Rajesh Bhardwaj has created the perfect ambiance for his Michelin starred restaurant. At the helm in the kitchen can be found Vikkas Khanna of Masterchef India creating dishes with a delicate balance of traditional spices. Junoon boasts an impressive wine list and knowledgable sommeliers helping diners find the perfect wine to accompany their menu.

30 Hudson Street New York, NY 10013

6. Telepan

Chef Bill Telepan puts a modern, elegant twist on American dining with dishes like peanut butter and chocolate gianduja, an inspired take on the classic peanut butter and jelly. Telepan has received rave reviews since it first opened in 2005 and was awarded a Michelin star in 2014.

72 West 69th Street, New York, NY 10023

7. Aldea

Opened in 2009 by chef George Mendes, Aldea has been awarded a coveted Michelin star. Drawing on influences from his Portuguese heritage, Mendes combines classic dishes and flavors, for example salt-cured cod, with a more modern preparation.

31 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011

8. Juni

Under the direction of Head Chef Shaun Hergatt it was only 14 months after opening that Juni was awarded a Michelin star. Hergatt's commitment to seasonal dining ensures an ever changing menu of only the highest quality ingredients.

12 East 31st Street, New York, NY 10016

9. Dovetail

The kitchen at Dovetail is helmed by chef John Fraser and was awarded a Michelin star in 2013 for its contemporary take on American cuisine.

103 West 77th Street New York, NY, 10024

10. Piora

Chef Chris Cipollene draws on his Italian heritage and the Korean heritage of his partner Simon Kim to create a 'New American' style of cuisine. The impressive wine list is host to roughly 300 wines mostly French, Italian, and American.

430 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014

For more Michelin star restaurants view a list of NYC's 3-star and 2-star Michelin restaurants