New York City's 2 Michelin Star Restaurants

New York City has nine restaurants that have been honored with two Michelin stars, from innovative Korean fare at Jungsik and Momofuku Ko to the more traditional with restaurants such as Daniel, offering classic French cuisine, and Michael White's Italian Seafood joint, Marea. From counter seating to fine dining, New Yorks two star Michelin restaurants offer world class dining experiences.

Restaurants

1. Aquavit

Aquavit has taken modern Nordic cuisine to extraordinary heights and gained a coveted two Michelin stars. Headed by executive chef Emma Bengtsson she recently earned the restaurant a second Michelin star and is only the second female in the U.S. to run a two star kitchen.

Park Avenue Tower, 65 East 55th Street, NY 10022

2. Atera

Atera is a dining experience for the adventurous and a temple of the unique. Executive chef Ronny Emborg celebrates nature and its seasonality with his ingredients, many a foraged food can be found in his spectacular creations. The tasting menu is an extravagant affair designed to challenge the senses of diners.

77 Worth Street, New York, NY 10013

3. Blanca

Dining at this 12-seat restaurant in Brooklyn promises to be an intimate and comfortable affair. An Italian restaurant at heart, Blanca's offers fabulous execution in a more minimalist Japanese style. The restaurant is open nightly from Wednesday through Sunday, and dinner is a truly indulgent event with a tasting menu of more than 20 courses.

261 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206

4. Daniel

Daniel serves wonderfully classic French fare which has earned the restaurant two Michelin stars. The neoclassical decor with custom finishings lends a luxurious atmosphere to the proceedings. Located in Manhattan's Upper East Side, Daniel is the perfect place for lovers of traditional French haute-cuisine.

60 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065

5. Ichimura

Headed by chef Eiji Ichimura, the restuarant serves excellent edo-mae sushi. Space is at a premium here but with the exquisite food, fish so soft and flavorful that it melts in the mouth, and the perfect view to watching chef Ichimura at work, the restaurant is worth a visit.

30 Hudson Street New York, NY 10013

6. Jungsik

Serving up a molecular take on Korean food, Jungsik is a unique dining experience. An international array of ingredients prepared in a distinctly Korean style has gained Jungsik a coveted two Michelin stars.

2 Harrison Street, New York, NY 10013

7. Marea

Marea, chef Michael White's venture, is an homage to Italian seafood. Renowned for his homemade pasta, White's Marea offerings include numerous takes on frutti di mare alongside luxurious caviars and impeccably prepared fish.

240 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019

8. Momofuku Ko

Serving a seasonal 17-course tasting menu Momofuku Ko's take on Korean cuisine has earned the restaurant two Michelin stars. The restaurant recently moved from it's 12 seat location to a 40 seat locale in New York's East Village.

8 Extra Place, New York, NY 10003

9. Soto

Chef Sotohiro Kosugi perfectly executes traditional Japanese cuisine at Soto in New York's West Village. There is nothing showy about the fare here, just top quality ingredients expertly prepared.

357 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10014

For more Michelin star restaurants view a list of NYC's 3-star and 1-star Michelin restaurants