Looking to satisfy your appetite for New American fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top New American spots around New York City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.
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1. Cafe Cluny
First on the list is Cafe Cluny. Located at 284 W. 12th St. (at the corner of West 12th and West Fourth streets) in the West Village, Cafe Cluny is the highest-rated New American spot in New York City, boasting four stars out of 712 reviews on Yelp.
2. Putnam's Pub & Cooker
Next up is Clinton Hill's Putnam's Pub & Cooker, located at 419 Myrtle Ave. (at the corner of Myrtle and Clinton avenues). Yelpers give the gastropub four stars out of 436 reviews.
3. Keuka Kafe: A Wine Bar
Keuka Kafe: A Wine Bar, in Forest Hills, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 299 Yelp reviews. Head over to 112-04 Queens Blvd. to see for yourself.
Over in Morningside Heights, check out Toast, which has earned four stars out of 309 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bar and burger joint at 3157 Broadway (near the 125th Street subway station).
5. Lilly's Craft and Kitchen
Finally, there's Lilly's Craft and Kitchen, a Hell's Kitchen favorite with 4.5 stars out of 961 reviews. Stop by 675 Ninth Ave. (between 46th and 47th streets) to hit up the bar and restaurant next time you're looking to satisfy your cravings.
Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Fridays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the New York City area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management and email marketing for small businesses. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants climbed to 48 per business on Fridays, compared to 34 daily transactions on average on Mondays.