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Discover New York City

Discover New York City is a guide to the local independent businesses that are the heart and soul of NYC. Support indie businesses!

I love the independent businesses in New York, they are the heart and soul of the city! In this section you will find bookstores, cafés, restaurants, arts & crafts markets and more. It's an ongoing project to list the best of indie New York so visit often to discover the real New York City. Note - I am not compensated for writing these reviews and I'm only writing about the places that I like.


West Side Restaurant, Upper West Side, Manhattan

I don't make it up to the Upper West Side that often. But when I do, West Side Restaurant is one of my regular places to go for a meal. It is your standard Greek/American diner. Of course, they don't have a website! They are open to 1:00am and I like their breakfast. 

West Side Restaurant, 2020 Broadway at 69th Street

West Side Restaurant