February 23, 2023
NoMad Restaurants Prove There’s No Place Like NoMad
NoMad Restaurants prove there’s no place like NoMad. From special occasion culinary experiences to out-of-the-ordinary fast casual, NoMad is a foodie destination. The NoMad neighborhood of New York City boasts many Micheline-starred chefs, James Beard honors, and a wide breadth of notable food.
Giving even more incentive to explore this burgeoning Manhattan culinary area is the NoMad Alliance initiative, “There’s No Place Like NoMad.” Check here for special offers and events throughout NoMad. There are so many incredible neighborhood establishments, it’s hard to pick favorites. Below is a sampling of some local faves.
Restaurants in NoMad
1184 Broadway, New York, NY 10001
L’Adresse NoMad takes its inspiration from European traditions and contemporary American techniques. The combination of European and American ingredients and flavors deliver deliciously unique dishes sure to please. And don’t miss their fruit and vegetable blends or artisanal cocktails, like the Alaska Martini or FeverDreamer.
Seafood lovers will enjoy the Tuna Tartar, Octopus Carpaccio, or Halibut and Daikon Slaw to start. The Grilled Octopus & Forbidden Rice or Long Island Halibut are menu highlights. Lamb Chops with Moroccan rub definitely satisfies. And if you’re in the mood to indulge in a burger, the Truffle Burger with Truffle fries can’t be beat.
Plus, every Tuesday and Thursday L’adresse features live Jazz music.
Mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” and dessert on L’adresse (max 4 desserts per party). Plus, receive a 10% discount. Offer good through 03/31/23.
19 E 26th Street, New York, NY 10010
With its convivial atmosphere and memorable American cuisine, Chef John Doherty’s BLACKBARN has been a popular NoMad destination since it opened.
Start with Wild Mushroom Toast to share or go decadent with the Foie Gras Terrine or Bone Marrow with Manila Clams. Grilled Branzino (for two) or Herb Crusted Black Cod offer lighter entrees, while heartier fare like Slow Cooked Eight-Hour Beef Ribs with Chipotle-Orange Rub is sure to fill and fulfill.
Don’t miss BLACKBARN’S signature NOMAD Cocktail
- Palo Santo infused House Aged ‘Ole Smokey Moonshine
- Orange Bitters, Angostura Bitters
- Splash of Amaro Nino
- Flamed Orange Twist
Mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” and receive BLACKBARN’s signature NOMAD Cocktail for a discounted price of $12. Offer good through 03/31/23.
13 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010
If you’re looking for a Japanese Izakaya Gastropub / Tapas Restaurant, look no further. This eclectic menu features Yakitori, Sashimi, Sushi, Tataki, and Izakaya “Tapas.” Ingredients are sourced from Lapera’s All Natural Poultry, Creekstone Farms’ Black Angus Beef, Eden Farms’ Berkshire Pork, and Yama’s Fresh Seafood.
For starters, try the “Famous” Tsukune Chicken Meatball with Yuan dipping sauce or Beef Short Ribs. Oyster Mushrooms or Shishito are tasty non-meat options. The Enoki Mushrooms wrapped in Smoked Bacon are not to be missed.
Larger plates to recommend are Teriyaki Ika (sizzling sautéed squid) and Buta Tofu Kimchi (caramelized kimchi & pork belly).
The Sushi and Sashimi are expertly prepared with pure, fresh ingredients. Those craving a roll can sink their teeth into Astroboy (fried shrimp, spicy tuna, avocado, sweet potato crunch, unagi sauce & spicy mayo).
Mention “There’s No Place Like Nomad” and receive a house hot sake from Izakaya NoMad. Offer good through 03/31/23.
Open Mon, Tue, Wed: 5 PM – 11 PM; Thur, Fri, Sat: 5 PM – 12 AM; Sun: Closed
17 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010
Il Fiorista is not only a restaurant, bar, and café, it is a florist, boutique, and community education space that embraces the manifold uses and beautiful benefits of flowers.
To experience the essence of Il Fiorista, start with the Dandelion Green + Castelfranco, a delightful ricotta salata with Meyer lemon, walnuts, roasted chestnuts and poppy seeds. Or simply savor the Filone with a sunflower petal spicy olive oil – it’s bread at its best.
For main dishes, the Tilefish with chamomile herbed sunchokes and artichoke tapenade or Sasso Chicken with broccoli rabe are neighborhood favorites.
Those looking for a culinary journey of what’s in season will love the Chef’s Tasting Menu, a 4-course meal showcasing Il Fiorista’s “passion for flowers and local foods.”
Mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” and receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Must be 21 or older with valid ID. Limit one per customer. Offer good through 03/31/23.
La Pecora Bianca NoMad
1133 Broadway, New York, NY 10010
La Pecora Bianca NoMad is an anchor destination along the NoMad Piazza (Broadway between 25th Street and 31st Street).
Start the meal off right with The NoMad Piazza Aperol Spritz and Whipped Ricotta with truffle honey and country toast (ask for extra toast so you don’t miss a bit of its whipped deliciousness).
All of LPB’s in-house made pastas are wonderful, though the Gargenelli with roasted wild mushrooms, arugula pesto, garlic, and pecorino is beyond. For mains, the New York Strip Steak, Chicken Paillard, and Scallops all deliver.
For those with a sweet tooth, definitely save room for the Chocolate Hazelnut Budino with salted caramel and crumbled wafer.
210 5th Avenue at, W 26th St, New York, NY 10010
Nourish yourself with ramen, teppanyaki, donburi, curry, or handhelds at wagamama.
Favorites include the Grilled Duck Ramen (crispy duck leg, with cilantro and ponzu sauce, on top of noodles in a rich vegetable broth), Miso Cod Soba (green tea soba noodles, miso glazed cod, seasonal vegetables, and scallions), and Spicy Beef Brisket + Red Onion Donburi with Egg (beef brisket in a spicy teriyaki sauce, sticky white rice, shredded carrots, seasonal green, scallions, and kimchi).
Visit Wagamama NoMad/Flatiron and mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” to receive a free sake bomb with purchase. Limit one per customer. Must be 21 or over. Offer good through 3/31/23.
30 W 30th Street, New York, NY 10001
Spritz NoMad is known for its fresh, tasty American-Italian shareable dishes. Fritto Misto (shrimp, calamari, zucchini with citrus aioli and spicy marinara) is always a crowd-pleaser. The Burrata (with tomatoes, basil, EVOO, with flatbread) melts in your mouth. Mezza Rigatoni is the stand-out pasta, and the Brussels & Cheese pizza is the most memorable pie. If you’re looking for classics, enjoy the Whole Branzino or Bone-In Ribeye Steak (for two).
Mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” and receive a free Aperol Spritz “The NoMad.” Must be 21 or over. Limit one per customer. Offer good through 03/31/23.
Insider tip: when you’ve finished your meal, head downstairs to Jewel Thief NoMad for a decadent nightcap.
Open Wednesday-Friday 5PM-12PM, Saturday 12PM-12AM, Sunday 12PM-6PM (Brunch on Sundays).
Drinks & Lounges in NoMad
Jewel Thief NoMad
30 W 30th St, New York, NY 10001
Described as “an exotic hidden den where international thieves unwind among lush and opulent treasures,” this below-street level watering hole has a speakeasy vibe. It’s a hidden jewel of the neighborhood.
Topping the cocktail menu is The Escape Valve (Scotch, Amaro Lucan, Coco Lopez), the French 69 (Gin, Dolin vermouth, lemon, Prosecco), and El Professor (Mezcal, Campari Mr. Black, cocchi). Check here for Jewel Thief’s Burlesque engagements. For special occasions, ask for Alfie’s Room.
Mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” and receive a free shot from the Jewel Thief. Must be 21 or over. Limit one per customer. Offer good through 03/31/23.
Vin Sur Vingt Wine Bar – NoMad
1140 Broadway, New York, NY 10001
Wine lovers whose focus is on simplicity, authenticity, and value should definitely visit this neighborhood gem. Enjoy an extensive list of continuously rotating wines (250), wines by the glass (50), and a tapas style French fare menu.
You will find wines from Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Alsace, Languedoc, Bourgogne, and Corsica. Light fare inspired by one of the owners’ Grandmothers completes the experience.
Mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” and receive 25% off any bottle of wine after 10pm, every day. Offer good through 3/31/23.
Open Mon & Tues: 4PM – 1AM; Wed – Sat: 4PM – 1AM; Sun: 3PM – 12AM
Glass Ceiling NoMad
1204 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10001
The Glass Ceiling is a unique space with a retractable glass ceiling sitting atop NoMad’s city skyline. This lounge with light bites and cocktails features indoor and outdoor seating and incredible views of the Empire State Building.
Stand-out signature cocktails include the Tokyo Mule Sake (with ginger beer and lime), Spicy Rainwater (Rainwater Sherry, Bianco Vermouth, fresh citrus juice, light agave with a jalapeño salt rim), and Sun in a Glass (Bianco vermouth, fresh pineapple, pressed coconut water, and a hint of cardamom). And if you’re looking to really celebrate, pop open a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label.
As you sip and chat, snack on Sweet and Spicy Flatbreads (chorizo sausage, banana peppers, hot honey, pepper jack cheese) or White Truffle Macaroni & Cheese. For a healthier option, get the Baby Kale Caesar Salad with Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds. If you’re looking for something more substantial, try the Atlantic Salmon Filet or the Black Angus Hamburger.
Mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” and receive 10% off. Offer good through 03/31/23.
Open Wednesday-Friday 4-9 PM, Saturday-Sunday 12-9 PM
Casual Fare in NoMad
1123 Broadway, New York NY 10010
Tortazo Chef Rick Bayless is a 7-time James Beard award winning chef and the foremost expert on authentic Mexican cuisine in America. Menu highlights include:
Tlayudas, a large corn masa tostada imported from Oaxaca, which is great for sharing. The Chorizo + Avocado (poblano rajas, cotija + chihuahua cheese, black beans, avocado, tomatillo salsa) is especially notable.
The Chicken Enchiladas Suizas never disappoint (with poblano rajas, chihuahua cheese, tomatillo crema).
Among the Tortas, locals love the Carne Asada (chile-rubbed prime sirloin, avocado, poblano rajas, arugula, chimichurri).
Bayless’ Quesadillas are always a sure bet. Try the Chicken + Bacon (tomatoes, chihuahua cheese, garlic mojo, cilantro crema) or Roasted Mushroom (poblano rajas, chihuahua cheese, cilantro crema).
No matter the season, don’t miss the Mexican Hot Chocolate with stone-ground cacao sourced from Selva Zoque, Mexico. It’s perfect with the Churros.
Mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” and receive $1 churros! Offer good through 3/31/23.
245 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Avocaderia’s flagship store is a welcome newcomer to NoMad. Fostering comfort and well-being through wholesome food makes Avocaderia the must-try for seasonal, nourishing, and uniquely crafted salads & bowls.
Tahini lovers shouldn’t miss Tahini Bliss (organic quinoa, upstate New York roasted potatoes, roasted tomatoes, chickpeas, feta, organic hard-boiled eggs, cilantro, pickled onions, tahini dressing). Those with heartier appetites will like the Harvest Bowl (organic quinoa, kale, freebird chicken, avocado, roasted sweet potatoes, goat cheese, apples, smoky balsamic vinaigrette, roasted almonds).
All of the Avocado Toasts are delicious, though the Amalfi is extra-memorable (seeded balthazar bread, avo mash, buratta, roasted tomatoes, salt, pepper, olive oil drizzle).
If you’re looking for a smoothie, the Spirulina Almond truly satisfies (banana, spirulina, organic vegan protein powder, almond butter, spinach, almond milk).
Mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad” and receive 10% off any in-store purchase. Or head to order.avocaderia.com and enter the promo code “NoMad” for $7 off any online order placed at their NoMad location. Offers good through 03/31/23.
30 W 24th St, New York, NY 10010
Tacombi delivers authentic taco culture, with taqueros springing from Mexico’s culinary traditions. Ingredients are wholesome and simple: no antibiotics, hormones, genetic modification, or artificial additives and preservatives.
Neighborhood favorites include the Tacos Y Tostadas – Carnitas, Black Bean & Sweet Potato, and Carne Asada. The Vegetariana Quesadilla is delicious, too. Guacamole con Totopos is fresh and tasty.
Popular highlights off the drink menu are the Spicy Margarita, Paloma, and Pina Colada.
But the thing you can’t miss is the Corn Esquites – absolutely unforgettable.
Come into the NoMad/Flatiron location, mention “There’s No Place Like NoMad,” and receive free Corn Esquites with any purchase! Offer good through 3/31/23. Only valid at 30 West 24th Street location.
333 Park Ave South, New York, NY 10010
Milu is a lively hub for neighbors and friends who have a passion for Chinese cuisine.
The Smoked Pork & Cabbage Wontons and Broccoli & Cremini Mushroom Wontons are both excellent.
If you’re looking to be “bowled” over, spicy fanatics will warm up to the Sichuan Spiced Cauliflower Bowl (spice rubbed and caramelized, sesame chili sauce, tofu seaweed salad). Or, if ginger is your thing, try the Ginger Scallion Salmon Bowl (poached with charred broccoli) – there is a limited number of this special Bowl, so don’t wait until too late in the day, if you don’t want to miss out.
Among Milu’s exceptional entrées are Soy Roasted Chicken (marinated and roasted dark meat, ginger scallion sauce, charred broccoli) and Mandarin Duck (tender duck leg with crispy skin, hoisin sauce, marinated cucumbers; served with duck fat rice).
Free soft serve with purchase of any bowls or entrées to any customer who mentions “There’s No Place Like NoMad.” Offer good through 03/31/23.
These are just a few of the noteworthy places to eat in NoMad. Treat yourself and your tastebuds to something you won’t soon forget. Eating at any of these NoMad restaurants will prove there’s no place like NoMad for great food.