Once a hub for immigrants, the Manhattan’s Lower East Side is no stranger to diversity as evident by the exciting variety of restaurants, bars, and businesses populating the area today. The neighborhood attracts a mixed crowd of locals, gallery goers, and barhopping revelers, all of whom can find their own perfect restaurant nearby. Honoring its vibrant and varied spirit, here are 10 of the best restaurants on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Health-food haven Dimes specializes in fresh, filling dishes that are as pleasing to the body as they are to the eye. With its colorful acai and pitaya bowls, hearty nori wraps, and whole fish dinners, this trendy Chinatown spot makes healthy eating fun for even the most devoted junk food enthusiasts. For those celebrating ‘5 o’clock somewhere,’ be sure to sample the popular wheatgrass margarita made with tequila, wheatgrass, and lime.
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