5 Great Places to Eat Near South Street Seaport

From the South Street Seaport Museum to the numerous sightseeing cruises departing from the piers, South Street Seaport is a popular tourist destination. Our restaurant recommendations will help you avoid the neighborhood's tourist traps and enjoy a great meal.

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    Acqua at Peck Slip Restaurant near South Street Seaport
    ••• Acqua at Peck Slip. Dan Cross
    This casual Italian restaurant has a great wine list and outdoor seating where you can see the water. Acqua is a good stop if you want a tasty meal or just want to snack on some Italian tapas with a glass of wine.
    • Cuisine: Italian
    • Address: 21 Peck Slip
    • Phone: 212-349-4433
    • Cost: Main Courses: $16-24
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    Bridge Cafe

    Bridge Cafe
    ••• Bridge Cafe

    At the Bridge Cafe, diners can enjoy well-prepared American food in generous portions in a building dating back to 1794 next to the Brooklyn Bridge. Friendly service and a reasonable wine list (30% off Monday-Wednesday!) make this a popular choice in the area, so reservations are recommended.

    • Cuisine: American
    • Address: 279 Water St.
    • Phone: 212-227-3344
    • Cost: Main Courses: $22-32
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    Picture of MarkJoseph Steakhouse near South Street Seaport.
    ••• MarkJoseph Steakhouse. Dan Cross

    If you're craving delicious steak after visiting South Street Seaport, MarkJoseph Steakhouse is the best restaurant to choose. It's one of New York City's best steakhouses, and it might be worth a visit even if you're not near South Street Seaport.

    • Cuisine: Steak
    • Address: 261 Water Street
    • Phone: 212-277-0020
    • Cost: Main Courses: $41-51
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    Japanese restaurant interior
    ••• SUteiSHI

    If being at South Street Seaport makes you crave sushi, SUteiSHI should be your destination. In addition to an array of fresh sushi and creative maki, SUteiSHI has many cooked Japanese dishes as well.

    • Cuisine: Japanese
    • Address: 24 Peck Slip
    • Phone: 212-766-2344
    • Cost: Main Courses: $18-32 and up