By Olivia Cuccaro
For many years, New York City has been at the forefront of the US fine dining scene. Innovative chefs and masters of traditional techniques alike contribute to the ever-evolving restaurant arena that is Manhattan. In 2017, seven Manhattan restaurants have been awarded two Michelin stars and an extraordinary five hold a three-star rating. Such a cosmopolitan city is the perfect host for a vast array of cuisines and atmospheres. Our Elite Traveler readers have spoken, and these are the seven best restaurants in Manhattan today.
Eleven Madison Park
From celebrated Chef Daniel Humm, Eleven Madison Park if often mentioned as the top restaurant in Manhattan. The three-Michelin starred Relais & Châteaux restaurant serves modern French cuisine in a stunning Art Deco setting. Come for the roasted muscovy duck with lavender honey, turnips and figs and stay for the extensive beer, cocktail and wine lists.