Union Square Cafe

Danny Meyer's Iconic Flagship Restaurant

Founded in 1985, Union Square Cafe is Danny Meyer’s first restaurant. Not only is it the birthplace of a generation of widely lauded, award-winning restaurants, it is also the career starting point for many world-renowned chefs. Rooted in contemporary American cuisine with Italian influences, Union Square Cafe remains a destination for creative cooking today thanks to Executive Chef Carmen Quagliata. Guests enjoy a world-class dining experience matched with the warmest hospitality expected from Union Square Hospitality Group. Since opening its doors, Union Square Cafe has won five James Beard Awards and earned Zagat Survey’s #1 ranking as New York’s Most Popular Restaurant an unprecedented nine times.

We're not the only ones who love them!

Union Square Cafe has won five James Beard Awards, earned Zagat Survey’s #1 ranking as New York’s Most Popular Restaurant an unprecedented nine times, earned 3 Stars by Forbes and The New York Times, and been featured in New York Magazine, Wine Spectator, New York Magazine, The Economist, and been named one of "The 7 Restaurants That Changed New York City."

Union Square Cafe

Danny Meyer's Iconic Flagship Restaurant

Founded in 1985, Union Square Cafe is Danny Meyer’s first restaurant. Not only is it the birthplace of a generation of widely lauded, award-winning restaurants, it is also the career starting point for many world-renowned chefs. Rooted in contemporary American cuisine with Italian influences, Union Square Cafe remains a destination for creative cooking today thanks to Executive Chef Carmen Quagliata. Guests enjoy a world-class dining experience matched with the warmest hospitality expected from Union Square Hospitality Group. Since opening its doors, Union Square Cafe has won five James Beard Awards and earned Zagat Survey’s #1 ranking as New York’s Most Popular Restaurant an unprecedented nine times.

We're not the only ones who love them!

Union Square Cafe has won five James Beard Awards, earned Zagat Survey’s #1 ranking as New York’s Most Popular Restaurant an unprecedented nine times, earned 3 Stars by Forbes and The New York Times, and been featured in New York Magazine, Wine Spectator, New York Magazine, The Economist, and been named one of "The 7 Restaurants That Changed New York City."