The Most Delicious New York Road Trip Takes You To 6 Hole-In-The-Wall Restaurants

Everyone loves a beautiful restaurant in the Empire State, and we’ve got plenty of gorgeous ones, complete with equally phenomenal views. But do you ever find yourself wanting something a little grittier? In truth, nobody does hole-in-the-wall restaurants quite like New York. The small, humble atmosphere, the general feeling of nostalgia, the tasty food… it all makes for a uniquely memorable experience. If you’re a fan of deliciously unassuming New York restaurants (often so small they don’t even have a website), check out this epic road trip! It’ll take you to some of the best hole-in-the-wall restaurants in New York.

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We’ve got plenty more New York road trips for you to drool over. This fantastic pie road trip through New York is the PERFECT finish to a weekend spent enjoying the state’s best hidden gem restaurants!

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