Where to Eat: Our Favorite LGBT-Friendly Chelsea Restaurants

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Chelsea Restaurants NYC

The Breslin

The Spotted Pig folks are behind this vintage-rustic restaurant in NoChel’s Ace Hotel. British-inspired fare is egg-centric at breakfast and meat-and-terrine heavy for lunch and dinner.

16 West 29th Street between Broadway & Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10001


Popular 24-hour dining scene offers great American fare to trendy gay clientele.

119 Seventh Avenue at 17th Street
New York, NY 10011


This mod restaurant, featuring comfort food with a spicy edge is a great spot for burgers, hearty salads, down to Earth comfort food, or after work cocktails.

156 Seventh Avenue between 19th and 20th Streets
New York, NY 10011

The Park

Serving American and Mediterranean cuisine in a sprawling ski chalet space. After dinner, the entire venue becomes a party. , NYC

118 Tenth Avenue between 17th and 18th Streets
New York, NY 10011


Tapas go upscale at this Spanish restaurant featuring blue velvet chairs, limestone walls and art glass galore. Its garden is good for all seasons, thanks to a retractable glass roof and fireplace.

136 Ninth Avenue between 18th and 19th Streets
New York, NY 10011

Tenth Avenue Cookshop

Chef Marc Meyer keeps his American cuisine real: hormone-free animals, humanely raised in local farms, used in simple but flavorful meals.

156 Tenth Avenue at 20th Street
New York, NY 156 Tenth Avenue

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Last modified: November 30, 2018