This tiny but vibrant neighborhood spans the area between Third Avenue and Sixth Avenue between 14th Street and East Houston Street. Known to be an area filled with standout dining and culture, it is also the heart of the NYU campus, which gives it an eternally young energy and flair.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
285 West 12th Street at West 4th Street
Newly renovated chophouse with a 1920's speakeasy history. Classic and innovative cocktails steal the show here with a meat-centric menu to match.
181 Thompson Street between Bleecker and West Houston Streets
Classic Italian cuisine accompanied by celebrity spottings and warm hospitality. Don’t miss the Spicy Rigatoni Vodka.
SANT AMBREOUS WEST VILLAGE
259 West 4th Street at Perry Street
From gelato and espresso to full meals with wine pairings, this elegant Italian cafe never disappoints.
MERMAID OYSTER BAR
79 MacDougal Street between Bleecker and West Houston Streets
This spot is perfect for mid-day or happy-hour cocktails and a dozen oysters on ice. White washed walls and minimal design gives way to the light and airy atmosphere.
STUMPTOWN COFFEE ROASTERS
30 West 8th Street at Washington Square West
Coffee bar with a cool vibe serving house-roasted direct-trade coffee, artwork lattes and pastries.
FRANCOIS PAYARD BAKERY
116 West Houston Street between Sullivan and Thompson Streets
Refined French bakery/cafe. Classic breads, cakes, pastries, plus sandwiches, soups and salads.
268 Sixth Avenue between Bleecker and West Houston Streets
One of the best Italian restaurants in the city is known for its glamorous crowd sidewalk seating and people watching. Cash only.
23 Commerce Street between Bedford and Bleecker Streets
Upscale Japanese fare with noteworthy omakase and exceptional service.
113 MacDougal Street between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets
Old school tavern serving some of the best steaks, chops and burgers in town. Best known for the bone marrow and Black Label Burger. Classic New York.
86 West 3rd Street between Sullivan and Thompson Streets
Old school Italian cuisine served in an elegant setting accompanied by an extensive wine list.
ZZ'S CLAM BAR
169 Thompson Street at West Houston Street
Hip and tiny reservations-only hot spot for seafood crudo, raw bar specialties and well made cocktails.
GOTHAM BAR & GRILL
12 East 12th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Classic New York City Establishment. Upscale new American Cuisine in a stylish setting.
89 MacDougal Street at Bleecker Street
This downtown-outpost of the iconic NYC institution serves one of the best burgers in town. Perfect for a casual meal with friends
75 Washington Place between Sixth Avenue and MacDougal Street
Chef Dan Barber delivers upscale American fare with locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.
44 Charles Street at Seventh Avenue South
This Australian roast-house serves up serious coffee and delicious pastries.
BAR AT MARLTON HOTEL
5 West 8th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Old school bar with a cozy atmosphere, perfect for socializing over fireside cocktails.
OTTO ENOTECA E PIZZERIA
1 Fifth Avenue at East 8th Street
Mario Batali's bustling, upscale pizzeria and wine bar.
24 Fifth Avenue between West 10th and West 9th Streets
Charming cafe serving up delectable French-Mediterranean fare.
OMAR'S LA RANITA
21 West 9th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
This dimly lit supper club serves Mediterranean-American amidst a glamorous crowd.
170 Thompson Street between Bleecker and West Houston Streets
Babbo’s little sister serves no-nonsense Roman-Italian cuisine and is a neighborhood favorite for a laid back meal.
132 West Houston Street at Sullivan Street
Jamaican fare and island cocktails make this place a departure from the City. Great for brunch or a night of dancing with friends.
4 CHARLES PRIME RIB
4 Charles Street between Greenwich Avenue and Waverly Place
An intimate supper club by famed Chicago restaurateur, Brendan Sodikoff. Come here for the prime rib, fresh seafood and strong drinks.
105 Christopher Street between Hudson and Bleecker Streets
Home cooked Tuscan style cuisine paired with a fabulous wine list.
7 Carmine Street between Bleecker Street and Sixth Avenue
Joe’s is known for the best New York Slice. Casual stand and eat dining, perfect for lunchtime or late night.
110 Waverly Place between Sixth Avenue and Washington Square West
Chef Mario Batali cooks up upscale Italian fare in a buzzing carriage house with chic clientele and a Michelin Star rating.
185 Bleecker Street at MacDougal Street
Delicious, wholesome, plant-based sweets and savory foods. All offerings and both vegan and kosher.
155 Bleecker Street at Thompson Street
A meat-centric restaurant serving swoon-worthy American and Italian comfort food.
NOURISH KITCHEN + TABLE
95 Greenwich Avenue between Bank and West 12th Streets
Chic, health-conscious, cafe/shop crafting seasonal bites with area-sourced ingredients to eat in or take out.
ARTS & CULTURE
MACCARONE ART GALLERY
630 Greenwich Street between Morton and Leroy Streets
Well curated contemporary art gallery with two exhibition spaces catering to a serious art crowd.
BLUE NOTE JAZZ CLUB
131 West 3rd Street at West 4th Street
Noteworthy jazz musicians take the stage at this intimate and iconic club.
WHITE COLUMNS EXHIBITIONS
320 West 13th Street between Horatio and Gansevoort Streets
The city’s oldest alternative non-profit space, showcasing emerging artists not affiliated with galleries.
LE POISSON ROUGE
158 Bleecker Street between Thompson and Sullivan Streets
Dark, alternative, vampy night lounge/music venue. An out-of-the-box experience.
CHERRY LANE THEATRE
38 Commerce Street at Bedford Street
The longest continuously running Off-Broadway theater presents classic plays and exciting new works.
117 MacDougal Street between West 3rd Street and Minetta Lane
This iconic comedy club known for surprise drop-ins by high profile celebrity comedians. Go any night of the week for an experience that is sure to be a witty good time.
JEFFERSON MARKET LIBRARY
426 Sixth Avenue at West 10th Street
Decked with stained glass windows, a cool spiral staircase, and a neat collection of materials, this former courthouse is a great spot to sit, browse or wander
HEALTH & WELLNESS
MNDFL MEDITATION STUDIO
10 East 8th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Learn to focus on your breathing, live more consciously, and develop a mediation practice in this urban oasis.
REFINE METHOD WEST VILLAGE
131 Perry Street between Washington and Greenwich Streets
High intensity interval training with super knowledgeable instructors.
WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK
This iconic park is not just about nature. At any given time, the heart of the NYU campus hosts multiple musicians performing and people congregating.
97 Greenwich Avenue between Bank and West 12th Streets
West Village locals converge in the glass-walled five-story fitness mecca. Private instruction and hourly classes available.
SACRED SOUNDS YOGA
163 Bleecker Street between Sullivan and Thompson Streets
Bright and airy second floor studio offering a wide variety of class styles, including Aerial Yoga.
5 West 8th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
This swanky, upscale hotel in a historic Greenwich Village is centrally located two blocks from Washington Square Park and with impeccable décor.
THE WALKER HOTEL
52 West 13th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
From the curated library, to the retro rotary phones in every room, no detail has been ignore at this sexy boutique hotel.
GOODS FOR THE STUDY MCNALLY JACKSON STORE
50 West 8th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Well curated stationery and art supply shop selling unique greeting cards, quality paper products, an array of notebooks, as well as high end pens.
THE END OF HISTORY
548 Hudson Street between Charles and Perry Streets
The small, two-window storefront houses vintage and international glassware all categorized by color.
535 Hudson Street between Perry and Charles Streets
Tiny retail offshoot of the namesake magazine offering luxury home, fashion and male-targeted gifting.
102 Charles Street at Bleecker Street
Former stylist and high-end accessory designer Khirma Eliazov curates her women’s boutique with up-and-coming clothing and jewelry designers.
HEALTH & HARMONY
470 Hudson Street at Barrow Street
MURRAY'S CHEESE SHOP
254 Bleecker Street between Morton and Leroy Streets
117 Seventh Avenue South between West 10th and Christopher Streets
CITARELLA GOURMET MARKET
424 Sixth Avenue at West 9th Street
C.O. BIGELOW APOTHECARIES
414 Sixth Avenue between West 9th and West 10th Streets
33 Seventh Avenue South between West 12th and West 13th Streets
75 Christopher Street at West 4th Street
204 West 4th Street between Barrow and Grove Streets
BANK OF AMERICA
184 Bleecker Street between MacDougal and Sullivan Streets
396 Sixth Avenue at West 8th Street
TERRY'S WINE SHOP
35 Greenwich Avenue between Sixth and Seventh Avenues
UNITED STATES POSTAL OFFICE
527 Hudson Street between Charles and West 10th Streets
480 Sixth Avenue at West 12th Street
GREENWICH VILLAGE ANIMAL HOSPITAL
504 Hudson Street between Christopher and West 10th Streets
MALIBU DOG KITCHEN
35 Christopher Street at Waverly Place
434 Hudson Street at Morton Street
91 Christopher Street at Bleecker Street
LENOX HEALTH GREENWICH VILLAGE
30 Seventh Avenue at Waverly Place
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