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2015 Top 100 Independents in New York

The Smith restaurant, New York City

Tourism continues to rule the Top 100 Independent Restaurants. Not surprisingly, New York City is home to the most restaurants in the ranking. 33 of the Top 100 restaurants are located in the Big Apple.

Restaurant

Location

Rank

Sales

TAO DowntownNew York City2$38,000,000
Lavo New YorkNew York City4$31,000,000
Carmine'sNew York City5$30,984,068
Smith & WollenskyNew York City7$26,057,894
TAO UptownNew York City8$24,000,000
BuddakanNew York City12$21,425,583
Sparks Steak HouseNew York City21$18,100,000*
Del PostoNew York City24$17,600,000*
The Smith (Lincoln Square)New York City26$17,475,000
'21' ClubNew York City28$17,082,107
BalthazarNew York City32$16,700,000*
Quality MeatsNew York City34$16,624,234
Guy’s American
Kitchen & Bar
New York City35$16,500,000*
Grand Central Oyster BarNew York City38$16,200,000*
Spice MarketNew York City50$15,400,000*
Quality ItalianNew York City51$15,337,858
Blue FinNew York City55$15,100,000*
Junior’s (Brooklyn)New York City57$14,900,000*
The Sea GrillNew York City59$14,650,000*
The Smith (Midtown)New York City62$14,452,000
Blue Water GrillNew York City63$14,400,000*
Coffee ShopNew York City64$14,300,000*
The Four SeasonsNew York City67$14,150,000*
Bryant Park Grill & CaféNew York City70$14,000,000*
The Milleridge InnJericho, N.Y.72$13,900,000*
Rock Center CaféNew York City75$13,800,000*
Virgil’s Real BarbecueNew York City78$13,526,645
Cafe FiorelloNew York City85$12,900,000*
Junior’s (Times Square)New York City86$12,800,000*
Keens SteakhouseNew York City87$12,700,000*
DanielNew York City88$12,700,000*
Tavern on the GreenNew York City93$12,300,000*
MorimotoNew York City96$12,118,053
OceanaNew York City100$12,000,000

*RB Estimate; all rankings based on 2014 sales

 

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