What are generally referred to as as cheap eats in dining guides these days are everywhere to be had in the East Village. In some instances, the dining recommendations we make here are really better suited for take-out, while others are super cheap and great if you are pressed for time and just want to eat on-the-go!
It is a hard claim to make in Asian restaurant rich New York but Dumpling Man on St. Mark's makes dumplings better than anyone else. They range from traditional to exotic flavors. Dumpling places used to be the domain of Chinatown eateries, but not anymore. The North Asian style ...100 St. Marks Place
Don't be surprised to see a crowd of people standing in front of this tiny place on 14th Street, and not because there is some New York celebrity couple inside. The star's name here is Art E. Choke, and the pizza fan base he has tapped into is nothing short of astonishing. East V...328 East 14th Street (1st Ave.)
Formerly Una Pizza Napoletana, the keys fell to popular Brooklyn pizzeria Motorino for a first foray into the East Village.349 East 12th Street
For more than fifty years, customers have crowded into Veselka, a cozy Ukrainian coffee shop in New York City's East Village, to enjoy pierogi, borscht, goulash, and many other unpretentious favorites. Veselka (rainbow in Ukrainian) has grown up from a simple newsstand serving so...144 2nd Ave (9th St.)
This roadside dhaba is extremely popular among taxi drivers, and you'll find a nourishing selection of dishes at great prices. It is an East Village insider secret, probably because the place is so small that if someone doesn't point it out to you, you'll never see it. What you u...114 East 1st Street