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20 Best Restaurants in Staten Island

       Looking for a place to eat? With many restaurants serving many different types of cuisine, you won’t go hungry on Staten Island! Ranging from a small bite to eat to a fancy dinner, theres a variety of places to accommodate to your cravings. Here is a list of highly recommended restaurants, all located on Staten Island.


Laila: A newly opened restaurant serving delicious and authentic Syrian/Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. Their menu includes halal and vegetarian options.

  •  45 Page Ave Ste C, Staten Island, NY 10309
  • Rated 4.7, $$

Laila via Facebook

Chinar on the Island: Enjoy Russian and Mediterranean food in a beautiful setting designed to mimic the Mediterranean countryside. Come on a Saturday night for dancing!

  • 283 Sand Ln, Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Rated 4.4, $$

Chinar on the Island via Facebook

Beans and Leaves: A coffee and tea café serving breakfast and brunch items. Sit down and enjoy one of their fun waffles influenced by our favorite cereals.  Beans and Leaves is a local treasure!

  • 422 Forest Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Rated 4.3, $

Beans and Leaves via Facebook

Michael’s Martinis & Meatballs: An Italian restaurant known for its great Happy Hour and large variety of meatballs and martinis.

  • 1816 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Rated 4.4, $$

Michael’s Martinis & Meatballs via Facebook

Royal Crown Bakery: This bakery is highly raved about by its visitors. It takes the crown with its delectable food selections.

  • 1350 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Rated 4.5, $$


Violette’s Cellar: An exclusive atmosphere with a dinning experience to match. Offering a dinner menu made for sharing. 

  • 2271 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306
  • Rated 4.4, $$$

Violette’s Cellar via Facebook

Inca’s Grill Peruvian Kitchen: This restaurants focuses on a unique blend of both traditional and innovative Peruvian cuisine. 

  • 126 Lincoln Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306
  • Rated 4.3, $$

Inca’s Grill Peruvian Kitchen via Facebook

Simple Asia: Ever had a sushi burrito? Simple Asia offers everything sushi! This asian fusion restaurant also serves bubble tea and ramen. 

  • 2333 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306
  • Rated 4.5, $$


Chris’s Restaurant: Provides the best polish cuisine in Staten Island, brining the best of Poland to the United States with delicious dishes that cant be found in most restaurants around the city. 

  • 1571 Richmond Rd, Staten Island, NY 10304
  • Rated 4.5, $$

Chris’s Restaurant via Facebook

Barca:  Located in the newly built Urby, their menu showcases the finest seafood available prepared in various styles. Their priority in their preparation focuses on consistency, sustainability and the use of the finest sourced and local ingredients.  

  • 44 Navy Pier Ct, Staten Island, NY 10304
  • Rated 435, $$$

Barca via Facebook

The Original Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza: A highly raved about pizzeria with a famous vodka pizza! The Original Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza is the first brick oven pizzeria on Staten Island. Their pizza even won the “Worlds Best Pizza” title multiple times at the International Pizza Expo.

  • 1718 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Rated 4.5, $$

The Original Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza via Facebook

Bayou: An old New Orleans style restaurant serving authentic Cajun-Creole cuisine. The restaurant itself is designed to look like a French Quarter bistro that could be found on the streets of New Orleans.

  • 1072 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Rated 4.4, $$

Bayou via Facebook

New Asha: Eat in or take out this traditional Sri Lankan food. Offering both vegetarian and non vegetarian options in a family like atmosphere.

  • 322 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Rated 4.6, $

New Asha via Facebook

J’s on the bay: A 50’s style daytime diner serving all your favorite classic diner foods with an innovative twist.

  • 1189 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Rated 4.4, $$

J’s on the Bay via Facebook

Bin 5: A Michelin-rated bistro that received multiple awards form the Staten Island Advance Readers’ Choice Awards including Best Restaurant in 2015 and Best Fancy Cocktails in 2016 and 2017.

  • 1233 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Rated 4.7, $$$

Bin 5 via Facebook

Enoteca Maria: Also known as Staten Island’s premiere wine bar, Enoteca Maria prepares authentic Italian cuisine.

  • 27 Hyatt St, Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Rated 4.6, $$

Enoteca Maria via Shutterwhisper

Giuliana’s Restaurant: An upscale bar and grill featuring pasta and house-made desserts.

  • 4105 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10308
  • Rated 4.7, $$

Giuliana’s Restaurant via Facebook

Lee’s Tavern:This family owned business has become a Staten Island staple being featured on many social platforms. You may be familiar with this neighborhood pub serving a range of pizza and brews.

  • 60 Hancock St, Staten Island, NY 10305
  • Rated 4.6, $

Lee’s Tavern via

Denino’s Pizzeria & Tavern: A landmark in New York City, their thin crust pizza made this family owned business well known. Opening in 1937, they have been renowned for their pizza and Italian dinner platters which are prepared fresh daily. When you visit Denino’s your experiencing a legacy that started 8 decades ago.

  • 524 Port Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10302
  • Rated 4.6, $$

Denino’s Pizzeria & Tavern via Facebook

Beso: Located in the prime location of St. George in NOSI, steps away from the Staten Island Ferry, specializing in Spanish cuisine. This cozy, relaxed brick walled space serves tapas, entrees and sangria.

  • 11 Schulyer St, Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Rated 4.4, $$

Beso via Shutterwhisper