NYC truly is the city that never sleeps, no matter what. One would assume that only clubs are open after 2 a.m., but not here. The insomniacs of the city banned together to keep some of the best eateries in the city open way after 2 a.m. These places are not only magical for club goers to stumble into after they’ve drank their weight in liquor and need something to soak up the alcohol that is not their bloodstream. These restaurants are also awesome date night spots for sleep-deprived lover. Check them out below.
For any night owls, party animals, or 24-hour spud-aholics, the all-potato concept restaurant is the perfect choice. The fast-casual setting offers a mix-and-match selection of the spud in its many forms, and is a perfect stop for those leaving or coming back to the West Village.
Open until: 4 am on Fridays and Saturdays
Located at: 378 6th Ave. (www.Potatopia.com, 212.260.4100)
Tasty, cheap and always crowded, late-night is the perfect time to satisfy those comfort food cravings.
Open until: 2 a.m. during the week; 4 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays
Located at: West Village, Lower East Side, Chelsea, Upper East Side and Williamsburg
For a classic late-night treat, grab Famous Joe’s Pizza, consistently rated one of the best slices in New York.
Open until: 5 am daily
Located at: 7 Carmine Street (212.255.3946, http://www.joespizzanyc.com ).
Empanada Mama has been serving up Latin American staples into the wee hours of the night for nearly a decade.
Open until: 5AM
Located at: 763 9th Ave between 51st and 52nd Streets in Hell’s Kitchen (212-698-9008, empmamanyc.com).
The Chelsea hotspot serves American dishes with a contemporary twist to fill any late-night craving such as its signature Cafeteria Burger, decadent macaroni and cheese dishes and Baja Fish Tacos.
Open until: 5am
Located at: 119 7th Ave between 17th and 18th Streets in Chelsea (212.414-1717, cafeteriagroup.com).