Riverside Dr./West End Ave. Restaurants
Address: Boat Basin Cafe
Enjoy a drink as you watch the boats drift by and the sun fade into the Hudson. The setting, right on the river by the boat basin, makes this place a hot spot when the weather is fine. Sadly, it's only open from April through October.
Address: 2429 Broadway
A bona fide New York icon, this is the one, the only Murray's Sturgeon. Selling smoked sturgeon that borders on the miraculous, many travel near and far for a sample of their incomparable lox, sturgeon, fresh pickled herring and more. If you are a connoisseur of fishy spreads, you will be an instant convert.
Address: 2350 Broadway
While their menu has expanded over the years, the roasted chicken remains their most popular item. Nonetheless, if you're so inclined, they also offer a fair range of exotic poultry, from duck to capon. There are also a number of down home fixings if you do not eat like a bird.