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Things to do in East Harlem, Manhattan

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Brunch & Dinner Local favorite, stylish comfort food eatery with celeb chef Marcus Samuelsson. ”
  • 559 locals recommend
Theatre
“In the black history the entertainment starts in here. Whose careers started at the Apollo include Billie Holiday, Pearl Bailey, Sammy Davis Jr., James Brown & The Famous Flames, King Curtis, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Parliament-Funkadelic, Wilson Pickett, The Miracles, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Rush Brown, Stephanie Mills, Dionne Warwick, Bobby Short, The Jackson 5, Patti Austin, Patti LaBelle, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ben E. King, The Isley Brothers, Lauryn Hill, Sarah Vaughan, Jazmine Sullivan, Ne-Yo, and Machine Gun Kelly.... The theater opened in 1914 as Hurtig & Seamon's New Burlesque Theater, and was designed by George Keister in the neo-Classical style. It became the Apollo in 1934, when it was opened to black patrons – previously it had been a whites-only venue. In 1983, both the interior and exterior of the building were designated as New York City Landmarks, and the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is estimated that 1.3 million people visit the Apollo every year.”
  • 377 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd - The sprawling indoor/outdoor pub is a beer lover’s paradise, boasting multiple brews on draft and in bottles. To soak up all the booze, there’s an eclectic menu of gussied-up bar favorites like a spiced lamb burger, buttermilk fried chicken, and build-your-own mac and cheese.”
  • 246 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“328 Malcolm X Blvd - Founder Sylvia Woods was called the Queen of Soul Food for a reason, and her finger-lickin'-good ribs are not to be missed. Smothered in barbecue sauce and perfectly tender, her signature dish really is something to talk about/devour.”
  • 188 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Definitely a spot for the Harlem Cool Kids. Restaurant that turns nightclub after 11pm. Lit DJ on the weekend spins hip hop, afrobeats, RnB, and reggae. Young professional good looking crowd ”
  • 169 locals recommend
History Museum
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“the only institution dedicated to the 400-year history and future of New York, MCNY offers insight into everything from Martin Luther King Jr.’s connection to the city to its past 50 years of public art.”
  • 111 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd - Lido has a very solid Brunch on the weekends. I also like their dinner, They have a great rack of lamb, the drinks are good and the crowd is friendly. Good place to have a drink at the bar.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“This is a local favorite, casual spot. One of the best soul food in Harlem. ”
  • 130 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
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“Our favorite place, delicious Pina colada, Amazing musicians playing. It is free, but may apply a cover after 10pm on Friday/Saturdays ($5/$10). It is open from 5pm to morning. A bit quite from Monday to Thursday’s but still live music with another set of musician every hour. ”
  • 123 locals recommend
Building
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“Breakfast& Brunch& Dinner/bar French bistro classics, including breakfasts, in a light-filled space with exposed-brick walls. Great atmosphere. 341 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10027”
  • 126 locals recommend
Nature
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“FOUR different terrains where we are!! Face park, to left most on 5th Ave is garden, then pond, then woods replicated like upstate NY, then open field to right most 8th Ave.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Bakery
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“New York City’s most photogenic cookie isn’t just an Instagram trend -- it's every bit as decadent and delicious as it looks. Time your visit accordingly and you may just get one of these giant chocolate chip wonders fresh out of the oven.”
  • 103 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Free, 3rd Saturday of every month, 11 AM - 6 PM. Free, under the age of 12.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Casual spot for burgers, shakes & more in a modern, dinner-like setting with retro Harlem photos.”
  • 76 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you are looking for the history of the black Culture, this is the correct address ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“ 2211 Frederick Douglass Blvd - great food great drinks. The food is always pitch-perfect, and they have an excellent cocktail and wine list. The place has a friendly vibe, cool and relaxed. ”
  • 78 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Brunch & Dinner Local favorite, stylish comfort food eatery with celeb chef Marcus Samuelsson. ”
  • 559 locals recommend
Restaurant
“2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd - The sprawling indoor/outdoor pub is a beer lover’s paradise, boasting multiple brews on draft and in bottles. To soak up all the booze, there’s an eclectic menu of gussied-up bar favorites like a spiced lamb burger, buttermilk fried chicken, and build-your-own mac and cheese.”
  • 246 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“328 Malcolm X Blvd - Founder Sylvia Woods was called the Queen of Soul Food for a reason, and her finger-lickin'-good ribs are not to be missed. Smothered in barbecue sauce and perfectly tender, her signature dish really is something to talk about/devour.”
  • 188 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Definitely a spot for the Harlem Cool Kids. Restaurant that turns nightclub after 11pm. Lit DJ on the weekend spins hip hop, afrobeats, RnB, and reggae. Young professional good looking crowd ”
  • 169 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd - Lido has a very solid Brunch on the weekends. I also like their dinner, They have a great rack of lamb, the drinks are good and the crowd is friendly. Good place to have a drink at the bar.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“This is a local favorite, casual spot. One of the best soul food in Harlem. ”
  • 130 locals recommend
Building
“Breakfast& Brunch& Dinner/bar French bistro classics, including breakfasts, in a light-filled space with exposed-brick walls. Great atmosphere. 341 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10027”
  • 126 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“Casual spot for burgers, shakes & more in a modern, dinner-like setting with retro Harlem photos.”
  • 76 locals recommend

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