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Things to do in Soho

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.
Park
“for a fun relaxing day downtown only 30 minuets with the A train exit at W4 st Washington sq”
  • 435 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Best boutiques, cafes, and restaurants. Amazing for people watching. the most Instagrammed neighborhood in Manhattan!”
  • 339 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“It's the best pastrami i've ever had. I've had a lot of pastrami. This is the real deal. It's overpriced as hell, but everyone should know what pastrami is actually supposed to be.”
  • 403 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“Great Museum in the Lower East Side featuring new exhibits year round of world renowned artists. ”
  • 203 locals recommend
History Museum
“Here you can learn about NYC’s urban immigrant history. Find out the different challenges immigrants had to face and how they overcame them.”
  • 268 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
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“Chinatown in NYC is worth a visit, especially for tourists who haven't visited many Chinatowns before. The neighborhood is expansive, unique, and bustling with people.”
  • 164 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Great breakfast/brunch spot. Share the pancakes and order main courses. Ask for their homemade raspberry jam! ”
  • 244 locals recommend
Moroccan Restaurant
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“Head to this Moroccan boîte, open since 1983, for halloumi with eggs, assorted mezze, big salads, and terrific tagines. Students and European tourists love this place, and there’s a sizeable outdoor patio when it’s nice out. There’s also a location in Williamsburg.”
  • 238 locals recommend
Comedy Club
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“One of the most famous comedy clubs in the world and its where you'll find NYC's best comics.”
  • 167 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Make sure you put your bid in 2-3 hours before you get in. Classic New York speakeasy bar that is worth the try.”
  • 175 locals recommend
Ramen Restaurant
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“David Chang's Asian-accented American fare comes with an open kitchen, spare decor & dinner crowds.”
  • 148 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“Locally known for its happy-hour frozen margaritas, easy snacks, great music and easy-going atmosphere. Check their website for live bands in the music venue out the back, and don't overlook the extra seating options upstairs when its full.”
  • 150 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Fabulous Mexican! Can get a bit crowded during lunch but well worth the wait. Limited seating”
  • 168 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Fantastic French place that's been one of New York's top restaurants forever at this point. No reservation required, just go. Expect to spend $20 per person.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“100+ year old jewish appetizers. The lox are amazing, the best I've ever had. It's a great experience. ”
  • 170 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Come and visit this little strip! Especially at night when it is full life due to live music and walkable streets! The majority of this Street will be closed off at night, so you can enjoy walking through this strip. You must try the gelatos here! ”
  • 99 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Deli / Bodega
“It's the best pastrami i've ever had. I've had a lot of pastrami. This is the real deal. It's overpriced as hell, but everyone should know what pastrami is actually supposed to be.”
  • 403 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great breakfast/brunch spot. Share the pancakes and order main courses. Ask for their homemade raspberry jam! ”
  • 244 locals recommend
Moroccan Restaurant
“Head to this Moroccan boîte, open since 1983, for halloumi with eggs, assorted mezze, big salads, and terrific tagines. Students and European tourists love this place, and there’s a sizeable outdoor patio when it’s nice out. There’s also a location in Williamsburg.”
  • 238 locals recommend
Speakeasy
“Make sure you put your bid in 2-3 hours before you get in. Classic New York speakeasy bar that is worth the try.”
  • 175 locals recommend
Ramen Restaurant
“David Chang's Asian-accented American fare comes with an open kitchen, spare decor & dinner crowds.”
  • 148 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Fabulous Mexican! Can get a bit crowded during lunch but well worth the wait. Limited seating”
  • 168 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Fantastic French place that's been one of New York's top restaurants forever at this point. No reservation required, just go. Expect to spend $20 per person.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“100+ year old jewish appetizers. The lox are amazing, the best I've ever had. It's a great experience. ”
  • 170 locals recommend

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