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New York City Guide: A Walk Through Lenox Hill

Explore Lenox Hill on New York's Upper East Side.

The southern part of the Upper East Side encompasses the East 60s and East 70s, from Fifth Avenue to the East River. Explore the best that this neighborhood, Lenox Hill, has to offer.

Eat

Lenox Hill’s restaurant scene is blooming. There’s a breadth of cuisine, from Barcelona-style tapas to American fare and cabaret shows to Michelin-star French cuisine. 

  • Boqueria, 1460 Second Ave., 212.343.2227
  • Beach Cafe, 1326 Second Ave., 212.988.7299
  • Daniel, 60 E. 65th St., 212.288.0033 
Dinner Spread at Boqueria New York | WhereTraveler
Dinner Spread at Boqueria (©Rey Lopez)

Shop

The Upper East Side is all about glamour. Visit high fashion boutiques from emerging designers like Fivestory, as well as cool spots like Korean beauty shop Innisfree and couture hat atelier Suzane Couture.

Assorted Custom Hats | WhereTraveler
Assorted Custom Hats (©Clem Onojeghuo)

Drink

Though the area is not known for its wild nightlife, it does boast some cozy pubs with hearty fare, laid-back burger spots with Bloody Marys and a posh cigar and spirits bar.

Cocktail (Courtesy The Pony Bar) New York | WhereTraveler
Cocktail (Courtesy The Pony Bar)

Play

The art and museum scene shines in this neighborhood making it one of the best things to do on the Upper East Side—from famous art museums likeThe Frick Collection and The Met Breuer to a dynamic, historical space for unconventional art, The Park Avenue Armory.