If you’re looking to dine with the cool kids, you need to know where to go. Luckily, we know which restaurants everybody’s favorite celebs and socialites frequent. Check out our Top 5 Best People Watching Dinner Scenes.
Nello is the restaurant to be seen at in New York City. Step inside this upscale Italian eatery and let yourself be transported to the land of the rich and famous. While you’re munching on crispy calamari and sipping on a glass of merlot, you’ll be surrounded by designer labels and some of the biggest names in entertainment, such as Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Make sure you’ve had your favorite Chanel jacket dry-cleaned before grabbing a table at this posh spot.
2 Cipriani Downtown
Anybody who’s anybody eats at the famous Cipriani restaurants in New York City. Cipriani Downtown is the hipper version of its uptown predecessor. Trendy celebs and socialites pay homage to the delicious food and beautiful atmosphere of this classic restaurant daily. The lovely and always fashionable Victoria Beckham has been spotted dining here along with other celebrities such as the cool Kardashian clan. Clear an evening to spend wining and dining amongst the stars.
Lavo is both a super chic restaurant and club that was created by the owners of the famous Asian bistro, TAO. The combination of the delicious food and sophisticated nightlife is what has helped to build their celebrity clientele. The restaurant itself is reminiscent of a 19th century Italian bistro with elegant wooden décor and candlelit tables. The club downstairs is one of the hottest spots in town and is frequented by members of young Hollywood such as the singer Ciara.
4 Nobu 57
Nobu 57 has some of the best sushi in NYC but it also has some of the best people watching. Everyone from posh moms to famous socialites and celebrities dine at this Japanese restaurant. The interior is super modern with metal and leather booths and dark blue candle holders. The fabulous Kim Kardashian has been seen hanging out here with friends and family. Don’t step into this place without your best duds.
5 Da Silvano
The intimate setting with exposed brick and simple floral displays makes this restaurant a favorite amongst celebrities and NYC’s elite crowd. It also helps that this authentic Tuscan eatery is situated in one of Manhattan’s coolest downtown neighborhoods, Greenwich Village, and surrounded by luxury residences, posh bars and lots of high-end shopping. Da Silvano is frequented by many A-Listers including the trendsetting pop diva, Rihanna. If you’re a fan of good food and people watching, stop by this haute spot for all that and more.