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Burger Heaven

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  • 804 Lexington Ave
    New York, NY 10065

  • (212) 838-3580
  • $$
  • Google Rating: 3.5/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .1 miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: .9 miles
  • Category: Lunch, Burgers, Salads

Summary:

OK. So Burger Heaven isn’t going to change your life, but if you want a great burger right in the neighborhood, you can’t really go wrong with Burger Heaven. If some members of your party want to play it a little healthier, we recommend the Grilled Chicken Salad. It’s nothing fancy, but it’s cool and crunchy and hits the spot.

Daniel

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  • 60 E 65th St
    New York, NY 10065

  • (212) 288-0033
  • $$$$
  • Google Rating: 4.5/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .4 miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: .9 miles
  • Category: French, Dinner, Gourmet

Summary:

Chef Daniel Boulud’s renowned restaurant delights the senses with elegant ambiance, gracious service and delectable menus in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. This Relais & Châteaux member’s award winning contemporary French cuisine is inspired by the seasons and accompanied by world class wines. The distinctive setting boasts contemporary furnishings and finishes atop the restaurant’s grand neo classical architecture. DANIEL offers the Bellecour Room for private dining and a warm and welcoming Bar & Lounge where guests enjoy creative cocktails, à la carte dining and sumptuous late night desserts. The restaurant is also a distinctive destination for weddings and rehearsal dinners, and is one of the few Manhattan restaurants to have a coveted two-star Michelin rating.

Fig & Olive

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  • 808 Lexington Ave
    New York, NY 10065

  • (212) 207-4555
  • $$$
  • Google Rating: 3.9/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .1 miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: .9 miles
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner, Mediterranean

Summary:

Fig & Olive is delicious Mediterranean cuisine featuring fresh seafood and great salad and panini. We think Fig & Olive is an especially good lunch spot if you want to sit down and take a break from the New York pace. There tends to be something for everyone, from burgers to risotto to lamb.

Guy & Gallard

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  • 470 Park Ave
    New York, NY 10022

  • (212) 447-5282
  • $
  • Google Rating: n/a/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .3 miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: 1.2 miles
  • Category: Lunch, Italian, Sandwiches, Salads

Summary:

Want a tasty, delicious, inexpensive lunch? Try Guy & Gallard. Their service is very friendly, and the food is always fresh. As a medical office, we appreciate that there is a healthy, quick and affordable alternative right in the neighborhood.

Il Mulino Uptown

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  • 37 E 60th St
    New York, NY 10065

  • (212) 750-3270
  • $$$$
  • Google Rating: 4/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .3 miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: 1.2 miles
  • Category: Dinner, Italian

Summary:

A high-end Italian eating experience, Il Mulino is a special night out in New York City. It’s only a few blocks away from our office, and we hear some great reviews. This is not a quiet little spot, but the hustle-and-bustle make you feel like you’re in old world Manhattan without ever leaving Midtown East.

Just Salad

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  • 1306 1st Avenue
    New York, NY 10021

  • (212) 244-1111
  • $
  • Google Rating: n/a/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .8 miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: .2 miles
  • Category: Lunch, Salads

Summary:

Exactly what its name implies: Just Salad is just salads. And they are wonderful. Order yours chopped with dressing mixed in. You’ll be glad you did. We suggest Just Salad for those days when you’re at the Medical Center and want to escape the campus and grab a healthy, delicious lunch.

Le Pain Quotidien

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  • 861 Lexington Ave
    New York, NY 10065

  • (646) 762-2209
  • $$
  • Google Rating: 4/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .3 miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: .8 miles
  • Category: Coffee, Lunch, Breakfast

Summary:

From their website, “Le Pain Quotidien means the daily bread. And to us, that means everything. It’s much more than mere sustenance; it’s a way of life.” The bread really is delicious, and so is the whole experience of eating — or just having a cappuccino — in this cozy, casual, communal breakfast/lunch spot. 

Maya

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  • 1191 1st Avenue
    New York, NY 10065

  • (212) 585-1818
  • $$$
  • Google Rating: 4.1/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .5 miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: .4 miles
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch, Mexican

Summary:

The house specialities include Lamb Bell Tacos and Chili & Coffee Rubbed Carne Asada. but perhaps the most exciting part of this innovative Central American restaurant is the “Guacamole Festival.” Maya also boasts a Tequileria that is perfect for your celebration after your treatment is complete!

Midtown Restaurant

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  • 155 E 55th Street
    New York, NY 10022

  • (212) 644-1611
  • $$
  • Google Rating: 3.7/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .4 miles miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: 1.2 miles miles
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery

Summary:

Midtown Restaurant is exactly what you’d expect: basic-but-tasty diner food. We include it here mostly because they deliver their full menu (including pizza and 24-hour breakfast). Order on their website for the utmost convenience.

Serendipity 3

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  • 225 East 60th Street
    New York, NY 10022

  • $$$-$$$$$$$
  • Google Rating: 3.6/5
  • Distance from Dr. Choi’s Office: .1 miles
  • Distance from Weill Cornell Medical College: .8 miles
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner, Desserts, Snacks, Kids

Summary:

If you’re traveling with a child who loves sweets and fantasy-worthy desserts (or an adult who does!), Serendipity 3 is a must-do. Serendipity 3 features a sophisticated menu with a whimsical twist, like its famous Frrrrozen Hot Chocolate and its record-setting $1,000 Golden Opulence Sundae (don’t worry, there are some more reasonable options).