Foodies, cheese lovers, and NYC travel junkies alike: alas, you have your ultimate guide to the best Mac & Cheese stops throughout New York City.
From city classics and well-known cheese producers to hidden cheesy breakfast hotspots, we're sure you'll eat any of these delicious mac-filled options up!
- Beecher's Handmade Cheese
A true Mac & Cheese iconic in NYC, Beecher's Handmade Cheese is a factory and cafe all in one, their basement cheese cave doubling as a restaurant. Churning out artisanal cheeses and the 'world's best macaroni', Beecher's is a cheese-lovers dream stop.
- Location: Flatiron District
Dish to try: Signature Mac Dish - Penne Pasta, Flagship and Just Jack Cheeses
S'Mac, or more formally Sarita's Macaroni and Cheese, is hands down one of the absolute best spots to find mac not only in NYC but in the entire country! From platters of All-American cheese classics to samples of the fancy stuff, S'Mac serves up the very best!
- Location: East Village
Dish to Try: Build Your Own Mac (15 different kinds of cheese and countless add-ins to choose from).
- Mac Bar
Welcome to NYC's very own Mac Bar, one of the most popular spots to sit down for some seriously delicious cheesy delights. Mac bar offers organic and artisanal cheese options and some really inventive spins on the classic mac recipe.
- Location: SoHo
Dish to Try: Mac Rueben (braised corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and crumbled rye bread crumbs.)
- Avra Madison
Not your typical stop for mac and cheese perhaps, Avra Madison is more of a classy sit-down dinner spot. However, in the morning you can find a true mac and cheese treasure: breakfast mac. Need we say more
- Location: Central Park
Dish to Try: Breakfast Mac (Their spin on classic macaroni and cheese with a fried egg to boot).
- Murrays Cheese Bar
Head to Murray's Cheese Bar for classic mac dishes you just can't find anywhere else. Focusing on the comfort food aspect of the dish, this spot serves up the classic to the masses daily, though it does change it up seasonally with creative local ingredients.
- Location: Greenwich
Dish to Try: Signature Mac (Elbow macaroni and a secret blend of 4 kinds of cheese).
🏆 The People’s Champion🏆Murray’s Cheese Bar recently took home the coveted “People’s Choice” award at the @timeoutnewyork Mac and Cheese Smackdown with two offerings: our Classic Mac and Cheese (pictured above) and a special Pulled Pork Mac with cornbread crumble. You can get both right now at @murrayscheesebar, or if you want to have your own Smackdown, you can hit the link in our bio for recipes for both versions!