Your Home for NYC Restaurant Grades


At our motto has always been "you never know what's making you sick (or fat)". Why leave it up to chance? Do the research about the what and where you are eating before you go out. Why make reservations at a high end restaurant to be greeted with a sign in the window that says the restaurant got a C.

Use our google maps based tool to do restaurant inspection searches for all 25,181 restaurants in New York City. You can search by type of restaurant, by name, location, and filter by inspection grade.

NYC Health Ratings is now available for Android users. Download it here. All the search functionality available on this site is now available for Android with the ease of location based searches. Search results default to your current location determined by your phones network connection. You can override this by entering an address, zip code or neighborhood name which is then geocoded to find its latitude and longitude. When searching, a list of results ranked by distance and name are presented. You can view the detailed results here or click on a restaurant and it will take you to its position on the map. Once there you can view it and share it with friends.

The newest version includes Foursquare integration and an enhanced user interface. You can check in to a restaurant and share the detailed restaurant inspection results as a tip or shout it to your friends. Future enhancements will be a redesigned user interface to take advantage of newer user interface patterns in Android that are optimized for tablets.

An iPhone version is currently in development.

For our browse feature all restaurants are indexed by borough and neighborhood. Each neighborhood in the city has its own neighborhood page where local residents can easily keep tabs on what is happening in their neighborhood. We provide trending statistics for each neighborhood to see how restaurants are fairing from week to week. In addition to this we also provide the ability to filter restaurants by cuisine type and grade type.

Stats stats and more stats. The borough page now contains aggregate trending graphs for the five boroughs. We're currently tracking scores, grades and critical violations. This eventually will be extend to the borough pages as well. Where individual neighborhoods can be compared.

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Lastly My Restaurants. Now you can save your favorite restaurants for easy access! Just create an account and click add to favorites when viewing a restaurant. It's easy, you can create an account and log in with your facebook account in one click.

We are excited about nychealthratings and hope you use the site, and share it with your friends.

Search results are current as of April 27, 2016. The latest results are uploaded weekly.

This Weeks Stats

10 Best neighborhoods:

  • Concourse Village, Bronx: average score 7.90
  • JFK Airport, Queens: average score 8.68
  • Prospect Heights, Brooklyn: average score 8.92
  • Nolita, New York: average score 9.16
  • Morningside Heights, New York: average score 9.26
  • Long Island City, Queens: average score 9.37
  • Bedford Park, Bronx: average score 9.38
  • Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn: average score 9.41
  • TriBeCa, New York: average score 9.44
  • Heartland Village, Staten Island: average score 9.46

10 Worst neighborhoods:

  • Rego Park, Queens: average score 12.57
  • Longwood, Bronx: average score 12.39
  • Dyker Heights, Brooklyn: average score 12.24
  • Chinatown, New York: average score 12.07
  • Morrisania, Bronx: average score 11.80
  • North Corona, Queens: average score 11.70
  • Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn: average score 11.60
  • Sunset Park, Brooklyn: average score 11.59
  • Maspeth, Queens: average score 11.50
  • Downtown Flushing, Queens: average score 11.40

10 Best cuisine types: (minimum of 50)

  • Donuts: average score 7.93
  • Salads: average score 8.29
  • CafĂ©/Coffee/Tea: average score 8.60
  • Ice Cream, Gelato, Yogurt, Ices: average score 8.60
  • Sandwiches: average score 8.60
  • Juice, Smoothies, Fruit Salads: average score 8.69
  • Sandwiches/Salads/Mixed Buffet: average score 9.13
  • Hamburgers: average score 9.16
  • Bakery: average score 9.73
  • French: average score 9.84

10 Worst cuisine types: (minimum of 50)

  • African: average score 13.41
  • Chinese/Japanese: average score 13.35
  • Latin (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, South & Central American): average score 12.18
  • Asian: average score 12.05
  • Peruvian: average score 11.81
  • Jewish/Kosher: average score 11.77
  • Spanish: average score 11.71
  • Seafood: average score 11.68
  • Indian: average score 11.65
  • Caribbean: average score 11.61