Upper West Siders are serious about mealtimes. And this is reflected in the volume and breadth of dining options peppered throughout the criss-cross streets to the left of Central Park. Here brunch is not only a legitimate meal, but an institution. Indulge in cinnamon waffles, bacon and eggs, sharp cheeses, Bloody Marys and bagels at any of the excellent diners that satisfy hungry crowds long after lunch. Both bargains and blow-outs can be found ensuring every visitor, regardless of their budget can eat well and leave happy. You’ll find artfully prepared steak and Michelin stars on the upper levels of the Time Warner Centre at Columbus Circle, Jean-Georges, the epitome of fine dining combining French, American and Asian influences at 1 Central Park West and B. Café West brings brilliantly affordable triple fermented Belgian beers and moules at frites prepared six ways. Here on the Upper West Side you’re irresistibly close to NYC big-hitters Broadway, The Lincoln Centre, the American Museum of Natural History and the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.