Discover how Brooklyn Chef Patrick Connolly and his family find adventure with food | Watch the 3rd episode ›
Atmosphere and Amenities

Solo Dining

See what the community has to say about the best places to eat alone, from Chicago to Amsterdam, and beyond.

Follow Solo Dining to get an updated homepage, and receive updates to your inbox!

Community Discussions

Sort discussions by:

Display mode:

Solo Dining in downtown Chicago

by ConsApi 15 days ago

I'm staying at the Palmer House, all by my lonesome self. Need to find an interesting place for dinner, not too expe...

nsxtasy commented 15 days ago

Early planning - solo dining in August

by MusicSue1 17 days ago

Hi everyone - I come to you knowledgeable folks as always as I start a plan for 4 days in Manhattan in early August, ...

Ttrockwood commented 16 days ago

Eating solo at a Michelin Starred restaurant

by mkmoe 1 month ago

Hello, I am traveling to Lyon, France for business in June, and I was able to secure a reservation for 3 at Paul B...


zerodosage commented 18 days ago

Del Posto at night as a solo diner?

by AtlTransplant 26 days ago

Hi Chowhounds - I'll be coming into New York on business in a couple weeks, and I want to have one meal at Del Posto....

thegforceny commented 22 days ago

Best solo dining?

by yimay 1 month ago

I'll be spending a few weeks in NYC and was looking for some good solo dining spots that aren't terribly expensive. M...


yimay commented 27 days ago

London restaurants (people watching + food/service)

by Marisa Dvari 2 months ago

Hi. I like restaurants like Delaunay and Scott's but I am in London 8 nights and need to find new places. I like to e...


damiano commented 1 month ago

Best solo dining spots in Manhattan and Brooklyn?

by scully4er 2 months ago

I have a last-minute business trip to NYC on Tuesday-Friday (May 2-5) and I have glanced at some of the restaurant li...


foodwhisperer commented 1 month ago

Paris-solo-eating at the bar?

by lady_travelbug 2 months ago

I've been stalking this forum for a while and reading John Talbotts blog but seem to keep going in circles. I'll...

mangeur commented 2 months ago

Seattle trip -- thoughts wanted

by Disneyfreak 2 months ago

Hi all! I'm heading to Seattle on business at the end of this month -- Memorial Day weekend. Haven't been to Seattle ...


Jeffo405 commented 2 months ago

Booking for 1 in Manhattan at 3 Star Restaurants

by Elgreenholio 2 months ago

So I have a trip planned to the USA next year (2018) and will be in NYC for a week in May. Dreaming and planning a...

estufarian commented 2 months ago

Good steak restaurant with 8oz size in South Bay

by learntocookchinese 3 months ago

8oz is the ideal size for me. Unfortunately, most higher-end steakhouses seem to serve 16oz or more. Is there any pla...


ML8000 commented 3 months ago

Light City Baltimore Suggestions

by cloudship 3 months ago

I am going to be in Baltimore this Saturday for Light City. I get in early evening, so I want to grab a quick bite to...


Jeremy303 commented 3 months ago

Restaurants/bars in La Jolla Shores?

by cortez 4 months ago

I'll be spending two nights in March at the Hilton in La Jolla Shores. Flying solo, I'd like to be able to walk to l...


cortez commented 3 months ago

5 Dinners

by LulusMom 4 months ago

Hi everyone, thanks for all the help you've given on other posts. I'm closing in on having a decision on where to go ...

LulusMom commented 3 months ago

Solo birthday lunch in Barcelona

by DutchGirlCooking 3 months ago

Hi all, in April I will have an 8 hour lay over in Barcelona, by myself, and to make things worse, this is on my birt...

BCNLocal commented 3 months ago

Restaurants & Bars Be the first to comment

Lyon help

by kathrynanne 3 months ago

Hi- I will unfortunately only have one night in Lyon, a city I have not been to yet. Since I will be dining at some b...

Solo evening dining at the River Cafe

by eatrustic 4 months ago

I've done a fair amount of research on the above topic and I'm surprised how little there seems to be on dining alone...


eatrustic commented 4 months ago

Please help me decide

by Disneyfreak 4 months ago

I'm heading to Los Angeles at the end of March on business. I'll be at the Convention Center downtown without a car. ...

Disneyfreak commented 4 months ago


by Disneyfreak 4 months ago

Heading to Philadelphia for the first time in forever! I'm traveling on business so my time really isn't my own. But ...


barryg commented 4 months ago