Solo Dining

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

These Cookbooks for One Elevate Solo Dining Beyond Ramen and PB&J

Eating alone definitely doesn't have to be a bad thing—even when it might not be by choice. These cookbooks for one make it easy—and delicious—to make a meal all for yourself. Whether you’re a college...

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Paris in/near 8th

by Russian 1 year ago

Tomorrow’s my last day in Paris; staying in a hotel in the 8th. What are some good breakfast and lunch options in the area? For breakfast really looking for good coffee and croissant. For lunch mor...

[Glasgow] Solo dinner near Glasgow Central Station

by Kake 5 years ago

I'm off for a long weekend in Glasgow soon! Although I'm meeting friends there, I'm arriving the evening before everyone else does, so will want somewhere to have dinner on my own on the evening o...

Quick, where to solo dine w/o Reservation?

by cgarner 2 years ago

I am taking my daughter and a friend to TLA on South Street Saturday night. While I am in the city (suburbanite here) where can I go 'solo' that I won't need a reservation, that I can maybe grab a...

One night in Kendall Square - Cambridge

by thegforceny 1 year ago

I'll be at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Tuesday, Aug `14th. Looking for one dinner, one person. Logical choice is Craigie's on Main, but I'm not into a 5- or 7- course meal alone. WIll I get the...

Nice Solo Dinner at Ippuku in Berkeley

Civil Bear
by Civil Bear 1 year ago

Passed by Ippuku after the Cal game today just as they were opening up so I thought I would pop in. Just a 5-minute wait as a solo diner - score! With a nice cold Asahi, I enjoyed the waiter-rec...

Dinner for one?

by fanoffrance 1 year ago

To my dismay I have encountered several restaurants (e.g. Yannick Alleno, La Table d’Eugène) whose online reservation service does not offer the option of one person. Is there a new trend afoot to...

Where to go for interesting solo dining on a Monday evening...

by Tam_popo 1 year ago

Dear Paris Chowhounds this board was always of tremendous help and insights for the past few years of planning and choosing our meals in Paris andnow is the time to thank you all for that. This...

Solo Diner in Hong Kong

by debbie421 1 year ago

Hello hounds! I have an unexpected free night in Hong Kong tonight and would love to try an amazing tasting menu, but I'm traveling alone. I'm very interested in the usual list, Tasting Court, Ch...

Solo non-drinker

by augustiner 1 year ago

hello, i will be spending about a week in paris starting this new year's eve with some friends. much of my time i think will be in their company and a few others. however, i definitely require a...

Santa Maria (Santa Barbara Co.)

by Nutraxfornerves 3 years ago

OK, so this isn't the most common destination. I need to make multiple trips to take care of family business. I'm interested in great breakfasts; lunch & dinner places that work for one person, and...

Last-Minute Barcelona

by szrah 2 years ago

I'm heading to Barcelona from July 5 to 11 as a solo traveler. Unfortunately, I did not have time to make restaurant reservations in advance or do much food research. Would anyone have any recommen...

Smyth or Oriole?

by sffoodie123 2 years ago

Visiting Chicago soon. Debating between Smyth and Oriole for a single meal. Which is the better bet? Will be dining solo.

Beijing Alone for 3 days

by DanaB 2 years ago

Aloha all! I will be traveling in China with my brother, sister -in-law (she is Chinese), and niece and nephew in September. Due to our different departure points, I will have a full day at the b...

Looking for Solo Lunch suggestions in Tokyo/Osaka

by Haruhi7 2 years ago

Hello! A friend I'd planned to travel with can no longer join me when I go to Japan in September so I'll be going solo (and female.) I'm looking for places to hit up with nice/amazing/fancy Japanes...

Early lunch for one in London

by Blumie 2 years ago

I arrive from Abu Dhabi at 6:30 on Wednesday, 25 April, and depart for New Orleans at 15:40, and while normally my policy is to eat as little as possible when traveling to New Orleans (one of my fa...

Solo Traveler Seeking Community Tables in San Diego

by Rae1531Rae 2 years ago

I am traveling solo to San Diego (where I have been before and LOVE) and am looking for restaurants that have community tables so I can hopefully strike up some conversation and get some tips for e...

Berlin this weekend: Suggestions for solo traveler?

by kuku2 4 years ago

Any suggestions for a solo traveler Fri-Mon this Easter weekend? Just decided to go to Berlin for the weekend (from London) and will want to eat some great food. Looking for fairly casual, love str...

Best/most interesting in Sacramento Old Town?

by deadorinjail 2 years ago

Coming into town, staying at the Kimpton, figure I can walk to Old Town for my meals. Any suggestions re lunch, brunch or dinner? Full bar and/or good for solo dining both preferred but not requ...

Solo dining in Chicago

by mskilgore 2 years ago

Hi everyone, Just wondering if I could get a couple suggestions for solo dining. I’m very familiar with Chicago’s restaurants (live in Madison and am down here pretty often), but usually I’m wit...

Boston solo dinner and breakfast recommendations

by plf515 2 years ago

I will be in Boston October 12-14 and on my own for dinner on the 12th and breakfast on the 13th. I am staying at Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St. I won't have a car, so someplace not too far would b...