Best streets in Greenwich Village

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Ranked 1st best street in Greenwich Village

"Gated privacy"

- jtc244
Home to many of nearby (and enveloping) New York University's foreign language buildings, Washington Mews is a tiny little street with age-old character. With iron gates on either end of its short st...
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Ranked 2nd best street in Greenwich Village

"Quiet street in a great position"

- Indaco
It is one of the few streets in Manhattan where you can walk without encountering anyone. Minetta Street looks like a dead end street. But it is not; it connects to Minetta Lane, which ends up in MacD...
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Ranked 3rd best street in Greenwich Village

"Crowded or empty, always an interesting park"

- jtc244
With construction and redesign afoot in Washington Square Park, it is somewhat in flux. Add in the surges of New York University students in between classes and there is a motion to the park. Not th...
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Ranked 4th best street in Greenwich Village

"A pleasing walk through the park"

- viewsonic22
Beautiful park to your left, and college atmosphere to your right. What's not to like? Musicians are scattered across the grass, providing nice background noise for a romantic walk through the park. T...
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Ranked 5th best street in Greenwich Village

"NYU student housing close to Washington Square Park"

- steph711
This street is the place to live if you go to NYU. My friend went to NYU and had an apartment on this street. This street runs between Washington Square Park and Union Square. You have the coolest sho...
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West 4 St

Ranked 6th best street in Greenwich Village

"A wonderful and charming street...."

- friedclam
I have been coming here since the mid-70’s every time I am in NY. There are a lot of charming little places to eat and shop in the West Village, but the Corner Bistro on the corner of Jane Street brin...
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Ranked 7th best street in Greenwich Village

"One of my favorite areas"

- JenMac
Washington Square North is what Waverly turns into right around, you guessed it, the north side of Washington Square Park. This is one of my favorite parks in the city. It's not as serene or topical...
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Ranked 8th best street in Greenwich Village

"A Village Street"

- JenMac
Washington Place is a little rowdier than most West Village Streets and a little less rowdy than most Greenwich streets. It is largely residential and has a lot of apartments that are characteristic...
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Minetta Ln

Ranked 9th best street in Greenwich Village

"Cool street but very small"

- JenMac
Minetta Lane is a tiny street in Greenwich that is one of the quieter ones in the Village. There's a little park and a playground across the street at 6th Avenue. There are a series of apartment bui...
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Bleecker St

Ranked 10th best street in Greenwich Village

"Night life!!!"

- LauraPov
Bleecker street is great on night life. It has lots of different restaurants, bars and lounges. You will definitely spend a great night there. During the day time you can visit numerous art galleries...
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East 8 St

Ranked 11th best street in Greenwich Village

"Packs a lot of sight-seeing punch!"

- JenMac
East 8th turns into St Marks Place at 3rd Ave, and it only begins at 5th Ave. But, for only spanning a few blocks, there are a lot of really cool historical happenings in the area. One of the firs...
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Ranked 12th best street in Greenwich Village

"NYU runneth over"

- JenMac
I love Washington Square Park and the neighborhood is incredibly picturesque; but NYU has completely taken over much of the neighborhood. That's not such a terrible thing now, but seeing as they have...
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Waverly Pl

Waverly Pl
Ranked 13th best street in Greenwich Village

"Cool street that is really rich in history"

- JenMac
Waverly Place isn't quite as beautiful as other West Village streets (like Perry St, for example), but it still maintains the West Village aesthetic while possessing some of the coolest hangs and hist...
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West 14 St

Ranked 14th best street in Greenwich Village

"Less Crowded Shopping"

- Nwhaley
If you are looking for an area to shop in New York, thats not crowded...think again you won't find it. But, there does exist 14th street, which is less crowded and busy than 34th street and has simil...
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West 11th St

Ranked 15th best street in Greenwich Village

"Great street but not a lot of neighborhood to it"

- JenMac
11th has a ton of historical residents and great old buildings but there isn't much of a neighborhood feel to the street as it traverses Greenwich. I think it's a little too close to Union Square, or...
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West 9 St

Ranked 16th best street in Greenwich Village

"A couple of noteworthy things in a couple of blocks. "

- JenMac
There's not a lot to West 9th because it only starts at 6th Ave. The rest of the land to the west is Jefferson Market Garden. The Garden is on the grounds of what was a women's prison until 1973. M...
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West 8 St

Ranked 17th best street in Greenwich Village

"A little bit of everything"

- Anemone10
There's no need to trek u to 72nd street if you want New York's famous Gray's Papaya hot dogs, you can easily find them right on 8th st and 7th ave! Of course, nothing beats the original, but this is...
40.7329373423678 -73.9979643328155

6th Ave

Ranked 18th best street in Greenwich Village

"The Moma"

- telepthicmortal
6th ave runs from the bottom of Manhattan all the way up and is one of the most central roads. A main landmark on this road is the Museum of Modern Art. It is a very popular site so be ready for a cro...
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Ranked 19th best street in Greenwich Village

"New York in a couple blocks"

- jtc244
Union Square West encapsulates New York City pretty well - Blue Water Grill for chic dining, Union Square Cafe for celebrity spotting, Republic for cheap and cheerful Thai food, Heartland Brewery for...
40.7355320003246 -73.9914185013558

West 3 St

Ranked 20th best street in Greenwich Village

"The usual NYU neighborhood stuff"

- KellyAnn
You can find some NYU buildings on this street, along with the offerings that come with the classroom facilities – the nearby inexpensive restaurants and chains. Washington Square Park is also in the...
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