Meghan Markle’s favorite restaurants in the United States: exquisite dishes and exclusive places

For more than a decade, Meghan Markle has a very close relationship with New York. Suits, the series that catapulted her to fame, took place in this city, despite the fact that it was filmed in Toronto. For Prince Harry it is also special. A few days ago, the English offered an emotional speech to remember Nelson Mandela as a figure of peace and also to his mother, Diana of Wales. However, when the couple is not fulfilling work obligations, they enjoy the best cuisine in the city.

Both are fans of haute cuisine, and now that they live in the United States, they are not only frequent customers of exclusive restaurants in New York, but also repeat the same operation in California, the state where they currently live. These are some of the favorite places of the Duchess of Sussex, who has been seen on numerous occasions accompanied by the prince.

377 Greenwich Street, TriBeCa, New York

It is one of the hottest restaurants for this summer, and Meghan visited it this month with Harry. According to a report from PageSix, she behaved “like a princess” when they did not bring her exactly what she had asked for. She also had security personnel, who prevented diners from approaching the couple to take photos.

During their stay in New York, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry dined at Locanda VerdePage Six

On that occasion, the duchess ordered sheep’s milk ricotta from Sardinia, the Piedmontese steak tartare and the ravioli, which are a specialty of the house. She paired dinner with red wine. Renowned chef Andrew Carmellini’s restaurant also serves lamb meatballs, pappardelle and lobster.

300 W 114th Street, Harlem, New York

Last September, the Duchess had lunch with Harry at Melba’s, in the famous New York neighborhood of Harlem. But that was only the first time. On several occasions, Markle ordered southern fried chicken. and eggnog waffles, spring rollscatfish, kale and yams.

Meghan Markle ate with journalist Gloria Steinem at The Crosby Bar
Meghan Markle ate with journalist Gloria Steinem at The Crosby Bar

Other local specialties include fried catfish, wine-braised short ribs, macaroni and cheese, southern crab cakes, spinach and cheese patties, and chili onion rings. According to the media specialized in celebrities, the couple spoke with Melba Wilson, owner of the restaurant, about her work in the non-profit organization City Harvest.

79 Crosby Street, SoHo, New York

This month, “the princess of Montecito” was at The Crosby Bar, located in SoHo, where shared with the journalist and activist Gloria Steinem. This exclusive place is famous for serving traditional tea according to British customs, so along with the drink, diners can enjoy sandwiches and desserts. Among the latter, stand out raspberry cake and ricotta and lemon cake.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were in the popular neighborhood of Harlem and ate at Melba's
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were in the popular neighborhood of Harlem and ate at Melba’s

1279 Coast Village Road, Montecito, California

However, while Meghan is well acquainted with the best places to dine in New York, Montecito, the place where he currently resides, is not far behind. In 2020, when the couple moved to Santa Barbara, she had lunch with a couple of friends at Lucky’s Steakhouse.

When it comes to meat, Lucky's Steakhouse is the favorite of the dukes in California
When it comes to meat, Lucky’s Steakhouse is the favorite of the dukes in CaliforniaPage Six

The restaurant specializing in meat is known for its varied dishes such as porterhouse steakthe traditional T-Bone, filet mignon medallionsthe beef tenderloin and the aged rib. Also included is the classic bacon cheddar cheeseburger.

8764 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, California

According to the magazine Hello!, it is one of the couple’s favorite places and they are frequent customers. Likewise, Harry has visited it on his own to share with his friends. The recommended dishes in this restaurant are wood oven pizzasthe ricotta ravioli, cavatelli pasta with lamb ragout and the eggplant parmesan.

600 W 7th Street, Suite 150, Los Angeles, California

Apparently, this would be Meghan’s favorite place when it comes to sushi. According to a local media, the couple is a regular at this popular franchise in Los Angeles. In addition to sushi, among the preferences include temaki, sashimi and edamame.