New York City Top 25 Restaurants: October 2014

So what were the NYC restaurants that diners could not stop talking about on social media this month? 

The no. 1 restaurant this month, Marc Forgione made a major leap from no. 15 last month. With the high social score of 178.92, the October victor is a fine dining restaurant focused on bold farm-to-table cuisine. Root & Bone follows closely behind at no. 2 and Per Se rounds out the top three.

Last month's top dog, Perilla returns, but makes quite the drop to no. 21. Three new restaurants make their debut on the list! The fine dining restaurant, Costata at no. 5, the approachable Northern Thai restaurant, Pok Pok at no. 8, and Italian restaurant East 12th Osteria at no. 15. 

Check out the full list below!

Chili Lobster at Marc Forgione | YELP, Lori L. 

Chili Lobster at Marc Forgione | YELP, Lori L. 

Spicy Wings at Pok Pok | YELP, Lainie F. 

Spicy Wings at Pok Pok | YELP, Lainie F. 

Sea scallop crudo, celery root, and black truffle vinaigrette at Costata | YELP, Richelle L.

Sea scallop crudo, celery root, and black truffle vinaigrette at Costata | YELP, Richelle L.

Fresh seafood over polenta ay East 12th Osteria | YELP, Page M. 

Fresh seafood over polenta ay East 12th Osteria | YELP, Page M. 

Rank Restaurant Social Score
1 Marc Forgione 178.92
2 Root & Bone 178.38
3 Per Se 177.62
4 Peasant 177.02
5 Costata 176.63
6 Eataly 176.59
7 Decoy 176.27
8 Pok Pok 175.72
9 Red Rooster 175.38
10 Élan 174.92
11 Locanda Verde 174.75
12 Alder 174.72
13 The Spotted Pig 174.71
14 American Cut 174.71
15 East 12th Osteria 173.82
16 Red Farm 173.18
17 Cork Buzz 172.19
18 ABC Kitchen 170.83
19 URBO Kitchens 170.18
20 Eleven Madison Park 170.17
21 Perilla 169.88
22 Charlie Bird 168.92
23 Bar Boulud 168.27
24 RYE 167.92
25 WD-50 167.17