Now, I know what you're thinking. "Did Jacob's pay you to write this?" The answer is no. They didn't even offer me free food! I just have strong opinions and need to share them with the internet.
I know what you're also thinking. "The best restaurant in NYC is pickles?" Well, sir, Jacob's is much more than pickles. I think I've had pickles there three times total.
No, Jacob's is a sacred place on the UWS with unparalleled comfort food — specifically fried chicken, biscuits, and mac & cheese. It's one of those restaurants that's so popular that celebs go there and there's always an hour wait. The portions are also excessive, but that's part of its charm.
Here's a bunch of reasons why Jacob's Pickles is in fact the best restaurant in NYC.