Food & Drink

3 NYC Restaurants Made the 2015 "World's 50 Best Restaurants" List

The highly-anticipated and definitive list of the World's 50 Best Restaurants of 2015 was just revealed Monday night, declaring the very best restaurants on the planet -- from Copenhagen, Denmark to São Paulo, Brazil to our beloved New York City. In fact, three NYC restaurants made the coveted list -- down from four last year (damn) -- and you've probably heard of them... because they're the same:

No. 5:Eleven Madison Park
No. 18:Le Bernardin
No. 40:Per Se

Compared with last year's list, Le Bernardin climbed three spots, but Eleven Madison Park dropped one, and Per Se dropped by a whole 10. That's still pretty great, though. Additionally, five NYC restaurants just missed the top 50 list, but are still honored on the extended 51-100 list:

No. 67:NoMad (up one place)
No. 69:Momofuku Ko (up one place)
No. 80:Daniel (down 40)
No. 90:Estela
No. 94:Masa

Overall, NYC tied with Lima, Peru and Mexico City for having the second-most restaurants on the list, with three each. Paris, however, had the most, with four. As for the world's No. 1 best restaurant? That title goes to El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain. Check out the full list here.

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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and has only been to one of these three restaurants, and it was pretty good. Send news tips to news@thrillist.com and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.