The Complete Restaurant Guide To Love And Hip Hop Season 3

Have you ever wondered where these restaurants are that Love and Hip Hop’s Raqi and Jen the Pen sit down and yell over not being sleazy on radio? Ponder no more.

The Love and Hip Hop restaurant guide is here. If you were looking for a place to talk to your man’s friend about getting him back, this guide is for you. Perhaps you’re curious as to where in NYC you can go to talk to your girls about finding a baller. In the slight chance you’re just a normal person who wants to find places to eat good food, this guide is for you too. Here you’ll relive what went down at each restaurant and why it’s a NYC must.

Mojito Cuban Cuisine

82 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

What went down: Raqi and Tahiry talk in circles realizing they can never be friends again.

Signature dish: Plato de Gambas

Signature cocktail: Strawberry mojitos

Why you should visit: Great place to breakup with a frenemy.

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person

Ember Room

647 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036

What went down: All business, no romance, for Erica and Rich.

Signature dish: Had-yai Volcano Chicken

Signature cocktail: Sipping Emotion (vodka made and infused by Ember Room)

Why you should visit: To escape talking about work, but you’ve got to try to, you know, not talk about work.

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person

Culture Yogurt Shop

331 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

What went down: Raqi warns Kaylin Joe is going to be her biggest downfall.

Signature dish: Keylime pie frozen yogurt

Signature cocktail: Get drunk on yogurt, kids.

Why you should visit: As the “Girl, he ain’t sh*t” friend, you need some good yogurt to remind your friend once again why he’s not the one.

What you’ll spend: Under $10

Victor’s Café

236 W 52nd St., Manhattan, NY 10019

What went down: Ebro calls himself schooling Jen and Raqi on not being bimbos on the radio.

Signature dish: Ropa Vieja

Signature cocktail: Classic mojito

Why you should visit: Doling out questionable advice to women on how to behave has to be done over lots of mojitos.

What you’ll spend: $31-60/person


920 Broadway, Manhattan, NY 10010

What went down: Erica cries Yandy a river about her struggle.

Signature dish: Polipo

Signature cocktail: Gin Basil Martini

Why you should visit: Even if you’re crying about how life has done you so wrong, no one will hear you or care enough to look up from their plates.

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person


509 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

What went down: Lore’l dumps her manager Angela Yee after Winter basically dogged Angela Yee out.

Signature dish: Red velvet waffles and fried chicken

Signature cocktail: Soco sangria

Why you should visit: Red velvet waffles and fried chicken together sounds like heaven. Duh!

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person


54 W 21st St, New York, NY 10010

What went down: Winter wants Lore’l to get with a baller who will spend some cash, because everybody knows it ain’t tricking if you got it.

Signature dish: Sliders

Signature cocktail: The Hustler (Martini)

Why you should visit: You just may meet a baller, but don’t expect a guy to buy you a drink. That never happens in NYC.

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person

Harlem Food Bar

2131 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10026

What went down: Rich and Erica have their millionth argument about the same thing.

Signature dish: Salmon BLT

Signature cocktail: Berry Harlem

Why you should visit: You may as well have a salmon BLT if you’re going to hash out the same issues you’ve addressed in your relationship for the 110th time.

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person


495 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016

What went down: Lore’l gets in Winter’s behind about blasting her business in a tell-all book.

Signature dish: Lamb Clay Pot

Signature cocktail: Santorini Martini

Why you should visit: If you put your “friend’s” business in your tell-all book, wouldn’t you chat with them about it over a nice Santorini Martini to lessen the blow? Maybe not such a good idea after all.

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person

Luv Tea

14 Putnam Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

What went down:  Consequence let’s Jen know, “Rudolph don’t run my crib.”

Signature dish: Meatloaf sandwich

Signature non-alcoholic beverage: Ginger tea

Why you should visit: Tea is soothing, and with all the crying Jen did, she obviously didn’t have enough tea. Drink up.

What you’ll spend: Under $10

Mas La Grillade

28 7th Ave S, New York, NY 10014

What went down: Rich’s mom did her blog research on Erica’s ratchet ways and she’s fed up.

Signature dish: Woodfire oysters

Signature cocktail: Early Vacation

Why you should visit: Hopefully you and your mother would be having dinner under better circumstances, but take mom dukes out every once in a while.

What you’ll spend: $31-60/person

Little Cupcake Bakeshop

30 Prince St, New York, NY 10012

What went down: Erica tells Yandy of her shady ways, but Yandy still wants Erica to go get her man.

Signature dish: Brooklyn blackout  

Signature cocktail: It’s a cupcake shop. You go for the desserts, silly.

Why you should visit: To gain a few pounds, obviously.

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person

Brooklyn Swirl

445 Marcus Garvey Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11216

What went down: Lore’l is not feeling the ’light skin is the right skin” lyrics, but Consequence tells her too damn bad.

Signature dish: Nutella crepes.

Signature cocktail: Yogurt, mane. Yogurt.

Why you should visit: If you want to let a rapper trying to get hot again know that his colorism is stupid, BK Swirl’s your place. Spread love it’s the Brooklyn way! Baby, baaaby.

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person

Juices for Life

1026 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx, NY 10472

What went down: When all else fails Erica’s strategy is to win over Rich’s mama, but Mama Dollaz is no fool.

Signature dish: Caribbean tide smoothie

Signature cocktail: Either you want to live healthy and grab a smoothie or you want to get drunk and go elsewhere. Hard choice, we know.

Why you should visit: To convince your boyfriend’s mom you’re not crazy.

What you’ll spend: Under $10

Anima Bistro

458 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

What went down: Olivia and Mama Dollaz meet with Rich for an intervention to let him know Erica’s “funyun a*s” gots to go!

Signature dish: Tagliolini Seafood

Signature cocktail: Diamantino

Why you should visit: There has to be a place where you remind your friend he washes his hands 30 times a day, yet he’s sleeping with a “dirty b*tch.”

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person

Pounds and Ounces

160 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011

What went down: Shocking to no one, especially not Rashidah, Tahiry’s back from DR and officially not done with Joe.

Signature dish:  Lobster corndogs

Signature cocktail: Cleaver Margarita

Why you should visit: To ask your homegirl when she’s having a little Joey Jr. with her on-again off-again ex.

What you’ll spend: $11-30/per person


320 W 46th St., New York, NY 10036

What went down: Rich toasts it up with his crew for riding out the Erica-Mena-is-crazy-as-hell wave.

Signature dish: Swamp Thang

Signature cocktail: Apple martini

Why you should visit: B. Smith’s is fine dining southern/New Orleans style food. A foodie’s dream.

What you’ll spend: $31-60/person