New York City's West Village is known for its historic low-rise architecture, laid-back vibe and bohemian, if somewhat gentrified, charm, which makes it stand out from the grid of Manhattan.
Lemongrass Grill 61a Seventh Avenue Brooklyn, New York (718) 399-7100menutopia.com/GetMenu.m?vendorId=3484 Mezcals Mexican Restaurant Mezcals Mexican Restaurant features traditional, yet innovative Mexican cuisine in a laid-back atmosphere.
Rosebud, a Chicago-based authentic Italian restaurant group, has 10 restaurants, spread out from the heart of the bustling loop into the laid-back outer suburbs.
Glassboro, NJ 08028(856) 863-6600http://www.italianaffairglassboro.com/ Italian Cuisine The Italian Affair serves up authentic Italian cuisine in an classy, laid-back atmosphere.
Tampa, FL 33607(813) 874-1919restaurants-america.com/barlouie/ Mema's Alaskan Taco For a more laid-back dinner, think Mema's on 8th Avenue.
Lexington, KY 40515(859) 245-9504shamrocksky.com Lynagh's Irish Pub & Grill Located blocks from the University of Kentucky campus, this laid-back neighborhood pub is a convenient stop for cheap food and beer.
Gearhart, OR 97138(503) 717-8150mcmenamins.com Ecola Seafoods Restaurant & Market Nestled between the beach and Les Shirley Park, Ecola Seafoods offers a laidback atmosphere.
Portland, OR 97202(503) 232-4677hopworksbeer.com/ Amnesia Brewing Located in an old converted warehouse, Amnesia Brewing has a good selection of homemade beers with a laid-back atmosphere.
Traditional Tsuru is an inexpensive restaurant in a laid-back setting that serves consistently delicious fare.
A popular Portland establishment for more than 20 years, Nicholas is a great place to eat an affordable, pleasant and laid-back meal with friends or family.
With free Wi-Fi and a no-reservation policy, Kaffa maintains a casual, laid-back atmosphere. 4423 Chestnut St.
The cafeteria-style dining is laid-back and offers plenty of different cuisines from which to choose.
Each season brings new diversions, whether you're looking for fun and exciting or laid-back and relaxing.
The Southern/Creole-inspired cuisine offers familiar favorites in a laid-back environment that's perfect for an evening for two or a night out with the kids.
While New York may steal much of the limelight, these smaller Jersey cities, right next door, offer plenty of spice and character in their cuisine and a comfortable, laid-back atmosphere in which to enjoy your meal.
The laid-back vibe of the restaurant translates to a casual dress code.