377 restaurants offering special prix-fixe menus.

Dining out is New York City’s most fabulous pastime, and NYC Restaurant Week is the only invitation you need. This summer, you’ll find special prix-fixe menus at hundreds of restaurants across town.

 
Name
Cuisine
Area
 
2West

2West

2 West Street

Dinner

Contemporary American

Battery Park

This Wall Street area restaurant features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Robert Wagner Park, along with a bistro-style menu focused on straightforward preparations of American classics.

21' Club

21' Club

21 West 52nd Street

Dinner

American

Midtown West

Ranked among the top 20 most popular restaurants in New York City, '21' welcomes you with superb American cuisine, a Wine Spectator Grand Award–winning wine list and truly incomparable service in a convenient location just steps from Fifth Avenue. Delight family, friends and associates with cocktails, lunch, dinner or a private event at '21'.

ABC Cocina

ABC Cocina

38 East 19th Street

Dinner

Tapas / Small Plates

Flatiron

ABC Kitchen has a design of ethereal lightness, while its sister restaurant, ABC Cocina, is all dark magic. They also share an ethos of green technology via building materials and lighting, and they source their menu items from small, sustainable farmers. At this, the more casual of the two ABC eateries, chef de cuisine Ian Coogan combines influences from Spain, Mexico and Argentina for a user-friendly tapas style menu as seen through a New American prism. Reservations are recommended or there's walk-in seating available at the bar or communal table.

ABC Kitchen

ABC Kitchen

38 East 18th Street

Lunch

Contemporary American, American

Flatiron

ABC Kitchen with Jean-Georges: passionately committed to offering the freshest organic and local ingredients possible.

Acme

Acme

9 Great Jones Street

Dinner

American (New)

NoHo

Acme, the NoHo restaurant from partners Jean-Marc Houmard, Jon Neidich and Huy Chi Le, underwent a culinary transformation last year led by new executive chef and partner Brian Loiacono. Re-introducing Acme as a contemporary bistro, Loiacono (formerly executive chef at Daniel Boulud’s db Bistro Moderne) combines his classic French training with his Italian-American upbringing to create a seasonal neighborhood restaurant that showcases a variety of flavors and techniques, yet is quintessentially New York.

Ai Fiori

Ai Fiori

400 Fifth Avenue

Lunch

Contemporary European, Italian, French

Midtown West

From acclaimed Chef Michael White and the Altamarea Group, Ai Fiori celebrates cuisine from the Italian and French Riviera and showcases modern interpretations of traditional regional dishes. Located in the stylish Langham Hotel, Ai Fiori also boasts an inviting bar and lounge with an extensive cocktail and wine list crafted by the restaurant’s renowned beverage professionals.

Almond Flatiron

Almond Flatiron

12 East 22nd Street

Lunch Dinner

Farm-to-table, American, Market Cuisine

Flatiron

Almond is an American bistro that serves seasonally driven, casually inventive food in an inviting neighborhood setting. Owners Jason Weiner and Eric Lemonides support local farmers and fishermen with a menu that changes weekly and features Long Island seasonal produce. Towering plateaus of raw seafood and steaming pots of black mussels keep diners occupied before the main meal. The service is as friendly as it is professional, and a spacious bar is a great place to relax with a cocktail. Finish the night with a scotch and a game of pool in the restaurant's hidden billiards room.

Altesi Downtown

Altesi Downtown

200 Spring Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

South Village

You don’t have to go all the way to Italy for authentic Tuscan cuisine—just as far as Spring Street. Altesi Downtown's light, healthy and seasonal menu uses locally procured ingredients to create its traditional Italian dishes, like goat cheese ravioli and Grigliata di Pesce, a grilled seafood medley. If the weather is cooperating during the milder months, dine al fresco at Altesi Downtown’s roomy sidewalk tables. The wine list is finely curated, but real connoisseurs will want to take a seat in Boutique del Vino, the restaurant’s wine bar.

Altesi Ristorante

Altesi Ristorante

26 East 64th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Wine Bars

Upper East Side

Conveniently located just off Madison Avenue, in the heart of the Upper East Side, the elegantly modern and sophisticated Altesi Ristorante offers a menu consisting of Tuscan-inspired dishes. Altesi is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has an outdoor dining space in its enclosed garden. Altesi is a neighborhood gem that is a destination in the search for elegant and authentic Italian food.

American Cut Steakhouse—Midtown

American Cut Steakhouse—Midtown

109 East 56th Street

Dinner

Steakhouses, American (New)

Midtown East

American Cut Steakhouse Midtown pays homage to the original New York dining experience – the steakhouse – by capturing the nostalgic charm of yesteryear and adapting it to today’s modern social lifestyle. Chef Marc Forgione’s menu alludes to this notion, offering signatures such as the Chili Lobster; the “OG” 1924 Hotel Caesar; and the 42 oz. Tomahawk Rib-Eye, in addition to several new dishes such as a show-stopping 52 oz. Porterhouse complete with flaming bone marrow butter prepared tableside.

American Cut Steakhouse—Tribeca

American Cut Steakhouse—Tribeca

363 Greenwich Street

Dinner

Steakhouse, Burgers, Seafood

TriBeCa

LDV Hospitality’s American Cut Steakhouse—Tribeca spotlights Iron Chef Marc Forgione’s rock and roll personality with a unique spin on fine dining. The name is an ode to An American Place, the iconic restaurant founded by Marc’s father, famed chef Larry Forgione. With American Cut offering exceptional food and spirits in a modern setting punctuated by art deco accents, diners will be filled with a sense of culinary intrigue, surrounded by prime cuts and modern interpretations of classic dishes.

Amma Restaurant

Amma Restaurant

246 East 51st Street

Dinner

Indian, Asian

Midtown East

Amma, the name means "Mother", is an intimate restaurant and has the same soothing qualities. Opened in 2002 by Anju Sharma, is a gem tucked away on the upper east side of Manhattan, the stylish restaurant evokes images of spices, with its ochre colored walls and sensuous red-orange suede wrap-around banquettes. Art deco chandeliers and pristine linens complete the ambience. In a short period of time, Amma has received numerous accolades from the press. Amma was rated "Two Stars" by Mr. William Grimes of NY Times. At Amma, the wine list is updated on a weekly basis and is carefully chosen from 30 countries from around the world. Amma, shows its guest a different India, so old that it is fresh.

Ammos Estiatorio - Grand Central

Ammos Estiatorio - Grand Central

52 Vanderbilt Avenue

Dinner

Seafood, Greek, Mediterranean

Midtown East

Open design, light woods and weathered stones conjure the sun-drenched atmosphere of the Greek islands at Ammos, which features upscale authentic Greek cuisine from various regions of Greece, emphasizing seafood and incorporating Mediterranean and North African influences. Many of the ingredients—sea salt, dried oregano, capers and caperberries—are imported from Greece, while many of the staples like olive oil, honey and halloumi cheese are produced on a family farm in Cyprus. The wine list, featuring 200 Greek wines, is supplemented by signature cocktails and an extensive list of beers, liquors and spirits.

Anassa Taverna

Anassa Taverna

200 East 60th Street

Lunch Dinner

Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood

Upper East Side

This bi-level space is meant to evoke the Greek seashore, with warm weathered colors and decorative jewelry.

Antonucci Cafe

Antonucci Cafe

170 East 81st Street

Dinner

Italian, American

Upper East Side, Yorkville

Antonucci Cafe is an upscale Italian restaurant located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. They recently celebrated their 10th anniversary. The menu offers a wonderful selection of dishes such as braised artichokes, zucchini flowers, meatballs, duck ravioli and spaghetti chitarra. Antonucci's also offers an excellent selection of wines.

Aretsky's Patroon

Aretsky's Patroon

160 East 46th Street

Dinner

American (Traditional), Bars, Steakhouses

Midtown East

Welcome to Aretsky's Patroon, a classic New York City restaurant, owned by legendary restaurateur Ken Aretsky. Aretsky's Patroon offers superb contemporary American cuisine, warm, polished service and beautiful rooms suitable for a wide range of events. Whether you visit us for drinks and a light bite on our rooftop bar, a power lunch in our festive main dining room, or a discreet business dinner in one of our many private event spaces, we know that you will have a superb experience.

Armani/Ristorante

Armani/Ristorante

717 Fifth Avenue

Dinner

Italian

Midtown East

Giorgio Armani has enjoyed a deeply loyal following since the 1980s, but nonetheless it was a bold move to open an exclusive megastore with an Italian restaurant in bad economic times. The project, however, has proven to be a success. The glass-walled restaurant on the top floor is done in black with touches of red, the curvy booths theatrically lit. Chef Michele Brogioni translates Armani's tasteful philosophy to include simple yet enticing dishes like gnochetti with red mullet, Treviso radicchio salad and prized Ligurian Taggiasche olives. The dessert menu is rich, and just outside the dining room is Armani's jewel box of a chocolate shop.

Artie's Steak & Seafood

Artie's Steak & Seafood

394 City Island Avenue

Dinner

Seafood, Steakhouses, Caterers

City Island

This classic surf 'n' turf spot isn't retro—it has simply been serving up traditional Italian-accented seafood for nearly half a century. A peek at the menu reveals a boatload of seafood classics like scallops, Alaskan king crab legs, a fried fisherman's platter and fried Little Neck clams, as well as a variety of steaks (filet mignon, sirloin, rib eye) and pasta dishes.

Astor Court

Astor Court

2 East 55th Street

Lunch

Tea Rooms, Desserts

Midtown East

Looking for a bit of gentility in New York? Astor Court, which sits in the lobby of the historic St. Regis Hotel in Midtown, is the essence of classic European elegance, particularly with their traditional afternoon tea service. Warm scones with clotted cream, tea sandwiches and other delicate sweet dishes are served on three-tier trays with a wide array of soothing teas.

Atlantic Grill at Lincoln Center

Atlantic Grill at Lincoln Center

49 West 64th Street

Dinner

Seafood, Sushi

Upper West Side

Just steps from Lincoln Center, this Upper West Side spot specializes in seafood of all sorts—oyster, clam and shellfish selections that change daily and market-fresh fish available simply grilled a la carte or as composed entrees. This spacious urban seafood brasserie is both elegant and relaxed. And while dinner always draws a crowd, the prix-fixe lunch and Sunday brunch offerings are also neighborhood favorites.

Atrio Wine Bar l Restaurant

Atrio Wine Bar l Restaurant

102 North End Avenue

Dinner

Wine Bars, American (New)

Battery Park

Located in the center of the 15-story lobby of the Conrad Hotel, Atrio Wine Bar & Restaurant serves seasonally-inspired New American cuisine from a dramatic open kitchen. Executive chef Gerron Douglas and his team prepare delicious dishes created with the finest local produce and a dash of passion. Atrio—open seven days-a-week serving breakfast, lunch, dinner plus brunch on weekends—is the perfect restaurant for families, couples and business guests looking for sophisticated dining in Lower Manhattan.

Augustine

Augustine

5 Beekman Street

Dinner

French

Financial District

Augustine is a classic Parisian bistro that restaurateur Keith McNally opened in November of 2016. The restaurant, in the heart of downtown Manhattan, serves a variety of French classics including steak frites and filet mignon au poivre as well as tuna nicoise and sea urchin spaghettini inside an inviting, casually elegant dining room. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the week, and brunch and dinner on the weekends.

Aureole - Liberty Room

Aureole - Liberty Room

135 West 42nd Street

Dinner

American, Contemporary American

Theater District, Midtown West

For 20 years Charlie Palmer and Aureole have set the standard for upscale American dining, establishing a style of innovative, creative American cuisine that continues to be widely imitated. Though Palmer’s empire now extends across the country, Aureole remains a farm-centric, seasonally aware restaurant.

Baar Baar

Baar Baar

13 East 1st Street

Lunch Dinner

Gastropubs, Indian

East Village

Baar Baar sets the bar high when it comes to modern Indian cuisine. Chef Sujan Sarkar’s deep-fried chicken nuggets come bathed in masala sauce and bordered by a tuft of lemony foam. The elevated street food on hte menu pairs well with a New Delhi sour cocktail made with bourbon, aromatic rose hip shrub, egg white and bitters. Other great small plates include Kashmiri lamb and tandoori octopus. The dark, roomy lounge and dining area is enhanced by a compelling fresco of an elaborately bejeweled woman.

Babu Ji

Babu Ji

22 East 13th Street

Dinner

Indian

Union Square, Greenwich Village

The food at Babu Ji is simple yet remarkable in the general Indian dining scene, made from high-quality ingredients and offered in a regularly changing menu that spans Indian street food, cross-regional curries and tandoori specialties. They’ve stocked the beverage list with a large selection of craft beer, imports and an interesting wine list.

Bagatelle

Bagatelle

1 Little West 12th Street

Dinner

French, Mediterranean, Cocktail Bars

Meatpacking District, West Village

Hailing from France, Brand Essence owners Aymeric Clemente and Remi Laba teamed up in February 2008 to create a restaurant that is wholly French Mediterranean in atmosphere and cuisine. The ambiance is reminiscent of a bustling Parisian bistro, with classic decor and architecture paired with chic and bold artwork., lively music, and a relaxed yet sexy vibe, making you feel as if you've escaped to Europe if only for a day.

Bann

Bann

350 West 50th Street

Dinner

Korean, Asian, Barbecue

Theater District, Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen

Unleash your inner chef at Bann and add an element of sizzle to your next evening out. From the same team that brought Woo Lae Oak to SoHo, Bann is an interactive dining experience featuring authentic Korean cuisine with modern flair. Choose from a variety of barbecues including fresh seafood and prime meats grilled at your own table, or dine on traditional favorites. For the adventurous diner, Bann creates a sharing and tasting experience to take you and your companions on a culinary tour of Korea.

Bar Boulud

Bar Boulud

1900 Broadway

Dinner

French, Provencal

Upper West Side

If you’ve ever wanted to break bread at an avant-garde cavernous wine cellar with your eccentric, well-off French friends, then Bar Boulud is what you’ve been waiting for. Long, intimate and ending a cozy tasting room, this is Daniel Boulud’s manifestation of brasserie fare done with standard and modern flourishes. The steak frites and coq au vin are popular dishes, and Boulud scores with a new preparation of one of his classics: pork belly.

Bar Freud

Bar Freud

506 LaGuardia Place

Lunch Dinner

Austrian

Greenwich Village

Bar Freud offers a contemporary take on brasserie fare inspired by turn-of-the-century Vienna in the heart of Greenwich Village-- brought to you by Michelin-starred chef Eduard Frauneder of beloved Austrian tavern Edi & the Wolf.

Bar Italia

Bar Italia

768 Madison Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Upper East Side

This uptown restaurant provides an unexpected downtown atmosphere, with warm lighting and a cozy ambiance. The light cuisine includes a traditional Italian menu from all regions of Italy. Antipasti, salads, pastas, meat and fish dishes grace the menu, along with a nice selection of cocktails, wines and after-dinner drinks.

Bar Primi

Bar Primi

325 Bowery

Dinner

Italian

NoHo, East Village

A cozy Bowery space with two bars for dining and drinking, Bar Primi is a casual corner pasta shop devoted to primi piatti (the pasta course), a staple in chef and co-owner Andrew Carmellini's repertoire. Family recipes are traded between him and Brooklyn-born chef-partner Salvatore Lamboglia, who adds daily meat or seafood entrée specials, seasonal antipasti salad and vegetable dishes, and house made mozzarella. The pastas are house-made using non-GMO flours and organic eggs. There's also an affordable selection of Italian country wines along with craft beer on tap, aperitivi and a short list of signature cocktails.

Barano

Barano

26 Broadway

Dinner

Italian, Tapas / Small Plates

South Williamsburg

Seasonal Italian Restaurant featuring wood-fired dishes inspired by Chef Dimeglio's Italian Ischian roots in a casual and approachable setting, serving craft cocktails, featuring an extensive wine list and hard to find beer & wines. Located in the heart of ever growing South Williamsburg with outdoor seating accompanied by amazing views of the Bridge.

Barbetta

Barbetta

321 West 46th Street

Dinner

Italian, American (New)

Midtown West, Theater District, Hell's Kitchen

Owned by the same family for more than a century, Barbetta’s ornate décor and lush, fanciful back garden (replete with stone fountain) make it the most romantic Italian around. The focus is on the cuisine of the proprietors’ native Piedmont, where specialties include bollito, agnolotti and risotto. Don’t miss the Italian white truffles, an extra-luxurious treat when they are in season.

Barbounia

Barbounia

250 Park Avenue South

Lunch Dinner

Greek, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Flatiron

With ivy growing up the dimly lit columns, funky lighting and throw pillows strewn along several of the seating areas, Barbounia is anything but stuffy. This Eastern Mediterranean’s strength, though, is its traditional Greek offerings, so make sure to order the grilled meats and fish—the lamb chops are some of the best in town. Another thing to keep in mind: the portions are all generous, so bring along some hungry friends to share.

Barraca

Barraca

81 Greenwich Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, European

West Village

Barraca, a mecca for robust flavors, is the new West Village restaurant from the team behind Macondo and Rayuela. Barraca's hospitable vibe, theatrical theme and one-of-a-kind food and drinks provide a portal to the delectable lifestyle of Spanish dining. Chef Pep Coronado's menu includes flavorful renditions of traditional Spanish tapas, paellas and grilled entrees as well as numerous homemade pastries.

Bâtard

Bâtard

239 West Broadway

Dinner

Modern European, Contemporary American, Contemporary French / American

TriBeCa

James Beard Foundation BEST NEW RESTAURANT 2015 - Drew Nieporent’s long commitment to Tribeca continues in the space that housed the legendary Montrachet with Michelin-starred dining at Bâtard. Chef/partner Markus Glocker’s modern European menu reflects his Austrian heritage and diverse experiences (Gordon Ramsay, Charlie Trotter). Dishes like Octopus “Pastrami,” Roasted Beets Linzer and Veal Tenderloin “Tramezzini” are inventive and delicious. Diners have the flexibility to order a la carte with a 2-course minimum that represents excellent value.

Beauty & Essex

Beauty & Essex

146 Essex Street

Dinner

Tapas / Small Plates, Contemporary American

Lower East Side

From the team behind The Stanton Social comes Beauty & Essex, a grand 10,000 square foot restaurant, bar, & lounge in the heart of the lower east side.

Becco

Becco

355 West 46th Street

Dinner

Italian

Midtown West, Theater District, Hell's Kitchen

The name Becco is derived from the Italian verb, beccare, which means "to peck, nibble or savor something in a discriminating way." Lidia Bastianich and her son, Joe, opened Becco in 1993, and since then it has been providing New York diners with outstanding service for over 23 years. Located on New York's famed Restaurant Row in the heart of the Theatre District, Becco is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Becco is most famous for its innovative pasta tasting menu and extensive wine list, featuring more than 100 bottles of wine, all priced at $29.

Bedford & Co.

Bedford & Co.

118 East 40th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Contemporary American, Italian

TriBeCa

Bedford & Co.'s menu showcases contemporary American fare with global influences stemming from chef John DeLucie’s culinary experiences traveling the world. The menu represents the seasonal bounty found in the City’s farmer's markets and regional purveyors. DeLucie uses a simple approach by preparing dishes over a wood-burning open grill, a tribute to the style of cooking he saw during a month-long stay in Argentina.

Ben & Jack's Steakhouse—44th Street

Ben & Jack's Steakhouse—44th Street

219 East 44th Street

Dinner

Steakhouse, Seafood

Midtown East

Ben and Jack Sinanaj, long-time waiters at Peter Luger’s, have opened a classic steakhouse all their own. In addition to offering prime dry-aged porterhouse steaks, including their signature 44-ouncer, as well as other flavorful cuts of meat, the restaurant offers an array of seafood, from fresh oysters to a hefty four-pound lobster. If you can manage to squeeze in dessert, try the hot-fudge sundae or the German apple strudel. An extensive wine list is available too.

Benchmark Restaurant

Benchmark Restaurant

339A 2nd Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Contemporary American, Steakhouse

Park Slope, Gowanus

Located in the heart of Brooklyn's Park Slope, Benchmark features a New American menu focused on pasture-raised animals and locally grown produce. Chef Ryan Jaronik has created a diverse menu that melds the traditional and the contemporary. A selection of à la carte steaks is featured in up to five different cuts, including a 24-ounce bone-in rib eye. Between the 1920s and '40s, the space was used as an icehouse and major way station for goods that arrived on the banks of the Gowanus Canal. While excavating, several "benchmarks" (surveyor's marks) were found, along with architects' tools. Some are displayed on the restaurant's walls. Warm exposed brick, arched windows and spacious garden seating enhance benchmark's rich history and naturally rustic interior.

Benjamin Steakhouse Prime

Benjamin Steakhouse Prime

23 East 40th Street

Dinner

American, Steakhouse

Midtown East, Murray Hill

After ten years of continued success in the New York metro area, Benjamin Restaurant Group is proud to open its newest space, Benjamin Steakhouse Prime. Here, modern elegance is combined with traditional steakhouse classics, while also showcasing signature standouts from highly regarded sister property Benjamin Steakhouse. After perfecting both steakhouse and seafood concepts in their arsenal, Benjamin Restaurant Group is highlighting the grill at Prime, serving up USDA prime dry aged steaks and succulent seafood in unique ways. The 10,000 square foot space houses an expansive main dining room featuring wall mounted fireplaces. A temperature-controlled wine wall is exposed throughout the upper level which also offers five customizable private dining spaces for seating of up to 100+ guests.

Benoit Restaurant & Wine Bar

Benoit Restaurant & Wine Bar

60 West 55th Street

Dinner

French, Wine Bars

Midtown West

There were high expectations for this Midtown French bistro even before the doors opened, as it was the latest in the restaurant family of Alain Ducasse, arguably the top French chef in the world. An airy, open space with comfortable red banquettes, Benoit does not disappoint. Each traditional French dish, from the pâté en croûte appetizer to the roasted chicken with garlic cloves and French fries, is made with love and authenticity.

Bistrot Leo

Bistrot Leo

60 Thompson Street

Dinner

French

South Village

Bistrot Leo is a French restaurant from Mercer Street Hospitality located in Soho. Designed by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, Bistrot Leo offers classic French fare from chef Brian Loiacono, whose experience includes many years at Daniel Boulud's restaurants and, most recently, as executive chef at DB Bistro Moderne. The menu combines both classics and French-inspired dishes. Bistrot Leo features both outdoor seating and a fireplace.

Black Barn Restaurant

Black Barn Restaurant

19 East 26th Street

Lunch

American (New)

Flatiron

Black Barn is an American restaurant serving local, artisanal food in the comfort of a modern barn setting. Opened in September 2015 overlooking Madison Square Park, the restaurant is the creation of chef John Doherty, former executive chef of New York's Waldorf Astoria, and designer Mark Zeff. Black Barn features four distinct private dining rooms including a wine cellar, with full dining capacity of 300 guests for corporate, social and wedding events.

Blenheim

Blenheim

283 West 12th Street

Dinner

American (New)

West Village

Morten Sohlberg and Min Ye's casually elegant West Village restaurant serves farm-to-table modern American cuisine derived mainly from ingredients sourced from their own Blenheim Hill Farm, a historic 160-acre farm in the Catskills region of Upstate New York. Their chef de cuisine takes an ingredient-driven approach to Blenheim's creative menu, highlighting peak flavors of the season, including greens, herbs, heritage meats, eggs, butter, honey and maple syrup from Blenheim Hill. An extensive wine list, farm-inspired cocktails and craft beer complete the picture.

Blue Fin

Blue Fin

1567 Broadway

Dinner

Seafood, Sushi

Theater District, Midtown West

Set in Times Square—a neighborhood better known for trinkets and fast food chains—Blue Fin is an outlier and a standout. Located in the groundfloor of the W Times Square, it shares the same sleek, design aesthetic, with modish appointments and a glitzy glass staircase. Meanwhile, the food is ambitious, but not outlandish: Scottish salmon is dressed with morels, sweet garlic and verjus; the fried softshell crab has a rhubarb vinaigrette, and some extra crunch from toasted macadamia nuts. In addition, there’s a raw bar, serving east and west coast oysters, assorted clams and caviar, and sushi, to boot.

Blue Water Grill

Blue Water Grill

31 Union Square West

Dinner

Seafood, Sushi

Union Square, Flatiron

As the name suggests, fish is the name of the game here, in a grand, high-ceilinged space that formerly housed a bank. The preparations are decidedly unfussy, giving the fish itself room to shine: A long list of sushi; blackened swordfish with a hash of sweet potato and crab and sea bass with wasabi vinaigrette are among the highlights (steak and chicken dishes are available for the seafood shy). The bar is a bubbling pick-up scene among youngish professionals.

Bob's Steak & Chop House

Bob's Steak & Chop House

19 East 52nd Street

Dinner

Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Midtown East

Located within Omni Berkshire Place in Midtown Manhattan, Bob's Steak & Chop House features a lively atmosphere with simple elegance and prime steaks, chops and seafood served by a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Known for quality, superior service, large portions and huge drinks, it's easy to fall in love with Bob's.

Bobby Van's Grill - West 45th Street

Bobby Van's Grill - West 45th Street

120 West 45th Street

Dinner

American, Steak

Times Square/Theatre District

Set in the heart of Times Square, Bobby Van's on 45th Street has the familiar tones of its sister restaurants, stunning new design, and warm and friendly service only yards away from the Broadway scene. This outpost is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. All of the Bobby Van's locations offer well-chosen cuts of steak, plump lobsters and gracious service—as well as an extensive list of seafood appetizers.

Bobby Van's Grill - West 50th Street

Bobby Van's Grill - West 50th Street

135 West 50th Street

Dinner

American, Steak, Italian

Times Square/Theatre District

Bobby Van’s holds a miniature empire of steak in New York, with three locations in Midtown and one in the Financial District. Loyal regulars swear by the consistently well-chosen cuts of steak, plump lobsters and gracious service (in a food niche known for grumpy waiters). You can lighten the load with an extensive list of seafood appetizers, from crabmeat cocktails to baked clams.

Bobby Van's Steakhouse & Grill - Broad Street

Bobby Van's Steakhouse & Grill - Broad Street

25 Broad Street

Dinner

Steakhouse, American

Financial District

Bobby Van’s holds a miniature empire of steak in New York, with three locations in Midtown and one in the Financial District. Loyal regulars swear by the consistently well-chosen cuts of steak, plump lobsters and gracious service (in a food niche known for grumpy waiters). You can lighten the load with an extensive list of seafood appetizers, from crabmeat cocktails to baked clams.

Bobby Van's Steakhouse - East 54th Street

Bobby Van's Steakhouse - East 54th Street

131 East 54th Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse

Midtown East

Bobby Van’s holds a miniature empire of steak in New York, with three locations in Midtown and one in the Financial District. Loyal regulars swear by the consistently well-chosen cuts of steak, plump lobsters and gracious service (in a food niche known for grumpy waiters). You can lighten the load with an extensive list of seafood appetizers, from crabmeat cocktails to baked clams.

Bobo

Bobo

181 West 10th Street

Dinner

American (New), French, Bars

West Village

Bobo serves classic French food, seasonal cocktails and sustainably produced wines from family-owned vineyards. They are open for dinner nightly and for brunch on the weekends. The restaurant was designed by Dekar and spans several floors of an elegant and funky house, offering a range of environments (including a beautiful garden) for a range of occasions. Bobo also has seasonal cocktail menus, a cellar focused on family-owned and sustainably-operated wineries, and local draft beers.

Bocca Di Bacco—Chelsea

Bocca Di Bacco—Chelsea

169 9th Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Chelsea

With a name meaning "mouth of the wine god," it's no surprise that Bocca Di Bacco in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood embodies an atmosphere in which diners can enjoy both creative takes on Italian cuisine and outstanding wine. Boasting an Italian-centric wine list of over 300 distinct selections to match with the menu overseen by executive chef Kristin Sollenne, the restaurant brings a contemporary, farm-to-table approach to Italian dining.

Bocca Di Bacco—Hell's Kitchen

Bocca Di Bacco—Hell's Kitchen

828 Ninth Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Hell's Kitchen, Midtown West

Bocca Di Bacco—Hell's Kitchen, an Italian restaurant located near Columbus Circle and Central Park, is a favorite spot for celebrities, tourists and native New Yorkers alike. Known for top-notch Italian cuisine, they also have an excellent wine selection that features 500 of the best vintages from renowned Italian wineries. Bocca Di Bacco—Hell's Kitchen serves delicious and creative Italian cuisine, which includes homemade pasta, meats and seafood.

Bocca Di Bacco—Theatre District

Bocca Di Bacco—Theatre District

635 Ninth Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Sicilian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen

Bocca Di Bacco is an Italian restaurant located near the Theatre District that is popular with celebrities, tourists and native New Yorkers. It has two additional locations in nearby neighborhoods Hell's Kitchen and Chelsea. Whether for drinks after work or dining before or after a show, Bocca Di Bacco aims to satisfy. Known for top-notch creative Italian cuisine including homemade pasta, meats and seafood, this restaurant also has an excellent wine selection with 500 of the best bottles from renowned Italian wineries.

Bocca Restaurant & Bar

Bocca Restaurant & Bar

39 East 19th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Wild Game, Mediterranean

Flatiron

On June 25th, 2007, Alessandro Peluso together with his friends and family, opened the doors of Bocca with a celebration and an evening of food and wine. This Roman restaurant has been bustling with patrons ever since. Our Chef James Corona is excited to offer a roster of creative Roman dishes to New Yorkers. Chef James uses only imported Italian DOP (protected designation of origin) products and is a proud supporter of the Union Square Green Market. Our meals are complimented by an extensive wine list, an elegant and cozy yet casual dining environment, and a friendly and courteous wait staff.

Bodega Negra at Dream Downtown

Bodega Negra at Dream Downtown

355 West 16th Streett

Dinner

Mexican

Chelsea

Bodega Negra restaurant and bar serves upscale Mexican cuisine for dinner and late supper seven nights a week. Guests enter the restaurant through a remarkable tequila warehouse designed in mock Tudor style. Chef Mike Armstrong helms the kitchen, serving ceviches, tacos and a variety of options that pair perfectly with Bodega Negra's selection of tequila cocktails.

Bo's Kitchen & Bar Room

Bo's Kitchen & Bar Room

6 West 24th Street

Dinner

American (New)

Flatiron

Bo’s brings all the best of Montauk, New York and New Orleans together, reflecting the culinary roots of their chef partners. Dedicated to fresh ingredients and house-made fare, Bo’s is a casual yet sophisticated restaurant where culinary delights meet a warm and inviting ambiance. Enjoy raw bar fare like oysters, clams or ceviche alongside larger dishes such as the lemon braised fried chicken and a Creekstone Farms skirt steak. And don’t miss their savory monkey bread, made from Bo Young’s family recipe.

Boucherie

French

West Village

Boucherie is a traditional French restaurant, celebrating joie de vivre in the heart of the West Village. Executive chef Jerome Dihui prepares a menu of French classics and timeless bistro favorites, in addition to dry-aged steaks from the wood fired grill. An absinthe-inspired bar offers classic drinks and signature cocktails. Located in the building that used to house the prominent Circle Repertory Theater, the 320-seat restaurant provides a diverse array of dining options from the spacious dining room, a seat at the butcher counter, the intimate second-floor gallery and outdoor cafe.

Boucherie Park Avenue South

Boucherie Park Avenue South

225 Park Avenue South

Lunch Dinner

French

Gramercy, Flatiron

BOUCHERIE is a traditional FRENCH brasserie and steakhouse, celebrating Joie de Vivre in the heart of West Village. Executive Chef Jerome DIHUI, former Chef de Cuisine of Pastis, prepares a menu of French classics and timeless bistro favorites, in addition to the DRY-AGED STEAKS. In addition to an extensive wine list and classic drinks, Anthony Bohlinger (formerly of Maison Premiere) developed a beverage program that boasts an inspired menu of absinthe-driven signature cocktails.

Boulud Sud

Boulud Sud

20 West 64th Street

Lunch Dinner

Mediterranean

Upper West Side

Boulud Sud, Chef Daniel Boulud's restaurant on the Upper West Side near Lincoln Center, serves Mediterranean cuisine drawing upon flavors of the entire region from France's Côte d'Azur to Spain, Italy, Greece, North Africa and Turkey. There is an emphasis on grilled foods, including whole fish and lamb dishes, as well as an abundance of fresh vegetables. Thomas Schlesser designed the contemporary, 120-seat restaurant with an open kitchen, kitchen counter seating, a spacious lounge and bar area and a dining terrace.

Brasserie 8 1/2

Brasserie 8 1/2

9 West 57th Street

Lunch Dinner

French, Contemporary French / American, European

Midtown West

Nestled in Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s celebrated "Bellbottom" building on West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan, Brasserie 8½ offers notable "nouvelle" French cuisine in a super-plush atmosphere. Accessed by a spectacular sweeping staircase, the restaurant is accented by original works by Henri Matisse and a one-of-a-kind glass sculpture by Fernand Leger.

Brasserie Cognac

Brasserie Cognac

1740 Broadway

Brunch Lunch Dinner Dessert

French

Midtown West

Located near the Theatre District, Brasserie Cognac brings authentic Parisian charm to the heart of Midtown. In addition to the classic brasserie menu, a fine wine list (including first-growth Bordeaux sold by the glass) and 102 cognac varieties, this charming restaurant prides itself on using the highest-quality ingredients and providing impeccably professional hospitality and friendly service. Guests can choose to dine in the outdoor café, the original French bakery, the glass dining room or the lively bar/lounge.

Brasserie Ruhlmann

Brasserie Ruhlmann

45 Rockefeller Plaza

Dinner

French, Brasseries

Midtown West

Renowned owner and celebrity chef of BLT Steak fame, Laurent Tourondel is at the helm of this dazzling French Brasserie. The restaurant takes its name from the art deco designer Emil-Jacques Ruhlmann, and his impressive works are featured throughout the warm yet sophisticated space. The rotating daily specials are consistently popular as are the Oysters Rockefeller.

Brasserie Séoul

Brasserie Séoul

300 Schermerhorn Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner Dessert

Contemporary French, Contemporary Korean, Cocktail Bar

Boerum Hill

Inspired by a desire for modern French cuisine, Brasserie Séoul takes its culinary cues from classic French techniques while blending unique ingredients from a timeless Korean culture. Transporting guests' palettes to a land where Paris and Seoul merge is the main focus of chef Kang.

Bread & Tulips

Bread & Tulips

365 Park Avenue South

Lunch Dinner

Pizza, Italian, Wine Bars

Flatiron

Exposed brick walls and handcrafted wood tables create a warm and inviting atmosphere at Bread & Tulips, a cozy neighborhood spot serving rustic Italian cooking in a casual setting. The menu is inspired by the regional diversity of Italy and features handmade pastas and pizzas, in addition to traditional antipasti and crostini. Bread & Tulips offers a value-oriented wine list with all wines under $100 and carefully selected to feature several small, organic producers with a focus on Italian vintages.

The Breslin Bar & Dining Room

The Breslin Bar & Dining Room

16 West 29th Street

Brunch Lunch

Gastropubs, Breakfast & Brunch, Steakhouses

Flatiron, Midtown West

For lovers of pork—and of meat in general—the owners of the Michelin-starred The Spotted Pig offer up a hearty, meat-centric menu that embraces "nose-to-tail" cuisine methodologies at their Flatiron District gastropub. Along with handmade terrines and sausages, executive chef April Bloomfield offers up braised shin of beef with polenta and black cabbage; stuffed pig's foot (for two); chargrilled lamb burger with cumin mayo and thrice-cooked chips; and smoked pork belly (for two).

Burger & Lobster—Bryant Park

Burger & Lobster—Bryant Park

132 West 43rd Street

Brunch Lunch

Seafood, Burgers

Theater District, Midtown West

Burger & Lobster has been serving the finest of burgers and the freshest of lobsters since 2014. Their multilevel space in the heart of Times Square has soaring ceilings, unique decor and art work, and live lobster storage. Burger & Lobster offers lunch and dinner Monday through Sunday, plus brunch on the weekends, and extensive beverage offerings. Private dining space is also available.

Burger & Lobster—Flatiron

Burger & Lobster—Flatiron

39 West 19th Street

Brunch Lunch

Seafood, Burgers, Sandwiches

Flatiron

Their name says it all—since 2014, Burger & Lobster has been serving the best of burgers and the freshest of lobsters. Burger & Lobster offers lunch and dinner Monday through Sunday, plus brunch on the weekends. The multi-level dining space has unique decor and in-house lobster tanks that hold up to 3,000 lobsters. Burger & Lobster also offers private dining spaces.

Burke & Wills

Burke & Wills

226 West 79th Street

Dinner

Australian, Mediterranean, Seafood

Upper West Side

Located in the heart of Manhattan's Upper West Side, Burke & Wills is a modern Australian bistro featuring a raw bar and a rotisserie menu that changes seasonally. The bar is outfitted with vintage wood paneling and walls fashioned from wool bales. Smaller standing tables line the wall opposite the bar separated by partitions, creating intimate spaces for guests to socialize and enjoy their drinks. The back dining room is a light-filled space with an atrium-style glass roof and walls decorated with art depicting scenes of Australian wildlife and terrain.

Butter Midtown

Butter Midtown

70 West 45th Street

Lunch Dinner

Contemporary American, Contemporary French / American

Manhattan

Butter is an American restaurant helmed by Iron Chef and Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli, who uses greenmarket offerings to create a seasonal menu. Since starting Butter, Guarnaschelli's first restaurant as executive chef, she has created a following for herself worldwide. Butter's dining space, with its high arching ceilings and cozy booths, offers a unique atmosphere and decor that make it great for all occasions.

Buttermilk Channel

Buttermilk Channel

524 Court Street

Lunch Dinner

American

Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens denizens have embraced Buttermilk Channel, an American bistro best known for its duck meatloaf and buttermilk fried chicken with cheddar waffles. The seasonal menu has its lighter side as well with whole grilled fish, local oysters and plenty of vegetarian options. Signature and classic cocktails are skillfully prepared and the wine list is focused on small, traditional French and American wineries. The restaurant is named for the tidal straight between Brooklyn and Governors Island, said to be so strong it could churn milk into butter.

Cafe D'Alsace

Cafe D'Alsace

1695 Second Avenue

Lunch Dinner

French, German, Bistro

Yorkville, Upper East Side

Cafe d'Alsace features chef Philippe Roussel; previously at Chelsea Bar and Bistro and Montparnasse, is originally from Brittany, but he knows something about Alsace serving features such as his tarte flambée (onions and bacon), potée (cabbage soup) and choucroute made with pork or duck. Also try something off our extravagant beer menu.

Café Boulud

Café Boulud

20 East 76th Street

Lunch

French, American

Upper East Side

CAFÉ BOULUD features a French-American menu inspired by Chef Daniel Boulud's four culinary muses: la tradition, classic French cuisine; la saison, seasonal delicacies; le potager, the vegetable garden; and le voyage, the flavors of world cuisines.

Café Centro

Café Centro

200 Park Avenue

Dinner

French

Midtown East

A richly elegant café in the classic Parisian tradition—set in the iconic international-style landmark MetLife Building on Park Avenue at East 45th Street—Cafe Centro offers a select menu of French favorites with a Mediterranean twist. Fresh seafood and raw-bar specialties, grill selections and seasonal plats du jour are popular choices in this bustling bistro, which also offers a delicious business breakfast.

Calle Ocho

Calle Ocho

45 West 81st Street

Dinner

Latin American, South American, Latin / Spanish

Upper West Side

More festive than a piñata stuffed with a mariachi band and twice as stylish, Calle Ocho’s lively crowd is amped up on Mojitos, Caipirinhas, Sangria and Spanish wine or beer and shows no sign of slowing down. Those not willing or able to holler over the salsa music retire to the two small lounge areas to commiserate. The bar area is a prelude to their Nuevo Latino cuisine in the dining room that will knock your taste buds for a loop. If you’re in need of a quick jump-start, Calle Ocho will get your motor running.

The Capital Grille Chrysler Center

The Capital Grille Chrysler Center

155 East 42nd Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Midtown East, Murray Hill

The Capital Grille is serious about steaks. Nationally renowned for their dry-aged steaks, which are cut on the premises, the Capital Grille employs an experienced, knowledgeable staff who can steer any customer in the direction of the juiciest, freshest steak imaginable. Choose from their 5,000-bottle wine vault for an inspired pairing.

The Capital Grille Time Life

The Capital Grille Time Life

120 West 51st Street

Dinner

Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Midtown East

This outpost of the Capital Grille, situated within the Time-Life Building, features a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere. As with its sister locations, this one specializes in dry-aged steaks, chops and fresh seafood—but also holds a widely heralded collection of more than 7,000 bottles of wine.

The Capital Grille Wall Street

The Capital Grille Wall Street

120 Broadway

Dinner

Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Lower Manhattan

New York’s commerce capital meets the culinary “capital” at the Wall Street location of the Capital Grille, set in the elegant grandeur of the historic Equitable Building. Specializing in the same dry-aged steaks, chops and fresh seafood as its sister locations in Midtown, along with daily offerings crafted with fresh, local artisanal ingredients, the Financial District outpost offers one of the most extensive wine vaults in Lower Manhattan, boasting more than 5,000 bottles. You can even book private dining for up to 500 guests.

Casa Lever

Casa Lever

390 Park Avenue

Dinner

Italian

Midtown East

At Casa Lever, Manhattan sophistication meets superb Milanese cuisine, while modern art and timeless architecture set the stage for an exceptional dining experience. The epitome of Italian spirit, Casa Lever is a premier Manhattan destination for a taste of "La Dolce Vita." Casa Lever is a perfect destination for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Once inside, guests dine surrounded by one of the world's largest collections of original Andy Warhol paintings, courtesy of the Lever House Art Collection.

Casa Nonna

Casa Nonna

310 West 38th Street

Dinner

Italian, Contemporary Italian

Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen

Located just south of Manhattan's Theatre District, Casa Nonna is a warm and authentic Italian cucina with a seasonal selection of Roman and Tuscan fare. From salumi, cheese and antipasti platters, to house-made pastas and wood-fired pizzas, the menu will satisfy and please the entire family. Grab a cocktail in the cozy bar, take a seat at the Pizza Bar or settle into the gorgeous dining room.

Catch NYC

Catch NYC

21 Ninth Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Seafood, Contemporary American, Sushi

Meatpacking District, West Village

A contemporary American seafood restaurant set in a landmark building in the heart of Manhattan's Meatpacking District, Catch NYC features current renditions of classic seafood preparations by Top Chef season 3 winner and executive chef Hung Huynh. Serving up dishes that are both sophisticated and approachable, Catch NYC's streaming, sharable style of dining continues to achieve success as it marries deliciously simple yet elegant seafood with excellent service and an energetic, interactive atmosphere.

The Cecil Steakhouse

The Cecil Steakhouse

210 West 118th Street

Dinner

American, Steakhouse

Harlem

The Cecil Steakhouse is not your traditional steakhouse. Restaurateur Raphael Baccus, winner of Harlem Grill Master 2017, has developed an ambiance and menu to please all senses. The Cecil Steakhouse is a place to relax and enjoy an amazing meal in a fun and upbeat setting. They offer a great selection of grilled meats, seafood, pastas, and vegetarian entrees…try the porterhouse if you dare.

Cesca

Italian, Seafood, Bars

Upper West Side

’Cesca is a contemporary farm-to-table Italian-American restaurant located on the Upper West Side. Their menu offers a modern twist on classic Italian style and flavors, and includes gluten-free options as well as accommodations for other dietary restrictions. ’Cesca offers a full dinner, bar and pre- and post-theater menus, as they are conveniently located across the street from the Beacon Theatre. The facility holds up to 220 guests, and offers private dining rooms for up to 75 people.

Charlie Palmer at the Knick

Charlie Palmer at the Knick

6 Times Square

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Contemporary American, American

Times Square/Theatre District

With dazzling Times Square views overlooking Broadway and 42nd Street from an enviable fourth-floor corner perch in the heart of Manhattan, Charlie Palmer at The Knick brings together two of the most iconic names in hospitality. Inspired by the rich history of The Knickerbocker, a 1906 landmarked New York City treasure recently reopened as Times Square's premier luxury lifestyle hotel, chef Palmer adds new twists to his acclaimed cuisine to create the hotel's signature "Honest American Cuisine" in an open-action kitchen.

Charlie Palmer Steak

Charlie Palmer Steak

47 West 38th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, American, Contemporary American

Midtown West

Rooted in the pursuit of the best-quality ingredients and a simple approach in the kitchen, Charlie Palmer Steak turns out perfectly prepared steaks, chops and modern seafood dishes. Chef Palmer and executive chef Ryan Lory strive to find and support as many small, artisan producers as possible, like the family-owned Snake River Farms that provides their stunningly tender American Wagyu. With steak options ranging from steakhouse staples like the bone-in NY strip and porterhouse to neo-traditional offerings like the Terres Major, Palmer and team juxtapose the classic with the new throughout their extensive menus.

Chazz Palminteri Italian Restaurant

Chazz Palminteri Italian Restaurant

30 West 46th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Midtown West

Chazz Palminteri's features the finest meat, seafood and pasta dishes, as well as antipasto and traditional Italian desserts. The upscale Italian eatery, opened by the actor in partnership with the owners of Empire Steak House, offers a global wine list boasting close to 250 wines and is curated to pair with the bold, rich flavors of classic Italian fare. Custom cocktails featuring spirits blended with seasonal ingredients as well as Italian and craft beer are offered as well.

Chez Josephine

Chez Josephine

414 West 42nd Street

Lunch Dinner

French

Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen

Paris, 1930. Walk through the doors of Chez Josephine and you are transported to another country, another time. Named after the incomparable singer Josephine Baker, this romantic, red-velvet dining room is ideal for late-night, post-show dining with its lively scene and reinterpretations of bistro benchmarks. The jazz-age spirit of the place imbues every aspect of the experience.

Church & Dey

Church & Dey

55 Church Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

American (New)

TriBeCa

On the third floor of the Millennium Hilton New York Downtown is the sit-down American brasserie Church & Dey. The fantastic view of the Oculus and One World Trade Center makes this a perfect place to people-watch while enjoying eclectic American cuisine with a focus on fresh and regional ingredients. Church & Dey is open from 7am—2pm and 5—11pm daily.

Churrascaria Plataforma Brazilian Steakhouse

Churrascaria Plataforma Brazilian Steakhouse

316 West 49th Street

Lunch Dinner

Theater District, Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen

Theater District, Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen

Churrascaria Plataforma Brazilian Steakhouse is a rodízio-style restaurant. The concept is to serve a wide variety of different cuts of beef, pork, chicken, turkey, lamb, seafood, etc., in succession, to each diner individually right at their table. A meal typically begins with a trip to the gourmet salad bar, which features a variety of vegetables and composed salads in addition to a selection of hot dishes. The main course will start when you flip your coaster-sized "chip" from the red side to the green side, signaling the meat cutters you’re ready to be served.

Cipriani Dolci

Cipriani Dolci

89 East 42nd Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Midtown East

Dolci owes its very own Cipriani scene to its chic ambiance, attentive service and well-priced Venetian menu. The restaurant offers all-day casual dining, and the bar has become a lively after-work meeting place, renowned for its charming bartenders and sensational tower of prosciutto. Featuring a dramatic design by Arturo di Modica (sculptor of the Wall Street Bull), Cipriani Dolci blends gracefully into the landmarked beauty of the magnificently restored Grand Central Terminal.

Cipriani Wall Street

Cipriani Wall Street

55 Wall Street

Dinner

Italian

Financial District

Located on one of the world's most famous streets, Cipriani Wall Street restaurant features classic dishes from Harry's Bar in Venice, including the signature Bellini and original carpaccio, the famous baked tagliolini, vanilla meringue and other Italian specialties. Cipriani Wall Street is perfect for a business lunch in the warm interior, a romantic dinner or a celebration with friends on the beautiful balcony with majestic columns overlooking the Financial District.

Claudette

Claudette

24 Fifth Avenue

Lunch Dinner

French, Mediterranean, North African

Greenwich Village

Breathing new life into Lower Fifth Avenue, Claudette is an elegant Provençal restaurant steps from Washington Square Park. Opened in May 2014, Claudette joins her sister restaurants Rosemary's and Bobo in offering a warm and inviting atmosphere to share great food with friends and family. Claudette is also available for private events in the Flamingo Room (please send inquiries to [email protected]).

Clement

Clement

700 Fifth Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American, Continental, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Midtown West

Under the guidance of Michelin-starred chef Remi van Peteghem, Clement Restaurant is the Peninsula New York’s American fare dining venue. The new menu highlights American sensibilities with a touch of international flavor, drawing on chef van Peteghem’s experience both in Europe and Asia. Designed by the firm Yabu Pushelberg, the carefully planned spaces are suited for a range of occasions, from an intimate tête-à-tête to power lunches and lively suppers and gatherings. Private and semi-private dining areas are available for quieter gatherings.

Cleo

Mediterranean

Midtown East

Set on the corner of Park Avenue and 30th Street, Cleo New York brings a richly textured, Mediterranean dining experience to Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood. Influenced by European, North African and Middle Eastern culture, award-winning executive chef Danny Elmaleh welcomes you into an eclectic enclave where the cuisine is as vibrant as your surroundings.

The Clocktower

The Clocktower

5 Madison Avenue

Lunch

English, Contemporary European

Flatiron

The Clocktower, located on the second floor of the New York Edition Hotel (formerly the iconic Metropolitan Life building), is a collaboration between acclaimed restaurateur Stephen Starr and Michelin-starred British chef Jason Atherton. The chic 88-seat, David Rockwell-designed restaurant serves contemporary cuisine with British sensibilities, classic and contemporary cocktails, and a diverse selection of wines, along with local and global beers.

Club A Steakhouse

Club A Steakhouse

240 East 58th Street

Dinner

Steakhouses

Midtown East

Not far from Sutton Place and the Queensboro Bridge, this creation of restaurateur Bruno Selimaj (of Bruno Restaurant fame) combines characteristics of a traditional steakhouse with New World modernism in both the menu and decor. Executive chef Jean Christophe Villard—a Five Star Diamond Award winner formerly of such notables as Les Deux Gamins, Cafe Centro and Bobby Van's Steakhouse—offers an expectation of culinary perfection, whether it's the Prime dry aged Porterhouse steak or the grilled Atlantic blue fin tuna. Musical director Daniel Nye hosts the second floor piano lounge nightly, as he did at Bruno Restaurant.

Craft Restaurant

Craft Restaurant

43 East 19th Street

Dinner

American (New)

Flatiron

Superlative ingredients stand out in deceptively simple dishes at Tom Colicchio’s beloved temple of green-market cuisine. In a space done up in soothing blues and lit by filament bulbs, folks share family-style meals like pan-roasted day-boat scallops, braised beef short ribs and bluefoot mushrooms—all sourced from around the country from high-quality purveyors. Desserts such as Meyer lemon tart and peanut butter semifreddo are slightly more complex, but just as eye-openingly delicious.

Cut by Wolfgang Puck

Cut by Wolfgang Puck

99 Church Street

Lunch

Steakhouses, American (New)

Financial District, Civic Center, TriBeCa

CUT by Wolfgang Puck located within the new Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown, is the sixth CUT location across the globe behind the original in Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, London, Singapore and Bahrain. The sleek new location designed by Studio Jacques Garcia in collaboration with Kimberly Brown and Strata Architects, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as a bar and lounge experience in the adjacent CUT Lounge. Enjoy several of Wolfgang’s signature dishes such as the Bone Marrow Flan, Kurobuta Pork Chop and various cuts of the finest beef from regions across the globe.

DaDong

DaDong

3 Bryant Park, 120 West 42nd Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Chinese

Theater District, Midtown West

One of the most anticipated openings of 2017, the first US location of DaDong—a roast duck chain in China that’s known for delivering one of the best versions of the classic Beijing dish—is located adjacent to Bryant Park. The chain from chef and owner Dong Zhenxiang, which has multiple locations with Michelin stars, just opened their New York outpost. The main floor features formal dining, while a lower floor is more casual. The restaurant also has an outdoor terrace and a lounge space.

Danji

Korean, Contemporary Korean, Asian

Theater District, Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen

Danji showcases authentic Korean flavors prepared with classic techniques to enhance the taste, textures and aesthetic of each dish. They offer small but shareable portions served in multiple courses, allowing diners to enjoy each dish hot out of the kitchen. From its decor to its music, Danji represents the owners' idea of a great place to enjoy amazing food. Danji uses meat raised with no antibiotics or growth hormones, their fish are caught wild but not overfished or endangered, they strive to use organic and local produce, and do not use chemicals, such as MSG, to enhance flavors.

Darbar

Darbar

152 East 46th Street

Dinner

Indian

Midtown East

Conveniently located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Darbar on 46th offers a range of upscale Indian cuisine—from classic masala, vindaloo, tandoori and korma dishes to specialties such as Maine crab cakes and potato croquettes stuffed with goat cheese. The comfortable atmosphere and friendly, attentive service make for an enjoyable dining experience—and, the all-you-can-eat lunch buffet is sure to leave both you and your wallet pleasantly full.

Darbar Grill

Darbar Grill

157 East 55th Street

Dinner

Indian

Midtown East

Darbar Grill, conveniently located in the heart of East Midtown, serves up solid, fresh Indian cuisine. A little easier on the wallet than its counterpart on East 46th Street, the food is just as consistent and delicious, and the warm atmosphere and attentive service make for a fine-dining experience. The menu features classic Indian favorites—with a range of chicken, lamb, goat, vegetable and rice dishes—as well as more-unusual specialties such as Maine crab cakes and potato croquettes stuffed with goat cheese. And the all-you-can-eat lunch buffet is sure to satisfy even the heartiest of appetites.

David Burke Kitchen

David Burke Kitchen

23 Grand Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

American (New), Steakhouses

South Village

David Burke Kitchen, located in the James Hotel, focuses on wholesome and hearty modern American food, locally sourced and presented in the creative and whimsical style of chef David Burke. Guests will enjoy several ways to experience the restaurant including the Treehouse Bar, Wine Cave and outdoor Urban Garden, opening this summer. David Burke Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily as well as weekend brunch.

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse

447 Lexington Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, Italian

Midtown East

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse located across from Grand Central Terminal, offers regional Italian food with a focus on the grill, handmade using the finest ingredients. Davio's serves carefully sourced, seasonally inspired Italian cuisine featuring homemade pasta, fresh seafood and salads as well as prime aged Brandt beef. Gracious hospitality with an attentive staff provides an exceptional dining experience. The wine menu includes a selection of 425 wines sourced from Italy, France and the US. Private dining rooms are available for groups of 10-65 guests for a full service sit down dinner and 150 for receptions.

DB Bistro Moderne

DB Bistro Moderne

55 West 44th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

French, Continental, American

Midtown West

Famous for its over-the-top $35 foie-gras-and-short-rib burger, DB Bistro Moderne is Daniel Boulud’s attempt at casual dining. But since chef Boulud goes first class no matter what, this bistro dazzles with its sleek, contemporary decor and newfangled bistro dishes along the lines of escargot fricassée and crispy duck confit. Early weekday hours and brunch on weekends make it an attractive option for a Midtown breakfast.

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse New York

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse New York

1221 Sixth Avenue

Lunch

Steakhouses, American (New), Seafood

New York

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse New York is an energetic, sprawling, three-story restaurant in Midtown, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows that offer grand views of Sixth Avenue. Their guests are treated to an unforgettable experience through the chef-driven cuisine, world-class wine program and unparalleled hospitality. Del Frisco's offers a variety of private and semi-private dining and reception spaces perfectly suited for special occasions or business gatherings. They provide their private diners with warm hospitality and custom menus featuring the finest steak and seafood. Dedicated private dining coordinators will help to plan and personalize your event so you can sit back and relax.

Delmonico's Kitchen

Delmonico's Kitchen

207 West 36th Street

Lunch Dinner

American, Steakhouse, Contemporary American

Midtown West

A Midtown outpost of the legendary downtown Delmonico's, Delmonico's Kitchen reinvents the classics and features innovative twists on the restaurant's most popular dishes. The establishment—which has three private dining rooms—is close to the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, Macy's, the Theatre District and hotels.

Delmonico's Restaurant

Delmonico's Restaurant

56 Beaver Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, American

Financial District

In business since 1837, Delmonico's Restaurant revolutionized the way we eat out: these guys literally invented eggs Benedict, lobster Newberg and baked Alaska, among other now-standards, and changed the face of fine dining in early America. The financial district location looks exactly like you’d expect from an old-school steak house—deep hues, dark woods and understated opulence in which to enjoy the huge Delmonico rib-eye and the Parmesan creamed spinach.

The Dining Room at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Dining Room at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue

Lunch

American (New)

Central Park

Reflect and refresh among 5,000 years of art history at The Dining Room at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Enjoy a seasonal menu and treetop views of Central Park from the 4th floor. Reservations are suggested.

Distilled NY

Distilled NY

211 West Broadway

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Cocktail Bars

TriBeCa

This New American public house serves redefined regional dishes and cocktails within a communal setting. Chef Shane Lyons' distilled wings and country-fried duck and waffles are not to be missed, and their craft cocktail program and engaging bar team will breathe life into any gathering. The landmark Tribeca space features 20-foot ceilings, an open kitchen layout, a grand bar looking out upon the Freedom Tower, large majestic windows, a semi-private raised area and a wrap-around patio.

Docks Oyster Bar

Docks Oyster Bar

633 Third Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Seafood, Bars

Murray Hill, Midtown East

Docks Oyster Bar has been serving the freshest seafood and oysters for more than 25 years in Midtown Manhattan. They have a large open floor plan with tables lining windows along both Third Avenue and 40th Street, and an expansive bar that serves tasty martinis, wine and cocktails. Docks' daily specials and simply prepared fish are reasons for their longevity, along with an outstanding service team, a great wine list and an amazing New York atmosphere in which guests can create memories.

Dos Caminos Meatpacking District

Dos Caminos Meatpacking District

675 Hudson Street

Lunch Dinner

Mexican

Meatpacking District, West Village

The fourth NYC outpost of this mod-Mexican mini-empire boasts a chic Meatpacking District address (in the prominent space formerly occupied by Vento Trattoria). Like its sister restaurants, you can count on Dos Caminos Meatpacking for mouthwatering guacamole—made tableside, of course—inventive cocktails (such as a prickly pear cactus margarita), more than 100 types of tequila and contemporary takes on traditional Mexican delicacies, including tequila-cured salmon ceviche and braised short rib and tamarind tacos. Unique to this branch, however, is the kitchen’s wood-fired oven, which accounts for smokier subtleties in many dishes.

Dos Caminos Park Avenue

Dos Caminos Park Avenue

373 Park Avenue South

Lunch Dinner

Mexican

NoMad

Margaritas and Mexican cuisine meet serious south-of-the-border style at this boisterous, popular mega-eatery. With more than 100 types of tequila, Dos Caminos easily attracts the after-work crowd for creative libations like the chile-infused Cosmos del Diablo and addictive appetizers such as fresh guacamole prepared table-side and plantain-stuffed empanadas. But its inventive renditions of traditional Latin cooking, including Black Angus skirt steak and coconut-strawberry tres leches cake, should lure folks to linger past cocktail hour.

Dos Caminos SoHo

Dos Caminos SoHo

475 West Broadway

Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Contemporary Mexican

SoHo

Dos Caminos brings the vibrant spirit of Mexico City to New York City. Serving authentic and upscale Mexican cuisine, including fresh guac, killer margaritas, and South of the Border staples like Asada Tacos and Mexico City-Style quesadillas. The tequila and margarita menu is one of the most robust of its kind. “Dos” has single-handedly redefined Mexican for Americans.

Dos Caminos Third Avenue

Dos Caminos Third Avenue

825 Third Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Contemporary Mexican

Midtown East

Cubicle jockeys and mojito-loving locals flock to this Midtown branch of the popular Dos Caminos empire. Expect the same over-the-top decor, potent cocktails and contemporary Mexican grub. Single folks gravitate to the lively tequila bar, which serves more than 100 types of the agave-based spirit; there’s also a 43-foot-long communal table for extra mingling over excellent guacamole that’s prepared table-side and avocado leaf-crusted tuna. If you really want to impress a special someone, take advantage of the private dining area.

Dos Caminos Times Square

Dos Caminos Times Square

1567 Broadway

Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Latin American

Theater District, Midtown West

Dos Caminos Times Square spans two floors and features a 40-seat mezcal and margarita bar on the street level and a guacamole bar on the subterranean level. Look for an expanded menu of chef Ivy Stark’s healthy Mexican dishes as well as a selection of 120 premium tequilas and delicious new cocktails.

The Dutch

The Dutch

131 Sullivan Street

Lunch

American (Traditional)

South Village

Despite its name, The Dutch isn't Dutch. Chef Andrew Carmellini's award-winning new American menu features choice meats, fish, shellfish and local produce. In 2011, The New York Times named The Dutch the best restaurant to open that year. The atmosphere is warm but vibrant, with white brick walls, cozy booths and a bustling wooden bar.

Edi & the Wolf

Edi & the Wolf

102 Avenue C

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Austrian, Contemporary German, European

Alphabet City, East Village

Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban, two native Austrians, make up Edi & the Wolf, a heartwarming, casual wine tavern modeled on the Austrian heuriger concept. There is an intimate bar overhung with loops of rope, cozy tables and dark lighting, making it ideal for date night. The menu is divided into small plates (Liptauer cheese spread with paprika and pumpkin seed oil), shared plates (baby back ribs with mustard and pickles) and main courses of schnitzel, steak and sea bass. The varied cheese plate and linzer torte provide lovely finales. The team here is also behind the acclaimed fine-dining restaurant Seäsonal.

El Toro Blanco

El Toro Blanco

257 Sixth Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Contemporary Mexican, Mexican / Southwestern

West Village

The Mexican restaurant El Toro Blanco features traditional dishes executed with panache, 100-plus tequila selections and a fashionable, vibrant ambiance that feels like a Mexico City design hotel. The guacamole is made fresh to order, and the weekend brunch menu includes favorites like huevos rancheros alongside sweet treats like honey apple hot cakes. Tacos, tamales, empanadas and larger entrées round out the plentiful selections.

El Vez

El Vez

259 Vesey Street

Dinner

Mexican

Battery Park

Tradition and innovation collide in a whirlwind of sight, sound and sabor at El Vez. Casual yet contemporary, the restaurant captures the festive soul of Mexican and Mexican-American culture. With deep roots in regional Mexican cooking, the menu is built around guacamoles, fundidos, ceviches, tacos, quesadillas and enchiladas made from scratch with authenticity in mind. Meanwhile, the bar offers a large selection of creative cocktails, signature margaritas and a staggering selection of 150 mezcals and tequilas.

Empellón

Empellón

510 Madison Avenue

Dinner

Contemporary Mexican

Midtown East

Empellón Midtown, Alex Stupak’s flagship restaurant and third New York City location, is a warm and inviting venue with an extensive agave program, inventive menu and custom artwork and installations. The restaurant was awarded three stars by The New York Times, and nominated as a James Beard finalist for best new restaurant.

Empellón Taqueria

Empellón Taqueria

230 West 4th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Venues & Event Spaces

West Village

The hosts at Empellón Taqueria seek to discover, interpret and share a love for Mexican cuisine. The owners opened the restaurant with the intention of treating tacos with reverence while serving them in a lighthearted environment. The menu is designed with the idea that most ingredients worth eating can benefit by being placed atop a well-made tortilla. The chefs explore the ubiquitous, adored flavors of Mexican cooking, while also presenting the lesser-known and equally delectable preparations. Empellón's sensibility is informed by authenticity but not limited by it.

Empire Steak House - West 54th Street

Empire Steak House - West 54th Street

237 West 54th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, Seafood

Midtown West

Empire Steak House on 54th Street showcases modern decor in a classy but trendy atmosphere. The all-white, 50-foot marble bar and sprawling dining room provide an air of sophistication. Empire is acclaimed for its dry-aged porterhouse for two, and the rest of the vast menu features a wide range of fresh seafood including 4- to 5-pound lobsters, Chilean sea bass, salmon, yellow fin tuna and towering seafood platters. The eatery offers a highly selective wine list with many sought-after California vintages.

Empire Steak House - East 50th Street

Empire Steak House - East 50th Street

151 East 50th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, Wine Bars, Seafood

Midtown East

Empire Steak House's new location on the east side has two raised tiers of seating featuring wrap-around booths and a hand-painted dome. While Empire is acclaimed for steaks such as its famous dry-aged porterhouse for two, the rest of the menu is equally stellar, featuring a wide range of fresh seafood including 4- to 5-lb. lobsters. The 50th street location also offers specialty cuts like the Tomahawk ribeye, bone-in ribeye, Cajun bone-in ribeye, double cut rack of veal and an exclusive Emperors steak for two.

Esca

Esca

402 West 43rd Street

Lunch

Italian, Seafood

Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen

Superstar chef Mario Batali devotes his Southern Italian–inspired establishment to pescatory delights and other fresh-from-the-sea fare. Soak up the sun in the pastoral outdoor patio with a plate of pristine crudo, the Italian version of sashimi, or park yourself at one of the indoor tables in the butter-hued space for whole John Dory roasted in a salt crust. Rustic treats like buckwheat crepes topped with smooth buffalo ricotta mousse and huckleberries go swimmingly well with the ocean-centric menu.

Essex

Essex

119 Rivington Street

Dinner

Bars, American (New)

Lower East Side

Located in the historic Essex Street Market Building, Essex is a loft-like multilevel space with contemporary cuisine inspired by the flavors of the Lower East Side. Essex is known for its weekday dinner and happy hour specials as well as its lively weekend dinner and bar scene. The weekend brunch is a New York institution and is always a top pick on Open Table Diner’s Choice and other sites. The expansive layout allows for intimate balcony and banquette seating as well as festive group dining and private parties.

Estiatorio Milos

Estiatorio Milos

125 West 55th Street

Brunch Lunch

Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek

Midtown West

Pristine Mediterranean-style seafood shines in an industrial-chic Midtown setting at Milos. Amid stark concrete walls and a giant white curtain studded with garlic cloves, customers get to pick their meal from the display of glistening, gorgeous chilled fish. It’s then prepared simply in the kitchen and grilled to perfection with a dash of olive oil and lemon. Just remember that you’ll be charged by the pound, so don’t be too shocked by the bill for that gargantuan Greek snapper.

Etcetera Etcetera

Etcetera Etcetera

352 West 44th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Mediterranean

Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen, Theater District

This modern and cozy oasis is ideal for everything from pre-dinner cocktails to post-theatre dinners. Owner Daniele Kucera has drawn on his own unique cultural heritage and many years of restaurant expertise to create a warm sanctuary of elegant dining. With its sleek interior and sharp, friendly staff, Etcetera Etcetera has become a neighborhood fixture. In addition to favorites such as homemade basil spaghetti with crab, grilled skirt steak marinated in a parsley, lemon and roasted garlic sauce, and burrata with tomatoes, chives, pesto and balsamic vinegar reduction, look for fresh and innovative options on the seasonal menus.

Farmer & The Fish

Farmer & The Fish

245 Park Avenue South

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Farm-to-table, American, Seafood

Flatiron, Gramercy

A true farm-to-table fish house, Farmer & The Fish in Gramercy is the New York City counterpart to Purdy's Farmer & The Fish in North Salem, New York. Their five-acre farm shares its bounty directly with fresh produce from their terraced fields, greenhouse and high tunnel. Farmer & The Fish’s raw bar features a collection of fresh seafood from New York’s own Downeast Seafood, including oysters, clams, shrimp and crab.

Feast

Contemporary American

East Village

Feast is a seasonal American restaurant that offers a modern interpretation to the traditional dinner party in a rustic, warm and inviting space in the East Village. Borrowing from American, Chinese and Latin influences, the kitchen team explores an array of ingredients and cooking techniques to create seasonal dishes for everyone to enjoy.

Felice 15 Gold Street

Felice 15 Gold Street

15 Gold Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Wine Bar

Financial District

Felice, the ultimate Tuscan restaurant and wine bar, already in two locations on the Upper East Side in NYC, is also in the Financial District. Opened at Gild Hall, a Thompson Hotel, Felice 15 Gold Street has introduced authentic Italian classics and the family’s namesake wines to the Wall Street community in its intimate 40-seat restaurant and upstairs wine lounge called La Soffitta.

Felice 64

Felice 64

1166 First Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Upper East Side

This cozy Manhattan restaurant showcases a relaxed ambience, with subdued lighting, exposed brick walls lined with linear shelves filled with wine, as well as rich, tufted leather seats. Italian wines and flavors from Tuscany are served in a modern space infused with traditional elements on the Upper East Side.

Felice 83

Felice 83

1593 First Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Yorkville, Upper East Side

Felice reflects the soul of Italy, inspired by the sophisticated streets of Florence and the rustic warmth of the Tuscan countryside. Felice 83 ristorante and wine bar offers a rustic and authentic Tuscan menu designed by executive chef Simone Parisotto. Owner Jacopo Giustiniani is the restaurateur and wine-buyer for all the Felice locations in addition to the Sant Ambroeus and Casa Lever restaurants.

Felidia

Felidia

243 East 58th Street

Lunch

Italian, Contemporary Italian, Dining Bar

Midtown East

Felidia is the acclaimed Manhattan East Side flagship of celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich, in operation since 1981. It is here that Lidia can often be found greeting each guest with the same warmth and passion that she exhibits through her television shows and cookbooks. Executive chef Fortunato Nicotra has been with Felidia since 1996 and has brought an innovative touch to traditional ingredients and dishes from all regions of Italy. A New York Times three-star restaurant and nominee for Outstanding Restaurant (US) from the James Beard Foundation, Felidia was a proud recipient of the Wine Spectator Grand Award-Winning Wine List for many years.

Fifty Restaurant

Fifty Restaurant

50 Commerce Street

Dinner

Contemporary American, Latin / Spanish, Peruvian

West Village

Located at 50 Commerce Street in NYC's West Village, Fifty Restaurant is a new neighborhood dining destination offering seasonal New American fare with a focus on South American spices and flavors. Helmed by chef Luis Jaramillo, who hails from Ecuador, the menu showcases local, seasonal ingredients complimented by bold, ethnic flavors from his home country and surrounding South American regions.

Fig & Olive—Downtown

Fig & Olive—Downtown

420 West 13th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Mediterranean, French, Italian

Beverly Grove

Wall of high-end olive oil neatly placed in minimalist shelves? Check. Assorted pots of finely manicured grasses and shrubbery? Check. Edgy and tasty modern Mediterranean flavor combinations? Check. With Fig & Olive’s attention to detail, you are guaranteed a consistently good meal. The jamon Serrano, fresh fig and warm goat cheese appetizer is a fantastic salty-sweet signature dish. Olive oil is, of course, a staple ingredient in most dishes, and when you find one (or a few) that you like, you can pick up a bottle to take home with you from the on-premise shop.

Fig & Olive—Midtown

Fig & Olive—Midtown

10 East 52nd Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Mediterranean, French, Italian

Midtown East

Wall of high-end olive oil neatly placed in minimalist shelves? Check. Assorted pots of finely manicured grasses and shrubbery? Check. Edgy and tasty modern Mediterranean flavor combinations? Check. With Fig & Olive’s attention to detail, you are guaranteed a consistently good meal. The jamon Serrano, fresh fig and warm goat cheese appetizer is a fantastic salty-sweet signature dish. Olive oil is, of course, a staple ingredient in most dishes, and when you find one (or a few) that you like, you can pick up a bottle to take home with you from the on-premise shop.

Fig & Olive—Uptown

Fig & Olive—Uptown

808 Lexington Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Mediterranean, French, Italian

Upper East Side

Wall of high-end olive oil neatly placed in minimalist shelves? Check. Assorted pots of finely manicured grasses and shrubbery? Check. Edgy and tasty modern Mediterranean flavor combinations? Check. With Fig & Olive’s attention to detail, you are guaranteed a consistently good meal. The jamon Serrano, fresh fig and warm goat cheese appetizer is a fantastic salty-sweet signature dish. Olive oil is, of course, a staple ingredient in most dishes, and when you find one (or a few) that you like, you can pick up a bottle to take home with you from the on-premise shop.

Fino Ristorante Italiano

Fino Ristorante Italiano

82 Beaver Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Financial District

Fino Ristorante Italiano has rapidly become the place to see and be seen in the Financial District. Under the masterful direction of host Peter Vuli, Fino is attracting a who's who of the financial sector. Vuli's philosophy can be summed up in one word: quality. Whether it is the wonderful and imaginative menu or the attentive service, your dining experience could not be in better hands. From the moment you arrive, you get the sense that you are in for a memorable dining experience. From the menu to the flavors, from the service to the entertainment, Vuli makes sure that you and your guests will be pampered.

Fish Cheeks

Fish Cheeks

55 Bond Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Seafood, Thai, Live/Raw Food

Seafood, Thai, Live/Raw Food

Fish Cheeks has a cheeky design; its awning is layered like colorful fish scales, primary colors brighten the cafeteria-like dining room and overturned baskets serve as lampshades overhead. Brothers and co-chefs Chat and Ohm Suansilphong, whose parents owned a restaurant in Thailand, prepare Thai family-style dishes at varying levels of spiciness; standouts include coconut crab curry and steamed whole fish with aromatic Thai herbs. Non-seafood items like grilled pork cheeks with jeaw sauce and potent cocktails are also exemplary.

Fogo de Chão Churrascaria Brazilian Steakhouse

Fogo de Chão Churrascaria Brazilian Steakhouse

40 West 53rd Street

Dinner

Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse

Midtown West

Fogo de Chão is an authentic Brazilian steakhouse (churrascaria) that has been setting the standard in Brazil for the past 35 years. The menu includes delectable cuts of grilled meats such as sizzling steaks, lamb, chicken and pork carved tableside by Brazilian trained gaucho chefs as well as a lighter seafood option. Also offered is a gourmet salad and sides bar consisting of salads, fresh-cut vegetables, cured meats and imported cheeses, as well as a variety of traditional Brazilian side dishes, delectable desserts and award-winning wine list.

Fonda

Contemporary Mexican

Alphabet City, East Village

Contemporary, authentic Mexican cuisine in a relaxing, fun atmosphere. Incredible margaritas and "best of its kind" Mexican Home Cooking.

Frankie & Johnnie's Steakhouse—46th Street

Frankie & Johnnie's Steakhouse—46th Street

320 West 46th Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, Pubs, Wine Bars

Midtown West, Theater District, Hell's Kitchen

With two locations in Midtown, plus some serious steaks and chops, this welcoming and unpretentious spot has quite the history as a real Prohibition-era speakeasy. Now accessible to all—with no password required—the menu offers great aged beef with its rightfully famous steak sauce, potatoes done eight ways and all the de rigueur steakhouse sides.

Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse—37th Street

Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse—37th Street

32 West 37th Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, American (New)

Midtown West

Established 1926 Frankie and Johnnie's Steakhouse is located in the former townhouse of John Barrymore. Frankie and Johnnie's Steakhouse has a look that is sleek and uncluttered, with a warmth that is inviting to all its guests. The menu is distinguished with its exceptional quality of USDA certified prime dry-aged beef and a secret blend of spices that season every steak before it hits the grill.

French Louie

French Louie

320 Atlantic Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American

Boerum Hill

From the owners of Buttermilk Channel, French Louie is both elegant and comfortable; a neighborhood restaurant suited just as well for date night as it is for dinner with the fam. The menu offers a mix of French-American bistro classics and signature dishes. Highlights include East and West coast oysters, three variations on steak frites, and whole grilled fish; while vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and dairy free options are plenty. The wine list celebrates the wines of France and America, both traditional and modern, ranging from inexpensive "bistro" wines to some of the most celebrated bottles in the world; and the full bar offers seasonal cocktails made from artisan spirits. During warmer months, the fairy-lit garden is where you want to be.

Gabriel's Bar & Restaurant

Gabriel's Bar & Restaurant

11 West 60th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Upper West Side

Craving Northern Italian food? Gabriel Aiello aims to please—and you don't just get a meal. You can also view paintings by the chef’s wife, Christina Keefe, adorning the restaurant’s gallery. With its beef braised in dark beer, pumpkin bisque, wood-grilled veggies and impressive wine list, Gabriel’s shouldn’t disappoint.

Gaby Brasserie Française

Gaby Brasserie Française

44 West 45th Street

Lunch Dinner

French, Contemporary American, Contemporary European

Midtown West

Gaby Brasserie Française is the outstanding brasserie and bar at Sofitel New York. Named for a Parisian model who found her milieu in 1920s New York, Gaby serves classic French cuisine by executive chef Sylvain Harribey, whose culinary achievements include winning first place on the Food Network hit show Chopped. The 128-seat restaurant aspires to the tradition of renowned brasseries such as Brasserie Lipp and La Coupole, which had their golden age in pre-World War II Paris as gathering spots for artists, painters and writers.

Gallaghers Steakhouse

Gallaghers Steakhouse

228 West 52nd Street

Brunch Lunch

Steakhouse, Seafood, American

Theater District, Midtown West

Back in the prohibition years, Gallaghers Steakhouse served as a speakeasy. Now, 80 years later, this signature New York establishment is a prime spot for a genuine steak. The restaurant’s meat-aging room is stocked with USDA Prime dry-aged beef, which is sure to bring a tear to the eye of any carnivore. The dinner menu features chicken, seafood and even a veggie plate, but the steak is where it’s at.

Gaonnuri

Gaonnuri

1250 Broadway, 39th Floor

Lunch Dinner

Korean, Barbecue, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Koreatown, Midtown West

Gaonnuri boasts one of the most spectacular locations of any Korean restaurant in the City, occupying a 39th floor penthouse in Koreatown that affords wraparound views of Midtown. With a capacity of 300, and two private spaces that fit 40 each, it's a great place for business and social events. There is Seoul sophistication in the menu, which includes beef tartare marinated in sesame oil and soy sauce, seafood-and-scallion pancake, braised short ribs and spicy codfish stew. The bar/lounge, which offers views of the Empire State Building, emphasizes the vodka-like soju, but there's also an extensive wine list designed to match the Korean food.

The Gin Parlour

The Gin Parlour

111 East 48th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Contemporary American, Continental

Midtown East

Inspired by Dutch and English gin bars of the 1920s, The Gin Parlour offers a countless array of selective brands and varieties, perfect for every palate. The menu features a modern cuisine that pays tribute to the international culture and history of New York City dining, while leading the industry by championing a positive and sustainable food offering. Serving an organic, international-breakfast buffet, a varied and carefully selected lunch menu and a seasonal dinner, every meal is guaranteed to entertain your palate and provide an unforgettable experience.

Giorgio's of Gramercy

Giorgio's of Gramercy

27 East 21st Street

Dinner

Contemporary American

Flatiron

A classy, well-rated Italian eatery decorated in beige and burgundy in the neighborhood of Gramercy, Giorgio’s offerings include salad, pasta, sandwiches and entrees such as filet mignon. Order online and have a catering order delivered. Look for the penne ragu, and the Berkshire pork chop with pumpkin seed-sesame soy glaze—or perhaps the mustard-crusted rack of lamp with fingerling potatoes will catch your eye. And try the s’more bread pudding for dessert.

Glass House Tavern

Glass House Tavern

252 West 47th Street

Lunch Dinner

Contemporary American, American

Theater District, Midtown West

You feel a great energy when you walk into the Glass House Tavern. The decor is soothing and warm and truly makes the customer feel welcome. The prompt, friendly service is delightful and the food is incredible.

Gloria

Gloria

401 West 53rd Street

Dinner

Seafood, Bars

Hell's Kitchen, Midtown West

The intimate, completely pescatarian restaurant Gloria looks like a glass-walled jewel box: tasteful and chic, it's perched on a quiet street in Hell’s Kitchen, featuring royal blue leather booths, striking geometric lucite light pendants and floor-to-ceiling windows. Vegetable-forward dishes are locally sourced from the Eastern Seaboard, and the fish is ultra-fresh and creatively presented. Mexico-inspired tilefish tartare al Pastor comes with pineapple and corn, and the lovely Maine Jonah crab is draped with bouillabaisse sabayon. Sommelier Phil Johnson, previously of natural wine mecca Contra, assembled the all-natural wine list.

Gotham Bar & Grill

Gotham Bar & Grill

12 East 12th Street

Lunch

Contemporary American, American

Union Square, Greenwich Village

Towncars wait patiently outside for their passengers at this long-celebrated, elegant and inviting mecca for fancy (but low-key) New Yorkers. The menu is less adventurous than it once seemed, but chef-owner Alfred Portale’s execution is consistently spot-on. Seared foie gras melts on the tongue, the five-spice Peking duck breast revs up your taste buds and the miso black cod consistently delivers. Consider the $31 prix-fixe lunch, one of the best deals in town.

Gran Morsi

Gran Morsi

22 Warren Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Contemporary Italian

Civic Center, TriBeCa

Gran Morsi, named after the Italian word for “bites,” epitomizes elegant simplicity. This airy and convivial TriBeCa restaurant, on the border of the Financial District, specializes in boldly flavored Italian fare with a strong focus on small and shared plates, many of which are cooked in the brick oven. Gran Morsi provides downtown Manhattan residents and visitors with a dining experience fit for whatever they’re in the mood for, whether it’s a special occasion celebration, an intimate evening or a casual night out with friends. Gran Morsi also has a private event space perfect for any and all special occasions.

Green Fig

Green Fig

570 Tenth Avenue

Dinner

Cocktail Bars, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean

Hell's Kitchen, Midtown West

Green Fig features modern Israeli cuisine with influences from North Africa's Maghreb region, the Middle East and southern Europe. Their dishes combine unique flavors and spices imported from these regions with locally-sourced fresh ingredients. Plates range in size from small to large and are meant to be shared. Dishes arrive throughout the meal as they are prepared.

The Greenhouse Cafe

The Greenhouse Cafe

7717 Third Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Continental, American, Italian

Bay Ridge

There’s almost always a party at the Greenhouse Café, a popular Bay Ridge venue where many local Brooklynites celebrate their weddings, anniversaries and other special events. But it’s also a fine and welcoming place to have an intimate meal, particularly if you’re a meat-eater—everything from roasted duckling to lamb to filet mignon graces their vast menu.

Greenwich Steakhouse

Greenwich Steakhouse

62 Greenwich Avenue

Dinner

Steakhouse, French

West Village

Greenwich Steakhouse redefines the typical steakhouse feel with its elegantly sleek design and light color palette while still maintaining an inviting and comfortable feel. Greenwich Steakhouse is designed with meticulous attention to detail, offering a different experience on each floor. For a more casual setting, take a seat at the bar for seasonally-driven cocktails and an extensive wine list.

Grotta Azzurra Restaurant

Grotta Azzurra Restaurant

177 Mulberry Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Little Italy

After a hundred years in Little Italy, Grotto Azzurra is holding down its history as host to Caruso and Sinatra; that same hospitality extends to the travelers and locals who pack the recently renovated restaurant. A prix-fixe lunch menu is still under $10, and homemade pasta specialties are fine starters to entrées like veal Milanese and osso buco. The brick-lined wine cellar room is particularly lovely and great for large private parties.

Hakkasan New York

Hakkasan New York

311 West 43rd Street

Lunch

Chinese, Dim Sum

Midtown West, Theater District, Hell's Kitchen

Hakkasan New York is the City’s version of the original London-based restaurant. Both locations are now acclaimed for their Michelin-starred modern Chinese cuisine. At the heart of the restaurant is the kitchen, where skilled wok chefs orchestrate a menu of Hakkasan classics, such as roasted silver cod with champagne and Chinese honey, stir-fry black pepper rib-eye beef with merlot, and an assortment of refined dim sum offerings. The elegant bar features an innovative selection of cocktails made with fresh-pressed juices, purees, foams and other ingredients.

HanGawi

HanGawi

12 East 32nd Street

Lunch

Vegetarian, Korean, Vegan

Midtown East

Slide off your shoes and sit down on a comfortable pillow at this fine-dining establishment serving Korean-inspired vegetarian cuisine in Manhattan's Koreatown. The menu offers exquisite meals showcasing the flavors of mushrooms, vegetables and tofu and includes both a la carte selections as well as prix-fixe options. Dishes like porridge, Mongolian hot pot and tofu pudding mingle with the serene atmosphere, heightening the culinary experience.

Hanjan

Hanjan

36 West 26th Street

Lunch Dinner

Korean, Asian, Contemporary Korean

Flatiron

HANJAN is Chef Hooni Kim’s second restaurant after DANJI , located in the Flatiron District in New York. It was inspired by the joomak, an old Korean tavern that offered weary travellers good food, good drinks and a place to rest. Many of the dishes at HANJAN are meant to evoke Korean street markets that offer comfort food enjoyed by people in Korea in their everyday life.

Haru Amsterdam Avenue

Haru Amsterdam Avenue

433 Amsterdam Avenue

Dinner

Japanese, Sushi, Contemporary Asian

Upper West Side

Opened in 1996 on the Upper West Side, this location is the original Haru. It's not only one of the longest-standing establishments on the neighborhood's restaurant row, but one of the pioneers of Japanese cuisine in New York City.

Haru Hell's Kitchen

Haru Hell's Kitchen

859 Ninth Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Japanese

Hell's Kitchen, Midtown West

Haru’s latest addition comes to the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood as part of their 20th anniversary. Boasting beautiful décor, a spacious sushi bar and a full cocktail, beer, wine and sake bar, the new Haru features beloved menu items, seasonal specials and specialty rolls. In a stylish and vibrant setting, Haru Sushi serves freshly prepared Japanese dishes with a focus on making the customer feel special. Haru’s menu is based on quality, creativity, and generous portions of sushi and sashimi.

Harvey

American (Traditional)

Williamsburg - North Side

A stylish newcomer to North Brooklyn located at The Williamsburg Hotel, Harvey places emphasis on fresh seasonal fare and in-house artisanal breads crafted in collaboration with Brooklyn Bread Lab. Led by head chef Kevin Chun, this New American bistro ups the dining ante with nightly live music and weekend high tea.

Hearth

American (New), Italian

East Village

Hearth is everything the word implies...a warm, comfortable restaurant with hospitality as its goal. Chef Marco Canora's cuisine employs seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients prepared with an Italian influence.

High Street on Hudson

High Street on Hudson

637 Hudson Street

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Wine Bars

West Village

Located in the West Village near the High Line and Whitney Museum, High Street on Hudson is an all-day restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The daytime features award-winning breads and pastries, locally inspired sandwiches and market salads, all made onsite for dining-in or takeout. Dinner offers a unique contemporary American dining experience, with welcoming table service, family-­style dishes and a carefully selected American-­focused natural wine list. The decor is casual but sophisticated, and outdoor seating is available.

The House in Gramercy Park

The House in Gramercy Park

121 East 17th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

American

Union Square, Gramercy, Flatiron

A magnificently restored 1854 carriage house in historic Gramercy Park, The House is the perfect setting for your enjoyment of fine foods, wines and spirits.

Hunt & Fish Club NYC

Hunt & Fish Club NYC

125 West 44th Street

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Steakhouses, Cocktail Bars

Theater District, Midtown West

Hunt & Fish Club NYC debuted in the heart of Midtown Manhattan in late 2014 with a classic yet contemporary menu of exceptionally prepared steaks and game as well as a unique selection of canapés, seafood offerings, steak sauces prepared table-side, plus an extensive wine list and specialty cocktails. Hunt & Fish Club NYC is pre-theater and post-theater friendly. The restaurant offers three spaces for private events up to 250 people, with customizable experiences, flexible floor arrangements and a choice of several packages.

i Trulli Ristorante/Enoteca

i Trulli Ristorante/Enoteca

124 East 27th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

NoMad

Opened in 1994, Nicola Marzovilla's warm and welcoming restaurant has been a favorite for more than 18 years for those in search of hearty, delicious Italian specialties. Its celebrated menu draws on the regional cuisine of the Marzovillas' homeland, Puglia. Nicola's mother, Dora, prepares hand-rolled fresh pastas daily. The restaurant is famed for its all-Italian wine list (expertly selected by Marzovilla), and the adjoining Enoteca offers lighter food and by-the-glass choices as well as a nightly happy hour from 3-8pm. I Trulli is a popular destination all-year round: diners can sit by the glow of the main room's rustic fireplace in winter, while in the warmer months are treated to the lush splendor of one of Manhattan's finest outdoor garden spaces.

Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria

Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria

53 Great Jones Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Mediterranean

NoHo

Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria is a restaurant, market, salumeria and bakery that feels like a "village inside a restaurant." The seasonal menu features salumi and cheese boards, small sharing plates, fresh pastas and roasted meats and fish.

Il Cantinori Restaurant

Il Cantinori Restaurant

32 East 10th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian, European

Greenwich Village

The restaurant that introduced many New Yorkers to the idea that Italian food could be more than marinara sauce, Il Cantinori still lures plenty of patrons with its rustic interior design and solid Tuscan talent (not to mention the soaring flower arrangements). The team here showcases their skills with a robust list of classics. The selection of wines and grappas will invite some hard decisions, but the hazelnut ice-cream sandwich is a no-brainer.

Il Cortile Restaurant

Il Cortile Restaurant

125 Mulberry Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Little Italy

Il Cortile Restaurant has been one of Little Italy’s better bets for more than 40 years. With a menu as sprawling as its space, their skilled line of chefs presents a wide array of their signature starters and entrees that will entice even the pickiest of palates. The romantic ambiance in the glass-enclosed garden, and the mouth-watering dishes, continue to earn Il Cortile a longtime following.

Il Mulino New York (Downtown)

Il Mulino New York (Downtown)

86 West 3rd Street

Lunch

Italian

Greenwich Village

Il Mulino New York serves expertly crafted dishes with unparalleled service, emphasizing authentic Abruzzese preparations. For more than 30 years, their flagship restaurant in Greenwich Village has remained top rated in New York’s elite dining scene. Their destination outposts include Downtown/Greenwich Village and Uptown/Madison Avenue. Il Mulino is parent to Gramercy-Flatiron’s Trattoria Il Mulino and Il Mulino Prime, located in SoHo. Visit them for modern Italian cuisine, signature cocktails and uncompromised service in the Il Mulino New York tradition.

Il Mulino New York (Uptown)

Il Mulino New York (Uptown)

37 East 60th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Upper East Side

Il Mulino New York serves expertly crafted dishes with unparalleled service, emphasizing authentic Abruzzese preparations. For more than 30 years, their restaurants have remained top rated in New York’s elite dining scene. Their destination outposts include Downtown/Greenwich Village and Uptown/Madison Avenue. Il Mulino is parent to Gramercy-Flatiron’s Trattoria Il Mulino and Il Mulino Prime, located in SoHo. Visit them in the heart of Midtown for modern Italian cuisine, signature cocktails and uncompromised service in the Il Mulino New York tradition.

Il Mulino Prime

Il Mulino Prime

331 West Broadway

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Steakhouse

SoHo

Il Mulino Prime stays true to the Abruzzese heritage of farm-fresh meat, fish and vegetables, served with the highest level of personal attention. Elegance and turn-of-the-century masculinity are unified at this SoHo steakhouse that embraces the same signature style that is attributed to the long-standing success of parent Il Mulino New York. Il Mulino Prime serves cuisine by executive chef Michele Mazza, who, using only the finest ingredients, exemplifies an unparalleled mastery of the kitchen, perfecting traditional favorites while intensifying their flavor with a modern flair. Il Mulino Prime serves all bone-in prime cuts.

Il Postino

Il Postino

337 East 49th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Seafood

Midtown East

Il Postino is known for mouth-watering dishes such as the freshest Dover sole, homemade agnolotti pasta stuffed with ricotta cheese and spinach in a truffle cream sauce, and zucchini flowers stuffed with prosciutto and mozzarella cheese. (They can also prepare whatever you like.) The main dining area boasts two spacious levels as well as a private dining room for business meetings, intimate dinner parties or lively celebrations. Conveniently located near the best shopping on Fifth Avenue, Il Postino is also a quick cab ride to Times Square and all Broadway shows.

ilili Restaurant

ilili Restaurant

236 Fifth Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

NoMad

Ilili is New York's premier contemporary Mediterranean restaurant, offering inspired Lebanese cuisine. The menu combines authentic dishes with modern Mediterranean influences to create a culinary journey for the palate and senses. The decor echoes the diverse menu, combining the architectural richness of old Lebanon with a style that's unmistakably New York. Music from around the globe and soft amber lighting create a sexy, sophisticated atmosphere in which to enjoy a relaxed meal. Ilili is also the ideal destination for events, featuring perfect spaces for any occasion. Event menus range from hors d'oeuvres and cocktails to signature shared menus for seated dinners.

Inakaya New York

Inakaya New York

231 West 40th Street

Dinner

Japanese, Sushi, Yakitori

Midtown West, Theater District

Tokyo’s famous robatayaka now has a New York outpost in the New York Times building. Inakaya is a fun, boisterous grill restaurant, where the food is excellent but the real draw is watching it prepared. Sit at the counter and point out your selections from giant ice displays piled high with whole fish, lobster, crab, veggies and more. Then, sit back and watch the chefs slice, dice, flip and screech out orders from behind the open grill. It’s a hectic experience, but always engaging.

Indochine

Indochine

430 Lafayette Street

Dinner

Vietnamese, French

NoHo

It opened its doors more than 25 years ago, and Indochine still holds onto the elements that made it famous, including a crowd of yuppies mixed with the fashion world and on-the-rise celebrities. Utilizing exotic-meets-tropical design elements such as Japanese box lights, palm trees painted onto the walls and a sleek tiled floor worked in the late ’80s for this French-Vietnamese fusion restaurant, so why change now? Some consider Indochine to be past its prime, but revelers still frequent this pioneer for the consistent spring rolls, the reliable sole steamed in a banana leaf and the glazed duck breast.

Irvington

Irvington

201 Park Avenue South

Lunch Dinner

Contemporary American, Mediterranean

Union Square, Gramercy, Flatiron

Located on the ground floor of W New York Union Square, Irvington offers a Mediterranean-influenced menu of New American classics highlighting fresh, locally-sourced ingredients from the neighboring Union Square greenmarket. Irvington's seasonally-driven menu emphasizes fresh ingredients and simple, straightforward presentations. Irvington features a rotating selection of cocktails, modestly priced wine offerings, small-batch spirits, and regionally brewed craft beers. Irvington also serves fresh cold-pressed juices and handcrafted coffee from local purveyors.

Jams

American (New)

Midtown West

Celebrity chef Jonathan Waxman's new restaurant with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients and an air of simplicity serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The John Dory Oyster Bar

The John Dory Oyster Bar

1196 Broadway

Brunch Lunch

Seafood, Bars

Flatiron, Midtown West

Ken Friedman and April Bloomfield (The Spotted Pig, The Breslin) are the golden-touch team behind The John Dory Oyster Bar. The earlier, more formal incarnation of John Dory was in Chelsea; this version is snazzy and relaxed. Rather than full-blown meals, the menu concentrates on small plates, including an extensive raw bar, oysters Rockefeller, burrata with trout caviar and oyster pan roast with uni crostini. Expert cocktails via Sasha Petraske (Milk & Honey) and wines on tap are highlights of the beverage program. The basement kitchen offers a chef's table that can seat 12.

Jue Lan Club

Jue Lan Club

49 West20th Street

Lunch Dinner

Chinese

Flatiron

Occupying the historic Limelight space, this elegant Flatiron restaurant serves Asian food with modern touches. Jue Lan Club features a fantastic cocktail list, fresh sushi and sashimi, and signature Chinese and Japanese dishes served in a wonderful setting with plush booths, elaborate lighting and amazing artwork. They also have an incredible outdoor garden and multiple rooms for events that feature fireplaces, plasma TVs and private bars.

Junoon

Junoon

27 West 24th Street

Dinner

Indian, Desserts, Wine Bars

Flatiron

"Junoon" is an Urdu word, also frequently used in Hindi, meaning "passion" or "obsession," and it's an indication of the dedication that went into this restaurant. In addition to the 100-seat restaurant is a 45-seat private dining area and a 50-seat cocktail bar and lounge. The refined menu covers all the bases of Indian cooking, from tandoor to cast-iron and open-fire-pit cooking to stone-searing. Highlights include lobster tandoori, Cornish hen with pomegranate and roasted cumin, and lamb shoulder with papaya juice and garam masala. Other unusual touches for an Indian restaurant: organic, sustainably raised ingredients and an impressive wine list.

Kellari Taverna

Kellari Taverna

19 West 44th Street

Dinner

Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood

Midtown West

Located in Midtown Manhattan near the Theatre District, Kellari features traditional Greek cuisine, as well as the largest selection of Greek wines in any restaurant in the United States. They also cater private and corporate events. Menu standouts include numerous types of freshly caught fish grilled on charcoal and served whole, as well as grilled lamb chops and a selection of Greek savory appetizers. Enjoy a complimentary bottle of champagne on birthdays and anniversaries.

Khe-Yo

Khe-Yo

157 Duane Street

Lunch Dinner

Laotian, Farm-to-table, Southeast Asian

TriBeCa

This TriBeCa restaurant offers Laotian cuisine from chef Marc Forgione and partner chef Soulayphet Schwader. Khe-Yo serves a menu of small plates and large plates at dinner, and banh mi, pho and market bowls for lunch. Service is attentive and knowledgable while the atmosphere is comfortable in the 9-seat bar and 65-seat dining room. Order for the table when dining at Khe-Yo, and be sure to try the Bang-Bang sauce with the complimentary sticky rice.

Kingside

Kingside

124 West 57th Street

Dinner

American

Midtown West

Kingside, located on the street level of Viceroy Central Park New York, features New American classics highlighting fresh, locally-sourced ingredients paired alongside hand-crafted cocktails. The seasonal menu at Kingside highlights small plates, pastas, fish and meats with an emphasis on sharing, including a 28-day dry-aged cowboy ribeye for two.

Kingsley

Kingsley

190 Avenue B

Brunch Lunch

American (New), Cocktail Bars, Wine Bars

East Village, Alphabet City

Kingsley is the new restaurant from chef Roxanne Spruance, with a focus on seasonal, local, market-driven, contemporary French-American cuisine. The menu, cocktails and wine list are dynamic and serve to complement the atmosphere. All dishes have an interesting juxtaposition of flavors and textures, while still being reminiscent of classic dishes and tastes. The space is welcoming and modern, with rustic wood tables, antiqued mirrors and a custom-built concrete bar.

La Fonda Del Sol

La Fonda Del Sol

200 Park Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Spanish, Latin / Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates

Midtown East

Located in the MetLife Building since 2009, La Fonda Del Sol offers an unprecedented stage for modern Spanish cuisine, with a focus on tapas. Designed by Adam D. Tihany, the split-level area consists of a tapas bar on the ground floor and a dining room on the upper level for a more formal dining experience. Both areas are swanky and modernist in a mid-century, Mad Men sort of way, perfect backdrops for the modern take on regional Spanish treasures being served up nightly.

La Loteria

La Loteria

29 Seventh Avenue South

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Contemporary Mexican, Mexican

West Village

La Loteria is a new take on authentic Mexican cuisine from celebrity chef Julieta Ballesteros. The West Village eatery features an exciting and surprising mix of Mexican recipes ranging from the deliciously elemental "street" taco to the luscious lobster quesadilla.

La Masseria

La Masseria

235 West 48th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Theater District, Midtown West

Masseria means farmhouse in Italian, and this restaurant’s inspiration is evident in the stone walls and exposed wooden beams. La Masseria is close to Broadway, making it an ideal pre-theater dining alternative to Times Square’s chain restaurants. Warm and inviting, this West Side jewel serves scrumptious dishes from the Puglia region in Italy. A large assortment of entrees satisfies the pasta-lover, the carnivore and the vegetarian alike.

La Pecora Bianca Midtown

La Pecora Bianca Midtown

950 Second Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Bars

Midtown East

La Pecora Bianca Midtown offers an expanded menu from Mario Batali alum Cruz Goler in a bright, sophisticated space nearly twice the size of the original La Pecora Bianca in NoMad. Chef Goler takes Italian fare back to its roots as an inherently local and seasonal cuisine with a menu emphasizing vegetables and house-made pastas. In addition to classic La Pecora Bianca dishes such as gramigna with sausage and broccolini, the expanded menu features spuntini (small Italian snacks), shareable plates and a broad selection of fish and meat.

La Pecora Bianca NoMad

La Pecora Bianca NoMad

1133 Broadway

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Flatiron

This Italian café restaurant has good energy, with an enthusiastic staff and Simone Bonelli in the open kitchen. Once a sous chef at the world famous Osteria Francescana in his native Modena, Italy, Bonelli channels that experience in La Pecora Bianca NoMad, sourcing the best local produce, fish, meat and grains and making pasta from scratch. Everything's seasonal; you might encounter dishes like einkorn wheat gramigna (a curled pasta) with pork sausage, garlic and broccolini and chitarra with braised lamb ragu, watercress pesto and citrus breadcrumbs. For drinks, an Aperol spritz and rosé wine are on tap or diners can compare four different variations on a Negroni.

La Sirena

La Sirena

88 Ninth Avenue

Dinner

Italian, Contemporary Italian

Chelsea

Located on the plaza of Chelsea’s storied Maritime Hotel, La Sirena offers two distinct dining experiences: The Dining Room and The Bar Room. Chef Anthony Sasso, a 13-year veteran of Michelin-starred Casa Mono, is at the helm creating inventive Italian cuisine with a Spanish accent. The menu, which draws from the entire Italian peninsula, may be ordered either prezzo fisso or a la carte and is punctuated with a selection of inventive desserts by pastry chef Thea Habjanic.

La Sirene

La Sirene

558 Broome Street

Brunch Lunch

French

South Village

Chef/owner Didier Pawlicki lived in the hotel of his parents in the Pyrenees Mountains in France from the age of 6 to 16, when he left to attend the French Culinary School in Toulouse. His menu at La Sirène is crafted to reflect the best of South France and the freshest ingredients of the season. The restaurant's focus is on French Southern homemade styles and quality ingredients (Cuisine Bourgeoise) paired with a respectable wine list and friendly, professional service.

Lafayette

Lafayette

380 Lafayette Street

Lunch Dinner

French, Brasseries, Bakeries

NoHo

Lafayette, a French restaurant in downtown Manhattan's NoHo neighborhood, is at once a gorgeous dining destination, vibrant nightspot and delectable French bakery. Open morning, noon and night, this grand café and bakery is dedicated to chef Andrew Carmellini's market-driven bistro cooking in a stunning setting. The light-filled dining room features soaring arched windows overlooking the NoHo streetscapes and a lively rotisserie bar. The corner boulangerie-patisserie is open all hours, offering artisanal breads, croissants, Stumptown coffee drinks, a light breakfast or lunch and a host of confections.

The Lambs Club Bar

The Lambs Club Bar

132 West 44th Street

Lunch Dinner

Contemporary American

Theater District, Midtown West

The Lambs Club offers chef Geoffrey Zakarian's modern approach to American cuisine with distinct ingredients, seasonal menus and a signature approach to hospitality. Inside, guests are transported from the hustle and bustle of Broadway to the welcoming oases of the restaurant's many one-of-a-kind spaces. With an award-winning wine list, extensive craft cocktail program and regular schedule of live music and DJs, The Lambs Club provides a distinctly New York experience.

Lavo Restaurant

Lavo Restaurant

39 East 58th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Midtown East

Located in the heart of New York's Midtown East, Lavo Restaurant features a classic Southern Italian menu. Signature dishes include the one-pound meatball topped with sheep's milk ricotta, lobster pizza, premium dry-aged steaks and house-made pastas, plus their famous house dessert, fried Oreo cookies served with a malted milkshake. Lavo is open for lunch Monday through Friday, brunch Saturday and Sunday, and dinner nightly with late-night dining until 3am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Le Colonial

Le Colonial

149 East 57th Street

Lunch Dinner

Vietnamese, French

Midtown East

This Upper East Side townhouse recalls the civilized yet exotic world of French Indochina, with black-and-white period photos, ceiling fans and lush potted palms that convey the beauty, romance and spirit of another place and time. The main dining room provides a formal setting for lunches and dinners of savory, authentic Vietnamese cuisine, while the second-floor lounge and bar provide a more casual setting for groups or an intimate rendezvous.

Le Coq Rico

Le Coq Rico

30 East 20th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

French, Cocktail Bars

Flatiron

Under the leadership of chef and owner Antoine Westermann, Le Coq Rico, "The Bistro of Beautiful Birds," pays tribute to the unique terroir of Northeast America as expressed through the diverse flavors of wild and noble American birds. The restaurant displays an almost monomaniacal commitment to serving the highest quality heritage-breed chicken, turkeys, duck and squab. The birds on Le Coq Rico's menu have been raised in the traditional way for ninety days or more, and the excellent quality of their lives is evident in the superior flavor of their meat.

Left Bank

Left Bank

117 Perry Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

American, European

West Village

Left Bank is a New York bistro inspired by Greenwich Village and influenced by European sensibilities. Its architectural details—a landmarked building in Manhattan's historic district, with large bay windows on both sides of the entrance—reflect the venue's unpretentious style of cooking and service. Left Bank's offerings are inspired by local farmers, recipes of bygone days and the relationships that the venue's proprietors have with their guests. The restaurant showcases its devotion to serve simple, wholesome, delicious food and drink to all its customers—whether locals or visitors.

Legasea

Legasea

485 Seventh Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Seafood

Midtown West

Legasea combines a top-tier seafood menu with a fun atmosphere for a dining experience that is expected from TAO Group. Executive chef Jason Hall—formerly of Craft and Gotham Bar & Grill—and TAO Group partner/chef Ralph Scamardella have transformed classic seafood favorites into unique, shareable dishes designed for groups. Legasea serves local, sustainable seafood of the highest quality, as well as delicious options for those not so marine-inclined, like Prime NY strip steak. A lively, nautically-inspired setting provides guests with an unforgettable experience of good food and good company.

The Leopard at des Artistes

The Leopard at des Artistes

1 West 67th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Upper West Side

The Leopard at des Artistes has recaptured the splendor of the old Café des Artistes, which was at its height from 1975 to 2009, when it was owned by the legendary George Lang. New proprietors Gianfranco Sorrentino and Paula Sorrentino, who also own Il Gattopardo, in Midtown, have brightened it up and restored the lavish, early-20th-century paintings of nude nymphs by artist Howard Chandler Christy, most notably Christy's 1920s mural series, "Fantasy Scenes with Naked Beauties." With roots in the mid-1800s "Kingdom of the Two Sicilies," and in the culinary traditions of Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, Apulia and Sardinia, The Leopard balances between dishes based on rural elements (pasta, vegetables, cheese) and seafood ingredients from the Costiera. Their passion is everyday food done with respect to Southern Italian culture, absolute quality of ingredients and outstanding service.

Leuca

Leuca

111 North 12th Street

Dinner

Italian, Pasta Shops, Pizza

Williamsburg - North Side

Inspired by Southern Italy, Leuca is a neighborhood restaurant from Chef Andrew Carmellini's NoHo Hospitality Group serving house-made pastas, wood-fired pizzas and rustic dishes in a sunlit corner space in Williamsburg. At Leuca, chef Carmellini, executive chef Anthony Ricco and pastry chef Jason Casey source the finest seasonal ingredients to create elevated yet rustic dishes with a distinctly Italian flair. The wine list focuses on Italian regions south of Abruzzo with a heavy emphasis on Sicily, Campania and Calabria.

Lexington Brass

Lexington Brass

517 Lexington Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional), Gluten-Free

Midtown East

Lexington Brass, an American bistro at the corner of Lexington Avenue and 48th Street, breathes new life into the traditional Midtown power lunch. Executive chef Cesar Gutierrez's menu features signature offerings including buttermilk pancakes with berries and lemon butter, a yellowfin tuna burger with sesame aioli and avocado, and fried apple pie with graham cracker ice cream. The restaurant's floor-to-ceiling windows, natural light and plush seating create a modern and hospitable feel for the 100-seat room. The restaurant features excellent service and a menu of bistro favorites that feel reminiscent of home.

The Library at The Public

The Library at The Public

425 Lafayette Street

Dinner

American

NoHo, East Village

The Library, named for the building's original use as the Astor Library, is a central element of the mezzanine level of this landmark edifice at Astor Place (which famously houses downtown performance venue The Public Theater). This warmly decorated supper club, open late nightly for dinner and cocktail service, is a dinner bar, watering hole and backstage lounge for downtown denizens and neighborhood dwellers, theatergoers, academics and artists alike. Chefs Andrew Carmellini and Zach Faulisi offer an eclectic American menu of bar snacks, shareable appetizers, sandwiches, dinner plates and desserts sourcing local ingredients with a New York influence.

Lido

Lido

2168 Frederick Douglass Boulevard

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Breakfast & Brunch, Cocktail Bars

Harlem

James Beard Award–winning author Serena Bass, Lido's executive chef, creates unique twists on Northern Italian classics at this eatery on Harlem's "Restaurant Row." Just a few blocks from the Apollo and a short subway ride from Midtown, Lido is a relaxed, open space featuring street-facing French doors. The venue's friendly, professional service enhances the culinary experience.

Limani

Limani

45 Rockefeller Plaza

Lunch Dinner

Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood

Midtown West

Limani, the Greek and Mediterranean restaurant in Rockefeller Center, uses only the highest-quality local and Mediterranean seafood. Chef M. J. Alam ensures all dishes have the best ingredients that exemplify the simplicity of the Mediterranean way of life, whether using artisanal small-batch items such as capers from Santorini or saffron from Kozani, or local organic vegetables. Diners can also look forward to "seasonal surprises" throughout the year as chef Alam explores new arrivals on the market. Limani is located around the corner from Radio City Music Hall and walking distance from the Theatre District.

Lincoln Ristorante

Lincoln Ristorante

142 West 65th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Upper West Side

Lincoln Ristorante combines Chef Shea Gallante’s refined interpretation of Italian cuisine with the vision of restaurateur Nick Valenti. Gallante’s menu offers an ambitious, grand take on Italian home cooking. Lincoln has breathtaking panoramic views of Lincoln Center and a grass lawn roof, but its heart is the central open kitchen. Desserts, by Richard Capizzi, are beautiful renditions of Italy's classics. The restaurant features an all-Italian wine list with over 350 selections, and a bespoke build-your-own Negroni Bar program.

Lincoln Square Steak

Lincoln Square Steak

208 West 70th Street

Dinner

Steakhouse

Upper West Side

Lincoln Square Steak is a classic steakhouse designed with nostalgic decor reflective of the 1960s. The restaurant, which is located on Manhattan's Upper West Side within walking distance of Lincoln Center and Lincoln Square Movie Theatre, offers steaks that are dry aged to perfection, succulent seafood dishes and an extensive global wine list. A pianist provides live music and entertainment for guests. The 140-seat dining room, as well as four private dining rooms and a bar, makes Lincoln Square Steak an ideal place to dine as well as to host parties of all sizes.

Little Park

Little Park

85 West Broadway

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Seafood, Salad

Tribeca

At the base of TriBeCa's Smyth hotel is this sleek, serene restaurant with light oak booths, a marble-topped bar, golden lighting and plants hanging in the windows. Chef Andrew Carmellini and partners envisioned Little Park as an upscale health food restaurant. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily; the adjacent Evening Bar is a lovely setting for drinks; and there's a sub-level private dining room for events. The menu changes seasonally, but expect dishes like butternut squash with Vermont burrata and nasturtium, beetroot risotto with poppy seeds, spiced shellfish ragu with smoked bacon, and fire-roasted, grass-fed hanger steak.

Lorenzo's Restaurant, Bar & Cabaret

Lorenzo's Restaurant, Bar & Cabaret

1100 South Avenue

Dinner

Italian, American (New)

Staten Island

Lorenzo’s Restaurant, Bar & Cabaret is an upscale restaurant inside the Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Island that serves modern Italian and American fare at breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Lorenzo's offers happy hour Monday through Friday, romantic piano music on Friday and Saturday evenings, Sunday jazz brunch and Sunday Italian dinner buffet. Space can also be reserved for private events, either large or small, in private dining rooms. Cabarets are performed monthly on Fridays.

Loring Place

Loring Place

21 West 8th Street

Dinner

American

Greenwich Village

Loring Place offers seasonal, local, American cuisine by chef Dan Kluger in the heart of Greenwich Village. This is the first solo venture for Kluger, who is celebrated for bright, balanced, vegetable-forward dishes. The menu, comprised of small and large shareable plates, spotlights farms and farmers whom Kluger has gotten to know intimately over 20 years of frequenting the Union Square Greenmarket. Kluger’s preparations are bold in spice and flavor but refined in execution. His ability to create bites that simultaneously deliver notes of sweet, salty and sour is at the heart of his cooking.

Lugo Cucina Italiana

Lugo Cucina Italiana

1 Penn Plaza

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Seafood, Comfort Food

Midtown West

Lugo Cucina Italiana is a classic Italian restaurant delivering fresh, casual renditions of the favorites. Located across from Madison Square Garden, Lugo is open Monday through Friday, serving lunch and dinner, and on weekends to coincide with The Garden's schedule. A walk-in caffè invites guests to enjoy a leisurely glass of Prosecco and Italian tapas, while the dining room offers an authentic Italian-American dining experience, with homemade pastas along with fish and meat entrées.

Lupa Osteria Romana

Lupa Osteria Romana

170 Thompson Street

Lunch

Italian, American (New)

Greenwich Village

This casual trattoria features artisanal Italian meats and cheeses and house-made products like tuna in olive oil and guanciale (unsmoked Italian bacon). The kitchen uses the freshest ingredients—skillfully substituting and supplementing those that are out of season or unavailable in NYC—to produce traditionally Roman dishes with an element of New York. The extensive bar features wine from most regions of Italy and a large variety of grappas and other Italian liquors.

Lure Fishbar

Lure Fishbar

142 Mercer Street

Lunch Dinner

Seafood, Sushi

SoHo

With decor that evokes a luxury yacht, Lure puts a contemporary spin on its classic fish-house menu. Enjoy bacon-laced clam chowder and a fresh lobster roll, or try something more complex, like steamed red snapper with bok choy in red curry broth. Living up to its name, Lure draws in the beautiful and the savvy alike at happy hour, with $1 oysters and—from beyond the realm of seafood—tasty buffalo wings.

Maiella

Maiella

4610 Center Boulevard

Dinner

Italian

Hunters Point

Long Island City’s Maiella brings the feel of a rustic, causally elegant Italian eatery to the Queens waterfront. Located just behind the iconic Pepsi-Cola sign, it features incredible views of the Manhattan skyline as you feast on modern Italian specialties like fresh charcuterie, a homemade pappardelle with lamb ragout and goat cheese, hand-rolled ricotta cavatelli pasta with basil pesto and pine nuts, oven-roasted Cornish hen with porcini mushroom pancetta Brussels sprouts, a pan-seared porter house veal chop, plus a selection of pizzas and other Italian specialties. Maiella also offers special spaces and menus for private gatherings.

Maloney & Porcelli

Maloney & Porcelli

37 East 50th Street

Dinner

American, Steakhouse

Midtown East

Part of a meat-loving dynasty that includes the Post House and Smith & Wollensky, this Midtown restaurant serves the obligatory steak, and other hearty American fare like Waldorf salad and crackling pork shank with firecracker applesauce. This elegant spot is also home to one of the city’s best-kept secrets: The $75 weekend wine dinner that includes any appetizer, entrée and dessert, with unlimited pours of featured vinos.

Manzo

Italian

Flatiron

Eataly took New York City by storm in 2010, and an escape from the market's crowded aisles of pasta and olive oil is Manzo, a formal yet not stuffy Italian restaurant where people can taste some of the highest-quality regional dishes. Of the seven eating areas in Eataly, this is the only one that takes reservations and has white linen–covered tabletops. Each month a special menu also focuses on a different region of Italy.

MarkJoseph Steakhouse

MarkJoseph Steakhouse

261 Water Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, Seafood

Financial District

This classic NYC steakhouse offers a casual yet elegant dining experience, with traditional menu items like beef and seafood served alongside accompaniments such as perfectly creamed spinach and mashed potatoes. The specialty, a USDA Prime Dry-Aged Porterhouse, is served slathered with steak juice, in servings for two, three or four. For the complete MarkJoseph meal, start with the thick, sizzling slices of Canadian bacon appetizer and end with MarkJoseph's special dessert.

Marseille

Marseille

630 Ninth Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

French, Seafood, Mediterranean

Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen, Theater District

With multi-design tiled floors and a complex interior that is a clear throwback to an earlier era and a different part of the world, Marseille delivers on uniqueness yet somehow seems to lack a consistent point of view—and that’s the probably the point. Taking its name from the port town in southern France, the restaurant, like the town, is a melting pot of influences and ideas. The main thrust of the menu is French, but accents from northern Africa and the rest of the Mediterranean can be seen (and tasted) throughout.

Masseria Dei Vini

Masseria Dei Vini

887 Ninth Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian

Hell's Kitchen, Midtown West

In the region of Puglia, in Southern Italy, masserias are fortified farmhouses, and many of them have now been transformed into restaurants or hotels. Masseria Dei Vini ("The Farmhouse of Wines") is the new venture from the La Masseria team. Restaurateurs Pino Coladonato, Peppe Iuele and Enzo Ruggiero have collaborated again with interior design expert Libby Langdon to bring you a modern and updated version of a masseria.

Massoni

Italian

Midtown East

At Massoni, diners have the option of breakfast, lunch or dinner, and are able to sample chef Dale Talde’s “Inauthentic Italian” cuisine, featuring classic Italian dishes with multicultural flavors and ingredients. Like the food, the influence of Italian-American culinary traditions and flavors find their way into updated classics. Massoni also offers an entirely Italian-focused wine program. The offerings span all of Italy, including both traditional and more offbeat options, as well as several from some of the country's smaller vineyards.

Match 65 Brasserie

Match 65 Brasserie

29 East 65th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

French

Upper East Side

Match 65 Brasserie is a stylish, casual Parisian-style brasserie offering traditional bistro fare, including lunch and dinner served daily until midnight; brunch on Saturday and Sunday stretches from 11am to 5pm. The large menu features superb Gallic comfort food—steak tartare, salad Niçoise, coq au vin, steak frites, croque monsieur—and desserts, including profiteroles, tarte tatin and crêpe Suzette. The bar, adorned in zinc, offers a large selection of bottle and draft beers as well as wines. Weather permitting, an outdoor patio is available.

Meet the Meat

Meet the Meat

23-92 21st Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse

Astoria

After 25 years of experience working in elite Manhattan establishments, the proprietors of Meet the Meat decided to bring their extensive experience to Astoria, Queens. This highly-regarded steakhouse serves prime cuts of meat aged to perfection, and accompanied by superior customer service. Outdoor seating is available seasonally. Meet the Meat also accommodates corporate parties and private functions.

Mercer Kitchen

Mercer Kitchen

99 Prince Street

Lunch Dinner

American, Organic, French American

SoHo

The in-house eatery at the hip Mercer Hotel is run by fabled chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and showcases local ingredients in a Mediterranean fusion menu that changes with the seasons; sample dishes might include sashimi and horseradish pizza, butternut squash soup served in an individual kettle, and salmon glazed with kaffir and lime. The atmosphere is relaxed and lively—there’s a lovely brunch and a fun bar scene.

Michael Jordan's The Steak House N.Y.C.

Michael Jordan's The Steak House N.Y.C.

23 Vanderbilt Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, Cocktail Bars, Wine Bars

Midtown East

Situated on the north and west balconies of Grand Central Terminal's main concourse, this popular steakhouse ranks among the top in New York. The design harkens back to the glory days of luxury train travel, and features a classic steakhouse menu and an eclectic selection of wines, spirits and beers. The restaurant features two private dining rooms for seven and 14, a wine salon that accommodates 16 for seated dinners or 60 for cocktail parties, and a semi-private area that seats 40 for lunch or dinner. The main dining room can seat 160 for lunch or dinner, and when combined with the bar it can accommodate up to 400. The iconic bar is a gathering place for commuters, travelers and New Yorkers.

Michael's Restaurant

Michael's Restaurant

24 West 55th Street

Lunch Dinner

American, Contemporary American, Californian

Midtown West

Michael’s has long functioned as a power-breakfast-and-lunch scene for the who’s who of media. The contemporary California cuisine—omelets, Cobb salad, pan-roasted chicken—serves as a backdrop for the crowd, which on any given day might include Martha Stewart, Ron Perelmen and Les Moonves. Michael’s Garden Room is decorated with art by Frank Stella, Jasper Johns and David Hockney, and it can be booked for private parties.

Mifune New York

Mifune New York

245 East 44th Street

Dinner

Japanese

Midtown East

At the base of a midtown high-rise, this ambitious Japanese restaurant is named for Toshiro Mifune, an actor known for his performances in Akira Kurosawa's films Rashomon and Seven Samurai. The stars of the kitchen are Hiroki Yoshitake and Yuu Shimano, who create artistic dishes like broiled shrimp with caviar, miso cod with parmesan foam and roasted wagyu with wasabi soy sauce. Downstairs is Sushi Amane where chef Shion Uino forms spectacular omakase behind an eight-seat counter; advance reservations are recommended.

Mission Chinese Food

Mission Chinese Food

171 East Broadway

Dinner

Chinese

Lower East Side

It's safe to say that no one does Chinese food like Oklahoma native Danny Bowien, whose iterations of Mission Chinese Food in San Francisco and New York City have hooked obsessive fans from coast to coast. This dark, clubby, bi-level venue takes chances with mouth-numbing Sichuan peppercorns as well as firing up pepperoni pizza (because why not?). The old-school menu feels like a booklet from a half-century ago, but the offerings are altogether au courant: take kung pao pastrami, for example, or a tray of sea urchin with squid ink naan.

Molyvos Restaurant

Molyvos Restaurant

871 Seventh Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Greek, Seafood, Wine Bar

Midtown West

It may not be as rejuvenating as a vacation on a Greek isle, but a meal at this high-end Midtown eatery is sure to put you in a sunny mood. Superb renditions of classic dishes like country-style Greek salad, grilled octopus salad, moussaka and lamb chops served with herbed potato wedges combine with friendly service and a bright, airy room for an enormously pleasant dining experience; the quick lunch and pre-theater menus are winners too.

Momofuku Nishi

Momofuku Nishi

232 Eighth Avenue

Lunch

Contemporary American

Chelsea

At Nishi, located in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, chef Joshua Pinsky creates Italian-inspired dishes using unexpected techniques and ingredients. In addition to a la carte pasta, meat and fish offerings, the menu also features a house-made pasta tasting with an optional wine pairing. The beverage list showcases a selection of wines with a new perspective on old world regions, alongside seasonal cocktails.

Monkey Bar

Monkey Bar

60 East 54th Street

Lunch Dinner

American

Midtown East

After a few years in disrepair, the Monkey Bar was purchased and returned to its former glory in 2009 by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, his wife Anna and hotelier Jeff Klein. The dining room’s lush red leather banquettes and dim, attractive lighting have restored the distinctive thrill of dining in a restaurant that is both glamorous and cozy, and the sensibility hearkens back to a bygone era of style and etiquette. Renowned illustrator Edward Sorel's three-paneled mural pays homage to Jazz Age legends including Duke Ellington, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mae West, Billie Holliday and George Gershwin.

Montebello Restaurant

Montebello Restaurant

120 East 56th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Midtown East

Barbara Walters and former mayor Mike Bloomberg are reportedly fans of this understated East Side Italian establishment that emphasizes authentic cooking techniques and ingredients. Homemade pastas run the gamut from lobster ravioli to pici in a lamb ragu, and the prix-fixe menu (available at lunch and dinner) offer diners a great way to sample the traditional fare.

The Morgan Dining Room

The Morgan Dining Room

225 Madison Avenue

Lunch

American, Italian

Murray Hill, Midtown East

It’s hard to peruse the historic holdings at the Morgan Library without imagining life in the museum’s magnificent McKim-designed brownstone, the onetime residence of financier JP Morgan. Get a taste of 19th-century luxe life at the Morgan Dining Room, the museum’s sumptuous restaurant set in what was once the Morgan family’s private dining room. Befitting of its classically distinguished ambience, the Morgan’s menu is inspired by hearty early American fare, featuring organic salads, chicken- and seafood-centric entrée selections and seasonal desserts like fruit cobbler. Weekend brunch offers a cocktail, coffee and a main course for just $19.

Morimoto NY

Morimoto NY

88 Tenth Avenue

Dinner

Japanese, Sushi

Meatpacking District, Chelsea

East meets West at this Meatpacking District eatery. Executive chef Masaharu Morimoto—star of the Food Network’s Iron Chef and former executive chef at Nobu—marries Japanese standards with western flavors in such inspired dishes as the Sashimi Salad appetizing platter and the triply tantalizing Duck, Duck, Duck. Want to see the master at work? Visit the 1,500-square-foot exposition kitchen, where diners can watch Morimoto whip up their favorites.

Morrell Wine Bar & Cafe

Morrell Wine Bar & Cafe

One Rockefeller Plaza

Dinner

American

Midtown West

Nestled in the heart of Rockefeller Center, the Morrell Wine Bar & Café offers a welcoming, sophisticated setting in which to enjoy wonderful wine and delicious food. Located adjacent to the Morrell & Company Wine Emporium, the Morrell Wine Bar is a serious tasting center, with a list comprising nearly 1,000 wines and 100 by-the-glass options. With dining on two levels, the menu is crafted to complement the vast wine selection. Wines by the glass are priced $8–$30; by the bottle, $30–$1,150.

Morton's The Steakhouse—Manhattan

Morton's The Steakhouse—Manhattan

551 Fifth Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, Seafood, Steak

Midtown East

There are quite a few venerable steakhouses in Midtown, but Morton’s stands tall among them. With its tuxedoed waitstaff and low-lit, wood-paneled decor, Morton’s takes a classic and classy approach to steak. The best items on the menu are prepared with admirable simplicity: the double-cut filet mignon, the massive yet tender porterhouse for two and the gooey Godiva chocolate cake send most patrons sighing heavenward. Located on Fifth Avenue, Morton’s is close to shopping (Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue) and convenient to attractions (Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral). Special occasions and corporate diners can also be hosted in several private dining rooms.

Morton's The Steakhouse—World Trade Center

Morton's The Steakhouse—World Trade Center

136 Washington Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, American (Traditional), Bars

Lower Manhattan

Nestled in Lower Manhattan near the World Trade Center, Morton's The Steakhouse is a true blend of classic cuisine and contemporary style. Morton's features USDA prime aged beef, world-class wines, cocktails from martinis to Manhattans, succulent seafood, timeless steakhouse sides and decadent desserts. The restaurant is located just steps from the 9/11 Memorial, while the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Wall Street and City Hall are all nearby.

Mr. Chow New York - 57th Street

Mr. Chow New York - 57th Street

324 East 57th Street

Dinner

Chinese

Midtown East

Michael Chow's first New York City location has been an institution for hosting NYC's famous events in the fashion, art and music industries for more than 30 years. The menu is a combination of old Beijing cuisine and original recipes like green prawns, chicken satay, Mr. Chow Noodles and ma mignon. Every night since the opening of their first location in London, clients have enjoyed the hand-pulled noodle show.

Mr. Chow New York - Tribeca

Mr. Chow New York - Tribeca

121 Hudson Street

Dinner

Chinese

Tribeca

Michael Chow’s hippest location, the second NYC outpost after the original on 57th Street, attracts celebrity patrons from the worlds of music, art and fashion. Decorated with black and white lacquer, the main dining room features original works by artists such as Julian Schnabel, Andy Warhol and Helmut Newton. The menu offers both authentic Beijing cuisine and Mr. Chow’s original recipes like Chicken Satay, Mr. Chow Noodles, Green Prawns and Ma Mignon. There’s also live entertainment nightly as the skilled pasta chefs demonstrate the artistry of the original Beijing style of hand-pulled noodle-making.

The Musket Room

The Musket Room

265 Elizabeth Street

Dinner

International, New Zealand

Nolita

The Musket Room brings the spirit of New Zealand and the country’s diverse cuisine to Manhattan’s Nolita neighborhood. Chef and owner Matt Lambert, a New Zealand native, created a menu that charts the evolution of New Zealand cuisine, from the country’s Old World traditions and Asian influences to its modern day dedication to local and seasonal offerings. Inspired by an era in New Zealand when adventure and discovery blossomed, The Musket Room offers a modern approach to the country’s culinary past, serving dinner and drinks. The restaurant has received one Michelin star every year since opening in June 2013.

Naoki Takahashi

Naoki Takahashi

311 West 17th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Japanese

Chelsea

Tucked away in a hidden space in Chelsea, Naoki Takahashi serves Kaiseki-influenced seasonal tasting menus. Executive chefs Naoki Takahashi and Jiro Iida join forces to serve authentic and modern style Japanese dishes. Inside the restaurant, there is a beautiful view of a zen garden and an interior space that makes you feel like you are in Japan. With an extensive sake menu and a sake pairing program, customers can find the perfect beverage accompaniment for the tasting menu.

Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria

Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria

200 Park Avenue

Dinner

Pizza, Italian

Midtown East

Located in the MetLife Building in Midtown, Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria serves traditional Neapolitan cuisine created by executive chef Chris DeLuna, including pizza (named one of America’s 10 greatest by American Heritage), antipasti, pasta and main courses. An extensive wine list is also available.

Narcissa

Narcissa

25 Cooper Square

Dinner

American (New)

East Village

Narcissa, Andre Balazs and Michelin-starred chef John Fraser’s restaurant, is a warm and inviting hidden gem located within The Standard East Village hotel. The top-rated, multilayered menu features seasonal, local and organic produce from their Hudson Valley Farm, and offers both simplicity and sophistication in the menu. In addition, patrons can enjoy inspiringly crafted cocktails and a wine list that focuses on American pioneers as well as newer producers, plus many international choices. The Terrace is popular for al fresco dining in the warmer months.

The National Bar & Dining Rooms

The National Bar & Dining Rooms

557 Lexington Avenue

Dinner

Contemporary American, American

Midtown East

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian brings his vision of a contemporary New York grand cafe to life with the debut of The National. Housed in the same historic building as The Benjamin Hotel, the restaurant is modeled after traditional European cafes but tailored to Midtown Manhattan. The National emphasizes modern bistro cuisine, stylish comfort and great service in a timelessly chic atmosphere.

Natsumi

Natsumi

226 West 50th Street

Dinner

Japanese, Sushi

Theater District, Midtown West

Natsumi breaks new ground with innovative, modern Japanese cuisine. Barbara Matsumura, founder of Haru Restaurants, has teamed up again with Chef Haru Konagaya to create this destination. Two separate experiences in two adjacent sites, an elegant restaurant and a trendy Tokyo-chic bar/lounge, Natsumi specializes in modern Japanese cuisine with a touch of Italian ingredients—offering an array of creative dishes, such as sashimi arugula salad, new style yellowtail carpaccio and lobster green tea ravioli. The menu relies on unique preparations with dynamic flavors. The wine list is international, including white, red, sparkling wines and champagne.

Neta

Japanese, Sushi

Greenwich Village

This elegant and casual Japanese restaurant presents the best neta (Japanese for the fresh ingredients of sushi) with unique preparations and warm service for a special dining experience. Chef Sungchul Shim hails from Korea, where he developed his love for food and cooking. In his career in New York, he has worked in many of the City’s finest kitchens, including three-Michelin-star Le Bernardin, Aureole, Bouley, Peacock Alley, and Gordon Ramsay at the London. Chef Shim also learned the fine art and techniques of Japanese cuisine, training directly under the executive chef of Momoya.

New York Yankees Steakhouse—Manhattan

New York Yankees Steakhouse—Manhattan

7 West 51st Street

Dinner

Steakhouses, American (Traditional)

Midtown West

The steakhouse of the New York Yankees is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan at Rockefeller Center and features traditional steakhouse fare and upscale twists on ballpark classics. NYY Steak is open for lunch, dinner, special events and private dining. The restaurant is rich with New York Yankees history and design, featuring its custom-made Signature Wall and a display of championship rings and trophies, as well as massive screens for viewing.

Nice Matin

Nice Matin

201 West 79th Street

Dinner

French, Mediterranean

Upper West Side

A culinary venture through Nice in the fall of 2002 inspired partners Simon Oren (Marseille, Sushi Samba and L’Express) and chef Andy d’Amico (Sign of the Dove and Little Dove) to open Nice Matin in April 2003. The Upper West Side restaurant features an extensive breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner menu whose influences pull from the cuisine of the coastal city in southern France.

Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse

Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse

9 Penn Plaza

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, Seafood, American

Midtown West

Nick & Stef's is a masterful blend of ultra-stylish contemporary design and time-honored culinary artistry. Directly adjacent to Madison Square Garden on West 33rd Street, it's the place to go before and after concerts and games for succulent steaks, fresh seafood and signature side dishes.

Nickel & Diner

Nickel & Diner

1 Howard Street

Dinner

American, International, Comfort Food

Little Italy

Nickel & Diner serves globally driven, re-imagined diner fare inspired by chef James Friedberg’s experience in some of NYC's top kitchens, including Le Cirque and Aureole. The menu changes often, reflecting the current season with local and seasonal ingredients from the surrounding neighborhood of Chinatown. Classically trained, chef Friedberg draws inspiration from five-and-dime lunch counters and classic diners of years gone by. With a focus on the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients available, Nickel & Diner takes an eclectic approach to American cuisine.

Nix

Nix

72 University Place

Lunch

American (New), Vegetarian, Vegan

Greenwich Village

A vegetarian/vegan restaurant that celebrates the deliciousness of vegetables, from chef John Fraser and former Condé Nast creative director James Truman, Nix is the only veggie restaurant in the US with a Michelin star. Soft lighting and sensual design complement a menu that is both health-conscious and pleasure-driven, from citrus-and-chili accented jicama salad to shiitake "cacio-pepe" and cauliflower tempura with pepperoni spices and steamed buns. Seasonal fruits, herbs and spices inform an innovative list of cocktails and non-alcoholic sodas.

Nobu Downtown - Bar/Lounge

Nobu Downtown - Bar/Lounge

195 Broadway

Lunch

Japanese, Sushi Bars, Bars

Lower Manhattan

Nobu Downtown, the flagship restaurant of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, is a collaboration between Nobu, actor Robert De Niro, producer Meir Teper and restaurateur Drew Nieporent. Nobu draws upon his classical training at sushi bars in Tokyo and his life abroad and around the world to create a new trend in Japanese cuisine at his Financial District restaurant. The dishes make Nobu an innovator of new style Japanese food. The design by architect David Rockwell evokes the beauty of the Japanese countryside with its natural textures, birch trees, wood floors and a wall made of river stones.

Noreetuh

Noreetuh

128 First Avenue

Dinner

American, Hawaiian, Contemporary American

East Village

Noreetuh is a modern Hawaiian restaurant in the East Village from chef Chung Chow. The menu is complemented by a carefully curated wine list of approximately 200 selections with a strong representation from France. In addition to the wines, there are a number of craft beers and specialty sakes on the list as well. The restaurant’s goal is to create an atmosphere where guests can enjoy artfully crafted food paired with a wine list in a casual, enjoyable environment, thus reflecting the place's name, which translates as "playground."

North Square Restaurant & Lounge

North Square Restaurant & Lounge

103 Waverly Place

Lunch Dinner

American

Greenwich Village

Washington Square Hotel’s dining service provides more than a continental breakfast. North Square strives to be the quintessential, though reasonably priced, New York bistro. Chef Yoel Cruz brings a mix of French, Mexican and American influence to her cooking, including everything from pot pie to paella on the menu, as long as all of the dishes adhere to North Square’s mantra: simpler is better.

Nougatine at Jean-Georges

Nougatine at Jean-Georges

1 Central Park West

Lunch Dinner

French

Upper West Side

Perhaps the best way to sample dishes from one of world-famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s menus without breaking the bank is by dining at Nougatine, an overlooked gem on the Upper West Side. Attached to Jean-Georges in Trump Tower, Nougatine offers a three-course lunch of fresh, dramatically inventive French food six days a week for less than $25.

Obao Hell's Kitchen

Obao Hell's Kitchen

647 Ninth Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Thai, Vietnamese

Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen, Theater District

Obao bridges the gap between the streets of Southeast Asia and the culinary sensibilities of NYC, bringing diners a combination of Thai and Vietnamese comfort foods that have a twist. The restaurant takes traditional dishes from Thailand and Vietnam—among them Pad Thai and pho noodles—and adds a touch of luxury without compromising on authenticity. Obao features high-quality ingredients, allowing visitors to experience a culinary blend of ease and elegance that satisfies the palate.

Obicà Mozzarella Bar Pizza e Cucina

Obicà Mozzarella Bar Pizza e Cucina

928 Broadway

Dinner

Italian, Wine Bars, Pizza

Flatiron District

Obicà represents genuine Italian style with a friendly welcoming atmosphere, bold design and outstanding Italian regional cuisine. It offers a contemporary Italian dining experience centered on the freshest Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP from Italy, fresh homemade pasta and other authentic products and recipes from Italy’s rich regional heritage. They choose local organic produce paired with a curated selection of artisanal specialties. Their light cooking methods respect the quality of these ingredients, combining them in artful dishes which delight the senses.

Ocean Prime

Ocean Prime

123 West 52nd Street

Dinner

Seafood, Steakhouse, Steak

Midtown West

This award-winning restaurant and lounge from renowned restaurateur Cameron Mitchell is designed to please all palates. The chef-led menu unites fresh seafood and choice steaks, while a service team steeped in the traditions of Midwestern hospitality works to ensure that each and every guest feels like a VIP. With its exceptional food and drink and a luxurious atmosphere, this distinctive Midtown spot is an ideal place to socialize, talk business, celebrate and indulge.

Orsay Restaurant

Orsay Restaurant

1057 Lexington Avenue

Lunch Dinner

French, Seafood, Prime Rib

Upper East Side

A charming and elegant atmosphere awaits guests at the Upper East Side’s Orsay. Designer Jean Denoyer’s fondness of art nouveau, soft lighting and Paris antiques results in a space that is simultaneously sophisticated and welcoming. The Parisian-style brasserie features menu items for lunch, brunch, dinner, dessert, as well as cafe and bar; but the wine list, with its 225 options, is just as tempting on its own.

Ortzi

Ortzi

120 West 41st Street

Lunch Dinner

Basque, Spanish

Theater District, Midtown West

Ortzi is inspired by the flavors of the mountainous coastal region that blurs the lines of demarcation between Spain and France and the vibrancy of the Basque culture. The restaurant and wine bar provides Luma Hotel guests with an alluring and intimate experience centered around Chef Jose Garces’ vision of Basque dishes.

Osteria della Pace

Osteria della Pace

4 World Trade Center, 101 Liberty Street, 3rd floor

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Contemporary Italian

Financial District

Inspired by the cuisine of southern Italy, Osteria della Pace offers an upscale dining experience focused on Italian simplicity. The restaurant’s separate dining room offers privacy from the main experience of Eataly while still accentuating the authentic, emotional connection to Italian culture and cuisine for which Eataly is known.

Ousia

Ousia

629 West 57th Street

Dinner

Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian / Vegan

Hell's Kitchen, Midtown West

The architecturally stunning Via 57 West residential building on the Hudson waterfront houses a dazzling Mediterranean oasis, Ousia. Given that the Greek Livanos family (Molyvos, Oceana) is behind the place, it’s no surprise that there’s plenty of seafood on the menu alongside Greek salad, cheeses, spreads and grilled chicken or filet mignon souvlaki. At the center of the spacious, handsome dining room, there’s a 30-seat bar featuring a wide selection of mostly European wines by the glass, ouzo, cocktails and craft beer. Lunch flows right into dinner, so stop in whenever the mood strikes.

The Palm Tribeca

The Palm Tribeca

206 West Street

Lunch

Steakhouses, Seafood

TriBeCa

Downtowners have a new place to eat steak: the classic Northern Italian steakhouse Palm Restaurant group has opened its fourth New York City location, this time in TriBeCa. Order the flavorful chops, the prime-aged steaks or the jumbo Nova Scotia lobster, and revel in the old-school charm of the Palm’s décor and waitstaff.

Pampano

Pampano

209 East 49th Street

Lunch Dinner

Mexican

Midtown East

Pampano proves that there is more to making a good Mexican restaurant than a jumbo-size margarita. Chef Richard Sandoval and Maestro Placido Domingo offer a menu that celebrates the seafood found off the coasts of Mexico, and diners get to enjoy the fresh meals in a well-lit, white interior space. And not to worry: Pampano does serve a variety of margaritas, but these are the kind adorned with fresh strawberries, not plastic umbrellas.

Park Avenue Summer

Park Avenue Summer

360 Park Avenue South

Lunch Dinner

American, Seafood, Steak

Flatiron

Winter, spring, summer, fall—for every season, the eatery Park Avenue (recently relocated to NoMad from the Upper East Side) changes its name, appearance and menu, taking the concept of seasonal cuisine to new heights. Critically acclaimed by The New York Times, New York Magazine and New York Observer as one of the best new restaurants of 2007, the ever-changing American menu is created by Quality Meats’ Craig Koketsu, while the astonishing physical transformation is overseen by design firm AvroKO.

Pera Mediterranean Brasserie

Pera Mediterranean Brasserie

303 Madison Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek

Midtown East, Murray Hill

Serving innovative interpretations of classic Greek and Turkish dishes in Murray Hill, this gem of a bistro is designed around its open kitchen, where chefs can be seen busily toiling over open flames. The specialties are spice-drenched dishes like meze platters, shrimp and lamb skewers, traditional breads and mini-pizzas called pidettes. Live jazz performances are scheduled every Saturday.

Pera SoHo

Pera SoHo

54 Thompson Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek

South Village

Pera SoHo is an eastern Mediterranean retreat inspired by the renowned namesake Istanbul neighborhood where food, culture, nightlife and the cosmopolitan converge. Pera SoHo seduces with an environment that is simultaneously warm and vibrant. The culinary philosophy is to look beyond the current day borders of the eastern Mediterranean and instead appreciate their culinary and cultural richness as a whole. Seasonal garden and rooftop accommodations with 180-degree views of the Manhattan skyline are available.

Periyali

Periyali

35 West 20th Street

Lunch Dinner

Greek

Flatiron

This Flatiron favorite was one of the first Greek bistros in Manhattan to offer refined, gourmet interpretations of Greek classics such as spanakopita, mousaka and tomato-stewed rabbit. The upscale, whitewashed décor speaks to the number of fresh seafood dishes on the menu, and the noted wine list is considered a pioneer in drawing attention to the award-winning wines of Greece.

Perrine

Perrine

2 East 61st Street

Lunch Dinner

French American

Upper East Side

Perrine, the recently re-imagined restaurant at the Pierre Hotel, offers seasonally-inspired French-American fare and daily specials of vintage Pierre classics. Executive chef Ashfer Biju’s simple and elegant dishes are enhanced by vibrant ingredients and harmonious flavor pairings, from expertly prepared meat and seafood entrées to colorfully composed vegetable dishes. The cocktail menu features inventive libations while award-winning executive pastry chef Michael Mignano’s whimsical desserts are a wink to The Pierre’s indulgent personality. During the summer months, Perrine offers outdoor dining and special events on its Rosé Terrace overlooking Central Park.

Perry Street

Perry Street

176 Perry Street

Lunch Dinner

American (New), French

West Village

Yet another exploration by Jean-Georges Vongeritchen, Perry Street’s space and cuisine are both a study in simplicity. The designers of the restaurant seem to be working from a color palette of white and off white, and the décor is distinctively minimalist. The dishes tend to err on the side of subtlety (compared to his other restaurants) with dishes like the red snapper sashimi, but there are the exceptions on the menu with intense flavors like the chili oil-poached cod.

Philippe

Philippe

33 East 60th Street

Lunch Dinner

Chinese, Asian

Upper East Side

Philippe is a sophisticated, upscale restaurant known for its vibrant energy, attractive crowd and award-winning Beijing cuisine. Since opening its doors in 2005, Philippe has attracted the upper echelon of New York's social set, and influencers from the fashion, real estate, music and financial industry. With more than 30 years of experience in the most sought‐after kitchens in the world, executive chef Philippe Chow draws upon his classical culinary training and extensive pedigree, creating modern, flavorful and signature dishes including the chicken satay and Mr. Cheng's noodles.

Pig and Khao

Pig and Khao

68 Clinton Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Filipino, Thai, Asian Fusion

Lower East Side

Pig and Khao is inspired by chef Leah Cohen's Filipino heritage and extensive travels throughout Southeast Asia, while staying firmly planted in its home in the Lower East Side. Expect to see dishes from the Philippines, Thailand, Burma and Vietnam reimagined using classic culinary techniques. The food they serve is complex and vibrant.

Porsena

Porsena

21 East 7th Street

Dinner

Italian, Mediterranean

East Village

Porsena, just a few blocks from Astor Place, is a trattoria in the Italian tradition, where friends and neighbors gather along with tourists and passersby. Chef Sara Jenkins draws on memories of her childhood in Tuscany and Rome to create a pasta-centric menu. Porsena showcases Italy’s finest artisanal pastas, served with traditional and imaginative sauces, along with a series of tasty antipasti and hearty main courses.

Public Kitchen

Public Kitchen

215 Chrystie Street

Dinner

American (New)

Lower East Side

Jean-Georges Vongerichten breaks through culinary barriers at Public Kitchen, devising an enormously appealing, cross-cultural menu. His crispy basil pancakes resemble Chinese scallion pancakes but add a Mexican twist: avocado-lime dip. There are also wonderful wood-fired pizzas, pasta, cheeseburgers, and New York–style smoked salmon and potato latkes. Thomas McKenna is the executive chef. The modern, commodious restaurant occupies much of the lobby level of Ian Schrager’s fashionable Public Hotel on the Lower East Side.

Quality Eats—NoMad

Quality Eats—NoMad

3 East 28th Street

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Desserts, Wineries

Flatiron

Showcasing off-cut steaks, handcrafted cocktails and playful desserts, Quality Eats has set out to change the notion that a steakhouse visit is exclusively a special occasion experience. A varied selection of signature dishes by executive chef Craig Koketsu reflect a modern interpretations of familiar steakhouse and grill dishes.

Quality Eats—Upper East Side

Quality Eats—Upper East Side

1496 Second Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Bars, American (Traditional)

Upper East Side

Quality Eats—Upper East Side is a modern, steak-centric twist on a classic neighborhood joint, offering fun takes on steakhouse classics. The menu includes a selection of "off cut" steaks, all priced below $29. Among their popular dishes are grilled Nueske's bacon with peanut butter and jalapeno jelly and "dressed-up scoops" of homemade ice creams for dessert.

Quality Eats—West Vilage

Quality Eats—West Vilage

19 Greenwich Avenue

Dinner

Steakhouse

West Village

Quality Eats aims to change the notion that a visit to a steakhouse is exclusively a special-occasion experience. A modern, steak-centric twist on the classic neighborhood joint, the new restaurant, designed by Reunion Goods & Services (Hotel Tivoli, Pinewood Social) offers up a warm, casual atmosphere featuring updated (and inexpensive) interpretations of familiar steakhouse and grill dishes. All of Quality Eats's steaks come from naturally-raised cattle on family-owned farms, and the menu focuses on lesser-known cuts at affordable prices.

Rafele

Rafele

29 Seventh Avenue South

Lunch Dinner

Italian

West Village

“Walk through the door and you are in Italy,” their regulars reportedly say. The folks behind Rafele pride themselves on authentic rustic fare from central to southern Italy, from Tuscany to Sicily, such as house made pasta and wood oven pizza. Sourcing from local farmers' markets provides Rafele with the freshest possible ingredients while also giving back to the community. A rosemary and lavender garden in their outdoor cafe creates the feeling of dining in Italy. Rafele also offers an extensive wine list, as well as one of the best cheesecakes in the City.

The Red Cat

The Red Cat

227 Tenth Avenue

Dinner

American (New), Desserts

Chelsea

The Red Cat feels like a real neighborhood joint—the decor has a funky, homemade feel to it, with its hanging vintage lamps and barn walls—but the food tastes world-class. From beginning to end, chef Jimmy Bradley’s menu is inspired. Grilled double pork chops are served with a black olive-and-roast cauliflower puree, while crispy sautéed skate wing is accompanied by sweet-and-sour eggplant. Get in line behind the loyal local following for a thrilling Chelsea dining experience.

Red Rooster Harlem

Red Rooster Harlem

310 Lenox Avenue

Lunch

Southern

Harlem

Paying homage to Harlem's culturally rich and diverse neighborhood, Marcus Samuelsson has created a restaurant that focuses on elevated American comfort food against a backdrop of warm colors, stimulating art and soulful sounds. The 3,400 square-foot space houses a restaurant, a breakfast cafe, a grocery, a horseshoe-shaped bar and a communal table. The basement space is reserved for private parties and cooking classes and demonstrations.

Remi Restaurant

Remi Restaurant

145 West 53rd Street

Dinner

Italian

Theater District, Midtown West

Remi restaurant combines the rich traditions of Venetian cuisine with the romance and elegance of Venetian design. The chef dazzles the senses with inspired interpretations of classic Italian dishes. Homemade pastas and risottos are considered some of the best, and the fish dishes are superb. The dining atmosphere is sophisticated and elegant, like embarking on a luxury cruise through Venice. Remi also features an expansive fantasy mural of the Grand Canal, flying buttress archways, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, nautical-striped banquettes and Venetian chandeliers.

Reserve Cut

Reserve Cut

40 Broad Street, 2nd floor

Lunch

Kosher, Contemporary American, Steakhouse

Financial District

Reserve Cut is a new contemporary kosher restaurant at The Setai Wall Street in the Financial District. Drawing on the Eastern influence of The Setai, the restaurant has Asian inspired décor in the 250-seat main dining room, sushi bar, wine room, and two additional spaces available for special events. Executive Chef Stephen Putnam will debut a menu featuring French, Asian and Farm To Table inspired dishes Drawing on the Eastern influence of The Setai. Reserve Cut’s menu features over 10 types of prime steak sourced from The Prime Cut and dry aged in the restaurant’s private aging room.

Restaurant Nippon

Restaurant Nippon

155 East 52nd Street

Lunch Dinner

Japanese, Sushi

Midtown East

Opened in 1963, Restaurant Nippon became the first Japanese restaurant in the United States with an authentic sushi bar. In 1988, they introduced authentic soba made from buckwheat seeds cultivated on their own Canadian farm. In 1989, after five years of negotiations with the FDA, they received an exclusive license to import Japanese "tiger blow fish" (tora fugu). In 2009, Restaurant Nippon owner Nobuyoshi Kuraoka was awarded the "Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette" by the Japanese government for contributions to Japanese culture through Japanese food.

Rice & Gold

Rice & Gold

50 Bowery, ground floor

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Chinese, Asian Fusion, Cocktail Bars

Chinatown

Located on the ground floor of Hotel 50 Bowery, Rice & Gold features Asian-American fare. The menu showcases the diversity and vibrancy of modern-day America and the many immigrants who have settled here and now call it home. The restaurant, from chef Dale Talde and the Three Kings Restaurant Group, serves breakfast, brunch and dinner. The space features an 11-seat bar and a 175-seat dining room, as well as a custom graffiti art installation designed by local artist, Mr. Ewokone. The restaurant also features a robust bar program including cocktails, wine, beer and sake.

Ristorante Morini

Ristorante Morini

1167 Madison Avenue

Lunch

Italian

Upper East Side

Located on Madison Avenue, Ristorante Morini is a place to meet family and friends and make new acquaintances in a convivial atmosphere. The restaurant offers pan-Italian regional cuisine, including various seasonal specialties, both inland and coastal, with traditional and modern influences. This broad range provides chef Michael White and his team opportunities to draw from their extensive Italian journeys. The sleek interiors exude an understated elegance, with a 130-seat upstairs dining room adorned with soft beige and caramel tones and illuminated by shapely Flos chandeliers. Downstairs, a vibrant bar provides an additional 35 seats.

Riverpark

Riverpark

450 East 29th Street

Lunch

American (New)

Kips Bay, Stuyvesant Town

Located on a garden plaza with romantic East River views, Riverpark represents a dynamic culinary destination in Manhattan's Kip's Bay neighborhood. Riverpark reflects Tom Colicchio's vision as a restaurateur, and showcases seasonal ingredients from local farms, green markets and their own Riverpark Farm, located just a few feet from the kitchen. With its unparalleled views and refined cuisine, Riverpark brings a unique dining experience to a rapidly changing neighborhood.

Rock Center Café

Rock Center Café

20 West 50th Street

Lunch

American (New)

Midtown West

With a stunning view of The Rink at Rockefeller Center in the winter months along with the spectacular Manhattan cityscape, Rock Center Café boasts a series of original Warhol prints in its popular bar and one of the most memorable settings imaginable for dining and entertaining. Serving an exceptional breakfast and an outstanding contemporary American lunch and dinner, it's a place you'll return to again and again. This stylish standby is open 365 days a year to serve your every need.

Root & Bone

Root & Bone

200 East 3rd Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Southern, Comfort Food, Desserts

Alphabet City

Root & Bone is a neighborhood restaurant from Top Chef alums, chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth. The East Village restaurant serves classic southern fare with modern technique. Root & Bone's menu consists of soul-nurturing, conscientiously sourced, farm-fresh ingredients that are seasonal and locally sourced. Root & Bone was voted the Best New Fried Chicken in NYC by Eater.

Rosa Mexicano—First Avenue

Rosa Mexicano—First Avenue

1063 First Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Contemporary Mexican

Midtown East

Setting a standard in authentic Mexican cooking, Rosa Mexicano now has three locations throughout NYC. Back in 1984, the restaurant was an innovator in bringing Mexican cuisine to New Yorkers. The chain’s outposts in Lincoln Center, Midtown East and on East 18th Street serve up Mexican goodness in an authentic, stylish and festive atmosphere. The entrees are flavorfully filling and patrons often start with the restaurant’s beloved guacamole, which is ceremoniously prepared to order in a lava rock at tableside; the warm corn tortillas that accompany the dish are perfect for dipping.

Rosa Mexicano–Tribeca

Rosa Mexicano–Tribeca

41 Murray Street

Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Contemporary Mexican

TriBeCa

Since 1984, Rosa Mexicano has been the standard-bearer of authentic, regionally inspired Mexican cuisine in New York City. This tradition continues at Rosa Mexicano's fourth location, an intimate neighborhood spot in the TriBeCa neighborhood of the City. The restaurant is centered around house ground masa, made fresh each day, and also includes Masa Y Agave, a tequila and agave bar boasting over 400 agave spirits and craft cocktails.

Rosa Mexicano—Lincoln Center

Rosa Mexicano—Lincoln Center

61 Columbus Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Mexican

Upper West Side

Setting a standard in authentic Mexican cooking since opening its doors, Rosa Mexicano now has three locations throughout NYC. Back in 1984, the restaurant helped lead the way by bringing a “new” type of cuisine to New Yorkers…Mexican. The chain’s outposts in Lincoln Center, Midtown East and on East 18th Street still seek to serve up Mexican goodness in an authentic yet stylish and festive atmosphere. One dish not to miss: the restaurant’s famous guacamole, which is ceremoniously prepared to order by your table in a lava rock and a great dip for the warm corn tortillas, which accompany it.

Rossini's Restaurant

Rossini's Restaurant

108 East 38th Street

Dinner

Italian

Murray Hill, Midtown East

Located in charming Murray Hill, Rossini's has been serving fine Northern Italian cuisine for more than 30 years. The genuine friendliness and warm service make diners feel right at home in this family-owned restaurant. Select from a wide variety of pasta, veal or fish entrees that reflect their Northern Italian roots, as well as selections from throughout other regions of Italy. Music is an important part of the dining experience: Rossini's features a pianist nightly from Sunday to Friday, and Saturday evenings they present the "Trio Romantico," which performs light opera and Broadway favorites—requests are always accepted.

Rôtisserie Georgette

Rôtisserie Georgette

14 East 60th Street

Lunch Dinner

French American, French

Upper East Side

Rôtisserie Georgette features rotisserie cooking plus micro-seasonal ingredients focusing on affordable luxuries such as white asparagus in spring, wild salmon in summer, fall game birds and black Perigord winter truffles. Fine quality birds from small, local farms make up the almost entirely gluten-free menu. Rôtisserie Georgette offers accessibly priced wines, often via the second labels of renowned wine makers. Desserts include house-made ice creams and sorbets that find their way into classic profiteroles and summer ice cream sandwiches.

Rouge Tomate Chelsea

Rouge Tomate Chelsea

126 West 18th Street

Dinner

American (New), Bars

Chelsea

Rouge Tomate Chelsea’s cuisine starts with a balance of pristine ingredients. Plants play the most prominent role: local seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs and greens are complemented by responsibly-raised fish, meat and poultry. At Rouge Tomate Chelsea, the goal is to enhance and accentuate these flavors but always respect the nature of the ingredients they use.

Royal 35 Steakhouse

Royal 35 Steakhouse

1 East 35th Street

Dinner

Steakhouses

Midtown East

Royal 35 Steakhouse artfully pairs authentic steakhouse quality with modern accents. The interior features rich mahogany wood accented by classic leather seats and royal red carpets. Their steaks are served on sizzling hot plates, including their signature Double Porterhouse cut. Royal 35 dry ages their steaks in-house for 30-35 days using blocks of Himalayan sea salt in their custom built "dry aging box." With impeccable service and warm hospitality, the professional staff ensures every little detail is perfect.

The Russian Tea Room

The Russian Tea Room

150 West 57th Street

Lunch Dinner

Continental, Russian, Contemporary American

Midtown West

For more than 80 years, the Russian Tea Room has been a second home for boldface names and intellectual elite, an enclave where actors, artists, writers, politicians and businesspeople plan deals and fete their Carnegie Hall performer friends. Today, it retains the best of its history, architecture and authentic Russian cuisine while integrating culinary classics with modern continental fare. Two upper floors offer glamorous venues for private celebrations and corporate functions, accommodating 10–800 guests for cocktails or meals. The famous red booths, antique samovars, 15-foot bear aquarium and 20-foot golden tree with Venetian glass eggs combine for a unique experience.

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House

148 West 51st Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, Seafood, American (Traditional)

Theater District, Midtown West

Known worldwide for sizzling, mouthwatering USDA Prime steaks, market-fresh seafood, delicious side dishes, an extensive wine list and a wide variety of desserts, this steakhouse takes great pride in providing loyal patrons with a fine-dining experience in a comfortable, luxurious atmosphere. Located in Midtown West, a short walk to Broadway theaters, Ruth’s Chris offers three private dining rooms that seat up to 130 guests. For your next business gathering, family or social celebration, treat your special guests to Ruth’s Chris.

San Carlo Osteria Piemonte

San Carlo Osteria Piemonte

90 Thompson Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Mediterranean, Organic

SoHo

San Carlo Osteria Piemonte is like a corner of Turin in Soho. The restaurant, with its minimalist and elegant design, serves dishes that are well-crafted, beautifully presented Piedmont specialties that are reproduced with passion and flair. Evenings can start with a vermouth-based cocktail, just like in an old Torinese cafe, and continue with a Fassona chopped beef, then tajarin pasta with truffle or homemade agnolotti pockets with roast sauce. The kitchen is from Piedmont and so wine is abundant, and not just Nebbiolotry—try the peppery rhythm of a good Pelaverga.

Sant Ambroeus SoHo

Sant Ambroeus SoHo

265 Lafayette Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Dessert, Afternoon Tea

Nolita, SoHo

An exquisite menu by chef Marco Barbisotti, a native of Milan, reflects the brand’s culinary vision and historic origins of Northern Italy, including its signature vitello tonnato, cotoletta milanese and risotti. The wine list offers a wide selection of Italian wines. A bar menu offers small bites, panini and appetizers available during aperitivo hours and at the restaurant’s bar throughout the day. The high-energy espresso bar serves coffee lovers with unique blends of the highest-quality coffee to accompany Sant Ambroeus’ heavenly desserts.

Sant Ambroeus—West Village

Sant Ambroeus—West Village

259 West 4th Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

West Village

Shortly after the original Sant Ambroeus opened its doors in Milan in 1936, a devoted following emerged. This celebrated patisceria and confetteria became a meeting place for the local intelligentsia, whether beginning their day with Sant Ambroeus' legendary cappuccino and cornetto, savoring panini at lunch or spending their evening enjoying refined cuisine in the restaurant's elegant dining room. Sant Ambroeus translated these Old World sensibilities to modern times and imported these rich culinary traditions to New York. Each restaurant remains authentic to its Milanese origins and continues to serve culturally inspired delectables in a casual yet elegant environment.

Sarabeth's Central Park South

Sarabeth's Central Park South

40 Central Park South

Dinner

American

Midtown West

At Sarabeth's Central Park South, you’ll find contemporary American food, a warm atmosphere and the friendly service Sarabeth's restaurants are known for. A neighborhood staple and easy destination for visitors, Sarabeth's CPS is within walking distance of the historic Plaza Hotel, Carnegie Hall and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and just steps from Central Park. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the week, as well as weekend brunch, with a full bar and specialty cocktails.

Sarabeth's Park Avenue South

Sarabeth's Park Avenue South

381 Park Avenue South

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional)

Flatiron

Sarabeth's Park Avenue South offers contemporary American cuisine in an elegant yet modern atmosphere. The eatery is well-known for its legendary brunch, but it also offers exciting dinner options that vary seasonally. The restaurant's bar and lounge section hosts happy hour and serves cocktails as well as beer and wine from an extensive list. Live jazz performances keep things hopping on selected nights. The spacious bar area and the enclosed private dining area are welcoming spaces for corporate events or private celebrations.

Sarabeth's Tribeca

Sarabeth's Tribeca

339 Greenwich Street

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional)

TriBeCa

Sarabeth's Tribeca offers contemporary American cuisine in an elegant yet modern atmosphere. The eatery is well-known for its legendary brunch, but it also offers exciting dinner options that vary seasonally. The bar and lounge area hosts happy hour and serves cocktails as well as beer and wine from an extensive list. Live jazz performances keep things hopping on selected nights. The spacious bar area and the enclosed private dining area are welcoming spaces for corporate events or private celebrations.

Sarabeth's Upper East Side

Sarabeth's Upper East Side

1295 Madison Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional), Breakfast & Brunch, Desserts

Upper East Side

Sarabeth's Upper East Side location made its debut in 1983 and has been known for its fresh and sumptuous menus ever since. Located near the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park, the Jewish Museum and 92nd Street Y, it's where New York locals and visitors go for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the week. Sarabeth's also has a legendary weekend brunch with specialty drinks such as the Four Flowers Mimosa and Pickled House Bloody Mary.

Sarabeth's Upper West Side

Sarabeth's Upper West Side

423 Amsterdam Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American

Upper West Side

Established just across the street from the very first Sarabeth's location, Sarabeth's Upper West Side has been a neighborhood staple serving breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner seven days a week for nearly 30 years. Known for its colorful homestyle cooking, intimidate, warm atmosphere and family-friendly service, locals and visitors have felt at home from the very first day. Among many other cultural attractions on the Upper West Side, Sarabeth's is within walking distance of The American Museum of Natural History, The Beacon Theater, The Children's Museum of Manhattan, Central Park and Riverside Park.

Scampi NYC

Scampi NYC

30 West 18th Street

Lunch

Italian

Flatiron

The word scampi can mean a prawn or Norway lobster—but in this case, it has an Italian accent. Chef PJ Calapa (The Spaniard, Ai Fiori, Nobu) grills head-on langoustines with butter, lemon and parsley. This dish and a haul of other fresh seafood specialties number among the reasons to visit this golden-hued Flatiron District dining room with big picture windows. Up front you’ll find a long bar and communal table, with smaller tables in the back.

Scarpetta

Scarpetta

88 Madison Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Vegetarian, Seafood

Flatiron

It all started in a Greek revival townhouse on the edge of the Meatpacking District, where LDV Hospitality brought an unexpected and soulful touch to Italian cuisine. Scarpetta now resides in the NoMad neighborhood. An Italian expression that means ‘little shoe,’ or the shape bread takes when used to soak up a dish, Scarpetta represents the pure pleasure of savoring a meal down to its very last bite.

Schilling

Schilling

109 Washington Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Austrian, Mediterranean

Financial District

Located in the Financial District, Schilling is another endeavor by Michelin-starred chef Eduard Frauneder of the East Village's beloved Austrian tavern Edi & the Wolf, cocktail bar The Third Man and Greenwich Village brasserie Freud. With a name that nods to the surrounding neighborhood and the former Austrian currency, Schilling offers a day-to-night bistro that features Frauneder's contemporary take on Austrian fare, this time with a Mediterranean touch. A menu of classic cocktails from the team behind The Third Man complements the market-driven, seasonal menu.

The Sea Fire Grill

The Sea Fire Grill

158 East 48th Street

Lunch Dinner

Seafood, American, Steakhouse

Midtown East

Having perfected the classic steakhouse, the Benjamin Steakhouse Restaurant Group has moved beyond beef to conquer the seafood market. The Sea Fire Grill offers approachable contemporary American seafood, where consistency in execution and highlighting the fish itself is a priority. Open for lunch Monday through Friday, and dinner seven nights a week, the Sea Fire Grill boasts a sleek and energetic bar, elegant dining rooms featuring a roaring fireplace and dark walnut wine racks throughout.

Serra by Birreria

Serra by Birreria

200 Fifth Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Flatiron District

Step into the Italian countryside at Serra by Birreria, Eataly's new "greenhouse" pop-up on the roof. The restaurant will transport you from the hot pavement of Manhattan to the rolling fields of Italy. Sit down at rustic tables in the shade, and share down-to-earth dishes made with simple but quality ingredients from our favorite farmers in Italy and the U.S. and served family-style, just like in the countryside.

The Shakespeare

The Shakespeare

24 East 39th Street

Lunch Dinner

British, English, American

Murray Hill, Midtown East

Murray Hill jumped "the pond" with the opening of this British-inspired restaurant from chef Jason Hicks and restaurateur Yves Jadot, the forces behind Jones Wood Foundry and The Raines Law Room. The Shakespeare offers a sophisticated yet unfussy menu of traditional British fare with American influence, and classic cocktails, and evokes an early 19th century English gentleman’s club. Menu highlights include Scotch Egg, Confit Duck (with braised red cabbage, sauteed fingerling potatoes and an English-style cranberry chutney) and Hudson Valley rabbit pie. Sticky toffee date pudding with toffee rum sauce and vanilla ice cream is a signature dessert.

Shun Lee Palace

Shun Lee Palace

155 East 55th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Chinese

Midtown East

Forget the greasy, questionable takeout Chinese you’re used to ordering (gooey sweet-and-sour chicken, anyone?). Here, patrons enjoy authentic, high-quality Chinese food in an elegant dining room. The sea bass filet, Peking duck and Szechuan-style eggplant are all winners. Since it’s some of the best Chinese food in Manhattan, you won’t even mind the non-takeout prices.

Shun Lee West

Shun Lee West

43 West 65th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Chinese, Asian

Upper West Side

The menu at this Lincoln Center eatery is similar to its sister restaurant, Shun Lee Palace, but the West Side location is lesser known and not quite as well received. Still, the consistently delicious food here beats the typical takeout in the area. The selection is better, too—poached Chilean sea bass and crispy duck with walnuts means patrons will leave happy and full.

Smith & Wollensky

Smith & Wollensky

797 Third Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, Seafood

Midtown East

The good ol’ boys from Dallas who are in New York on business love this upscale steak joint with portions big enough to fill up even a Texas-size appetite. S&W has everything you’d expect from a large-scale steak and seafood restaurant: nice linen table cloths, enormous flower arrangements and abundant amounts of lobster, shrimp, crab and large slabs of steak.

Smoke Jazz & Supper Club

Smoke Jazz & Supper Club

2751 Broadway

Dinner

Contemporary American, American, Soul food

Manhattan Valley

One of New York City's premier jazz venues, Smoke Jazz & Supper Club presents live music seven nights a week. Smoke also features the seasonal New American cuisine of Chef Patricia Williams, who prepares succulent baby back ribs, buffalo bacon meat loaf, jumbo sea scallops and "lazy" duck—just to name a few. Smoke also serves a weekend jazz brunch, a late lunch menu, and early and late-night happy hours.

Socarrat Paella Bar - Chelsea

Socarrat Paella Bar - Chelsea

259 West 19th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, Wine Bar

Chelsea

Socarrat Paella Bar Chelsea reflects an ambiance rich in warmth, comfort and hospitality, and brings out the Spaniard in New York: it's elegant, bold and sexy. A neighborhood staple comprised primarily of one large communal table with a bar and smaller communal tables scattered throughout, Socarrat Chelsea also has a private dining room that can can accommodate up to 28 people. With wines from all Spanish regions, the restaurant is the perfect destination to experience a little bit of Spain in Chelsea. Socarrat offers a number of specials, including happy hour.

Socarrat Paella Bar - East

Socarrat Paella Bar - East

953 Second Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Spanish, Tapas/Small Plates, Wine Bars

Midtown East

Socarrat is the sensuous crust that forms on the bottom of the paella pan when the liquid is rendered and the rice reaches its peak of succulence. Socarrat Paella Bar–East is a sought-after lunch and dinner destination in the heart of NYC's bustling Midtown East neighborhood. This restaurant proudly offers their guests fine authentic Spanish cuisine and upscale service. A spacious upstairs private dining room with balcony overlooking Second Avenue has two separate dining areas—one seats 25 guests and the other 45—for memorable special occasions.

Socarrat Paella Bar - Nolita

Socarrat Paella Bar - Nolita

284 Mulberry Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Spanish, Tapas Bars, Tapas/Small Plates

Nolita

"Socarrat" is that scrumptious crust that forms at the bottom of the paella pan when the liquid is rendered and the rice has reached its peak of succulence: evidence of a paella cooked to perfection. With that as its culinary touchstone and one of the menu offerings, Socarrat Paella Bar presents the culinary specialties of Spain. Patrons at this stylish NoLIta eatery sit at a long communal table, sampling a selection of paellas, unique tapas and a superb selection of wines.

Society Cafe

Society Cafe

52 West 13th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

American (New), Cafes

Greenwich Village

Hidden inside Walker Hotel is Society Cafe, a new market-to-table American restaurant by rising-star chef, Christopher Zabita. Chef Zabita's training in award-winning restaurants such as Bar Boulud and Marc Forgione has prepared him for his new passion project at Society Cafe. Relying on the purveyors at the nearby Union Square Green Market, Chef Zabita has created an evolving, seasonal menu that is sustainable and locally sourced. The dining room features a warm fireplace and accents of walnut, leather and teal for a modern sophisticated setting. Society Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Sofrito on the Hudson

Sofrito on the Hudson

679 Riverside Drive

Dinner

Latin American, Spanish, American (New)

Harlem

After throwing back a mojito in the dimly lit bar—where rows of liquor bottles are sleekly backlit in blue—and savoring authentic and affordable Latin American cuisine, you’ll quickly get the feeling that you’re not on Sutton Place anymore. Start your meal at Sofrito with an assortment of empanadas or a Puerto Rican-style gumbo, followed by a plate of arroz con pollo (chicken and rice), ropa vieja (shredded beef) or a heaping paella. Sofrito features live Latin music six days a week, with DJs spinning on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Southgate Bar & Restaurant

Southgate Bar & Restaurant

154 Central Park South

Lunch Dinner

American

Midtown West

Overlooking Central Park and featuring seasonally inspired modern American cuisine, Southgate Bar & Restaurant is located at JW Marriott Essex House New York. This restaurant offers a variety of specially crafted tastes and flavors. Its menu of locally sourced ingredients focuses on tapas and small bites, complemented by a generous selection of libations.

The Stanton Social

The Stanton Social

99 Stanton Street

Dinner

Tapas / Small Plates

Lower East Side

The Lower East Side’s sexiest restaurant and lounge is home to Celebrity Chef Chris Santos' trend setting multi-ethnic share plate menu, designed to offer guests a chance to experience multiple dishes and flavors throughout their meal 37. Enjoy French Onion Soup Dumplings, Crab Cake 'Corn Dogs' and Beef Wellington at this vibrant, 3-level space which often plays host to the city's most beautiful people. Don't leave without trying a cocktail and checking out the glamorous upstairs lounge.

State Grill and Bar

State Grill and Bar

350 Fifth Avenue

Dinner

American, Contemporary American, Steak

Koreatown, Midtown West

State Grill and Bar, an elegant addition to the newly renovated Empire State Building, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Locally sourced dishes harken back to the way food used to be prepared—from a modern chef’s point of view. Guests can watch their food being prepared in the open kitchen by chef Octavio Becerra, whose inspiration is the Empire State and its bounty of market ingredients, from the Hudson Valley to the North Fork. Echoing the Empire State Building's striking aesthetics, the interior features a balanced design of art deco and modern architecture.

Stella 34 Trattoria

Stella 34 Trattoria

151 West 34th Street, 6th floor

Lunch

Italian, Pizza, Cocktail Bars

Midtown West

This modern Italian trattoria and bar on Macy’s sixth floor boasts soaring ceilings and beautiful natural light, not to mention impressive views of the Empire State Building. The menu features authentic, Neapolitan pizza, al forno entrées and house-made pastas. The 10,000-square-foot space, seating 270, has an intimate, semi-private dining room, a casual lounge and a marble dining counter facing an open kitchen. The restaurant's showpieces include three wood-burning ovens and the 240-foot long Carrara marble and stainless steel sculptural bar sweeping through the spacious dining room, said to be the longest bar set for dining and drinks in NYC.

STK Downtown

STK Downtown

26 Little West 12th Street

Dinner

Steakhouse, Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Meatpacking District, West Village

Simply put, STK is not your daddy's steakhouse. The restaurant brings high-energy dining to Manhattan, breaking down the barriers of a normal steakhouse by losing the overly masculine vibe that has long been the trademark of the genre. As a modern and vibrant take on the traditional steakhouse, STK Downtown is a quintessential part of experiencing NYC's nightlife and dining scene. STK offers a bustling bar that builds on the energy of a DJ spinning tracks nightly. The restaurant layout and striking décor create an intimate, one-of-a-kind dining experience.

STK Midtown

STK Midtown

1114 Sixth Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, American, Contemporary American

Midtown West

Simply put, STK is not your daddy's steakhouse. The restaurant brings high-energy dining to Manhattan, breaking down the barriers of a normal steakhouse by losing the overly masculine vibe that has long been the trademark of the genre. Maintaining the quality of a traditional steakhouse and simultaneously reinventing the ambiance, clientele and atmosphere, STK introduces the sensibility of a flirty and feminine steakhouse to a young, sexy market. STK offers a bustling bar that builds on the energy of a DJ spinning tracks nightly. The restaurant layout and striking décor create an intimate, one-of-a-kind dining experience.

Storico

Storico

170 Central Park West

Lunch Dinner

Contemporary Italian

Upper West Side

Located inside the New-York Historical Society, Storico is Starr Events' charming and bright jewel-box Italian restaurant. The sophisticated yet modern menu offers light salads, like the burrata and roasted baby carrots, as well as robust and rich dishes such as short rib osso buco with ramp leaves. The all-Italian wine list tells the storico (Italian for "historical") tradition of Italy's many wine-making regions. With its lofty ceilings and pristine white dining room, Storico is the perfect place to dine in style after an afternoon at the museum or for a romantic evening for two. The restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and brunch.

Strip House Midtown

Strip House Midtown

15 West 44th Street

Lunch

Steak, American

Midtown West

Strip House Midtown brings all the Strip House signatures to a brand-new bi-level space on 44th Street that offers lunch, dinner and private dining. Diners can relax with a classic cocktail at the bar, or delve into the full steakhouse experience. The charred cuts are paired with decadent sides, and the siren-red interior matches Old World glamour—the walls are adorned with original Studio Manassé prints of 1930s burlesque stars—with modern style and sophistication. The namesake cut isn't the only thing to marvel upon at this restaurant, which was named a top steakhouse by Zagat and awarded four stars by Forbes.

Strip House Speakeasy

Strip House Speakeasy

11 East 12th Street

Dinner

Steakhouses

Union Square, Greenwich Village

Strip House Speakeasy, adjoining the famous Greenwich Village steakhouse Strip House 12th Street, serves the full steakhouse menu with the same sultry ambiance in an intimate, casual below-street-level dining room. Guests can order from the full menu of the original Strip House, but there's also a new menu that features burgers, a New York strip and beefsteak tomato salad, and lobster frites, plus a full raw bar. The bar serves beer, wine and classic cocktails, including the "Dixie Evans" and "Betty Blue Eyes."

Sutton Inn

Sutton Inn

347 East 54th Street

Dinner

American (New), Desserts

Midtown East

Sutton Inn is a seasonal bistro serving innovative and sophisticated modern American cuisine in a warm inviting setting. The restaurant, which made the Open Table Best American Contemporary Top 10 List in NYC, features an elegant seasonal menu with a well-priced wine list.

Suzuki

Suzuki

114 West 47th Street

Lunch

Japanese, Kaiseki, Japanese Speciality

Theater District, Midtown West

Suzuki offers a modern contemporary environment serving a traditional Japanese kaiseki tasting menu (the Japanese equivalent of haute cuisine), expressing the season with each dish at comfortable and spacious dining tables. Suzuki's chefs only use the freshest seasonal ingredients available from the market. Sashimi fish are shared by their exclusive Satsuki sushi bar, with an ever-evolving menu that matches the seasons.

T Bar Steak and Lounge

T Bar Steak and Lounge

1278 Third Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, Contemporary American

Upper East Side, Yorkville

New York has some of the best steaks in the country, and this restaurant on the Upper East Side certainly holds its own. Formerly the Lenox Room, it reopened as T-Bar Steak and Lounge in 2007 with a renovated downtown décor. But the resident chef, Ben Zwicker, stuck around and still serves up the same impeccable steaks he has for years.

Taboon

Taboon

773 Tenth Avenue

Dinner

Middle Eastern, Mediterranean

Hell's Kitchen

Taboon may be the first restaurant to coin the term "Middleterranean"—a marriage of kitchens from the Middle East and Mediterranean. The menu, conceived by famed Israeli consulting chef Haim Cohen, incorporates French technique and clean, articulated global ingredients in dishes like sautéed calamari with Greek yogurt and fennel, foie gras with green tomato marmalade and black tahini, and fresh halibut fillets in a tomato ragout with light Moroccan spices. And the name? It's the Arabic word for the domed oven built inside this Hell's Kitchen restaurant and the blazing source of the puffy house flatbread.

Talde

Asian, American

South Slope, Park Slope

This corner spot glows welcomingly, with big picture windows displaying a young crowd having a good time. The bar and booth-lined dining room are ornamented with mahogany moldings, mantel pieces and the sort of Asian artifacts your parents would bring back from trips to foreign lands. A good introduction to chef Dale Talde's Asian-American menu is perilla leaf with toasted shrimp, coconut, bacon-tamarind caramel and peanuts. Other recommended dishes include banana leaf–roasted market fish and Korean fried chicken with spicy kimchee yogurt, grapes and mint.


Tamarind Tribeca

Tamarind Tribeca

99 Hudson Street

Brunch Lunch

Indian

TriBeCa

Avtar Walia, owner of Tamarind in the Flatiron District, has opened Tamarind TriBeCa in a handsome art deco building at the corner of Hudson and Franklin Streets. A highly skilled team of chefs, representing many of India's varied regions, produces new dishes and classic fare. Further, Tamarind has always focused on pairing fine wines with the dishes Mr. Walia's chefs prepare. Anchoring the dining room at the TriBeCa site is a tandoor kitchen with glass walls and a ceiling-high black metal roof. There's also a mezzanine that is used for dining, private parties and special events.

Tao Downtown

Tao Downtown

92 Ninth Avenue

Dinner

Pan-Asian, Sushi

Chelsea

This multi-level, subterranean restaurant is intended to look and feel as if it has been there for decades, unearthed recently to reveal artifacts within. Tao Downtown’s menu spans Asian influences from Hunan and Szechuan-style cooking to flavors of Singapore and Malaysia, which showcase the chefs’ mastery of age-old techniques and understanding of classic Asian dishes. Items include a selection of sharable plates from traditional sushi and yakitori to an assortment of barbeque, tempura and house-made dim sum. Beverages include a specialty cocktail menu and extensive wine list with over 200 varietals and sake selections.

Tao Uptown

Tao Uptown

42 East 58th Street

Lunch

Asian, Pan-Asian

Midtown East

For a place to see and be seen, look no further. This pan-Asian hotspot leaves no stone unturned with its menu, which covers Thai, Chinese and Japanese cuisines. Nibble on pork potstickers and Kobe beef with wasabi, or go for broke with the Peking duck for two. The food and the scene will cost you, but you’re sure to leave smiling.

Tarallucci e Vino NoMad

Tarallucci e Vino NoMad

44 East 28th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Contemporary Italian, European

Flatiron

The Italian saying, "All ends well with tarallucci e vino,” comes from a tradition of resolving any matter over a glass of wine and tarallucci, the classic southern Italian cookie. Since 2001, Tarallucci e Vino has applied this philosophy to every aspect of their dining experience. From their handcrafted pastries in the morning to their fresh pastas and locally and seasonally inspired Italian plates at night, they invite you to start or end your day and unwind with them. This NoMad location also has four incredible loft spaces for private events, and offers full-service catering on and off site.

Tarallucci e Vino Union Square

Tarallucci e Vino Union Square

15 East 18th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Wine Bars

Flatiron, Union Square

This neighborhood Italian restaurant features handcrafted pastries every morning, grilled panini on homemade focaccia and salads at lunch, and fresh pastas and locally and seasonally inspired Italian plates at night. The culinary philosophy at the restaurant adheres to the Italian ideal of high quality ingredients, prepared with a delicate touch for a refined result. The exceptional wines they feature reflect their commitment to small-batch, family-run vineyards in Italy, many of which cannot be found anywhere else in the US.

Tarallucci e Vino Upper West Side

Tarallucci e Vino Upper West Side

475 Columbus Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, Wine Bars

Upper West Side

Tarallucci e Vino Upper West Side is a locals’ favorite restaurant known for expertly crafted coffee, house-made pastries, fresh pastas and authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant and its outdoor patio are a cozy spot for quick breakfasts, elegant lunches, relaxed dinners or lazy weekend brunches. Located a short walking distance from The Natural History Museum and Central Park, Tarallucci e Vino Upper West Side welcomes New Yorkers and visitors alike for a bite to eat or some people-watching with a happy hour drink.

Tavern on the Green

Tavern on the Green

67 Central Park West

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Cocktail Bars

Central Park

Restaurateurs Jim Caiola and David Salama have created a Tavern on the Green for this generation of diners. Jim and David's aim to re-establish Tavern on the Green as a restaurant for all, New Yorkers and visitors alike, restores this renowned dining hub to its Upper West Side neighborhood. Tavern on the Green celebrates New York and Central Park in all its glory, embracing the limitless, delicious foods for which this diverse culinary city is known. The menu by chef Bill Peet is celebratory and accessible with a nod to Tavern's storied history.

Tavern62 by David Burke

Tavern62 by David Burke

135 East 62nd Street

Dinner

Steakhouses, American (Traditional), Seafood

Upper East Side

Tavern62 by David Burke is a modern American tavern situated on Manhattan’s Upper East Side offering an all-day menu, bar and lounge, private dining spaces including a solarium in the back, and a main dining room situated upstairs. The menu features American plates as a reflection of chef Burke’s contemporary approach to cooking, with a nod to elevated New York classics, paired with a curated wine list, craft beers and a specialty cocktail program. Executive chef Ed Cotton executes chef Burke’s vision each day in the Tavern62 kitchen.

Ted's Montana Grill

Ted's Montana Grill

110 West 51st Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, Burgers, American (Traditional)

Theater District, Midtown West

Located near Rockefeller Center, Ted’s Montana Grill offers an upscale dining experience that has the flair of the Old West. Unique bison entrées, like bison short ribs, Ted’s Filet and bison bone-in ribeye, are some of the highlights of the restaurant’s American cuisine. Fresh seafood, gourmet burgers and classic entrées are also delicious choices during lunch and dinner. The restaurant has an extensive wine list and hosts a happy hour 3–7pm daily.

Temple Court by Tom Colicchio

Temple Court by Tom Colicchio

5 Beekman Street

Lunch Dinner

American

Lower Manhattan

Acclaimed chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio reflects on the cultural and culinary history of Lower Manhattan to serve a menu of quintessential New York City dishes at Temple Court. A decidedly American culinary sensibility informs his menu of seasonal flavors and classic cooking techniques. The dining room, set with rich, jewel-toned furnishings and antique accents, establishes Temple Court by Tom Colicchio as a one-of-a-kind setting for dining in Lower Manhattan.

Tender Steak & Sushi

Tender Steak & Sushi

130 West 47th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

American, Sushi, Steakhouse

Times Square/Theatre District

Tender Steak & Sushi Restaurant, located at Sanctuary Hotel New York near Times Square and Rockefeller Center, features modern American fare with a selection of premium cut steaks, refined signature dishes and Japanese delights. The fusion of steak house and sushi bar makes Tender an exciting, unique and modern eatery, offering a culinary experience created by acclaimed designer Josh Held featuring sultry music, mood lighting and plush banquettes. Behind mirrored French doors is the venue's private dining room and Tender Sports Bar, featuring 11 HDTVs to watch your favorite games in a casual dining atmosphere.

Thalassa Restaurant

Thalassa Restaurant

179 Franklin Street

Dinner

Seafood, Greek, Mediterranean

TriBeCa

Boasting the most extensive Greek wine list in the City is Thalassa, TriBeCa’s impressive Greek-influenced fish-market style restaurant. The space embodies the traditional contradiction of the Greeks—elegance and earthiness. And, thanks to the well-connected owners, the fare is authentic and highly celebrated. Don’t miss the scallops in phyllo dough.

Tiny's & The Bar Upstairs

Tiny's & The Bar Upstairs

135 West Broadway

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Contemporary American, Farm-to-table, Organic

Tribeca

Tiny's & The Bar Upstairs is a three-story townhouse located on West Broadway in the heart of Tribeca. The building dates to 1810, and much of the original materials have been restored with whimsical American details. In addition, the space is decorated with pieces dating back as far as 100 years. The rooms are finished with brick, two-tone antique wallpaper, original tin ceilings, salvaged wood paneling, custom banquettes and hand-made tile; the backroom features a working wood-burning fireplace. The menu reflects New American cuisine with Southern and French influences.

Toloache

Toloache

251 West 50th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Contemporary Mexican

Theater District, Midtown West

With made-to-order guacamole, brick-oven-roasted seafood and an eager and knowledgeable waitstaff, the cozy Toloache is a charming little slice of Mexico off Times Square. Mexican-born chef Julian Medina (formerly of Pampano and Zocalo) also cooks up something more than just traditional Mexican food—expect occasional doses of foie gras in the mix.

Toloache Thompson

Toloache Thompson

205 Thompson Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Mexican

Greenwich Village

Chef-owner Julian Medina’s contemporary Mexican bistro is located in the heart of Greenwich Village. Toloache (pronounced toh-lo-AH-tchay) is named after a flowering plant famed in Mexico for its use in love potions. Chef Medina’s creative cooking incorporates seasonal and natural ingredients and more than a dozen types of chilies. The festive, two-story space features a guacamole and ceviche bar and an exceptional tequila list, along with elegant decorative elements imported from Mexico.

Tommy Bahama Restaurant–Bar–Store

Tommy Bahama Restaurant–Bar–Store

551 Fifth Avenue

Brunch Lunch Dinner

American (New), Hawaiian, Seafood

Midtown East

Tommy Bahama Restaurant–Bar–Store, on Midtown's renowned Fifth Avenue, is the flagship location for the island-inspired luxury lifestyle brand. This Midtown outpost features the street-level Marlin Bar, the only free-standing bar on Fifth Avenue between the Empire State Building and Central Park, and a second-story oasis-like dining room with views of the City hustle and bustle below, in addition to a 5,000 square-foot store boasting an extensive collection of men's and women's apparel, swimwear, footwear, accessories and home décor. Chef Kouri Killmeier, formerly of Nobu and Tribeca Grill, delivers classic American cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood, all with a hint of the tropics.

Trattoria Italienne

Trattoria Italienne

19 West 24th Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Italian, French

Flatiron

From chef Jared Sippel, Trattoria Italienne, located in the Flatiron District, provides a dining experience rooted in Northern Italian and Southern French cuisine set in an intimate dining room. Chef Sippel’s cuisine, featuring housemade charcuterie, highlights the best products of the season and focuses on Trattoria Italienne’s close relationships with their purveyors. Their regionally inspired beverage menu and welcoming atmosphere compliment the traditional dishes on offer.

Tribeca Grill

Tribeca Grill

375 Greenwich Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

American

TriBeCa

Tribeca Grill is co-owned by restaurateur Drew Nieporent and actor Robert De Niro. The Grill has become one of New York's downtown restaurant landmarks, and executive chef Richard Corbo's straightforward, savory and satisfying menu features dishes like roasted Colorado lamb loin and pappardelle with pork sugo. The Grill is also a wine destination featuring the world's largest selection of Châteauneuf du Pape as well as many rare California Cabernets. With over 2,000 selections and a total of 25,000 bottles, Tribeca Grill’s wine list had made it one of only nine restaurants in New York to receive the Grand Award from Wine Spectator magazine.

Triomphe Restaurant

Triomphe Restaurant

49 West 44th Street

Lunch Dinner

French, American (New)

Midtown West

This restaurant within the Iroquois New York hotel combines upscale ambiance, creative seasonal menus and acclaimed service. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the well-regarded restaurant has only 18 tables, providing an intimate setting for the flavorful French cuisine prepared here. At the venue's lounge, skilled mixologists serve unique cocktails and expertly chosen wine selections from a Wine Spectator Award Winning list.

The Tuck Room

The Tuck Room

11 Fulton Street

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Gastro Pub, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Contemporary American

South Street Seaport

Tucked away above iPic Theaters at Seaport District is this spirited drinking and dining den, a vibrant social destination with an urban chic atmosphere. The Tuck Room showcases the talents of master barman and sommelier Adam Seger and his diverse cocktail menu, which highlights the unique culture and liquid history of New York City. The dining menu at The Tuck Room presents unique and artful takes on classic, craveable American flavors by Sherry Yard, a three-time James Beard Award-winning chef and the chief operating officer of Tuck Hospitality Group.

Tudor City Steakhouse

Tudor City Steakhouse

45 Tudor City Place

Lunch Dinner

Steak, South American, Vegetarian / Vegan

Midtown East

Located in a historic enclave, Tudor City Steakhouse is a "next generation" steakhouse, offering dishes not typically associated with the genre. Besides USDA Prime Beef, dry aged on-site, they salute their location just across the street from the United Nations with a selection of international dishes such as sushi ceviche, pasta and tamale. The relaxed elegance of their dining rooms and the the flexible flow of their bi-level space make Tudor City Steakhouse an option for a wide range of occasions, from romantic dining a deux or happy hour gatherings to receptions for 300.

Tuome

Tuome

536 East 5th Street

Dinner

American (New), Chinese

East Village

Tuome is a critically acclaimed East Village restaurant by chef/owner Thomas Chen, whose ingredient-driven contemporary American menu showcases his classic culinary training with Asian influences. The menu features items like octopus with pork XO sauce; chicken liver mousse with New York maple; and crispy deviled eggs with chili; and larger dishes like chicken porridge with basil sauce, and fan favorite, Pig Out for two (Berkshire pork, spicy peanut noodle and condiments), along with sides like sticky rice with duck fat. Evoking the East Village's relaxed character, the intimate space showcases rustic reclaimed materials given a modern update.

Tutto il Giorno

Tutto il Giorno

114 Franklin Street

Dinner

Italian

Tribeca

One of New York City’s best kept secrets, Tutto il Giorno is a Southern Italian culinary temple in the heart of Tribeca. The restaurant, set in a stunning space, features some of the finest traditional Italian cooking in America.

Untitled

Untitled

9 Gansevoort Street

Lunch Dinner

American

Meatpacking District

Untitled is a contemporary American restaurant helmed by executive chef Suzanne Cupps and located in the Whitney Museum of American Art's new Renzo Piano-designed building in the Meatpacking District. Light-filled and airy, adjacent to the High Line park and the Hudson River, Untitled is inspired by the seasons and the creative environment of the world-class museum that it calls home. Untitled is open for lunch, brunch and dinner, with a ground floor entrance on Gansevoort Street.

Vandal

Tapas / Small Plates, International

Lower East Side

The Lower East Side’s Vandal, from TAO Group and chef Chris Santos, is part restaurant, part lounge—all of it stylish. Walk through the graffiti-covered entry into a space with site-specific artist installations, meant to evoke a street-art vibe. The two-level venue—which also includes a garden dining area as well as a cellar bar and lounge—offers a menu with global influences featuring dishes like Peruvian-style ceviche, Thai summer rolls, spicy Korean rice cakes, jerk-spiced salmon and a steak tartare that pays homage to the New York pretzel. A DJ spins music nightly in the lounge.

Vaucluse

Vaucluse

100 East 63rd Street

Brunch Lunch

French, Fish, Meat

Upper East Side

Vaucluse is a stylish brasserie with a distinctive New York vibe. Altamarea Group welcomes diners to experience its foray into French cuisine through impeccable food, provocative drinks and an alluring, vibrant setting. Vaucluse is a celebration of the uniquely spirited Provençal joie de vivre. Chef Michael White, along with Marea’s executive chef Jared Gadbaw, have created a menu which features a balance of classic and innovative dishes and daily specials that draw inspiration from the rich history of French cuisine.

ViceVersa

ViceVersa

325 West 51st Street

Lunch Dinner

Italian

Theater District, Midtown West, Hell's Kitchen

Opened by three Italians who met while working at San Domenico on Central Park South, Vice Versa is nestled among a number of French bistros near the Theatre District. Its sophisticated and sleek décor sets the tone for the contemporary northern Italian cuisine. If you’re looking for a special meal at midday, try the prix-fixe, which includes an appetizer (lentil soup flavored with rosemary olive oil), main course (farfalle with sausage, saffron and green peas) and dessert (apple crumb cake with balsamic caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream).

The View Restaurant & Lounge

The View Restaurant & Lounge

1535 Broadway

Dinner

Contemporary American, American

Theater District, Midtown West

No need to explain the big draw at the View, which is situated atop the Marriott Marquis in Midtown, in the heart of Times Square. Don’t worry about getting a good seat—it’s the only rotating restaurant in New York, turning a full revolution every hour so the entire dining room gets the full panorama. The dinner prix-fixe and brunch buffet menus at the restaurant offer up American/Continental fare. In the lounge, one of the best places to view the bright lights of the big City, visitors can take in a complete view of the New York skyline in an hour while sipping cocktails. Consider this your alternative to a walking tour.

Vinatería

Vinatería

2211 Frederick Douglass Boulevard

Brunch Lunch

Italian, Spanish, Seafood

Harlem

Vinatería is a neighborhood restaurant rooted in the culinary traditions of Italy and Spain, and the philosophy of using local, seasonal ingredients. Vinatería’s comforting dishes from executive chef Joshua Bedford are favorites among Harlem locals and visitors alike, from spicy veal meatballs and pollo al mattone to a selection of house-made pastas. The acclaimed wine list is chosen from small and accessible producers, while the artisan cocktail program uses house-made syrups, seasonal produce and fresh-grown herbs from the restaurant’s windowsill gardens. Vinatería is built on the relationship of deliciously prepared food and life’s moments of enjoyment.

Virginia's

Virginia's

647 East 11th Street

Dinner

American (New)

Alphabet City, East Village

Virginia's is a modern American bistro in the heart of the East Village. Inspired by traditional European bistros, the restaurant's design emulates the classic charm of Old World restaurants, while still reflecting the vibe of its surrounding young, casual neighborhood. Tan banquettes with brass hardware line the white-stained exposed brick walls, and are accompanied by custom-made oak tables and chairs. Menu highlights include seasonal takes on American classics like their Red Wattle pork chop with English peas and charred eggplant.

The Wayfarer

The Wayfarer

101 West 57th Street

Lunch Dinner

American, Contemporary American, Steak

Midtown West

The Wayfarer is a classic American grille located on the bustling corner of 57th Street and Sixth Avenue within the Quin Hotel, serving a diverse artisanal menu crafted by executive chef Chris Shea that focuses on locally sourced sustainable fresh fish and shellfish, plus steaks and chops. The menu is complemented by custom cocktails created by award-winning mixologist Christian Sanders of Evelyn Drinkery. The Wayfarer's comfortable dining and lounging areas intermingle with effortless style, influenced by classic 19th-century New York with touches of the ’70s era and modern art installations.

The Whitby Bar & Restaurant

The Whitby Bar & Restaurant

18 West 56th Street

Brunch Lunch

American, International

Midtown West

The Whitby Bar & Restaurant is a rich, colorful, airy room with high ceilings, an impressive 30-foot pewter bar and beautifully upholstered banquettes. Tall warehouse-style windows and doors lead through to a sunny orangery with vaulted ceilings and skylight, bathing it in natural light. It's open all day every day from 7am for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner as well as morning coffee and evening cocktails. A traditional Afternoon Tea is served throughout the day.

The Writing Room

The Writing Room

1703 Second Avenue

Dinner

Steakhouses, American (Traditional)

Upper East Side

At The Writing Room, a casual fine dining American Restaurant with Italian Influence, housed in the space formerly known as Elaine's, the focus is on hospitality, impeccable service, great food and drink in a beautifully designed atmosphere. The family-owned and -run Writing Room is open for brunch and dinner. The fare at the literary-themed restaurant includes starters like house whipped ricotta and baked clams, followed by fresh pasta, various selections of fish, parmesans and prime steaks. The restaurant is separated into three distinct rooms: the bar room, the dining room and the study.

Yellow Magnolia Café

Yellow Magnolia Café

990 Washington Avenue

Brunch Lunch

American, Vegetarian / Vegan, Southern

Prospect Heights, Crown Heights