Believe it or not, dining out at fantastic restaurants is one of New York City’s favorite pastimes. After all, the Big Apple has tons of out-of-this-world eateries. Luckily, from July 23 to August 17, it will be NYC Restaurant Week, where you will find special prix-fixe menus at hundreds of bistros across town. A two-course lunch is $26 and a three-course dinner will cost $42. Here are some restaurants to look out for.
The Best Places to Visit during NYC Restaurant Week
Midtown’s Davio’s is an upscale Northern Italian steakhouse featuring handmade pasta, perfectly cooked steaks and fresh seafood, expertly prepared using the finest ingredients. Davio’s, which is located in a beautiful, intimate space, provides gracious hospitality that creates an unforgettable dining experience.
For lunch during NYC Restaurant Week, you can enjoy starters such as Mixed Greens, the Soup of the Day or a Caprese Salad. For the second course, you can choose from Gnocchetti, Atlantic Salmon and Roasted Free Range Chicken.
As for the three-course meal, you can start with either calamari or grilled eggplant. Entrees like Mafaldine, Whole Roasted Branzino and Prime Sirloin Hanger Steak will be available. Top it all off with an authentic Italian dessert.
If this sounds like the place for you, make your reservation today!
Tavern on the Green
Nestled inside historic Central Park, Tavern on the Green is an iconic, landmark restaurant unlike any other. Centered around a hearty, rustic menu shaped by local, seasonal ingredients, Tavern on the Green invites you into a warm gathering space that captures the energy of New York City.
For lunch, you can begin with dishes such as Chilled Garden Gazpacho, Watermelon Salad or Grilled Portobello Mushroom Flatbread before moving onto heartier dishes, like Brick Oven Roasted Scottish Salmon, Grilled Mango Chicken Kebabs or Roasted Golden Beet Risotto.
Dinner appetizers include Dry Roasted Beet Salad, Chilled Vichyssoise Soup and Watermelon, Feta and Crispy Prosciutto Salad. For your entrée, make sure to order a favorite, such as:
- Brick Oven Baked Organic Honey Mustard Chicken
- Roasted Wood Mushroom Risotto
- Pan Roasted Scottish Salmon
Tavern on the Green will also be offering desserts like Peach Melba Cheesecake, Strawberry Shortcake and Exotic Fruit Salad. Make your reservation today to guarantee a spot.
Lure Fishbar in SoHo is a seafood restaurant that offers not only the freshest fish selections from around the entire world, but also a complete raw bar with rotating oyster selections and a world-class sushi program.
If you stop by for lunch, try one of their appetizer selections, such as Shrimp Tempura, Hellfire Roll or Salmon Tartare. You will also have a choice of entrees, like Nori Crusted Tuna, Miso Glazed Salmon and Herb Roasted Chicken.
Dinner appetizers include Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho, Kenai Roll and Tuna Tartare. Also, the dinner entrees are the same as the lunch options, but with the addition of Lobster Fra Diavolo. For dessert, they have Dark Chocolate Mousse, Classic Strawberry Shortcake and ice cream.
Make your reservation today before they’re all gone.
NYC Restaurant Week highlights a great number of delicious, authentic eateries. However, since there are so many to choose from, just try one of these three classics!