Diners, start booking your tables if you haven’t already. NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2017 is here and on its 25th anniversary, the offerings are better than ever! There are hundreds of participating restaurants, offering up $29 lunches and $42 dinners, July 24-August 18. Here’s a look at a few of our favorites menus.
For the first time ever, Bâtard is participating in NYC Restaurant Week. Don’t miss three courses, Monday-Friday. Dishes include chef Markus Glocker’s crispy branzino, steak tartare, and beets linzer, and sommelier Jason Jacobeit has specially priced wines at $11 a glass that are ideal accompaniments. It’s a hot ticket, so this Michelin-starred Tribeca fave is extending their offering the weeks of August 21 and 28. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Batard.
Known for chef Chung Chow’s modern take on Hawaiian cuisine and a poke that is consistently ranked as one of the best authentic offerings in New York City, Noreetuh is serving dinner for seven days along with optional wine pairings for just $25. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Noreetuh.
db Bistro Moderne
Executive chef Chris Stam and executive pastry chef Daniel Kleinhandler have a superb seasonal menu at long-running participant db Bistro Moderne that includes tomato and watermelon gazpacho, corn risotto, hangar steak, blueberry clafoutis, and a chocolate gateâu. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at db Bistro Moderne.
Auden Bistro & Bar
Tucked into the elegant Ritz-Carlton on Central Park South, Auden is lunch and dinner menus from chef Joseph Lallave. Options include sushi flatbread, a burrata Caesar salad, New York Strip steak, and crispy Skuna Bay salmon. Red and white pairings are available from the sommelier. End your meal on a very NYC note with the New York-style cherry cheesecake. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Auden Bistro & Bar.
One of the very first participants in New York City Restaurant Week in 1992, this Tribeca mainstay is offering lunch and dinner Monday-Friday as well as Sunday brunch. Look for potato, leek, and watercress soup, heirloom tomato tartine, grilled Berkshire pork chop, and stone fruit cobbler. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Tribeca Grill.
Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto has a sushi feast for less. Swing by during lunch Monday-Friday for dishes like Angry Chicken, Veggie Bop, and chocolate pavlova, plus signature cocktails such as the Serenity Now (and who couldn’t use a bit of that?). Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Morimoto.
Chazz Palminteri Italian Restaurant
You don’t have to head to the Bronx to enjoy Chazz Palminteri and chef Enko Purisic’s Italian fare. Their three-course lunch offering includes insalata di buffalo or calamari fritti, tilapia livornese or filetto di maia scallopini, and a choice of cheesecake, gelato, or tiramisu. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Chazz Palminteri’s Italian Restaurant.
At the newly relocated iteration of Nobu, the three-course lunch offerings include the signature Nobu tacos, Nobu’s famed black miso cod, and yogurt panna cotta. The space is a stunner, so don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy it at a generous discount. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Nobu Downtown.
Head downtown for some Asian-accented dishes from chef Frances Tariga (from Chopped, Top Chef, and Cutthroat Kitchen), at the recently reopened Megu in the Meatpacking District, such as salmon belly nori tacos, Okinawa sweet potato ravioli, and matcha crepe cake. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Megu.
The Palm Court
The always elegant Palm Court in The Plaza Hotel has equally elegant menus, from ahi tuna tartare to tandoori spiced chicken wings. Curated cocktails, including the Hemingway Daquiri and the Orson Welles Negroni round things out. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at The Palm Court.
Newly opened, this year is Boucherie’s first experience in NYC Restaurant Week. Guest can dine for lunch or dinner and expect signature steak entrees from the French Brasserie like the Steak Frites au Poivre at dinner), a Pat LaFrieda New York strip with four peppercorn cream sauce and crispy French fries or the Onglet de Boeuf a la Lyonnaise (lunch), hanger steak and white wine shallot demi-glaze. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Boucherie.
Executive chef Eugenio Reyes delights with all the jewels of the ocean in the way of dishes like flash-fried Point Judith calamari and teriyaki salmon, but there’s plenty for landlubbers, such as Murray’s Farms chicken and chocolate peanut butter pie. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Ocean Prime.
The Upper East Side celebrity hotspot that has catered to dazzling celebs and promises to dazzle with modern Chinese fine dining lunch and dinner menus from executive chef John Villa with dishes such as the famous chicken satay, nine seasons spicy prawns, and fortune cookie red velvet cake. Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Philippe.
Chef Andrew Carmellini and chef-partner Sal Lamboglia are participating in lunch and dinner and have Italian favorites, including burrata cremosa, eggplant caponata crostino, casarecca with zucchini and salsa verde, garganelli with vodka sugo and proscuitto, and gelato del giorno. Mangiamo! Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Bar Primi.
The stylish restaurant in Brooklyn’s tony The William Vale hotel is known for it’s cuisine inspired by Southern Italy. Lunch and dinner selections include fire-roasted cabbage, seabass tartare, malfadini with rapini pesto and sweet & sour peppers, black shells with ruby shrimp and local calamari, budino “cioccomenta.” Make an NYC Restaurant Week reservation at Leuca.