Beginning Monday, July 24 through Sunday, August 20, Restaurant Week gives NYers the chance to taste prix-fixe menus from top-tier restaurants in the city.
With more than 450 participating restaurants, we know how difficult it can be to decide where to dine. That’s why we’ve created the ultimate list to some of the best deals to look out for during Restaurant Week 2023.
*Deals vary from 2-course lunch options to 3-course dinner options ranging from $30 to $60*
Head to NYC’s iconic The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel to dig into the most delicious Restaurant Week deals at Dowling’s. This year’s menu curated by Executive Chef Sylvain Delpique highlights the flavors and colors of summer with a two-course prix-fixe lunch menu priced at $45 and a three-course prix-fixe dinner menu priced at $60 per person. Lunch highlights include White Gazpacho and Crème Fraîche Panna Cotta while dinner highlights consist of Painted Hill Beef Carpaccio and Salt Baked Branzino.
Where: 35 E 76th St.
2. Momoya SoHo
If you haven’t yet checked out Momoya SoHo’s new dessert omakase, allow Restaurant Week to convince you to pay them a visit. Their 3-course $30 lunch and $60 dinner includes dishes such as fried Salmon Nanbanzuke, Bara Chirashi (mixed sashimi on sushi rice), and Sushi Seven, a sushi platter containing Toro, BlueFin, Tuna, Madai, Kampachi, Jack Mackarel, Botanebi, Ikura, + one roll.
Where: 47 Prince St.
Take a trip to Manhattan’s buzzy NoHo neighborhood for delicious Asian-inspired, wood-fired BBQ. KYU will be offering a rich exploration of interpretive Asian cooking where guests can discover a world of expertly grilled umami-rich meats and beguiling vegetable preparations, alongside signature desserts. Must-try plates include the Korean Fried Chicken, Roasted Cauliflower, and Mom’s Coconut Cake. Their offerings will be available during dinner Friday-Saturday for $60, and on Sunday brunch for $45.
Where: 324 Lafayette St.
This farm-to-table, American restaurant in NoMad from James Beard Award-Winning Chef John Doherty is offering three-course $45 lunch and $60 dinner menus with options such as Mushroom Toast, Sheep Ricotta Gnocchi, Duck Confit & Arugula, and Seared Branzino Filet.
Where: 19 E 26th St.
5. Sake No Hana
Restaurant Week is the perfect time to check out LES’ newest dining destination, Sake No Hana. Their three-course menu will be available Sunday through Friday giving guests an opportunity to try favorites like the Avocado Kogen Wedge, the Chef’s Selection of Sushi, Short Rib Yakimeshi, and Okinawa Basque Cheesecake, among many others.
Where: 145 Bowery
6. La Pulperia
Hell’s Kitchen’s innovative Latin American restaurant showcases renditions of familiar dishes infused with cross-cultural flair. Their $60 three-course Restaurant Week dinner includes Platos Fuertes, Vegan Roasted Cauliflower, Pacu Fish Ribs, and more.
Where: 623 9th Ave.
Chef Jay Kumar is offering a $45 three-course prix fixe dinner with dishes including crispy Fermented Dosa (recently crowned NYC’s best by Robert Sietsema), “Butter” Chicken, Kumar’s spin on the Indian classic that substitutes cashews cream for dairy, and Fish & Chips. Diners can choose either Semolina Pudding or fresh fruit Granita for dessert.
Where: 441 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn
Michelin-recognized Modern Hawaiian restaurant noreetuh will be offering a $45 three-course prix fixe menu, with an optional two course wine pairing for an additional $28. noreetuh has something for diners of all backgrounds–especially those who like to try new things such as SPAM and Hawaiian-style fried chicken.
Where: 128 1st Ave.
9. Philippe Chow
Philippe Chow showcases a variety of Beijing-style dishes in a chic and sophisticated atmosphere, and is an NYC fan-favorite and celebrity hotspot. Both their Downtown and Upper East Side locations will be serving up signature plates in style for NYC Restaurant Week. Not-to-be-missed menu highlights include Chicken Satay, Crispy Beef, and Beijing Chicken
Where: Downtown – 355 W 16th St. / UES – 33 E 60th St.
10. Flava’s Restaurant and Lounge
The goal at Flava’s Restaurant and Lounge is to make diners feel the tropical breeze and experience “yard-man and yard-woman flava” style cooking that will have them coming back for more of their authentic Caribbean cuisine–and this Restaurant Week is the perfect time to try them for yourself! Menu highlights include Kingston Jerk Chicken, West Indian Curry Goat, and Escovitch Whiting Fish.
Where: 3114 Third Ave.
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Written by Justine Golata and Brianna Perry