What to Know
- Ten Michelin-starred restaurants are participating in NYC Restaurant this week.
- Each participating restaurant has a prix-fixe menu, $26 for a two-course lunch and $42 for a three-course dinner.
- Restaurant Week runs from Jan. 21 to Feb. 8.
More than 380 restaurants are participating in NYC Restaurant Week this winter, but only 10 of them are Michelin-starred.
This bi-annual drop in prices at some of New York’s finest restaurants is a celebration of good food and runs from Jan. 21 to Feb. 8.
Each participating restaurant offers a prix-fixe meals. While it may be hard to choose from the hundreds of deals, you will definitely get the most out of your money by dining at one of these restaurants, each of which possess one Michelin star.
400 Fifth Ave.
This French-Italian Riviera restaurant is all about serving traditional dishes with a modern, elegant flair. Located in the Langham hotel in Midtown West, Ai Fiori looks, feels and tastes luxurious while remaining welcoming. You can experience lunch at Ai Fiori for as little as $26 per person — a great deal considering a meal usually costs $70 for one. For this price, you get a two-course meal that includes an entree of homemade tagliatelle.
239 West Broadway
Beautifully delicate and wildly flavorful, the dishes at Bâtard are noticeably influenced by the Austrian background of its chef. The space of this TriBeCa restaurant is animated and comfortable, but does not lack an upscale feeling. For $42 per person, enjoy a two-course dinner with choices like salmon tartare and branzino. With a similar normal price per person as Ai Fiori, take advantage of the opportunity to experience the colorful and dynamic dishes at Bâtard.
20 W. 64th St.
For a Mediterranean experience, try Cafe Boulud — a contemporary restaurant with an open-kitchen concept decorated in dark woods and mirrors. The menu of this Upper West Side restaurant pulls flavors from the French Riviera to Turkey, with a focus on grilled foods. The grilled meats are considered a specialty. Main course options include salmon and lamb.
52 Irving Pl.
Located near Gramercy Park, Casa Mono and its attached tapas restaurant, Bar Jamón, serve Spanish dishes, with an emphasis on Catalan specialties. Its dishes are meant for sharing, so bring your friends to this rustically luxe restaurant. For $26 per person, choose from a variety of dishes — including oxtail and dorada, a Mediterranean fish — for a two-course meal.
5 Madison Ave.
On the second floor of the New York Edition Hotel, you’ll find the portrait-covered walls of The Clocktower, a restaurant with British roots. Its menu is distinctly British, with classics like fish and chips and shepherd's pie — the latter of which you will also find on the Restaurant Week menu. At a price of $26, guests can choose from one appetizer and one entree.
12 E. 12th St.
This New American restaurant near Union Square is well-loved by the ritziest of New Yorkers. The warm and welcoming atmosphere is great for dining with anyone from clients to family. While usually a lunch here can be very pricy, Gotham Bar and Grill is offering a $26 lunch deal. From ceviche to risotto, Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity to get an upscale meal at this renowned spot.
27 W. 24th St.
The word “junoon” is Urdu for “obsession,” and this restaurant might be your new obsession after you get a taste for its flavorful menu at its Restaurant Week pricing. For $26 for lunch or $42 for dinner, try this Indian restaurant known for covering all the bases of Indian cooking — with a twist. Its menu uses traditional cooking methods combined with untraditional ingredients like lobster and pomegranate.
72 University Pl.
Located in Greenwich Village, Nix is one of the few vegetarian and vegan restaurants with a Michelin star. Chef John Fraser uses flavors and spices from around the world to elevate his market produce dishes. Everything at Nix is clean and colorful, and their Restaurant Week menu is no exception. For a two-course meal at $26, choose from dishes like tandoor-roasted beets to sweet potato and ginger dumplings.
265 Elizabeth St.
This Nolita restaurant embodies the spirit of New Zealand and its cuisine. With a menu that approaches food with respect to the history of the country, The Musket Room has received a Michelin star every year since it opened in 2013. For $42 per person, enjoy a warm and rustic three-course dinner.
536 E. 5th St.
For Asian fusion, head to Tuome in the East Village, where the menu features traditionally asian foods like octopus and rice porridge combined with western flavors. The atmosphere is beautifully rustic with a modern take — just like the food. The $42 Restaurant Week deal here is a choice of an appetizer, main course and dessert.
Make sure to get a bang for your buck before Restaurant Week ends on Friday, Feb. 8. Bookings can be made for all of the above restaurants here.