Downtown Restaurants Participating in NYC Winter Restaurant Week

by | Jan 16, 2020 | Coming Up, Dining, Events, Featured, Out On The Town, Restaurants

Every year, major cities from New York City to Los Angeles create special menus for Restaurant Week, a yearly event that allows you to have a bite at some of the nation’s most eloquent restaurants for a bargain. In Manhattan, Restaurant Week is held twice a year. The majority of eateries price lunch at $26 and dinner at $42.

Downtown has a deep love and appreciation for all restaurants, especially those with state-of-the-art menus. We rounded up some of Downtown’s best restaurants participating in NYC Restaurant Week this winter.

Bistrot Leo
60 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012
Lunch: $26
Dinner: $42

Photo Credit Bistrot Leo

Nestled inside SIXTY SoHo hotel, Bistrot Leo will offer lunch and dinner menus to Restaurant Week guests. Executive Chef Jesse Freijo curated a menu showcasing French staples such as Escargot Fricassee, Squid Ink Spaghetti Arrabbiata, Steak Frites Au Poivre (+$10), and Banana Pain Perdu for the dinner menu. For lunch, a refreshing Crab Salad, warm French Onion Soup, savory Red Prawn Risotto, and other items will be on the menu for you to order.

Bodega Negra
355 W 16th St, New York, NY 10011
Dinner: $42

Photo Credit: David Jacobson of Bodega Negra

Bodega Negra is located inside the Dream Downtown and is only offering dinner for Restaurant Week. If you are craving Mexican cuisine, Bodega Negra will satisfy your palette. Corporate Executive Chef Brad Warner will feature menu favorites such as Snapper Ceviche, Queso Con Chorizo Fundido, Chicken Pibil, Skirt Steak tacos, and Tres Leches.

Beauty & Essex
146 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002
3 Course Prix-Fixe DINNER: $42
Offered Monday-Friday & Sunday

Photo Credit: Beauty & Essex

Beauty & Essex is always a great idea for dinner. The restaurant sets a new course in cuisine, drawing on Chef Chris Santos’ experience as a pioneer in small, share-plate dining to create an upscale look at cultural food. The menu contains innovative takes on traditional American, Asian, Italian, and Latin dishes. The three-course Prix-Fixe dinner will include popular items: Tuna Poke Wonton Tacos, Chile Relleno Empanadas, Peruvian Chicken, Apple Pie Milkshake Shot and so much more.

199 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
3 Course Prix-Fixe DINNER: $42
Offered Monday-Friday & Sunday

Photo Credit: VANDAL

Located on Bowery, VANDAL is one of the TAO Group’s and Chef Chris Santos’ most recent restaurants. VANDAL also turns into a nightclub. The restaurant glorifies the art, architecture, and cuisine of global culture from New York to Vietnam to Barcelona. The Restaurant Week Dinner Prix-Fixe menu will highlight items like the Hamachi Escabeche, Tortilla Soup Dumplings, Mezze Rigatoni, Pecan Pie Milkshake Shot, and others.

TAO Downtown
92 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011
3 Course Prix-Fixe DINNER: $42
Offered Monday-Friday & Sunday

Photo Credit: TAO Downtown

TAO Downtown provides a specific appearance and revelation as it is the first TAO venue where guests move down into a multi-level space. The underground restaurant is located in the heart of Chelsea, offering delectable Pan-Asian menu items and cocktails. They will offer a dinner prix-fixe where items such as the Spicy Tuna Tartare, Beef Mongolian, Sushi Platter, Honey Glazed Salmon, Molten Chocolate Cake, and others, will be available for ordering.

Kyma Flatiron
15 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011
2 Course Prix-Fixe Lunch: $26
Offered Monday- Friday

Photo Credit: Kyma Flatiron

At Kyma Flatiron, you will feel as if you are vacationing at the Greek Islands. The restaurant’s menu and aesthetic focus on the plethora of breathtaking islands in Greece. Contemporary seafood-based menu items are served in a beautiful white aesthetic containing traditional Grecian architecture and design. Kyma Flatiron will offer a two-course lunch prix-fixe that will include menu favorites: Lavraki, Salmon Burger, Chicken Kebab, Spanokopita, Brussel Sprout Salad and more.

201 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10003
2 Course Prix- Fixe Lunch: $26
3 Course Prix-Fixe Dinner Menu: $42
Offered Monday- Friday

Photo Credit: Irvington

Irvington is located in the W Union Square’s basement floor. The restaurant serves Mediterranean-influenced New American dishes made of sourced ingredients from the Union Square Greenmarket. The menu regularly offers handmade pasta, meats from the rotisserie, pizzas made in the brick oven, and vegetables from the park across the street. The restaurant space showcases a warm open kitchen and natural elements of wood and leather, connected with an up-to-date industrial palette of blackened metal and glass.

Irvington will have a lunch and dinner prix-fixe menu available. The lunch menu will feature Parsnip Green Apple Soup, Salt Baked Beets, Baked Carbonara ‘Lasagna’, Hudson Valley Farro, and others. The dinner menu will include Pan Roasted Salmon, Yellowtail Tartare, Murray’s Burrata, Kabocha Squash Donut, and other items.

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