Starting today and for the next three weeks, over 375 of New York City’s best restaurants are coming together for Winter Resturant Week of 2018.
If you don’t know what restaurant week is, then shame on you. Okay not really, but you definitely want to know. You can read all about it here.
Now for those of you who know of it, but have never taken advantage of it, what are you waiting for? Now’s the time to go. Especially when you see the long list of participating restaurants. We bet there are a few that’s been on your “must go” list. And what better time than now? Take advantage of the amazing deals for restaurant week.
These are some of our favorite spots in FiDi and Battery Park City — and we bet they’ll be yours too.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll happily say it again — Delmonico’s is a classic restaurant in Downtown and simply a must-visit! Their steaks are sublime and the rest of the menu is too. Basically, you can’t go wrong here. Appetizers for restaurant week include Acquerello risotto and pan-roasted scallops, while the entrees, of course, have steaks or you can choose lobster and even chicken. End with a lovely dessert like Baked Alaska or, when in NYC, a New York Cheesecake. They are open for restaurant week reservations Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner.
Cipriani’s downtown restaurant, located at 55 Wall Street, is a prime option for Winter 2018 Resturant Week. With its warm and gorgeous interiors and delicious food to match, this is really an easy choice. On the menu for these weeks are the signature Bellini and original carpaccio, the famous baked tagliolini, vanilla meringue and other Italian specialties. They are open for restaurant week reservations Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner.
This is the first restaurant week in Nobu’s new location at 150 Broadway — and we can’t wait to check it out! The dishes are perfectly designed by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, an innovator of new style Japanese food. And the design by architect David Rockwell, in which you’ll be enjoying Seafood Ceviche or Rock Shrimp Tempura with Creamy Spicy Sauce, transports you right to the Japanese countryside. They are open for restaurant week reservations Monday through Friday for lunch.
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Tradition and innovation collide in a whirlwind of sight, sound and sabor at El Vez. With deep roots in regional Mexican cooking, the menu is built around guacamoles, fundidos, ceviches, tacos, quesadillas and enchiladas made from scratch with authenticity in mind. Meanwhile, the bar offers a large selection of creative cocktails, signature margaritas and a staggering selection of 150 mezcals and tequilas. They are open for restaurant week reservations Monday through Friday for dinner.
This Andalusian tapas bar and restaurant in a contemporary setting is a neighborhood favorite. Chef Jose Garces embraces the rich traditions of Spanish gastronomy while incorporating modern tapas. Amada is serving up some unique signature dishes for restaurant week such as classic guacamole, Pozole de Jalisco, Chile Relleno and so much more. They are open for restaurant week reservations Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner, as well as Sunday for brunch, lunch and dinner.
Located in the center of the 15-story lobby of the Conrad Hotel, this spot serves seasonally-inspired New American cuisine from a dramatic open kitchen. Executive chef Gerron Douglas and his team prepare delicious dishes created with the finest local produce and a dash of passion. Atrio is the perfect restaurant for families, couples and business guests looking for sophisticated dining in Lower Manhattan — and perfect for restaurant week. Try their roasted beet salad or their vegetable risotto among other things. They are open for restaurant week reservations Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner, as well as Sunday for brunch, lunch and dinner.