Foodies, rejoice. NYC Restaurant Week returns with a month – not a week – of dining deals in more than 500 restaurants in all five boroughs.
Eat on the cheap, with multi-course lunches or dinners priced at $29-$59, depending on the restaurant, between Jan. 18 and Feb. 13, 2022.
It’s one of the largest and longest celebration of food in the 20+ year history of NYC Restaurant week, signaling that NYC is back, baby.
Reservations open on Tuesday, Jan. 11, and fill up fast for the most famous restaurants in NYC.
So here are some well-known and some off-the-radar suggestions in Manhattan for a great meal and a great experience at one of the locally-owned, chef-owned, or family-run restaurants that make NYC the culinary capital of the world.
This well-regarded restaurant on the Upper East Side has been closed recently except for private events, and re-opens for NYC Restaurant week with a $59 prix fixe three-course dinner menu.
It stands out because of the number of dish choices in each category – seven appetizers, seven entrees and four desserts – and presents a bonus deal on five side dishes at $8 each and $21 for three, as opposed to the regular $12 each and $29 for the trio.
As co-chair of the NYC & Company’s Culinary Committee, which organizes Restaurant Week, it is especially important to owner and executive chef David Burke for his flagship restaurant to be open for the winter 2022 edition, since it is a program he has participated in enthusiastically since it launched in 1992 – and has been copied around the world since, from Albuquerque to Zagreb.
In addition to the Restaurant Week Menu, David Burke Tavern offers its resumed happy hour, bar and regular a la carte menu options upon reopening for service Tuesday through Saturday from 4 to 9. P.m. &
The restaurant is at 135 E. 62; 212-988-2021.
Newly opened in the East Village, this is a gluten free vegan-friendly restaurant featuring health-conscious Asian cooking from owner Michelle Morgan, and is offering Restaurant Week prix fixe menu deals from January 18 – 30 for both lunch and dinner.
The dinner menu ($39) starts with the TLK pickle plate (house pickled vegetables and chili popcorn), followed by a choice of their signature Tofu Bites or Spicy Eggplant. Entrees options will include Peanut Street Noodles with vegetables, chilies, peanut sauce; Celery Root “Steak” with carrot-ginger dressing; or Malaysian Nasi Style Braised Chicken with Tamaki Rice.
The two-course lunch menu is $29 and offers a choice of appetizers and mains.
Both menus are also available for delivery. Open Weds – Sunday 12pm – 4pm and 5 – 11pm for Restaurant Week at 58 Third Avenue, near 11th St.
NYC’s top globally inspired kosher restaurant is offering a $59 three-course prix fixe dinner featuring a choice of some of its most popular dishes on the regular menu.
The six appetizer options are all top sellers, including Porcini & White Mushroom Soup, truffle oil, croutons; Tuna Crispy Rice, spicy Tuna, Teriyaki, Chef’s special sauce; Curried Lamb Samosas, mango salsa; and Chicken Lollipops, pan-fried, sweet Thai chili and hot sauce, sesame seeds.
The four entrée choices include the most ordered offering, Center Cut Rib Eye, served for Restaurant Week with bonus hand-cut fries, as well as Crispy-Seared Mediterranean Branzino, grilled lemons, fresh herbs, roasted seasonal vegetables and Potato Gnocchi, short rib ragout, spiced tomatoes.
Desert is a choice of Apple Tart, Molten Chocolate Cake (both complemented by vanilla ice cream) and Tiramisu.
The $59 three-course NYC Restaurant Week Menu represents an average 30 percent discount on a la carte pricing. UN Plaza Grill is under the kosher supervision of the OU.
UN Plaza Grill is open for dinner only, Sunday through Thursday, 5pm to 10:30pm, at 845 1st Avenue (at 47th St.). On-site parking is available.
This new Italian-inspired wine bar on the Lower East Side is offering a three course dinner menu ($39) and optional wine pairing with a flight of 3 wines ($25) for the entire four weeks of NYC Restaurant Week, Jan. 18 – Feb. 13.
The menu highlights the Italian-inspired cooking of chef/co-owner Matt Rojas, formerly with Eleven Madison Park, Char Sue, Rouge et Blanc. It features a choice of 6 different signature French Bread Pizzas, along with Housemade Meatballs with Pasta or Wild Mushroom Ravioli. Appetizer choices include Burrata with Pea Pesto, Tuscan Panzanella Salad or Grilled Radicchio with gorgonzola dressing. For dessert, guests can choose Panna Cotta or gelato of the day.
Open for dinner Tuesday – Thursday 5:30pm – 11pm, Friday – Saturday 5:30pm – 12am.
This is one of NYC’s harder-to-find gems, located speakeasy-style behind a deli at 119 Essex Street – hence its name, One19. Enter enter through the store.
Beef lovers know this as NYC’s premier destination for Japanese wagyu beef, participating in NYC Restaurant Week with weekend lunch ($39) and nightly dinner menus ($59) with a “treasure box” of Japanese delicacies featuring fresh fish and wagyu.
Served bento box style, the lunch box includes six items and the dinner box has nine items, each with three different preparations of wagyu plus fish and vegetables.
The lunch treasure box features Spicy Tuna sushi; Wagyu Kebab; Sashimi; Wagyu Roast Beef; Sanma Karaage; and Wagyu Omelet, while the dinner box will include Sashimi; Wagyu Roast Beef; Braised Wagyu; Shrimp; Octopus; Miso Cheese; Wagyu Omelet; Tuna Avocado Rice; and mushroom Nametake Tofu.
Both menus also include a salad and choice of dessert. There’s also a $125 tasting menu, plus wagyu steak specials and a sake paring flight.
Dinner Tuesday – Sunday from 5pm and lunch Saturday – Sunday 12pm – 3pm. 239 E. 5th Street, NYC.
This restaurant on the Upper West Side showcases the flavors of the Iberian Peninsula in Spain, and the Caribbean islands of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
The three-course prix fixe menu for Restaurant Week 2022 is priced at $59 per person. Highlights include:
- Seta y Gambas,organic wild mushrooms with shrimp in garlic and saffron broth. The dish is normally priced at $19.
- Croquetas de Maduros, plantain croquettes over sun dried tomato topped with lime zest and grated Manchego cheese. The dish is normally priced at $15
- Churrasco, grilled skirt steak with yuca fries, Caribbean mojo, and chimichurri. The dish is normally priced at $35
- Supremas de Aves, Chicken breast with goat cheese, kale and Mediterranean dates served with Catalan kales over champagne garlic and saffron reduction. The dish is normally priced at $28
- Coconut Tres Leche, a coconut twist on the classic dessert. The dish is normally priced at $12
- Flan de Caramelo, caramel flan with fruit macerate and coconut terron. The dish is normally priced at $12
Tasca is at 505 Columbus Ave.
This Michelin-recognized modern Hawaiian restaurant in the East Village features playful dishes designed by Executive Chef-Partner Chung Chow (Per Se, Lincoln Restaurant), awarded Wine Spectator’s Award of Best Excellence four years in a row
Special Restaurant Week diners offer a three-course prix fixe menu for $39 per person with an optional wine pairing for an additional $26. Highlights include:
- Tuna Belly Misoyaki, miso marinated tuna belly with pickles. The dish is normally priced at $12
- Truffle Wontons, made with ham hock, pickled hon shimeji mushrooms, and shaved truffles The dish is normally priced at $24
- Mochiko Chicken Loco Moco, fried chicken breast served over rice, and topped with a fried egg and gravy with a side of mac salad. $The dish is normally priced at $16
- Sea Urchin Cavatelli, with shrimp and yuzu ($8 supplement). The dish is normally priced at $32
- Chocolate Haupia Sundae, a completely different sundae experience with almonds, graham crackers, Hawaiian black salt and coconut ice cream. The dish is normally priced at $6
- Bruléed Hawaiian Pineapple, with lime zest and ‘alaea salt. The dish is normally priced at $11.
noreetuh is at 128 First Ave.