New York City Summer Restaurant Week
Credit: Beauty & Essex

New York City Summer Restaurant Week is 10 days away, beginning on July 23rd and going all the way to August 17th. That gives you plenty of time to experience several different hotspots who are pulling out all the stops for this once a year experience. So sit down, get your bib on, and get ready to devour the delicious food at the following locations.

Hakkasan NY: 311 W. 43rd Street

For $26 per person, Monday through Friday for lunch, guests can enjoy Hakkasan’s Michelin-starred Cantonese dishes, including the restaurant’s signature dim sum, sweet and sour pork tenderloin with pomegranate and sides of steamed vegetables with rice. You can find a list of Hakkasan’s full Restaurant Week menu offerings here.

Bodega Negra at Dream Downtown: 355 W. 16th 

Modern Mexican restaurant Bodega Negra located at Dream Downtown, will offer a prix fixe menu that incorporates dishes from the newly revamped Summer menu which officially launched on Wednesday, July 27th. New seasonal dishes such as Seared Tuna Toastadas and Bodega Chopped Salad will be available alongside classics such as Shrimp CevicheRoasted Chile RellenoChurro Sundae, among others; all designed and presented by newly appointed Chef de Cuisine Victor Santibañez.

Legasea at Moxy Times Square: 485 7th Avenue

Legasea Seafood Brasserie will offer top-tier seafood dishes by Executive Chef Jason Hall in a prix fixe menu that include customer-favorites such as, Spicy Crab BeignetsFlounder Francaise, and their newest Seafood Marinara Pasta and Summer Berry Eton Mess. The venue is located steps away from Madison Square Garden and down the street from the bustle of Times Square, making it the convenient stop after a Broadway matinee, and before a concert or sports game.

Ousia: 629 W. 57th Street 

Ousia is offering a fresh and innovative menu that outdoes all others in its past. Located on the Far West Side, the Mediterranean fusion restaurant has created a menu of never before seen Greek and vegetarian-focused dishes for the hot summer months, with a modern twist. A sampling of the offerings on the three-course lunch and dinner menu includes Grilled Watermelon SaladOctopus Carpaccio and Grilled Salmon. More info here.

VANDAL: 199 Bowery

VANDAL, located in Manhattan’s trendy Lower East Side specializes in globally-inspired plates, and this Restaurant Week you can try them out. Dishes like Yellowtail Crudo, Old School Chicken Parm, and Vanilla Panna Cotta will all be available for your dining pleasure.

LAVO: 39 E. 58th Street

Enjoy Italian favorites for lunch and dinner at LAVO this restaurant week. Start with plates like Watermelon Feta Salad and Satuéed Mussels Marinara and move to Chicken Marsala and a Ribeye Steak for the entrée. Mouth-watering desserts like New York Style Cheesecake and Oreo Zeppole are available as well.

Irvington: 201 Park Avenue South

Irvington offers a Mediterranean-influenced menu of New American classics highlighting fresh, locally-sourced ingredients from the neighboring Union Square Greenmarket. Take in dishes for lunch and dinner during Restaurant Week including Asparagus Gazpacho, Grilled Branzino and Pistachio Shortcake.

TAO Uptown: 2 E. 58th Street

New York mainstay, TAO Uptown will be offering lunch and dinner specials this year. With 17 special dishes, there is something for everyone. Enjoy Asian favorites like Pad Thai and Kung Pao Chicken, as well as delectable dishes like Papaya Chicken Salad and Asian BBQ Hanger Steak, and classic desserts like Banana Pudding.

Beauty & Essex: 146 Essex Street

The luxurious Beauty & Essex is serving up some of the hottest dishes for Restaurant Week this year. Wander past the Pawn Shop to relish in dishes like Braised Short Ribs, Lemon Pepper Ricotta Ravioli and ‘Chile Relleno’ Empanadas.

The Stanton Social: 99 Stanton Street

Lower East Side hangout, The Stanton Social is offering up everyone’s favorite shared plates this Restaurant Week. Munch on delicious dishes like Crispy Hard Shell Fish Tacos, Spiced Sesame Salmon and a Caprese Style Ravioli that can’t be missed.

Kingside: 124 W. 57th Street

Swing by Midtown’s best New American restaurant, Kingside this Restaurant week and enjoy classic dishes with a unique twist. Offerings such as Smoked Bass Crudo, Roasted Chicken and Chocolate Lava Cake are available on the menu.

TAO Downtown: 92 9th Avenue

Don’t miss out on a meal from one of the trendiest spots in NYC. TAO Downtown is offering up countless dishes for restaurant week this year. Relish in your favorite classics like Hot and Sour Soup, Mongolian Beef, and a Sushi Platter if you’d like some variety. Delicious desserts like Matcha Crème Brûlée and Warm Chocolate Cake will also be available.