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
In celebration of this year’s NYC Restaurant Week Hakkasan New York has created an elegant, three course prix-fixe menu perfect for fans of Chinese food. For $42 per person, guests can enjoy Hakkasan’s Michelin-starred Cantonese dishes, including the restaurant’s signature Dim Sum, Sweet and Sour Pork Tenderloin with pomegranate and a refreshing Tropical Dessert Parfait. You can view the entire menu 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 Ceviche, Roasted Chile Relleno, Churro 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 Beignets, Flounder 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 Salad, Octopus 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.