Once again, the semi-annual Restaurant Week has arrived, ushering in a month-long celebration of the best cuisine in the city now through February 12. There are more than 500 participating eateries in the area, with options for every foodie and palette. Before jumping into the entire list, take a look at our top 8 restaurant picks, worth visiting for lunch, brunch, or dinner!
Bar Marseille (190 Beach 69th St.)
Bar Marseille is providing warm French cuisine in The Rockaways' during NYC Winter Restaurant Week between weeks 1-4 (Jan 12 - Feb 12) for lunch and dinner service Mondays-Fridays. Diners can snag a $45 dinner, a $30 Sunday lunch or brunch, or a $45 Sunday dinner. Enjoy their top dishes including Steak Frites, French Onion Soup, Oysters, Roasted Chicken, and more! They offer a diverse collection of imported beers, a seasonally-focused cocktail menu, and classic French and avant-garde wine selections perfect to accompany any dishes.
Hole in the Wall (292 Bedford Ave)
Australian café-restaurant Hole in the Wall will be celebrating NYC Winter Restaurant Week at their Williamsburg location during all four-week sessions between Jan 17- Feb 12, providing lunch and dinner service Monday through Friday. They will also offer a $45 dinner during the week and a $30 lunch or brunch and a $45 dinner on Sundays. The Down Under-inspired menu includes highlights like the Impossibly Good Burger, signature chili scrambled eggs with tomato kimchi salsa and classic avocado toast with truffle feta. Guests can pair their meals with a variety of freshly roasted coffees, fruit smoothies, refreshing cocktails, beers, and wines.
Casa Dani (448 W. 33rd St.)
Casa Dani is offering a special Restaurant Week menu between January 17th and February 12th! Diners can enjoy a customized 3-course prix fixe menu priced at $60 per person, including dishes like Sopa de Ajo with poached egg, Jamon Iberico, and Merluzza la Rotena with brined & seared hake, potato, and fresh herbs. The special will run Sunday through Friday with the exception of Saturdays, during scheduled dinner service hours between 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. from Sunday through Thursday and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday.
Katsuya (398 10th Ave.)
Katsuya is participating in Restaurant Week between January 17th and February 12th! Diners can enjoy a customized 3-course prix fixe menu priced at $60 per person, and including signature dishes like their Hanger Steak with Forest Mushrooms and Arima Sansho Sauce and Rock Shrimp with ponzu mayo. The special will run Sunday through Friday with the exception of Saturdays, during scheduled dinner service hours between 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Thursday through Sunday.
Carmine's, (2450 Broadway)
Carmine's, an Italian family-style restaurant in the Upper West Side is offering a three-course prix-fixe menu at lunch for $30 and at dinner for $45. Appetizers include choices like Stuffed Mushrooms. Chef Glen Rolnick’s pasta options include Garlic and Oil, Marinara, Penne Alla Vodka, Pomodoro, Meatball, Bolognese, Ravioli with Cheese, and more. Dessert choices include Chocolate Cannoli or Tiramisu. Reservations can be made on OpenTable and menus can be found here.
LORE (441 Seventh Ave.)
LORE is offering Chef Jay Kumar’s three-course prix-fixe dinner menu for $45 Monday through Friday. First-course choices include the Leafy Salad with crunchy seeds, nutritional yeast, and chickpea croutons; and Fried Delicata Squash with chili crisp, black lime yogurt, and pumpkin seed. For the main course there is Hen of The Wood Mushroom Uttapam with shitake, tomato chutney, and arugula; and Afghani Chicken with butternut squash puree and cabbage thoran. Dessert choices include Cashew Baklava with misugaru ice cream; and Stone Fruit Granité with olive oil curd, stone fruit, and shiso. Reservations can be made here. The menu can be found here.
Mermaid Oyster Bar (127 West 43rd Street)
Mermaid Oyster Bar in midtown will celebrate Restaurant Week with a three-course prix-fixe lunch menu at $35 and a dinner menu at $45 by Chef Michael Cressotti. First-course choices such as Fried Point Judith Calamari with hot peppers, lemon, and old bay aioli; “Dressed” Naked Cowboy Oysters with ponzi, sesame, and nori; or Smoked Salmon “Nicoise” with haricot vert, hard-cooked egg, and cured olive vinaigrette are available. Entrees options for lunch or dinner include Blackened Fish Tacos with pico de gallo, cilantro crème, and slaw; and Mussels Fra Diavolo with crushed tomatoes, Calabrian chili, and arugula. Dessert selections featured include Key Lime Tart and Salted Caramel Soft Serve Ice Cream. Reservations can be made on OpenTable and the menu can be found here.
Virgil’s Real BBQ (152 West 44th St.)
Virgil’s Real BBQ is participating in Restaurant Week with both lunch and dinner specials Monday through Friday! Lunch is available for $30 and $45 for dinner; guests can choose from appetizers including TrainWreck Fries, Fried Sweet Pickles, or Fresh Cut Potato Chips, and entrees like ¼ Rack of Memphis Style Pork Spare Ribs, Barbecued Pulled Chicken, or Carolina Pulled Pork; accompanied by a choice of two sides like their decadent Mac and Cheese, or classic Collard Greens. Dessert options include their signature Banana Pudding, Chocolate Cake, and Key Lime Pie. Reservations can be made on OpenTable and the menu can be found here.For the full list of restaurants participating in restaurant week, visit nycgo.com.