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Outstanding New York City Prix Fixe Lunches

Experience one of New York City's great restaurants with a prix fixe lunch


If you want to experience some of New York City's great restaurants without blowing your budget, consider trying one of these New York City restaurants that offer great prix fixe lunch options.

You can also save at New York City Restaurants during New York City Restaurant Week, which takes place twice annually in the winter and summer.

Le Bernardin

23 Aug 2004 NEW YORK - AUGUST 23: Le Bernardin is seen August 23, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)
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While $70 might not seem like a bargain for lunch, you won't regret experiencing the outstanding seafood at Le Bernardin. Eric Ripert is Le Bernardin's executive chef, and the restaurant prides itself on serving only sustainable seafood.
Cuisine: Seafood
Address: 155 West 51st Street
Phone: 212-554-1515
Subway: B/D/F/V to 47-50/Rockefeller Center
Neighborhood: Midtown West (Map)


The four-course ($55) lunch tasting menu offers visitors a manageable way to experience David Bouley's delicious cuisine. The romantic atmosphere and great service come together to make this an outstanding Manhattan dining experience.
Cuisine: French/International
Address: 120 West Broadway
Phone: 212-964-2525
Subway: 1/2/3 or A/C/E to Chambers Street
Neighborhood: TriBeCa (Map)

DB Bistro Moderne

Check out Daniel Boulud's take on the Parisian bistro at DB Bistro Moderne. The prix fixe lunch is $29-34, depending on the main course you choose, and includes your choice of either an appetizer or dessert.
Cuisine: French
Address: 55 West 44th Street
Phone: 212-391-1188
Subway: B/D/F/V or 7 to 42nd Street/Bryant Park
Neighborhood: Midtown West (Map)

L'Ecole at the French Culinary Institute

You'll enjoy having many different choices for each course with L'Ecole's three-course lunch menu. For $30, you can enjoy an appetizer, entree and dessert prepared by students at the French Culinary Institute on weekdays from noon - 2:30 p.m.
Menu: L'Ecole Lunch Menu (PDF)
Cuisine: French
Address: 462 Broadway
Phone: 212-219-3300
Subway: J/M, N/Q/R/W, 6, 1, A/C/E to Canal Street
Neighborhood: SoHo (Map)

Gotham Bar and Grill

Enjoy a delicious two-course lunch Monday through Friday from noon to 2:30 p.m. for $24 at Gotham Bar and Grill (add dessert for $7). Highlighting fresh, seasonal produce, the prix fixe lunch menu features three choices for each course. Gotham Bar and Grill received 1* in the Michelin Red Guide.
Menu: Gotham Bar and Grill Prix Fixe Menu
Cuisine: American
Address: 12 East 12th Street
Phone: 212-620-4020
Neighborhood: Union Square (Map)

Gramercy Tavern

While the five-course lunch tasting menu ($58) changes with the seasons, Mike Anthony's Gramercy Tavern is reliably delicious and service is predictably accommodating and pleasant.
Cuisine: American
Address: 42 East 20th Street
Phone: 212-477-0777
Subway: 4/5/6, N/R, L to Union Square; 6, R/W, 1 to 23rd Street
Neighborhood: Flatiron District (Map)


Tocqueville offers their prix fixe lunch special year-round Monday through Saturday for $29. It's a great opportunity to sample their fine food, built around the best seasonally available products, many of which come from the nearby Union Square Greenmarket. You can even add a wine pairing for $15 more to make your lunch truly special.
Cuisine: American/French
Address: 1 East 15th Street
Phone: (212) 647-1515
Subway: 4/5/6/N/R/L to Union Square
Neighborhood: Union Square (Map)

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