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Best Overall Restaurants for New York Restaurant Week

Enjoy a great Restaurant Week experience at these New York City Restaurants


Many restaurants participate in New York Restaurant Week, but it's difficult to know which choices are best. The value of a Restaurant Week meal varies dramatically from place to place, and this list has gathered together some of the best bets for Restaurant Week where you can enjoy a great meal, a great deal and great service as well.

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1. DBGB Kitchen and Bar

Matzah Ball soup, DBDG  Daniel Boulud's joint in the Bowery, NYC
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If you're looking for a downtown spot for Restaurant Week, consider Daniel Boulud's DBGB Kitchen and Bar. Their restaurant week lunch and dinner offerings sound delicious: I'd probably try the iceberg and blue salad, a burger or hanger steak and a sundae.
Phone: 212-933-5300
Address: 299 Bowery (Houston/1st)
Subway: F to 2nd Ave

2. Kellari Taverna

If you're hoping that there is a Greek restaurant to try during Restaurant Week, look no further than Kellari Taverna. Their Restaurant Week dinner menu includes 4-6 choices per course, with several seafood options.
Phone: 212-221-0144
Address: 19 West 44th Street (5th/6th)
Subway: B/D/F/M or 7 to 42nd Street/Bryant Park

3. Lupa Restaurant

Restaurant Week is a wonderful opportunity to sample Mario Batali's Italian trattoria in the West Village, Lupa.
Phone: 212-982-5089
Address: 170 Thompson Street
Subway: 1 to Houston; R/W to Prince St; 6 to Bleecker St

4. Lure Fishbar

You'll feel like you're dining in a luxury yacht when you have lunch or dinner at Lure Fishbar during Restaurant Week.
Phone: 212-431-7676
Address: 142 Mercer Street
Neighborhood: SoHo

5. Mesa Grill

Bobby Flay's Southwestern restaurant in the Union Square/Flatiron area consistantly offers Restaurant Week goers a pleasant experience. Supplement your meal with a cactus pear or white peach margarita.
Phone: (212) 807-7400
Address: 102 5th Avenue
Subway: 4/5/6/N/R/L to 14th Street/Union Square

6. Smith & Wollensky

Looking for a New York City steakhouse where you can actually enjoy steak during Restaurant Week? Smith & Wollensky's Restaurant Week menu highlights classic steakhouse standbys, including Caesar salad, filet mignon and cheesecake among its offerings.
Phone: 212-753-1530
Address: 797 Third Avenue (49 St)
Subway: 6 to 51st/Lex, E/V to 53rd/Lex

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