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Great Restaurant Week Choices Near New York City Sights

Visitors to NYC will love experiencing Restaurant Week near popular attractions

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If you're vacationing in New York City during Restaurant Week, you might want to try out one of these Restaurant Week restaurants located near popular New York City sights and attractions!

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1. Restaurant Week Near the Empire State Building

Empire State Building
Heather Cross
The area right around the Empire State Building is not known as a restaurant destination, but these two nearby Restaurant Week choices are both enjoyable options. Try Ai Fiori if you're interested in Italian cuisine, or go for Artisanal if French bistro fare is more to your liking.
  • Ai Fiori
    Phone: 212-613-8660
    Address: 400 5th Avenue 2nd Level
    Cuisine: Italian
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch
  • Artisanal
    Phone: 212-725-8585
    Address: 2 Park Avenue (32nd Street)
    Cuisine: French bistro
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner

2. Restaurant Week Near Rockefeller Center

Atlas Sculpture at Rockefeller Center
Heather Cross
Whether you're craving steak or seafood when you visit Rockefeller Center, these two restaurants will satisfy you for lunch or dinner during Restaurant Week.
  • City Lobster and Steak
    Phone: 212-354-1717
    Address: 121 West 49th St. (6th Ave)
    Cuisine: Seafood
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner
  • Sea Grill
    Phone: 212-332-7610
    Address: 19 West 49th St
    Cuisine: Seafood
    RW Meals Offered: Dinner

3. Restaurant Week Near Central Park

Turtle Pond in Central Park
Heather Cross
Central Park is huge, so it's tough to recommend some "nearby" restaurants, but these two New York City restaurants are well located if you want to enjoy a stroll through the park before or after your meal.
  • Nougatine at Jean Georges
    Phone: 212-299-3900
    Address: 1 Central Park West
    Cuisine: French
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner
  • South Gate
    Phone: 212-484-5120
    Address: 154 Central Park South (59th St/7th Ave)
    Cuisine: New American
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner
  • Todd English Food Hall
    Phone: 212-986-9260
    Address: 1 West 59th St., Concourse (5th Ave)
    Cuisine: New American
    RW Meals Offered: Sunday Lunch and Dinner

4. Restaurant Week Near the American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
Heather Cross

If you're heading to the Upper West Side to visit the American Museum of Natural History, you might want to check out these Restaurant Week choices nearby for lunch.

  • Dovetail
    Address: 103 West 77th St. (Columbus Ave)
    Phone: 212-362-3800
    Cuisine: American
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch
  • Isabella's
    Address: 359 Columbus Avenue (77th)
    Phone: 212-724-2100
    Cuisine: Mediterranean/New American
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner

5. Restaurant Week Near the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Heather Cross
Visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art can definitely help you work up an appetite. If you want something more satisfying (and relaxing) than a street-cart hot dog after checking out the Met's impressive collection, try out one of these Restaurant Week choices:
  • Café Boulud
    Phone: 212-772-2600
    Address: 20 East 76th St. (5th/Madison)
    Cuisine: French
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch
  • Orsay
    Phone: 212-517-6400
    Address: 1057 Lexington Ave (75th)
    Cuisine: French
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner

6. Restaurant Week Near the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Statue of Liberty
Heather Cross
If you're heading downtown to see the Statue of Liberty and/or Ellis Island you're sure to be hungry when you get back from visiting these two New York City attractions, so you might enjoy a late lunch or early dinner at one of these nearby choices:
  • Cipriani Wall Street
    Phone: 212-699-4096
    Address: 55 Wall Street (William/Hanover)
    Cuisine: Italian
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner
  • Delmonico's
    Phone: 212-509-1144
    Address: 56 Beaver Street (So William)
    Cuisine: Steakhouse
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner

7. Restaurant Week Near the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

MoMA Entrance
Timothy Hursley
There are lots of restaurants to chose from close to the Museum of Modern Art, but during Restaurant Week, I'd recommend taking the opportunity to dine at Circo or visiting 21 Club, a classic New York City restaurant.
  • 21 Club
    Phone: 212-582-7200
    Address: 21 West 52nd St. (5th/6th)
    Cuisine: American
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner
  • Circo
    Phone: 212-265-3636
    Address: 120 West 55th St (6th/7th)
    Cuisine: Italian
    RW Meals Offered: Lunch and Dinner

8. Restaurant Week Near Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Main Concourse
Dan Cross

If you're visiting Grand Central Terminal and want to experience Restaurant Week, you might choose to dine inside of Grand Central at Michael Jordan's The Steakhouse N.Y.C. or head across the street to Pershing Square.

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