Updated: Jan 25, 2022
NYC Restaurant Week is officially back for its 2022 winter edition. Restaurants throughout the city's five boroughs will offer two-course lunch and three-course dinner deals for $29, $39, or $59 now through February 13.
There are over 400 restaurants participating in the near-month-long celebration--here are some of our favorites.
Trattoria Dell'Arte (Midtown West)
Located just across the street from Carnegie Hall, this festive Italian restaurant is a favorite among locals and visitors alike, known for its antipasti, pizza, and risotto. As part of Restaurant Week, Trattoria Dell'Arte will offer a $39 lunch.
Baar Baar (East Village)
Modern yet rustic, traditional yet contemporary, authentic yet experimental, it's no wonder Baar Baar has become such a popular East Village destination for culinary enthusiasts. The restaurant's flavorful menu features unique Indian dishes, including tostadas topped with togarashi and the restaurant's signature butter chicken.
Portale's menu is a celebration of the various regions of Italy and their respective approaches to food, all with a metropolitan style and ambiance. For Restaurant Week, you can enjoy a three-course prix fixe meal for $59 through February 6.
Beauty & Essex (Lower East Side)
Easily one of the most unique restaurants in the city, Beauty & Essex is located behind a functioning pawn shop and is lauded for both its international flavor and luxurious ambiance. The restaurant will participate through January 30 and offer a $59 dinner.
Jue Lan Club (Flatiron)
Serving elevated takes on classic Chinese fare in addition to dim sum, Jue Lan Club is a must for anyone craving top-quality Chinese cuisine. Its location in the former home of the Limelight, an iconic '80s New York City nightlife venue, will make you feel like you are stepping into a part of the city's history.
Lido is famous for its delectable Italian dishes and still making you feel at home while you enjoy it. Their Restaurant Week menu features some of the restaurant's signature dishes, including lobster ravioli, duck confit, and the indulgent three-cheese sacchetti.
Hangawi (Koreatown/Midtown East)
A vegetarian Asian-fusion restaurant with a philosophy centered around wellness and healthy eating, Hangawi is a must-try for anyone looking for clean, flavorful Korean-fusion cuisine. From hot pots and dumplings to spicy rice cakes, there are plenty of unique dishes to enjoy.
Tzarevna (Lower East Side)
Tzarevna is a stylish eatery that serves artfully prepared Russian and Georgian dishes. Menu highlights include potato vareniki with caramelized onions, veal and pork dumplings, and house-made honey cake.
Danji (Hell's Kitchen)
Known for its Korean small plates made with organic and sustainable ingredients, Danji's flavorful Restaurant Week menu includes bulgogi beef sliders, braised black Angus short rib with rice and kimchi, and wild yellowtail sashimi.
Offering Indonesian cuisine with a French flair, Wayan's unique menu was created by renowned Chef Cédric Vongerichten. Restaurant Week offers the perfect time to sample the eatery's one-of-a-kind dishes, such as mussels in curry broth and Ayam Goreng, which consists of fried chicken, a soy-butter sauce, and yellow rice.
J-Spec (East Village)
Known for its quality wagyu beef at an affordable price point, J-Spec demystifies fine Japanese cuisine and makes it more accessible. For Restaurant Week, try the treasure box, which features nine seasonal fish, wagyu, and vegetable selections.
Benchmark Restaurant (Park Slope)
Benchmark's new American menu features locally grown produce and pasture-raised animal meats, all in a warm, rustic atmosphere. Visit the restaurant for a $29 lunch or $39 dinner.
Echo Bravo (Bushwick)
A female-owned sports bar and restaurant, Echo Bravo is nestled within the Bushwick Collective's street art mecca. Enjoy a $29 dollar lunch or $39 dollar dinner while watching your favorite teams play.
Waterfront views are not the only draw at Cecconi's, which serves up handmade pastas, fresh seafood, and delectable wood-oven pizzas. For Restaurant Week, the classic Italian restaurant is offering a two-course lunch and three-course dinner featuring dishes like cavatelli with lamb ragu and branzino with spinach and tomato.
Bar Crudo (Park Slope)
Bar Crudo cultivates its oysters from a small farm close to New York City, so you can expect a fresh selection. In addition to grilled oysters, the Park Slope eatery's Restaurant Week menu includes crab cakes with avocado salsa verde and a paella with calamari, chorizo, and tobiko aioli.
Gertie is a colorful restaurant with an equally vibrant menu. While the Jewish diner is popular for breakfast, Monday through Friday, you can enjoy a two-course brunch at Gertie for $29 a person.
A homestyle Italian restaurant known for its homemade pasta and wood-fire pizza, Leuca will participate in Restaurant Week through January 28 with a menu of Italian standbys like calamari and basil pesto salmon.
MoCa Asian Bistro (Forest Hills)
Known for its creative, fresh, and creative takes on Asian fusion, as well as its oversized sushi bar, MoCa will be offering $29 lunch and $39 dinner throughout NYC Restaurant Week.
Hoja Santa (Astoria)
Specializing in coastal Mexican cuisine, Hoja Santa includes some one-of-a-kind menu items, such as duck tacos and Veracruz-style seafood rice. Visit the restaurant for a $39 dinner and experience its authentic flavors firsthand.
Arthur Avenue Fiasco (Belmont)
Offering classic Italian-American staples in a nostalgic setting, Arthur Avenue Fiasco is situated in the heart of The Bronx's Little Italy district. Enjoy a $29 dinner or $39 lunch of homestyle favorites, including gnocchi and chicken francese.
Artie's Steak & Seafood (City Island)
This retro-style surf and turf restaurant has been a Bronx favorite for nearly 50 years. Offering a $29 lunch and $39 dinner, it is a must-try for anyone looking to satisfy their seafood cravings.
Chocobar Cortés (Mott Haven)
Helmed by the fourth generation of a Caribbean chocolate-making family, Chocobar Cortés has two locations: the original in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and an outpost in Mott Haven. Here you'll find chalupitas de mofongo (with a chocolate hot sauce, of course) as well as desserts that include churros with chocolate and even chocolate grilled cheese.
Lorenzo's Restaurant, Bar & Cabaret (Bloomfield)
Located inside the Hilton Garden Staten Island, Lorenzo's serves contemporary takes on classic Italian and American fare. You can also see live piano and jazz music at the restaurant during the weekends.
Ralph's Sports Bar (Dongan Hills)
A community sports bar with a community-driven mission, Ralph's makes a point to partner with local and sustainable suppliers for the freshest ingredients possible. It will offer both $29 lunch and $39 dinner.