660 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in New York.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Deluxe Green Bo is a cash-only spot in Chinatown that makes great xiao long bao.
Shanghai You Garden in Flushing makes some of the city’s best xiao long bao.
Dumpling Legend in Fresh Meadows is a great spot in the neighborhood for soup dumplings.
Dera is a halal Pakistani spot in Jackson Heights with some of the best halwa poori around,
Bánh is an Upper West Side is a Vietnamese spot that's perfect for a casual weeknight dinner when you're looking to spend less than $30.
Warique is a Peruvian restaurant in Jackson Heights where you should bring a friend and fill your table with ceviche and lomo saltado.
Gà Đi Bộ is a delivery-only Vietnamese restaurant project that you can only order on Instagram.
Fjord Fish Market in Park Slope is a combination fish market/sushi spot with a small sushi case.
Factory Tamal on the Lower East Side is one of the best places in the city to get a tamale.
Ben’s Gourmet Deli is a bodega on Ave B and 3rd that sells delicious Mexican food.
Mi Salsa Kitchen on the Lower East Side serves Cuban food that you should consider for your next casual weeknight dinner.
Cibao, a Dominican spot on the LES, has been open in the neighborhood for over 40 years. It's one of our go-to spots when we want a great Cubano.
Enjoy some beef wieners or a pastrami sandwich at Schaller & Weber at The Market Line on the Lower East Side.
Arancini Bros in Essex Market sells and packages sweet and savory deep-fried rice balls in egg cartons.
This Peruvian spot in Essex Market has rotisserie chickens spinning at all times, and that’s exactly what you should order.