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The Best NYC Tasting Menus for $75 And Under
The next time you’re looking to let the restaurant order for you, these are the affordable tasting menus we fully endorse.
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Highway Restaurant & Bar
Highway Restaurant & Bar has great patio seating and a big menu on Montauk Highway.
Shion 69 Leonard Street
Between the peaceful room, precise kombu-curing, and rhythmic pace of hot and cold plates, a meal at 69 Leonard will demand your presence like it’s the cult leader of a silent meditation retreat.
Kosaka is a small, upscale sushi restaurant in the West Village that has one omakase in a tranquil setting.
HAGS is a queer-owned restaurant in the East Village that's redefining the idea of fine dining.
Marea in Midtown makes some of the best pasta in NYC. You must order the bone marrow and octopus fusilli.
The River Cafe is a nice spot for '90s-era fancy food with a breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline.
You want the short version of this review? The cheapest meal at Sushi Noz costs $250, and it’s worth the price.
Forgive us for this controversial take, but Le Bernardin is as fantastic as it's billed to be.
Eleven Madison Park
Fancy though it may be, Eleven Madison Park is surprisingly lively. But make no mistake, this is fine dining at its most serious.
The Modern is really two different experiences: the bar, and the dining room. Here’s what you need to know about both.
Blue Hill at Stone Barns
If you’re like us, and/or any New Yorker that spends some of their free time and all of their money at restaurants, then you probably have this magical farm outside of town on your hit list. A trip to Blue Hill at Stone Barns is most definitely worth that time and money.
Daniel is a New York City fine dining classic. Save it for a special occasion and eat in the salon, where things are a bit more laid back.
Chef’s Table At Brooklyn Fare
Chef’s Table At Brooklyn Fare in Hell’s Kitchen serves a tasting menu that’s unlike anything else you’ll eat in NYC.
Daniel Boulud's "casual bistro" Bar Boulud is one of the best places to eat near Lincoln Square.
For a place where dinner costs $255, Momofuku Ko is surprisingly relaxed. The tasting menu changes often, but expect excellent food.
Francie is a fancy Williamsburg brasserie where you should grab dinner for a big night out.
Kochi serves a very good nine-course Korean tasting menu for $75 in Hell’s Kitchen.
JoJo serves excellent seasonal French food in a two-floor townhouse on the Upper East Side.