56 "Private Dining" restaurants in New York.
At some point in your life, you will inevitably be asked to plan your sister’s bridal shower, office holiday party, or some other milestone celebration that requires a private dining room. Here are some great places to plan a private party for your group of 10 to 100.
An absolute classic. It hardly gets better than L’Artusi, and that’s been the case for a long time.
Gramercy Tavern is an incredible restaurant. But you already know that. The bar is the move you want to make here, and you want to make it often.
Our favorite place for fine dining in Manhattan. Daniel is an absolute classic. Save it for a special occasion and eat in the salon, where things are a bit more laid back.
Open late and always excellent, Sushi Seki Upper East Side is our favorite sushi restaurant in NYC. Sit at the counter and order piece by piece.
Del Posto is an excellent special occasion restaurant, located in a big space in Chelsea. Think of it as a more upscale Babbo, or Daniel with pasta.
Il Buco is still one of the most special restaurants we’ve got in NYC, and we’d like to remind you of that.
Marea is about as good as upscale eating gets in Midtown, and there’s a lot of that around. Don’t miss the bone marrow and octopus fusilli.
Cosme is an upscale Mexican restaurant in Flatiron that’s much more approachable than it appears to be.
Most everything on the menu at Charlie Bird is fantastic. They do service and wine better than almost anyone else.
The Italian food at Noho’s Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria has the honor of being among the only things in history to improve after a key lineup change.
There is definitely a scene at Narcissa, but it’s subdued and humble because the staff is nice and people are actually eating the food.
An Infatuation favorite, Locanda Verde is a very good restaurant, and it is so because the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
Blue Hill New York is one of the best restaurants in Manhattan. While we insist that dinner at the Stone Barns location is the ultimate Blue Hill experience, your meal in Manhattan will still be ou...
Fedora is in the basement of a townhouse in the West Village, and it feels like a dinner party in a speakeasy that your friends happen to own.