87 "Small Plates" restaurants in New York.
When you want excellent dips and breads, head to Shukette in Chelsea for labne, pita, and other Mediterranean dishes from the Levant region.
When in the mood for exciting ceviche and other raw seafood dishes, consider Mexican spot Tacos Güey in Flatiron.
Silver Apricot in the West Village has a secret patio out back where you should bring a date and eat Chinese-New American small plates.
Sama Street is a Pan-Asian bar and restaurant in Greenpoint that’s a great place to go for cocktails and small plates.
Mokyo is a Korean restaurant in the East Village that serves affordable small plates and alcoholic light-up Capri Suns.
Atla serves excellent Mexican food in a bright, all-day space in Noho. It’s great for a casual lunch or an upscale dinner.
Wayan is an upscale Indonesian spot in Nolita where you should get drinks and small plates with a date.
Kindred serves natural wines and Mediterranean food in a small East Village space that’s great for casual dates.
Maison Yaki in Prospect Heights is where you go to sit on a red leather barstool and eat classic French cooking-inspired yakitori.
La Ñapa is a Venezuelan tapas spot in Crown Heights that’s great for dinner dates or brunch when you’re not in the mood for pancakes.
If you’re looking to have a fun group dinner by 96th Street on the UWS, Moonrise Izakaya is the best choice.
The Mekelburg’s Williamsburg location is the kind of place you should go in a time of need. Or anytime you want fantastic sandwiches and beers.
Uminoie is a causal Japanese spot in the East Village where you can eat bar snacks and drink sake.
Via Carota is a walk-in only Italian spot in the West Village, and there’s a good chance you’ll have to wait a few hours for a table. It’s worth it.