80 "Unique Dining Experience" restaurants in New York.
Baylander Steel Beach is a bar on a converted navy ship at the West Harlem Piers. It's a great place to spend a weekend afternoon or evening.
An exclusive, cash-only Italian spot with ten tables, lots of celebrity clientele, and regulars with standing reservations.
Bathhouse is an Eastern European restaurant in Williamsburg that serves some of the best food you can eat in a robe.
The Winter Garden at The Standard East Village is a seasonal pop-up where you can drink cocktails in heated yurts in the hotel’s garden.
Rolf’s serves a full menu of heavy German food, but it’s best known for its elaborate, year-round holiday decorations.
Calabria Pork Store is a deli in the Bronx with lots and lots of sausages hanging from the ceiling.
Bangklyn East Harlem is a casual spot with really good Thai food and a collection of vintage clothing in the corner.
15 Fox Place serves a $95 set menu of filling Italian-American food inside a private house in Jersey City.
Tomi Jazz is a Japanese jazz bar that also happens to be one of the coolest date options in Midtown.
Cathedrale is an enormous, overpriced French restaurant from the people behind Tao - and, despite the sprawling space, it isn’t that fun.
Red Paper Clip serves a very good six-course tasting menu for $95 in a bare West Village space.
Llama San is a Nikkei restaurant in the West Village from the people behind Llama Inn. It’s pricey, but the food is incredibly delicious.
Sushi Jin is a sushi spot on the UES, and it’s one of the best places to get an omakase in the East 80s.
Vatan is an incredibly fun Indian restaurant in Kips Bay where the only option is a vegetarian, all-you-can-eat dinner.
Ganesh Temple Canteen is a South Indian cafeteria below a Hindu temple in Flushing that serves some of the best dosas in NYC.