The words “late night” don’t carry quite as much heft as they used to, even as New York shows signs of emerging from the coronavirus pandemic. The state’s dining curfews officially came to an end in May, but for many late-night restaurants, it’s still too early to return to their pre-pandemic business hours due to a lack of foot traffic citywide.
Even so, many New Yorkers are now itching for the after-hours nights of the Before Times, and a steady supply of restaurants are expanding their hours to keep up with the demand. This list of late-ish night establishments includes cocktail bars, pop-up grills, two-dollar slice shops, and a handful of taco trucks that are open until 11 p.m. or later.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More