New York City’s summer version of Restaurant Week will take place from Monday, July 24 to Sunday, August 20 in 2023, a food-packed span of four weeks. But where to go? The restaurant selection in this semiannual event is notoriously uneven — some restaurants in the lineup are certifiably good, others not so much. More importantly, perhaps, is that the deals offered can be pleasingly cheap, but they can also be disappointingly expensive, as in when you are asked to pay more for a Restaurant Week meal than you normally would for the same food during the rest of the year.
A few ground rules: Saturdays are excluded and Sundays may or may not be. Dinners — Sunday included — will be $30, $45, or $60, with lunches generally $30 or $45. We’ve waded through your 548 choices (the number will likely increase as the event progresses) to find the best deals with the best food, with an emphasis on places that are just plain fun.Read More