2007 Year in Review: Manhattan’s Best Dining Deals


As we prepare for the final vacation of 2007, I have one more task to do before we embrace the New Year: a quick look back. Here are my best dining deals of 2007, two from each of Manhattan’s favorite neighborhoods. If you’ve missed any of this year’s deals, take heart, 2008 is already shaping up to be a year filled, of course, with the best deals from the best restaurants in New York City!

THEATER DISTRICT

AJ Maxwell’s Steakhouse

This special offer has become one of the most popular dining offerings in New York. Enjoy a new take on steakhouse classics, including, according to WCBS Radio’s Bob Lape, “the best rib-eye in New York,” or savor AJ’s iconic Porterhouse for two.

Trattoria Dopo Theater

This theater district favorite combines extraordinary Italian cuisine, exquisite themed d├ęcor for each of its many rooms, and affordable prices. Home to one of the most beautiful indoor gardens in New York City, Trattoria Dopo Teatro’s 15% off offer has been a huge success.

TRIBECA

Argentina industry

This popular Tribeca hotspot features a stylish and airy dining room adorned with furniture brought directly from Argentina, as well as authentic Argentine cuisine, featuring dishes from all regions of Argentina. To make your experience even more exciting, don’t miss the extensive Argentine wine list with a wonderful selection of Malbec. Get a 20% discount on your entire Sun check. – Get marry .; 15% discount on Thursday. – He sat.

Cool

How come the food isn’t fresh when the restaurant owners own their own seafood business, providing produce to some of New York’s best-known chefs? All critics agree that the sweetest and tastiest seafood is presented through engaging and engaging preparations, making for a truly memorable dining experience, set against the backdrop of a beautiful beach-inspired dining room. and the sea. With this great offer,remove $ 10 from lunch check or $ 20 from dinner check.

MIDWEST

Puttanesca

In the heart of Hell’s Kitchen and just steps from the Theater District, Chef Roberto Passon serves acclaimed homemade pasta and traditional Italian-style meat and seafood dishes with Italian passion and taste. Enjoy the comfortable atmosphere of this popular 225-seat restaurant at neighborhood-friendly prices, even friendlier with this special 20% off offer.

Scarlatto

What could be more appropriate for the theater district than this acclaimed Italian venue, which features a fireplace, a large cozy bar, and brick walls adorned with frames from the classic “Roman Holiday” movie and photographs of Italian celebrities. Add to the mix a winning combination of Italian cuisine and an extensive Italian wine list, and top off the great value of this great offering.

WESTTOWN

Town

This carefully restored 1920s grand venue offers delicious French-American cuisine under the newly reopened turn-of-the-century skylight. Don’t even consider a visit to the West Village without trying some of Chef / Owner Stephen Lyle’s famous bistro dishes, especially the Leek Soup with Quail Egg, Potato, Fennel and Celery Root, the acclaimed Chipotle Chili Oyster Roast and cilantro and fresh cream, or, of course, the essential French fries or mussels.

Antica Venezia

Inviting you on an “endless adventure in flavor”, Antica Venezia is fast becoming a West Village favorite, both for the cozy atmosphere and for the “heritage recipes” of Venice. Exposed brick, a fireplace, candlelight, and sunset views of the Hudson provide the romantic backdrop for what Zagat calls an “offbeat enchantress.” Take advantage of the restaurant’s offer and you’ll swear you’ll hear the Gondolieres sing!

MIDDLE EAST

The perigord

For more than 40 years, Le Perigord owner Georges Briguet has provided classic French food with contemporary accents in an elegant setting. The New York Times He describes it as a “French restaurant like French restaurants used to be”. Create new memories at this quintessential New York showroom with this offer.

Mantra 986

A newcomer to the area, this modern split-level lounge / restaurant is fast becoming a downtown favorite. Fortunately, the funky vibe isn’t the only crowd pleasing; Early reports include praise for Asian-influenced dishes (check out Mantra’s main dish: Lobster Guacamole and Wasabi Fries). For a great atmosphere, exciting food, and a variety of signature cocktails, visit Mantra 986 and save 15% on your bill.

FINANCIAL DISTRICT

Delmonico Restaurant

One of the hottest offerings of the last two years has come from the famous Delmonico’s Restaurant., credited with being “America’s first restaurant.” Opened in 1837, this fundamental pillar of the financial district has certainly withstood the test of time. Anyone who appreciates good steaks should try the Classic Delmonico’s Steak – a succulent, carefully prepared, boneless twenty-ounce Rib-eye. With this offer, get a 20% discount on your check (Monday, Friday, Saturday) and a 15% discount (Tuesday – Thursday).

MarkJoseph Steakhouse

Consistently receiving high marks from Zagat (24 for food!), This downtown steakhouse has a host of rave reviews under its belt, including from Crain’s New York Business’ Bob Lape, who praised MarkJoseph’s excellent steaks. , attractive and safe environment, attractive service. “The primarily steak menu features various cuts, including Porterhouse, Filet Mignon and Bone-in Ribsteak, as well as salmon, Chilean sea bass and twin lobster tails. Every Friday night , get a 15% discount on your check (parts of two or more) in the dining room.

UPPER WEST SIDE

Coffee Art

With an A + rating on J. Walman’s restaurant report card, this sprawling Upper West Side favorite is ideal for anything from a romantic dinner for two to a fabulous banquet for 200. Behind the palazzo-style entryway there are several separate dining areas with over – living murals, a marble topped bar, and a fireplace to set the mood and warm you up on a chilly night. Homemade pastas, Mediterranean fish dishes and meat entrees receive an exclusive flavor at affordable prices, even more so when you take advantage of this popularspecial offer.

Luzia restaurant and tapas bar

The Upper West Side is in love with this cozy Portuguese gem. The Portuguese comfort food menu is perfect for a weekend brunch, lunch and dinner on weekdays, accompanied on Wednesdays by a hot flamenco band. It’s no wonder Luzia’s is one of the favorite offerings of 2007.

UPPER EAST SIDE

Amber

Your biggest dilemma when dining at this sleek and ultra-modern (stone water wall) place is whether to stick with the sushi or dive into creative pan-Asian dishes. There are enough unusual and delicious options in the selection of specialty buns for a sushi lover to come back again and again to try them all, and if you’re in the mood for something spicy, try the selection of traditional Japanese stone. Grill. Whatever your mood, the Amber offer can only make it better!

One83

Extraordinary Northern Italian cuisine, served in a beautiful indoor dining room or on the outdoor garden terrace, makes this gem of the First Avenue neighborhood a must-see. So that New York Magazine called “Ligurian food well executed”, see special offer One83, available every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evening.

From New York City, I wish you all a happy and healthy New Year.