Eat and Drink Well For Less
New York City offers every kind of cuisine at every level of price, authenticity, and innovation. It would be easy to drop $500 at a restaurant in this city and come out having the best meal of your entire life. It’s also fairly easy to spend $100 and do the same.
You don’t have to dine at the fancy schmancy, incredibly prestigious establishments to get a fantastic experience. This city has thousands of unique, delicious and affordable restaurants to appeal to everyone you know! Each of the following restaurants offers a unique and tasty menu of food along with an outstanding wine menu, and they do it without cleaning out your wallet
Aquavit: Sitting quietly in Midtown East, Aquavit offers a fantastic dining experience as well as a beautiful wine list. Choose from one of their tasting menus or the prix fixe menu and perhaps something from the 27 page wine menu as well.
Boqueria: A staple of the New York dining scene, Boqueria is known for their delicate, yet elegant Mexican-inspired dishes. Enjoy an outstanding, affordable meal, and something from the innovative wine list that provides entertaining categories such as “easy to love” and “powerful & complex.”
Pearl and Ash: To accompany their delicious raw bar menu, Pearl and Ash boasts an incredibly extensive wine menu. Although you can find pricey bottles of champagne, this wine list allows the diner to enjoy delicious wines without breaking the bank.
Roberta’s Pizza: Surprised? Roberta’s doesn’t just have amazing pizza, they go full Italian with the wine too. The list goes on with many varieties to complement whichever outstanding pizza you choose.
Untitled at the Whitney: Everyone knows The Whitney is the museum of New York but did you know their restaurant is exquisite as well? Dine at Untitled after a day of magnificent art, and eat and drink to your heart’s content with their incredibly creative menus.
Gramercy Tavern: A New York City institution, Gramercy Tavern provides an expertly curated wine list that is sure to appeal to even your most discerning tastes. Check out the mesmerizing cheese menu while you’re at it.
Ma Peche: One of the many unique offerings by David Chang, Ma Peche does not disappoint. To go along with the distinctly creative culinary designs, Chang offers “The 56,” a list of wines that was created to reflect the ingenuity of the winemaking itself. Each bottle is only $56.
Tribeca Grill: David Gordon and the team at Tribeca Grill have done an outstanding job. Their wine menu goes on for ages, with every variety, region and taste one could possibly imagine. The best part is you don’t have to spend a ridiculous amount of money to get a delightful choice (although it would be easy to!)