10 Best BYOB Restaurants in Manhattan

01 of 09

Introduction

Tartine

Dining out in New York City presents endless possibilities for palate-pleasing dining, but it can get pretty pricey if you want to buy drinks to pair with your meal. Bring-your-own-bottle (BYOB) restaurants that don't charge a corkage fee (or only charge a reasonable fee) are an excellent option for those of us who love wining and ​dining, but aren't looking to break the bank. Here are 10 of Manhattan's very best BYOB restaurants.

02 of 09

Tartine

Tartine

One of Manhattan's best-known and most popular BYOB restaurants, Tartine has been a West Village institution for more than 20 years. This cozy French café offers brunch, lunch, and dinner, and also serves fresh baked goods. 253 W. 11th St. at W. 4th St.; tartine.nyc

03 of 09

Gazala's Place

Gazala's Place

An excellent spot for Mediterranean cuisine in Hell's Kitchen, Gazala's Palace serves diners hot and cold meze, different kinds of wraps, and more. The flavors are authentic and delicious. 709 9th Ave., btwn 48th & 49th sts.; www.gazalasplace.com

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A Cafe New York

A Cafe New York

A Cafe New York serves organic French-Caribbean cuisine on the Upper West Side, offering a daily prix-fixe menu. In addition to being a BYOB restaurant, A Cafe prides itself on its eco-friendly commitment to sustainability. 973 Columbus Ave., btwn 107th & 108th sts.; www.acafeny.com

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05 of 09

Raclette

Raclette

Raclette's menu is focused on well, Raclette – a deliciously rich, melted Alpine cheese that pairs well with sandwiches and other Swiss-style fare. Bring your own bottle to this tiny space in Alphabet City and enjoy the ultimate cheese-and-wine pairing. 195 Avenue A at E. 12th St.; raclette.nyc

06 of 09

Sigiri

Sigiri

Those in search of Sri Lankan cuisine in Manhattan should consider visiting Sigiri. This BYOB establishment is nestled in the East Village's Little India, and offers a great taste of the spices and flavors unique to Sri Lanka. 91 1st Ave., btwn E. 5th & E. 6th sts.; www.sigirinyc.com

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Gaia Italian Café

Gaia Italian Café
Cafés & Bistros
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Gaia is a cozy Italian café serving up the kind of homemade cuisine you wish you came home to. Breakfast and lunch are available six days a week, and dinner twice a week. Reservations are recommended for dinner, as it can get quite busy. 251 E. Houston St., btwn Norfolk & Suffolk sts.; www.gaiaitaliancafe.com

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Poke

Poke

Poke is a popular sushi bar and Japanese restaurant in Yorkville. The Upper East Side eatery allows one bottle of beer or wine per three people without a corkage fee. 343 E. 85th St., btwn 1st & 2nd aves.; pokesushinyc.com

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09 of 09

Bengal Tiger Indian Food

Bengal Tiger Indian Food

There are plenty of options for Indian food in Manhattan, and Bengali Tiger is a strong pick if you're looking for a BYOB spot in Midtown. Finding the place can be a little tricky, but keep your eye out for the awning and remember that it's on the second floor. 58 W. 56th St., 2nd Fl., btwn 5th & 6th aves.; www.bengaltigerindianfood.com