If you want to experience some of New York City's great restaurants without blowing your budget, consider trying one of these New York City restaurants that offer great prix fixe lunch options.
You can also save at New York City Restaurants during New York City Restaurant Week, which takes place twice annually in the winter and summer.
While $90 might not seem like a bargain for lunch, you won't regret experiencing the outstanding seafood at Le Bernardin. Eric Ripert is Le Bernardin's executive chef, and the restaurant prides itself on serving only sustainable seafood.
The four-course ($59) lunch tasting menu offers visitors a manageable way to experience David Bouley's delicious cuisine. The romantic atmosphere and great service come together to make this an outstanding Manhattan dining experience.
DB Bistro Moderne
Check out Daniel Boulud's take on the Parisian bistro at DB Bistro Moderne. The prix fixe lunch is $32 and includes your choice of either an appetizer or dessert. You can add an additional course for $8.
Enjoy a delicious three-course lunch Monday through Friday from noon to 2:30 p.m. for $38 at Gotham Bar and Grill. Highlighting fresh, seasonal produce, the prix-fixe lunch menu features three or four choices for each course. Gotham Bar and Grill received 1* in the Michelin Red Guide.
Menu: Gotham Bar and Grill Prix Fixe Menu
While the five-course lunch tasting menu ($58) changes with the seasons, Mike Anthony's Gramercy Tavern is reliably delicious and service is predictably accommodating and pleasant.
Tocqueville offers their prix fixe lunch special year-round Monday through Saturday for $29. It's a great opportunity to sample their fine food, built around the best seasonally available products, many of which come from the nearby Union Square Greenmarket. You can even add a wine pairing for $18 more to make your lunch truly special.
The most refined of the New York City restaurants created by Mario Batali, Lidia Bastianich, and Joe Bastianich, Del Posto offers a three-course lunch for $49/person, including an antipasto course, secondo, and dolce of your choosing. A pasta course can be added for $10/person, and they can even make special pastas to accommodate gluten-free diners. Located in West Chelsea, you can even walk off your indulgent lunch along the nearby High Line.
Menu: Prix Fixe Lunch Menu