Get those taste buds ready because Summer Restaurant Week is back in full swing! With hundreds of restaurants across all five boroughs participating, you’ll be able to indulge in prix-fixe meals that will leave your palate feeling satisfied and your wallet happy. This annual event, running from July 24 to August 20, is the perfect excuse to try out new dining spots or revisit old favorites at a fraction of the cost. From classic Italian cuisine to fusion delicacies, there’s something to satisfy every gastronomical desire. So, whether you’re a foodie, a date night enthusiast, or simply looking for an excuse to treat yourself, Summer Restaurant Week in New York City is not to be missed!
Eight Summer Restaurant Week Specials in NYC
Pig & Khao
Summer Restaurant Week at Pig & Khao is an opportunity that food lovers in NYC should not miss. Chef Leah Cohen and her team have prepared a special menu that showcases some of the best Southeast Asian flavors. For just $60, diners can indulge in a three-course menu that includes signature dishes such as Pork Belly Adobo, Khao Soi, and Sizzling Sisig. The restaurant is known for its unique and bold flavors that are inspired by Chef Cohen’s Filipino roots. This is a chance to experience the lively atmosphere of the Lower East Side while savoring some of the most delicious and authentic Southeast Asian cuisines in the city. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to enjoy Pig & Khao during Summer Restaurant Week.
HR Pork Belly Adobo (Courtesy Pig & Khao)
Summer Restaurant Week specials at La Pulperia in Hell’s Kitchen are a celebration of Latin American cuisine with a unique twist. Their three-course dinner is priced at $60 and promises an unforgettable dining experience. The menu is crafted by Executive Chef Miguel Molina, who has taken traditional Latin American dishes and given them a contemporary spin with cross-cultural elements. The starters include an irresistible Guacamole made with Hass avocado, jalapenos, and lime, alongside a refreshing Tuna Con tomato. For the main course, diners can choose from the delicious Vegan Roasted Cauliflower or the alluring Pacu Fish Ribs with homemade Yerba mate-BBQ sauce and coconut rice. To end the meal on a sweet note, La Pulperia offers its iconic Dulce de Leche Churros or a decadent Chocolate Lava Cake.
Croquetas De Bacalao (Courtesy La Pulperia)
Summer Restaurant Week at Philippe Chow promises to offer a thrilling experience for diners with its exquisite Beijing-style cuisine and stylish ambiance. The popular eatery, located in both Downtown and the Upper East Side of NYC, is all set to tantalize taste buds with its delectable signature dishes. With a menu that features an array of mouth-watering options, including Chicken Satay, Crispy Beef and Beijing Chicken, customers are in for a treat as they indulge in some of the most delicious dishes in the city. The special menus are priced at $60 for dinner Sunday through Friday at the Downtown location, while lunch is offered Monday through Friday at the Upper East Side for $30, dinner Tuesday through Friday for $45 (and on Sunday for $45).
Crispy Duck (Courtesy Philippe Chow)
Food enthusiasts and connoisseurs mark your calendars because Slava is bringing Summer Restaurant Week specials! Chef Pavlo “Pasha” Servetnyk has curated a three-course dinner menu of Ukrainian specialties like the Ukrainian Caprese Salad, which features a burst of locally sourced ingredients like Brinza cheese, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, chervil, and homemade roasted sunflower oil, among others. Diners can then choose from a range of Varenyky Dumplings. The main course includes the succulent Duck Leg, or the Fried Chicken Kyiv Sandwich with homemade aioli sauce and hot sauce, served with roasted potatoes. Last but not least, the dessert course features the exquisite Cherry Varenyky or Raspberry & Sour Cherry Meringue Tart. Slava’s three-course dinner for Summer Restaurant Week is priced at an unbeatable $45.
Menu Selection (Courtesy Slava)
During the upcoming Summer Restaurant Week, Harta will be offering enticing specials for both lunch and dinner. For lunch, guests can indulge in a two-course meal for just $45. Starters range from fresh salads to savory soups, and main course options include dishes from both the Dishes and From the Grill sections of the menu. For dinner, Harta is offering a three-course meal for $60. The menu features a variety of mouth-watering appetizers such as tuna tartare and roasted beets, along with main course options like Porcini dusted lamb chops and pan-seared skate wing. For dessert, diners can choose from a selection of expertly crafted sweets like chocolate layer cake and lemon meringue tart.
Chocolate Almond Torte (Courtesy Harta)
Summer Restaurant Week is the perfect time to experience the vibrant and bold flavors of Pan-Asia at Piggyback. Be prepared to be blown away by the creative and dynamic dishes crafted by chef Leah Cohen, who has skillfully combined a wide range of ingredients inspired by her trips to Asia. Honey Butter Wings, Lumpia Shanghai, and Dan Dan Noodles are just a few of the standout dishes featured on their menu. This energetic atmosphere will provide you with an unforgettable dining experience that you won’t want to miss out on. At $60 per person, Monday-Saturday dinner is available for guests to indulge in. For a more casual and affordable option, guests can stop by for a $30 lunch Monday-Friday or weekend brunch.
Lumpia (Courtesy Piggyback)
Are you looking for an exciting adventure in culinary exploration? Look no further than Hortus’s Summer Restaurant Week specials. For just $45, enjoy a two-course lunch featuring appetizers like the King Crab Noodle and main courses like the delicious Truffle Donabe. If you’re looking for a more indulgent experience, indulge in the $60 three-course dinner, where you can indulge in mouth-watering appetizers such as the Grilled Eggplant and an entree of Cod with gochujang crust served over lobster risotto with charred spring onions. And as if that weren’t enough, the dessert options are equally delicious with Mango Bread Pudding and a Yuzu Panna Cotta with raspberry and a butter crumble. Pair your meal with a thoughtfully curated wine selection or Low ABV cocktail menu, and you have the perfect summer dining experience.
Menu Selection (Courtesy Hortus)
KYU, an Asian-inspired restaurant in the lively NoHo neighborhood of Manhattan, is inviting guests to indulge in a sensational culinary experience during Summer Restaurant Week. This year, the restaurant is presenting a delightful showcase of its best dishes, featuring a diverse range of grilled meats and tantalizing vegetable preparations that capture the essence of interpretive Asian cooking. Their signature Korean Fried Chicken is a must-try, alongside the Roasted Cauliflower and their famous Mom’s Coconut Cake. The starters include a scrumptious Krunchy KALE, nam prik, and togarashi combo that will leave your taste buds craving for more. The Friday-Sunday dinner option is priced at $60, while the Sunday brunch is available for just $45.
Moms KYU Coconut Cake (©Rashida Sol)