If you’re a foodie on a budget, restaurant week in NYC is the perfect opportunity to try all of those mouthwatering dishes you’ve seen while scrolling through your Instagram feed. With hundreds of New York City restaurants offering prix-fixe menus until February 8, there’s no better time to visit some of the eateries on that “restaurants to try” list you have saved in your notes app.

To prevent the annoying back and forth in your group chat trying to figure out which Manhattan restaurants to prioritize, we’ve gathered a list of our favorite NYC spots and dishes for you to try during NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2019!

Barbounia – Gramercy


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If you’re in the mood for Mediterranean cuisine, Barbounia will be sure to hit the spot! With a diverse menu offering everything from kebabs to gnocchi, there’s something that everyone will want to try at this Union Square eatery.

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Lunch – $26
Mon-Fri: Dinner – $42
Sun: Dinner – $42

Triplemint Tip: Triplemint Agent Chase Rabenn recommends the chef’s selection of mezze so you can taste the different flavors that this Manhattan restaurant has to offer.

Dos Caminos – Multiple Locations


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It’s always guac o’clock somewhere, which means Dos Caminos should definitely be at the top of your list of Mexican restaurants in NYC. With five locations throughout Manhattan, you can enjoy some delicious tacos and margaritas no matter which neighborhood you find yourself in.

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Lunch – $26
Mon-Fri: Dinner – $42
Sun: Brunch/Lunch – $26
Sun: Dinner – $42

Triplemint Tip: For a sweet ending to your fiesta, you can’t go wrong with the tres leches cake!

American Cut – Midtown


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Craving steak? American Cut should be your first stop. Their NYC restaurant week menu includes a petite filet as well as baked potato ravioli and a peanut butter chocolate cake (yum!). With a more upscale vibe, this place is perfect for a date night.

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Dinner – $42

Triplemint Tip: If you’re a fan of french onion soup, then you’ll be drooling over American Cut’s take on this French classic!

Bar Primi – Bowery


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Pasta is always a good idea, and Bar Primi has some of the best pasta in NYC! With a cozy ambiance and a menu based on family recipes, this Bowery Italian restaurant will put all of your carb cravings to rest.

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Lunch – $26
Mon-Fri: Dinner – $42
Sun: Dinner – $42

Triplemint Tip: Order the Cacio e Pepe spaghetti. Trust us, you won’t regret it.

Quality Eats – Multiple Locations


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“Quality” is right in the name, and that’s exactly what you’ll get here. With trendy menu options and a down-to-earth neighborhood vibe, this joint is a great place to grab a bite to eat after work or on the weekends. P.S. they have locations in the West Village, Upper East Side and NoMad, so make sure your friends know which one to meet you at!

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Lunch – $26 (NoMad location only)
Mon-Fri: Dinner – $42
Sun: Dinner – $42

Triplemint Tip: The birthday cake and s’mores “dressed up scoops” are delicious and are probably the most instagrammable items on the menu!

Rice & Gold – Bowery


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With an urban atmosphere and drool-worthy dishes, this downtown Asian fusion eatery is a great choice for a casual NYC dinner. Grab your friends and order a few different items to share so you can get the full effect of this Manhattan food spot.

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Dinner – $42
Sun: Brunch/Lunch – $26
Sun: Dinner – $42

Triplemint Tip: Order the Thai fried chicken. Enough said.

Smith & Wollensky – Midtown


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If you’re looking for a more traditional meal, you can’t go wrong with Smith and Wollensky. Rated as one of the best steakhouses in NYC, this Manhattan staple is a restaurant you need to try at least once if you’re going to call yourself a New Yorker. However, you’ll likely be back again – and again – after trying some of their tasty cuisine.

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Lunch – $26

Triplemint Tip: “If you order the surf ‘n turf, just know that you’ll be craving it for days to come because of how incredible it is,” said Arielle Carraha, Triplemint agent.

Fig & Olive – Multiple Locations


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Despite Fig & Olive having locations outside of NYC, it’s still a great spot to consider. With the special ingredient of premium olive oil, the dishes at this airy restaurant will make your taste buds dance. Fig & Olive is known to be a celebrity favorite, so be sure to be on the lookout for some A-listers during your visit.

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Lunch – $26
Mon-Fri: Dinner – $42
Sun: Brunch/Lunch – $26
Sun: Dinner – $42

Triplemint Tip: The Fig & Olive salad makes for a great lunch during the work week! So if there’s a location near your office, gather your co-workers and stop in.

Ammos Estiatorio – Grand Central


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If you find yourself searching for delicious Greek food near Grand Central, you’ve found what you’ve been looking for! With an emphasis on seafood with hints of Mediterranean and North African influences, Ammos Estiatorio is the perfect place to tame your appetite. The signature cocktails at this Manhattan eatery are also a must-try!

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Dinner – $42
Sun: Brunch/Lunch – $26
Sun: Dinner – $42

Triplemint Tip: Triplemint Agent Samuel Mitry recommends the Arni Yiouvetsi, which is slowly cooked lamb shank in a homemade tomato sauce over Greek orzo casserole. Our mouths are watering already!

Woodpecker by David Burke – NoMad


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A neighborhood spot with delicious new American grub, Woodpecker is definitely one of our top picks for restaurant week in New York City. They are offering a menu and dining experience like no other, with a variety of choices to cater to everyone’s tastes. David Burke is known for his delicious dishes, so order a few and split them with friends!

Restaurant Week Deal:
Mon-Fri: Lunch – $26
Mon-Fri: Dinner – $42
Sun: Brunch/Lunch – $26

Triplemint Tip: The bacon clothesline is one of David Burke’s specialties and is definitely worth the splurge for both the taste and the photo!

Need more advice about where to eat in NYC? Triplemint’s agents are New York City experts and would be happy to show you the ropes as they help you search for your Manhattan dream home!