Restaurant Week Celebrates 25 Years

Experience the Best Dining Union Square has to Offer July 24 – August 18th

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Take a night (or a few!) off from the kitchen and enjoy the 25th Annual NYC Restaurant Week at some of our favorite Union Square eateries. Restaurant Week offers fine dining at a fine price, with restaurants offering three-course prix-fixe lunch & dinner menus the whole week.

 

Enjoy the summer weather and dine al fresco with fresh seafood from Chef Chris Meenan at Blue Water Grill, or taste the fresh ingredients of the Greenmarket at Irvington Continue reading

Al Fresco Dining in Union Square

Get Your #USQEats with a Side of Summer Sunshine

Soak in the best of summer with outdoor dining options along (or in!) Union Square Park, and throughout the district. Here’s our top picks for your best Al fresco experience. Plus, find the best specials at these spots at our new #USQDeals page.

The Coffee Shop (29 Union Square West)

On Union Square West enjoy Cuban and American fare for breakfast, lunch or dinner at The Coffee Shop (pictured above). Choose a spot outside along Union Square West or 16th Street.

ABCV / ABC Cocina (38 East 19th Street)

Along 19th Street you’ll find outdoor seating for Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Spanish ABC Cocina and vegetarian ABCV. Take a juice and energizing blue bowl to-go to eat outside at ABCV, or spicy cocktails with brunch at ABC Cocina.

 

Blue Water Grill (31 Union Square West)

Union Square’s seafood staple for more than 20 years, Blue Water Grill, takes outdoor eating to another level with its raw seafood tower. You’ll be transported from 16th Street to the waterfront in just one bite.

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Dylan’s Candy Bar (33 Union Square West)

Yes! There’s even a spot to enjoy your candy outside. Continue reading

Where To Dine This Winter Restaurant Week

Experience Union Square’s Fine Dining Jan. 23rd – Feb. 10th

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The Nova Scotia Halibut at Gotham Bar and Grill

Enjoy prix fixe menus at some of Union Square’s finest dining establishments during this season’s NYC Restaurant Week from Jan. 23rd – Feb. 10th. Ignore the cold weather and get out the office for a lunch to remember. Warm up with Italian at Taralluci e Vino, have a burst of fresh seafood at Blue Water Grill, dive into the Greenmarket-inspired menus at ABC Kitchen or ABC Cocina, and enjoy a Michelin-star lunch at Casa Mono or Gotham Bar and Grill.

See below for the full list of Union Square NYC Restaurant Week participants, Continue reading

Union Square Restaurant Scene Gets Fired Up For Fall

String Of Openings Kicks Off With Harvest in the Square

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The new bar at TsuruTonTan. Photo Credit: Nick Solares, Eater

The list seems endless for the restaurants joining the #USQEats scene. We’ve compiled the hottest new openings in Union Square this season, plus anticipated updates from your favorite fine and casual dining spots.

Breads Bakery’s Gadi Peleg partners with acclaimed Israeli Chef Meir Adoni for his first U.S. restaurant. Adoni plans to open Nur, meaning “light” in Hebrew, and “flame” in Arabic, at 34 East 20th Street this October, serving middle eastern food with a refined flair. You’ll want to tune in to enjoy this “Game of Chefs” two-time winner (Israel’s cooking competition) cuisine.

 

Danny Meyer’s Union Square Cafe opens in its new location, with new Daily Provisions concept next door. The iconic neon sign will be re-lit this Continue reading

Experience #USQEats This Restaurant Week

Make your reservations today for NYC Restaurant Week. From July 25 through August 19*, you can enjoy a three-course meal ($29 lunch, $42 dinner) at the city’s finest establishments.

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Here’s where you can ‘gram #USQEats during Restaurant Week in Union Square: Continue reading

12 Romantic Dining Experiences for the Perfect Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just 2 weeks away and we’ve got the one guide you’ll need to plan the perfect evening with your loved one, friend, “roommate”, or self.  This year Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday, so make your reservations now because these places will book up quickly!

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Where you should eat in Union Square right now

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This week, the Michelin Guide released its “Bib Gourmand” picks for the upcoming 2015 restaurant guide. The restaurants named on the list demonstrate excellence on a budget (two courses and wine or dessert for $40 or less). The Union Square neighborhood had 7 establishments make the cut, including ABC Cocina, Boqueria, Bread & Tulips, Hill Country Chicken, Laut, Momokawa, and Turkish Kitchen. The 10th Michelin Guide New York will be released this coming Wednesday, October 1st.

Congratulations to all the 2015 Bib Gourmands!