Dining options in New York City are everywhere. There are districts dedicated to certain types of dining and food groups. Little Italy, street cars, Chinatown — any type of food is at your fingertips. But if you’re looking for more of a fine-dining atmosphere with delicious menu options, we recommend making your reservations at the below hotel restaurants.
A traditional boutique hotel, Blakely New York is home to the Italian restaurant Abboccato, meaning “pleasing to the mouth.” Executive chef Jim Botsacos strives to show the diverse regions of Italy, starting with Sicily and ending with Lombardi. The restaurant has a heavy focus on antipasta, grappe collections, and family style meals. In the summer, enjoy dining on the Tezzarra where there are exciting views of the theater district, or use it for a private dining event for up to 75 people. Notable on the menu are the traditional desserts — try the cannoli, panna cotta, or the tiramisu. Book reservations here.
Instead of cooking in your own kitchen, venture out to David Burke’s Kitchen located at the James New York. Found in the heart of SoHo, this American cuisine restaurant features all locally sourced meals. It was designed by James Beard award winning Thomas Schlesser and gives the ambiance of a fast paced city inside an old country barn. Try the specialized artisanal drinks like a Pomegranate Frost or an Rabbit Hunter from the in restaurant bar Treehouse. Kitchen services all meals, but notable to the breakfast menu are the homemade poptarts and the specialty “goatmeal.” Make your reservations here.
For a whirlwind dining tour, The St Regis New York is the place to go. With two restaurants and the legendary King Cole bar, you can get a taste of international, French and American cuisine all in one place! Ardour, and Alain Ducasse restaurant, explores local flavors, fresh produce, and uses the slogan “60% ingredients and 40% technique”. Astor Court is home to the refined bistro and breakfast menu and offers an elegant and unique menu with buffalo steak tartare with quail eggs, sheepsmilk ricotta ravioli, and of course the traditional NY steak sirloin. Reservations can be made here.