Hundreds of participating restaurants with prix fixe menus (lunch costs $26 and a 3 course dinner $42) making dining out more accessible by presenting a great chance to try places you'd usually save for a special occasion or get adventurous trying out new cuisines.
If you are struggling to book in at some of the popular spots, try booking less popular times, like Sunday night or a lunchtime.
"This summer we look forward to welcoming visitors and New Yorkers to nearly 400 restaurants in 40 city neighborhoods, which together represent over 30 international cuisines," says Tracy Nieporent, president of NYC & Company Restaurant Committee. "The 27th edition of NYC Restaurant Week is the perfect time to discover the quality, variety and hospitality that makes New York City one of the world's greatest culinary capitals".
Here are just a few of the hotspots worth booking:
Discover contemporary American food by Suzanne Cupps at Untitled in the Whitney Museum of American Art in the Meatpacking District.
Traditional midtown French bistro dining done Alain Ducasse style.
In Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, chef Joshua Pinsky creates Italian-inspired dishes using unexpected techniques and ingredients.
Step into France for a lunchtime at Daniel Boulud’s tribute to the original Café Boulud in Lyon, France.