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Best NYC Midtown Restaurants 2022: Standout Spots to Try

This roundup of Best NYC Midtown Restaurants 2022 features standout restaurants in midtown to check out – from elevated French, American, Italian or Pan-Asian –  the below list has you covered.

Legasea Bar & Grill 

Legasea Bar & Grill is a fresh take on bar and grill classics with a fun-casual atmosphere for an entertaining dining experience.

Menu highlights include the wagyu pigs in a blanket, Gotham Blossom, spicy crab beignets and wagyu steak frites with the choice of green (salsa verde) or gold (Bernaise) sauce, as well as a selection of specialty cocktails, wines, and refreshing beer options.

485 7th Ave & 36th Street, New York, NY

L’Amico at Hotel Eventi

Featuring an American menu with Italian influences, L’Amico honors the food of both Executive Chef Laurent Tourondel’s past and present – inspired by both his upbringing in the European countryside, and a career spent reimagining and redefining “American” cooking and classics.

Best NYC Midtown Restaurants

The restaurant’s menu harkens back to Tourondel’s memories of long Sunday suppers with his maternal, Italian grandmother, filled with memories of freshly flowing produce from his family’s garden that cultivated his own love for simply prepared dishes and precise techniques.

The kitchen, visible throughout the dining room, as well as to passersby on Sixth Avenue, brings to life the diverse menu that includes Tourondel’s take on American favorites such as pizza, fired in twin copper-clad, wood-burning ovens,  freshly extruded pastas, and selections of charcuterie. 

849 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

Skirt Steak at Hotel Eventi

Skirt Steak is a modern rustic restaurant from Chef Laurent Tourondel that serves up a set-course menu of skirt steak with Béarnaise sauce, field greens and unlimited fries for $28.

Best NYC Midtown Restaurants

Called the city’s best steak deal by The New York Post, Skirt Steak is located inside Hotel Eventi.

849 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

NYY Steak at Hard Rock Hotel New York

NYY Steak is a premium steakhouse restaurant concept established as a joint venture between the New York Yankees and Hard Rock International.

Best NYC Midtown Restaurants

An innovative and refined dining experience, this restaurant has mozambique wood-paneled walls that are complemented by autographs from famed players.

Heritage-sourced steaks, local market seafood, and creative main dishes are served on fine china inscribed with player numbers within the iconic franchise insignia.

NYY Steak offers rare steaks, including legendary Japanese A5 “Snow Beef” from Hokkaido, as well as heritage cuts. American steakhouse favorites are also given an elevated stage. 

159 W 48th St, New York, NY 

Terrace and Outdoor Gardens at Edition Times Square

The Terrace and Outdoor Gardens is a casual and elegant dining destination inspired by the French brasseries and American chophouses chef & restaurateur John Fraser worked at early in his career.

Best NYC Midtown Restaurants

The hearty menu includes homemade pastas, steaks and chops as well as a variety of vegetable dishes, always a signature of Fraser’s restaurants.

Vegetable-forward menu highlights include mushroom carpaccio, vegan carrot bolognese, and a vibrant broccoli cacio e pepe. 

701 7th Avenue at West 47th Street, New York, NY 

Le Rivage 

Chef Paul Denamiel is the owner and executive chef of Le Rivage, a traditional French restaurant located on New York’s historic “Restaurant Row”.

Best NYC Midtown Restaurants

Withstanding the test of time, Le Rivage has been a staple for classic French fare for almost 30 years.

While known for serving traditional dishes, Chef Paul has incorporated some of his own modern influences creating a warm and inviting menu that epitomizes French comfort food.

340 West 46th Street New York, NY 

Hidden Leaf

Last but not least on this list of Best NYC Midtown Restaurants is Hidden Leaf which opened its doors in summer of 2022.

Best NYC Midtown Restaurants

The beautiful standalone restaurant tucked inside the exciting, new performance venue Midnight Theatre, features a pan-Asian menu created by Executive Chef Chai Trivedi (Pranna, Tamarind, Buddakan, Eventi Hotel).

Internationally renowned bartender Iain Griffiths, co-founder of the wildly acclaimed and influential Dandelyan and White Lyan bars in London, is making their first permanent foray into the NYC drinks scene with Hidden Leaf’s bar and its street level companion, an intimate aperitivo bar called Midnight Cafe.

75 Manhattan West Plaza Suite B, New York, NY

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