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Just in time to cure your January doldrums — it’s New York City Restaurant Week 2023! Now’s the chance to try all of your favorite neighborhood spots (or that fancy joint you’re always eyeing) at prix-fixe prices that are post-holiday spending and inflation friendly.

The semi-annual event runs from January 17 through February 12, with select restaurants offering two-course lunch and three-course dinner specials at $30, $45 or $60. To help you maximize your tasty savings, we’ve rounded up all the best Restaurant Week locations in Hell’s Kitchen and Hudson Yards — bon appétit! 

5 Napkin Burger (630 9th Ave — corner of W45th St) 
A long standing favorite for juicy, perfectly-cooked burgers (including meatless options for those going on a Veganuary journey!), 5 Napkin is offering a $30 lunch and dinner option Monday through Friday, as well as a $30 Sunday lunch and $30 Sunday dinner menu. 

A delightfully brunch-y burger at 5 Napkin. Photo supplied

queensyard (20 Hudson Yards)
A stylish New American cafe with culinary influences from the English countryside, queensyard joins Restaurant Week with a $60 dinner Monday through Friday, or a $60 Sunday dinner, where you can choose from selections like the Hudson Valley Duck Breast, Filet Mignon and Sticky Toffee Pudding. 

The scene at queensyard. Photo: queensyard Instagram

Danji (346 W52nd St bw 8/9th Ave)
Danji is a perennial favorite in Hell’s Kitchen as well as the first ever Korean restaurant in the US to be awarded a Michelin Star — and for good reason. The eatery specializes in high-quality, sustainably sourced Korean fare like Bulgogi Beef sliders, Soy Poached Black Cod with Spicy Daikon and Sizzling Bibimbap which can be enjoyed at their $60 dinner Monday through Friday as well as Sunday. 

Bibimbap at Danji. Photo supplied

Longo Bros (474 9th Ave bw W36/37th St)
A cozy catch-up option for charcuterie and Campari, Longo Bros is offering a $30 lunch and $45 dinner Monday through Friday as well as $30 Sunday brunch and $45 Sunday dinner, where you can sample homemade pastas, pizzas and antipasti while sipping on a glass of their well-regarded wine selection. 

The historic Longo Bros restaurant on 9th Avenue. Photo by Phil O’Brien

Marseille (630 9th Ave — corner of W44th St) 
The perfect cold weather go-to for a warm meal of mussels, steak frites and crème brûlée, Francophiles should flock to Marseille’s $30 weekday lunch, $60 weekday dinner and $60 Sunday dinner this Restaurant Week.

Warm up with a winter meal from Marseille. Photo supplied

Molyvos (402 W43rd St — corner of 9th Ave)
If you’ve been itching to try the newly reopened Manhattan Plaza Molyvos, now’s your chance! Stroll over to the Livanos family’s Hell’s Kitchen Greek eatery for a $30 weekday lunch, $45 weekday dinner or a $45 Sunday dinner of delights like Herb Marinated Chicken Souvlaki, Atlantic Salmon and Molyvos Halva Sundae. 

Nick Livanos at the new Molyvos in Manhattan Plaza. Photo: Naty Caez

Etcetera Etcetera (352 W44th St — east of 9th Ave)
A reliably tasty choice for pre- or post-theater pasta, Italian eatery Etcetera Etcetera is offering a $60 weekday dinner and $60 Sunday dinner where you can feast on Gnocchi alla Romana, Roasted Short Rib and Spinach and Prosciutto Tagliatelle. 

The dining room at Etcetera Etcetera. Photo supplied

Bocca di Bacco (635 9th Ave bw W44/45th St and 828 9th Ave bw W54/W55th St)
Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you — there are indeed two Bocca di Bacco 9th Avenue  locations in Midtown alone (and one in Chelsea too). Try the much-loved local Italian joint for their $30 weekday lunch, $45 weekday dinner, $30 Sunday lunch and $45 Sunday dinner, where you can dig into some Baked Clams, family-recipe Pollo Parmigiana or Tagliata di Manzo and finish out your meal with a classic Tiramisu.  

There’s plenty of fresh pasta to enjoy at Bocca di Bacco. Photo supplied

Estiatorio Milos Hudson Yards (20 Hudson Yards)
A glossy, global seafood brand, Mediterranean eatery Estiatorio Milos joins Restaurant Week in Hell’s Kitchen with a $45 weekday lunch special where you can enjoy freshly sourced and prepared fish with a Hudson River view. 

Seafood is the name of the game at Estiatorio Milos. Photo: Instagram

Kyma Hudson Yards (445 W35th St bw 10/11th Ave)
Restaurant Week in Hell’s Kitchen and Hudson Yards is a festival of excellent Mediterranean options, and Kyma is no exception. The Greek taverna offers a $30 weekday lunch of fresh fish flown in from the Mediterranean as well as the finest Mykonos-sourced ingredients for your meal. 

Fish is a feature of the Kyma menu. Photo supplied

Masseria Dei Vini (887 9th Ave — bw W57/58th St) 
Head over to Masseria Dei Vini “Farmhouse of Wines” (a reference to the fortified farmhouses in the Puglia region of Italy, called masserias), where you can enjoy a $30 weekday lunch, $45 weekday dinner, $30 Sunday lunch and $45 Sunday dinner of Baked Calamari, Filetto di Orata (Broiled Sea Bream) or Scialatielli alla Siciliana with your vino. 

Masseria De Vini offers traditional Italian cuisine. Photo supplied

Spanish Diner at Mercado Little Spain (10 Hudson Yards)
Known for its Iberian style all-day cuisine, Spanish Diner at Mercado Little Spain is already a critical favorite. Sample their tasty comfort food cuisine with a $30 weekday lunch or $45 weekday dinner. Pass the Serrano Ham!

Spanish Diner in Hudson Yards. Photo: Instagram

La Barra at Mercado Little Spain (10 Hudson Yards) 
Adjacent to Spanish Diner, La Barra features a $30 weekday lunch and $45 weekday dinner menu of traditional tapas offerings like croquetas de jamón or Andalusia’s tiny fried puntillitas (baby squid), perfect for pairing with the eatery’s extensive selection of Spanish wines. 

La Barra. Photo supplied

Leña at Mercado Little Spain (10 Hudson Yards)
Completing the Little Spain trifecta is the grill focused Leña, where nearly everything is cooked over embers, from the prolific meat selection to fresh vegetables. Try their $30 weekday lunch or $45 weekday dinner for the best Spanish versions of suckling pig and lamb. 

Get your grill on at Leña, Photo supplied

Jasmine’s Caribbean Cuisine (371 W46th St bw 8/9th Ave)
Much-loved by W42ST readers, the team at Jasmine’s Caribbean Cuisine join Restaurant Week in Hell’s Kitchen with a $45 weekday dinner and $45 Sunday dinner where you can sample their signature ​​oxtail, jerk wings, empanadas, coconut salmon and more! 

Jasmine’s Caribbean Cuisine is a W42ST reader favorite. Photo suuplied

Chez Josephine (414 W42nd St bw 9th/Dyer Ave)
Restaurant Week in Hell’s Kitchen wouldn’t be complete without a visit to W42nd Street’s very own tribute to Josephine Baker. Time travel to Paris in the 1930s as you listen to live jazz and sample the restaurant’s $30 weekday lunch, $45 weekday dinner, $30 Sunday lunch and $45 Sunday dinner of well-made bistro cuisine and impeccable ambiance. 

Dine with the portraits of jazz-age idols at Chez Josephine. Photo: Phil O’Brien

Rosevale Kitchen and Cocktail Room (305 W48th St bw 8/9th Ave) 
Hell’s Kitchen’s newest boutique hotel and accompanying culinary lounge, the Rosevale Kitchen and Cocktail Room, is the perfect place for a fashionable and foodie night out that will impress any out of towner. Try their $45 weekday dinner or $45 Sunday dinner of instant favorites like Shrimp Cocktail, Fried Oysters, Brick Chicken and Panna Cotta — best paired with a curated cocktail!

Enjoy a cocktail with your Restaurant Week meal at Rosevale Kitchen. Photo: Instagram

Kamasu by Kissaki (20 Hudson Yards)  
Enjoy top-notch omakase sushi this Restaurant Week in Hudson Yards at Kamasu, where you can sample a chef selected tasting menu of open faced temaki rolls, soup and an appetizer for $45 (weekday lunch and dinner) as well as $45 Sunday lunch and dinner. 

Try a tasting course from Kamasu sushi. Photo: Instagram

Go forth, foodie friends, and enjoy the best of Restaurant Week in the neighborhood! 

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