627 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in New York.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Yellow Rose in the East Village specializes in fantastic Texan food and homemade tortillas made with Sonoran flour.
Cuchifritos is a Puerto Rican lunch counter in East Harlem that’s been around since the 1960′s. It’s a NYC treasure.
The best birria taco truck in NYC has a second home on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg. Get in line.
Nene’s is a Mexican spot specializing in quesabirria that’s set up in a bodega right next to Maria Hernandez Park in Bushwick.
Xiang Hot Pot is a hot pot restaurant in Flushing’s New World Mall that serves one of their broth options with an edible butter sculpture of a bear.
If you’re looking for a fun, all-you-can-eat hot pot and karaoke experience in Sunset Park, check out this Chinese restaurant on 53rd Street.
This Chinese restaurant on St. Marks in the East Village is home to some of the best soup dumplings in Manhattan.
7 Elephants is a takeout-only Thai spot on East Broadway that makes a delicious, peanutty massaman curry.
Evil Katsu is a pop-up on the Lower East Side that serves delicious katsu sandwiches.
If you’re looking to spend under $15 on a delicious meal near the Lower East Side, Dominican spot Sandy’s Coffee Shop needs to be on your radar.
Leo is the best pizza place in Williamsburg, especially if you’re into sourdough pies and natural wine.
Jasmine’s is a Caribbean restaurant in Midtown with dishes like ackee and saltfish, curry chicken, and rasta pasta.
Remember Fieldtrip in LIC when you’re looking for a great, one-bowl meal that will eliminate your need to do dishes.
If you’re looking for lobster in pretty much any form, BK Lobster in Williamsburg has it.
Lalibela in Harlem makes Ethiopian food you can eat right on their patio on Frederick Douglass Blvd.