609 "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.
Thai Farm Kitchen’s Seaport location serves some of the best Thai food in Manhattan.
Aroma is a Brazilian buffet in Jackson Heights with a great BBQ station in the back.
Beija Flor is a colorful, group-friendly spot in LIC where you’ll find some of the best Brazilian food in NYC.
Rice ‘n’ Beans is a very casual Brazilian spot in Hell’s Kitchen that serves some of the best feijoada in NYC.
Berimbau is a casual West Village spot that serves the best Brazilian food in NYC.
After pivoting from a chef's counter tasting menu, this Greenpoint spot is now serving a short list of excellent Chinese dishes.
Little Tiffin is our go-to for Thai takeout and delivery in Greenpoint, and it should be yours too.
Chez Nick is an American bistro that’s one of the best casual date spots on the Upper East Side.
Cơm Tấm Ninh Kiều is one of the best Vietnamese restaurants in the Bronx.
Yellow Rose in the East Village specializes in fantastic Tex-Mex and homemade tortillas made with Sonoran flour.
Papa’s Kitchen in Jackson Heights is a classic Filipino spot that serves excellent ube pancakes during weekend brunch.
Han Dynasty is a Szechuan restaurant on 3rd Avenue in the East Village you can rely on like a friend who helps you move.
Szechuan Mountain House is a fun Szechuan restaurant to bring a date or a friend on St. Marks Place in the East Village.