775 "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.
Teranga is a casual African restaurant across from Central Park where you’re going to want to dine twice a week.
A local Infatuation mainstay, Esperanto’s got that little something special that that’s kept it in heavy rotation.
Westville East is a great utility spot, especially if you’re looking to eat something kind of healthy.
Barrio Chino, a Mexican restaurant on the Lower East Side, is always busy and always worth the wait.
Motorino isn't the best pizza in New York City, but it is one of our most frequented pizza joints in town.
A kind-of-healthy menu with reasonable prices make Ruby’s a Soho standby. Stop by for a casual meal anytime of day.
The Breslin is a gastropub at the Ace Hotel in Flatiron. Order the lamb burger.
Kanoyama serves some of the best sushi you’ll find for the money in the East Village, and maybe all of Manhattan.
A laid back Lebanese eatery that gets Stang’s stamp of approval. The service is good, people are friendly, and you can eat your face off for about twenty bucks a person.
Waiting in a line outside of any restaurant seems a bit silly to us, but Tomoe is arguably one of the best sushi restaurants in the city, as you will see by those patiently standing single file out f…
Cafe Gitane is the quintessential Nolita place to “see and be seen,” especially if you’re hoping to see some avocado toast.
Al Di La is the ultimate neighborhood Italian restaurant. If you live in Park Slope, congratulations.
Five years after it opened, the original location of Totto Ramen is still packed pretty much all of the time. That's because it's still awesome.
You’re going to need an hour on the train to get to Tanoreen. But if you appreciate Middle Eastern or Mediterranean food, it’s more than worth it.
Tacombi has an awesome Mexican courtyard, and gets serious points for creativity. All in all, we back the place, especially now that they have a liquor license.