Request: Group birthday dinner for 15 people. Cheap and yummy!
EE's Recommendations:1. Mercadito 179 Avenue B nr. 12th Street I love Mercadito for large groups because they have a menu that is just for sharing for parties of 7 or more! You can pick a price point of $30-$45 per person and you get all different types of their delicious Mexican food. Everything from their guacamoles to their ceviches and tacos are unreal.
2. Macondo 157 East Houston Street nr. Allen St. Amazing latin small plates with delicious Latin cocktails for all to enjoy. Order a bunch of latin small plates and enjoy! They also offer a prix fixe dinner for $40 a person and there's more food than you could ever imagine! wEE recommend ordering the their infamous drink, porron to begin the night!
3. Rubirosa 235 Mulberry Street nr. Prince St. If you are a lover of Italian comfort food, you've come to the right place.Our favorite pie? The pizza with vodka sauce. They offer an Italian family style meal for $35 a person!
Thursday’s are for sharing!
Below are recent recommendations the EE team provided to the needy, hungry & thirsty that wrote in to us. Need a recommendation? Ask Eatery Expert
1. Authentic Spanish tapas in the West Village– Tertulia
(529 Hudson St. nr. Charles St.)
- Chef Seamus Mullens brings big flavor on small plates to downtowners
2. Memorable meal for entertaining out-of-town guests – Perilla
(9 Jones St. nr. W. 4th St.)
- wEE recommend you order: Spicy Duck Meatballs with mint cavatelli, water spinach & quail egg.
3. Family Dinner on the Upper East Side – Elio's
(1621 2nd Ave. nr. 84th St.)
- wEE recommend you order: Their veal parm!
4. The Latest & Greatest in the West Village – Mas (La Grillade)
(28 7th Ave. South nr. Leroy St.)
- Modeled after a French farmhouse, you'll enjoy their seasonal plates year round.
5. Great brunch menu below – Lyon Bouchon Moderne
(118 Greenwich Ave. nr. Jane St.)
- Choose from their extensive brunch menu with choices ranging from their barbecue pork on a potato bun or their scrambled eggs with black truffles, goat cheese and chives.
6. Breakfast meeting on the UWS
– Momofuku Milk Bar
(561 Columbus Ave.@ 87th St.)
7. Romantic date in Harlem – 67 Orange
(2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd. nr 113th St.)
8. Impress a date in Tribeca – Silver Lining
(75 Murray St. nr. W. Broadway)
- Enjoy jazz and old fashion drinks all night long!
9. Great lunch prix-fixe – Periyali
(35 W. 29th St. nr. Sixth Ave.)
- A great value, for $26 you can choose from an appetizer, main and then finish your meal off with a Greek dessert!
10. Sunday night casual dinner – Celeste
(502 Amsterdam Ave. nr. 84th St)
- wEE recommend you order: Their artichoke and prosciutto pizza.
Thursday’s are for sharing!
Below are recent recommendations the EE team provided to the needy, hungry & thirsty that wrote in to us. Need a recommendation? Ask Eatery Expert 1. Mexican food, funky atmosphere – Fonda Nolita (267 Elizabeth St. nr. Houston St.)
- The food and space here will make you feel like you're on vacation!
2. Unique dining experience – Romera (355 W. 16th St. nr. 8th Ave.)
- Neurologist-chef Miguel Sanchez Romera has opened in the Dream Hotel downtown!
3. New hot spot Italian meal in the West Village – Frankies570 Spuntino (570 Hudson St. @ W. 11th St.)
- They've got a place in Brooklyn, LES and now the West Village. It's a neighborhood spot, but if you're not in the neighborhood, it's worth traveling for!
4. Romantic wine bar in Murray Hill – Terroir Murray Hill
- Their 3rd location in NYC means they're doing something right! Their small plates and wine are perfect for a date or catching up with a friend!
6. Family dinner on the Upper East Side – Primola (1226 2nd Ave. nr. 64th St.)
- Traditional Italian food in the perfect setting!
7. Date night uptown– Hospoda (321 E. 73rd St. nr 2nd Ave.)
- On the ground floor of the Bohemian National Hall and the Czech Consulate - we welcome you to New York's Bohemian Gastropub!
8. Girl's night out in the East Village– Edi & The Wolf (102 Ave. @ 7th St.)
- Austrian comfort food and wine in a very rustic and fun environment!
- It's true - reservations are tough, but if you're smart you'll grab a bite at their bar. Their Black Label burger is one of my favorites around - prime dry-aged beef cuts with caramelized onions on a delicious melt in your mouth bun.
10. Great Mexican, great margaritas in the Theatre District – Toloache (251 W. 50th St. nr. Broadway)
- Perfect spot to grab a bite before the theatre, after work or a weekend dinner! Their guacamole trio and variety of margaritas will make your night!