Restaurants within hotels often disappoint with mediocre quality and extremely high prices. Next time you head to the Big Apple, try these New York City hotel restaurants for meals you won’t forget!
Ace Hotel is home to The Breslin Bar & Dining Room. This hotel restaurant in NYC gets rave reviews for its upscale British fare, including the lamb burger and thrice-cooked chips. That’s not the only appealing meal on the menu. During your trip to this Manhattan gem, try the fish and chips that include fluke (a type of flounder) or the very filling, yet satisfying Scotch Egg (a boiled egg covered in sausage and bread crumbs that’s then fried.
The Breslin Bar & Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Brunch is offered on Saturday and Sunday. The hotel restaurant opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes at 1:30 a.m. The Breslin also stocks the Lobby Bar at Ace Hotel with snacks and beverages.
Check out reviews for Dirty French at The Ludlow, and you’ll quickly discover the reason so many return to this restaurant. Prices are higher, but the meals are unique and include ingredients you don’t often see in typical New York restaurants. Start with Millefeuille, a green curry of king trumpet mushrooms and pea leaves. Follow that with the duck a l’orange that’s cooked with preserved oranges and a North African spice blend. End your meal with a decadent chocolate dessert made with coconut and Guanaja chocolate.
Dirty French is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Brunch is also available on Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant opens at 7:00 and closes at midnight from Monday to Saturday and 11:00 p.m. on Sunday. Online reservations through OpenTable are accepted.
McCarren Hotel & Pool
Oleanders offers tasty meals at very reasonable prices. The restaurant is found within McCarren Hotel & Pool Hotel and serves dinner and weekend brunch. Again, you can use OpenTable for reservations.
For brunch, stand out meals include the ricotta pancakes that are topped with an apple compote and maple syrup produced in Vermont. Have hand-cut parmesan and parsley fries to start and have the delicious diver scallops that are served with roasted beets and onion soup risotto cakes as your main meal. If you have room for dessert, which is unlikely, try the milk chocolate pudding that’s served with toasted marshmallows, banana fritters, and chocolate streusel.
Ingredients used in the dishes at The NoMad Restaurant are not typical or soon to be forgotten. It’s no wonder there are so many five-star reviews for this hotel restaurant. Have the Hamachi (a type of fish) that’s cooked with kombu (kelp), wasabi, and beets. Progress to the chicken for two that includes fois gras, black truffles, and brioche and served with leeks, potatoes, and ramps (wild onions).
Head to The NoMad Restaurant for dinner. The restaurant opens at 5:30 p.m. and closes at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 11:00 p.m. on Saturday.
New York’s The Peninsula Hotel is home to Clement Restaurant & Bar. The hotel serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There are also two special meal options: brunch and prix fixe theater dinners. The pre-theater dinner is $43 per person and includes three courses. Reservations through OpenTable are recommend for this special dinner.
There are many delicious options at Clement Restaurant & Bar, but here are a few of the most popular. For breakfast, the healthy egg white frittata is a favorite. It’s a mix of kale, roasted veggies, and gruyere. Dinner options are equally pleasing with options like the charred octopus served with red plums or the seared sea bass served with black kale and hen-of-the-woods mushrooms. If you have room, try the homemade ice creams and sorbets for dessert. The restaurant offers unique options such as cardamom pear or bourbon coffee.
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