694 "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.
Jam’It Bistro in Red Hook serves delicious Jamaican beef patties and jerk chicken, along with other Caribbean staples.
Hoek is a reliable Roman pizza place in Red Hook where you can bring dates, your kids, or a small army of birthday party go-ers.
Upside Pizza in Soho is a great slice shop that serves a tangy cheese slice made with sourdough.
Ace’s in Williamsburg is where you should go for the best Detroit-style pizza in the city and to have a BYOB pizza party.
Native Noodles is a Singaporean spot in Washington Heights that makes great laksa and chili crab.
Hudson Smokehouse is a BBQ spot in Mott Haven that makes great smoked chicken wings.
Cozy Royale in Williamsburg is somewhere you should come the next time you’re in the mood for a burger and a beer.
Like its East Village location, Somtum Der in Red Hook makes consistently good Thai food. Plus they have a backyard.
Cafe Luluc is a classic, cash-only French restaurant in Cobble Hill with a great garden patio and discounted Happy Hour wine.
Blume (also called Hütte in the winter) is an Austrian restaurant on the Upper East Side with a beautiful back patio that’s hidden from the street.
Wing Hing Seafood Restaurant is the best dim sum spot in Sheepshead Bay.