613 "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.
Medan Pasar is a fantastic Malaysian restaurant in the East Village where you can get a meal for $10.
Suki is a Japanese spot in the East Village where you should go the next time you want comfort in the form of a fantastic bowl of curry.
Santo Bruklin is a casual Brazilian spot in Carroll Gardens with a nice backyard and some of the best pão de queijo in NYC.
Yellow Rose in the East Village specializes in fantastic Texan food and homemade tortillas made with Sonoran flour.
Like its other locations around the city, Xi’an Famous Foods’ Flushing location serves spicy, satisfying western Chinese food we often dream about.
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.