84 "Small Plates" restaurants in New York.
Atla serves excellent Mexican food in a bright, all-day space in Noho. It’s great for a casual lunch or an upscale dinner.
Wayan is an upscale Indonesian spot in Nolita where you should get drinks and small plates with a date.
Kindred serves natural wines and Mediterranean food in a small East Village space that’s great for casual dates.
Maison Yaki in Prospect Heights is where you go to sit on a red leather barstool and eat classic French cooking-inspired yakitori.
La Ñapa is a Venezuelan tapas spot in Crown Heights that’s great for dinner dates or brunch when you’re not in the mood for pancakes.
If you’re looking to have a fun group dinner by 96th Street on the UWS, Moonrise Izakaya is the best choice.
The Mekelburg’s Williamsburg location is the kind of place you should go in a time of need. Or anytime you want fantastic sandwiches and beers.
Uminoie is a causal Japanese spot in the East Village where you can eat bar snacks and drink sake.
Via Carota is a walk-in only Italian spot in the West Village, and there’s a good chance you’ll have to wait a few hours for a table. It’s worth it.
The Jones is in the tiny Noho space that used to house Great Jones Cafe. It’s a great spot for breakfast or a few seafood-focused small plates.
La Diagonal is a Mexican restaurant in Harlem that’s nice for a date that involves drinks and snacks.
Bar Pisellino is an Italian bar and cafe where you can stop by for bomboloni in the morning or have a negroni and arancini before dinner.
Buvette is a French restaurant in the West Village that’s great for a date or a really good breakfast. Just be aware that it can get pretty cramped.