With hundreds of restaurants open this Christmas, if you are wondering where to eat Christmas dinner in New York city, here is a list of some of the top restaurants.
List of Christmas Eve Dinner Restaurants:
The Breslin Bar & Dining Room: Price: A la carte, The pub will be open on Christmas Eve from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Christmas Day from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
This Christmas, they will serve a traditional roast with a side of Yorkshire pudding, pear parfait with cranberries, and a Linzer sable.
You must not miss the crumpets, terrine board, pork belly, stuffed pig’s foot, lamb burger, and “Originale” custard sundae.
Desserts are served in oversized bowls and include warm sticky-toffee pudding spiked with Turkish coffee, and sweet and salty frozen custard sundae with chocolate sauce, treacle, caramel corn and peanuts.
Mile End Deli: Price: $65.00 per person, The menu on December 24th and 25th will be comprised of short-rib, smoked meat bao with creamy ‘slaw, shiitake-stuffed eggplant with ponzu sauce, and Szechuan wide noodles with chili oil and shaved ginger.
They offer variety of sandwiches, as well as breakfast dishes, like crisp, cubed potato with softened onions and shredded smoked meat topped with a runny egg, phenomenal smoked-meat hash, and sides like homemade pickles that are garlicky and crisp, with a lively fermented flavor.
The must-haves at this place include the smoked-meat sandwich, smoked-meat hash, poutine, and pickles.
Brushstroke: Price: $135.00 per person, Chef Isao Yamada has a special Japanese menu this Christmas.
It will include Norway salmon smoked in cypress, a stewed beef-cheek done with garlic and sunchoke ankake, and jumbo Pacific oysters with lemon foam. The restaurant offers an eight- ($85.00) or 10- ($135.00) course tasting menu.
Union Square Cafe: Price: $175.00 per person, This cafe offers a four-course Christmas Eve dinner that includes roasted goose.
The new classics include a seared tuna loin entree topped with basil pesto and chickpea puree, and an awesome pasta made of pork-and-rabbit-filled ravioli drenched in butter with a sprinkle of sweet corn. The salty caramel-crusted banana tart is a must-have.
Bouley: Price: $275.00 per person; $160.00 for wine pairings, Bouley offers a six-course tasting menu on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The Christmas menu is not known yet, but may include stuff like foie gras terrine, porcini flan, and fresh Dover sole.
The must-haves include butter-poached lobster with pomegranate pinot noir sauce, chicken with almond puree and black truffles, and chocolate frivolous.
Indian Accent: Price: $95.00 per person, They provide a four-course Christmas Eve dinner with family-style dishes, like roast beef tenderloin with black-pepper kurma and butter chicken kulcha, and desserts like a rum ball spiked with Old Monk.
The menu includes vindaloo stars pork belly, quinoa as a pulao base for a tofu kofta moated with bottle-gourd curry.
A baby back rib arrives sweet and sticky from coconut milk and meetha achaar (North Indian mango pickle).
Loring Place: Price: A la carte, The restaurant will serve a full, regular menu on Christmas Eve, which will be comprised of flame-roasted mains like roasted short rib with horseradish gremolata ($30.00), wood-grilled broccoli with pistachio-mint dressing ($13.00), and pastas such as whole-wheat campanelle with slow-roasted duck ($16.00).
“Where to eat Christmas dinner in NYC,” Timeout web site, December 20 2016; https://www.timeout.com/newyork/restaurants/christmas-eve-and-christmas-day-dinner-at-nyc-restaurants.