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Best Fine Dining in New York

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Flanked by the blissful Pumphouse Park, L'Appart on Liberty Street offers its guests an upscale dining experience with its chic interiors, world-class service, and one Michelin star-rated French fare. Housed in a spacious New York apartment-style space, its interiors exude class with its lustrous hardwood flooring, elaborate chandeliers, sleek false ceilings, and intimate dining arrangements. The state-of-the-art kitchen brings you specialized reinvented versions of French classics. The Chariot A Fromages, Rabbit Saddle, and Green Circle Chicken are some of the signature dishes.

Renowned chef Thomas Keller brought the sophisticated appeal of his acclaimed Napa Valley restaurant, The French Laundry, to New York City with Per Se, which now ranks alongside its sister restaurant as one of the best in the world. Per Se is situated in the Time Warner Center, and its prime location offers guests the opportunity to take in beautiful views of Central Park while enjoying seasonal, French-influenced American cuisine. Beyond the main dining room, there is a lounge bar, a wine cellar, and two private dining rooms that are perfect for celebratory occasions. No matter where you are, Per Se is as visually stunning as its cuisine is delicious, featuring earthy tones, a charming fireplace, and wood and stone accents.

Owned and operated by chef Gabriel Kreuther, this sophisticated restaurant and lounge exudes elegance. The restaurant is set in the beautiful neighborhood of Midtown, overlooking Bryant Park. The interiors are a chic affair with high ceilings, exposed beams, ornate chandeliers, and spaciously laid-out tables with candle lighting in the evenings. The menu is inspired by Alsatian cuisine and offers a diverse range of scrumptious light bites and mouthwatering mains. Brandt Beef Skirt Steak, Fennel-Cockle Velouté, Herb Crusted Hawaiian Mero, and Compressed Hamachi are some of the highlights of the menu. The desserts are rich, creamy, and heavenly. Take your special someone here for a date, and you'll have a memorable evening to remember.

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten's impeccable French Contemporary restaurant, located on the southwest corner of Central Park in the Trump International Hotel & Tower, offers modern French food with Pan-Asian and other modern influences. The gleaming, modern space complements phenomenal dishes like herb-crusted rack of lamb and crispy sauteed frog legs. Black-clad waiters provide unsurpassed service. In addition to its main dining room, Jean-Georges also features a bar and lounge area where guests can enjoy cocktails and small plates. Jean-Georges has been awarded two Michelin stars and has consistently been ranked as one of the top restaurants in New York City and the world.

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In 1986, sibling owners Maguy and Gilbert Le Coze opened Le Bernardin in New York after tasting phenomenal success with their 1972 flagship restaurant in Paris. It has continued to thrive under Chef Éric Ripert after Gilbert’s tragic demise in 1994. Seafood has been the inspiration behind the menu at Le Bernardin since inception. The tasting menu takes diners through delicacies such as Osetra Caviar, Dungeness Crab, Lobster Tail and Black Bass. Moreover, an extensive collection of around 900 wines complements every dish to perfection. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails from your eclectic lounge. The appetizers are tasty, and dinner is like a set menu but one that affords you the freedom to choose from different dishes for your meal. The flavors are good, given the chef’s experiments with different cuisines, not only French but a smattering of Asian as well, e.g., shrimps with coconut sauce. A dash of Caribbean is thrown into the mix, with the fruits added to the dessert.

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Owned by the legendary Chef Daniel Boulud, this award-winning French restaurant is considered by many to be the one of the best dining experiences in the city. The cuisine is contemporary, putting a fresh spin on traditional recipes and is both expertly prepared and exquisitely plated. Enjoy divine dishes like rabbit saddle with chorizo and tarragon mustard or wasabi-marinated hamachi with white sturgeon caviar and Meyer lemon coulis amid fine Italian Renaissance décor. Opt for the tasting menu or let the knowledgeable staff at Daniel help you create your perfect meal, complete with outstanding drink pairings.

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Garnering prestigious accolades, Atera is a fine dining establishment located in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City. Showcasing his technical mastery, executive chef Ronny Emborg offers an exquisite tasting menu with multiple courses for patrons that take them on a sensory journey.The courses feature innovative creations such as beer macaron with sturgeon caviar, cured swordfish belly, and lamb tartare. The dining experience at Atera is highly interactive, with chefs preparing and plating dishes in front of guests seated at a U-shaped counter surrounding the kitchen. Reservations are highly recommended.

Korea-based chef Jungsik Yim's eponymous restaurant has taken the city's dining scene by storm. On offer at Jungsik is a refreshing interpretation of Korean cuisine. Choose from a diverse menu that includes delectable creations like bibimbap, hodugwaja, octopus, and Wagyu Gomtang Mandoo. The wine list is exhaustive and has offerings from pretty much all the wine producing regions around the world. There's a choice of sake as well. The dessert selection includes a range of decadent treats. Diners also have the option of a multi-course tasting menu. The dining room sports a refined ambiance, with deep brown walls and plush white banquettes making up the seating area. The large Korean-inspired wooden motifs adorning the walls add a nice touch.

Overlooking East 78th Street, New York, restaurant Sushi Noz is a cut above the rest. The attention to detail, the range and quality of food and the personalized card and phone pad are a dead giveaway that this is a Michelin star restaurant. Well-known Chef Nozomu Abe runs this well-appointed, sophisticated Japanese restaurant. Procuring only fresh, high-quality catch and produce for seafood and vegetables, respectively, the restaurant has a selection of specially prepared, delectable sushis. This sushi bar sports wooden-paneled interiors, furnishings and several other traditional accouterments. In addition to wine and champagne, they even have a selection of traditional drinks such as sake. They also provide catering services for private events.

Although this quintessential Manhattan French restaurant may be pricey, La Grenouille is a thoroughly romantic place to enjoy a memorable meal. It has long been known for its spectacular floral displays, great food, and good service. The prix fixe dinner combined with wine makes for an excellent combination. Dishes can be ordered a la carte as well, these include delicacies such as frogs' legs sauteed with garlic and tomato compote and filet mignon with potato and onion crisps. Do not forget to cap the meal with some indulgent desserts.

Irreplaceable even in a city overflowing with restaurants, Eleven Madison Park offers one of the best fine dining experiences in all of New York City. The elegant eatery is located on Madison Avenue and takes its name from the charming Madison Square Park that it faces, making it a central staple of the Manhattan culinary scene. Specializing in eight- to ten-course tasting menus, Eleven Madison Park serves contemporary, French-inspired cuisine created from only the best ingredients. You can also stop by the bar for a less involved meal, a quick and delicious bite, or a refreshing cocktail. Just prepare to be amazed, no matter how you choose to experience the exquisite vision of Chef Daniel Humm.

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Food connoisseurs believe that the quality of a meal is determined by that of its ingredients. With this philosophy in mind, Blue Hill forms part of a growing trend of like-minded restaurants in New York that insist on using the choicest produce in their kitchens. Dan, David and Laureen Barber inherited the family's farm in Massachusetts from whom it gets its name and inspiration. Its fascinating history is synthesized in the landmark building in Greenwich Village that this place calls home. The creative menu includes marinated beet salad, Berkshire pig's belly, venison liver terrine, grilled celery root risotto and Hudson Valley chicken. Epicureans can dine in the elegant and sophisticated seating area for a five course seasonal tasting menu with artisanal wine.

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