THE TIP TAP ROOM is a restaurant and bar that serves upscale pub grub — including a dynamic menu of wild game — and 36 different draft beers. The bustling Beacon Hill spot boasts a modern, industrial vibe with garage door-style windows and blackboards listing the day’s specials.
MONROE fuses a restaurant, lounge and nightclub into one, serving upscale American comfort food and offering a sprawling dance floor with great music. An approachable list of wines and beers are offered in the funky, chic space — perfect for a night out with friends.
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OSTERIA MORINI dishes out fantastic Italian fare from Chef Michael White — including fresh homemade pastas — inspired by the Emilia-Romagna region. The dining room resembles an Italian farmhouse with chunky tables and chairs, wooden ceiling rafters, and walls lined with photos from Bologna. An approachable collection of wines from Emilia-Romagna and other local vineyards is available.
From decorative pillows and bright flower arrangements to vivid paints and neon chairs, more and more restaurants are using splashes of color to create fun, inviting ambiences. Click through to see brilliant decor in some of the best dining spaces across the country.
O Ya is a sophisticated Japanese restaurant that offers 18- and 24-course omakase tasting menus, as well as a la carte options. Located inside the Park South Hotel, the contemporary spot features exposed-brick walls, wood-lined decor and a long sushi bar to watch the live action. A great selection of sakes and wines by the glass, in addition to pairings, is available. Pete Wells of the NY Times praised the restaurant’s chef Tim Cushman, whose “one-bite dishes unwind into spools of flavor that you don’t quite see coming, even though a server has already told you what you’re about to …
MALBEC ARGENTINE STEAKHOUSE serves both traditional Argentine grilled meats, as well as interpretations of Italian specialities and homemade desserts. The elegant restaurant boasts a chic, romantic setting with wood finishings and a dynamic contemporary art collection lining the walls. Global wines and craft cocktails are available.
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Tribeca Grill is a buzzing hot spot from Myriad Restaurant Group and co-owner Robert De Niro offering delicious New American fare and a lengthy wine list. The restaurant is warm and inviting with exposed brick columns and walls lined with art by DeNiro’s father. Zagat commended Tribeca Grill, saying that it’s “‘Iconic’ and ‘still a winner.’” It added: “The longtime TriBeCan maintains its ‘high standards’ with ‘delicious’ New American fare and a ‘masterfully chosen’, 2,000 label-strong wine list.” Use Reserve to secure a reservation for an iconic NYC dining experience.