Make your reservations now.
It's time again for that nearly month-long promotion featuring three-course lunches ($29) and three-course dinners ($42) at some of the city's best restaurants -- 390 of them, to be exact -- spanning 34 types of cuisines and 42 neighborhoods, according to NYC & Co., New York's tourism marketing arm. Dining deals launch on July 24 and last through Aug. 18.
As usual, restaurants aren't offering their prix fixe menus on Saturdays, and some choose not to participate on Sundays, either. You can find links to menus and the restaurants involved here, but check out our picks for some of the most enticing deals below.
Fried oysters at Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
Creative Hawaiian at Noreetuh
Modern Spanish cuisine at La Fonda del Sol
Asian-inflected seafood at Catch NYC
Reuben croquettes at The Tuck Room
Kippered salmon on scallion pancakes at Fung Tu
French dessert at db Bistro Moderne
Mediterranean seafood at Limani
Robert De Niro's new American cuisine
A hearty dish at Riverpark
Roman with a city twist at Lupa Osteria Romana
A juicy dry-aged steak at The Gander
With a side of gin at The Gin Parlour