2019 Best Small Plates Restaurants in New York Area

Best Tapas in New York

Sometimes there are so many delectable options on a menu that it's nearly impossible to pick just one for an entrée.

Presented in alphabetical order, these top small plates restaurants in New York serve more manageable portions that are perfect for sharing.
 

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Aldea

Portuguese, Seafood, Small Plates
Aldea
14/20
It takes a village: Aldea brings avant-garde Portuguese cuisine to Manhattan. See More

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Alta

Mediterranean, Tapas, Small Plates
Alta
14/20
Go hungry to this West Village townhouse for a small-plate extravaganza. See More

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Spanish, Tapas, Small Plates
Bar Jamon
14/20
This Gramercy Park eatery celebrates Catalonian cuisine. See More
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Casa Mono
13/20
Spanish-style tapas with a New York twist. See More

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Danji
14/20
Well-executed and creative Korean fare in Hell's Kitchen. See More
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Estela

Small Plates, Mediterranean
Estela
14/20
Mediterranean-influenced small plates from Ignacio Mattos in a diminutive NoLita space. See More
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Huertas

Spanish, Tapas, Small Plates
Huertas
13/20
East Village restaurant with a menu that explores the Basque region of Spain. See More

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Socarrat Paella Bar
14/20
A NoLIta standout for paella and traditional Spanish tapas. See More

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Tia Pol

Spanish, Tapas, Small Plates
Tia Pol
14/20
Tiny West Chelsea storefront with intriguing selection of authentic Spanish tapas. See More

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Txikito
14/20
Basque-style tapas in Chelsea from the winning team of Alex Raij and Eder Montero. See More

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