2019 Best Special Occasion Restaurants in New York Area

Birthday or Anniversary Dinners
in New York

Whether it's an anniversary dinner, graduation brunch, birthday or family reunion meal, special occasions call for special restaurants. Sure, it might turn out to be pricey, but these memorable meals don't come around very often.

Presented in alphabetical order, these top New York restaurants all have the goods — food, service, ambience — to make sure your next occasion is an affair to remember.

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Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare
16/20
Multi-course chef’s table dining experience from César Ramirez. See More
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Daniel
19/20
Daniel Boulud's French contemporary cuisine floats like a butterfly. See More
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Del Posto
15/20
An operatic palazzo of Italian gastronomy in the Meatpacking District. See More

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Gabriel Kreuther
17/20
Gabriel Kreuther's Alsatian artistry resurfaces at his eponymous Midtown restaurant. See More

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Gotham Bar & Grill
15/20
Equally stunning flavors and presentations at this American classic. See More

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Jean-Georges
18/20
A thousand good meals can't lie. This acclaimed restaurant has a master chef as its inspiration. See More
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Le Bernardin
18/20
Le Bernardin’s attention to detail, stability and quest for perfection still elicit a culinary crusade. See More
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Majorelle
15/20
French-Mediterranean refinement at The Lowell from La Grenouille restaurateur Charles Masson. See More

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Per Se

Contemporary, Modern American
Per Se
19/20
Thomas Keller's Per Se shares the glory of The French Laundry in a beautiful corner of the Time Warner Building. See More
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Sushi Nakazawa
17/20
Even if you didn't see the hit documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," you'll still want to eat at this West Village sushi spot. See More
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