Restaurant Week in Harlem

Uptown Grand Central has a fantastic list of local restaurants to check out during Restaurant Week.

This summer’s NYC Restaurant Week marks its longest run ever (five weeks!), with more than 500 restaurants in 75 neighborhoods to choose from. For the second time ever, a significant number of Harlem restaurants are participating.

Check out Uptown Grand Central’s amazing businesses and the work they do here: and then check out these 30+ eateries to explore:


  1. Amuse Bouche Bistro
  2. Au Jus Oklahoma BBQ
  3. La Avenida
  4. Dear Mama (East Harlem)
  5. East Harlem Bottling Co.
  6. El Paso Restaurante
  7. Jaguar
  8. Malii Thai Kitchen
  9. Nocciola
  10. Pro Thai
  11. Sisters Caribbean Cuisine


  1. 67 Orange Street
  2. Angel of Harlem
  3. Archer & Goat
  4. Bixi
  5. Chocolat
  6. Fieldtrip
  7. Harlem Shake
  8. Lido
  9. LoLo’s Seafood Shack
  10. Red Rooster
  11. Safari
  12. Settepani
  13. Silvana
  14. Sylvia’s Restaurant
  15. Vinateria
  16. Yatenga French Bistro


  1. Bono Trattoria
  2. Dear Mama (Manhattanville)
  3. Lyn-Genet’s Kitchen
  4. Miss Mamie’s Spoonbread Too
  5. Rai Rai Ken
  6. Tsion Cafe


  1. Boogie Down Grind
  2. Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen

The specials run from Monday, July 19, to Sunday, August 22. Lunch and dinner options (entrée + one side) are priced at $21 or $39, with options ranging from indoor and outdoor dining, to takeout and delivery.

At restaurants that accept Mastercard, you can also get $10 back (up to $50 total) on each single transaction of $39 or more, when dining on-site and paying with a registered Mastercard. Cardholders can register here.

Sunflowers in East Harlem

Checkout Lydia’s Magic Garden on Park Ave., between 117/118 (east side) where amazing sunflowers are brightening East Harlem.

To learn more about the garden, see:

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