Restaurant Week is a great opportunity to try out New York City’s many excellent restaurants.  Restaurant Week (which actually lasts a couple weeks) happens once in the summertime and again in the fall. The date for the 2014 summertime edition are From July 21st through August 15th.  Participating restaurants feature 3 course meals for $25 at lunchtime and $38 at dinner.

You’ll find information about the participating restaurants at the official Restaurant Week page at  That page is also where you’ll be able to make online reservations, beginning July 9th.

Update: Save a little extra on Restaurant Week dining by registering your American Express Card to get $5 back for each Restaurant Week purchase of $25 or more.   Details.