The Musket Room is actually a new restaurant, and also one we’re shocked that it hasn’t been the recipient of more positive press. Even though it was awarded a Michelin Star this year, you can still get in without a problem.
The best part, aside from their annual full pig dinners, is the fact that you can pretty much get in whenever you want to. The restaurant is always busy, but there always seems to be a table waiting for you.
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Reservations can certainly be tough to obtain (especially considering the fact that they don’t want anyone to have the phone number), but it’s a truly unique dining experience, and the food is incredible.
Blue Hill New York isn’t any where near the same experience that Blue Hill at Stone Barns up in Westchester is, but this one is way easier to get into, and also less of a commitment, both in terms of time and money spent.
The bar is much more intimate (sitting next to your date > sitting across from them), and the tables for two in the restaurant can be very cramped. Plus, you’ll want to enjoy that Olive Oil Cake (pictured above) with some elbow room.
Gramercy Tavern and Babbo are booked, and you need a last minute reservation at a spot that’s appropriate for a Special Occasion. Mas (farmhouse) is the move. This is one of our favorite fine dining go-to’s, and reservations are generally attainable.