There are plenty of places to enjoy a great meal in New York City. But when you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion, not just any place will do. We’ve scoured the streets to bring you the best private dining rooms this city has to offer.
Refer back to this list the next time you have a birthday dinner, client lunch or reunion to plan.
403 West 12th Street Seats up to 28 guests
Situated in the East Village, Hearth serves farm-to-table, Tuscan-American cuisine in a warm setting with an open kitchen. They also boast an impressive wine list and were named one of the 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America by Wine Enthusiast. In their spacious private dining room, you can choose from 3, 4 or 5-course menus.
146 10th Avenue Seats up to 150 guests
Just steps from the High Line in Chelsea lies The Fillmore Room, an Art Deco styled restaurant serving New American fare, refined seasonal dishes, cocktails and a raw bar. Perfect for weddings, rehearsal dinners and other large events with a classy feel. Book the Main Ballroom of The Fillmore Room for a 3 course dinner and 4 hours of our their “Open Bar Package.” Learn more.
228 West 10th Street Seats up to 120 guests
L’Artusi in the West Village serves inspired Italian cuisine prepared with quality ingredient and flair. In addition to their bold menu, they offer a serious wine list and a speciality cheese menu. Private dining options include a wine room dinner for 16, a full mezzanine dinner for up to 55 guests, a Sunday brunch option, or a full restaurant buyout (for up to 120) guests.
230 East 44th Street Seats up to 100 guests
Steps away from Grand Central Station in Midtown, Piccolo Fiore is an Italian restaurant with Renaissance art prints on the wall and a live pianist. The owner, Fabio, works the room every night and he’ll make you feel right at home. Choose from 3 “Una Donna Volata” private dining menus at various price points. The most affordable package begins at $59 a guest. Learn more.
611 Hudson Street Seats up to 20 guest
Bar Bolonat is a delicious Israeli restaurant in the West Village serving modern Mediterranean fare. Chef-Owner, Einat Admony, started her career in New York with a falafel shop called Taïm and now operates 4 wonderful Israeli restaurants around the city. Their chic private room seats up to 20.
900 Broadway Seats up to 24 guests
Beecher’s Handmade Cheese located in Flatiron proves that gourmet American cheese is not an oxymoron. This upscale, three-store New York outpost of the Seattle favorite offers an incredible selection of domestic artisanal cheese made in-house. Their private dining space is situated right above the cheese production floor so you can watch the cheesemongers at work while you dine.
47 Bond Street Seats up to 100 guests
The rustic atmosphere belies the sophisticated cooking at this cozy farmhouse facsimile in NoHo, where the delicious Mediterranean‑Italian dishes come with spectacular wines and spot‑on service. Il Buco offers private events in their famous Wine Cellar, at their Chef ’s Table as well as in the Main Dining Room.
94 East 7th Street Seats up to 6 guests
775 Washington Street Seats up to 14 guests
Located in a converted garage in the West Village, Barbuto serves sophisticated yet approachable Italian fare. Their seasonal menu changes often, but it’s always top-notch Italian cuisine, especially the legendary roast chicken. They offer both a private dining room and a chef’s table in the kitchen, where guests can watch their 4-course meals being prepared before their eyes.