The 20 Most Expensive Restaurants In New York City

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Maybe your first bonus just got paid, or you won the lottery. Or you just REALLY want to impress your date.In any case, it’s time to splurge.

Our friends at Zagat have helped us come up with a list of the most expensive restaurants in New York City, based on the price of a single meal, including one drink, tax, and tip.

These places may not be cheap, but they sure are good.

#20 A meal at Aquavit costs $109 per person

65 E. 55th St. (bet. Madison & Park Aves.)

Cuisine: Scandinavian

Food score: 25

#19 A meal at One if by Land, Two if by Sea costs $111 per person

17 Barrow St. (bet. 7th Ave. S. & W. 4th St.)

Cuisine: New American

Food score: 24

#18 A meal at Asiate costs $111 per person

Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 80 Columbus Circle, 35th fl. (60th St. at Broadway)

Cuisine: New American, Asian

Food score: 25

#17 A meal at Gilt costs $112 per person

NY Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Ave. (bet. 50th & 51st Sts.)

Cuisine: New American

Food score: 26

#16 A meal at Adour costs $114 per person

St. Regis Hotel, 2 E. 55th St. (bet. 5th & Madison Aves.)

Cuisine: French

Food score: 26

#15 A meal at Gramercy Tavern costs $114 per person

42 E. 20th St. (bet. Broadway & Park Ave. S.)

Cuisine: New American

Food score: 27

#13 A meal at Aureole costs $116 per person

Bank of America Tower, 135 W. 42nd St. (bet. Broadway & 6th Ave.)

Cuisine: New American

Food score: 26

#12 A meal at Eleven Madison Park costs $116 per person

11 Madison Ave. (24th St.)

Cuisine: French

Food score: 28

#11 A meal at Corton costs $117 per person

239 W. Broadway (bet. Walker & White Sts.)

Cuisine: New French

Food score: 25

#12 A meal at The Modern costs $127 per person

Museum of Modern Art, 9 W. 53rd St. (bet. 5th & 6th Aves.)

Cuisine: New American, French

Food score: 26

#11 A meal at Jean Georges costs $127 per person

Trump International Hotel, 1 Central Park W. (bet. 60th & 61st Sts.)

Cuisine: French

Food score: 28

#10 A meal at Sasabune costs $130 per person

401 E. 73rd St. (bet. 1st & York Aves.)

Cuisine: Sushi

Food score: 29

#9 A meal at River Café costs $130 per person

1 Water St. (bet. Furman & Old Fulton Sts., )Brooklyn

Cuisine: New American

Food score: 26

#8 A meal at L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon costs $136 per person

Four Seasons Hotel, 57 E. 57th St. (bet. Madison & Park Aves.)

Cuisine: French, small plates

Food score: 27

#7 A meal at Daniel costs $137 per person

60 E. 65th St. (bet. Madison & Park Aves.)

Cuisine: French

Food score: 29

#5 A meal at Le Bernardin costs $146 per person

155 W. 51st St. (bet. 6th & 7th Aves.)

Cuisine: French, seafood

Food score: 29

#4 A meal at Momofuku Ko costs $163 per person

163 First Ave. (bet. 10th & 11th Sts.)

Cuisine: New American

Food score: 27

#3 A meal at Brooklyn Fare Kitchen costs $241 per person

200 Schermerhorn St. (Hoyt St.), Brooklyn

Cuisine: French

Food score: 29

#2 A meal at Per Se costs $325 per person

Time Warner centre, 10 Columbus Circle, 4th fl. (60th St. at Broadway)

Cuisine: New American, French

Food score: 28

#1 A meal at Masa costs $585 per person per person

Time Warner centre, 10 Columbus Circle, 4th fl. (60th St. at Broadway)

Cuisine: Sushi

Food score: 27

But priciest doesn't always mean the best

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