The Seven Best Restaurant Wine Lists In New York City

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Zagat’s Buzz Blog has just compiled a list of New York restaurants with top wine selections, and unsurprisingly, the top-rated bottles can be found at some of the city’s most chic, luxurious, and inventive culinary destinations.The list was compiled from the results of the 2011 Zagat New York City Restaurants Survey, which rated 2,115 restaurants reviewed by 40,569 respondents.

These picks may make a dent in your wallet, but they’re sure to impress your dinner date.

Zagat ranks restaurants on a 30-point scale based on food, decór, and service. Ratings of 26 to 30 are considered “extraordinary to perfection,” according to the company.

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This upscale French restaurant artfully balances luxury with high-quality food, drinks, and top-notch service.

Pioneered by chef Daniel Boulud, expect nothing less than a savory dining experience complete with an unparalleled wine list.”
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Established in the Flatiron district, this restaurant boasts spectacular dishes presented by Executive Chef Sam Hazen, stylish decor, a cozy ambiance, and a comprehensive wine list.”
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Located in the heart of Chelsea, Del Posto this establishment by renowned Italian American restauranteurs Joe Bastianich, Lidia Bastianich and Mario Batali is known for its flavorful dishes, mahogany and marble accents, and unbeatable wine options.

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Nestled in the heart of Midtown, Bottega del Vino offers an intimate culinary experience, authentic Italian cuisine, and one of the city’s largest wine cellars.


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Apart from its warm urban setting, savory Italian dishes, and festive environment, Otto also offers affordable prices and a wide selection of Italian wines.”
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Known for its fresh menu, celebrity following, and spacious seating, Tribeca Grill offers a vibrant city atmosphere and unrivalled wine list.”
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An inventive and unique New York dining experience, ’21’ contains a variety of seating options, including the Upstairs at ‘21′, the Bar Room, and 10 secluded banquet rooms, complete with an original Prohibition-era wine cellar.”
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