Restaurant Guides

Unforgettable Private Dining Experiences with inKind
in New York City

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New York City – the city that never sleeps, the city of endless possibilities. It's also a hub for incredible dining experiences, perfect for everything from a casual meal with friends to a momentous celebration. But finding the right venue for a private event can feel overwhelming. Fear not, discerning New Yorkers! inKind is here to help you curate an unforgettable private dining experience for your next gathering.
Whether you're planning an intimate birthday dinner, a celebratory team outing, or a stylish rooftop gathering, inKind offers a curated selection of NYC restaurants that cater to private events. From cozy bistros with a touch of Parisian flair to trendy gastropubs with vibrant atmospheres, our diverse network has something to suit every taste and occasion.

But what makes inKind your secret weapon for private dining in NYC? Here's why:

  • Effortless Planning: Browse a wide range of restaurants with private dining options all in one place.
  • Variety & Choice: Discover hidden gems alongside established favorites, ensuring a venue that reflects your unique style.
  • Rewarding Perks: Enjoy cash back on your event bill, making your special occasion even more budget-friendly.
So, ditch the venue stress and let inKind guide you to a perfect private dining experience in the heart of NYC. Ready to explore your options? Let's dive in!

78-80 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003
Ella Funt
For an eclectic dining experience, Ella Funt serves up a unique perspective on French cuisine involved in a distinctive environment, both their dishes and atmosphere are sure to impress your guests.

Inquire on their website for capacity and further details.

200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Point Seven
Their international take on seafood, Point Seven offers elevated coastal dishes to suit all your guests' palette. Available to accommodate party sizes small enough for a private room or large enough for the main dining room.

The Bar Room: 68 seated; 175 reception
Dining Room: 90 seated; 150 reception
Private Dining Room: 12-14 seated; 20-22 reception

129 W 52nd Street, New York, NY, 10019
Osteria La Baia
Serving up cuisine inspired by the Italian coastal towns, Osteria La Baia offers elegant dining experiences, from a private dining room to a partial or full restaurant buyout to host your next event.

Private Room: 25 seated
Main Dining Room: 12 seated
Partial/Full Restaurant Buyout: 45+

174 E 82nd Street, New York, NY, 10028
An NYC classic frequented by celebs of the 70s, Hoexters re-opened their doors in 2023 with the same gusto from the beginning. Accommodating up to 75 guests, you can experience a private dining room or an entire restaurant buyout.

Private Dining Room: 24 seated ($9k - $12k)
Restaurant Buyout: 75 seated ($12k - $15k)

Multiple Locations
Smith & Mills
Smith & Mills showcases their story through their industrial yet intricate atmosphere. Encouraging conversation and community, they offer private dining options with more information available upon inquiry.

Inquire on their website for capacity and further details.

57 East 54th Street, New York, NY, 10022
Bill's Supper Club
This original 1920's speakeasy turned into a midcentury time capsule is a NYC classic. Great history paired with delicious food and drink is the perfect place for a private event on their 3rd floor labeled as "Bill's Social Club."

Inquire on their website for capacity and further details.

265 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012
The Musket Room
The Musket Room is the perfect venue for smaller events, accommodating parties up to 75 guests. Their menu highlights dishes from all around the globe for a one of a kind take on these flavors.

Garden Dining Room: 25 seated; 30 reception
Restaurant Buyout: 60 seated; 75 receptions

517 W. 38th St, New York, NY 10018
Legacy Records
Whether you're bringing the party or prefer the party coming to you, Legacy Records offers private dining experiences sure to impress your guests with their innovative menu and atmosphere.

Test Kitchen + Drawing Room: 45 seated; 85 reception
Ty's Whiskey Lounge: 15 guests
Ada's Place: 20 seated; 200 max with adjacent rooms
Main Dining Room: 85 seated

90 Bedford Street, New York, NY
The Little Owl
The Little Owl, a gem located in Greenwich Village, serves up delicious Mediterranean dishes loved by many locals. They are eager to help plan your next event whether it is a fixed menu dinner, catered event, or celebration in house.

The Townhouse: 55 Grove Street, New York, NY

40 seated; inquire for reception

Multiple Locations
Tarallucci e Vino
Tarallucci e Vino, bistro and wine bar, brings Italy to the Big Apple with their simple Italian dishes, pastries, coffee, and much more. They offer private bookings at their Union Square and Cooper Hewitt locations, each able to accommodate a range of guests.

Union Square - 15 E 18th St., New York, NY, 10003
3rd Floor Lofts: 125 seated; 175 reception
4th Floor Loft: 100 seated; 175 reception
5th Floor Loft: 100 seated; 150 reception
The Mezzanine: 10-38 seated; 20-65 reception
6th Floor Loft: 40 seated; 80 reception
The Annex: 125 seated; 150 reception

Cooper Hewitt - 9 East 90th St, New York, NY 10128
Great Hall: 70 seated; 250 reception
Arthur Ross Terrace & Garden: 600 seated; 1000 reception
Lecture Room: 70 seated; 125 reception
The Trustees Room: 40 seated; 60 reception

400 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018
Ai Fiori
This Italian-French fusion is inspired by seasonal and fresh ingredients to highlight their menu for a unique take on classic dishes.

Vernazza Room: 12 seated
Monterosso Room: 18 seated
La Spezia (semi-private): 26 seated
Genoa (semi-private): 32 seated
Savona Table: 16 seated
Imperia Table: 10 seated

Multiple Locations
Isla & Co
Stemming from Australian culture, Isla & Co showcases their elevated casual atmosphere through their seamless day to night menus.

Midtown - 25 W 38th Street, New York, NY 10018
Main Dining Room: 50 seated; 80 reception
Garden Room: 28 seated; 45 reception

Williamsburg - 107 N 12th Street, New York, NY 11249
Main Dining Room: 60 seated; 90 reception

440 West 33rd Street, New York, NY, 10001

Ci Siamo
Outstanding food, wine, and views, Ci Siamo offers wonderful private dining experiences sure to impress you and your guests.

40 seated; 60 reception

42 E 20th St, New York, NY, 10003

Gramercy Tavern
Enjoy seasonal menu items stemming from local sources with perfectly paired wines, enhancing your dining experience at Gramercy Tavern.

Private Dining Room: 22 seated
The Vault Room: 40 seated

271 11th Avenue, New York, NY, 10001
Get your fix of the South in the Big City. Porchlight's southern inspired atmosphere feels like home and is sure to make your guests feel like family.

The Porch: 20 guests
Outside: 10-60 guests
The Game Room: 40 guests
The Whole Bar: 150 guests

9 West 53rd Street, New York, NY, 10019

The Modern
Overlooking MoMA's Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, The Modern offers a contemporary take on classic American, pulling many regional flavors to pair perfectly with a choice from their extensive wine selection.

Private Dining Room: 30-64 seated; 80 reception
Restaurant Buyout: 100 seated; 250 reception

Multiple Locations
Rosa Mexicano
Bright and eccentric decor brings in the elevated atmosphere at Rosa Mexicano to compliment their unique dishes inspired by classic regional Mexican cuisine.

Lincoln Center - 61 Columbus Ave at 62nd St, New York, NY, 10023
Second Ave - 251 E 52nd at 2nd Ave, New York, NY, 10022
Union Square - 9 E 18th St, new York, NY, 10003

15-200 guests inquire for details/location specifications

1185 Broadway, New York, NY 10001 (Ritz-Carlton Hotel)
Showcasing a meld of Mediterranean flavors, Zaytinya's surprising dishes inspired by classic recipes of the coastal regions are sure to be the talking point of your next event.

Full Buyout: 130 seated; 180 reception
Communal Table: 10 seated
East/West Banquet: 20 seated
Corner Alcove: 20 seated
South Banquet: 28 seated
South Sections: 50 seated

53 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019
53 showcases their contemporary take on Asian fusion, pairing a variety of flavors to create eccentric dishes matched with an elevated chic atmosphere.

Private Dining Room: 22 seated
The Dome: 32 seated, 50 reception
Ba53ment: inquire for capacity

218 Lafayette St. New York NY 10012

Osteria Morini
Osteria Morini not only brings the flavors from northern Italy to SoHo, but also the rustic feel with imported elements built into the restaurant to ensure your guests feel at home.

Large Party Dining: 8-14 guests
Restaurant Buyout: 80 guests

10 Hudson Yards, New York, NY, 10001

Mercado Little Spain
Mercado Little Spain, inspired by the meals shared with friends and family, their tapas style menu pays tribute to classic Spanish dishes designed to bring people together.

Spanish Dinner: 120 seated; 200 reception
Leña: 70 seated; 100 reception
Mar: 30 seated; 50 reception
La Barra: 30 seated; 50 reception
Bar Celona: 30 reception
Mercado Buyout: 1000 guests
Spanish Dinner + Mercado Buyout: 1200 guests

120 W 49th Street New York, NY, 10020

Oceana, a classic NYC seafood restaurant, offers a variety of dining experiences to celebrate your special event. Whether it is a more casual celebration at The Cafe or a spectacular soiree at one of their outdoor spaces, Oceana offers customizable menus curated by some of New York's most renowned chefs.

The Wine Room: 18 guests
The Salon North: 30 seated; 50 reception
The Salon South: 50 seated; 70 reception
The Grand Salon: 96 seated; 120 reception
The Chef's Table: 4 guests
Pergola Nook/Chef's Counter: 14 guests/6 guests
Cafe & Patio: 8-80 guests
West Park Beer Garden: inquire for capacity

Multiple Locations

For an elegant and whimsical atmosphere, Maman's stunning "cottage-core" ornamentation is the quintessential venue for birthday brunches, wedding festivities, and so much more.

Grand Central - 230 Park Ave. New York NY
Midtown East - 155 E 44th St, New York, NY
Tribeca - 211 W Broadway, New York, NY

Back Dining Room: 34 guests
Full Buyout: 40 seated; 130 reception

King - 375 Hudson St, New York, NY
Full Buyout: 40 seated; 100 reception

Upper East Side - 1424 3rd Ave, New York, NY
Back Dining Room: 30 guests
Full Buyout: 46 seated; 75 reception

Cobble Hill: 154 Court St, Brooklyn, NY
Back Dining Room: 30 guests
Full Buyout: 45 seated; 65 reception

Bryant Park - 114 W 41st St, New York, NY
Full Buyout: 40 seated; 60 reception

SoHo Garden* - 237 Centre St, New York, NY
Semi-Enclosed: 18 seated; 20 guests

443 W 31st St, New York, NY 10001

S Bar
S Bar is the ideal venue for an elevated gathering in the city. Host your event with a cocktail reception or seated dinner at one of NYC's most exceptional venues.

Buyout: 175 guests
Private Dining Room: 40 seated; 60 reception

81 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY 10014

L'Antica Pizzeria de Michele
Inspired by the summers of Naples, Italy, L'Antica Pizzeria de Michele is a representation of Italian meets Californian design. Their menu highlights classic Italian favorites sure to satisfy your itch for comfort food.

Large Party: 11 guests
Full Buyout: 200 seated; 250 reception
Taverna Buyout: 55 seated; 70 reception

99 Bank St., New York, NY, 10014

Mary Lane
Located in the West Village, The Mary Lane delivers a bright ambiance in both their indoor and outdoor dining areas, paired with seasonal menu items always sourced locally.

Private Dining Room: 24 guests
Buyout: 50 seated; 75 reception