Lower Manhattan’s Best Cuisine Featured at 11th Annual Dine Around Downtown

Lower Manhattan’s Best Cuisine Featured at 11th Annual Dine Around Downtown

ONE day, FIFTY restaurants, HUNDREDS of signature dishes, THOUSANDS of delicious servings and happy eaters, and LIVE music –It’s the 11th annual Dine Around Downtown Festival!

Dine Around Downtown highlights Lower Manhattan’s thriving culinary scene and is a once-a-year opportunity to sample the creations of Lower Manhattan’s most exciting chefs and restaurants.

Dine Around Downtown will feature scores of well-known Downtown restaurants, including legendary steakhouse Delmonico’s, Fraunces Tavern, The Grill Room, Stone Street Tavern, Battery Gardens, Smorgas Chef and Nelson Blue, with cuisines ranging from French to Chinese to New American. Admission to the event is free, and a variety of signature menu items may be purchased for only $3 to $6 per tasting.

Approximately 25,000 Lower Manhattan workers, residents and visitors are expected to attend the event, which will feature live music by the Jazz Museum All Stars.

This event is presented by the Downtown Alliance with additional support from JPMorgan Chase, The New York Observer, WNYC New York Public Radio and 1-800-Postcards.

An updated list of participating restaurants is available at

WHERE Chase Manhattan Plaza
One Chase Manhattan Plaza
(Between Nassau and William streets, and Liberty and Pine streets)

WHEN Tuesday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Rain date is Wednesday, June 3)

Dine Around 2009
Participants include:
Adrienne’s Pizzabar
Ancora Ristorante
Baluchi’s Masala
Battery Gardens
The Beekman Pub
Bobby Van’s Steakhouse
Bridge Cafe
Buon’ Amici
Chase Plaza Café
Ciao Bella Gelato
City Hall
Delmonico’s Steakhouse
The Dubliner
85 West Sports Lounge
Financier Patisserie
Fino Wall Street
Fizzy Lizzy
Fraunces ® Tavern Restaurant
Fulton Stall Market
Giardino D’oro
The Grill Room
Harry’s Café & Steak
Harry’s Italian
Heartland Brewery
Jim Brady’s
The Ketch
Les Halles Downtown
Mad Dog & Beans
Merchants NY Café
Nelson Blue
Onda Restaurant
Papoo’s Italian Cuisine
P.J. Clarke’s on the Hudson
Pound & Pence Restaurant
Salud Restaurant
Smorgas Chef
SouthWest NY®
Stella Restaurant
Stone Street Tavern
Trinity Place
2 Rivers
Ulysses Folkhouse
Waterstone Grill
William’s Restaurant