Where to have Passover seder in NYC


Braised lamb shank is on the Passover menu at FP Patisserie. Credit: Felipe Coronado

FP Patisserie
1293 Third Ave., 212-717-5252
Prix Fixe, $52 p.p.
The Upper East Side French bake shop is rolling out a full three-course meal for guests on Monday. The menu will include braised lamb shank as well as traditional matzah ball soup. Choose from two seatings, one at 6 p.m. and another at 8:30 p.m.

Prime Butcher Baker
1572 Second Ave., 212-616-1502
The Kosher Upper East Side butcher shop and bakery will be providing meal packages that include matzah ball soup, Gefilte fish, meat and more for the week of Passover. Customers can also order menu items a la carte.

Prime at the Bentley
500 E. 62nd St., 212-933-9733
550 Madison Ave., 212-833-7800
Prix Fixe: $149 for adults, $85 kids 10 and under
Both Prime Hospitality East Side restaurants will be hosting a three-course Passover seder this Monday and Tuesday, with Haggadahs at the table for you to use at dinner. Guests will also have the option to sit in on a communal seder hosted by a rabbi. Items featured on the a la carte menu will be available for the remainder of the holiday.

Back Forty West
70 Prince St., 212-219-8570
Prix Fixe: $55 p.p.
This Soho spot will be celebrating Passover Monday and Tuesday with a seder by Chef Peter Hoffman. The prix fixe menu will include a Moroccan mezze platter, house-smoked chicken and a Turkish flourless chocolate cake. Guests will also be provided with reading material for Passover discussion.

103 W. 77th St., 212-362-3800
Prix Fixe, $98 p.p.
Chef John Fraser will be hosting a four-course dinner to celebrate Passover at this Upper West Side restaurant. Guests will be able to enjoy traditional dishes like matzah ball gnudi and brisket as well as less-traditional options  like foie gras terrine and chocolate hazelnut torte.

72 W. 69th St., 212-580-4300
Prix Fixe: $85 p.p.
Chef Bill Telepan will be offering a seder Monday and Tuesday. Guests can indulge in spring vegetable soup and a hearty hanger steak and brisket combination. For dessert, there’s pineapple lemon sorbet.

Kutsher’s Tribeca
186 Franklin St., 212-431-0606
The trendy Jewish eatery is booked up for Passover supper, but it is offering take-out. Stock up on the restaurant’s famous Mrs. K’s Matzo Ball Soup, plus potato latkes, picked veggies, brisket, schmaltz mashed potatoes and more.


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