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6 Iconic NYC Restaurants That Have Stood The Test Of Time

These classic spots are New York institutions, and Citi cardmembers can get some tasty deals on their most quintessential food and drinks that are not to be missed! Learn more here. Restrictions apply.

1. Dante — Greenwich Village

Adeline Ramos

Dante (est. 1915) has been operating at the same MacDougal Street address since opening its doors and is now a registered New York City landmark. Join the ranks of famous actors, writers, and musicians who have passed through its doors over the years to enjoy elevated Italian cuisine and world class cocktails, including their signature Negroni — which your Citi card can get you!

Snag one complimentary signature Negroni "On Tap" per person using your Citi card and making a qualifying purchase. Restrictions apply. View the full offer here.

2. Grand Central Oyster Bar — Midtown East

Adeline Ramos

It's hard to find a setting more iconic than Grand Central Station! Grand Central Oyster Bar (est. 1913) opened the same year as the station and has been wining and dining commuters, celebrities, and everyone in between ever since. Citi cardmembers can stop in to choose from 72 types of seafood (oysters included, of course) and 270 wines by the bottle — and some homemade New York cheesecake to top it all off!

Enjoy one complimentary slice of homemade New York cheesecake per person using your Citi card and making a qualifying purchase. Restrictions apply. View the full offer here.

3. John's of 12th Street — East Village

Adeline Ramos

John’s of 12th Street (est. 1908) has left its dining room virtually unchanged since it opened, featuring the same hand-laid tiles brought from Italy in 1907. Citi cardmembers can visit to step back in time and order up some classic red-sauce specialties, including an order of signature veal meatballs, served in a light, sweet tomato sauce and topped with fresh basil. Vegetarian and vegan cardmembers can chow down on their famous avocado bruschetta (which was on their menu WAY before it became trendy!).

Get one complimentary order of signature veal meatballs or avocado bruschetta per couple using your Citi card and making a qualifying purchase. Restrictions apply. View the full offer here.

4. Old Homestead Steakhouse — Chelsea

Adeline Ramos

Ever wondered about the origins of the "doggy bag"? The Old Homestead Steakhouse (est. 1868) invented it! This family-run institution is also one of the longest continually serving restaurants in America and the first to introduce American diners to Japanese Wagyu beef. Come check it out and use your Citi card to order up a three-course lunch for an incredible price!

Score an exclusive three-course lunch prix fixe for $32 per person (including a mixed greens salad, a main course of either grilled, boneless rib eye steak served with mashed potatoes or broiled Norwegian salmon over a vegetable medley, and a dessert of either chocolate cake or cheesecake) using your Citi card. Restrictions apply. View the full offer here.

5. The Russian Tea Room — Midtown West

Adeline Ramos

Opened by former members of the Russian Imperial Ballet and appearing in scenes of several hit movies and TV shows, the Russian Tea Room (est. 1927) celebrates baroque imagination and love of excess in its design and decor, and nostalgic, sophisticated Franco-Russian fare in its menu. Citi cardmembers can come in for favorites such as borscht, boeuf à la stroganoff, côtelette à la kiev, and, of course, caviar, blini, and more than 40 varieties of vodka — and get a sweet discount on their lunch or dinner purchase.

Snag 20% off your lunch or dinner bill, with minimum purchase of two appetizers or one entree per person, using your Citi card. Restrictions apply. View the full offer here.

6. Veselka — East Village

Adeline Ramos

Veselka (est. 1954) has been open for 63 years and operating 24 hours a day (!) for 27. They churn out, on average, 3,000 of their legendary pierogis daily, with fillings ranging from the classic potato, meat, cheese, sauerkraut, and mushroom options to more contemporary ones like short rib and pumpkin. Come in morning, noon, or night and use your Citi card to snag your choice of these delectable dough pillows alongside a hearty Ukranian meal.

Enjoy one complimentary large plate of pierogis of any filling per couple using your Citi card and making a qualifying purchase. Restrictions apply. View the full offer here.

A bygone culinary era is waiting for you! Use your Citi card to take advantage of exclusive dining offers and attend an old school tasting event, compliments of Citi and BlackboardEats. Learn more here. Restrictions apply.

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