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Eating out in NYC is expensive enough without the additional mark-up on wines and liquors. Herewith, 50 restaurants where you can BYOB. —COMPILED BY EMMA ROSENBLUM AND DANIEL MAURER
 
 Tribeca  West Village  Midtown East  Brooklyn
 Lower East Side  SoHo/NoHo  Midtown West  Queens
 Chinatown  Chelsea   Upper East Side  Harlem
 East Village Gramercy  Upper West Side  
Tribeca

Montrachet
239 W. Broadway
212-219-2777
myriadrestaurantgroup.com

Mondays are BYOB at the vaunted vino mecca where talented chef Richard Farnabe is back at the range.
 
Nearby Liquor Store...
City Hall Wine & Spirits
108 Chambers St.
212-227-3385
 
Chinatown

House of Vegetarian
68 Mott St.
212-226-6572

Mock-meat creations tasty enough to deceive the most tofu-resistant carnivores.

Canton
45 Division St.
212-226-4441

Mildly spiced yet flavorful dishes made from market-fresh ingredients.

Goody's
1 E. Broadway
212-577-2922

An affordable soup-and-dumpling shop.

Mandarin Court
61 Mott St.
212-608-3838

A solid Chinatown Dim Sum joint. Bring anything but beer.

NY Noodle Town Inc.
28 ½ Bowery
212-349-2690

It doesn't look like much, but it's New York's best spot for Chinese barbecue

Peking Duck House
28 Mott St.
212-227-1810

The duck's the thing at this reasonably priced Chinese restaurant.

 
Nearby Liquor Stores...
Bowery Discount Wine & Liquors
133 Bowery
212-226-4594

 
West Village
Less is more at Chez Brigitte.


Café Loup
105 W. 13th St.
212-255-4746

An enthusiastic West Village clientele has kept Café Loup filled since the '80s.

Chez Brigitte
77 Greenwich Ave.
212-929-6736

A small, affordable French bistro.

Tartine
253 W. 11th St.
212-229-2611

Simple, delicious French fare—try the tarte du jour for a light dinner. Be prepared to stand outside in an informal "line" that, given the BYOB policy, often resembles a quaint block party.

Tea & Sympathy
108-110 Greenwich Ave.,
212-807-8329
A tiny Greenwich Village tea shop, serving English staples such as Welsh rarebit and kidney pie.

 
Nearby Liquor Stores...
Pop the Cork Wine Merchants
168 Seventh Ave. S.
212-807-1010

Golden Rule Wine & Liquor
457 Hudson St.
212-924-6340

Sea Grape Wine & Spirits
512 Hudson St.
212-463-7688

Village Wine & Spirits
486 Sixth Ave.
212-255-0539
Lower East Side
The sleek scene at Cube 63.

Cube 63
63 Clinton St
212-228-6751

Sushi in a stylish twenty-seat Japanese restaurant.

 
Nearby Liquor Stores...
Madison Liquor Store
195 Madison St.
212-267-7408

Seward Park Liquors

393 Grand St.
212-260-6363

East Village
Angelica Kitchen awaits.


Angelica Kitchen
300 E. 12th St.
212-228-2909

A good spot for vegetarians—and health-conscious diners—of all stripes. Bring beer and wine, only.

Atlas Café
73 Second Ave.
212-539-0966
Dependable vegan, vegetarian, and non-vegetarian options.

Kai Kai Thai Bistro
131 Ave. A
212-420-5909

A neighborhood Thai restaurant with a Penang Curry house specialty.

Panna II Garden Indian Restaurant
93 1st Ave.
212-598-4610
panna2.com

Inexpensive, Indian fare. You can't beat the $10 Panna Special Dinner, that includes an appetizer, a soup, paratha, an entree, and a dessert.

Sigiri
91 First Ave.
212-614-9333

Narrow, nicely appointed room serves Sri Lankan expats hungering for a taste of home.

 
Nearby Liquor Stores...
Ave A Wine & Liquor
196 Ave. A
212-260-7878

Nizga Liquors

58 Ave. A
212-420-1449

Wines on 1st

224 First Ave.
212-979-1999
 
SoHo/NoHo
Come on in to Ivo & Lulu.

Ivo & Lulu
558 Broome St.
212-226-4399

Fans come as much for the dinner-party hospitality as for the affordable French-Caribbean fare.
 
Nearby Liquor Store...
Spring Street Wine Shop
187 Spring Street
212-219-0521
 
Chelsea

Havana-Chelsea
190 Eighth Ave.
212-243-9421

Cuban cocina with cholesterol-conscious variations on the rice-and-beans theme.


La Taza de Oro

96 Eighth Ave.
212-243-9946

A Puerto Rican eatery with good-natured service and gut-busting dishes.

 
Nearby Liquor Store...
Chelsea Wine Vault
75 Ninth Ave.
212-462-4244
 
 
 
 
 
Updated January 16, 2006