This Under-$50 NYC Tasting Menu Is the Answer to Your Valentine's Day Dilemma

Eleven Madison Park, Per Se, Jean Georges: New York City is home to some of the world's best restaurants—and the most expensive too. A tasting menu at the newly revamped Eleven Madison Park, voted 2017's best restaurant in the world, will set you back $315 a person—and that's without a drop of alcohol. Even just an hour at the mysterious Threesome Tollbooth, a three-seat speakeasy in Bushwick, will run you $120 per person per hour. Yes, when it comes to footing the bill, New York City is not for the faint of heart.

But fear not, spring chickens, the affordable (and delicious) tasting menus of your wildest Valentine's evening dreams are also attainable in the city that never sleeps. That is, if you know where to look. Ahead, our favorite under-$50 tasting menus in NYC, from East Village to Williamsburg, will leave you satiated and just a little richer. Trust us, these under-the-radar chef tastings are worth the trek.