Looking for a bite after a visiting the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, you might want to consider Limani, a stylish restaurant specializing in Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. With its blue infiity pool, shimmering fish mobile and fresh seafood on full display, Limani has a lot to offer.
Specialty dishes include Tunisian Octopus, grilled and piled high, dressed with virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar, Mediterranean Ceviche, Lavraki, infused with lime and fresh herbs, Branzino, encased in salt and served tableside. (This dish needs to be ordered ahead of time), Lamb Chops from Colorado and served with cauliflower and broccoli, and Deconstructed Baklava with layers of phyllo, almonds, walnuts, cinnamon and pistachio cream, drizzled in honey syrup.
For those looking to enjoy lunch after they see the tree, Limani NYC has a prix fixe available daily from 11:30am – 3pm for $37.50. Guests can choose an appetizer, main and dessert with options such as grilled callops with citrus and olive oil, Loup De Mer (Mediterranean Sea Bass) served with steamed broccoli, and Lobster Pasta, a 1 ¼ lb. lobster over linguini with tomato sauce. Finish the meal with Karidopita, walnut cake served a scoop of ice cream.
Cocktails include a Mango Martini (Absolut Mango, Cointreau and Mango Puree), Passionate Punch (Passion fruit, Grey goose, peach schnapps, fresh pineapple juice and cranberry juice, served on the rocks) and a Mediterranean Mule (Fig Vodka, Pomegranate juice, fresh lime juice, topped with ginger beer and served over ice).
Limani NYC is located at 45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY (212) 858-9200 Reservations available via limani.com and OpenTable.