Ponty Bistro Coupons and Deals
Scout Notes: If you've been searching for your next memorable meal in New York, we've got a shortcut for you: proceed directly to Ponty Bistro, a Gramercy Park gem that fuses West African, French, and Mediterranean influences into one thrilling menu. The dream project of chefs Cisse and Cheikh (cousins born in Senegal and trained under Daniel Boulud and Jean-Georges Vongerichten), Ponty Bistro is an intimate gourmet outpost dedicated to the art of exciting flavors. Here you'll find affordable, sophisticated French cuisine enhanced with West African flair, executed brilliantly at every time of day. From the French toast to the braised whole Branzino to one of the city's best expressions of mac & cheese, you could happily get away with eating at Ponty Bistro morning, noon, and night. Just make sure you sleep a little in between, okay? When Cisse was featured as a finalist on the Food Network's Chopped, hundreds of people wrote in to say he absolutely had to win. Spend one afternoon at Ponty Bistro, and you'll easily join the ranks of such die-hard supporters. For the past three years, the restaurant has been steadily packed with Gramercy locals and food lovers from all over the city; people file in with close friends, out-of-town family, and important dates to experience Cisse and Cheikh's incredible (and steadily lauded) creations. The menu has an enticing balance between French standards and innovative fusion dishes. The croque monsieur and classic nicoise salad make for two of the neighborhood's best lunch options, while the popular Moules Africana and L'Onglet a L'Echalotegrilled hangar steak with yucca mashed potatoesare the sort of meals you spend the next day talking about. For a truly mental-scrapbook worthy experience, however, I recommend taking two paths on your first visit. First, get at least one person at the table to take on the Poisson Braise A Le Guet Ndar, a braised whole Branzino that showcases the cousins' magic touch with seafood. Then, take advantage of the all day, everyday 2 for 1 martini specials. The Bissap and Fresh Ginger martinis were developed by Cisse to showcase some of his favorite cocktail flavors, and they're two of the brightest, most intriguing alcoholic concoctions in the zip code. Menu Highlights: Poisson Braise A Le Guet Ndar, $29 Kabah Lamb Shank with Merquez, $25 Niokolokoba (Grilled Steak au Poivre), $30 Hours: MondayThursday, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Going out to eat allows you to enjoy fine dining without having to procure exotic ingredients or build a sommelier out of an old computer. Lap up luxury with this Groupon. Choose Between Two Options $15 for $30 worth of bistro cuisine at lunch, plus one dessert (a $37 total value) $50 for $100 worth of bistro cuisine at dinner The menu includes traditional French dishes such as herb-crusted racks of lamb ($28) as well as mussels ($18) and grilled sirloin steak ($25) with West African spices.
If your dining routine is starting to feel like your dad's jokes around the holidays -- predictable, bland, and tough to swallow -- it's time to get set yourself up with today's delectable deal from Ponty Bistro in Gramercy, which will deliver irresistible eats. Pay $20 for $40 to spend on of African-French fusion fare and non-alcoholic drinks at this Time Out New York-praised spot. Start your culinary journey with crab cakes with mango salsa, grilled shrimp with tabouli, or a three-cheese French puff. From there, move on to grilled sirloin steak marinated in Senegalese spices, mussels in garlic white-wine sauce, or tender lamb shank with couscous. Best yet, this beloved eatery serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and is open late seven days a week At 50% off, this deal is no laughing matter.