30% off (West Village location)
Details: Subscribers must request Passcode to access special; please note: Passcode is valid at West Village location ONLY; available daily (11am-11pm); for VIPs with extended redemption: not valid Nov 27; valid for parties of 1-4 only; minimum purchase of two appetizers per person or one entree per person; valid on dine-in only; not valid with any other discounts or internal promotions; reservations are highly recommended.
Special expires for VIP members at close of business day on: Nov. 30, 2014
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Special expires at close of business day on: Oct. 30, 2014
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The warm crab dip is a perfectly balanced starter, with a creamy blend of fresh crab, herbs, and spices under a brulée-style crust, served with crispy tortilla chips. Lovers of simple and classic flavors shouldn’t miss the whole fish of the day: a lightly seasoned daily catch served on a bed of mixed greens tossed in a lemony vinaigrette. For dessert, Ditch Plains breaks out the roasted marshmallows, Hershey’s chocolate, and Graham crackers for traditional s’mores. Wrapped up in aluminum foil, it’s a sweet ending to a laidback lunch or relaxed evening, evoking the joys of childhood as you wipe down your sticky fingers with American flag wet wipes.
Warm crab dip
Whole fish of the day
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Heitor Dhalia’s Adrift. A powerful coming of age story set in Brazil, Adrift’s beachscape, and the characters’ relaxed and introspective attitude is reminiscent of the Ditch Plains surf culture.
eye for design
You won’t find seashells or fish nets here. The décor is modern and minimal, with dark woods tables, pale gold hammered ceilings, mirrors, and a creative coat rack made of twisted metal. There’s a hint of refined modernity that is reminiscent Diego Rivera’s style, and New York’s legacy as a titan of industry.
Medium-high—you can hear music in the background and bits of lively conversation, but you never have to shout to be heard.
Brunch: Sat–Sun 11 AM–4 PM
29 Bedford St. (at Downing Street; subway: 1 to Houston St., A, B, C, D, E, F, M to West 4th St.–Washington Sq.), New York, NY 10014; 212-633-0202 ditch-plains.com $$