The best short wine lists in New York 2023

Here is the guide to the best wine places in New York with shorter wine lists – less than 200 different labels. These venues were all finalists in Star Wine List of the Year New York 2023. Check out all the venues and the winning wine lists!

  1. Phone: +1 (347) 457-5528

    Address: 109 North 3rd Street, Brooklyn

    International Best Short List of the Year, presented by DAOU 2023

  2. Phone: (929) 367-7370

    Address: 87 MacDougal Street, New York

    Best Short List of the Year New York 2023

    Dame is arguably one of the hardest seats to book in New York City, and there’s good reason for that. Chef Ed Szymanski’s food and wine list is playful, serious, reasonable and delicious all at the same time. This self-proclaimed “micro restaurant” has just 22 seats, but the playful English seafood restaurant is packed thanks to the lively bold flavors combined with a farmers' market sensibility that it offers. Think oysters with chartreuse and the best fish and chips you have ever had. While Dame uses the same seafood purveyor that you might find at any 3-Michelin Star restaurant, Ed and Patr...

  3. Address: 190 North 14th Street, Brooklyn

    Best Short List of the Year New York 2023

  4. Phone: (212) 970-2202

    Address: 85 10th Avenue, New York

    Best Short List of the Year New York 2023

    Disco Ball pizza oven, check. Epic playlists, check. What feels like a gift to the neighborhood by Melissa Rodrigues and the team behind Al Coro, Mel’s serves as a more casual sidekick to the fine dining Al Coro. With artisanal pizza selections accompanied by seasonal fare, don’t skimp on the array of dipping sauces for your pizza crust. If you feel like partying afterward, try your luck at getting into Discolo, the 85 Tenth Avenue team’s Cocktail Club. The wine list at Mel’s is compact, with roughly 65 references. While that might seem on the smaller side, the list is constantly changing, so...

  5. Phone: +1 (212) 965-9511

    Address: 194 Elizabeth Street, New York

    Best Short List of the Year New York 2023