Restaurant Spotlight: The Stanton Social
Restaurant Spotlight: The Stanton Social

Founded in 2005 and conveniently located at 99 Stanton Street Between Orchard St & Ludlow St on the Lower East Side Stanton Social has a lot to  offer dinners. The menu is multifaceted with a wide assortment of delicious high quality food in addition to drinks and sides served in a luxurious setting. Keep reading to learn more about the history of the Stanton Social and the food offered at its famous New York City restaurant.  

About Stanton Social

Stanton Social was founded by famous Chef Chris Santos and the Tao Group headed by Rich Wolf. Together they secured the services of award winning designers AvroKo to design the Stanton Social. Stylistically the Stanton Social is meant to invoke high class design trends from the 1940s while also calling to mind the famous garment industry found in the Lower East Side. With three stories and several different high quality room the Stanton Social is an excellent location for an evening out dining or a special event.  

The Menu

The menu at the Stanton Social offers an assortment of different foods that are specifically served to be shared among you and your guests and that are brought throughout your meal creating a unique dining experience.

  • Brunch: is an assortment of breakfast and light lunch items including granola, fritters, donuts, pancakes, hamburgers, tacos, seafood, eggs, and more. Drink choices include Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Vietnamese Coffee, and an open bar.

  • Dinner: the dinner menu includes various high quality salads, pierogies, sliders in both meat and vegetarian options, fish tacos, pasta dishes and specials such as baby back ribs, torchio bolognese, spiced sesame salmon, beef wellington, and 14 oz. New York Strip fritas. Sides are also available.     

  • Dessert: includes Oreo cake pops. toffee cake, donuts, sundaes, milkshakes, and freshly made ice cream. Various types of coffee drinks and teas are also available.  

  • Weekend Afternoon Brunch: is offered only on Saturdays and Sundays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Choices include pierogies, fish tacos, wedge salads, French onion soup dumplings, sliders, meatballs, pizza, quesadillas, and homemade French fries.  

  • Stanton SociaLight Brunch: is a single multi course meal that includes warm donuts in a fudge sauce, a crab cake BLT, croques, potato latkes, huevos rancheros softshell tacos, and a warm s’mores twinkie for desert. Each meal also includes your choice of two glasses of champagne or mimosas.   

  • Drinks: Stanton Social also includes a full cocktail menu with sweet cocktails, savory cocktails, and cockatiels made from stronger spirits such as rum or jagermeister.

Also note that vegan and gluten free dining options are available if requested.


The Stanton Social is open for dinner from 5:00 pn to 12:00 am Monday through Thursday, 5:00 pm through 1:00 am on Friday and Saturday, and 5:00 pm through 11:00 pm on Sundays. Brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm and the Light Snacks menu is served from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm also on weekends.    


When you are looking for a high end dining experience the Stanton Social should be on your list. Their dinner menu offers a wide selection of food options and their weekend brunches offer the same quality in a more relaxed format. With three stories the Stanton Social can accommodate everything from a quiet dinner, to a special event, or you can enjoy live music in the lounge area. No matter how you want to spend your meal the Stanton Social can accommodate.