ABC Kitchen
ABC Kitchen

ABC Kitchen

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.abckitchennyc.com/
  • Phone: 2124755829x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Wednesday 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Thursday 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday 5:30pm - 11:30pm, Sunday 5:30pm - 10:00pm,
    Lunch Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 3:00pm;
    Brunch Saturday -Sunday 11:00am - 3pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Dan Kluger
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies)

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Broadway & Park Avenue South
  • Public Transit: L,N,Q,R,W,4,5,6 to Union Square
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Nearest Parking Facilities: 21st Street b/w Broadway & Park Avenue South and Irving Place b/w 17th & 18th Streets
A word from ABC Kitchen
ABC Kitchen with Jean-Georges: passionately committed to offering the freshest organic and local ingredients possible.
ABC Kitchen presents a changing menu that is locally sourced and globally artistic in a fresh and articulate space.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
ABC Kitchen reviews from OpenTable diners
539 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (356)great for lunch (245)hot spot (237)special occasion (224)great for brunch (177)neighborhood gem (170)good for groups (162)romantic (154)notable wine list (64)vibrant bar scene (46)late-night find (33)kid-friendly (25)scenic view (12)great for outdoor dining (5)Show More
  • Fantastic
    Timothy
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Everything about this restaurant - wonderful ambiance, attentive and friendly service, and most of all, delicious food - was fantastic. Highly recommended. Had the fried chicken, whole wheat pizza, and side of mashed potatoes - great presentation, nice portions, and tasty as hell. Added bonus - Jane Lynch was sitting a few tables away. Definitely returning!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent food and service
    Deewee
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We were in town from New Orleans and Kitchen was recommended by a local. Service, food and atmosphere are terrific. Had the mushroom/egg pizza and the grilled turkey sandwich. Excellent. Cannot wait to go back there on our next NYC trip.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great evening date spot
    Chef4dinner
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Dining room and kitchen are beautiful. Appetizer and small plates came out quickly and drinks as well. Noise level was exciting but not interrupting the meal or conversation. The entrees however took over 30 minutes to come out (fried chicken, pasta and a side). Our server was nowhere to be found, I'm not sure if this was because our reservation was for 10pm on a Sunday and everyone was in back doing side work or what? When he finally realized we still didn't have our food he went and checked and said it was almost up and we waited another 5 minutes and the dining room was not that full! The food was great but my chicken had a hot sauce beurre blanc that was way too hot and I love heat! Screws could be tightened but overall a good evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great atmosphere with good food
    SwedishChef
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Loved the interior and there was a good mix of people dining. The menu looked good and there were many things I could have chosen. Must say though that both the ravioli and the chorizo pizza had less taste than I hoped. The wine on glass list could be a bit longer..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good crab meat with Lemon aioli
    Flxusvirus
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Also Cold press juice and French toast is impressive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Vibrant place
    organiastic
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Had brunch at ABC on our last day in NYC and we all loved it - my 16 year old daughter found it a hio enough place to spend time with her parents, all of us enjoyed the Food and the three of us thought this will be on our list of places to retunr to on our next stay. One of the few trendy places we found where you can also enjoy organic and (dep on your choice) healthy Food :-)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • celebrating our 18th in NYC!
    Dapper2VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    What a wonderful experience. We where celebrating our 18th wedding Anniversary and had a 11AM reservation. James the GM made it a night to remember. The food was outstanding all based on James' reccommendations. I had the SeaBass and my wife had the Hake, both outstanding. The crab toast for an appetizer is a must. The vegetable sides were all recommended by James and every single one was outstanding. The wine selection would make any connoisseur happy. The personal attention, the atmosphere and the food made this an anniversary my wife and I will never forget. Thank you ABC kitchen and thank you James.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ABC Kitchen
    Imouttoeatagain
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    ABC Kitchen has a great ambience with a mixture of white tables, twisted tree trunks, fresh flowers, and candlelight. I really appreciated the food served on beautiful antique plates. Their fresh ricotta with strawberry compote was excellent on grilled bread. The bread may have been slightly over grilled, but the ricotta was so delicious that we barely noticed. We shared a margarita pizza. It was very good, but small (about 10"). For the main course, I had the ricotta stuffed ravioli. That homemade ricotta is great! My husband loved his fried chicken which was very crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside. He did not love the very spicy kale served with it. Their prices are high for food, but the servers are attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not up to its rep
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Lots of better places in NYC. Does not live up to the hype. Dont think you will hear anyone else at your table.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • For foodies & the home decor lovers
    GFfoodie
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The food was simple and perfect with lots of flavor. Make sure to allot time for browsing ABC Home while you there. It's not to be missed, especially if you are from out of town. If you are gluten free like me, there are options, but there're limited.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ecclecticenvironment
    torontopastalover
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    would recommend this restaurant. good selections to choose from, helpful wait staff with menu suggestions
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best lunch spot- healthy, delicious
    AMC9
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    One of my favorite lunch spots in the city, particularly when I have out-of-town visitors. I love the chic but casual space, and the kitchen consistently delivers outstanding dishes. I was disappointed the salmon sashimi toast is off of the menu for fall, but the eggplant toast that replaced it is outstanding. The tuna sashimi, kale salad, and summer lettuces salad apps were light, fresh, and very good. The slowly cooked salmon salad as an entree was delicious and filling.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not impressed
    pgznyc
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    I have been here many times and this experience was very disappointing. The dishes were not described well and I couldn't get my water glass filled or order a glass of wine during my dinner. The waiter could not be found. The manager came over and told us that they were having technical problems, but what does that have to do with my water glass being empty or not having the opportunity to order a glass of wine? The food was just OK...nothing special. Considering the fact that a mere mortal, non celebrity like me can not get a reservation her after 6PM EVER...at least the food and service experience should be worth it. It definitely was not! Now I'll go somewhere else and eat @ 8:00...like the rest of my non-senior citizen friends.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fantastic!!!
    Geeca
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Me and My mom Had a lovely dinner experience in here, food was amazing, place is beautiful and the service was very thoughtfull, we asked some dishes to share and they brought two separate plates.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent, innovative food
    SeattledinerVIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    I shop mostly at farmer's markets, so I love dining at restaurants that are farm to table. I like sustainably sourced everything. The food at ABC kitchen did not disappoint . Thoughtful, innovative and perfectly prepared. We all liked the crab toast appetizer, and the tuna sashimi was outstanding. My son and I both had the pork confit, my husband the sea bass. All accompaniments , including vegetables and bread were spot on.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great place
    Loisg
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    The food here is as good as it gets. It is noisy, but you can easily carry on a conversation. The wait staff is friendly and competent. Every dish is prepared with the freshest and most delicious Ingredients. It is a treat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Farm to table fabulous!
    Christine
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    All dishes were beautifully prepared, ingredients fresh, sauces light, seasoning perfection. Staff were notably friendly and helpful. Highly recommend! Dinner reservations can be hard to get. The Prix Fixe Lunch was lovely and a bargain for three great courses!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lovely brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Great ambiance and decor. Scrambled eggs with crispy oysters were a hit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Fantastic food. Very odd decor, but fun and the service was impeccable!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Absolutely loved everything!
    Eimsnead
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    My cousin and I were visiting from Ireland and we booked this weeks in advance....it was well worth it! The ambiance, service and food were all amazingly good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • tiffs
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Took forever for us to get menus and for us to order. When the server was there he was nice, but he wasn't around much, and there was just a lack of attentiveness -- there were long stretches while our wine glasses were empty and we couldn't refill from the bottle ourselves because it wasn't at our table.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Cool restaurant!
    LoulouVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I loved the elegance and decoration, cool people and good food!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An awesome experiencience.
    ThiagoLima
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Tasteful food, in a incredible well decorated place, with an excellent service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good for everything
    Tatasnumnum
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    I had a wonderful weekday lunch date for my cousin's birthday. Food was great. Cocktails were delicious. Service was perfect. It was even nice to see families with young well behaved children having lunch there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very hip
    Married52
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Excellent small bite dishes served swiftly and graciously. Our waiter gave good menu advice. Decor clever. Look forward to another visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious!!
    SwissFoodie
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Delicious food and spotless service in a nice ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Real food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    They do care about the quality of food here , loved almost everything about this restaurant
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food is just ok.
    asiannewyork
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    I do not have any complaints. They just didn't wow us. The ambience is good tho. The food is just ok so I wouldn't consider going back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Cristina
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Too much expensive for what they offer. Other restaurant in town offer a fantastic food, a great service and are not soo expensive. Possibly is a-la-page!!!
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  • Amazing. Gormet. Organic
    Elegant
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    It was so elegant while being some of the best food I've had. Nothing was left behind
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • llemaire
    thewhip1
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had a great dining experience. Food and service was perfect. We would definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best food in NYC
    fiftyfoodies
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Everybody visiting NYC should have lunch or dinner at ABC kitchen. The place is beautiful and the food outstanding, the best we had the whole time! Service was attentive and friendly. The tuna starter and the salted caramel ice cream were to die for. Try it, you will not be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rustic and Charming
    gemswinc
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    An extension of ABC Carpet and Home. Fresh, organic food, but a bit uneven. Great bread w/ olive oil & salt. Homemade sodas, imaginative cocktails. Stingy w/ the wine. Excellent sashimi, my friends enjoyed Chicken Paillard & Spanish Mackrel. Portobello sandwich not so great. Fries over cooked, not very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great evening
    nycfood
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    it is noisy but that is part of the excitement and fun!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • modern and tasty
    Svetlana
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    New american cuisine: interesting mix of food makes your lunch o dinner a little bit multivarious. Perfect for lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Every bite was to die for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Love the farm to table concept. Everything was prepared with care to perfection. Staff very friendly and knowledgable. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Organic but not gastronomy
    freemaxou
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The wait is not worth the experience, especially if you are not an organic food lover. Good food, nice atmosphere, good service. But below my expectations for a gastronomy restaurant.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Jean Georges did it again...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Great food (who knew kale could be so good, and whoever came up with the beets and yogurt combo?!), great service, great drinks...'nuff said.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Worth a try!
    Mayafromch
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Was so looking forward to it but disappointed by menu and our group found food good but nothing special, very nice ambiance and decor, staff friendly and professional
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.