Alias
Alias
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Alias

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.aliasrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: (212) 505-5011
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

    Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 11:30pm
    Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:30pm

    Brunch: Saturday: 11:00am - 3:30pm
    Sunday: 10:30am - 3:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Marcellus Coleman
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Janet Nelson 2125055011

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rivington Street
  • Public Transit: F to Delancey Street and J, M to Essex Street.
  • Parking: No
A word from Alias
Alias Restaurant sits on the bustling corner of Clinton & Rivington in the heart of the Lower East Side. Don't be fooled though by its low-key façade. Inside is a neighborhood gem with some serious cooking going on! On any given lunch, brunch or dinner, you'll see locals of all ages talking to each other and enjoying the casual, friendly atmosphere – not surprising – the owners are always there and they know everyone, they've run restaurants on Clinton Street for more than a decade, including the iconic 71 Clinton Fresh Foods. Their passion for food shows and they are out to prove that 'Great food doesn't have to be expensive'. Try the seasonal, market–inspired menu to see what they mean! True to its philosophy of having something for everyone, Alias also offer staples like burgers, Tacos and Nachos, but don't be surprised if they add a little twist! With an inspired wine, beer and cocktail list, Alias is the kind of restaurant that every neighborhood dreams of.
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Alias reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Tasteful and thoughtful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/1/2013
    Nice friendly staff, a little too keen on pushing drink orders but I guess that's the norm. The food was imaginative and very tasteful but the chicken main course was, although delicious in and of it itself, other than a bed of spinach? (I didn't order it my friend did), a little lonely on the plate. I had the beef brisket which came with mashed potatoes and garlic kale and it was just perfect. Wine prices were a little steep and the desert portion size was positively stingy for the price. It was an enjoyable evening but I'm not sure I'd go back again as I felt it was a little overpriced, even for an upscale neighborhood joint.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • risotto balls and deviled eggs, yum
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 5/31/2013
    everything else was ehh. the brisket was mediocre, the cod (special of the day) wasn't too fresh and a bit bland, the veggie burger was TONS of black beans so if you're into black beans go for it. service was great, place was nice and clean, would def go back for drinks and apps, but skip the mains
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Alias is incredible for brunch,
    KatieVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    Alias is incredible for brunch, but a little less memorable for dinner. Stick to afternoon hours, and you won't regret it!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Andiamo Again!
    selectogusto
    Dined on 4/6/2013
    Went for drinks and a late evening nosh, after seeing some music at Mercury Lounge. We settled in at the bar and were expertly cared for by the bartender, who kept us liquid and entertained with neighborhood gossip. A great spot that we all agreed we would revisit soon.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Chose this restaurant for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/21/2013
    Chose this restaurant for my birthday based on my Zipcard and its online reviews. The service was good, the drinks were great, and the food was excellent. Will happily go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Place to Keep on Coming Back To
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    The ribs were outstanding, and so were the other dishes we had. This is definitely a place to keep returning for good eats. The prices were moderate also—value for your money.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great service, good nachos.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/1/2013
    Great service, good nachos. The rest of the food was plain average.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Probably the best option in
    JoanVIP
    Dined on 1/6/2013
    Probably the best option in the neighborhood. Friendly staff, tasty food, modest prices, gorgeous restroom.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A lower east side gem! Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    A lower east side gem! Great food, warm atmosphere and attentive service. We love Alias!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great find in an area not
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/23/2012
    Great find in an area not often frequented by tourists. It is well worth the trip, the food is excellent. The menu is limited but each item is well prepared. Have the beet salad and any dish with kale, the mashed potatoes also have excellent flavor. Four of us each had different selections for main course and we were very pleased with each item. A reservation is a good idea since the resturant is small and the locals show up frequently. Will return next time we are in NYC.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Appetizers and drinks were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 10/19/2012
    Appetizers and drinks were good. Main dishes were dissapointing.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice staff, great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/13/2012
    Very nice staff, great service and delicious food!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The noise-level was a bit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/31/2012
    The noise-level was a bit high, which I wasn't able to clarify in the "Rate Your Experience" section, but other than that everything was great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Live with no regrets
    aimmarVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2012
    Eat here and be happy you did. No regrets at Alias. The food is great and the service is wonderful. The restaurant is not big but that's what gives it that 'sitting in mom's kitchen' feel. Go, eat, enjoy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A surprising find in LES
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/28/2012
    The appetizers stole the show. The calamari was excellent! Grilled nicely and served with fresh feta. The risotto balls were yummy. Lightly fried on the outside for great flavorflavor and crunch. Served hot with a marinara cheese sauce. The crab cakes also stood out to me. It's the only place that I've found where it's creamy but doesn't have the heavy mayo taste. I also had a ginger martini which was spicy and refreshing. Key lime pie was tatty and creamy. Service was great. Overall an excellent choice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I was searching for a downtown
    merylnyc
    Dined on 7/24/2012
    I was searching for a downtown reasonably priced resto with good food. My niece was taking me out for my birthday and Alias didn't disappoint. I'd been there years before and it was as good as I remembered.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good for Catching Up with Friends
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/19/2012
    Ideal place to meet a friend for lunch. Quiet conducive to conversation, staff lets you sit forever, yummy food.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food and drinks fantastic....passio
    Sameats
    Dined on 7/3/2012
    Food and drinks fantastic....passion fruit margarita is the bomb....great for brunch too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love eating here Great service Gr
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/1/2012
    Love eating here Great service Great chicken. Nachos and margaritas
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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  • Inexpensive neighborhood place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 6/24/2012
    Inexpensive neighborhood place to get your crab fix - they do a Sunday night crab boil for $25 that comes with corn bread, corn on the cob and potato salad.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Extremely good experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/20/2012
    Extremely good experience with family of four for brunch with great food quality impeccable service and a varied menu of portion size and food variety
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Most friendly and welcoming,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/6/2012
    Most friendly and welcoming, despite the fact that the proprietor looked disbelieving as I walked in with a suit and tie! Fits perfectly with the interesting neighborhood...decor that one would be unlikely to find uptown, but fun! Food was very good. My wife and I had the blue plate special which is offered from Tuesday through Thursday and it was excellent-- good sausage, al denti linguini, interesting, delicious prawn and watermellon appetizer and interesting, delicious chocolate dessert, $20, I think, including a glass of very good wine.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food and service. Horrible
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/25/2012
    Great food and service. Horrible club music that gave place a frantic vibe that didnt fit the intimacy of the place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Six of us had a great meal
    nywineoVIP
    Dined on 4/14/2012
    Six of us had a great meal here on sat 4/14. The food was great, ambiance was fun, the drinks went down easy and the prices can't be beat. Looking forward to a return trip soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was pretty good, vibe
    lmk2
    Dined on 4/14/2012
    Food was pretty good, vibe was relaxed and fun and the waitress was great. And they could take our large group on a Saturday at the last minute!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic