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538 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10020
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Caviar Russe Details
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday :5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday:12-4 pm Limited Menu
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Contemporary French, French, Seafood
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
We offer fully staffed custom catered events, as well as corporate platters for delivery.
Private Party Facilities:
Our restaurant accommodates groups of up to 50 or more providing both an intimate and refined atmosphere suitable for all occasions.
Private Party Contact:
Banquet Manager (212) 980-5908
Special Events & Promotions:
We offer a private dining room upon request and will customize a menu for your specific needs. Please call for further info.
E, F trains to 5th avenue, Madison buses.
A word from Caviar Russe
Tucked away on Madison Avenue this Michelin Star restaurant serves out the best caviar available, complimenting it with some of the finest cuisine in NYC.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
Diners' Choice Winner
Diners' Choice Winner
This small, stylish restaurant
consistently delivers the goods. Each dish is imaginatively prepared and delicious, You can choose any 3 dishes on the basic prix fixe menu, and sidestep dessert in favor of a second main course if desired (a la carte dining is also available). Wine list is a bit pricy, and some lower-priced selections would be welcome. Nevertheless, one of my favorite establishments."
Dined on 4/12/2014
This NY spot is ideal for a
special occasion be it personal or business. I have put it on my list!"
Dined on 3/18/2014
Small, elegant, delicious…while
selling caviar is their staple, the food is excellently cooked,plated and served, hot and delicious…a gourmet restaurant an a very nice find. Limited menu, but a quality meal. You don't leave hungry!!"
Dined on 3/8/2014
For two people we had a caviar
sampler that was very pricey but delicious. We also had the three course meal for each of us. The quantity of food was more than enough and quality was excellent. Service and atmosphere were great, as expected in a place this expensive."
Dined on 2/22/2014
We finally achieved one of our
ambitions... to eat at the Caviar Russe... and it delivered beyond our expectations. The caviar taster (Pu Select Osset) was light and delicious, the food (Long Island Duck) was super inventive and tasty, desert (Cream Cheese) to die for, and the wine (Puligny Montrachet) was excellent. The friendly and knowledgeable Maitre-d' helped make our visit truly special."
Dined on 2/10/2014
If you really like top shelf
Caviar, excellent wines (or Champagnes), splendid & delicious nouveau cuisine, and are accustomed to service and attention of the highest caliber, Caviar Russe is the place. We went for lunch and it could not have been a better experience. Bonus points for being in one of the parts of NYC that I particularly enjoy. As expected, it is not inexpensive after caviar, Champagne and entrees. But it is an exceptional value for one of the most unique, delicious & special dining experiences you can find. I look forward to trying Dinner!"
Dined on 2/19/2014
I try to visit Caviar Russe
whenever feasible on my trips to NYC. One of my favorite restuarants and I've been blessed to eat at some top establishments around the world."
Dined on 2/18/2014
Though the restaurant is $$$$
pricey (even for NYC), the food is uniformly great, and the service spectacular (it began raining while we were there, and the staff kindly provided us with a complimentary umbrella when they learned that we hadn't brought one). The real star of the show, as one might imagine, is the caviar service. We opted to go with the five-course dinner in addition to one of the caviar packages (which includes 25g of three types of caviar- a good amount for two), and were very full; I think the three-course and caviar would be more than enough. The restaurant itself is very beautiful, and is small- around nine tables in the main dining room. In addition to the caviar, I would highly recommend the fois gras and the oysters."
Dined on 2/13/2014
We made a last minute reservation
on Open Table for 6:30 PM on Dec 28, 2013. Our corner window table was ready when we arrived. Having read the reviews, and after reviewing the menu, we decided on a three course tasting. The portions were quite generous and we had all we could do to finish them after having the Classic caviar tasting ($195). The caviar was exceptional and plentiful. We have seen Caviar Russe brand stores in our travels in Europe and the prices are higher there for the retail product than they were in the restaurant. The service was perfect and unrushed. The staff is very familiar with each of the caviars and can explain the differences for you to help you decide."
Dined on 12/28/2013
We are not caviar experts but
after trying it once we decided to try Caviar Russe to get a whole experience. Service was over the top and very attentive. We had the caviar and truffle tastings and they were nothing short of amazing and delicious. The restaurant is small and fancy, perfect for a special night out with friends or family."
Dined on 12/21/2013
Each visit to this restaurant has
been of the same standard excellent. The food,wine service. They will accommodate different likes when slightly different from the menu Great night"
Dined on 12/28/2013
The emphasis on caviar wasn't a
deciding factor initially. It was the location and interesting menu. However the incorporation of tastes of caviar in several of our tasting menu dishes was very pleasing. Presentations were artful with helpful explanation/descriptions from the Matre d'. Lovely experience."
Dined on 12/26/2013
I went with my wife. We had 7:30
reservations and were seated in a small room with four booths, intimate and quiet. The waiter was helpful with the caviar procedures. We chose the 5 course tasting option with caviar tasting which makes six courses with a bottle of reasonably priced champagne. Each course was like a work of art in presentation. The parsnip soup is the best thing we have ever tasted. My wife did not want a desert so we got all savory options. The only problem was by the time we got the main course of rib eye and short ribs we were so full we could hardly eat any more. Would go for the 3 course next time. All in all was a good experience for a special occasion. The final bill was $720 with 20% tip."
Dined on 12/21/2013
Excellent service and superior
caviar with a staff that knows everything about it! The chef is very talented and pairs his food with the caviar for an unbelievable experience!!!"
Dined on 12/15/2013
First time for my wife and me, and
we will be back soon. Everything was terrific, from the warm welcome and beautiful decor, to the helpful wait-staff and excellent wine, and to the fabulous food. We each selected three courses from ten offerings and look forward to trying the five and ten course options -- if we do not eat for a few days!"
Dined on 12/11/2013
We chose the 10 course meal with
wines pairing. Great experience.Excellent service."
Dined on 12/6/2013
My wife and I have eaten in
quality restaurants around the world, this is the best!!"
Dined on 12/6/2013
My wife and I have been here
before and loved it so decided to come again on my Birthday. It resulted in one of the truly remarkle dinners I have ever eaten. I love caviar and ordered the chef's menu which started with six different spoons of caviar. The following six courses included one of those caviars in its preparation. It was exquiste...a true masterpiece. One of the highlights was the risotto with sea urchin and select osetra caviar. My wife's courses were equally delicious. If you love caviar or just well prepared fresh seafood this is the place for you. I know we'll be back very soon."
Dined on 11/25/2013
My second time at Caviar Russe was
as good as the first time. Food is impeccably and artistically presented, flavours are wonderful. Our bill was wrong, so check it (we ordered 3 of the Tasting Menu courses and they billed them as individual courses rather than the offered 'Choose 3' option, which was a lower price). 2 oz of caviar was appropriately decadent."
Dined on 11/19/2013
If you want to spoil yourself and
friends nothing like sharing top caviar followed by the freshest tuna, oysters and sea urchin to finish with a great risotto, yes again with caviar. Only the cheese was not up to the rest ."
Dined on 11/15/2013
2nd time at the restaurant (first
time was by myself). We had a great corner table looking out over Madison ave. We each enjoyed the 5 course tasting menu. The flavor combinations are terrific, especially in the early (more appetizer-like) dishes. The oysters and lobster were simply amazing. The biggest caveat is really just price - with a nice bottle of wine, you can easily spend $400 (or more) for two people."
Dined on 11/14/2013
This is the excellent caviar
restaurant. If you like caviar, this restaurant has wide variety of choice with excellent quality. The portion of dishes is relatively small and does not destroy the appetite for caviar. Staff was very attentive."
Dined on 11/9/2013
great service, great Caviar. if
you like caviar, this is the place"
Dined on 11/6/2013
We were given a nice booth but
kitchen noise was unsettling. Food was just ok.. Servers were difficult to understand and not well versed in dishes they brought to the table. We would not return"
Dined on 11/9/2013
Caviar Russe is a small restaurant
tucked away on the second floor, but the dining experience is major league. We have sampled a number of dishes over the years, and have always been delighted with the imaginative preparation and wonderful flavors. The only drawbacks are the mildly uncomfortable sofa-style seats and the limited, high-priced wine list."
Dined on 11/9/2013
We enjoyed a very decadent meal.
The caviar and foie gras were the highlights. The caviar appetizer alone was $150."
Dined on 10/19/2013
Had the classic 3 types of caviar
to start, served with wonderful champagne and great accompaniments. The three courses were each better than the next. Definite WOW factor. Great service, great food -half the price of Jean Georges. Highly recommend!"
Dined on 10/20/2013
Caviar Russe is a unique, small
restaurant that offers an impressive array of caviar options along with an excellent menu. Caviar, especially classic Russian caviar, is very expensive and all-too-often counterfeit or of poor quality. Caviar Russe serves very high quality Caviar from various sources. It is served fresh, cold and with minimal accoutrements, although they offer you all the garnishes that can be used to cover up inferior caviar. There is a caviar-based tasting menu, which we did not try, and a more traditional tasting menu from which you can chose up to a 10-course version. We chose the 1-course option and it was excellent - although a bit much after a fairly large caviar service. Pricey, but first class dining."
Dined on 9/7/2013
Truly exquisite...!! The food and
the presentation were marvelous."
Dined on 8/20/2013
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Easter Brunch & Dinner Reservations
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Please join us for an elegant Easter brunch celebration,featuring a 3 course caviar inspired menu. $95
Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner Reservations
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Please join us in celebrating our moms' with a beautiful 3 course caviar inspired menu.Caviar service is available a la crate.
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