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Craft Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.craftrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (212) 780-0880
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm -10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Tom Colicchio; Chef de Cuisine, Ed Crochet
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: Please visit the Craft Private Dining Room tab at the top of the page for more detailed information and pictures of the space.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Park Avenue South and Broadway
  • Public Transit: 4,5,6,N,R to Union Square and 6,N,R to 23rd Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Craft
Tom Colicchio’s Craft was awarded three stars by the New York Times and won the prestigious James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant. In 2010, Tom Colicchio won the James Beard Award for Best Chef. Craft is recognized for its commitment to the use of the finest seasonal ingredients sourced from family farms, dayboat fishermen and specialized ranchers. We prepare these pristine ingredients simply in order to showcase the essence of each ingredient. At Craft, Chef de Cuisine Ed Crochet, Pastry Chef Abby Swain and the hospitable staff ask diners to build their own a la carte menu or choose from the seasonal seven-course tasting menu.Continued
Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "We made reservations and let the restaurant know that we were celebrating our 35th Wedding Anniversary, and that we wanted a quiet table. The management and staff all made an extraordinary effort to make this a special evening, going way over and above anything we could have imagined. And the food was prepared beautifully, and tasted delicious! We've already tried to book another reservation, but couldn't get a table. No problem, we'll most definately keep trying!"
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "The four of us had really been looking forward to this dinner. On a scale of 1 to 10, we rated our entrees a 7. The food is a bit strange, and you have to ask lots of questions about ingredients. Portions were small, except for my pork porterhouse. It could have fed 4! And, unfortunately, it was chewy and gristley. My husband hated his $53 veal chop. Short ribs were stringy but tasty; the portion was small. The quality of the food doesn't equal the price."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "My wife received a $100 gift card to Craft for her birthday. So we went ahead and made a reservation. We knew Craft's reputation ahead of time and understood it's price range. So I wasn't shocked by the expensive tab. I was just disappointed by the quality of food. It was good, but it definitely did not blow us away, at all. I feel as thought I could list a dozen places in NYC on top of my head where I've had a MUCH better meal at less than half the price. Based on our experience we won't be returning to Craft anytime soon. Definitely not without a gift-card to subsidize it."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "The Dining experience taken to a level of craft. Our meal was very good to sublime. Octopus app and Sea scallops main where made with great artistry, How delicious. We also enjoyed a Rioja which was astounding. Well done craft!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Really good creative food, excellent service with attentive and knowledgable staff, wonderful wine list. Will definitely go back."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "I have been to Craft twice in the past 40 days and it has been outstanding. The food is delicious and the wine heavenly. iTs a bit pricey so save for special occasions. Pureed potatoes, steak, the linguine with clams all excellent."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Perfect spot for a small business dinner. Servers paid the perfect amount of attention to us and knew when to help out with suggestions. Background music was at the perfect level to be able to have a productive conversation. Overall a great experience and will dine there again."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "except for Bok Choy that was swimming in a spicy sauce, a perfect dinner. great decor, friendly servers and a terrific menu wonderfully executed (especially the fish). almost perfect & a real find in this neighborhood."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "I have long wanted to enjoy a meal at Craft. I am a huge fan of Tom Colicchio, and wanted to see if his restaurant stood up to his high standards on Top Chef. My experience EXCEEDED my every expectation. The food was truly the best meal I have ever had. The servers, floor manager, hostess--everyone was so helpful and friendly. The decor is beautiful. If I could have given more than 5 stars in my rating, I would have. I hope I get to dine here again when I am in New York. What a delicious treat and a wonderful memory. Thank you to all of the hard working staff at Craft. Chef Colicchio should be proud."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "The service was outstanding, however, the food was disappointing. The halibut was dry and very small portion. The mini donuts were excellent."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Went to Craft for our anniversary and splurged on the tasting menu. From the opening course to the last course we couldn't have been more pleased. Following eating each course we'd say it was the best one and then the next course would come out and we'd have to correct ourselves and say, no, this was the best item. I've been to many restaurants over the years and at the end of our meal I told our server it was the best restaurant meal I've ever had."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Craft was very generous in helping us celebrate our 35th anniversary. I mentioned it on the reservation and they reconfirmed it on the reminder call. Everyone greeted us with a happy anniversary, gave us the nice corner table, served us a complimentary sparkling wine toast, had Happy 35th Anniversary with our names printed on the menu and a little extra sweet treat at the end. They rolled up the menus to take home with us as well as a little breakfast treat for the morning. It was our first visit to Craft and the food and service was exceptional. It was really nice to see and receive the extra attention on this special day in our lives, greatly appreciated. Thanks Craft!!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "My daughter and I had a wonderful experience at Craft. The service was excellent and the food was amazing. We felt very relaxed, never rushed. We did the tasting menu, and not one course was below excellent. Pricey but worth every penny. We would do it again!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "The ambience is very nice. However the food was just ok. I ordered a duck risotto and it was very salty. I also ordered the ricotta ravioli and the portion is very small."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "The rest of it. Extremely well designed space. The service is impeccable with the wait staff being able to read off a million ingredients off the top of their head. However, the food wasn't as impressive. Don't get me wrong, it was good - but I can't say I haven't had the same main ingredient (monk fish, venison, steak for 2) done better at other restaurants."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "I've been to NYC 3 times and have made Craft one of my never miss choices. Great quality, amazing and delicious! Absolutely recommended."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "It was perfect! The kitchen was almost to close, but they have received us very nicely and professionally"
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "My wife and I recently enjoyed dinner at Craft while on a business trip to Manhattan. Being a fan of Top Chef we decided that our "One big night out" would be to Craft for the tasting menu. I can assure you that you will not be disappointed. Te food and service were beyond excellent, the portions were perfect, even for a guy like me that appreciates a big dinner. I know that next time we will try other places but we will definitely find an opportunity to return."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "The food was perfect, except the music was horrendous and did not match a high-end dining experience. Tasteless..."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Absolutely delicious. Fantastic service! Warm and cozy."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "My wife and I eat @ Craft at least once a year when we travel to NYC for our Broadway show "fix." The quality of food and service never waivers from year to year...they're always outstanding!!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Once again, a spectacular dining experience. Every bite was magnificent!"
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Craft was amazing... I wouldn't except anything less from chef Tom. The wine/beer list is in a binder 50+ pages long. I had the braised short ribs and it was so juicy and tender. My husband had the halibut and he loved it. You must get the donuts as a dessert. They were soooo yummy."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "We have never had a bad meal. No, I take that back. We have never had anything less than an excellent meal here."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "This was my second trip to Craft, and they lived up to everything I remembered. We had the tasting menu, the fettucini with coddled egg was our favorite dish! It's high end food and service levels, without an attitude. Such a great, welcoming restaurant!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Great food, great atmosphere, great service. We were really impressed with Everything!"
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "Just wonderful real food- delicious bay scallops with citrus and all the veggie sides we chose were outstanding. All the recipes let the real tastes come through. Portions were very generous on the sides- easy to share with 2 or 3 even."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Everything was pure perfection, food, service, atmosphere- all amazing!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Craft is a New York City classic. The food, service, atmosphere are incredible and consistent. It's one of the most sophisticated and comfortable restaurants in the city and a staple of Union Square."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Celebrated a birthday with friends and Craft made it extra special...from wait staff, to personalized menu to birthday cake ... Fabulous food. Fabulous food...family style as it's meant to be."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "I had the bacon and yoghurt and it was completely unexpected and delicious. Loved the decor and the service is superb. Great Flatiron location, also very near Union Square."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "six of us went at 6pm for a business dinner during the week. it was quiet and not very crowded but nice and cozy. three hours later when we were done, it was crowded and lively (in a good way). the server was fantastic - extremely considerate and well-trained - and very knowledgeable. she was very concerned we were doing ok. she made excellent wine recommendations. we never felt rushed at all and ate SO much amazing food. none of it was fussy...simply and perfectly done. our overall bill was surprisingly reasonable for the quality of food and drink. one of the top ten meals of my life and I'll definitely be returning for date nights, special occasions, and business meetings."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "The food uses only the highest quality of ingredients, and the tastes are fantastic. There were these mushrooms called "Forest Hen", or something of the sort, which were far more savory than even a steak. That being said, this place is extremely expensive. If you work for a living, the bill will not make you happy when you realize you've blown a month's grocery budget on a single meal, and you're still hungry. Each dish you order is served family style in round metal dishes about 10cm in diameter and 3cm high, and cost from $15 to $30."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "What a great restaurant. Good was awesome and the service perfect. Won't hesitate to go back."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "Nice meal however the wine list although very extensive had very few bottles less than 100 which is not reasonable"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "It was one of our best experience. We love to eat good but this resturant was one of the best. The food was just excellent, also the service. We really had a very good and tasty time. must go again :)"
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "Mi esposo y yo pedimos el menú de degustación, y muy recomendable."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "I've been to many top restaurants. But all them lack one thing -service. Craft is a pearl as an all around restaurant. Food may be not that impressive as at French Laundry or Boulud, but it is very close. Service is way better than at any 1-3 stars Michelin restaurant in NYC. I hate 6 servers behind you all the time. That is not a case at Craft. We celebrated our anniversary. We were greeting by a host who knew about that, presented by a menu specially printed for us (you get it on the way out), even buss boy knew about that fact. Always smile on server's faces. While taking an order we were advise not to take too much. She just didn't want to oversell. Best service ever. Thank you to all who made our dinner special and unforgettable."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "The food was amazing - delicious with every bite! The service was so good we couldn't believe it. Overall a wonderful dining experience and we have already recommended it to friends and family."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "One of the top 5 meals of my life. Everything, from the meticulously crafted cocktails with giant ice cubes, to the foie gras torchon, to the mini donuts for dessert, to the very rare bourbon afterwards, was perfect. Service to match. I find Tom Colicchio a bit insufferable on Top Chef, but I see now that he can back up his talk. Looking forward to returning."
    Dined on 3/14/2014