Wonderful experienceDaniel, although putting a dent in my savings, is a restaurant fit for those who are looking for a dining experience like none other. We did the 6 course tasting menu for my companion's birthday and our anniversary. They put us at a lovely private table and gave us an experience like never before. The service was amazing, the sommelier worked with our budget and tastes, the staff was knowledgeable, and the food was seasoned to perfection while combining flavors that I would have never thought of.6/15/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent restaurantGreat food, service and atmosphere. My daurghter's 21 years old celebration was gone very well on the night. It became a unforgettable experience for us.6/13/2013 12:00:00 AMIncredible experienceThis is one of those places where it is nearly impossible not to overeat, because the food is just so incredible! This is one of those places where food becomes art. It is the epitome of fine dining - men are required to wear jackets, the lighting is dim, and the wait staff really take care of you. A beautiful place for a special occasion.6/12/2013 12:00:00 AMPerfect NightOur Anniversary was made perfect by the service
and meal.6/11/2013 12:00:00 AMMarriage SaverGentleman - If you have been working too much and neglecting your lovely lady then you need to turn that ship around and treat her like a princess with some fine wine, service that is impeccable, out of this world food and the best desserts on planet earth. Daniel is the place to do it !!!!6/11/2013 12:00:00 AMSimply amazing!Well, first of all, it's obviously expensive. But worth every cent!
Had a tasting menu, paired with wines. Everything was so well made, great wines very well harmonized with food, that's hard to choose what was more amazing. But I do can tell that the ravioli made me kind of emotive, so great it was.6/10/2013 12:00:00 AMBest restaurant experience ever!Oustanding food. Friendly and professional service. Stylish and cozy atmosphere.6/8/2013 12:00:00 AMElegantDaniel is a beautiful restaurant with a chic and understatedly glamorous ambiance. The tasting menu was seasonal and exquisitely prepared.6/6/2013 12:00:00 AMAbove and beyond serviceThis restaurant is the tops for ambiance, food and service. It's not cheap, but you are in NYC. This was my second visit and they did not disappoint. We ordered off of the early menu with wine pairings (it is a good deal). The appetizer I ordered was not a favorite, but I was not going to complain. They noticed and insisted that we try something else. Plan B was great (they even heated up the advertised cold soup for my friend). The rest of the dinner was magnificent (my friend said it was the best meal she'd ever had). Desert was above and beyond. The wines were great. The synchronized presentation of each course was impressive. After dinner the waiter insisted that we visit the kitchen and have a picture taken. Even got us a cab!6/5/2013 12:00:00 AMLateOur reservation was for 9:45 pm. We sat at the table at 10:15. the service was slow and a lot of time between dishes we finished after 12.20 which could have been 11:306/5/2013 12:00:00 AMPerfeitoAo retornar ao Daniel, nada mudou, continua perfeito. Esse é o segredo dos maravilhosos restaurantes.6/4/2013 12:00:00 AMBeautiful atmosphere withBeautiful atmosphere with service and decor to match. The food meets the standard expected of 3 michelin stars. A jacket for men is not optional but will be provided upon arrival if needed. The only let downs are the coffee, which is pretty awful, and not a nice way to finish off a beautiful meal, and the amount of photography which goes on at tables around you despite a no photography rule.6/3/2013 12:00:00 AMWorth the money !Food, wine, ambience, noise level, and service simply perfect!
Will repeat the experience next time in town for sure.
As it was our first time at Daniel we tried the tasting menu. Superb!
Asked for sommelier assistance to choose the appropriate wine and he was very sensible to understand we did not want to pay hundreds in a bottle and suggested an excellent $85 californian wine that was perfect.6/3/2013 12:00:00 AMPerfectMy wife and I had been wanting to go to Daniel for years when the opportunity arose. We were not disappointed. We have been to several excellent restaurants- Alinea, Charlie Trotters in Chicago. Spago in Beverly Hills. Chez Pannisse in Berkley. We have been to several celebrity chef places, Wolfgang Pucks, Tom Collichi, Mario Battalt et al. By far our two best dining experiences have been Spago in Beverly Hills and Daniel in NYC. At Daniel, the food was creative and delicious, beautifully presented. I would describe the service as either impeccable or perfect as it was both. We had the 6 course tasting menu and each course was a treat. Pacing was just right, little bit pricey but well worth it. I wanna go back. Great job, Daniel5/31/2013 12:00:00 AMI was very surprised to seeI was very surprised to see a dog in the restaurant. I do not think dogs should be allowed during dinner at a nice restaurant.5/29/2013 12:00:00 AMWorth the priceThis was an amazing dining experience. The early prix fixe dinner with wine pairing was superb!5/29/2013 12:00:00 AMGo treat yourselfHad the six course tasting menu with wine pairings. Nice that there is still a choice within each of the six courses on the tasting menu. No weaknesses in any course. Service & pacing well orchestrated, as you'd expect.5/28/2013 12:00:00 AMJust the best!From the lovely greeting at the door to the farewell after the meal, the experience at Daniel was memorable. The service was extraordinary without being stuffy. The appetizer, main dish and dessert all had the theme of Three. The presentation was artful and the flavors sublime. The wine pairings chosen for our meal were appropriate and delicious. Unlike other restaurants that offer wine pairings, our glasses were refilled during each course when the level was low. The cake ordered for our special occasion was presented spectacularly. It was a memorable example of the baker's art.5/28/2013 12:00:00 AMBeen to most of the top restaurantsBeen to most of the top restaurants in NYC. This is definitely in the Top 3. The food was exceptional as I expected but the service is second to none. This reservation was hard to get as Daniel is always totally booked....this was definitely worth the wait. I would be happy going back and forth to Daniel & Asiate.5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMFantastic experienceThe whole table had the 6 course vegetarian menu and everyone loved it.5/24/2013 12:00:00 AMUnbelievable in every wayWhen you go to a restaurant like Daniel it's hard to think it will live up to the hype. But truly this restaurant excels in every way. From the warm greeting when we arrived, to walking out the door every detail is attended to, every need indulged,our senses delighted.
We had the pre- fix menu and I wondered if my husband would leave satiated. No worries. From the warm bread served individually between courses, the delicate aperitif, the perfect wine, and each amazing course that was served- well everything was divine.
I would go back in a heartbeat.
We called 30 days ahead to get our reservation at 9 in the morning.
If you have a chance to have this amazing experience I recommend it wholeheartedly.5/23/2013 12:00:00 AMAnniversary dinnerA wonderful and exceptional evening. Will definitely come again!5/23/2013 12:00:00 AMoutstandingService , Food , Ambiance all Outstanding . Its worth the cost.5/20/2013 12:00:00 AMBeautifulFrom the moment we walked in - this place was beautiful.
Could not fault the service, the food, the ambiance.
It is what dining should be.
This was the best restaurant experience we have ever had.5/20/2013 12:00:00 AMWorld class food and serviceDaniel servces world class gastronomic experiences, I would especially recommend the tasting menu which takes you all around the world of flavors. Couple that with a paired wine menu as well as world class service on the top and you have a night youll never forget. Fantastic for a romantic special evening (and the price demands a special occation as well).5/20/2013 12:00:00 AMIt is an experienceThere is not only a nice place for take a dinner, it is a great experience.5/20/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat for a top 50 restaurantOne of the best experience that you could gave. The only thing that I did't like is that is to quite, a good piano music or classic music could be a perfect complement to make the atmosphere great like their food.5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMThe 6 Course Tasting Menu,The 6 Course Tasting Menu, Paired with wine was amazing,5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMGood Food, Great ServiceThe food was very good, but I can honestly say I have had better at other Fine dining establishments. The wine pairings were perfect, and the server was amazing and made the experience worthwhile. Overall, I can't say it was worth the $550 we spent for 2 people, BUT I'm glad I went once and had the experience.5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat food, great service.Great food, great service. Excellent wine suggestions to complement the meal.5/16/2013 12:00:00 AMStunning food and ambienceWonderful service and outstanding food. Each course beautifully presented and excellent integration of flavours.5/16/2013 12:00:00 AMBest of the BestHaving heard of Daniel and the quality of the food and service we decided to give it a go. It was the best food we have had ever! Impeccable! Trendy but traditional, quiet, comfortable, best service. Food was out of this world phenomenal. The prices are on the high end but worth every dime spent. It is a must go to for foodies if they are in NYC. LOVED IT!5/15/2013 12:00:00 AMA good nightIt was very good.
We tried the Chefs tasting Menu.
4 from the 8 were fantastic
2 were very good
2 was ok
The service was a little bit automatic.5/15/2013 12:00:00 AMMuy recomendableRestaurante lujoso sin llegar a lo extremo. Buena atención y excelente comida. Merece sus reconocimientos5/14/2013 12:00:00 AMCongratulations, Daniel!How could a top NYC restaurant outdo oneself, when they were already fabulous to begin with?! Daniel managed to top themselves with an outrageously SUPERB dinner, and magnificent service. We were celebrating our daughter's 30th birthday, and this restaurant could not have been a better choice! It was one of the most enjoyable fine dining experiences we have had in NYC.5/14/2013 12:00:00 AMOnce in a lifetime experienceWe happened to be in NYC on my wife's significant birthday and I wanted to take her to the best restaurant in that great city. In our opinion it was just that. All the ingredients required to make a fantastic evening were present, great food, wine, decor, ambience and excellent service; Xavier really looked after us. It was an unforgettable experience.5/13/2013 12:00:00 AMA celebratory evening!Daniel is an exquisite dining experience in a beautiful setting! The atmosphere is elegant but unpretentious. The food is divine! Every course was a surprise and delight. This is dining at its best!5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMServiceBest service I have ever experienced. Eat at a lot of nice restaurants during my time of travel, and the service here topped them all. Food was incredible to boot.5/9/2013 12:00:00 AMdeliciousDelicious food in Daniel restaurant.
We drank a good rosé wine.5/9/2013 12:00:00 AMI have only one word to sayI have only one word to say about Daniel - FANTASTIC!5/9/2013 12:00:00 AMCreme de la CremeAs usual, absolute perfection. Starting from the fabulous cocktails straight through dessert. Gorgeous room, impeccable service and to die for food. Everything one could want for a special evening out.5/9/2013 12:00:00 AManother worldwe had the pleasure of being served by Giovanni- a man of great experience and attention. The food was world class and comparable to anything of the highest level in Paris. It is one of those places that remains in the psyche for a long time.5/8/2013 12:00:00 AMWe loved the ambient, foodWe loved the ambient, food and a fantastic and creative desserts, an outstanding wine list and service, we , I and my wife strong recommend the restaurant.5/8/2013 12:00:00 AMPerfectIt was a very special moment and I thank God for this fantastic place and service.5/6/2013 12:00:00 AMThe best!Dinner @ Daniel was a real highlight of my trip to New York.. I'm planning when I can come back to sample the whole tasting menu.. . I had the 3 course menu with wine pairing and it was the best food I've eaten all year.. I've been dreaming about the food ever since..The wait staff were great and I would consider moving to NYC just to eat here [OFTEN].5/6/2013 12:00:00 AMMemorávelImperdível. O ambiente, serviço e comida...tudo é mágico. A carta de vinhos é ótima, mas muito cara. Apesar do preço a experiência é inesquecível. Vale à pena.5/2/2013 12:00:00 AMEpicurean experienceFrom our arrival one could feel the quality of this place. We had an amazing gin/basil/cucumber cocktail as a pre-drink before we got shown to our table. We opted for the 6 course tasting menu with wine pairing. As we were 2 people, we chose different dishes for each course, ending up each tasting 12 dishes from this restaurant. All dishes were exceptional from a presentation, taste and design point of view. The service at Daniel is exceptional. The following dishes were my favorites: duck terrine with patched rhubarb, trio of hamachi, jade tiger abalone with sea buckthorn, fennel ravioli with Scottish langoustine, bread crusted Arctic char, trio of milk fed veal a d duo of beef. Both desserts were exceptional.5/2/2013 12:00:00 AMAs wonderful as its reputation!Daniel is every bit as fabulous as you expected. Food, staff, ambience. The hostess was so friendly and nice. Really, it was great.5/1/2013 12:00:00 AMUnforgettable dinnerwe spent a very nice night, the Food was excellent, all the staff is very professional and warm .5/1/2013 12:00:00 AMAmazing dining experienceWe travelled from Western Australia to New York and decided to treat ourselves to a special dinner after reading many fantastic reviews about Daniel. We were not disappointed and the restaurant actually exceeded all expectations. The food was amazing and the service exceptional. We would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants a first class dining experience.4/29/2013 12:00:00 AM