Gramercy Tavern
Gramercy Tavern

Gramercy Tavern

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.gramercytavern.com/
  • Phone: 2124770777x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Gramercy Tavern accepts reservations for the Main Dining Room beginning at 10:00 a.m., 7 days a week, 28 days in advance.

    We do not take reservations for our Tavern area.

    Main Dining Room:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm; A la carte
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Pre-fixe
    Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm Pre-fixe

    Tavern Room:
    Serves continuously Sunday - Thursday 12:00 noon - 11:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 12:00 noon - midnight
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Michael Anthony
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Park Avenue & Broadway
  • Public Transit: 4, 5, 6, N, R or L to 14th Street Union Square or 6 to 23rd Street at Park Avenue
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Unique Parking, 47 East 21st Street (between Park Avenue South and Broadway.
A word from Gramercy Tavern
The Main Dining Room serves prix-fixe menus starting at $92 for dinner and an a la carte menu for lunch, and accepts reservations 28 days in advance.

The Tavern serves an a la carte menu centered around the wood burning grill, and welcomes guests on a walk-in basis. The restaurant also features an acclaimed wine list, and thoughtfully selected beer and cocktail offerings.

One of America’s most beloved restaurants, Gramercy Tavern has welcomed guests for close to two decades to enjoy seasonal American cuisine, warm hospitality and unparalleled service. The restaurant is perennially ranked at the top of Zagat Survey’s ‘Most Popular’ list, and has garnered eight James Beard Awards including ‘Outstanding Restaurant’ and ‘Best Chef: NYC’. Chef Michael Anthony’s highly seasonal menu consists of elegant dishes with a rustic influence that showcase the restaurant’s relationships with local farms and purveyors.

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Gramercy Tavern reviews from OpenTable diners
468 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.6
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (343)fit for foodies (325)romantic (239)notable wine list (209)neighborhood gem (139)great for lunch (116)hot spot (88)vibrant bar scene (78)good for groups (69)great for brunch (24)late-night find (21)kid-friendly (10)scenic view (5)great for outdoor dining (3)Show More
  • Native new yorker
    DoubleJ
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    First time here, and would say if you want to splurge this is the place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • American quality
    touristview
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Not too showy, not too pretentious, like genuine American, comfortable and good quality.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Possibly our favorite restaurant
    Curmudgeon
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Although there have been inconsistencies in the over twenty years my wife and I have been dining at Gramercy Tavern, it is overall one of the finest dining establishments in the world. Michael Anthony is definitely our favorite Tavern chef and that includes Tom Colicchio. We almost always have the tasting menu with a wine pairing and our most recent visit (9/26/14 lunch) was not one of the best but still an outstanding experience. WE LOVE THE PLACE !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    JimJitsu
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    I'm not the one to usually go to fancy restaurants but I figured I'd try it for once. Came here on a date and was absolutely blown away by the service. Was 20 minutes early for my reservation and waited at the bar. Service at the bar was impeccable and the transition from the bar to the dining room was seamless. Our waiter was also one of the nicest people I have ever met in a restaurant and knew exactly when to check up on us and when to leave us alone. There was no time pressure to order at all. The food also came out in a timely manner and was delicious! We received a lot of extra bits of food on top of what we ordered. Will definitely look forward to coming back here again for other special occasions!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Terriffic as always. love it here
    Mike
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Went for our 20th Anniversary dinner and it was excellent as always. Since moving to the US two years ago this has become our favourite restaurant in NYC. The staff are great and unpretentious (Michael who has been here for 20 years served us again) , the setting is warm and cosy, and the food is excellent fine dining. Wine list also top notch. If you want a great place with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, utterly predictable in terms of service, setting, food and quality - this is the place !1 Great job as always Danny Meyer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful-Met All Expectations
    FrancisVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    The food, ambiance and service met all expectations I had for the Gramercy Tavern, after reading so many rave reviews. Everything was perfect. I would highly recommend it and would choose to go there again for a special occasion or just a perfect evening out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Magnificent!
    NeilWright
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Fabulous food. Great portion size. Brilliant wine and cocktails. Unsurpassable service. Can't wait to return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wish I were more I love with menu
    LFBO
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    In a certain way, it's hubris to even comment because admittedly, I skew to the Mediterranean cuisine and GT had always been meat interested. Still, whenever I sit in the main room, as opposed to the tavern, I find it hard to get excited about the menu. As much as I love the place and have been quite regular for 15 years, in the dining room I particular, I never struggle to decide, in ways, it feels like a desultory choice in fact. I feel there should be more variety and scope, but again, admittedly, I'm mostly a pescatarian who is obsessed with veggies. To wit: I had a side of Brussels sprouts, a small kale salad and an heirloom burrata salad for dinner tonight at Block 34 in San Matei, CA. OwneR/chef alum of gt!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Happy Anniversary
    TJ14
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Couldn't have asked for a more wonderful, indulgent meal.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Culinary Excellence
    BostonFoodie
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The Gramercy Tavern's tasting menu is exactly what a tasting menu should be. The dishes offer increasingly intense flavors. All are visual and culinary treats. Each course is small enough so that diners are satisfied without feeling that they have overeaten before dessert arrives. The service is attentive without being intrusive or overbearing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    After being around for 20 years, you still need to book a month out to get a Sat. night reservation! We decided to do the tasting menu, which was pretty seafood centric. I always seem to forget how at the beginning of a tasting menu, I feel like I'm going to need a slice of pizza on the way home to all of a sudden being stuffed. The food was delicious and very interesting without being over the top. The service is what really stood out for me. I've never gone through that many different sets of silverware during the course of a meal. I felt sorry for the dishwashers! Also, the wine list was impressive and the waiter helped pick a great wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Outstanding
    MommaQ
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The Gramercy Tavern is one of the finest restaurants in NYC which is why you need to make your reservations precisely 28 days in advance at exactly 10AM. Open Table secured our reservation while my husband tried by telephone and could not get the time requested. As always the service and attention to detail were impeccable. I order a specialty drink which I didn't especially like but would have nursed it when the waiter read my face and came over and asked said he would exchange it even though I said "It's OK" Everyone of our party of 6 ordered something different and everyone was absolutely thrilled with the food. Keep up the good work!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Still the best!
    TheMadTomVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Fine wine, stinky cheese and Gramercy Tavern all seem to get better with age. 20 years later still setting the bar for all restaurants. Bar food exceptional, the dining room is truly old world. All your senses will be heightened at this established landmark.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best food in NY
    Love2dine
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    After 6 visits this year I can't help but returning to this perfect dining experience. I like to try new places and usually do, but Gramercy is flawless and perfection beyond expectations consistently.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fit for birthday celebrations
    aspiringfoodcritic
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We had a marvelous time at Gramercy Tavern celelbrating my wife's 45 anniversary with our kids kira,10 and arjun, 8. The service was truly exceptional and we were made to feel special and attended to all evening. The restaurant is breathtaking, with diferent rooms sporting distinct aspects of the unique decor of this exceptional environment. The food was very good, with the squid ink tagliattelle and the duck topping the experience in the tasting menu. The desserts were sublime. The experience was appropriately capped with a tour of the kitchen, a special treat for our budding bon vivants. HIghly recommend this experience to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everithing was amazing
    Rica
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    This a great restaurant, the food it´s amazing, the service it´s outstanding and I had a wonderfull time in this place.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Dining
    JessVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Everything perfect: Service, ambience,food. Friendly staff, outstanding experience. Very pretty surroundings ; always with gorgeous fresh flowers abounding. Even immaculate and pretty ladies rooms.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Buzzing in New York
    Overseasgourmet
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We were only in New York for 2 night and friends in England recommended Gramercy Tavern as being really special. The buzz of the place hit you as soon as you entered via the bar and the amazing floral decorations created a real dramatic effect The staff were professional, friendly and ultra efficient and the food (the $92 set dinner option) was perfect. Would love to go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Absolutely fantastic dinner. Food was outstanding, service incredible. Allowed us to sit and really take our time. Perfect night! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Top Tavern in NYC ? You Bet
    113diner
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    After a couple of unsuccessful attempts to book a table for dinner we managed to book for lunch prior to our departure to London. The Tavern is a truly wonderful dining experience. Absolutely the best dining during our entire NY stay.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stellar
    Calisfrisco
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    I enjoyed the prix fixe lunch seasonal lunch menu for my first dining experience here. The salad was quite savory and fresh. The service is excellent with a cozy and warm atmosphere. This was an amazing lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    amazing and i Will recomend it to my friends in Brasil
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special
    ashleigh
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Gramercy tavern knows how to make you feel special. Incredible food and perfect presentation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid as Always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Gramercy Tavern is always a must place for dinner when we visit NYC. They never miss. The table ordered the seasonal tasting menu which was a delightful journey of unique, lovely flavors. We had a young waiter who despite his looks was very proficient and knew what he was doing. The restaurant management is always making sure everyone is having a good time. In the past eight years that we have been going to Gramercy we have never had a less than wonderful experience. Please keep up the fantastic work. This restaurant is a treasure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistency Works!
    ThePigsTheThing
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    GT is consistently at the top of our epicurean list of favorite places and never, never fails to fulfill our expectations. There's not a lemon on the menu, unless it's intended to be there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply Amazing
    Daveb
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This was an absolutely outstanding dinner on every front. The service was impecable without being pretentious, the food was spectacular, and the ambience top-notch. I would eat here every week if only I could afford it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Seasonal tasting menu review
    AndersD42
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I recently had the lunch tasting menu. Overall it was a nice dinner and the service was good. Also the temperature in the restaurant was perfect. The meals where nicely presented and organised on the platter. However I think that the halibat was missing either a mash or mouse combined with the meat and sauce. Furthermore the dessert was too cold for my liking, the different flavours were lost and it really only tasted of ginger.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth-Going in Many ways
    Coinn
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    If you are coming to this restaurant, look for Angela. Friendly, knowledgable, impeccable service. Ask for recommendation on food. Overall very attentive service. Food is quite good here . We didn't like the lamb main course , a little to rare (raw). Love the sea bass and beet salad . Lobster appetizer is great, the Freshest Lobster we have ever tasted ! Another thing to note : they serve us complimentary desserts and serving is huge. Beautiful . Tip: Save lots of stomach space for the desserts. Ice creams are surprisingly v rich and sweet. Will come back for Angela.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Our waitress was extremely attentive and insanely nice. She brought out a special whisky she thought we would like (on the house) and was overall just a nice person. The food was amazing every step of the way. Would recommend this place to anyone looking for great food and want to be taken care of throughout the evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • 1Chance
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    We had an excellent dinner at Gramercy Tavern and the recptionist obliged our seating/tabel request however I thought the overrall menuu was overpriced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Top Notch
    bl5280
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Food and service were both top notch. Everything was cooked perfectly and the tastes were amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tasting lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Had the 5 course fixed menu for lunch. Everything was simply fantastic Enjoyed a nice Austrian white The service was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fantastic restaurant!
    NYC2014gotoeatVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    always a great meal and service at Gramercy Tavern!
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  • Delicious but Splurgey
    Gabby
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    We had a wonderful meal here. My dining companion and I went halvsies on the repsective tasting menus. The veggie menu was delicious, but the non-vegetarian one far outshined it. I loved every single course - the seafood items in particular were perfectly prepared. The artichokes were my favorite on the vegetarian menu. The eggplant on the dish was a bit on the bitter side, but the smokiness was very nice.The desserts were sensational. Service was very charming and exceptionally timed; just a bit of a lag at the end to get the bill. Definitely worth the investment if you're looking for a fancy meal in NY.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Getting Tired
    BisquitVIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    We usually eat in the tavern but recently revisited the main room. While the food was fine there was nothing memorable or remarkable about it. We got the seasonal tasting menu and I can't remember a single one of the five courses. Not a bad experience at all. Just not special any more.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special
    laughingbuddha44
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Whenever I want to reward a coworker or celebrate a special occasion with family and friends, Gramercy Tavern is my go-to restaurant in NYC. The offerings are always unique and delicious, and the service is wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food and Wonderful Ambiance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    The food was excellent and it is a nice balance of some traditional food but many dishes have an innovative flair. The decor is lovely and classic without being stuffy or dark. This is one of those places I had wanted to come to for years but never had the chance while in the City. When I finally made it there it did not dissapoint.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seasonal Tasters Menu
    RookieFoodie
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    My (new) wife and I tried the seasonal tasters menu. This was right for us as we wanted to try a variety of foods. The place was a touch louder than we were expecting, more bustling, a lot of people having couples meals, but business groups as well. I would describe the place as "happening". The following evening, we tried another "foodie" destination, and I have to say, the taster's menu here was priced far lower, and was in fact, more varied and tastier. We were quite happy with our dining experience here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Special place for special occasion
    priyesh13
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We loved our dinner at Gramercy Tavern. We chose this restaurant for our 1st Anniversary and booked ahead before we left the UK. On arrival we immediately loved the place and the staff were extremely friendly and gave us extra special treatment as it was our anniversary, which we greatly appreciated. The glass of prosecco each and the extra dessert with the lovely anniversary message went down a treat. We had the $92 prix fixe menu and all 3 courses were fantastic. Me and my wife both loved our meals and also the bottle of merlot we enjoyed with it. Our waitress was also very helpful and made our evening very pleasant indeed. All in all a special evening at a very lovely restaurant.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely experience and food!
    nlanoe
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Simply said, the food was absolutely delicious and the service outstanding! Many little details that made a big difference and made our experience, one to always remember! Great job Isabella [manager] and Andrew [our waiter.]
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.