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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Gramercy Tavern reviews from OpenTable diners
466 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (338)fit for foodies (322)romantic (236)notable wine list (210)neighborhood gem (131)great for lunch (115)hot spot (84)vibrant bar scene (76)good for groups (74)great for brunch (25)late-night find (20)kid-friendly (9)great for outdoor dining (5)scenic view (5)Show More
  • Still the best!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    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
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fit for birthday celebrations
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    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
  • 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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Buzzing in New York
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    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
    • Ambiance
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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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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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.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    amazing and i Will recomend it to my friends in Brasil
    Special Features:
    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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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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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    • Ambiance
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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
    • Food
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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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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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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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    • Ambiance
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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.
    • Food
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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
  • 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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Given the high Zagat's rating, we expected to experience great food, and we were not disappointed. A superb prix fixe dinner, marvelous service, nice ambience. Overall, a superb dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service & food - pricey!
    BillTVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I think the overall experience was great, and certainly a NYC experience. The restaurant was nice, good bar scene, and the service in the dining room was impeccable. Two of us had the 3 course, and 2 of us had the 5 course tasting menu. The food was interesting, but I didn't love all of the dishes. All in all, a nice experience in NYC, but I had comparable food for less than $ 700 this week there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding!
    KOfoodie
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The Gramercy Tavern Dining Room experience is one of those rare gems that lives up to expectations. The food was exceptional, the staff impeccable, and the overall experience was outstanding. I researched, for months, to ensure we would a fabulous dining experience and the research paid off. The thoughtful touches, to make our special occasion memorable, made this a dining experience never to be forgotten. Cheers to Chef Anthony and the entire staff at Gramercy Tavern.
    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.
  • Lovely Evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We ate in the dining room which was a definite culinary experience. We decided on the 7 course prix fixe and combined food options from the 3 and 7 course menu. Everything that we had was amazing! One of our favorite courses was the smoked trout although they were all so good it was hard to pick one over the other. Highly recommend dining here if you enjoy cooking as you will really appreciate all the effort required to make each course. Our waiter did an excellent job which made the whole experience so enjoyable. If you are trying to decide whether to make a reservation....MAKE IT!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Meal!
    ATLEatsVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Everything about our experience at Gramercy Tavern was outstanding. The food was superlative, the suggested accompanying wines were fantastic, and the service was among the best I have ever had. I can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simple and tasteful
    crazytigerfrog
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Wasn't as a wow experience as I thought it was going to be, but got to try a michelin star restaurant that had adequate portions, fine service, and lovely atmosphere. So on par with some of the better dining experiences I've had, but perhaps I was thinking it was going to be more exciting as it was a michelin star.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not like what it used to be...
    naomi
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The name still conjures up the image of a top notch romantic restaurant, but since my last visit several years ago, service seems to have declined...and I felt like the place has become more of a tourist attraction. The tasting menus are lovely, but very expensive, so for that price, I expect superb dining experience. I think the problem is volume. Many diners order multi course dinners and the staff is constantly running around trying to keep up with the pace of each table. Our plates were withdrawn too quick and some plates arrived lukewarm. I felt rushed. The wine service was also sub-par. I did not get the impression that there was a competent sommelier. I did appreciate special efforts given to our guests who are getting married soon.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • pleasantly surprised...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I thought the menu looked somewhat ordinary before I went there but I figured I shouldn't let that get the best of my decisions to dine here. I thought every course was incredible. My sister showed up a hideous mess and incredibly late and our waitstaff still shower her no judgment (though I still did). The coconut pudding dessert was one I'll never forget. Thank you for making our dinner so wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always welcoming, always wonderful.
    succubus
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    One of the nice things about Gramercy Tavern is that once they start to recognize you as a patron, you feel even more special. The food was delicious as usual. The service was wonderful. The only complaint of my guests was that the chive bread wasn't warm and the dessert plates should have been cleared sooner. (Granted, this was only an issue because we had ordered more desserts than we had diners!)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best
    JanMat
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I've eaten at some of the best restaurants in the world, and Gramery Tavern is the best of the best. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfection. Per usual.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Yeah, it's far from a new and exciting choice for a meal, but it doesn't really get any better. Definitely a top-3 lunch pick for NYC. Service is always perfect along with the food. The lunch prix-fixe was very well-timed, and the portions were spot-on.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Memorable experience!
    MAGWVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    With attentive service and attention to detail we were well taken care of. We sat in the dinning room area...elegant and well appointed. The beet salad appetizer was refreshing, our main consisted of a pork dish that was to die for. This restaurant is still a standard of excellence.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good but not quite excellent
    galvdocVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    I had very high expectations, with all the hype. My view is probably skewed because I had been to another fabulous restaurant the night before that was incredible, so Gramercy had stiff competition. We were alarmed at the very long wait between courses. One server dripped water all over me and my glasses. Another could not be understood and got mad when we asked him to repeat himself. I did ask for my lamb to be medium well, so I partly brought in on myself, but my masseter muscles got quite the workout chewing. Other courses were fabulous - the beet salad with quinoa, the agnolotti with corn and ricotta, the flounder with cherries. My cookie tray was adorable, served with milk and a straw.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Losing some magic
    MikeNYCVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Longtime fan of Gramercy Tavern. Sadly have been a bit disappointed by the food (seasonal tasting menu) during the last two visits. Simply not up to the standard that GT has long been known for. My wife and I loved the cod, halibut, and duck portions of the menu, but the scallop portion was a bit too fishy tasting, and the tagliatelle too sour/acidic. We also found the apricot panna cotta dessert to be bland and not sweet enough. Service and ambiance of course continued to be exemplary, but the missteps on the menu prevented the evening from being a memorable experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Above and beyond
    MilacikVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Impeccable service and amazing food. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.