The Beatrice Inn
The Beatrice Inn

The Beatrice Inn

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thebeatriceinn.com/
  • Phone: (917) 566-7400x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 12:00am, Friday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 1:00am, Sunday: 6:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Angie Mar
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Private Room, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between West 4th Street and 8th Avenue
  • Public Transit: Near A,C, E, L,1, 2, 3, M and F trains.
  • Parking: No
A word from The Beatrice Inn

The Beatrice Inn is the latest restaurant from Vanity Fair Editor-in-Chief Graydon Carter and Executive Chef Angie Mar (previously of The Spotted Pig and Reynard). New York Magazine's Adam Platt raves, the Beatrice Inn is in that "rarely achieved sweet spot for a scene restaurant, where the quality of your dinner matches (or transcends) the quality of the scene."
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The Beatrice Inn reviews from OpenTable diners
40 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
83% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (21)romantic (20)special occasion (17)fit for foodies (14)hot spot (13)vibrant bar scene (8)good for groups (7)notable wine list (5)late-night find (4)scenic view (1)great for brunch (1)great for outdoor dining (1)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • The food was way too salty.
    JimSVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Generally I love this place. But for some odd reason, the food was super salty (all of it) on our evening. WOuld only return if I tell them to go super light on the salt. ALso, the tables seemed to be much more pressed together than in the past.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I haven't had service as bad as I had at the Beatrice Inn in a while. They called me twice the day of my reservation and asked if I would change my time. When we arrived we were seated a table that had a broken leg so we had to prop it up with our hands and hold it the entire time we sat so it wouldn't flip over. We asked to be moved to another table and they finally moved us 45 minutes later. During the entire 45 minutes we waited at our table for our new one, no one took our order. I had to chase down the waiter 3 times. We finally got a free round of drinks after speaking with multiple people. At our new table, the service was still poor. It took almost 1.5 hours to get our entrees. AWFUL experience.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Revisit
    Mumpers1VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We went with a couple who had not been to the restaurant in many years but had had their first date there. They treated us like royalty. The restaurant is very pretty, wonderful service and fine if not amazing food. It was pretty crowded and noisy but we were there on a Sat night . Recommended for an intimate date or a group. It could work for either which is unusual. Very attractive space
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely!
    CityGirl104
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Great room - nice service - loved the chicken and the wine. Booth was cozy and location perfect. Candle-lit and charming. Will be back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LocalRoy
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our recent dinner at The Beatrice Inn. The host and servers were very accomodating and the food excellent. The space is "a little jewel box" and we the leather banquettes very comfortable. An appetizer containing fried dates was particularly delicious, as was the goat milk cheesecake.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing food!
    Newyork4078VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    My husband took advantage of the slow Labor Day weekend to get into this popular restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised that is wasn't all hype- the food is fantastic. Best fried chicken I've ever had and my husbands pork was perfect as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beatrice
    Zorastro
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    cozy inviting European-feeling food delicious. Yes, it is high in salt, but spectacular in taste, texture. I was too stuffed to try dessert. Delicious wine. Delicious cocktail. Nice, youthful to mid-aged crowd spirited but not rowdy. Severs were great, they came out The restaurant/discounted/did not charge for various items (I asked, and they intentionally did not charge) presumably to encourage my coming back, but I would have paid full fare and would still have been quite happy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Magical!!!
    Localvillager71
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The Beatrice Inn is a true gem! From the Host to the Bartender , the service and food is amazing! Very friendly bartender who make drinks out of this world!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really underrated restaurant
    Jem1027VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    LOVED our meal at the Beatrice inn. Food was fantastic, loved the ambience, and our waitress was superb. I don't know why people have rated this restaurant poorly-- I'm upset that I listened to reviews and avoided this place for the time that I did. It's so amazing and a real neighborhood gem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfection
    Hallway
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    It's a perfect spot for a small group. We were 2 mothers with our 22 year old daughters. We enjoyed a drink at the bar. The bartender was friendly in a very sophisticated way. The dining room is great looking and feels like old New York. You can hear yourselves talk. The peas and burrata salad we started with (2 to split) is one of the yummiest things I've had in a while. Dinners were delicious as well. When my daughter's friend and her date stopped by- it wasn't an issue. Chairs were pulled up, drinks were bought, laughs were had and we all left saying we'd be back again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great ambiance, salty food
    ilovetoeatallfood
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Great location, great ambiance, the food was extremely salty though.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Definitely better in the winter/fall as it is in the basement, but always yummy! (And, fortunately, this time we did not have to wait.)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • menu was a little disappointing
    repiv
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    burgers were fine. need a great steak option or a Dover sole or something exquisite. big fan of waverly so i did expect a better menu/ food. service was perfection. they seemed short staffed and packed but the service was so earnest and professional i will go back just based on the service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Uhhhmazing!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Get the halibut. The most amazing dish ive had EVER! My friend got the dry aged burger she said it was perfect, never had anything like it. Their oysters were really nice. I dont usually eat oysters but i ended up eating six. They were very yummy. I love that the chef came out to the dining room to check everything out. Alot of attention to detail. Drinks were okay. Not wow like the food. Ive already made reservations for next week with my husband.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food but....
    Volvic
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Really enjoyed the food and the service was great, my only gripe is the overpriced wine list, cheaper wines are priced at $60 and are in no way worth the cost. Order the food and stick to beer.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrible service over salted food
    Uws1
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Honestly - everyone that works there comes across miserable and lost. Food is average. Way too loud. Monkey Bar is 20x better.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • "Jewel Box" with excelent food
    LocalRoy
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    I have been to the Beatrice Inn several times and have never been disappointed. The staff is attentive and friendly and the meals excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing Friday Dinner
    stilettosandbacon
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    The Fried Chicken Dinner for two was the best fried chicken I've had in years. The presentation was also amazing with a butcher block as the serving tray! The potatoes with olive oil and garlic matched the juicy, flavorful seasoning of the chicken perfectly. The figs were also an excellent addition. Savory and sweet. The perfect combination. This meal brought back a flood of childhood memories, of summer cookouts with my father. My dining companions experienced foodie bliss and we were thoroughly stuffed and content. Chef also made sure to make a vegan entree extra special, which was very much appreciated! The wait staff were attentive and the ambiance was intimate and cozy, especially after the torrential rain storm during the evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • character
    dezurld
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    character is the word which describes this place !
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 21 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 67 reviews are from the The Beatrice Inn reviews archive.
  • Incredible food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    The food was absolutely outstanding. We were a group of 4 and tried most of the menu (over ate). One dish was better than the next. Standouts: crostini with goat cheese & cherries; crostini with buratta; octopus; lamb shank was out of this world The service was great, especially the sommelier - very helpful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious but a bit too noisy
    ritaVIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    I loved the place, the hosts were super fun, food was delicious (the steak was supreme).
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amateur Hour
    WestCostFoodieVIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    A walk in was seated immediately when checking in with the hostess before us. We were not seated until after 45 min of our reservation time. Once we were finally seated, it took the staff 20 minutes to take our order, then another 20 to receive our first salad and appetizer, then another 30 min for our entree. No one asked if any of our dishes were good. Dishes were no announced at our tabled. Steak was salty and over cooked. Service was not friendly nor did they feel the need for customer service. The fastest service we received was when we paid the bill and they came by to pick up the check immediately and our plates. I wish they could of displayed that urgency to our entire experience. Overall attitude of staff - they do not care.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Legit the worse experience
    curlyJ
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    We had 8pm reservations, but were not sat until 845pm. Reason we were given that we could not be seated at the time of our reservation was because "the kitchen needed a break." After sitting at 845pm, we were given water perhaps by 910pm! Followed by salads at 950pm. I was so dehydrated and hungry that I literally became lightheaded and 911 had to be called. Only then did the restaurant step up with the customer service and said that our meal was on them. In the end they did the right thing, but the entire dining experience was disappointing and not worth the money. I rather go to a chain restaurant before coming back here.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, service, ambience but
    rowantree
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    The noise level ruined our evening. We had to shout and even that couldn't be heard. They need to work on the acoustics of the upper dining room.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Never dissapoints
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    I had been away from the city for almost 4 years, and I remembered The Beatrice as a hot spot for drinks and occasionally dinner so I decided to see how it was still doing and it is better than ever. The food is outstanding, wine is impeccable (and the sommelier is extremely helpful), ambiance is the best - especially in the back room, and service is excellent. The friends I went with had not been before and I am certain that we will all be going back again soon - the selection on the menu alone was enough to entice everyone back for multiple visits just to taste all of the delicious foods.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 1st Time
    Sami
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Great village classic with good food & trendy vibe! Celebrity sightings as well. Thought the dessert portions were small.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ricarduccio
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    the only regret is that fries did not meet my expectations for the price !! - Wine & burgers were out of this world, you should check them out.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • RobLobo
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    The service was good. The wines were ok. The burger amazing and the sea bass was average. The Rabbit rilettes were really unique. Super crowded and noisy. Probably would go again for bar scene alone
    Special Features:
    Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service not competible With kitchen
    Anne12
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    The food was fantastic, however when we arrived, the staff informed us we had to leave at 8pm in order to serve the next party, theyshould have Done at time of reservation. And Waiter Josh dus not Say thanks Or goodbye upon departure! Regards Anne Twaalfhoven
    Special Features:
    Late-Night Find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food and Service
    oziedeb
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    We had the lamb and the chicken and both were delicious! We also had two sides: the carrots and the truffle fries. The fries were absolutely delicious, but the carrots weren't very well cooked. Overall though, we had a lovely time. The service was impeccable and the staff was very friendly. I would recommend this restaurant as a hot spot for great food!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Late-Night Find, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific experience
    dmartVIP
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    We ate at the Beatrice on Friday night and it was a great experience. I've seen the criticisms about long waits and poor service and did not have any of those problems at a 7 pm seating. The waiter was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. The sommelier cked in with us but did not hover. Water glasses were always refilled. The room and music are very cool but not too loud, and, most importantly, the food was great. My wife had the seabass and I a lambshank, and both were perfect with some great truffle French fries and Brussels sprouts. Finished with best piece of cheesecake we've ever had. When we left the bar and restaurant were packed and we received a big thank you from the host/hostess for coming in. We'll be back with friends.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spectacular Experience...wonderful!
    FoodieNYC
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    Great food and great ambience!! Very special night
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • slow, slow slow
    djb68VIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    we waited 20 minutes to be seated. host gave us two glasses of the wine on the house because we were waiting, and the table we eventually got was terrific. then, we ordered. and waited 45 minutes for the food. and the waiter never once came by or was around where we could get him. he would jet by us on his way to other tables, many of which were served well before us--even though we were seated earlier. one of our entrees was the risotto, which probably takes longer, but 45 minutes? ridiculous. will not go back.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice Surprise!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Had not planned to be in the Village for dinner. . .Luckily for us, The Beatrice had an open reservation. We were very surprised to find this gem. . .Wonderful food and great service! Only complaint is that it is very tight as the tables for two along the wall are only a couple of inches apart. However, the food, cool atmosphere, and service help you to look beyond being a part of the next tables conversation.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding food...poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    It took 20 min to be seated, 30 min for them to take our order and another hour for food to come. We were there from 8-11pm with a group of four. Our food finally began to arrive near 9:45pm and there was no bread or anything offered in between. The food was great, perfect really, but coupled with bad service, lack of consciousness toward our hunger and the inability to coordinate service between the waitstaff was unfortunate. Otherwise Beatrice Inn would have be a 5 star experience all around. Hopefully it was just an off day for them and the service is not always this poor.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All around great
    Foodie
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Great food , great atmosphere, great martini! I have been there before but not recently. Upon entering I remembered that feeling of old New York . Great old jazz was playing on the sound system and a very metropolitan crowd was hanging at the bar. The food was great, though my husband was not a fan of the more expensive aged burger and had wished he had opted for the less expensive one which had not been aged. The staff was wonderful and our overall experience was a 10. I highly reccomend it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Reservations Don't Mean Much Here
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    We had an 830 reservation for 4. They promptly sat us at 10 at 3 person table. The service went downhill from there. If you want to be ignored and treated like a nobody, this is the place.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Should look into the food more
    Westvillagenyc
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    While its a beautiful place and full of some fun poeple, it really lacks on the food front. For the price you an eat anywhere in NYC and find amazing food.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place to celebrate
    NycdinerVIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    We took another couple out to celebrate a special occasion. The food and service was good. Very nice waiter. The noise level was fine. Never too noisy and not dead. Very good for a saturday night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This place is beautiful.
    FatForever
    Dined on 3/18/2014
    I had an awesome time at the Beatrice Inn. I dined with 5 of my friends, and the next day they were all raving about how great everything was. From the food to the decor, everything was perfect. The cocktails are ridiculously good with all the best ingredients, bartenders all knowledgeable and ready to assist if you need a recommendation. Personally I would try the Swift and Co, if you like chartreuse, its a delightful cocktail. Lastly, the food was nothing short of exceptional. The chef outdid herself. From the wonderful appetizers, ( a must is their steak tartare, and gorgeous apple kale salad) to their one of a kind burger, you won't leave the Beatrice Inn anything less then amazed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate