Wall & Water
Wall & Water

Wall & Water

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.wallandwaterny.com/
  • Phone: 2126991700x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast, 6:30am - 10:30am, M - F.
    Lunch, 11:30am - 2:00pm M - F.
    Brunch, 7am - 2:00pm, Sa, Su.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Victor Cruz
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Andaz Wall Street offers nearly 14,000 square feet of modern, versatile Manhattan style private dining & event space.

    There’s also a lounge and an innovative communal kitchen/dining area where your guests dine at a chef’s table.
  • Private Party Facilities: Wall & Water at Andaz Wall Street’s private dining space includes a long blonde wood table, refrigerator, residential sized bar, flat screen TV, and plush sofa seating area, serving as an intimate dining space or meeting room in the best NYC restaurant in Lower Manhattan. Seating for 10.
  • Private Party Contact: Robert Hutson 8776743185
  • Special Events: Join Wall & Water and bar Se7en 5ive for the opening of our terrace this spring/summer. Enjoy the beautiful weather while sipping hand crafted cocktails and noshing on fresh, local cuisine.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Water Street
  • Public Transit: Subway lines 2/3, 4/5, J/M/Z, R/W
    Wall Street Ferry
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
A word from Wall & Water
Wall & Water at Andaz Wall Street brings uncomplicated, unpretentious and stylish drinking & dining to New York’s financial district. Our Lower Manhattan restaurant features market-to-table comfort food, sourced from local Hudson Valley farms and markets, in a simple and elegant setting. The seasonal menus at our downtown New York restaurant use locally produced fresh ingredients and emphasize traditional cooking methods, simple presentation and exceptional flavors. The chefs at our downtown NYC restaurant have reinvented classic dishes while maintaining the use of traditional cooking methods such as smoked meats and homemade chutneys, as well as simple baked goods and mouth-watering rustic breads. Dishes are served on small plates, family style and a la carte. Wall & Water is open daily for breakfast and lunch.
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Wall & Water reviews from OpenTable diners
20 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food3.9
    Service3.7
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
75% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for lunch (10)great for brunch (5)neighborhood gem (5)good for groups (3)special occasion (3)fit for foodies (2)notable wine list (2)hot spot (1)romantic (1)Show More
  • Underwhelming
    Pearldiver
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Had to remind wait staff twice for coffee. Steel cut oatmeal was mushy, belying its description on the menu as being steel cut. Bacon for eggs came late. Cart used to replenish the buffet table was ungodly loud as it was rolled over the tile flooring thereby shattering whatever ambience had existed prior. Is that noise level unnoticed by the staff? Smoothie was good.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • No more coffee please!
    DrDreEats
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Stayed at the Andaz and met colleagues for breakfast one morning. Waitress was at the table every couple of minutes wanting us to order, refilling our coffees constantly without asking (thus disrupting the delicate balance of milk and in some cases sugar), or checking if I signed the bill that was left on the table way too early. Some would say this is attentive service. I would say it felt like we were being rushed despite many tables being available if needed. This may have been a new employee and others have had a better experience. For me the experience is much better if the waitstaff is attentive and allows you set the pace.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good for client lunch
    diner130104VIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    good place to bring your client for lunch. problem: if you were not looking for it, you would never find it. really really good tofu dish - very enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beautiful Spread
    JJPIR
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Buffet that included raw seafood (oysters, shrimp, smoked salmon), plus choice of entrée, plus 1 bloody mary or mimosa. Very nice.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We'll be back
    xsmp21
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Wall & Water was great for the lunch we were hosting. The restaurant is modern and very beautiful. The food was delicious - we have 5 people with different meals, and there were no complaints. We also enjoyed 2 desserts. The location is ideal in the FiDi, and the price is reasonable for an upscale business lunch.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Breakfast Meeting
    2754ccme
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Perfect place for a working breakfast/business meeting.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprise
    FoodhunterVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    A great option for brunch in the financial district, especially for brunch in the weekends.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 13 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.9
    • Food3.8
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service3.8
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 405 reviews are from the Wall & Water reviews archive.
  • Great brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    Visited for brunch based on an online recommendation. The atmosphere was great - quiet on a Sunday morning. Good value for your money. Went with the downtown brunch option and had an entree, options from the buffet, a mimosa and a tea all for under $30. Would definitely suggest this place to others.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch
    Just1203
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Had the brunch, $28 for buffet with a main and either a Bloody Mary or a mimosa. The buffet consisted of some prawns, smoked salmon, bagels and chose of leftover breakfast pastries. Whilst they had capers for the salmon, there was no sauce for the prawns. A half-hearted selection, not even some salad. The Bloody Mary was just awful! How can you get vodka with tomato juice, horseradish & Worcestershire sauce so wrong! Mimosas were good. The mains (skirt steak with steaks) were ok. Just ok. Good job we were not really hungry. Staff were very pleasant. A miss I think!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best in Neighborhood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Although far from midtown, Wall & Water is worth the commute. The service is second to none, the hostess remembers your name (it had been at least 9 months since my previous visit) and the breakfast is great. The staff is so attentive that we never had to ask for water and coffee refills and the coffee was actually hot. While the menu may seem like the usual breakfast fare, it has little surprises like Eggs Benedict being served on a Portuguese roll rather than an English muffin. More restaurants should learn hospitality from this staff. I recommend Wall & Water without hesitation.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A gem near Wall Street
    Westchesterfoodie
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    This restaurant is wonderful for lunches and breakfast near the financial district in NY. I have eaten there several times and I have not been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was my first time at
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    This was my first time at W&W as needed a spot to have a business lunch in the Wall Street area. I was beyond pleasantly surprised. I had their green salad and added salmon - The salmon was perfectly cooked. My colleagues had the tofu platter and pulled pork sandwich. Everyone cleaned their plate. Our waiter was awesome. Highly recommend and psyched to now have a goto restaurant if in this area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect meeting plaec
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    There are limited places to have a good lunch where you can sit in a professional surrounding and actually hear the other person in downtown NYC. this is one of them.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    I thought the food was good, but the portions are very small. The men with me were not happy with the size of the steak. Service was also very slow. Cookies on the way out are not worth the calories.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quiet, spacious - this is New York?
    scotchontherocksVIP
    Dined on 2/20/2014
    My colleague took me out for my birthday. This was basically the closest restaurant to the office on Open Table. Quite a find. Pretty typical for a NY restaurant lunch menu, but spacious and calm. We enjoyed a great meal and a better conversation.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The service was poor and our
    BT123
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    The service was poor and our food was overpriced and extremely average.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I think the waiter forgot
    Kate
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    I think the waiter forgot about us several times. Took forever to place our order then no follow-up.. Ordered coffee and was given it without a spoon. had to wait another 5 minutes to find the waiter to ask for one.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good option for brunch in FiDi
    LaineyS
    Dined on 1/4/2014
    This is a hotel restaurant so the atmosphere is reflective of the location, not a place to dress up for, a lot of guests are dressed for a day of sightseeing. The brunch menu includes all you can eat buffet (with raw oysters, shrimp and salmon, delicious pastries and fruit), a main course (the selection is quite generous), a soft drink and a brunch cocktail. A great value for the money considering FiDi prices. The food was good and definitely a lot of it. The service was friendly and obliging but overall not impressive. The restaurant is a bit too dark on a bright day. Overall, not a place for a special occasion but a good option to fall back to if you have no other plans.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • christmas dinner out
    luv2eatout
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    Wall & Water is the perfect place to spend a special Christmas dinner out with the family. The food was delicious, & the many different choices of food in the buffet were fabulous. The wide selection of vegetables was one thing our family really enjoyed. The pumpkin wedges, mashed potatoes, & salmon were just a few of the things that were favorites of my family. There wasn't one food on the buffet line that we didn't enjoy! We'd like to make it a tradition to dine here when we are in NYC for Christmas. Also the price was one of the best for Christmas dinner that we found! That, along with the fabulous food selection was what we were looking for when we chose Wall& Water for our special Christmas dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mixed review
    Urban0traveler
    Dined on 12/18/2013
    Beautiful space, nice ambience. The hostess and waiter were very courteous. Members of our party of four (business group) did not arrive all at the same time, but early arrivals were able to sit anyway, which was great. Although a rather attentive waiter, it took a long time to order. Once the food was served, two peoples' dishes were not exactly what had been specified to the waiter; and another's was missing an ingredient stated on the menu. We did not make much fuss. It seemed there was a communication breakdown either between the waiter and kitchen staff, or kitchen staff just made whatever they wanted regardless of specifications or menu.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible business lunch spot
    ALMNYVIP
    Dined on 12/17/2013
    The booth seats at this place put you in a full recline while you wait (a long time) for your food. When the food does come it will be bland (the soup) and soupy (the fish). Not cheap eats in a nice looking restaurant but definitely a bit rough around the edges - probably won't go back for a while.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Work Lunch
    Helena
    Dined on 12/11/2013
    Took some clients - good place for a quiet, uninterrupted discussion with a broad enough menu to suit all tastes.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice place in the Financial !
    FloreVIP
    Dined on 12/11/2013
    Very cozy atmosphere, the food was great the service as well and not that expensive !
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Thanksgiving Brunch was Superb
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    Took my family there for thanksgiving it was better than we expected. Huge variety of food..Great choices ----Desert was also spectacular with an abundance of choices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Business lunch Financial District
    Benz
    Dined on 11/20/2013
    Great place for Business lunch small vBulletin or large. Innovative menu keeps it current. Atmosphere makes conversation easy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best on Wall Street (and Water)...
    todie4VIP
    Dined on 11/18/2013
    This place in the Andaz Hotel is just perfect; great food (simple, perfectly executed), wonderfull ambiance, very good serice...has become my "go to" place downtown.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Experienced Chef needed for W&W
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 11/13/2013
    lately, i am not as happy with the chefs at Wall and Water. Let's hope things improve. Let's get an experienced Chef back in the kitchen, some of us can tell the difference. I had introduced many people from my office to W&W and they are also complaining to me that they have noticed a difference in the preparation and execution of some of their favorite dishes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience
    Gina
    Dined on 11/12/2013
    The food was excellent with solid service. Try the pasta bolognese.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Great Find near Wall Street
    Howard
    Dined on 11/3/2013
    This wonderful gem was wonderful for brunch with ample selections from the buffet or from the a la Carte menu. Our server was efficient, prompt and was able to cater to our needs. One of our guests had challenges walking, so restaurant provided elevator as a welcome relief. Our brunch was casual, ample and very comfortable. Sunday moring or early afternoon appears to be an odd time which worked to our advantage. Restaurant was sparkling, bright and inviting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Let down..
    dreamgirl69
    Dined on 10/18/2013
    This place could be a city hot spot but you have to find it first!! They need a new wait staff!! our waitress was gone for so long at one point that my group almost walked out with paying!!! NO one was on the floor for about 20 minutes then finally a waiter came out from the back... Food was your typical American/no flavor food, the drinks were ok, the only thing working at this place was the DJ downstairs in the empty lounge and the beautiful deco. could be so much more to bad there is no management of this Wall Street stop.
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  • Ok Hotel Food
    bklyn4
    Dined on 10/18/2013
    This place was billed as "farm to table," and was priced accordingly, but it was really just sort of ordinary food you'd expect at a hotel restaurant. Many diners had bags that they put on the banquettes, making me nervously speculate where the bags had been set down recently (subway? LGA men's room?)
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  • Perfect Business Lunch
    FALG
    Dined on 10/2/2013
    Excellent seafood and perfect ambiance for a business lunch; i would also recommend for a special occasion or larger group
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • bring your expense account
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/20/2013
    This is probably Downtown's best restaurant. Locally sourced ingredients, intriguing salads, large portions. Delicious. Wear a suit and you will fit in just fine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and attentive service
    Guacamole
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    Do not judge this place by the relatively small menu. The dishes we tried were all outstanding in their taste and presentation. The service is just professional as it is extremely focused on customers' specific needs. They do not just serve, they really make the overall dining experience pleasant with their manners, attention and sometimes creativity meant to unexpectedly please the customers. I definitely recommend this place.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good for a special night
    AimzaVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    The food here is a bit pricey so I only went for a special occasion. The charcuterrie (sp?) platter was huge and delish. I have no idea how much it cost but I think they gave it to us for 5 people instead of a smaller plate which would have been more useful as it was an app. We took it home, so it was fine but it sure was a lot of food! Steak was good, not awesome. Spinach was okay, Potatoes were great.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • classic yet unstuffy
    AlexVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    This is a favorite business lunch spot, but not because it is corporate or boring. The food is perfectly executed, the wine list is long and decently priced, and the decor is clean lined but comfortable. I've been back a few times and have never had a bad experience (even the time we did restaurant week, which can be a gamble at any establishment).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great for business lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2013
    this is a great quaint place for business lunches!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good business lunch spot
    Scentrist
    Dined on 8/21/2013
    This is a little hidden gem for setting up business lunches in the Wall Street area. Noise level is low enough to facilitate discussion, service is not constantly intrusive, food is outstanding though portions could be a bit more well-rounded --was perfect for me at lunch, other diners might feel it slightly small. Overall, great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently excellent
    DrFox
    Dined on 8/8/2013
    The food is very good. Havent been here in awhile but everything is still excellent: service, food, ambience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best burger in Financial District
    DCAMichaelVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2013
    Stayed at the Andaz and kept coming back to get the burger! Excellent attentive service too -
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    I would recommend this to a friend.