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$50 and over
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Alta occupies a beautiful 19th century townhouse in the heart of Greenwich Village. Our main dining area has a soaring 27-foot ceiling, and dates back to the early part of the century. There is a warm welcoming feeling as soon as you step through the doors. In the winter, we have two wood burning fireplaces to keep you warm. In the summer, the doors are open and you feel as if you could be close to the Mediterranean.

We are a small plate restaurant, and in our food you can discover the influence of all the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, which we consider to be a wonderful flavor palate. The small plates allow you to experience more of these flavors.

Larry Baldwin is our chef at Alta. Gifted with a discerning and creative approach to tastes and textures, he carefully selects all the ingredients to compose a menu full of delicious surprises.

Please note that Alta accepts only cash and American Express.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Monday : 5:30pm to 9:45pm
Tuesday - Thursday : 5:30pm to 10:15PM
Friday - Saturday : 5:00pm to 11:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 505-7777
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Payment options
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Larry Baldwin
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Private party facilities
We have two private dining rooms which can seat up to 25 and 35 guests respectively. The Mezzanine and Main Dining Room can accommodate anything from passed hors d'oeuvres and drinks for up to 100 guests to a full sit down dinner for up to 100 guests. The entire restaurant may also be booked for events up to 200 guests.
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Private party contact
Janet Nelson: (212) 505-7777
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Cross street
Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
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Parking details
Parking lots and garages nearby.
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Public transit
A,B,C,D,E,F and M to West 4th Street (Exit from north of station, walk 3 blocks north on 6th Avenue and turn right on West 10 St.)
B,D,F,M and L to 14th Street. (Exit onto 14th Street, walk 4 blocks south on 6th Avenue, and turn left on West 10th St.)
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine