Blue Hill is dedicated to creating a new category of neighborhood restaurant that maintains the classic attributes of warmth and affordability, while delivering superior food and service.
Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Blue Hill is a solid, consistent, high-end restaurant that serves as a stark contrast to the trendy places that have overtaken the city.
My dining companion and I loved this restaurant! It was memorable in every way and while it's costlier than some other fine dining restaurants, we felt it was worth every penny; we would recommend it highly and plan to return.
Maybe our expectations were too high, as the restaurant has been voted the best in America, but some of the dishes were underwhelming. The idea of bringing the true flavors of the farm to table ingredients is great, but it lacked the element of flavor, for example in an eggplant dish with cheese and pesto. None of the elements really had a taste, and even the texture wasn’t all that much either. The drink we had read as super crazy and special on the menu, but lacked oompf in real life. Of all things, the two standouts were the simplest: bread and butter, and grapes. By the way, best grapes I ever tasted by a mile. They serve more than what’s on the menu (we had the farmer’s feast) which was a nice surprise. The service is outstanding, they made us feel special from start to finish. So maybe we got unlucky with one or two dishes, but we expected perfection - thus we left somewhat disappointed.
Great for a special occasion. Excellent food and service
After attempting to make a reservation at Blue Hill Farms for a birthday celebration, I fell back on the NYC location due to availability for the intended date. Let me tell you, they did not disappoint! While the farm experience is supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime moment, I highly recommend the restaurant. We chose the 6-course tasting menu, and were able to substitute one of the set dishes for a 'chef's choice' due to dietary restrictions. Innovative, fresh, flavorful, ambiance- just some of the words to describe the food and experience. Don't miss out on Blue Hill for a special occasion, or simply night on the town with your date or best friends. While I can't wait to get to the farm one day, I'll certainly dine at the Manhattan location again!
Blue Hill does not disappoint. It has been our go-to for special occasion dining for many years. Everyone should have the opportunity to experience this at least once. Every time I try to take photos (no flash of course) and they never come out well. One of these days, I'll get a better camera to capture how beautiful everything looks to go along with how delicious it tastes.
Amazing, kudos to Chef Dan Barber. Start to finish was perfect!
Near perfect experience on all levels. Passionate staff. Highly recommend!
The food was the most outstanding I've ever had, but the waitstaff need to grow up. They would make fun of their customers and joke about trading tables they disliked behind the bar. Extremely rude and childish, and I'd expect a lot more out of the service given the price of the meal.
As being a chef myself I admire restaurants that live their mission in every detail. What they say at their homepage is what you get. And it tastes awesome!
I went to the Blue Hill with my wife to celebrate my 30th birthday. It was probably the most elevated gastronomical experience of my life. I have a few other places on the top 100 restaurants list to compare this to but the Blue Hill is on a different level. There is a whole philosophical idea behind every single ingredient on every plate. Not to mention the technique and the execution of the plates which are near to perfection. And the depth of the palette of flavours achieved is constantly taking your memory back and forth to think "where have I tried this before?"
It is truly a heart warming experience to be able to visit this place at least once in your life. I really hope this is not the last time I dine at the Blue Hill.
Lots of nice amuse-bouche just keep coming to the table, i.e. habanero peppers bred without the heat (?), chicken liver pate with chocolate(!). Then the courses start with a few extras such as the sunflower stalk hollowed out and filled with a puree of sunflower stalk innards and bone marrow, topped with crunchy, pickled and salty immature sunflower seeds. This dish is accompanied by the server bringing over a huge sunflower that hangs over you like the sword of Damocles. It seems Stone Barns planted sunflowers in its new fields this summer. The Stone Barns dark bread with their own butter covered in toasted sunflower seeds is addictive. They should sell loves of it, which they may do at Stone Barns. The only disappointing course is the final dessert. (There were two). I remember last time the dessert was also disappointing. Too bad. A meal should end on a "whoopee", not on a "ho-hum". But I am being picky.
This has been on my bucket list of restaurants for many years and the build up to it did not disappoint. Everything, and I mean literally everything, was exceptional. This was among the best meals I’ve ever had, in any city in the world. I will definitely be back and you should go. Our service from Greg, our server, and everyone else was commendable and made our overall experience outstanding.
The food along with the service was amazing! I would highly recommend to anyone!
Phenomenal bread and farm egg dish otherwise food lacked creativity. Everything else was overwhelmingly ok, fresh ingredients is not enough for a dining experience. We were expecting creativity and more complex dishes.
Our waiter was excellent, answering our questions and giving great recommendations. We loved the ambiance of the restaurant, the back garden was wonderful, and it was easy to have a conversation without feeling like everyone could hear us. The food itself was exceptional and met all of our expectations.
We ate at the bar and Ben made the experience the best. Love our meal, service and the whole experience.
Blue Hill exceeded our expectations. From the service staff to the meal, every aspect of our dining experience was superlative. We celebrated our 25th anniversary at the restaurnat and it was as special as our celebration. The food was marvelous- with delictable courses that just kept getting better with each dish; the wine choices were carefully curated- selections from local and international regions; and the staff was gracious, informative and professional. The collaborative effort of the evening was like watching a wonderful Broadway show. We will be making more trips to Blue Hill. Thank you!
Amazing food and interesting experience!
Still, I was kinda dissapointed to say the least. I had the taster menu and it took a long time inbetween the dishes, 3h30 in total. The service itself was splendid, very friendly staff. It is pretty noisy though and when presenting the dished I didn't get half of it, which is a pity.
Also, some dishes were strongly overseasoned so I missed out on the floral notes. The experimental corn for example, not to mention the brownish molasses like sauce which made it even saltier. The grass fed beef dish was also not my favourite, even though the elements on the dish were nice, they didn't combine for me.
In essence the overal experience was positive, but it still didn't meet my expectations unfortunately. I've been reading Barbers book and saw his episode on chef's table and it really inspired me, too bad I've got the impression that the food wasn't the star of the night and that a a lot of it is posh, what you can feel in the price. Still really admire his approach to food, but I just did't really feel that philosophy in the the overal experience as much as I would've liked.
The food is STUNNING. Lovely service. Note NO MOBILE PHONES, it's a very civilised experience, pretty calm quiet restaurant, but we did eat early (pre theatre). Excellent food though, one of the best meals of my life so far
Sublime experience and one we will remember.
This restaurant had come highly recommended by friends in Australia and we were eager to try for ourselves.
Loved everything about Blue Hill, the location, cozy & intimate feel. Service was very attentive and most importantly the food was delicious.
In the past twenty years I have had 3 outstanding servers - Blue hill being the third. The food is smart with some clever surprises.
Muy bueno, comida con bastante sabor y saludable, recomendado
Really fresh and interesting food. Painfully slow service. Generally accommodating but our server was intense and intimidating. Overall too long and drawn out.
Everything about Bluehill is exceptional! The food is absolutely amazing. The beautiful flavors that you get from such fresh, clean food is superb. And the service at Bluehill is wonderful. All of the staff went above and beyond to make our experience the very best.
Everything about the experience was impeccable. The service was first rate, the ambiance was subtle and provided a perfect environment for the meal, and the food was even better than we hoped for. This was truly a special occasion, and I would highly recommend Blue Hill to anyone and everyone.
The food was simply phenomenal. It was wonderful to know exactly from where my food came.
A+ Dining experience where you can sit and fully immerse yourself in every texture and flavor.
very authentic and interesting!
Tried the 6-course tasting menu. It was tomato, sweet corn, meat (chicken), eggplant, cantaloupe and then berry. Each course was prepared simply and thoughtfully to highlight the fresh taste of the food.
Blue Hill was an amazing opportunity to get the farm-to-table experience in an elegant atmosphere. The food was the best of everything you have had, and an opportunity to try things you might not otherwise order. The service was outstanding and truly understanding of your dietary needs. A wonderful experience for a special occasion for sure.
Wonderful dining experience, perfectly prepared beautifully presented food. We have watched Chef's Tables and admire what Dan Barber is doing with sustainable great tasting food. We live in Minneapolis but knew our next trip to NY needed to include a meal at Blue Hill. Small intimate restaurant, easy to have a conversation - staff very knowledgeable and attentive.
Delicious! Very friendly staff
Fabulous. Must try
Impeccable service made the incredible ingredients into an amazing dining experience. Creative mix of seasonal produce, both for the dish and dressing/sauces. Would definitely return in another season to enjoy something different!
Everything was very good, service was excellent. I was expecting small portions, but a few dishes were a little to small. Overall very creative worth the experience.
They made our anniversary super special. Waiter was so patient and kind! Loved it so much. The food and the service was just a great overall experience.
Just amazing. Everything you'd expect. The staff are amazing, the food is amazing.
Creative flavorful food & amazing cocktails. Very knowledgeable wait staff. Overall a terrific experience.
Absolutely fantastic. The food, staff, and vibe were professional, chill, and dedicated to quality.
Absolutely amazing. Definitely one of my favorite restaurants in the city.