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Charlie Bird

4.3
154 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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About

Charlie Bird's serves proper Italian cuisine with a charming and modern aesthetic. Small plate options include the escarole and parmigiana salad with crispy toast and the Roman burrata with pickled cherries and almonds. Entrée options showcase Charlie Bird's inventive recipes, such as the warm spring asparagus with hazelnuts and parmigiana, the roasted chicken with spicy arugula, and the wild ocean trout with charred onion. Pasta dishes are popular and include the rigatoni with guanciale and peas, the gnocchi rosa with basil and ricotta, and the lamb ragu pappardelle.

For the ideal end to your meal, enjoy Charlie Bird's warm chocolate budino with rich olive oil gelato and caramelized Rice Krispies with a hot cappuccino.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Wine Bar, Italian
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 5:30-11:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30-12:00 midnight
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Phone number
(212) 235-7133
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Cross street: Entrance on 6 Avenue south of Houston
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What 154 People Are SayingWrite a review
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4.3
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4.3
food
4.1
service
4.1
ambience
3.7
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Hannah (New York Area)
3.0
Dined on October 31, 2015

Overall, was pleased with the experience. The food was good though the portions were sooooo small (and prices were high), it was disappointing and we were still hungry after the meal!

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vipDatenight (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on October 23, 2015

Such an incredible menu, everything is always fresh and delicious. It's definitely a slower service over lunch and not as many people around. Nevertheless the food was still delicious! Love the razor clams.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on October 15, 2015

Consistently excellent and fun.

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vipGetittogether (New York Area)
3.0
Dined on October 8, 2015

This is my first time for lunch here. Service was beyond slow and the food was mediocre at best for the expensive price tag. I prefer my other options in the area such as Hundred Acres.

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OpenTable Diner (London)
4.0
Dined on September 24, 2015

İt was decent. But waiters with attitude be carefull

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AbbyS (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on September 16, 2015

The food was unique and excellent. Portions were a little on the small side. I had a lovely glass of wine and the service was perfect.

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vipTINAT (New York Area)
4.0
Dined on September 13, 2015

The food and outdoor seating was great. The burrata and cucumbers was not what I expected. The service was very slow. Greeted probably over 10 minutes after we sat. Had to ask for our wine to be refilled since it was on ice. For the level of food that is being served I thought the experience would be more cohesive, especially if the table is at over $100 a head at brunch.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on September 12, 2015

Our dinner at Charlie Bird was fantastic. From the hostess, bartender and waitress, the service was friendly and hospitable. The food at Charlie Bird was amazing! Some of the best I've had in NYC and I'm a foodie. It's unique, light and clean yet very flavorful. The chicken and sea bream were both delicious as were all the small plates and sides. The music was eclectic which gave the restaurant a more modern feel. It was perfect to come with family but would also work well with friends or on a date. Thanks for a great experience, will be back soon!

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Jcd497 (Chicago)
5.0
Dined on August 27, 2015

Farro salad was amazing. Outdoor dining was perfect.

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spoiled (New England)
3.0
Dined on August 17, 2015

been multiple times, brought my boss this time, pasta was subpar at best, must be a new pasta cook, pasta maker, the gnocchi were not ones i am use to and i left embarrassed

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Wine Bar, Italian
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 5:30-11:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30-12:00 midnight
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Cross street
Entrance on 6 Avenue south of Houston
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(212) 235-7133
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Parking details
Three parking garages are located nearby:
1. Central Parking on 14 Charlton St.=Prince St. (west of 6 Ave.),
2. Icon Parking on 375 Hudson St. (south of Houston),
3. Garage Management Company/Minetta Garage on 122 West 3 St. (between 6
Ave. and MacDougal St.)
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Public transit
A, C, E, B, D, F, M Train: West 4th Street Station.
1 Train: Houston Street Station.
6 Train: Spring Street Station.
N, R Train: Prince Street Station.
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Executive chef
Ryan Hardy
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine