About Craft

Simply-prepared American fare showcasing pristine seasonal ingredients sourced from family farms, day boat fishermen and specialized ranchers enjoyed in an elegantly understated space. Awarded three stars by the New York Times, Craft received the prestigious James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant in 2002 and Tom Colicchio received the James Beard Award for Best Chef in 2010.

43 E. 19th St.
New York, NY 10003
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Farm-to-table

Hours of Operation:
Weekday Lunch:
Monday-Friday, 12:00pm to 2:30pm

Dinner:
Monday-Thursday, 5:30pm to 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday, 5:30pm to 11:00pm
Sunday, 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Park Avenue South and Broadway

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 780-0880

Website:
http://www.craftrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
The closest parking by proximity is Icon Parking at 41 East 21st Street, between Broadway and Park Avenue South. Please note that we have no affiliation with Icon; this information is provided purely as a courtesy and does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement. For more information on parking at Icon, please call 212.674.9528 or visit their website at www.iconparkingsystems.com

Public Transit:
N-R-Q-W-4-5-6-F-M (14th Street or 23rd Street)
L (Union Square)

Executive Chef:
Tom Colicchio; Chef de Cuisine, Kyle Keonig

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
For information on hosting a private event at Craft, please contact Guest Relations at 212.777.8062 or at guestrelations@craftrestaurant.com.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Our 3-course Christmas Eve menu is $125.00 per person ($75.00/2 courses: kids 12 & under). NO A LA CARTE MENU OPTION WILL BE OFFERED. Beverages, tax & gratuity are additional. 48 hours' notice required to cancel penalty-free; otherwise, a $50.00-per-person fee is charged to the credit card on file.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Our 3-course New Year's Eve menu is $135.00 per person; some items carry a supplement and/or are for 2 persons. Beverages, tax & gratuity are additional. NO A LA CARTE MENU OPTION WILL BE OFFERED. 48 hours notice is required to cancel or a $50.00-per-person fee is charged to the credit card on file.

Private Dining

Craft’s private dining room is available for lunch or dinner, or a standing cocktail reception. The private space has a street-level entrance separate from the main restaurant, an open kitchen, and private bar making it ideal for special celebration.

Craft Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

Noise

Quiet

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (87)
Special Occasion (84)
Fit for Foodies (79)
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Good for Anniversaries (64)
Romantic (61)
Creative Cuisine (59)
Notable Wine List (48)
Business Meals (47)
Tasting Menu (42)
Good for Birthdays (41)
Local Ingredients (41)
Handcrafted Cocktails (39)
Quiet Conversation (39)
Neighborhood Gem (34)
Cozy (27)
Authentic (23)
Good for Groups (23)
Seasonal (22)
Great for Lunch (21)
Worth the Drive (18)
Comfort Food (17)
Healthy (16)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Bar Seating (13)
Casual (13)
Good Vegetarian Options (12)
Fun (11)
Organic (11)
People Watching (9)
Hot Spot (7)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Tapas (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 2 days ago

A great ambiance of casual refinement- excellent service and great food. A place to laugh and enjoy pleasant conversation with friends - a quality experience

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·Dined 2 days ago

The staff were amazing!! I can't stress how wonderful everyone was. And the food was the best food I've ever eaten! I live in Wisconsin and I will travel to NY again just to eat at this restaurant!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

You can't go wrong on anything you order. Skeert steak seem's
to get better as it cools.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I got a buttersquash and pomegranate risotto and I was surprise by the quality of that. It’s bot easy to find a well cooked risotto...

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 (Yorkshire)·Dined 3 days ago

Very salty food. Service poor. Waited for table for an hour after our reservation.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Charlotte)·Dined 3 days ago

Our dinner at Craft was incredible. Not only was the food delicious, the service was great! I would definitely go back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual, Fun, Cozy
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·Dined 3 days ago

impeccable service, wonderful food and atmosphere. Craft is a great place for a special occasion or friends get together.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

We were impressed from start to finish with our evening at Craft. The restaurant was decorated beautifully for the holidays. Our waiter, Cesar was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He offered terrific suggestions of what and how much to order. There were so many amazing dishes on the menu, we enjoyed being able to share lots of different flavors. The presentation was also amazing. Our sommelier recommended some terrific wines that complimented the meal. Special details like offering an amuse bouche, and a parting gift of a muffin for the next morning's breakfast were noted and appreciated. Would highly recommend Craft to even the most discerning foodie!

Tags: Cozy, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Everything we ordered exceeded expectations., food & wine. The agnolotti,flank steak as well as the apps were cooked to perfection. The place got really busy so the service was a bit more inattentive than usual. But overall still a good experience

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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

Dishes were beautifully prepared, presented, excellent food but service was painfully slow. On a slow lunch day, lots of staff looking busy and officious in their powder blue shirts and Navy blue ties, but what exactly were they doing? Not attentive.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Craft has always been a special event restaurant for us, and we've had several really lovely celebratory meals there. But this time everything had fallen off just a bit, and since it's expensive (for our budget), I'm not sure we'll be back. This time the octopus was great, the lamb good but unsurprising and the panna cotta a bit weird. My favorite thing about the ambiance is the acoustics, but the playlist last week veered from tempo to tempo with each song, and no one seemed to be minding the volume. The service was fine, the entire staff friendly, but again, no one went the extra mile. (A request of the maitresse d' was immediately forgotten, which would not have happened, I think, on previous visits.) So though it wasn't a bad evening in any sense, and the food was fine, I do think we'll be exploring other venues when we want a memorable evening out.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

We appreciated the quiet yet lively atmosphere so much... we had family in town and each one of us was so relieved that we didn’t have to shout across the table and leave with a sore throat to be heard. The food was delicious and sophisticated and just what we needed.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Craft is a neighborhood restaurant for me so I often forget about going there but we went last Sunday night and I have to say it was the best meal that I've had in the city in a long time. Every single thing we ordered was outstanding, the bronzino, the pork, the mushrooms, the potatoes au gratin, the arugula salad, etc. It's an oldie but goodie!!

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I have been to Craft two times. The first time in 2016 i was blown away with the Roasted quail and Rissoto. I love this place. I recently re visited on Dec 2nd 2017 and i ordered the same meal. Unfortunatly it just wasnt the same. The quail was Luke warm/cold and not roasted the same. It was still good, seasoned correctly but just not as good as last time. The Rissoto was butternut squash and pomegrante which was good but the pomegranate was very strange in the rissoto. Take the pomegrante out and the rissoto was delicious. Everything else was great. Wine list is great. Mixed drinks are great. Deserts are out of this world Amazing. I would litterly eat desert here everyday. I will definitely be back again in 2018 with the hopes that I get the Michelin star treatment they are known for. I hope that maybe they were just having an off night in the kitchen, cause everything was good but not as great as last time I went. Still one of my all time favorites. See you again soon.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Outstanding in every way. Our favorite resto in NYC.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Every dish was perfection

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Craft service and food were top-notch. Dined with my wife and 4.5 month year old baby. Staff we're super friendly and helpful. Kid-friendly restaurant, I even called to confirm before making a reservation and they we're true to their word.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Kid-friendly, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Fantastic food! Gf and df were accomodated!! Every dish was amazing.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Ask for Ed. Awesome waiter with Sara the assistant. Food was delicious and fresh.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We were very disappointed in this restaurant as we heard great things and read wonderful reviews. We were seated immediately but service was slow to get cocktails and dinner. It took well over an hour to be served our dinner and the food for each of the 4 of us was literally cold when it arrived. The waiter and mgr attempted to heat up our meal and also offered to bring us something different. Heating up the food really didn't solve the issue as then the food was either dry or over done. Mgmt did comp all of our meals which was the right thing to do by the restaurant. I spoke to some other patrons that evening and they raved about their meals so may be it was just an off night for our entire table. Also, I must add that the wine list is extensive but the pricing was almost offensive.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Looks beautiful inside, very friendly staff, delicious food, and quiet enough that you can hear your companions talk.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

This place was so good, the service was incredible and we received so many complementary food items from the chef and the servants.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

I've tried many restaurants in the city, and always come back to Craft. One of my favorites. Highest quality and very consistent.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Authentic, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Butternut squash risotto was hot, creamy and delicious, but the halibut was room temperature and mediocre. Short ribs average. Service was attentive.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

They gave us bread and we were charged 5$.... they never told us about a charge for the bread. That’s like scum.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Really great meal, attentive service. Would return. Tasting menu was a great value!

Tags: Special Occasion, Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

My husband and I had dinner for our 7th wedding anniversary and our experience was amazing. The team took care of us and had the best recommendations.
We had the octopus and orecchiette as entrées and the duck and chicken as main courses. We also tried the sunchokes and the gnocchi as side dishes. Everything was very tasty and perfectly cooked. Our dessert was the panna cotta and it was the perfect end to a fantastic meal.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Always a great experience, good quality food and service is always top notch!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Great food

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We were sat next to the waitstaff stand/computer and entry to the restroom, which really took away from the experience and ambiance. Other than that, we enjoyed our meal.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Excellent food, great ambiance. Unfortunately, service was somewhat slow. It took about two hours to eat. Way too much time between courses and way too much time to pay the check.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great!
Great
Great
Great
Great

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

It was a great place to celebrate! Beautiful atmosphere, service was beyond excellent and the food fabulous!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

My daughters and I visited Craft for Thanksgiving dinner. The service, food, and atmosphere were all fantastic. Even better, no dishes to wash afterward!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Loved everything about craft — the food sung in my mouth, the ambiance was soothing and the service impeccable. We had the three course Thanksgiving dinner. Love the family style dining so we could all taste so many dishes. One of our favorite meals in NYC.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Nice wine by the glass selection. Interesting menu. The apps tasted the best. The tuna tartare was tremendous. The pork, risotto and veggies were forgettable. There was nothing special to the flavors, especially the pork. I was surprised that it was not a homerun.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Always gracious and terrific--feels like being treated like royalty

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Family in town visiting—we had a very enjoyable dinner :)

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 21, 2017

If there is a description that is greater than "superlative", then it must be applied to Craft. We visit Craft each November when we are in New York (as clowns for the Macy's Parade), and each year we are pleasantly surprised that it is better than we remembered. The service is one of the best - attentive, personal but not hovering. Every guest is made to feel that their presence is valued. Each need or desire seems to be anticipated. We particularly enjoyed the pork porterhouse (done to the perfect temperature) as a main course. The combination of three types of unusual mushrooms and the grilled Brussels sprouts were the perfect accompaniment. All of the appetizers are unique and tasty. It is comforting to know that while Craft is not inexpensive, it proves "you get what you pay for". Please, never let it change.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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