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Permanently Closed - Kristalbelli

4.3
540 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Korean
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

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This restaurant is permanently closed. Permanently Closed - The Michelin Guide says the "well-trained service team and very talented kitchen" at Kristalbelli are "turning up the heat" at this "sexy" Midtown restaurant. Kristalbelli showcases the full range of authentic and robust Korean flavors and also spotlights the delicate aspects of Korean cuisine. Kristalbelli boasts an utterly fresh, tasty and clean experience, with only highest quality ingredients cooked atop each table on smokeless convex crystal grills. Kristalbelli’s elegant atmosphere and upscale cuisine make it the ideal destination for a romantic night out.

The bi-level venue has private rooms specially intended for any type or size of private events.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Korean, Asian
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Hours of operation

CLOSED TEMPORARILY.
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Phone number
(212) 290-2211
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 5th and 6th Ave.
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Parking details
Street Parking is available with muni-meter. Discount Parking is also available at Meyers Parking NYC, 9 W 35th St.
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Public transit
::SUBWAY::
B, D, F, M, N, Q, R - 34th st. Herald Sq.
6 - 33rd St.
7 - 42nd St. Time Sq.
::BUS::
M1, M2, M3, M4, M16, M34, Q32
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Special events & promotions
Kristalbelli restaurant can accommodate parties according your needs.
We offer two private rooms and lounge buy-out or even the entire restaurant; Room K has a capacity of 34 people in seats with AV system on the second floor. We have a small private party room, Room B, holding up to 18 people on the first floor. Kristal lounge can hold up to 50 guests cocktail.
The entire restaurant is also available for buyouts for up to 100 people sitting and 150 cocktail.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.3  based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipTerry (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on May 9, 2017

Got to the restaurant. Sign posted on door: "Kristabelli is temporarily closed." Major disaster for carefully planned evening. Stay away.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on April 21, 2017

I think the restaurant had great customer service and good food. Wish the wine list was a little more extensive for by the glass. Liked the fact that the waiter let me taste a different wine so I knew for sure which one I wanted.

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vipDorothyS (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on April 20, 2017

It's always on my top 5 to visit. First visit for my girl friend and she had such a wonderful time. Love their food, unique and one of a kind. Very special, amazing tasty. Their aged steak melted right in the mouth. Excellent services. Now it becomes my girl friend must go restaurant. Yes, it's pricy but well worth every penny. Slightly disappointed since their pasty chief left and only very ordinary choice for desserts. Other than that, a very enjoyable and satisfied night. Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on April 18, 2017

Restaurant is understaffed
Service lacking
Maitre'd moonlighting as server and cook
Ignored for the first 15mins after seated.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on March 2, 2017

Excellent service, spacious restaurant, wonderful evening

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JayT (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 25, 2017

This is the second time visiting Kristalbelli and I loved it even more the second time around. Highly recommended for the delicious food and tasty drinks. We went upstairs to Jugo lounge and had a great time there as well.

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NabiJung (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2017

Went there for Valentines Day, pricy but very good food. They accommodated my boyfriend's shellfish allergy. Service was good but a little rushed, you could tell they needed to turn tables. The desert could have been a little more wow. The meat was incredible.

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Smiley1986 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2017

The best korean restaurant!!!
Love it!!!
Good ambiance and service!

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YYYY (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2017

terrible service on the 2nd floor. if you ask for more side dishes, the waiter suggest you to eat other side dishes. Servers forget to bring new spoons for desserts. Poured sauce on my coat. Burned the crystal grill. So many things to list. Not worth spending money. Regardless, i gave them a standard percentage tip, knowing i will not come back. To be precise, my first dining experience on the first floor area was quite amazing. don't ever go to the second floor.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2017

Absolutely amazing! The food was phenomenal and the service was just as great

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2017

The overall experience at Kristalbelli was very good. The waiters were on top of making sure everything was good for my friend and I. Just one downfall was the seasoning of the pork belly. It was slightly salty for my taste. But all in all I would definitely go back even after NYC restaurant week ends.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2017

We made a reservation for 6:30, we arrived on time and ordered a bottle of champaign and 2 dinner set. The waiters are generally nice but they gave us our check without asking at 8:15pm, and when we told them that we still would like to order more drinks and food, they refused to serve us and told us to go to the bar upstairs because they had to give our table to their 9pm reservation. The food and place are very nice but felt rush and unwelcome.

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RobertV (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2017

Excellent service with a full explanation of dishes and sauces and what pairs well with what. Food was superb!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2017

nice ambiance, terrible food. certainly not worth $50, not even with the restaurant week deal.

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Essue (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2017

I went for dinner with my husband during restaurant week and everything was wonderful!! The food was amazing and our waiter John was knowledgeable and overall fantastic!!

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