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Restaurants near American Museum of Natural History

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A photo of The Milling Room restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2918)
Price: Expensive
• American • Upper West Side
Booked 23 times today
The Milling Room features seasonal locally-sourced American cuisine, served in a sky-lit dining room and lively tavern-inspired bar in the heart of the Upper West Side.We are accepting reservations for the Main Dining Room. Our Tavern welcomes you for walk-ins.Our hours of operation for dinner are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm, and Friday and Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm. We serve Brunch Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am - 3:30 pmWe have a 15-minute grace period. Please call us if you are running later than 10 minutes after your reservation time otherwise, we will release your table. For larger parties, 6+ we require a credit card to hold the reservation due to limited availability. Any cancellations made within 24 hours of the reservation time or no-shows will be charged a $35 per person cancellation fee.
A photo of The Consulate restaurant
4.5
Awesome(309)
Price: Expensive
• French American • Upper West Side
Booked 7 times today
Welcome to The Consulate! Located on the Upper West Side, the restaurant features a French American menu which includes brunch favorites; blueberry cast iron pancakes, classic eggs benedict and beet and gin cured salmon. Dinner features sumptuous short rib cavatelli, perfectly seared steaks, roasted herb chicken and locally sourced seafood dishes such as seared branzino, scallop tartare with crispy shallots, and perfectly prepared octopus and mussels.
A photo of Tarallucci e Vino - Upper West Side restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(277)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Upper West Side
Booked 9 times today
"All ends well with Tarallucci E Vino" is the famous Italian saying rooted in the tradition of resolving any matter over a glass of wine and tarallucci, the classic southern Italian cookie.Tarallucci e Vino Upper West Side is a neighborhood favorite. Our housemade pastries, fresh pastas and expertly crafted coffee uphold our standard of high quality ingredients and authenticity. Tarallucci e Vino Upper West Side is a cozy spot for a quick breakfast, elegant lunches, relaxed dinners or lazy weekend brunches. Open for breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner.
A photo of Elea restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1339)
Price: Very Expensive
• Greek • Upper West Side
Booked 65 times today
We are bringing "True Greek" to the Upper West Side. At eléa, we only use the finest quality ingredients (Grade 1 Yellow Fin Tuna, Loche Duarte Scottish Salmon) to create traditional "True Greek" fare. Now Open, on the heels of the successful summer opening of Kyma Flatiron, sister restaurant eléa on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. With an open split-level design punctuated with traditional Grecian pottery and décor, eléa will transport guests to a romantic island vacation while also evoking an intimate, softly lit aesthetic perfectly suited for the uptown neighborhood. Meaning “olive” in ancient Greek, eléa offers guests a menu of soulful and modern Greek dishes that encompass flavors across the region’s many islands and terrains.
A photo of Lokal Mediterranean Kitchen restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(785)
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Upper West Side
Booked 12 times today
Welcome to The Lokal 83Located on the Upper West Side, the restaurant features a Mediterranean - American menu which includes Large variety of tappas, seafood, salads, burger ,meat and chicken entrees, vegan, gluten-free , childrens meals,and good selection of wines ,beers and cocktails.
A photo of Nice Matin restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4515)
Price: Moderate
• French • Upper West Side
Booked 59 times today
For nearly two decades, Nice Matin has been the Upper West Sides most elegant, beautifully designed and sophisticated dining destination. Featuring a Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning Wine List and an extraordinary, inventive, French Provençal-inspired menu created by Chef Andy D'Amico, who was named "Best Chef" by New York Magazine food editor Gillian Duffy, Nice Matin is the essential French Brasserie and Wine Destination of the Upper West Side.
A photo of Bustan restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1433)
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Upper West Side
Booked 26 times today
NEW: CALL US FOR PRIVATE DINING.Located in New York City's Upper West Side, Bustan serves Mediterranean cuisine in a modern, colorful atmosphere. The restaurant offers a wide range of cuisine from Southern Europe to North Africa. Bustan also caters offsite events and offers takeout for its customers' convenience.Start out your meal at Bustan with one of the restaurant's appetizers such as the hummus or the falafel with our homemade Taboon bread. Choose from dinner options like the Kebab Halabi or Chicken "Musakhan". Top off your experience with a dessert like the Nemesis: Baked chocolate mousse cake.
A photo of Tasca restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(68)
Price: Very Expensive
• Spanish • Upper West Side
Booked 2 times today
Tasca, which is Iberian for "Tavern," brings together the vibrant flavors and culinary traditions of both Spain and the Latin countries of the Caribbean. Offering an elevated and innovative interpretation of Spain, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Cuba's shared food histories, Tasca seamlessly ties together the evolution of their cuisines. In a multi-level, 5,500-square-foot space complete with several open, airy dining areas, outdoor dining, subterranean lounge and wine cellar with fireplace. Tasca conveys both the warmth of a traditional Spanish tavern and the breezy elegance of a contemporary, coastal Caribbean restaurant. With a variety of unique spaces and conveniently located near Central Park and the Museum of Natural History, Tasca is available for outdoor and indoor dining, large-party bookings and full restaurant buyouts. Tasca can accommodate any occasion from dinner with friends, birthday parties and family gatherings to corporate presentations for 200 guests.
A photo of Cilantro restaurant
4.5
Awesome(8)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Upper West Side
Booked 2 times today
Cilantro, located in New York City's Upper West Side, serves authentic Mexican and Southwestern American cuisine in a casual, upbeat atmosphere. Each meal is made with bold flavors and fresh ingredients to ensure an enjoyable experience. Cilantro has a full bar which features specialty cocktails as well as many varieties of tequila.Start out your meal with one of Cilantro's appetizers to share like the guacamole or the nachos. Choose from menu items like fajitas, tacos, burritos, enchiladas and more. The menu includes plenty of vegetarian options as well as gluten-sensitive options so that everyone in the group can find something to enjoy regardless of dietary restrictions.
A photo of Crave Fishbar - UWS restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2071)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Upper West Side
Booked 24 times today
Crave Fishbar—NYC’s first 100% sustainable seafood restaurant—is home to the #Oystergram Happy Hour, NYC’s best oyster happy hour deal. At Midtown East and the Upper West Side, we serve creative seafood in an upscale neighborhood setting, complete with warm hospitality.

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  • ChristinaWvip
    New York City •44 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    We found the table adjacent to us VERY noisy. Young people are often shouting at each other especially after a glass or two of something intoxicating. We also found the light levels to be incredibly DIM and DARK - the wall washers in our corner were totally "off" - even a low glow would have helped a lot! The overall ambiance suffered as a result. Thank goodness, one of our birthday guests had brought his very own LED battery-powered mini table lamp - which was bright enough (without being glaring) for us to all read our menus! And see each others' faces. The gathering was for my husband's 78th birthday - and all of us were 70 or older. Many of your patrons are in their senior years - often longtime friends (like us) who enjoy a superb dining experience. Light, as has been proven by science, is very important to hearing - and we older folks are all troubled a little bit in the area - especially in a noisy environment. It is also important for communication - you need to see someone's face to hear what they are actually saying. The maitre d' was fascinated by our "imported LED light" - I do hope you will start to provide them to people such as our table who could really use the assistance if you continue your policy of "dim & romantic dinner lighting" for the 30-something crowd! Food was fantastic - everyone was delighted by their appetizers and entrees; rose wine was well-enjoyed; sourdough rolls were great - love the unsalted butter/olive oil; creme brulee delish (although not as large a serving as I remember - much thicker china and less of the custard itself). Apricot sorbet was excellent.
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    Nice MatinPrice: Moderate• French• Upper West Side
    4.6
  • OK2416
    New York City •1 review
    5.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    It was an amazing dining experience! We really enjoyed all of our food, our server was amazing and really cared about our experience!
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    Bad RomanPrice: Expensive• Italian• Upper West Side
    4.5
  • RachelJ
    Sacramento / Sacramento Valley •7 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 2 days ago
    Lovely lunch. Holidays do not have brunch menu, only weekends. Salmon sandwich was yummy! Steak cooked perfectly!
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    Tavern on the GreenPrice: Expensive• American• Midtown West
    4.7
  • MonicaM
    Washington, D.C. Area •5 reviews
    5.0
    Dined on May 20, 2024
    Classic old-school, low-key New York bistro; very tasty food & lovely, friendly service. I’ve been gone from NYC for almost 15 years, and was very pleased to find it was still there on my most recent visit when I wanted to take a friend out for a bday lunch. Charming.
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    Cafe LuxembourgPrice: Expensive• French American• Upper West Side
    4.8
  • OpenTable Diner
    Chicago / Illinois •11 reviews
    5.0
    Dined on May 15, 2024
    Everything was very nice. Excellent food, very kind and lovely weight staff, nice ambience. The only thing might be the small portions compared to the price point which you might expect at a place such as this. But we would definitely return!
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    The Milling RoomPrice: Expensive• American• Upper West Side
    4.5
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