Permanently Closed - Markt

4.0
965 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Belgian
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This restaurant is permanently closed. Markt is an authentic Belgian brasserie offering traditional fare including mussels and frites, carbonnade, lobster, steak-frites, an extensive raw bar...plus waffles and plenty of Belgian chocolate! An antique marble and zinc bar features 32 Belgian brews and a tasty assortment of cocktails. Outdoor seats provide the perfect spot for enjoying it all.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Belgian, European, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday, 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday, 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 5pm
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Phone number
(212) 727-3314
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Neville Stoddart, Jr.
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Cross street
21st Street
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Parking details
Ample street parking, or parking lots on W20th & W21st between 6TH and 7TH Av
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Public transit
The F, M and PATH at 6TH AV and 23rd Street.
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Entertainment
Background music
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0based on all time ratings
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3.7
service
3.7
ambience
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R
New England
11 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Not very good since they are no longer open.

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JT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Received an email 2 hours before reservation time that Markt was not opened. Had to scramble to find a restaurant. Very disappointing!

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KM
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

This restaurant is no longer open. I made the reservation through open table, but when I walked by, there's a sign indicating that it's permanently closed. So, don't reserve here!

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LK
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

They were out of salmon. They were out of coffee. Really. Out of coffee and salmon at 1:30 on a Sunday. The food was ok, not great, except for the shredded fried potato dish that came with the omelet. That was awesome. Dessert was delicious. Service was good.

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good place for casual brunch with friends

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WG
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Markt is an under-appreciated gem in the middle of Chelsea. The menu is top notch, with several Belgian specialties ranging from seafood to steaks, and the place always delivers a great ambiance with top-notch service for reasonable prices. Great spot for a casual date or a bite before a night out.

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t
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Tasty food; excellent wine. Service was terrific. Great place for pre-theatre dining. Convenient to Irish Rep and subways. We'll be back!

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JW
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Markt is our neighborhood reliable go-to for brunch or special lunch. We sat just inside on a beautifully sunny though windy day. The side windows were open which let in the city sounds (and occasional smoker smells), but it was worth it. I hadn’t ordered the salade niçoise in a while and forgot how spectacular a construction it is that they serve! Quite a conversation piece! And delicious. The host recognized us as at least semi-regulars and welcomed us back. We’ve never been disappointed. Thanks again.

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S
New England
7 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Nice Belgian style restaurant on 6th ave. Food was very good. I had the Blueberry pancakes with a side order of bacon. All food was fresh and hot. Was a bit pricey, $15 for three pancakes, but after all this is New York.

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ET
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

This was our first visit to Markt. Three of us enjoyed our meals (steak frites, coquille st. jacques, and moules frites, while one (skate) did not. Overall, a pleasant experience. Service was quick and the prices are reasonable. It's a nice place when attending theater at the nearby Irish Repertory Theater.

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M
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Host asked if lunch was business or pleasure, so was able to seat us at the perfect table. I have not been at Markt for lunch for about a year, and the lunch menu has changed with great new offerings - such as a crab salad sandwich. The basil pesto soup has also improved topped with a spoonful of basil-cream and a Parmesan cracker. Delightful!

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JD
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great Belgium beer selection

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o
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Cute place. Was eager to try a different menu. Maybe moules frites should have been choice. I told my husband the lobster bisque was well reviewed. He ordered , but was told there was no puff pastry. Ordered a Belgian Pilsner, was told they were out. I had shrimp cocktail--tasty sauce, skinny, flavorless shrimp. Waterzooi was the consistency of clam chowder--very little chicken.
On the plus side, our waitress was delightful, and I like the decor. It looked like everyone was doing the mussels/fries, so I would go myself or recommend if that's your mood.

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ED
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

First time I’ve been here for dinner. Family get together on a weeknight and we were happy to get a table for 7 with short notice. Menu has a good variety of choices and everyone, including the kids, was pleased with his meal. The service was very attentive.

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P
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

I've been here many, many times and generally find it a good value with professional staff and the waiter on our night was particularly friendly and helpful (not always the case here, they can be a little stuffy.) Unfortunately, a simple burger I ordered medium rare must have been more rare than it appeared and I actually got very sick as a result. It happens. But it certainly doesn't make me want to return after some 6 years or frequenting this particular restaurant. It's not an awesome dining experience. It's just solid. Nice upscale feel and, as I said, professional. Although this time might have ruined it for me forever.

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j
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Lunch selections nice, with fresh salads and nicely prepared fish. Beers good. Noise level not so good. Percussive, especially in the congested back area. For the older set: bring ear plugs and pretty much give up on conversation unless you yourself are a shouter.

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g
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a pleasant dining experience.

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T
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful mussels and oysters, but the highlight was the best French Onion soup which warmed us up immediately on a windy cold March early evening.

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CM
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Markt. The food was great and the service was exceptional.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 4

Moules Curry... ask for it

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JE
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I checked Vibrant Bar Scene above but that was the actually the main problem—I wanted a catch-up dinner with a friend, and sitting near the bar was deafening. It was very loud in the back room too. Great ambiance, high tin ceiling, attractive crowd, but LOUD.
Food & service good. (Lobster w pasta disappointing though. )

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Quaint bistro and coffee served in a French Press

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j
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food with generous mussel pot (garlic and cream choice), salmon salad, wine & beer selection. Service friendly and attentive. Pleasant Belgian atmo.

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C
New York Area
174 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

One of the oddest steak tartares I've ever had. A generous portion of chopped steak, but with no seasoning. There were two little piles of capers and chopped onions on the side, and a tiny egg yolk on top, but that was it. I asked for Worcestershire and Dijon mustard and mixed it myself.

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SV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance, good service, well presented food which was delicious.

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LE
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was very good here. My mussels were cooked well and flavorful and they let me sub in steamed veggies for fries. The veggies were prepared well with a good crunch. Great beer selections too.

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S
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 2

Our server was lackluster at best. He spilled wine in our appetizer and just left it, didn’t offer to replace it. We repeatedly had to ask for plates and to have them buss the tables in between courses!! I have been here for brunch before and had a very nice experience. Perhaps because it was the Super Bowl we had he “b” team but i was embarrassed to have brought my employees for dinner. The meal was delicious but the rest was awful. I will not come back again. To top it all off: There was a mouse running through the restaurant- very unsettling.

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b
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

AS ALWAYS, MARKT HAS THE BEST BRUNCH IN THE CITY!! WE GO BACK ALMOST WEEKLY :)

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S
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Lunch menu not available until 12 pm. Very odd on a Saturday. Food and service were good.

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AW
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Everything was delicious though not as hot as we would like. Attentive waiter and very good support staff. We’ll be back.

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OT
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My new go to neighborhood place!! Food is on point!

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NS
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 1ambience 3

The tartare is excellent! They need help with service though. With only our table and one other to deal with we never saw the waiter after our order was taken.

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 4

Eating with two small children and asked for the grilled chicken which takes 25 mins. Ordered that first and other food expecting it to be timed and all come out together. The food came out at all diff times causing a much longer meal than expected.

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K
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Excellent, varied Sunday lunch/brunch menu. Food well prepared, ambience cheerful but not frenetic.

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EK
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

The menu is VERY hard to read--the printing is small and very light. Candles do not help. We needed a flashlight

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v
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We were seated at a terrible wobbly table although the restaurant was mostly empty. Our food was bland and flavorless. Our waiter never came over to check on us and looked affronted every time we tried to speak to him.

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OT
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Markt never disappoints! Soup on a frigid Christmas Eve delicious. Modules et Frits a perfect choice (but the burger for non-mussel lovers was good too). We even splurged and had dessert (3 different ones)!

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PT
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, friendly staff. One of my favorite restaurants. I highly recommend the carbonades flamandes

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g
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food and beer. We had no trouble getting a late evening reservation. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was very good in both quality and taste. We had the pot of mussels and it was excellent! Nice dessert too. Overall, a great New York dinner.

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J
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Surprise find in the area. Food was excellent and reasonably priced.

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