701West

4.7
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154 Reviews
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$50 and over
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Contemporary American
Chef John Fraser introduces elevated dining experience to Times Square with 701West, nestled on the 11th Floor of The Times Square EDITION. Recently awarded three stars by The New York Times, the a la carte and three-course prix fixe menus are conceived with the extensive Old World wine list in mind, brought to life with personalized selections by our team of sommeliers. The Salon’s inventive cocktail program with table-side preparations, as well as the Champagne trolley with premium sparkling selections, offer interactive elements during service.

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Mon - Wed 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:15PM - 9:30PM

What 154 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.8
ambience
4.2
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Noise · Quiet
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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San Francisco
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There is fine dining and then there is 701 West dining. The entire experience from when we got to the restaurant till when we left was just unbelievably amazing. Thank you for making my date special. Will most definitely come back.

b
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I saw 701 West listed in Time out New York most romantic restaurants. So I thought I’d give it a try with my girlfriend on Valentine’s Day weekend. Could be my smartest move ever. I thought the restaurant was excellent. She is still talking about it and telling all her friends. That makes 701 West one of my all-time best restaurants

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!!
Food, atmosphere and service - TOP!
Will definitely recommend this place to friends and will be back.

A
New Orleans
13 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was phenomenal....food, service, setting. Highly, highly recommend!!!

C
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Excellent food. Quiet and almost private meal. Easy to forget youre in Manhattan for a couple of hours

J
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

3 course tasting menu with wine optional pairing. A nice selection to choose from including several appealing vegetarian dishes. Chose the shrimp and scallops appetizer, the venison entree, and Roasted Pecan Crémeux for dessert - all were excellent The dinner rolls were outstanding. Artful and tasty amuse bouche. Wine pairing was innovative and covered all the dishes including the amuse bouche. Portion size was perfect in my view - not too big so I could enjoy it without feeling stuffed.

SL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and our waitress was always making sure we had everything we needed. The bread is so yummy! I had to stop myself when they offered us more because I wanted to eat everything. We would definitely go back.

BM
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience! We made a reservation ahead of seeing a show, and the staff were very diligent and attentive to ensure we'd be finished in time to make our show. One of my favorite parts of this place is their "amuse cocktail." I've had plenty of amuse bouche over the years, but I've never been offered an amuse-cocktail anywhere else. It's a fun touch! Everything I tasted was delicious, and I would definitely return.

AC
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience

MO
New York Area
120 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

what a wonderful night we had at 701 west....A beautiful space, regal setting with velour and wood everywhere, and spacious and comfortable...The three course menu was superb, from the lobster to the scallop appetizer to the lamb, and we went for the wine pairings which were also just wonderful..Our server/sommelier Emma was outstanding, as was all the staff, who made us feel welcome and comfortable...
great spot...it deserved it's three star rating from the times...

G
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was great and we appreciated the extra small cocktail provided at the bar and also the wine at the table. The waitress was very knowledgable and helpful with the menu and drinks. She was able to find a bottle of Brachetto that wasn't on the "by glass" menu.

PT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about this place was A+. Special props to our Sommelier, Emma. She was wonderful. The Duck confit was absolutely out of this world.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience2

The worst food I’ve had in a long time. Meat tasted like they microwaved it. Was gross. Would not go again.

OT
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant was a little hard to find since it is on the 11th floor of a hotel. Once inside the ambience was very nice. The wait staff were incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. The bread melted in your mouth. Each of the three course meal had multiple choices. Our group enjoyed 4 selections from each course. If you have more than two people, get as many selections as you can and share. The flavors were outstanding. Each dish was prepared perfectly. I recommend the lamb and the duck especially. Also the onion rings that came with the Wagyu beef were excellent as was the beef itself. The tuna tartare was an excellent preparation with an exquisite tartness. Definitely a restaurant we will visit again.

GF
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you all for a wonderful evening. Our server/captain and the two female back servers were incredibly attentive without being overly barring and really made us feel very special and genuinely so.

PS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

A surprisingly wonderful spot in the heart of Time Square. I always struggle with where to eat in the area and this is a gem. Elegant, gracious, with delicious food. The service was fluid, the dining experience had generous surprises and the wines were top drawer. The side dishes were a standout while my fluke would have benefitted from a sauce... it was a bit bland. The dessert were simply amazing. I highly recommend this dining experience if you can afford it. It is a very good value

OT
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience, Management great as well had one issue and it was fixed immediately like it never happened we will be returning every time in NYC

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meals and service!

OT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent staff! Excellent wine selection. We will be back!

s
Richmond
12 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic new restaurant! We had incredible service and a delicious dinner.

MT
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Beautiful space, great food and excellent service. Prepare for an extended dinner experience and bring your Platinum card as this is definitely fine dining.

AL
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great culinary experience! Our waitress was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and attentive. The wine pairing combination was pleasant, one was contrasting and another congruent making it a very well balance experience.

BB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hi anniversary

OT
Portland
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I need to be moved to leave a review. 701West pegged all the right meters. This place does everything right. You could tell someone sweated the details. The service was impeccable. The food was surprising and original. Not to mention wonderfully light and tasty, my perfect recipe. Stop me if I’m being too gushing, but I’m going to go to Far and say that this place is colossal. Get there before it’s too crowded.

JS
Orlando
11 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Outstanding price fixed menu for Thanksgiving. All around winner!

J
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

701West is one of the best fine dining experiences I have had in recent memory. The room is simple, elegant and beautiful. The food and service, impeccable. Creativity abounds from the back of the house with a simple elegance. Karen who took care of my table on two occasions is absolutely wonderful.

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and exceptional food. Unfortunately the restaurant was almost empty. I hope more peo heat about it and come. To good to be missed

g
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant. Great for special occasions.

TN
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

2nd time there. Food is superlative. Wait staff is very well trained and low key. Great value for what you get. Really wish the main dining room didn’t have the loud music from the bar area — hard to have a conversation at normal volume.

S
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Special occasion mainly. Food good although the amuse bouche was only for lovers of roe. Pricey but certainly a welcome addition to the culinary desert of the theater district.

M
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A delicious experience. The food was tasty and unique. The atmosphere was perfect for a date for us to talk with really nice background music. Last but not least...we really appreciated the great service led by Emma the Sommelier.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our server is amazing, and they’ve exchanged my drink because I didn’t like it.

AR
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall1food2service2ambience2

Got numerous calls for reservation confirmation which was extremely annoying. Food and drink were mediocre. Would not return

E
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Outstanding food, the duck and fois gras in particular. Well-intentioned service but lacking the professionalism one would expect from the fine dining

D
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

There is a prefix three course dinner menu. The options were delicious though so everyone will find something they enjoy

JM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

amazing food outstanding ambiance good music great staff!!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Very good!

YP
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience4

It was birthday dinner of 2 friends with 4 other friends including me.
  They offer two beautiful cakes and everything was wonderful and beautiful meal. It was an amazing!
  Because the server didn't understand who ordered what food, the plate had to be changed between friends for each meal ordered. We ordered a bottle of sparkling wine, but We didn't realize that we had a different sparkling wine that We ordered. It was about confused.
But my friends were very happy to celebrate there.

P
New York Area
129 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Beautiful setting for interesting takes on delightful food and wine. The very helpful service adds to the pleasurable experience.

SF
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an excellent dinner here last night. The food was fantastic and well presented. A champagne cart, great wine list, well considered wine pairings. Nice selection of cheeses on the cheese cart. The staff were attentive without being pushy. Sunday night was quiet - best time to experience places like this in our minds!!