AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar

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We Create Experiences To Savor & Cultivate The Moments. Enjoy Our Outdoor Dining! Savory cheese and Jacques Torres chocolate truffles! Full menu of salads, paninis, main courses and more. The proprietors of AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar are committed to providing an impeccable, first-class dining experience through their unique menu, coupled with a selection of over 90 fine wines and champagnes from all over the world. AYZA Wine & Chocolate bar, offers its patrons finest food and wines in an elegant, yet comfortable atmosphere, in which to dine, meet friends, or have drinks after work. Each year many corporations choose Ayza as a venue for holiday parties, product launches, meetings and more. AYZA was designed by world-renowned architect Richard Bloch. Some of his design credits include Le Bernardin, Masa and Sony Club. AYZA’s decor is a contemporary, modern theme with sleek clean lines and has indoor and outdoor seating available.
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Sunday Couples' Night Out

End your weekend with a surprise romantic dinner at Ayza
Our Sunday special, with cozy candlelit tables covered in rose petals, is the perfect way to pamper that special someone.

Finish your romantic evening with decadent Jacques Torres chocolate truffles compliments of AYZA.

Simply make a reservation through FIND A TABLE and type the code (romantic Sunday special) in the Special Requests’ Box.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: November 16, 2019

Ends: November 17, 2118

Availability: Sun 5:00PM-10:00PM

Monday Jazz Night

Every Monday 7 PM to 9:30 PM except Holidays!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: November 16, 2019

Ends: November 17, 2118

Availability: Mon 7:00PM-9:30PM

Tuesday Girls' Night Out!

Complimentary Chocolate Shot & Belgian Chocolate Covered Strawberry when you make a reservation through our website and type in the code, "Girls' Night Out" in the "special request box".

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 27, 2019

Ends: September 28, 2118

Availability: Tue 5:00PM-11:00PM

Of All the Hours, This is the Happiest!

Come join us for Happy Hour drink specials...

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: September 23, 2019

Ends: September 24, 2118

Availability: Mon-Thu 3:00PM-6:00PM
Fri 3:00PM-5:30PM

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

We will be open and serving our regular dinner menu.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

What 2532 People Are Saying
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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very pleasant surprise! The drinks and food were great. Service was great and our server was very knowledgeable and made great recommendations. We will be back with a larger party.

J
Tampa
14 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice spot. Our second time there. Great spot for a light lunch, or a post-theater drink. Desserts are excellent.

E
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food, great vibe, great service. I've been before and I'll definitely be back again.

RJ
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food was mostly good. I would not recommend the angry chicken lollipops. The meat was dry and chewy and hard to eat. The tables were also way too small to enjoy dinner. Silverware kept falling off table and we felt terribly cramped. Not a enjoyable dinner experience at all.

AT
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite place to go to in the city .. the food is amazing plenty of selections and the service is outstanding

M
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely love this restaurant! Ayza is the perfect place for a date. Everything was decadent and a great value for the quality, service, and location. The chocolate martinis are probably my favorite drink in New York City. This was my third time returning to Ayza and I will be back for many more amazing meals!

MP
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Service could be a bit quicker and pro active. Food and atmosphere was really good

AS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Loved the happy hour! We did a choose plate and come chocolates, along with the chicken tacos. It was great! Loved the Chocolate Manhattan!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance.

OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Limited on space but very accommodating! They went out of their way to accommodate a special request that they did not have to honor. It was greatly appreciated

OT
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bday celebration. Friendly staff. Short wait with reservation. Timely service. Excellent food/drinks.

KQ
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Would like to see some true vegan offerings on the menu. Vegetarian food has a lot more fat.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a fantastic experience. Went on a brisk Monday night for my Girlfriends birthday. We were seated outdoors which is much nicer than indoors. Although it was cold outside the seating area was warm because there were overhead heaters. There was also live music which was a pleasant surprise being that it was a Monday night. I wrote a message on my reservation stating that it was my gf’s bday. The host put Rosé petals on our table before we were seated. In addition the waitress gave my gf a free glass of Prosecco. For drinks we have the chocolate martinis. They were so delicious! We had the raspberry and peppermint. Both were amazing. I also had the melon Moscow mule which was unique take on a classic. The drink smelled amazing and was great. For food we had the crispy baby shrimp dumplings (delicious), white truffle pizza (pretty good but it’s basically pita bread with cheese). Entrees were mushroom ravioli (amazing!) and the filet mignon. Dessert we got the dark chocolate fondue. It was fantastic. They brought it out with a sparkler too. The only con was food/drinks were a bit pricey. But with service like that I’m not complaining! Aside from that it was a wonderful overall experience. Service was spectacular, ambiance was beautiful and food/drinks were delicious.

MS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Great food great value but slow service and only one bathroom!

JG
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a reservation, but apparently, they were overbooked and so we sat at the bar. But, it was awesome because the bartenders were great! We ate our dinner there and really had a great time. Dragana was the girl bartender and she was really wonderful. Her male co-bartender was amazing as well. Our service was extremely high level! It was a really enjoyable experience! We are just visiting NYC, but when we come back we would love to visit again. Thanks so much. :)

RJ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

We had a 7pm reservation on a Friday October night and was packed. We got there on time and had to wait 10 minutes for our table outside which was heated (which felt rather warm after a while). We got 2 of our appetizers rather quickly and the last one (a soup) took a little while to arrive. After we got done with our appetizers, 2 different waiters came by to ask us if we were having more food which we found curious since they could easily check our order to see that we had entrees ordered. We later ordered dessert and overall the food was good, though not out of this world. The noise level was very high but overall a fine dining experience in NYC.

d
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for happy hour.

SF
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ayza is awesome. Small and cozy place. Good for a special occasion or for a happy hour.
Every meal tastes delicious.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience4

Food was great! I’m sorry to say that I read about reviews regarding the service before we went and the reviews were spot on. The service was awful our server had no personality and was extremely rude but the food was good and the chocolate was good and the wine was good. His name was Jim. Rude server.

AF
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went here after a lite meal for wine, charcuterie and dessert. All were delicious and I don’t have anything negative to say. I have been there before and was very happy during that visit also.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Accommodating staff, amazing food!

CF
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service, though it’s small it wasn’t overcrowded. Good noise level for conversation. For what we got I think it was well priced.

CM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience1

Wayyyyyyyy too loud, and slow service. Took three times asking to even get the bill.

OT
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, outdoor seating was nice. Good ambiance

AD
New York Area
313 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good was exceptional and service was very good ! A must try!!

GW
New England
104 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very affordable and very tasty meal. This place has become one of our favorites in NYC. I’m yet to try their wine and chocolate selection but their lunch combos are the best value in Manhattan. Simple ingredients work well together is their toast, pizzas, etc. They also have very good soups and bring fresh bread with ricotta. Service is always friendly and knowledgeable. Most of us are well traveled and are kind off spoiled by Michelin stared restaurants and exotics but this place has this universally appealing quality that makes us return every time we are trying to decide between...Korean or French or Mexican or... for whatever reason this place is an overall winner!

NB
Orlando
13 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and a fun time. Fantastic selection of cheese, cured meats and chocolate.

JL
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Only problem is too many mosquitos at the outdoor seating area....

AD
New York Area
313 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, staff, and service were excellent as always!

OT
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Amazing relax spot! Perfect for spring and summer weather! Early fall too. Most seating is outdoors.

JG
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s one of my go-to’s in the city when I want to show someone a lovely time!

Y
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for desserts and drinks for birthday celebration. Staff was very friendly and nice. They set up sparkling candle surprise. Crepe cake slice is to die for. Has creme brulee top and creamy layers. Molton lava cake is very chocolatey and you can taste the hazelnut spread. The ooze was a bit missing but still a good dessert for chocolate lovers. It comes with ice cream! Lastly, their wine selection was pretty good and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Definitely check it out. When the weather is nice, seating outside is great. Just note- there's only one bathroom (unisex) so the line can get long.

V
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Our first visit here earlier in week was outstanding and service was excellent! Second visit we did not receive lunch special combo portion of menu and service was not as attentive but food was still very good and would highly recommend for lunch!

V
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch combos, drinks and value! One of best lunches in New York!

MC
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Staff was friendly and attentive. Food and drinks were amazing. Just wish we could see the menu, drinks and the person across the table. It was very dark and there was no lighting on the table which made it hard to see the menu.

M
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious wine and chocolate for sure! We enjoyed the dark magic flight between 3 of us, as well as the brunch menu items that were awesome. Price isn't bad for what you get with the wine flights, considering between 3 of us we each drank about 1 1/2 glasses and got chocolates too. It was a really nice setting for our book club to meet.

S
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience5

We ordered the wagyu sliders, angry chicken lollipops, avocado fries and dark chocolate fondue. I only liked the avocado fries. The chicken lollipops tasted more like duck and were too chewy, the dark chocolate fondue was rather bland, and the wagyu sliders were dry and tasteless. I also ordered a raspberry martini, and my friend ordered a lychee berry martini. Both were delicious and were the best part of the meal. The indoor space is tiny, but the decor is nice.

LH
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Aside from Open Table messing up my reservation (booked me under Lincoln Lake instead of Lincoln Hayes for some reason), it was a wonderful evening. We've been going to Ayza for special occasions for ten years and had a great time.

CB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place near Koreatown for a casual drink and appetizers

AD
New York Area
313 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service as always was exceptional! Keep up the great work!

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