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Distilled NY

4.3
356 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

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About

Inspired by historic American public houses that served as social anchors of towns and neighborhoods for centuries, Distilled is located in a landmarked space in the heart of Tribeca designed to create a welcoming and communal atmosphere. The menu offers a wide variety of regional American dishes as well as a beverage program that includes specialty cocktails, wine, craft beer and a selection of meads. We look forward to having you and your friends as our guests.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Monday through Wednesday - 4 pm to 12 am
Thursday through Friday - 4 pm to 2 am
Saturday - 11 am to 2 am
Brunch Sunday - 11 am to 5 pm
Bar Party Sunday - 5 pm to 11 pm
*Note: Kitchen closes at 11 pm every night except for Sunday
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Phone number
(646) 809-9490
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Shane Lyons
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Private party facilities
Our sweet spot at Distilled NY is hosting a truly memorable dinner party every night. We curate private experiences for you and your guests that are customized and most importantly, FUN! We accommodate groups from 10-160 people and offer family style dinners, cocktail parties, open bar packages.
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Private party contact
Distilled Events: (212) 601-9514
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Franklin Street
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Parking details
Parking is available at several locations in the neighborhood. An indoor garage is located near the restaurant, directly across from Franklin Street on Greenwich Street, additionally an outdoor garage is located on the corner of North Moore & Greenwich Streets.
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Public transit
We are located close to the 1 train at Franklin street, the A, C, E, N, Q, 6 and J trains at Canal Street.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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4.3based on all time ratings
4.2
food
4.3
service
4.1
ambience
3.8
value
Noise · Moderate
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

My favorite restaurant in nyc.

Every city needs a go to place like this.

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5.0Dined on December 18, 2017

Really great I enjoyed everything

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

I love this restaurant and my daughter and I basically drove 450 miles because I was craving their chicken wings and Country Fried Duck and Waffle. The food is incredible, atmosphere is casual (just the way I like it), drinks are well made, and the service is outstanding.

There is no pretense in this place, and every person working there looks out for the customer, and also for each other, which is very refreshing to see. This is teamwork at it's best.

If you visit lower Manhattan, you must visit Distilled. The value and superior service is something difficult to find in NYC.

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4.0Dined on November 17, 2017

The service at our table was great, but one of the bartenders from before we were seated had a real attitude problem and was a huge jerk. The kitchen worked to make a vegan option for a vegan in our party. The food was fine, but it didn’t blow me away.

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5.0Dined on November 7, 2017

Overall everything was outstanding. Ambiance, service, recommendations, the food & drinks.
Here is an added perk too - they give you their signature popcorn as a starter & to go if you would like! Wow! Delicious!

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5.0Dined on October 19, 2017

Long been a favorite spot in the area. Great vibe, very TriBeCa (vibrant but not bursting at the seams). The burger is fantastic, and, of course, the free popcorn with the house magic dust is amazing. Pretty sure I have 2 bowls to myself everytime I come. Highly recommend!

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3.0Dined on October 19, 2017

We thought the food at Distilled was good. But, the service was terrible. No one ever came by to see if we wanted more drinks. Getting our check took at least 20 minutes. Why don't restaurants put more staff on when they know it is going to be busy?

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5.0Dined on September 28, 2017

Great service and fantastic food at the bar, excellent local beer on tap...great place

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5.0Dined on September 25, 2017

We had an amazing birthday dinner at Distilled NY. We did the Chef's Choice menu. I was bowled over by the unique flavors and textures. From start to end the courses were perfectly sized and delicious. I want a vat of the pumpkin soup!! The chef's hands-on approach was really appreciated (as were the special birthday treats). The Spiked Pink Lemonade slushie was also a hit!

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4.0Dined on September 2, 2017

Wanted a nice breakfast before going to a matinee show. Very friendly and the bloody marys and simosa drinks were great. Interesting food choices. Tried the duck with waffle and was what it says it was. Next time try something else. Very helpful and friendly staff

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3.0Dined on August 25, 2017

Distilled wings were great. Brussels and duck/waffle combo left lots to be desired. Restaurant was not busy on Friday night and closed well before advertised time. Servers were nice and fairly attentive. Bartender's attempt at a classic old-fashioned didn't hit the mark.

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5.0Dined on August 10, 2017

We couldn't wait to go back here! The chef's pick menu is ALWAYS outstanding!! The staff were wonderful and friendly, the drinks were delicious. The wine was superb. Cannot say enough good things about this place!!

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2.0Dined on August 6, 2017

Wanted to like this restaurant, but was very disappointed with my visit. We went for brunch specifically to order the Restaurant Week. It was only 1pm, and they had already sold out of the country duck and waffle. Considering it is a popular dish, would think that the restaurant would have prepared better, especially since they were participating RW. Felt like a bait and switch to get us in the door. I ordered the salmon omelette, which was actually very good. But was very disappointing experience

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5.0Dined on August 6, 2017

We went on restaurant week for a sunday brunch, and everything was great, the food and the service.

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2017

The complimentary popcorn, which is provided in lieu of bread, is a cute touch and tastes pretty good. The entrees are phenomenal, and we had a hard time deciding which of the plates we ordered was the best because they were all so great.

The place is pretty loud and the tables are relatively small. It doesn't seem like the restaurant has A/C because it was very warm, (it was just as hot as the outside, if not warmer). The food is worth it, and the service is good.

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3.0Dined on July 31, 2017

Overly salty dishes

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2017

Fun atmosphere. Tasting menu very inventive

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5.0Dined on July 16, 2017

Sat outside for brunch and had a great meal. You can't beat free seasoned popcorn the second you sit down? Our server was very attentive. When we ordered our cocktails, the "slushies" were not frozen yet since the restaurant had just opened. Our server recommended something else to drink while we waited (which we took her up on) and then brought us our originally ordered drinks when we were ready. Then gave us those drinks complimentary since we had to wait for them. Food was delicious, and the outside seating area was fabulous on a nice summer day in the city !

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2017

I came here with my boyfriend and we had a chef's choice 5 course meal with 4 shot whiskey flight. All 4 courses were really great.... especially the smoked duck. I arrived early and had a 40 minute wait until my guest arrived. The bar staff was EXCELLENT. They were incredibly friendly with quick service. Once seated, our waitress was also excellent. As a couple that eats out a lot, this is some of the best service I have had in NY and would definitely go back. Hands down, one of my favorite meals in the 9 years I've lived here.

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3.0Dined on July 9, 2017

Sat outside, good location but uneven tables on the porch. The food was mediocre, just didn't have a ton of flavor and was very generic - I had a standard breakfast option with eggs and potatoes and bacon and the potatoes were undercooked and the bacon had an odd taste to it. Rest of my table had the breakfast sandwich which they said was average

Great service though, friendly waitress

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5.0Dined on July 1, 2017

Food was excellent, everything from the popcorn served as you're seated to dessert.

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5.0Dined on June 26, 2017

Distilled NY is a great restaurant for a chill and relaxed dinner. We got together with friends and arrived earlier than our reservation, so we hung at the bar for a quick drink. Expert bartender, knew his stuff and was friendly without being overbearing. The wine options are all very nice, but a bit on the pricey side.

It was a lovely evening, so when our friends got there, we moved outside to eat al fresco. West Broadway is a very quiet place at that location so there was no issue with traffic noise or other interruptions. There were also families and dogs sitting nearby - a true neighborhood place.

Our waitress was super attentive, yet invisible, a real skill. The menu is minimal, but wide ranging. We all got what we wanted and everything was delicious. The burger was juicy, the soft shell crab sandwich was crispy and light, the chocolate cake was a perfect sweet ending to a relaxing evening.

Summer's just getting started, we'll be back!

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4.0Dined on June 11, 2017

Found the restaurant on open table and we were so happy! Excellent food and service! Will be back!

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3.0Dined on June 10, 2017

I've been the biggest fan of distilled since Day 1 and have NEVER been disappointed by this place... but the mushroom enchiladas today were very confusing and definitely (sad to say!) the most disappointing, unenjoyable and overpriced meal I've had in a while. Nonetheless, service remains spectacular and super accommodating - just wondering how and why an $18 platter of soggy one-note enchiladas with no texture or nuance in flavor remains on the menu... did they change up the chef??? I only forced myself to finish them out of politeness for our incredibly sweet bartender/server!!! Sorely regret not getting my fave - the franklin burger instead, and for only $1 more! So much better bang and flavorful buck for something that's not just a pile of soggy kimchi, mushrooms and cheese.

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3.0Dined on June 4, 2017

Service wasn't as good as last time. Food was so-so

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5.0Dined on May 28, 2017

Great brunch! French toast waffles yummy eggy deliciousness. Such friendly staff to our toddler who got free gourmet rosemary Mac and cheese with fruit. Biscuits and gravy also hit the spot. And of course the complimentary popcorn...addictive.

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2017

Compared to other restaurants in the area that Kitchen stays open until 11pm. We found this spot on a whim after the kitchen for our first choice closed early for the holiday weekend. The waitress was very attentive and sweet. Will definitely come back for another girls night out and even for a dinner date.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2017

Excellent food and even with a large group ahead of us, our service was great. Drinks were delicious and the popcorn is a wonderful surprise!

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3.0Dined on May 16, 2017

Great service for the 1st half of our meal but attention of wait staff dropped off towards the end.

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2017

Food was good but service (the kitchen mostly I think) was super slow. Also miss the BLT sandwich - please bring it back!

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2017

Great food, excellent and attentive service. Loved the mushroom dishes, fresh pasta and the lemon dessert.
Will definitely go back

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3.0Dined on May 1, 2017

good wings, country fried duck on waffle and amazing popcorn.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2017

It's hard to move past the salads and the burger- they are splendid. The preserved lemon salad was simple and amazing. The kale salad was delightful. You can switch the cheese on the burger to cheddar, and the tots make it terrific. We've been twice in 3 days!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2017

We love this place for brunch and dinner and go all the time. I'm seriously addicted to the popcorn.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2017

Always have great food when we dine there-service is always great as well!!!!

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2017

Food was great. Atmosphere was amazing. Just wish our waitress wasn't in such a bad mood. But we all have our days.

They have a great bourbon menu,

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2017

Chill atmosphere. Spend as much time as you'd like drinking and eating. It looked like it was a busy night but no one rushed us by asking 20 times what else we'd like to order.
The menus is ok. A big disappointment was "spiced nuts" that turned out to be sugar coated peanut. I didn't make a big deal out of it but we barely touched them. The description on the menus was definitely inaccurate.

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2017

Great place. Easy to get to from midtown. Pork chop was delish!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2017

As always, the staff and ambiance at DistilledNY are great way to spend a Friday night with friends! The chicken wings are always a must, the duxelle and toast is delicious, and the spiked pink lemonade goes down super easy!

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2017

Came here for a group dinner on a Friday night. Lively but not overly crowded. Table was ready early and service was attentive, though gave us plenty of time to decide. My only quibble was with the pricey tuna tataki, which was over-priced and way over-salted.

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