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Date
Fri, 4/20
Time
9:30 PM
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Graffiti Earth at Duane Street Hotel

4.4
32 reviews
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$30 and under
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Fusion / Eclectic
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Located in TriBeCa, with an intimate space seating 20, Graffiti Earth is the latest restaurant from celebrity Chef Jehangir Mehta, a runner-up on Food Network’s Next Iron Chef. Featuring Chef Mehta's signature eclectic style of dishes with a strong emphasis on sustainability in a more elegant downtown vibe, Graffiti Earth offers vegetable-forward dishes with flavors rooted in Chef Mehta’s Indian roots and Persian heritage.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Fusion / Eclectic, International, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Dinner: 5:30PM -10:30PM Tuesday- Saturday
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Phone number
(212) 542-9440
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jehangir Mehta
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Catering
All catering menus are customized to the likes and needs of the event. Prefix menus, tailored menus, family style menus, appetizers and cocktails. Also available for office catering and events, birthday parties, weddings and offsite Chefs Table.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
DUANE ST
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Parking details
A parking lot is available 1.5 blocks from the restaurant.
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Public transit
1, 2, 3, A, C, D to CHAMBERS ST STATION
4, 5, 6, to BROOKLYN BRIDGE- CITY HALL STATION
R to CITY HALL
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Liquor, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 32 People Are Saying
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4.4based on all time ratings
4.4
food
4.4
service
4.3
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4.1
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

I really enjoyed Graffiti Earth. I've been a fan of Chef Mehta since seeing him on the Iron Chef competitions, and enjoyed the old Graffiti. While some of the recipes here are reminiscent of those from the original Graffiti, there were new items as well. We had a 6 course tasting menu which had many new flavors, along with a bottle of Pinot Noir. Its been the highlight of this trip to NYC, which has included visits to Batali and Flay establishments .

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Food is delicious! The pork buns may be the best I’ve ever had. Highly recommend!

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2.0Dined on January 18, 2018

Overall a disappointing experience. The food is mediocre and overpriced.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food & great customer service!

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2.0Dined on December 8, 2017

The food and flavors were good, but the front of the house needs work. The table was incredibly camped. The waiter was overtaxed and a bit clueless. Not ready for primetime in NYC.

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4.0Dined on November 20, 2017

The food was absolutely fantastic. The flavors were so fresh and you could taste the different layers of flavor. It is a very small intimate restaurant and it is good if you are looking for something more quiet and intimate. Not a great place for big groups.

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1.0Dined on November 17, 2017

We love chef Mehta. We have gone to one of his personal dining events. So we looked forward to returning for dinner with friends. That afternoon I️ got a reminder call from the restaurant about my 7:30 reservation. We arrived at 7:15 and were instructed to go to the lobby bar as they “prepare” our table. By about 8:15ish some free appetizers appeared. By 8:30 the “they’re paying their bill” began. At 9:30 the table was still not clear and we left. They obviously overbooked. Sort of inexcusable not being honest with us from the get go.

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5.0Dined on November 17, 2017

The best meal you’ll have NYC any night of the week

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2017

Wonderful service, terrific and unusual food, good value!

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1.0Dined on October 27, 2017

They gave our reservation away, said they called but no missed call or voice mail. Very unprofessional!
Very small dining room, cannot have a conversation without others listening and vice versa you hear what everyone else is talking about.
Will not go again!

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5.0Dined on October 17, 2017

The best meal ever in a million years you’ll ever have!

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5.0Dined on October 1, 2017

The Coconut soup and Braised Pork Buns are out of this world.

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5.0Dined on September 20, 2017

Love this place so, so much. Always amazing

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5.0Dined on August 26, 2017

We loved everything about this place. The restaurant space is tiny and intimate and the service was very friendly. The food was outstanding - particularly the zucchini & hummus pizza, duck & squid fried rice and the pork buns. Overall, we were very impressed.

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4.0Dined on August 19, 2017

Great food with unique flavors, full of spice and texture. Chef came by our table to introduce himself ask about our experience. We are looking forward to coming back.

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5.0Dined on August 11, 2017

This might be a small restaurant, but the flavors are big. We really enjoyed our dinner at Graffiti Earth as it has such an interesting menu with familiar sounding items that have a South Asian flair. The restaurant itself, located in the lobby of the Duane Street Hotel, is not very large but the decor is fun. I would recommend reservations on busy nights due to its size and definitely plan on sharing dishes.

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2017

The food was delicious

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5.0Dined on July 29, 2017

Delicious meal with my family. Very reasonably priced and the place was completely empty. I would recommend and hope they get more business in the future! Intimate setting with great food, vegetarian options and sustainably sourced ingredients.

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3.0Dined on July 6, 2017

- the menu had stains on it, and it's a loose sheet of paper.

- they claim the restaurant is tailored to vegetarians but 90% of anything substantial is not vegetarian friendly. The ambiguous dish names only made things murkier, and they were out of one of the salads, leaving us with 4 options for a table of 3.

- our waiter harassed us every 180 seconds while we were picking out cocktails. He also just ignored our body language and burst into the conversation nonstop throughout the meal. And it's not like there's a huge rush of other customers that he has to balance. We did appreciate him dividing up the dishes into an even amount for our group size.

- some of the small plates were interesting but the effort was lacking - ultimately, even when ignoring the price per dish, the food left us craving more in terms of quality and quantity

- the "baked chocolate sauce" was highly recommended, although it ended up just being a rich chocolate bomb of melted chocolate chips, with a too-small scoop of banana ice cream to balance it out. although, either way, it, along with the fried dumplings, leave you feeling the worst kind of heavy and bloated after nibbling and sipping for the evening.

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2017

Total gem! Amazing food, service...run don't walk!

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2017

Great for a date, great service. Highly recommend for a good cozy private dinner!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2017

Wonderful Chef Meta is a master

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2017

Especial food and great service. Perfect for a date.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2017

Teeny space, but service is very personal and the food is delicious. Will definitely be going back.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2017

Hotel is quaint yet has an energetic atmosphere. Staff is friendly and helpful. Location is great. Minutes away from great restaurants, eclectic stores as well as close to "tourists " spots. And a doable taxi/uber ride to theaters and shopping.

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3.0Dined on March 25, 2017

Strange (unusual) restaurant- serves about 24 people at 2 long tables in a small room, feels more like a family visit than a dinner out. Small restaurant, small plates - confusing to order. However, tasty. If you are picky ( I was eschewing carbs) it might be difficult because the concept is to share one small plate at a time- and you could leave still hungry!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2017

The food is in entice and top notch. It's a very small place for a date extremely cozy! The service was above and beyond. My water was refilled constantly. I asked for tea which they served and kept replenishing. The meal for the quality is very well priced wish the portions were bigger! Food is amazing!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2017

Amazing as always and lovely to see the chef there in person

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4.0Dined on January 11, 2017

The room is a little tight, even if it's only 20 seats.
Service was okay, not excellent. Food was good, but not amazing - but it's pretty darn in

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4.0Dined on December 27, 2016

Ambitious, somewhat uneven, but when it works....wow!

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2016

Very good service and food. Lovely small restaurant.

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5.0Dined on December 21, 2016

This is a gem of a restaurant... teeny tiny with absolutely delicious and creative fusion food

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