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Gunter Seeger NY - Chef's Table

18 reviews
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$50 and over
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Top Tags:
  • Tasting Menu
  • Worth the Drive
  • Good for Birthdays
Günter Seeger NY is a Michelin Starred restaurant from Chef Günter Seeger, located in the West Village in an elegant townhouse. The restaurant serves market driven, New American cuisine utilizing classic techniques.

Our Chef's Table is inspired by a family's kitchen table and the traditions of the Black Forest. The communal table gives an unobstructed view into the kitchen and the chefs at work. Eleven courses are served with the menu changing nightly.

Reservations can be made 30 days in advance online and 60 days in advance by phone. Please allow 3 hours to dine. Because of the nature of the Chef's Table, our ability to accommodate dietary restrictions is very limited.

Please note that jackets are required for gentlemen, and no shorts are allowed.

If you need to cancel your reservation, please do so at least 72 hours in advance. Reservations cancelled with that period are subject to the cost of the menu per person.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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American, European
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Hours of operation
Monday - Saturday with one seating per evening at 6:45 pm.
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Phone number
(646) 657-0045
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Jacket Required
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Executive chef
Günter Seeger
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Cross street
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Public transit
14th St and 8th ave
A, C, E and L trains
Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Traube Tonbach - just better and around the corner - we will be back

5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Love love love it

5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

We had a wonderful dining experience at the communal table where we met some wonderful new people whilst enjoying an incredible meal together. I initially took my husband for a quiet birthday dinner for two which quickly turned into fun conversations and laughs. Our table got to meet the chef and his kitchen staff afterward.

5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

One of the most wonderful dining experience , from the Sommelier to the Chef who came out and greeted us personally.

4.0Dined on December 23, 2017

This restaurant should be getting all five stars, the food was that good. It was delicious, imaginative, and beautifully presented by an excellent staff. However, the seating at the Chef's Table was AWFUL. Knowing that adults will be sitting through a 4-hour experience and providing only a wooden bench without a back? That ruined the pleasure considerably. While the entire restaurant was filled with beautiful tables and chairs, the chef's table had 2 plastic chairs on one side and a aforementioned bench on the other side. This seemed unfair and unnecessary. Too bad, I can't recommend people subject themselves to this.

5.0Dined on November 30, 2017

Chef Seeger is genius
Every course was a work of art and innovation

So very delicious - Thank you for such an incredible gastronomic experience

5.0Dined on September 30, 2017

One of the best meals I've had. All of the courses were relatively simple, but the flavors were incredible (well beyond their ingredients). I'm still rather blown away thinking back.

4.0Dined on September 21, 2017

The Chef's Table was an enjoyable experience with excellent food. Personally I prefer a little more description with the courses but I get the clear and concise vibe they were going for. The white pairings in the first half of the evening ranged from strong to excellent, with the latter combining with the food to reach a new level. The switch to reds (and non-German wines) in the second half lead to more mixed results. Portion sizing and pours for the pairings were perfect. With courses served at a relaxed but consistent pace it made for a wonderful evening.

5.0Dined on September 13, 2017

Excellent Tasting menu at the Chef's table. Great service, and room ambiance. This is a restaurant where you will find it difficult to beat the wine pairings, unique wines, outstanding fits with the food.

5.0Dined on September 7, 2017

We sat at the chefs table and had an Absolutely unbelievable meal ! The service is outstanding and the food and wine is creative and heavenly.

5.0Dined on July 18, 2017

Our dinner at Gunter's was sublime. Every course as it sat on my tounge made my eyes roll in pleasure. Ingredients were impeccable & seasonal & portions didn't leave us yearning...
Chef was confident, chill & cordial & came to our table from time to time to check in & answer questions.
We did wine pairing which was perfect and their hand blown glasses in all sizes were an absolute pleasure to drink from - All German wines which were unfamiliar to us - So lovely!
Staff was attentive, "proper", yet accessible (my husband & I noted that the ladies in tight suits & hair buns needed to be in an old school Robert Palmer video!). We enjoyed having a laugh with them!
Room was spacious & simple with soft funky lighting & whimsical art (chefs' choice, I believe).
All over, stunning experience for my birthday and or any special day!!!

5.0Dined on July 12, 2017

Had a memorable bday night there!thanks for everything

5.0Dined on June 27, 2017

La Chef Table´s es una idea espectacular. Ha sido sin duda mi mejor cena en NYC , He estado en 30 restaurantes de los buenos buenos.
La comida es memorable, la atención un 10.

Los vinos, y el maridaje son muy buenos.

5.0Dined on June 17, 2017

Perfect food. Chef is a genius. Service is impeccable. The restaurant is absolutely beautiful. Go now and go often!

5.0Dined on April 22, 2017

My husband and I dined at the Chef's Table and had a fantastic time! We were seated in a small lounge near the entrance and offered a glass of German sparkling wine that was quite good as we waited to be seated. The chef's table is positioned next to the gleaming, well-appointed kitchen. Our only complaint is that there are chairs only on one side of the table so my husband had to sit on a backless bench for a few hours, which is not very comfortable, and if you're not seated on an end it can be challenging getting in and out. The dining room is lovely and serene and would be a good alternative for a more private experience. We were very lucky to be seated next to a fun and interesting couple so it was a highly social experience, which we enjoyed. We were served a 10 course prix fixe menu. The food was exquisite to the eye and palate, and the wine pairings very good. We savored every bite. Service was attentive and personable. We could watch the chef and his team preparing the food, though we were a little surprised that he didn't come over at all to greet us as is common at chef's tables. However that's a minor point, considering the skill and artistry of this chef, he must prefer to concentrate on cooking. It's a pricey meal but well worth it for the quality. There is a dress code so this is the time to break out your finery and prepare to be wowed.

5.0Dined on April 14, 2017

The meal was excellent. Every course was great, some very simple but delicious, others like the quail in an artichoke showed incredible technique and flavor. Fun wine list is small but hits great wines from everywhere. Service was attentive and unobtrusive. Watching everyone in he open kitchen work so well together was an awesome experience.

5.0Dined on February 16, 2017

A fantastic and immersive experience. This is the location for a true tasting menu and a great location for any special occasion. A true gem.

5.0Dined on February 4, 2017

What a delectable meal! The flavor profiles for each course were simple, yet divine. The service was impeccable. Highly recommend to anyone considering a tasting menu experience.