We will be taking reservations for Pre-Theater from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. During this time, we will be offering a Valentine's Day Pre-Theater Menu of either 2 courses or 3 courses at $76 & $88. From 6:30pm to 10:15pm we will only be offering a 4 course menu at $135 per person.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
On pre-theater, you got to watch them like a hawk. We were seated at 6:15, informed the wait-staff we had a 7:30 curtain & ordered promptly. Starters came in timely manner. My friend & I got involved in conversation, and when we looked at our watches -- bang, it was 7 PM, no main course in site. Alerted wait-staff, who went scurrying & when they set down plates at nearly 7:10, said, "We'll bring your bill right away."
Love the place, but next time I'll be more vigilant.
as this is my favorite restaurant i enjoyed every moment of my dining
the food was great, very quiet and modern
the waiter asked when our show time was and coordinated our food accordingly
definitely recommend for pre/post theatre lunch/dinner
Great place to eat before or after a Lincoln Center Performance. The staff is attentive and the food if quite good. The setting is lovely.
My son’s piano concert at Lincoln
The food and service at our Sat evening dinner, after the pre-theater crowd had left, were excellent. The wine pairing, however, was an outrageous price($46) for what amounted to a total of about 6 ounces of wine. DON'T BOTHER with the pairing. Order glasses on your own.
Otherwise, we appreciated the creativity in the food and attractive plating.
Went for a pre-opera meal on Saturday night with 3 other people. I was prepared to dislike the service and love the food based on other reviews. However, the service was absolutely amazing, attentive without being annoying and upscale without being snooty. We were dressed in black tie and did not feel overdressed. The restaurant appears to have paid attention to reviews regarding timing for pre-performance dinner and now only offers prix fixe dining on theater nights. While it was a long meal, the waiter made sure to get our preferred departure time prior to ordering. Cocktails were perfect and the restaurant is luxurious and beautiful inside, with very comfortable but pretty seating. I would describe the staff as all very genuinely sweet.
Especially before a performance, it was very rich food. Even the vegetarian options were a bit heavy. Some lighter fare (not a $ issue, a taste issue) options would be good. Not a health nut, would just like more salad and meat-free options. The beet salad and risotto were both very nice but they were my only choice. However, the amuses-bouches (sp?), breadsticks and focaccia were delicious and generous. My sister was a little grossed out by the whole animals in her seafood stew, and while we did not expect to return it based on our own poor choice, the waiters were very concerned and brought us a beautiful dessert we did not expect. Even if I hated the food (I didn't), I would go back based on the excellent service and ambiance. Everyone from the maitre d' to the busboy was just lovely. I can make my own food if that's all I care about at a restaurant--this place made our night special and you can't beat it for proximity to the opera. Don't arrive any later than 6:30 if you have an 8pm and don't want to rush.
When we see an opera at the Met, we come to this restaurant for a lovely dinner with excellent food, service, cocktails and wine, all in a unique glassed-in architecturally designed space that provides gorgeous views of Lincoln Center. We find it elegant, smart, and tasty. Worth repeat visits!
Lovely venue. Service impeccable. Food sensational.
Will do it again. Loved it. Great ambiance excellent terrific cocktails.
Excellent,inventive Italian food, sophisticated service. Very pretty modern environment.
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