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Marc Forgione

4.8
2430 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Marc Forgione features Chef Marc Forgione’s laid-back yet high-style approach to New American cuisine in a comfortable and energetic atmosphere. Menus change frequently to showcase fresh ingredients and new twists on seasonal American favorites.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday -Thurs 5:00PM-10PM Friday- Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Dinner: Sunday 5:00pm-10:00pm
Brunch: Sunday 11:00am-2:30pm
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Phone number
(212) 941-9401
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Marc Forgione
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Hudson Street
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Parking details
A public parking garage is located on Reade Street and Greenwich Street.
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Public transit
A, C, E, 1, 2 & 3 trains to Chambers Street.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

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What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
8.2

Marc Forgione is a good choice when you need a non-stuffy special occasion spot.

Ratings 8.0-8.5:The best way to think about restaurants in the low to mid 8′s is that these are the places you would absolutely go back to, anytime. These restaurants are ones that you want to bring a friend to, just so they can also experience the duck carnitas, or burger, or whatever dish the place is known for.
What 2430 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.2
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Anniversary

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Food was amazing and outstanding service. The staff was very nice. Everything I ordered was great, I absolutely loved the the chili lobster and oysters!! Thank you!

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Some of the most absolute delicious food I have ever had the privilege to taste. Went with the tasting menu and it was a wonderful culinary journey. Nothing but the highest of praise for the entire dining experience.

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

We went for an anniversary dinner and it was one of the best we have had (it was our 32nd). The service, drinks and food, which included smoked oysters and beef Wellington, were exceptional. We will definitely dine here again!

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2.0Dined on June 8, 2018

If you like large prices & small portions, this is your place.
Food is average, at best
Ambiance & Service is great
Try this place if you really need a new place to try...
To remind yourself of why you keep going to your trusted same old places.

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2.0Dined on June 7, 2018

Prices are way way too high for what is a nice bistro. The mains are mostly over $38 which even for Tribeca is a lot. The menu was also inaccurate - we ordered 'Wellington' which was then brought to us by the waiter as 'steak' - it was not a wellington in any way. No effort in the dish, just a panfried steak. Just a steak at a crazy price. i do not mind paying high prices for good food, but this was a joke. The service was slow and not matched to the amount being charged. If mains were closer to $28-32 pp then ok.

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Beautiful rustic romantic restaurant. The food was delicious and matched the beautiful presentation. Attention to detail was impeccable. They greeted us once we walked in since we were celebrating our anniversary and a personal card along with a champagne toast was given. Wait staff was on top of it. We had a great evening. Thanks iron chef, Marc Forgione!!!

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3.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Air conditioning not working well that evening. Very humid night. Doors wide open for no reason. After 1 hour of asking they figured out that doors were letting all the humidity in. Spoiled our birthday dinner. Should not have felt so uncomfortable.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

I have been to this restaurant twice and both meals were two of the best dining experiences I’ve had in my life. And I am old and have traveled all over the world! The service was flawless. The food and drinks were creative, unique and absolutely delicious. This is a very special restaurant with a very special staff and brilliant food.

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5.0Dined on May 31, 2018

Loved everything about our meal! The chicken was amazing, appetizers were delicious. Definitely a must try. Thanks!!

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

I had brunch here for the first time over Memorial Day weekend. First of all, our waiter was absolutely fantastic. Such great personality and a perfectly wonderful sense of humor... everyone should be so cheerful and entertaining! The food was truly amazing and we had the luxury of tasting the side offerings, which were all fantastic. My friend and I felt completely pampered and loved!

Marc Forgione is truly one of my favorite places in the world to spend an afternoon, an evening, a lifetime. Everyone is so welcoming and when you combine the ambiance with the culinary creativity, who wouldn't want to come back over and over again?


I know I'll be back. You couldn't possibly keep me away!

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3.0Dined on May 25, 2018

Noisy. There are a bunch of tables near the kitchen. All you hear are slamming pots. We had to ask to be moved but really shouldn’t have those tables in the first place. We ordered the tomahawk. Would have been nice if waiter had told us it was 175. And it was super super fatty. Mostly inedible. Other dishes were standouts — ravioli and halibut. Polenta special was overhyped and mediocre. Service was fine. A little too cool for school. And again, tell us that the special we ar ordering is extraordinarily expensive. Overall, too mediocre to justify return visit.

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Dinner was very good. We sat approximately 30 minutes after our reservation time but other than that all was good.

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

My favorite restaurant in the city. Very special staff!!!
Very special experience!!!

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2.0Dined on May 17, 2018

We had such a disappointing experience here after having enjoyed this place a few years ago. The two of us were seated (more than 20 minutes after our reservation time, with no apology - the two hostesses seemed largely useless, particularly after we informed one that our table was very wobbly and she did nothing about it) between two extremely loud groups of people. Their noise was distracting, to say the least.

Food was generally good - chili lobster is good as always and snacks were delicious, even though we were encouraged to add an extra piece of each to our order because there were only three pieces to an order. Wine by the glass list is not great and very expensive. The $150+ tomahawk steak for two was a huge disappointment. Underseasoned with just a smidge of chimichurri, which we were not given more of when we asked for it. Listen, you cheapskates, just give more chimichurri.

By the end of the night (and almost $500 poorer, without dessert and with 2 drinks each) we just wanted to get out of there as quickly as possible. Service was perfunctory and oddly robotic.

TL;DR version: for what this extremely loud place is charging, the customer service stinks and the food is not worth it.

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4.0Dined on May 15, 2018

Everything was great except they seated us about 20 minutes after our booking time and we got there 30 minutes before. Obviously we didn’t expect to get seated early but certainly didn’t expect to wait 20 minutes past our time when it seemed like a couple who arrived much later than us were seated earlier than us. But the food was fantastic and we will give it another try!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Fantastic night out for a a birthday celebration. From the hand written bday note on the table to the wonderful service, incredibly delicious and inventive food to the lovely wine - the evening was a memorable one and one I certainly want to repeat!!!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Great special occasion place. Exciting food to share around a table of friends.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Our favorite rest in Nyc!!! They made our birthday/marriage very special!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Best restaurant in NYC. Simply amazing every time!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

On vacation and booked as close to our hotel.
We had the Spring Tasting menus which was truly amazing.
There were dishes of incredible ingredients that absolutely challenged and delighted our palate
We will return when possible
Staff were a large cast of very engaging and helpful people
We are booked at three Michelin rated restaurants over the next week and this place will be our benchmark

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

The food was amazing, the wait staff was very knowledgeable of all the ingredients and the best wine options and cocktails. The vodka infused espresso was the best way to end a perfect dinner.

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2.0Dined on May 8, 2018

The waiter was amazinh and we had a lovely time until the maitre d/host told us we had to leave our table two minutes after we paid our bill. We were not at the reataurabt for that long even and it ruined our experience. It was rude and unprofessional

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2018

I have never previously experienced the variety and depth of flavor I had at MF. Service was above and beyond. Ambience was clean, cozy, and romantic. Wine selection was vast. One of the best meals I’ve ever had.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

I love Marc Forgione. Every time I’ve dined there before I have left thinking it is the absolute all around best. Unfortunately the waiter really ruined that warm and fuzzy feeling for me. His coldness toward my friend and I detracted from it. We asked to share a wine pairing and both ordered the tasting menu. I’ve done this at many very nice restaurants with no issue whatsoever. The waiter reacted as if this was the most ridiculous request ever and “had to check if ‘they’ would allow that.” “They” did but he was very standoffish for the entire meal. Everyone else we interacted with was fabulous—the front of house people, the bartender and trainee, the gentleman bringing the food, and even the manager who poured a few of our shared drinks.

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4.0Dined on May 2, 2018

Honestly, was terrific until the last course...the raspberry cake dessert just wasn’t good enough to follow up the strong apps and main, and the server forgot our dessert drinks. He apologised, but we’d been waiting a long time at that point. He could have offered to comp the half eaten overly dry cake, but he was flustered and working a lot of tables. Was it worth $110 a head? No. But it was still a strong 4 out of 5...3 out of 5 if you are looking at the price tag. But, that said, they were packed, so I doubt our absence in the future would be missed.

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3.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Food/Drinks were great but service was not what I expected it to be.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Bday for wife

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Great food and ambiance.

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4.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Came here for brunch and although a limited menu selection, definitely loved what I ordered. The place wasn't too crowded so was a great spot to have a conversation and catch up with friends.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Came for a friend’s birthday dinner and was blown away by how far they went to make the night special.

I’ve been here several times but loved how they had a handwritten thank for her on the table, then started us off with a champagne toast ending with a special dessert!

The food is always flawless, the drinks are good, and the service takes it to the next level.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

All good. Thank you.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Excellent all around. A bit pricey would be an understatement. Experience would have been slightly more enjoyable without the jolt when the bill arrived.

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3.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Nice design of restaurant, but food had excessive amount of fat. Our experience considerably diminished due to misfortune of sitting next to a table with a really annoying person airing his personal problems with a shrill voice.

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Such a wonderful place for a special celebration or an evening out with friends. As always, food is superb (chicken under a brick and tomahawk steak were lush even as leftovers!), staff exceedingly knowledgeable, friendly and go the extra mile to ensure you have a top rate experience.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Fabulous!! Excellent food , excellent service!! Loved the halibut, ceasar salad, honestly everything!

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We came here for my husband’s birthday and enjoyed most everything. We both ordered the mezcal cocktail. It’s not what either of us were expecting. It comes with tons of ice in a tiki glass like you’re on vacation. It’s also pretty sweet and just not what we wanted. My husband send his back but I didn’t have the heart to. We started with the chili lobster and Texas toast and shared the chicken. Both dishes were delicious, but beware, the lobster is $56 dollars (it’s marked MP). We also got the warm cookies for dessert. The service was really impressive. I had marked through open table that it was a birthday and we sat down to a handwritten note (nice touch) and also were poured a complimentary glass of champagne. The amuse bouche were probably the highlights of the meal. Amazing bread and the chicken consume with filled little bread (crouton?) was unreal.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The special ceviche was so amazing and flavorful, each bite was more vibrant then the next! My friend and I split the tomahawk steak for 2, I am not a big meat eater but this was out of this world and I loved the sides it came with!! Can't wait to bring my husband!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Everything was great. Would highly recommend!!!! We will be back soon.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Always delicious.

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