My friends and I met here for a few glasses of wine. It was cozy and the service was good. The last time we came, the bartender gave good recommendations for wines by the glass, although we split a bottle this time. The happy hour deal is pretty good for a wine bar near union square.
Pierre Loti seems like a quintessential date spot. It got somewhat packed (as to be expected on a Friday night) and hence, slightly loud, but it is a good location and equidistant from were we were traveling.
Great job by staff - waiter and cooks. We came in late (kitchen closing), but they were willing and able to prepare and serve a great meal ... with great wine!! Fun, cozy, friendly gem.
Way too loud. Crammed tables. Mediocre food (the beef dumpling dish had FAR too much vinegar - would be good to chef tastes the seasoning first).
Thanks for being so accommodating when members of our party were late! Service was great!
Superb charcuterie and cheese. Really loud. Young cute crowd. Draught beer would improve the drinks menu.
This place didn’t impress me. The pictures they have online of the outdoor area are actually of the adjoining restaurant which seemed much nicer. We went on a weekday around 6 and they were already allegedly out of most of the menu items. The food was unimpressive for the price and the service was just ok. The outdoor area was dirty crowded and very loud. With the plethora of options available around union square I would definitely go elsewhere.
Great for groups but really not ideal for a first date. High energy and fun place but you'll be hard pressed to hear your partner
Great, but the music could've been lower.
Great wine bar with sharing plates for small groups. We had a friends get-together and shared a bunch of plates and a few bottles of wine. Also very romantic and fun. Would recommend!
My husband and I loved it here. The service, ambiance and wine selection were all great! Our server put together an assortment of cheeses and meats and everything was delicious! A great cozy spot and really friendly service. Can't wait to come back again!
Is one of my favorite places to have an intimate dinner with good wine in Union Square. :)
Got together with my book club. It was quiet and dark, the food was excellent, the wine was delicious, the service was attentive without being overbearing. A good place for a low-key night out.
When we arrived our table was not ready. They had to put together a table despite having made a reservation. Service was not that good, food was average at best - didn't seem very fresh. Would not go back.
Loved the ambiance (cozy and quiet), wine selection and good service. I came with a group of 6 and we had a great time. Also, a great spot for a date!
When I chose this restaurant I intended to have dinner with some friends there- however, there isn't really a dinner menu- it's a fun place for a good selection of appetizers, but we ended up going someplace else in the neighborhood for dinner.
Great ambiance and food ! Romantic and chilling dinner! I would recommend this also for price good balance quality/price
The service was bizarre at best, but the food was excellent and a good value.
Great place to enjoy wine & dinning with friends ... just little crowd between tables if you don't mind
We had a reservation, and were seated quickly. Very good selection of wines, and tasting plates. HOWEVER, the tiny "chips" served with the fois gras are microscopic; it would be much better with the bread that is used for the Tartines.
This was a Friday night, and the place was vibrant and crowded, but not unruly. We are anxious to try on other weeknights for comparison, as this place hes real potential for a great little cozy wine spot!
Cute little spot! Simple. Classy. Great date spot. I'll be back!
Went here only for drinks.
Great wine selection but it was so hot in the restaurant, we had to leave to have food elsewhere.
I love Malbec and unfortunately they only had one option but it was good. Just went for a bottle of wine as i have a Gluten/Dairy allergy and they really didn't have any options for me to choose from. The Hostess was nice and she did call me ahead of time to tell me of the limited options for GF but i wanted to check the place out anyway and decided to go just for wine.
Its great for a nice conversation, romantic encounter, intimate space and nice lighting. I would suggest perhaps they add mixed nuts/dried fruits as an options for GF guest or crudite/hummus options. Just a thought.
Bad food. Bad waitress. Bad room. Owners seem to be spending time somewhere else.
I have been to this location as well as the one in Chelsea, many times. It was a Friday night, but I didn't expect club music to be playing so loud in the main dining room. Luckily it was a nice night and we sat outside. We shared some of the small plates and 2 of our items had things missing from them...different than the menu. I was told that the chef had recently changed the menu, but it seemed odd that they would change the menu and only remove something so minor or replace a certain type of cheese with one less desirable. We didn't enjoy our meal at all.
A nice selection of wine, some are pretty pricey but luckily there is a wide range of prices. For accompaniment, there were good menu options for cheese and charcuterie platters plus some extra snacks. Our server was knowledgeable and able to recommend good choices. Went on a Saturday at 4pm (their opening time) so had a pleasant quiet vibe. Will be back.
Very nice servers who were helpful. Excellent wine choices. Good options for light meals.
Good food and great ambiance. I've gone for dates and meet ups with friends. The wine list is extensive, the food has been consistently delicious, and the vibe is chill and relaxed.
This was a very nice tapas bar in a beautiful area. We stopped in right when they opened and had the place to ourselves. Good wine selection, great food, attentive service and a very nice atmosphere. It was just what we were looking for.
I made the reservation more than 24 hours in advance and received a confirmation e-mail. I got to the restaurant right at our reservation time with my colleague, and we were expecting clients to join us. Upon our arrival, I indicated my name and for what time and how many people we had the reservation. I was told by a young woman at the door that we were not on the list. I then asked them to check again, and they had the same exact response and said "I don't know what we can do, I'm sorry." I then showed them my confirmation e-mail, and they said there was still nothing they could do but that they would call the manager over. The manager reviewed the e-mail and asked us to wait 2 minutes while he checked as to what he could do. After that two minutes had passed, my colleague and I looked over to see him at the bar pouring drinks; clearly not attempting to rectify the situation. He then looked over and said "give me one more second", so we did. He returned to the bar once again, at which point I approached him and asked if anything was being done/what was going on. He said "well, I'm trying", which again, it was clear that he wasn't. There was no real effort put forward to try to make it right, and all that was done was blame was placed on Open Table because THEY didn't have the reservation in their system. They could have at least said, "I'm very sorry, you're more than welcome to wait a little bit while we wait for a party to leave" or "we can try to give you another reservation time some other time to make up for it" - literally nothing was attempted. We ended up leaving, both by choice and due to the fact that they would not do anything. I will not be back and it's a shameful excuse for service.
If you're looking for some wine and cheese - this is it in the Union Square area. Place was hopping at 7PM on a Wednesday, to the point they were running out of menus. Also some menu items and wines...
We had the charcuterie and cheese platters, wine & beer. Wine was at proper temperature (good thing for a wine bar) and most platter items were very good. There isn't a lot of food there, so don't expect to "fill up."
the food was delicious as was the wine list, but for a thursday night at 730 pm i was not expecting the noise level that restaurant had. you can barely converse with your guests
I came with friends, but this place is erfect for a date. Quiet, romantic, dim lights.
Had a gift certificate for the restaurant so we went for our anniversary. Charming atmosphere and amazing food. I loved every second of it. We order TONS of food and plenty of wine...and cava....and chocolate!! Everything is great and also extremely reasonably priced. Highly recommended!!!!
My wife and I had our first date here. We came back to celebrate our 2 year anniversary & it was just as beautiful as the first time. The cheese & wine selection are outstanding. Thanks again & we will return soon!!
We stopped in after the theater for a drink and a bite. The place was buzzing and it took a while for our waitress to appear. We got our drinks and later our glasses of wine and charcuterie, all of both of which were fine if not intelligibly identified by the waitress. She was constantly chatting away with a table of young men. She had to be reminded by the busboy to bring us our food. She never checked to see if all was ok. And I had to get one of the men she was still talking with to get her to bring us our check. The evening would have been much more satisfactory if the service had been professional.
Nice little wine bar. Reasonable prices (for New York) and good wine list. Across the street from Casa Mono but a bit quieter and more low-key. We sat outside in their outdoor area, quite nice. We got chorizo and a selection of cheese to go with our Carmenere from Chili. Lovely evening.
We were looking for a place in that neighborhood for a lite bite before a show. While the food menu is
limited, it is primarily all about the wine, there weren't a lot of choices but we enjoyed what we ate.
Disappointed in the service, the waitress behaved like we were a burden. Small place, was not crowded and we were a table of 5 and we almost had to send up flares to get her attention and then when she got there all FROWNS