Red Salt Room by David Burke

4.4
603 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Red Salt Room by David Burke creates a relaxed elegance for Chef Burke’s first foray of his pioneering New American cuisine on Long Island. The menu showcases the chef’s hallmark dishes and a plethora of seasonal creations.

Dinner:
- Wed, Thur - 5pm to 10pm
- Fri and Sat - 5pm to 12am

For parties/reservations of 6 or more, a $300 deposit is required for dinner service and a $150 deposit is required for breakfast or brunch service.

Our restaurants and lounges will have several precautionary adjustments in place:
•Vaccinated guests are not required to wear their masks if they voluntarily disclose full proof of vaccination. Otherwise, masks are required in public spaces of the hotel. Non-vaccinated guests, masks are required.
•MERV 13 air filtration system
•Culinary staff wear PPE
•Disinfecting of all high touch points throughout the day
•Sanitization with a ULV atomization fogging machine before and after meal periods
•UV light disinfection application for all menus between use
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Experiences

  • Date Night Thursdays at Red Salt Room

    Multiple dates available

    Join us for Date Night every Thursday evening at Red Salt Room from 5:00pm-9:00pm Featuring an exclusive three course menu that is sure to delight your date whether its your spouse, partner, or friend. Specially curated by Chef David Burke, this menu is going to tantalize, and at a price of $49+/per person, it is a great deal! Be sure to make your reservation for this great offer, Thursdays only! To learn more and view the menu, please visit our upcoming events page at https://www.gardencityhotel.com/upcoming-events
  • Surf and Turf Fridays

    $39.99 per person

    Multiple dates available

    You MUST check out our Surf and Turf Fridays at Red Salt Room! Available weekly on Fridays, Surf and Turf dishes are available for the incredible discounted price of $39.99. From Prawns, Crab Cakes, Filet Mignon and Lobster Tails, Red Salt Room will give you the extravagant dinner that you've been hoping for to kick of the weekend. To find our more information and to view the menu, visit the upcoming events page on our website https://www.gardencityhotel.com/upcoming-events

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 603 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place is lovely.

The tuna tartare was so good we ordered a second appetizer as we all devoured the first one very quickly.

We ordered two shrimp cocktails since there was only three pieces in each one but it was so delicious we didn’t mind.

Our entrées were so good I actually could not decide between the veal or the filet mignon so I got them both.

The food overall was delicious … the only complaint I have is the only side dish that came with her $70 plates of meat was gnocchi …nobody enjoyed it … and there was NO substitutions allowed

They do get a bonus reprieve for bringing out for a surprise birthday cake dessert for the three of us to share

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AllisonC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Each year my husband and I celebrate our anniversary and have dinner at GC Hotel. We had a wonderful time last night. Delicious food and great service!!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded 3 days ago

Happy Anniversary Allison and thank you for your continued patronage. We hope to see you soon!

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vipkaren
New York Area
67 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff, food and atmosphere were outstanding!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for your feedback Karen!

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vipTomT
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our 3rd visit to Red Salt and probably the best one. I cannot recall another Long Island restaurant that has such a calming effect on diners. All diners were appropriately spaced and ALL restaurant staff were wearing masks. As for the food, I have never had a meal that wasn't superb. Try the maple bacon as an appetizer. The steaks and seafood are great choices for entres. A variety of high quality side dishes are also available. As for the staff, they are all courteous and professional. You just can't go wrong by visiting Red Salt.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you Tom for your continued patronage. We love welcoming you back!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

JC was an outstanding waiter and it’s the best tasting food we have had in a long time. The bacon with a touch of lemon and pickles was out of this world!! I had a Friday special 2lb lobster surf and turf meal. I really don’t want to post this review because then too many people will start going there but It’s too good to keep it to myself!!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on October 12, 2021

Thank you for your feedback! JC is an ambassador of service and we are glad he is part of our team! Chef David Burke's clothesline bacon is a crowd pleaser along with all the other whimsical delicious dishes on the menu. We want to keep you to ourselves too so hurry back!

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Docto
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant excellent food a great celebration experience

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on September 28, 2021

Thank you for your feedback!

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CrazyDave
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great night at Red Salt! Mary and Jose are the best. And the food was perfect as always. Thank you very much!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on September 22, 2021

Thank you again for your continued patronage! Mary, Jose and all of us are always happy to welcome you back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Terrible food and service we were so disappointed!! And it’s extremely expensive!!

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MaryF
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an absolute wonderful experience all around. Due to Covid hadn't been out very much. But decided to go out and celebrate my husband's birthday. What a wonderful experience. Will be back.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on September 18, 2021

Happy Birthday to your husband Mary! And thank you for your feedback. We can't wait to have you back.

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KathleenL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

It was my first time here. I ordered the Cobb salad with shrimp and filet. The menu described heirloom tomatoes and they were cherry tomatoes. I live near farms so I know the difference. I eat heirloom all the time. The bacon in the salad was fatty and seemed uncooked. I was expecting toasted chunks. Our drink we ordered was an old fashioned. The bartender put no time into it at all and tasted like bourbon with a slice of orange and a cherry, no muddling at all. It just seemed very average to me and for a $40.00 salad I feel I was not asking to much for good tomatoes and bacon. The meat and the 3 shrimp that were in it were good, however the shrimp was very bland as well. Nice place to stay however, it looked like a beautiful hotel.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on September 3, 2021

I am sorry that the cobb salad was not to your liking. Heirloom tomatoes do come in many variations and the ones we use for this dish are mixed heirloom cherry tomatoes. An Old Fashion doesn't have any muddling. Ours is made with Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Maple syrup and orange maple bitters. I am pleased however that after you mentioned your dissatisfaction we did give you a discount. We hope you can join us again and try some of the other favorite dishes and drinks.

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DennisB
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had our anniversary dinner, the waitress was very pleasant, they gave us a free glass of champagne and a free dessert to share.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on August 18, 2021

Happy Anniversary Dennis! Thank you for your wonderful feedback. Come join us for Thursday Date Night special and keep those sparks going!

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ArtieP
New York Area
45 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Romantic, classy atmosphere. Excellent food. Fantastic service.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excelente food

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on August 12, 2021

Thank you for your feedback!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Overall experience was very good. Food is delicious. Looking forward to many more beautiful nights here.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on August 12, 2021

Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back!

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RichardV
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

while I believe it’s nice and proper to expose children to a fine dining experience parents MUST control them. Unfortunately during our last two visits to the restaurant both times were marred by yelling and screaming children

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on August 3, 2021

Thank you for your feedback and we apologize for any disruption that you may have experienced.

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PaulC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was very good. Loved the dumplings and branzino. The waygu steak was very chewy. The waiter was polite and good overall, but it looked that there was one waiter for the whole restaurant and several bus boys. Most ESL. Nice ambiance. The wine list was decent but little selection. Only six reds.

This place is not cheap, and it is in the Garden City Hotel. I do wish that they would have a dress code. I saw three clowns at two different tables, dressed in Hawaiin Shirts and shorts. Shorts?

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on August 3, 2021

Thank you for your feedback. Regrettably we are experiencing the very same staffing challenge that most employers are struggling with across the country which is a low volume of people seeking to return to the workforce. The apparent effect of the enhanced unemployment benefits still in place. Rest assured that we are making every effort to overcome these challenges in order to provide you with a memorable experience.

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CrazyDave
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, as always. And the staff is simply the best. Jose, Mary, always do such a great job. We love coming here!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on August 3, 2021

Thank you Dave! We love having you here!

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vipBaby1213
New York Area
169 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had a wonderful meal and good wine with my daughter and a friend! Had dined earlier in the week in BYC at David Burke and this didn’t disappoint.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on August 3, 2021

Thank you for your feedback!

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vipNikitas11
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time but it won’t be our last. We were celebrating our anniversary and enjoyed it very much. Our server was wonderful and the food was great. Would definitely recommend.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on August 3, 2021

Happy Anniversary! We hope to celebrate many more with you!

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vipbeckermatt
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food. Everything was absolutely delicious. The restaurant has a very nice atmosphere. Staff was very attentive but not overbearing.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 22, 2021

Thank you for your feedback! We hope to see you soon!

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vipmichellel
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

So disappointed, had been there many times before, and this was a completely different restaurant.
Cold appetizers amd possibly the worst steak I have had in years…. Unacceptable
Wow it was a disappointment…..

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 22, 2021

We sincerely apologize that you did not enjoy your meal. Your comments will be shared with our Executive Chef and Restaurant Manager. We hope you allow us another opportunity to restore your faith in us.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience4

Very nice except too loud. Could not hear at a table of 4.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 22, 2021

Thank you for your feedback!

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JohnW
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

We were looking forward to this upscale dinner with friends. Started out on a great note with good cocktails and salad and the maple candied bacon was amazing! But the steaks we had were very disappointing. We had wagyu and sirloins. They were not very tender and mine had a vein through it. This should not be the case in a restaurant that charges $68 for a ribeye! Dessert was not memorable. So to be honest even though a beautiful space, I don't be think we will be returning.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 22, 2021

Thank you for your feedback John. We apologize that some of the items did not meet your expectations and we hope that you will give us another opportunity to restore your faith in us.

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vipAlyssajoy13
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

The waiter was attentive initially but then disappeared. Out appetizers came out relatively quickly but the main course took much longer and the steak was raw. It had to be sent back. I ordered the chocolate sphere cake for dessert and it was so repulsive I sent it back and didn’t want anything else. I would say it’s completely overpriced and mediocre.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 13, 2021

I apologize that your experience was not better. I have shared your comments to the appropriate people and i hope you will give us another opportunity.

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GlorMags
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Very disappointing. Service was very good but the food was mediocre at best. The angry garlic 2 lb lobster was definitely not 2 lb, nor did it have garlic and totally lacked spice. It was sitting in a pool of bland oil. Can’t recommend this restaurant.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 13, 2021

Thank you for your feedback. I apologize that you did not enjoy the angry lobster and we hope that you will giev us another opportunity to restore your faith in us.

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vipwheninrome
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We started at patio bar where Jose made us the most refreshing cocktails. Great comfortable atmosphere out there but we decided to head into king bar where the famous Brian made us our favorite cocktails, the cucumber south side and the maple bourbon old fashioned. His hospitality skills are off the charts. We sat down for dinner and had such an incredible experience! Mary Francis is a top notch server and recommend such great options for every part of our meal. She was kind, friendly and over exceeded our expectations. The manager Brittney stopped by and was such a pleasure to take to. I can’t wait for my next experience here!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 13, 2021

Thank you for your feedback and accolades! I will make sure to share with the staff. Brian and Jose are both masters in mixology and always creating the best drinks. MAry Francis and Brittany are the best of the best! We are glad you enjoyed everything and we can't wait to give you another amazing experience!

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vipLane
New York Area
111 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We had a Wonderful Anniversary Celebration ! Mary was so attentive and so thoughtful .... our dinner was delicious! Got a bit noisy at times...and we were seated in front of a serving table when they started to set up for Brunch I gather... that should really wait until the diners are gone.. However...being our first time dining at Red Salt we will return.... and soon.... thank you for the lovely Anniversary treats! Very appreciated!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 8, 2021

Thank for your feedback Lane and Happy Anniversary! We hope to see you back soon!

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vipPeterG
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We went for my birthday, I thought the food and decor were outstanding. The portions are moderate but of the highest quality. The service was very good as they were trying very hard but seemed a little rusty post covid. Will go back.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 8, 2021

Thank you for your feedback Peter and Happy Birthday! I am glad that you enjoyed your meal. We are experiencing the very same staffing challenge that most employers are struggling with across the country which is a low volume of people seeking to return to the workforce. Rest assured that we are making every effort to overcome these challenges in order to provide every guest with a memorable experience.

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vipclara
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was good. Food was very good. Very impressed and glad I found a local place with class to eat.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 8, 2021

Thank you for your feedback Clara! We hope to see you back soon!

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vipDisappointed
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening celebrating our 48th anniversary!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 8, 2021

Thank you for your rating!

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vipBKBar
New York Area
94 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

oddly at the big cash prices a good deal great food and fun

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on July 8, 2021

Thank you for your feedback!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had a lovely time… food was excellent…. Candied bacon a must!

Only critique is the dessert selection… not that enticing… the little chocolate squares were a better offering than their dessert menu.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on June 29, 2021

Thank you for your feedback.

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DONNA
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Anniversary

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! Loved the Maple Bacon appetizer!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on June 15, 2021

Thank you for your feedback! The bacon clothesline is one of the many whimsical creations of Chef Burke and certainly a favorite! We hope to see you back soon!

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RHS3
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

For a hotel lobby restaurant the food and service were better than I expected. Both the appetizers and main courses ordered were very good and priced fairly.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on June 15, 2021

Thank you for your feedback!

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gypsyinthepalace
Richmond
11 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant.. excellent service.. Mary was fantastic...

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on May 12, 2021

Thank you for your comments! We will make sure that we tell Mary of your accolades. We think she is fantastic too:)

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Bina
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The bacon on the clothesline is still my very favorite. Everything was delicious. I was there for Restaurant Week and the selection was good with additional items on the menu for an additional price. The room is quiet and very private. I enjoyed my early dinner very much.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on May 22, 2021

Thank you for your feedback Bina! The clothesline bacon is a crowd pleaser for sure! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your dinner and hope you will be back soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love eating here! Always delicious & the wait staff is fantastic (JC & Mary). Never leave disappointed.

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on May 5, 2021

Thank you for your feedback and patronage! We think JC & Mary are fantastic too! We hope to see you back soon!

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PaulE
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff and food exceeded expectations . Friendly and prompt service! Definitely and highly recommended

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on May 5, 2021

Thank you for your feedback Paul! Hope to see you back soon!

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vipkitty814
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time we tried this restaurant and it was amazing! Great for a special event. Food was so tasty. I am vegetarian and they catered to my needs in an excellent manner. I would definitely go back!

Red Salt Room by David Burke
Responded on May 5, 2021

Thank you for your feedback! We have selections for anyone with special needs and are happy to accomodate. We can't wait to welcome you back!

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FAQs

Red Salt Room by David Burke offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (516) 877-9385.

Red Salt Room by David Burke is rated 4.4 stars by 603 OpenTable diners.

Red Salt Room by David Burke does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.gardencityhotel.com/gift-cards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.