Schilling

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$30 and under
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Austrian
Michelin-starred chef Eduard Frauneder's newest restaurant, Schilling, is located in NYC's Financial District. With a name that nods to the surrounding neighborhood and the former Austrian currency, Schilling will offer a day-to-night bistro that features chef Frauneder's contemporary take on Austrian classics, this time with a Mediterranean touch.
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F
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Reserved table for a birthday dinner at 5:30pm because we have a kid with us and didn’t want to bother other customers. We were the 1st customers there but waited until 6:30pm before our mediocre entrees came out. Rushed out around 6:45-6:50pm because someone else reserved our table for 7:00pm. Horrible service despite us stating that it’s a birthday dinner. Food was mediocre and we won’t be back for sure!

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

My friend and I both ordered the wiener schnitzel, and shared the bratwurst as an appetizer. The bratwurst (with the beans) was outstanding. We both said it was one of the hetter ones we’ve had in the city. The schnitzel was also good. We’d definitely be back for the savory dishes. Pass on the dessert however. We’d ordered the chocolate souffle and the apple strudel. Unfortunately, the souffle was not what you’d normally expect, despite assurances from the waiter that it was. Turns out its more like a chocolate cake. Apple strudel was a bit heavy as well.

t
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Enjoyed lunch. Attentive service. Not rushed. Spaetzle was generous in size and excellent and Avocado Toast with egg was very good. Panna Cotta and Apple Strudel were excellent.

OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Have had dinner and drinks at this place a number of times, b

OT
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great ambiance, friendly service, consistent kitchen ... we are happy regulars now.

OT
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Small restaurant with outsized personality and excellent fare. The seating is a bit cramped, though, but some might find this dynamic. Recommended.

DD
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

The food was excellent, the service could be described as lackadaisical. There were two of us sitting at the bar when we arrived and yet, we had to wait for the bartender to finish setting up before we could order drinks. The bartender didn't understand that "on the rocks" mean a drink served on an ice-cube, and obviously didn't know how to prepare the cocktails on the menu. During the meal, we had to chase our server for follow-up, which was strange because the restaurant wasn't very crowded. All in all, good food, but not extraordinary, the service distracted from the experience.

MW
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Very crowded, so service wasn't terrific, but the atmosphere was fun and you weren't rushed.
A little pricey, especially the salmon which didn't come with anything. The ruben sandwich was delicious. Ironically it came with fries, which should have accompanied the salmon.

K
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great spot in the neighborhood. The food is delicious and nicely presented. The staff is always inviting and attentive without bugging you. Love it

j
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the ambiance. A little hidden gem in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the financial center and Freedom Tower neighborhood. Excellent cocktails and nice wines by the glass. The food was delicious with beautiful presentation.

CO
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The Schilling is a great find. Usually consistently good food and it's a cozy spot which makes it an ideal quick lunch or casual dinner spot.

JF
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu, delicious food, great service, great atmosphere! Thank you.

A
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place - it’s such a solid, local, cute restaurant with great food and wine list. The staff and ambiance are excellent! It is my go-to down in that area - a tucked away gem.

MM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My friend and I really enjoyed Schilling, though don't choose this restaurant if you're in a big hurry (which, luckily, we were not). The food was spectacular, the ambience lovely and relaxed, and the service was very friendly and attentive, if a bit more leisurely than I'm used to. Would absolutely go back!

p
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall2food5service1ambience5

Service was abysmal. The ticket times were awful, but the food and drinks were great.

SS
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Fantastic gem tucked away in FiDi - the food was exceptionally good. Each dish was meticulous in execution and hit the spot on flavor, texture, appeal and taste. Highly recommend the roast chicken, brussel sprouts, schnitzel and burrata among others.

AF
Nashville
5 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and service was great. Beyond cute atmosphere. Wonderful restaurant!

RP
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We live close by and dine there very often. It is charming and pleasant, the staff is attentive and the food is flawlessly prepared. The set up is cool and tasteful, and well suited for a nice dinner with friends or business associates.

SA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were both excellent! We loved our waitress – didn't get her name but she's a petite blond and said she's from Poland. A shout out to her; she was friendly, helpful, attentive and she made the experience lovely!

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience3

The portions are WAY TOO SMALL.
I ordered the chickpea stew and the bowl are ridiculous small and cost 17 dólars.
The place is
Cute, but the food is not so good.

r
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a little gem in the financial district. The menu is petite but wholesome. Everything is delicious including their wines. The seating is close and the space is small, but it makes for an intimate experience. The staff is fantastic, genuine and lovely.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, well prepared, very pleasant staff. Would definitely go back again.

OT
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Very disappointed with dinner service. Entrees came to the table before appetizers were finished. Food was nothing special and panna cotta dessert was tasteless. Air conditioner leaked into seating area during meal. Would not return or recommend when there are so many other dining options in the area.

DD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. It was a good choice for restaurant week.

KL
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An incredible Austrian-inspired restaurant with a lovely atmosphere, impeccable service, and delicious food! We had the good fortune of visiting during NYC's Restaurant Week and had an exceptional prixe fix 3-course meal for $42 each (fresh balsamic and tomato salad, scallops with morel mushrooms, wiener schnitzel, pesto spaetzl and apple strudels). Loved it and would absolutely visit again!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food5service1ambience4

We love this restaurant but if you’re not going to write down the orders of 6 people, you better get the orders right. We went for Restaurant Week, and it went as you would expect it. Wrong orders came out, and when asking for no dairy because of an actual allergy (not lactose intolerance, a legit allergy) but you get ice cream on dessert - that’s not okay. So from apps, to main, to dessert. The orders were wrong.

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food and drinks were great! Very tight seating but cozy atmosphere. Server was very helpful and knowledgeable.

AA
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Lovely overall, portions could stand to be bigger.

YY
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience
Would recommend

KG
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

We were fans of Freud in the Village and thought the menu for Schilling looked fantastic, but the portion sizes on the mains were too small for the price. It was as if they hadn't done enough shopping for the dinner service. The duck breast entree came with three slices - not even half a duck breast. The brat plate had one link. The sauce around the spaetzle was thin, milky. It may have been an off night because I see many other good reviews. They had a large dinner party and had run out of the entrees we wished to order originally, so that was disappointing.

E
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. The chicken was excellent!

SC
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice place. Server was attentive to our dietary restrictions and made sure that our stuff came out gluten free.

ES
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always a great lunch options in downtown Manhattan. Love it .

n
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Schilling is the type of restaurant that I wish was in my neighborhood, as I'd go there all the time. It has that perfect neighborhood vibe with a great homey atmosphere, delicious mostly healthy food and friendly staff. I would recommend it to anyone in the Financial District looking for a more down to earth peaceful place to eat.

OT
New England
7 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

The ambiance was great, food was good...no complaints

OT
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

It was my boyfriend’s birthday. The waiter seemed a little board and circled our table like a helicopter trying to land. The food was great. The potions are small, so you will find yourself ordering more food. Overall it was great though.

f
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

we came recommended by friends, and like it a lot. Simple, agreeable, great food, good service and very affordable for NYC.

C
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful server, cozy ambiance, and absolutely delicious food. Delicate Sea Bass in a flavorful broth, crisp and tender Wiener Schnitzel.

R
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

As a first timer, my family and I enjoyed the ambiance and the food

M
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a wonderful Polish server who knew her wine and had that European professionalism that one rarely experiences in US restaurants.