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The Stanton Social

4.6
5071 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Tapas / Small Plates
Perfect For:
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Chef/owner Chris Santos has teamed up with Tao owner Richard Wolf, and the James Beard 'Best New Restaurant Design' award winning firm AvroKo, to create The Stanton Social, a staple and neighborhood favorite of the Lower East Side.

The design of this three level hot spot tips it's hat to the neighborhood’s garment history and offers diners a culinary odyssey. All menu items are designed for sharing, offering guests a chance to experience multiple dishes and flavors throughout their meal. In addition to its 120 seats, The Stanton Social offers a lounge and bar on the upper level, featuring guest DJs. Dishes range from $9-$30 each.
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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday 5pm-11pm, Monday-Thursday 5pm-12am, Saturday 5pm-1am.

Brunch: Saturdays and Sundays 11:30am-4pm.

Happy Hour: (Sunday and Monday, 5pm - close and Tuesday - Friday 5-8pm): $1 Oysters, Happy Hour Bites & half-priced select wines and beers in the bar + lounge.

Wine Wednesday: Every Wednesday from 5pm - close, 1/2 price all bottles of wine $200 and under in the bar + lounge.

Social Mondays (since 2005): Every Monday, "buy one get one" at the bar, featuring guest DJs.
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Phone number
(212) 995-0099
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chris Santos
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between Orchard and Ludlow
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch

Private Dining

Chris Santos’ shared plate concept makes The Stanton Social a great place for larger group dinners and cocktail parties.

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What 5071 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.3
service
4.5
ambience
4.0
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0Dined 5 days ago

Really not verybgood

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2.0Dined 6 days ago

Forgot about one of our dishes. Took over an hour to get all of the food we ordered.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Fabulous evening, food was refreshingly exciting and tasted amazing! It was recommended to us and certainly didn’t disappoint. We will be back!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We’ve been to The Stanton Social a bunch of times. The food is always delicious and if you’re lucky enough to get Jim as your server, you will have a fantastic time.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Vibe was good but the happy hour specials were only available upstairs (on the third floor) and the the "tapas" were $22 a piece (with 8 or 9 recommended for 4 people).

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Drinks, food, dessert all great. It is a great place to hang with friends.

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3.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Disappointed

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3.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Love the space and fun menu but the service seemed like they’d rather be having their wisdom teeth out than acknowledging existence of customers.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

food was good as well as the service but they really pack the people in. you can’t move between tables without asking people to move, even the servers were struggling.

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1.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Really unfortunate.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Excellent atmosphere and friendly staff. Enjoyable evening and food on point.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I've been to Stanton Social a few times and always have a good experience. It was great for Sunday brunch catch up with friends. Fun sharing food selections, good service, vibrant atmosphere. Great!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great location; great service; amazing food. Great spot to enjoy with friends!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Service and ambiance was excellent! Food was delicious BUT way too pricy for the portions.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Great! Good value during happy hour.

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2.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Very expensive for not so exceptional food. Prices were exorbitant for small plates of shared food. Also paid $14 for sparkling water- yikes! Might be up some people's alley but for us, just not a good value.

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3.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We went to Stanton Social based on good Open Table reviews. We were very disappointed. Very small plates with full-plate prices. Over $70 per person, and we were not full. The food was ordinary, at best. Service was inattentive. You can do much better at this price point.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Everything was great! Excellent food, drinks and service. The place is beautiful and is located in a very nice area. The Oreo cookie pancakes were amazing!!!!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We go here for brunch every time we are in NY. Never disappoints. Just love the food!! So nice to be able to try so many things! Took my parents who are vegetarians and they also enjoyed the variety/options. Will keep going every chance I get!!

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The restaurant is beautiful, dim lights, nice music and good ambiance. Some of the dishes can be improved with the way it's presented, but other than that, it was okay. I didn't care for the food very much.

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Food was very good and our waiter made great recommendations. Favorites included the pierogis and the Korean skirt steak tacos. Wine list was rather expensive and prevented us from ordering a bottle. A few choices in the $40 -$50 would have been appreciated. Extremely noisy though. I would not recommend more than 4 at your table or you will have difficulty hearing your friends.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Saturday brunch

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

I love this place! Often go for their outstanding weekend brunch. The food is delish, served so it's easily shared. Friendly prompt service & decent prices on food (though the wine list is expensive). Don't miss the Croque Monsieur Satay...heaven on a stick.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Amazing brunch everything was perfection

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1.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Inmangeable, un supplice, très dommage car cadre sympa !!!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

What an amazing experience. I wish we could have tried everything!

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3.0Dined on March 17, 2018

This restaurant was ok at best. Services sucked. Food was fine but they did a terrible job timing the food and checking on us, refilling cocktails. Some dishes were cold when they should have been hot. Very inattentive staff, not enthusiasm about the menu, you had to flag them down if you need anything. Would not recommend.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Goat cheese pierogies, French onion soup dumplings, beef sliders and cocktails were awesome.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

As usual, the food was amazing and we had a great time sharing the different plates. Love, love, love the onion soup dumplings and the pierogis! Tried the beef and broccoli this time and also enjoyed it! Gotta finish it with the warm donuts every time. The servers are very attentive and engaging. This is our favorite place to go with a group. Can’t wait to return.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Great service and tasty shared plate options.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Love this place!!!!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Here for our anniversary. Fun place nice vibe. Great artsy food presentation. Taste was over the top great. Thanks guys. We had a great time!!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Wonderful food, accommodating staff, very cool inside, great vibe, a fun meeting place however loud!! Can’t really have a conversation.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

We arrived 15mins early for our 7.30 reservation, and an hour later we still had not been seated. Once we ordered the food was quick to come and the dishes all tasted amazing. Only 2 bathrooms for a busy restaurant wasn’t great and I’m sure people who were sat near the long line, also weren’t impressed!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Very good food. Small plates allow trying many different dishes. Friendly, attentive service from the time one steps through the door. Worth the effort to get there. Some really good bottles of wine, although a little pricey.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

This is our new favorite restaurant...in all of NYC. My husband and I dined here for his birthday this weekend, and we loved every item we ordered off the menu. If you love tapas, or sampling different small dishes, this is the place for you. A few of our favorites were the French Onion Dumplings, the Goat Cheese and Potato pierogis, the philly cheesesteak, and the Beef Wellington. If you're on the LES, and looking for a foodie looking for a swanky vibe, it's a must!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Very noisy to the point that is unpleasant- big groups partying as if they are alone in the restaurant... food has some really good dishes and some mediocre ones. Service is attentive and prompt.

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3.0Dined on March 2, 2018

we were seated in the quieter lounge area upstairs. downstairs seemed more 'happening'/exciting, however we received excellent service upstairs.

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2.0Dined on March 1, 2018

The restaurant is organized very poorly. All reservations were cramped on one side of
The restaurant with no room. The other side was completely empty. Terrible.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Sehr kreative und leckere Küche

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