The Wayfarer's interior, designed by the award-winning Meyer Davis Studio Inc , evokes a feeling of “old meets new,” drawing inspiration from the 1970’s blended with the classic New York of the 1800’s. The multi-leveled restaurant offers the choice to observe passerby's on the main floor by our open cafe glass windows or enjoy a cocktail in our upstairs lounge.
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My boyfriend and I came here for a nice birthday dinner. The food was decent, but the service was terrible. We waited over 30 minutes to order, and that was only after we asked a busboy to find our waiter. Our food arrived quickly, but our waiter never came by to check on us, ask if everything came out correctly, or see if we wanted to order additional drinks. Once the busboy cleared our plates, we sat at the empty table for another 10 mins before we flagged down our waiter again to ask for the check. The floor manager was out checking in at every table, but never came to ours, otherwise I would have made him aware of the situation. The other tables around us appeared to have similar experiences as I saw multiple groups complaining to the manager. I will give props to the busboy staff, they made sure our plates were cleared promptly and we never ran out of water. For as expensive as this restaurant was, I expected a much better experience.
The service was attentive and quick. Great for lunch meetings.
One of my favorite restaurants in New York. Outstanding food and cocktails, great ambiance, lots of space so you're not crammed in. Highly recommend.
Downtown vibe in Midtown. Excellent decor with plenty of space between tables. Service was a bit lagging, but friendly. Great place for both business or social lunch, dinner or drinks!
Ordered a shrimp cocktail and the truffle fries and they forgot the fries...wasn’t a complicated order. Overall it was a nice place
First time at this restaurant and we thoroughly enjoyed it! We are not sushi people but I understand that is very good. I had shrimp cocktail and California Rolls, both of which were excellent--I am picky about the way I like my shrimp cooked. My husband had the pork chops which he said was just about the best he has tasted (except the ones I cook!). Our companions had lobster roll and vegetable risotto, I think. Everybody was very pleased with their meal. The service was good as well as unobtrusive. The noise level was a little high considering we were visiting with friends we hadn't seen in a year. But it was workable. We would definitely go back!
The food and service - excellent. Love the popovers!
FYI . Rue 57 across the street won’t take Open Table reservations for 1 person - their loss Wayfarer’s gain.
Perfect food and service. I’ve had the best chicken and the sushi was also good
The avocado toast is always excellent. Even at 1130am the sushi was out of this world. Absolutely love this restaurant.
Love it!! I eat here every second day it is like my second home- everzbidz is friendly and nice and the food ist just great!! Trz the fries ans mayo with truffle.. Window was broken- a bit cold.
Friends in from out of town.
After making a reservation several weeks in advance, we arrived at the restaurant 4 of us a bit early and the other 2 about 10 minutes behind us, the reservation was for 2 pm for 6 people, they told us at 2pm they would seat us at the next available 6 top...we sat at the bar and had drinks and went back 3 times to reception as it was 2:30 and we were seeing many empty tables. Finally at 2:40pm after pointing out to the hostess that the table they were preparing for us was ready we were seated. Service was terrible.
We had to ask for someone to take our order, at one point the hostess said the problem was that all of the waitstaff wanted to close there stations. I was a waitress when I was younger, I was a hostess when I was younger and this was ridiculous, was there no manager? We had the pastry basket, but my husband wanted to regular bread, not sweet bread....the waiter explained that they normally did not serve this during the day but that they were making it and to please be patient...the food came and the bread never did. We never asked to see a manger, because it was a holiday and we were enjoying ourselves and the food was delicious. My question I guess is was there a manger on duty, if so they must have asleep in the office.
Unfortunately, one of our group received her entree after the rest of us were halfway finished with ours. We were told that only 3 of 5 servers showed up for work on Easter Sunday.
Server was extremely slow. Took three times to get the correct drinks delivered to our table. Server also wasn’t very attentive, water glasses were empty. Overall just ok experience.
Love this place. Always amazing. Great food and superb staff.
Wife’s birthday - great food and service
Food was good
An excellent spot for before or after the theatre. Menu selection is very good, service first rate.
Solid but uninspiring. This restaurant was close to our hotel and had an opening before our show, plus our daughter wanted a steak. The food was competent and well prepared, but not special -- the chef didn't really seem to have a point of view. The waiter discouraged my husband from ordering sushi (what he really wanted) because "it's not enough for a meal". We saw other sushi plates, and it would have been perfect for him. The restaurant is very comfortable and pleasant inside, and staff is professional.
Seat ( bench) was not comfortable . No table cloths.
Great evening! The staff were professional and friendly and the food was great! I left my cell phone there and they were prompt in helping me find it and I was back on my way!
Service was very slow
Food was mediocre
Cost was high
Breakfast - yum!!
When you pay around $50 or so for a sirloin or rib eye steak without any accompaniments whatsoever then you at least expect the steak to be of a standard befitting the reputation of New York. Sadly this was not the case. Any flavour just seemed to be in the charred surface and the sirloin consistency was pretty dry even for a medium finish. The rib eye was slightly less dry which you might expect because of the cut and the medium-rare finish but even so I've had better flavour and texture from well known chain restaurants in the UK. Whem I visit New York I expect something much better than that - especially when a meal for 3 with no wine and just two starters set us back around $240! It is true that this was not exactly my first choice of restaurant but picked due to haste, so hopefully does not reflect NYC steak reputation in general. Anyhow my advice - don't go there for steak
Amazing! Impeccable service & great simple food.
Love this place so much!! Had an amazing girls lunch. The space is beautiful and the food SO GOOD. Will be back soon.
Excellent spot for brunch. Ambiance, great food, perfect midtown location.
Lovely, helpful staff. Very good selection of food that is really well prepared. Celebrated a special occasion there and the staff were excellent at helping us mark the occasion. Highly recommended.
Nice place I like to visit for a relaxed quiet business breakfast from time to time.
Absolutely love this place. Food and service is always exceptional!
They didn't have the items that were listed on their menu online.
The restaurant was pretty empty (Monday night)
The music was so loud...we asked them a few times to lower it and they did a little.
Service was slow and sloppy
The ambience at Wayfarer was very nice. My order was messed up but the server was very attentive to remedy the situation which I appreciate. We were verbally informed about children's specials for my 7 year old, who ordered the kids pasta. When the bill came, that pasta was $17, which is a ridiculous price for a kids serving of pasta with butter and parmesan on it. Otherwise, everything else was ok.
Great food and seating in banquet. Service efficient and polite. Generous portions.
Great service great food and the restaurant is laid out nicely
The food and the service were exceptional
Gen lugar de comida americana. Gran ambiente y comida.
Service, servers, and look of the restaurant were all great. Went for brunch and the food was fine. Taste was fine, presentation left plenty to be desired. For the price I’d go elsewhere.
Food and service never disappoints. Another excellent experience!
We went here for brunch because it got good reviews and was close to our hotel. My husband liked his eggs benedict and my daughter got the bagels and smoked salmon plate which she said was fine. My omelet was the driest, blandest omelet I have had in a long time. At first I thought they had forgotten the cheese because it was sooo dry. The veggies were barely cooked. The servers were nice but we had to flag them down if we wanted anything; more coffee, more hot water, ketchup for the potatoes, salt & pepper for by bland omelette, etc.