The Wilson

4.5
101 Reviews
$30 and under
Unspecified
Northeastern coastal cuisine with global influences and classic cocktails with global influences

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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
  • Contactless payment available
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
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 101 people are saying
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4.4
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50% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipTK719
New York Area
299 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal at The Wilson. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. They have great seating both indoors and outdoors. A very nice dining option in Chelsea / Flatiron.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went here 2 days in a row. It was that good!

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vipSportsgirl
New York Area
122 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Very good appetizers, especially the spicy tuna tacos. Hanger steak came out rare as ordered. Friendly and helpful service as well.

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vipRaju
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Loud/lots of yelping dogs

AJ
vipAJC1234567
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went here with a friend for brunch. We were seated in the back ROSE GARDEN which at the time of reviewing was decorated beautifully with flowers, a swing and very cute decor. The food was fabulous and the restaurant is a good place to meet up with friends or family. The restaurant is in a hotel so weekends will often get busy. If you go ask to be seated in the rose garden, it’s a treat.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

A lot went wrong including items in the menu we were informed were not available, our servers were gone for long periods of time and our waiter kept changing, it took a few requests to receive things we asked for (like water, utensils). The food and drinks were not very good (one drink was more than half full of ice), only the chicken and mushrooms were enjoyable. This could have been such a better experience and I’m pretty disappointed.

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Maria019
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Honestly a little too loud and service was incredibly slow. They did give us a free cookie but still, felt overpriced and took forever.

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vipMona
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of my favorite restaurant. Best overall value and package for experience! Will come back again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! The manager came out to speak to us amd was awesome.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I had a beautiful Valentines Day at The Wilson. The place is picture perfect and the ambiance will make you want to set up house and stay forever. The food was something of God and the service was just outstanding. Our waiter was so attentive, kind and super fun. Our new go-to spot.

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Jude
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Upbeat meet up location with a great food selection and great service!

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vipashmuely
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is terrific, we go there often with our dog(yes they welcome dogs and have a special dog menu).
The food is complex and tasty. The drinks and the wines are superb and the service is outstanding.
I also had a buisness dinner there and my employees were raving about the place..
Highly recommended!!!!!!

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vipElle
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is right near our office and a perfect spot for off site lunches. They have great salads and the menus is well priced.

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LAndCT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Solid food, Extremely nice and efficient servers. Louder in the open, glass well-lit front section. Quieter in the comfortable back section.

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vipchrisjamjam
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

It is a very noisy place with chatter and music. The food was good but too prricy

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vipTFam
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We came for the oyster special on Thursday & ordered one entree from the table as everyone had a dozen oysters. The oysters were high quality and the drinks were good. I did like the entree we ordered, but in one star off for the short menu. I just think a few more dishes could be added.

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BeeBee
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a large group of adults celebrating my birthday. The entire service team made me feel special and ensured we had an excellent experience. We ordered a variety of dishes and everyone enjoyed their meals and drinks. The manager even brought us complimentary dessert with a birthday candle, and a staff member was kind enough to take a group photo of us. We sat at our table for over two hours and never felt rushed or unwelcome. After dinner all of my friends said what a great choice the restaurant was. I would not hesitate to recommend The Wilson for a special occasion.

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Kaki
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far my favorite place to eat in NYC! My husband and I ate here the first morning of our honeymoon in the city and ever since we have visited The National each time we have been in the city! We loved bringing our three children with us this trip and sharing the delicious food, great ambiance (all be it a little more energetic with three children dining with us!) but the attentive staff made it oh so worth it for all of us!

DM
vipDanielM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall1food1service5ambience3

I had 6 people for dinner and everything that came was terrible and I never complain about restaurants. I had the burger it was fair, the chopped salad was arugula swimming in dressing it was mush, the signature chicken was dry and the ravioli was terrible.

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vipLitediner
Baltimore
21 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had breakfast for 9 on Sunday. Sunday early is only buffet but it was very delicious.

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StephanieL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food was good but overpriced for what it is like the rest of this restaurant group's places. It's a good option in this neighborhood, which doesn't have much, especially near MSG. Do yourself a favor and don't order the $8 bread - it's 2 pieces and some pita. Ridiculous they even charge for bread.

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vipHidesInNYC
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

BEST place for dog lovers! The service is excellent, super friendly staff and they treat your fur-friend like a guest. We love this place for any get together.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food and amazing staff. Glen and the team made us feel so welcome and they accommodated all our requests with a smile. The cocktails were perfect, just a top experience. We will be back and recommend to friends.

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Paula
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, service & ambience. The staff really make you feel like a valued customer and the lunch menu is awesome. Will be back!

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vipMPFoodies
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience4

We sat downstairs, and it's very lovely. Our table wobbled though, and no one was able to fix it so we had to contend with that. The food was great, but the service was slow and inattentive. However, the manager was very nice and was quick to process our credit card once we received the check.

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MMun
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My only regret is that I didn't know about this place sooner! The service was great, everyone nice and attentive. The food was delicious and there was such a great variety. The almond ricotta ravioli dish...wow! I'm not even vegan and it blew my mind. Also, you have to try the espresso flan with doughnuts. The drinks were also great, bartender even made us off menu cocktails that were amazing. Definitely returning.

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vipMica
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall4food4service2ambience4

The food and atmosphere are really good, but the attentiveness of the service is lacking. The appetizers were brought out just before the entrees arrived.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had brunch there. The food is awesome. And the deco is delicate.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Very busy on a Wednesday evening. It took 10 minutes for a server to approach our table (and only after we asked), and he was a very odd guy. Started with the tuna tartare, we both had the falafel waffles and ended sharing their cookie skillet. The food was all very good. The service wasn’t great, and it seemed like there was one waiter for half the restaurant. We consistently had to ask for water refills. The manager kept checking on us and it felt awkward. The whole vibe was uncomfortable. But- loved the food! Maybe order for delivery?

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vipStefanie
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Almond ravioli is not good! Needs to be taken off menu

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wilson was a great date night for my husband and I. We shared a bottle of wine and all of the food together. The tuna crudo was light and refreshing and just what I wanted after a warm day of wandering through Chelsea. The octopus was prepared wonderfully and the brussel sprout tacos were definitely a treat! The scallops are definitely a must try- very tasty! We also had the special that evening, which was a pan seared branzino. It was my first time having branzino and the bar has been set really high.

Sal was our server and took very good care of us. He gave wonderful recommendations.

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xyzxyz
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience5

After we finished dinner, we waited almost an hour before somebody checked on our table again. We were hoping to have a quick business dinner and it turned into a nearly three and a half hour meal. We asked for the check four times before somebody finally brought it.

KM
vipKrisM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience5

We really enjoyed the setting at the restaurant. The food was a nice quality but found the sauces a bit bland. Scallops were cooked beautifully.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Food is incredibly mediocre. Disappointing because spot is so cool with outdoor patio.

CL
CassidyL
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and experience! I particularly enjoyed the vegetarian options

PJ
vipPJ81
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wilson is a well-located gem close to FIT and Penn Station, with a great outdoor area well protected from the elements. The food is delicious and the service very attentive and informed. My only complaint is that the wine list is limited and liquor prices are high

PA
vipPAMp
New England
24 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The Brussels sprout tacos were excellent! Good food....not outstanding. The service was good.

CC
vipCatherineC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great birthday service!

FAQs

The Wilson offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 529-2671.

The Wilson is rated 4.5 stars by 101 OpenTable diners.

The Wilson does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://igchospitality.com/store/.

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.