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Tue, 1/23
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10:00 PM
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Red Cat

4.6
3024 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Neighborhood Gem (59)
  • Fit for Foodies (55)
  • Good for a Date (44)
This Old Chelsea food hall opened in 1999 and is a New York original. The Red Cat's combination of come-as-you-are sensibilities and straightforward, satisfying, and occasionally irreverent cuisine instantly establish the restaurant as a favorite with New York diners. David Battin currently runs the kitchen that's become famous for such whimsical creations as Quick Sauté of Zucchini with toasted almonds, and pecorino; Duck Risotto with maitake, ricotta salata, and truffle; and Homemade Pappardelle with oxtail ragu, pecorino romano, and rosemary. Such dishes only add to the restaurant's mystique as a place for all seasons, styles, and spirits. As Frank Bruni wrote in the New York Times, "The Red Cat feels vaguely colonial and tavern like, except when it feels downtown-gallery cool, and apart from those moments when it feels modestly and eclectically elegant."

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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday – Saturday: 5:30pm – 11:00pm; Sunday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Lunch: Monday – Friday: 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Brunch: Saturday – Sunday: 11:30am – 2:45pm
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Phone number
(212) 242-1308
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Mike Cooperman
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
23rd & 24th Streets
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Parking details
Street parking after 7:00pm. Lots on 23rd between 10th & 11th avenues or 24th between 9th & 10th Avenues.
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Public transit
C or E Train to 23rd & 8th Avenue
1 or 2 on 23rd & 7th Avenue
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What makes The Red Cat so special is that is expertly walks the line between familiar and cutting edge, using innovative American-inspired cuisine and a relaxed atmosphere to set the tone. Whatever the occasion, The Red Cat will always fit the mood.
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The Red Cat is located in the heart of Manhattans Chelsea district. It expertly walks the line between familiar and cutting edge, using innovative American-inspired cuisine and a relaxed atmosphere to set the tone. The Red Cat offers a contemporary, thoroughly enjoyable experience for any occasion.

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Prix fixe -- $75 per person -- three courses.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

What 3024 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.5
food
4.6
service
4.4
ambience
4.2
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vipDavidM (New York Area)
5.0
Dined a day ago

This was our first visit. Had a great Restaurant Week lunch. Too much to eat so I had to take home about half my portion. The service was very attentive. We were not rushed and were able to leisurely have our lunch. Will be back soon.

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emahar (New York Area)
1.0
Dined 2 days ago

I was very disappointed, Red Cat used to be wonderful, great food, elegant, sophisticated.
I last visited a few years ago.

It is no longer any of the above.
the food was expensive & dull, cheap ingredients, badly executed.
maybe it's changed hands.
I would not visit it again. sorry -

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JanA (New York Area)
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Great brunch menu, lots of choices for vegetarians and meateaters alike. Lovely, attentive service but never felt rushed, have been coming here for years.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

Everything was great. The Honey Badger was just too sweet for me.

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WHUAN (New York Area)
1.0
Dined 3 days ago

They have a no outside drink policy which is fine so they took my girlfriends Starbucks coffee. Upon leaving they told us they there the drink out. This is unacceptable. If they were going to throw it out they should have told us. Most restaurants have a policy where they hold it off on the side somewhere.

Food was also too pricey (and salty) for what you got.

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Tamara01 (New York Area)
4.0
Dined 4 days ago

We always enjoy Red Cat. The food is reliably good - we have enjoyed everything, each visit. The waiters are lovely. Could use a bit more 'service' with the staff who actually serve the food. We will definitely return. Neighborhood favorite, great late night dinner and bar, and special occasion restaurant.

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vipGoodPeople (New York Area)
5.0
Dined 4 days ago

Excellent quality food and service. Wine on the expensive side

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined 4 days ago

one of the best places in the city. i hope it always stays as special as it is.

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JCvE (New York Area)
5.0
Dined 6 days ago

Top notch restaurant. Great food. Excellent service. A benchmark New York restaurants should aspire to.

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Flyte13 (New York Area)
4.0
Dined 6 days ago

This is a solid restaurant. It never disappoints. Good food. Good service. Warm welcoming atmosphere. We have been coming here on an off for over ten years. The perfect winter restaurant - cozy - not too noisy - comfortable bar.

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