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One if by Land, Two if by Sea

4.6
4.6
6023 Reviews
$50 and over
American
Fine dining in a landmark Greenwich Village carriage house. Dinner 6 nights a weeks, casual dining at the bar. Private dining available as well. As of July 2020, we are offering outdoor dining on our custom built deck as we are following all the COVID-19 guidelines and safety measures.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 49 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 5:30 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm Dinner Sun 5:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 255-8649

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Gary Volkov

  • Private party facilities

    One if by Land offers private dining for luncheons, dinners, and Sunday brunches. Chose from one of our 3 newly renovated private rooms. Contact Lisa Gardner at LGardner (at) oneifbyland.com or Info (at) oneifbyland.com for more details.

  • Private party contact

    Lisa Gardner: (855) 375-9217

  • Neighborhood

    Greenwich Village

  • Cross street

    b/w 7th Ave. and West 4th

  • Parking details

    Unaffiliated garage across the street: "Sheridan Square Parking"

  • Public transit

    1 at Christopher Street/Sheridan Square. A, B, C, D, E, F, M at West 4th. See our website for detailed directions.

  • Entertainment

    Live piano music, 7 nights a day

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 6,023 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.1Value

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    empas

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As described. Wonderful venue for a significant relationship celebration from proposal to 75th Anniversary
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing atmosphere very romantic
  3. OJ

    OlyJ

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food5service3ambience4
    The food was great and so was the service, up until the end. Our server ignored us for the last 30 minutes. I ended up asking for the bill from someone else, promptly paid and left. A dissatisfying end to what had, up until that point, been a good evening.
  4. JC

    JohnC

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We chose the 7 course chef’s tasting menu with the wine pairing. It was spectacular! The whole experience from the wines to the courses, the food was incredible and the Jessica our waitress made the whole experience complete! She was wonderful along with the entire team. Truly a unique experience and loved every minute of it!
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It isn’t just a meal. The chef’s tasting with wine pairings was an experience. Our server, Orchid, was a pleasure and the whole evening was delicious and enjoyable. It was a 2.5 hour meal, so don’t plan on anything quickly following. You’ll want to savor it all.
  6. AL

    AlisonL

    West Lothian

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Overall nice place but I had travelled from Scotland for hubby a 40th birthday and had emailed restaurant months in advance to ask for nice table and was told he would get a plate with happy birthday to mark it. Nothing provided or acknowledged. Couple behind us very drunk and arguing which took the shine off it plus he kept pitching his chair into the back of me because he was so drunk.
  7. DB

    DanielB

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience4
    A lovely, historic building, but not at all worth the price. I have eaten far better meals for dramatically less money.
  8. AC

    AndyCap

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waitress Orchid provided the best service. We did the 7 course tasting menu for our anniversary and every course was fantastic. Far exceeded my expectations.
  9. TM

    TomM

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One if By Land will not diss appoint even the most picky person Outstanding
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    50 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The most romantic and beautiful restaurant in NYC Food service ambiance perfect Yes costly. But the food is special And worth it. Just a special historic place
  11. D

    Dawn

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    There is no restaurant signage from the outside, which probably lends people to believe that there is mystery inside or exclusivity. But, as for ambiance, I think the photos on their website look better, and I was really expecting better ambiance with more space between the tables, as I felt crammed, instead of romantic. We requested the hosts to change to a different table but we were told it was already reserved for someone else (which surprises me since I also made a special request on open table) so how to get a request heeded is the real mystery here. The food is decent. The lamb I ordered was tender and my favorite was the mashed potato with truffle oil. My husband ordered beef Wellington which they claimed to be their specialty. My husband liked it and the filet mignon inside the pastry was substantial, but I prefer the beef Wellington in two other restaurants. The desserts are better - the napoleon is really good, including the sorbet - one can taste the fruit! Service is good. The servers are well-trained. I noticed the details, like they refill the water often and tidy up the table. Overall, it was an ok experience, quite overpriced, but there were both good and not-so-good points.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The experience was first class in every way. From the ambience to the service to the amazing beef Wellington or lamb chops. Actually all three courses were great.
  13. l

    luisf

    Caribbean

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely wonderful! Thank you!
  14. JS

    JohnS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Amazing food beautiful and romantic inside had the Beef Wellington and a great bottle of Caymus the service could be a little better the waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable about the food
  15. JL

    JohnL

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great place to take a date if you don't mind the high prices. Food was good and the atmosphere was lovely. There was no sign outside for the restaurant name, just have to look for the street number. The wife likes it. Personally I would just come here once for the experience as I've had better food at cheaper prices in the city. Would still recommend to take your date here once.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    51 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    51 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience5
    Fixed price is the only option. Very expensive and no gluten free Wine we order out of stock
  17. BJ

    BrittanyJ

    Dallas

    5 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience4
    I don’t like leaving bad reviews but this was worst meal I have ever had. I was totally bummed. We opted for the 7 course chefs tasting menu. Only one of the 7 was edible. Mouse outside the window of the table we were sitting at in a flower pot. The restaurant is a cool place with great history. I was looking so forward to because we have had several friends that ate there, not sure if it was an off night or what but it was sad. Definitely not worth the price.
  18. WP

    WilliamP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our favorite Manhattan go to restaurant. From the white roses on every table to the live piano music to the flawless service and the exquisite food, this is a guaranteed great dining experience. The individual beef wellington is our go to entree. But the entire menu is first class. And did I mention the professional and friendly staff? A monument to fine dining in the greatest city on the planet!
  19. A

    Avonguy

    New York Area

    113 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    113 reviews

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    This is a very special place-truly beautiful. But you pay dearly for the ambience. Fairly limited menu and wine list, and $130 prizes fixe, but service superb! You will not be knocked out by the food, but may not notice because it’s such a lovely space!
  20. MM

    MarshallM

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 8, 2022

    overall2food4service2ambience5
    Not at ALL worth the price. They charged $12 for a Taylor port - I can buy an entire liter and a half for that price! Also - service was so slow and the food was decent … definitely not worth the $500 check for 2 by the end of the night. Great ambiance, nice servers - but the management is delusional if they think they’re gonna get $20 out of me for a cocktail made with Espolon- lol!!!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was an amazing experience ! Food was great , place was great , ambient great and service 🙌🏻 definitely recommend .
  22. TL

    TheLoves

    Raleigh

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is magic. The staff, food, and ambience is all amazing. We had the 7 course tasting menu and everything was delicious although the beef Wellington is the star. A very special time.
  23. JM

    JMaz

    New York Area

    72 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    72 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience4
    Had an early dinner with a special guest, both of us were dressed nicely and was greeted with a rather snarky "do you have a reservation?" not hello or good evening or can I help you by the hostess. This has been one of my favorite places over the years. It was disappointing to be greeted in that way and towards the end of the evening have the same person ask us "are you done? its getting late" not how was everything? would you like anything else? The place is as beautiful as ever, food very good, although the price fix menu could have some more choices. Our primary server was very good. I'm not overly picky but when I drop over $500 with tip on a dinner for 2, I expect better. I will think twice before the next visit
  24. K

    Karen

    Oklahoma City

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Beef Wellington was absolutely superb! Outstanding personalized service and lovely, unique environment! Never a disappointment!
  25. G

    Gemma

    New York Area

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant was in my wishlist, what an incredible experience!!!! I had 3 courses menu hibachi sashimi, Maine lobster risotto and the classical beef Wellington!!!! My server Thai guided me to the food experience and I just loved everything. Will be back soon
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was simply wonderful! The best restaurant that we have ever known. Thank you so much for your attention with the special request and for playing “Garota de Ipanema” after we arriving at the restaurant. Incredible attendance, incredible food, incredible ambience. We hope to be back soon. Thanks a lot!! We loved!!
  27. EJ

    ElmerJ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    My wife and I went to celebrate our anniversary. The overall experience was very good. The restaurant had a live music and sat us by the window overlooking the courtyard. The service was excellent and the food was very good. However, we did have some disappointments not expected from this caliber of restaurant. The first disappointment was after we made our dinner selections, we were advised that they did not have the fish selection. It would have been a better experience if we were advised when we were handed the menu that it was not available, rather than after we made a decision. The second disappointment was when my wife and I both ordered the vegetables as a side dish. When we were served, the waitress said the chef made a substitution to one of the sides. Unfortunately, the substitution was nothing either one of us preferred. It would have been a better experience if we were offered the choice versus having someone changing our selection.
  28. K

    Kimberly

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My boyfriend and I were seated at a table in the main dining room for two by a window with a view of the quaint courtyard. We did the three course prix fixe @ $130pp. The food was delicious from the appetizers to dessert. I had the Baby Beet Salad and my boyfriend had the Hamachi Sashimi, we shared a half dozen of East Coast oysters. For dinner I had the Rohan Duck Breast w/carrot celery purêe, radicchio salad, roasted peach jus and my boyfriend had the Beef Wellington; both cooked to perfection. For dessert we had the deconstructed apple crisp and their version of a Napoleon. We spoke with our waiter and another waiter about the chocolate soufflé but went with our other options instead. They were so kind to us and brought it to us as well. There is a small story about how this occurred, but not enough space to write about it. They also presented me with a plate that said "Happy Birthday" that had two bite sized chocolate chip cookies (absolutely delicious!) and candied apricots. The espresso and cappuccino were the best I've ever had. Their specialty cocktails are amazing. I highly recommend going here and definitely plan on returning. If I could give 10+ stars I would. Thank you for making my birthday dinner so memorable.
  29. DS

    DashaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is my new favorite restaurant! It’s so beautiful the food is just amazing and super great service.
  30. MS

    MarkS

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience5
    The service was below avg and the food materially below avg giving pricing point. We ordered the steak and there was no flavor and the mash potatoes were watery and you could barely taste the truffles. The bread was old and stale and tough to even cut. The waitress had a horrible attitude and not once smiled. The place was half empty when we walked in and now I understand why. Horrible value for your money. Only thing that remained intact when this place was good back in the days is the ambiance and the decor, somewhat. Never again walking into this place. don’t get fooled by the positive reviews below.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Miami

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    Great time celebr
  32. JD

    JamesD

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience1
    One if By Land/Two if by Sea fell well short of the mark on the evening of June 19 in many respects. I will acknowledge the food was good but not exceptional. However, at this premium pricing - $130 for a 3-course prix fixe menu plus an equally expensive wine list – it was a very, very poor value. I am always glad to pay if the service and overall dining room experience merited it. For example, Majorelle at 63rd between Madison and Park is $155 but provides so much more value. Same with Gramercy Tavern at $165. And I can name many more. The entrance experience was our first clue. My wife and I arrived at 5:15 for our 5:30 reservation on Father’s Day – although we were there to celebrate our wedding anniversary. There was no staff inside the door. We walked to the large empty bar and ordered two wines from a very limited by-the-glass menu from an indifferent bartender. The room was devoid of any energy. Around 5:30 we told the bartender that we had a reservation and were ready to sit down (he had not previously asked if we had a reservation). And then he asked us to settle up our tab – not a big deal but in my experience, exclusive restaurants usually add bar drinks to your bill. The waitress seemed knowledgeable about the menu but also indifferent. And the tone went downhill after that where the staff seemed to just be going through the motions. All of this might have been tolerable at a neighborhood restaurant where the entrees are $30 and the wine list well below $100. But not at a restaurant that positions itself on its website as among the best in NYC (“One if by land, Two if by Sea serves some of the finest American cuisine in New York City…sure to satisfy even the most discerning food connoisseur and provide you with the most enjoyable dining experience”). In summary at the correct price point re: food, service and ambience I would rate OIBL/TIBS a three. At the price point it chooses to offer itself to the market, it is a one in my opinion.
  33. MS

    MichaelS

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I absolutely loved our experience dining at this restaurant. We were looking for a romantic place to celebrate our 1 year wedding anniversary and this place did not let down. The service was great, the food was amazing, and the atmosphere was excellent!! The only let down, was that I specified in my reservation note that we were there to celebrate our one year wedding anniversary, anticipating one of those "Happy Anniversary" dessert dishes at the end, which did not happen. However, when the waitress asked about our experience and we shared how amazing the night was but missed the dish, she offered to bring it out for us. By then we were full, so declined. This did not for a moment ruin our experience. We both loved the entire evening. I absolutely recommend it!
  34. TN

    TomNYC

    New York Area

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We always look forward to an evening at One if by Land. We go early for a delicious cocktail and dinner never feels rushed. Seasonal menu was great and the wine list is very good.
  35. G

    Gina

    New York Area

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Three course price fix meal. Portions were generous and flavorful. The fish substitute of red snapper was really tasty. Dessert options were many. Our server was attentive but sadly, our choice of red wine was not available. All in all, a great new discovery! Would definitely go back again.
  36. JS

    JeffreyS

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant was outstanding for a special occassion. Great wine list, great food, great service and beautiful ambience. I would recommend it highly.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Perefction.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall2food1service4ambience5
    Super expensive for below average food. Definitely way better options in New York. Restaurant is beautiful though
  39. BC

    BobbyC

    New York Area

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall2food2service4ambience4
    Bread needs to be served warm and soft for dishes. Food was under seasoned and tasteless. Cutlery needs to be updated Overpriced
  40. S

    Sebastian

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What an amazing dinner experience in a stunning place. 6/5 stars.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • 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
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

One if by Land, Two if by Sea offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 255-8649.

One if by Land, Two if by Sea is rated 4.6 stars by 6023 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 49 times today
Google Map for One if by Land, Two if by Sea

17 Barrow St., New York, NY 10014

Additional information

  • Cross street

    b/w 7th Ave. and West 4th

  • Neighborhood

    Greenwich Village

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 5:30 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm Dinner Sun 5:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Unaffiliated garage across the street: "Sheridan Square Parking"

  • Public transit

    1 at Christopher Street/Sheridan Square. A, B, C, D, E, F, M at West 4th. See our website for detailed directions.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Gary Volkov

  • Entertainment

    Live piano music, 7 nights a day

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 255-8649

  • Private party facilities

    One if by Land offers private dining for luncheons, dinners, and Sunday brunches. Chose from one of our 3 newly renovated private rooms. Contact Lisa Gardner at LGardner (at) oneifbyland.com or Info (at) oneifbyland.com for more details.

  • Private party contact

    Lisa Gardner: (855) 375-9217

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