Celebrate Mom at The Musket Room !
We will be open for Lunch and Dinner and will be taking reservations from 12:30pm until 8:30pm.
We will be offering our a la carte and short story tasting menu.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
See availability for bonus point tables
Sun 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Mon - Thu 6:00PM - 6:00PM
Fri - Sat 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Interesting flavor and texture combinations litter a menu of impressive hits at The Musket Room. It’s an unassuming restaurant, but one that prides itself on excellent service and a serious Kiwi heavy wine program. Pleasant surprises all around.
Forgettable dishes sad to say. Truly excellent desserts! Not sure why the pastry chef is so far ahead the rest of the kitchen but her work shines through.
Friendly staff make the experience worthwhile.
I’d say choose the short story. The long story had too much filler.
Amazing experience from the little intentions in the service (we celebrated my girlfriend’s birthday) to the taste buds. Would highly recommend to any of my friends of family. Cheers!
I went here
Get the mackerel. It was easily the highlight of the night. Everything was great and the service was very good as well.
Interesting cooking, a flavour for sure of NZ on a modern style. Good wine pardoning. Nice service and staff. A place to be recommended to visit
Great good, beautifully presented. Servers were knowledgeable, attentive and warm. I love that you could choose between the long and short tasting menu. The wine pairing was also very good and I was impressed with how many New Zealand wines were on the wine list.
Great food, we did the short story. I am pregnant and couldn’t have some of the items on the tasting menu and they were very helpful to accommodate. They also even made me a non alcoholic shrub “cocktail” that was amazing.
Amazing food and service! One of the best restaurant experiences we've ever had!
This is one of my favorite restaurants from the first time ... when it opened to the last time ... almost every time. I put it with an earlier Arzak and an early Attica and usually leave with the same wonderful glow that I got from Chateaubriand.
Our first Monday experimental dinner experience however was just the best! Enjoy!
The service was like Formule 1 verry fast (not in a good way) the chef wasnt there and that whas obvious the food had no wow factor in Europe it would not have one star the service didn’t explain any of the dishes on our table we were celebrating a birthdays they put a birthday cake on the table whiteouts congratulations just a line ..there you go! It felt like they wanted you out of there ASAP no dining feeling at all the dishes where with good produce but no cooking techniques ...over all very disappointing and underwhelming hoped for so much better (we eat out in the world at only places that are top rated by Michelin or San Pellegrino top 100 so we know what you could expect when you pay $ 300 a person☹️ And the quail was killed twice way overdone. Over all the long story is a verry fast badly executed ridle
I took a date here for her birthday (short story tasting menu) and it went great. The staff put a lovely card on the table at the start and brought a nice slice of cake with a candle at the end. Plus the food was creative, interesting, and generally excellent. Did not partake in any drinking because we both had work the following day. Romantic ambience with dim lighting and lovely plastered walls. A bit pricey but I guess I should probably expect that from a high quality restaurant in Manhattan. Would definitely recommend for special occasions.
A big smile when you enter, a very unfriendly barman (too cool to be working...), but then it got much better in the dining room. Good food, good portions and stellar service. Just change the barman
The food was superb and the service great. My only reservation would be the noise in the restaurant, it had more of a bar atmosphere than a fine dining restaurant.
We both had the small story tasting menus and shared a bottle of Marlboro Sav Blanc.
We had a wonderful time with a last-minute reservation for 4. They were able to fit us in on a Friday night, and even accommodate our service dog in a space he would not get stepped on. Fine dining and excellent service at its best! The tasting menu is divine and filling, and unique with its nod to New Zealand cuisine.
Everything is beyond perfect
Such an amazing dinner experience! We went celebrating an anniversary and chose to dine on Monday night. This is their "experimental menu" so it's a set 5 course tasting menu that changes every Monday. The food was innovative but delicious! Each course is small-ish but we definitely didn't leave hungry. The staff went above and beyond to acknowledge and congratulate us on our special occasion. Another plus about Monday night, you could bring in your own wine and there is no corkage fee! Such a fantastic night, would highly recommend this restaurant!
We had a wonderful experience. The service was great and the food was amazing (minus the tofu gnocchi). That was the one dish we didn’t like and suggest they take off the menu. We pretty much ordered everything else though and all of it was awesome.
Great a la carte food! Presentation was great, with the entree being the strongest course. The atmosphere was relaxed and cozy. The whole staff signed a little birthday card and arranged a small dessert with candle that was lovely. Great experience overall and will be back in future!
Simply fantastic restaurant for a special occasion. We did the short tasting menu with the wine pairing and it was perfection! Brandon, the sommelier, was a particular highlight.
We've had the Long Story Tasting Menu with comparing premium wines. We enjoyed every course! It was my boyfriends 30th birthday and The Musket Room made it a unforgettable evening!!
superb food wine advice from Brett also a highlight intimate yet first rate food and fine service
Came here for a birthday dinner and had the "short", 6-course tasting menu with the regular wine pairing. Since this was a special occasion we wanted something unique and the Musket Room did not disappoint. Food was very flavorful and the 4 wines chosen for the wine pairing were a perfect complement to each of the courses. (The wine pairing was so good, it made us wonder what the "premium" wine pairing would have been like.) Our waiter seemed vvery knowledgable about each of the wines, was very attentive, and eagerly answered any questions we had. The birthday boy was very happy with the experience and felt the Musket Room was worthy of it's Michelin Star.
Elevated eating. Lives up to an acquaintance's recommendation -- this is his favorite place. Very small portions in the tasting menu, but perfect for little old me. Knowledgeable waitstaff -- understated.
Excellent food and service. Menu is smart and creative, will definitely revisit.
Musket Room was incredible. Inventive food that was beautiful and tasted even better. It is a new favorite of mine and we will be coming back again in the near future.
The atmosphere, service, and ambience were nice, but the food was a major letdown. Multiple dishes underwhelmed, resulting in this being the least satisfying michelin-star rated restaurant I've been to. Spend your money elsewhere.
The staff at Musket Room made our birthday celebration even more special. The service was exceptional and the food incredibly tasty, all without having a stuffy vibe. The perfect Nolita date/special occasion spot!
It was the best food I have ever eaten!!
We’ve been to Musket Room 7-8 times. It’s always exceptional! Take the opportunity to get into Kiwi Pinot Noirs. Best value pinots in the world.
Best service we’ve ever had in a restaurant in NYC. Creative menu and fantastic presentation.
Def. worth a visit!
To summarize - do not go to the Musket Room. It is loud, crammed, and has been the most un-deserving of a Michelin star restaurant I've been to. The food was lukewarm, unimaginative, and was not representative of New Zealand's cuisine in the slightest. At the end of the day, food should be delicious. Unfortunately, it was not here.
I had booked a table for Friday evening. We went in knowing that Friday's are particularly busy, and we had expected it to be packed. We ALSO expected that a restaurant of that caliber and price should be aware of this, and still deliver an intimate and personal experience.
They did not.
The thing that turned us most off was that the head servers were openly rude to the staff. In one instance, the head server had kicked the back of another employee's shoes for forgetting a portion of the course. That should never happen in ANY restaurant. Additionally, the servers were uninterested in describing the courses, often leaving us with a unenthusiastic, and frankly, unabashed two-word "painting" of the food in front of us.
Regrettably, what was even more disappointing was the food. The first course was decent. Not great, but decent. That is where the decency ends. What followed was, and I wish I was joking, some of the worst food I've ever had. For most of the meal, it was almost as if someone was in the kitchen shaving burgundy truffle on everything that passed through the doors. Not a subtle dash of truffle. A heavy assault of truffle. It was like the chef had to fill a quota on how much truffle he needed to put in to justify the price. More to the point, the food was horrendously lukewarm, and was reminiscent of the street vendors outside selling their wares. At least I'd feel satisfied paying 2 dollars for a hot dog outside, and not 400 dollars here.
Don't go. Just don't. You're surrounded by amazing food in this neighborhood and the Musket room is simply not worth it. Not for the price, not for the experience. Don't go
Visiting from New Zealand and wanted to take a friend who lives in New York out to dinner.
Made me proud to be a kiwi.
Loved the names of the cocktails.
Would have liked to have seen NZ lamb on the menu - it is what we are known for.
Wine list was excellent and service brilliant.
Thank you, we had an enjoyable evening.
This restaurant does not deserve the michelin star. The food is certainly nothing special- would have been better off in a steakhouse!
Everything was an absolute pleasure. The service was impeccable. The drinks were fantastic. The food was inventive and delicious. The atmosphere was rustic but sexy. If you’re in the area, I highly recommend stopping in even if it’s just for a cocktail.
We had an amazing dinner at The Musket Room. We did not do the tasting menu, but ordered items that our table all shared. The Red Deer was delicious. Presentation was amazing of all the items. We would definitely go back again!
Everything was great with one exception: I'm not a big portion person, but even I found the portions to be quite small. Don't go famished.
The food is simply amazing, whatever you take you will like it. Desserts are their main strength, simply out of this world (and I do not like dessert in general). The staff is very nice and helpful.
Main remark: if you are looking for big portions, this is not your restaurant.
They were so amazingly accommodating! We had to move our reservation back two hours because of flight delays getting into New York but they got it sorted and still served us the most delicious meal!