Wallsé

4.4
1465 Reviews
$50 and over
Austrian

About

For reservation from now till July 10, please visit www.wallse.com
Starting July 11, Wallsé will be getting a few updates. We will be back early September refreshed and ready to serve again. Follow us on social media for the latest updates.

Celebrate Fourth of July with us as we will be open and offer a special 3-course menu for $65 all week from July 1 - July 4.

Wallsé, the flagship restaurant of Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner, serves fine Contemporary, European Cuisine that reflects Kurt’s passion for aesthetics, taste, quality and seasonality, as well as his knowledge of modern and classic culinary techniques. Modern and minimalistic, Wallsé also delivers a new image of refined Austrian Cuisine. Characterized not only by incredible food and impeccable service, Wallsé is renowned for its extensive Austrian wine list.

Gift cards are available for purchase https://swipeit.com/product/1405/wallse
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CEJNYC
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious. Reliably consistent. Very fresh ingredients impeccably prepared - & you can taste that!

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vipAlya
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Refined yet relaxing ambience, great service, marvelous menu and preparation, delicious desserts,
all in a stunning part of Greenwich Village.

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tiffanyc
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Excellent food and presentation. Room was a little warm, service was slightly slow. Good value.

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vipWendyJ
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great experience.

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Dani
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, service and wine and pleasantly quiet place

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent sommelier!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Mediocre food, bad service

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vipBobby
New York Area
68 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A west village gem with charm .

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foodietrooper
Portland
7 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and wine were outstanding. The service was impeccable, with very attentive staff. Wait times between dishes were well managed, and water was always taken care of. All wait staff were very knowledgeable about wines and dishes. The only suggestion I have is to let guests know that the sirloin is slightly more salty than is usually the case.

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vipAndrew
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

simply an amazing restaurant with great food and ambiance

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Rudi
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect location for a date, special occasion or business dinner, with fantastic German and Austrian food!
One of the best Wiener schnitzel outside of Austria!

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vipKali
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Weiner Schnitzel is insanely delicious
As are market greens. Spaetzle (so) 🤔 and the dry aged steak succulent.
Family dinner. Fun.

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vipdiningloversencore
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely evening at a refined & genteel classic reminiscent of Vienna. The tastes were extraordinary & the staff welcoming & generous. We share our compliments with Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner.

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Gaby
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was by far the best restaurant during our 6 days in New York.
At other restaurants we payed a lot and never ever got the same excellent quality and service we got in the Wallsé. The welcome, the service, the food, just everything was outstanding. It's a 100% worth the money.
I highly recommend the Wallsé!!

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vipBethH
New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable staff

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vipchristined
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful cozy restaurant, great server and service. Our three course menu featured the schnitzel, which was light and delicious. Loved it!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wallse is one the few restaurants in the city where you can get great European white asparagus in season. While the portion is small (two spears for an appetizer) the asparagus was excellent (and very nice thick Spears) and the lemon hollaindaise worked perfectly with the asparagus. I also had the white asparagus soup with lobster ravioli (very nice) and a perfectly prepared rack of lamb. My hubby had a delicious Schnitzel.

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vipAspyri
New York Area
51 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place to meet, eat and have a meaningful conversation with friends. Elegant ambiance, excellent food and service, this is a rarity in the NY restaurant scene.

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RobinC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Still a fantastic experience after all these years. Highly recommended.

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vipBrunchies
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Expensive, but good value for the price. An excellent choice for a special celebration.

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RunawayBasil
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wallsé is such a hidden gem, unique not just in its food (Austrian) but in its longevity - it has been around for 19 years, and the depth of that experience shows itself in all of the right ways. Most importantly, Wallsé has superb food - hands-down the best veal Weiner Schnitzel I have ever had, warm service, intimate restaurant, low-noise level (even on a Saturday night). The food is so well-balanced and perfectly seasoned. I also loved the seasonal dishes of white asparagus cooked to perfection with hollandaise sauce. You cannot go wrong with this restaurant for a special occasion and a memorable experience. Can't wait to go back!

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vipSportsgirl
New York Area
107 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wallse never disappoints for food or ambiance. Sommelier was very helpful in explaining St. Laurent wines to us.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Insane meal the asparagus in season were amaizng and schnitzel as always beyond good!

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vipEldee
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One if New York’s very best restaurants!

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VictoriaM
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service would always recommend it

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StephenV
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food. Highlights included the arctic char, spatzle, white asparagus soup, and wiener schnitzel. Good Austrian wines with friendly, helpful somm.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience1

Not worth the price

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vipMark
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We miss their sister restaurant Blau Gans, Wallse is higher end, but excellent. Service was a little slow.

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vipWsnc
New York Area
140 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it. First time, not the last.

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DeeN
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a memorable and delicious meal. The waiter and sommelier were happy to answer questions and explain the food and the wine. We got the four course menu with the wine pairing. The sommelier was hapy to spend time describing the wines and also wrote out the list for us. I am already looking forward to going there again.

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vipGaryB
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Interesting menu, excellent wine list and truly great service

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vipmarcus
New York Area
65 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

This was our first return to Wallse since leaving the West Village many years ago. It was not as good as we remembered, and the food was quite disappointing. At best, some of the dishes might be described as just good, and all of the flavors seemed muted. The foie gras torchon had little impact, the venison ragout was dried out, and the lamb had little flavor. Wallse did not live up to its reputation or its Michelin star. The restaurant has a mildly upscale feel, the dining room is attractive and the service is very good. There is a very extensive list of Austrian wines, which are priced high, but not out of reach. We did not really like the $95 bottle of riesling recommended to us by the sommelier with a long dissertation.

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vipBrianM
Denver
15 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The five course tasting menu was a bit different than advertised on their site, but the substitution for the soup course I believe couldn't have been better. The elevated Austrian fare was well executed, brought solid flavors, and showcased a wide range of culinary talent. To say this was the best wiener schnitzel I have had is an understatement. The atmosphere was relaxed, and the service staff were attentive.

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vipDougJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic spot. Haven’t been in a while but it’s a terrific restaurant. The cooking was subtle, wine was fantastic. A 2007 Gruner. Service impeccable and low noise. An adult restaurant.

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vipNILOC
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
77 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding. Excellent service, wonderful food and a cozy setting.

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Emily
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very attentive, but not overbearing staff. Food was amazing. Between the two of us, we got different things for three courses each. All of the food was divine. Would recommend over and over. Who knew Austrian food could be this complex and decadent? Ten stars to Wallsé, if I could.

Wallsé
Responded on February 20, 2019

Dear Emily, Thank you for giving us a try and this proverbial pat on the back! You made our day. It is when we receive such positive feedback do we rest knowing that we have done our jobs well and love what we do more. Our menu changes seasonally and we are open for all major holidays with special menus. We are very excited and look forward to having you join us again soon and try other dishes that we offer. Best Regards, Wallsé Restaurant

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vipRBall
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Wallse is located on a picturesque West Village corner, and decorated nicely inside.
The service was attentive and polite. The food, however, was underwhelming. Had it been delicious it would be worth the price, but it was really nothing too special and then expensive on top of that. If you're looking for a fine-dining experience, I would check elsewhere.

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vipLillie
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Wallse and come here to celebrate all our special occasions!

Wallsé
Responded on February 20, 2019

Hi Lillie, Thank you for your love and support! It is an honor to have you join us on all your special occasions and we are glad to celebrate many more with you. All the best, Wallsé Team

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ChuckJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very approachable menu.
Mainstream, solid selection.

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