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About Wallsé

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 wine list curated by Wine Director Leo Schneemann.

The restaurant mixes an early 20th century Austrian minimalist setting with works by contemporary artists, such as Julian Schnabel and Albert Oehlen. Gutenbrunner’s innovative menu, which showcases different variations of traditional Viennese and Contemporary, European Cuisine, has earned a two-star rating from the New York Times and a coveted Michelin star rating.

344 W. 11th St.
New York, NY 10014
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Dining Style:
Elegant Dining

Cuisines:
Austrian, Modern European, German

Hours of Operation:
Dinner Served
Monday - Wednesday 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Thursday - Saturday 5:30pm - 11pm


Cross Street:
Washington and W. 11th

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 352-2300 ext. 1

Website:
http://www.kurtgutenbrunner.com/

Parking Details:
Street Parking or Apple Parking Corp (332 W. 11th Street, between Washington St and Greenwich)

Public Transit:
Subway: A,C,E,L to 14th Street or W. 4th St.
1, 2, 3 to Christopher Street

Executive Chef:
Kurt Gutenbrunner (chef/owner)

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Wallsé is available for large, non-private group dinners as well as for private rental and buyout.

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Wallsé Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (28)
Special Occasion (26)
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Romantic (20)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Good for a Date (18)
Cozy (17)
Authentic (16)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Business Meals (10)
Seasonal (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Worth the Drive (6)
Casual (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great Beer (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Healthy (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Dinner was delicious as always especially the artichoke appetizer which was new and very nice. And I always have the Viener schnitzel because it is the best in New York. Plus the location in the West Village is wonderfully convenient and it’s always good to see Kurt.

Tags: Casual, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Service and food were both excellent. I read the review in the NYTimes, and made the reservation for a birthday celebration for my boyfriend. We have vacationed in Vienna twice and had excellent Wiener schnitzel which was also fabulous at Wallse. Great menu, wines and service. I highly recommend it.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

Food good. Best were spaezle appetizer and duck entre.
Friendly place but service quite slow. Struck up a fun conversation with the neighborhood diners at the table next to ours.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 3, 2018

This is one of the best restaurants that we have eaten at in years. Austrian cuisine. Very good, very unique.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

The best restaurant I visited in New York. No one should miss this special atmosphere during a stay in New York. The food is definetly worth its price.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Lovely and thoughtful as always

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·Dined on December 27, 2017

great food, attentive, knowledgeable staff.... go for it!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Has interesting classic Austrian choices but I make a better viener schnitzel at home. The wines were too acidic for my palate.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

I have been a patron there for a while, mainly for business entertaining. I made reservations for December 25th that required a deposit for obvious reasons. No one mentioned that it is only a pre fixed menu. Even on open table (and I have a screen shot of it) it did not show the fact that only pre fixed is available. When I called the restaurant and spoke to the manager I was told that this is the rule and my Amex was charged $149.99 ( Strange). Well, now they lost me as a customer and in the long run they lost thousands of dollars. This will show you the great attitude and the customer service they provide to a loyal guest.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Great special Christmas menu

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Excellent food and service. Quiet vibe in a attractive setting.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Food was outstanding but we felt a bit rushed even though there were empty tables Also, the wine list is crazy expensive

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Lovely ambiance, food OK, nothing great, pretentious, wait staff needs training

Tags: Casual, Seasonal
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We recently visited Wallsé on a very cold Winter evening. We enjoyed outstanding fare and service in a charming dining room, enhanced by crisp linen, lovely flowers, and Julien Schnabel art. Chef Gutenbrunner is both gifted and correct in his preparation, as well as a warm host.

Tags: Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 15, 2017

The menu was very interesting and what I ordered superb ... all at prices that seemed reasonable from a Washington, DC perspective. The plates were well presented, the portions just fine, and the food superb. One could not hope for a more perfect schnitzel (exclamation point)

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Excellent service and menu options. The menu selections were very creative from traditional Austrian to exceptional interpretations of European and American favorites. The wine list is limited, but with many good selections

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Perfectly lovely from beginning to end! Service was professional but friendly and helpful. Food was truly special--modernistic takes on classic Eastern European dishes. Can't wait to return. Thanks to everyone.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Authentic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Excellent food, attentive service, all around very nice experience. Not inexpensive, but worth it.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Took a while to get seated. Took a while to get our food. Host was pretty unfriendly. Wait staff were nice and food was delicious when we finally got it!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Wallse is a wonderful gem of a restaurant. In the west village. Quiet enough for good conversation, great cocktails, good wine choices, creative food. Very enjoyable.

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Special Occasion, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 3, 2017

One of our entrees was so over-cooked it was inedible, though the rest of the meal showed great creativity and expertise. This isn't a restaurant for the casual diner-- come to be wowed by the ambiance, old-world-meets-new-world cuisine, and European-quality table service. While disappointed by the entree I couldn't eat, the service response to that situation made up for it. The wine list is cheeky and nuanced, and the sommelier (direct form Austria) knows his stuff.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great service and food. Would love to come again.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Dinner at Wallse is annual ritual for my German-American husband's birthday. The sophisticated Austrian food and unusual mostly-Austrian wine list provides a dining experience that is both delicious and interesting. Tucked away in a Greenwich Village storefront on a quiet street, the restaurant has a comfy ambiance jazzed up a bit by the Julian Schnabel mural on the dining room wall. This time the front-server was solicitous but a little green so rushed us a bit.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We went for Thanksgving because of the Michelin star and description, and the fair price for the three-course meal as described on the website . The main dining room is lovely. The bar area, where we were, less so. The food was good but nothing was really good, not to mention great.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Had a great time. Went for Thanksgiving but ate Wiener schnitzel instead. Great beef tartare. Will go back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Wallsé never disappoints. Wonderful menu and food. All of our dishes were delicious and especially the red cabbage side order which was amazing This is a one of the great places to dine in the West Village.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

Great Austrian food and some of the best wienerschnitzel I have ever had! I am half Austrian/German so I have had plenty in my life and theirs was amazing.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Authentic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Excellent Austrian food, great service and ambiance.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Simple Elegance
Beautiful space, great service and the food is authentic Austrian and very well done. Great wine list as well. Glad i found this place, it ranks in my top 5 for NYC.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Excellent real-deal
Austrian food. The service was low-key and attentive. Early dinner res obviously accounts Low noise level. Could not be more pleased, and will definitely return. Best snitzel I’ve had in NYC- it’s real veal, not pork, or chicken. Highly recommended.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Had a wonderful time. Food was excellent. I had the spätzle to start followed by sweetbreads. All was melt in your mouth. Reasonably priced wine bottles. Would go again

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The god was great - the wait stuff albeit super efficient, it’s felt rushed and not very personal. I almost felt like walking through a fast food chain that’s how rushed it seemed. No real interaction with guests - food was outstanding. Work on ambiance. Setting is there - this is supposed to be a place that reminds me of the amazing Austrian kitchen and the charm. Charm is missing

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great food - the best schnitzel I've ever had and my friend's duck breast was also superb. I'm not familiar with Austrian wines but the sommelier chose an excellent one. I found the maître d' a bit brusque and the service was uneven but overall an excellent dining experience.

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Everything was outstanding! Highly recommend the Spätzle as an appetizer! Will definitely return to Wallsé!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Great restaurant...wonderful food, service. Special wines from Austria
Would definitely go back.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 25, 2017

OUTSTANDING Food and Service. Great Drinks and classic Austrian Food. YUM YUM.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We have been few times now and we keep coming back. It is the real deal, a chef restaurant, consistent and with great ingredients. The cocktail and wines lists are very fine, service is impeccable.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Wallse continues to impress. Amazing!

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I gave the food a two out of five because my girlfriend's short rib goulash entree contained extraordinarily spicy peppers, and we were not warned about the spice level. She nearly choked on the food due to the spiciness of the peppers, and we had to ask the waiter for milk to neutralize the spice. I sampled one as well, and found it to be as spicy as a habanero pepper. When we raised the issue with the waiter, he explained that the staff had sampled the peppers earlier that day and found them to be mild, so the extremely spicy peppers in this particular dish apparently were anomalies. Needless to say, it was quite shocking and disconcerting to find such a potent pepper in a Michelin starred restaurant serving Central European cuisine. It unfortunately took at least 10 minutes of swigging milk before our taste buds worked again--at which point our meals had gotten cold.

The waiter made certain other accommodations--comping the goulash entree and a desert cheese platter. We appreciated the gesture.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Sadly, very disappointing after several great meals over many years. Both entrees were poorly cooked and one bore little resemblance to the menu description.

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