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    August 1, 2014
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A forum for Lincoln Center’s performing arts culture for nearly 30 years, Café Fiorello features a sprawling bar filled with more than 50 kinds of antipasti. Finished in warm wood, brass and mirrors, the main dining room suggests a timeless charm. In addition to the hot and cold antipasto specialties of vegetables and seafood, the menu features updated Italian classics and specialty dishes, as well as a selection of seafood, steak, veal & pasta.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
we love love love it
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/29/2014
 2008
Dined on 10/29/2014
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"and after the opera especially, it is perfect for a late supper."
Dined on 10/29/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
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Knickerbocker is known for its great Jazz and its 28 oz. T- Bone Steaks and is a favorite among many celebrities including F. Murray Abraham, Chris Noth and Ben Stiller. Rachel Ray listed us in her "NYC Favorites" and has praised our Shrimp Cocktail, Creamed Spinach, and of course our T- Bone Steaks.<br />The word "Knickerbocker" itself, says "New York". Upon entering, you’ll know you're in the Village. Its wood paneled walls sport rare turn of the century posters and original caricatures by Al Hirschfield. Large leather booths line the walls and brass rails accent the 100 year old marble bar, where Charles Lindbergh signed his Trans Atlantic contract.<br />We have survived the times by using the freshest ingredients from local markets, and offering good solid value and quality. Our wine list offers over 100 selections, most under $50. We serve until late (weekends 2:00 AM) and offer a Bistro Menu with lighter fare. <br />We offer Brunch on the Weekends, and are open on all Holidays.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Really a neighborhood gem!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/28/2014
 2008
Dined on 10/28/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I had the best oysters I've had in years, and the service was great,-and immediate... and fabulous to have around the corner from NYU and the engagements we had had earlier in the evening. Like a club-- of people who have tried everywhere else!"
Dined on 10/28/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find
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We invite you to escape to Truluck's. A getaway for the senses. <br /><br />Come savor the freshest Crab, direct from our own fisheries. Delight in our fresh-catch seafood menu or select tender, juicy steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle. <br /><br />San Diego Magazine Readers' Choice Winner 2011: "Best of the Best" Restaurant, "Best Seafood," "Best Service," "Best Wine List," "Best Happy Hour"
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
impressive in San Diego
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/24/2014
 2008
Dined on 10/24/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"and delicious sea food...beautiful imaginative 'Decor' and very very willing and friendly service..."
Dined on 10/24/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion
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The Dining Room is located in the old parlour and still features its original crystal chandeliers. The room is now painted a warm persimmon colour and offers comfortable upholstered banquettes and wing back chairs along with the more traditional dining chair. Whether taking afternoon tea and scones or savouring a multi-course meal prepared by Chef de Cuisine Steve Sperling, dining at the Charles Inn Restaurant is always special. Our wine list features the best that Niagara has to offer including a wonderful selection of ice wines to accompany that special dessert. During the warmer months, a candle lit dinner can be enjoyed on the side verandah which overlooks the gardens as well as North America's oldest golf course. After dinner, guests are welcome to enjoy a glass of port or ice wine or perhaps a specialty coffee in the adjoining lounge or sit on the verandah to enjoy the evening sky. The dining room is open seven days a week.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
lovely addition to the area
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 13/10/2014
 2008
Dined on 13/10/2014
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"and the food is excellent.But over-eager constant interruptions from the staff to ask how we were enjoying it!"
Dined on 13/10/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Esca is a Southern Italian Seafood Restaurant created by Mario Batali, Joseph Bastianich & David Pasternack. Esca showcases the style & sensibility of Italian coastal cooking. Dave went to Italy & saw firsthand what they were talking about. After years of cooking French food, Dave had finally found the food he had always wanted to cook. The best fish available, prepared in a simple & delicious way. In Italy that means the local catch, but in New York that means the best fish of the Pacific, Mediterranean & our own backyard.<br><br>At Esca you can eat the most sought after Pacific Ocean delicacies along side Fluke that Dave caught on his day off. The menu changes daily & is driven by the fish markets of the world & the farms of Dave’s friends. Esca is the place where you can have stunning raw fish, an incredible bowl of pasta & then a Mediterranean Branzino cooked in sea salt. Esca is the best of Italian coastal cooking with access to the world’s greatest fish.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Even better than before!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/04/2014
 2008
Dined on 10/04/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The other night ESCA seemed to have gotten 'even better' than before! We go there after the theatre, when often we have felt that the staff couldn't wait for us to leave… also since I can't eat pasta, they had seemed rather exasperated by us.The other night was a transformation!
Delicious veggies, seafood, -- oysters, salads.Lovely combinations of foods... And lovely attentive service.A real pleasure.And we closed the place. Even though we live on the upper east side, we will 'go down' to ESCA, NOT only on theatre nights.
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Dined on 10/04/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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We do not take reservations on-line for our café/lounge area. If your preferred time is not available on-line, please contact us by phone.<br /><br />DBGB is Chef Daniel Boulud's downtown restaurant specializing in bangers, burgers, and beer. We offer house-made sausages, burgers, and all in addition to seasonal Lyonnais-inspired bistro cooking. For beer lovers, there are 22 drafts to choose from and another 75 by-the-bottle. The interiors pay homage to the Bowery's history as New York's restaurant supply neighborhood. Try our $27 prix-fixe for brunch on weekends. For dinner, we offer a daily $38 prix-fixe. Finally, our private room hosts parties for up to 18 people with a view of all the live action in our kitchen!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
really delicious fun!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/28/2014
 2008
Dined on 9/28/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We were downtown at the theatre and wandered over to have an early dinner… the staff were terrific and the food delicious..a great addition to 'The Downtown Experience'!!"
Dined on 9/28/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, late-night find
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<b>"One bite is enough to make you moan"<br />- <i>The New York Times</i></b><br /><br />Beloved by locals and a must-see destination for anyone who enjoys celebrity sightings, the Four Seasons is the restaurant <i>New York Magazine</i> named the "city's greatest dining room."<br /><br />Whether you're lunching poolside and enjoying the restaurant's deal-of-the-decade $59 prix fixe or looking for a delicious dinner destination that the <i>New York Times</i> raved "virtually defines American cooking," the Four Seasons offers something for every wallet. <br /><br />An only-in-Manhattan icon that <i>Zagat 2013</i> called "a calm oasis in throbbing Manhattan," the Four Seasons serves New American dishes, inspired by local fishermen and farmers.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
a remarkable institution...
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/26/2014
 2008
Dined on 9/26/2014
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"and we do love going there, but…. for the very first time, it didn't feel as special and caring as it used to…I think this is because of 'too many tourists' and the staff have a feeling that they will never see the people again anyway!!"
Dined on 9/26/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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A forum for Lincoln Center’s performing arts culture for nearly 30 years, Café Fiorello features a sprawling bar filled with more than 50 kinds of antipasti. Finished in warm wood, brass and mirrors, the main dining room suggests a timeless charm. In addition to the hot and cold antipasto specialties of vegetables and seafood, the menu features updated Italian classics and specialty dishes, as well as a selection of seafood, steak, veal & pasta.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
one of my favorites
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/20/2014
 2008
Dined on 9/20/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"and lunch the other day was no exception… fun and delicious, and a great place for long talks!"
Dined on 9/20/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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La Masseria Restaurant is inspired from ancient fortified farmhouses that in the Puglia Region of Italy are called “Masseria”. Executive Chef/Co-Owner, Pino Coladonato, grew up on a Farm in Puglia. He was forced to eat whatever was available but soon was tired of bean puree and decided to take matters into his own hands, creating new ways to use the same few ingredients. Now, with limitless ingredients to choose from, fava beans, chickpeas and lentils are still a core element in many of his entrees. Interior Designer Libby Langdon has created a warm, inviting dining atmosphere. Rustic and relaxed, with plenty of old world charm. Oversized iron sconces custom made from antique wrought iron gates punctuate the walls, and artful displays of antique farm tools mixed with various authentic Italian photographs all add to the farmhouse appeal. The 250-bottle wine list encompasses all regions of Italy with few of the best American and the rest of the world.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
My favorite in the theatre district
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/19/2014
 2008
Dined on 9/19/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"the food is always delicious-- very much like a club for theater folks,we love it."
Dined on 9/19/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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A forum for Lincoln Center’s performing arts culture for nearly 30 years, Café Fiorello features a sprawling bar filled with more than 50 kinds of antipasti. Finished in warm wood, brass and mirrors, the main dining room suggests a timeless charm. In addition to the hot and cold antipasto specialties of vegetables and seafood, the menu features updated Italian classics and specialty dishes, as well as a selection of seafood, steak, veal & pasta.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
our club
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/16/2014
 2008
Dined on 9/16/2014
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"always fun and welcoming, and lunch is just as nice as our late-night suppers after the theatre and opera!"
Dined on 9/16/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find
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