Lala1dines
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  • First Review
    March 27, 2014
  • Last Review
    June 25, 2014
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FIG & OLIVE is about passion for the best olive oils, flavors and cuisine from the Riviera & Coastal regions of the South of France, Italy and Spain. It is a full service restaurant featuring lunch, brunch and dinner menus. The exceptional wine list includes over 30 wines offered by the glass or bottle from Italy, France and Spain. <br /><br />FIG & OLIVE FIFTH AVENUE truly stands out with its elegant and authentic design from the French and Italian Riviera. This space offers numerous possibilities to host a variety of events from 12 to 250 guests. <br /><br />FIG & OLIVE’s menu philosophy is based on the notion of clean, healthy and sophisticated ingredients and dishes, each prepared or finished with unique olive oil. <br /><br /><br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/24/2014
 2009
Dined on 6/24/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Good deal on three course pre-fixe menu (mine included Fig &Olive salad, yellow fin tuna and pot de cream, all for $45 and tasty). However, Bouillabaisse offered quite a small portion with only a few shrimps and (may be, could not tell) a scallop and was not worth the price ($29). Very busy even on a weekday and with "spotty" service. We however enjoyed it."
Dined on 6/24/2014
 2009
Special Features: hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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A New York landmark with Guastivino tiled vaulted ceilings. There are two dining rooms open for reservations and walk-ins. The oyster bar, lounge, bar, and counter seating are open to first-come first-serve customers. There are 450 seats for you to choose from and we offer 25-30 varieties of the freshest oysters and seafood.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/21/2014
 2009
Dined on 6/21/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Extremely busy and noisy on Saturday night, yet not deficient in quick service! Clam chowder was too thick and creamy for my taste and contained almost no clams but grilled sepia (specialty of the house that night) was excellent. Oyster and clam bar offered a lot of choices from different regions and was constantly occupied by clients, with some of them waiting patiently in line to get a seat at the bar. An unusual experience and fun!"
Dined on 6/21/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, late-night find
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Dovetail is a Michelin-starred restaurant operated by chef and proprietor John Fraser. Serving contemporary American fare and located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Dovetail received three stars from The New York Times as well as its first Michelin star in the 2011 New York Guide.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/24/2014
 2009
Dined on 5/24/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Unusual experience at this one star Micheline restaurant! We took four course menu's (for $88, reasonable price for such high end place) and left feeling... somehow not quite "full". All courses very elaborately created and looking gorgeous and, it was a definite feast for our taste buds and eyes but they were sized quite small! ( our son came home and had a plate full of vegetables and fruit for a.. second dessert). Anyway, it was a great experience, definitely something to cherish and remember!"
Dined on 5/24/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list
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Cafe SFA is a hidden gem nestled on the 8th floor of the iconic flagship Saks Fifth Avenue store. Chef Alex Reyes' menu is fresh and seasonal with daily specials served alongside an inventive selection of entrees, salads, and sandwiches. A stylish and comfortable interior features bird's-eye views of Rockefeller Center and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Café SFA is a popular midtown business lunch spot and a favorite destination for shoppers and international visitors. Private events are also a specialty and Café SFA can host functions of all types and sizes at several locales in the store.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/20/2014
 2009
Dined on 5/20/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"This restaurant located at Saks on the 8th floor offers a nice view of some landmark buildings in Manhattan, if one can get a table near the window during very busy lunch hours. As for the menu, there are quite many choices from which special lunch break deal seems to be the smartest and includes choice of a soup, sandwich and small salad. Service is sufficient but on a slower side. Very convenient and comfortable place to rest and dine during shopping and not only."
Dined on 5/20/2014
 2009
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view
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Avra Estiatorio is a restaurant that transports you to the Greece of your imagination. The sky is vivid blue and the air is drenched with sunlight and the aroma of freshly caught fish grilling over an open fire.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/08/2014
 2009
Dined on 5/08/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Very crowded and extremely noisy! But if someone cares more for food than for conversation, then there are plenty of great Greek dishes to choose from. Sushi tuna on a bed of avocado and grilled octopus (which could be an appetizer or entree portion) were both excellent. Grilled squid stuffed with four cheeses however was disappointing because strong flavor of cheeses almost "buried" the taste of delicate squid. Terrific Greek wines for sure! It is a "come back" for us but next time we try an earlier hour when place is note that crowded yet. Amazing service in spite of being so busy!"
Dined on 5/08/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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Whether you are seeing an opera, a ballet, attending a play at one of the Lincoln Center campus theaters or going to the symphony – any ticket will grant you access to The Grand Tier Restaurant, located in the Metropolitan Opera House. <br /><br />Enjoy our dinner, brunch, intermission and dessert menus emphasizing fresh, seasonal ingredients within one of the most spectacular cultural destinations in an atmosphere highlighted by spectacular chandeliers and original masterpieces by Marc Chagall.<br /><br />Make your reservation for pre-theater dining before your evening or matinee performance begins on Open Table .<br /><br />At intermission, dine on savory appetizers and entrées from our Intermission Dining Menu; or indulge in dessert. Intermission dining is available for ticket-holders attending an event within The Metropolitan Opera House. To make your reservation for intermission dining, please call the restaurant directly at 212 799 3400.<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/07/2014
 2009
Dined on 5/07/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Very nice and convenient way to enjoy an evening at the Metropolitan Opera: an elegant dinner before the performance and dessert during an intermission. Menu is not that large, however the quality of food is wonderful! My dish of diver's scallops with bok choy and Miso sauce was excellent: scallops were cooked to perfection, succulent and simply melting in my mouth! (too bad they were only...two) and, Budino with rhubarb and strawberry sauce was a great "finale". Expensive but a very special treat and, this time I did not feel "rushed..."
Dined on 5/07/2014
 2009
Special Features: special occasion
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Bar Boulud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s bistro and wine bar located across from New York City's Lincoln Center. An exquisite array of housemade charcuterie complements sumptuous French cooking for both lunch and dinner. Bar Boulud offers a 3 course price fixe for lunch for $29 and dinner for $45. Outdoor dining is available on the terrace seasonally. Three private wine-themed dining rooms adjacent to the wine cellar are also available for private events. <br /><br />
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/02/2014
 2009
Dined on 5/02/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"In the heart of Manhattan, across from Lincoln Center, this place gets very crowded very rapidly, especially in the pre-theater time! Nice coctails to start with and then, pre-fixe menu with three different choices or regular a'la carte, all moderately priced (my hanger steak was super tasty and perfectly cooked). However, the service became "spotty" as Bar filled up and it was hard to get our glasses refilled with water. Tables outside also had a 100% attendance in spite of a little "chilly" weather."
Dined on 5/02/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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PISTACHE is a Parisian-style French bistro with a Mediterranean twist. It serves simple, delicious meals made with fresh, local and imported products. It seats 180 people and is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Prices are moderate and the recipes nutritionally healthy. Service is casual and efficient. The atmosphere is upbeat with a definite European flair. The interior is reminiscent of the Art Nouveau, which defined most brasseries and bistros opened in 1920"s Paris. It boasts cozy seating with numerous red leather banquettes, a full bar and giant antique mirrors. The restaurant has a feel of "Always been there". It is classic, retro-modern and sophisticated but unpretentious. The outdoor patio overlooks Centennial Park, the Fountains and the Intracoastal Waterway. It is shaded with large umbrellas and seats 30 people in a Riviera-like setting.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/28/2014
 2009
Dined on 4/28/2014
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I really like to return to this place for its location (overlooking a busy main street, watching children playing with ground water fountains in a small park across and looking at a strip of intercoastal waters). Returning my attention to eating was however not too difficult and sguash blossom was a pleasant adventure..."
Dined on 4/28/2014
 2009
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Delight in upscale globally inspired cuisine served in a dramatic setting at Neiman Marcus Boca Raton Mariposa®. From creative salads to seasonal fresh seafood and the classic NM favorites, you"ll savor first-class fare all served by our warm and welcoming staff. Before settling in our elegant dining room, begin your Mariposa experience with an aromatic glass of wine from our sleek, modern bar. You can expect delectable dishes with exceptional service that continues to be a tradition at Neiman Marcus.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/25/2014
 2009
Dined on 4/25/2014
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Simple lunch (spinach salad) with a pleasant "twist" to our shopping at Nieman Marcus! Nice atmosphere but very busy and noisy (and remarkably good service in spite if this)."
Dined on 4/25/2014
 2009
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
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Seasons 52 is a casually sophisticated fresh grill and wine bar that invites you to discover the sensational flavors of our seasonally inspired menu. At Seasons 52, you'll enjoy a warm, welcoming ambiance with rich mahogany accents, custom built wine cellars, and lush greenery that create an air of casual sophistication. With an award-winning international wine list of over 100 wines, with 52 or more available by the glass, we will find the perfect match to complement your fresh and flavorful menu selection. Our restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily, with extended hours on the weekend. We also feature live entertainment at our piano bar nightly. If you are searching for a place to host your next group function, look no further. Seasons 52 is the perfect setting for your next private or semi-private event. Together, we will create the event of the season! For more information, visit www.Seasons52.com. Become a fan of Seasons 52 on Facebook at www.facebook.com/seasons52.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/26/2014
 2009
Dined on 4/26/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Another dinning experience at Season 52 and a pleasant one! Great Lobster flat bread, excellent Branzino, very nice grilled Trout, a big portion of spinach and strawberry salad (enough to share) and a wonderful dessert (small) to finish the meal, all at very reasonable prices. A definite come back!"
Dined on 4/26/2014
 2009
Special Features: special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, late-night find
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