ase1707
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  • First Review
    July 16, 2014
  • Last Review
    October 28, 2014
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Since 2000 Tocqueville Restaurant has been serving innovative American cuisine to its loyal clientele. You will find the most seasonal local ingredients scattered throughout the menu during every season. The hospitable staff and comfortable décor make this an excellent spot for special occasions and neighborhood dining.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
A New York Gem
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/27/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/27/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Dining at Tocqueville is always a treat and last evening proved to be no different. This is a very sophisticated restaurant that serves very fine food in a beautiful setting. The service is professional and yet it is done with a warm sense of humor. The dishes that we enjoyed last evening were the sea scallops with foie gras and the pan roasted sea trout. Both dishes were creative and delicious, and the sauces were amazing and complemented each dish perfectly. This is a very pretty space ... the serene atmosphere can be enjoyed for a business dinner or for a special occasion. We cannot wait to return."
Dined on 10/27/2014
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Annisa is a small, fine dining establishment in the West Village. The restaurant is owned and operated by Chef Anita Lo, winner of Food & Wine Magazine's Best New Chef Award 2001. The restaurant was included in the Top 50 Food Ratings in the Zagat Guide 2009 and was awarded a three-star rating in the New York Times in 2014. Annisa serves contemporary American cuisine with Asian accents in a beautiful and soothing dining room where guests are greeted by a knowledgeable and friendly staff.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Another Wonderful Evening
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/22/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/22/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"My wife and I have been frequenting Annisa for over a decade now and it honestly just keeps getting better. Anita Lo works magic in the kitchen and the inventive as well as diverse menu is amazing. The extremely knowledgeable wait staff is professional and the presentation of the dinner is just perfect. Annisa is a very pretty restaurant and it competes with all of the upscale restaurants in the City. Annisa is gem in the West Village, and once again we are looking forward to returning."
Dined on 10/22/2014
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Diners' Choice Winner for Best Mediterranean Restaurant in NYC since 2011, Barrio 47 is a West Village gem and a destination for foodies! Chef Franco Barrio's creative menu offers a great variety of signatures dishes from Spain, France & Italy, all prepared from the open kitchen's wood-fired brick oven.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
A West Village Gem
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/21/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/21/2014
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Dining at Barrio 47 is always a treat and it just never disappoints. My wife and I arrived for a late dinner and everything from the greeting to the drinks and dinner was amazing. They have a few new items on their menu that were wonderful, and the service was professional and friendly. This has become a "go-to" restaurant for us and it always makes for an enjoyable evening."
Dined on 10/21/2014
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Flex directly imports the highest quality Prince Edward Mussels, and we serve oysters that taste like you're kissing the sea!<br /><br />Happy Hour<br /><br />7 nights a week-bar and counter only 5:30-7PM Monday-Thursday, Fri-Sunday 5:00PM-7PM<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Our "Go To" Restaurant
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/15/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/15/2014
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The food at Flex Mussels is very good ... 23 different ways to enjoy a pot of mussels never disappoints, is always a great evening and is consistently good. But I am now starting to question their prices and portions. It should be noted that they have raised their prices on oysters that now cost $3.25 an oyster if it is from the east coast, or $3.75 for a west coast variety (they still run $3.00 apiece at Union Square Cafe). Also the pad of butter served with their very good bread is now actually half of a pad. The portions of mussels look smaller as well .... I think that Flex Mussels is trying to save money at the expense of their patrons."
Dined on 10/15/2014
 2005
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All’onda is a modern Italian restaurant in Manhattan near Union Square. Venice is the inspiration for Chef Chris Jaeckle and Restaurateur Chris Cannon.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Wonderful Italian Restaurant
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/14/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/14/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"My wife and I along with another couple enjoyed another wonderful meal at All'Onda. This was our second time dining here and it did not disappoint. The restaurant is charming with old brick walls surrounding a well decorated space. The service was professional and not at all intrusive. All four of us enjoyed our dishes that ranged from fish to pasta to meat. This restaurant is a treat and we will return again."
Dined on 10/14/2014
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
0points
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The House is a magnificently restored 1854 carriage house located in the historic Gramercy Park. The three floor layout allows us to accommodate from your most intimate gatherings to large party events.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Romantic and Beautiful
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/13/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/13/2014
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"My wife and I enjoyed our evening at The House. This is a very special and spectacularly beautiful old house that has been tastefully refurnished to become a lovely place to enjoy drinks and dinner. We chose to sit upstairs after a warm welcome. It took a long time to order a drink and then a long time to receive it, but after that the service was improved and professional. The food is very good with a mushroom/cheese/truffle oil flatbread that was amazing. My scallop dish was very good, but the brussels sprouts missed the mark. We will return to this very pretty and very romantic restaurant."
Dined on 10/13/2014
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
0points
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One of America’s most acclaimed and popular restaurants, Danny Meyer’s Union Square Cafe serves robustly flavored, seasonal American cuisine in a relaxed setting of casual elegance. We offer full lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch menus with daily specials in the dining room and at the bar. As Danny Meyer’s first restaurant, Union Square Cafe is the birthplace of a generation of widely lauded, award-winning restaurants, and an enormous number of world-renowned chefs. Union Square Cafe’s iconic food and gracious hospitality changed the restaurant landscape in New York City and continue to set the bar for excellence and innovation.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Always An Excellent Experience
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/08/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/08/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The Union Square Cafe is always at the top of our list when we want a special place in the City to dine. The food is consistently wonderful, the atmosphere is is always celebratory without being too loud and the service is always professional. However the best part is the very warm welcome that everyone receives from the ladies that check you in and seat you to the manager that stops by to make sure that everything is OK. My wife and I often frequent high-end restaurants in New York City and the Union Square Cafe always shines!"
Dined on 10/08/2014
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
0points
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Nora's Table is a chef-driven restaurant in Hood River, Oregon, known for its farm-to-table ethic, a menu that changes daily, and award-winning Gorge wine list. <br>The Oregonian newspaper gave the restaurant a rare A- and said "Nora's has turned the gorge from a geological statement into a cuisine." TripAdvisor rates it the Number One Hood River restaurant. <br>Hood River is the center of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic area, and Oregon's second best-known wine scene, after the Willamette Valley. <br>"Our menu is created almost entirely from the food shed around our iconic Mt. Hood. All our beef, lamb and pork come from our local ranches, and what our farmers bring us each day drives what goes on our menu," says chef and owner Kathy Watson. "Right down to our ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise, bread, pasta, crackers and pickles, it's all hand-made by our great crew. We love bringing the best of the Gorge to our plates."
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Great Dining in Hood River
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/01/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/01/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"My wife and I are from New York and we frequent high-end restaurants in NYC often. After a very pleasant evening at Nora's Table, I am pleased to report that the New York City restaurants have absolutely nothing over this very fine establishment with an excellent kitchen. The menu at Nora's Table is far from vast, yet it is diverse with many interesting dishes. The kitchen does an excellent job preparing the meals and the presentation at the table is wonderful. Service is professional and yet low-key. When I return to Hood River, I will definitely be making a dinner reservation here."
Dined on 10/01/2014
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
0points
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Perry's Steakhouse & Grille creates an experience that is casually elegant, while staying grounded to its roots as a meat market by serving only the choicest cuts of hand-selected, USDA-aged Prime beef, cut fresh daily, and succulent signature dishes cooked to perfection. Perry's also offers a Social Hour with specially priced appetizers and piano bar featuring live entertainment. Perry's has an array of private dining rooms for every occasion.<br><br>From its modern interior with visually stunning wine tower. Perry's family has redefined dining with an experience that is truly Rare and Well Done.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Steakhouse
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/05/2014
 2005
Dined on 10/05/2014
 2005
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Perry's Steakhouse is a Chicago Steak joint, and being from New York I expected much better. The food was salty, my filet was only fair at best and the side dishes were not at all amazing. When I return to Chicago I will have a better experience elsewhere."
Dined on 10/05/2014
 2005
0points
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Onegin is where you'll go when your usual palace just isn't opulent, caviar-y or crazy enough. You'll find smoked sturgeon by crystal-chandelier light. House-infused honey-pepper vodka from a bar made of 200-year-old Ukrainian birch. And borscht. Delivered to your red velvet throne by butler-jacket-wearing waiters. <br> <br> Whether you head to the aforementioned bar, or past 19th-century carriage seats and into the brocade dining room, all roads lead to vodka. Available in a carafe, a cocktail or the spiked fisherman's soup (next-level comfort food). <br> <br> The rest of the menu comes courtesy of the city's only operational Russian pechka, a wood-burning furnace that would have once been used to heat a czar's castle. Now, it'll heat your quail on a stick. <br> <br> And while you wait between courses of pike caviar and pork belly pâté, you'll read Pushkin, his sketches and passages from secret journals have been etched around the restaurant in goose feather quill.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Russian Food in The Village
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/30/2014
 2005
Dined on 9/30/2014
 2005
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
"My wife and I have dined at Onegin several times and on this occasion the food was once again consistently good. This is an excellent Russian Restaurant in the Village and we enjoyed our dinner."
Dined on 9/30/2014
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
0points
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