BTrotta
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  • Review Count
    7
  • Helpfulness Votes
    0
  • First Review
    November 17, 2014
  • Last Review
    January 22, 2015
  • Featured Reviews
    0
  • Average Rating
    3.6
 
 
BTrotta's Reviews
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Better than Expected - Very Good Food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/20/2015
 2006
Dined on 1/20/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Burrata (Ok) - Chorizo Crepinette (Good) - Brandade Croquetta (Good) - Crispy Potatoes (Ok at best) - Charred Beef (Excellent - Medium Rare - Cooked Perfect and Tender) - Duck Confit (Very Good)
Good date spot - Solid atmosphere - Good service - Very Good food (especially the entrees) - Square bar in the middle also had a good vibe for dates"
Dined on 1/20/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, fit for foodies
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Morimoto is the New York City interpretation of Executive Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s namesake Philadelphia restaurant that is co-owned with restaurateur Stephen Starr. Designed by world renowned architect Tadao Ando, the restaurant’s entrance features the world’s largest Japanese Noren curtain set against a massive façade of austere steel. Inside is an extraordinary open kitchen surrounded by a 24-seat sushi bar where diners can watch Morimoto and his chefs at work. On every level of the restaurant guests enjoy the elaborate menu where East meets West. Glass partitions create a private atmosphere between tables and a wall made of 17,000 spring water bottles add a touch of New York drama to this tranquil atmosphere. Guests have the option to dine on the top floor or congregate in the lower lounge for cocktails and snacks.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Not as good as expected
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/02/2015
 2006
Dined on 1/02/2015
 2006
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Wagyu Beef Capaccio (Very Good) - Diver Scallop Carpaccio (OK) - Octopus Carpaccio (OK) - Chinese Broccoli (Good ) - Ishi Yaki Buri Bop (Tasty but needed to be cooked on both sides) - Spicy Yellowtail (OK)
Not impressed at all - Service was good - Food could have been better in my opinion - Large space - Not overly loud though - Wouldn't go back as compared to Nobu, Tao"
Dined on 1/02/2015
 2006
Special Features: fit for foodies
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B&B features a pub-style menu, anchored by burgers and other American food items. The Restaurant has a serious wine by the glass program and offers 4 wines on tap, 2 of which are locally made. B&B is a very neighborhood driven restaurant, moderately priced, and open lunch/dinner - 7 days a week and late hours on weekends. B & B accepts reservations for lunch, dinner reservations are only accepted for groups larger than 6.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Solid & Trency upscale burger joint
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2006
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Meatballs (Very Good) - Rigatoni Mac N Cheese (Very Good) - Rosotto Croquette (Ok) - Pork Ribeye (Good) - Sceney/Talented"
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2006
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Hecho en Dumbo began in as a pop-up operating several nights a week out of a local café in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Chef Danny Mena's menu of antojitos, or "little cravings," features refined rustic Mexican staples and contemporary Mexico City cuisine. Derived from the official "Hecho en Mexico" seal, the restaurant's name speaks to the authenticity of the cuisine, the local sourcing of organic and sustainable ingredients, and the degree to which fundamental components of Mexican gastronomy – breads, tortillas, salsas, and even cheeses – are made fresh in-house. In a broader sense, the aim of Hecho en Dumbo is to celebrate the contemporary, cosmopolitan culture (and counter culture) of Mexico's vibrant urban centers.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Solid Mexican Food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/03/2014
 2006
Dined on 12/03/2014
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Guacamole (Ok) - Picaditas de Jaiba (Very Good) - Burritas de Res (OK) - Tacos Alcalde (Good)
Back seating bar area by kitchen was hot (temperature) - Scene was datey/ok - Food was solid but not spectacular - Martini (Ok at best) - Service (Ok) - Decent Pricing - Lacking Talent"
Dined on 12/03/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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TAO Group, the pioneers of the Pan-Asian trend that swept New York City over a decade ago, unveils the evolution of the TAO brand with the opening of TAO Downtown. TAO Group will mark the next iteration of the brand, taking over the spaces formerly home to Hiro Ballroom and Matsuri located beneath the Maritime Hotel and will seat up to 400 throughout the restaurant, with approximately 300 seats in the main dining room alone.<br />
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Overall Awesome Experience
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/08/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/08/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Five spice Short Ribs (Excellent) - Spice Yellowtail Roll (Good) - Peking Duck (Good) - Yellowtail Jalapeno Shashimi (Good) - Shrimp Lettuce Wraps (Very Good)
Huge Place - Stadium Seating Setup - Very Talented - Typical expensive drinks for the scene - In Maritime Hotel - Get seating on the main floor"
Dined on 11/08/2014
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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Offering seasonally focused, contemporary American seafood, where only the finest and freshest seafood is highlighted. Guests will be enchanted by the superb selection of raw bar favorites and delicious appetizers which include East & West Coast Oysters, Chilled Lobster, and expertly seasoned Yellowfin Tuna Tartare. Entrée selections are sure to delight, with succulent Alaskan King Crab Legs, elegant Herb Basted Black Bass and the menu wouldn't be complete without the addition of SFG's Surf & Turf - tender filet mignon and buttery steamed lobster.<br />The sleek interior, with tile floors, shimmering blue lighting, and mirrored accents give the space a modern edge while the Main Dining Room takes cues from a classic steakhouse with dark wood floors, wainscoting, and a roaring marble fireplace. SFG boasts not one but two private dining options for more intimate events. The Sea Fire Grill lends the perfect balance to refined cuisine, chic décor, and impeccable service. <br />
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Solid Food - Service was ok - Corporate crowd
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/05/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/05/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Colossal Shrimp (Good) - Calamari (Good) - Scallops (Very Good) - Rack of Lamb (Very Good)
Service (Ok) - Martini (Ok) - Expensive but solid food - very corporate crowd - not talented"
Dined on 11/05/2014
 2006
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Attentive service, fine American cuisine, a Grand Award-winning wine list and unique, historical surroundings set ‘21’ apart. Once a glamorous speakeasy, today '21' is one of the most celebrated restaurants in New York City. In addition to our two restaurants, the Bar Room and 'Upstairs', this four-story townhouse features ten private party rooms ideal for celebrations, meetings and banquets, including the legendary Prohibition-era Wine Cellar. <br /><br />DRESS CODE: No jeans or sneakers. Jackets are necessary for gentlemen.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great Service - Good Food - Historic Place
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/04/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/04/2014
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Steak tartare (OK - not as good as expected) - Crabcake (Very Good) - Rib Eye (Very tasty and good perfectly at medium)
Amazing service - chauncey was our waiter - old school place - power lunches/dinners - historic - Expensive"
Dined on 11/04/2014
 2006
Special Features: special occasion
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