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  • Review Count
    7
  • Helpfulness Votes
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  • First Review
    August 24, 2014
  • Last Review
    December 4, 2014
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  • Average Rating
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The Sushi Ko food philosophy is Cuisine of Subtraction. According to Creative Director Daisuke Utagawa, subtraction allows chefs to reveal the essence of each ingredient in it's most honest yet refined state. By subtly combining other ingredients, a taste sensation is created that demonstrates the complexity and beauty of nature for the eye and the palate.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great neighborhood fine
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/02/2014
 2003
Dined on 12/02/2014
 2003
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Sushi ko is not your ordinary Japanese restaurant. The smoked mussel soup is a take off from Miso and is exquisite. the brussel sprouts were most unusual and very tasty. Service is good and servers can describe the dishes well. It takes a while to study the menu and how it is organized, but once conquered - YUMM"
Dined on 12/02/2014
 2003
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Please come join Todd & Ellen Gray and the Equinox staff to delight in some of the seasons best flavors from the mid-atlantic region.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Equinox is a delight!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/25/2014
 2003
Dined on 10/25/2014
 2003
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Equinox is not a restaurant one usually thinks of for pre theater, but we love it for that purpose. Parking is easy in the 5:30 time frame on weekends; service is not harried and so you receive excellent attention and the noise level is most pleasantly quiet. To top that off, the food is excellent. Don't miss the escargot done is a Bordeaux cream sauce - YUMM - with LOTS of escargot. The pear and micro greens salad was equally good with a delightful slightly sharp mustardy vinaigrette. Wines by the glass are well priced and delicious. the wait staff were very cognizant of our theater commitment and served accordingly - though not rushed. I can't wait to return!"
Dined on 10/25/2014
 2003
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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There's a time each year when Rome shimmers with a celebration known as "White Nights." It's an all-night festival of culture and the arts, but most importantly to us, it's a celebration of food and drink! Notti Bianche and Executive Chef Michael Cassady embrace this spirit each day serving seasonal, reasonably priced Italian trattoria fare throughout the day!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great pre-theater at NOtti Bianchi
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/14/2014
 2003
Dined on 10/14/2014
 2003
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Notti Bianchi is our favorite pre theater restaurant. They have a new menu and it appears to be just as good as the prior menu. The service is engaging and responsive. My husband always parks the car while I go in to a restaurant. He really appreciates having a martini waiting for him when he arrives - it was! I had the duck breast which was excellent. My husband's Caesar salad was fresh and will constructed. As we were going to the theater we had wines by the glass and they were freshly opened, well selected and paired well with the food. YUMM!"
Dined on 10/14/2014
 2003
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for outdoor dining
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The team from Tamarind, in the Flatiron District, have opened a new restaurant in Tribeca. Tamarind's team of dedicated chef's draw on India's varied regions to take diners on a culinary voyage of the subcontinent. The restaurant's menu includes dishes from Punjab, Hyderabad, Goa, Madras, Lucknow, and Calcutta. India's assertive spices and seasonings distinguish its cooking from all others.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Yummy Tamarind
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/12/2014
 2003
Dined on 10/12/2014
 2003
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"What wonderful flavors! We enjoyed every bite and were so sorry when we were full. The menu is extensive and the servers/wait staff very knowledgeable concerning ingredients, flavors, degrees of heat and such. I had a shrimp dish and my husband had lamb - both exceptional. The appetizers were equally excellent. We had expected a restaurant with an Indian décor. It is not, but it is very tasteful and elegant with wood tones and soft lighting. The wine selection was excellent and the prices most reasonable. Give it a try - I think you will enjoy."
Dined on 10/12/2014
 2003
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
+1point
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Cesco osteria combines unparalleled Tuscan-inspired cuisine from multi-award winning Chef Francesco Ricchi with a sensory experience that includes live music, breathtaking lighting, and artisan cocktails in its contemporary Co2 lounge. CESCO osteria offers casual and white tablecloth dining options as well as lounge-style seating, plus the spectacular Terrazzo CESCO for unique al fresco dining and libations. <br />For over 20 years Chef Ricchi has been dazzling guests with his Italian cuisine. He's earned dozens of awards including Best New Restaurant in the US; Top Twenty-Five Restaurants in North America; Best Italian Restaurant and Zagat Distinction. <br />
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Cesco delivers
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/30/2014
 2003
Dined on 9/30/2014
 2003
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Pasta is fresh, homemade and good.isten to the servers; they are knowledgeable. Most delightful."
Dined on 9/30/2014
 2003
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining
0points
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Redeye Grill is an updated classic American restaurant. The warm tones, polished nickel and leather, along with our original Red Grooms artwork creates a sophisticated, timeless and comfortable atmosphere.<br />Red's Lounge at Redeye Grill features an 88-foot mural by the world-renowned artist Red Grooms. Hear live music nightly and enjoy a cocktail designed by mixologist Brian Van Flandern.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Pleasant evening at Red Eye Grill
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/23/2014
 2003
Dined on 8/23/2014
 2003
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
"A most pleasant experience. White table cloths, an assorted menu, good wine choice by the glass and even half bottles. Matzo ball soup in a miso broth was excellent as was the halibut. The server had great personality and was helpful re dietary needs. Being next door to Carnegie Hall makes it a good pre-theater venue. A most pleasant evening!"
Dined on 8/23/2014
 2003
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
+2points
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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 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Seafire Grill is a winner!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/22/2014
 2003
Dined on 8/22/2014
 2003
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"WOW! We thought we would like the restaurant from the write up in Zagat but we had no idea how much we would like it. Every bite was one to savor. The three of us ordered fish, each different, and each superb. The side of creamed spinach was the best ever - and I am a tough critic of creamed spinach. Breads were excellent as was the accompanying spread of marscapone, herbs and more. Wait staff were appropriately attentive but not hovering. This is a real gem!"
Dined on 8/22/2014
 2003
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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