SJR1
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    September 13, 2014
  • Last Review
    November 23, 2014
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The Nuaa means tasty and delicious. We are proudly presenting the precious art of modern authentic Thai cuisine. Come in to enjoy and further your understanding of Thai food. We are meticulous with our ingredients, taste, presentation and service. These efforts lead to something unlike what you may expect from other New York City Thai restaurants. We at the Nuaa are happy to accommodate all of your needs. You will have a wonderful dining experience.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Excellent Thai food and Ambiance
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/21/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/21/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Been here a few times and was glad to see the place nearly full on a Friday night. It's usually empty for some reason and The Nuaa is a secret that everyone should be aware of. Menu items are unique takes on Thai favorites and they are presented nicely which enhances the experience. The Purple Blossom appetizer is delicious along with the Crusted Tuna and Crispy Branzino entrees. I'm still trying to figure out all the ingredients in the side of Brussels Sprouts that make it so terrific. Desserts are a little pricey and small but tasty none the less. The Maple Roasted Pear and Flourless cake are safe bets to finish off the meal."
Dined on 11/21/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
+1point
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The New York Beer Company is an exciting new Bar & Grill located at the historic New York Observer Building, in mid-town Manhattan. Close to Times Square, the theater district and the vibrant Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. With occupancy for nearly 300 there is comfort for groups and parties of all sizes as well as regular bar patrons, theater goers & folks that live & work in the area.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great Beer Selection
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/19/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/19/2014
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"You go here since there are tons of great beers to choose from (just as many TVs, too) and the crowd is not obnoxious. The food is hit or miss. The Maxed Out Burger is great but their prices make me scratch my head. The burger at $15 seems fair based on what you are getting but the loaded nachos seem overpriced at $12 and they are merely OK. Desserts aren't a strong point here either but I suppose I shouldn't expect a lot. The Brownie is simply a brownie that I could probably pick up for 10% of the price in the Duane Reade freezer. I'll continue to go back since the service tends to be good and they have great beer specials daily."
Dined on 11/19/2014
 2007
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
0points
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There's beef, and then there's Kobe beef, which is served up by 212 Steakhouse. Head to this chic Midtown East eatery for an unrivaled dining experience featuring authentic Japanese Kobe beef or seafood, complete with fresh salads and delicious sides, fabulous desserts complimented with an extensive wine list from all around the world for affordable prices.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Hopefully, this was an off night and not the norm
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/08/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/08/2014
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"2nd time here and took my friend for her birthday because of the Kobe beef. She is from Japan so this is a real treat for her. Our first trip was better than this one. Perhaps it was an off night but the service was slow and it took 20 mins waiting for our appetizers before the server returned saying there was an issue with the fryer so I would have to pick something other than the Zucchini Chips. Went for the Grilled Calamari instead which was awesome but why make me wait so long? My friend chose the Lobster Bisque but it was extremely salty. For sides, we ordered the Sauteed Mushrooms which are spectacular as well as an off menu item, sauteed kale, which I would skip as it looked and tasted like spinach. The Kobe Ribeyes came out looking as if they were cooked properly but were only luke warm in temperature. Kobe is expensive so there is really no wiggle room on preparation....it just needs to be right. My friend ordered coffee after dinner and it never arrived. We didn't bother asking again since finding the server was a challenge."
Dined on 11/08/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
0points
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Abraham Merchant, Richard Cohn and Andy Emmet, principals of Merchants Hospitality Inc., have partnered up with celebrated restaurateurs and stars of "Down Home with the Neelys", Gina and Pat Neely, to launch Neely's Barbecue Parlor, featuring the Neely's authentic barbecue cuisine, Southern fare and so much more!
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Not a great experience this time around
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/11/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/11/2014
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I took a group of 10 coworkers here that were from out of town since I knew the menu would have something to satisfy everyone. I've been here more times than I can remember and while the service can be slow the quality of the food tends to make up for that. Unfortunately, this night half of our food was dropped on the floor on the way from the kitchen which left half of us waiting while the others ate. Once all the food was brought out it was average at best, probably because they rushed the entrees out. We weren't offered any sort of accommodation in the form of complimentary drinks, dessert or even a break on one of the meals. To make matters worse, it wasn't until the next day that we realized the server was essentially tipped twice since they already included the tip in the price. That should have been disclosed or confirmed especially given the issue that we had that evening."
Dined on 11/11/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
0points
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L'Apicio is located at 13 E. 1st Street (between Bowery and 2nd Avenue). The Italian-inspired restaurant gets its name from the 18th century Italian cookbook, and brings Executive Chef Gabe Thompson's cravable modern Italian food to the East Village. L'Apicio offers a deep cocktail and wine program created by Beverage Director Joe Campanale, while Executive Pastry Chef Katherine Thompson oversees the pastry program. L'Apicio is open for dinner seven days a week and brunch on the weekends, featuring lounge and bar areas and outdoor seating, in addition to the main and private dining rooms.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Great service at the bar from Long
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/12/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/12/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Went here with some coworkers, sat at the bar and received excellent service from the bartender (Long). He was extremely knowledgeable not only about the obvious (drinks) but was able to describe the menu in great detail. We sampled numerous things from Garganelli and Bucatina to Arancini, Brussels Sprouts and the Kale Salad. All were great and were made in ways to liven up what would otherwise be a dull dish. They also have a great beer selection. Look forward to returning soon."
Dined on 11/12/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies
0points
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The New York Beer Company is an exciting new Bar & Grill located at the historic New York Observer Building, in mid-town Manhattan. Close to Times Square, the theater district and the vibrant Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. With occupancy for nearly 300 there is comfort for groups and parties of all sizes as well as regular bar patrons, theater goers & folks that live & work in the area.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Katie is great
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/02/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/02/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"OK, maybe I'm a little biased as she is a fellow Florida State alum but she really is an excellent waitress. Out of this world selection of beer and tons of TVs to catch every game. Nice menu selection and great to see the old simple standby of Nachos offered. Don't know why no one offers them anymore. Burgers are great and while I can't remember the name of the one I got, it had pretty much everything on it and was delicious. Great place and I'll be back soon!"
Dined on 11/02/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, vibrant bar scene
0points
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2 Darbar Grill is a superb choice for Indian food with great ambiance and service.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Excellent as always
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/25/2014
 2007
Dined on 10/25/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I always get the same thing, Shrimp Vindaloo, since I like spicy food and it never disappoints. My friend gets Lamb Karma, it's simply "good Karma" as she says and she's Buddhist so she knows Karma! Tender and not overcooked. The fried Okra appetizer is good to split for 2 and is prepared with tomatoes and onions and is nice before the main course. Admittedly, the restaurant isn't much to look at on the inside but I'd rather have better food and sacrifice on the ambiance. The location on E 46th St is a little nicer on the inside, if that's important to you, but the food is the same. Service is always attentive and the prices are reasonable."
Dined on 10/25/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
+5points
5of 5voted this as helpful.
 
There's beef, and then there's Kobe beef, which is served up by 212 Steakhouse. Head to this chic Midtown East eatery for an unrivaled dining experience featuring authentic Japanese Kobe beef or seafood, complete with fresh salads and delicious sides, fabulous desserts complimented with an extensive wine list from all around the world for affordable prices.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Real Kobe beef cooked to perfection
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/11/2014
 2007
Dined on 10/11/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Finally, a restaurant with real Kobe beef that cooks it properly. They proudly display their Kobe certification and rightfully so. I dined with a native of Japan well versed in the Kobe tradition and she confirmed it was spot on. I've never used the word "melt in your mouth" to describe a steak but it was so good, so tender, cooked perfectly it was simply amazing and words don't do it justice. I think it has ruined me going forward as no steak can compare to this. Given the rarity, Kobe is expensive so don't be shocked by the price ($15/oz, on special). Service was a little slow at times but professional. For sides, the sautéed mixed vegetables were terrific; I enjoyed them more than the sautéed baby spinach. Will be back soon!"
Dined on 10/11/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
0points
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Bringing a little flair to the neighborhood, this <br />modern gastro-bar offers updated classics and <br />seasonal dishes with a casually stylish space to match. <br />The large quartz bar runs end to end, transitioning<br />from classic and creative cocktails to a lively chef’s counter.<br />With another 43 patio seats wrapped around this <br />sun soaked corner, there is not a single bad seat to be found.<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Nice new place in the neighborhood
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/11/2014
 2007
Dined on 10/11/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Stopped by after dining at a nearby restaurant just to check out this new place. Seems to be more like a lounge without necessarily looking like one from the outside. Was really busy on a Saturday night and Stacey the bartender was great, knowledgeable and fun. The owner, Danny, is also engaged in the business and nice to talk to. Will stop by again when I'm in the area based on the good beer selection, service and tasty dessert."
Dined on 10/11/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem
0points
0of 0voted this as helpful.
 
T-Bar Steak & Lounge is Tony Fortuna's new spin on the classic steak house. <br /><br>Chef Ben Zwicker's menu consists of raw bar that includes tartares; steak <br />bar that includes prime cuts and as well as tuna and salmon steaks; <br />appetizers are divided in classic and market driven; sauces are global and <br />diverse; entrees, too, present a roster of classics and new world items; and <br />a long, long list of sides complements every dish on the menu. T-Bar & <br />Lounge speaks to many tastes, from cocktail & wine lovers, to grazers and <br />full on steak aficionados.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great as always
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/27/2014
 2007
Dined on 9/27/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"While I enjoy the steaks here, the desserts are to die for. Whichever one you choose, they're all great. I know since I've tried all of them at one point during the numerous times I've dined here. Portions are sized for 2-3 people so there is never a problem with sharing. They have a small bar which seems like an afterthought and can get busy but I figure the small size it keeps out the riff raff and allows the place remain bearable for the majority (i.e. diners)."
Dined on 9/27/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
0points
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