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    August 1, 2014
  • Last Review
    October 31, 2014
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Birds & Bubbles, is the first full-service restaurant from Sarah Simmons, owner of CITY GRIT Culinary Salon in New York City.<br /><br />Using the highest quality seasonal ingredients, The Birds & Bubbles menu features dishes paying homage to Simmons’ southern roots with an elevated take on Southern classics. This includes dishes often served for Sunday Supper, such as her Buttermilk Fried Chicken. These new twists on old favorites bring global flavors to familiar dishes served side by side with bubbly from the team’s favorite champagne producers.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Terrific comfort good
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/29/2014
 2007
Dined on 10/29/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This place is terrific. The atmosphere is energetic and informal, and the service was pleasant and efficient. Although not every dish was great, several of them were. Try the deviled eggs, the fried chicken, the shrimp and grits, and the bread basket. For dessert, go for the banana pudding and the chocolate-peanut butter concoction. And the prices were quite reasonable."
Dined on 10/29/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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OBAO bridges the gap from the street of Southeast Asia to the streets of NYC, bringing you combinations of various Thai and Vietnamese comfort foods with a twist. OBAO takes traditional dishes from Thailand and Vietnam like Pad Thai and Pho Noodles and adds a touch of luxury and elegance without ever compromising on authenticity. At OBAO, you will taste the highest quality ingredients while experiencing comfort through food you never thought was possible.<br /><br />With the success of our Flagship restaurant in midtown and Water Street location, OBAO is proud to unveil its Hell's Kitchen location located on 9th avenue between 45th&46th.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
So-So Thai
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/26/2014
 2007
Dined on 10/26/2014
 2007
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Some of the dishes were good (pad Thai ), but others were mediocre at best (fried tofu ). It's easy to find better Thai food at comparable prices in NYC."
Dined on 10/26/2014
 2007
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A Livanos' family creation, Molyvos is the closest you can get to Greece in New York City. Critics agree that Molyvos serves perhaps the finest example of Greek cuisine in New York, and beyond. People from around the world have discovered that Molyvos serves the true foods and wines of Greece, along with a large dose of the country’s warm and lively spirit. Molyvos’ menu is built upon the home-style cooking of Greece using authentic recipes, classical cooking techniques and superior ingredients. The wine list, under the keen direction of Kamal Kouiri, is unique for its depth and breadth of excellent Greek labels and small producers from the Mediterranean whose wine deserves to be enjoyed. Molyvos also boasts a carefully selected Pre and Post-theatre menu that perfectly accompanies an evening of entertainment.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Excellent Greek Food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/04/2014
 2007
Dined on 10/04/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The food was tasty and interesting, and the pre-theater menu is a real bargain. Service was efficient and pleasant. I definitely recommend it, especially if you're heading to a show after dinner."
Dined on 10/04/2014
 2007
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Now serving Dinner and Weekend Brunch
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Excellent Mexican Food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/17/2014
 2007
Dined on 9/17/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Absolutely terrific. They take the standards and somehow elevate them by making them tastier and lighter. Servings are ample, prices are reasonable, and service is excellent."
Dined on 9/17/2014
 2007
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Modern and cozy Chop Shop offers a sophisticated take on classic Thai, Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisines. Steps from Highline and Chelsea Galleries. Limited online dinner reservations available for parties of 2-6 guests and walk-ins always welcome. Special arrangements available for larger parties.<br />
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Excellent Thai Food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/10/2014
 2007
Dined on 9/10/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Interesting and tasty food, pleasant service, and reasonable prices. I especially liked the spicy noodles in peanut sauce."
Dined on 9/10/2014
 2007
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Breathing new life into a hundred year old brownstone in the West Village, Bobo hums with the excited din of a dinner party. Bobo is a clubhouse for spirited grown-ups to enjoy soulful seasonal French food in a fantasy townhouse setting that marries European elegance and romance with New York’s downtown energy. Chef Cedric Tovar’s (Daniel, Peacock Alley, Town) menus offer a contemporary take on seasonal French classics that celebrate our region’s best ingredients, from same-day fish and shellfish from the shores of Long Island, to heritage duck and heirloom produce from the Hudson Valley.<br /><br />Bobo is open for dinner nightly, happy hour, and brunch on the weekends. The bar serves seasonal cocktails and sustainably produced wines from family-owned vineyards. The restaurant was designed by Dekar and spans several floors of our elegant and funky house, offering a cohesive blend of environments, including a garden, main dining room, and rooftop terrace, for a range of occasions.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
First-
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/03/2014
 2007
Dined on 9/03/2014
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The food was terrific--creative and intensely flavored. The ravioli appetizer was amazing. It took a while for the receptionist to appear, but after that the service was prompt and efficient."
Dined on 9/03/2014
 2007
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Sauce is Frank Prisinzano's fourth neighborhood restaurant in lower Manhattan. Sauce's nose-to-tail red sauce trattoria approach fuses culinary tradition & innovation with the freshest local ingredients.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/30/2014
 2007
Dined on 7/30/2014
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Conventional red sauce Italian, but beautifully prepared and quite inexpensive. Pastas were outstanding, as were the fried zucchini sticks. There’s loud music, but it’s still possible to carry on a conversation."
Dined on 7/30/2014
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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