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  • Review Count
    13
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  • First Review
    December 29, 2013
  • Last Review
    April 4, 2014
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  • Average Rating
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Upscale pan-Italian cuisines with a home-style flair<br />
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 04/01/2014
 2011
Dined on 04/01/2014
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Delicious octopus appetizer and can't beat $1 oysters (blue points only, but still) from 4pm-close at the bar! The fresh fettucini with bolognese was yummy, but a little bland. Good overall and worth going back. Nothing special, but a solid neighborhood joint."
Dined on 04/01/2014
 2011
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Chef Michael Psilakis and partner Donatella Arpaia have moved their rustic Greek gem, Kefi, to a larger space at 505 Columbus Avenue. The new, 200-seat interior evokes the feeling of a palatial Greek hideaway broken up into several smaller dining rooms to keep Kefi’s intimate appeal.<br /><br />The menu of favorites straight from Psilakis’ childhood will remain the same with some new additions. Signature dishes like Baccala, crispy-fried cod with garlic potatoes and tomato, Grilled Octopus with bean salad, and Hilopita, baked pasta with rabbit ragout and béchamel are still on offer. Additions include Grilled Sardines with chopped “Greek Salad” and garlic sauce, Macaronia Spestofai, tubular pasta with Greek sausage, peppers, onions, tomato and feta and an entirely new section of Greek Sandwiches featuring house-made sausages and pork and lamb gyro.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/30/2014
 2011
Dined on 03/30/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 03/30/2014
 2011
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Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/05/2014
 2011
Dined on 03/05/2014
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 03/05/2014
 2011
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The authenticity in our Mexican Regional Cuisine is a ritual of flavors, aromas, colors and textures dedicated to your soul. Our knowledge and passion for the tequila culture has been awarded by the Tequila Regulatory Council of Mexico since 2006, making us one of the few restaurants in the world of having such honor. Come and enjoy the warmth of Mexico!
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 02/21/2014
 2011
Dined on 02/21/2014
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 02/21/2014
 2011
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A great meal is not just about the food and wine. A great meal is not just one that fills you up. A great meal opens up your senses and introduces you to new tastes. What we choose to do at Vai is take the simple act of eating, an ordinary activity, and make it extraordinary. Our staff will make your visit an amazing experience. Vai, which means "go" in Italian, is a beautiful space, warm atmosphere, filled with people who care. We will treat you as a guest in our home. Sit, relax, breathe...let us take care of you. Let us create a memory.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 02/15/2014
 2011
Dined on 02/15/2014
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 02/15/2014
 2011
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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 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 01/31/2014
 2011
Dined on 01/31/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 01/31/2014
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, special occasion
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Upscale pan-Italian cuisines with a home-style flair<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 01/25/2014
 2011
Dined on 01/25/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 01/25/2014
 2011
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Bar Boulud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s bistro and wine bar located across from New York City's Lincoln Center. An exquisite array of housemade charcuterie complements sumptuous French cooking for both lunch and dinner. Bar Boulud offers a 3 course price fixe for lunch for $29 and dinner for $45. Outdoor dining is available on the terrace seasonally. Three private wine-themed dining rooms adjacent to the wine cellar are also available for private events. <br /><br />
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Disappointing
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 01/09/2014
 2011
Dined on 01/09/2014
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"While the food was pretty good, the service was not up to par for a Danny Boulud restaurant."
Dined on 01/09/2014
 2011
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The NoMad is the second restaurant from Chef Daniel Humm and Restaurateur Will Guidara.<br /><br />Inspired by the Chef's time spent throughout Switzerland, California, and New York City, the restaurant is rooted in the same traditions found at their critically-acclaimed, Michelin three-star rated Eleven Madison Park. <br /><br />The restaurant has soaring interiors with a refined, yet approachable menu, featuring a thoughtfully-curated wine program celebrating the great wine regions of the world, alongside innovative and classically-focused cocktails. <br />
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 01/04/2014
 2011
Dined on 01/04/2014
 2011
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Disappointing. The service was not up to par; the food was very salty; the $14 dessert we ordered was neither worth the cost nor tasty. The drinks were fantastic, but overall not what we expected based on the amazing experiences we've had at 11 Madison Park and what we've heard about The NoMad."
Dined on 01/04/2014
 2011
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Located in the heart of charming Upper West Side, just steps away from Central Park & the Museum of Natural History , Casa Pomona offers an array of dining options ranging from formal to casual get togethers, whether it be a corporate event or a celebration with friends and family.<br />Casa Pomona's menu showcases rich, heartfelt seasonal cooking with a focus on simple yet robust flavors, inspired by the all regions of Spain. No matter if you are looking for small dishes of patatas bravas & octopus or larger plates of paella , Casa Pomona's menu will make your mouth water.<br />The seating in the front of the restaurant is comprised of high and low communal tables, making for a casual & energetic setting, while the dining room overlooking the bar is more in tune with banquet seating and focus on the stunning mural created by Spanish artist Eduardo Anievas Cortines..Casa Pomona also offers outdoor seating during the warmer months.<br />
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 01/03/2014
 2011
Dined on 01/03/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 01/03/2014
 2011
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