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  • Stephen Dec 30, 2011

    What a great treat to have some true Scandinavia flavors. I come to Aquavit every time I am in NYC and that is about once every year or so my first time was in 2006. The current chef has taken the menu to new levels. It was great before and its even better now. We did the four course tasting menu which was really good and I loved being able to choose our courses. The Aquavit is also amazing! Try the espresso can't go wrong. The staff seem pretty new. It is worth going to the restaurant just for the ambiance as the decor is really cool. I just can't say enough about this place and feel like it is a hidden gem in NYC.

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  • Rochelle Oct 27, 2010

    Awesome!! To be quite honest I like to go here to see the other food celebrities coming in like Joe Ciminera from Taste This TV, Mario, Bobby Flay, The Flaming Greek, and Robert DeNiro. great food!

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  • Roland Jul 28, 2008

    For the money, you can have better meals The herring starters and the vodka assortment were great, and so were the drinks in the bar. However, service was mediocre and the main courses failed to live up to the standards you would expect in this price range. My waitress failed to realize that a Carbernet Franc might have a sulphur precipitate and promptly poured my glass to the last drops, ruining the wine. The Beef Rydberg was barely acceptable; onions were over-cooked and the meat was not impressive. For a $$$ dinner, you can do better.

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  • Google User Oct 26, 2011

    Beautiful place, excellent food, Traditional and interesting dishes, perfectly prepared, nice staff, decent price.. Loved it.

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  • Karina Jul 21, 2010

    $24.07 lunch during Restaurant Week brought me here... .. and I'm glad I made the trip from downtown! The dining room was very serene and beautiful, but not pretentious. Our server Natalie was extremely gracious and also unpretentious; she and the runners were attentive but not intrusive. The food was very beautifully plated, and tasted as fresh and amazing as it looked. I thoroughly enjoyed all three of my courses; my dining partner did not particularly like her first course (pickled herring) but I found it very intriguing. Portions are pretty substantial for a fine-dining restaurant, and though some may say dessert portions are a bit smaller than most, I think it is just the right amount of sweet to end an exceptionally pleasant meal. The cardamom pound cake with lemon ice cream was simply exquisite; will definitely return for dinner and especially dessert!

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Hours (12:00pm - Noon, 12:00am - Midnight)

Mon 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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