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Restaurant Aquavit of New York
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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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  • KM Feb 6, 2010

    Delicious meal Greatly enjoyed the Restaurant Week lunch menu at Aquavit yesterday. I thought the artichoke soup and salmon entree were sublime, full of rich flavor with no off notes. The potato and smoked shrimp brandade (mashed potatoes) served with the salmon was incredible. The only food flaw was the spice cake, which was very dry. However, the orange sobet on the plate was an explosion of delicious flavor. One more criticism was the long wait, way past our reservation time. On the other hand, it was very pleasant to wait in the comfortable lounge and the staff was friendly, smart and helpful. I hope everyone in NY takes advantage of the $24.70 three-course Restaurant Week lunches around town. Like a fire sale on the finest food in the world.

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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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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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