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Jean Georges

1 Central Park West, New York City, NY 10023 (Manhattan)
212-299-3900
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Ranked #82 of 11,623 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $170
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: 60th and 61st Streets
Transit: A C, B, D, or 1 line to 59th Street Columbus Circle.
Description: Jean-Georges opened in 1997 to critical acclaim. The jewel of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s empire, the restaurant offers the very best in fine dining. Consistently awarded four stars by the New York Times and three Michelin stars, Jean-Georges presents exquisitely crafted dishes blending French, American, and Asian influences. The local farmer’s market is the driving force behind the seasonal, ever-changing menu. Chef Jean-Georges is a master at maintaining the essence of ingredients while using them inventively to produce the best flavor. Jean-Georges’ chic and intimate dining room was redesigned by Thomas Juul-Hansen, with striking lighting by L’Observatoire. Impeccable service, tableside preparations, and floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of Central Park and Columbus Circle all contribute to an unforgettable dining experience. Jean-Georges offers a three-course prix-fixe menu and two six-course tasting menus: a traditional tasting of the chef’s signature dishes, and a seasonal tasting featuring fresh market ingredients. The prix-fixe and tasting menus are available Monday through Sunday for dinner. The restaurant also offers a two-course lunch menu for a terrific value. Gentleman are required to wear a jacket. No jeans, sweatshirts or sneakers allowed. Tie is not required.
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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

It will be pretty hard to find a place with better food and service than Jean George's. One of the best meals I ever ate. We ate lunch here on the Terrace during restaurant week. You won't find a better 3 course meal for $25. The service was great and the wine list was magnificent. I highly recommend Jean George's

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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We had the good fortune of dining here for a multicourse dinner. The food overall was very good except for the roasted squab, which was undercooked. They had a difficult time lining up food and drink. Coffee came after dessert instead of with it and my cocktail came long before my wife's glass of champagne even though they were ordered... More

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92 reviews 92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We have been here countless times, brought friends and family, and never been disappointed. We love bringing friends for special lunches here, there is just something lovely about sitting in the window seats, sampling delicious food and watching the world go by in this great city. From the minute you arrive to the minute you leave the experience is total... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This was a thirtieth wedding anniversary treat and it met all expectations. Terrific service, private booth, personalised cake (without asking or warning the staff), excellent food and some lovely touches. Yes it is expensive but truly memorable and worth every cent. As a visitor to New York we wanted something to remember and certainly had it. Thank you for such... More

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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We visited Jean George for lunch with our 12 year old son. We each enjoyed the various tasting course items. I require vegetarian and gluten free items and they were able to accommodate me deliciously. We have eaten at many great restaurants around the world and my husband and I agree this was among the very best. Delicious blend of... More

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Beijing
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100 reviews 100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The dining room is so pretty, the service is so polished and yet warm and friendly, and the food above even our high expectations. I forgot myself in bliss. I told my wife this was a vision of heaven, to have course after course after course without ever getting full and without ever getting drunk. Inventive, classic, subtle, powerful. It's... More

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56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We only went because out of town relatives wanted to. We still laugh about the waiter saying " Jean George recommends eating this with a spoon". The food was good but not memorable. The bill for four of us was $500.00. I don't need it. Period.

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London
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76 reviews 76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We recently had lunch at Jean Georges and had a great time. The staff were nice, welcoming and personable. They were completely aware of what was happening around them and immediately picked up on it when i wasn't getting on too great with my starter, and turned the experience around for me. The starter of yellowfin tuna ribbons was memorable... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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122 reviews 122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Celebrated my birthday lunch there and as a party of 8 , ALL OF US enjoyed every single dish. This is my 3rd visit after an absence of 4 years, Jean George is still my favorite restaurant in New York. Unfortunately they only open up reservation 30 days before , so it is A MUST that you try to secure... More

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My husband took me for Lunch at this restaurant when we Visited New york city Couple years ago. Honestly until now,I could still remember the taste of their food! the best restaurant ever! everything. Excellent food, and the dessert was to die for, If I will get another chance to go back to new york? I will definitely eat at... More

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