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Mas

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39 Downing St, New York City, NY 10014 (Bedford Street and Varick Street)
The A, C, or E and B, D, F, and Q lines all stop at West 4th Street which is approximately three blocks from the restaurant. In addition, the 1 line stops at Houston Street and is one block from the restaurant.
(212) 255-1790
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best meal ever

I can't say enough positive things about MAS. We had the tasting menu and everything was amazing. You were able to swap out any of the other menu items if there wasn't something you wanted during the tasting courses. The staff was so friendly and fun. They helped make the meal. It was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
Marie G
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Syracuse, New York
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Syracuse, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I can't say enough positive things about MAS. We had the tasting menu and everything was amazing. You were able to swap out any of the other menu items if there wasn't something you wanted during the tasting courses. The staff was so friendly and fun. They helped make the meal. It was very cool to see how they all... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I visited this past weekend for our anniversary dinner. The place is nice and pretty. The food is alright. On the pricey side, but if you are a foodie like me.. More details and photos on my blog. Blog link included in my profile.

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Sleepy Hollow, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Four of us had dinner at this unobtrusive restaurant with a décor and atmosphere that could not be nicer. Service was excellent as well. My wife had the $88 four course tasting menu, the cheaper of two, the other being $125 and she rated it good (on a scale of good, very good, and excellent) with fish for the main... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

From the friendly (and well coordinated) waitstaff, to the innovative and delicious cuisine, dinner at Mas is an evening to be remembered.

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Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Not that it is bad, not at all! It is just that the reviews and ranking of Mas on various sites had heightened my expectations. The ingredients are great and the taste is good, but never exceptional. The appetizer (Tuna) was a dissaster, and that for a signature dish! The tuna was over cooked and drowned in an undefinable pile... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Was taken to dinner by my boyfriend for my birthday. The four course tasting menu is both a great value and a perfect distillation of their a la carte menu. I appreciated the ability to substitute any of the courses from the a la carte menu as well. All of the dishes came out perfectly seasoned and delicious beyond compare.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were celebrating a friend's retirement and someone suggested Mas for dinner -- and our experience there couldn't have been better. The decor is cozy and inviting. The servers were helpful and friendly. But it was the food that made it truly amazing. We all ordered something different (chicken, fish, pasta) but universally agreed that the food was 5 star.... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Zagat gave this restaurant a 28 for Food. It deserves it. Service is also great. The 4 course pre fixe is very flexible. Portions are nice size. This is an excellent treat place. Reasonably priced, compared to other top restaurants

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I was recommended Mas by a friend that said it was a fantastic place to eat, so based on reviews and that I made a dinner reservation and can say I was not impressed in the least bit. First impression, the restaurant is small but cute but the service was nothing to be impressed with. The server that first approached... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We went here 2 weekends ago for Mother's day. I booked it the same day in the morning as I knew we were planning to be in the city. What i liked was there was just their regular meal not the usual limited Mother's day menus at most places. We had the 4-course tasting menu which was the way to... More 

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Additional Information about Mas

Address: 39 Downing St, New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number: (212) 255-1790
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: French, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 Downing St, New York City, NY 10014
    (Bedford Street and Varick Street)
  • Public Transportation: The A, C, or E and B, D, F, and Q lines all stop at West 4th Street which is approximately three blocks from the restaurant. In addition, the 1 line stops at Houston Street and is one block from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: (212) 255-1790

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighborhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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