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Wallse

#1,364 of 11,215 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
West Village
German, Austrian, Swiss
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344 W 11th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10014-2391 (West 11th, corner of Washington)
Subway: A,C,E,L to 14th Street. 1.9 to Christopher Street
212-352-2300
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tuesday night out!

My husband and I arrived very early for our 6 PM dinner with 5 others. Sat at the bar and the bartender had two glasses out for me to try two different champagnes.. I think it was nice that he had me choose which one I like. We were seated at the back area and it was quite and not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
peony09
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NJ
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  • Doing business
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NJ
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My husband and I arrived very early for our 6 PM dinner with 5 others. Sat at the bar and the bartender had two glasses out for me to try two different champagnes.. I think it was nice that he had me choose which one I like. We were seated at the back area and it was quite and not... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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168 reviews 168 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is traditional Austrian food and pretty tasty (Wiener schnitzel and German potato salad etc). Main issue is a value for what you get. Way too expensive for this type of food. It's in the West Village and we picked this place mainly because it's very close in location to a party we were going to after.

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New England
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293 reviews 293 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Wallse is an upscale (and expensive) restaurant with an Austrian-inspired menu in the West Village. The service is very attentive - and helpful. The food quality is excellent. A special experience.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is really first rate. Started with confit of egg yolk, creamed spinach, potato foam and caviar that was sublime, followed by cod with cabbage, chorizo and orange basil caviar that was prepared and presented with perfection. I definitely ordered very well. Others in our party were very happy with the spaetzle and the lamb entree. The only minor... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Beautiful small restaurant in Greenwich Village, simply wonderful. The service was pure perfection as was the delicious food. Victoria had the Rack of Lamb while I dined on the Weiner Schnitzel (when in Rome) both were served piping hot, both were superb. The dessert was the dark chocolate mousse, wow! We plan to return on our next visit, so good.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I can't comment too much on the whole menu as I dropped by for dessert while some friends were finishing a late lunch. The dessert was so good we order seconds and stayed a few more hours polishing off two excellent bottled of red wine followed by a snack of blinis and caviar. The service was attentive but never intrusive.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This little restaurant in the West Village has a wonderful new chef. The focus on Austrian cuisine at this place. We had a pheasant dish that was very good. The Wagyu Strip Loin was tender and flavorful.

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NYC
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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had a great dining experience. It is always a good sign when the staff that greats you at the door actually seem happy to see you. Started with drinks at the bar. Nice selection of wine by the glass. Some interesting art work on the walls. As a starter we shared the Spätzle. Outrageous. As mains, two of us... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Recently, I attend a private dining event at Wallse. All I can say is AMAZING! The food was amazing! Please order the lamb! Serving was expectional! The austrian wines are noteworthy. The restaurant is initimate and worth the dining experience.

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New Jersey
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I had not been to Wallse in years, but will not make that mistake again. My wife and I had an exceptional evening, everything worked. The egg confit appetizer was incredible and I would go back just for that, my wife had the braised rabbit but agreed that the egg confit was the clear winner...appetizer envy! She had the pheasant,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 344 W 11th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10014-2391
    (West 11th, corner of Washington)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: A,C,E,L to 14th Street. 1.9 to Christopher Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: 212-352-2300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: German, Austrian, Swiss

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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

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