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Wallse

#1,598 of 11,362 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
West Village
German, Austrian, Swiss, European
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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
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  • 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
Enjoyable Meal

Came here with friends and really enjoyed my meal. I felt as though it was a bit over priced even for the west village, but my sea scallops were cooked perfectly and the staff was wonderful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
GToohey
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New York City, New York
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  • Doing business
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English first
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Ever since Danube closed in the early 2000s, the number of Austrian-fare options in the city has been extremely low, but thanks to Wallse, the art of haute-Austrian-cuisine remains alive and well downtown. From the schnitzel to the decor to the uniquely Austrian desserts, this place is one of only a few restaurants in New York where the ambience is... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Came here with friends and really enjoyed my meal. I felt as though it was a bit over priced even for the west village, but my sea scallops were cooked perfectly and the staff was wonderful.

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NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Additional Information about Wallse

Address: 344 W 11th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10014-2391
Phone Number: 212-352-2300
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
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
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: German, Austrian, Swiss, European

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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, European

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

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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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