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Butter Restaurant

415 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10003 (Manhattan)
(212) 253-2828
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Ranked #1,931 of 11,579 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Astor Place and East 4th Street
Transit: 6 train to Astor Place, N,R train to 8th Street.
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Edmonton, Canada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We LOVED our brunch in this restaurant. In fact, if we were not leaving 3 hours after we finished brunch, we would absolutely have gone back for dinner. We were actually mad that we couldn't. I had a steak and eggs which sounds boring but it was not. It was the best steak I've ever had, and I've had more... More

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I booked a table at Butter on the recommendation of a friend. The occasion was for my father's 77th birthday and we had been in Niagara Falls for the day so we were not too sure on whether we would arrive on time or not. We actually arrived half an hour early and we were quite prepared to go for... More

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Endwell, New York
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We really wanted to love "Butter." We had heard so much about it from our friend who is a devotee of The Food Network. Unfortunately, we were disappointed. The biggest disappointment was the portion sizes. When ordering from the "Large Plate" category, one expects, well, a dinner plate-sized portion. But the "House Made ricotta Saffron Ravioli" consisted of just three... More

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Wangaratta, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I dined at the Butter restaurant which is downstairs at the Cassa Hotel. I must say the service was excellent but I was a little disappointed with the oyster entrée , they were very small but as I am from Australia and used to fat Pacific Oysters the comparison may not have been fair . But still a great experience

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Calgary, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Admittedly, a major reason for my inclusion of Butter on a recent week-end itinerary was that the restaurant was featured on Gossip Girl. (Blair gets stood up at Butter in Season One; later in the same episode, Nate escorts Jenny here). I'm very glad I made Butter my brunch destination, because I came away impressed with the atmosphere, food, and... More

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Tallahassee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Booked reservations way in advance though they were not needed. Had to re-book day of reservation due to late arriving flight and was done easily. Arrived 30-45 min early and was seated almost immediately instead of being made to wait. Food was expensive compared to what I am used to, but expected it. Staff was very knowledgeable with all foods... More

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Montreal
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I try to go to NYC 2-3 times a year and whenever I go, I try to have new food experience. This time around, I tried Butter n Empire Dinner (yes, I'm a Food Network fan ;) Went to the Midtown location for brunch and the food was good although pricey (which was to be expected). I had a plate... More

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College Station, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was in New York with m daughter, son-in-law & granddaughter & first time we ate here & was Great Atmosphere, Wine & Food Very Good!! the end of July!!

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I visited this restaurant for brunch with friends for Sunday brunch. The food was excellent, however service was unattentive and uninspiring. Numerous calls had to be made for water requests, server Rebecca would regularly leave us in the dark and not ask if anything was needed to a point where we had to raise our hands and seek attention from... More

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Glendale, Arizona
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I enjoyed my meal & my wine, but it was hyped so much that I left a bit disappointed. It's trendy & got a seen & be seen attitude. But it was fun for a trip to NYC.

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Additional Information about Butter Restaurant

Address: 415 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10003
Phone Number: (212) 253-2828
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
Cuisine: American, French, Mediterranean

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