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Wichcraft

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11 E. 20th Street, New York City, NY 10003 (Park Avenue South and Broadway)
4,5,6,N,R to Union Square and 6,N,R to 23rd Street
(212) 780-0577
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating
Good for: Dining on a budget
Description: Tom Colicchio’s Craft was awarded three stars by the New York Times and won...
Tom Colicchio’s Craft was awarded three stars by the New York Times and won the prestigious James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant. In 2010, Tom Colicchio won the James Beard Award for Best Chef. Craft is recognized for its commitment to the use of the finest seasonal ingredients sourced from family farms, dayboat fishermen and specialized ranchers. We prepare these pristine ingredients simply in order to showcase the essence of each ingredient. At Craft, Executive Chef James Tracey, Chef de Cuisine Chris Lavey, Pastry Chef Abby Swain and the hospitable staff ask diners to build their own a la carte menu or choose from the seasonal seven-course tasting menu.
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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quick Eats

Delicious cup of tomato soup hit the spot in a cafeteria type setting. I'm not ready to drink wine from a beer can, though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2015
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Cape Cod
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Delicious cup of tomato soup hit the spot in a cafeteria type setting. I'm not ready to drink wine from a beer can, though.

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Temecula, California
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We had ‘Wichcraft delivered and the turkey, bacon and avocado sandwich on mulit-grain bread was very good. The chickpea side is also recommended. Great healthy sandwiches to go!

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Thank rkashmere
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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454 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This is a great place to buy a bag lunch is you are taking one of the cruises around Manhattan. It is great fun to watch the staff make everything to order or to sit either downstairs or upstairs and wait for it to be delivered to you. Virtually everything is made to order, mostly local within a hundred miles... More 

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Thank robcurtross
Miami, Florida
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch before heading off to airport. It looked promising but the ciabatta on the sandwich was dry chewy and stale. Too bad.

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Thank Miamispike
New York City, New York
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748 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Quick stop. Sandwiches are not cheap and they are somewhat small but it was quick, there is a good seating area and the ingredients were good. I had a peanut butter and jelly and my friend had ham and cheese. Both were on very good bread.

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Thank CSSnowshoer
Ashford, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Not sure what's happened here. I visit a business just across the street and love to come in here early just to drink the wonderful coffee and have a pastry. Not any more. The coffee was uninspired and the croissant over-baked (and cold - even Starbucks will warm it up for you). The piped music was so loud you couldn't... More 

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Thank Richard G
Leefdaal, Belgium
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Not cheap, but very good sandwiches and salads, in the incredibily charming environment of Bryant Park. Nice to have lunch there!

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Thank WendyvD
NYC
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87 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We were at Chelsea Piers waiting to catch a tour boat and needed to find a place for a quick bite. I was surprised that there weren't more choices at the pier so we decided to try Wichcraft since it was close. First the good - quality of the sandwich was excellent as was the food and service. The bad... More 

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Thank Brian C
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stopped in to the Flatiron location for lunch with my college student son. We both enjoyed our sandwiches (I had the Heritage Smoked Ham, which comes on grilled cranberry bread - yum) and he had the Chunky PBJ, and pronounced it delicious. The menu had many interesting sandwich items -- I found it difficult to choose which one to try,... More 

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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It's basically a decent development of a kiosk. Food is mediocre, but the place is cool and funky. The only decent place for a snack on the piers. I had the humus sandwich but it was a vegetable sandwich with a lick of humus. Too much bread. Orange juice was fresh though.

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Thank Sara A

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 E. 20th Street, New York City, NY 10003
    (Park Avenue South and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: 4,5,6,N,R to Union Square and 6,N,R to 23rd Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighborhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: (212) 780-0577

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 80
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Dining on a budget

Description

Tom Colicchio’s Craft was awarded three stars by the New York Times and won the prestigious James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant. In 2010, Tom Colicchio won the James Beard Award for Best Chef. Craft is recognized for its commitment to the use of the finest seasonal ingredients sourced from family farms, dayboat fishermen and specialized ranchers. We prepare these pristine ingredients simply in order to showcase the essence of each ingredient. At Craft, Executive Chef James Tracey, Chef de Cuisine Chris Lavey, Pastry Chef Abby Swain and the hospitable staff ask diners to build their own a la carte menu or choose from the seasonal seven-course tasting menu.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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

Staying in Flatiron District

Neighborhood Profile
Flatiron District
Offering many of the city’s best restaurants and shops set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building, which makes a good picture no matter what angle you photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant architecture as you stroll the streets - much of this neighborhood is part of a historic district that was home to many of the city’s most famous department stores at the turn of the century. At the northern end of the neighborhood, Madison Square Park is best known for being home to a famous burger shack, but it can also be a quiet refuge to spend an afternoon, and it frequently hosts interesting public art exhibits. In the lower part of the Flatiron District you'll find Union Square, a bustling crossroads at all times of day and night.
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