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Petrossian Restaurant

182 W 58th St, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #241 of 11,623 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $65
Cuisines: French, Continental
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Southeast corner of 58th Street and 7th Avenue
Transit: N, W, R & Q trains to 57th Street; A, B, C & 1 trains to Columbus Circle.
Description: Founded in 1984, New York Petrossian restaurant is housed in the historic Alwyn Court Building on Manhattan's West Side, one block from Carnegie Hall and four blocks from Lincoln Center. Owned by the Petrossians, it serves a French-influenced contemporary menu that features the caviar, smoked fish, and foie gras delicacies for which Petrossian is known throughout the world. Lunch, dinner, & brunch can be enjoyed at either the art deco style mirrored bar or in the dining room. Designed by Ion Oroveanu, the restaurant features Lalique crystal wall sconces, bronze sculptures from the 1930's, etched Erte mirrors, Lanvin chandelier and pink Finnish granite, all harmonizing to create a visual ambiance that can be savored equally with the unsurpassed gourmet experience.
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124 reviews from our community

81% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Union City, New Jersey, United States
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457 reviews 457 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Petrossian is an excellent restaurant, particularly for things like caviar and fish, but the service is dreadful. The atmosphere is old world Russian cafe and a bit gaudy but nice. The wait staff was friendly and helpful, but the hostess set a terrible tone during her seating of our party and throwing menus at us with a grunt. The tuna... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Petrossian is probably the place for caviar, but we didn't do that - a bit more scratch than we were willing to part with, frankly. Even so, a very nice restaurant, not far from Central Park. Oysters were perfect, but even better were the salmon appetizers, especially the Petrossian salmon sampler. A huge serving of various smoked salmon varieties, with... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We expected better. We read reviews and a friend had highly recommended that we eat at this restaurant. Pros: very well appointed; service appropriate; Caviar excellent! Cons: would suggest they increase their Vodka selections - to pair with excellent Russian Caviar; our fish dinners were average - my wife's sturgeon a bit over cooked. Would recommend Caviar Russe as an... More

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Manhattan Beach, California, USA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My wife was in the mood for a pre dinner treat. We were staying at the London and let ourselves drift up to Petrossian for a little caviar. Glad we did. We sat at the bar around 6pm and it was quiet in the restaurant. Nice. The caviar list is very well thought out and we went with a medium... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Recently had my birthday lunch celebration at the this marvelous place. I had read the positive reports on this site and can only second their votes for a very special experience. My husband and I both had the pirice fixed three course lunch without caviar (for $32) although the latter was offered as a choice as well. The chef gets... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This restaurant has a simple elegance to it. You could spend quite a tidy sum on food, but they offer prix fix options during lunch. I opted for a little borscht ($14)(slightly sweet and tasty, included two little meat pastries) and the smoked salmon sampler($24)(salmon 4 different ways, subtly smoked, very nice). A nice, cold Becks beer ($7) and a... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is a beautiful place where you could easily spend a large amount of money for dinner, but they have a wonderful price fixe lunch that offers a terrific dining experience for under 35$. We arrived about 2PM, after a nice stroll in nearby Central Park, to an almost empty restaurant. Officially they stop serving lunch at 2:30, but we... More

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Copake, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Why Petrossian isn't packed at all meals is beyond me. The food is excellent and there is enough variety for every taste. It is one of the most beautiful restaurants in N Y. The prices include pris fixe and a la carte. A romantic spot for all ages.

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restaurant in the heart of NYC just one block from the famous Carnegie Hall an Central Park carries the name of the family, that was for very many years one of the largest importers of Black Gold - Caviar from the Black Sea. Restaurant is not very big, but has this feel of the grandyre of the golden era... More

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Norwood, NJ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The $34.00 prix fixe brunch is a great value. Three courses and the food is excellent. This decor is art deco, the service wonderful. Caviar is a supplemental fee but is always worth it.

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