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City Hall Restaurant

131 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013 (Manhattan)
212-227-7777
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Ranked #1,230 of 11,687 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Neighborhood:
TriBeCa
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: between West Broadway & Church St.
Transit: A,C,E trains to Chambers Street Station; 1,2 to Chambers St., 4,5,6 to City Hall/Brooklyn Bridge, N & R to City Hall Station
Description: Established in 1998, City Hall Restaurant is a classic New York steak and fish establishment. Built in an 1863 cast iron landmarked building, we are committed to the farm-to-restaurant relationship. We offer an award-winning wine list and a Five Star Diamond Award experience.
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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I love this restaurant. It has the feeling of old New York. The tables are not right on top of one another. The bar is cozy and comfortable. It feels elegant and relaxed all at once. The steak, the salmon, the hamburgers, the liver -- all perfectly cooked. The salads are inventive and delicious. The coffee and espresso are terrific.... More

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Naples, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

All the dishes tried were well cooked and prepared. The breasted duck was very good and the dish was satisfying. The service was nice and kind. I suggest this Place for tourists who want to tra good cooking with american touch.

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Henry M, Owner at City Hall Restaurant, responded to this review

Marcello, thank you so much for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed the duck, because if you're happy, we're happy. Hope to see you again if you're ever back in the city! Until then, Henry - Chef, Owner More

Valatie, New York
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Kudos to The Duane Street Hotel for this recommendation. We really enjoyed our outside dining experience here as the staff was courteous and professional. The ambience is wonderful on Duane Street. Yeah..., City Hall "gets it"! The Chateaubriand is off the charts...,"Cra-Cra"' delicious! Twin Lobster Tails were totally "Yummo"! The sides to share are exactly that...,generous and delicious. Wine list... More

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Henry M, Owner at City Hall Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your Twin Lobster Tails with us! Thanks for the kinds words, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Until then, Henry - Chef, Owner More

Cape Town
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We celebrated our wedding in NYC in October 2014. After a ceremony at Central Park, we travelled to City Hall Restaurant for a lunchtime reception. It was absolutely fantastic from beginning to end!. We live in South Africa and my wife had met with Keith (the events manager) while she was in New York in December 2013 and for the... More

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Henry M, Owner at City Hall Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm truly honored that you chose us to help you celebrate your special day. We want your reception to be flawless so you can relax and have a great time, so I'm glad we could deliver. Thank you so much for the kind words -- I'll definitely share them with Keith and the rest of my team. Please know that... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Visited here last year when in NY, would certainly visit again. Great food and friendly staff. We ordered the City Hall Surf meets turf Which was great. They also had a good range of craft beers on order. I thought the food and decor were of great quality, without being too pretentious. Will be back.

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Henry M, Owner at City Hall Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your surf & turf while visiting New York! Thanks for the compliments on our food and decor, and I hope to see you again the next time you're in the area. Until then, Henry - Chef, Owner More

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We all had different cuts of meat. I had the best steak ever! So far. My wife's wasn't her best and my friends was good but not that good. Nice place to eat but would have preferred different seating arrangements. There was a substantial wine list starting at $50 not cheap but on the whole I didn't find any wine... More

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Henry M, Owner at City Hall Restaurant, responded to this review

While I'm glad you seemed to love your steak, I'm sorry your wife and friend weren't as impressed. I'm not sure which cuts they tried, but it's possible whatever they chose just wasn't their style. Still, we welcome everyone in our restaurant, and I want to personally apologize if you received a different impression. I'd love the chance to show... More

Bat Yam, Israel
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Went with my wife in August 2014 It was some kind of restaurant weekend so they had a special deal which was cool. It was a 4 meal course for $25 per person I think. We added wine to compliment the meals. Service was just perfect and the old gentleman who served us was very professional, charming and attentive The... More

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Henry M, Owner at City Hall Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm glad you and your wife enjoyed our Restaurant Week menu! Thank you for the compliments on our food and service, and we'd love to have you the next time you're in New York. Until then, Henry - Chef, Owner More

Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

I had heard so many great things about this restaurant that I could not wait to try it. So, when I had a moment to entertain in Manhattan, I tried City Hall. I understand the history and the nostalgia, however, I was disappointed with the food. I am familiar with New York dining, long wait times, uneven service, exorbitant prices,... More

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Brighton
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went here on a Saturday night during a weekend break to New York. Overall the food was good but not spectacular, some dishes were very good such as the the salmon & tuna tartare with gaucamole and my partner's surf and turf steak. The colossal tiger prawns were OK without being spectacular & the coffee wasn't great (just not to... More

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Henry M, Owner at City Hall Restaurant, responded to this review

Richard, while I'm happy to read you and your partner enjoyed the salmon & tuna tar tare, as well as the surf and turf steak, I'm sorry to read that we didn't wow you otherwise. I'm not sure what exactly happened here, but based on the fact that we closed early, it sounds like you might've caught us on an... More

Philadelphia, US
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a great lunch at City Hall Restaurant last Friday, June 6th. We each ordered the City Hall Burger which was prepared as we had requested and prefaced with a complimentary sampling of the chef's wild mushroom soup. The strawberry shortcake was shared...a fabulous end to a superb dining experience in New York. By the way,... More

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Henry M, Owner at City Hall Restaurant, responded to this review

Our City Hall Burger followed by Strawberry Shortcake? We like your style. It's wonderful to know you and your husband enjoyed everything down to the last bite! And of course, we love hearing what our guests have to say about new recipes we're experimenting with. Looking forward to the next time you find yourself in The City -- you've always... More

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Additional Information about City Hall Restaurant

Address: 131 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013
Phone Number: 212-227-7777
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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