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The House

121 E 17th St, New York City, NY (Manhattan)
(212) 353-2121
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Ranked #2,521 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Irving Place
Transit: N,R,Q,W,4,5,6, & L to 14th ST/Union Square
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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Wow what a hidden jewel. I have been to NYC to many times to count. This visit was to meet some family members coming in from Italy. So based on the location of their hotel we selected The House. Non of us had ever been but we thought it would be a good location to meet and have a drink... More

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We had a special birthday dinner that was wonderful. The waiter couldn't have been nicer, in a very genuine way. Food was excellent, especially for the price. Decor charming.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I booked a reservation here more than a month in advance for a very special occasion. A week and a half prior to my reservation date, I received a nonchalant voicemail informing me that my reservation is cancelled as the restaurant will be closed for the entire month of May. I tried calling to speak with a manager to get... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

met some family here for brunch this week. The croissants and sweet breads on the table were delicious, but the rest of the food was fairly standard brunch fare, with nothing to stand out. I had a wild mushroom omelette, and it was tasty, but the home fries were mashed, which was kind of odd. My son loved the Belgian... More

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The House is an lovely place for a festive occasion: Small and elegant rooms, gorgeous to look at, a fireplace downstairs, noise level neither too loud nor too quiet; well-chosen wine list and bar menu (never had a full meal). The staff was, as always, very friendly; but on this visit they weren't very knowledgeable about the wines or menu... More

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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Had dinner here with my boyfriend the weekend before Christmas and it was a fantastic experience. This is a real hidden gem, not far from Times Square and Soho. Once you enter this small house a couple of blocks off Broadway, you leave all the hustle and bustle of Manhattan behind. The restaurant is cozy, warm and inviting with a... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My cousin & his partner chose this restaurant to celebrate their wedding. The food was amazing and the service was wonderful. One of our party was looking for a cocktail and the bartender came up with a new one based upon what our friend said she wanted. Each of us had different dishes and each were fabulous. The mac &... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Myself & my partner visited The House last night. It was a lovely place with great food & fantastic service. I had the mac & cheese and my partner marcus had steak. Both choices were fantastic. The steak was cooked to perfection and the mac & cheese was great too. Moreover, the portion sizes were just perfect. As mentioned the... More

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Danville, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We ate dinner on the first level. It's a small dining area and bar. Beautiful architecture. We had a big lunch, so wanted a small meal. I had the duck confit and a side of braised greens The duck was an appetizer but plenty served atop polenta. The greens were a side, but part of two other meals on the... More

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Cheshire
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Having been disappointed that my first choice restaurant was still closed after Hurricane Sandy I searched for a suitable setting for this special occasion. The House in the Grammercy District was perfect. We were shown to an intimate table on the first floor which was a little dark but still excellent. Food was wonderful and the staff were very friendly.Well... More

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