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Kitano Bar Lounge

66 Park Avenue, New York City, NY 10016 (Manhattan)
212 885 7119
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Ranked #2,839 of 11,623 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $50 - $100
Cuisines: Japanese, Bar
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: 38th
Transit: 4,5,6,7,S at Grand Central - 42nd St.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
San Francisco, CA
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Nothing special for breakfast but the service is good. The bar hops in the eves and late night the jazz is outstanding.

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Boston
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203 reviews 203 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

To be clear-this is a review of the Jazz at Kitano club. I am not reviewing food, or the hotel. This is a great room for jazz--in the wonderful Murray HIll neighborhood. It is very residential, and a bit hard to find-but you will not find a more attentive crowd (or staff, for that matter). The sound and sightlines are... More

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Karlstad, Sweden
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Soft, cool, wonderful ambience for a brunch. We had a perfect brunch while enjoying the music. Good food, perfect drinks and elegant service. When you get tired of the big scene, go here and really enjoy. A perfect "feelgoodbrunch"!

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The meals (tuna for my wife and mushroom ravioli for me) were very good and the live jazz was excellent. In addition the price, for NYC was very reasonnable.

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Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Beautiful restaurant with attentive staff but was so disappointing. I had read so many reviews about the amazing breakfasts there. My eggs benny were below average and my colleague's sausage and eggs looked like diner sausages that were left over from the day before (at $25 for that, it was outrageous). We really wanted to like it there but poor... More

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

If you are looking to have a power breakfast or lunch Jazz Restaurant in the Kitano Hotel is great. Prices are reasonable for midtown on Park Ave, and service is great. *2 blocks from Grand Central Terminal

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charvil
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

food medioka but expensive for what it is. Also objected to paying surcharge for eating there Wednesday through Saturdayeven though a guest at the hotel

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Jazz in the Lounge @ the Kitano was great. We had orignally got a deal @ the Metropolitan Room but.. it was a late show 11:30PM and did not want to venture out that late so.. we decided to stay at the hotel and use our free coupon (which covered the entrance $10.00). Order a glass of white wine very... More

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New York City, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

If you are after a place near Grand Central Station to bring clients then this is one bar you should try. The intermittent settings and impeccable service allows you to conduct your meeting with you knowing that you will not be rushed or interrupted by the waiter.

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West Sussex
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Being a Japanese Hotel one would expect good Sushi but my Sushi in the Bar Lounge was absolutely lovely and as a bonus the Piano player that night was excellent.

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