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Steelhead Roe
Coconut, curry, yuzu
Oyster Leaf
King Crab
Passionfruit, heart of palm, allspice
Carrot, chamomile
Razor Clam
Shiso, soy, daikon
Woolly Pig
Fennel, orange, squid
Acting like agedashi tofu
Thai banana, sea salt, kaffir lime
Burn Morels
Ramps, fiddlehead fern, miner’s lettuce
Hot Potato
Cold potato, black truffle, butter
$150 - $1,000
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
American, International
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went with another couple for a birthday celebration and we were not disappointed!! To list the food would not do it justice. Everything was oh so creative from the set up of the plates to the apple balloons. The staff was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been wanting to come to this restaurant since it originally got the National attention it enjoys now. It was a rapid-clicking battle to get a table, but we finally secured one. In short - it was worth the hype and worth the effort. You...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Alinea is not just a restaurant, it is a magical show of food, drinks, amazing sensorial experience which includes flavors, smells and the visual perfection of the presentation.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank jihelman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although I am not a foodie, I’ve travel around and have my fare share of fine dining. This has been a new experience for us. The molecular gastronomy I had experienced before Alinea had been limited. The artistic and technical aspects of Chef Grant Achatz...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank Heydoc96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing! Each corse was like a scene from a food play. This is the best culinary experience I have ever enjoyed.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nansea711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really want to set the right tone and express myself in the best way I know how when writing this review, which is why it's taken me 6 weeks since I dined here to figure it out. Truthfully, nothing would be sufficient to capture...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ShaanS74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique experience. Deserves its place in culinary world The visual aspects are the highlight of the experience but unfortunately on account of food. Emphasis is on molecular gastronomy. Creative and fun. It is more about the experience. Few dishes had the wow factor Service was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DrHabib
Reviewed June 16, 2019

We were fortunate enough get the private room in the back overlooking the kitchen.It was wonderful to watch the kitchen choreography. Everything was planned down to the beat of the music at times. The food was wonderful in every way. The textures, mixtures of flavors...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Beachgalxo
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Alinea is more than simply outstanding cuisine, it is an extraordinary experience. It is extremely expensive but it is worth going to at least once in your life. You will not be disappointed. Everyone at the table eats the same menu, more or less 14...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

My entire family were so excited to go to this restaurant for my daughter’s graduation celebration. It was such a surprise to have inedible food- course after course of ridiculous pretentious servers bringing us ounces of OVER-SALTED inedible frightening food:) Ugh it was an awful...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Response from Teresa W | Reviewed this property |
There is a facebook page that is specifically for this purpose. Also, try Craigs List.
May 27, 2019|
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Response from DrDon62 | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes before the scheduled time is about right. No/limited area to sit while you wait. Not a lot of things to do in the neighborhood, so "sightseeing" is not likely going to happen.
April 18, 2019|
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Response from DrDon62 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the men were wearing at least a sport coat (not all had ties). I wore a suit and my wife wore an upscale, designer dress. Sitting next to us were two women (about age 30) one of whom was getting married the following... More
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