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Bohemian Spirit Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
European, Czech, Eastern European, Central European
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I dined here this evening. Restaurant is located on a quiet street between first and second avenue on the upper east side. Restaurant is quite large and tables are not close together. Restaurant was not crowded since this is a holiday weekend....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Yorkiemom520
Reviewed March 28, 2019

This restaurant was almost as good as being in my grandmothers kitchen, best and most authentic Czech food I've had in 30 years. Staff was amazing, restaurant was spotless and warm and comforting. I can't explain the joy of seeing all my childhood favorites on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Camille C
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Food was delicious, like being in Czech Republic! Cannot wait to come back one day. And the staff also very pleasant. Thank you!

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank iryseichl
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Coming from a Czech background on my mother's side, and having traveled a good deal in the modern Czech Republic, I can easily recommend Bohemian Spirit. Since Zlata Praha in Astoria and Milan's in South Slope both closed, NYC was down to one good Czech/Slovak...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NJUSAVoyager
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Located in Bohemian Hall, beautifully renovated, Bohemian Spirit offers Czech classics in pleasant surroundings. We had a window table for two. Even full, the restaurant was not noisy. Service was slow, however, though sincere. Nonetheless, we were happy with our experience. Draft Czech beer, sourdough...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Barbara K
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Arrived 6:30pm and complete Xmas prefix wasn’t available, but we placed our order. run out of Xmas cabbage soup. Our starter arrived after 30 min and main after 2hrs of our arrival with 3 times complaining where is our food as tables arriving after us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Dasa S
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

What a joy to savor a delicious meal with a friend AND be able to hear each other (and the waitstaff). Huge portions of terrific Czech fare, beautifully executed, and reasonably priced. Once upon a time, Manhattan’s Upper East Side was home to many Austrian,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SCOBAR123
Reviewed October 7, 2018

There is no atmosphere it is like a school cafeteria. The kitchen is spotless. The bathroom is not handicapped accessible. The food portions are small, tasty but small and obviously reheated. The meat is way way overcooked. The alcohol is very pricey. Interesting food to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Ava S
Reviewed September 14, 2018

I grew up in a Czech household so I know the territory. I sought out this restaurant for a rare opportunity to taste the wonderful, schmaltzy cuisine of Central Europe, while also visiting the Czech Center next door. I enjoyed each authentically prepared course: potato...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank idthomas
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This is not your mother’s goulash. This is how goulash is supposed to taste. Delicious! Very casual and relaxing atmosphere with a nice bar area. We had schnitzel, fish and pork for our dinners. Not a bad meal to be had. Great beers and wine...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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