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Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar

11 W 31st St, between 5th Avenue and Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-4402
+1 212-714-2992
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“white truffle” (14 reviews)
“truffle pizza” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
11 W 31st St, between 5th Avenue and Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-4402
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar
1. Brunch
"Ayza is the First and Only wine and chocolate bar I came across in NYC"
Yeliz S
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2. As good as it gets
"very pleased with their food entres. I had the filet mignon."
lghtng50
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3. My Go To
"They have great charcuterie boards and everything tastes fresh."
amrisab
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1 - 10 of 406 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I were staying at Wolcott Hotel and they had given us a voucher for free drink. As it was just across road we have it a go. Lovely little place where you can sit outside under cover now. Went back a couple...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mel0253
Irem E, Manager at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Mel, Thank you very much for your repeat patronage, as well as this great review. It’s been a pleasure accommodating you and we hope to do it again during your next trip to NYC. Kind regards, Yulia.

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

I’m from NJ and was out for a night on the town with my wife for our anniversary and we had dinner plans elsewhere but had reservations here at 9pm. Around 730 we realized we should’ve made reservations earlier so I called and they accommodated...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank MarlboroMan525
Irem E, Manager at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Dear Larry, Thank you very much for your recent visit with us. I’m glad we managed to accommodate you to your satisfaction. And we look forward to your next visit. Happy Anniversary!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in the hotel next door we called in on 2 occasions, lovely service on both visits. You can sit outside in a heated area, free bread and drink samples, had a lovely cheese board and wine very reasonably priced. 2nd time we visited had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bronwen C
Irem E, Manager at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bronwen, Thank you for your repeat business and for the kind words. I’m glad you found our service lovely and hope we’ll get to accommodate you during your next trip to NYC as well, perhaps for a Girls Night Out or Monday Jazz. Kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked online for dinner pre theatre. Restaurant is small and cramped, but staff friendly and food was great. Tables very close to each other which is a bit off putting. Reasonable price for this part of town.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 655elainem
Irem E, Manager at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Elaine, Thank you for choosing Ayza and for your review. We really appreciate the feedback regarding the space and will definitely consider it when remodeling in January. Hopefully, we’ll get to accommodate you again afterwards. For your next visit you may want to consider...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointing chicken. Beef "skewers" were some sort of weird sausage. Other stuff OK, but badly overpriced for mediocre entrees.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank unknown48713
Irem E, Manager at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon, First of all, thank you for your review. Your feedback is much appreciated. We’ve arranged a meeting with our chef to try and get to the bottom of it. We apologize for your dinner being underwhelming and would like to mitigate the damages....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying across the road at the Wolcott so decided to go here for dinner one night. The place is always busy and has a buzzing atmosphere. We ordered 4 appetisers between us which was plenty and they were exquisite. The wine was very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank debbieent
Irem E, Manager at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Debbie, Thank you for choosing Ayza and for the kind words. We are glad, you enjoyed the wine and the food. Hopefully, we’ll get to accommodate you again soon.

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I visited Ayza's wine and chocolate bar by chance, as the hotel (The Wolcott) we were staying at gave us 2 vouchers for 2 free 🍹 cocktails, we loved 'Ayzas' so much that we booked a table for a meal the following...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Navigate824593
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This place happens to be right next door to our holiday accommodation, but after sampling the food and atmosphere last night at dinner, we would happily have travelled half way across town (traffic permitting😁) to eat here. Loved the food choices - both ‘spicy’ and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank robinjn1
Irem E, Manager at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Dear Robin, Thank you so much for choosing Ayza and for the kind words. We truly appreciate your feedback and hope to accommodate you again soon. For your next visit, try our Brunch option. It’s is quite delicious as well :)

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Discovered this delightful restaurant here on TripAdvisor and was intrigued. There weren't any tables free so the staff set-up a new table for us on the pavement (sidewalk). When the temperature dropped they brought out blankets for us! Starters and mains were interesting, good quality...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank willidh
Irem E, Manager at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Dear Willidh, Thank you for choosing Ayza and for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to accommodating you in the future.

Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

There were 10 ladies in our group and the food, wine and chocolate desserts were amazing! I’ll definitely come back...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pattipennington
Irem E, Manager at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Dear Patty, Thank you so much for choosing Ayza and for the lovely review! I’m glad you had a fabulous time and I hope you’ll visit us again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 W 31st St, between 5th Avenue and Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-4402
    (Between 5th Avenue and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: B, D, F, V, N, Q, R & W trains to 34th Street/Herald Square, 1, 2 & 3 trains to 34th Street/Penn Station, and 6 to 33rd Street. M4, M16, M34 & Q32 buses to West 31st Street & 5th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-714-2992
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy Our Outdoor Dining! Savory cheese and Jacques Torres chocolate truffles! Full menu of salads, paninis and more. Ultimate in Flavor & Style; Private Parties at the Best Wine Bar in NYC. The proprietors of AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar are committed to providing an impeccable, first-class dining experience through their unique menu, coupled with a selection of over 90 fine wines and champagnes from all over the world. AYZA Wine & Chocolate bar, offers its patrons finest food and wines in an elegant, yet comfortable atmosphere, in which to dine, meet friends, or have drinks after work. Ayza is nearby Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, Empire State Building, Broadway Show Theater in New York City. French, Mediterranean, Italian Restaurants. Dining at chocolate and wine bar in Times Square. Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar will be within walking distance of Broadway’s Theater District, Jacob Javits Convention Center, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building and Madison Square Garden.
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