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West Bank Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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LUNCH SMALL PLATES‎
Prosciutto Dusted Deviled Eggs
Petite salad, pickled onions
Salmon Tartare
Lime crème fraîche, jalapeño, roe, potato chips
Blistered Shishito Peppers
Sea salt
Roasted Artichokes
Lemon‎ aioli, cherry tomato confit, basil tempura
Garden Salad
Little gem, heirloom vegetables, fine herb add chicken 7 salmon 10 steak 12
Classic Caesar
Romaine, creamy parmesan dressing, croutons add chicken 7 salmon 10 steak 12
Chopped Salad
Avocado,, onion, tomato, blue cheese, eggs, sherry vinaigrette add chicken 7 salmon 10 steak 12
Wild Mushroom Risotto Balls
Truffle aioli
Truffle “Mac ‘n Cheese”
Orzo
Tuscan Kale and Octopus
Smoked almonds, cucumber, red peppers, red onions, white balsamic
LUNCH MAIN‎
WBC Burger
Piccinini’s 1922 blend, aged cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion, Martin’s potato bun, french fries Nueske’s Applewood bacon +2
Rigatoni Bolognese
Pork, veal, beef, classic tomato sauce
Orecchiette
Italian sausage, broccoli rabe, parmesan broth
Spinach Ricotta Ravioli
San Marzano tomato sauce
Homemade Tagliatelle
Braised pork & tomato ragu, broccoli rabe,
Open-Faced Skirt Steak Sandwich
Sourdough, french fries or salad
Meyer Lemon Risotto
Asparagus, peas, ricotta cheese
Shrimp Scampi
Spaghetti, white wine garlic-butter sauce
Truffle Burger
Caramelized onions, gruyere cheese, truffle aioli, french fries
Brisket Pastrami Sandwich
Pickled red onions, french fries, horse radish & whole grain mustard sauce
DINNER SMALL PLATES‎
Salmon Tartare
Lime creme freche
Prosciutto Dusted Deviled Eggs
Petite salad, pickled onions
Garden Salad
Little gem, heirloom vegetables, fine herbs
Wild Mushroom Risotto Balls
Truffle aioli
Burrata
Pesto, tomato jam, mache, toasted bread
Fried Calamari
Chipotle‎ aioli, grilled lemon
Eggplant Parmesan
Arugula
Beets & Goat Cheese
Orange segments, baby arugula, pistachio vinaigrette
Blistered Shishito Peppers
Sea salt
Soup de Jour
Chefs daily selection
DINNER MAIN‎
Rigatoni Bolognese
Pork, veal, beef, classic tomato sauce
Homemade Tagliatelle
Braised pork & tomato ragu, broccoli rabe,
Pork Schnitzel
Warm potato salad, crème fraiche sauce
Shrimp Scampi
Spaghetti, white wine garlic-butter sauce
14oz. Sirloin Steak Frites
Béarnaise
Roasted Organic Chicken
Haricot‎ verts, roasted carrots, mashed potatoes, jus
WBC Burger
Piccinini’s 1922 blend, aged cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion, Martin’s potato bun, french fries, Nueske’s applewood bacon +2
Orecchiette
Italian sausage, broccoli rabe, parmesan broth
Spaghetti Squash
San Marzano tomato sauce, vegetable ragu, pine nuts, basil
Meyer Lemon Risotto
Asparagus, peas, ricotta cheese
DINNER SIDES‎
Broccoli Rabe
Garlic, chili flakes
Roasted Cauliflower Florets
Golden‎ raisins, pine nuts, basil
French Fries
Brussels Sprouts
Pancetta
Grilled Asparagus
Mashed Potatoes
DESSERT‎
Frozen Lemon Mousse
Meringue, pistachio, berry confit
Apple Crostada
Whipped‎ cream
Butterscotch Pudding
Whipped cream, caramel
Chocolate Mousse
Fresh raspberry
Classic Hot Fudge Sundae
Vanilla ice cream, chocolate fudge, whipped cream, almonds
Chef’s Jumbo Cookies
Two cookies, made fresh daily
Seasonal Sorbet
Three scoops, daily selections
COFFEE & TEAS‎
La Colombe espresso
Empire coffee
Stash teas
English breakfast (reg. & decaf)
Earl Grey (reg. & decaf)
Chamomile
Peppermint
Licorice spice
Green
SUNDAY BRUNCH‎
Eggs Your Way
two eggs any style, Nueske’s applewood smoked bacon home fries, mixed greens, toast
WBC Omelette
Wild mushrooms, asparagus, goat cheese
Eggs Benedict
Canadian bacon, hollandaise, home fries
Eggs Florentine
Spinach, hollandaise, home fries
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Fresh berries
Italian Baked Eggs
Ratatouille stew, parmesan croutons
6oz Skirt Steak with Eggs
Home fries, salad
Pork Belly Hash
3 eggs sunny up, petite frisée salad
Brioche French Toast
Fresh berries
BLT & E Sandwich
2 eggs sunny side up, home fries, brioche bun
About
A New York City theatre district favorite, the West Bank Cafe has been opened for nearly 40 years. Serving delicious cuisine, indoor and outdoor seating, as well a wood lined bar, West Bank Cafe does cater to all ages and food tastes, especially the Broadway and theatre community. Located beneath the restaraunt is the Laurie Beechman Theatre, a 100 seat cabaret dinner theatre with different shows playing every night. Ranging from comedy, to cabaret to burlesque you can enjoy a show and enjoy the same delicious food from the West Bank Cafe to make your NYC night special. West Bank Cafe also offers catering, delivery and large parties in a central midtown location for easy access
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here before we went to see All My Sons with Annette Bening. There were 10 of us. We were seated right away / intact they sat part of our group before everyone arrived. A few of us got a variety of drinks and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank CarolAnnG11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ten of us went to dinner before catching a Broadway show. Our server was very conscious that we were going to the theater. She made a few recommendations and her suggestions were good. The restaurant was busy. I highly recommend the Spaghetti Squash dish. Two...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank michellegH4921JT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to NYC for a trade show and took myself out for an evening on the town which started with dinner before heading to The Music Box Theatre. From the minute I walked in I felt cared for. The host was such a wonderful young...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TammaraK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went for an early dinner here prior to our theatre reservations. The meal was fantastic. We started with the roasted artichokes. Outstanding! One of the diners raved about his Orecchiette. I also heard bravos about the Meyer Lemon Risotto and the Shrimp...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LBRobbie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent choice for bistro fare; cozy ambience, gracious service & centrally located. A charming respite amid the chaos of Times Square!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank WindsorTudor
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

We were recommended by a lady in the ticket queue for Broadway shows in Times Square and it was a good tip. We arrived without a reservation but were seated immediately. Wine is a tad pricey but it was nice. Food excellent. We had calamari...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jop529
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

A welcoming quiet dinner. Staff was fantastic, wine was good, food was perfect. The apple crostata for dessert was amazing.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank 511angelaw
Reviewed April 7, 2019

first make a reservation make sure you do not get there early because they will not seat you dinner reservations are from 4:00pm on do not get there before 4:00 the staff is very good. the menu is VERY limited. wine drinks are EXPENSIVE. portions...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank tennisbum11746
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

This cafe serves good brunch eats at reasonable prices. If you don’t drink you pay less. The service was fast and efficient. The location is easy to get too and near the theatre district.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Nocke
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

After our cousin finished performing in a matinee today, we decided on this restaurant for a quick family get together. Their prix fixe menu was tasty. I give in a 4 instead of a 5 because the wine was a visibly light pour and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Alexis Z
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I'm not certain but do recall that there were no steps to get into the restaurant but a quick call to them can get you the answer. However, if you are not able to call, let me know and I'll call them and get back to... More
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March 29, 2017|
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Response from Pauline D | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling the restaurant for an accurate answer. Bon Appetite!
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