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The River Cafe is open for Dinner service every day of the year. Dinner service begins at 5:30. Lunch is served on Saturday from 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM Brunch is served on Sunday from 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM
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The River Cafe is the best dining experience in NYC-the price fix menu is reliable and very good- the wine and liquor selections are excellent and the service is the best. when you throw in the view and the setting- it doesn’t get any better...More
First the reason for my 5 stars. The views of Manhattan were spectacular right on the water across the east river. We were welcomed by a bit stogy maitre d' and seated promptly. The wine list for whites was extensive with a wide variety of...More
The issues started quite early, before we left the UK, in fact. I emailed the River Cafe to check on dress code and also for clarification regarding the Menu. I received no response resulting in my phoning them. When I called them they were charming...More
On recent trip to New York we decided to celebrate our Anniversary with a visit to the River Cafe. The service from start to Finish was excellent felt really special. The food was simply fantastic, loved every mouthful didn’t want the meal to end. The...More
We spent a wonderfully sunny Saturday afternoon in this restaurant with our friends for a 50th Birthday celebration. The food was outstanding, the service very good, the setting and atmosphere was perfect. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place, but if I had a minor...More
As i had seen pictures of the view from the River Cafe, I thought this would be the perfect place for one of our anniversary celebrations and I was not wrong.
Service was great from start to finish and as we went for tasting menu...More
We happened to come upon The River Cafe on a Monday morning while on our honeymoon to New York. Ok expensive for breakfast but I felt it was worth every penny. The view, layout , staff and food were amazing.
My husband asked for hard...More
This is a special place. The location is wonderful and the food is delicious BUT do not make the mistake that we made. We elected to have the six-course tasting menu with paired wines as it was a very special occasion. This was a big...More
The food is average. Really nothing exceptional but very expensive. And the service is relatively poor. The waiter touched with his finger my oysters while presenting me the food! And he didn’t apologize. They gave us one pice of bread and when finished they didn’t...More
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Did Not go for Christmas Dinner. If you want an ultimate NYC Christmas Dinner you MUST go to One if by Land, Two if by Sea on Barrow Street in the Village. The beef Wellington is the meal to get. Fireplaces roaring... More
Did Not go for Christmas Dinner. If you want an ultimate NYC Christmas Dinner you MUST go to One if by Land, Two if by Sea on Barrow Street in the Village. The beef Wellington is the meal to get. Fireplaces roaring Christmas trees decorated, wonderful piano music, a great bar etc etc.