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“Still going strong...”
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Crystal Cafe
Price range: $31 - $75
Cuisines: Italian, European
Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Baldwin Place, New York
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Still going strong...”
Reviewed October 12, 2005

I was nervous to find that this restaurant had changed ownership, given all the praise the previous owner had received. Fortunately, I had an absolutely wonderful meal. The service was warm, lacking pretense, and attentive. The bread to start the meal was outstanding, and both the appetizer (goat cheese, greens, and a balsamic reduction) and the entrees (seafood osso bucco and snapper with capers/lemon-wine sauce) could be served at any of the best restaurants in the country. The atmosphere was romantic and definitely not for children, and the styling was more classic than contemporary.

The desserts were above average but unimaginative, and the wine list was average, but those would be the only qualifiers for an enthusiastic recommendation. This was the best food we had in Miami Beach, and we ate at four highly recommeded places.

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English first
A TripAdvisor Member
“stunner”
Reviewed December 19, 2004

Klime Kovaceski's New Continental cuisine is always a half-step ahead of others.

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