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“Groupon's " deal" is not”
Review of FireBird Russian Restaurant - CLOSED

FireBird Russian Restaurant
Price range: $21 - $74
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: 8th and 9th Avenue
Transit: 1,2,3,7,A,C,E,N,R,Q,W,S to 42nd Street Time Square Station
Description: Firebird, Opulent decor, "Regal" service, and "Divine" Vodkas that may inspire you to shout, "Bring back the Tsar" (Zagat). If you only dine once in Manhattan, dine like a Tsar. Lunch from 11:45am - 2:30 pm Lunch Pre-Fixe $21 and $44.95 Dinner Pre-Fixe available everyday from 5pm - 7pm.
Westport
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133 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Groupon's " deal" is not”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Seafood "tower" is an exaggeration...dry crab claws, tiny oysters, funky tasting clams and warm " champagne". Spend your $45 elsewhere. Disappointed and kicking myself for falling for this scheme.

Visited February 2013
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English first
New York, NY
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Did not live up to expectations.”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Went here on a Friday night with my Fiancé, I was very excited about it. Took about 10 minutes to get someone to ask us if we wanted a drink, they apologized, place was not packed. We had the Seafood tower which consisted of Lobster cocktail, Shrimp, Crab meat, Clams on the half shell and Oysters. Everything was good except the clams on the half shell, I don't know if they were frozen but I had 2 out of 6 clams and that was enough for me they just were a bit off. The coat check upon entry was nice and the host was very pleansant.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Ciao33
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Bordentown, New Jersey
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Food in a wonderful atmosphere”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

The decor is absolutely opulent! Located on restaurant row and convenient to broadway theaters, it is in one of the old brownstones. Plenty of seating and very open spaces. The food was excellent (I had the beef stroganoff)! The service was a little slow but I think it is because they want you to enjoy the experience. If you go, do not miss the Bananas Foster for desert! It was out-of-this-world good! Price is a little high, but not outrageous.

Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Margie P
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Kennebunk, Maine
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Old school fun”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

My second trip to Firebird. It's formal in a worn, relaxing way. Caviar, champagne, vodka and lamb made for a delicious, old school meal. I love the cruise-ship-formal ambiance. The decor is a bit worn but unique and authentic. Others think it's overpriced, but I don't think that way at all. It's not hip but it's a really good place to dine with one other or a small group.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Jon E
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nashville
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473 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Beautiful resturant ok food and service slow”
Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

This is a beautiful resturant had a Groupon for the seafood tower which is suppose to cost $90 dollars not worth the $45 I paid we also had the caviar which was good but did not care for the burnt pancakes my friend had the salmon which he stated was delicious but very small portion for $31dollars stated the wine was good wanted to have dessert but service so slow ran out of time this is a beautiful resturant wonderful for romantic or for special occasion with friends and a fat wallet not get the seafood tower mot worth it esp at full price also was treated differently after knew had a Groupon of which had service we would have spend alot more money

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