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“Good place in the West Village”
Review of Smorgas Chef

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Smorgas Chef
Ranked #6,671 of 13,618 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Scandinavian, European, Swedish, Norwegian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: West Village
Cross street: West 4th Street
Description: On a picturesque cobblestone street in the heart of New York's West Village, Sm��rg��s Chef NYC serves a fine selection of Scandinavian cuisine. There is al fresco dining during the warmer months. Focusing on fresh ingredients, vibrant herbs and delicate flavors, the Sm��rg��s Chef menu features Scandinavian delights like Swedish meatballs and lingonberries, herb crusted salmon with juniper sauce and Nordic chips with caviar dip. A delicious dessert menu offers Scandinavian soft vanilla waffles and Norwegian apple pie, while the drinks menu boasts some of the best cocktails and beers Scandinavia has to offer. Sm��rg��s Chef - West Village has a unique style defined by a modern mural depicting the Scandinavian landscape. Blue glass bottle lamps adorn the cozy banquettes and tree sculptures decorate the interior. Drawing in a stylish celebrity crowd Sm��rg��s Chef - West Village restaurant is surrounded by elegant designer boutiques. 14th Street- 7th Avenue Subway Station is a 6-minute walk away.
san francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Good place in the West Village”
Reviewed December 16, 2013

Small restaurant in the West Village tucked away on 12th Street with a focus on Scandinavian style. Unfortunately they were out of all the fish entrees, but the Swedish meatballs were very tasty and filling. The smorgasbord starter was excellent, and would be a good choice for a main course as well.

Visited December 2013
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Best Scandinavian food around”
Reviewed November 18, 2013

I love the parsnip soup and beet salad with fantastic coffee and apple dessert. Perfect!

Lyndl Marshall

  • Visited November 2013
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Greeley, Colorado
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Swedish meatballs and lingonberries...need I say more?!”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

Our daughter found this restaurant and we went mainly for their Swedish meatballs. Very large portion (probably 10 or so good sized) with mashed potatoes and gravy and red cabbage. Delicious! Even made room for dessert (vanilla waffles). Fun place! They even have their own farm where they get their produce and meats.

Visited October 2013
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New York City, New York, USA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delicious, farm grown brunch!”
Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A friend and I visited for brunch on a Saturday. We sat outside; great spot for people watching! Although the menu didn't have an overwhelming number of choices, we were both able to find a dish that we really enjoyed. I had the eggs florentine and not only was the dish delicious; the sides were amazing too! Prices were reasonable and service was very good.

Visited October 2013
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Amazing meatballs”
Reviewed October 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband and I go to Smorgas every month or two when we get Swedish meatball cravings - and boy does it satisfy us! We went to Sweden last year and afterwards were looking for good meatballs in New York and we found them at Smorgas. They give you a healthy portion, and come with delicious potatoes and lingonberry sauce which adds a nice tang. We go home happy every time.

Visited September 2013
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