Review Index

This is an index to all of the restaurant reviews that I’ve published on this blog. Most of these reviews are based on a single visit. Where I wrote multiple reviews, the latest one is linked, and the rating reflects all of my visits to that restaurant.

I have noted in brackets if there has been a significant change at the restaurant since I last dined there, or if such a change has been announced. Restaurants that are no longer open are listed at the end, as are restaurants that I wrote about without assigning a rating.

 

★ (Extraordinary)

Atera
Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Jean Georges
Le Bernardin
Masa
The Modern (Dining Room)
Per Se

 

 (Category Killer)

Ai Fiori
Aldea
Aska
Babbo
Blue Hill
Bouley
Brandy Library
Brushstroke
Café Boulud
The Cannibal
Carbone
Casa Mono
Costata
Craft
Daniel
Del Posto
Eleven Madison Park
Esca
The Four Seasons
Gotham Bar & Grill
Jungsik
Juni
Kurumazushi
La Grenouille
Le Périgord
Marea
Minetta Tavern
Momofuku Ko
Nerai
Nobu
Oceana
Perla
Picholine
Rosanjin
Soto
The Spotted Pig
Sushi Yasuda
Thalassa
Tocqueville
Veritas
Wallsé
WD~50

 

★ (Dining Destinations / Critic’s Picks)

15 East
Abboccato
ABC Kitchen
Acme
All’onda
Andanada 141
Annisa
Artisanal
Aquavit [reviewed under previous chef]
Aquavit Cafe
Asiate
Aureole [reviewed under previous chef]
A Voce Columbus [reviewed under previous chef]
Bar Boulud
Bar Jamón
Bar Room at The Modern
Barraca
Benoit
Betony
BLT Fish
BLT Prime
BLT Steak
Blaue Gans
Bohemian
Boulud Sud
Brabant
The Breslin
Café China
The Cecil
Charlie Bird
Churrascaria Plataforma
Cocotte
Crown
Daisy May’s BBQ
db bistro moderne
DBGB

dell’Anima
Degustation
Dovetail
The East Pole
Edi & the Wolf
Empellón Cocina
Empellón Tacqueria
EN Japanese Brasserie
Fatty ’Cue (West Village)
Feast
Felidia
Fish Tag
Fishtail
Gari (West Side)
Gato
Geisha Table
Gaonnuri
Gramercy Tavern
Greenwich Grill & Sushi Azabu
The Greenwich Project
Hakkasan

Hearth
Hecho en Dumbo, Chef’s Table
Highlands
Hill Country
John Dory Oyster Bar
Junoon
Kajitsu
Keens Steakhouse
Kin Shop
Lafayette
La Fonda del Sol
La Mangeoire

Le Philosophe
Le Veau d’Or
Lincoln Ristorante
Locanda Verde
Louro
Lure Fishbar
Maialino
Maison Premiere
Manzo
Marc Forgione
The Marrow
Mas (farmhouse)
Maysville
Millesime
Mission Chinese Food
Molyvos
Momofuku Noodle Bar
Momofuku Ssäm Bar
Mountain Bird
Nebraska Steakhouse
Neta
Nice Matin
The NoMad
North End Grill
The Old Homestead
Oriental Garden
Osteria Morini
Peasant
Pegu Club
Peking Duck House
Perbacco
Perilla
Piora
Porter House New York
Print
Public
Quality Italian
Quality Meats
Rafele
RedFarm
RedFarm (UWS)
Resto
Riverpark
Roberta’s
Rôtisserie Georgette
Rouge et Blanc
Salinas
Salumeria Rosi (Upper West Side)
Sammy’s Roumanian
Saul [reviewed in former location]
Scalini Fedeli
Scarpetta
Seäsonal
Sirio Ristorante
Socarrat Paella Bar
Spice Market
Szechuan Gourmet (39th Street)
Szechuan Gourmet (56th Street)
Strip House
Sushi Dojo
Taureau
Terroir
Telepan
TriBeCa Grill
Tulsi
Uncle Boons
Vino Vino
Uncle Jack’s Steakhouse
Union Square Cafe
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse
Wong  

 

★ (Neighborhood Spots)

26 Seats
Abe & Arthur’s
Acapella
The Acela Club at Citi Field
A. J. Maxwell’s Steakhouse
Alfama
Al Mayass
Almond
Applewood
Arlington Club
Auden
August [reviewed under previous chef]
Back Forty
Back Forty West
Balaboosta
Baluchi’s
Barbès
Bar Henry Bistro
Bar Masa
Barbuto
Battery Gardens
Bistro Vendôme
Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill
Blue Smoke
Bobby Van’s Steakhouse (downtown)
Bobo
Bond St
Boqueria [reviewed under previous chef]
Brasserie 8½
Brick Lane Curry House
Bridge Cafe
Brindle Room
Buddakan [reviewed under previous chef]
Butter Midtown
The Butterfly
Cafe Luxembourg
Cafe Tallulah
Caffé La Fenice
Calle Ocho [reviewed in former location]
Calliope
Cantine Parisienne
Capital Grille
Cascina
Center Bar
Cercle Rouge
’Cesca [reviewed under previous chef]
City Island Lobster House
Club A Steakhouse
Cómodo

Cookshop
Coppelia
Corsino
craftbar
Crispo
Cucina Ciano
Dardanel
David Burke Kitchen
David Burke Townhouse
De Grezia
Delmonico’s
Dim Sum Go Go
Distilled
Ditch Plains
The Dutch
Dylan Prime
Ed’s Chowder House
Employees Only
Enduro
Estela
Falai Panetteria
The Fat Radish
Fatty Crab
Fedora
Fig & Olive
F.illi Ponte
Five Points
Flatbush Farm
Frankies 457 Spuntino
Franny’s
Gallagher’s Steakhouse
Gaucho Steak Co.
Gigino at Wagner Park
Harry’s Steak
Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria
Inside Park at St. Barts
Hudson River Cafe
Hundred Acres
Ici
Ilili
J. G. Melon
Jones Wood Foundry
JoJo
Ken & Cook
Kenka
Kingside

Kye-Yo
Kittichai [reviewed under previous chef]
Koca Lounge
Koi
Kutsher’s Tribeca [reviewed under previous chef]
La Mar Cebicheria Peruana
Landmarc
L’Artusi
La Boite en Bois
La Villette
Le Midi
The Lambs Club
La Sirène
La Vineria [reviewed in previous location, under previous chef]
The Library at the Public
The Little Owl
Loi
Macao Trading Co. [reviewed under previous chef]
Má Pêche
The Mark by Jean-Georges
Market Table
Markt
Maze
Montmartre
Morso
The Musket Room
The National
Nougatine
Novità
Osteria del Circo
Ouest
Otto
Pagani
Paradou
Parm
The Peacock
Pearl & Ash
Pera Mediterranean Brasserie [Midtown]
Periyali
Perry St.
Pig and Khao
The Pitch & Fork
Philippe
Posto Thin Crust Pizza
Prune
The Red Cat
The Redhead
The Red Rooster
Re Sette
Rhong-Tiam
Ristorante Morini
Roberto
Rosemary’s Enoteca & Trattoria
Ruby Foo’s Times Square
Sagaponack
Sapphire
Scarlatto
Sfoglia
Shabu Shabu 70
Shake Shack
Siam Inn
The Smith (East Village)
The Smith (Lincoln Center)
Smith & Mills
Smith & Wollensky
Smörgås Chef
Sookk
Southern Spice
Spasso
Spigolo
SriPraPhai
The Stanton Social
Staghorn Steakhouse
SUteiSHI
Swish
Telepan Local
Tenpenny [reviewed under previous chef]
Tertulia
Thalia
Tiny’s
Toloache
Torrisi Italian Specialties
Tse Yang
Trattoria Dopo Teatro
Umami Burger
Untitled
Vespa
Vinegar Hill House
Viva Pancho
Willow Road
The Writing Room
Yerba Buena Perry
Zeytin 

 

No Stars (Not Recommended)

American Cut
Apiary

Après-ski Chalet at Café Select
Barbounia
Benihana
Bistecca Fiorentina
BLT Bar & Grill
Brasserie Cognac
Brasserie Ruhlmann
Butter
Cafe Cluny
Cafeteria
Casa Nonna
City Crab & Seafood Company
The Cleveland [reviewed under previous chef]
COLORS
Commerce
Danji
Ginza
East End Kitchen
Jezebel [now called “The J”]
JoeDoe
Kefi
La Marina
Left Bank
Le Relais de Venise
Le Restaurant at All Good Things
My Moon
Mercer Kitchen
Nice Matin
Oyster Bar & Restaurant (Grand Central Terminal)
Peter Luger Steakhouse
P. J. Clarke’s on the Hudson
Regency Bar & Grill
Robert’s Steakhouse [reviewed under previous chef]
Rouge Tomate
SD26
South Gate
Sparks Steakhouse
STK
River Room
TBar Steak & Lounge
Trestle on Tenth
Zengo



Not Rated

21 Club
5 & Diamond [reviewed under previous chef]
508 Restaurant & Bar
5 Napkin Burger
83½ [reviewed under previous chef]
Absinthe Wine Bar
Anfora
Angel’s Share
Balade
Barraca [reviewed under previous chef]
Bill’s Bar and Burger
Brasserie Athénée
Brasserie Cognac East
Brooklyn Diner
Bubble Lounge
Christos Steak House
Crif Dogs
Death & Co.
Del Frisco’s Grille
De Santos
Dévi
Fiorini
Gazala Place
Gordon Ramsay at the London
The Harrison [reviewed under previous chef]
Hospoda [reviewed under previous chef]
Isa [reviewed under previous chef]
Jeanne & Gaston
Jeepney
Jo’s

Katz’s Delicatessen
Lantern’s Keep
Le Cirque
The Little Cheese Pub
Luke’s Lobster
Macbar
The Marshall Stack
Masal Café
Megu
Mint
Móle
Monkey Bar
Oficina Latina
Pacific Grill at Pier 17
Paprika
Pera
Petrarca Cucina e Vino
Pier NYC
Please Don’t Tell
Prime Meats
Raines Law Room
Rum House
The Rusty Knot
Salon Millesime
Slightly Oliver
Sofia Wine Bar
Spina
Spitzer’s Corner
Steamers Landing
Stuzzicheria
Table Verte
The Tangled Vine
Teqa
The Toucan and The Lion
Tout Va Bien
Uva Restaurant and Wine Bar
Whitman & Bloom

 

Closed

5 Ninth [*]
10 Downing
 [*½]
66
[**]
71 Clinton Fresh Food [*]
7Square [*]
Accademia di Vino [*½]
Adour [**]
Ago [*]
Alain Ducasse [****]
Alison Eighteen [Critic’s Pick]
Allegretti [**½]
Allen & Delancey [**]
Alto [***]
Amuse [**]
Angelo & Maxie’s Steakhouse [zero]
Anthos [***]
Archipelago [zero]
Asia de Cuba [*½]
BarBao [*½]
Bar Artisanal [*½]
Bar Basque [zero]
Bar Blanc [*]
Bar Blanc Bistro [N.R.]
Bar Breton [*]
Bar Milano [*½]
Bar Q [*]
Bar Stuzzichini [*]
Barzinho [N.R.]
Beacon [**]
Belcourt [*]
Bellavitae [**]
Bette [zero]
Bigoli [*]
Bistro Lamazou [*]
Blair Perrone Steakhouse [*]
Bloomingdale Road [*½]
BLT Burger [N.R.]
BLT Market [**]
Bondi Road [N.R.]
Bouley Upstairs [*½]
Braeburn [*½]
Brats [N.R.]
Bruno Jamais [N.R.]
Café Gray [**½]
Café Mozart [zero]
Candela [zero]
Center Cut [*]
Centrico [N.R.]
Centro Vinoteca [*]
Chanterelle [***½]
Cherrywood Kitchen [Neighborhood Spot]
Chinatown Brasserie [**]
Chop Suey [zero]
Choptank [*]
Ciano [**½]
City Burger [N.R.]
Civetta [zero]
Compass [**]
Columbus Tavern [*]
Convivio [***]
Country [***]
Corton [Category Killer]
Craftsteak [**]
Cru [***½]
Dani [*½]
Danube [***]
Dennis Foy [**]
Desmond’s [*½]
Devin Tavern [*½]
Django [**]
Dominic [*½]
Dona [*½]
Donatella [N.R.]
Double Crown [zero]
Dressler [*]
Duane Park Café [**]
Duo [*]
Duvet [zero]
Earth [zero]
Eighty One [**½]
Elettaria [**]
Elizabeth [*]
Ellabess [*½]
Elsewhere [*]
Etats-Unis [**]
Falai [**]
Famous Oyster Bar [*]
Fatty ’Cue (Williamsburg) [*]
Fatty Johnson’s [N.R.]
Faustina [**]
Flames Steakhouse [*]
Fresh [**]
Fleur de Sel [***]
Flor del Sol [*]
Frank’s [zero]
Frederick’s Madison [zero]
FR.OG [*]
Gastroarte [**]
Gansevoort 69 [N.R.]
Gilt [***]
Gold St. [N.R.]
The Goodwin [Neighborhood Spot]
Gravy [*½]
Grayz [**]
Greenwich Steak & Burger Co. [*]
Harbour [**]
Halfsteak [N.R.]
Hawaiian Tropic Zone [*]
Hotel Griffou [N.R.]
Hurricane Club [*½]
Il Matto [N.R.]
Industria Argentina [zero]
Insieme [**½]
Irving Mill [*]
Jarnac [*]
Kenmare [zero]
King [*½]
Klee Brasserie [zero]
Knife + Fork [**]
La Promenade des Anglais [*½]
La Focaccia [zero]
La Goulue [**½]
Lani Kai [Neighborhood Spot]
La Petite Maison [*]
La Quenelle [Category Killer]
La Silhouette [**]
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon [****]
LCB Brasserie Rachou [**]
Le Boeuf à la Mode [*½]
Le Caprice [**]
Le Comptoir [Neighborhood Spot]
Lever House [*]
Le Madeleine [*]
Lime Thai Bistro & Lounge [*]
Lina Frey [*]
Little Giant [*]
Lonesome Dove Western Bistro [*]
Lo Scalco [**]
Lotus of Siam [N.R.]
Lowcountry [*]
Lusso [*]
Lyon [*½]
Mai House [**]
Mainland [*]
Manzanilla [Critic’s Pick]
Marble Lane [zero]
March [**½]
Mary Queen of Scots [*½]
Matador Bistro Latino [*]
Matsugen [*½]
Matsuri [*]
Maurizio Trattoria [N.R.]
Mercat [*½]
Merkato 55 [*]
Mia Dona [*]
The Monday Room [**]
Montrachet [***]
MPD [*]
Mr. Jones [*]
Neptune Room [N.R.]
Nolita House [N.R.]
Nuela [zero]
Octavia’s Porch [*]
Oneals’ [N.R.]
Olana [**]
Onera [**½]
The Orchard [*½]
Pair of 8’s [zero]
Pamplona [**]
Parea [**]
Parea Prime [Neighborhood Spot]
Park Avenue Winter/Spring/Summer/Autumn [**]
Pastis [*]
Perle [*½]
Persimmon [**]
Pier 9 [N.R.]
p*ong [*½]
Plein Sud [*]
Porchetta [*]
Pulino’s Bar & Pizzeria [*]
Prandial [Neighborhood Spot]
Primehouse New York [**]
The Purple Fig [Neighborhood Spot]
Rabbit in the Moon [*]
Righteous Urban Barbecue [*½]
Riingo [zero]
Riverdale Garden [**]
Room 4 Dessert [**]
Sam Bahri’s Steakhouse [N.R.]
SAPA [**]
Salt [**]
Salud [*]
Savarona [**]
Savoy [**]
Shang [**]
Sheridan Square [**]
Secession [*]
Shelly’s New York [*]
shore. [unrated]
SHO Shaun Hergatt [***½]
Shorty’s.32 [*]
Social Eatz [N.R.]
Sueños [*]
Sushi-A-Go-Go [*]
Sushi Uo [*]
Tabla [***]
Tailor [**]
Tanuki Tavern [*]
The Tasting Room [**]
THOR (under Gutenbruner) [**½]
Town [**½]
Travertine [*]
Trattoria Cinque [N.R.]
Trigo [zero]
Ureña [**]
Vandaag [**]
Varietal [*]
Vince and Eddie’s [*]
Vong [***]
V Steakhouse [*]
Village [N.R.]
WallE [*½]
West Branch [*½]
What Happens When [N.R.]
White Slab Palace [zero]
Whym [Neighborhood Spot]
Wild Salmon [*]
Wildwood Barbecue [*]
Woo Lae Oak [**]