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

 

★★★½

Daniel
Del Posto

 

★★★ (Category Killer)

Ai Fiori
Aldea
Aska
Blue Hill
Bouley
Brandy Library
Brushstroke
Café Boulud
Carbone
Costata
Eleven Madison Park
Esca
The Four Seasons
Gotham Bar & Grill
Jungsik
Juni
Le Périgord
Momofuku Ko
M. Wells Steakhouse
Nerai
Nobu
Oceana
Picholine
Rosanjin
Sushi Nakazawa
Sushi Yasuda
Thalassa
Tocqueville
Wallsé

 

★★½

Abboccato
Annisa
Asiate
Babbo
Bâtard
Craft
Dovetail
Felidia
Fishtail
Cagen
Gramercy Tavern
La Fonda del Sol
La Grenouille
Hearth
Millesime
Minetta Tavern
Perla
Porter House New York
Scalini Fedeli
The Simone
Soto
The Spotted Pig
Tulsi

 

★★ (Dining Destinations / Critic’s Picks)

15 East
ABC Kitchen
Acapella
Acme
All’onda
Andanada 141
Artisanal
Aquavit [reviewed under previous chef]
A Voce Columbus [reviewed under previous chef]
Bacchanal
Bar Boulud
Bar Jamón
Bar Room at The Modern
Barchetta
Benoit
Betony
Blenheim
BLT Prime
BLT Steak
Bohemian
Bond St
Boulud Sud
Brasserie 8½
The Breslin
The Cannibal
Casa Mono
The Cecil
’Cesca [reviewed under previous chef]
Charlie Bird
Cherche Midi
Churrascaria Plataforma
Claudette
Club A Steakhouse
Crown
db bistro moderne
DBGB
De Grezia
Degustation
The East Pole
élan
EN Japanese Brasserie
F.illi Ponte
Fish Tag
The Gander
Gari (West Side)
Gato
Geisha Table
Gaonnuri
Greenwich Grill & Sushi Azabu
The Greenwich Project
Hakkasan

Hecho en Dumbo, Chef’s Table
Hill Country
Huertas
JoJo
Junoon
Kajitsu
Kurumazushi
Lafayette
La Mangeoire
The Leopard at des Artistes
Le Philosophe
Le Veau d’Or
Lincoln Ristorante
Locanda Verde
Louro
Luksus
Lure Fishbar
Maison Premiere
Manzo
Mari Vanna
Marea
The Mark by Jean-Georges
Mas (farmhouse)
Maysville
Mission Chinese Food
Molyvos
Momofuku Noodle Bar
Momofuku Ssäm Bar
Neta
Nice Matin
The NoMad
North End Grill
Osteria Morini
Peasant
Pegu Club
Perilla
Perry St.
Piora
Print
Quality Italian
Quality Meats
Rafele
RedFarm
RedFarm (UWS)
Resto
Riverpark
Roberta’s
Rôtisserie Georgette
Rouge et Blanc
Sammy’s Roumanian
Seäsonal
Sirio Ristorante
Socarrat Paella Bar
Szechuan Gourmet (56th Street)
Strip House
Sushi Dojo
Telepan
TriBeCa Grill
Uncle Boons
Uncle Jack’s Steakhouse
Union Square Cafe 

★½

Alfama
Ariana Soho
Bar Masa
Battery Gardens
Botequim
Blaue Gans
Bobo
Café China
craftbar
Daisy May’s BBQ
David Burke Townhouse
Delmonico’s
Empellón Cocina
Harry’s Steak
Keens Steakhouse
Kin Shop
Koi
The Lambs Club
L’Artusi
La Sirène
Maialino
Markt
Maze
Montmartre
The Musket Room
Morso
Narcissa
Oriental Garden
Ouest
Park Avenue [Season]
Peking Duck House
Perbacco
Periyali
Racines NY
The Red Rooster
Salinas
Scarpetta
Spice Market
Ristorante Morini
Staghorn Steakhouse
Taureau
White Street
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

 

★ (Neighborhood Spots)

26 Seats
The Acela Club at Citi Field
A. J. Maxwell’s Steakhouse
Al Mayass
Almond
Applewood
Arlington Club
Auden
Back Forty
Back Forty West
Balaboosta
Baluchi’s
Barbès
Bar Bolonat
Barbuto
Bistro Vendôme
Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill
Blue Smoke
Bobby Van’s Steakhouse (downtown)
Boqueria [reviewed under previous chef]
Brabant
Brick Lane Curry House
Bridge Cafe
Brindle Room
Buddakan [reviewed under previous chef]
Butter Midtown
By The Hudson
The Butterfly
Cafe Luxembourg
Cafe Tallulah
Caffé La Fenice
Calle Dão
Calle Ocho [reviewed in former location]
Cantine Parisienne
Capital Grille
Cascina
Center Bar
Cercle Rouge
City Island Lobster House
Cocotte
Cómodo
Cookshop
Coppelia
Corsino
Crispo
Dardanel
David Burke Kitchen
Decoy
dell’Anima
Dim Sum Go Go
Distilled
Ditch Plains
The Dutch
Dylan Prime
Ed’s Chowder House
Edi & the Wolf
Empellón Tacqueria
Employees Only
Enduro
Estela
The Fat Radish
Fatty Crab
Feast
Fedora
Fig & Olive
Flatbush Farm
Frankies 457 Spuntino
Franny’s
Gallagher’s Steakhouse
Gaucho Steak Co.
Gigino at Wagner Park
Highlands
Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria
Inside Park at St. Barts
Hudson River Cafe
Hundred Acres
Ici
Ilili
J. G. Melon
John Dory Oyster Bar
Jones Wood Foundry
Ken & Cook [reviewed under previous chef]
Kenka
Kingside
Khe-Yo
Landmarc
La Boite en Bois
Le Midi
La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels
La Vineria [reviewed in previous location, under previous chef]
The Library at the Public
The Little Owl
Macao Trading Co. [reviewed under previous chef]
Má Pêche
Marc Forgione
Market Table
Mulino a Vino
The National
Nebraska Steakhouse
Nougatine
Novità
The Old Homestead
Osteria del Circo
Otto
Pagani
Paradou
Parm
The Peacock
Pearl & Ash
Pera Mediterranean Brasserie [Midtown]
Pig and Khao
The Pitch & Fork
Philippe
Posto Thin Crust Pizza
Prune
Public
The Red Cat
The Redhead
Re Sette
Rhong-Tiam
Roberto
Rosemary’s Enoteca & Trattoria
Ruby Foo’s Times Square
Sagaponack
Salumeria Rosi (Upper West Side)
Sapphire
Scarlatto
Sfoglia
Shabu Shabu 70
Shake Shack
Siam Inn
Skál [reviewed under previous chef]
The Smith (East Village)
The Smith (Lincoln Center)
Smith & Mills
Smith & Wollensky
Smörgås Chef
Sookk
Southern Spice
Spigolo
SriPraPhai
The Stanton Social
SUteiSHI
Szechuan Gourmet (39th Street)
Swish
Terroir
Tertulia
Thalia
Tiny’s
Toloache
Torrisi Italian Specialties
Tse Yang
Trattoria Dopo Teatro
Umami Burger
Untitled
Vespa
Vinegar Hill House
Vino Vino
Viva Pancho
The Writing Room
Yerba Buena Perry
Zeytin 

 

No Stars (Not Recommended)

American Cut
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
COLORS
Commerce
Danji
Ginza
East End Kitchen
JoeDoe
Kefi
La Marina
Left Bank
Le Relais de Venise
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]
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
Aureole [reviewed under previous chef]
Balade
Barraca [reviewed under previous chef]
Beautique [reviewed under previous chef]
Bill’s Bar and Burger
The Black Ant
Brasserie Athénée
Brasserie Cognac East
Brooklyn Diner
Bubble Lounge
Christos Steak House
Crif Dogs
Death & Co.
Del Frisco’s Grille
De Santos
Dévi
EXKi
Fiorini
Gazala Place
The Harrison [reviewed under previous chef]
Hospoda [reviewed under previous chef]
Isa [reviewed under previous chef]
Jeanne & Gaston
Jeepney
Jo’s

Katz’s Delicatessen
Kittichai [reviewed under previous chef]
Lantern’s Keep
Le Cirque
The Little Cheese Pub
Luke’s Lobster
Macbar
The Marshall Stack
Masal Café
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
Saul [reviewed in former location]
Slightly Oliver
Sofia Wine Bar
Spasso [reviewed under previous chef]
Spina
Spitzer’s Corner
Steamers Landing
Stuzzicheria
Table Verte
The Tangled Vine
Teqa
Tenpenny [reviewed under previous chef]
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 [★]
Abe & Arthur’s [★]
Accademia di Vino [★½]
Adour [★★]
Ago [★]
Alain Ducasse [★★★★]
Alison Eighteen [★★]
Allegretti [★★½]
Allen & Delancey [★★]
Alto [★★★]
Amuse [★]
Angelo & Maxie’s Steakhouse [zero]
Anthos [★★★]
Apiary [zero]
Après [★★]
Archipelago [zero]
Asia de Cuba [★½]
August [★½]
BarBao [★½]
Bar Artisanal [★½]
Bar Basque [zero]
Bar Blanc [★]
Bar Blanc Bistro [N.R.]
Bar Breton [★]
Bar Henry Bistro [★½]
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 Fish [★★½]
BLT Market [★★]
Bondi Road [N.R.]
Bouley Upstairs [★½]
Braeburn [★½]
Brats [N.R.]
Bruno Jamais [N.R.]
Café Gray [★★½]
Café Mozart [zero]
Calliope [★]
Candela [zero]
Center Cut [★]
Centrico [N.R.]
Centro Vinoteca [★]
Chanterelle [★★★½]
Cherrywood Kitchen [★]
Chez Jef [★]
Chicane [zero]
Chinatown Brasserie [★★]
Chop Suey [zero]
Choptank [★]
Ciano [★★½]
City Burger [N.R.]
Civetta [zero]
The Cleveland [zero]
Compass [★★]
Columbus Tavern [★]
Convivio [★★★]
Country [★★★]
Corton [★★★]
Craftsteak [★★]
Cru [★★★½]
Cucina Ciano [★]
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 [★★]
Falai Panetteria [★]
Famous Oyster Bar
Fatty ’Cue (West Village) [★½]
Fatty ’Cue (Williamsburg) [★]
Fatty Johnson’s [N.R.]
Faustina [★★]
Five Points [★]
Flames Steakhouse [★]
Fresh [★★]
Fleur de Sel [★★★]
Flor del Sol [★]
Frank’s [zero]
Frederick’s Madison [zero]
FR.OG [★]
Gastroarte [★★]
Gansevoort 69 [N.R.]
General Assembly [N.R.]
Gilt [★★★]
Goat Town [★]
Gold St. [N.R.]
The Goodwin [★]
Gordon Ramsay at the London [★★★]
Gravy [★½]
Grayz [★★]
Greenwich Steak & Burger Co. [★]
Harbour [★★]
Halfsteak [N.R.]
Hawaiian Tropic Zone [★]
Heartwood [zero]
Hotel Griffou [N.R.]
Hurricane Club [★½]
Il Matto [N.R.]
Industria Argentina [zero]
Insieme [★★½]
Irving Mill [★]
Jarnac [★]
Jezebel [zero]
Kenmare [zero]
King [★½]
Klee Brasserie [zero]
Knife + Fork [★★]
Koca Lounge [★½]
Kutsher’s Tribeca [★]
La Promenade des Anglais [★½]
La Focaccia [zero]
La Goulue [★★½]
La Mar Cebicheria Peruana [★]
Lani Kai [★]
La Petite Maison [*]
La Quenelle [★★★]
La Silhouette [★★]
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon [★★★★]
LCB Brasserie Rachou [★★]
Le Boeuf à la Mode [★½]
Le Caprice [★★]
Le Comptoir [★]
Le Restaurant at All Good Things [zero]
Lever House [★]
Le Madeleine [★]
Lime Thai Bistro & Lounge [★]
Lina Frey [★]
Little Giant [★]
Loi [★]
Lonesome Dove Western Bistro [★]
Lo Scalco [★★]
Lotus of Siam [N.R.]
Lowcountry [★]
Lusso [★]
Lyon [★½]
Mai House [★★]
Mainland [★]
Manzanilla [★★]
Marble Lane [zero]
March [★★½]
The Marrow [★★]
Mary Queen of Scots [★½]
Matador Bistro Latino [★]
Matsugen [★½]
Matsuri [★]
Maurizio Trattoria [N.R.]
Megu [N.R.]
Mercat [★½]
Merkato 55 [★]
Mia Dona [★]
The Monday Room [★★]
Montrachet [★★★]
Mountain Bird [★★]
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 [★]
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 [★★]
Rouge Tomate [zero]
Sam Bahri’s Steakhouse [N.R.]
SAPA [★★]
Salt [★★]
Salud [★]
Savarona [★★]
Savoy [★★]
Shang ★★
Sheridan Square [★★]
Secession [★]
Shelly’s New York [★]
shore. [N.R.]
SHO Shaun Hergatt [★★★½]
Shorty’s.32 [★]
Social Eatz [N.R.]
Sueños [★]
Sushi-A-Go-Go [★]
Sushi Uo [★]
Tabla [★★★]
Tailor [★★]
Tanuki Tavern [★]
Telepan Local [★]
The Tasting Room [★★]
THOR (under Gutenbruner) [★★½]
Town [★★½]
Travertine [★]
Trattoria Cinque [N.R.]
Trigo [zero]
Ureña [**]
Vandaag [★★]
Varietal [★]
Veritas [★★½]
Vince and Eddie’s [★]
Vong [★★★]
V Steakhouse [★]
Village [N.R.]
La Villette [★]
WallE [★½]
WD~50 [★★★]
West Branch [★½]
What Happens When [N.R.]
White Slab Palace [zero]
Whym [★]
Wild Salmon [★]
Wildwood Barbecue [★]
Willow Road [★]
Wong [★★]
Woo Lae Oak [★★]