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“Truly Amazing Experience”
Review of The River Cafe

The River Cafe
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Ranked #4 of 5,416 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$100
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Old Fulton St.
Transit: A or C train to High Street/Brooklyn Bridge; 2 or 3 train to Clark Street; F train to York St.; Bus #41 to Old Fulton St./Cadman Plaza West
Description: The River Cafe is open for Dinner service every day of the year. Dinner service begins at 5:30 Lunch is served on Saturday from 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM Brunch is served on Sunday from 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Truly Amazing Experience”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

The restaurant was destroyed by hurricane Sandy, but is back now better than ever.
A complete dining experience from the amazing views of Manhattan to the food and staff make this the best restaurant i have been to in a long time.
An absolute must visit if you are in NY, and remember to wear a jacket!

  • Visited July 2014
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect for a special occasion”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

If you want to cap a visit to NYC with a special night out this is the restaurant to choose. The view is spectacular especially at night when the lights of manhattan make for a wonderful backdrop. The service is first class and the food lives up to the billing. The ravioli starter was the most wonderful dish I experienced in ten days of eating in the city. Not cheap but definitely memorable

  • Visited July 2014
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Denham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Snooty staff”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

The two snooty girls on the entrance desk put us off eating there. Because we were not suitably dressed, they looked down their noses at us, gave us a Set Menu only and ferried us into a room to look at it. We decided not to bother returning once we had dressed up for dinner.

Visited May 2014
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Brussels, Belgium
Level 6 Contributor
91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

A perfect setting, outstanding food and great service. Yes it's expensive .... this is New York and look at that view. A truly unforgettable experience.

Visited July 2014
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NY
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Right Place To Stay”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the best what NY City can offer to the guest. Tasty food, very nice drinks menu plus the service is very professional. The view is also very nice.

  • Visited June 2014
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