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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Jean-Georges

  • Upper West Side
  • Over 75 USD
  • Contemporary
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

The longevity of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s flagship restaurant can be attributed to a combination of factors—a sumptuous dining room with a superior location, a discreet atmosphere, as well as its contemporary French cuisine. Lunch is a superb option for those who don't want to break the bank. However, the best way to experience the talent of the kitchen here is to go for the prix-fixe dinner menu, where you might get a choice of seven or eight compositions per course. Classical French techniques underpin the cooking, although sometimes you’ll come across subtle influences of a more global heritage, including yuzu with creamy sea urchin, or chipotle with shrimp. Desserts are more elaborate constructions and the ingredients come from the luxury end of the counter. Like walking through Business Class on your way to First, you have to pass through the appealingly buzzy Nougatine to get to this restaurant. The low-slung chairs and large tables mean you need a certain confidence in your conversational delivery if you want to entertain the whole table. If you're here on a date, which many appear to be, you could find yourself sitting side-by-side-the new orthodoxy of dining à deux.

Distinction
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Two Stars • Excellent cooking, worth a detour

Classification
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Top class comfortable. Our most delightful places

Price

Over 75 USD

Services
  • K Valet parking
  • a Wheelchair accessible
  • N Notable wine list
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Jean-Georges

+1 212-299-3900
Opening hours
Lunch & dinner daily

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