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39 Downing St, New York City, NY 10014-4319 (Bedford Street and Varick Street)
+1 212-255-1790
18:00 - 23:30
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The best meal you will ever have. Hands down. Must do the chefs tasting menu with the wine pairings. It is an amazing experience. I do not do Mas any other way. Service is superb. It is calm and elegant, put not over the top. Perfectly comfortable and a delight. Ingredients and creativity are fresh and exciting. Worth every penny!

Thank Alessandra K
Rochester, New York
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229 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Finally scored a reservation here after months of trying - and so glad I did! Given the prices - $88 prix fixe is for an appetizer, two half-sized entrees and dessert - this is clearly for special occasions only. But I will now want every special occasion to be celebrated here! Both appetizers at the table were superb, there was... More 

1 Thank traveltime841
New York City, New York
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Calm, elegant, good service, and relatively quiet for a New York restaurant. But $38 for four scallops seemed a bit much, even though they were delicious.

Thank JHT1622
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016

My husband and I, along with two children ages 10 and 12, met a family friend at this restaurant while on holiday in NYC. The ambiance is intimate and beautiful and the food is excellent. Portions are small, which is to be expected with gourmet dining. It is about quality here. I was hoping for more vegetarian options, but was... More 

Thank Rebecca M
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I dined with a friend and we enjoyed a great meal. I did the 4 course chef's menu where the duck was certainly a highlight. Yummy cocktails and great service. The host was especially nice in helping us to get a table after I messed up the reservation.

Thank Shannon H
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Great food, decor, ambiance, lighting... Small and intimate Wine service very professional Bread service not followed thru the night... And details count at such a good Restaurant....

Thank travelfanatic2017
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We tried to get a weekend reservation for a couple of months. So glad we persevered! If you want a more romantic (and quieter) seat, ask to be seated in the back room. It was perfect. The decor was both romantic and rustic. Mas is known for it's fresh farm to table food. We loved that they had a few... More 

2 Thank SweetMakersMark
1 review
Reviewed 4 June 2016

love this restaurant! I came in a few weeks ago and can't stop thinking about how tasty our meal was. My friend and I opted to share two of their four course tasting menus. I got to taste 8 different dishes and everyone was amazing. Top favorites were the Celery root soup, the Halibut, and the Duck. Drinks were also... More 

Thank Lester B
New York City, New York, USA
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I really didn't get the "farmhouse" thing here, as the Menu had as much seafood and other offerings on it as things that one could ever find at a French Country Farmhouse, BUT just one bite and I got over it. The corn soup was perfect even without the scallop (left out at my request), the Chicken was done to... More 

Thank Marc D
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Our group chose the tasting menu with wine and enjoyed it all. We were treated to a lagniappe of mussels to begin which set the mood for the evening. The service was excellent as was the food which led to a great evening.

Thank SWM1951

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Downing St, New York City, NY 10014-4319
    (Bedford Street and Varick Street)
  • Public Transportation: The A, C, or E and B, D, F, and Q lines all stop at West 4th Street which is approximately three blocks from the restaurant. In addition, the 1 line stops at Houston Street and is one block from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-255-1790

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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