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Caviar Russe

538 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10022-3215
+1 212-980-5908
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“caviars” (9 reviews)
“blinis” (8 reviews)
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538 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10022-3215
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every trip to NYC because we’re fans of caviar, champagne, and vodka. The service is great and the room is quaint (although stylish. I remember in 2013 thinking it was one of the coolest rooms ever. Now in 2018, it seems a...More

Thank FreeTheGirl315
Reviewed 25 December 2017

My wife and I dined at Caviar Russe last December before the Michelin star and we felt like family. We walked in impromptu and were met by a joyous reception and unlimited attention. The caviar was crisp and clear and marvelous . We left very...More

Thank Cecil789
Reviewed 28 November 2017

There are only 5 or 6 tables in the main dining room. This makes for a very intimate dining experience. It has a quiet elegant feeling that is perfect for a romantic date. The decor is modern luxurious. I am really picky when it comes...More

2  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Wow! What a fantastic dining experience. We love caviar restaurants and this was our first time at Caviar Russe. Very nice and quaint dining room just off Madison Ave. Nicely appointed with clean white tones. Very relaxing with nice views. Our server was very knowledgeable...More

1  Thank Yoshi_NYC
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We had several items from the tasting menu. The Foie Gras was more of a pate, but fabulous. The classic caviar tasting was the perfect amount. The waitstaff were attentive.

Thank ArmyNurseElPaso_TX
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We came here for an early dinner so it was empty. Would like to see it when there are more people and some atmosphere. Place is beautiful and caviar is plentiful. But expensive and need time to enjoy.

Thank Worldtravelorplus
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We love Caviar Russe. The perfect place for a romantic pause in the middle of Midtown Madison Avenue. We love to go for lunch/late lunch with their excellent caviar service with all the proper accoutrements from blinis, small sliced potatoes and toast to sour cream...More

Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed 15 May 2017

NOTE- The price on the website states starting at 65$ for the lunch tasting menu, but the actual price as recently as April 22 starts at 95$ - a tad bit deceiving. Despite that, outstanding quality food, but wasn't sure how authentically Russian it was....More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My friend and I were craving caviar. After researching extensively we chose Caviar Russe. Wow! is all I can say. This place was great, the caviar was obviously amazing but the menu was interesting, bursting with flavors and really made us think. I love this...More

Thank Olikandy
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Oh, where should I start?... First of all, I want to say that we've been to multiple Michelin starred restaurants in the US and Caviar Russe was a total failure! Absolutely the worst experience ever for such a high end dining expectations (and price)! We...More

2  Thank Alexandra R
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13 March 2017|
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Response from MicIan48 | Reviewed this property |
No. For lunch, we go casual but never jeans. In the evening, we tend to dress up a bit more. Jacket, no tie for him. Dinner dress (not cocktail) for her.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10022-3215
    (54 STREET)
  • Public Transportation: E, F trains to 5th avenue, Madison buses.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-980-5908
  • E-mail
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