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Caviar Russe

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538 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10022-3215 (54 STREET)
+1 212-980-5908
Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Palo Alto, California
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A chance to do some caviar tasting at a Michelin-starred sit-down restaurant is what got me interested in Caviar Russe but it was difficult to anticipate what the experience would be like. Fortunately, there were nothing but pleasant surprises. 1. Ambiance – we had a choice of tables as the only party through much of the lunch period on a... More 

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New York City, New York
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179 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Exceptional experience in a cosy and quiet setting in Madison Avenue. There are just a few tables in the restaurant. We had the 10 course tasting menu. Though this was not cheap (245 per person), it was a great experience. Nice service.

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Thank 367PierreA
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

What an experience!!! From the second you walk in and are welcomed by the host to walking out and being helped with your jacket. I've never received such amazing service before, very attentive and will take their time to help with any questions you may have. The food looked breathtaking and the flavors were mind-blowing. Highly recommend it to anyone... More 

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Thank Yevgeniy M
New York City, New York
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249 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great service and great caviar selection. It is expensive . But worth it. We had three different kind of cavier which was $800 for lunch. Excellent taste ! You can try all kinds of different cavier here. If you are a cavier lover and have extra room in your wallet , definitely recommend :)

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Thank Rurina
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Service, ambience, staff and food are superb. Wouldn't change a thing. Decadent, extravagant and worth every penny. Have been here many times and they are flawless each and every time. If you enjoy caviar and want to enjoy a lovely afternoon or evening, you will not be disappointed.

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Thank MicIan48
White Plains, New York
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Nice selection of caviar (delicious osetra and Perriet Jouet champagne) for first timers and repeaters! Pre fixed (3, 5 or 10 course) selections for dinner were terrific, egg selection quite different and enjoyable!

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Thank Susan L
Robina, La Massana, Australia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We heard that Caviar Russe had a Michelin star, and we love caviar-- our fancy NYC lunch sounded like a no-brainer. Unfortunately, the food was disgusting. Our appetizer, the King Crab, was quite good. We didn't mind that it cost over $100, because we got what we paid for. The service was good, as it should have been, the place... More 

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Thank Mackenzie N
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I had a lovely lunch at Caviar Russe with my girlfriend and it was fabulous. This is a tiny restaurant with well put together transitional decor. We thoroughly enjoyed every course and extremely attentive service.

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Thank Johzen
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The caviar here was perfect. Served as a sampler of three varieties (or you can choose single varietes a la carte). Accompanied with blinis, toast and sliced potatoes rounds, along with creme fraiche and chopped parsley. We had a three course dinner; you can also choose a six-course tasting menu. Very expensive--around $950 with tips for three people. Celebrating a... More 

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Thank Schielpkas
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Caviar, room and service all top notch. Highly recommended. You will not be disappointed. The rest of the menu is not tasty but not the reason to visit. You come here for caviar and get ready for spending no less than Usd300 per person.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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

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