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Blaue Gans

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
German, Austrian, European, Central European
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139 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3845 (Between West Broadway and Church Street)
+1 212-571-8880
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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105 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a reservation through open table. Showed up to a restaurant that was 1/3 full which was a very bad sign as every restaurant around it in the neighborhood was packed full! I should have known then. After we we're seated, the hostess came over and made us move because she claimed the table was reserved for an hour later.... More 

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Beal Feirste
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Lovely pub, great choice of beers. Great bar food too! The place is very friendly and seemed to be frequented by locals . It isn't prentious nor "touristy" - instead it is a genuine and convivial spot.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I have been eating at this restaurant as a local for maybe 7 or 8 years and had never crossed my mind to do a review. I travel a lot and I know that how you are treated is almost as good as the food. and at Blaue Gans I have never had a bad meal nor a bad waiter.... More 

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New City, New York
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I were in the City for some shopping. We parked in Tribeca and did an on-line search for nearby restaurants. Blaue Gans popped up and given that Austrian cuisine is unusual, we thought we would give it a try. The service was excellent and the Cod and Pork Schnitzel were excellent, each served piping hot with no... More 

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Beaufort, Slo Country
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290 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

No oom pah pah band, but convivial and loud just the same. Vintage style posters decorate almost everywhere. Five of us a cozily seated in a large round booth. There’s a good selection of hearty food. Smoked trout crepes for the table, however, were light and delicate. Summer corn (in October) soup was creamy and delicious. Duck with spätzle, pan-sautéed... More 

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New York City, New York
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93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Went with two friends. Was mid week and was not full. Very simple decor but nice. The good service was immediately noticeable. The waiters were all over us VERY helpful but not pushy. Took Duck salad which is their top choice recommendation and Halibut for main course. The Salad was very large but very little duck... The fish on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Went on recommendation of friends around 1:00 in afternoon. We were alone in the restaurant. Service was impeccable, ordered Bibb salad, red cabbage salad, both were superb. Then ordered trout and fried chicken. Both had their own unique tasty sides and cooked to perfection, served piping hot. Simply delish!

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New York City, New York
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Definitely an Austrian menu. The seasonal white asparagus dish was outstanding as was the Reisling. The pork Jager schnitzel was enjoyable if slightly dry. The spatzle was enlivened with green peas. It's a simple space made interesting by total wall-covering with posters, some fitting the Austro-European theme. My healthy friends had the trout and enjoyed it. The kaiserschmarm dessert with... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 480 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Some friends took me to this little Austrian-German spot in Tribeca and it caught me off guard in all the best ways. Generally I’m NOT a fan of German food, but was trying to be a “good guest.” However, this little place blew my mind! I ordered the beef goulash with a side of spätzle (basically a pseudo German mac... More 

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52 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I think writers here are to generous by voting. Today we wanted to eat especially schnitzel and found this place at trip adviser and opentable. Lots of stars but what for? We had bratwurst for appetizer, ordinary sausage you can buy in every grocery, nothing special. My wife ordered wiener schnitzel (pork). It was okey. I ordered beef schnitzel which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3845
    (Between West Broadway and Church Street)
  • Public Transportation: 1,2,3 and A,C,E to Chambers Street or 4,5,6 to Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-571-8880

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