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324 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-2726
+1 212-334-6400
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
324 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-2726
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited New York to see friends and do some exploring. I wanted to dine at one celebrity chef's restaurant, and picked Gato, apparently named for Bobby Flay's cat, Nacho. We were late arriving because of traffic, but were welcomed even though the restaurant was...More

Thank dparuch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with a really good feeling. From the front door, past the old oak bar a warm (old school) dinning room awaits. Many solid surfaces make it a bit noisy and tables are close. Our service was attentive and the food ok. The pork...More

Thank 809kevinw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Gato- fantastic ambiance, food and drinks. Not overly expensive. You will feel comfortable here dressed up, or dressed down but I would recommend business casual for diner service

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here many times and the food is consistently great. The vibe is trendy and the service is very good. Usually order a bunch of the tapas style offerings, but the artichoke and kale paella is AMAZING. Please note, the bar snacks are...More

Thank Jaclyn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good atmosphere. Very good food and service. Two complaints. One - the rear of the restaurant looks out to machinery. Should put stained glass or other on those windows to distract from the industrial look. And, the wine is unbelievably over priced. Had a nice...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had made a reservation for dinner for our anniversary. We arrived and were sat at a tiny table that for us (not large people) was very hard to get into the booth/ chair with out pretty much sitting on the person next to you....More

Thank suplexandstilettos
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

When going to a “high end” classy or expensive restaurant we are always concerned and skeptical of weather or not we’re going to receive the same value of food as what we pay for; specially at a “celebrity” restaurant. Who doesn’t get irked when they...More

Thank Jose D
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Dined as a party of five on a Sunday night. Restaurant was about 2/3 full. Very slow, not friendly service. Water not refilled, long time between courses, plates not cleared in timely manner. Charred steak ($42) small, undercooked, tough with little flavor. Vegetarian Paella good....More

Thank DrDanDMan
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing. Service was wonderful. We were even lucky enough to find free parking in New York right in front of the restaurant. The only thing missing was Bobby himself and the lack of consistency in his location made his absence seem like a...More

Thank A P
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Absolutely loved the restaurant. The staff is warm and welcoming and the atmosphere is casual and calming. More important the food is great. We have several excellent dishes, the oven roasted shrimp were a stand out as were the roasted carrots. For our entree we...More

Thank CruiseGirl2
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Eduardo C
26 December 2017|
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Response from Missvonlipi | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on your hunger! I would say between $30 and $100.
Richard C
15 January 2015|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
No. Stylishly casual will work fine.
Richard C
15 January 2015|
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Response from Shavefoodie | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is a dress code. The restaurant is fairly casual with nice decor. When I went during the summer, there were people dressed casually and some more dressed up. So if you feel like getting dressed up, you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-2726
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Noho
  • Neighbourhood: Noho
  • Phone Number: +1 212-334-6400
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