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103 W 77th St, New York City, NY 10024-6909
+1 212-362-3800
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Located in Upper West Side, Dovetail is the place to go for special occasions. The restaurant serves a variety of American-style food to its enthusiastic diners, who've shared...More
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American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
103 W 77th St, New York City, NY 10024-6909
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the vegan dish that was really outstanding. We had like 13 different excellent dishes each one tests different and very special. Service was outstanding! we are definitely eager to go back to this restaurant next time we are in NY.

Thank Haim A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was diagnosed with cancer, had just come out of a three-week hospital stay, and was about to undergo chemo. Once therapy started, I was not allowed to eat at restaurants. Although my diet was extremely limited after surgery, I knew I wanted to celebrate...More

Thank Lucy Victoria P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Moments of highs and lows - that's how I describe my experience at Dovetail. I'll start with the highs: - Ambiance - intimate and not a big crowd because there's a limited number of tables. Made for a nice date night. - Service - no...More

Thank Jfrondos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having dined here a couple of years ago, we were eager to get back to Dovetail. On Sundays they have a special $75 three-course prix fixe which is a real deal, not least because with the meal come some very tasty amuse-gueules at the outset...More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and wonderful service. Booked everything though Open Table and requested special accommodations and vegan/vegetarian menu. Arrived on time, seated on time, staff was “spot on”. They don’t have an actual dedicated menu for vegan/vegetarians, but they can make special accommodations to make the...More

Thank d s
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were staying in NYC for a few days, and chose to go to Dovetail for my birthday. Both my wife and I chose the tasting menu, and were actually quite excited about it. Service was friendly, and not snobbish in any way. Interestingly, they...More

Thank johnkeble
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The cuisine is refined and delightful, sometimes surprising. The perfect complement to the food is the warmth and tranquility of the dining room and the attentive staff who are so knowledgable about the food but explain it in a way that is so educational and...More

1  Thank panamtravelkid
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We were in the City this past weekend to celebrate our daughter and new son in law and enjoyed an evening with family and friends at Dovetail. We enjoyed a combination of vegetarian and vegetable focused dishes and each were prepared perfectly and presented beautifully....More

2  Thank Laura35014
Reviewed 7 January 2018

If you are a foodie, you need to put this restaurant on your short list. Although not inexpensive, I felt it was worth the money - as the experience was amazing and stayed with me. We were a party of 5 - ranging in age...More

1  Thank MadFish1957
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We spent an evening there for a special birthday celebration. We all chose the wine and food pairing which did not disappoint anyone. The food was very good, served promptly and seasoned perfectly. We added the white truffle gnocchi as a side dish and I...More

1  Thank Walter M
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Response from Arthur H | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual, but after the meal I had there I'd recommend a clean bowling shirt!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$58 - US$135
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 W 77th St, New York City, NY 10024-6909
    (Columbus Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: B & C trains to 81st Street and 1 train to 79th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-362-3800
  • E-mail
Dovetail is a Michelin-starred restaurant operated by chef and proprietor John Fraser. Serving contemporary American fare through various prix fixe menus and located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Dovetail received three stars from The New York Times as well as its first Michelin star in the 2011 New York Guide. Recently, Dovetail was recognized by The World of Fine Wine and given three out of three stars at the World's Best Wine List 2015.
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