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Ai Fiori

Map & Directions 400 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10018
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212-613-8660
  • Dessert, French, Italian
  • Sun 7am-9pm, Mon-Wed 7am-9:30pm, Thu-Sat 7am-10:30pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Accepted
  • Street

Description

Village Voice's Description

Go big or go home must have been Michael White's thinking when he opened the sleek Ai Fiori on the second floor of the Setai Hotel just a few months after debuting Osteria Morini. Luxury abounds on the Franco-Italian menu-begin with the butter-poached oysters topped with caviar or the "mare e monte" (a marriage of scallops, truffles, and bone marrow) before moving on to the toothsome pastas or the robust veal chop with sauce perigueux. A la carte dining can run steep (entrees hover around $40), but a $79, four-course prix fixe lets diners sample a range of dishes at a (slightly) discounted rate. But truth be told, this refined, sedate space is meant for expense-account dining.

 
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  • The New York Times on 02/24/11

    You know you’re getting that butter-poached lobster, or the lamb, so work back from there, with wines to match. Oh, man.

  • Time Out New York on 10/05/11

    Try the luxurious scallop and bone marrow starter. It’s one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011.

  • nymag on 01/06/12

    The room is soulless, but Michael White produces some of the best haute Italian cooking in town. One of our best restaurants for 2012!

  • Village Voice on 11/14/11

    Winner of Best Italian (Upscale) in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! Four courses of amazing food for $84 is a steal.

  • Try a wine from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France (the AG Wine app covers both regions). Excellent values can be found here and wines will pair well with Michael White's delicious food!

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