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Per Se

Map & Directions 10 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Required, Accepted
  • No Parking


Village Voice's Description

With the opening of The French Laundry in the Napa Valley, Thomas Keller became one of the most respected chefs in America. Per Se has a slicker interior and a view of Central Park instead of sun-drenched vineyards, but the focus on artisanal, seasonal ingredients remains the same. Make a reservation two months in advance, save up some serious cash, and get ready for a parade of small dishes you won't soon forget. Choose from the chef's tasting or vegetable menu (both $275). Keller loves vegetables and treats them as carefully as he does the Hudson Valley foie gras on his menu. The style is French, with a reverence to the quality of the mostly American-sourced ingredients. The dining room is clean and bright, with well-spaced tables and colorful flower arrangements, suited waiters providing attentive but not overbearing service. If you don't feel like dropping almost $300, you can always drop into the salon, the small lounge where you can order many of the items on the tasting menu a la carte.—Keith Wagstaff

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  • The New York Times on 08/27/10

    Per Se is one of the NYT restaurant critic Sam Sifton’s 50 favorite NYC restaurants. To see the full list, get The Scoop iPhone app, an inside guide to New York: NYTimes.com/thescoop

  • Bravo on 12/02/10

    My dining experiences at Per Sé have been totally sensational and demonstrate why Thomas is called one of the top chefs in the world. -Thierry Rautureau, Top Chef

  • Bravo on 11/15/10

    Per Se takes great attention to detail from its menu selections and preparation to its décor design and staff. Not to mention the food is divine. -Lynda Erkiletian, Real Housewives of DC

  • Chef's tasting menu will be the best $300 you ever spent. Go ahead, do the wine pairings too. In for a penny, in for $10K. [BlackBook]

  • Bravo on 11/29/10

    Kevin Sbraga loves this place! -Kevin Sbraga, Top Chef

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