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Posted by Anonymous on 08/14/2006
this is not your typical diner.. yes, the food is actually good, more gourmet that your typical sloppy, stale food diner either with entrees or dessert. don't listen to that guy that wrote the first review. he should go have a nasty chicken noodle soup and a stale cherry pie at lyric diner or most "typical" diners in nyc.
Posted by UES Diner on 07/28/2006
Don't get me wrong, I generally like the food at this place and have had more than a few good brunches there but tonight I had a shock with the meatloaf. Called "Mom's loving meatloaf" I was expecting a familiar, old school entree. You'd expect this comfort food classic to be pretty easy to make: ground beef, bread or cracker crumbs, some eggs to help bind things, some herbs and spices, maybe some bacon strips on top but that's about it. What I got was something entirely different. I wish chefs would sit back and ponder the question: Why do people peel oranges before eating them? If they did, they would realize the answer is "because the peel does not taste good". Unless you want to pretend you're at a Luau I'd recommend staying away from this menu item.
Posted by Mary NYC on 05/23/2006
I absolutely love the Barking Dog!! The food is excellent and so are the prices....the specials change daily so keep your eyes peeled for new dishes. Their toasted ravioli appetizer is a must as is the really moist turkey dinner! I am at BD regularly.. it can't be beat!
Posted by Linette on 01/31/2006
I'm addicted.....would go there every day, if it wasn't for the long distance....great service, great food...what more can you wish for??
Posted by Anonymous on 12/13/2005
It's usually pretty crowded, but the food (unfortunately prices too) are a couple of notches above your standard diner.
Posted by Yorkville on the East River on 11/23/2005
Let's face it. The area around 96th St as you head to the East River has a serious shortage of decent restaurants (Don Pedro's excluded). There is no diner anywhere in the immediate vicinity, so BD serves the purpose of providing the salty starchy fix everyone needs. Yeah, sometimes the service is spotty and yes, the delivery leaves something to be desired (soggy fries). But the food is always good. Not great, but good.
Posted by Big Fan on 11/23/2005
I have food delivered from the Barking Dog almost every night. I can't vouch for the service, since I've never actually been inside the restaurant, but the food is fantastic and very well priced. I've eaten almost everything on the menu, and I've never been disappointed. The salads, the shepard's pie, and the fish and chips are amazing.