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  • American (New), French
  • 2315 Broadway, New York NY10024 40.7869837 -73.9777622
  • (At 84th St)
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  • (212) 580-8700
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User Ratings (Based on 41 reviews)

3.565
Food 3.9 Value 3.2
Service 3.2 Atmosphere 4.0

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
work
(212) 580-8700
Fax:
fax
(212) 580-1360
Website:
www.ouestny.com
Notes:
Major Credit Cards
Hours:
Mon-Tue: 5:30pm-9:30pm Wed-Thu: 5:30pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 5pm-11pm Sun: 5pm-9pm
Serves:
Dinner, Brunch
Features:
Group Dining, Prix Fixe, Trendy, Online Reservations, Wheelchair Friendly, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Parties

User Reviews

  • Ouest

    Posted by anonymous on 10/30/2009

    Rude & Reservation means nothing

    Apparently, this is a place where you need to be an insider in order to be treated courteously. Arriving @ our reservation time, we came upon a line of people waiting to get in. There appeared to be no system. We were told we would need to wait for awhile and asked to "sit" @ the bar. The bar resembled a subway car during rush hour & we could not get the bartender's attention to even get a drink. A disaster. Service was poor. Food, ok, but certainly not worth the stress. Avoid it if you can. Mystery why it's so popular.

  • Ouest

    Posted by uws local on 02/18/2009

    Are You Kidding?

    I went for Brunch on Sunday, and I was ready for a great meal! We sat down, and were squished into an odd size table, an uncomfortable start. The bruch is a fixed menu and fixed price, $28 +/-. They have 4 apps; yougurt, granola, salad, and tomato soup. It was 1:30, so I wanted a luch type meal. No soup for you! I had the salad, fit for a rabbit. I had the salmon, which was really not well cured, like they claim. The portion size was so small I was stunned that they would call this a main dish portion. My wife has the souflee, which was really not that good; it had sat around for a while before it was served. My friend had the fried eggs; ok, but totally overcooked. It has none of the eggy goodness thatyou would expect from a delicate dish. All in all, they try to make this a high end experience, but it really lacks. It is a terrible value, and I went to eat lunch once we finished.

  • Ouest

    Posted by Disappointed on 01/14/2009

    Disappointed

    I went because of the fairly good reviews for brunch. The tomato bisque was good, the bread good (but not melt in your mouth good). However, I ordered the eggs to be cooked much more than runny and guess what....they were totally runny-yucky. After I had finally picked at the food, everything but the eggs (they sat untouchedand runny), the waitress finally came by and asked if I wanted something else. They should have offered to remove the egg dish from the bill. If you like runny and batter-fried eggs, go to Ouest. If not, either don't go or be emphatic that you want your eggs cooked! I won't be returning!

  • Ouest

    Posted by Gourmandette on 12/29/2008

    Downhill for the place down the street?

    Ouest had been our favorite UWS place since we moved into the 'hood a few years back, but alas, with a heavy heart I write in the past tense. For the first time after a dozen or so meals we had previously enjoyed there, we were disappointed with the food. Could it be that the Valenti team is occupied elsewhere with the new joint down the street? My monkfish was as dry as the Sahara, which I would have thought would have been hard since this naturally sweet, dense fish was wrapped in prosciutto. My companion's Angus strip was cooked nearly well when he asked for medium rare. And while the service was still quite good, perhaps the disappointment we suffered from our entrees made us think that, overall, the place is losing its spark. The mango panna cotta, which is big enough to share, was as good as ever. But that's not enough for us to want to go back any time soon, and we'll have to recover from the disillusionment of our most recent meal before even entertaining that prospect again.

  • Ouest

    Posted by Anonymous on 07/31/2008

    Wow!

    Wonderful atmosphere, great design, wonderful service, excellent food. Can't really say anything bad about this place. The only reason I don't come here every weekend is because of the price...

  • Ouest

    Posted by Zane Wynand on 07/21/2008

    Excellent Brunch

    I went to Ouest for the $28 price fix for Sunday brunch, and it was great. They start you off with a bread basket, which included scones so soft that they melt in your mouth. Very fresh, possibly baked just minutes earlier. For your appetizer, I recommend the Spicy Tomato Bisque. Incredible and addictive. It's like having your first drink of alcohol after staying sober for 10 yrs. For entrees, go for the Sturgeon and House Smoked Duck Breast

  • Ouest

    Posted by Anonymous on 06/27/2008

    Delicious

    Amazing...the food is superb and the place is beautiful. Every dish was truly delicious, with good portions. Of course, the prices are higher than most restaurants, but that is simply because it is a higher level of cuisine and so deserves to be priced higher. Try the rabbit dish if they still have it...I'd never eaten it before but it honestly may be the best single dish I've ever eaten.

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