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Red Rooster Harlem

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  • American (Traditional), American (New), Southern & Soul
  • 310 Lenox Ave, New York NY10027 40.8081474 -73.9449096
  • (Btwn 125th & 126th St)
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  • (212) 792-9001
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User Ratings (Based on 66 reviews)

2.895
Food 2.8 Value 2.3
Service 3.0 Atmosphere 3.5

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
work
(212) 792-9001
Website:
www.redroosterharlem.com
Notes:
Visa, MC, AmEx Happy Hour Mon-Thu: 4pm-6pm
Hours:
Mon-Thu: 11:30am-3pm+5:30pm-10:30p Fri: 11:30am-3pm+5:30pm-11:30pm Sat: 10am-3pm+5pm-11:30pm Sun: 10am-3pm+5pm-10pm
Serves:
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Features:
Group Dining, People Watching, Prix Fixe, Trendy, Live Entertainment, Happy Hour, Online Reservations, Wheelchair Friendly, Accepts Credit Cards, Lunch Special, Take Out, Private Parties

User Reviews

  • Red Rooster Harlem

    Posted by judi on 05/07/2011

    The food was excellent

    The title of my review is exactly what I told one of the owners when he approached my table. The Blackened Catfish with a side order of creole grits were filling and seasoned well. My friendgirl said her salad tasted as if it was picked that day from the garden. However, the bread served prior to the meal was tough and cold. Our waiter was was informative and engaging. One of the owners also approached the table. While the first owner shook hands, listened quickly, and left, the second owner was more conversant. It was he I told that the table where we sat was not conducive for conversation. It was more of picnic style, seating six, three on one side and three on the other. The restaurant felt more like three restaurants;the bar;the round tables and then where we sat, in front of the chefs. It took two months to get in. While the food was great, somehow I expected more from the atmosphere and the patrons. President Obama dined here, so I expected to be amazed. I wasn't. Will I return? Sure, but I won't be knocking anybody down to get there.

  • Red Rooster Harlem

    Posted by Victoria on 05/02/2011

    Not a good value

    This restaurant charges a ridiculous high price for disappointing food. I would have been better off staying home and eating a microwave dinner.

  • Red Rooster Harlem

    Posted by Carlos R. E. on 05/01/2011

    Overrated and Overpriced

    Had dinner for three last evening with my daughter and her fiancée. The restaurant was crowded when we arrived at approximately 6:00pm, so we spent a half hour at the bar before being ushered downstairs to our table. I was shocked at this approximately 12’ X 22’ dining area with approximately eight tables-an unfinished basement with a patched concrete floor and poorly lighted-a dungeon. Food at these prices should not be served in such an area. Our waiter was uninformed about the menu; food was bland and small portioned. My daughter and her fiancée enjoyed their meal. My daughter said that she would return to the restaurant. My opinion, this restaurant is overrated and overpriced. Yesterday was my first and last visit.

  • Red Rooster Harlem

    Posted by anonnyc on 04/26/2011

    I'm still laughing...

    If this restaurant was not associated with Samuelson or if it wasn't in Harlem, which to some, would make it "cool," it would have closed by now. The restaurant itself is laid out so that while eating, it's quiet & peaceful. However, the food is so ordinary & unexciting, I was baffled, but not surprised, at the hype. Unless you live next door, it's not worth the trip.

  • Red Rooster Harlem

    Posted by Peter on 04/21/2011

    Eh

    Just had dinner at the bar, I thought the service was fine, nice bartenders so can't echo those comments. I had very high hopes after reading adam platt/sam sifton reviews but food was underseasoned/bland.

  • Red Rooster Harlem

    Posted by Disappointed on 04/16/2011

    Much Ado about Nothing

    The food was bland, the waitress unconcerened and uninformed about what the menu said. party of 6 and noone enjoyed their meal. The best part of our meal was the drinks. I am a new yorker and so I was not surprised by the pricing, however the restauarnt does not provide quality food for the price. Atmosphere was nice. Overrated and will not return.

  • Red Rooster Harlem

    Posted by Kasey on 04/13/2011

    We can take reservations, we just can't honor reservations

    The tip-off should have been that no one called us the day of our reservation to confirm our table for three. When we arrived at 8:00 and slithered through the crowd to the maitre d's post, he told us they were running "a little late". When we asked how long the delay would be, he off-handedly said, "A half hour or so. Just wait at the bar." We asked if this happened every evening and, with an arrogant smirk, said that was indeed the case. We left, never to return, and had a lovely dinner next door.

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