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Café Kristall

Swarovkski Crystallized Boutique, 70 Mercer St., New York, NY 10012 40.722566 -74.000385
nr. Broome St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-274-1500 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: German/Austrian
  • Price Range: $$$

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Nearby Subway Stops

N, R at Prince St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Business Lunch
  • Great Desserts
  • Lunch
  • Notable Chef
  • Design Standout
  • Reservations Not Required


  • Full Bar


Accepted/Not Necessary


This venue is closed.

Café Kristall is a tiny restaurant snuggled into the back room of the Swarovski Crystalized store. True to its surroundings, the space is shiny and sparkly: Shadowboxes along the wall house flowers and sprinklings of crystals. Two- and four-tops are arranged with reasonable space for shopping bags between them. Settle into one of the over-large chairs and relax with starters like a pretty beet-and-goat-cheese terrine or luscious octopus carpaccio. Among the heartier mains are some Austrian options from chef Kurt Gutenbrunner, including wiener schnitzel and spaetzle and quark-cheese ravioli. For something daintier, there’s a beautifully moist square of salmon set atop puréed spinach and dressed with shiny Riesling foam. If you’re not up to a whole meal, consider popping in for espresso and dessert. The mozartkugel is a densely decadent sphere of chocolate mousse under a halo of white-chocolate streusel, while a plate of macarons in rotating flavors satisfy the sweetest sweet tooth.

Recommended Dishes

Octopus carpaccio, $11; red beet terrine, $10; quark cheese ravioli, $15;  Scottish salmon, $22; wiener schnitzel, $25); Mozartkugel, $6.