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Fred's at Barneys New York

Barneys
660 Madison Ave., 9th fl., New York, NY 10065 40.76451 -73.970768
nr. 61st St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-833-2200 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Italian
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

barneys.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 11:30am-9pm; Sat, 11am-8pm; Sun, 11am-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6 at 59th St.; N, Q, R at Lexington Ave.-59th St.

Prices

$22-$36

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Catering
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

56th St. to 66th St., Lexington Ave. to Sixth Ave.

Profile

Fred's is perched all the way up on the ninth floor, and remains a destination for ladies (or women) who lunch as well the men who love (or walk) them. The food is not your typical department-store grub, the menu a mix of Italian (pizza, pasta, and more), salads, and deli food. The man behind the food is Mark Strausman, who once cooked for Frédy Girardet, the gifted and undersung nouvelle-cuisine power player. Strausman also makes some of the city's best bagels. Old-guard Michelin discipline shows in his painstakingly made “Straussie’s,” available in plain, poppy, and everything flavors, Sundays only, and only in the refined, teacup-clinking department-store setting. The overachieving bagels boast an unmistakably dark, uniform bake. All available source material suggest that their size is akin to what you’d find on the Lower East Side 100 years ago, so the burnished-surface-area-to-crumb ratio makes for a bagel unlike any in town.

Note

Delivery is available outside of the normal boundaries for a surcharge.

Recommended Dishes

Chicken soup, $12

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