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Truffle

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239 Third Ave. , New York, 10003 40.7367527 -73.9844614
at 20th St.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-446-0888 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Nouveau, Bistro, Eclectic/Global, Hamburgers
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

trufflenyc.com

Hours

Mon-Thurs, 5pm-midnight; Fri, 5pm-1am; Sat, 11am-1am; Sun, 11am-midnight

Prices

$11-$30

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Romantic
  • Singles Scene
  • Take-Out
  • Design Standout
  • Special Occasion
  • Catering

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

 This venue is closed.

This bistro-sports bar hybrid offers a mismatched nouveau-bar-food menu. Fusion is the m.o. here, in dishes like chocolate Thai ribs, meaty and tender with less chocolate than thick mesquite glaze, or the signature black-truffle-infused Kobe beef burger, musky and fragrant, seeped with sweetness of candied foie gras. The quirky mix continues with old-school lobster macaroni and cheese, crisp and breaded, light throughout, or a pecan-crusted chicken satay—not sweet and grilled, but fried like chicken fingers. Meanwhile, the bar offers fresh-pineapple-infused vodkas and milkshakes in addition to the usual quaffs, and the dessert menu contains such oddities as passion fruit “tomato,” and mint leaf “lettuce” on warm doughnut buns. The space is as mixed as its menu, with backlit leather banquettes, an ornate copper ceiling, and glass lantern accents. These attempts at elegance are upset by five flat-screen TVs, reminding you that despite the black chandeliers, you’re still in a Big Ten–rooting sports bar.

Weekend Lounge

Happy hour draws a mixed after-work crowd, but twenty-and-thirtysomethings rule the downstairs 5 Points Lounge Thursday to Saturday, as D.J.'s spin in this non-exclusive events space 10 p.m.-3 a.m.

Recommended Dishes

Mac & Cheese, $10; Pecan Sate, $10; Surf & Turf Burger $25

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