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Uncle Vanya

315 W. 54th St., New York, NY, 10019
nr. Eighth Ave.

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Rescale the Wall

By rowrus on 10/6/2012

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

And go back a few years. And Never Again would find the venue quite authentic. Actually they are lucky the NY health dept. doesn't permit the hanging of a feathered goose, by the neck-till it falls, indicating "it's ready". Granted, Vanya's is a Russian Cafe not a Russian Restaurant, but then the prices are not 2320 rubles per plate, 75 dollars. I'd go back for seconds.

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Never again

By 12samara34 on 6/19/2012

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

Unbelievable gloom place....The prices in the menue may be attractive for some in the search of authentic cousine, however food there tastes awful. The presentation and the taste of the food - unacceptable( you'd be better eating at the neighborhood McDonalds). The shaslik - it seems peacefully aged from Perestroica on the kitchen shelf. The portion lucks the size. The duck w/apples( was highly prised by the staff) - appeared to be eaten before and not quite digested through....Overall I would recommend to look elsewhere. For those who never tried Russian Cuisine: the food prepared in Uncle Vanya has nothing with the traditional presentation and taste. Both of us - are from RUSSIA, and felt like we've been cheated....

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