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8
Food: 7
Service: 8
Décor: 7
"Recommended"

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79% would go back.

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Wonderful Evening

By ralphsauce on 1/27/2011

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

Even though it was a busy night, the service was exceptional. Chauncey was particularly helpful and extremely knowledgeable, he even brought champagne! Good food, great service and a wonderful staff.

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91 out of 184 people found this review helpful.

Best place to Lounge during a Snow Storm

By nicopharmd on 3/4/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

We came in during the big snow storm of Feb 26th and found the place delightful. At first we were not appropriately attired but that was a quick fix. First time visitor to NYC and here I was...at the 21 Club. The burgers (aka Sliders) were wonderful: moist and very pink in the middle. Absolutely Delicious! Also cheaper to order them in the Lounge vs. the Bar. The toys on the ceiling of the Bar chronicle the deals made here over the years. We got a tour of the cellar with the 5 ton door with the secret lock, sat at the 20 person boardroom table and viewed private wine stocks of President Nixon to Burgess Meredith. Staff was attentive without hovering. I cannot wait to go back!

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119 out of 217 people found this review helpful.

go at least once

By jtownkid on 10/19/2009

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 7
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

took me forever to get on here and write this review. was there at christmas time, 2009 in a party of 4. the history of the restaurant and its prestige is what makes it. the food is good, but not unreal. the service was really good, we had about 12 different guys serving us...all friendly and alert, some may not like that as you dont get that person feeling and youre just another table theyre trying to hurry along, but they were all very nice. it is unique and it is a nice atmosphere, could get annoying hearing the loud suites at the bar converting. its classy and im glad i can say i went there. the value though probably isnt worth it. it is pricey for what you get.

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144 out of 271 people found this review helpful.

Wow!

By MoRye on 9/16/2009

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Food: 6
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

Tasty:)

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118 out of 249 people found this review helpful.

Fantastic Representation of Old World/Contemporary Culinary Treasure

By PoloPlay on 7/26/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

The '21' Club never seizes to amaze me; with its superb waitstaff and impeccable menu, I am continuously intrigued by this wonderful culinary destination. The cuisine is delightful, with wonderful surprises and offerings to please most palates. The wait staff is attentive, knowledgeable and pleasant. Decor and ambiance have retained the classic touch, and are a pleasant addition to the experience. I recommend starting off with a classic drink, to toast to the start of a wonderful night; a sidecar or southside would be my first choice.

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141 out of 263 people found this review helpful.

Romance and Fantastic Food

By Glenorchy on 2/19/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

My boyfriend and I had dinner in the Upstairs at 21 last weekend. The food was incredible. We practically licked our plates as we savored every morsel of the lobster and black bass we ordered. The wine was equally delicious. As a native New Yorker and foodie, I have dined in a lot of lux NYC restaurants, but very few can top the Upstairs at 21 for exceptional, relaxed, and truly non-pretentious service. I will definitely be going back.

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182 out of 358 people found this review helpful.

Are you crazy?

By NYJournalistLG on 11/4/2007

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

The people who do not like this place must be crazy. Everything is amazing. The food is superb and the staff makes you feel like a million bucks while you are there. The decor, by the way, is just an added bonus. It gives you a great feeling while you are there, and you cannot help but to be in a great mood! I love everything about this place and have no complaints so far!

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265 out of 512 people found this review helpful.

tradition

By kager on 10/29/2007

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Its sad to see so many hating on 21 club- it is a place of tradition and history in nyc. the atmosphere is what it is all about and while the prices are high... its a special place to go whether on business or for a special occasion. It is a treat to go to 21.

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254 out of 484 people found this review helpful.

So Bad it's Cruel

By hungryjacq on 1/3/2007

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

After having heard such good things about 21 (and noting that it's a Critic's Pick here on nymag.com) I had elevated expectations that were not met. The service was terrible, the food was worse and the volume in the place was so loud we couldn't even enjoy our conversation. I'll never go back.

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337 out of 746 people found this review helpful.

VERY VERY SAD

By superhero on 10/16/2005

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

the end of an era, not worth an old beer can. yuck yuck and triple yuck

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