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ABV Wine Bar

1504 Lexington Ave., New York, NY, 10029
at 97th St.
212-722-8959

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8
Food: 9
Service: 7
Décor: 7
"Recommended"

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Noisy, crowded, not great for anyone over 25

By aellin on 1/5/2013

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 4
  • Décor: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

Noise level is impossible. The crowd is very young and doesn't seem to mind. The food is pretty good, maybe a little overrated, but a refreshing change for the neighborhood. The "super" french fries with Dik Dik sauce were a big soggy. Dik Dik sauce turns out to be a sort of cheese sauce that renders them very uncrispy. You'll end up having to use a knife and fork. Other dishes were excellent, as were the wines, though some are pricey. Waiter could have been more attentive but the place is such a scene, it's hard to blame him. If you want a wine bar with a bar scene, ABV may work for you. Unfortunately, the restaurant is not big enough to escape the scene. If want to enjoy a glass or two of wine in pleasant surroundings, this is not the place.

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Delish!

By HotChildintheCity on 10/21/2012

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

Fish tacos, brisket torta and fall gnocchi were incredible. Skip the fried ravioli.

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