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Kristalbelli

8 W. 36th St., New York, NY, 10018
nr. Fifth Ave.
212-290-2211

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10
Food: 10
Service: 10
Décor: 9
"Highly Recommended"

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Very Pleasant!

By Elivas on 7/2/2012

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

Amazing Wagyu beef. It was just melting on my mouth. Our server told us the faster the beef cooked the better it was. He was totally right. the crystal grill cooked the beef in a couple of minutes, and the beef was ready. It came with bunch of side dishes as well. Love it. Staffs were very very nice too. the decor was nice, but it was a little dark to me. not a big deal for me though.

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26 out of 48 people found this review helpful.

Awesome Crystal Grill

By Bluesee on 6/28/2012

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

Upscale but not pretentious BBQ Place. It's more like a steak house, but they introduce them as an upscale BBQ restaurant since they actually grill at your table. I had Filet Mignon with a glass of wine. The server brought 4 chunks of Filet Mignon, and grill them on their signature crystal grill. no smokes or whatsoever. cooked really fast so the meat was juicy and tender. 100% satisfied with the quality of the wagyu beef. I will definitely go back.

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28 out of 51 people found this review helpful.

Premium Wagyu Beef on Crystal Grill

By Markbrian on 6/26/2012

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

Excellent food, excellent service, great decor. I had premium wagyu beef since it was kristalbelli's specialty. Our server told us that the crystal grill cooks 2-3 times faster than traditional grills, which makes beef to contain more juice. As he said, the beef was so juicy and tender. Way better than typical steak, in my opinion. Also, the beef came with various side dishes (not necessarily appetizers though). Our server was very nice and kind. My girlfriend and I had a great time there. We will definitely go back.

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27 out of 48 people found this review helpful.

Impressive Upscale Korean Restaurant

By allen840922 on 6/20/2012

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

I went to this restaurant with my girlfriend a couple of days after it opened. I had wagyu rib eye (not the premium one. it was too expensive for us). The server was very courteous and professional. We had a good conversation as he grilled the rib eye on a crystal grill (cool!). My girlfriend and I really enjoyed the medium rare rib eye. We will definitely go back.

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28 out of 50 people found this review helpful.

That's why this place is the best!!!

By WGR on 6/13/2012

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

I went to Kristalbelli with my co-workers. They liked Korean food, but they did not like Korea BBQ left smell of pork (or beef) on our clothes. Thanks to the crystal grill. It did not generate any smoke or smell. I had medium-rare wagyu beef, and it was perfect for me. Some of my co-workers got it in medium, but it was not as good as medium-rare. The servers were kind and professional. It could be expensive for people, but considering it’s premium wagyu beef, the price is not too expensive, I guess.

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24 out of 37 people found this review helpful.

The best Korean BBQ NYC!!!

By AlinaL on 6/5/2012

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

Straight forward Korean all you can eat BBQ. Amazing food, good service. Nothing else to say. GO EAT HERE, NOW! On a side note, my girl friend and I are fairly new to Korean BBQ restaurant - but our hostess was welcoming and gave us a quick how-to and made us feel comfortable. Management is good and air too.

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30 out of 47 people found this review helpful.

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