The Simone

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81 Good

Classic Continental cooking in a neighborly, uptown setting.

151 E. 82nd St., New York, NY, 10028


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Many of our most discerning friends in the neighborhood swear by this staid, elevated mom-and-pop shop, which Tina Vaughn and her chef-husband Chip Smith opened in 2014 on a quiet stretch of East 82nd Street. Tina is the wine person, and Chip heads a kitchen that specializes in the kind of intimate, elegantly mannered, unapologetically dated Continental-style cooking (try the pan-seared duck breast and thigh, the rabbit and foie gras terrine, with a slice of the dacquoise cake to follow) that has been out of fashion for decades now in the more trendy dining precincts below 42nd Street.

Adam Platt

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DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized