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River Café ****

1 Water Street at DUMBO
(Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass)
Brooklyn Waterfront


Cuisine: New American / Continental

River Cafe under the Brooklyn Bridge with Manhattan Skyline views

Description & Atmosphere
Located under the Brooklyn Bridge at 1 Water Street, the legendary River Café looks quite casual from the outside, but it is considered one of the area's most romantic restaurants, with some of the best views of the Manhattan skyline, and frequented by celebrities and politicians alike.

River Cafe under the Brooklyn Bridge, New York

Award-Winning Restaurant
The River Café has been the recipient of numerous awards including selection as one of the five best restaurants in New York by the French culinary guide “Gault Millau”. Impressive wine list.

River Cafe, Brooklyn, New York

River Café's Three-Course Dinner Menu or Six-Course Chef's Signature Tasting Menu may feature anything from Wild King Salmon, Sea Bass, Atlantic Halibut, and Caviar to Crispy Duck, Rack of Lamb, Suckling Pig, Steak, Roast Hen, and Rabbit. The Main Lobster Special is a house favorite.

And for dessert, we've heard rave reviews about the the Chocolate Marquise Brooklyn Bridge with terrine of toasted hazelnut and vanilla ice cream — Yum!


Romantic Setting and Spectacular Manhattan Skyline Views
Enjoy a leisurely romantic dinner — or just go for wine and appetizers — and savor the atmosphere while piano music fills the air as the lights of the Brooklyn Bridge glimmer above you. If you can, time your dinner to see the sunset.

View of the Manhattan Skyline by River Cafe, Brooklyn, New York

Private Dining at River Café
The Terrace Room offers spectacular views overlooking New York Harbor and the Manhattan skyline. The room accommodates 30-120 guests. Gift Certificates are also available.

River Cafe, Brooklyn, New York

Wine Spectators Best of Award
of Excellence

A consistent recipient of the Wine Spectators Best of Award of Excellence for over a decade, The River Café wine list was recently inducted into Wine & Spirit magazine's Wine List Hall of Fame.

River Cafe under the Brooklyn Bridge, New York

Open daily for brunch, lunch and dinner.

Mon-Sat 12-3pm a la Carte Lunch
Mon-Sun 6-11pm Prix Fixe Dinner
Sun 11am-3pm Prix Fixe Brunch

Reservations are required.
Formal dress for dinner.

Street parking. Visit River Café's web site for more comprehensive directions.

Good service


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River Café

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