HOME > Chowhound > Manhattan >

Discussion

Primehouse New York or Blue Water Grill

  • m
  • MK440 Dec 9, 2008 12:26 PM
  • 5

I have a gift certificate for BR Guest restaurants and have narrowed it down to Primehouse or Blue Water Grill. I'm going for dinner with a friend, just looking for a great meal and nice atmosphere. Which would you recommend?

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
Posting Guidelines | FAQs | Feedback
Cancel
  1. Blue Water Grill definitely. Primehouse is decent, but BWG has always been consistent and the atmosphere is relaxing versus the very jarring black and white dizzying atmosphere at Primehouse. I also always find the service at BWG much better.

    1. I dunno about Primehouse but Blue Water is bad news. I would go for the steak and hope they don't screw it up and use decent meat.
      Not sure how much your gift is for but I would probably choose Fiamma, though I would rather not have to go to any BR Guest venue.
      Actually, I would go to Wildwood but you asked for a nice atmosphere.
      Hope it goes well for you if you got that as a gift.

      1 Reply
      1. re: dietndesire

        I just used a BR Guest GC at Fiamma. It was very good. Definitely a step above the other BRG restaurants. I love Ocean Grill for a good, solid, casual meal, but Fiamma was a step above and has a Michelin star.

      2. I haven't been to Blue Water Grill in years but I always thought it was very mediocre. So I suppose if it was between those 2 places, I'd opt for Primehouse even though I've never been.

        And not that you asked, but I do actually like Dos Caminos -- I think their guacamole is great.

        1. Of all the BRG sea themed spots, I'd opt go for Atlantic Grill over Blue Water. If the gift certificate is a decent amount, why not, as UWStoSONO pts out, Fiamma??