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Mar 20, 2009 07:20 AM

Minetta Tavern

Looking to go to Minetta Tavern in the near future - has anyone been since it reopened? I also heard it was really hard to get reservations - does anyone know their policy (when to call, how far in advance you can make a reservation, etc)?


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  1. i went on opening night and was surprised at how good everything was. i rarely go to mcnally restaurants due to my limited experience at morandi and balthazar...both mediocre meals in my opinion.

    i expected horrible service but everyone was absolutely pleasant and they totally have their stuff together...even on opening night. i had the black label burger and i actually thought it was fantastic even if its $26. all the burger needs is tomato and a pickle...the quality of the meat is superb.

    the souffles for dessert looked massive and delicious...i just couldnt eat one after our late meal.

    the place is absolutely charming...i can definitely see getting a drink and a meal at the bar...

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    1. re: sam1

      I'm dying to try the Black Label burger...Great insight and feedback, Sam. Thx.

      1. re: LeahBaila

        I will buy a $26 hamburger right after I book my next vacation to Venus.

          1. re: David W

            I'd pay $26 for that burger in a heartbeat!

    2. I thought the scene was great, but the food was mediocre. Service was great!

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        1. I have been thinking about going soon, too. Does it serve lunch?

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