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May 14, 2011 06:04 PM

Service included at Per Se?

Hi guys.....I am going back to New York in less than 2 months and started looking at the restaurants I would like to try and since my hotel is located just next door to Per Se, it has been itching at me to try it. I would not try the tasting menu but would try their salon menu. Has anyone here tried it? What is the setting of the salon? Is it like a lounge area with a bar? Are you in the entrance of the restaurant seated in the doorway?

I would like to know if there are special things on that menu not to miss. I went on their website and saw that the service is included. Do they still except that you give a tip on top of the bill?

Thanks in advance for your answers!

Per Se
10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

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  1. No, they do not expect an additional tip. But if you want to give one, you certainly may.

    1. The salon is indeed like a lounge area with a (small) bar, and you walk through it to get to the dining room. You are not seated in the doorway; it would be hard for people to get in and out, if you were. The tables are well-spaced, and the view is lovely.

      My one meal at Per Se was in the salon, and it was excellent. But it was also more than a year ago, so I can't give you any recommendations for the current menu.