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Blue Ribbon

jahg Sep 22, 2011 10:17 AM

Is it still pretty good? How hard is it to get a table for 2 on a Friday. Looking for somewhere good and casual for next Friday night (the 30th). I've been craving a good steak tartare.

Blue Ribbon Brasserie
97 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012

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    kathryn RE: jahg Sep 22, 2011 10:48 AM

    The one on 97 Sullivan Street? Yes, by my estimation.

    Wait time is greatly influenced by what time you walk in. Could be one hour, could be two.

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    1. re: kathryn
      taboo RE: kathryn Sep 22, 2011 06:31 PM

      Went to Blue Ribbon Sushi last Saturday night. Arrived at 10pm and there was an hour wait. I am sure the same can be expected for the other restaurant
      Have fun though as it is worth the wait.

      Blue Ribbon Sushi
      119 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012

    2. Kurtis RE: jahg Sep 22, 2011 12:38 PM

      We were there - one on 97 Sullivan - a week ago and their steak tartar was not very good nor fresh; it came out thinly spread on a plate w/ potato chips and some capers. One of more recent favorite of ours was at Gentleman Farmer where their bison tartar is served with bearnaise mousse, capers, and quail egg.

      See if this link is helpful:

      This visit was on a monday night around 10pm and it was packed, and waited about 30 minutes for table for 2. I think it would be packed on Fridays at almost any reasonable hours.

      Blue Ribbon Brasserie
      97 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012

      Gentleman Farmer
      40 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002

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        jahg RE: jahg Sep 22, 2011 02:47 PM

        Thanks for the help and tips!

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          uwsister RE: jahg Sep 22, 2011 11:27 PM

          Yes, Blue Ribbon is still good. I love BR (Brasserie, that is) especially after midnight on a weekday - however I don't think I've had their steak tartare recently as I'm usually too enamored with their bone marrow, oysters, etc.

          If you've been craving good steak tartare - how about Balthazar?

          Blue Ribbon Brasserie
          97 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012

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          1. re: uwsister
            foodwhisperer RE: uwsister Sep 23, 2011 08:53 PM

            Steak tartare is good at Pastis, and is good at Plein Sud

            9 9th Ave, New York, NY 10014

            Plein Sud
            85 W Broadway, New York, NY 10007

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