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Feb 16, 2012 12:44 PM

Seasonal or Wallse? Which would you choose?

I haven't tried Seasonal or Wallse. Which do you prefer?

344 W. 11th St., New York, NY 10014

132 West 58th Street, New York, NY 10019

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  1. The food is better at Seasonal.

    Wallse has better decor and is in a much better location.

    I'd go with Seasonal.

    1. Although I haven't been to Wallse in a few years (and things may have changed), I always loved the food at Wallse. I adored their Salzburger Nockerl. I'd be interested to hear what others who have been to Wallse in the past year have to say.

      I've been to Seasonal twice: loved it the first time, the second time (this past summer) my sister was disappointed with her Wiener Schntizel. I loved my first course (soft cooked egg with lobster), but cannot remember what I had for my main course.

      1. funny timing.

        i went to seasonal for the first time last week and totally think wallse is the better of the two.

        portions were pretty small at seasonal and i was surprised how boring the place was...

        wallse's food is excellent but i really love the atmosphere. ive always had good times there.

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        1. re: sam1

          Delighted to hear very good things about Wallse! Will need to schedule a return visit soon!

          1. re: sam1

            Interesting. Thanks for mentioning that. Definitely leaning towards Wallse.

          2. The timing of this thread is quite interesting as ellenost and I were discussing the pros/cons of each just days ago and I brought it up on another board when I was browsing Wallse's menu.

            The issue for me, I guess, is whether Wallse's food is worth the price when many/most of their items can be had at other restaurants in the KG Empire.


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            1. re: uhockey

              To the extent that's true, there's no other restaurant in the KG that's as pleasant as Wallse, nor as consistent.

            2. I like both Wallse and Seasonal, but Wallse's food is more refined.

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              1. re: kosmose7

                Ive never been to Seasonal, but Wallse has excellent food. Someone said they have nice decor. I find the place kind of non-decor, and kind of tight seating. I do Blau Gans for similar food, but less formal feeling. Same chef/owner