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sophiarose7 Nov 30, 2012 01:34 PM

went the other night on a referral, I thought the food disappointing, onion soup way too salty, lobster mac and cheese maybe someone forgot to add the lobster none to be found, overpriced, overrated, staff snooty as if they're doing you a favor,

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    mla19 Dec 6, 2012 12:15 PM

    I've been a handful of times and always thought it was pretty good but not great. Then the last time we went it was awful. Like you said, flavorless food, overpriced and snooty.

    Different vibe altogether but Estia's American in the same shopping complex is FABULOUS and way better than 1020.

    1020 is part of the same restaurant group as Rye Grill & Bar, Ruby's, Morgan's Fish, etc. All underwhelming restaurants.

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    1. re: mla19
      Nikki NYC Dec 6, 2012 12:35 PM

      Maybe I have to go back to Estia's. I was there a few months ago and was underwhelmed. The food wasn't memorable and the service was sub par.

    2. Nikki NYC Dec 1, 2012 07:15 PM

      Wow! I go there all the time and it sounds like you are talking about a completely different restaurant! They are always nice to me and my family and we love the food. Maybe they were having an off night.

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        taboo Dec 3, 2012 09:28 AM

        Nikki,
        I agree with you! I go there ALL the time too and was there actually last night. Great tuna tartar, oysters and we did have the lobster mac and cheese and a grilled salmon. Service was fine and it was crowded.

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