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Rotisserie Georgette

Gayle8m Jan 14, 2014 09:33 AM

After reading Adam Platt's, 'Where to Eat - 2014" in NY Magazine this month, I made a reservation at Rotisserie Georgette on East 60th St.

If you like DRY CHICKEN, and overly salted sauces, you will love the place. Otherwise, avoid, avoid, avoid. The restaurant specializes in roasting chicken, the menu is limited... so you would assume they would get the formulae correct. Apparently not.

Georgette, is as about as charming as a mad rattlesnake, so don't share your comments with her.

Chirping Chicken makes better chicken (take out) and dinner at home, including washing up is more pleasant that a night out at Rotisserie Rattlesnake...I mean, Georgette.

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    sam1 RE: Gayle8m Jan 14, 2014 09:41 AM

    i found myself here a month ago as i was in the area and heard good things. in the end, i was being upsold all night by the waitstaff, the food is incredibly overpriced and had a completely mediocre meal.

    1. ellenost RE: Gayle8m Jan 14, 2014 10:16 AM

      Thanks for the warning. I was so looking forward to trying Rotisserie Georgette since it's not too far from my office. Guess I'll stick with my favorite roast chicken at The NoMad instead.

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        Gayle8m RE: Gayle8m Jan 14, 2014 10:26 AM

        Sorry to expose the bad news. I, too was looking forward to trying the restaurant.
        Can't imagine what Georgette did previously that had anything to do with food or Boulud.

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          sam1 RE: Gayle8m Jan 14, 2014 10:52 AM

          i think i just fell for the PR. i was under the impression it was a solid, casual, unpretentious dinner in the UES with a focus on food.

          it was none of those things. it's pretty much a casual place for the UES type that actually goes to cipriani and nello.

          im just mad at myself for falling for the hype.

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            ellenost RE: sam1 Jan 14, 2014 01:18 PM

            Since I go to neither Cipriani nor Nello, guess I'm not the right clientele anyway.

        2. ipsedixit RE: Gayle8m Jan 14, 2014 06:23 PM

          I dunno Gayle.

          I was there a while back and sort of enjoyed my time (for lunch). Surprisingly, I did not partake of the chicken but instead tried the gnocchi (creamy and light), the roti sliders (sweet and tangy), and the stuffed potatoes (a bit salty).

          My biggest complaint was that the prices seemed a bit high, even for UES/MidtownE, and the service was spotty (some slack here given it is a newish place).

          1. coasts RE: Gayle8m Jan 14, 2014 07:34 PM

            i remain anxious to try it. i work nearby and watched as the restaurant came together. i waited for the menu to be posted and the doors to open and have read all the reviews. it's pricey for what they're serving, which has kept me from trying it earlier.

            1. tbone RE: Gayle8m Jan 16, 2014 12:08 PM

              I am really surprised by the negative reviews. I ate at Rotisserie Georgette two weeks ago and it was really good!! No upsell from the waitstaff at all. And, the Poule De Luxe for two was plump, moist, tender, with really nice portions of foie gras!!

              1. momskitchen RE: Gayle8m Jan 16, 2014 12:11 PM

                What city is this place in? Please label your post title with the city....this board covers 5 states!

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                  thegforceny RE: momskitchen Jan 16, 2014 12:15 PM

                  What? No it doesn't.

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                    ipsedixit RE: thegforceny Jan 16, 2014 01:02 PM

                    It doesn't even cover five boroughs.

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