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Scandinavia House

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Address: 58 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10016-3007
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TRANSPORTS YOU FROM PARK AVE TO SCANDINAVIA WITHOUT THE JET LAG

Home of the American-Scandinavian Foundation, this is a great place for Nordic culture and life. Their gift shop, educational exhibits and children’s playing & learning center... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
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Manchester, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place on the internet and since I love all things Scandinavian and I was going to be in New York I took the time to find it and visit. From the Internet picture you couldn't really tell how large the place is. It was a lot smaller than I thought. And I guess it's really mostly a... More 

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Ferndale, Michigan
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very popular lunch spot with good reason. The healthy-minded Scandinavian diet isbas tasty to the pallet as it is healthy. Fresh salmoln marinated herring. Soups and salads made from root vegetables. But wait! what about those desserts? OK, splurge!

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Thank Dogwalks
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We came here to see the NY debut performance of the Norwegian brass ensemble tenThing under the leadership of trumpet soloist Tine Thing Helseth. It was an excellent performance in every way possible. The venue was just right for a concert featuring ten players. There was a microphone towards the front of the stage which enabled Helseth to provide introductions... More 

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Thank Mark M
Manchester, Connecticut
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Home of the American-Scandinavian Foundation, this is a great place for Nordic culture and life. Their gift shop, educational exhibits and children’s playing & learning center lets you escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. With all this exposure, you get to experience a glimpse of Scandinavia without the jet lag! GIFT SHOP - offers classic Scandinavian design... More 

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Thank Adventure Diva
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I love coming to this restaurant, the food is always well prepared using fresh ingredients. I attended an event held there earlier this week and the herring and baby potatoes were my all time favorites. I also tried the meatballs and was not disappointed; but I really love the ham from the carving station!

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Thank Camila120428
Foresthill, California
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We were actually headed to another restaurant when Scandinavia House caught our eye. We quickly changed plans and we were not disappointed. The simple design of the restaurant was inviting and the staff were friendly and helpful. The shop was closing in 20 min and our waitress kindly held our table while we shopped. A friend ordered the salmon, another... More 

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Thank Liz W
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My companion meets weekly at the restaurant her with several friends for coffe, eand today a good friend of mine and I joined her afterwards for lunch. The space is beautifully decorated, service was superb, the restrooms were very clean, and we were able to dawdle for over three hours over coffee. She had their signature salad, a mixture of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

Impeccable food in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere. The gift shop has some beautiful items. There are activities for kids that seem very well attended. A lovely surprise overall!

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Albany, New York
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

What a delightful hidden gem over in Midtown East. I stumbled upon their Hammershoi exhibit quite by accident. Apparently not too well known in the US, he was an eminent painter in Denmark, and known better there and in Europe. The exhibit is a real gem, and anybody who loves great art shouldn't miss it. It leaves around the end... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

The two shops in here are great, selling all kinds of Scandinavian stuff. The restaurant sells genuine Scandinavian food. I just love stopping by to see the latest items.

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