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Public

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210 Elizabeth St, New York City, NY 10012-4213 (Spring and Prince)
+1 212-343-7011
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Tue - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 18:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 15:30
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked a table at here well in advance as my NY trip was booked and planned for a purpose. The restaurant itself it in a nice location and from the outside looks tiny, but once you get inside, its big and very spacious. In the time between me booking and dining, the restaurant gained its first Michelin star,... More 

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Thank Littlemissfoxy
England
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Public So we were recommended "Public" as a "must visit" restaurant in NYC. Adjacent bar "The Daily" next door was welcoming. Kinda dark n cool. After pulling a few soda ring pulls, pouring 3 wines and a $7 bottle of beer the Barman expected a 15% tip on top of the $68 bill. Failing to add a tip, I no... More 

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Thank James P
Athens, Greece
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for brunch on a weekend and had a very peaceful brunch, a hard luxury to find in NYC on a summer weekend. The turkish poached eggs were yummy, the space was amazing and the service very good. Our only comment was that the bread was a little hard to enjoy with all the nice sauce that accompanied... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

theres brunch served here, till 230 pm, which maybe runs contrary to the definition of brunch. The plates were decently sized, however having had "authentic" versions of the dishes served, i could safely say this is a good approximation but not nearly perfect. Service was rather slow, and a michelin starred restaurant should know better about the temperature eggs should... More 

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Thank jemsbhai
Valencian Country, Spain
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Totally recommendable restaurant in Nolita. The food is really innovative, mixing different flavours with a kind of art in the presentation. Totally out of the typical american food. The price is correct, taking into account what is NY and the food quality (2 people around 100$ without wine). Don't expect big plates, this is not this kind of restaurant.

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Thank Alex_DOGA
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll keep this short and sweet; Poor service, they even stuggled to make it easy to take an order for 5 people all having the taster menu. Not to mention the bill was wrong. Average food with no style or class about it in my opinion. It was a multi course taster menu and the food seemed to just come... More 

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Thank vandasey
Queensland, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Walked in off street without booking on a busy Saturday night. Booked out but managed a table , to be vacated by 7:30. Had pate and bread for starters, husband had scallops for entree and lamb shank for main. I had pasta and a very delicious pear and apple pie. Overall a lovely experience. Yes agree with other review that... More 

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Thank Townendkl
Antwerp, Belgium
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301 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Woow what a restaurant! Very nice place to eat. Very nice selection of starters and main dishes all with an unique taste. Highly recommended, unfortunately the restroom can have some improvements!

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Thank ronnyjd0509
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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156 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Public is billed as an Australian restaurant but I can't say the menu really looked distinctive except for a kangaroo appetizer. The place is poorly lit and a bit noisy but roomier than a lot of places in New York. They didn't offer at tasting menu and I didn't see any main courses that looked interesting so I ordered two... More 

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Thank Gordon175
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Public is now one of my favorite spots for brunch in New York City. Not only is the neighborhood very nice but the venue, staff and food is amazing! Perfect for a date or gathering of friends and family. (Just wished they had a bottomless brunch option!) I've only had the pleasure of tasting their brunch menu and among my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Elizabeth St, New York City, NY 10012-4213
    (Spring and Prince)
  • Public Transportation: 6,N & R train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Nolita
  • Neighbourhood: Nolita
  • Phone Number: +1 212-343-7011

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Nolita

Neighbourhood Profile
Nolita
Despite being just off of busy Houston Street, Nolita maintains a low-key vibe that makes it a pleasant retreat in the heart of lower Manhattan. Short for “North of Little Italy,” Nolita was once considered to be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighbourhood is popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry, Mott and Elizabeth Streets. In addition to shopping, there are cozy restaurants and sidewalk cafes serving everything from new-school Italian food to the world-famous cronuts. While small in size (Nolita stretches just a few blocks in each direction), it’s a great neighbourhood to spend an afternoon people watching, window-shopping, and grabbing a bite to eat.
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