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103 W 77th St, New York City, NY 10024-6909
+1 212-362-3800
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
103 W 77th St, New York City, NY 10024-6909
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant and the staff are perfect, and make your really spend a nice evening Food was good, with some highlights like the ricotta gnudi or the pink scarlet cocktail

Thank Francesca I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pay high and weep. Dinner for two with wine and desserts and gratuity will set you back nearly five hundred dollars. And for what? Delicately prepared, pretentious concoctions served by a snooty wait staff who expect a super tip. What's the point? There are at...More

Thank DJKTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, great food very well done ! Nice people this was my third time in last 18 months and will be back !

Thank belgium33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been wanting to go to Dovetail for years and finally got the opportunity to go with friends last night. What a great experience. The food is terrific and beautifully presented It is clear that each dish is lovingly crafted. Last night they offered...More

Thank BlancheManhattan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely birthday meal, excellent food and nice relaxed atmosphere. Only thing that let the meal down was dessert, I ordered the brownie and it was very bland and didn't have very nice textures

Thank Cakkke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The one thing I walked away thinking is that the dishes are really small and very modern on the plate, its almost like handing over a painting. But, if you dont care about that and only care about taste, Dovetail is maybe one of the...More

Thank Lolapat305
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been wanting to go here for a long time, knowing that they care to vegetarians. I was not disappointed. Garret greeted us at the door and guided us to the bar since we got there before the place was open. We didn't have...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We had one of the most fabulous meals on Friday evening. The menu had changed the night before so there were items we hadn't previously tried. The duck almost melted in your mouth. I had their chocolate souffle for dinner which was light yet rich...More

Thank GSMT
Reviewed 21 June 2017

enjoyed a family celebration here on a Saturday night. the menu and ambiance are much improved from it's former iteration. Love the fact that they allow the table to order different items and still enjoy the unique wine pairings. The food is worthy; the wine...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

absolutely wonderful dinner with perfectly cooked food. The three course menu was a bit pricey at ninety five dollars per person but the waitstaff and food presentation was wonderful. The only negative was with a completely empty restaurant (we were the first to be seated)...More

Thank Richard F
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Response from Arthur H | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual, but after the meal I had there I'd recommend a clean bowling shirt!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 58 - US$ 135
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 W 77th St, New York City, NY 10024-6909
    (Columbus Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: B & C trains to 81st Street and 1 train to 79th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-362-3800
  • E-mail
Dovetail is a Michelin-starred restaurant operated by chef and proprietor John Fraser. Serving contemporary American fare through various prix fixe menus and located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Dovetail received three stars from The New York Times as well as its first Michelin star in the 2011 New York Guide. Recently, Dovetail was recognized by The World of Fine Wine and given three out of three stars at the World's Best Wine List 2015.
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