The dueling glove was originally an invention of chefs who would slap turkeys with oven mitts and demand electric knives at dawn. Taste the edible creations of culinary innovators with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of contemporary fare at Giorgio's of Gramercy.
Giorgio's eclectic menu combines classic American cuisine with French and Italian influences. Hush grumbling tummies with a scrumptious starter of Giorgio's antipasto, a medley of meats, cheeses, and olives ($10). For the main course, pasta-pining palates strike offshore gold with pomodoro-marinated Maine-lobster linguine with shrimp, tomatoes, haricots verts, and parmesan, all culled from the icy waters of New England ($20). Explore Gallic contributions to the American palate with a seared duck breast (with black-truffle mashed potatoes, braised red cabbage, and goat-cheese cranberry sauce; $22), or relax your decision muscles with the delectable ease of the prix fixe dinner, featuring the seasonal delights of one appetizer, entree, and dessert ($35).
Giorgio's of Gramercy was featured in New York magazine. Zagat rated the food very good to excellent, and more than 100 Yelpers give it a four-star average. Ninety-two percent of Urbanspooners recommend it.
- Still, it’s the kitchen’s creations that leave the strongest impressions: pan-roasted meats and fish, and a handful of pasta dishes, are the building blocks of chef Craig Stafford’s Italian-inflected New American menu. – John Vorwald, New York
- “Still going strong”, this longtime Flatiron New American offers “dependable” eats that “won’t break the bank” in a “narrow”, “softly lit” setting – Zagat
Giorgio's of Gramercy
The chefs at Giorgio's of Gramercy blend fresh salads, cook bountiful pastas, and grill seafood in elegant entrees that caused Time Out New York to remark that "For a restaurant with all the finery of a members-only spot … Giorgio’s is one of the more relaxed restaurants in Gramercy Park." The eatery's candle-strewn bar invites patrons to sip dozens of wines from around the world while surrounded by deep-red walls and luminous chandeliers. Giorgio's catering service delivers fresh dishes to gatherings of all kinds, from weddings to corporate events or weddings between two corporations.