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Cafe Sabarsky

) #40 of 438 Dessert in New York City #626 of 10,346 Places to Eat in New York City $$ - $$$ German, , Cafe
1048 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0111
+1 212-288-0665
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“spaetzle” (30 reviews)
“apple strudel” (29 reviews)
“cakes” (50 reviews)
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German, Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
1048 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0111
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Right on Fifth Avenue you can step into Belle Epoch Vienna. Excellent food in a charming atmosphere. There is a very interesting wine list of Austrian wines. A great place for lunch. The desserts are authentically Viennese. If you're a tourist don't miss it -...More

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small cafe inside the Nueue Galerie Art Museum of German and Austrian Art served me the best bowl of goulash soup with potatoes that I have ever eaten when my wife and I had lunch there a couple of days ago. Even better than...More

Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 1 week ago

If I had reviewed Cafe Sabarsky during the first few years of its opening, I would have rated it "excellent," instead of the "very good" rating today. The "very good" rating is based on its ambience - a wonderful Viennesse cafe - shades of Cafe...More

Thank In_Search_of_Roo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Freshly prepared food and delicious dessert. Always crowded and you can go in and eat without going to the museum

Thank susan g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Were excited to eat here as it looked nice from the pictures and indeed, the old architecture was beautiful. It was like stepping back in time! Perhaps we went too early and the servers were not quite awake, but they were just not very forthcoming...More

Thank redatl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to eat here but arrived at the gallery at an off time. We did sit in the restaurant and had an espresso (2 for $14). The room was beautiful, the staff efficient but snooty and the manager invisible.

Thank BeenThereGoingSoon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There always seems to be a line for Café Sabarsky, but it generally moves quickly, and is always worth the wait. Housed in the exquisite Neue Galerie (worth the price of admission and the walk up the marble staircase) this Café is as gorgeous in...More

Thank Alan I
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely combination .. a tour of the Neue Galerie followed by an elegant meal at the Cafe Sabarsky where we enjoyed weinerschnitzle with potato salad and goulash with spaetzle .. a happy & delicious birthday honoring me 🎉

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We had the apple strudel and Black Forest cake with coffee. Wonderful selection of German desserts and food. The Black Forest cake was delicate with a hint of kirsch. The apple strudel was served with a dollop of whipped cream. Often times, apple strudel is...More

Thank Isabella M
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Any time we are in the city we make sure to leave time for a memorable lunch. We always have the schnitzel with potato/cucumber and lingonberries. The desserts are sinful so we usually share. They are all good, especially with schlag! Steigel beer hubby's favorite...More

Thank Gail C
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27 December 2014|
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Response from Mark V | Reviewed this property |
212 288 0665, call first, it is very popular, but well worth it! Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
German, Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1048 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0111
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-288-0665
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