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103 W 77th St, New York City, NY 10024-6909
+1 212-362-3800
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Located in Upper West Side, Dovetail is the place to go for special occasions. The restaurant serves a variety of American-style food to its enthusiastic diners, who've shared...More
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I had a 7 o'clock engagement, so we got 5pm reservations, just when this 1 star Michelin place opened. We were presented 3 small but different canapes which were excellent - creative and cooked perfectly. My watermelon radish salad was quite disappointing, as...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here years ago and I was wishing for truffles pasta, none on menu tonight. We only had 1.5 hours for dinner so ordered from dinner theater menu. Although I looked at main menu but nothing really spoke to me. Creative combination of food...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I wanted to try a Michelin restaurant in NYC. Although having really good flavors, the dishes didn't wow me. Maybe I was expecting something more from a Michelin rated restaurant.

Thank RinSunPhom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Dovetail while visiting NYC for my wife's 30th birthday. We have both been vegetarians for almost 7 years now and my in-laws, who were with us, are also vegetarians. We are from LA so we have been to many high end vegetarian/vegan...More

Thank Rbswell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An evening to remember- from the friendly staff that welcomes you at reception aa if they’ve known you forever, this restaurant is perfect! There was an amuse bouche to start - these tiny “tastings” were extraordinary- the dinners are delicious and beautifully prepared. Service was...More

Thank KARENSK_12
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We took the vegan dish that was really outstanding. We had like 13 different excellent dishes each one tests different and very special. Service was outstanding! we are definitely eager to go back to this restaurant next time we are in NY.

Thank Haim A
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I was diagnosed with cancer, had just come out of a three-week hospital stay, and was about to undergo chemo. Once therapy started, I was not allowed to eat at restaurants. Although my diet was extremely limited after surgery, I knew I wanted to celebrate...More

Thank Lucy Victoria P
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Moments of highs and lows - that's how I describe my experience at Dovetail. I'll start with the highs: - Ambiance - intimate and not a big crowd because there's a limited number of tables. Made for a nice date night. - Service - no...More

Thank Jfrondos
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Having dined here a couple of years ago, we were eager to get back to Dovetail. On Sundays they have a special $75 three-course prix fixe which is a real deal, not least because with the meal come some very tasty amuse-gueules at the outset...More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and wonderful service. Booked everything though Open Table and requested special accommodations and vegan/vegetarian menu. Arrived on time, seated on time, staff was “spot on”. They don’t have an actual dedicated menu for vegan/vegetarians, but they can make special accommodations to make the...More

Thank d s
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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Malan J
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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