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River Cafe

Address
1 Water St. Brooklyn NY 11201
Phone
(718) 522-5200
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(718) 875-0037

Business Hours

Status: Closed

Sunday
11:30am-3:00pm
Monday
12:00pm-3:00pm
Tuesday
12:00pm-3:00pm
Wednesday
12:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday
12:00pm-3:00pm
Friday
12:00pm-3:00pm
Saturday
12:00pm-3:00pm

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  • Diners Club

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The River Caf was founded by Michael O Keeffe in 1977 as a waterfront restaurant. Located in Brooklyn, N.Y., The River Caf has been the recipient of numerous awards, including selection as one of the five best restaurants in New York City by the French culinary guide Gault Millau. The restaurant s collection of wines include Chateau Ray, Chateau Petrus, Domaine Ramonet, Neillon, Vega Sicilia...

The River Café is one of New York and America’s most unique locations. Nestled under the Brooklyn Bridge.

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The River Café is one of New York and America’s most unique locations. Nestled under the Brooklyn Bridge with sweeping views of the New York skyline and the Statue of Liberty, this elegant restaurant has, since 1977, been a favorite destination for New Yorkers and visitors from around the world who demand the highest level of cuisine.

Renowned for its exquisite setting,...

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2 stars
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85

The River Café is one of New York and America’s most unique locations. Nestled under the Brooklyn Bridge with sweeping views of the New York skyline and the Statue of Liberty, this elegant restaurant has, since 1977, been a favorite destination for New Yorkers and visitors from around the world.

When the River Cafe opened in the late 70s, its neighborhood was anything but attractive: nestled...

The "million-dollar views" of Lower Manhattan are "indispensable" at Buzzy O'Keeffe's "true NY classic" on the Dumbo waterfront, refurbished following Hurricane Sandy and still maintaining the "highest standards" via "glorious" New American cuisine from a "professional staff" in a "romantic" setting; granted, the prix fixe–only dinners are a "splurge", but then again, the dining here is truly...

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Fantastic service, food, and view of the ...

Average Rating
100

Fantastic service, food, and view of the New York City Skyline! Perfect ambience for romance, and sophisticated menu choices eloquently presented.

Very good place.

Average Rating
80

Great place! Fit for lunch and for dinner amazing view.

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“The River Café opened in June of 1977 in a forgotten and abandoned neighborhood by the Brooklyn docks – desolate except for trucks waiting to enter the piers. When Michael Buzzy O’Keeffe first “found” this spot, it was barren and devoid of life. To him, this small strategic piece of chaotic waterfront was special – lacking any civility, but with wonderful possibilities. This was the oasis that...

Water Street is located at 1 Water St, Brooklyn, NY. This business specializes in Catering Services and Restaurants.

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Know Before You Go: The famed Brooklyn Bridge chocolate marquise dessert looks better than it tastes, but don't let that stop you.

The Extras: Call to arrange parties of 30 to 120.

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