River Cafe

  • 4.0 star rating
4.0 rating over 3 reviews


1 Water St ( )

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Tags: American, Good for groups, Traditional, Cafe, Delivery, Vinegar Hill, DUMBO, Prix Fixe, Brunch, and Seafood
  • 63 dishes entered by diners at River Cafe
  • 5 users want to eat at River Cafe
  • 1 user loves River Cafe
  • A Sunday brunch is served from 11am until 3pm.
  • The River Cafe's cocktail program produces a world-class sazerac, definitive gibson, and other old-time classics.
  • Jackets are required in the main dining room.
  • The famed Brooklyn Bridge chocolate marquise dessert looks better than it tastes, but don't let that stop you.
  • The River Cafe's cocktail program is world-class. Don't miss it.
  • Jackets are required in the main dining room.
  • The famed Brooklyn Bridge chocolate marquise dessert looks better than it tastes, but don't let that stop you.
  • All the seats are good, but a window seat is the ultimate score.
  • Call to arrange parties of 30 to 120.

Diner Survey Results (1 responses)


  • "Amazing views and food! Perfect 30th (pearl) Anniversary treat!"

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From OpenTable: 

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, beautiful decor and seamless service The River Café serves a wonderful classic New American menu using only the finest, freshest and often rare ingredients. With an award winning and outstanding wine list, romantic piano music nightly, breathtaking floral arrangements, the River Café is more than simply dining, it is often a magical experience. Whether you are coming for dinner or a private party, be sure to leave some time to enjoy The River Café’s spectacular garden.

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Editorial Review by Gayot »

January 13, 2012

  • 1 star rating

Not recommended

I walked in with my bf 9PM today (1/13/2012) and the front girl looked up and down us and said this is not place for us. I wore a jean cause it was casual friday for our company. I think she just figured that we can't afford food from…

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February 10, 2011

  • 3 star rating


I knew it was very expensive- but if you live in NY you have to have this experience at least once. Go for breakfast - it won't break the bank. It is remarkably romantic and the view.. nothing like it. I fully expected Billy Joel to…

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January 12, 2011

  • 5 star rating

absolutely great

Expensive, but the view and the food were amazing! Very romantic!

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River Cafe is located near the cities of Flatlands, Bedford Stuyvesant, Bedford Stuyvesant, Clifton, and Park Slope.
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