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aldea

31 W 17th St, New York City, NY 10011-5529
+1 212-675-7223
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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31 W 17th St, New York City, NY 10011-5529
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Aldea for dinner. I can easily say the experience at Aldea outdid the earlier one at lunch at the 3 Michelin restaurant few blocks away!!! The service was warm and attentive. The food was fresh and flavorful. The restaurant...More

Thank Rajaa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Aldea. Such a treat! Great imaginative food, excellent Portuguese wine, and very friendly service. We opted for the four course meal - spectacular. Modern, tasty, beautifully presented. Highlights included the Spanish mackerel, shrimp, cod, scallops, and lovely desserts. Esparao white was delicious. Cocktails...More

Thank ZenaRd
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Visiting New York with our 2 teenagers we like to book a fine dinner. I did my research and selected Aldea - I wasn't disappointed! While it is a Michelin Star restaurant if felt comfortable. The service was efficient but friendly - you never felt...More

Thank Shelley H
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We had to wait a short time for our table and immediately the hostess offered glasses of wine on the house .... everyone of us wanted to try everything on the menu ! loved the cauliflower soup with sea urchins ! the cured salmon.. lobster.......More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Beautiful restaurant with great service, excellent wines and centrally located in Flatiron district. We had the 4 course prix-fixe and it really is a great way to experience their menu. The waiter was very helpful in selection process. We started with the Bacalhau À Brás,...More

1  Thank Vol D
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Friendly service, great decor, and absolutely delicious food! We tried 8 different appetizers and all were absolutely delicious. We will be back!

Thank Maxz007
Reviewed 5 March 2018

From the Portuguese inspired and delicious dishes, to the china variety and the beautiful presentation, this was a superb experience. Loved the decor, the service, and the ambiance.

Thank McS_M60
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Aldea is a very good restaurant with excellent service and food. The menu is smaller with only a few items per category but what they serve in those are are exceptional. I? started with the octopus that was floating a foam and that was tender...More

Thank ALNNJ
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

First and stray won’t be last visit: we LOVED it there. The place is small, decor is tastefully fine and quaint, subdued blue and cream tones. The cuisine is clearly the star. Everything was so tasteful, full of delicate pairings, carefully executed. Just lovely. Of...More

Thank mkd_travelmania
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Excellent food, Chef/Owner George Mendes is a true artist in the kitchen. He deserves to have better staff waiting on tables, as service was the only letdown on a otherwise exceptional meal

1  Thank Jose D
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Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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Response from Klingleplace | Reviewed this property |
They may have a paella dish, or a variation of a paella dish, which I expect will be excellent, but this is not a paella Restaurant. The Chef is down to nature, everything cooked with the freshest ingredients he can buy that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 W 17th St, New York City, NY 10011-5529
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: The restaurant is 2 blocks from Union Square/14th Street with access to all major subways, including: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, L, N, R & Q trains. F & M trains at the 14th st stop.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-675-7223
  • E-mail
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