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Aureole

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135 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-6509 (Avenue of the Americas)
+1 212-319-1660
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:45 - 14:15
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Santa Monica, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We dined her for a "milestone" anniversary and the experience was peak. We ordered from the prix fixe menu and the duck with chanterelle mushrooms I had was possibly the best I've ever had anywhere (and I'm a big fan of duck) and my wife's lamb loin with eggplant would certainly be part of the conversation. Portions are toward the... More 

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Charles_Pouchot, Director of Operations at Aureole, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write those kind words about Aureole; it means a lot to us. Very glad to read that you had a great time during your anniversary dinner and that Morgan was helpful with his recommendation. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again at Aureole or at any other Charlie Palmer... More 

Raleigh, NC
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Looking for fancy dinner in the Times Square area, I rapidly found reviews about Aureole, and seeing at the menu and dish images on the web convinced me within minutes. We started with very nice cocktails in the bar, which was crowded and noisy when we arrived, but with departing guests, it became more manageable and we were able to... More 

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Charles_Pouchot, Director of Operations at Aureole, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the positive review and for choosing Aureole, it means a lot to us. We really appreciate your business and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again at Aureole or other Charlie Palmer restaurants really soon. You will have to save a little more room for desserts next time. Charles Pouchot. More 

Virginia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as great as we'd hoped. Lovely service and meal was tasty, but just didn't knock our socks off. A little more attention needed...serving beef and venison on cold plates meant our mains were lukewarm by the time they arrived at the table.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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219 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you first walk in it looks like a lot of other upscale bar/restaurants you can find all over midtown. But once you walk into the dining room, it's an entirely different story. Much more intimate and cozy. The service runs so smoothly it is almost choreographed. And the food...how many superlatives are there in the dictionary? We were a... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant as a special meal out whilst in New York for my wife's 50th birthday. We ate in the more formal Dining Room and were looking forward to a Michelin star experience. Everything about the meal was faultless it was just underwhelming. Compared to other restaurants there wasn't the complexity of flavours or finesse of plating the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a gem and is located right in the heart of time square. It was my first time and I must say I will be back. The staff was very accommodating and the food was absolutely superb. Unfortunately our waiter did not do a great job but I think he was just overworked. They have an excellent fixed... More 

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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just the best fine dining food and service in New York. High quality food and service. It is expensive though ($400 for 3 of us) but worth a treat.

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Stockholm
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visit the Aureole many years ago when it was located more north on Manhattan and loved it then. When we now tried the new location (which is not so new we found out) we were excited to try their food. It was fantastic - and not too pricey ! We started with a tuna tartar which melted in... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you have a interest in boxing this place is a must visit, i believe Jimmy who the bar is named after was Ali's corner man.There are old fight photographs allover the walls, there is also the ring time bell at the end of the bar from one of the sites wheer the Maddison Square Garden used to be, nice... More 

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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Service was excellent: friendly and attentive. I went for a business lunch, and ordered the 2 course prix fixe with asparagus salad (delicious, small portion though) and lamb shank (very tender, fell right off the bone, great combination with the chick peas). Also tried the ginger lemonade specialty tea, which was great. Highly recommend for business lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 96
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:15
Tuesday
11:45 - 14:15
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:45 - 14:15
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:45 - 14:15
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:45 - 14:15
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-6509
    (Avenue of the Americas)
  • Public Transportation: 1, 2, 3, 7, B, D, F, N, Q, R, & S trains to 42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-319-1660
Description
Aureole, New York is the flagship showcase for Charlie Palmer's unabashed, energetic signature Progressive American cuisine. Now under the culinary leadership of Executive Chef Marcus Gleadow-Ware, who learned the importance of the classics at London's world-renowned Savoy Hotel, the kitchen turns out elegant, simple dishes with sharply focused flavors like Wagyu Beef Carpaccio with crispy shiitake, scallions, taro root, ponzu and lavash cracker.

Aureole is located within the spectacular Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, the most environmentally advanced skyscraper in the world. Offering a range of dining options, the Liberty Room is smart and casual with walnut-topped tables and a back-lit, etched glass front bar with polished natural zinc top surface, the intimate Dining Room is designed in both lighting and texture to give off a golden glow, and The Halo Private Dining Room is wrapped with fabric panel and silver leaf walls, dotted with sculptural back-lit flame sconces. Now in its 25th year, Aureole is contemporary urban elegance.

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