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Casa Mono

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$$ - $$$
Gramercy Park
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52 Irving Pl, New York City, NY 10003-2306 (17th Street)
+1 212-253-2773
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's hard to go wrong at casa mono, but the razor clams and uni alone make this Michelin starred spot a reliable treat.

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Thank Lucy W
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurant is part of Mario Batali's empire and has been around a long time, for good reason. The food is simple Spanish tapas, executed to perfection. The restaurant is tiny, so reservations are a must. There is bar sitting for walk ins. The seared foie gras is one of the best I ever had. The grilled razor clams were perfect... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This little place with little tables was quite surprisingly good.Our absolute favorite was the Pan Con Tomate i.e. toasted french bread with olive oil, garlic and fresh juicy tomatoes.We kept ordering it shamelessly ..The creamy eggs another delicious concoction not light but Oh so good.We also tried the Bone marrow with buttered toasts,humm quite good !!The service was excellent efficient... More 

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Thank rhonaalice
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Casa Mono is one of my top three restaurants in NYC. It keeps evolving over the years and the dishes all show passion and creativity. Every dish is very unique where the ingredients are pushed to maximum intensity. Wine list is great, and I always ask them to recommend something which never fails to provide a delicious bottle of wine.

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Thank joan d
New York
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We would dine here more often if we can be admitted every time we called. The space is compact and accommodates perhaps 25 people maximum, if that, at one time. It is an interesting little place with tasty 😋small dishes (tapas). I wanted to taste everything on the short menu that was clearly well thought out, using the best ingredients... More 

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New York
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're like me, I enjoy tasting as many dishes but not having a full plate of food then Casa Mono is a place you should frequent. Their Spanish influence tapas style dishes are simply a mouthful of flavour and textures. I'm always eager to sample as many dishes as I can. But for a table for 2 I would... More 

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Thank Milehighclub
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We revisit this favorite regularly and fall in love all over again. The food is lusciously flavorful, inventive and authentic in a rare sort of way -- no self-conscious fussiness. The staff is remarkably informed and helpful, especially if you tell them what you like and give them freedom to suggest and guide you through your choices. They don't upsell... More 

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Thank JANE L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a charcuterie-type place also be sure to try the Razor Clams. The meats are sometimes sliced right off the pig leg, put on a plate and handed to you. Small place, always crowded but so worth it.

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Thank Mark K
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend took me to Casa Mono in the Gramercy Park area of New York this past week for dinner. It has a small dining and bar area, but they do pack in the people even mid-week. The wait staff is efficient and is right there to quickly replace even a dropped fork. Their wine is served by the carafe... More 

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Camden, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is pretty small, tight quarters and a bit noisy. BUT, the food is very tasty. The Iberico ham app is worth the price, especially if shared by two. Good wine list. Lots of small plates to share and choose from.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 40
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Irving Pl, New York City, NY 10003-2306
    (17th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 4, 5, 6, N, Q, R, W and L trains to 14th Street/Union Square.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
  • Neighbourhood: Gramercy Park
  • Phone Number: +1 212-253-2773
Description
Casa Mono features raciones of Catalan specialties and serves dishes from all corners of Spain. It was awarded 2 stars from the New York Times shortly after its opening and was the highest rated Spanish restaurant in the 2006 and 2007 editions of Zagat. Casa Mono boasts a wine list of nearly 600 wines, representing all that is of quality in the rapidly expanding world of Spanish Wine. Our wine list was awarded the Wine Enthusiast Magazine Award of Unique Distinction in 2007, and has earned The Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for 2005 through 2007. It was recently awarded with The Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence for 2008, as well as being rated 9.5 out of 10 in the Spanish wine magazine Sibaritas.

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