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Blaue Gans

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, Austrian, European, Central European
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139 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3845 (Between West Broadway and Church Street)
+1 212-571-8880
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Moss Beach, California
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited New York City recently and met with some old High School friends for a lunch get-together. One of my friends suggested we meet at Blaue Gans and it was a terrific choice. Not only was the food and service fantastic, but we never got the sense we were being rushed. A laid-back, low-key place to meet up with... More 

1 Thank Cid Y
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a high end/quality German restaurant and found exactly that at Blaue Gans. The food was phenomenal and our waiter, Justin, couldn't have been better! The goulash and Wiener schnitzel are authentic and top notch. Make sure you save room for desert, because the apple strudel is unbelievable!

1 Thank JacQuack05
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great menu takes one back to Vienna. The Wienerschnitzel is fabulous. Justin took very good care of us. Highly recommend.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was stationed in Germany for 3 years a long time ago and this food at Blaue Gans in Tribeca was the best German food I think I've ever had. I ordered jaegerschnitzel and a hefeweizen then polished it off with an apfelstrudel. Service was great and food was absolutely perfect. I mean PERFECT.

1 Thank MarkTakesOff
Sharon, Vermont
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207 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We have thoroughly enjoyed our visits to Blaue Gans. It is certainly modest in scope and attitude but delivers excellent "traditional" German food at reasonable prices. They offer a great selection of German/Austrian wines and good beer on draft. We sat at the bar for a bit before dinner and our bartender was extremely congenial and helped us to compare... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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105 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Had a reservation through open table. Showed up to a restaurant that was 1/3 full which was a very bad sign as every restaurant around it in the neighborhood was packed full! I should have known then. After we we're seated, the hostess came over and made us move because she claimed the table was reserved for an hour later.... More 

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Beal Feirste
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Lovely pub, great choice of beers. Great bar food too! The place is very friendly and seemed to be frequented by locals . It isn't prentious nor "touristy" - instead it is a genuine and convivial spot.

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I have been eating at this restaurant as a local for maybe 7 or 8 years and had never crossed my mind to do a review. I travel a lot and I know that how you are treated is almost as good as the food. and at Blaue Gans I have never had a bad meal nor a bad waiter.... More 

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New City, New York
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I were in the City for some shopping. We parked in Tribeca and did an on-line search for nearby restaurants. Blaue Gans popped up and given that Austrian cuisine is unusual, we thought we would give it a try. The service was excellent and the Cod and Pork Schnitzel were excellent, each served piping hot with no... More 

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Beaufort, Slo Country
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

No oom pah pah band, but convivial and loud just the same. Vintage style posters decorate almost everywhere. Five of us a cozily seated in a large round booth. There’s a good selection of hearty food. Smoked trout crepes for the table, however, were light and delicate. Summer corn (in October) soup was creamy and delicious. Duck with spätzle, pan-sautéed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Duane St, New York City, NY 10013-3845
    (Between West Broadway and Church Street)
  • Public Transportation: 1,2,3 and A,C,E to Chambers Street or 4,5,6 to Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-571-8880

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