Trio Bar & Restaurant
ADDRESS: 167 East 33rd Street
(Between Lexington and 3rd Avenues)
New York, NY 10016
WEB SITE: www.trionyc.com
TELEPHONE: (212) 685-1001
FAX: (212) 685-1017
HOURS: Lunch: 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Mon.-Fri.
Dinner: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Mon.-Sat.
4:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Sun.
Brunch: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Sat.-Sun.
($22.00 Three-Course Prix Fixe with wine or beer)
CUISINE: New American (with Mediterranean influences)
CREDIT CARDS: All major
PRICE RANGE: Lunch (entrees): $ 8.00 – $15.00
Dinner (entrees): $15.00 – $35.00
Prix Fixe Brunch Menu: $22.00
(Three-Course with wine or beer)
SEATING CAPACITY: Upstairs Dining Room: 60
Downstairs Dining Room: 45
(“Club Room”/Private Party Room)
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 2
(Private Party room seats 45)
PARTY FACILITIES: Available upon request
(Private Party room seats 45)
EXECUTIVE CHEF: John Ramos
(Formerly at Milos and Harbour Lights)
PASTRY CHEF: Rosa Ramos
WINE DIRECTOR: Sid Sidqui
GENERAL MANAGER: Joanna Mulcahy
OWNERS: Brian Carter
OPENING DATE: March, 2007
Reveiw By Nancy Walman
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The charming Trio Bar and Restaurant offers a full-service sit-down bar. The 30-foot long custom-made cherry wood bar features an extensive selection of global wines with a particular emphasis on California wines. An impressive number of wines are available by the glass. In addition, a premier selection of Single Malt Scotch, ports, cognacs, spirits, liquors, after-dinner drinks, dessert wines,
and imported beers are also available.
The Lunch, Dinner, and Brunch Menus are available at the bar. The Intimate main dining room offers a romantic ambiance. The stylish, sophisticated upstairs dining room, raised over the bar area by a lovely staircase, is enhanced by a 10-foot high ceiling, handsome fabric-upholstered banquettes, leather chairs, antique beveled mirrors, recessed lighting, modern art, elegant carpeting, and a classic 100-year old piano to create an Old New York setting with a contemporary flavor.
Recommended appetizers include Shrimp Martini Trio Style grilled, which are shrimp, bacon and avocado in a spicy salsa; Crispy Calamari marinated olives, basil & shaved parmesan in an “angry” sauce; Filet Mignon Carpaccio cracked black pepper, lemon, capers & shaved parmesan and a delicious Smoked Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Mediterranean orange salad. Entree standouts offer Grilled Double Cut Pork Chops, cheese tortellini in a chive pesto sauce with sun dried tomatoes & spinach, a juicy Rib Eye Steak asparagus, chorizos & roasted fingerling potatoes or Grilled Filet Mignon in a chianti wine reduction and french beans. Filet Medallions Of Beef With Risotto portabella mushrooms & grape tomatoes and Sauteed Shrimp & Mango hearts of romaine, marinated anchovy with shaved parmesan or Shrimp & Cavatelli Pasta chorizo, tomatoes, broccoli rabe, lemon & garlic are other options. Desserts are lovely: Especially all homemade ice creams.
Every night (except Sunday), famed pianist Tommy Mandel (Bryan Adams, Dire Straits, Ian Hunter, Bon Jovi, John Waite, and Cyndi Lauper, among many others), plays classical and popular music from 7:30 PM until 10:30 PM. Trio Bar & Restaurant, 167 East 33rd Street,Between Lexington and 3rd Avenues), is a charmer.
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