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
Award-winning website, Punchin-dot-com, features the Walman Report and reviews of restaurants, travel, wine and theater.
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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Sample Dinner Menu
Shrimp Martini Trio Style grilled shrimp, bacon and avocado in a spicy salsa sauce 11.95
Crispy Calamari marinated olives, basil & shaved parmesan in an angry sauce 10.95
Filet Mignon Carpaccio cracked black pepper, lemon, capers & shaved parmesan 13.95
Smoked Bacon Wrapped Shrimp mediterranean orange salad 10.95
Grilled Croatian Sausage grilled red onions, avjar & pita 11.95
Classic Caesar hearts of romaine, marinated anchovy with shaved parmesan 8.95
Macadamia Crusted Goat Cheese & Beet Salad baby arugula in pomegranate vinaigrette 9.95
Antipasti For Two artisanal cheeses, grilled eggplant, portabella mushrooms, roasted red pepper, artichoke hearts 14.95
Grilled Chicken Fettuccini roasted tomato sauce, spinach & goat cheese gratin 19.95
Crispy Apple Wood Roasted Chicken roasted lemon & garlic, rosemary whipped potatoes, sauteed spinach 19.95
Black Peppered Chicken Breast fingerling potatoes, asparagus, french beans in a light cream sauce 19.95
Trio Penne prosciutto, radicchio, capers, shaved parmesan – choice of alfredo or marinara sauce 17.95
add chicken 19.95
add shrimp 21.95
Grilled Double Cut Pork Chops cheese tortellini in a chive pesto sauce with sun dried tomatoes & spinach 23.95
Rib Eye Steak asparagus, chorizos & roasted fingerling potatoes 29.95
Grilled Filet Mignon chianti wine reduction and french beans 31.95
Filet Medallions Of Beef With Risotto portabella mushrooms & grape tomatoes 29.95
Sauteed Shrimp & Mango hearts of romaine, marinated anchovy with shaved parmesan 20.95
Shrimp & Cavatelli Pasta chorizo, tomatoes, broccoli rabe, lemon & garlic 20.95
Black Ravioli lobster, scallops & shrimp in a trio sauce 21.95
Grilled Salmon hearts of romaine, marinated anchovy with shaved parmesan 22.95
Pan Roasted Monkfish wild mushroom, lemon risotto & sauteed spinach 23.95
Seared Diver Sea Scallops garlic & basil polenta, crisp pancetta, balsamic reduction 25.95
Piano Salad grilled shrimp, scallops & vegetables in a roasted garlic vinaigrette 19.95
Mediterranean Mixed Seafood shrimp, scallops & catch of the day over a bed of seasoned broccoli rabe in a roasted tomato sauce 25.95
Croatian Breakfast grilled sausage, two eggs any style, home fries & ajvar dip 12.95
Trio Omelette jumbo crab meat & asparagus with french creme served with home fries or salad 11.95
Mediterranean Omelette roasted red peppers, ricotta salata & olives 8.95
Spanish Omelette chorizo, manchego cheese & avocado 8.95
Eggs Copenhagen smoked salmon on an english muffin in hollandaise sauce 12.95
Steak & Eggs grilled steak, two eggs any style & a side of home fries 15.95
French Toast & Bacon soaked in our cinnamon batter 11.95