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About Crescent Grill
Located in Long Island City, Crescent Grill is conveniently placed near several public transit lines and minutes away from Manhattan. Featuring locally sourced and handpicked farm-to-table ingredients, Crescent Grill brings you fresh seasonal food for an upscale yet relaxed dining experience. Indulge in a fantastic meal and dining atmosphere while at ease knowing our business is independently run and your food is sustainably sourced.
Long Island City, NY 11101
Contemporary American, American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Wednesday - Friday: 6:00pm - 10:30pm
Saturday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:45pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Please call if you are interested in having an event catered by Crescent Grill.
Free shuttle service in our local neighborhood. Visit www.crescentgrill.com for our coverage map.
Crescent Grill is blocks away from the Court Square G, 39th Avenue N/Q stop, Queensboro Plaza 7/N/Q stop, Queens Plaza E/M/R stop and the 21st - Queens bridge F stop.
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Crescent Grill Ratings and Reviews
Appetizers were good we got duck toast and parsley sausage soup. For main course we got sea bass it was over salted and completely inedible. Service was great but did not make up for the gross food that was quite expensive. They offered to bring us something else but it wasn't worth it.
My favorite meal is brunch. It's a meal that allows you to combine savory, sweet, vegetables, fruit, dairy, breads, bacon, all on one plate, and all sloshed down with anything from champagne to chocolate milk. Crescent Grill catered to my various brunch fantasies and whims. The other guests at the table were similarly impressed. Our food was fresh, delicious, and perfectly prepared. The walls were decorated with very interesting art work for sale. I wish we had had a bit more time to spend there. I bet dinner is amazing.
After reading a DNAinfo article on this restaurant and seeing the menu, I was intrigued to try the cuisine, which lived up to its name! We were greeted in a friendly manner and had the opportunity to speak with one of the owners, Shaun, as well as be greeted by the bartender. During dinner, we enjoyed the ambiance of good music and quiet conversation. Kudos to the chef, and I am looking forward to my next dining experience and bringing along friends, as well as going to brunch on Sunday. This is fine farm-to-table dining, and the place is a gem in the midst of the industrial neighborhood! (PS - we shared the seared foie gras, my friend had the pork chop, and I had the smoked duck, which is out of this world. Try to leave room for the desserts - you won't be disappointed!)
Food was delicious, atmosphere was great, and service was the best! Their drinks are delicious; their bottomless brunch offer is very generous. The restaurant became progressively louder as time went on. I am guessing that is when the bottomless brunch drinks took effect :d.
Overall great place. Would definitely return and recommend to anyone in the area!
My wife and I tried it for dinner on a Saturday night and enjoyed it so much we went back the next day for Sunday brunch. Menu and wine list are limited, but thoughtfully designed. Food and service are very good, and the staff are personable and friendly. We'd recommend it highly.
Crescent Grill is amazing! Never had a bad meal and always amazing service.
It's what every restaurant should aspire to be.
They take extreme care to find the freshest ingredients and prepare them in a way that highlights their natural flavors, while making it look like a piece of art.
Crescent Grill is everything all the other reviewers before me has written. Parking was accessible. The staff was very accommodating. We ran late for our reservation, a table of 6, and the staff was so friendly and not bothered. Our waitress whose name I forget, she was amazing and funny and attentive and JUST RIGHT. The food was delicious and the Bourbon Lemonade, well, you must try it.
Upon being seated I noticed one small but big detail - an image of NYC skyline nicely lit and strategically placed on the back interior wall. Among other details are many paintings on display on the walls. On a quiet night, I can see myself with a glass of wine viewing one painting after another. And that reminds me about the wine list - I was pleased with the selections, both my husband and I stayed along the red options. He had the Bordeaux and I had the Lodi Pinot Noir. They were both lovely! We shared a few appetizers and the steak. Attentions were given to the creativity and flavors of all of the dishes. I find the menu somewhat limited, as to be expected with some farm to table restaurants. Crescent Grill is a stellar of a farm to table restaurant and a gem in LIC.
Great food I must say! The service was okay. They have a ridiculous rule of not allowing diners in the back "classy" room to order from the Pub menu. The pub menu has a couple of items that are not exactly pub food, i.e. salmon. We were dressed nicely for a romantic dinner out and wanted a nice ambiance, which this place offers in the dining room. However, when looking at the main menu, we realized that the pub menu had some items that were more appealing at that time. We decided to order off the pub menu, but were forced to get up from our nice romantic candlelit white table cloth table, which we were so comfortable and were really enjoying and move to a high-top table at the bar, simply so we could eat some salmon...which shouldn't be on a "pub" menu in the first place. I'd go back for the food, but the pub menu rule of only eating in the loud front area is ridiculous. If this place wants to stay in business...forego that rule and simply let your customers enjoy anything on the menu..anywhere in the restaurant.
Was in town for business and found the there were not a lot of options in Long Island city. I got this reservation from a friend and reserved a table. I happened to hit on a night when they also had an art opening. It was all fun and tasty.
Long Island City does not have many restaurants and this one was a definite surprise.
I booked a Sunday meal with my niece and her husband to show her around the area to which my ancestors arrived from Ireland in the 1920's . It's changed so much! Crescent Grill was perfect. The staff were really, really nice and the food was great. I would definitely recommend it on a trip to Long Island City. With the number of hotels right around there, looks like Long Island City is getting to be a hot area. Go to Crescent Grill!
My son and I ventured to Brooklyn for his spring break. We are from the Boston area. A family member recommended we visit Crescent Grill as her boyfriend's two brothers own/run the restaurant. Honestly, I went there for my son's excitement for this connection but I was SO pleasantly surprised. From the moment we stepped foot in the restaurant, I was impressed. The hostess, bartender, our waitress greeted us with such warmth and gentility...the artwork on the wall was an unexpected cultural bonus...but the real gem...the food. It was exquisite from beginning to end. Elevated, seasonal, creative, beautiful cuisine and not typical New York prices. I wish you were in our neighborhood back home, we'd be regulars! Thank you for an amazing experience.
I was here for 2 meals. One at a table and one at the bar, both times as a single while on business. Very good execution of their goal which is freshness and local ingredients. Friendly, timely staff. I like the interior design, it has some fresh elements and is very welcoming.
A real gem in a place you would not expect it. The food was outstanding, the art was interesting and the staff super friendly and inviting. We came from Manhattan to check out the farm to table (not much in the upper east side where we live), and we were super pleasantly surprised. The foie gras, duck and organic chicken were all amazing, we loved it!
I had a delicious meal at The Crescent Grill. Instead of ordering an entree, I paired two appetizers: a cauliflower soup and a carrot risotto. Both were flavorful and combined were enough for dinner. My friend had a delicious, perfectly cooked pork chop with a side of brussel sprouts. The menu has a good selection of seasonal produce. There were several large groups in the dining room when we were there, but the noise level was still quiet. The server was helpful in making suggestions and substitutions.
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