About Park Avenue Summer
Restaurateur Michael Stillman is proud to announce the re-opening of Park Avenue Spring (Summer, Autumn, Winter), the New American restaurant that enjoyed a 22-year run on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. With Park Avenue Winter, Stillman has taken his restaurant downtown to 360 Park Avenue South and has tasked chef Zene Flinn (previously at the original Park Avenue and Jean-Georges’ Nougatine) with reinterpreting Park Avenue favorites in its new home.
American, Seafood, Steak
Hours of Operation:
Monday- Thursday: 11:30am - 10:00pm
Friday 11:30am - 11:00pm
Saturday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday Dinner: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday Dinner: 5:30pm-9pm
East 26th Street
$31 to $50
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Park Avenue Summer Ratings and Reviews
I absolutely love the decor and general ...
I absolutely love the decor and general ambience of Park Avenue Summer. It is actually breathtaking and every tiny detail is special and of interest. Note the salt spoons!
My cocktail was a problem (or rather, I had a problem WITH it), it had passion fruit in, which was deathly sour as it wasn't balanced with enough of something sweet. The very attentive waiter kindly swapped it for a fabulous gin and fresh mint cocktail, which was perfect.
The tomato and melon plate with little pieces of feta was wonderful and the side of grilled asparagus was also absolutely excellent.
My friend had the chicken, which he said was good and we shared the asparagus.
However I hadn't been paying attention and my half of the bill was $60.00, which was actually a bit of a shock but the salt spoons etc. must have cost them quite a bit.
Today is my wedding anniversary with my ...
Today is my wedding anniversary with my wife and it was so satisfied... The moment I first walked into the restaurant i was in awe how beautiful the space was and how romantic and elegantly decoration... The restaurant had a gorgeous light that make the atmosphere so warm.. Everything was just stunning and elegant.
The food was pretty good and the waiters was really friendly and attentive...
I was satisfied and no regret brought my wife to celebrate our anniversary... I got sparkling wine complimentary and dessert complimentary too.. The corn creme brulee was really good... The price also not too expensive and we ate pretty full..
Overall, this is somewhere you should definitely try.
Went for restaurant week as a group of 6 ...
Went for restaurant week as a group of 6, had a nice round table in the back. We started off with cocktails including the Frose (frozen rose) and sangria, both very good and perfect for the summer,. The restaurant week menu had great selections, making it difficult to choose! But each of us had something different and no one left unhappy!
Not as good as I remembered. Have been ...
Not as good as I remembered. Have been here a few times (for winter and spring) and really enjoyed it. Went for restaurant week this time, and we were both disappointed. The only reservation available was 5:30, so we booked that.
I arrived at 5:20 and the maitre d was outside. I went in and he followed me in, but instead of addressing me, he got on the phone first, then after 5 minutes addressed me. I said I had a 5:30 reservation and asked to be seated, while I waited for my friend. He said the dining room didn't open until 5:30, and I'd need to wait at the bar. Then my friend showed up and we both waited at the bar, until I saw the maitre d accompanying other guests who arrived later than us, into the dining room. I asked if we could please be seated, and he said to give him a moment, and then FINALLY seated us. I felt he was very indifferent and rude.
Once seated, we had to wait quite a while for the waiter to take the order, BUT once he did, the waiter was very pleasant and accommodating. My friend had the salmon, and thought it was much too salty. I had the halibut and thought it was just ok. Both dishes were not as good as what I had in the past here. The one highlight was the chocolate cube dessert, which never disappoints.
But based on the whole experience, I'm not sure I'd be so quick to come back -- at least not with the summer menu.
Even though the restaurant was offering ...
Even though the restaurant was offering a restaurant menu, there were abundant choices. Not like some restaurants which offer a mere two. The waiter explained that all the courses were full sized not cut back for the special menu. And he was right. The portions were ample and the food delicious. The waiter was pleasant and helpful with suggestions. We would definitely return.
Restaurant is beautiful in summer! Enjoy ...
Restaurant is beautiful in summer! Enjoyed RW menu. Burrata starter was excellent; gnocchi also tasty. Home made corn bread to start was really good. Pork loin entree was flavorful but a bit tough; branzino was ok. Service was very attentive but not very friendly.
I visited during Restaurant Week and the ...
I visited during Restaurant Week and the 3 course lunch was superb. Our waiter,
Goren, was also terrific. and all his recommendations were appreciated. He was delightful and we hope he achieves his acting dream. The cocktails were also creative and well suited for a summer day. We had the gnocchi, and crabmeat appetizers, the fish and steak entrees, and for dessert the chocolate mousse, and the berry tart. So very wonderful!
Restaurant Week Lunch. All three of us ...
Restaurant Week Lunch. All three of us ordered the same sweet corn gnocchi appetizer and scallop entree, which were both excellent. I reserve 5 stars for 'one of the best I've ever eaten' so a 4 star food rating is still very high. There were 6 diver scallops in the entree and my two colleagues took half home for dinner. We each got different desserts and my "Bases Loaded" was good, though the "Beer ice cream" was somewhat mundane.
Food was incredible. Service was incredi ...
Food was incredible. Service was incredibly disappointing. Very slow. Had to flag down server to order drinks despite having empty glasses throughout the appetizer course. Wasn't offered coffee with dessert. Waited ages for the check. Finally flagged him down and immediately handed our card over to not wait ages again for him to collect the cards after leaving the check. May try again to see if it was just an off night. But probably won't rush back.
They had unique preparations for the foo ...
They had unique preparations for the food that was offered. Decor was quaint and cheery. We were told it changes each season, awnings and all, not just the menu. Wonderful, attentive service . All good reasons to return.
Our unsmiling remote waiter should be s ...
Our unsmiling remote waiter should be selling caskets. It took a couple of requests for glass of ice, ordered with the wine. It came halfway through the meal, after a busman whom I hailed brought it right away .the gnocchi were amazingly rich. Maybe the waiter doesn't like the rw setup.
I had the pleasure of having a celebrato ...
I had the pleasure of having a celebratory dinner for a friends birthday at Park Avenue Summer.
All was excellent. Under the guidance of Ms Craig the staff was knowledgeable and attentive. The food was well presented and did not lack in flavor. I've dined numerous times in the old location, my first time at this location. I will definitely be returning.
Our group of 4 was there for a Restauran ...
Our group of 4 was there for a Restaurant Week dinner. The menu was excellent and we also appreciated the half-priced bottles available with the menu. Meal highlights included a delicious seared hamachi crudo appetizer as well as a delicious and generous corn gnocchi appetizer. The pork loin main course was tasty and properly cooked but tough. The branzino was slightly overcooked but very tasty. The deserts were outstanding, especially the Summer Berry and Passionfruit Tart. Our waitress was excellent and accommodating. The only serious drawback was the noise level. We were there on a Friday night and the place was packed. When I asked for a quiet table the hostess did offer us a table in the smaller room which is definitely less noisy than the main room. I suspect on a week night and for a late seating the noise would be less of a factor. All in all a very good experience and I would return for sure.
Delicious food and good outcome, but not ...
Delicious food and good outcome, but not without drama! We started at the bar half hour before our reservation. We told the host desk that we were there and in the bar, and were assured it was no problem. When we went to claim our table ten minutes later, we were told to wait. Ended up waiting 30 minutes, which was really 40 minutes after our reservation time. After complaining and being told that a few tables were paid up but sitting, the host admitted that they double book reservations during restaurant week because people don't show. This is after they confirmed the reservation with me on the phone, and we were there a half hour early! NOT COOL!
BUT, the host was very apologetic and said she would make it up to us, and she did. When we sat down, she poured flutes of champagne, and during the meal served a pasta course and a side order which were delicious and complimentary. All in all, the food and drink were delicious, but the preamble was unnecessary. Customers should be respectful of restaurants and cancel if they can't keep a reservation, but I hope that restaurants are not devolving into what the airlines have become.
The food was so good during restaurant w ...
The food was so good during restaurant week that I would have liked to go back & eat the same meal again ! There were other choices that were equally appealing. The only negative is having to order everything at once, it gave us a rushed feeling.
First time visit. Special occasion dinne ...
First time visit. Special occasion dinner during restaurant week. Ambiance and food excellent. Restaurant week Menu was varied; excellent table starters included delicious corn muffins. Service was attentive if a bit rushed.
Great first experience! Took advantage o ...
Great first experience! Took advantage of NYC Restaurant Week to try this restaurant. All four of us love it! The choices for the Rest Week Menu were perfect. Wine list totally great. Drinks outstanding. Our server was also of note, as he took great care of all details and even chatted a bit with us, despite his clearly busy table assignments. The pace of the meal was perfect as well. Now, about the food - superb! From appetizers, to sides, to entree, to dessert. Perfect. Thanks for a great evening!
It has become a tradition to go to Park ...
It has become a tradition to go to Park Avenue (Season) every restaurant week. They offer a very nice selection of options on their menu as well as good wine offers. The menu this time did not disappoint. The gnocchi and the crudo were both wonderful. The pork was very flavorful. The salmon was lovely and fresh but somewhat boring. The only concerns I would mention is that the restaurant was full so the noise level was very high, especially given where they sat us. It was actually hard to converse with my guest, which had a negative impact on the overall ambiance of the experience. And while the service was efficient, you definitely felt rushed. My guest went to the restroom after the first course and they still served the entree even though she wasn't there which surprised me and caused the food to get cold as I waited for her to return. And when we asked for the remainder of one entree to go, the server stacked a dirty plate on top of the one with the remaining food as he cleared, which seemed inappropriate. I mention these small things because this is lovely and wonderful restaurant with excellent food and a lovely seasonal decor and I'm sure they want their service to be up to the standard and reputation of this excellent place. I will definitely return and recommend the restaurant to others but hope the management takes notes of these concerns.
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