ABC Kitchen

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101 Best Restaurants in America
35 E 18th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S)
New York, NY 10003
(212) 475-5829
New American
Mon–Wed: Noon–3:00 PM Thu: Noon–3:00 PM Fri: Noon–3:00 PM Sat: 11:00 AM–3:30 PM Sun: 11:00 AM–3:30 PM

ABC Kitchen is a celebration of the best ingredients that each season has to offer, all served in the classically elegant style for which Jean-Georges Vongerichten is widely known. The original driving force behind ABC Kitchen, Dan Kluger, left in mid-2014 to work on his own projects, but chef de cuisine Karen Shu hasn’t missed a beat. Market-fresh dishes like roasted carrot and avocado salad with crunchy seeds, sour cream, and citrus stand alongside Vongerichten mainstays like pretzel-dusted calamari. The décor is fresh, with an utterly cool urban sophistication that pairs perfectly with the style of the home furnishings store it’s connected to, ABC Carpet and Home. The restaurant remains in the rotation for serious restaurant-goers in New York City.  

— Arthur Bovino, 101 Best Restaurants, April 1, 2015

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Foursquare Tips
Its not only the best place to catch the vegetables are the new meat trend, its one of our favorite restaurants of the year. Featured in Where to Eat 2011!
Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 07:47
The crab toast is the best toast in NYC, making our list of "The Tastes That Make the City: NYC Edition."
The Tastes that Make the City
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:49
Don't let the homey atmosphere fool you; make a reservation at least a week in advance. Popular lunch items include include the turkey sandwich, cheeseburger, and the whole wheat pizzas.
The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 06:39
In a dining world overrun with offal, Qubcois heft, and pasta, it's nice to have a meal where a roasted carrot can blow you away. [Eater 38 Member]
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 09:21
Taste the wages of someone elses sin: Healthy, haute-organic food that happens to be great, from the prolific Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
The New York Times
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 08:43
Jeffrey Steingarten tells us this is his "favorite new Manhattan restaurant" in his New York Diet. He's a particular fan of the sauteed squash with parmesan.
Friday, September 3, 2010 - 08:03
The menu includes greenmarket ingredients in dishes like Peekytoe Crab Toast, Shaved Fluke with Blood Oranges, Roasted Pork T-Bone with Apple Meyer Lemon Puree, & Chocolate Layer Cake. Enjoy
Friday, March 19, 2010 - 14:34
The dcor is absolutely stunning, and it doesnt outshine the excellent food. Try Fluke Sashimi, Kasha and Bowtie Pasta with Veal Meatballs and the Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sundae.
The Corcoran Group
Friday, October 15, 2010 - 13:33
An absolute design/decor standout with extraordinary local, sustainable, and organic offerings. The peekytoe crab toast, the kabocha toast, the bass and the ice cream sundae are out of this world.
Gansevoort Hotel Group
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 08:39
Brunch? Get the Varun 3 course dessert tasting menu: doughnuts, French toast, salted caramel sundae. You're young. Enjoy yourself. You'll have years to recover.
Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 08:48
The food, especially the daily Market Table specials, is seriously delish. We like to come with a few friends for a long lunch of sampling small plates.
Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 16:10
Try the classic, caramel-rich three scoop sundae, topped with peanuts and candied popcorn.
The Salup Group
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 07:45
Chef Dan Kluger met boss Jean-Georges Vongrichten at the Union Square farmers market, where he buys local ingredients for his sustainable menu. The farfalle with kasha and veal meatballs is perfect.
Food & Wine
Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 05:50
The salted caramel ice cream sundae is the best dessert in the city
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 19:32
nice roasted eggplant toast and nice crab toast too !try the roast carrot & avocado salad as well as the black sea bass ! simply sublime !
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 17:01
Just a block from Union Square, ABC Kitchen is a nice dinner spot. Don't miss out on the crab toast appetizer and fried chicken entre!
New York Habitat
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 08:50
ABC Kitchen serves some of the city's best salads, as well as great pizzas and a fancy cheeseburger. And save room for the popcorn-topped ice cream sundae for dessert. [Eater 38 Member]
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 11:13
Try the Pear & Blue Cheese Salad
Friday, January 21, 2011 - 10:40
Helped by herbs from his rooftop garden, Jean-Georges creates a global menu, served in a room surrounded with photos by Elena Lyakir.
Monday, July 26, 2010 - 13:45
Amazing food and a great atmosphere, the ambience could not be better.theGrilled Chicken Salad, the Beef Tenderloin, the Brussel Sprout and for dessert the Carrot and Chocolate Cakes
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 01:25