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Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
Wine Bar
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11 West 31st Street, between 5th Avenue and Broadway, New York City, NY 10001 (Between 5th Avenue and Broadway)
+1 212-714-2992
Today
12:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 14:30 - 23:00
Mon 12:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a few friends at night for drinks and dessert. We shared the twenty layer crepe cake brûlée! It was melt in your mouth delicious! Place is a bit small but definitely has a great vibe and a nice way to start or end your night out in the city.

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Thank Marcia P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Needed to find a quick bite before catching train. Ayza was perfect. Food and drinks were well prepared and staff were very friendly. The only complaint was how close the tables were.

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Thank NDLI63
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was pristine from the food to the service to the location. Couldn't have asked for a better dessert location

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Thank Kristen L
Teaneck, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

White truffle pizza, Asian chicken lollipops, chocolate martinis, chocolate truffles. I had to visit twice during my short stay in the city. The chocolate martinis with shaved chocolate and a truffle on the side was heaven. The white truffle personal pizza was very yummy. I definitely recommend this place for a date or get together with friends. Very intimate space.

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Thank Dawn L
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The martinis were incredible as well as the cheesecake! Everyone from the hostess to the servers were incredibly friendly! Will definitely be going back on my next trip to NYC

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Thank Sharon K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Ayza in the evening and had chcocolate Martini's with Jacques Torres chocolate and some starters. Food and service were perfect, one of the best meals we had in NYC

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Thank Ilker D
Squamish, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I have been in New York a few times; always looking for somewhere nice yet affordable. Ayza was it. The location was great, close to hotel. The service was fantastic; especially comparing it to other restaurants that have very indifferent service. The happy hour wine was nice, even suggesting that if we wanted another for the Happy... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Close to Penn Station, very good food. Very good wine list including an extensive list of wines by the glass. The chocolate was interesting, but I'd suggest a tapas style dinner and peruse the various very tasty menu items - including sharing some of the "main courses."

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stopped in here on a Sat night in early Dec. We did not have reservations and the place was busy but the hostess seated us after about a 20 min wait. This place is very small and dark. High top tables & stools inside. It also has outdoor covered seating with heaters. You are practically sitting... More 

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We found this place by accident across from our hotel and went two nights in a row. They have outdoor seating with heaters so it's quite comfortable regardless of the weather. The desserts were great and the signature chocolate martinis worth the cost. We were advised to get the truffle pizza which was very average at best so I'd say... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
14:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 West 31st Street, between 5th Avenue and Broadway, New York City, NY 10001
    (Between 5th Avenue and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: B, D, F, V, N, Q, R & W trains to 34th Street/Herald Square, 1, 2 & 3 trains to 34th Street/Penn Station, and 6 to 33rd Street. M4, M16, M34 & Q32 buses to West 31st Street & 5th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-714-2992
Description
Enjoy Our Outdoor Dining! Savory cheese and Jacques Torres chocolate truffles! Full menu of salads, paninis and more. Ultimate in Flavor & Style; Private Parties at the Best Wine Bar in NYC. The proprietors of AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar are committed to providing an impeccable, first-class dining experience through their unique menu, coupled with a selection of over 90 fine wines and champagnes from all over the world. AYZA Wine & Chocolate bar, offers its patrons finest food and wines in an elegant, yet comfortable atmosphere, in which to dine, meet friends, or have drinks after work. Ayza is nearby Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, Empire State Building, Broadway Show Theater in New York City. French, Mediterranean, Italian Restaurants. Dining at chocolate and wine bar in Times Square. Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar will be within walking distance of Broadway’s Theater District, Jacob Javits Convention Center, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building and Madison Square Garden.

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