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Casa Lever

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390 Park Avenue at 53rd Street, New York City, NY 10022 (53rd Street)
+1 212-888-2700
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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523 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the table for at least 40 mins before anyone took our food order. In fact we had ordered and drank nearly a full bottle of white before the waitress took our order. I asked for some bread and was told the bread would arrive once the menus were removed...... I shared salmon carpaccio and squid with my... More 

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Thank An_Expat_Wife
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like Italian food, you must go while in NYC. Antonio, the GM is a total pro. His gracious manner and service was outstanding. The risotto was executed perfectly. It was so good that I went back for lunch the next day and ate it again. The wine program is also fantastic. They know how to pour a great... More 

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The weekend price fixed dinner is s great deal. Otherwise it is ridiculously expensive for what it is. Charging sky high prices doesn't make a restaurant an in place. The food is good and nicely presented, but not great. An eggplant app was cold. Entrees were over "sauced." Had the steak and chicken. Both good but nothing to write home... More 

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Thank John E
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner at CL on a Thursday evening for a special occasion. We picked it because it is reputed to be among the city's top-tier restaurants. It did not meet our expectations. The space is classy and beautiful. Our waiter was a real professional. The food was great. So, why won't we return? The prices are... More 

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Thank Harvey H
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151 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is nice located, good place for party, quite enough place for around 50-80 people. They are serving tasty food. Everything is in good atmosphere and good service too

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Thank Oleg S
new york
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143 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very chic space (used to be called "Lever House" restaurant since it is in the famous Lever House architectural landmark). Took a friend from out of town who has basically unlimited funds . . . and even she was shocked at the prices. Food was fine, service was fine, the Warhol prints on the walls are cool -- but, honestly,... More 

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Thank rover28
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We were here yesterday for Valentines Day and we had a great experience. Service was excellent, very professional. Our dinner was late so they let us choose our own table and that's exactly what I like. Food was amazing and their recommendation on wine and drinks was very well worth. Elegant design, great restaurant, we will come back here!

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Thank Beachlover909
New York City, New York
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196 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Best service recently experienced in a Manhattan restaurant - courteous and efficient. The food was terrific, every dish a delight. Definitely planning to return!

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Thank RaquelleA
New York
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I decided on Casa Lever as it seemed a great place to try for Restaurant Week. Extremely high prices,scaled down to a reasonable $42 for a 3 course meal. This place is a WOW. Loved the vibe as soon as we walked in - a happy place. Amazing art that will keep you guessing. The service was impeccable and charming.... More 

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Thank NewYorkBulldog
Houston, Texas
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The food is delicious although very rich. The walls are lined with Andy Warhol paintings, which alone is worth the trip. The house made chocolate at the end of the meal was a nice touch. Save yourself for the desserts...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Park Avenue at 53rd Street, New York City, NY 10022
    (53rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: M and E trains at 53rd Street/5th Avenue 6 train at 51st Street/Lexington Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-2700
Description
Manhattan sophistication meets superb Milanese classics at Casa Lever, the new restaurant from the family that brought you Sant Ambroeus. Modern art and timeless architecture set the stage for Italian classics, curated wine and creative cocktails. The epitome of Milanese spirit, Casa Lever is where Manhattan goes for a taste of 'La Dolce Vita.'

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