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West Village
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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344 W 11th St, Cross Street: Washington, New York City, NY 10014-2391 (West 11th, corner of Washington)
+1 212-352-2300
17:30 - 23:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the modern and cozy interior combined with the classic European fine dining service and quality. Nothing beats that! The food is outstanding, and not just the Wiener Schnitzel. Try the Goulash, the lamb or the duck!

Thank Marsa K
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed a seamless, special experience at Wallsé from the moment we walked through the door. We were warmly greeted by the hostess, who was busy helping another guest but made sure we knew we were still being taken care of. Our waiter, Julio was friendly, warm, and attentive. We enjoyed 3 different cocktails that night, all as good if... More 

Thank Sidra B
New Jersey
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130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

At first, I found the concept of Wallse disconcerting. First, fine art in a fine dining room is not to everyone's taste. Second, the website made it difficult to view the food selections. Instead, I was overwhelmed by cocktail and wine selections. Third, out of town guests have a hard time finding Washington Street, the intersecting street for Wallse's address,... More 

Thank stardustdrive
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Booked this dinner for my husbands 60th.. The staff are attentive and knowledgable, special mention to Alex. The cocktails are not the usual but that is a good thing-smell and taste sensation. Each dish was well presented with great flavours. My favourite was the Tomato cocktail and the poached lobster with 4 cheese dumplings in a bisque.Heavenly.. thank you Wallse... More 

Thank Louisesy
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186 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The first time I discovered Bavarian food in Munich it was as if I had been taken back to my parents' kitchen, where I grew up on Viennese food. I had high hopes for Wallse, which is the only Michelin-starred Austrian restaurant in New York. It fell far short of my expectations. It feel far short of my experience with... More 

1 Thank Professor572
New York
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569 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 524 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We had a n early reservation and were seated immediately. Had a pretty decent Blaufrankish. The bread that was served was kinda poor. The butter on the other hand was nice and soft. The schnitzel was also pretty good. The potato salad that came with it not so much. Waitstaff attentive. Be careful in the men's toilet.. it has a... More 

3 Thank KANewYork
New York
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I booked this place for my partner's birthday hoping to enjoy some of the atmosphere we loved while traveling in Austria. The experience was deflating right from thr start. A snooty waiter that served as a temporary host asked if we wanted to check our jackets. When we said no, he rolled his eyes and proceeded to ask if we... More 

1 Thank MattModine
Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We went to Wallse (party of 3) a couple of weeks ago on a Wednesday evening. As my companions live in the West Village it was an excellent choice for a local meal out. We decided to share a couple of appetisers, the yellow fin tuna and foie gras terrine. Both were very good, the tuna deliciously fresh with the... More 

Thank Georgina R
Houston, Texas
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501 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food was wonderful. Austrian done right. The rabbit spaetzle was excellent as was the suckling pig. Service was a little discombobulated at the beginning. They didn't seem to know how to handle cocktails and didn't communicate well what they were doing. One said she could help with the wine but then couldn't. But the sommelier was excellent and was... More 

Thank cgny1fwd
Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

when you just walk in and sit down at the bar you do not get an impression that it is a Michelin-Starred restaurant. but once you get inside and get your meals served you can see (and taste) the quality and class.

Thank sunnyspirits

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
German, Austrian, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 W 11th St, Cross Street: Washington, New York City, NY 10014-2391
    (West 11th, corner of Washington)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: A,C,E,L to 14th Street. 1.9 to Christopher Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-352-2300
Wallsé, the flagship restaurant of Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner, serves contemporary, european cuisine that reflects Kurt passion for aesthetics, taste, quality, and seasonality. Modern and minimalistic, Wallsé delivers a new image of refined Austrian cuisine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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