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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Lonesome Dove Western Bistro

29 W. 21st St. (Fifth & Sixth Aves.) Send to Phone
212-414-3139
Texas chef Tim Love brings his urban Western fare to the Flatiron.

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Open late
Features
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Lonesome Dove Western Bistro Restaurant Review

: Big Texas flavors, and ambitions, are on display at Lonesome Dove, the New York outpost of chef Tim Love’s acclaimed Fort Worth restaurant. Taxidermy, antler chandeliers, and cow skin rugs adorn a loft-like industrial space. Appetizers can be as cluttered as the décor. Nachos with kangaroo carpaccio---a signature dish---come topped with a muddled clash of Boursin, guacamole and huckleberry-habanero demi-glace. Entrées are more straightforward and successful. With steaks and chops cut to order, the emphasis here is on huge slabs of meat. Dry-rubbed red deer chops are accompanied by decadent white truffle mac ‘n’ cheese. Beef tenderloin is stuffed with roast garlic and paired with a “western-plaid” hash. The sides are dwarfed by the gargantuan cuts. The daunting Tomahawk Chop, a bone-in 32-ounce beef rib served with lobster and scallops, is an entrée for two that could feed a family of four. Real urban cowboys will be up to the challenge.
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