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The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges

25 E. 77th St. (Madison Ave.) Send to Phone
212-744-4300 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s relaxed Upper East Side eatery brings comfort dining to The Mark.
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The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges, New York, NY

The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges Restaurant Review

: As you enter the lively bar area with its pony-covered seating, past the raw seafood bar with high-backed red leather chairs, and along a corridor filled with a serious collection of chilled wines, it is evident that The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges is a chameleon of sorts. At the end of the trek is the subdued main dining room, more formal than the others but still relaxed in attitude and appearance. Peach-toned banquettes, columns of light, copper accents and Mondrian-like panels of color flank the quiet room which sits under a grand skylight ceiling. Dining, like the clientele which becomes increasingly younger as the evening progresses, is a varied affair with choices ranging from the casual (black truffle pizza or a cheeseburger with pepper jack) to the elegant (a beautiful tousle of fettuccine with a light toss of Parmesan cheese, black pepper and Meyer lemon) mixing equally well. Dishes also include grilled lamb chops with a smoked chili glaze accompanied by broccoli rabe and Jean-Georges Vongerichten signature items like gingered peekytoe crab cake with grapefruit and avocado from Nougatine at Jean-Georges, steamed shrimp salad from Jean-Georges proper, as well as the molten chocolate cake made famous at JoJo. Service is professional and a nice selection of wines is offered by knowledgeable servers. The bar area serves a condensed menu until 1 a.m., giving the Upper East Side a chance at designer-chef dining post-theater.

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