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49 W. 64th St. (Broadway) Send to Phone
An eclectic menu in a duo of dining environments is offered close-by Lincoln Center.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED O'Neals' Restaurant Review

: The decades-old institution just steps from Lincoln Center is as consistent as ever. Cherished keepsakes include a mural with ballet dancers at the back of the restaurant. It's divided into two interconnecting spaces, one clubby and cushy, the other bright and modern. The food can best be described as “Continental,” incorporating ideas from Europe and the States without really pushing a point of view. Appetizers such as the piquant salmon and tuna tartare with cornichons and ginger crème fraîche are mostly portioned for ballet dancers. Odds are they’d enjoy the French onion soup and crab cakes with avocado and salsa, even though they are a touch more decadent. Those with bigger appetites, like sopranos, should opt for the heartier dishes, including sautéed calf’s liver with bacon and onions. Some of the other entrée standouts include organic French cut chicken breast with whipped mashed potatoes, dried fruit sourdough stuffing, and haricots verts; and the sautéed pork scaloppine with vermouth thyme sauce, roasted tomatoes and jasmine rice. With an obliging staff and a kitchen that closes a half-hour after the last performance at Lincoln Center, O’Neals’ embodies the ideal restaurant to pair with an evening at the theatre.
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