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146 Orchard St. (Rivington St.) Send to Phone
A Lower East Side hideaway with great cocktails and American small and large plates.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Orchard House Restaurant Review

: Sleek and bedecked with colorful fabrics on the wall, this Lower East Side nouveau American eatery is a good place to settle in for an evening of feasting and to nurse a cocktail. Sip on one of the many signature drinks --- try the tall Orchard Fizz --- while perusing a menu that is separated by small and large plates. Among the former, don’t pass up the “devils on horseback,” blue cheese-stuffed dates wrapped in bacon, or the crispy fried pickles. As for large plates, the pan-seared scallops, almost buried under a mountain of orzo, are nicely prepared. One needn’t be a vegetarian to appreciate the super-soft ricotta gnocchi, laden with Brussels sprout leaves and mushrooms and soaked in a creamy oregano sauce. Whatever you choose, save room for the white chocolate mousse, served in a roomy snifter.
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