Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Papa Haydn Restaurant Review: Papa Haydn West is more urban in feel that its East Side twin, attracting suburbanites and tourists who stroll down shopping-heavy 23rd Street. But its menu offerings are the same: pleasant salads, sandwiches and hot entrées that serve as a prelude to one of the Viennese pastries on display in the bakery cases. Savory choices on the frequently changing menu may include butternut squash-stuffed ravioli glazed with a sage brown butter and sprinkled with toasted pumpkin seeds, or beef cheek bourguignon. There are also appealing smaller meals of grilled sandwiches and hearty salads. Sunday brunch presents a crispy golden waffle topped with gingered pears and Chantilly cream, and a fully-loaded Italian sausage omelet. Try the Autumn Meringue (layers of meringue and chocolate mousse wrapped in more chocolate), the cassata (sponge cake soaked in espresso and Kahlúa, layered with ricotta and chocolate and complemented by raspberry sauce) or the caramelized apple streusel cheesecake. You may have to wait for a table, especially for Saturday lunch and for late-night desserts.