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54 E. First St. (First & Second Aves.) Send to Phone
212-677-6221 | Menu
This rustica Americana dips into Anglo-American roots with dishes like a mixed grill with kidney---all served in a homey ambience.
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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 8 reviews
Dining room at Prune, New York, NY

Prune Restaurant Review

: Prune may not be the most appealing name for a restaurant (it's for the owner's childhood nickname, not the fruit), but once inside any prejudice disappears. The room is appealingly distressed with rough-hewn wood walls and tables, which manages to create a homey feel. Adding to that, the menu is handwritten and reads like a laundry list of the owner's favorite foods. There's no appetizer/entrée designation so diners can create a meal combining dishes in any order. For such a small kitchen (you can see the chefs hard at work from any of the tables in the dining room), the staff produces an impressive array of dishes. The range is broad, from a fresh bagna cruda to piping hot marrow bones served with toast to a mixed grill that comes with, among other items, kidney and merguez ribs and more. Many of the desserts will bring to mind a country kitchen, especially the butter and sugar sandwiches.

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