Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


210 Elizabeth St. (Spring & Prince Sts.) Send to Phone
212-343-7011 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Chef Brad Farmerie continuously seeks to wow customers.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Mon.-Sat.
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Reservations suggested

* Click here for rating key

Dining room at Public, New York, NY

Public Restaurant Review

: Public’s menu is ever-evolving with chef Brad Farmerie (also of The Monday Room) seeking out unique ingredients to create original taste combinations. You won't find chicken or steak. You will find kangaroo, wild boar, Tasmanian sea trout and Kobe beef tongue, and unusual preparations that combine unexpected neighbors from land and sea. Even though Farmerie looks to new horizons, his risk-taking is not for the pure thrill; there's thought behind it. Wine director Ruben Sanz Ramiro explores broad boundaries with wines from Lebanon and Greece. If the food doesn’t provoke conversation, then certainly you'll find the energy-filled industrial-designed space stimulating. The weekend brunch fills up quick, so be sure not to show up sans reservations.

User Ratings & Reviews for Public
New York City Top 10 Restaurant Lists

Discover the top restaurants in the New York for various cuisines and categories like sushi, steakhouses, happy hours, romantic dining and even gourmet food trucks. Find the best restaurants in New York here!

Discover the best restaurants in New York for sushi, steak, a romantic night out and more


Sign up for the 2015 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which will feature the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. and more.