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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Quilty's

177 Prince St. (Sullivan & MacDougal Sts.) Send to Phone
212-254-1260

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Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Quilty's Restaurant Review

: Quilty’s is named for Nabokov’s famous enigmatic character in Lolita, and the restaurant’s only real adornments, mounted butterflies in glass frames---in honor of the author’s obsession with the flying insects---surprisingly create a homey, rather than creepy, feel. While the theme is a tad contrived, though quite appealingly executed, award-winning executive chef Katy Sparks is very talented, and we respect her elaborate preparations. How about her signature oysters in a Gew├╝rztraminer cream for a starter? Sparks is big on potatoes, so you can expect things like twice-baked or goat-cheese-filled potatoes. Fish and meat get equal treatment here; peppered tuna is expertly cooked and unusual options, like buffalo, are done well. A relaxing treat is the relatively quiet brunch.
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