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


328 W. 12th St. (Greenwich St.) Send to Phone
212-414-3000 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Fun French-influenced American fare in the West Village.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

* Click here for rating key

  • 0.0 star rating
0.0 rating over 1 reviews
Dining room at Recette, New York, NY

Recette Restaurant Review

: This elegant restaurant, straddling the border between the West Village and the Meatpacking District, is a bit of a misnomer: Recette is the French word for recipe but the young kitchen staff hardly pays attention to the definition of a cuisine. More progressive American with French flair, the small plates here include tender, with a hint-of-sweetness, Berkshire pork belly topped with crispy rock shrimp (a thoughtful contrast in texture and flavors); creamy lobster risotto; and a tuna crudo accompanied by fennel, caramelized orange and caviar. Be sure, though, to save room for the sweets: the deconstructed s’more (complete with graham cracker ice cream) is something to behold. The nicely selected wine list, meanwhile, spans the globe with a few nice selections by the glass.

User Ratings & Reviews for Recette
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.