At this sprawling brasserie, looks matter. Rotisserie chickens spin in a giant hearth; the curved, glass-enclosed kitchen demands attention; and streamlined light fixtures create a clubby feel. Chef Franck Deletrain’s menu is heavy on surf and turf for the expense-account crowd. Nods to Morocco include a just-sweet-enough chicken b’steeya with a hint of orange-flower water and garnished with spiced candied almonds. Raw-bar choices are popular, as are meaty crab cakes and the butter topped filet mignon. Many of the showy desserts are crowned with arabesques of spun sugar. A more casual meal is available at the moodier adjoining Beer Bar.
|Venue name:||Cafe Centro||Contact:|
200 Park Ave
|Cross street:||at 45th St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Fri 7:30am–10am, 11:30am–10pm; Sat 5pm–9pm|
|Transport:||Subway: 4, 5, 6, to Grand Central - 42 St; S to Grand Central - 42 St; 7 to Grand Central - 42 St|
|Price:||Average main course: $25|
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