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Café Medi

Restaurants, Mediterranean Lower East Side
5 out of 5 stars
(2user reviews)
Café Medi

Time Out says

A Mediterranean breeze wafts onto the Lower East Side courtesy of this 3,500-square-foot coastal newcomer from nightlife-hospitality pros Corey Lane and Roberto Buchelli inside Hotel on Rivington. Helmed by Vai chef-owner Vincent Chirico, the kitchen turns out modern-Medi plates like summer peaches with burrata and speck, roasted king-oyster mushrooms with white polenta and a soft egg, and a whole American snapper with niçoise olives and leeks. The skylit dining room features an eight-seat crudo station, with options like fluke ceviche and hamachi with preserved ginger, as well as a cocktail bar with a natural-focused drinks menu that’s overseen by New York Distilling Company’s Allen Katz and marked by house infusions, muddled fruits and plenty of herbs and greens.



Address: Hotel on Rivington
107 Rivington St
New York
Cross street: between Essex and Ludlow Sts
Price: Average main course: $20
Opening hours: Tues 11:30am–10pm; Wed–Sat 11:30am–11:30pm; Sun 11:30am–4pm
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5 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

4.5 / 5

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Cafe Medi is hands down one of the best restaurants in the LES. The ambience and vibe is very chic w artsy fashionable people and unique cocktails. I love the avocado toasts for brunch and I loved the tartare and chicken for dinner. My favorite is slipping into JIA for drinks after. Amazing hospitality !

They were able to take us for dinner last minute on a Saturday night which was great. Food was pretty good! Burger and mushroom ravioli were delicious. Mushroom appetizer was delicious. The octopus and tuna tartare were ok. A little on the expensive side.