Many people consider the River Café to be the best restaurant in Brooklyn, and it is probably the most expensive. The romantic waterside eatery, which could easily skate by on its gorgeous views of downtown Manhattan, has spawned a long roster of great chefs, including Charlie Palmer (Aureole, Crimson & Rye), David Burke (David Burke Kitchen) and Rick Moonen (RM, Oceana). Stellar dishes include crisp oysters with smoked salmon and caviar, rack of lamb or lobster specials. For dessert, few can resist the chocolate marquise Brooklyn Bridge, shaped like its sparkling namesake.
|Venue name:||The River Café||Contact:|
1 Water St
|Cross street:||Water Street and Old Fulton Street|
|Opening hours:||Mon-Fri 8:30am-11:30am, 5:30pm-11pm; Sat, Sun 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:30pm-11pm|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C to High Street; F to York Street, 2, 3 to Clark Street|
|Price:||Prix fixe: $130|
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