Dinner Menu - River Cafe - Michelin Starred Restaurant - NYC


Wednesday through Sunday

5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.


River Café Oysters
warm lemon glazed Beau Soleil oysters, caramelized sweet onion,
Speck ham, Pacific sturgeon caviar


Hot Foie Gras
sauteéd duck foie gras, Sauternes poached quince brûlée,
pistachio pain perdu, quince gastrique, confit onion


Foie Gras Terrine
Hudson Valley duck foie gras, warm griddled toast batons,
duck prosciutto, shallot jam, spiced maple cider reduction


Wild Shrimp
Pacific blue shrimp, Maryland crabmeat tortellini,
green chick pea purée, smoked paprika shrimp sauce


Chilled Shellfish
sea scallop ceviche, mango and lime, Australian abalone with citrus ponzu sauce,
Kumomoto oysters on the half shell, cucumber Champagne mignonette


Nantucket Bay Scallops
seared Bay scallops, cauliflower purée,
uni emulsion, black truffle vinaigrette


California rabbit loin, rabbit and fig sausage
crispy squash blossom, roasted cipollini onion and smoked ricotta filling


Pear Salad
warm poached Anjou pear, golden beets,
baby lettuce leaves, white balsamic vinaigrette, whipped labneh

handmade Brooklyn ricotta gnocchi, Maitake mushrooms,
truffle beurre noisette, Burgundy truffles shaved tableside



Wagyu Steak Tartare
hand cut Kobe style beef with quail egg,
Cognac gelée, traditional garnish, toast points


Portuguese octopus a la plancha, black garlic,
basil emulsion, zucchini, crisp potato



Caviar Service
Caspian Golden Osetra, Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii, (Germany) $180.00 per ounce
Siberian Sturgeon, Acipenser Baerii, (Germany) $95.00 per ounce
each served with traditional garniture, toast points, tiny corn pancakes


roasted Colorado rack of lamb, merguez sausage, “stuffed” baby eggplant,
English pea purée, natural lamb reduction


char grilled Niman Ranch strip steak,
red wine braised prime beef short rib and marrow, smoked shallot Béarnaise


fallow venison loin, roasted King Trumpet mushrooms,
glazed carrots, spinach spaetzle, lingonberry jus


Mediterranean sea bass fillet, wild shrimp crust,
lemon, olive oil and saffron nage, classic Romesco sauce, Romanesco cauliflower


Crescent Farms duck breast, spiced cider crust, confit risotto cake,
pomegranate gastrique, foie gras sauce, baby squash, roasted pearl onion


poached Nova Scotia lobster tail, baked lobster gratin,
Tuscan kale, crisp salsify, fondant potato, Meyer lemon sauce


local Montauk swordfish, green peppercorn crust,
roasted artichoke, sunchoke purée, Barolo wine sauce


Sea Bass
wild bass, lobster brown butter, white asparagus,
fennel lobster croquette


~Vegetarian Menu available on request~


Goat Cheese Cheesecake
carrot cake petites, sweet carrot curd, pineapple sorbet


Chocolate Brooklyn Bridge
dark chocolate Marquise, passion fruit ice cream,
banana~macadamia ganache, banana spuma

Lemon Soufflé
warm lemon soufflé, candied lemon zest,
Maine blueberry sherbet, blueberry crumble


Artisanal Cheeses
five American cheeses
and seasonal accompaniments
$25 additional

Blandy’s Madeira Dessert Flight

5 Year Verdelho *10 Year Bual *5 Year Malmsey – each paired with petite sweets
$24 additional

Handmade chocolates and confections

Fixed Price $195 per person


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