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 rhubarb,
pistachio pain perdu, rhubarb 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, Alaskan King Crab,
leek fondue, whipped corn hominy, smoked shrimp jus


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


Sea Scallops
seared New Bedford sea scallops, cauliflower purée,
uni emulsion, black truffle vinaigrette, scallop tuille


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


Composed Salad
red endive, Castelfranco and fennel, white balsamic vinaigrette,
Cara Cara citrus, crispy artichoke, Spanish sheep’s milk cheese, toasted pine nuts

handmade Brooklyn ricotta gnocchi, chanterelle mushrooms,
truffle beurre noisette, fresh Perigord black 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


pan roasted venison loin, roasted King Trumpet mushrooms,
glazed carrots, ramp spaetzle, lingonberry jus


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


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


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


Dover Sole
sauteéd fillet, sunchoke purée, brussels sprout leaves,
toasted almond, winter black truffle sauce


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


~Vegetarian Menu available on request~


Mascarpone Cheesecake Tartlet
pecan crust, tangerine marmalade,
tangerine chiffon, blackberry sorbet


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

Grapefruit Soufflé
warm grapefruit soufflé, Ruby Red grapefruit sherbet,
pistachio financier, pistachio cream


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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