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 east coast oysters, caramelized sweet onion,
Speck ham, Pacific sturgeon caviar


Hot Foie Gras
sauteéd duck foie gras, confit spring onion and strawberry crêpe,
toasted pistachio, strawberry vinegar reduction


Foie Gras Terrine
Hudson Valley foie gras, spring rhubarb gastrique,
toasted pine nuts, golden brioche


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



Softshell Crab
crisp buttermilk crab, pickled ramp remoulade sauce,
watermelon, mizuna leaves, yuzu lime vinaigrette


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


herb roasted California rabbit loin,
thirty layer rabbit Bolognese lasagna, natural jus


Pear Salad
warm poached Anjou pear, Di Palo burrata, white balsamic vinaigrette,
baby romaine, curly frisée, crisp pork guanciale, sourdough crisps


Gnocchi and Truffles
handmade ricotta gnocchi, Maitake mushrooms,
sage brown butter, fresh winter black truffles shaved tabledside



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, spring ramp spaetzle, natural jus



Crescent Farms duck breast, spiced cider crust, confit risotto cake,
pomegranate gastrique, foie gras sauce, brussel sprout leaves


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


poached Nova Scotia lobster tail, lobster cake,
creamed spinach and swiss chard, sweet and sour butternut squash, Ver Jus sauce


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


Black Sea Bass
wild Atlantic 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