Fine Dining – The River Café – NYC – American Restaurant – Since 1977

A Fine Dining Restaurant Like Nowhere Else in the World

The River Cafe has been, and still is, the most exclusive fine dining American restaurant on the water in NYC, since 1977.

Located in one of New York’s most noteworthy and romantic settings, and is well known around the world as a wonderful culinary destination.

Nestled riverside under the Brooklyn Bridge, The River Café exudes romance with its breathtaking NYC skyline views, gorgeous atmosphere and above all our classic American cuisine. As a Michelin-starred American restaurant, The River Café similarly boasts one of the most outstanding wine lists in the world.

The romantic atmosphere is enhanced by wonderful flower arrangements, live piano music, and seamless service – therefore creating a perfect setting for the countless engagements that take place. Our elegant fine dining room, serious dress code and Michelin starred menu has been delighting our local clientele and visitors from around the world since 1977.

Fine Dining

Chef Brad Steelman’s menu proudly complements the changing seasons, featuring a classic American menu of elegance and refinement.

Above all, The River Café, for more than 40 years, has also been recognized as one of “the most beautiful restaurants in the world.”  As a result, this impressive venue is the most sensational spot to enjoy one of the best evenings of your life.

Across a bridge, over a river and into a dream.