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  • Location:New York City, New York
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The Russian Tea Room Dining Experience

The Russian Tea Room is a New York dining icon, a glitzy landmark from 1920s New York that continues to attract actors, writers, politicians and business people with its elegant service and refined European cuisine. This restaurant is a glorious representation of the fine dining, culture, history and art that encapsulates New York City. Book your table for lunch or dinner now to get the ultimate one-of-a-kind New York City experience!


  • Lunch or dinner at the Russian Tea Room in Midtown Manhattan
  • Enjoy modern continental cuisine with Russian flare
  • Located near to the Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and Central Park
  • Menu featuring classic Russian dishes
  • Visit the filming location of Tootsie, The Turning Point and Manhattan
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The Russian Tea Room Dining Experience

Experience Exceptional Dining in an Exceptional Atmosphere at the Russian Tea Room

Founded by members of the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1927, The Russian Tea Room exudes the extravagance of 20th-century Russia. With antique brass samovars, intricately decorated Fabergé eggs and glistening chandeliers, this restaurant possesses a grandeur essence unlike any other. In addition to its reputation as a social hotspot, The Russian Tea Room is also a popular filming location; scenes from Manhattan, Tootsie, and The Turning Point were filmed inside this famous restaurant.

The menu at The Russian Tea Room (see itinerary section below) is in keeping with the restaurant's luxurious atmosphere, created to lavish your taste buds with Russian and continental cuisine. The restaurant's classic dishes include the Borscht, Chicken Kiev, Beef Stroganoff and Vareniki.

The Russian Tea Room is a New York City attraction that should not be missed. Visit for a memorable lunch or dinner, or why not make your day extra special and enjoy a pre-theater dinner before viewing a show at the Carnegie Hall? Whatever your New York visit includes, make sure the Russian Tea Room is on your list!

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Traditional Tea Room Red Borscht
Grilled Eggplant Salad
Main Courses
Chicken Kiev
Boeuf Stroganoff
Chocolate Pyramid
Traditional Cheesecake
Tea or Coffee

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Very good food and nice ambiance. Very good value for money in such a classy restaurant.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Outstanding, we were treated like royalty, we asked to go upstairs to see the bear, and was taken straight away, the food was the best in New York,

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

It was a wonderful experience, the staff were very hospitable and the food and tea were great.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Everyone who visits New York must definitely give this tea room a visit as the decor, ambience, service and food were surprisingly good and memorable!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

The food, service and ambience was perfect!

Gaynor R
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

Loved everythiang about this elegant tea room. Meal was done to perfection

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Good value for money and good service. Quality of food was good. Memorable interior.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Fantastic service - fantastic food = all round a great experience and one very worthwhile experiencing if you are visiting NYC

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

This was my second time here. Every time I come to New York, I'll want to dine here. Great service, very attentive and respectful. I tried the ravioli. It was much, much better than the stuff we used to eat out of cans when I was a kid. :-D

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