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Mon - Thu: 11:30AM - 10:30PM
"A scene to say the least", Marcus Samuelsson's "jumping Harlem joint" provides "outstanding" Southern-accented American fare and "wow" cocktails with a side of "superb" people-watching; maybe it's "expensive for the neighborhood", but nonetheless it's "always packed"; P.S. there's often live music downstairs at Ginny's Supper Club.
Even in the melting pot of New York, it's rare to find a crowd as diverse as the mix of sprightly hipsters, out-of-towners, celebrities and neighborhood families that line up outside the Red Rooster for James Beard Award and Top Chef Masters winner Marcus Samuelsson's global spin on soul food. This buzzy Harlem dining room has a lively central circular bar, works by area artists on its walls and a semi-open kitchen framed by faux-chalkboard murals. The menu includes comfort classics (fried yard bird, baked mac & greens), nods to the chef's Swedish upbringing (gravlax with pickled beets, meatballs with lingonberries), and neighborhood-themed cocktails (the Brownstoner, the Uptown Sour) mixed with house-infused liquors. Dinner reservations are hard to come by, but walking in before 6:30pm on a Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday should ease your wait time. Like the restaurant itself, the happening Sunday Gospel Brunch and jazz nights at Ginny's Supper Club, Samuelsson's retro speakeasy downstairs, provide an inviting access point for newcomers looking to experience the vibrant north of Manhattan.
2, 3 to 125th St.
What to tell a cabbie
Take me to Lenox Ave. between 125th St. and 126th St.
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