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The Russian Tea Room



150 W 57th St
New York, NY 10019

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(212) 581-7100

  • Sun - 11:00am - 10:00pm
  • Mon - Fri 11:30am - 11:00pm
  • Sat 11:00am - 11:00pm

Cuisine: Coffee and Tea


4.4 of 5.0 from 101 reviews


price range:more than $50

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The Russian Tea Room Reviews

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  • DESSY VNice and quiet afternoon tea...

    55555 by DESSY V


  • Ayelet hBeen here for restaurant week, a real bargain if you ask me. The food was great, and the atmosphere is super unique, feels a bit like eating in a museum 😏

    55555 by Ayelet h


  • Lauren D.The borscht is delicious!

    55555 by Lauren D.


  • Lisa E.Free house wine/champagne with the purchase of an entrée

    33333 by Lisa E.


  • Maryna GДизайн не плохой, но кухня оставляет желать лучшего!!! Пельмени, хинкали и лосось просто ужасные. Могу сказать замороженные из супермаркета

    33333 by Maryna G


  • Michael F.Decent place, kitschy an overdone compared to real Russian places, and definitely overpriced

    33333 by Michael F.


  • Chrissy ADrinks are a bit on the pricier side but their Moscow mule was pretty good. Food is good, nothing fancy or out of the extraordinary

    55555 by Chrissy A


  • Betsy JEverything

    55555 by Betsy J


  • Carina FThe food is only average for such high prices. Go somewhere else unless you want to experience the fancy environment, which is really nice. Food is not worth the money, unfortunately.

    33333 by Carina F


  • Allison LiExtremely expensive but I enjoyed the tea with cherries.

    55555 by Allison Li


  • Petra KBrunch was excellent though it took a while to even get our drinks. The kids loved the pancakes and the French toast.

    33333 by Petra K


  • Despina BNothing like it was 10 years ago .. Sad

    33333 by Despina B


  • paris m.Great for a brunch in sumptuous setting!

    55555 by paris m.


  • 🎀Lu MTry the High Tea with Mint Tea. Very nice place to know, with very beautiful furniture and decoration.

    55555 by 🎀Lu M


  • zǝɐq ǝlɐ BEverything is good, the food and the service

    55555 by zǝɐq ǝlɐ B


  • zǝɐq ǝlɐ BIf you wanna try something delicious in a very Russian environment, come here! The service, food and the place is great. Russian with love is just delicious!

    55555 by zǝɐq ǝlɐ B


  • ZubinYou don't come for the food. Enjoy the over the top ambience and some tea with sour cherries

    55555 by Zubin


  • Amanda KellyCheck out the iconic Russian Tea Room using their virtual tour!

    55555 by Amanda Kelly


  • Kash SayyidSo Russian and Manhattan icon must visit

    55555 by Kash Sayyid


  • Jane E.Not what I pictured it as... Love the bear fish tank on the second floor

    55555 by Jane E.


  • Harumi U.Beef stroganoff is served with short rib steak on top of noodles! If you are a sweet person definitely try blintz

    55555 by Harumi U.


  • emre celkitenLouie, Louie! A father calls, a son beckons!

    22222 by emre celkiten


  • Lamia FFormosa Oolong tea 👌a royal high tea

    55555 by Lamia F


  • Georgios KouritasHigh Tea, nibbles, cherries and gin in a very eccentric and decadent parlour

    55555 by Georgios Kouritas


  • GothamistThe Russian Tea Room remains a special place. Check out their afternoon tea over the weekend, which comes in regular, gluten free, and vegetarian.

    55555 by Gothamist


  • ®yka- 승.very nice♥ friendly service. we had chocolate pyramid & cheese cake (really rich) with some nice tea~ :)

    55555 by ®yka- 승.


  • Biz T.Good place for Russian tea...

    55555 by Biz T.


  • CamilleHigh tea is so much fun! Delicious sandwiches and desserts. Better option than dinner in my opinion.

    55555 by Camille


  • Duncan P.Great value set menu lunch special. The decour here is beautiful

    55555 by Duncan P.


  • Siddhant TI drink lot of tea but my favourite is darjeeling black tea. read more about my tea preference.

    55555 by Siddhant T


  • Susana JMint tea was amazing!

    55555 by Susana J


  • Bogdan JGreat food, however very pricey

    55555 by Bogdan J


  • Aleksei TНи одного русско говорящего официанта. И ничего общего с русской едой кроме названия

    55555 by Aleksei T


  • Stephanie C.Very cozy atmosphere!

    55555 by Stephanie C.


  • Laye JThey charged us $8 for a small cup of hot water. Yes! I'm serious!

    22222 by Laye J


  • KaiDelicious food...Great service and a beautiful ambiance. My birthday was just right

    55555 by Kai


  • Chy D.This place SCREAMS sex.

    33333 by Chy D.


  • Lidia MThat was a very nice stop on our way to Carnegie hall. Very impressive decor and good choice of food.

    55555 by Lidia M


  • David E.Get the tea, very nice.

    55555 by David E.


  • LilitHave your black tea with sour cherries the way the Russians do it.

    33333 by Lilit


  • Cath M.Fabulous building and decor! Very friendly staff and the food was delicious!

    55555 by Cath M.


  • Toad M.KOBE TASTING: not recommended - this dish was a platter of overcooked, badly seasoned steak. i've had real kobe beef and this was definitely not it.

    33333 by Toad M.


  • Toad M.ESCARGOT: delicious - slices of garlic were a great touch to the dish, but not amazing due to excess use of salt.

    55555 by Toad M.


  • Toad M.CAVIAR TASTING: sour cream was overpowering. otherwise, this dish was satisfactory.

    33333 by Toad M.


  • Jim A.Try the Caviar Blinis - New York City food tour continues..,and the server us a fan of @aliceferris on @downtonabbey (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Jim A.


  • Sebastián D.Awesome. Kiev chicken is a God's gift.

    55555 by Sebastián D.


  • Estefani P.went for their prefix for groupon, service was great and food was on point!

    55555 by Estefani P.


  • Elaine G.Wtf they charge $8/person for hot water?? Quite good in every other respect.

    22222 by Elaine G.


  • Bemvilac B.The magical picking your dreams up;

    55555 by Bemvilac B.


  • Connie M.Jetmir is the best server

    55555 by Connie M.


  • Marjani L.Food was excellent!!!!

    55555 by Marjani L.


  • Hong L.Continental influence via fancy dressup time

    55555 by Hong L.


  • Kendall B.High tea was lovely!

    55555 by Kendall B.


  • James P.Thinks its way better than it is. Any London hotel afternoon tea puts this to shame.

    55555 by James P.


  • Women's Project TheaterTry the Chocolate Pyramid Dessert. It will make you happy! Almost as happy as seeing JACKIE will make you. :-)

    55555 by Women's Project Theater


  • Evgenia L.Fancy and expensive place. Nobody speaks Russian there.

    33333 by Evgenia L.


  • Karl S.The French Onion Soup was OK; the Beef Stroganoff would have been good (though way overpriced) if it hadn't been *so* overwhelmed with the truffle. It was so strong it was nauseating. Avoid, too $$$

    22222 by Karl S.


  • Cathy A.Drink the Russian Vodka!

    33333 by Cathy A.


  • Daniela P.The second first flush Darjeeling teas are my favorite

    55555 by Daniela P.


  • Joseph R.Good for lunch before a show. Very rich food and very expensive.

    55555 by Joseph R.


  • Ilene M.Never again!

    11111 by Ilene M.


  • Anna K.Teas are amazing. Try to come for the afternoon tea where you get scones and pastries. Decor is very lavish and old Russian. Def a nyc must see.

    55555 by Anna K.


  • LLOYD L.#nonstopnyc delta and the Russian tea room are the best!

    55555 by LLOYD L.


  • Caroline B.Why all the comments that there are no Russian foods on the menu? Funny, many of the dishes are in my Russian cookbook.

    33333 by Caroline B.


  • Tom C.Try the Borscht (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tom C.


  • Dee C.Food is good, service is slow!

    55555 by Dee C.


  • Buford B.Established 1927 by former Russian Imperial Ballet members. Crossed the street 1929 to brownstone from 1875. Building remodeled in 2006, retaining restaurant as original. Frequented by celebrities.

    55555 by Buford B.


  • The Tiny TieRantTry the Caviar Blinis - #caviar #champagne #fancy #noms #goodness (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by The Tiny TieRant


  • BoozeMenusFor an over-the-top dining/drinking experience head here. On Mon-Fri between 5-7pm it's 'Vodka Hour' where you can taste 2 vodkas for $14; stay for dinner and opt for one of their vodka cocktails.

    55555 by BoozeMenus


  • Jim A.Try the Meat Vareniki - Beef Vareniki "From the Pre/Post Theater Menu - Daily selection of Russian-style ravioli.

    55555 by Jim A.


  • Jim A.Try the Pickled Herring

    55555 by Jim A.


  • Jim A.Try the Caviar Tasting

    55555 by Jim A.


  • angieTried this place out for Restaurant Week - the food was truly terrible to the point that I don't plan to ever come here again.

    33333 by angie


  • angie$14 beer is really not worth the price tag.

    33333 by angie


  • Ksenia S.Nothing Russian in this tea room

    55555 by Ksenia S.


  • Lebedeva N.Sasha is the best waiter for Russian customers, and it's not that many of them at all! This place has the least Russian food, but nice atmosphere and good service. Try the pancakes with red fish

    55555 by Lebedeva N.


  • Kelly M.The Duck Blini is to die for. Also the Czar's ice cream nougat with 14k gold is amazing

    55555 by Kelly M.


  • daniely v.Great and different place to get some Russian Cousine and nice tea!!!

    55555 by daniely v.


  • Josh F.The high tea is a must!

    55555 by Josh F.


  • naveenthe tea service is a great reason to stop in here for a meeting or on a stroll through midtown.

    55555 by naveen


  • Julio DEl pollo muy bueno... Y el cocktail Rasputín contrastado!

    55555 by Julio D


  • Alex R.Enjoy High Tea in style, or grab a cocktail in this Gossip Girl filming location from Season 2. Just don't get arrested like Serena.

    55555 by Alex R.


  • JennaTry the cheese and cherry blintzes... heavenly.

    55555 by Jenna


  • Gina CUfff.. tantos años han pasado!! Por las fotos parece que conserva todo su glamour!! me encantó!! Si van a Nueva York.. tienen que ir

    55555 by Gina C


  • Liliya F.Very strange place, menu isn't Russian

    33333 by Liliya F.


  • Gilt CityTry the Cavitini with Imperial Vodka made from wheat and rye served dry, chilled and up with 10-grams Hackleback Caviar and olives. It's a classic Russian cocktail and absolutely delicious.

    55555 by Gilt City


  • Randy TBorscht is amazing. Stroganoff is very special and one beautiful room. Service was excellent

    55555 by Randy T


  • Chris S.Stayed for 30 seconds - smelled like a toilet.

    11111 by Chris S.


  • Chrysanthe T.Try to find all 3 Chagalls

    55555 by Chrysanthe T.


  • Adon PTry the Stolichnaya elit vodka, or sample a few from their large selection

    55555 by Adon P


  • John K.The service was terrible. I know people feel compelled to come to this place because it's iconic.... but go to another icon. This place was patently unimpressive

    22222 by John K.


  • Helen (Lena) M.Was here once late at night in high school. Remember it being very fancy inside w/a pink motif. I love tea and caviar, would be nice to go back soon.

    55555 by Helen (Lena) M.


  • DanneybSuper place

    55555 by Danneyb


  • Phil K.they did not open the 2nd floor for brunch - would love to see the upstairs. :(

    55555 by Phil K.


  • The Russian Tea Room MRestaurant Week extended through September 6,2010!3-course prix fixe menu,Lunch $24.00 and Dinner $35.00, everyday except Saturdays!

    55555 by The Russian Tea Room M


  • Antonio Carlos O.Rasputin Cocktail Rocks! Don't miss it.

    55555 by Antonio Carlos O.


  • Carol Lthe appetizer with eggplant is wonderful!

    55555 by Carol L


  • Susan H.Went for lunch before a matinee show at the Belasco Theater. Had the Beef Stroganoff. The tables are so close together but the place is quite beautiful.

    55555 by Susan H.


  • Behind The BurnerOrder caviar anything; the sturgeon is delicious, moist and comforting.

    55555 by Behind The Burner


  • Erik G.Definitely go here for a drink at the bar when it snows... Perfect place to stay warm

    55555 by Erik G.


  • Robert J. M.Hands-down worst service in nyc. Seated 2 hours before appetizers arrived... 4 hours and $250 for an unimpressive dinner for 2. Avoid!

    22222 by Robert J. M.


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