What Insiders Are Saying
Our favorite place for fine dining in Manhattan. Daniel is an absolute classic. Save it for a special occasion and eat in the salon, where things are a bit more laid back.
Better service cannot be found elsewhere in the city. A delightful experience!
Great decor. Relaxing after a busy day. I couldn't understand the staffs accent but enjoyed the overall dinner experience.
Outstanding at all levels !
Thank you for accommodating a party of eight. Everyone at the restaurant could not have been nicer trying to give all a wonderful experience of being at Daniel with food being served with the precision and care of perfection. Everyone walked out of the restaurant thrilled with the service and the delights of the food. Thank you for such a memorable evening.
Amazing service and food! Thank you!
A fabulous experience all around (as always) / Une experience extraordinaire, comme toujours.
Fabulous way to celebrate our 1st anniversary. The food and service were impeccable.
this was a great special occasion place with terrific service...beautifully plated
It was an incredible moment.
We really enjoy the refinement of the dishes.
The service was extraordinary, special thanks to Kevin!
The servers were outstanding and served every dish in a beautifully and professionally orchestrated manner. This was the best meal I’ve ever had in my life. Dessert was to die for (specially the noix de cajou).
The place is great. This time the waygo meet was sub par and so was the matching wine. The meat was tough with a burnt tase and the American wine was very average and disappointing after the great pino of the previous course. All other dishes were very good. Adjustment were made to the bill, so no complains.
Super service, sehr gutes Essen bis auf das Wagyu, das war etwas trocken. Insgesamt weiter zu empfehlen! zu zweit 500$ plus.
Wonderful experience! The food was amazing and the staff was great!!
The room is charming and sophisticated as was the service. The little extras before and after the meal were pleasant surprises. The food, for all courses, was delicious. though the portions were not steakhouse size, the entire meal was well balanced and even more than my wife could finish.
Amazing! Best dinner of my life. Everything was executed perfectly.
Some of the best service we’ve received anywhere during a meal. Attentive w/o being overly so, excellent at recommendations, and we are more appreciative of the staff who can interact and joke with us, while keeping it professional, whereas at some establishments it’s just too serious all-the-time. Look forward to returning.
Five stars on every level. This is elegant dining at its finest. One of the best meals of our lives.
Daniel is simple one of the premier restaurants on the planet. It is not just a meal but an experience to be remembered.
A Michelin star winner showed in every inch of this evening. Amazing menu, tremendous service and unmatched ambiance.
Superb dining experience. Food was exquisite and wine pairings excellent. Service among the best we've ever experienced. With wine pairing, it is relatively expensive but clearly worth the splurge for special occasion.
We had a wonderful celebration with wine recommendations from the sommelier and outstanding dining suggestions from Victor. We chose the 4 course menu - delicious corn veloute, tuna carpaccio, and langoustine to start. 2nd course foie preparation was beautiful at table side—not to be missed! The veal sweetbreads were very good. The entrees included suckling pig, squab, and salmon - all delicious. For desert we had the noir de coco, peche, and java espresso. All three were good although the java was strong. The lemon madeleines as the closer were absolute perfection. We are already planning a return visit.
Great atmosphere and service but felt that the food was very underwhelming, especially the Wagu beef course (very average at best). Expected much more from a 2 star Michelin rated restaurant with the reputation of Daniel.
60th birthday celebration
everthing is perfect.
I will visit daniel again, when I come new york
Thank you for terrific service
Amazing meal !!
Super service and the food was brilliant. We are from Singapore and have been to the Cafe DB bistro several times. Obviously we were keen to come to the flagship restaurant for my wife’s birthday. And it was everything we expected it to be and more.
The atmosphere and service were absolutely perfect. The main dining room is so beautiful and well thought of. The food was also wonderful and clever.
The overall experience was impeccable and would definitely recommend Daniel to anyone.
The service was impeccable but I felt the food wasn’t as good as previous visits. Trumpet mushrooms with the chicken were tough and chewy. The actual chicken portion was smaller that the two mushrooms. The fist course fluke was great but had so many things thrown in, just blurred the taste. I felt like things were just sitting out too long. It wasn’t a 3 star Michelin dinner.
Never fails to delight, impress, and bathe you an atmospheric pleasure. Hands down our favorite NYC experience!
A perennial favorite, we celebrated my husband's birthday at Daniel this year. The food was - as always- sublime. The service team was wonderful - attentive and helpful, but not intrusive.
This restaurant was outstanding!
The food, the service, the environment, all perfect.
The staff were friendly, helpful & professional.
They sure know how to please.
I can not imagine how the experience of dining here could be any better since we think it is perfect!
We will be back.
Great food but Terrible service
This is not a place you go for a value meal. This is a fantastic special occasion restaurant. From the service to the food to the wine - mind blown!
Lovely restaurant and a special destination! Daniel stops by each table which is very personable and warm touch to the dining experience. The service and food is delicious with special offerings and sauces , beautifully plated and presented.... dining at its very finest and a real treat!
The best restaurant I have ever experienced, in all respects. A truly wonderful evening! The staff was exceptionally gracious and helpful and the food was remarkably creative and uniquely flavorful. Should be on everyone’s bucket list!
Everything was perfect from the greeting, food, service and Sommolier! Very thoughtful and accommodating staff. Chef Daniel even came to the table to say hi. Best meal I’ve had in a long time
Extraordinary in every way. Warm welcoming service, delicious food served in a gorgeous space. Daniel just keeps getting better and better!!
Thank you Allan for making our evening amazing! :) Thank you to the team for the printed menus to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday...we love the food and the restaurant. Plan to return! Highly recommend for a special occasion or a date night.
Good ingredients except the waygu beef was not even close to any waygu beef we tasted in Japan or Australia. The waygu beef on the menu was not tender at all. The presentation of the dishes was artistic . However, after dined in over 30 Michelin restaurants around the world including Europe and Asia, I have to say the flavours of most dishes are below a Michelin 2 stars standard.
Daniel does not disappoint! It's the one place I insist on going each time I go to NYC. Celebrated my birthday with friends and it was amazing - great food, great service, great atmosphere!