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davidburke townhouse

Whimsical and Creative, Yet Totally Tasty, American Classics in a Modern Setting


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  • Chef Burke has a lofty pedigree and has received many awards for his creative fare
  • Three dining options - the bar area, a small dining area and a larger main dining room
  • Alcove that looks onto 61st street provides a semiprivate dining experience
  • Whimsical and creative culinary American classics in a modern setting
  • Chihuly glass sculpture, blown glass balloons and other fanciful art decorations featured
  • Food is fun at davidburke townhouse as there are all sorts of special surprises
  • Rumor has it that Burke owns a bull named Prime who fathers all his beef
  • Pink Himalayan rock salt stones used to display butter, Kobe beef and even some sashimi
  • Burke also created a number of flavor sprays that provide flavor to your food without the fat

  • Owner: David Burke
  • Executive Chef: Sylvain Delpique
  • Classic Cuisine with creative chef enhancements
  • Sample Dishes: "Bronx Style" Filet Mignon of Veal/Lobster "Steak"/Bacon Wrapped Muscovy Duck
  • Glass of Wine $9 – $20/Appetizer $14 – $25/Entree $29 – $44/Dessert $10 – $18
  • Tasting Menu Five Courses ($85 per person), Artisanal Cheeses (selection of three, $10 supplement)
  • Reservations recommended


Service: Helpful and attentive
Acoustics: Light background music mutes higher than normal noise level
Lighting: Stunning main dining room chandelier, spots and wall mounted lights
Table Proximity: Spacing varies with tables, banquettes, chairs mostly comfortable can get cozy in certain areas when very busy


davidburke townhouse
133 E. 61st St.
New York, NY 10065-8101
Reservations: (212) 813-2121
Hours: Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Mon – Fri); Brunch 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Sat), 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Sun); Dinner 5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (Mon – Sat), 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Sun)
Dress Code: Business Casual

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