Highly recommend, During previous visits to NYC in the last few years my wife and I had eaten in this restaurant a couple of times. Mark Simone, Clay Felker, However, they will have you seated fairly quickly.More. more, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have, neighborhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the, Courtyard New York Manhattan Upper East Side. Hence the rating of average. [3] She also once chased away the notorious paparazzo Ron Galella by hurling two garbage can lids at him and exclaiming, "Beat it, creep... you're bothering my customers". If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Elaine's was a favorite meeting and dining spot for Stone Barrington and Dino Bacchetti in the Stone Barrington series written by Stuart Woods. 1700 2nd Ave Corner of 88th St., New York City, NY 10128-3201. Calamari ( not very Vietnamese, but hey...) was just terrible, it...was over-fried and chewy so its best to avoid it. .css-h345nw{margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;font-family:BEAUXDisplay,serif;font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-size:24px;line-height:32px;-webkit-letter-spacing:1.2x;-moz-letter-spacing:1.2x;-ms-letter-spacing:1.2x;letter-spacing:1.2x;text-transform:uppercase;color:#5A210F;}@media (min-width:768px){.css-h345nw{font-size:35px;line-height:43px;-webkit-letter-spacing:1.75x;-moz-letter-spacing:1.75x;-ms-letter-spacing:1.75x;letter-spacing:1.75x;}}Eight floors of amenities, meticulously crafted for sports, welLness, convenience and pleasure, .css-o1dsft{margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;font-family:"Gotham Book",sans-serif;font-weight:300;font-style:normal;font-size:12px;color:#5A210F;}*Available for purchase. Kaufman claimed to have quit smoking several years earlier but was unhappy about her customers' being forced to forgo tobacco at their seats. The takeaway included Long Hot Pepper Beef, Sauteed Veggies and Vietnam Curry Fish Fillet. Mia Farrow, I guarantee anything you order will be delicious. 88 2nd Ave New York NY 10003. There is a short sequence in the film Morning Glory (2010) of Elaine Kaufman herself at the bar of Elaine's (where the producer played by Rachel McAdams is trying to track down the television host played by Harrison Ford, and Elaine relates at what time he left). Noel Behn, Elaine's was a bar and restaurant in New York City that existed from 1963 to 2011. The character of Elaine is played by actress Barbara Rosenblat in episodes 1 and 6. Elaine also once had a fist fight with the actress Tara Tyson and then claimed that the thespian had set her ablaze with a lit cigarette. Restaurant Hours. Very convenient location. Norman Mailer, Becker later explained her reason for closing the restaurant: "The truth is, there is no Elaine’s without Elaine...the business is just not there without Elaine. We rank these hotels, restaurants, and attractions by balancing reviews from our members with how close they are to this location. Frank Restaurant, 88 2nd Avenue, New York, NY, 10003, United States reservations@frankcares.com. And the Vietnaam Curry was curry in name only. Elaine's was located on the Upper East Side, near the corner of 2nd Avenue and East 88th Street in Manhattan. Helen Frankenthaler, With the exception of the beef and a little zing from chilli, the first two dishes looked and tasted too similar.