About La Carafe

    In the bustling neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen, La Carafe presents a cozy retreat. Promoting elegant simplicity, sumptuous European delicacies are served within the cool, cosmopolitan dining room. The owner and chef Al Rineh is also the founder of the successful L’Ybane restaurants.

    Serving Mediterranean cuisine with flourishes of French sophistication, the La Carafe menu foregrounds experimental flavors (creamy cinnamon and garlic sauce is intermixed with the penne Bolognese) as well as time-honored classics (pan seared veal scallop with mushrooms and topped with a light cream sauce served with mix greens). There are a variety of hot and cold appetizers – spiced chickpea fritters, grilled merguez, eggplant caviar – and specialty pasta, seafood and Mediterranean entrees featuring the black pearl dish, cassolette of mussels.

    Showcasing a first-rate wine list, La Carafe presents a range of bottles sourced from across the globe, from light, easy-drinking whites, to stunningly powerful reds. With sleek, dark furnishings and subdued lighting, the dining room at La Carafe presents a relaxed setting for a refined glass.

    The aim of La Carafe is to provide a place for people to feel at home, to enjoy friendly encounters and appreciate the rich flavors of Mediterranean cuisine. Offering a quaint retreat from the rush of New York City, La Carafe presents a calm, character-filled eatery. Make your reservations online now.

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    $5 Wines & Beers, $6 Martinis at La Carafe's Happy Hour

    $5 Wines & Beers, $6 Martinis at La Carafe's Happy Hour

    La Carafe is an intimate and inviting French restaurant-meets-wine bar nestled in the heart of Midtown. Featuring authentic Mediterrane... read more »
    La Carafe Offers Over 100 Bottles of Fine Wine in NYC

    La Carafe Offers Over 100 Bottles of Fine Wine in NYC

    After working all day you step onto the streets of Manhattan only to be overwhelmed by a swarm of people, making it increasingly diffic... read more »
    Al Rineh: Owner and Chef of La Carafe's Authentic Dishes

    Al Rineh: Owner and Chef of La Carafe's Authentic Dishes

    Al Rineh, owner of La Carafe, New York's quaint and charming Mediterranean French bistro, is more than just the owner of this cozy spot... read more »
    Savor the Best Mediterranean Flavors at La Carafe

    Savor the Best Mediterranean Flavors at La Carafe

    Switch it up food lovers, with some classic European masterpieces at La Carafe. This elegant and cultured restaurant is where great Med... read more »
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