The Plaza Food Hall by Todd English

theplazafoodhall.com The Plaza, 1 West 59th Street

Sunday afternoon-Midtown patroling’s report is here! Located in the basement of the iconic Plaza Hotel, The Plaza Food Hall has 8 different counter stations, created by chef Todd English (he owns Fig & Olive and others). Each station prepares different foods including: seafood, sushi, dumplings, noodle, pizza, tapas, pasta, bakery, and a grill station…the great thing is that any place you sit, you can order food from all the menus (not like at Eataly); so sit anywhere, but I think the seafood station counter is the best seat, so I sat there and got an up close view of all the action! I had heard some of the popular dishes are the sliders, especially the Prime Rib Slider and Fig & Prosciutto Flat Bread. We started with wine and oysters, and I thought what a great value for a good sized seafood sampler at $35. The sliders and flat bread was very good too. One mistake was the Grilled Lobster, it was so small for $21 and not even tasteful (>_<)! Oh well…it was our first time here…next time I will definitely try the grilled whole fish (the couple next to me was having a Branzino that looked amazing). There were also many great salad choices like a yummy looking Mediterranean Salad. The crowd was a mix of Foodie- Downtown and Uptown neighborhood families to International hotel guests. I’ll definitely go back when I’m Uptown, it’s perfect for an after museum drink & tapas or a hearty dinner.

Overall Food Atmosphere Price
♥♥♥♥1/2 ♥♥♥♥   ♥♥♥ $$$1/2

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Grilled Lobster Salad new bay butter, mustard dressing, bibb lettuce, brioche $21 – 

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Seafood Platter Small 6 oysters, 6 clams, 2 shrimp, mussels, baccala salad $38♥♥♥♥          

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Te Sliders cheddar, lettuce, tomato, fried onion, sweet mustard relish $10♥♥♥♥                 

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Whole Grilled Branzino wild arugula, preserved lemon, garlic, shaved fennel $30 ♥♥♥1/2

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Italian Sausage sweet italian sausage, aged provolone, roasted tomato sauce, fennel confit $14 – ♥♥♥♥ 

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Spicy Squid Stir Fry squid ink noodles, shrimp, napa cabbage, red thai curry $18 ♥♥

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Spicy Tuna Roll ♥♥♥1/2

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Red oven pizza station

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me & Nam at Gari counter (^_^) Cheer~~~~

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the right side is a seafood counter station

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