Cote

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Steakhouse
Cote

New York City's first Korean Steakhouse.
At Cote we combine the the conviviality of the Korean BBQ experience, along with Prime Cuts of Beef, Classic Cocktails, World Class Wines, and Gracious Hospitality.


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Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely exceeded expectations in every aspect of fine dining experience.

RT
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was exquisite and service was excellent. Would definitely recommend Cote to my friends.

SP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service as usual! Great place when my parents come visit nyc!

L
San Diego
27 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Butcher's feast was great. More than enough food. The Wagyu melted in my mouth. Server highly recommended/pressured us into appetizers but we definitely did not need it! The wedge salad was decadent and a little too heavy for us (three women).

OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had friends visiting who come to NYC once a year and always expect a great restaurant experience from me. We agreed that this is now one of our favorite restaurants and can’t wait to return.

L
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service! A little noisy so couldn't talk a lot.

GA
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

What a great dinner!
Good quality meat, attentive service and nice ambience.
We opt for the Steak Omakase (include filet mignon, ribeye, ribeyecap, hanger-steak, 150 days aged ribeye, american wagyu, A5 Japanese wagyu and galbi) and it was well worth it!
Meat cooked to your liking in front of you. We like medium rare and each piece was perfectly cooked, tasty, tender and juicy. The meal comes with side dishes (accompaniments) and dessert.
Highly recommend if you like meat.

k
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous! A must do eating experience in NY. Great quality for the price and we always leave extremely full.

JG
New England
10 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was great. Only negative was people at next table needed to “get a room” and made it somewhat uncomfortable for those on the side of the table facing them. Wish staff had asked them to cool it and be a bit more discreet.

BP
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Third time to this restaurant. It never disappoints! The meats are incredible and you don’t smell like BBQ’ed steaks afterwards. The ventilation system has been well thought out. The waitress who cook the meats for you at your table is putting on a show. The wine list is great. Nothing not to like except how long it takes to get a reservation. So much more fun than a traditional steak house. Sampling the different cuts make you appreciate the texture and the taste.

c
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

unbelievable ! really nice waitress great place to celebrate a birthday!

CP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service.

n
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the food was wonderful as always, but our waitress Sam and the kitchen staff went above and beyond to accommodate my mother's food allergies.

JH
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. It’s a lot of food with the butcher’s selection.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

OMG all I can say

KM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The quality of meat was superb!

S
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's a nice Korean restaurant!
It's really worthy!

OT
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall2food5service1ambience3

Not Michelin Star worthy.
It was all good (food and service) until they finished cooking and basically wanted us out of there. We had the butchers feast and for 4 people and it was very enjoyable during the cooking period.
I would have appreciated that the restaurant would just tell us they had another booking behind us or that there was a time limit. Rather than doing that, someone came over and just started clearing plates and took away my plate and utensils when I said I was still working on it. They came over once every 5min to ask to clear plates when there was still quite a bit of food on the table. Eventually we gave up and gave in. Then they gave us the bill and then took away the water.

Oh yeah, and don’t bother with the new bar downstairs unless you want to pay 20USD for a gin and tonic. Felt ripped off.

OT
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best steak house korean style

r
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Best Korean BBQ experience ever! Can’t wait to go back and try the steak omakase this time!

AF
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The steak omakase did not disappoint. Amazing selection of 8 different cuts of steak. Pricey but if you're celebrating something, you can't go wrong.

OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly one of the best meals I’ve ever had in my life. The servers were all knowledgeable and welcoming, the bartender made a mean drink, and the food was beyond compare. Thanks guys for the amazing night!

OT
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Be prepared to not be able to cook you meat on your own or maybe not how you like it. We were 3 ppl at our table and each of us like it cooked different ways. Our waitress got angry several times if we cooked it ourselves or moved it “without her permission”. If you are okay with that then this is the korean bbq for you. Otherwise good taste and value. You will definitely be very full after eating here.

S
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the best Korean bbq I have ever experienced! The food was delicious. The service was great! The servers really know their stuff. I would only come back here if I were craving Korean bbq.

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 19 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience at Cote

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 25 March 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Most of the

RT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

the food was divine and the service was impeccable. loved the sommelier there as well. we had the steak omakase and it was worth every cent.
if I had one note for this place to consider, it would be the bathrooms -- they should be cleaned often or have an attendant there, as it's loaded with foot traffic and should be kept up!

DP
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a wonderful experience. We got the 125$ per person feast with the A5 Wagyu beef. I first thought that we were not going to have enough but it was plentiful. We had extra leftovers. There was 8 different kind of meats . Of course the A5 Wagyu was the best and tastiest of all . They saved the best for last . The cold noodle bowl was refreshing and tasty

A
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ver el añejamiento de la carne fue asombroso. La puntualidad, servicio, sabor,,, todo fue asombroso

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NN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the best meal I have had in a while!! and the service was AMAZING!

TR
Seattle
37 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went right when they open at 4pm. Did the butchers feast for 6 and was a fantastic deal. Amazingly friendly and competent service making for a nuanced Korean bbq experience.

FN
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my favorite meal of 2019. Great service, ambiance and delicious food. The butchers feast is so filling. You don't need to order more. Can't wait to get back again!

OT
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Server totally over sold us on food. We would have been fine with the inclusive meal option, but got another side based on her strong, persistent recommendation. All four of us agreed it was absolutely unnecessary.

L
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Don’t know where the one Michelin star came from but it does not deserve it. There is no chef other than to make the salads. The waitress cooks for you and she burned our veggies. The meat was mediocre, not great. For the money, actually less, there are much better Korean BBQ places in NYC. Also, the table behind us was extremely intoxicated and rowdy and the establishment did nothing to ask them to quiet down, they just kept bringing them the Jack Daniels based drinks that they all ordered. One Michelin star restaurants are usually classier than this place. Go if you like but set the bar low for your experience.

JA
Detroit
13 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First a steak house, then a Korean restaurant. The meat selection of Cote is by far the best out of any Korean barbecue restaurant- in fact, much better than most steak houses. The staff is knowledgeable and willing to suggest once they know your thoughts. Pricing is honest, yes the steaks are expensive but the side dishes are inclusive and so is water. Highly recommend.

B
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience2

bland food. cote is to korean food as benihana is to japanese. something that would make a person not interested in anything but unseasoned meat and a carb feel that they had an authentic foreign food experience.

OT
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Second visit. First timers probably get the Butchers Feast, but I recommend ordering a la carte. It is a little more expensive but you get the exact cuts you want and instead of unnecessary sides, you can splurge and get some A5 Wagyu.

AD
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing from beginning to end! Holiday friends dinner on Saturday, 12/8.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Service and meats were excellent. I just wish that other food groups were explained a little better as our table was not familiar with Korean dishes and did not know what we were trying.

DL
New York Area
124 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2018
Overall3food3service4ambience2

I have been before to Cote and had a great meal but spent a fortune...this time we got the tasting menu for $58./person...the meat was very good but the sides were just ok that came with it...plus, I think the atmosphere is cold and extremely noisy and the entrance feels like you are going into a disco...sorry to say but I do not think I will return.. for the money spent with drinks etc., it still costs $100./person.