REVIEW

GOOGLE REVIEW

  • 5 star review  Food selections were excellent with a rich and extensive wine list. Visited during NYC restaurant week and enjoyed some incredible value offers. Space is nice, ambiance great. Overall thumbs up!

    thumb George Vlastarakis
    September 6, 2022

    5 star review  Stopped by to see what "Asian Fusion" is all about. And wow! This place is pretty incredible. Had the sea urchin donabe and really am at a loss for words. The food here is amazing. I will be back!

    thumb Angela Gomez
    June 20, 2022

    5 star review  Absolutely delectable. Everything from the delicious cold sea food plate to the black sesame Monaka was superb. The Octopus was outstanding and was cooked perfectly. The duck was delicious. Atmosphere and service were also on point. The prices were reasonable. I’d give six stars if I could.

    thumb james amster
    June 20, 2022

    5 star review  I picked this spot for dinner because the reviews were really good. I was a little nervous when we walked in because there was almost no one inside. But we climbed the stairs to a vibrant dining room and all was well. We ordered the crispy octopus for an appetizer and I had the duck as my entrée. The crispy octopus was amazing. The sauce served with it was spicy and so delicious. The duck was perfectly prepared and paired with an excellent sauce. We were both pleased with our meals and will be back again.

    thumb Scott Shelton
    June 1, 2022
  • 5 star review  This place is a hidden gem. The food is amazing. Great drinks, amazing food. If your in NY go here. My wife and I loved the chilled atmosphere and friendly team. Full marks.

    thumb Crispin Lamont
    May 15, 2022

    5 star review  Amazing food, went there for lunch on Mothers Day, so they only had the dinner menu. Food and drinks are absolutely amazing, love all the appetizers. The Truffle dish is my favorite, taste like heaven from the first bite. Would definitely go back to try out lunch menu.

    thumb ting chi
    May 9, 2022

    5 star review  One of the best Asian fusion restaurants I've been to in a long time. Definitely get the Truffle Donabe and Crispy Octopus. The portion sizes are just right. Prices are very reasonable for the quality. Service was great and we didn't have to wait long for food even though we were a large group. I'd definitely come back to try more dishes!

    thumb Nancy
    May 9, 2022

    4 star review  Nice ambiance and good service. Delicious food (although limited options for vegans/vegetarians). Desert wasn’t as delectable and matcha-forward as I was expecting it to be, but it was an enjoyable experience overall.

    thumb Katherine Aybar
    April 5, 2022
  • 5 star review  I took my dad here for his birthday. The food was great. The octopus smelled like French fries as it was covered in a light batter and it tasted so good. I also had the short rib. My girlfriend ordered the steak. I thought that was better so I’d say you go in that direction. The pasta as an appetizer was also great. Oh! Before I forget…the sweet potato mash that came with the short rib was unlike anything I’ve tried. Crazy good texture. Sooo given all of the above I now send you on the journey to select you dinning options. God speed.

    thumb Bradlay Pryde
    April 2, 2022

    5 star review  Impeccable food and service! The king crab noodle and truffle donabe with hanger steak are both amazing. We've been here 3 times and will definitely come back in the future.

    thumb Jihong Song
    February 21, 2022

    5 star review  A pleasant experience during the NYC restaurant week. Amazing food. Started with Amuse-bouche made of crispy base and topped with shrimp. Tried king crab noodles from the appetizers and they were creamy and tasty. The Sea urchin donabe from the mains was amazing. For the deserts, had the Black sesame Monaka ice cream. It was perfect, not too sweet and not over bearing. The black plum cocktail was also nice. Very friendly staff.

    thumb Tejas Vernekar
    February 15, 2022

    5 star review  Food was amazing! I typically don't like Asian fusion food, but this place changed my mind. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Highly recommended!

    thumb Steve Kang
    January 17, 2022
  • 4 star review  This restaurant is beautiful and the food was amazing. The seating experience wasn't great. Looking at your watch and telling me I have an exact amount of time takes away from the experience, and we were well within the time frame. Our server was fantastic and the wine pairings were good.

    thumb Emily Puga
    December 30, 2021

    5 star review  The food is amazing! It reminded me of my mom’s home cooked meals, but elevated and thoughtfully presented. We ate in the terrace and it was beautiful with nice greenery. There was a heater, so I wasn’t too chilly. The service was prompt and meticulous. We’ll be back to explore more of their menu 🙂

    thumb SeulBom Lee
    November 8, 2021

    5 star review  Hands down one of the best meals we’ve had in NYC to date. The octopus was insanely good and every dish we had was absolutely delicious. So glad we found this place and definitely coming back when we are in town.

    thumb Jason Krasno
    November 7, 2021

    5 star review  This place is such a hidden gem in Midtown. I enjoyed everything here - food, drink, ambience, service, and its reasonable price. They have live jazz music every Thursday which really made our hang night perfect. Thank you Hortus! Definitely will return.

    thumb Lo-uy Au
    October 17, 2021
  • 4 star review  pretty solid dishes and great service. the king crab noodle was my favorite and the uni crab meat appetizer was a fun surprise. the interior decor wasn’t matching the dishes but overall would recommend.

    thumb Ilana
    October 5, 2021

    4 star review  pretty solid dishes and great service. the king crab noodle was my favorite and the uni crab meat appetizer was a fun surprise. the interior decor wasn’t matching the dishes but overall would recommend.

    thumb Ilana
    October 5, 2021

    5 star review  This place never disappoints. I love that the menu is constantly evolving. Every time you go you see something new, but still see the dishes that are the biggest winners in this restaurant (the eggplant, king crab noodles, branzino, I can keep going because they are all incredible dishes) The service is also amazing, it's fine dining but in a relaxed atmosphere. I've taken friends that visit from out of town who are real foodies and every time everyone is so happy that I took them there. Hortus is one of my favorite restaurants in NYC.

    thumb Sofia Garcia
    September 26, 2021

    5 star review  Hortus hears a hoot. This place is innovative beyond belief and executes with 105% accuracy. You will be amazed by all their choices, a cuisine that combines Korean and New American fine dining

    thumb James Liao
    September 16, 2021

YELP REVIEW

  •   Our second time here and fantastic both times! We love the crispy octopus, some of the best we've ever had! The king crab noodles are also delicious! We got the... read more

    thumb Alyssa L.
    9/30/2022

      Really varied and delicious menu offering original dishes to try in a 2-course menu. Personally didn't feel like the atmosphere (decor, music and overall ambiance) fit the price point and... read more

    thumb hakjik l.
    9/30/2022

      I went in expecting a lot cus I've had friends go and rave about it

    Went and service was okay and so was the food

    Got the duck cus I saw a... read more

    thumb Eunice K.
    9/26/2022

      Surprisingly solid value. Very approachable New American with Asian flair.

    thumb Tim O.
    9/26/2022
  •   I came here with my boyfriend for his birthday for dinner. We ordered the $50 prix fixe dinner which comes with a choice of appetizer and main.

    For the appetizer,... read more

    thumb Ellen C.
    9/17/2022

      Food and drinks were amazing! Highly recommend getting the truffle donabe with steak and the king crab noodles

    thumb Nina L.
    9/14/2022

      We stopped in hoping for some extremely tasty food, since this establishment had listed "Michelin" on its door. When you first walked in, you see a bar area and an... read more

    thumb Rachel M.
    9/12/2022

      Had an amazing lunch with my girlfriend! I would
    highly recommend getting the octopus 9/10 and the oysters too!

    thumb Jacob K.
    9/05/2022
  •   Tasting menu gives you the experience and you don't have to think about it.

    I would come back for the sea urchin donnabe. If this dish doesn't excite you, check... read more

    thumb Alex C.
    8/31/2022

      Came for restaurant week 2022.
    Everything is good except the salmon is really bland serve with skin but it's not crispy, makes it very chewy and unable to eat.

    The... read more

    thumb Ploi S.
    8/26/2022

      Host accepts guests with reservations only even though the restaurant is empty. There is no mention on the website stating walk ins are not welcome.

    We made a reservation on the... read more

    thumb E L.
    8/04/2022

      *Summer 2022 Restaurant Week review*

    Decided to stop by to try out their restaurant week menu as I've been meaning to try their food anyways but the overall experience was just... read more

    thumb Nina Z.
    8/04/2022
  •   Had Hortus bookmarked for the longest time and finally made it here for my anniversary last month! I made RSVP for 8pm and we were able to sit a little... read more

    thumb Iris C.
    8/02/2022

      Came here on a Friday evening and ordered a small Royal Platter, Crispy Octopus, Sea Urchin Donabe, and Matcha Tiramisu.

    I was happy with most items, but was so disappointed with... read more

    thumb Frank W.
    8/01/2022

      We went there for restaurant week and the menus were amazing!
    We had octopus/pastas as appetizers,  hanger steak/ sea urchin rice / ribeye as main menus. Desserts were also awesome-... read more

    thumb Katie K.
    7/30/2022

      Had a great experience during restaurant week. Especially love the king crab noodle and Sea urchin truffle, full with flavors and layers. Will definitely come back again.

    thumb Jay L.
    7/29/2022
  •   Had a very nice business lunch at HORTUS a few weeks back. All dishes were delicious and service was great. Wasn't very crowded at lunch despite being a great meal.... read more

    thumb Austin S.
    7/29/2022

      Came here during restaurant week to try because their review in yelp is very good.   In fact, food is not very impressive. We tried many modern Korean restaurants which... read more

    thumb Janice C.
    7/28/2022

      We came here for lunch in a Saturday to order from the Restaurant Week menu. The host and waiter were very friendly and attentive. The restaurant itself was clean and... read more

    thumb Christian C.
    7/25/2022

      An amazing NYC restaurant week menu! Thank you to all the reviewers who mentioned the spicy pork ribs and the king crab noodle- they were truly unique and delicious and... read more

    thumb Tara R.
    7/20/2022