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Red Rooster Harlem

Red Rooster Harlem Review

Marcus Samuelsson, who earned his celebrity chefdom at Aquavit in Midtown for his take on Ethiopian-accented Scandinavian cuisine (fusing the food of his birthplace with that of where he grew up), moved way uptown to Harlem in 2010, where he has created a culinary hot spot for the ages. The comfort food menu jumps all over the place, reflecting the ethnic diversity that is modern-day New York City (and the patrons who regularly come here), from plantain-loaded oxtail to fried chicken to the tender meatballs (with lingonberry sauce) that he served at Aquavit. Expect a wait for Sunday brunch, with its gospel music, boozy cocktails, and modern takes on dishes like chicken and waffles.

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  • Address: 310 Lenox Ave., between 125th and 126th Harlem, New York, NY 10027 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/792–9001
  • Website:
  • Subway: 2, 3 to 125th St.
  • Location: Harlem
Updated: 02-25-2014

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