Fodor's Expert Review Red Rooster Harlem

$$$ Harlem American Fodor's Choice

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 to Harlem in 2010, creating a culinary hot spot in this casual, jazzy-looking space with wall murals, wooden tables, and bistro chairs. The comfort-food menu reflects the ethnic diversity of modern-day New York City, from jerk chicken to braised short ribs. Expect a wait for Sunday brunch, with its gospel music, boozy cocktails, and modern takes on dishes like chicken and waffles.

American Trendy Trendy Lunch Dinner Brunch $$$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

310 Lenox Ave. (Malcolm X Blvd.)
New York, New York  10027, USA


Known For:
  • Lines for Sunday brunch with gospel music
  • Veal meatballs with potato hash and lingonberry sauce
  • Prix-fixe lunch option

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