Back Forty

190 Ave. B
New York, NY 10009


  • MOn-Wed 6pm-10:30pm, Thu 6pm-11pm, Fri 6pm-12am, Sat 11am-12am, Sun 11am-10pm
  • $$$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Brunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Peter Hoffman's relaxed American bistro places an emphasis on vegetables and other farmstead products, preferentially acquired as near to the city as possible. There's a cream-based oyster chowder substituting sunchokes for potatoes, a winter-squash tempura with a smoked paprika dip, and a farm-raised trout from the Catskills that fries up all herby and crisp. Though reviled by some reviewers, we found the grass-fed burger a paragon of its type, though the French fries are made with potatoes that are a little too sweet.

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