Michelin-starred restaurant Caviar Russe is doubling down on its commitment to luxury cuisine — and to limping Madison Avenue.
Its second-floor dining room at 538 Madison, near East 55th Street, will soon be joined by a ground-floor caviar bar and retail shop. The 2,000-square-foot venue, previously home to a ski boutique, will open in October or November depending on construction, said managing director Ilya Panchernikov. The exterior will sport a new look and be rebranded as the Caviar Russe Building.
He made the deal directly with long-time landlord Metropole Realty Advisors. Terms were not available.
“We did take the space pre-COVID,” Panchernikov conceded before expressing confidence in the city’s future and the loyalty of his long-time clientele.
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