Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, Onegin has become New York City’s latest hotspot to enjoy unique Russian cuisine. Traditional dishes are made with skill and combined with a modern flair by Executive Chef Lovely Sandou. The lavish menu features items such as: House Smoked Charcuterie, roasted pork loin & rosemary-dijon roast sirloin served with homemade horseradish. Chicken Kiev, boneless chicken breast pounded and rolled around cold herbed butter, then breaded and fried and the Bite Size Cabbage or Meat Pierogi, signature Russian miniature pies. Each expertly crafted dish is cooked in an authentic Russian wood burning oven, used in the past to heat czars’ castles.
Upon entering Onegin guests are transported into a scene out of a Pushkin’s novel. Inspired by famed novelist Alexander Pushkin’s remarkable tale of Eugene Onegin, this Russian restaurant invites guests to enjoy a unique dining experience reminiscent of 19th century St. Petersburg at the height of the Russian Czars. Onegin features an elegant dining room, traditional carriage seats, with quotes from Pushkin adorning the handcrafted tables and brocade walls. Painted onto the ceiling, in the center of the dining room, are murals of celebrated Romantic Era Russian portraits, including one of Alexander Pushkin.
With its lavish menus, elegant décor, and daily events and specials, Onegin maintains the perfect balance between traditional Russian opulence and contemporaryNew York City charm.
The menu at Onegin, bound and presented as a classic novel, showcases chapters of gourmet Russian Fusion cuisine. As impressive as the cuisine, Onegin’s extensive drink menu and full bar that features a selection sure to indulge every guest’s distinctive taste. The exclusive house infused vodkas, served in nine unique flavors, are the restaurant’s most popular drink of choice. Additionally, guests can choose from an impressive collection of specialty cocktails, beer, liquors and international wines. The perfect after dinner treat, Onegin offers a full tea service. Onegin also offers after dinner treats including aromatic teas sure to complement all of the restaurants desserts, such as the homemade Napoleon with Bavarian Crème.
Onegin’s weekly events and specials have transformed the restaurant into exciting Manhattan haunt. Throughout the week, guests can enjoy Onegin’s lively entertainment with Tuesday’s Romantic Karaoke Night and Burlesque Fridays. Guests can also take advantage of weekday specials including happy hour,with $5 beer, wine, and house cocktails weekdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm and Ladies Night, featuring free strawberries & bubbly when visiting Onegin weeknights for dinner.
Published on Dec 13, 2012