Food Quality: Fair; Run of the mill menu with little creativity.
Service: Casual, inconsistent
Ambiance/Decor: Awesome scenic waterfront views of the lower Manhattan Skyline..The restaurant's floor to ceiling windows allow for unobstructed views of the NYC Skyline and of the Statue of Liberty.
Overall Rating: 2 Stars (The scenic view carries the rating)
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Noise Level: Moderate. High during busy periods
Dress: Upscale Casual
Recommended For: Diners looking to celebrate a romantic evening, or a night out with group of friends, or for a business lunch.
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer higher quality food with "Old World" dining amenities
Liquor: Decent selection of wines and specialty cocktails. Bar scene is vibrant.
The Vu restaurant & Cocktail Lounge at the Hyatt Regency offers one of the best waterfront views of the lower Manhattan skyline from New Jersey.
The restaurant's floor to ceiling windows allow for unobstructed views of the NYC Skyline and of the Statue of Liberty.
Have dinner in the Vu Lounge. Best time to come is immediately after sunset when the lights of Manhattan start to twinkle and the Manhattan skyline lights up to provide a beautiful backdrop to your evening dining experience.
The VU cocktail lounge has a vibrant 75 seat bar with tables and sofas and a beautiful view of the Statue of Liberty. The lounge menu serves light fare.
In a neighborhood where there are many fine dining restaurants with excellent food, and while the food at the Vu is mediocre, the reason to come here is for the ambiance and world class waterfront view.
Some of the fine dining amenities are lacking including the absence of table clothes and an extensive selection of menu items.
Open seven days.week for Breakfast & Lunch, and for dinner in the Vu Lounge
(updated: March, 2020)
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