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Cleopatra's Needle, New York City

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.6/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
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  • Obelisk situated on East face, right in the middle of Central Park, next to the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET), at the 82th St. the entrance closer to stay on 79th Street Transverse and walk across the East Drive. The nearest subway station is the 86th St.
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  • This is an authentic Egyptian obelisk called Cleopatra's needle. It was impossible for us to understand the hieroglyphics, there was the text on the stone hidden in the sand. The Obelisk was really high, and its area was quiet and peaceful.
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  • The Obelisk is back from the Metropolitan Museum in Central Park is one of the attractions. Don't miss to see it up close or when strolling in the park or visit the Museum. Another real Egyptian piece in another country.
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  • My friend and I visited On labor day. The hostess/waitress immediately informed us that there was a 10.00 min. The sign on the station clearly stated no cover. Next we ordered coctails and the same waitress informs us that the patron margaritas were 18.00, ad if we were going to change our order because of the price. Then we ordered 2 ceaser salads and what was brought out wasn't a true ceaser. We questioned the salad and was told there was no mistake. Lastly, we were ask to add the tip to the bill before they even ran our card. We told them to run the card and the tip would be in cash. Smh. The music was good but the food and service was horrible. I will never eat there again .
  • Very pleasant surprise. We started with the bruschetta. Excellent warm toasted bread which tastes like it was baked on premise. Tomatoes are delicious with the right seasoning. Very delicious! We had the lasagna and the special of the day which the name escapes me. Fresh hand made pasta noodles, tomato sauce with italian bacon. Wife devoured it! The lasagna, very delicious! The pictures look a bit deceiving, it's about size of a bocce ball or 5 pound exercise ball. It's not enough for a couple of two if you're wondering, it's enough for a big guy. The basil panna cotta dessert. Woah... must order! Words cannot describe it. Never had anything like it! FYI -- the table for two, it's cramped. Need more table real estate, perhaps 6" wider, even 3" would make a big difference. Bread, appetizers, with plates and water flask already crowded the table with no space. I felt like I could knock a plate or the flask over. Next time, I'm just going to dine at the bar with bigger table space.
  • Good local music, eclectic crowd, a chill jazz (not top level entertainers but some are wonderful) experience. Drink costs are fair, food is good.
  • I can't believe my experience here on Tuesday's Jam Session. There was the good and the UGLY. The good was the music was fantastic and performed by around 15 diff musicians playing together randomly. The ugly was, when not playing, the fellow musicians stood RIGHT IN FRONT of the stage blocking my view. I mentioned it once and even bumped a guy but I guess they don't understand. Took my experience from a 9.5 to about a 5.5...really pissed me off.
  • Great music, bland food, cold service
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