If you live Downtown—or, really, anywhere in the city that never sleeps—you’ll want to know where to go and get a good meal. Whether you come with your family, on a date or just with a friend, a restaurant with a nice atmosphere, a friendly staff and delicious food is a must. Luckily, all of those things are on the menu at Merchants River House in Battery Park City.
The Merchants River House is the perfect on-the-water spot for all sorts of dining occasions. And with such a convenient location, you no longer have to travel far to sit by the river and eat a good meal—Merchants River House offers a view of the river right in Downtown Manhattan. Enjoy your meal inside or out, with the Statue of Liberty in plain sight. What’s better than enjoying some food with the site of New York City’s pride right in front of you?
With a staff and environment that is both family and date friendly, you really can’t go wrong. The service is top notch and your drinks will never be empty.
There’s also no need to get all dressed up—Merchants River House is a jeans and shirt kind of place. It’s somewhere where guests can be comfortable whatever they’re wearing and not have to worry about being judged by anyone… in other words, relax. And if eating outside doesn’t suit you, with the option of two different terraces, guests can also sit inside and enjoy the view from there.
Some more good news, Merchants River House won’t break the bank either. Although the food is all top quality and expertly prepared, the prices are still very reasonable. Most appetizers, salads, burgers and sandwiches are under $10 and most entrees are under $19. The menu offers a wide variety of choices like burgers, pizza, herbed rotisserie organic chicken, prime rib, salads and steaks. So whatever your heart desires, your appetite is sure to be satisfied.
For those who like it on the fishier side, along with the rest of the typical American fare, Merchants River House offers great seafood plates including Grilled North Atlantic Salmon and Fish and Chips, which are the perfect dish for a relaxing meal right by the Hudson River.
The Merchants River House also offers a children’s menu with mac and cheese, chicken fingers and veggies for the youngsters, so parents can take comfort knowing their children can enjoy a healthy meal away from home.
Don’t miss out on this great place. They have something for everyone, no matter the age, occasion or budget. With it’s great menu, relaxing, casual environment and spectacular views, the Merchants River House is a hard deal to beat.
The view–gorgeous. The pizza—divine. Take a moment and stop by the Merchants River House. If you are looking for casual ambiance, American fare, and a view you can show off to your visiting mother-in-law, Merchants River House is your place. Formerly known as Steamers Landing, the Merchants River House caters to a crowd less interested in endless seafood and more interested in making their dollar go the extra mile. The prices have dropped, but the quality remains, the Downtown Express reports.
We’d like to thank Merchants Hospitality, Merchants River House, and the entire family of Merchant restaurants for joining Signs of Support, rallying around a cause so vital to New York and the nation. Join us in recognizing Merchants Hospitality as an avid supporter of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Merchants River House is open Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., and from 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on weekends.
By Norm Dannen, Public Affairs Associate
It’s January—time to ring out the old and ring in the new, time for resolutions and fresh starts. That’s what Abraham Merchant of Merchants Hospitality has done with Steamers Landing, a Battery Park City, Hudson Riverfront restaurant. This past July, Merchants purchased Steamers Landing from Jan Fried and John Calder, founders and operators for 22 years. Merchant tweaked the menu, prices and décor but continued to operate the restaurant as it was originally conceived for through the end of 2010. But then the old Steamers Landing closed on January 2. The new Merchants River House opened for dinner on January 17, and began serving lunch January 18. Continue reading
With less than three hours to go before opening Merchants River House, employees and workers were still putting finishing touches on the Battery Park City restaurant formerly known as Steamers Landing. (Owner Abraham Merchant was behind the bar.)
Merchants River House now open
BY Terese Loeb Kreuzer
Merchant’s River House (NYC)- It’s the new year, and as they say, it’s out with the old and in with the new. Merchants Hospitality Inc. (“MHI”) announces the conversion of Steamers Landing into Merchants River House- An upbeat casual, family friendly restaurant facing the Hudson River & Statue of Liberty. Boasting over two hundred seats including indoor dining and two outdoor terraces, Merchants River House is the perfect locale for enjoying sunsets over the Hudson. Continue reading