Raclette, (a word derived from the French verb racler, meaning, "to scrape") has been a tradition in Europe for hundreds of years. A traditional meal comprising Alpine cheeses melted on the wheel and then scraped onto accompaniments such as potatoes, other vegetables bread and meats, it has been a favorite particularly among inhabitants of the regions where it originated, namely the Valais and Haute Savois regions of Switzerland and France.
Raclette, the restaurant, brings this tradition to life in the East Village of Manhattan with authentic Raclette de Valais and Raclette de Savoie cheeses melted on half wheels and scraped tableside directly onto customers' plates.
Customer can choose among a traditional or more contemporary preparations of potatoes, and cured and cooked meats.
Praise cheesus for this restaurant! The food was fantastic... Highly recommend to anyone looking for something a little different who loves cheese.
It's a MUST go place. The Raclette is simply DIVINE!!! Cozy restaurant and nice staff
...5 star service and great food. Specially if you like cheese. Very happy with this place
The food was so delicious, and the atmosphere was cozy and perfect for a yummy dinner with friends.
...Food was good, cheese was great, price was right, ambiance was excellent. Loved it and will definitely be returning!