Crown Shy brings cocktails and New American fare to the FiDi

Looking to chow down on some New American fare? A new spot has you covered. Located at 70 Pine St. in the Financial District, the fresh arrival is called Crown Shy.

Crown Shy offers a streamlined menu of snacks, starters and entrees, along with a sophisticated cocktail menu. Try the grilled chicken with citrus marinade and hot sauce, the charred octopus with red rice and morcilla, or the grilled pear salad with goat milk feta and pistachios. (View the full menu here.)

The new restaurant has gotten an enthusiastic response thus far, with a 4.5-star rating out of 24 reviews on Yelp.

Alexandra C., who was among the first Yelpers to review the new spot on April 9, wrote, "We started with the complimentary bread, white bean hummus and pear salad with goat cheese. For mains, we ordered the chicken and the farro. The chicken was juicy with a spicy kick. The farro was the surprise hit of the night. I loved the porcini mushrooms that accompanied the dish. I found Crown Shy to be extremely delicious and quite affordable for the ambiance and experience."

And Shawn H. wrote, "This was outstanding. We got the following (in rough order of my preference): Gruyere fritters, Octopus, Short rib, Hummus, Cavatelli, Caramelle, Chicories salad. The prices are also surprisingly reasonable for this kind of place, and the price/volume ratio was really solid for everything but the short rib, which made up for the lack of volume by being incredible."

Intrigued? Stop in to try it for yourself. Crown Shy is open from 4:45 p.m.–1 a.m. on Sunday through Wednesday and 4:45 p.m.–2 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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