[Contest] Win a NYC Russian Tea Room Experience for Two

December 1, 2010 by

Contests & Giveaways, North America

***Editor’s Note: The contest is now closed and we have a winner! Congratulations Rita!***A landmark from 1920s New York, The Russian Tea Room is one of New York City‘s most famous and iconic fine-dining restaurants. Known as a social hotspot, the restaurant continues to attract actors, writers, politicians and business people with its elegant service and refined European cuisine. Now you can enjoy a 3-course meal for two at this exclusive New York City restaurant for FREE! Viator.com is giving away one pair of tickets to The Russian Tea Room Dining Experience – a one-of-a-kind New York City event!

Win The Russian Tea Room Experience for Two!

Win The Russian Tea Room Experience for Two!

Founded by members of the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1927, the Russian Tea Room exudes the extravagance of 20th-century Russia. With antique brass samovars, intricately decorated Fabergé eggs and glistening chandeliers, this restaurant possesses a grandeur and essence unlike any other.

In addition to its reputation as a social hotspot, The Russian Tea Room is also a popular filming location; scenes from Manhattan, When Harry Met Sally, Tootsie, and The Turning Point were filmed inside this famous restaurant, as well as an episode from the popular TV series Gossip Girl.

In keeping with the restaurant’s luxurious atmosphere, the menu at The Russian Tea Room was created to entice your taste buds with Russian and continental cuisine. In addition to a 3-course lunch or dinner (see full menus), the winners will also receive a complimentary a flight of vodka (tasting of three of over forty types of vodka) and an ounce of American hackleback caviar.

How to enter

For the chance to win this incredible prize, simply post a reply to this blog entry answering the question, “Why should Viator treat YOU to The Russian Tea Room Experience?” in 10 words or less.

Entries must be submitted by December 15, 2010.

Winners will be announced on January 7, 2011. You can enter our contest as many times as you like, but remember, your reply must be 10 words or fewer or it will not be considered. And just to be clear, we’re setting up two people to enjoy The Russian Tea Room Dining Experience. Tickets are to be used anytime before May 31, 2011, subject to availability. See the Viator product site for specific pickup/departure point locations, dates and times.

Viator Travel Team

Viator Travel Team Terms & Conditions: Our staff will pick the entry that we think best answer the question above, in 10 words or less. We are setting up two people to enjoy The Russian Tea Room Dining Experience, anytime before May 31, 2011, subject to availability. Any other expenses not specifically listed above are not included. Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be sold or redeemed for any cash value.


61 Responses to “[Contest] Win a NYC Russian Tea Room Experience for Two”

  1. Rita Says:

    Treat me because I love vodka, caviar, and Viator!

  2. Rita Says:

    My 3 favorite V’s: Vareniki, Vodka, and Viator!

  3. Elly S Says:

    Elly + Caviar = Hottest Affair Since Brad & Angelina

  4. Laurie Rizzo Says:

    I relish tea, Russian fine dining, and cultural experiences!

  5. Rita Says:

    I’ve Lived in NYC for 6 years and never been!

  6. Abhishek Duggal Says:

    Viator will make the Russian Tea Room Experience even grander!

  7. Katie Says:

    Blini, Caviar and a dollop for me…..please! Thanks Viator.

  8. Andrey Z Says:

    If not me, then who??? If not now, then when???

  9. Lorraine Says:

    I’m Puertorican.How many Puertoricans get to dine there!

  10. Eileen Says:

    A native New Yorker who would love the experience!

  11. Maurice Says:

    The Russian Tea Room/
    A Dining Experience/
    That’s Unparalleled

  12. Marilea Gray Says:

    Love tea – would love to experience it in New York

  13. Neeta Says:

    Well.. Why not my Lubov moya ??

  14. Elen Akopyan Says:

    Frosty weather, bowl of broscht,& vodka = peace

  15. Michelle Says:

    We miss elegant Paris but love our fantastic NYC!

  16. Nelson Lau Says:

    Like to experience the vibrance and vivaciousness of Russian cuisine.

  17. Emma Says:

    Perfect celebration of 3rd wedding anniversary and 1st NY visit!

  18. Katerina Says:

    Russian through NYC in May, so, Moscow to Tea! Da!

  19. Merinda Watts Says:

    Flying from Oz to soak up all that is NY

  20. Avril Says:

    Why thanks Viator, Russian Tea, how pleasing that would be!

  21. Alice Monachello Says:


  22. bella Says:

    having tea there sounds much better than crosing the ocean and drinking it in Russia

  23. Lynette Jenkins Says:

    A Russian Delight awaits me – Caviar and tea for me!

  24. Melissa Says:

    The restaurant’s opulence suits my back-to-work celebratory mood!

  25. david Says:

    First China with Viator now New York and Caviar await!

  26. Gregor Weitzel Says:

    The spirit of my Russian grandmother will be with me.

  27. Sally Weitzel Says:

    I can’t cook borscht as well as my husband’s mother.

  28. Corinna Says:

    Vi Ator, vi not me?

  29. Kelly Lau Says:

    Why not?

  30. Diane Schendorf Says:

    San Francisco to “Russia”,and NYC too. Devine!

  31. Ruth Caley Says:

    Previet! We’d love the experience! Spaseeba!

  32. michelle frazier Says:

    Pay it forward we always book unforgettable excursions through Viator!

  33. Bill Says:

    Russian Tea Room, renowned for elegance. Viator, renowned for value.

  34. Laurie Vesalo Says:

    Russian Tea Room, please! Viator is the spice of life.

  35. Laurie Vesalo Says:

    Fine dining since 1927: Russian Tea Room + Viator = heaven!

  36. Karen Says:

    Love New York, Love Tea – Wow, the best of both!

  37. Joyce Says:

    Already love NY and Viator; let me add another favorite.

  38. Angela Says:

    21st-Century Korean in 20th-Century Russia….transport me please!

  39. Kaye Suchmann Says:

    Growing up, this was my family’s “very special” occasion restaurant.

  40. veronica north Says:

    As I will be in new york meeting up with my children, it would be superb to celebrate at the russian tea room this christmas.

  41. michelle frazier Says:

    Unforgettable tours & experiences
    Unbeatable deals
    Unparalleled dinning experience

  42. Laurie Vesalo Says:

    Very Vondervul- CaViar, Viator, Vodka for Vesalo! Vank you!

  43. Bob & Marge Fleming Says:

    Seen St Petersburg – love to see this Russian palace in NY

  44. Polina Telerman Says:

    Tам русский дух, там Pусью пахнет.

  45. Joyce Says:

    beseeching.Borscht, craving Kiev, seeking Stroganoff, vanting Veraniki, desiring Dessert!

  46. Joyce Says:

    Puzhalsta, puzhalsta, puzhalsta, puzhalsta, puzhalsta, dovol’no puzhalsta..pick me! Spaciba

  47. Judi Says:

    Because we deserve it!

  48. gina Says:

    I love New York, fine dining, and Viator. Fantastic fusion.

  49. Craig Gutierrez Says:

    When are grey-hair’s particularly obvious?

    When they’re floating in tomato-soup…

  50. michelle frazier Says:

    Toured Russia via Viator…FANTASTIC to tour RTR via Viator!

  51. Patricia Ulisse Says:

    I’m not Russian, would love to be for a day!

  52. Jim Says:

    My fantastic girlfriend deserves a wonderful Christmas Gift from me

  53. Sandra M Says:

    Beautiful surroundings deserve a visit from a beautiful lady

  54. Justine Busuttil Says:

    Treat me because I’ve never had a Russian experience before and I LOVE VIATOR!

  55. Justine Busuttil Says:

    Treat me because I have booked all my tours through Viator and have recommended all my friends and family to the viator website!

  56. Justine Busuttil Says:

    Treat me because I have been a really good girl this year!

  57. Justine Busuttil Says:

    I would to have a Russian experience with my beautiful husband.

  58. Laurie Vesalo Says:

    Because I’m “Russian” to tell everyone about Viator’s great tours!

  59. William McHargue Says:

    To relive our winter NYC honeymoon when we dined there.

  60. Neatha Says:

    Viator made our 40th anniversary perfect..now tea for 2!