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Address: Central Park Lake, (at 74th Street), New York City, NY 10021
Phone Number: 212 517 2233
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9:30 am - 3:45 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 3:45 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Great lunch!

Wonderful location, with advanced reservations you will be in for a treat! A beautiful setting, in Central Park right on the water. The food was great, service timely and nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We hired 5 bikes from the rental area next to the boathouse thinking that this company would be more responsible. The bikes that we were supplied with were not 'fit for purpose' - the brakes on two were very poor and the chains fell off two, one being jammed by the cog fly wheel which meant that our whole group... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We should have made a reservation. We really should have. We know better. We got there at 1 pm, and were told to wait for one hour. After being told 5 more mins quite a few times, and almost 2 hours later, we got our table. The view is awesome, and the location clearly the best part of the restaurant.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

On a sunny spring or summer day, Loeb Boathouse rents boats for $15 an hour (cash only) providing a blissful break with an enchanting background. There is normally a short wait during tourist season, but it's worth it!

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Despite being skeptical of fine dining where the location steals the show, this was a bucket list restaurant for us and we booked months in advance. The good The location is fabulous and we had a table right on the water where you could see turtles swim up and look at you. The average The food was overall average. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous venue at sunset Great band for listening & dancing Excellent hors d'oeuvres & drinks Dinner was a perfect filet mignon & sea bass Dessert was chocolate lava cake Moon rise over the lake was so romantic Highly recommend!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Wonderful location, with advanced reservations you will be in for a treat! A beautiful setting, in Central Park right on the water. The food was great, service timely and nice. Recommend the crab cakes and the scallops, also the Cornish hen was very tasty. Take time and enjoy!

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Crowthorne, Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Perfect spot for a slow lunch. Great service, beautiful location, tasty tasty food. Yes, I did type that twice. Hope to return at some stage in the future.

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Nyon, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

... but what a massive disappointment. The guy working in the hut was one of the mos disagreeable members of staff I ever seen. We wanted two bikes after filling in a first form, I started filling in the second... boy way the guy furious (I had wasted a sheet of paper as you only need one per rental. But... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A hidden gem right in Central Park! There are gondola rides that leave from the Loeb Boathouse. You don't hear much about the rides as they are only offered during certain times of the year. The gondola is authentic and the ride is inexpensive. You feel as though you are transported back to Venice for a short peaceful ride. Your... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Risotto was under cooked and the tasteless chicken on top made the dish a waste of time and money, my partner had the soft shell crab that was swamped in sauce with little taste. the wait staff were uninterested when we answered their question was everything to our liking. Certainly a lovely aspect ruined by average food and uninterested... More 

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Additional Information about Loeb Boathouse

Address: Central Park Lake, (at 74th Street), New York City, NY 10021
Phone Number: 212 517 2233
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 3:45 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 3:45 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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