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Fishtail by David Burke

135 E 62nd St, New York City, NY 10065-7301 (Manhattan)
+1 212-754-1300
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Ranked #2,564 of 11,776 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood:
Upper East Side
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between Park and Lexington Avenues
Transit: F train to 63rd Street/Lexington Avenue, N, R, 4, 5 & 6 trains to 59th Street/Lexington Avenue.
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The food is fantastic and the atmosphere is lovely. If you are not taking a client to dinner, then go on the weekends. During the week this is definately a business dinner spot.

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Henderson, Nevada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

In a darling setting - the room was so inviting. The brunch was not the usual NYC experience with crowds and noise. The popovers were delicious and the crab cake with pretzels was yummy. Had the cheesecake pops but the donuts at the next table looked even better!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

we had lunch here. Cold sunny sunday afternoon after a few hours of walking and shopping. Perfect lazy sunday lunch place. Very friendly staff. Easy seating. Good food. Just what we wanted.

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The place was pretty and the food was good but it's run like a chain restuarant . The wine list was extremely overpriced and not very interesting. They never asked if we would like more bread. I asked for a few extra blue cheese olives with my dirty martini and all they gave me were these small strange colored plain... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Fantastic prix fix menu. Smoked salmon with pastrami and creme fresh with pretzel chips is an interesting mix of flavors. Fresh fish with options for meat make the menu easy to navigate no matter what you're in the mood for, save room for desert.

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new york
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I live in the neighborhood and recently went to Fishtail. The food was excellent. I had the lobster dumpling and my wife had the crab cake to start. The dumpling was flavorful and the beggar's purse presentation was fun. The crab cake came in a unique shape and had a very good texture (not as crunchy as other reviews cited).... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

I had previously been to the David Burke Townhouse and loved it, though it was very expensive. I gave it a terrific review and so I wanted to try one of David Burke 's other restaurants. Absolutely request to be seated on the second floor because the first floor has the bar and seating for dinner but it is crazy... More 

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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Evening with my wife and friends, 4 in all. Three of us had the Prix Fixe menu. Nice lobster/lime soup, very tasty. My wife had Artic Char as the entree and it was great. I had a pasta, tortelinni, with angry lobster......mostly angry (very spicy) and little lobster and a lot of pasta and some little sausage pieces mixed in... More 

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had reservation on Tuesday night for 5:30. By 6:30 every table was taken. The service was very good. We had a simple green salad, grill arctic char and simply grilled Scottish salmon. All were very delicious. The atmosphere is very nice. However, like most of the things in NYC it is expensive. My glass of wine $18. Anyways, the... More 

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

As you would expect the food here is excellent. It is expensive and a rather formal restaurant. The red wall decor livens the place up. I bring out of town guests here for special events and they love it.

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DavidBurkeGroup, General Manager at Fishtail by David Burke, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your consistent and continued patronage of our establishment. I am very happy to read feedback from someone like yourself who truly enjoyed their experience. Please let me know next time you're visiting specifically for another special occasion, I'd love to say hello and send something from our pastry chef! Best, Mike More 

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Additional Information about Fishtail by David Burke

Address: 135 E 62nd St, New York City, NY 10065-7301
Phone Number: +1 212-754-1300
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Seafood

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