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Serendipity 3

225 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1498 (Manhattan)
(212) 838-3531
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Ranked #2,108 of 11,362 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Orlando
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I know many do not like the food and only go for the dessert, but we did have the wings appetizer which were very tasty and some entrees, which were not bad. We saved some room for dessert of course and had the banana split which was great!!! The cafe was small and cute. Nice New York feel to it.... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Really disappointed with this restaurant. First and foremost the food was awful. I ordered chicken in a tomato sauce. It was a breaded fillet that was nothing special and layered in cheese that made the meal quite sickening to eat. They have NO liquor license either. The highlight of the meal was the cold hot chocolate dessert. However because the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We made a dinner reservation intending to have dinner and dessert. Meal was okay, but frozen hot chocolate was the winner. Serendipity 3 is known for this dessert and it did not disappoint. One 11 year old in our group asked every day if we could go back for more. She was also a big fan of the cheese ravioli.

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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

Serendipity isn't the best food I've ever tasted, but it was pretty good. It's a unique two story restaurant with a nice and relaxing atmosphere. This restaurant isn't the best for a group of more than 4. This place is perfect for chatting over a good meal. I didn't think the prices were too outrageous considering what you can pay... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

I made a reservation here well in advance and I'm glad I did as the wait was over an hour and a half when we arrived. There is lots to look at throughout as it's decorated with lots of different things. We ordered a frozen hot chocolate which was delicious and we struggled to finish it between two of us.... More

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Strathpeffer, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW via mobile

This small, dusty and overpriced eatery is staffed by aloof and arrogant staff who cannot even take the time to explain the menu. The signature dish, "frozen hot chocolate " is a cool £8.95 and is basically a chocolate milkshake, although McDonalds do it much much better. The surroundings are cramped and the beautiful Tiffany lamps are in desperate need... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

A nice place for hot fudge sundae's and fun. We really had a good experience here! A quaint little place. Excellent waiter and fun decor.

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Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We had a great time. The atmosphere is simple, but with interesting things too look at. Made reservations for lunch about a week in advance. We learned this because the last time we were in NYC and thought we could just make a reservations for lunch for the next day(Friday), we were told they were booked until the following Thursday.... More

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Madera, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My daughter took me here on a recent visit, as she said it is a NYC icon that everyone should visit at least once. It is decorated with Tiffany lamps and pink fluff and truly has to be seen to be appreciated. It is on the small side and gets packed, but I still think it is worth it. We... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Love the atmosphere - every inch of the walls are covered with interesting items. My recommendation - Frozen Hot Chocolate - of course, it's one of their staples and it's to die for!! The cappuccino is also amazing topped with whip cream!! I love the history behind the restaurant and it's reputation. Such an amazing piece of New York's culture/history/variety... More

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