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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 #1,856 of 11,649 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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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Buffalo, New York
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Omg!!! I love this place!!! soooo vintage and cool decor. We had a BLT sandwich and that their outrangeous chocolate sundae both amazing!!! I highly recommend this place but make reservations you might have to wait.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Food was pretty good. You should have the frozen hot chocolate their claim to fame. It is a small place so count on a bit of a wait.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

My wife wanted to go here because the place was in a movie. We waited for an hour which I can understand. They seat us and we looked at the menu. They had some real good looking items on it we wanted to try. We waited and waited and after 20 minutes no one took our order so we left.... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Visited Serendipity in NY with my daughter in 2011. Loved the idea of the venue following the John Cusack movie and being a total romantic and eternal optimist, thought 'you never know' *lol* Found it easily, tucked neatly away down the trademark steps on East 60th Street and firstly was struck by the sheer volume of people. It was packed... More

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Gainesville, GA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

The food is good- just not amazing... but the desserts make up for it! The frozen hot chocolate- especially the one with peanut butter - is like liquid heaven. It is a tradition for our family. One frozen hot chocolate is plenty for two (or 3) people - but they are by far worth the trip. Just make reservations!!!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I saw this place in a movie and was keen to visit based on the way it was portrayed. My first attempt was about 10pm with a group of 5 for dessert. The phone message advised they would not accept bookings for dessert only, so we took our chance and turned up. We were told that the wait was over... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

If you live in New York City and have never been to Serendipity 3 then you haven't really lived there. All tourist should try this place if you are into desserts. The wait time can run from 30 minutes to two hours, yes two hours but the time does pass by quickly. You can always walk up the street and... More

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Oslo, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I heard about this place from the TV and it looked very good and we saw that it was in the guiness world book of records for the most expensive ice cream which had me really interested so I had to go. I shared a frozen hot chocolate with my mom and it was very good. I had a burger... More

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

But especially if you have kids and cannot wait for long make reservations since min wait time for a dinner for a party of 4 is around 1 hour if you randomly drop by if we did :) Strollers are not let in cannot be parked near by either. So no strollers may be a good idea. Food is delicious... More

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Toronto, Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had a lovely afternoon here. Loved the food and especially the frozen hot chocolate. The atmosphere was cozy and relaxed.

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