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The Sea Grill

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Midtown
Seafood, Contemporary
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19 W 49th St (Rockefeller Center), (Fifth & Sixth Aves.), New York City, NY 10020 (5th & 6th Aves)
B,D,M,F trains at 47-50 Streets Rockefeller Center
212-332-7610
Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great meal, great view

We visited here when we spent the weekend in New York City. We have been here before years ago. The restaurant has been totally renovated. The great view overlooking the Rockefeller Ice Skating Rink is still the same. My husband and I both had the seafood chowder, which was excellent! I had the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Jennifer K
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Oak Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Oak Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We visited here when we spent the weekend in New York City. We have been here before years ago. The restaurant has been totally renovated. The great view overlooking the Rockefeller Ice Skating Rink is still the same. My husband and I both had the seafood chowder, which was excellent! I had the signature dish crab cakes which were mostly... More 

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New York
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32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We kicked off a few days in New York with dinner watching the skaters and the snow at this Rockefeller Center classic. Service and food can't be beat. Atmosphere is unique. The Best.

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Houston, Texas
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136 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Maybe the third time to try The Sea Grill but they rose way way above the bar this time due to a delicious selection of prixe fix choices for NY Restaurant Week. It was cold, ice slush, snow and horrific and we thought about staying closer to our hotel for safety. We were very glad we gingerly shuffled in the... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Went here for a restaurant week and was nicely surprised. The restaurant has a beautiful view on Rockefeller ice skating ring and is very romantic. Restaurant week menu was really good, we did add the clam chowder to our order but it was surprising very watered down =( staff is very attentive and we would definitely consider coming back!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

great service, spectacular vies of the rink and rockefeller center, and the food, a place to re-visit..

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Greenwich CT
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118 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Came during restaurant week. Food was good but the service was great. Maybe because it was -1 out, not many people ventured out. Fewer than usual skaters but still a treat to watch. The food continues to be okay. Do recommend the ravioli which was quite exceptional. The other dishes were good.

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singapore
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127 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Located a single level down from the Rockefeller Center ice rink, the restaurant commands a literally rink side view of the skating during winter months and presumably the Christmas atmosphere when the lights and tree are up. That's the best part of the experience. The rest of it you could get anywhere easily better in NYC. Service was average, the... More 

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The service was horrible. I had the same server, that could be the problem. The first time a group of us went, he was non attentive. The food was just mediocre. The second time we we went, around Christmas time, we had to chose a horrific pre fixe. They touted Dover Sole, that was rolled up like a tamale. It... More 

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Columbiana, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

I choose the restaurant for its location! Rockefeller Center was a perfect setting for our Valentines celebration dinner! We were concerned about the prefixed menu but we were not disappointed! The staff was nice & our waiter was attentive! The food was amazing! Pricey but delicious!

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Middletown, Delaware
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My wife and I ate here for Valentines day we had a 9:00 reservation we gave our name and was asked to wait a minute and stand to the side and after standing around for 25 mins we were asked again if we already checked-in after telling them yes and giving our name again we were finally seated about a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 W 49th St (Rockefeller Center), (Fifth & Sixth Aves.), New York City, NY 10020
    (5th & 6th Aves)
  • Public Transportation: B,D,M,F trains at 47-50 Streets Rockefeller Center
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-332-7610

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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