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A Taste of Seafood

59 E 125th St, New York City, NY 10035 (Harlem)
(212) 831-5584
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Ranked #1,775 of 11,597 restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Neighborhood: Harlem
Most recent review
- May 4, 2014
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Neighborhood: Harlem
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9 reviews from our community

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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
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179 reviews 179 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I ate at this restaurant and had fried whiting with French fries and yams. The fish was great and the yams were very good. The price was reasonable. Not a place for atmosphere but excellent. A friend had seared salmon and she loved it. She also had collard greens and peach cobbler. Both were very good. I would eat here... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

It took me a while to find this place and I thought it was closed down so I went to a fish and chip shop over the road!! I asked someone in the fish and chip were it was and he said opposite but by that time my partner had eaten!!! I was the lucky one!! The menu is large... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We take the subway from the village to Harlem for the soul food here. We have tried Sylvia's and Manna's and always come back to Taste of Seafood. Food is great. Catfish is seasoned perfectly and batter is light and crispy. Best collard greens, okra and mac and cheese around and the sweet tea is perfect. Definitely finish your dinner... More

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New York City, New York
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50 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I don't stop by as often as I'd like because the line is always long. But that's a good thing. The food tasty and always hot. It's probably the best place in Harlem for friend seafood, especially for take away.

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Senior Contributor
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20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

This is one of those places I always visit during my East Coast jaunts. The food is made to order, hence it is always fresh, but yes, you do have to wait. They are generally good about making sure the wait isn’t unbearable. I generally order the wings and greens, but I’ve had the fish before and it was fabulous.... More

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Newburgh, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

If you want fresh fish and a great deal of it visit Taste of seafood. The food is good. The prices are good and the location on 125th street is good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

Maybe it was because I haven't had Soulfood and Seafood in a long time...no I doubt it! Their fried fish, mac-n-cheese, and collard greens were excellent! I'd definitely go back when I'm in town again!

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New York
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2008

I'm a Native New Yorker and I love to go to Taste of Seafood at least once a month. There is always a line because people love the southern cuisine served there. You may seat down to eat or just go there for take out. I would say about 75% of their customers go there for take out.

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