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Clue Chase

1114 Avenue of the Americas, The Grace Building, Concourse level, New York City, NY 10036-7703
+1 646-829-1690
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Short, intense, and great fun if you go with folks you know.

How do you review an escape room without giving anything away? Let's just say it was fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
YJ4
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Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
we loved it!

We had been to other ones and we were surprised about the incredible team, the quality, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mpc2012
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Santiago, Chile
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Clue Chase is New York City's largest escape game center. Our mission-based play style, expertly crafted puzzles, and large rooms designed by actual film and TV set designers make Clue Chase the most exciting room escape center in New York City. You will become a spy during the Cold War, an archaeologist trapped in an Egyptian tomb, a real life Robin Hood stealing valuables back from a master thief, or travel to an unknown galaxy to prove humanity's worth to intergalactic civilization. Clue Chase is an exciting adventure to share with friends, coworkers, and family of all skill levels.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1114 Avenue of the Americas, The Grace Building, Concourse level, New York City, NY 10036-7703
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Reviewed 1 week ago

How do you review an escape room without giving anything away? Let's just say it was fun, frustrating (in a good way), maddening (in a really good way), and that I would go back in a heartbeat. I did one of these rooms as part...More

Thank YJ4
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is a great review- I think you did well on your quest to convey a feeling, without spoiling anything. So, thank you for taking the time to write it up! We hope to see you again in the past/future! (It's pretty arbitrary to us.)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to other ones and we were surprised about the incredible team, the quality, the location, everything was great! we had two young children and they were helpful, I would highly recommended. The quality is nothing compared to teh other that I have...More

Thank mpc2012
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review! We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your experience with us!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the other reviews, I expected this to be better. I went with my in-laws and my husband. It would have been better if I reserved the whole room instead of being paired with another group... However, there were other issues. The room was very...More

Thank nyc_girl277
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello nyc_girl277, We're sorry your experience didn't mesh with the reviews you had read prior to playing a game with us. Yours is our first 1-star review in the approximately three years we've been on TripAdvisor. We pride ourselves on offering a top-notch experience for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent experience with my son's bday party! The staff were professional, engaging and really helped us have an awesome day there. I would definitely recommend this place! Also, the rooms were impressively built and highly challenging! No one in my party could say...More

Thank Jason C
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jason, Thank you very much for the review! We're glad your son's party was fun, and we hope to see you all again in the future! (Or present, or past, or somewhere in between... Time travel. You know how it is.)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My group of puzzle solving friends have done a ton of rooms in NYC and other cities together. Clue Chase is a contender for best escape room we've ever played. It has a lot of things going for it: 1) The staff is enthusiastic, funny...More

Thank Joshua L
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the review! As gigantic escape room fans ourselves (which I would hope is a given) we try our best to ensure that our rooms don't suffer from some of the issues that we find to be annoying when playing elsewhere....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were in the Egyptian Tomb room this morning. We very much enjoyed our experience from beginning to end. The room setup was excellent, our moderator was very friendly and helpful, and the game itself was spectacular! We didn’t escape, but we...More

Thank tujollyjosh
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Josh, Thank you very much for the kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your time in ancient Egypt, and that the plague of locusts didn't show up this time. We hope to see you again in the future! (Or past, it's pretty arbitrary to...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Our family of five "time traveled" to 1998 in the Ultimate Heist room. It was a challenging, creative, and exciting experience. Having done multiple escape rooms, the one at Clue Chase definitely was one of the best I've seen. The detail and puzzles were fantastic....More

Thank Yosef S
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Hello Yosef, Thank you so much for the kind review! We're glad you had a blast in the past, and we look forward to having you join us again! I'll pass your words on to Savvy, she'll be happy to hear you enjoyed her room...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

While the setup and the puzzles to solve within the room are well thought through, the fact that they stuff 10 people in a room which perhaps 3 to 5 people could solve without tripping over your teammates on that day, speaks volumes about the...More

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D C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are truly sorry you did not have the great experience we strive to provide all of our customers. We love constructive feedback and take the input and suggestions from our customers very seriously. Indeed, we have made improvements based on customer feedback and continually...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

10/10! Both in difficulty and an amazing time! We stopped the ‘bomb’ with about 35 seconds to go! This was my first escape room and it lived up to all of my expectations and more. I had a group of 10 friends and we were...More

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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

So glad to hear you had a good time in the Lost Spy! That's a pretty challenging room, so well done to you and your friends for completing it, just in time too! I'll be sure to pass your words along to Brandon, our clue...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Clue Chase, but our fifth Escape Room as a family. So we know a good one when we find it. And we certainly found it here! From the outset, when we were met in the lobby of the building...More

Thank Nigel W
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Clue C, Manager at Clue Chase, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind review! We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us, and hopefully we'll see you again! I'll be sure to pass your words along to Lou, as he's the only host we have here who regularly gives intros across...More

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Rasberryapple88
November 20, 2016|
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Response from ritaorlov | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it will be cancelled but it will definitely be very difficult. There are other rooms in the city though which are great/playable for two people.
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Rasberryapple88
November 16, 2016|
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Response from D C | Property representative |
Security will make sure you have permission to be in the building by checking your ID and making sure you are registered in the system. To be in the system just list each persons first and last name during the booking... More
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September 12, 2016|
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Response from bleph | Reviewed this property |
i don't believe there's going to be a good option for ANY escape room with a 5 year old
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