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Above

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234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036 (8th Avenue)
212-642-2626
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food & great service at Above Restaurant. On the 22nd floor of Hilton Times Square so great views too Buffet breakfast has great choice.

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Thank Jenny G
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for dinner and rushed we decided on the restaurant here at the Hilton, I know Times Square is right out the door however we were rushed for time. I'm not saying we had to gulp it down,but we did not make reservations. They had a very nice selection of American fare and a nice wine selection. We had a... More 

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New York City, New York
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354 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we had Broadway tickets across the street, we thought it would be convenient to meet at Above. We had had a nice dinner there before. This time, not the case. I recognize this was an early appearance on a weeknight. However, at 6 pm I must say the place was deserted. Maybe 6 other people. The food was average... More 

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Thank Douglas T
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only eat here if you are staying at the Hilton. Servers were great - polite and attentive. Pizza was good. Breakfast is not good and $27. You would be better off going to McDonald's downstairs for breakfast.

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Thank craigmuirhead
Ronkonkoma, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

this resturant was in the hilton lobby where we stayed.. the food was good the wait staff was top notch

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Thank frogggdaddy
St. Louis, MO
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84 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

DH and I had lunch here just before taking a cab back to the airport, and really enjoyed it. We had good food and good service. This is a nice quiet oasis in the middle of Times Square and is certainly a convenient place to eat for anyone staying at the Hilton. Lunch seemed pricey at $55 for two of... More 

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Thank kathy884
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has a tasty menu and an extensive wine list. The ambiance is nice but not spectacular. The antipasto salad and cheese appetizer were delicious. The main courses were average sized portions put in huge bowls. The clams in the clam sauce had sand but I assume there is nothing that can be done about that. The Bolonese was... More 

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Thank Gary H
UK
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151 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Having just arrived at the Hilton after a long journey, we were looking forward to a meal here. Unfortunately, one member of our party has a number of serious food allergies. Having spotted something on the menu that looked unlikely to contain any of the allergens, we asked anyway (as we always have to do) … However, the answer came... More 

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Sacramento, California
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383 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Conveniently located in the Hilton Times Square on the 21st floor. I had breakfast, average fare, helpful wait staff. A bit dated look and feel. Not fine dining but for for business travelers, pretty standard.

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Thank ranishi
NYC
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

One of my favorite places in New York City to have drinks or dinner. The view overlooks 42nd Street and the old NY Times building. I come here regularly after work with friends and the bar and wait staff at Above are the best in the city, especially Ernestine, Walcott and Sylvester.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
    (8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 42nd Street Times Square N/Q/R, 1/2/3/7/S, A/C/E, B/D/F
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-642-2626

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