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Amber - 3rd Avenue

381 3rd Avenue, New York City, NY 10016
+1 212-686-6388
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 22, 2017
“Really good food and ambiance”
Nov 11, 2016
“Fun tasty Asian Fusion”
Open Now
All hours
Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
381 3rd Avenue, New York City, NY 10016
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

Amber is a delightful restaurant. All of its locations are good, but I like the decor of this particular one and there is a great ambiance in the space as well. Also, the staff are friendly, the prices are great and the food is really...More

Thank Nana B
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

So much choice on the menu whatever you feel like eating. Sea bass is delicious. Peking duck bun well worth a try to wet the appetite.

Thank William L
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We had a table at the front of the restaurant with the doors wide open on a gorgeous evening. We are all critical Japanese food connoisseurs, and we all gave this place thumbs up. Interesting new choices, but tasty standards as well. The drinks were...More

Thank NYTraveler10038
Reviewed April 11, 2016

We have been here many times over the last 12 years and tonight was the last time. It is a Monday so it could be quiet but no where else around was. Should have got the message. The food was as good as ever and...More

2  Thank textilesrus
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Amber is a great combination of Chinese and Japanese cuisine where high quality of food corresponds with affordable prices. Service is very good. The staff is super friendly and well-trained. Children are welcomed no matter what age or behavior. It;s a great place for lunch...More

Thank Zarui M
Reviewed January 1, 2016

The food was good. They have different kinds of Asian food. If you'd like to enjoy the variety, this is a restaurant for you. We ordered dimsum sampler, some rolls, and pad thai as well. They were all good. The service was pretty good, nice...More

Thank Serge_G_NY
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Always welcoming and delicious fusion food ! Also nice size drinks and cozy and pleasant atmosphere! My favorite all time restaurant in the upper east side!

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed October 11, 2015

We had dinner at the Amber and ordered sushi and shashimi for two. It turned out to be an excellent choice, as the food was fesh and delicious. We could also benefit from their happy hour and had cocktails and a bottle of decent red...More

Thank Beriker
Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Try it and you will love it. Excellent service excellent food excellent interior.... and an excellent price. Therefore the best in town.

Thank Rudi B
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic range of appetizers. Try as many as you can and skip the main courses unless you have a sweet tooth though the mango chicken is fun to try. Decent service in relaxed atmosphere. I try and visit each time I'm in NYC.

Thank William L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 3rd Avenue, New York City, NY 10016
    (Between 27th and 28th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train on 28th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-686-6388
Amber serves up delicious Pan-Asian inspired dishes to New Yorkers and tourists alike. This Asian Cuisine restaurant and lounge is located in North Gramercy in Manhattan. With great music and lively decor, this Asian restaurant has a relaxed, downtown feel. Amber offers a delicious menu with fresh Asian cuisine in a great ambiance. They have three floors and high ceilings for an overall unique experience. On the first floor, there is a large bar with two large flat screen TVs and open windows that allow for fun people-watching. In the main dining area on the second level there is a giant Buddha on the top of the Koi pond.
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