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Marea

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240 Central Park S, New York City, NY 10019-1457 (Broadway)
212.582.5100
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Ramsey, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For over 20 years, our kids have selected an upscale restaurant in NYC for us to visit. In one or two we have been disappointed but most have been a great dining experience. But there are only a few where we have both said that we must return, We have to add Marea to that small list that includes Jean... More 

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boonton
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i went with some friends to Marea in NYC on Central Park South the other day and had a stupendous meal! i began with the tomato and grilled watermelon salad that was so flavorful and light for a hot summer day and paired it with a crisp sauvignon blanc. That salad was the perfect set of flavors to wake a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came here with a friend and was not disappointed. We did the 4 course tasting menu with wine pairings. The octopus fusilli was absolutely delicious. The lobster burrata, bone marrow, sea urchin pasta, and brioche were also great. We went as soon as they opened for lunch and beat the crowd. Would highly recommend!

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Ghent, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic, best staff and food in NYC. Very accommodating as companion requested 1/2 portion entree as an appetizer, and the risotto was perfect. Hadn't had beef in awhile, so I ordered the 50 day dry aged medium rare and while sliced, it was done as requested. Great atmosphere, my go to restaurant in NYC.

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Hamilton, NJ
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295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 526 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very affordable choice, that is for a 2-Michelin-star establishment. Right now, the restaurant offers a 4-course Prix-Fixe dinner for $102 pp. The surcharge for more expensive dishes is very decent, not a highway robbery. The location is excellent, the interior is classy, almost chic, the dining area is comfortable, the distance between tables is good, allowing to avoid bothersome neighbors.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hv high expectation to all stars restaurants. I tried Many Michelin star restaurant in this trip. This one is disappointed. Presentation is good. But zero surprise. I would rather has traditional Italian than this fancy soso pricy Italian food. I am a foodie , this one is not on my Recommand list for sure. Try to find another restaurant... More 

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Pflugerville, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is top notch. The bartender and waitstaff were exceptional as well. But the food stole the show. The 4 course menu was phenomenal and the wine pairings were perfect. If you are looking for a great high end restaurant in a city of great restaurants this is the place.

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Several friends had raved about this restaurant, finally we decided to try it for ourselves. First off, it is not a natural choice for me as I don't eat fish and this is a dominant fishy place. However their pasta is homemade and delicious so all was not lost. I had a starter of grilled watermelon salad with pesto and... More 

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New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic seafood italian restaurant however, if I visit a 2 Michelin stars I would expect more! The place is great and the people is great. So great ambiance! The service is superb. We were really well treated. The food is great, but again I would expect more. I ordered a risotto and it was not the best.... More 

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Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Marea for our Anniversary. we were seated promptly. It is modern and very comfortable. My husband had the Vongole crudo and I had the Tonno crudo. The geoduck was very thinly slice and very small for the price as was the tuna and the crispy artichoke barely worth mentioning. Though they were very tasty. My husband then... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $80
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Central Park S, New York City, NY 10019-1457
    (Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: Marea is located near Columbus Circle, a hub for the A, B, C, D and 1 subways lines. One block east and one block south at 57th St. and 7th Ave guests may utilize either the N, Q, R, W subway lines.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212.582.5100
Description
Marea Ristorante, located in one of Manhattans most storied addresses, features Chef Michael White's ode to Italian seafood. From his trademark handmade pastas to his fresh crudo and whole fish, Chef White is committed to reinventing the notion of seafood in New York.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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