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$20 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Sushi, Bar
Gift Cards Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Jazz Bar
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Reviewed May 16, 2022

Gorgeous restaurant that exceeded my expectations. Great service, rainbow roll sushi was outstanding and nice portion size, my family enjoyed their steaks as well. Ended with delicious key lime pie. Great find, great atmosphere. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed April 7, 2022

Hillstones is absolutely amazing from the minute you walk in the door, The service and ambience is just fantastic, We always try to visit when we are in New York,The campfire ribs ,shoestring fries and coleslaw are to die for,Best ribs in New York and...we have tried a few, ExcellentMore

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed January 16, 2022 via mobile

Dark, wood panelled clubby, sophisticated atmosphere - and that was at lunchtime. Loved the menu and had great sushi and tuna salads. Attentive, professional service. Had a great lunch.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed January 12, 2022

How did I not know about Hillstone before? I feel like I've been missing out. I visited on Sunday January 9th for a 430 dinner. It was incredible. The hostess was welcoming. Our waitress, Amanda, was delightful, was able to answer questions about the menu,...and was very accommodating. For drinks we hadMore

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed January 6, 2022

The menu is centred around mainly sushi for starters and then a variety of western and Asian fusion mains, from ribs and burgers to tuna tataki salads. Food was delicious, we ordered two sushi dishes to share to start and then each had the tuna...tataki salads. Portions are generous and flavours are delicious. We stopped here for a late lunch and the restaurant was busy with customers sitting down from our arrival until we left around 4. Recommend for a trendy restaurant with modern, Asian-fusion cuisine.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 17, 2021

Came to Hillstone after visiting the dentist (chris) We also went to see the tree The sushi was excellent as we had rainbow and tuna. the spinach appetizer was very good. Kathy's burger was not that good and not cooked fully. The ribs were the...highlight. excellent fall of the bone. fries were cold. Lauren the server was good.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed December 14, 2021 via mobile

Hillstone remains to be one of my favorite restaurants. The service is unparalleled. The attention to details and attentiveness is difficult to find these days. From the moment you get seated till you leave, you are pampered. Food is served and removed without delays. The...waitress materialize every time you feel you need some attention as if they predict or watch the table without you noticing it. Can’t talk enough about the service. Even during Covid, service remains to be at the same level. As for the food, it is just perfect. I love every dish I ordered since I started going to hillstone. Sushi and fish is so fresh. Steaks and burgers are cooked to perfection and the salads/appetizers are all wonderful.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed June 7, 2021

I've been enjoying Houston's (now Hillstone) for decades. After my last visit over the weekend, I'm in no hurry to go back. Yeah, the prices have never stopped ticking up, but I justified it with their really good food. But ya know what? The dip...is good, but what's with purposely giving too few chips every single time? They got rid of the chicken fingers. They got rid of the honey mustard that I loved. There used to always be a solid wait at Houstons - on Saturday, there were plenty of empty tables. I'm clearly not the only one who thinks they've lost their edge.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed February 22, 2021

Tasty food, generous prices, competitive pricing, and attentive service. The only challenge we had in our meal was when it came to dessert. While we realize that restaurants have had to reduce offerings, they have not. They had a regular offering of specials. But, back...to dessert. Hillstone had two offerings: one magnificently rich hot fudge sundae and another key lime pie. No mindfulness of those who are concerned with sugar intake. Further, will Hillstone ever bring back decaffeinated coffee? Is decaf coffee that expensive to purchase and the customer appeal low? They did not even have decaf cappuccino. We had to settle for tasteless decaf tea. A disappointing end to a great meal.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed November 22, 2020 via mobile

This place is the best ! The food is great as well as the service. The Spinach & Artichoke Dip, the barbecue ribs and the cheeseburger are a must ! Love the atmosphere - prior to covid there was live music every night. Cocktails are...very good as well. We just keep coming back...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed July 23, 2020 via mobile

Awsome lunch in cosy jazz atmosphere. Great lunch with lots of options. Great service. Nice hide away in busy Manhattan.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Let me give you a truth of the universe ... not everyone eats a meal at the same rate. So check with your party - make sure everyone is going to finish their order at the same time - or else their the plates of...the faster eaters will vanish while the slower eater - or eaters - are trying to hold down their "tents" while the winds blow everything off the table. This is ridiculous, rude, unnecessary and clearly designed to turn tables. This sucks. So tonight, I couldn't finish my meal - every plate on the table was cleared, intimidated, I gave my dinner up and respectfully complained. A big "sorry" this is company policy ... but a "free sunday dessert". Guess what? I don't eat dessert. I don't want a sunday. I completely reject the gesture. You know what I wanted? My dinner. Reserved for. Expensive. And uninterrupted by your company policy.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2020

We are huge fans of our local Houston’s in Hackensack NJ and decided to try out this NYC outpost just to see if it was any different. This one is located in the basement of the Citicorp building. Happily, it has the same private-feeling booths...and hospitality-oriented well-trained staff we have done to rely on at our local place. Of course we had to try the sushi since our local Houston’s doesn’t offer it. It was fresh and really, really good! My hubby had a tasty Delmonico steak and I, uncharacteristically, got the Arctic char special. My fish was good — slightly fishy at times, but good. I really liked the way they prepared the bok choy side as it was slightly raw and minimally seasoned — you could really taste the vegetable. Service, as I said, was generally really good with the exception of once we had to ask for another beverage. However, hubby was really happy they put a tall spoon in his Arnold Palmer without asking!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and the food was delicious. We had the steak salad and the chicken and kale salad. Really good food and service was great too

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020

My wife and I enjoyed the hospitality at Hillstone Midtown on. The food was beautiful to behold and prepared to perfection. Our server, Catherine, provided the warmest welcome and most excellent service! She made our visit special. After dinner, we hung out at the bar...with a jazz band providing good vibes. It was a great night. There are lots of options in Midtown but include Hillstone on your list. You won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5