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Serendipity 3

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Upper East Side
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225 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1498
+1 212-838-3531
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Chicago, Illinois
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in at 11 pm, 30 minutes of waiting for a table that was open when we arrived. At least we were not told an hour of wait like the people who arrived after us. Manager eating by the counter and didn't seem to want bothered with anything kind of odd

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Thank Chrisr0ss
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You will hear almost every table buzzing about this being the location of a famous movie (which it was), so it's heavily visited for that reason, but we like coming here because the food is delicious. Huge menu with lots of variety. Cheeseburgers are yummy and taste homemade. And of course the frozen hot chocolate is a dream! I can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to pay a visit to this restaurant as I love the film this featured in & the whole Serendipity concept. Great food & nice atmosphere, had to have the Frozen Hot Chocolate dessert & delicious burger & chips. The staff were very nice & friendly, service was quick seeing as it was pretty busy. Got a picture of the... More 

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Homestead, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is lovely and cozy. The food was very satisfying but could use more seasoning for the price of what you pay per dish. The service was great. Our waiter provided much information was very attentive. My husband had the meatloaf. It was served with mash and a house salad. The hot dog with chili and cheese was decent... More 

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Thank nicole p
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch on Valentine's Day. No wait for a table, which was nice, so lunch is definitely the best time to go. We had a great time! We each had a sandwich and shared a frozen peanut butter hot chocolate. Everything was delicious! The food is a little pricey, but the atmosphere and quality... More 

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Thank melrstx
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the food! Everything we ordered was really good. Even the Frozen Hot Chocolate was very good. The ambiance is also nice, not too noisy. Also love the design and decorations of the restaurant. Will definitely return to this restaurant!

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Thank Trixie L
Arlington, Virginia
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is mediocre, it's loud and cramped (especially the ladies room!) but I keep coming back because I love the frozen hot chocolate, ice cream and desserts. Prices are reasonable and portions are generous. you can make a reservation ahead of time, but they typically put reservation groups in the crappy seats in my opinion.

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Thank Beth G
new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night at approx 10:30. There was a 30 minute wait which was no big deal. The staff didn't seem to know where to have people wait and what was interested was that one of the staff member( looked like a manager) was sitting at the table right near he host eating dinner. Sorry but a... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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128 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 2nd time to go to Serendipity and we will be back. The Frozen Hot Chocolate is worth the trip here! We like it for lunch but dinner would be good too! It's is important to make a reservation!

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Thank calgal405
Canada
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95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there at 5:30pm on a Friday night and only had to wait for about 15 minutes for a table. Seated upstairs. We had dinner and then frozen hot chocolate for dessert. It was everything I had hoped it would be. Delicious! Not to be missed when yopu go to New York.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1498
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-838-3531

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Upper East Side
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