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Lure Fishbar

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
SoHo
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142 Mercer St, New York City, NY 10012-3212 (Prince & Mercer Streets)
+1 212-431-7676
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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158 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The décor is based on the inside of a boat. It is cleverly done and match the food concept of Shellfish/Seafood. Great variety there but also salads and some meat options. Loved the Kushii oysters and the Daurade. Great wine list especially that they just added my favorite Alsace producer Maison Trimbach with their Pinot Gris Reserve and their dry... More 

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Thank Pascal S
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited this restaurant with my wife for brunch and not disappointed at all. Kicked off with a lethal bloody mary for me and glass of wine for my wife - followed by a selection of sushi and then main courses form a good menu. Thoroughly recommend a visit to this downstairs but characterful restaurant

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Thank Bonchance55
Singapore, null, Singapore
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were in soho for two weeks and lure was the only restaurant we returned to for dinner, not once but twice - so we had three dinners there in two weeks. fresh, clean-tasting seafood in a variety of preparations and pleasant service makes this a very enjoyable dining experience. some of the dishes we tried were the seafood platter,... More 

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Thank mandya162
Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good, especially the raw bar items. The place is so interested in being trendy and hip, however, that it loses track and delivers inconsistent service and less than personal attention to its customers. The noise level is deafening (almost painful) but the bar scene is good and it is a great people-watching experience. Staff is generally friendly... More 

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Thank pamouyal
Potomac, Maryland
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148 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised by this restaurant! Really good food and great service. We went there with another couple and had a great time. Amazing sushi selection and fresh seafood. Really good fried rice and mac & cheese.

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Thank WorldTravelerDC1
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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615 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a cool place for many years ... nice also to try to get a seat at the bar and have a drink and a bite ... good selection of fish and seafood, but also worthwhile to try the burger.. reservations suggested as very often find led up at evenings

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Thank Matthias F
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing great oyster happy our. Oysters and little neck clams superb. Lots of complimentary add ons. We will be back very soon.

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Thank bedasaka
Fonthill, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Was here with friends and what a terrific meal. Oysters to start were amazing. Lobster bisque was just okay but the seafood gnocchi was just fantastic. Everyone else in our party raved about their mains. Very cool decor. Our server was very good and we had a wonderful evening. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Rick M
Syosset, New York
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The best thing about Lure is the decor. You're made to feel as if you are in the dining area below deck on a boat. The food was very good but not outstanding enough to warrant the prices they charge. My family of four (2 adult children) ate there and we sampled quite a few different menu items. Two dozen... More 

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Thank sg911911
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

We walked in looking for a table on a Friday night not expecting much luck but after a 10 minute wait by the door we got a table. Admittedly not the best table but when you're with friends and family its the company that counts! Atmosphere was buzzy, service a bit patchy but food was great. Steak tartare to start... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Mercer St, New York City, NY 10012-3212
    (Prince & Mercer Streets)
  • Public Transportation: N,R,F,V,B
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighborhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-431-7676

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SoHo
Once the artistic hub of New York, SoHo is now one of the premiere shopping destinations in the world. Housing everything from the most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated shopper’s dream come true. Broadway is teeming with big-name stores and people during the day, while Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to explore. Take a detour down the quieter side streets to see the real star of the district – the world’s largest collection of intricate and elegant cast-iron architecture. What were once warehouses and art studios are now meticulously restored loft buildings favored by many of New York’s celebrities, making SoHo one of the trendiest addresses in the city.
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