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The Sea Grill

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American, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary
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19 W 49th St, Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10020-2206 (5th & 6th Aves)
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A perfect place to celebrate a special occasion. The location is terrific- next to the skating rink at Rockefeller Center. The food was very good and was presented in a way that made it feel special. . Service was great at all points during dinner. If you want a special time it would be a good choice.

Thank Turnturnturn
Suffern, New York
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our recent dinner at the Sea Grill very much. We asked to be seated outside, and got the answer, in good humor, that we could be seated outside, however we would not be able to be served as the ice rink had opened a few hours early. Instead we got a table right by the window facing the... More 

Thank ErikAnestad
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service at the restaurant was good. We sat outside in the patio area. The three of us ordered the table d'hote and it was hit and miss. The chowder was really good. The most disappointing dish of them all was the paella. It was flavourless and overcooked. The cheesecake was good. I just expected more out of the restaurant... More 

Thank Kristina H
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295 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in town! Just take the elevator next to Rockefeller Center and indulge in great food and drinks! Be aware: It will be expensive, but what good restaurant in NYC is not? Great break after shopping. Note that the kitchen has a break from 15:00 to 18:00, so you will have a small choice of little... More 

Thank sakkara11
Phoenix, Arizona
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120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just outside the Rockefeller center this place has a wonderful ambiance. Great seafood and a great bar and Bartender. Eat the Sea Bass. Delicious.

Thank mike k
Westland, Michigan
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The butter poached lobster here was absolutely delicious. We were greeted by the kindest man and the service only got better from there! Food and ambiance, perfect!!

Thank Amy B
Ghent, Belgium
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We started off with a ravioli filled with scallops and lobster followed by a lobster in butter with refined vegetables and closed the dinner with cheesecake with delicious strawberry sorbet and fresh made merengue. Every ingredient was prepared in a very refined manner and extremely fresh. We enjoyed this 3-course mail for only USD 49 very much and would recommend... More 

Thank Hilde C
Reading, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Great food and great service. The shrimp and the grilled calimari were both particularly good and the cod steak was simply stunning

Thank Mark P
New York City, New York
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I paid $360 (tax and tip included) for a 3-people business dinner with appetizer, main course and wine. The food was very creative and there were many diet friendly options. The service was effective. I found that $120 per person - considering the location and the food- was a good value. But mostly the location is spectacular. This was my... More 

Thank Marylou C
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I choose the title of the review after the most representative dish of this restaurant. They have four types of oysters , and we felt that Canadian ones are more appropriate for our taste. Tuna and Salmon sushi was in line with our expectations , but the Yellow fist tail was to small for an appetizer. Finally the pudding ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $80
American, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 W 49th St, Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10020-2206
    (5th & 6th Aves)
  • Public Transportation: B,D,M,F trains at 47-50 Streets Rockefeller Center
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 12123327610
The Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center is an iconic seafood restaurant in Midtown NYC serving the freshest fish for lunch, dinner and elegant private events.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Midtown

Neighborhood Profile
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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