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The Sea Grill

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Mon, 3/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Daily Vegetable Soup
The Sea Grill Chowder
lobster, shrimp, clams, smoked bacon
Mixed Baby Lettuce
shaved Paffenroth Gardens vegetables, lemon vinaigrette
Baby Gem Lettuce a la "Caesars"
fried oyster croutons, Gribiche sauce
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
stone-ground mustard sauce
Roasted Cauliflower
tamarind, farro, almonds, radicchio, green tea raisins
Roasted Acorn Squash Salad
broccoli rabe, whipped goat cheese ricotta, kumquat
Casco Bay Cod
creamed spinach, lemon, capers, Vermont butter
Maine Lobster Roll on a Toasted Brioche
lemon aïoli, Yukon Gold potato chips
Grilled Skuna Bay Salmon
Forbidden rice, braised radishes, butternut squash, pickled fennel
Poached Shrimp Salad
baby greens, apple, celery, walnuts, black pepper-yogurt dressing
Yellowfin Tuna a la Plancha
baby kale salad, shiitake, grapefruit, sesame, puffed wild rice
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
stone-ground mustard sauce, pea sprouts
Surf n' Turf
braised Piedmontese Beef Short Ribs, grilled diver scallop, potato purée, leeks, truffle madeira jus
Grilled Goffle Road Chicken
creamy spaetzle, Swiss chard, Trumpet Royale mushrooms, Sauce Diable
Grilled Black Angus Filet Mignon
barley and mushroom risotto, kale, cabernet jus
Za'atar Crusted Mahi-Mahi
tabbouleh, almonds, baba ghanoush, caramelized onion vinaigrette
Prepared grilled, a la plancha or steamed. Served with wilted spinach, herb black olive-yuzu vinaigrette
Whole Mediterranean Branzino
Florida Red Snapper
Local Long Island Porgy
House-Made Yukon Gold Potato Chips
Maldon sea salt
Crispy Fingerling Potatoes
garlic aïoli, parsley
Creamy Savoy Cabbage
poblano peppers, cilantro
Portobello Fries
sweet soy sauce
Lobster Macaroni and Cheese
Roasted Delicata Squash
brown butter, farro, pecans, cranberries, chevre
Served with your choice of sauces: Apple mignonette, gin-spiced cocktail sauce, saffron aïoli
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Long Island Clams
Beau Soleil, New Brunswick
Mild brininess, sweet finish
Fanny Bay, British Columbia
Mild brininess, pronounced cucumber finish
Wellfleet, MA
Mild, sweet flavor, high brininess, crisp, clean finish
Salmon Tartare
smoked horseradish yogurt, basil
Hamachi Crudo
blood orange, grapefruit, jalapeño
Yellowfin Tuna Poke
smoked salt, Asian pear, seaweed, puffed farro
per person49.0
Chilled Shellfish Platter
Collection of chilled shellfish including lobster, jumbo lump crab meat, king crab leg, clams, oysters, jumbo shrimp, ceviche
Sushi Platter
7 pieces sushi, 1 sushi roll Chef's selection
Sushi and Sashimi Platter
4 pieces sushi, 4 pieces sashimi, 1 sushi roll Chef's selection
Sashimi Platter
13 pieces sashimi Chef's selection
Chef's Daily Special Platter
9 pieces sashimi, 1 sushi roll, 2 pieces sushi
The Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center in Midtown is the NYC insiders' destination for the finest seafood restaurant in the city at one of the world’s most iconic landmark locations. For nearly thirty years, The Sea Grill has thrilled its loyal guests daily with the highest quality, freshest seafood prepared in impeccable style just steps from Times Square. Our raw bar and sushi selection is renowned as a Midtown favorite, and offered at lunch and dinner.
$31 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night, Steve & I decided to celebrate Mardi Gras in NYC with the "special 4-course menu" at the Sea Grill in Rockefeller Center. Was very impressed with the keepsake menu & extra nice touches of beads & party mask. The ambiance was perfect! Had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank GaryandSteve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made the reservation through Open Tables on January 17, 2019 to celebrate our Valentine's Day here! As soon as we sat down, to our adjacent tables, there was a waitress who was saying "yes, this is included in your meal" or "no, I'm sorry, this...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gimiyun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed dinner at the Sea Grill in Rockfeller Center. We started with drinks in the bar which has a great ambience. In the dining room we had fun watching the ice skaters while we dined. The food was delicious. We had the crab...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Adventure317213
Reviewed February 7, 2019

Upon entering everyone was very lovely. Checking in, coat check, they get 5 stars. Another 5 stars for the unexpected private room we were seated in. However, the excitement ended there…. Our server was obviously overwhelmed that day. Once we sat down, we wanted to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 283naomib
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

We were there for restaurant week. Restaurant offers a great food deal for $42. Food was excellent, service was great. We really enjoyed our visit.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Igorek007
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Booked a set Christmas menu well advance but still had to wait a good 45minutes, understand they were busy but no offer to head to the bar or a drink, with no real idea of when we would be seated. Finally got seated in a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Orey18
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

We went with friends who go here to eat often It was restaurant week so they offer a special restaurant week menu . It was an interesting menu with lots of choices. The Sushi was excellent as was everything else we ate. The view was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Evelynne G
Reviewed January 9, 2019

We had dinner here our first night of our trip Wed. 1/2/19. We had a reservation for 7 people at 5:00. We were able to request (earlier in Dec) a table by the ice skating rink. The ambiance is totally worth the expensive price of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kristy H
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We experienced (dinner) this high level restaurant on Dec 29th. Quality of food and service in line with the expectations. Bit too much costly but the Christmas environment and the view on the skating were priceless.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paolopitelli2015
Reviewed January 7, 2019

A very expensive place to eat, but absolutely worth it. Great scene in Rock Center. Impeccable service, great food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AJ G
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September 23, 2018|
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Response from nylongislander2017 | Reviewed this property |
Well, I will not use Open Table, and will call them in the afternoon between after-lunch hour and before dinner time when they are less busy, and ask for the Manager to request for that with good explanation. They might or... More
Maria T
August 17, 2017|
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Response from Billie041213 | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any children while we were there in December of 2016.
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Billie041213 | Reviewed this property |
Lobster Rolls are wonderful! Dress code is according to time of dining...."dressy" to "business casual! The Bartenders also mix some interesting drinks....Enjoy!
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