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The Mermaid Inn

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570 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-2817
+1 212-799-7400
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (26 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
570 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-2817
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was not seasoned at all. The bacon, applewood, had a weird, unflaterring taste. It almost taste as if it was cooked outside on a gas grill & the gas was on but not the fire. The grits had cheese but no flavor. The...More

Thank Maia Ayana M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My cousins and I went to this restaurant, and it was such a great experience! We made a reservation for 5, and I tried to change the reservation for 6 last minute, and it was not possible, so I would say to make a reservation...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful service to complement the great salmon and skate dinners. Lovely addition to the UWS! Not just a great happy hour spot !!

Thank Lin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us dined here on a Sunday evening. We were disappointed the lobster special was sold out, but the scallops were excellent! My husband and I split a nice wedge salad before our scallops. Cocktails were unusual and good. A nautical decor added to...More

Thank MJKC_11
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Visiting the city for a college reunion and chose this restaurant after much research....it didn't disappoint!! The fool, drinks & service were stellar (our waitress Dana was amazing). Highly recommend and hope to return some day!!

1  Thank chuckev
Reviewed July 1, 2017

This was such a great evening. We were celebrating a friend's birthday and chose The Mermaid Inn because of his love for seafood. They did not disappoint. All the food was so fresh and tasty. From the happy hour shrimp and avocado sliders to the...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed June 27, 2017

We were invited to go to this restaurant in uptown by some friends that live in NY. What a good choice. Perfect seafood. Good wine list. Staff very kind. If one enjoys seafood, this is the place.

Thank Riowinelover
Reviewed June 23, 2017

If the noise level wasn't to high, this would be 5 stars. Service was excellent We came for Thursday dinner. Reservations are a must. The tuna over cauliflower fried rice and snow peas was excellent. My husband enjoyed his shrimp tacos. No desert menu...they give...More

Thank Roberta H
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

They have a huge selection of seafood choices. We had east and west coast raw oysters, mussels, octopus and the lobster roll! Everything was fresh and delicious. The octopus was cooked perfect and we loved the cilantro. The grilled avocado with crab is amazing! The...More

Thank MrsScott6415
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Food was great - well styled and tasty. The place was a bit dark and noisy, we could clearly hear all conversation from the near table. No deserts, but who needs it after a great meal

Thank EdnaNorthGalilee
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10024-2817
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-799-7400
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