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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“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 205 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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!!

Thank chuckev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Our server was amazing. No hovering, gave us space but always seemed to anticipate when we would be ready to order next course. He was totally appropriate -- I wish other NYC servers could take lessons from him! Our drinks and dinner were perfection. It...More

Thank tucsonmom
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Great happy hour options. Delicious menu. The tuna was excellent and everything that accompanied it was delicious. They serve complimentary mini chocolate mousse after your meal. A nice treat to finish off a great meal.

Thank ReneeFlorida27
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

We brunched at The Mermaid Inn while visiting our son on the UWS. Perfect, from the first sip of Bloody Mary to the last bite of French toast. Others at the table had the eggs Benedict and were equally pleased. Nice ambience; friendly staff. Can't...More

Thank Kenzie77
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

So glad we found this place! Amazing happy hour oysters, fish tacos and drinks. Staff were friendly and accommodating to our toddler, and the food was fresh and delicious. Would go again, and have recommended to our friends and family also.

Thank Hayley B
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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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