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“Tasty, very tasty”
Review of Mermaid Inn

Mermaid Inn
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Ranked #1,532 of 13,681 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: East Village
Cross street: 5th and 6th Streets
Transit: 6 train to Astor Place
Description: The Mermaid Inn is a spot-on rendition of a casual New England fish shack, complete with style, warm hospitality and classic seafood fare.
London
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Tasty, very tasty”
Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Four of us dined at Mermaid Inn and enjoyed yummy oysters, catch of the day, catfish and the spaghetti. All of it delicious.
Would return and recommend.

  • Visited August 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Would come back again!”
Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Lovely time at this establishment. I highly recommend the calamari salad. All of its salty goodness. The catfish was probably the best I've ever had. Paired with sweet hush puppies and the deepest green collards.

  • Visited August 2013
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Potomac, Maryland
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great Thursday Outing!”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Terrific meal at Mermaid Inn last week. Service was amazing and even went out of their way to make it special for our 8 year old. Lobster Roll, Mahi Mahi, Oysters, etc. all exceptional and reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a great place on the Upper West Side!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank npoguy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“On the Hit List”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

This is the second time we have visited the Mermaid Inn. The first in Dec 2012 East Village, second July 2013 Upper West. On both occasions we were blown away with the quality and selection of the fresh produce. Service was prompt and friendly. The restuarant is very lively, great for couples or a small group heading out. We have two young childen with us on a second visit. They too enjoyed their experience Th childrens meals were also excellent quality and suitable quanity for to hungry boys. Difficult to fault this restauant, great valie for money. Defiantly on our hit list for our next visit to NY. Book to advoid disappointment.

  • Visited July 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wow”
Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Great birthday meal at Mermaid Inn. The fish taco and shishiko pepper appetizers were incredible. We moved on to the Iceberg wedge and Mini Clam Bake which were equally awesome. Our entrees were all magnificent. Prices, especially for NYC were very reasonable. If you like seafood, which we do, this place is a real treasure.

  • Visited August 2013
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