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“great for a sunday afternoon”
Review of The Water Club

The Water Club
Ranked #1,992 of 16,847 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $60 - $200
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Kips Bay
Cross street: a 23rd Street and FDR Drive, just north of Waterside Plaza and south of 3
Transit: 6 Train to 33rd Street. Walk across 34th Street to the East River (15-20 minutes) Walk South along the river to about 30th St. Pass the heliport and past the parking lot. Or take the M34 crosstown bus to the last stop at the east river. Walk South along the river to the restaurant.
Description: The Water Club offers classic American cuisine of the highest caliber, specializing in seafood, and breathtaking views of Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Queensboro Bridge. In the summer, join us at our rooftop bar, The Crow's Nest.
Reviewed August 28, 2016

my son took me there today for my birthday.......what a truly NY experience....leisurely brunch........the food was good......the bar in the other room next to the dining room was the perfect place to have an after dinner drink. and listen to the wonderful piano player and songs from the Great American Song book.......just lovely and relaxing. afternoon.........in addition if i was looking for a place to stop by for an afternoon drink or take a break from being in the city ...this is where i would go.....did not opt for outdoor deck upstairs but that is an option if you like to be outdoors...........

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Normally I don't care for waterfront restaurants as the views are awesome but the offer poor quality food. I was severely mistaken with this choice. The only hiccup was arriving at the venue and that was due to traffic conditions. That being said we were quickly greeted upon by a receptionist whom seated and passed us on to Armando whom took excellent care of us. The seafood tower was spectacular and then lobster Thermidor was flavorful without being too creamy. Wine and dessert all delightful. I can't wait to return.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to take that special someone in your life? The Water Club is the place. Located on the Eadt River in NY it has a spectacular view and wonderful atmosphere. A little pricey but you will have a great time. Try the moscato if you like a good drink.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant that is not on the normal tourists tour but we cannot regret. The place is amazing. A wonderful boat with the view on the river. Food was very good and the price was not too high. I suggest to drink something on the upper deck before dinner! I would definetely come back!

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

If you are in the mood for boaring & depressing food go to this place. I am a New Yorker and lived in the area for years always pass by. They got hit hard by Hurricane Sandy was closed for awhile. When they reopend we wanted to try it should have stayed close after Sandy or pass it on to someone that could do a better job with this restaurant. Well let me tell you this place is crap!!! when you are ready to die or cry or just feeling like giving up on life. This is the place to go. The waiters all need a freaking laxative to have them moving faster. This place has no life, The service is Slow as hell. The inside is as boring as the food and the service. I know most of the people that dine at this Resturant look like they are about to croak or from some part of Asia. We sat at the table for at least 20 mins before getting a menu we had to ask a busboy for water, the freaking waiter looked like he was afriead to talk to us. PS. This is New York the most cosmopolitan city their is. Did not say welcome or asked if we dined at the Resturant before. Started telling us about specials. The food had no taste boaring like the the ambience inside. Thank God for the view of the Hudson and the boat's passing by to take my mind off the crapy food . Could not waite to get my check and get out of the walking dead Resturant. We Went straight after for drinks at their competition Riverpark down the block. If you can walk on your own the bathroom are Upstairs if you have a walker you can use the one on the ground floor. I came out smelling like freaking bengay because the place smelled like that.
This place is recommended for people 60 and older or people visiting NYC.

True New Yorkers don't waste your time

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Beverly L
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