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“BLT Fish Shack is a good casual spot fist a quick meal” 3 of 5 bubbles
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BLT Fish
Price range: $50 - $80
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Flatiron District
Cross street: 5th and 6th Avenues
Transit: 4,5,6,N,R,L to Union Square and the F to 14th Street, 1,9, to 16th Street and 2,3,A & C to 14th Street.
Description: At BLT Fish, located in an elegant townhouse in Manhattan's Flatiron district, savor all things seafood. The airy upstairs dining room, ornamented with walnut tables and suede walls, offers a host of line-caught fish from around the world like Chilean Wild Turbot and Florida Red Snapper. The sophisticated yet comfortable design of the third floor, accentuated by the retractable glass roof, features a large open kitchen allowing guests to catch a glimpse of our chefs doing what they do best - preparing sublime seafood.
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“BLT Fish Shack is a good casual spot fist a quick meal”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

The little brother of BLT Fish, located upstairs, the Fish Shack has decent food in a great atmosphere. Our Friday visit saw an overwhelmed but eager waitress who kept us waiting 15 minutes just to place out drink order. Great microbrews .

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Thank Bestrobots
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Littleton, Colorado
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“More than meets the eye”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

This was a great choice by my NYC friends. The first floor is casual dining, but upstairs is another experience. We had a lovely dinner -- everything we tried was really good. The spinach side is amazing and the baby donuts for dessert were fun and yum.

Be sure the check out the second level banquet room. Gorgeous pen and ink drawings decorate the walls. It looked like a great place for a holiday or birthday party!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank DawnR17
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Peru, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great seafoof”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

A great place to eat seafood. Service and food were A+. My wifeand I both had the Dover Sole. It couldn't have been better. Don't miss if in New York City.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank james s
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Oxnard, California
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177 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Great Seafood and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

BLT Fish is one of the better seafood restaurants in NYC...and definitely one of the trendiest. The seafood-both raw bar and cooked is extremely fresh and well prepared. The service is highly professional and accomodating. We went to BLT Fish to celebrate my wife's birthday with friends and everything i had noted on the reservation was honored including a great table and a birthday dessert. The prices are definitely on the high side but the food is well worth it.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jeffrey N
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Exceptional every time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

We travel to New York often and this has been consistently one of my favorites. We took a group of friends from out of town also this weekend upstairs at BLt. Had not been there in a while so always wary about quality etc. when we sat down they informed us it was a new celebrity chef and a new fall menu...so we became concerned. However the concept remained the same. They still have a Amuse bouche and the amazing cheddar biscuits to start. Almost entirely fish but they added one chicken and one steak dish to the menu. I am allergic to shellfish so I had the steak...it had unbelievable flavor (and I have had a lot of steaks In a lot of places). My husband shared the whole sea bass with our friend and they were amazed At the flavor and moistness. we all agreed the mashed potatoes were the best ever - how do they make something so ordinary so delicious. We ended with the chocolate dome. Do not hesitate to eat here. It's fabulous..

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Rsprenk
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