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Water's Edge - CLOSED

401 44th Dr, Long Island City, NY 11101
+1 718-482-0033
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
12 Dec 2015
“great romantic place”
25 Nov 2015
“Let down”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
401 44th Dr, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

best view of manhathan , good food and very good service.piano bar and a good value for a place on the river . Will come back soon

Thank tavotrip
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

I didn't even get there. I booked thanksgiving dinner here for a birthday treat whilst planning my trip to New York - the reservation was confirmed. However, the evening before I received an email notifying me that the reservation had been cancelled. I received no...More

1  Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 5 November 2015

The Best in fine dining right on the water. The food and service were excellent. My friend was actually able to pick me up after words from their dock on the East river. Very cool indeed

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Classy restaurant in an up and coming industrial neighborhood in Long Island City. The service was good as was the food. The view of Manhattan and the southern tip of Roosevelt Island was spectacular (ignoring nearby construction equipment). Was it worth $85 for a glass...More

Thank lvolpato
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We had date night here. And while we used a Amazon Coupon, it still turned out to be a bit pricey. But the view was absolutely breathtaking. The view is what made me give this restaurant 3 stars. If there were stars for just good....More

Thank Blackbeauty75
Reviewed 16 October 2015

One year and a half ago we celebrated our son's marriage party at this place. 10 days ago we ordered a table at that restaurant , on the first floor, and had a very bad experience. After a week we red an article that explained...More

Thank beno25
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I am a native NY'er and have had the pleasure of dining at Water's Edge a number of times. This is a true first-class dining experience. The view of Manhattan is one of the best you can get. If you are visiting our fabulous city...More

1  Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This was my second dinner at The Water's Edge. We could not wait to get back since my our trip earlier this year was wonderful but our second trip was a disappointment. I went with a party of four. Three of us were given menus...More

Thank treasaigh7
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

First a warning....we took a cab to and from from the Millennium in time square & the taxi was $35 each way although it is only 6 miles away. So worth it!!! We had an incredible night. We got there an hour early and we're...More

Thank SteamyRice
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We were told a table for 11 is not possible for outdoor deck so settle indoor, I am unsure what the valid reason is but have been to similar dining venues in some continents and did not think such request is impossible. Menus have different...More

Thank CitizenoftheWorld96
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 44th Dr, Long Island City, NY 11101
    (1 block West of Vernon Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Subway (3 blocks) 7, E, F, G, to 23rd & Ely, Long Island City, Queens
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Long Island City
  • Phone Number: +1 718-482-0033
  • E-mail
Water's Edge offers spectacular panoramic views of the New York City Skyline, world-class decor and renowned cuisine. Our landmark venue sits upon the East River leaving the breathtaking views etched into your memory. The combination of superb cuisine & unparalleled service is sure to impress even the most discerning of guests.
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