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Hillstone Midtown

153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
+1 212-888-3828
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (38 reviews)
“spinach dip” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (35 reviews)
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American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambience here is warm and welcoming. It is somewhat upscale, and there is a dress code. Making a reservation is advised. I enjoyed the ribs, with shoestring fries, and slaw. I have no idea how they got the ribs onto my dish intact, because...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a late lunch (4 pm) in this nice and I even would say sophisticated restaurant The service is very professional. The not loud jazz muzic inspire a warm athmosphere. In my opinion it is a little bit too dark, but this was definitely...More

Thank Haim V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually, I still do. This place has a nice, jazzy vibe. In fact, all that's missing is the jazz music. It's really dark and bar is of this dark wood with just the right amount of lighting. The staff is nicely uniformed, courteous, and professional....More

Thank Max D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard a lot about this place and were excited to try the vegetarian burgers here which were great indeed! The fries on the side were yum as well. But what I'd go here again for will be the artichokes which were perfectly cooked....More

Thank Pranika K
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I enjoy going coming here for lunch and/or dinner. The staff is always warm and pleasant. The wait time for a table is not long. Anything you order on the menu is delicious. I usually get the spinach dip, Hawaiian rib-eye steak or the Hickory...More

Thank Shantell H
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly. We started with the spinach/artichoke dish which was just average. The amount of chips was not enough. The server brought more out. Two of my guests had Caesar salads and waters. I had a chicken sandwich, which was good but I could...More

Thank ArmySpousechicagoil
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A colleague and I meet here regularly because of the location and the one thing that is consistent about this restaurant is rudeness, lack of professionalism or care for customers. I mean, it would be hard to exaggerate this point. We have not been here...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Not a NY spot, went with a few coworkers for a quick bit and drinks. Yes food is good, drinks are fine but if you like fake stuff like Vegas restaurants then this is a great spot for you.

Thank amsterdamnyc
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Excellent food and service. Sushi and the fresh fish are prepared well and done to perfection. The house specialty is the "gem" at Hillstone.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Arrived here a tad late for our 8:15 reservations, but had called and told them we were running late due to having a hard time locating them because of all the construction all around them. Sat down at our table about 20 mins later after...More

Thank Mary D
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Howard B
4 September 2016|
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Response from Xeanie | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they have music anymore you should call them.
Sara G
21 February 2015|
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Response from mrem99 | Reviewed this property |
Believe 4pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-3828
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