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Cinema Brasserie - CLOSED

2 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017
+1 212-949-0600
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good55%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
24 Jun 2014
“A dark place with aloof service and tasteless food”
2 Jun 2014
“Reasonably priced; food was just fine”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

I met my friend and former colleague for lunch here. It is a dark place. The service was aloof and not on the ball. We sat at the bar which was OK. World Cup Soccer was on but we were among the few at the...More

Thank MABM917
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I needed to find a place in the 40's near Fifth Avenue in NYC....a friend recommended Cinema Brasserie a few steps off Fifth on 45th Street. My friend and I were fully satisfied --- extensive menu, he had a salad, I had a breast of...More

1  Thank Trup
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Not impressed. Went with an open table reservation. No one at front podium, server came over with a plate half full of food just removed from a table, to greet us. Yuck. Place was empty at 7:30pm., should have read the signals. Edamame had no...More

Thank ShirlLRacine
Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

Sunday night after an awesome show with james franco.. started with the chicken strips for an app with the kids.. very good hand breaded with honey mustard..had the coney island ale on tap..service was great and friendly. Hanger steak was very good. Shrimp linguine was...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Restaurant is focused on film; apparently shows movies some evenings. Almost empty on Oscar night, which was surprising to us and the manager. Generally good atmosphere, if you like scenes all around you. Food was excellent (for me) and poor (for companion - who couldn't...More

Thank Bun45
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Ate here recently with a group of friends. We share a kabillion (okay many) small plates, which were very tasty. We had a number of dietary restrictions between various members of our group, and our waiter was great about making sure we understood what dishes...More

Thank MC_Bos
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

a good find in Murray hill. my wife could not decide on a draft beer as they had about five good choices. our server brought samples of all of them. that was very nice. we had the mahi mahi and it was very good. lu...More

Thank runningboar
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Have actually eaten here a few times. The staff is welcoming and efficient.I especially like that they say goodbye when you leave. Tables are a bit small, but seating is comfortable. You can eat outside if you like. The food is good and prices are...More

Thank Rose_S778
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Came across this café whilst looking for 'Dishes' café highly rated on Trip Advisor. Regret Dishes was not open during the weekend we were in NY. This place was a lucky find, we only ate breakfast and lunch there but they were great with super...More

Thank corky186356
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Good food (choices of salads, burgers, soups etc), decent prices, seats in the shade on E45th just off 5th Ave.. A great find.

Thank REJ62
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 E 45th St, New York City, NY 10017
    (Between Madison and Fifth Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 7 train to 5th Avenue, B, D, F & V trains to 42nd Street/Bryant Park, and 4, 5 & 6 trains to 42nd Street/Grand Central.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-949-0600
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Cinema Brasserie, part of the Cinema Hospitality Group which operates three restaurants in New York City that play silent movies throughout service, offers a unique dining experience in the heart of midtown Manhattan. Our goal is simple; to offer a great meal, matched with knowledgeable and genuinely friendly service to ensure guest satisfaction. Executive Chef, Fotis K. demonstrates his talent and expertise with an eclectic menu inspired by his travels around the world, reinterpreting the concept of New American cuisine for the sophisticated palettes of New Yorkers and visitors alike. The menu is complemented by a wine list that features beloved favorites from Italy, France and the New World with exceptional value, including an outstanding selection of wines by the glass and quartino, allowing our guests to choose the precise level of indulgence.
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