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Amaranth Restaurant

21 E 62nd St, New York City, NY 10065-7222
+1 212-980-6700
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“halibut” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 E 62nd St, New York City, NY 10065-7222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The is a small restaurant just off Madison Avenue that is know to all the locals in the area. The food is great, the service is always perfect, and the prices are very reasonable. Their soups are homemade and never with any fillers, their Dover...More

Thank Gregory H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom and I came for dinner on an overnight in the city. This is a little gem on the Upper East Side. We shared a lasagna special that was prepared perfectly and a veal dish with olives, tomatoes and a delicious sauce. I really...More

Thank stephanieschwartz15
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Décor is nothing special, but what a great dining experience! The service was absolutely outstanding, and my food was beautifully cooked and presented. Has a “local” feel to it, and this all adds up to a top-notch dining experience :) With so many wonderful restaurants...More

Thank 5268Y
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a superb weekend lunch. The ambiance is tasteful and relaxed. The service is professional and the food is delicious. I highly recommend this French Bistro. The branzzino and halibut are the best. Also, side order fries.

Thank Nocke
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Food was very good and very classic. Service was very good as well. They have a nice wine menu as well. My only complaint was dessert. It was not up to the standards of everything else.

Thank BellaFella82
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had dinner with my family. The place had very good vibes without being pretentious. Service was on the spot very accommodating and efficient,Had the focaccia with spinach and robiola cheese for the table was good. Vitello tonnato excellent and the egg plant was good but...More

Thank orlandini98
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My wife and her friends enjoy this restaurant so much that they come here to celebrate her birthday every year. They love the ambiance, the food, and the service.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great lunch place. Have been at least half dozen times over many years. Branzino with sautéed spinach was superb, as was chicken paillard. Falanghina was excellent wine choice. Service fine. Attractive room, busy with a great buzz. Expensive, though reasonable considering quality of food &...More

Thank BunkyVA
Reviewed 13 November 2017

If you want a buzzy New York scene - this is a place to visit. The food is good - somewhat pricey for the portions - but the menu has good selections. Only it is way too noisy - you really have to shout to...More

Thank C L
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing jewel in the middle of Manhattan. The menu has something for everyone. Snack or Big Meal. Drinks or just Coffee and Deserts. The best branzino in Manhattan. Veal Picatta is consistently Good. The Mille Feuille is the lightest and the freshest...More

Thank Ali S
Upper East Side
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 E 62nd St, New York City, NY 10065-7222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-980-6700
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