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Serendipity 3

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Upper East Side
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225 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1498
+1 212-838-3531
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11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came for a late night snack and of course the famous frozen hot chocolate! Their food was very good and the frozen hot chocolate was tasty!! We visited on a Friday night and the line to wait was reasonable. I love that they wait until all members of your party arrive in order to sit you so tables are... More 

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Thank Gabrielle G
Australia
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived hoping to get a table but was told there was a 2 hour wait, so we booked for another day. When we arrived, our table was ready and we walked straight in. The food and drinks were delicious and plentiful! Half our party just ordered dessert! Those who ordered a meal and dessert struggled to finish everything. The... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were fortunate enough to be there on a fairly slow night - which meant that we had to wait 30 minutes for a table. The decor is eclectic, the staff is friendly, it's fairly clean. Desserts came out really FAST. A fun experience to have one time. It was crowded and expensive, with a minimum per person charge. While... More 

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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place for dining. The design of the venue is very colorful and unique. Great food. The chocolate and ice cream dessert is a must try. You have to have reservations, or you may wait for your turn in the long line.

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Thank Dan S
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely needs to be booked in advanced, people who think they can just turn up will wait, when we got there the wait was 3 hours, thankfully we BOOKED!! We spent 2 weeks over Christmas in New York ate here and it was amazing, frozen drinks were just great had that for our starter along with the hot wings which... More 

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Thank Jamie W
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely dreadful visit. There is a $8.50 minimum spend PER PERSON. The food arrived cold. $15 for a macdonalds size burger and manky chips. All of which arrived cold. Smallest piece of cheesecake for $10. I will never go back. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY.

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New York City, New York
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103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicken Char Char was a mistake. Fries definitely came out of a box in the freezer. But the Frrrrozen hot chocolate was divine, especially in the kitschy/gaudy aisle atmosphere of Serendipity 3. A neighborhood must-see if you're a longtime NYC tourist, but definitely not first on the list. Stick around if they tell you the wait is 20 minutes, that... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been wanting to visit here for a Long time and am so glad we waited in line. It is so beautiful in this little cafe.. so much to look out. The food is so yummy.. portions are huge so make sure you bring your appetite. !! They also have wonderful service that just tops off the experience !!

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Thank Krystle555
Greenfield, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on January 7, 2017. Two adult couples, all in our mid 30s. The place was packed when we arrived, and we were told the wait would be 45 minutes to an hour. It ended up being close to 30 minutes. The restaurant is packed to maximize the number of tables that can fit, but I did not... More 

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Thank BHags13
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the waiters had a bad attitude and was so rude and the food was crap. Please don't go there! You have to wait in line for about 30/40 minutes and it's really not good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1498
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-838-3531

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Upper East Side

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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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