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Loeb Boathouse

Park Drive North & 72nd St, New York City, NY 10021
+1 212-517-2233
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 3:45 PM, 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
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Park Drive North & 72nd St, New York City, NY 10021
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"row boat"
in 16 reviews
"central park"
in 66 reviews
"gondola ride"
in 5 reviews
"lakeside table"
in 3 reviews
"new york"
in 27 reviews
"boat house"
in 5 reviews
"iconic place"
in 3 reviews
"the hustle and bustle"
in 3 reviews
"people watch"
in 3 reviews
"boats"
in 23 reviews
"turtles"
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"gondolier"
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"rowers"
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"boating"
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"nyc"
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"skyline"
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this was true for Loeb’s. The view was wonderful after deep snow fell the day before but the food was disappointing. I chose the specials of cauliflower soup with truffle oil and the pasta with fresh tomatoes and a “touch” of garlic. Well there...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Terrible experience at the Loeb Boat house on new years day, they screwed up the booking, when eventually seated the entire restaurant was very cold, even the waiting staff were wearing bodywarmers, so the food was cold when it arrived. Server spilling drinks over us...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Although I know this place has a lot of good experiences, mine was very bad. I arrived there by 2:30 pm and the restaurant was half closed for a private event - no previous information at the website. I had no chance to ask for...More

Thank asrodrigues84
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to the boathouse after freezing walking through Central Park. Food was really average, service was good, but the restaurant itself was absolutely freezing. The majority of people eating still had their coats & jackets on. Would go back, but probably in...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great atmosphere and the bartender was very good. Had a nice walk in the park and went here for a little drink but a bottle between 2 looked and felt the right way to go. The wine was kept chilled behind the counter and we...More

Thank Martin A
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We went there on Thanks Given evening. We were coming from England and to book it was a nightmare. I was asked to "print, sign, scan and email back a contract" and to email a picture of my credit card, front and back! It felt...More

Thank Rebeca O
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I booked this in advance for our visit to NYC, requested a table on the lake and that request was fulfilled which was great since it was packed. The service was very good, would have preferred a more substantial menu but we enjoyed our meal,...More

Thank monsgrantmorg
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I went to the Loeb Boathouse to celebrate my birthday. We were disappointed not to get a table at the window because there were only two of us but we got a great table with a fabulous server...Flamur. We started with a bottle of champagne...More

Thank IMTisha
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch in the cafe & delighted that got the same view as those in the expensive restaurant. Our burgers were actually delicious & tasty fries (not your French fries variety). I can still say I had lunch at The Boathouse, Central Park...More

Thank Julie G
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

On weekends they open at 9:30. We arrived a few minutes early and were third in line for seating. The view was breathtaking when they seated us overlooking the pond complete with row boats, turtles, and a Manhattan skyline backdrop. The food was delicious and...More

Thank Baskiboat
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sommerlovin
22 February 2018|
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Response from HelenMc1 | Reviewed this property |
I think so, best to look up their website!
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19 April 2017|
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Response from amiezil | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the time of day and the day of the week. Week days in August there is little to no wait. At weekends, you could have to wait 15-30 mins, but you could get lucky and find no wait. I've gone on various days... More
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kellie2679
26 October 2016|
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Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
Not for boat rental but for in door eating I would play eat safe and call ahead!
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