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Arabesque

4 E 36th St, Between 5th & Madison, New York City, NY 10016-3331
+1 212-532-2210
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (6 reviews)
“hummus” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
4 E 36th St, Between 5th & Madison, New York City, NY 10016-3331
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is relatively new as it's older version across 36th St closed. The place is larger and brighter than the older site.The waitress was delightful and very prompt and considerate. There is a large bar area and a special backroom for parties. The food...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a late lunch here, I was the only guest in the whole restaurant . The hostess was also the waitress. I was looking forward to a flavorful chicken tagine. Usually a good Moroccan tagine is full of spices and flavor. I also had...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I was there for a travelers' club gathering and presentation. It was a three-course prix-fix meal for $40 and we had to pay in cash. Drinks are extra. They do offer vegetarian choices in both appetizers and main courses. I think my vegetable soup and...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The best couscous I’ve had in a long time. Vegetables cooked perfectly; excellent lamb, chicken and spicy merguez sausage; tasty broth and harissa served separately. Friendly service and North African decor complemented a delicious meal. Looking forward to “Barbes”, their new location, opening soon in...More

Thank Henri C
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice place. Upbeat servers who were knowledgeable about food. Food was delicious. Had the sampler app and our table of six wiped it clean. The tagines were wonderful. The pastille for dessert was divine. Will go back.

Thank greconj
Reviewed 29 December 2017

In NYC as a group of four planning to visit the Morgan Library and then go to Madison Square Garden for hockey, this restaurant was picked based on its location, even though none of us had prior experience with Moroccan food. We ordered the Arabesque...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Every time we go we have a great time. They are so friendly. Fun dancing and in the back room they have hookah and Casablanca on loop. Lamb tagine (Lamb Shank with Sesame Seeds & Prunes) is amazing and just like Morocco wife got bronzino...More

Thank Damian C
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Loved this place. Found it on OpenTable and thought we would give it a shot. Loved the chicken tagine and the mixed greens salad. Will definitely come here again.

Thank Runnerny2244
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner upon arriving into NYC. The ambiance and decoration brings you to Morocco. The owner Omar and his staff were very attentive. What a great welcome to our girls weekend getaway. The Food was delicious and they used authentic spices in their...More

Thank Veronica P
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I love food, cocktails and atmosphere at this place. It is a bit pricey but they have cocktail hour one should definitely take advantage off. I will go back again.

Thank JasminaSin
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16 January 2015|
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Response from Jane P | Reviewed this property |
There is limited on street parking in midtown Manhattan. But there are plenty of parking garages. We used ParkWhiz and booked a spot here for $17 for a few hours: LAZ Parking 310 Lexington Ave. New York, NY 10016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 E 36th St, Between 5th & Madison, New York City, NY 10016-3331
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-532-2210
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