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4 E 36th St, Between 5th & Madison, New York City, NY 10016-3331
+1 212-532-2210
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (4 reviews)
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 E 36th St, Between 5th & Madison, New York City, NY 10016-3331
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner last week and had a great experience. Not only was the food terrific, but the staff was very friendly the a decorations were colorful and authentic.

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was okay but the wait staff was not that knowledgeable in explaining the different items in the menu. It felt that we knew more about the ingredients since we usually do our research about the cuisine we want to try. The place was a...More

Thank Kenkhan
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The restaurant is nice. Atmosphere is totally cool & if you're into hookah then it's the place to be. Food ok; and I say that because I looked at the menu and thought I was ordering a "mushroom wrap" as it was labeled as such...More

Thank Marianne P
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Been there on a Monday night the place was not packed the food was amazing, the atmosphere was nice with very good music and good service.

Thank angelove-42
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Dark and dingy location with poor service at least the day we visited. Food prices were high for what you get. Nothing spectacular but definitely authentic Moroccan food.

Thank Jkno
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Very good renditions of Tagines (meat or seafood) and Couscous, especially the Royal! Slow cooked with genuine Maroccan spices. And the service was outstanding from the door to the bus boys. We even had the visit of the owner. I certainly plan on returning there...More

Thank Pascal S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Comfortable, unhassled, welcoming restaurant, but the food was just grim. Couscous swirling around the dish, dried out chicken and generally nasty veg. And it wasn't cheap! Sorry, I really cannot recommend this place.

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Ten of us visited Arabesque for dinner and we were all very impressed. The atmosphere in the 'back room' , the appetizers, the wine selection, and the main courses all great. We had some vegetarians in the group and they were happy as well. The...More

Thank DanBach
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Arabesque for a quick dinner before a show as it was close to our Hotel and glad we did!! Staff was extremely helpful, food did not disappoint as we found it to be fresh, authentic and very well prepared. We could not stay but...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

When you are in NY and want to chill out with friends go to Arabesque . Great Moroccan food and the Hookah is great.

1  Thank Abdullah A
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
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
16:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
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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