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Amaranth Restaurant

21 E 62nd St, New York City, NY 10065-7222
+1 212-980-6700
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is a small place so you may need to book if you are going at popular times. Staff are a bit brusque but the food is good and overall there is a nice atmosphere.We saw a couple of people we recognised with their bodyguards...More

Thank Kenshare
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I had not been for a while and a little disappointed. My salmon was bland and over cooked and it was half full on a weekend in October. Always used to be packed and more fun vibe. I'll try again though as maybe an off...More

Thank Antigone88
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Good indeed very well located nice restaurant and terrace. I go on each visit to NYC and always enjoy the quality of the service and food. It is close to Nello which is no good at all and much more expensive. For lunch it is...More

Thank Jelswiss
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had been back to amaranth in years. We were seated at the terrace. Service was good Food was very nice. A definite stop when on the upper east side.

Thank roaminggourmetthx
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch, party of two. Hostess seated us at a front table immediately. Our meals were light and fresh - and we did not feel rushed. Ivanka Trump and a friend were at an adjacent table. Enjoyed the visit and would return.

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were a party of 7 persons, originally 8. The maitre'd was very gracious, food was very good, service could have been a little better but they were busy for a Monday night. My guests enjoyed their dishes, seafood was fresh and they all looked...More

Thank Helen W
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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