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Solera

216 E 53rd St, Second & Third Aves., New York City, NY 10022-5201
+1 212-644-1166
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
30 Aug 2015
“Nice find”
3 Jul 2015
“Nice quiet dinner”
Closed Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Spanish, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
216 E 53rd St, Second & Third Aves., New York City, NY 10022-5201
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 30 August 2015

Our hotel concierge recommended this restaurant on our recent trip to NYC. We were interested in a light tapas dinner and Solera turned out to be a gem. We had the tortilla, piquillo peppers with jamon serrano and empanada. All were authentic and delicious. The...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice. My husband and I tried this restaurant while we were visiting New York from Virginia. The staff was friendly and helpful. the restaurant was completely empty except for one other couple. It was a holiday weekend, so it seems everyone had left town....More

Thank BethSuffolk_Virginia
Reviewed 18 June 2015

fun tapas restaurant, with menu featuring a nice selection of inspired tapas and fresh sangrias. consistently good food.

Thank Perspectech
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We were staying at a near by hotel and went walking, looking for a restaurant. We didn't have any particular cuisine in mind, but had experienced a hard day and wanted to be taken care of. Solera was perfect. It was quiet, and friendly. The...More

Thank robertadc
Reviewed 10 May 2015

I live near by and am always looking for a good place to go. The place is spacious bar and bar tables in from dining room for about 60 with vaulted barrel ceiling in the back. We had lamb chops and pork bellies. very well...More

Thank drjaf1124
Reviewed 25 April 2015

we decide to have dinner here because it was a short walk from our hotel and we had an elderly person with us- total party of seven- we were greeted right away by the owner and seated- it is a very nice group of rooms...More

Thank gino466
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Creative menu of tapas and main dishes. You can carry on a conversation in this pleasantly-decorated restaurant. The service is unobtrusive and efficient and the menu is varied and interesting.

Thank Harri T
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

We went hoping to find a snugly Spanish wine bar, but found a small, well-lit restaurant, with a limited and uninventive tapas menu. The olives served as we were seated were good, but the bread was stale. However, their selection of Spanish wines and sherries...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 16 February 2015

With such an inviting tapas menu we passed on the entrees even though they looked very inviting. The decision was rewarded with a terrific selection of garlic shrimp, ham croquettes, chorizos, and shrimp empanadas accompanied with a dry white spanish wine. Finishing off the evening...More

Thank LouEch
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

The vegetable and rice was nasty. The drinks were nasty and the cookies they give you at the end were stale and hard. Actually the vegetable and rice is called vegetales on saffron sofrito rice. Don't get it.

Thank Emmanuel U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$75
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 E 53rd St, Second & Third Aves., New York City, NY 10022-5201
    (at Third Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train (51 st /Lex), M and E trains (53 rd / Lex)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-644-1166
  • E-mail
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