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Top of the Tower

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3 Mitchell Pl, New York City, NY 10017-1802 (49th Street and First Avenue)
+1 212-355-7300
Today
07:00 - 11:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 11:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 12:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We went up to the top of the tower and it was awesome!! Beautiful views!! Worth your time especially if you want some great pictures. There was a photographer on the top to take pictures for you for a fee. We went at night to see all the lights. Would like to go again.

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Cabrera, Dominican Republic
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I highly recommend for meetings and cocktails. The place has great bellinis and a wonderful vibe. Great for events and business meetings.

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Thank BaobabeachClub
Reston, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

I stayed at Beekamn Tower on 49th & first ave in New York's Upper East Side, these are the 360deg views you get when you're there.

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Limassol
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

You definitely have to visit the top of the tower if you are in NY. The view is great, especially during Xmas period. The food was great and the service was top notch. There was a table of two, that were laughing really loud and almost ruined our night, but I didn't want to bother. The management should have tried... More 

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Thank George M
Arusha, Tanzania
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136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

I came here with colleagues for a few cocktails after work. It was a great place to chat and enjoy the great view of Manhattan. Great history to the building too.

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1 Thank Rocketeer2
Sydney, Australia
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2013 via mobile

It really has a nice view. Waiters are very nice but they seem hesitant new or nervous. Breakfast was fairly ordinary. But good variety. I may try something new tomorrow as I'm staying here for a few days. Coffee was good.

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1 Thank Campaspediva
Fuerteventura
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013 via mobile

It must ve noted that the place change hands very recently and they do NOT have a liquor license. The service was slow, innacurate and non existant. The food was so bad we left half way through the meal.

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2 Thank Yabaduuu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

The view is the view... Ok, alway great. But that's it. Very noisy... So how could it be romantic? Food is ok except our red wine that has been served too warm. Price correct. There was a private party in the center room, not separated to stop people talking loudly. When we booked nobody told us about that party :... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

After reading the reviews on this site I went for dinner with very little expectations. However, it turned out to be a great meal with fantastic views. We got a cloth napkin and cutlery change (maybe they are acting on other complaints) and the waiter was very friendly and informative about the views from where we were sitting. We both... More 

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Bournemouth, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013

If you are looking for a dining venue with great elevated views of the East river, give this a try. Pre-booked here via Open Table and also chose to Google. Good job as it isn't easy to find and out of the main drag in midtown. Recommend you look up first. Also, make sure you book a table on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 12:00
Monday
07:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 11:00
Thursday
07:00 - 11:00
Friday
07:00 - 11:00
Saturday
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Mitchell Pl, New York City, NY 10017-1802
    (49th Street and First Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-355-7300

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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