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Loeb Boathouse

Park Drive North & 72nd St, New York City, NY 10021
+1 212-517-2233
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  • Average8%
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“central park” (58 reviews)
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Park Drive North & 72nd St, New York City, NY 10021
+1 212-517-2233
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I ate lunch here and it was wonderful! We were seated in an open-air table, with a roof overhead, and had a wonderful view of the lake with canoes on the lake and trees all around. It couldn't have been prettier. The...More

Thank Patrice58503
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got engaged whilst boating on the lake here following a meal at the boat house. Lovely meal and despite not having booked and the place being very busy - we only had a short wait. Following the proposal we sat and celebrated with plenty of...More

Thank Charlotte1604
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to surprise wife with something romantic and ran across the Gondola ride. It was great. $45 for half hour. Gondolier was great. Did some tour guide stuff about Central Park and sang a little. Going around the lake you're a celebrity. Prob more because...More

1  Thank chuckmaushardt1120
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I grabbed a chocolate filled scone and hot chocolate at the little cafe inside, and it was the perfect start to my morning in Central Park! It was really quick, cheap, and casual, I sat outside while I ate. They had quite a bit to...More

1  Thank MrsCain811
Reviewed 11 May 2017

perfect setting. middle of it all in nyc. service- staff nice harried and super slow. wait time for food ridiculous. wait time to to your wait person, ridculous. food mediocre at best. know what you are getting. a nice iconic place

Thank dawn m
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place as in american movies:) We had breakfast, it's a bit expensive but the place is no nice. Find a seat outside, near the lake when thw weather is nice. You'll enjoy! Eggs benedict recommended!

1  Thank Ceyda K
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to me by friends whose taste in food is usually good. The first thing that comes to mind when you go in is OTT. Tables are set with linen cloths, flowers and cutlery and the waiting staff wear striped ties making...More

Thank andiedan
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A great way to look at Central Park but rowing on the lake instead of strolling in the park! We went there Thursday afternoon (Easter Week). There was a line getting in but it moved fairly quickly. The rental price was ok for a family...More

1  Thank NetoA5
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Timeless place in Central Park. Of all the great food to choose in New York. This is one worth the wait. The french toast was excellent!

1  Thank Dan D
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I often go here to meet neighbors for Friday afternoon cocktail hour and some outrageous food. I also come here with friends fir weekend brunches. Another wonderful thank by to do you s to take a row boat out with grandchildren and row around the...More

1  Thank Allan S
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How long would the approx wait for a boat be in August?
19 April 2017|
Response from amiezil | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the time of day and the day of the week. Week days in August there is little to no wait. At weekends, you could have to wait 15-30 mins, but you could get lucky and find no wait. I've gone on various days... More
Is a reservation required?
25 October 2016|
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Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
Not for boat rental but for in door eating I would play eat safe and call ahead!
John T
Does the boathouse have air conditioning?
26 August 2016|
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Response from Judith1st | Reviewed this property |
I went when it was -2C outside, sorry can't answer that question!