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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 good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“focaccia” (15 reviews)
“shrimp curry” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 E 62nd St, New York City, NY 10065-7222
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place for casual dining and pleasant food. Quite extensive menu. Love the fried zucchini and shrimp starter. Tomato and olive starter is also always great.

Thank NewYorkCityUes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stylish restaurant just off Madison Avenue. Good atmosphere although spoiled by a table of loud young ladies who had obviously too many pre-dinner drinks! My wife had a very good dish of linguine. My plate of fruits de mer although beautifully presented was slightly over-cooked....More

Thank Neri I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our eggplant 🍆 napoleon and penne bolognois with fresh Italian bread & hot black coffee made a lovely Sunday luncheon that we enjoyed dining in the open air. The hospitality & service could have been improved .. the management & staff were a bit indifferent...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

With its outdoor seating and wonderful menu of French and Italian specialties, Amaranth is the perfect neighborhood joint to hang out with friends and family while people watching.

Thank David F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Ate here at the recommendation of our hotel. Typical high priced food for the area. Saw a celebrity or two. Appears to be a go to place for people watching.

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had been here before and decided to stop in again. The service was excellent. We both had gazpacho which was cool , tasty and hit the spot. I had a special of the day which had tiger shrimp, fennel, apple and...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Amaranth is in my list of top favorites in NY, nice little place with great food, the focaccia is my #1, I totally recommend it.

Thank aragabe
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We first came to NYC six years ago for CHristmas. That year we arrived late on the 25th and our hotel had stopped serving dinner in the dining room. While out walking our dog we found this restaurant and they were open! My stepson was...More

Thank BB250
Reviewed 25 December 2016

So many restaurants will wrongly serve you room temperature food that is supposed to be served hot. It's nice to run into this one which does not. The two soups of the day were Lentil and Onion. I chose the Lentil ($11) and thought that...More

Thank Harvey M
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful ambiance, fabulous flavors, lovely staff. A perfect spot for lunch with friends. Super location if on a shopping excursion on Madison Ave!

Thank kkmhotelie
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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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