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240 Central Park S New York, NY 10019
240 Central Park SouthUSNew YorkNew York10019
$$$$Italian Restaurant, Seafood Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Brunch Restaurant
Today 12:00 – 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 – 11:00 pmTuesday 12:00 – 11:00 pmWednesday 12:00 – 11:00 pmThursday 12:00 – 11:00 pmFriday 12:00 – 11:30 pmSaturday 11:30 am – 11:30 pmSunday 11:30 am – 10:30 pm
At Marea the Altamarea Group & Chef Michael White present a fresh interpretation of coastal Italian seafood, heavily influenced by ingredients drawn from the four bodies of water surrounding the boot.
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High-end Italian seafood & housemade pastas from Michael White in a chic Central Park South setting.- Google
"The best thing on the menu was Fusilli with octopus and bone marrow."
"Best restaurant in New York. Crudo and other appetizers glorious."
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Christine Graziano
a month ago
NYC power lunch. Impress out of towners, clients and future ex-boyfriends. Start with crudo du jour, lobster supplement and the uni pasta dish. Drink copious amounts of the delicious Italian white wines
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Adilbek Imanbaev
2 months ago
Overall, the experience was ok and the food was decent. I tried not to come in with any expectations, but was a little disappointed in some of the dishes. The appetizer and pasta were probably the highlights for everyone at the table, but entrees were a bit too overwhelming. I had the sirloin steak and it was extremely over-salted and difficult to eat more than a few bites. I could tell the meat lying underneath was probably pretty good, but it was hard to tell with all the salt. I understand trying to do something interesting and different, but sometimes you just have to get out of the way of a good piece of steak and let it speak for itself. The desserts were decent as well, but maybe I was just overwhelmed with salt from the steak at that point. Along with the desserts we ordered, they brought out some complementary little desserts on a plate. Honestly, they probably should just skip those altogether as they were forgettable and seemed like some boxed sweets they just grabbed straight from the box and plated. If I do ever go back, I'll probably just stick to the pasta, appetizers, and some wine. They have a good, extensive wine list and from a glance the cocktail menu looks pretty good as well. But given my experience of the entree and desserts, I think there are a lot of other options in New York that do fine Italian much better.
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Ashley Harland
3 months ago
I went to lunch with 2 other people Thursday 6/11/15. I had made reservations two weeks prior for 1:00PM. Pros: Beautiful decor. Was greeted at the door immediately and shown to our table. Food was lovely presented and delicious. At $47 per person and for a special occasion it was money well spent. We were never rushed during our meal and the courses (2) were brought out appropriately. Bread is excellent and the server came by often to ask if we wanted more. Olive oil on table already. Little cookies came complimentary after lunch. Cons: We were seated at the worst table in the restaurant - right next to the "service" station in the corner of the room with no view at all. I asked for the hostess to get us another table and was told she would have to speak to management. 10 minutes later she said we could NOT move. Oh well, at least we had a table. Waiter came by 3 times asking if we were ready to order and I said no that I would catch her attention when ready. Also, 2 glasses of water were filled and the third was forgotten so I asked for water. Had to ask for a refill for everyone. Service for removing used plates was very slow. One of my guests who had finished eating had his plate taken aways while the we were still eating and then felt rushed to finish. Service is pleasant but bordered on stuffy/semi-rude. Manager was going to tables saying hello obviously to people he knew and we were ignored. Upon leaving the manager, I thought, was coming up to us but briskly passed us by for a gentleman he knew and shook his hand while almost knocking me down. Conclusion: $400 later (cocktails and a cheap bottle of wine $45.00), 1/2 glass of chardonnay is $18.00 and Proseco is $20. I would say that the dining experience was okay but I don't think I will be back or become a "regular". Most of the clientele is business people with a corporate black card!
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Zoraida Hong
6 months ago
Had an amazing experience. The food was delicious. I had the Chilean sea bass and my fiance had the Lamb chops which were both cooked perfectly. The service provided was above and beyond. Will definitely enjoy again! =)
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Kirby R. Solomon Jr.
a month ago
This is a 5 star restaurant. As soon as you walk in the door you're treated like royalty. The wine list is 82 pages long. I'M SERIOUS!!! The food is incredible. I had the lamb chops with vegetables. Everything about this place is 5 star. My bill was over $250 for 2 people but it's worth the price. I ordered two bottles of wine and had a full course meal. This restaurant is well worth the money. Please go and check it out.
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Bespoke Real Estate
4 months ago
Marea has amazing seafood and pastas. The place has a great ambience and very intimate. The service is great as well. It's a must try.
Mary Brentwood
10 months ago
The food was delicious however the general manager Sean as well as the staff were incredibly rude and uninviting. My family was there for a special occasion and unfortunately due to the service I will not be going back. Have been to much finer restaurants with better service which I would rather patronize. I hope they get their act together in the future, what a shame!
Claire Acklamcars
11 months ago
I had a superb evening in Marea with my wife , and I would highly recommend the restaurant to anyone. We had three courses , all were excellent , a top class fish experience. However equal to the food was the service, from the waitress to the management it was exceptional. A great evening all round , and I look forward to my next visit. Thank You Mr Andrews


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