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Southgate Bar & Restaurant

154 Central Park S, New York City, NY 10019-1510
+1 212-484-5120
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“lobster tacos” (2 reviews)
“hanger steak” (4 reviews)
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154 Central Park S, New York City, NY 10019-1510
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just across from the south end of Central Park. The food and service were wonderful. Great sliders and fries.

Thank Marta M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We had drinks and apps with friends and the service is amazing. I wish I remembered the woman's name who served us because she was great.

Thank dazzling4him .
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My daughter & I came to Southgate restaurant in September & had a fantastic experience. We watched the US Open tennis matches on a projection wall where everyone could enjoy. The food was scrumptious & the vibe relaxed. Our server, Mizan took great care of...More

Thank sarahkaiteco
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 6 and we're given a great table. Service was fast and efficient and the dining room is nice enough. Lunch menu is great: not too extensive, but has something for everyone. 2 of us had the shrimp papardelle, which was...More

Thank tonitone
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I had a blast again in Southgate during my birthday weekend. Service is PHENOMENAL 🎉 Served by a very bubbly lady like Mitz 👌 loved her excellent job 👍 She's very professional!!! As usual, I felt @ home!!!! Mitz introduced us their new appetizer, fish...More

1  Thank NycVen13
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This bar/restaurant is a beautiful addition to staying at the Marriott Essex House. The staff are prompt and courteous, so the service is excellent. Just be careful when ordering, as some of the meals are a little "deconstructed". A BLT came as a bed of...More

1  Thank Steven P
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Again & again... I can't thank enough the excellent service of the whole staff of Southgate. They maintained their exceptional accommodations & scrumptious food.sophisticated ambiance ❤️ Calling for reservation is smooth. Thanks to Jolly Mallory for assisting my reservation as usual. To Vinny Sharma ,...More

2  Thank NycVen13
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Arrived late in the morning. There was nobody at the entrance to greet us, so we moved straight to one of the tables by the window overlooking Central Park, waiting for service. In some time, the hostess came by to inform us that these tables...More

Thank MLXV
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Delicious lobster tacos that taste like a hybrid between a taco and a lobster roll. This spot is connected to the JW Marriott Essex House. It is a little pricey but the food and drinks are top notch.

2  Thank jennlarra
Reviewed 17 February 2017

They forgot my daughter meal and they said that they had to "cut" more steak. It arrived after we had all finished our meals.

Thank murrayjjmk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Central Park S, New York City, NY 10019-1510
    (6th Ave. and 7th Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: N or R to 57th St. or A, C, B, D to Columbus Circle. F to 57th and 6th.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-484-5120
SOUTHGATE Bar & Restaurant is New York's midtown meeting place. Whether for cocktails and shareable plates in the park-front bar & tavern or an elaborate meal in the soaring dining room, enjoy a quintessential New York dining experience. The team produces seasonal modern American cuisine in a brilliantly designed space by Tony Chi. The vibe at SOUTHGATE Bar & Restaurant is relaxed, elegant and indulgent. Soak in the sun through huge windows overlooking Central Park or dine fireside surrounded by multifaceted mirrors that reflect the passing horse carriages. SOUTHGATE also features an impressive wine list and creative cocktails, perfect for a date night or drinks with friends.
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